Programme Index

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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
7.50-8.8 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jack de Manio
Introduced By:
John Timpson

and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES )
E Anglia VHF: see Variations. col 5
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones

Time and Tune
6: Here come the mice warriors!
Presented by JOHN CAMBURN Written by JOHN EDWARDS
11.20 Mammals by MARGERY MORRIS
Narrated by BARRY FOSTER (Man series)
11.40 The Trent Valley by ROBERT REID. (Geography)

Contributors

Presented By:
John Camburn
Written By:
John Edwards
Unknown:
Margery Morris
Unknown:
Robert Reid.

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you Today's main feature:
Your Health and Welfare What's in a Mixture? A doctor and a chemist discuss whether medicines should be fully labelled.
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

A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and JOHN WELLS
In the chair JACK LONG LAND (Repeated: Monday, 7.30 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir

The Pilgrim's Progress by JOHN BUNYAN adapted by SAM LANGDON
Produced by joan Griffiths 1: The Wicket Gate
(Living Language)
2.20 Poetry Corner
Please to remember
2.30 Unos minutos nada mds
6: El primer dia de trabajo de Manuel
Written by ROBERT P. CLARKE
(For secondary school pupils in their third year of Spanish)
2.40 Learning about Life 6: Who needs friends? Introduced by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE

Contributors

Unknown:
John Bunyan
Adapted By:
Sam Langdon
Produced By:
Joan Griffiths
Written By:
Robert P. Clarke
Introduced By:
John Stockbridge

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
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Presented By:
Derek Cooper

A panel game controlled (?) by Nicholas Parsons in which
Kenneth Williams , Derek Nimmo Clement Freud , Andrew Melly try to talk for just a minute on this and that
Devised by IAN MESSITER Produced by SIMON BRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Andrew Melly
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
Simon Brett

(Repeated: Friday, 1.30 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Bruno Milna
Daniel Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Lilian Nicholson:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Tony Archer:
Gordon Gardner
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Nora Salt:
Julia Mark
Carol Tregorran:
Anne Cullen
John Tregorran:
Philip Morant
Ralph Bellamy:
Jack Holloway
Jack Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Mr Freeman:
Peter Kenvyn
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Mabel Larkin:
Kay Hudson
Mrs Perkins:
Pauline Seville
Mrs Turvey:
Courtney Hope
Hugo Barnaby:
Michael McClain
Vicar:
Arnold Peters

A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to views expressed in last Friday's Any Questions! Introduced by DAVID JACOBS
Produced by ROY HAYWARD (Repeated: Friday, 4.0 pm)
Write to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Jacobs
Produced By:
Roy Hayward

Other people's babies, that's my life,
Mother to dozens and nobody's wife.
Sir Alan Herbert 's lyric has a sub-title-A Song of Kensingtion Gardens - which places it in time and space - and class, for full-time servants began in the middle classes. Now of course the Nanny who sat by the year has been all but replaced by the baby-sitter who sits by the hour. In even earlier days they sat by the lifetime - their memories as trustworthy as the fly-leaf of the family Bible.
A light-hearted look in fact and fiction at the English Nanny by ERIC EWENS
Produced by MAURICE LEITCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Alan Herbert
Produced By:
Maurice Leitch

A series about love: how some people give and receive love in their lives
I think the answer is love
A family of. mother, father, and three daughters recall the time when the eldest daughter became hooked on hard drugs at the age of 19. They tell LESLIE SMITH how they came through this crisis, only to meet with another. Each member of this family speaks about their own part in these events. Produced by RALPH ROLLS

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Smith
Produced By:
Ralph Rolls

Discoveries, inventions, and news from the world of science and technology.
Each week PAUL VAUGHAN introduces you to the people whose achievements are changing your way of life.
Produced by LAURIE JOHN
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Produced By:
Laurie John

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More