Presenter John Timpson with LIBBY PURVES
6.45* Prayer for the Day With FR JOHN MCCULLAGH 7 0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by CHRISTOPHER SLADE
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day Thoughts, Prayers, Reflections: a collection of - short talks, £135, from bookshops
Roy Hay talks about gardens open this summer in aid of the ;Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Society, and the Royal Gardeners' Orphan Fund.
Booklet: Gardens to Visit, 30p from bookstalls, or 40p by post from:[address removed]long wave only
The second of two programmes written and narrated by June Knox-Mawer.
2 Paradise Lost
In the 19th century the noble savage becomes the brute savage. A new kind of European arrives in the South Seas - the black-coated missionary and his family, followed by planters, slave traders and colonial administrators and artists and writers such as Gauguin and Stevenson.
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
Mrs Wallis/Miss Gordon-Cumming:
W T Pritchard/Basil Thomson:
Capt Palmer/Sir Arthur Gordon:
R L Stevenson:
Chairman Robert Robinson 11: Home Counties Ralph'Gordon
(Marketing manager) Anthony Robinson (Publisher's editor) Patricia Cook John Rook
The- programme includes Beat the Brains in which listeners put their questions to the contestants. Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
In the Can: but how long will tinned food last, and Is it safe? JILL COCHRANE investigates.
Talking Point - opinions and ideas.
Advance Australia Fair (1): JUDY GRAHAM visits a sheep station in New South Wales.
If at First You Don't Succeed ... : MARGARET RYAN , at the age of 76, seeks a publisher.
An Unlessoned Girl (6) Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only
Native Talent by JOHN ELLIS
Read by Elizabeth Proud
Jenny- you can't really be going in for a model contest. Think of the sort qf people you'll be meeting. Think of the atmosphere - 1 mean it'll be, well, provocative.'
' Mummy: it's nothing nowadays - I mean, all the -girls go in for them.'
Producer FRANCES DONNELLY
The Last Dirty Man by ROD BEACHAM
In a society that is being cleansed both physically and morally, the Purifying Factor is all-important. The countryside is the unsafe Outer
Perimeter and the the only healthy place to live. A young girl dies mysteriously. Somewhere, in the Outer Perimeter, like a figure from mythology, a man exists, who is a cause of Death: The Last Dirty Man.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER
A series of three talks 1 Amarillo, Texas
The British playwright-
David Edgar , recently spent 12 months living' and travelling in the United States.
In his first talk, he describes the way in. which America today is still twitching from the political and social convulsions of the late 1960
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