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7.0 News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
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
8.0 News and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES ) VHF East Anglia: see below
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Editor:
Alastair Osborne
Editor:
Marshall Stewart
Introduced By:
Derek Jones

10.30 Halb gewonnen!
(An O-level course in German) 1: Die Screamers sind da! Written and produced by STEPHEN KANOCZ
11.0 Singing Together
Introduced by FERGUS O'KELLY
11.20 Springboard
Go and open the door by ANITA HEWITT
11.40 Drama Workshop 1: Being
Written by CHARLES SAVAGE and ALAN PENN
Presented by PETER PACEY
Series producer DICKON REED

Contributors

Produced By:
Stephen Kanocz
Written By:
Charles Savage
Unknown:
Alan Penn
Presented By:
Peter Pacey

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Money. New Homes for Old: PAMELA DEEDES has some advice for the elderly who want to move from old houses that have become too large for them to smaller ones that are cheaper and easier to run.
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], extension 3030, and record your letter)
VHF South West: see column 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Pamela Deedes

2.0 Exploration Earth 1: Charolais Beef by JOHN BALL
2.20 The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS
Producer ALBERT CHATTERLEY
2.30 Speak
Being Without Privilege
' Where are you going, Man? ' from A Walk in the Night by Alex la Guma.
Reader ANTHONY HALL
2.40 Movement, Mime and Music 2 for the 9-to-ll-year-olds by BRIAN SANDERS

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ball
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Producer:
Albert Chatterley
Reader:
Alex La Guma.
Reader:
Anthony Hall
Unknown:
Brian Sanders

Barchester Towers by ANTHONY TROLLOPE abridged in ten parts by RONALD RUSSELL
Read by Martin Friend
Part 1: In the latter days of July in the year eighteen-fifty-something, a most important question was for ten days hourly asked in the cathedral city of Barchester, and answered every hour in various ways - who was to be the new Bishop?
Producer BRIAN MILLER

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Russell
Read By:
Martin Friend
Producer:
Brian Miller

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 Robert Williams and Roger Cook
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Robert Williams
Presented By:
Roger Cook
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

Liza Goddard as Victoria and Yootha Joyce as Edna say You want it, we find it in the weekly adventures of an agency with TERENCE BRADY
SHEILA GRANT , JANE KNOWLES Script by TERENCE BRADY and CHARLOTTE BINGHAM
Producer JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Unknown:
Liza Goddard
Unknown:
Yootha Joyce
Unknown:
Terence Brady
Unknown:
Sheila Grant
Unknown:
Jane Knowles
Script By:
Terence Brady

A new panel game in which
Cyril Fletcher , June Whitfield Caryl Brahms and Graeme Garden converse in verse with their chairman Gyles Brandreth who devised the game
Poems read by DAVID BRIERLEY Producer SIMON BRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
Whitfield Caryl Brahms
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Gyles Brandreth
Read By:
David Brierley
Producer:
Simon Brett

by JACK RUSSELL with Noel Johnson as Sir William Gordon-Cumming and Clive Morton as The Prince of Wales
The action takes place in the Central Court, Queen's Bench Division, in June 1891, and at Tranby Croft , near Hull, between 8 and 10 September 1890.
Adapted for radio and produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Russell
Unknown:
Noel Johnson
Unknown:
Sir William Gordon-Cumming
Unknown:
Clive Morton
Unknown:
Tranby Croft
Produced By:
Archie Campbell
Sir Edward Clark, QC:
Peter Williams
Sir Charles Russell, QC:
Allan McClelland
Lord Coventry:
Ian Lubbock
General Owen Williams:
Allan Cuthbertson
Lord Edward Somerset:
Alan Wheatley
Stanley Wilson:
Kenneth Fortescue
Mrs Lycett-Green:
Clare Horne
Reuben Sassoon:
Martin Friend
Lycett-Green:
Leslie Heritage
Berkeley Levett:
John Rye
Mrs Wilson:
Betty Baskcomb
Narrator:
Sean Arnold

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