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The News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
7.4* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Weather; programme news
7.55 South-East News ,

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Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
Introduced By:
John Timpson

Another look at some of the last outposts of steam locomotion in Britain
2: The Bluebell Line
Introduced by PETER WHEELER Produced by DON MOSEY

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Introduced By:
Peter Wheeler
Produced By:
Don Mosey

'My favourite comic character ' is how Lord Gladwyn described Monty Modlyn in a recent House of Lords debate. Monty has a following in less exalted places as well.
In a new series he takes a quizzical look at people and places: here he investigates some colourful aspects of Jewish life in London.
Produced by RICHARD GILBERT (Strong, hoarse and cockney: page 10)

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Unknown:
Monty Modlyn
Produced By:
Richard Gilbert
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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

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Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Presented By:
Derek Cooper

A contemporary revue that punctures the pundits and deflates the diehards Shots fired by PETER REEVES abetted by ELIZABETH MORGAN BARRY CRYER BILL WALLIS and THE MAX HARRIS GROUP
Script by PETER REEVES and TERRANCE DICKS
Produced by JOHN DYAS

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Unknown:
Peter Reeves
Unknown:
Elizabeth Morgan
Unknown:
Barry Cryer
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Script By:
Peter Reeves
Script By:
Terrance Dicks
Produced By:
John Dyas

An examination of family life by ANNE OWEN
Part 2: Death of a Patriarch
Unless the father makes on almost superhuman effort, there is no possibility of understanding; because the son is saying ' I don'even accept your frame of reference, with- in which to talk ' (Richard Hoggart on BBC1, March 1970).
Professor Hoggart was discussing the breakdown of communications between the generations and the end of what he has called the ' Protestant Ethic.'
Death of a Patriarch, part 2 of this three-part documentary, explores the changing pattern of life within the family itself with recordings of children discussing their own upbringing with their parents. and their views on the older generation.
With comments by DR ROBERT RAPOPORT of the Tavistock Institute, a Psychiatrist, and a Social Anthropologist. (from Birmingham)

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Unknown:
Richard Hoggart
Unknown:
Dr Robert Rapoport

You can see them in the musical trade-papers of the 1930s - in the sepia pages of the radio-fan magazines: glossy young men with their hair brushed back and their mouths set in a wide confident grin. Charming, smiling, rich - who were they? The band leaders of the 1930s, the super stars.'
Steve Race presents a picture of the golden age of British dance music with reminiscences by band leaders ROY fox and HARRY ROY clarinettist NAT TEMPLE bass player TINY WINTERS and drummer JOCK JACOBSON Research by RITA DANDO
Produced by MICHELL RAPER

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Unknown:
Steve Race
Clarinettist:
Harry Roy
Produced By:
Michell Raper

Discoveries, inventions, and news from the world of science and technology.
Each week New Worlds brings you the people whose achievements are changing your way of life
Producer LAURIE JOHN

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Producer:
Laurie John

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