Programme Index

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7.0 News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
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:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Derek Jones

10.30 Halb gewonnen!
(O-level course in German: 6) Written by STEPHEN XANOCZ
11.0 Singing Together
Written and produced by DOUGLAS COOMBES (6)
11.20 Springboard
Night-Time in the City by PADDY FEENY
11.40 Drama Workshop 4: Pattern: written by CHARLES SAVAGE and ALAN PENN Presented by PETER PACEY

Contributors

Written By:
Stephen Xanocz
Produced By:
Douglas Coombes
Unknown:
Paddy Feeny
Written By:
Charles Savage
Presented By:
Peter Pacey

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today: Your Money - earning, saving and spending it
Redundancy: MARGOT NAYLOR tells you what you can expect by way of compensation and how you can make the best use of it.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 2

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Margot Naylor

2.0 Exploration Earth
6: Iron Ore from Labrador by JOHN EARLE (Radiovision)
Producer GEOFFREY SHERLOCK
2.20 The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS
With MARI GRIFFITH
2.30 Speak. Standing up for Your Rights: an excerpt from Six Men of Dorset
2.40 Movement, Mime and Music 2 by BRIAN SANDERS

Contributors

Unknown:
John Earle
Producer:
Geoffrey Sherlock
Unknown:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
Mari Griffith
Unknown:
Brian Sanders

The Young Wizard An account of Sir Walter Scott 's childhood Written and read in five instalments by Michael Elder 1: Edinburgh
Mr and Mrs Scott are expecting their ninth child. Within two years he will face death twice and suffer illness which cripples him for the rest of his life.
Producer GORDON EMSLIE (from Glasgow)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Walter Scott
Unknown:
Michael Elder
Unknown:
Mrs Scott

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 Chapter 5:
Funeral in East Berlin
Other parts GERALD CROSS
RONALD HERDMAN , VICTOR LUCAS and JO MANNING WILSON
Scripts edited by GERRY JONES Producer KEITH Williams
(Richard Caldicot is in ' No Sex, Please - Were British ' at the Strand Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
R. D. Wingfield
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Richard Caldicot
Unknown:
Sir Charles Prattle
Unknown:
Josephine Tewson
Unknown:
Maisie Caroline Blakiston
Unknown:
Ronald Herdman
Unknown:
Victor Lucas
Unknown:
Jo Manning Wilson
Edited By:
Gerry Jones
Producer:
Keith Williams

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 (Repeated: Thursday, 12.25pm)

Contributors

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

by ERIC MACDONALD
' It just seemed so unlikely that Sarah and you would ever -well, part. Break up.'
' This world's full of unlikely, unimportant little events. Agreed? '
Producer GUY VAESEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric MacDonald
Producer:
Guy Vaesen
Rose:
Denise Buckley
Lance:
John Samson
Alison:
Rosalyn Slater
David:
Robin Browne
Bill:
Sean Barrett
Robert:
Geoffrey Beevers

as told by the people who lived there
A radio documentary compiled by KEN COATES and RICHARD SIL-BURN from house-to-house recordings made in a slum district of Nottingham, with comments from members of their Adult Education class on whose survey of housing and poverty in St Anns. Poverty: the Forgotten Englishmen, the programme is based.
'The class were really surprised to find in this day and age-that there was poverty! ' 'The midwife, she says it'll kill the baby, having it upstairs.'
Producer CHARLES PARKER (from Birmingham)
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Coates
Producer:
Charles Parker

With one enquiry just out alleging that many teachers are ' unsuitable persons, badly trained' and with advance reports of another enquiry already disturbing the educational world, DAVID SNEETON asks how should our teachers be trained?

Contributors

Unknown:
David Sneeton

The Scapegoat by DAPHNE DU MAURIER abridged by NAOMI LEWIS Read by Michael Spice
' The stranger turned and stared at me and I at him and I realised with a sense of shock and fear that his face and voice were known to me too well. I was looking at myself.'
Producer JOHN CARDY

Contributors

Abridged By:
Naomi Lewis
Read By:
Michael Spice
Producer:
John Cardy

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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