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The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Douglas Cameron

Steve Race presents a personal anthology of prose and poetry before an invited audience at Broadcasting House, London. Readers PRUNELLA SCALES , TIMOTHY WEST and STEVE RACE
Producer JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Readers:
Prunella Scales
Readers:
Timothy West
Readers:
Steve Race
Producer:
John Powell

Sidney Harrison introduces some easily remembered music played by BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA conducted by Michael MOORES
WILLIAM WATERHOUSE (bassoon) WILFRID PARRY (piano)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sidney Harrison
Conducted By:
Michael Moores
Bassoon:
Willam Waterhouse
Piano:
Wilfrid Parry

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Home and Family
School Holidays - fun or a bore?: MAUREEN O'CONNOR gives some topical suggestions for things to do.
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)

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Maureen O'Connor

based on the book by HENRY CECIL with
SEAN ARNOLD , PATRICK TOLL and DOUGLAS BLACKWELL as everyone else
Written by HENRY CECIL and BASIL DAWSON
Producer DAVID HATCH
(Repeated: Thurs, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Book By:
Henry Cecil
Unknown:
Sean Arnold
Unknown:
Douglas Blackwell
Written By:
Henry Cecil
Written By:
Basil Dawson
Roger Thursby in Tell 'em the Tale:
Richard Briers
Grimes:
John Glyn-Jones
Sally:
Julia Lockwood
Joy:
Bridget Armstrong

A serial for radio in six parts by STEWART FARRAR with Martin Jarvis and Patricia Galltmore
'Just think what you have here. Biodar - the first radar in the world, so far as we know, that can pick up sentient life and locate it exactly. It can pin. point a man in thick wood-land.... it can lock on to a hare running across a field ... and male and female can be distinguished with increasing accuracy.'
1: The Black Arc
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Unknown:
Stewart Farrar
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Patricia Galltmore
Producer:
David H. Godfrey
Leader of the Black Coven:
Patrick Tull
Joe Gurney:
Douglas Blackwell
Bill:
Alan Reid
Peter Brent:
Martin Jarvis
Sgt George Blake:
Sean Arnold
Margaret Govan:
Patricia Gallimore
Professor Philip Jessup:
Lewis Stringer
Rex Andrews:
Antony Higginson
Dr Carl Ewing ,:
Haydn Jones
Susan Platt:
Margaret Robertson

The true story of Voytek, the wartime mascot of 22 Company Polish Army Service Corps
The book by GEOFFREY MORGAN and w. A. LASOCKI adapted as a serial reading in two parts by GEOFFREY MORGAN Read by LeRoy Lingwood 1: Pass the Ammunition
The 22 Transport Company of the Polish 2 Corps was unloading ammunition, and, working with the fatigue party, just like one of the soldiers, was a huge brown bear.... Producer GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Book By:
Geoffrey Morgan
Unknown:
A. Lasocki
Read By:
Leroy Lingwood
Producer:
Graham Gauld

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

Contributors

Presented By:
Robert Williams
Presented By:
Roger Cook

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Ring Robin Day to put your question in person to W.O. Campbell Adamson Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](12 lines) will take them from 6.30 pm onward, as well as while the programme is on the air.
Producer WALTER WALLICH

Contributors

Unknown:
Campbell Adamson
Producer:
Walter Wallich

Written and introduced by MEl.VYN BRAGG
The third in a new series of programmes on famous outlaw figures.
Robin Hood , Robin Hood , riding through the glen, Robin Hood , Robin Hood , with his band of men. Feared by the bad, Loved by the good,
Robin Hood. Robin Hood ,
Robin Hood (Popular song) with Bernard Bresslaw
Timothy West. Sheila Allen Geoffrey Bayldon and Douglas Blackwell
Songs by ALEX GLASGOW
Producer MAURICE LEITCH

Contributors

Introduced By:
Mel.Vyn Bragg
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Unknown:
Robin Hood.
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Unknown:
Bernard Bresslaw
Unknown:
Timothy West.
Unknown:
Sheila Allen
Unknown:
Geoffrey Bayldon
Songs By:
Alex Glasgow
Producer:
Maurice Leitch

An enquiry by PAUL VAUGHAN
'I think people like to go in for getting rarer exotic pets than anybody else in a sort of stamp-collecting mentality ...' ' There are a tremendous number of diseases which these animals carry ...'
' I am certain they ought to be licensed ...'
you'd be in just as much danger from contracting colds and virus diseases in an overcrowded tube station as you would from the pets at home." Producer ALISTAIR BROWN

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Producer:
Alistair Brown

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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