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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 Douglas Cameron
Deputy editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE Editor MARSHALL STEWART
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.1 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:
Douglas Cameron
Editor:
Alastair Osborne
Editor:
Marshall Stewart
Introduced By:
Derek Jones

BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA conductor KENNETH ALWYN
Music by Borodin and Britten MICHAEL WAKEHAM (baritone) MARTIN GOLDSTEIN (piano) British ballads
Introduced by STUART FORSYTH Producer BARRY KNIGHT

Contributors

Conductor:
Kenneth Alwyn
Baritone:
Michael Wakeham
Piano:
Martin Goldstein
Introduced By:
Stuart Forsyth
Producer:
Barry Knight

by ALAN GARNER : abridged in five parts by DAVID MAHLOWE Read by Geoffrey Banks
The best kind of magic appears when it's least suspected.... when an ordinary day suddenly becomes strange, wonderful, terrible, just as it does for Roland, Helen, Nicholas and David as they go exploring the back streets of Manchester.
1: Thursday's Child
Producer HERBERT SMITH (from Manchester)
(Radio Times People: page 5)

Contributors

Written By:
Alan Garner
Abridged By:
David Mahlowe
Read By:
Geoffrey Banks
Producer:
Herbert Smith

Derek Cooper presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. your Money - earning, saving and spending it
...and thus avoid the need for further action: NIGEL MURPHY investigates the debt collectors
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
(Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA)

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Unknown:
Nigel Murphy

BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA leader IAN TYRE conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON Including music by Oscar Straus , Elgar and Sullivan
MADGE STEPHENS singing German and American songs with WILFRID PARRY (piano) Producer ALAN OWEN

Contributors

Conducted By:
Stanford Robinson
Music By:
Oscar Straus
Unknown:
Madge Stephens
Piano:
Wilfrid Parry
Producer:
Alan Owen

The news magazine: presented by Robert Williams
PM's reporting team
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.6 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

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

Written and adapted for radio from their television series by Pauline Devaney and Edwin Apps. The Bishop Takes a Holiday.
This week's guest
Doris Hare as Mrs Shoebridge Producer David Hatch

Contributors

Adaptor:
Pauline Devaney
Producer:
David Hatch
Mrs Shoebridge:
Doris Hare
The Archdeacon:
Robertson Hare
The Bishop:
William Mervyn
The Dean:
John Barron
and as the Chaplain:
Jonathan Cecil
Loder:
George Woodbridge
Mrs Plummer:
Betty Baskcomb
The country urchin:
Neil McDermott

DAPHNE DU MAURIER 's novel abridged in eight parts by GORDON GOW
Read by JILL BALCON 3: The West Wing
' Sometimes, when I walk along the corridor here, I fancv I hear her just behind me. That quick, light footstep ...' Producer PAMELA howi (from Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Daphne du Maurier
Read By:
Jill Balcon

A not-particularly-solemn quiz in which Ned Sherrin puts literary questions to literary people. This week:
Eleanor Bron , John Gross David Benedictns
Questions compiled by BARRY CARMAN and GORDON SNELL Producer ALAN JONES
(BBC World Service production)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Eleanor Bron
Unknown:
Barry Carman
Unknown:
Gordon Snell
Producer:
Alan Jones

by John Fowles adapted for radio by David Parker
with Judi Dench as Miranda and Nigel Anthony as Clegg
Based on the author's well-known novel, the play is concerned with the obsessional behaviour of a young man who has been an office clerk. He wins a fortune on the Pools and turns from his hobby of collecting butterflies to collecting a girl art student.
(My Choice, by John Fowles: p 5)

9.59 Weather

Contributors

Author:
John Fowles
Adapted by:
David Parker
Producer:
Richard Wortley
Miranda:
Judi Dench
Clegg :
Nigel Anthony
Other parts:
Douglas Blackwell
Other parts:
Martin Friend
Other parts:
Jane Knowles
Other parts:
John Rowe

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