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The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth, including live reports from the Sixth Test at Adelaide, introduced by Jack de Manio , Douglas Cameron
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:
Douglas Cameron
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 CLIVE CUNNINGHAM VHF East Anglia: see below
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
Clive Cunningham

The Penny Programme - 7 Presented by STUART HENRY and PETER PACEY
Written by ALEXANDER GUYAN
9.55 The World of Work 4: Only Money
Arranged and introduced by NORMAN TURNER

Contributors

Presented By:
Stuart Henry
Presented By:
Peter Pacey
Written By:
Alexander Guyan

French for Beginners 16: Au jardin public
Written by RAYMOND ESCOFFEY (Radiovision)
10.45 Interlude
10.47 Nous Voici!
14: Le cauchemar du soldat Written by PAULE-ALINE DENT (Third-year French)
11.1 Singing Together
Introduced by JOHN HUW DAVIES
11.20 Springboard. The story of Daedalus and Icarus
Script by PENELOPE FARMER
11.40 Drama Workshop 4: The Farm
Written by DAVID SELF
Presented by PETER PACEY and ROSALIND ELLIOT

Contributors

Written By:
Raymond Escoffey
Introduced By:
John Huw Davies
Script By:
Penelope Farmer
Written By:
David Self
Presented By:
Peter Pacey
Presented By:
Rosalind Elliot

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Budget
The first part of a series in which JOAN YORKE finds out how listeners make ends meet. Today she talks to a family whose problems are shared by millions - a limited income, rising prices, a mortgage, and growing children.
Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see col 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Joan Yorke

France - Grapes and Champagne Script by GEOFFREY BRAITHWAITE (Exploration Earth)
2.20 The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS
With MARI GRIFFITH
2.30 Being an Official
An extract from the play Sparrers Can'Sing by STEPHEN LEWIS. (Speak)
2.40 Movement, Mime, and Music 2 by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Script By:
Geoffrey Braithwaite
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
With Mari Griffith
Unknown:
Stephen Lewis.
Music By:
Glyn Harris

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 Steve Race
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

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

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
DAVID FRANKLIN and FRANK MUIR challenge
IAN WALLACE and DENIS NORDEN In the chair STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE adapted by R. D. SMITH with Judl Dench , Michael Harbour Denys Hawthorne
Kate Coleridge , Bryan Pringle and Bill Owen
Outlaws and servants
KENNETH MCCLELLAN , BASIL JONES MICHAEL DEACON , IAN THOMPSON
MARGARET FORD and JAN EDWARDS Soloists
TOM WATSON and BETH BOYD
The music specially composed by CHRISTINE GOUGH and conducted by FREDERICK MARSHALL Produced by R. D. SMITH
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
William Shakespeare
Adapted By:
R. D. Smith
Unknown:
Judl Dench
Unknown:
Michael Harbour
Unknown:
Denys Hawthorne
Unknown:
Kate Coleridge
Unknown:
Bryan Pringle
Unknown:
Bill Owen
Unknown:
Kenneth McClellan
Unknown:
Basil Jones
Unknown:
Michael Deacon
Unknown:
Ian Thompson
Unknown:
Margaret Ford
Soloists:
Jan Edwards
Soloists:
Tom Watson
Soloists:
Beth Boyd
Composed By:
Christine Gough
Unknown:
Frederick Marshall
Produced By:
R. D. Smith
Valentine:
Denys Hawthorne
Proteus:
Michael Harbour
Speed:
Bill Owen
Julia:
Judi Dench
Lucetta:
Gudrun Ure
Antonio:
Ralph Truman
Panthino:
Tom Eytle
Sylvia:
Kate Coleridge
Crab:
Percy Edwards
Launce:
Bryan Pringle
Thurio:
Ian Thompson
Emperor of Milan:
Anthony Jacobs
HOST:
Leigh Crutchley
Sir Eglamour:
Michael Deacon

by JOHN GALSWORTHY abridged by DONALD BANCROFT Read by Gabriel Woolf
Old Sylvanus Heythorp , chairman of a shipping company, was virtually bankrupt but there was one way he could leave some money to his grandchildren - and to hell with the consequences. Produced by JOHN CARDY
(First of eight instalments)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Galsworthy
Abridged By:
Donald Bancroft
Read By:
Gabriel Woolf
Read By:
Old Sylvanus Heythorp
Produced By:
John Cardy

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