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Britain in Europe - and Radio 4's breakfast-time magazine brings you the first big news story of 1973. Robert Robinson and Douglas Cameron report on what Europe's getting up to this historic Monday morning.
6.50 Travel news, What's on, and Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
VHF: Regional news, weather
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Europe Information Desk and travel news
VHF: Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today in Paris and London including at 8.25 Sportsdesk, with CRAWFORD WHITE on the Second Test at Calcutta; at
8.35* Today's Papers
Regional VHF: see Variations

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Douglas Cameron
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler

from Glasgow
Lance Percival, Zena Skinner Fritz Spiegl , Linda Blandford
Ken Sykora and who knows who take a lively look into the future and at the Scottish character. Producers
JOHN ARNOTT and MICHAEL EMBER

Contributors

Unknown:
Zena Skinner
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Unknown:
Linda Blandford
Unknown:
Ken Sykora
Unknown:
John Arnott

BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA conducted by TERENCE LOVETT including music by Suppe and George Butterworth
MOURA LYMPANY plays Chopin's Polonaise in A major and The Lover and the Nightingale by Granados Producer
ALAN OWEN

Contributors

Conducted By:
Terence Lovett
Conducted By:
George Butterworth
Unknown:
Moura Lympany
Unknown:
Alan Owen

by ROGER MACBETH
A young schoolteacher moves from an old-fashioned grammar school to a new and frightening comprehensive.
With HEATHER BARRETT
SUSAN FENTON , PETER BIDDLE Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (from Birmingham)
(Jane Freeman and David King are members of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre)

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger MacBeth
Unknown:
Heather Barrett
Unknown:
Susan Fenton
Unknown:
Peter Biddle
Producer:
Anthony Cornish
Unknown:
Jane Freeman
Unknown:
David King
John Jenks:
George Layton
Office Manager:
Philip Garston-Jones
Headmaster:
Philip Garston-Jones
Mrs Whitaker:
Jane Freeman
Wilkins:
George Woolley
Fuller:
David King
Mrs Plimmer:
Penelope Shaw
Ramsden:
Jack Holloway
Marguerite:
Elizabeth Revill

Presenter Joan Yorke Work and Money
Your Stocks and Shares in 1973: stockbroker RICHARD BRAD -SHAW looks at investment prospects for the coming year.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? VHF South West: see Variations

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Richard Brad

BBC N IRELAND ORCHESTRA conductor KENNETH ALWYN and Scottish guests: Helen McArthur
Kenneth McKellar Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor
Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN Producer BARRY KNIGHT

Contributors

Conductor:
Kenneth Alwyn
Unknown:
Helen McArthur
Unknown:
Kenneth McKellar
Unknown:
Robin Hall
Unknown:
Jimmie MacGregor
Introduced By:
Bryan Martin
Producer:
Barry Knight

The Surgeon's Log by J. JOHNSTON ABRAHAM abridged in five parts by EDWARD HINDLEY Read by Manning Wilson
In the very early years of this century the SS Clytemnestra carrying general cargo for the Far East sailed from Liverpool. She was to be away for two years. Her surgeon, a young man making his first voyage, has provided a graphic contemporary account of a way of life now gone for ever.
1: Finding a Ship - Liverpool to Port Said
Producer ROGER PINE

Contributors

Unknown:
J. Johnston
Unknown:
Edward Hindley
Read By:
Manning Wilson

with Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron Barbara Muuen as Janet Bill Simpson as Dr Finlay Resolution: written and adapted by JOHN PENNINGTON (For cast see Wed, 12.25 pm)

Contributors

Dr Cameron:
Andrew Cruickshank
Janet:
Barbara Muuen
Dr Finlay:
Bill Simpson
Adapted By:
John Pennington

'twixt Isobel Barnett, Eleanor Summerfield and Richard Murdoch, David Nixon
Tune-twisters from Steve Race
In the chair Roy Plomley
Devised and written by Ian Messiter
Producer Trafford Whitelock

Contributors

Panellist:
Isobel Barnett
Panellist:
Eleanor Summerfield
Panellist:
Richard Murdoch
Panellist:
David Nixon
Presenter:
Steve Race
Chairman:
Roy Plomley
Devised and written by:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Trafford Whitelock

The tragedy written in 1788 by GOETHE with overture and incidental music by BEETHOVEN composed for a production in 1810. English version by MICHAEL hamburger adapted for radio by JOHN POWELL
Paul Daneman with Stephen Murray, David Buck, Deborah Stanford, Mary Morris, Gary Bond, John Justin and Gary Watson : the year 1568
The Netherlanders:
The Spaniards:
Captain Gomez, in the Duke of Alba's service...LEONARD FENTON
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conductor JAMES LOUGHRAN GWYNETH ANNEAR (soprano) Producer JOHN POWELL t

Contributors

Unknown:
John Powell
Unknown:
Paul Daneman
Unknown:
Stephen Murray
Unknown:
David Buck.
Unknown:
Deborah Stanford
Unknown:
Marv Morris.
Unknown:
Gary Bond
Unknown:
John Justin
Unknown:
Gary Watson
Unknown:
Leonard Fenton
Conductor:
James Loughran
Producer:
John Powell
Count Egmont, Prince of Gavre:
Paul Daneman
Richard, his secretary:
John Rye
William, Prince of Orange:
Gary Watson
Clara, Egmont's mistress:
Deborah Stanford
Clara's mother:
Kathleen Helme
Brackenburg, a citizen's son:
Gary Bond
Soest grocer:
Nigel Lambert
Jetter, tailor:
Geoffrey Collins
Buyck, a soldier under Egmont:
Peter Pratt
Jakob carpenter:
Sean Barrett
Groot soapboiler:
Brian Haines
Old Ruysum:
Malcolm Hayes
Vansen clerk:
Michael Deacon
A citizen:
Hilda Kriseman
Margaret of Parma, daughter of Charles V and Regent of the Netherlands:
Mary Morris
Machiavelli, her secretary:
John Justin
Duke of Alba:
Stephen Murray
Ferdinand, his son:
Davld Buck
Don da Silva, in the:
Duke Of
Alha's service.:
John Pullen

Like father, like son ... But what happens when the two are in the same profession? Is it easy to cast off the shadow of a successful father - or does it loom large over the son's every action? What difference in perspective does a gap of a generation make? A series of five talks
1: The Entertainers
Ted Ray in conversation with his son Robin Ray.
Producer Karolyn Shindler

Contributors

Speaker:
Ted Ray
Speaker:
Robin Ray.
Producer:
Karolyn Shindler

The Slaves of Solitude by PATRICK HAMILTON abridged by HONOR WYATT Read by Cyril Shaps
In the wartime blackout the Rosamund Tea Rooms at Thames Lockdon becomes a boarding-house for gentlefolk, and every evening, in the damp gloom of the dining-room, can be seen among several others Mr Thwaites who endlessly taunts Miss Roach - lonely, self-reproaching Miss Roach ...
Producer CHARLES LEFEAUX (First of 15 instalments)

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Hamilton
Abridged By:
Honor Wyatt
Read By:
Cyril Shaps
Unknown:
Mr Thwaites
Producer:
Charles Lefeaux

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