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The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Robert Robinson 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:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
Douglas Cameron

A miscellany for morning listening
Today: British Light Music
BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA conducted by MICHAEL MOORES JIMMY HUGHES (harmonica) HAROLD RICH (piano)
Introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON

Contributors

Conducted By:
Michael Moores
Conducted By:
Jimmy Hughes
Introduced By:
Roy Williamson

with Bernard Cribbins
Things to collect, to cook, to grow.... competitions.... jokes.... thrills and spills ... letting off steam.... and the extra-ordinary exploits of Dangerous Dr Macloon.
Producers GILLIAN HUSH and TONY CLIFF (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Cribbins
Producers:
Gillian Hush
Producers:
Tony Cliff

Derek Cooper presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Home and Family
What makes a happy home? Your environment, or your attitude tO life? MICHAEL FREEDLAND investigates
Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper

based on the book by HENRY CECIL starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby in Statistics with TERENCE ALEXANDER as Henry Blagrove
JULIA LOCKWOOD as Sally
BRIDGET ARMSTRONG as Joy MALCOLM HAYES as the Racing Commentator MICHAEL KILGARRIFF as everyone else
This week's guest stars:
John Le Mesurier as the Judge and Richard Wattis as Trent Written by HENRY CECIL and BASIL DAWSON
Producer DAVID HATCH
(Repeated: Thurs, 6.15 pm) (Terence Alexander is in ' Move Over Mrs Markham' at the Vaudeville Theatre. London)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Book By:
Henry Cecil
Unknown:
Richard Briers
Unknown:
Terence Alexander
Unknown:
Julia Lockwood
Unknown:
Bridget Armstrong
Unknown:
Malcolm Hayes
Commentator:
Michael Kilgarriff
Unknown:
John Le Mesurier
Unknown:
Richard Wattis
Written By:
Henry Cecil
Written By:
Basil Dawson
Producer:
David Hatch

A novel-sequence (1914-1968) arranged for radio in 29 parts 19: Homecoming. 1947 and later.
Producer ROGER PINE , Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT

Contributors

Producer:
Roger Pine
Producer:
Norman Wright
Lewis Eliot:
Geoffrey Matthews
Helen:
Beth Harris
Osbaldiston:
John Graham
Jones:
Douglas Blackwell
Sir Hector Rose:
John Bentley
Margaret Davidson:
Rosalind Shanks
Austin Davidson:
Charles Simon
George Passant:
Clifford Norgate
Mr Knight:
James Thomason
Charles March:
Gabriel Woolf
Geoffrey Hollis:
John Pullen

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 2: Under Fire
Producer GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

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

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

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Presented By:
Steve Race

Will Fyffe
Memories of one of Scotland's greatest character comedians recalled by HOWARD LOCKHART and illustrated by his gramophone records.
Producer EDDIE FRASER (from Scotland)
(Repeated: Friday, 9.5 am)

Contributors

Recalled By:
Howard Lockhart
Producer:
Eddie Fraser

A series of six programmes showing how new anaesthetics, drugs and surgical techniques have transformed the art of medicine during the last decade.
Most of us will certainly spend several weeks of our lives in hospital in varying degrees of discomfort and apprehension. One middle-aged housewife and mother entered a North Country hospital for a major operation. This is how she faced up to the experience and what happened to her.
Compiled and narrated by TONY VAN DEN BERGH
Producer ALAN BURGESS

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony van Den Bergh
Producer:
Alan Burgess

Ron Bailey - the Squatters
Peter Hain-the Young Liberals Juliet Mitchell - Women's Lib Richard Neville - Oz and Ink
To many they share the same notorious public image; together their extreme views range over a wide area of contemporary life.
With Kenneth Allsop they outline their own ideas and argue each others. What will emerge? Perhaps a radical philosophy, perhaps a state of anarchy. Producer HUGH PURCELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Ron Bailey
Unknown:
Kenneth Allsop
Producer:
Hugh Purcell

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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