Programme Index

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7.0 News
The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron
7.25 Sportsdesk from Munich
7.30 News Summary
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Regional news, weather and programme news
8.0 News and more of Today
8.25 Sportsdesk from Munich
8.30 News Summary
(In the Midlands and East Anglia, Regional Extra: and from Bristol, Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES )
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Douglas Cameron
Introduced By:
Derek Jones

Many people find it Impossible to lose weight. ' I've only got to look at a cream bun to put on 21bs ' says the fat lady. Frequently fat children become gross adults or at best people continually fighting the battle of the bulge. Why is this?
At University Hospital, Cardiff, patients with a severe weight problem are given severe treatment. They are put on ' starvation diets ' - 200 calorics have to see them through two days. Is this the only answer to obesity?
Presented and produced by CHRISTOPHER LOWELL (from Wales)

Contributors

Produced By:
Christopher Lowell

BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA leader IAN TYRE conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND 'Serenading theladies' with PATRICIA MICHAEL (soprano) and THE GORDON LANGFORD QUARTET Introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON
(Patricia Michael is in ' Gone with the Wind ' at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London)

Contributors

Leader:
Ian Tyre
Conductor:
Iain Sutherland
Soprano:
Patricia Michael
Unknown:
Gordon Langford
Introduced By:
Roy Williamson
Introduced By:
Patricia Michael

with Stephen Murray
Jon Pertwee , Leslie Phillips A chronicle of events aboard hms Troutbridge
Written by LAWRIE WYMAN and GEORGE EVANS and involving
RICHARD CALDICOT, HEATHER CHASEN TENNIEL EVANS , MICHAEL BATES Announcer MICHAEL DE MORGAN Producer
ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Leslie Phillips is in ' The Man Most Likely To ... ' at the Duke of York's Theatre; Richard Caldicot in 'No Sex, Please - We're British ' at The Strand Theatre, London)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Murray
Unknown:
Jon Pertwee
Unknown:
Leslie Phillips
Written By:
Lawrie Wyman
Written By:
George Evans
Unknown:
Heather Chasen
Unknown:
Tenniel Evans
Unknown:
Michael Bates
Announcer:
Michael de Morgan
Unknown:
Alastair Scott Johnston
Unknown:
Leslie Phillips

BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA leader MAURICE CAVANAGH conducted by TERENCE LOVETT including music by Tchaikovsky, Johann Strauss and Mozart IAN HUMPHRIS directs
THE LINDEN SINGERS in English folk songs and songs by Britten. Stanford and Haydn

Contributors

Leader:
Maurice Cavanagh
Conducted By:
Terence Lovett
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Ian Humphris

Selected for Friday
The Disagreeable Man
Adapted by C. E. WEBBER from an episode in the book
Ways and Means by HENRY CECIL with Norman Shelley and David Spenser
Tapworth Magna was a friendly typically English village until Basil Merridew and his nephew came to live in the neighbourhood.
Producer MARTYN C. WEBSTER

Contributors

Adapted By:
C. E. Webber
Unknown:
Henry Cecil
Unknown:
Norman Shelley
Unknown:
David Spenser
Unknown:
Tapworth Magna
Unknown:
Basil Merridew
Producer:
Martyn C. Webster
Basil Merridew:
Norman Shelley
Nicholas Drew:
David Spenser
Mrs Temperley:
Margaret Wolfit
The Rev Temperley:
James Thomason
Dr Sainsbury:
Humphrey Morton
Major-General Purbrick:
Ronald Herdman
Old man:
Alan Dudley
Mrs Thwaites:
Hilda Kriseman
Isobel Stroud:
Noel Hood
Mary:
Anna North
Judge Strachan:
Duncan McIntyre
Det-Sgt Larch:
Wilfred Babbage
Mr Buckram:
Antony Viccars
Mr Mountain:
Geoffrey Wincott

by RAY COONEY and JOHN CHAPMAN Together Again starringwith
Producer DAVID HATCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Cooney
Unknown:
John Chapman
Producer:
David Hatch
Felicity Willow:
Moira Lister
Paul Willow:
Terence Alexander
Nanny:
Doris Hare
Actor:
Miriam Margolyes
Actor:
Madame Rondeberge
Henri Rondeberge:
John Chapman
Wolfgang Schmidt:
Ray Cooney

The news magazine: presented by William Hardeastle 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:
William Hardeastle
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and TV
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Research by JEAN STROUD
Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
(Repeated: Saturday, 4 30 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Jean Stroud
Producer:
Phyllis Robinson

Twenty years ago the undisputed ruler of the shop floor in industry was the foreman. Nowadays much of his power and prestige has passed to the workers' representative, the shop steward. Yet the foreman still remains the front line of management, coping not only with labour problems but also with technological advances.
Bob Houlton has been talking to some of these forgotten men - and women - of industry. Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Houlton

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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