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The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
Deputy editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE Editor MARSHALL STEWART
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Weather; programme news
7.55 South-East News

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
Introduced By:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Alastair Osborne
Unknown:
Marshall Stewart

by LILLIAN BECKWITH abridged by Margaret Holmes Read by Sheila Mitchell
Would this part of the Hebrides really be quiet enough for a convalescent lady? And how near was the cottage to the sea? Mrs McDugan 's answering letter was reassuring if quaint: ' Surely its that quiet here even the sheeps themselves on the hills is lonely, and as to the sea its that near I use it myself every day for the refusals.'
Produced by JOHN CARDY
(First of five instalments: postponed from 25 May)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lillian Beckwith
Abridged By:
Margaret Holmes
Read By:
Sheila Mitchell
Unknown:
Mrs McDugan
Produced By:
John Cardy

Ken Sykora , Zena Skinner Gordon Clyde , George Luce and who knows who take a lively look round and meet some of the people for whom this is a special week. Produced by DENNIS LOWER JACK SINGLETON and ELIZABETH SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Sykora
Unknown:
Zena Skinner
Unknown:
Gordon Clyde
Unknown:
George Luce
Produced By:
Dennis Lower
Produced By:
Jack Singleton

Allons-y!
25: Claudine a une bonne idee Written by EMILE HARVEN
(An audiovisual programme)
10.45 Interlude
10.47 Notts Void!
25: Plan&te 217, part 1 B-22 + K9 = Terre
Written by MICHEL FAURE (Third-year French)
11.1 Singing Together
Introduced by WILLIAM APPLEBY

Contributors

Written By:
Emile Harven
Written By:
Michel Faure
Introduced By:
William Appleby

by RAY GOSLING 1: Cheltenham
' Cheltenham's somewhere on the Circle Line between Kensington Palace and Kensington High ... on that Metro line with rubber wheels and disc parking. It's the station after Henlev in Arden. Bulawayo, Nairobi, Salisbury. There is this Afrikaans thing....'

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Gosling

Thewell-known man-about-town and connoisseur of the fine arts indulges his eccentric taste for detection.
8: The Learned Adventure of the Dragon's Head read by JOHN STANDING adapted by NEVILLE TELLER from the stories Of DOROTHY L. SAYERS
Produced by MARGARET ETALL

Contributors

Read By:
John Standing
Adapted By:
Neville Teller
Stories Of:
Dorothy L. Sayers
Produced By:
Margaret Etall

Around our Shore
1: Trawlers from Hull Script by PADDY FEENY
(Exploration Earth)
2.20 The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS
2.30 Business
SIR BILLY BUTLIN describes his early days; and an excerpt from Raisins by William Saroyan (Speak)
2.40 Movement, Mime, and Music 2 by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Script By:
Paddy Feeny
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
Sir Billy Butlin
Unknown:
William Saroyan
Music By:
Glyn Harris

by MRS CRAIK : adapted for radio in 10 parts by RAY HANDY 3: John Halifax controls a riot and is rewarded with a reconciliation with his employer. Read by JOHN BADDELEY
Produced by PAUL HUMPHREYS

Contributors

Unknown:
Mrs Craik
Unknown:
John Halifax
Read By:
John Baddeley
Produced By:
Paul Humphreys
on BBC Radio 4 FM

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 David Jessel and -Steve Race
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE

Contributors

Presented By:
David Jessel
Presented By:
Steve Race
Unknown:
Derek Lewis
Unknown:
Andrew Boyle

The first fully computerised butch comedy show
Programmed by MYLES RUDGE and DAVID CUMMING , DEREK COLLYER starring Kenneth Williams Hugh Paddick , Joan Sims THE MAX HARRIS GROUP

Contributors

Unknown:
Myles Rudge
Unknown:
David Cumming
Unknown:
Derek Collyer
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Hugh Paddick
Unknown:
Joan Sims

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views, including the latest developments in the Election campaign With MERYL O'KEEFFE
Deputy editor VINCENT DUGGLEBY
Editor BRIAN BLISS

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Priestland
Unknown:
Vincent Duggleby
Unknown:
Brian Bliss

by Christopher Bihmead
with Angela Pleasence and Nigel Anthony

In which Hilary goes through the door into the big wide world and gets picked up.
(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.30 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Christopher Bihmead
Harpsichordist:
Martin Goldstein
Producer:
John Tydeman
Hilary:
Angela Pleasence
Cannon:
Nigel Anthony
Beresford:
Rolf Lefebvre
Jean:
Hilda Kriseman
Dr Reece:
John Pullen
Dr Wormald:
Malcolm Hayes
The Matron:
Margaret Wolfit
A Nurse:
Deborah Dallas
Rick:
Andrew Sachs

adapted for radio by ERIC EWENS withand
' A primeval forest is really something. The light is the strangest thing.... Green.... like being under the sea. We'll need four or five Dyak hunters - very unwise to move about the interior without Dyaks.'
Produced by RONALD MASON
(The Closed Shop by Somerset Maugham: Thursday at 9.10 pm, BBC2 Colour)

Contributors

Radio By:
Eric Ewens
Produced By:
Ronald Mason
Somerset Maugham:
Carleton Hobbs
Neil MacAdam:
Ian Dewar
Captain Bredon:
Haydn Jones
Angus Munro:
Duncan McIntyre
Darya Munro:
Barbara Mitchell
The Resident:
Charles Simon
Waring:
Frederick Treves
Bishop:
John Pullen

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