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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
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

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

and more of Today
(including Today in the South and West introduced this week by CLIVE CUNNINGHAM , and Regional Extra for the Midlands and E Anglia). E Anglia VHF: see Variations col 5
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Cunningham

by RICHARD COMPTON-HALL
In which we record for posterity (heaven help it) episodes in the career of the oldest, smallest. scruffiest, dimmest. and least repressible stoker in Her Majesty's Submarine Service.
Read by Martin Muncaster in five instalments 1: Bang on Bootle
Produced by JOHN CARDY

Contributors

Read By:
Martin Muncaster
Produced By:
John Cardy

Ken Sykora , Zena Skinner Gordon Clyde 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 and ELIZABETH SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Sykora
Unknown:
Zena Skinner
Unknown:
Gordon Clyde
Produced By:
Dennis Lower
Produced By:
Elizabeth Smith

French for Beginners Lesson 3: La surprise
Written by RAYMOND ESCOFFEY (Radiovision)
10.45 Interlude
10.47 Nous voici!
3: Une histoire de spaghetti (Third-year French)
11.1 Singing Together
Introduced by JOHN HUW DAVIES †
11.20 Springboard: Dragon and Unicorn: two mythical animals Script by MARGERY MORRIS †
11.40 Drama Workshop
3: Communication. Written by CHARLES SAVAGE and ALAN PENN Presented by PETER PACEY

Contributors

Written By:
Raymond Escoffey
Introduced By:
John Huw Davies
Script By:
Margery Morris
Written By:
Charles Savage
Unknown:
Alan Penn
Presented By:
Peter Pacey

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you Today's main feature:
Your Money earning, saving. and spending it
Home Ownership: Initial charges, mortgage arrangements, running costs. ANTONY BROWN talks to LESLEY VICKERS , author of Buying a House, and FULLER OSBORN , Chairman of the Building Societies Association. Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
South West VHF: see Variations, col 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Talks:
Antony Brown
Unknown:
Lesley Vickers
Unknown:
Fuller Osborn

The News and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Nicholas Woollcy
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS
Editor ANDREW BOYLE

Contributors

Introduced By:
Nicholas Woollcy
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

The Earth is Blue
3: Sailing - Ancient Peruvian Style. The voyage of the Kon-Tiki: from the book by Thor Heyerdahl. (Exploration Earth)
2.20 The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS
2.30 Playing a Part
Role-playing in improvised drama - 1. (Speak series)
2.40 Movement, Mime, and Music 2 by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Book By:
Thor Heyerdahl.
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Music By:
Glyn Harris

or The Adventures of a Lady in Search of a Good Servant by One Who Has been almost worried to death
A Victorian novel by the BROTHERS MAYHEW abridged in six parts by BRIAN MORRIS Reader DAPHNE OXENFORD Music by TREVOR HOLROYD Part 3
Produced by ALAN AYCKBOURN

Contributors

Reader:
Brian Morris
Reader:
Daphne Oxenford
Music By:
Trevor Holroyd
Produced By:
Alan Ayckbourn
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 Nicholas Woolley and Derek Cooper
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS
Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Nicholas Woolley
Presented By:
Derek Cooper
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

Written by ERIC MERRIMAN Knee-to-nose comedy starring Ronnie Corbett supported by HUGH PADDICK
JOSEPHINE TEWSON , GORDON CLYDE

Contributors

Written By:
Eric Merriman
Unknown:
Ronnie Corbett
Unknown:
Hugh Paddick
Unknown:
Josephine Tewson
Unknown:
Gordon Clyde

from the novel
Inspector West Cries Wolf by JOHN CREASEY dramatised as a serial in six parts by MAURICE TRAVERS with Patrick Allen as Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson as his wife Janet At last, the reasons for the anonymous phone calls and the murderous face of Lobo come sharply into focus. 6: The Face of Lobo
Produced by JOHN BROWELL †

Contributors

Unknown:
John Creasey
Unknown:
Maurice Travers
Unknown:
Patrick Allen
Unknown:
Roger West
Unknown:
Sarah Lawson
Produced By:
John Browell
Mark Lessing:
Edward de Souza
Helen Wolf:
Hilda Braid
Margaret Paterson:
Colette O'Neil
Det-Insp Peel:
Andrew Jack
Dr Sorenson:
Patrick Tull

The novel by STEPHEN CRANE adapted for radio by H. A. L. CRAIG with Nigel Stock
Other parts ISLA
CAMERON ANDREW DOWNIE , JON FARRELL
BRIAN O'HIGGINS , MICHAEL PEAKE
CHARLES RICHARDSON , P. G. STEPHENS BRUCE WIGHTMAN , JON ROLLASON MICHAEL TURNER , JOHN HOLLIS HUGH DICKSON , HUGH MANNING DAVID SPENSER , JOHN RYE
KENNETH DIGHT , KEITH WILLIAMS MUSIC by JOHN BUCKLAND conducted by LAWRENCE LEONARD Songs arranged by FREDDIE PHILLIPS and sung by ANDREW DOWNIE and URIEL PORTER Produced by JOHN GIBSON
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Novel By:
Stephen Crane
Unknown:
H. A. L. Craig
Unknown:
Cameron Andrew Downie
Unknown:
Jon Farrell
Unknown:
Brian O'Higgins
Unknown:
Michael Peake
Unknown:
Charles Richardson
Unknown:
P. G. Stephens
Unknown:
Bruce Wightman
Unknown:
Jon Rollason
Unknown:
Michael Turner
Unknown:
John Hollis
Unknown:
Hugh Dickson
Unknown:
Hugh Manning
Unknown:
David Spenser
Unknown:
John Rye
Unknown:
Kenneth Dight
Unknown:
Keith Williams
Music By:
John Buckland
Conducted By:
Lawrence Leonard
Arranged By:
Freddie Phillips
Sung By:
Andrew Downie
Sung By:
Uriel Porter
Produced By:
John Gibson
Henry Fleming:
Nigel Stock
Braggart Soldier:
Kenneth J. Warren
Jim Conklin:
Barry Keegan
Lieutenant:
John Glen
General:
Charles Irwin
Tattered Soldier:
Malcolm Hayes
Cheerful Soldier:
Tom Duggan

The News
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world, including a special extended interview with Albert Speer Germany 's wartime Minister of Armaments whose book Inside the Third Reich is to be published on 15 October
Deputy editor VINCENT DUGGLEBY Editor BRIAN BLISS

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Stuart
Unknown:
Albert Speer Germany
Editor:
Vincent Duggleby
Editor:
Brian Bliss

Oh, My Darling Daughter by ERIC MALPASS abridged by ELISABETH ROWLEY Read by Prunella Scales
'Your mother's bolted, dammit, Father said. ' Lock, stock and barrel.' ' How are we going to manage? ' I said.
Father shrugged. ' I can make tea. poach and boil eggs, lay fires, and make beds. What about you. Vi?' 'About the same,' I said. ' There's going to be a lot of duplication.' Produced by JOHN CARDY
(First of 13 instalments)

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Malpass
Abridged By:
Elisabeth Rowley
Read By:
Prunella Scales
Produced By:
John Cardy

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