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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
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

Presenter:
John Timpson
Presenter:
Robert Robinson
Deputy Editor:
Alastair Osborne
Editor:
Marshall Stewart
Presenter (Today in the South and West):
Derek Jones

10.30 Halb gewonnen!
(An O-level course in German) 5: Wir sind durch Deutschland gefahren (Radiovision)
Written by STEPHEN KANOCZ
11.0 Singing Together Introduced by FERGUS O'KELLY (5)
11.20 Springboard. Clocks and Watches, by GLADYS WHITRED
11.40 Drama Workshop
3: Communication: written by CHARLES SAVAGE and ALAN PENN Presented by PETER FACEY

Contributors

Written By:
Stephen Kanocz
Unknown:
Gladys Whitred
Written By:
Charles Savage
Unknown:
Alan Penn
Presented By:
Peter Facey

Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today: Your Money: earning, saving, and spending it
Working Women in the Common Market Countries: we find out from the Commission in Brussels how they fare with regard to equal pay. pensions and other social benefits.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 2

2.0 Exploration Earth
5: Corby - the iron town by PADDY FEENY
2.20 The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS with MARI GRIFFITH
Producer ALBERT CHATTERLEY
2.30 Speak
So to speak: examples of improvised plays and ' starters ' for group improvisations
2.40 Movement, Mime and Music 2 by BRIAN SANDERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Paddy Feeny
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
Mari Griffith
Producer:
Albert Chatterley
Music By:
Brian Sanders

The Blue Field by JOHN MOORE adapted for radio in five episodes by PAUL HUMPHREYS Read by Keith Banks (1)
This is the third in the ' Brensham ' trilogy. Keith Banks has already read both Portrait of Elmbury and Brensham Village, and now we meet old friends and make the acqaintance of new ones in this delightful, strange village.
Producer PAUL HUMPHREYS (from Birmingham)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Moore
Unknown:
Paul Humphreys
Read By:
Keith Banks
Producer:
Paul Humphreys

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

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

by R.D. Wingfield
With Kenneth Williams
Richard Caldicot as Sir Charles Prattle, Josephine Tewson as Maisie, Caroline Blakiston as Miss Gibbs and Leslie Heritage as Tomkins
(Richard Caldicot is in "No Sex, Please - We're British" at the Strand Theatre, London)

Contributors

Writer:
R.D. Wingfield
Scripts edited by:
Gerry Jones
Producer:
Keith Williams
Himself:
Kenneth Williams
Sir Charles Prattle:
Richard Caloicot
Maisie:
Josephine Tewson
Miss Gibbs:
Caroline Blakiston
Tomkins:
Leslie Heritage
Other parts:
Nigel Anthony
Other parts:
Betty Baskcomb
Other parts:
Judith Furse
Other parts:
Douglas Blackwell
Other parts:
David Valla

A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Anne Scott - James and Denis Norden
In the chair Jack Longland

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Anne Scott
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland

A play for radio by BILL MORRISON with Sean Barrett as Sam Slade
Embittered, frustrated, possessed only of a sour sense of humour and a cynical contempt for his fellow men. Sam Slade decided to make his get-away. That at any rate was the plan until fate and the long arm of coincidence joined forces to defeat it.
A Dublin hotel: the present Producer ARCHIE CAMPBELL
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Morrison
Unknown:
Sean Barrett
Unknown:
Sam Slade
Unknown:
Sam Slade
Producer:
Archie Campbell
Porter:
Aidan Murphy
Sam Slade:
Sean Barrett
Armour John Patten:
Allan McClelland
Rosemary:
Heather Gibson

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