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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
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
on BBC Radio 4 FM

JOHN TIDMARSH looks at the position of families with a mentally handicapped child, and visits a training centre.
Produced by ELIZABETH SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
John Tidmarsh
Produced By:
Elizabeth Smith

A Corner for Music by ALBERT CHATTERLEY
28: The Overcoat - complete
(This programme should be tape-recorded)
11.0 Springboard
Projects arising out of the term's work recorded in the classroom by PADDY FEENY Selected and produced by JENYTH WORSLEY
11.20 Findings and Keepings
A selection of writing sent in by listeners
(Listening and Writing)

Contributors

Music By:
Albert Chatterley
Produced By:
Jenyth Worsley

A selection of items from BBC radio and television
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Script by JEAN STROUD
Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD
(Extended version: Sunday,
4.0 pm)
12.55Weather; programme news

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Ellison
Script By:
Jean Stroud
Produced By:
Richard Burwood

The Missionary
Canon John Badger was sent to New Guinea in 1929 as a missionary - and stayed there for 21 years as schoolmaster, doctor, dentist, and midwife. He talks to ERIC ROBERTS about his life in New Guinea and how he taught head-hunters to play football and cricket.
Produced by JAMES GALLAGHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Canon John Badger
Unknown:
Eric Roberts
Produced By:
James Gallagher

A Cricket in Times Square adapted by CARRY LYLE from the book by GEORGE SELDEN
Produced by ELIZABETH ORNBO (Stories and Rhymes)

Contributors

Adapted By:
Carry Lyle
Book By:
George Selden
Produced By:
Elizabeth Ornbo

by ARMAND LANOUX from the novel
De Goupil d Margot by LOUIS PERGAUD with Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies Tony Britton and Prunella Scales
Louis Pergaud , a French schoolmaster, was brought up in the Jura at the end of the last century and was killed during the First World War.
The collection of animal stories from which The Fox and the Magpie is adapted won the Prix Goncourt in 1910, and the original version of this programme was the French entry for the 1965 Italia Prize.
Other parts LEO LEYDEN
DEREK SEATON , DAVID JARRETT
ELIZABETH YUILL , SHANE YOUNGER SAMUEL BURLEIGH. JULIAN CLOSE Music by ODETTE GARTENLAUB
Produced by BENNETT MAXWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Armand Lanoux
Unknown:
Louis Pergaud
Unknown:
Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Unknown:
Tony Britton
Unknown:
Prunella Scales
Unknown:
Louis Pergaud
Unknown:
Leo Leyden
Unknown:
Derek Seaton
Unknown:
David Jarrett
Unknown:
Elizabeth Yuill
Unknown:
Shane Younger
Unknown:
Samuel Burleigh.
Music By:
Odette Gartenlaub
Produced By:
Bennett Maxwell
Narrator:
Gary Watson
Guerriot the Squirrel:
Tim Seely
Lisee the Poacher:
Ronald Baddiley
Louis Pergaud:
Harold Kasket
The Child:
Michael Crockett
The Landlady:
Daphne Rogers
Margot the Magpie:
Prunella Scales
Reynard the FOX:
Tony Britton
Fuseline the Stonemarten:
Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
The Landlord:
Wilfrid Carter
The Grandmother:
Noel Hood
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 William Hardcastle and Derek Cooper
5.50 Weather; programme news
5.55 South-East News

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Presented By:
Derek Cooper

by D. L. MURRAY : adapted for radio in 10 parts by THEA HOLME
1: To Brighton, to Brighton!
Sam Rubens has arrived back in England from South Africa after 17 years - newly rich but lonely. So to Brighton he goes, a gay Brighton of the 1890s, where the Three Witches enter his life ...

Contributors

Unknown:
D. L. Murray
Unknown:
Thea Holme
Unknown:
Sam Rubens
Sam Rubens:
Joe Melia
Josie:
Deborah Dallas

by LESLIE GARDINER with Duncan Carse
Out of a few ill-considered remarks from an Admiral to a bandmaster at a ship's ball in Malta grew a succession of events which rocked the Mediterranean Fleet from stem to stern. with the voices of SEAN ARNOLD ESMOND RIDEOUT , MALCOLM HAYES FREDERICK TREVES
GODFREY KENTON , PETER TUDDENHAM CLIFFORD NORGATE NORMAN TYRRELL
Produced by BRIAN MILLER
Above: Rear-Admiral Collard arriving for the court-martial

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Gardiner
Unknown:
Sean Arnold
Unknown:
Esmond Rideout
Unknown:
Malcolm Hayes
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Unknown:
Godfrey Kenton
Unknown:
Peter Tuddenham
Unknown:
Clifford Norgate
Unknown:
Norman Tyrrell
Produced By:
Brian Miller

Letters exchanged between
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and Alexander Pope
Arranged and narrated by JOHN RICHMOND with In 1716 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu accompanied her husband when he became Ambassador to Turkey. Her letters are a record of her strange, romantic experiences; Pope's are the tale, during her absence, of a hopeless passion.
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD †

Contributors

Unknown:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Unknown:
Alexander Pope
Unknown:
Lady Mary Wortley
Produced By:
Graham Gauld
Lady Mary:
Gwen Cherrell
Pope:
Jonathan Scott

' Discipline in liberty: that is beyond question one of the finest English achievements.'
Does Andrg Siegfried 's judgment still hold in a Britain where students wreck university offices, where sports grounds have to be protected with barbed wire, and where violence constitutes a growth industry?
If not, why not? And do we care enough to do something about it?
Presented by IAN MCINTYRE
Produced by GEORGE FISCHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrg Siegfried
Presented By:
Ian McIntyre
Produced By:
George Fischer

by DAVID ROOK read by PAUL ROGERS abridged and produced by MICHAEL BOWEN
(Paul Rogers is in ' The Happy Apple ' at the Apollo Theatre, London)
1 Beginning on Monday: ' 'Flush,' the story of Elizabeth Barrett and her dog, by Virginia Woolf , read by Betty Huntley-Wright )

Contributors

Read By:
Paul Rogers
Produced By:
Michael Bowen
Unknown:
Paul Rogers
Unknown:
Elizabeth Barrett
Unknown:
Virginia Woolf
Read By:
Betty Huntley-Wright

Graeme Garden looks back at the week's news - and sees the funny side featuring
SEAN ARNOLD , JOHN GABRIEL
MALCOLM HAYES , NIGEL LAMBERT Script by PETER SPENCE
Produced by DAVID HATCH and SIMON BRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Sean Arnold
Unknown:
John Gabriel
Unknown:
Malcolm Hayes
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Script By:
Peter Spence
Produced By:
David Hatch
Produced By:
Simon Brett

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