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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 Tlmpson
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:
John Tlmpson

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

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones

reveals his pleasure In the poetry and prose in which he finds wit -the quality he most admires in other writers. One writer who possesses this quality to the point which David admits turns his admiration into envy is Frank Muir who reads his essay ' I know where I'm going '.
Other readings by GARY WATSON Produced by HELEN FRY
Before an invited audience in Broadcasting House, London (First broadcast in January)

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Produced By:
Helen Fry

A tribute to Gerald Burley , patron of the arts, by his friends and the people he has encouraged.
Those taking part: ANTHONY BURLEY DAVID HUGHES
SIR GILBERT INGLEFIELD DAVID KOSSOFF YEHUDI MENUHIN DIANA MENUHIN
THE BISHOP OF SOUTHWARK DONALD SWANN
Compiled and introduced by LEONARD PEARCEY
Produced by RICHARD WILLCOX

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Burley
Unknown:
Anthony Burley
Unknown:
David Hughes
Unknown:
Sir Gilbert Inglefield
Unknown:
David Kossoff
Unknown:
Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown:
Diana Menuhin
Unknown:
Donald Swann
Introduced By:
Leonard Pearcey
Produced By:
Richard Willcox

Introduced by Sidney Harrison who invites you to listen to some easily remembered music played by the BBCSCOTTISHSYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader TOM ROWLETTE conducted by ANDREW DAVIE NORMA FISHER (piano)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sidney Harrison
Leader:
Tom Rowlette
Conducted By:
Andrew Davie
Piano:
Norma Fisher

John Edmunds presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Health and Welfare
Tonsils - in or out? Is It really good for children to have their tonsils removed or Is medical thinking changing about this once fashionable operation? JUNE ROSE reports
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see col 5

Contributors

Unknown:
John Edmunds

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
{Repeated: Monday, 7.30 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

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

by R. D. BLACKMORE : abridged In 12 parts by RONALD RUSSELL Read by PAUL ROGERS
The trained bands of Devon and Somerset have failed in their attempt to storm Glen Doone. Two men have arrived from the Court of Chancery bidding Lorna to be ready to travel whenever called upon. 10: Lorna Gone Away

Contributors

Unknown:
R. D. Blackmore
Unknown:
Ronald Russell
Read By:
Paul Rogers
Unknown:
Glen Doone.
on BBC Radio 4 FM

The news magazine that sums up your day-and starts off your evening. Presented by William Hardcastle and Roger Cook
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Presented By:
Roger Cook

A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to views expressed in last Friday's Any Questionst 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

A view of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his associates Written for radio by ANN SHEARER with John Westbrook as Coleridge
Other parts played by GEOFFREY BANKS , EDY THE FRENCH WILFRED HARRISON , RONALD HARVI DAVID MAHLOWE , MARAH STOHL Produced by HERBERT SMITH
(from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Unknown:
Ann Shearer
Unknown:
John Westbrook
Played By:
Geoffrey Banks
Unknown:
Wilfred Harrison
Unknown:
Ronald Harvi
Unknown:
David Mahlowe
Produced By:
Herbert Smith

What do you do when a massive cathedral shows frightening signs of imminent collapse? TakeYork Minster , for example. Medieval masons may indeed have built it to stand forever, but five centuries since it was constructed, the pubjic has had to pay 12 million to stop it falling down. Has it succeeded? And if so, was it all worth it? Speakers include:
The Archbishop of York DR DONALD COGGAN The Dean of York DR ALAN RICHARDSON
SIR MORTIMER WHEELER and many of the archaeologists, architects, engineers, and masons involved in restoration work.
Produced by LAURIE JOHN

Contributors

Unknown:
Takeyork Minster
Unknown:
Dr Donald Coggan
Unknown:
Dr Alan Richardson
Unknown:
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Produced By:
Laurie John

BBC Radio 4 FM

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