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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
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.58-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
Introduced By:
John Timpson

Voix de France
5: Apres Sartre, quoi?
Compiled and presented by GEOFFREY BRAITHWAITE (Sixth-form French)
10.50 A Corner for Music by ALBERT CHATTERLEY
5: Fireworks. (This programme should be tape-recorded)

Contributors

Presented By:
Geoffrey Braithwaite

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life. Thursday's Child
Eartha Kitt talks and sings about how she rose from cotton pickin' in South Carolina to cabaret in Paris.
Produced by ANNE CATCHPOLE

Contributors

Talks:
Eartha Kitt
Produced By:
Anne Catchpole

People in Their Places
MAUREEN DUFFY presents poems by R. S. Thomas , Harri Webb , Theodore Roethke , Stewart Conn , Maurice Lindsay : and the short story ' Bank Holiday by Katherine Mansfield
(Listening and Writing) f
11.40 Prospect
AD 2000: Good health
Compiled by PAUL VAUGHAN
12.0 Announcements

Contributors

Unknown:
Maureen Duffy
Unknown:
R. S. Thomas
Unknown:
Harri Webb
Unknown:
Theodore Roethke
Unknown:
Stewart Conn
Unknown:
Maurice Lindsay
Unknown:
Katherine Mansfield
Unknown:
Paul Vaughan

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Own Time
Rambling for fun: one of the oldest leisure pursuits still retains a lively appeal. TIM MATTHEWS mingles with the ramblers of today.
South West VHF: see Variations, col 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Tim Matthews

The Emily Jane Puffer by JESSIE ANDERSON (Let's Join In)
2.20 Seen Doing
KEITH KENNEDY sent seven young people out with cameras to test the idea that a person is seen at his most individual when doing some action characteristic of him. They discuss the results. (Art and Design)
2.48 The Greek Legend of Persephone retold by PATRICK DUGGAN (Stories and Rhymes)

Contributors

Unknown:
Emily Jane Puffer
Unknown:
Jessie Anderson
Unknown:
Keith Kennedy
Unknown:
Patrick Duggan

From the Sixties: The Quarter-million Boys A Sentimental Journey to a Dead City by BLOKE MODISANE
The story of a man who is too black to be white and too educated to be black.
Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX A selection of the best 60-minute plays broadcast during the last decade.

Contributors

Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
Davey Martins:
Rufus Khoza
Deadwood D'ck:
Joe Mogotsi
Caiaphas Sedumo:
Bloke Modisane
Batlleship:
Jelllo Edwards
Anthony:
Frederick Treves
Rosemary:
Jan Edwards
Jakob:
John Gabriel
fiet:
Hector Ross
Dikeledi:
Daphne Cline-Thomas
Pontiac Mick:
Lionel Ngakane
A Nice-Time Girl:
Patience Gcwabe
A Police Sergeant:
Lyemi Ajibade
A Prisoner:
Cosmo Pieterse

The story by SLAVOMIR RAWICZ abridged in eight parts by ERIC TWINAME
Read by TFrank Duncan
During the Second World War a Polish officer and six companions escape from a Russian prison camp in Siberia. In an amazing feat of endurance they walk 4,000 miles to freedom.
1: Sent to Siberia
Produced by PAMELA HOWE (from Bristol)

Contributors

Story By:
Slavomir Rawicz
Read By:
Tfrank Duncan
Produced By:
Pamela Howe

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
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Presented By:
Steve Race

Chosen from the many broadcasts on BBC Radio and TV during the past seven days. Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Editor NANCY WISE
Research JEAN STROUD
Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
(Shortened version: Saturday,
4.30 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Ellison
Editor:
Nancy Wise
Unknown:
Jean Stroud
Producer:
Phyllis Robinson

A spontaneous discussion by DENNIS POTTER
CAMPBELL ADAMSON ANTONY HOPKINS
Chairman DAVID JACOBS
Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN from The Secondary Modern School, Monmouth
(Repeated: Saturday, 1.15 pm) Listeners' views for use in Any Answerst should be sent to Any
Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Potter
Unknown:
Campbell Adamson
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Produced By:
Michael Bowen

Cardinal Suenens in conversation with ROBERT KEE
The (Roman Catholic Primate of Belgium is an outspoken critic of the manner in which Rome's authority is exercised. He discusses with Robert Kee the crisis of authority in the Church in particular and in society in general.
What is wanted is to liberate everyone, even the Holy Father himself, from the System which has been the subject of complaint for several centuries .. . No series of problems today can be simply resolved by the decree of authority Produced by DAVID WILLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Cardinal Suenens
Unknown:
Robert Kee
Produced By:
David Willey

Here Keller - Train This by GEORGE KELLER abridged by MARGARET HOLMES Read by DAVID HEALY
Produced by JOHN CARDY
(Monday: part 1 of ' Mist Over Pendle ' by Robert Neill , read by Ronald Harvi )

Contributors

Unknown:
George Keller
Abridged By:
Margaret Holmes
Read By:
David Healy
Produced By:
John Cardy
Unknown:
Robert Neill
Read By:
Ronald Harvi

Doug Fisher , David Jason and Frank Abbott look back at the week's newt and illustrate the funny side Script by PETER SPENCE
Produced by SIMON BRETT and DAVID HATCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Doug Fisher
Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Frank Abbott
Script By:
Peter Spence
Produced By:
Simon Brett
Produced By:
David Hatch

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