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The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth Introduced by Jack de Manio
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7,58-S.8 Weather, information and news for your area

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Introduced By:
Jack de Manio

and more of Today
(including Today in the South and West introduced by MICHAEL VICKERS , and Regional Extra for the Midlands and E Anglia) E Anglia VHF: see Variations, col 5
8.48 Today's Papers

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Introduced By:
Michael Vickers

presenting Bill McCue in It's a Fine Thing to Sing with his guest MARIAN DAVIES BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA leader IAN TYRE conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND
Produced by EDDIE FRASER

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill McCue
Unknown:
Marian Davies
Conductor:
Iain Sutherland
Produced By:
Eddie Fraser

by SHEILA STEWART
' Fiftv years ago this society was founded to get up a little show to give money to those who hadn'got. Today people have money.'
Produced by ANTHONY CORNISH (from Birmingham)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Stewart
Produced By:
Anthony Cornish
Ben Wassett:
Philip Garston-Jones
Mrs McPherson:
Julia Mark
Sam Sneever:
Frank Yeasey
Dan Makepiece:
Jack Holloway
Lady Lucy:
Louise Gibson
Captain Cam:
"george Woolley
Mrs Mabel Bond:
Mollie Harris
Cross-eyed Ivor:
Gerald Turner
Vicar:
Rocer Milner

by HENRY CECIL adapted for radio from the TV series by RICHARD WARING starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby
Counsel lor the Prosecution by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN
RICHARD WARING as Henry Blagrove
JOHN GLYN-JONES as Grimes ANN DAVIES as Sally Mannering JEAN ANDERSON as Mrs Thursby JOHN BAKER as Hindmouth Other parts ALAN BARRY
HECTOR ROSS , FREDERICK TREVES This week's guest stars Andrew Cruickshank as Judge Duncannon and Roy Kinnear as Spicer Produced by david MATCH
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15pm) South West VHF: see Variations, col 5
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

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Unknown:
Henry Cecil
Unknown:
Richard Waring
Unknown:
Richard Briers
Unknown:
Roger Thursby
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Richard Waring
Unknown:
Henry Blagrove
Unknown:
John Glyn-Jones
Unknown:
Grimes Ann Davies
Unknown:
Sally Mannering
Unknown:
Jean Anderson
Unknown:
Mrs Thursby
Unknown:
John Baker
Unknown:
Alan Barry
Unknown:
Hector Ross
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Unknown:
Andrew Cruickshank
Unknown:
Judge Duncannon
Unknown:
Roy Kinnear
Produced By:
David Match

by D. L. MURRAY adapted for radio in 10 parts by Thea Holme with Joe Melia as Sam Rubens All good things must come to an end: career, life, fortune. Sam's enemies gain the upper hand and he loses - but so what? One can always make a fresh start ... 10: Final Curtain
Produced bv BRIAN MILLER (from Bristol)
(For cast see Friday, 7.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
D. L. Murray
Unknown:
Joe Melia
Unknown:
Sam Rubens

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 Steve Race
5.50 6.1 Weather, information and news for your area

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Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Presented By:
Steve Race

ANONA WINN. JOY
ADAMSON NORMAN HACKFORTH , PETER GLAZE with a mystery guest and DAvio FRANKLIN in the chair Produced by BOBBY iaye .
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.25pm)

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Unknown:
Adamson Norman Hackforth
Unknown:
Peter Glaze
Unknown:
Davio Franklin
Produced By:
Bobby Iaye

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in A Little of What You Fancy With NORMA RONALD
RONALD BADDII. EY, JOHN GRAHAM Written by EDWARD TAYLOR and JOHN GRAHAM
Produced by EDWARD TAYLOR

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Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
Norma Ronald
Unknown:
Ronald Baddii.
Unknown:
John Graham
Written By:
Edward Taylor
Written By:
John Graham
Produced By:
Edward Taylor

Napoleon III (1808-1873) He trusted in his star, and had a sort of abstract worship of the people, but very little taste for liberty
A radio portrait compiled from contemporary and other sources and written by JOANNA RICHARDSON
John Wood as Napoleon III
Madi Hedd as Queen Victoria Gary Watson as Narrator
A hundred years ago this month Napoleon III of France surrendered to the Prussians at Sedan, and the fall of the Bonaparte dynasty and the Second Empire was decreed. With PATRICIA GALLIMORE
CONSTANCE CHAPMAN , GARARD GREEN JAMES THOMASON , ROSeRT SWANN Produced .by RAY MILES
(Constance' Chapman is in ' The Contractor ' at the Fortune Theatre, London)

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Written By:
Joanna Richardson
Written By:
John Wood
Unknown:
Napoleon Iii
Unknown:
Madi Hedd
Unknown:
Queen Victoria Gary Watson
Unknown:
Napoleon Iii
Unknown:
Patricia Gallimore
Unknown:
Constance Chapman
Unknown:
Garard Green
Unknown:
James Thomason

After 2,000 Years
The victory of Octavian (the future Emperor Augustus) at Actium in Western Greece over the forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra was a turning-point in the history of the West.
(Her coin, above, minted in 34 bc, is in the British Museum) M. I. Finley , Professor-elect of Ancient History in the University of Cambridge, talks of the naval battle of 31 bc, of what led up to it, and of its far-reaching implications. Reader DENIS MCCARTIlY
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Antony
Unknown:
M. I. Finley

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