The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Robert Robinson and Douglas Cameron
Deputy editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE Editor MARSHALL STEWART
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
A miscellany for morning listening
Today: Music from Vienna BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARNIUR LEAVINS conducted by KENNETH MONTGOMERY and DAVID MCCALLUM (violin) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON Producer JOHN MELOY
by A. PHILIPPA PEARCE abridged for radio in six parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
The big house had no garden - only a paved backyard-but one night when the grandfather clock struck 13, Tom found the hall furnished as it must have been long ago; and opening the back door, he saw a large beautiful garden. 2: Explorations
Reader GEOFFREY BANKS
Producer HERBERT SMITH (from Manchester)
Derek Cooper presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today: Your Money - earning, saving and spending it
Should mortgage interest rates go down? A financial journalist puts the case in favour and a member of the Building Societies Association replies. Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West:
James Laver , authority on costume, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the gramophone records he would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
GERALD DURRELL'S book about his South American animal collection expedition: abridged and read in four parts by PETER BILLINGSLEY
4: Homeward bound
A final encounter with a cayman. Then it is time to leave South America and ship the collection of 500 animals back to England.
Producer GRAHAM GAULD
The news magazine that sums up your day-and starts off your evening.
Including the latest news, the evening press, what's on tonight, the City, and the people and talking points of the day Presented by Robert Williams and Steve Race
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
Wellington v Sydney
A general knowledge contest between schoolchildren in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom. Wellington team: ALISON MILLER
ROSALIND SALAS , LESLIE GALLER Question-master LYELL BOYES
Sydney team: CHARLES MADDISON IGOR NOSSAR , COLLEEN GURAY Question-master JOHN DEASE Questions set by ROY SMITH
(Also broadcast on the networks of ABC Australia, NZBC New Zealand and CBC Canada) Producers in Wellington GRAEME ROSS in Sydney HAL LASHWOOD Executive producer MARTIN FISHER
by LILLIAN HELLMAN adapted for radio by GUY VAESEN
' I know every foot of this house. It was the great summer mansion and as kids we were here more than we were at home-The great summer mansion! Did the house change, or me? '
September 1949: the Tuckerman house in a summer resort on the Gulf of Mexico, about 100 miles from New Orleans.
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
Mrs Mary Ellis:
General Benjamin Griggs:
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