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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 Mania 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 Mania
Introduced By:
John Timpson
Editor:
Alastair Osborne
Editor:
Marshall Stewart

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 below
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones

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 FRANCES DONNELLY and JACK SINGLETON

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Sykora
Unknown:
Zena Skinner
Unknown:
Gordon Clyde
Produced By:
Frances Donnelly
Produced By:
Jack Singleton

Introduced by Sidney Harrison who invites you to listen to some easily remembered music played by the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR LEAVINS conducted bv VILEM TAUSKY JACK ROTHSTEIN (violin) WILFRID PARRY (piano)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sidney Harrison
Leader:
Arthur Leavins
Unknown:
Vilem Tausky
Violin:
Jack Rothstein

1: A Sense of Guilt by DENIS CONSTANDUROS
What is there about old debts which makes it impossible to pay them off? While at the same time, producing a sense of guilt?
Produced by BRIAN MILLER (from Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis Constanduros
Produced By:
Brian Miller
Julian:
Michael Pennington
Naomi:
Jennifer Wilson
Barry Bartholomew:
Conrad Philips
Tom:
Richard Mathews
Greta:
Liz Ashley
Mrs Flinch:
Peggy Ryalls

Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Money - earning, saving. and spending it
Christmas holiday jobs for students: how easy are they to get and how worthwhile are they? DAVID BELLAN investigates. Other topical items, too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
South West VHF see col 2

Contributors

Unknown:
David Bellan

Remains To Be Seen A new play for radio by JOHN HYATT
On the eve of the transfer of St Wilfrid's remains from the village in which he is buried to the Cathedral in a nearby town, the relics are found to have disappeared ...

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hyatt

Tales of Paris
Three novelettes by BALZAC 3: The Vendetta
To the Consul Napoleon In 1800 comes Piombo, an old Corsican countryman of Bonaparte's. seeking asylum in France after wreaking havoc upon his hated enemies, the Portas ... Tb,e first of two episodes read by DUNCAN CARSE
Adapted and produced by BRIAN MILLER (from Bristol)

Contributors

Read By:
Duncan Carse
Produced By:
Brian Miller
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
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news. weather and programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
David Jessel
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 On the musical side: THE PATTERSONS and KEN MOULE AND HIS ORCHESTRA (Sundays broadcast: Radio 2)

Contributors

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

Gerald Priestiand presenting world news and views with MERYL O'KEEFFE
Deputy editor VINCENT DUGGLEBY Editor BRIAN BLISS

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Priestiand
Editor:
Vincent Duggleby
Editor:
Brian Bliss

A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair JACK LONGLAND

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

A weekly quiz on music and general knowledge
Resident Panel: NAN WINTON TED MOULT, NEIL DURDEN-SMITH V
A team representing Felixstowe Question-master ALUN WILLIAMS Questions set and programme produced by MICHAEL TUKE-HASTINGS From the Spa Pavilion, Felixstowe

Contributors

Unknown:
Nan Winton
Question-Master:
Alun Williams
Produced By:
Michael Tuke-Hastings

by ASHLEY DUKES: a radio version prepared by the author
' It is from you, and men like you. that I have fled. We pass the night under this roof, it is true. But beware, my lord, how you seek to dispose of me. Beware of mastering a woman who is mistress of herself! '
Harpsichord played by MARTIN GOLDSTEIN
Produced by DAVID H GODFREY followed by an interlude
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Played By:
Martin Goldstein
Produced By:
David H Godfrey
Narrator:
Graham Leaman
An innkeeper:
Charles Simon
His Wife:
Janet Burnell
A nobleman:
Francis de Wolff
His man:
Malcolm Hayes
A lady:
Madi Hedd
Her maid:
Nerys Hughes

Whisky Galore by COMPTON MACKENZIE abridged by NAN MACDONALD Read bv John Graham
' You've been a long time coming,' said Donald Macroon.
'Ay, we had to wait till the Sabbath was over.'
Macroon laughed. ' Never mind, boys, there's enough for everybody. You'd better have a dram right away. Don'spare it. You couldn'drink it all if you lived for ever.' Produced by JOHN CARDY
(First of 15 instalments)

Contributors

Unknown:
Compton MacKenzie
Abridged By:
Nan MacDonald
Unknown:
John Graham
Unknown:
Donald MacRoon.
Produced By:
John Cardy

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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