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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 introduced by DEREK JONES )
8.41 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
Derek Jones

11.0 Time and Tune (26)
Introduced by JOHN CAMBURN
11.20 Man
6: The Festival by MARGERY MORRIS
Narrator BARRY FOSTER
11.40 Geography
India - food grains by MICHAEL PICKSTOCK

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Camburn
Narrator:
Margery Morris
Unknown:
Michael Pickstock

Presenter John Edmunds Your Health and Welfare
Through a glass darkly: NIGEL MURPHY takes a critical look at fashionable sunglasses and the reasons for their increasing popularity
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Murphy

A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray
Arthur Askey , Cyril Fletcher In the chair MCDONALD HOBLEY Special guest June Whitfield
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Arthur Askey
Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
McDonald Hobley
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Producer:
Edward Taylor

No Starch in her Coat
Dr Joyce Galbraith works in a large North of England mental hospital. She's been to sea as a ship's doctor and has written several books
Today she tells BARBARA MCDONALD about herself and about those in her care
Producer TREVOR BILL (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Joyce Galbraith
Unknown:
Barbara McDonald
Producer:
Trevor Bill

A panel game (?) starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Jo Kendall, Bill Oddie with Barry Cryer in the chair and Dave Lee at the piano.

Contributors

Panellist:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Panellist:
Graeme Garden
Panellist:
Jo Kendall
Panellist:
Bill Oddie
Chairman:
Barry Cryer
Pianist:
Dave Lee
Producer:
John Cassels

A ten-part series examining the hidden and darker aspects of Victorian life.
9: Malice Domestic
The phenomenon of poisoning in Victorian Britain
Written by WILLIAM ALLAN
'Poisoned his wife with a razor!'
I With a razor? '
' Gave her arsenic!'
Narrated by NICOLETTE BERNARD Ballad-monger A. L. LLOYD with the voices of NIGEL ANTHONY , JOHN BRYNING
GEOFFREY COLLINS , WILLIAM EEDLE MARTIN FRIEND, MICHAEL HARBOUR FRANK HENDERSON , INIGO JACKSON GODFREY KENTON
MICHAEL KILGARRIFF , LEO MAGUIRI CHRYS SALT , MANNING WILSON GUDRUN URE
Producer R. D. SMITH

Contributors

Written By:
William Allan
Unknown:
Nicolette Bernard
Unknown:
Ballad-Monger A. L. Lloyd
Unknown:
Nigel Anthony
Unknown:
John Bryning
Unknown:
Geoffrey Collins
Unknown:
William Eedle
Unknown:
Michael Harbour
Unknown:
Frank Henderson
Unknown:
Inigo Jackson
Unknown:
Godfrey Kenton
Unknown:
Michael Kilgarriff
Unknown:
Leo Maguiri
Unknown:
Chrys Salt
Unknown:
Manning Wilson
Unknown:
Gudrun Ure
Producer:
R. D. Smith

A weekly survey of the arts presented by Robin Ray
Cats: all shapes and sizes from Egyptian ones in bronze to more modern ones on canvas. An exhibition called The Cat in Art at Woburn Abbey
Kabuki: mime, music and drama from Japan. Is it really so strange? The Erst visit to this country of one of the orient's most famous theatre companies
Producers MICHAEL HEFFERNAN and MIRIAM RAPP

Contributors

Presented By:
Robin Ray
Producers:
Michael Heffernan

In Stockholm
New Worlds meets the delegates and discusses the issues arising from the first week of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm.
Introduced in London by PAUL VAUGHAN
Producer MICHAEL R. BRIGHT
(Repeated: Monday, 10.30 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Producer:
Michael R.

The Perfect Stranger by P. J. KAVANAGH abridged by HONOR WYATT Read by Edward Fox
' Or will one's wife also belong to that country
And can one never find the perfect stranger? '
This is an autobiography about how a young man grew up and about the wife he found and lost. It begins with his beginnings, ' because everything that happens is the result of things that have gone before.' Producer PATRICIA BRENT First of ten instalments

Contributors

Unknown:
P. J. Kavanagh
Abridged By:
Honor Wyatt
Read By:
Edward Fox
Producer:
Patricia Brent

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