Programme Index

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7.0 News
The world this morning 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)
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Robert Robinson

Forests for the Future
Regiments of conifers? Wood-land pleasure-grounds? Havens for wildlife? Timber factories? What will our woodlands become in the future - and what do we want them to become? Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE
(from Bristol: shortened version of Sunday's broadcast)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

9.30 History in Evidence
Tudor Britain. 2: Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn written by MICHAEL SMEE
9.45 Listening and Reading 2
James and the Giant Peach (ii), by ROALD DAHL : read by DAVID BRIERLEY
9.55 Radio Jeunesse. 7: A radio magazine includingLa television by PAULE-ALINE DENT
(Second-year French)
10.5 Poetry Corner
Ivory, Ebony and Gold

Contributors

Written By:
Michael Smee
Unknown:
Roald Dahl
Read By:
David Brierley

10.30 Music Workshop 2 Paris under Gaslight by JOHN PARRY
11.0 Inquiry. Unit IV: The Public Health. 2: A Medical Worker by ANNE CATCHPOLE Series edited by JOHN PARRY (15-16 age group)
11.20 Discovery. Round-Up
11.40 Foreign Correspondent Introduced by GRAHAM TAYAR

Contributors

Unknown:
John Parry
Edited By:
John Parry
Introduced By:
Graham Tayar

Presenter Derek Cooper
Your Rights and Responsibilities. Blood Tests for Fatherhood: PAMELA DEEDES On new compulsory tests to determine paternity.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Cooper
Unknown:
Pamela Deedes

2.0 Movement, Mime and Music 1 by JAMES DODDING
2.20 Books, Plays, Poems Enter a Free Man by TOM STOPPARD : Part 1 Producer STUART EVANS
2.45 Nature. Insects that Fly by CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS

Contributors

Music By:
James Dodding
Unknown:
Tom Stoppard
Producer:
Stuart Evans
Unknown:
Christopher Reynolds

The Onlooker by SHEILA HODGSON
It was time the Judsons came together to sort out their problems - but what was that out on the landing? Who was playing the mouth organ?
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Hodgson
Producer:
Christopher Venning
Pauline Judson:
Kathleen Michael
Felix Judson:
Robin Browne
Harry Judson:
Alba
The Unknown Boy:
Michael Harbour
Georgie:
David Jarrett

14: The Iron Machine
The Industrial Revolution, the coming of the age of the modern trinity' - coal, iron and steam-was perhaps the single greatest change of all in the lives of all the people in Britain.
Composed and produced by DANIEL SNOWMAN under the direction of John F. C. Harrison, Professor of History, University of Sussex, who also speaks the commentary.
Speakers for the People: MR WATSON, MR C CAMPION, MR THORNTON, MR S. MICKELTHWAITE,
JOHN ROBINSON. GEORGE BRUCE, GRAHAM LANGLEY, MR T. MOULD, H. JURSKI, MR WILLATS, JAMES MAC
DONALD, GWILYM ROBERTS, CLIFFORD BENNETT, HARRY BROSCAM, WILLIAM WAINWRIGHT, BEVERLEY WAINWRIGHT, EDWARD LUCAS.
Producer for the voices of the People CHARLES PARKER, assisted by JOHN MERSON and JON CROOK Special music by DAVID CAIN Programme realisation by DICK MILLS , LLOYD SILVERTHORNE EARLY MUSIC CONSORT OF LONDON directed by DAVID MUNROW Reader WILLIAM EEDLE
Additional commentary by MICHAEL DRAKE. JACQUETTA HAWKES The series of 26 programmes created in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop by MICHAEL MASON

Contributors

Produced By:
Daniel Snowman
Assisted By:
John Merson
Music By:
David Cain
Unknown:
Dick Mills
Unknown:
Lloyd Silverthorne
Directed By:
David Munrow
Commentary By:
Michael Drake.
Commentary By:
Jacquetta Hawkes
Unknown:
Michael Mason

by Fred Benson
There's a plot, or hadn't you noticed, to turn us all into brainwashed zombies. Working in these large organisations demands a special sort of individual, that they haven't invented yet. But they're working on it...

Contributors

Writer:
Fred Benson
Producer:
Tony Cliff
Winston Pate:
Brian Peck
Rodney Hinks:
Derrick Gilbert
Gerald Giddings:
Anthony Boden
Pamela Catterall:
Vivienne Dixon
Ernest Ball:
Geoffrey Banks

with Magnus Magnusson
CHAIM RAPHAEL on When I Was Old, the memoirs of Maigret's creator, Georges Simenon
DAVID HOLDEN reviews Travels with a Son, John Gale 's account of a trip round Africa in a land rover
LESLIE FINER looks Inside the Colonels' Greece (author anonymous)
MAGNUS PYKE answers his own question ' Where does the Fish-finger point? ' (the sub-title of his book Technological Eating) and PATRICIA KERSHAW browses through the latest fiction Producer DAN ZERDIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Magnus Magnusson
Unknown:
Chaim Raphael
Unknown:
Georges Simenon
Unknown:
David Holden
Unknown:
John Gale
Unknown:
Magnus Pyke
Unknown:
Patricia Kershaw
Producer:
Dan Zerdin

from Chaucer to Yeats
22: Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) Arthur Hugh Clough (1819-1861) Introduced by ANTHONY THWAITE Reader HARVEY HALL
Producer GEORGE MACBETH

Contributors

Introduced By:
Anthony Thwaite
Reader:
Harvey Hall
Producer:
George MacBeth

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