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6.45*Prayer for the Day With FR JOHN MCCULLAGH 70 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.30 8.30 News headlines
7.45*Thought for the Day
Ants, mice, rats, flies, fleas, silverfish, beetles, clothes moths, spiders, booklice, cockroaches, wasps -and all those pests which are, or may be in tour home. What are their habits and habitats? How can you control or eradicate them? Put your questions or problems (anonymously if you wish) to Peter Bateman. member of the British Pest Control Association and director of a leading pest control company. Sue MacGregor is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Lines are open from 8.0 a,m
Flippin' Funny by CLIVE RICHE
Read by Timothy Earle
' Lill's my bird, right? But the trouble with Lill is that she will try getting between a man and his bike. I mean. you can't trust women, can yer? They all want to get married.
by Eddie Forde
"I'll tell you about Peddler. He joined the old New Maiden Express Sewage Co nearly 40 years ago, transferred to dust, and he has the distinction of being the only man to collect rubbish from three separate monarchs. Is it right to treat a man like this? To take his best years out of him, soak his life's blood out of him and then pitch him on the pile?"
First workman/Sgt Harrop:
First woman/Mrs Peddler:
Glen Tetley , the American choreographer, chooses the records he would take to a desert island and discusses them with ROY PLOMLEY , Who devised the programme.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
12.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
A Touch of the Rung Fu's: FRANCES BERIHELSEN talks to the children, parents and instructors at a judo club.
We arc Our Bodies: MARY STOTT looks at three books for women.
Reading Your Letters.
It's Your Patch: MAUREEN GALVIN reports on controversial local environmental issues, with comments from DAVID HALL , Director of the Town and Country Planning Association. 4: Save Our Pub! - The Griffin, Stockport, is threatened with demolition.
North and South by MRS GASKELL abridged by JACK singleTON, read by PRUNELLA SCALES (20)
(Music: Bridge's Suite for String Orchestra)
The quotations game in which
Russell Davies P. D. James Peter Jones and George Mikes are quizzed on sayings funny, and fatuous - taken from books, journals and walls, or simply overheard.
' What we know of the past is mostly not worth knowing.'. (DEAN INGE) Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented bv NIGEL REES Producer
Four famous libel cases which, in their different ways,madelegalhistory and captured the imagination of the public.
2: Beer, the Bench and the Bar - Rex v Russell
Written and compiled by CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM
Narrated by Lolly Cockerell
In 1905 the editor of a liberal newspaper was charged with criminal libel by eight conservative magistrates. The trial took on a highly political significance, with the liberty of the press at stake.
Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS
(Paul Chapman is in ' Clouds ' at the Criterion Theatre, London)
as Rufus Isaacs, KC with:
as William Taylor, KC and:
Sir Edward Russell:
Frodsham/F E Smith:
Only man and a few other primates experience a prolonged period of sexual immaturity and the 'catastrophic ' onset of puberty. What are the mechanisms involved in delaying and then triggering the final maturation process? What are the roles played by genetic and environmental factors?
John Maddox discusses some of these questions ! with Professor J. M. Tanner and Dr M. Preece of the Institute of Child Health, Dr Paul Mullen of the Institute of Psychiatry, and Professor W. A. Marshall of Loughborough University of Technology.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS (First broadcast on R3)
Professor J. M.
Professor W. A.
Starring Ronnie Barker also featuring Terence Brady and Pauline Yates with Gordon Langford at the piano
The lines are contributed ' by CHRIS ALLEN , CYRIL BELL , LAURIE HOLLOWAY , PETER N. CHRISTIE , JIM ELDRIDGE , JOHN GRAHAM , MILES KING-TON, ROY LOMAX , CHRIS MILLER and PETER SPENCE Producer
JOHN FAWCETT WILSON
(First broadcast in 1972)
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