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
Deputy editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE Editor MARSHALL STEWART
7.4t Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.5t-8.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 )
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

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

11.0 Singing Together (22)
Introduced by EUGENE FRASER
11.2* Springboard
Summer Nature Trail Producer DILYS BREESE
11.4t The Music Box Treasury Presented by GORDON REYNOLDS with MARl GRIFFITH Producer
ALBERT CHATTERLEY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Eugene Fraser
Producer:
Dilys Breese
Presented By:
Gordon Reynolds
Unknown:
Albert Chatterley

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Your Money - earning, saving and spending it
No More Cash -the rise of the credit card: KIT VAN TULLEKEN investigates.
Other topical items, too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your MindT

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Van Tulleken

2.0 Exploration Earth
2: Where would you build an airport? by PADDY FEENY
2.2* The Music Box by GORDON REYNOLDS With MARI GRIFFITH
2.3* Speak. Going Wrong
The Burglar of Babylon by ELIZABETH BISHOP
2.40 Movement, Mime and Music 2 by BRIAN SANDERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Paddy Feeny
Unknown:
Mari Griffith
Music By:
Brian Sanders

Vanity Fair by w. M. TRACKERAY Read by DAVID DAVIS
6: Waterloo and After
When the gallant British regimentshadmarchedoutto meet Napoleon at Waterloo, Jos Sedley was left in command of the little colony at Brussels.

Contributors

Read By:
David Davis
Unknown:
Jos Sedley

The news magazine that sums up your day-and starts off your evening: presented by Robert Williams and PM's reporting team Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

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

Based on the book by starring HENRY CECIL in One Double or Two Singles and the Written by HENRY CECIL and BASIL DAWSON Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK (Repeated: Wed, 12.25 pm)
(Richard Briers is in ' Butley I at the Criterion, London)

Contributors

Book By:
Henry Cecil
Written By:
Henry Cecil
Written By:
Basil Dawson
Unknown:
Richard Briers
Roger Thursby:
Richard Briers
Grimes:
John Glyn-Jones
Sally:
Julia Lockwood
Joy:
Bridget Armstrong
Mrs Thursby:
Jean Anderson
Alec:
Blake Butler
Miss Jones:
Jo Kendall
Chambermaid:
Jo Kendall
Receptionist:
Alec Bregonzi
Braithwaite:
Douglas Blackwell
Judge Bulstrode and Blagrove:
Garard Green
Mrs Taylor:
Olwen Griffiths
Porter and Associate:
Nigel Anthony

A general knowledge contest between schoolchildren in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom.
3: United Kingdom v Australia United Kingdom team
RUTH LEWIS , MATTHEW COBB ANDREW ANDREW
Questionmaster JOHN ELLISON Australian team LAUREL MEERS
CHARLES MADDISON , IGOR NOSSAR Questionmaster JOHN DEASE Questions set by ROY SMITH Producers HAL LASHWOOD and JOHN BRIDGES
(Also broadcast on the networks of ABC Australia. NZBC New Zealand and cbc Canada)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruth Lewis
Unknown:
Questionmaster John Ellison
Unknown:
Laurel Meers
Unknown:
Charles Maddison
Unknown:
Igor Nossar
Unknown:
John Dease
Unknown:
Roy Smith
Producers:
Hal Lashwood

to me, says Michael Parkinson In conversation with ROBIN RAY , he describes, with illustrations, what makes him laugh, and says his favourite element in humour is absurdity. Producer PAMELA HOWE (from Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Parkinson
Unknown:
Robin Ray
Producer:
Pamela Howe

Wilfred Pickles in The Fishing Party by PETER TERSON which won the 1972 Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for the best new radio script
1 We started off when we were kids in the Pit Pool, didn'we? We did, you know, fisherman. Fishing in the Pit Pool. Would you believe it. what a thing to do. Then graduated to the canal. We'll end up on the Atlantic yet. The Chichester Brothers we'll be. Fishing for tunny and shark.'
Producer ALFRED BRADLEY
(First broadcast on Radio S.
The Fishing Party ' can be seen as a television Play for Today on BBC1 next month)

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
Unknown:
Peter Terson
Producer:
Alfred Bradley
Art:
Wilfred Pickles
Abe:
Harry Markham
Em:
Geoffrey Banks
Audrey:
Stephanie Turner
Brian:
Ray Mort
Fisherman:
James Garbutt
Waitress:
Cleone Rive
Tea-man:
Anthony Boden

C. Day Lewis, Poet Laureate, talks to HALLAM TENNYSON about bird-watching and introduces some of his favourite bird-songs.
' One of the great things is that you feel you have made the discovery yourself - nobody else has found It for you.'
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Hallam Tennyson

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