Programme Index

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The News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth, including live reports from the Second Test at Perth, introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
7.40 Todays 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

and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia. Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West Introducedbyderekjones)
E Anglia VHF: see Variations below
8.4t Today's Papers

Edgar Lustgarten
A personal choice of drama, prose, verse, and music which has given him the greatest en-for many, many years. He is joined in the studio by CHRYS SALT who reads the Poetry, roduced by ALAN BURGESS

Contributors

Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown:
Alan Burgess

Introduced by Sidney Harrison who invites you to listen to some easily remembered music played by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA leader JAMES davis conducted by TERENCE LOVETT DEREK SIMPSON (Cello) WILFRID PARRY (piano)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sidney Harrison
Leader:
James Davis
Conducted By:
Terence Lovett
Cello:
Derek Simpson

2: The Script by MICHAEL CORNISH
'If only there were some different way of saying it, of setting it up. You know ... a different script.'
Produced by ROGER PINE

Contributors

Script By:
Michael Cornish
Produced By:
Roger Pine
Joe:
Nigel Lambert
Antony:
Sean Arnold
Rosemary:
Sara Coward
Wendy:
Jan Ewards
Barman:
Cllfford Norgate

Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Todav's main feature: Your Home and Family
Having a baby? How important Is it to have regular ante-natal care? A specialist explains.
.Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
(Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA; or phone [number removed], and record your letter)
South West VHF: see Variations, col 1

A panel game controlled (?) by Nicholas Parsons in which Kenneth Williams
Derek Nimmo. Clement Freud and Joan Turner try to talk for just a minute on this and that
Devised by IAN MESSITER
Produced by SIMON BRETT
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm) (Derek Nimmo is in ' Charlie Girl ' at the Adelphi Theatre, London)
12.55 Weather, Information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo.
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Joan Turner
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
Simon Brett
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo

A serial for radio in 12 parts based on the novels of L. P. HARTLEY and adapted by AHCHIECAMPBELL with Paul Gregory as Eustace Angela Thorne as Mrs Alberio
11: An Old Friend
At the Palazzo Sfortuneto new guests have arrived, and Eustace, his book finished at last and no longer In constant attendance on Lady Nelly, is able to enjoy a less hectic tempo of living. Only a distant cloud advancing swiftly casts an ominous shadow across the golden scene. with GUIDO ADORNI , GINO MELVAZZI KERRY FRANCIS , TITA DANE Narrator DAVID DAVIS
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL )

Contributors

Unknown:
L. P. Hartley
Unknown:
Paul Gregory
Unknown:
Eustace Angela Thorne
Unknown:
Mrs Alberio
Unknown:
Guido Adorni
Unknown:
Gino Melvazzi
Unknown:
Kerry Francis
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Countess Loredan:
Isa Miranda
Lady Nelly:
Dinah Sheridan
Hilda:
Penelope Lee
Stephen Hilliard:
Kenneth Portescue
Jasper Bentwich:
Alan Wheatley
Dick Staveley:
James Villiers

Yorkshireman - Security Officer
A series of plays written by ANTHONY SCOTT VEITCH featuring William Gaunt as Mister Pybus
Don'Count Your Chickens

Contributors

Written By:
Anthony Scott Veitch
Unknown:
William Gaunt
Unknown:
Mister Pybus

Compiled by BARRY CAMPBELL
10: Miss Havishan taken from Great Expectations) with Sylvia Coleridge and Anthony Jacobs
Produced by R. d. SMITHt

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Campbell
Unknown:
Sylvia Coleridge
Unknown:
Anthony Jacobs
Produced By:
R. D. Smitht
Narrator:
Anthony Jacobs
Pip:
Carlo Cura
Estella:
Lynn Dearth
Miss Havisham:
Sylvia Coleridge
Herbert Pocket:
Leo Maguire
on BBC Radio 4 FM

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 radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray Tommy Trinder
Cardew Robinson
In the chair MCDONALDHOBLEY Special guest Peter Glaze from an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Produced by EDWARDTAYLOR

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Tommy Trinder
Unknown:
Cardew Robinson
Unknown:
Peter Glaze
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards

[number removed]
Ring George Scott to put your question in person to Germaine Greer, feminist and author of the best-seller The Female Eunuch
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed] (l2 lines) will take them from 6.30 pm onward, as well as while the programme is on the air.
Produced by WALTER WALLICH

Contributors

Unknown:
George Scott
Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Produced By:
Walter Wallich

A documentary feature on the London Blitz of 1940-41 by CONSTANTINE FITZGIBBON
Early in September 1940 Hitler ordered his Luftwaffe to destroy London with fire and bombs For 57 nights there was nightly bombing. For six further months the bombing was heavy and frequent.
In this programme eye-witnesses recall what it felt like to be a Londoner during the winter of the bombs. Narrator NOEL JOHNSON
Edited and produced by ROBERT POCOCK

Contributors

Unknown:
Constantine Fitzgibbon
Produced By:
Robert Pocock

Dorothy Tutin talks to CHARLES LEFEAUX about her early difficulties; her career in the theatre. films, and television; and actors she admires - including, particularly, Edith Evans
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Talks:
Dorothy Tutin
Unknown:
Charles Lefeaux
Unknown:
Edith Evans

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