The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced bv 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
8.0 The News and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia. Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES ) VHF East Anglia: see below
8.40 Today's Papers
An attempt to advise on some of the problems of everyday living conducted by Jean Metcalfe with the help of OLGA FRANKLIN , journalist
DR WENDY GREENGROSS , marriage guidance counsellor
DAVID HOBMAN , author of Helping Your Neighbour
DR WILLIAM THOMSON , editor The Practitioner
In today's programme the experts will be advising a teen ager concerned about his rights to privacy, a housewife troubled by an over-inquisitive neighbour and a middle-aged commuter who wants to opt out of the ' rat race.' ,
In between these more serious problems they get distracted by this week's special guest Jack de Manio
Produced by THENA HESHEL † (Radio Times People: page 5)
Ken Sykora presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today: Your Health and Welfare
Private Patients in Hospital: do they get better care? NORMAN TOZER reports.
Other topical items too, and What's On Your Mind?
(Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA; or phone [number removed], extension 3030)
VHF South West: see column 1
by SIR WALTER SCOTT abridged in eight parts Read by BRYDEN MURDOCH
'You have nothing to fear, sir ' said Ravenswood. This roof retains the means of giving protection though not of welcome. But I perceive that Sir William Ashton is unwilling to announce himself in the Castle of Wolf's Crag.'
4: Caleb Balderstone's Banquet Produced by GORDON EMSLIE
A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to views expressed in last Friday's Any Questions' Introduced by DAVID JACOBS
Produced by ROY HAYWARD (Repeated: Friday, 4.0 pm)
Write to Any Answers?, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR
The general idea was that the war would be over by Christmas. The British always won, you see
Douglas Stuart introduces first-hand and other accounts of August 1914 and the years before with MRS G. S. FREEMAN , DAISY WHY JOE AVRACH , CORRELLI BARNETT RALPH BRINTON
VICTOR EHRENBERG AND EVA EHRENBERG
RICHARD GOOLDEN. ALAN JACKSON Research and interviews by RITA DANDO and JACK AMOS Written and produced by MICHELL RAPER
Mrs G. S.
The building of the Benguela Railway, linking the West Coast of Africa with the famous Cape to Cairo Railway, was the realisation of the lifelong dream of Sir Robert Williams , a friend and contemporary of Cecil Rhodes.
The railway is powered by fragrant eucalyptus logs which are felled from plantations at the side of the track.
Nancy Wise recently travelled along the railway, where all the original British rolling stock is still in use, and discovers the story of Sir Robert Williams in conversation with people who remember him, including his only surviving daughter.
Produced by ANNE DUNCAN-JONES
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