The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
The first time I arrested a shopper I had to be revived with cups of tea. Now I'm getting more cynical ...
JACK AMOS talks to store detectives and their employers about the job they do and the satisfactions - and dangers - that go with it.
Produced by MICHELL RAPER
A radio comedy by DAN DAVIES
The third in a quartet of plays from round and about Britain. with Ray Smith
' Shy young man would like to meet understanding lady, view friendship or marriage. Own residence an advantage. Write in confidence.' An advertisement drafted in Llew Evans 's barber's shop leads to trouble, not for the shy young man but for his four bachelor friends.
Produced by LORRAINE DAVIES
Ken Sykora presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Health and Welfare
Keeping Cool: what effect does heat have on our bodies - does a rise in temperature mean we function better or worse? Can the weather affect workers' productivity or the performance of children taking exams? JUNE ROSE reports
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
(Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA; or phone [number removed], extension 3030, and record vour letter)
VHF South West: see column 2
by A. E. W. MASON abridged for radio in seven parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Harry Feversham succeeded in penetrating to the prison at Omdurman and meeting Colonel Trench. The first plan of escape had to be abandoned when Trench fell ill with fever. Months later Feversham's Arab friend, Abou Fatma, reappeared to organise a second escape. 7: Ethne again plays the' Melusine Overture
Reader DAVID MAHLOWE
Produced by HERBERT SMITH (from Manchester)
A. E. W.
A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to views expressed in last Friday's Any Questionst Introduced by DAVID JACOBS
Produced by ROY HAYWARD (Repeated: Friday, 4.0 pm)
Write to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Nan Green , Patience Edney
Frank Avers and Miles Tomalin A housewife, a nurse, a chicken farmer and an ex-schoolmaster ... four people who volunteered for the International Brigade to fight in the Spanish Civil War.
Why did they go and how did their experiences change them? Narrator RENÉ CUTFORTH
Research and interviews by MARTIN GREEN
Produced by MICHELL RAPER
In the summer of 1832 a young Army private called Alexander Somerville wrote a letter to a newspaper on a matter of conscience. The consequences for Somerville were sudden and terrible. He was placed under arrest, court-martialled and flogged.
Years later Somerville wrote his own account of what happened then and afterwards in his book The Autobiography of a Working Man. with Henry Stamper as Alexander Somerville
Adaptation by BARRY CAMPBELL Produced by ALAN HAYDOCK
Look at life through the eyes of those who are changing it. Discover why their research and inventions are important to you - and entertaining. Presenter PAUL VAUGHAN
Producer ALISTAIR BROWN
.Doing your own thing
More young people are participating in poetry, music, film-making than ever before. What impact will this have - DEREK PARKER asks DR ROY STRONG, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London,
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