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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
7.50-8.0 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
Introduced By:
John Timpson

Time and Tune
2: Grandpa Drosselmeyer entertains
Written by JOHN EDWARDS
Presented by JOHN CAMBURN
11.20 Life in the Sea by MARGERY MORRIS
Narrated by BARRY FOSTER (Man series)
11.40 Norfolk Broads - Bure Valley by HUGH BARRETT (Geography)

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Unknown:
Grandpa Drosselmeyer
Written By:
John Edwards
Presented By:
John Camburn
Unknown:
Margery Morris
Unknown:
Hugh Barrett

MONTY MODLYN draws back the mysterious curtain that veils the shadowy world of clairvoyants and palmists. He talks to people involved in predicting the future and tries to discover the secrets of the crystal ball. Produced by RICHARD GILBERT South West VHF: see Variations, col

Contributors

Produced By:
Richard Gilbert

The House of Donkeys
A verse play by TED HUGHES based on a Chinese folk tale (Living Language series)
2.20 Poetry Corner. Which and Where and Why and When
2.30 Unos minutos nada mas 2: El boicot
Written by ROBERT p. CLARKE (For secondary school pupils in their third year of Spanish)
2.40 Learning about Life 2: Others
Introduced by JOHN STOCKBniDGEt

Contributors

Play By:
Ted Hughes
Written By:
Robert P. Clarke
Introduced By:
John Stockbnidget

by H. G. WELLS abridged in ten parts by HOWARD JONES
Read by David Davis
Everything little Mr Polly undertakes seems to fail - his marriage, his business, his whole existence. How in the end he discovers himself and attains happiness, is related by H. G. Wells with great sympathy and humour.
1: Beginnings and the Bazaar

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Unknown:
H. G. Wells
Read By:
David Davis
Unknown:
Mr Polly
Unknown:
H. G. Wells
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 Derek Cooper
5.50-6.0 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Presented By:
David Jessel
Presented By:
Derek Cooper

(Repeated: Friday, 1.30 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Bruno Milna
Daniel Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer:
Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Lilian:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Paul Johnson:
Leslie Dunn
Christine:
Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer:
Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Nora Salt:
Julia Mark
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Harry Cobb:
Charles Leno
Carol Tregorran:
Anne Cullen
John Tregorran:
Philip Morant
Lady Isabel Lander:
Mary Wimbush
Hugo Barnaby:
Michael McClain
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Dr McLaren:
Duncan McIntyre

John Dryden
Poet Laureate 1668-1689 A cool examination by TERENCE TILLER
Denis Goacher as Narrator Norman Shelley as John Dryden (' Bayes
Others taking part JUDITH BOYD GERALD CROSS, RICHARD GRIFFITHS EDWARD KELSEY , GODFREY KENTON JOHN RYE, JAMES THOMASON
Produced by TERENCE TILLER Engraving after Kneller

Contributors

Unknown:
Terence Tiller
Unknown:
Denis Goacher
Narrator:
Norman Shelley
Unknown:
John Dryden
Unknown:
Judith Boyd
Unknown:
Richard Griffiths
Unknown:
Edward Kelsey
Unknown:
Godfrey Kenton
Produced By:
Terence Tiller

Jonathan Miller , with the help of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives, looks at the changes that have taken place in the styles of humour over the last 40 years.
In this second programme he pays special attention to the use of Radio as a medium for humour.
Research by ANN MEO
Produced by DAVID ALLAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Miller
Produced By:
David Allan

Discoveries, inventions, and news from the world of science and technology.
Each week Paul Vaughan brings you the people whose achievements are changing your way of life.

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Vaughan
Producer:
David Paterson

WILFRED DE'ATH. surfacing from his exploration of the English Underground, examines ways in which young people become involved in the community through voluntary service. Tonight he talks to
LAWRENCE BAILEY , Chairman of the Birmingham Young Volunteers Trust

Contributors

Unknown:
Lawrence Bailey

BBC Radio 4 FM

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