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7.10 South-East News
7.15 Today presented by JACK DE MANIO
Thirty minutes of what Britain is getting up to this morning - and what's happening abroad
7.45 Today's Papers
7.50 Ten to Eight
Living with Machines
JOE PATrON on the Farm
7.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Jack de Manio

Forty minutes of Folly in celebration of April Fools' Day
Compiled and produced by TERENCE TILLER with JAN EDWARDS , GRIZELDA HERVEY PRUNELLA SCALES , KERRY FRANCIS JOHN GABRIEL. NIGEL LAMBERT
(Prunella Scales is in ' It's a 2ft 6in World ' at Wyndham's Theatre, London)

Contributors

Produced By:
Terence Tiller
Unknown:
Jan Edwards
Unknown:
Grizelda Hervey
Unknown:
Prunella Scales
Unknown:
Kerry Francis
Unknown:
John Gabriel.
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Unknown:
Prunella Scales

LONDON STUDIO STRINGS leader REGINALD LEOPOLD conducted by KENNETH ALWYN with TOMMY REILLY (harmonica) Introduced by JOHN WEBSTER

Contributors

Leader:
Reginald Leopold
Conducted By:
Kenneth Alwyn
Unknown:
Tommy Reilly
Introduced By:
John Webster

2: Louisa M. Alcott
In 1870 the author of Little Women took a journey through Europe, reaching the safety of Switzerland in time to escape the Franco-Prussian War. She turned the experience into a novel entitled Shawl-Straps. From this are taken the readings. Arrangde by SIMONA PAKENHAM reader SARAH BRACKETT
Produced by TREVOR HILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Louisa M. Alcott
Reader:
Simona Pakenham
Reader:
Sarah Brackett
Produced By:
Trevor Hill

Most of us can never aspire to the ownership of a race-horse - and neither did FRANK CLEMENTS , until a disappointed owner, in a moment of frustration, offered him the horse Imbongi as a free gift. The moments of frustration, it turned out, formed part of the gift.

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Clements

BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BRADBURY conducted by KENNETH ALWYN with PATRICIA MCCARRY (soprano) Introduced by JON CURLE

Contributors

Leader:
John Bradbury
Conducted By:
Kenneth Alwyn
Soprano:
Patricia McCarry
Introduced By:
Jon Curle

by W. Somerset Maugham, adapted for radio by Val Geilgud
The scene: A sanatorium for tuberculosis somewhere in the North of Scotland. The time: 1916-17
with Carleton Hobbs as Somerset Maugham (Ashenden)

followed by an interlude

Contributors

Author:
W. Somerset Maugham
Adaptor:
Val Gielgud
Producer:
David Davis
Somerset Maugham (Ashenden):
Carleton Hobbs
McLeod:
Wilfrid Carter
Ivy Bishop:
Patricia Gallimore
Alec Templeton:
John Bentley
Nurse/Miss Atkin:
Sonia Fraser
Doctor:
Godfrey Kenton
Campbell:
Malcolm Hayes
Henry Chester:
Cyril Shaps
Mrs Chester:
Betty Hardy

from Leicester Cathedral
Introit: This joyful Eastertide (Charles Wood)
Responses (Morley)
Psalms 6, 7, 8 (Edwards, Barn-by, Flintoft, Gray)
Lessons: Solomon's Song 2, vv 8-17; 1 Peter 1, vv 13-25 Canticles (Stanford in C)
Anthem: When the Lord turned again the captivity of Sion (Adrian Batten )
Master of the Music
PETER WHITE
Assistant Organist ROBERT PRIME

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Batten

A family magazine introduced by POLLY ELWEs and including: An April Anthology: arranged by ROSEMARY HART and JACK SINGLETON
Vintage Toys: REX BELL collects model trains, cars and planes worth thousands of pounds. He tells MICHAEL GILLIAM about the growing popularity of toy nostalgia
Explorer Underwater: LEY KENYON, deep sea diver, photographer and excavator, talks to ANNE SUTER about his work School Inspectors in the 90s: some Victorian memories by W. A. HUDSON

Contributors

Introduced By:
Polly Elwes
Arranged By:
Rosemary Hart
Arranged By:
Jack Singleton
Unknown:
Michael Gilliam
Unknown:
Anne Suter
Unknown:
W. A. Hudson

by DANE CHANDOS
7: Abbie on Armistice Day
Lady Abbott-Acland's unflagging collection for poppy day brings this series to a close.
Adapted and produced by GUY VAESEN

Contributors

Produced By:
Guy Vaesen
Abbie:
Dorothy Reynolds
Dane:
Eddie Matthews

A romantic opera in three acts
(concert performance)
A Royal Philharmonic Society Concert from the Royal Festival Hall, London
BBC CHORUS
BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader ELI GOREN conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD Act 1

Contributors

Leader:
Eli Goren
Conducted By:
John Pritchard

TONY ASPLER visited Israel a week after the Six Day War and spent five months there living on a kibbutz and broadcasting a weekly programme from Jerusalem.
Recently . he paid a second visit to Israel, and saw great changes in the mood and life-style of both Jews and Arabs.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Aspler

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