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Growing Up
3: The Adult World
Introduced by MICHAEL SMEE
11.20 CAPTURING ANIMALS
A talk by TED HUGHES on how his early interest in animals turned into capturing and keeping animals in the form of poems. The programme includes two of these poems. The Thought-Fox and Pike
Listening and Writing series
11.40 TALKS FOR SIXTH
FORMS
India:
Twenty Years of Independence
The World looks at India by Michael Edwardes

Contributors

Introduced By:
Michael Smee
Talk By:
Ted Hughes
Unknown:
Michael Edwardes

Budulinek's Granny told him not to open the door to anyone, but he opened it to Lishka the fox.
A traditional story retold by PARKER FILLMORE
Let's Join In series
2.20 HOW THINGS BEGAN
3: Going Ashore
Written by Henry Marshall
2.40 THE LITTLE PEOPLE, THE DRAGONS. AND THE GIANT
King Lludd fights magic with magic.
A story from the Mabinogion adapted for broadcasting by Alan Boucher
Stories and Rhymes series

Contributors

Written By:
Henry Marshall
Broadcasting By:
Alan Boucher

The Child in Your Care
A series of ten programmes on child development, linked with the new in-service study course prepared for residential staff by the Central Training Council for Child Care.
1: They're Staff and you're a Child
What is life like in a children's home? What is it like to work there? What is it like to have to call it home?
An enquiry conducted by DR. PENELOPE LEACH
Illustrated with recordings by staff and children in residential homes with an introductory foreword by The Home Secretary
THE RT. HON. Roy JENKINS , M.P.
Produced by Dennis Simmons
See page 6

Contributors

Conducted By:
Dr. Penelope Leach
Unknown:
Rt. Hon. Roy Jenkins
Produced By:
Dennis Simmons

GORDON Gow introduces songs and scenes from
The Music Man starring
ROBERT PRESTON
SHIRLEY JONES , BUDDY HACKETT and HERMIONE GINGOLD
Adapted by Gordon Gow
Produced by Tony Luke
Broadcast on March 24 (Light)

Contributors

Introduces:
Gordon Gow
Unknown:
Robert Preston
Unknown:
Shirley Jones
Unknown:
Buddy Hackett
Adapted By:
Gordon Gow
Produced By:
Tony Luke

Norwegian Notes: ERNEST MAR-WICK introduces music played on traditional instruments by DAGFINN NUPEN of Oslo and LARS VELURA of Hardanger
Septimus: There is a touch of magic in this story from the Highlands: Septimus is the seventh son of a seventh son
Open House: trainee accountant, journalist, commentator, author, quizman, writer of film scripts: JACK House discusses his autobiography Pavement in the Sun with Howard Lockhart
Atlantic Ordeal: KENNETH SMITH of Stornoway recalls an outstanding feat of seamanship by an Island teenager
Introduced by HOWARD LOCKHART from Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Lars Velura
Unknown:
Kenneth Smith
Introduced By:
Howard Lockhart

The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl translated by F. H. LYON and abridged by NAN MACDONALD A series of ten readings by GARY WATSON
6: Man Overboard
Produced by Bennett Maxwell from the South and West

Contributors

Unknown:
Thor Heyerdahl
Translated By:
F. H. Lyon
Abridged By:
Nan MacDonald
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Produced By:
Bennett Maxwell

Latest regional news - The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-This week's Name in the News-Sports Spot-FRED STREETER on Gardening
Introduced by PADDY FEENY
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By:
Paddy Feeny

with Nicholas Parsons
Written by PETER MYERS and RONNIE CASS and featuring
DENISE BRYER and BOB TODD with BARRY CRYER
Music by the TONY OSBORNE GROUP
Produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Series created by Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot
Pre-recorded at The Piccadilly.
201 Piccadilly, London. W.I
Repeated: Sunday, 9.30 p.m. on Radio 2 (Light)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Peter Myers
Unknown:
Ronnie Cass
Unknown:
Denise Bryer
Unknown:
Bob Todd
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Tony Osborne
Produced By:
John Bridges
Unknown:
Anthony Marriott
Unknown:
Alistair Foot

5: ' Give me the daggers'
An account of the Snyder-Gray murder trial
Long Island: 1927
Written and narrated by Edgar Lustgarten
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS
See page 71

Contributors

Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Produced By:
Joe Burroughs
Ruth Snyder:
Mary Wimbush
Judd Gray:
Marvin Kane
The District Attorney:
John Justin
Mr Hazelton (for Ruth Snyder):
David March
Mr Miller (for Judd Gray):
Frank Henderson
The Judge:
Russell Napier
The Police Captain:
Murray Kash

Vlado Perlemuter (piano)
Ballade in G minor J Ballade in F major
Mazurkas: '
F minor. Op. 7 No. 3
B flat major. Op. 17 No. 1 E minor. Op. 17 No. A minor, Op. 17 No.
Broadcast on July 29

Contributors

Piano:
Vlado Perlemuter

The Government proposes an extension of the Race Relations Act to end discrimination in. among others. the field of unemployment. Is this the right way to go about improving race relations? Those who supported the original legislation support the extension, too; but there is opposition among both employers and employees, some of whom have developed joint voluntary schemes towards the same objective.
These matters are discussed by THE RT. HON GEORGE WOODCOCK General Secretary of the T.U.C.
MARTIN JUKES , Q.C.
Director-General of the Engineering Employers Federation
DIPAK NANDY
Executive member of the Campaign Against Racial Discrimination
ANTHONY LESTER
Chairman of the Legal Committee of CARD
Chairman, GEORGE SCOTT
See page 35

Contributors

Unknown:
George Woodcock
Unknown:
Martin Jukes
Unknown:
George Scott

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