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The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
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 7.41 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Travel news
VHF: Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk with CRAWFORD WHITE on the Fifth Test in Bombay; at 8.35* Today's Papers
Regional VHF: see Variations

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler

Talking Point: discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the country-side. Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE
(from Bristol: shortened version of Sunday's broadcast) Questions to Talking Point, The Living World, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

9.30 History in Evidence Medieval Britain
4: The Black Death written by MICHAEL SMEE
9.45 Listening and Reading II
Return to Air by PHILIPPA PEARCE
9.55 Radio Jeunesse. French 11 4: A radio magazine including Le conseil de discipline by PAULE-ALINE DENT
10.5 Poetry Corner Let's hear it again

Contributors

Written By:
Michael Smee

10.30 Music Workshop 11 continues preparation for The Pennine Way, a musical impression with poetry by HAROLD MASSINGHAM and music composed by GERARD VICTORY.
11.0 Inquiry
4: The smoking habit written by CHRIS ADAMS and STUART GAGG
11.20 Discovery
Measurement. 1: Time by ARTHUR VIALLS
Presented by RICHARD BEBB
11.40 Art and Humanities
Where we Live (radiovision) Script by MOIRA DOOLAN Producer DAVID LYTTLE

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Massingham
Written By:
Chris Adams
Written By:
Stuart Gagg
Presented By:
Richard Bebb
Script By:
Moira Doolan
Producer:
David Lyttle

Presenter Derek Cooper Consumer Style
Privacy: how much are we entitled to? How much must we reveal? DAVID tindall investigates.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? VHF South West: see Variations

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Cooper
Unknown:
David Tindall

2.8 Movement, Mime and Music: I by James Dodding
2.20 Books, Plays, Poems: A Life on the Ocean Wave
by Frederick Treves. An original play commissioned specially for the series. Producer Elizabeth Ornbo
2.45 Nature: The Herring
Written and presented by Neil Cleminson with Eric Simms and Alec Baird

Contributors

Unknown:
James Dodding
Unknown:
Frederick Treves
Producer:
Elizabeth Ornbo
Unknown:
Neil Cleminson

Life is Beautiful, Oscar Bennet A play for radio by JANET HOWORTH with Wham! Like a blinding light it can hit a man in those dangerous middle years and: flower-power, brotherly love, nirvana-- he may embrace the lot. But how are his nearest and dearest supposed to react to this new, changed head of the household?
Producer JOHN CARDY
(Noel Johnson is in ' Crown Matrimonial' at the Haymarket Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Oscar Bennet
Unknown:
Janet Howorth
Producer:
John Cardy
Unknown:
Noel Johnson
Oscar Bennet:
Noel Johnson
Anna Bennet:
Madi Hedd
Gay Bennet:
Jane Knowles
Tim Bennet:
Sam Dastor
Colin Patterson:
Brian Baines
Roger Patterson:
Robin Browne
Spike:
Bob Sherman
Announcer:
David Gooderson
Doctor:
Rolf Lefebvre
Nurse:
Eve Karpf

The suggestions and ideas you send are discussed this week by Rente Houston, Katie Boyle
Janet Hitchman. Carol Binsted In the chair Anona Winn Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER
Producer CHRISTOPHER SERLE
(Repeated: Friday, 12.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Katie Boyle
Unknown:
Janet Hitchman.
Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Christopher Serle

Maurice Denham and Mary Wimbush in The Experiment by EVA MARIA MUDRICH translated from the German by OLIVER COBURN
Two men decide to carry out an experiment involving telepathy. The consequences extend far beyond them.
Producer SUSANNA CAPON
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Maurice Denham
Unknown:
Mary Wimbush
Unknown:
Eva Maria Mudrich
Unknown:
Oliver Coburn
Producer:
Susanna Capon
Narrator:
John Forrest
Lawyer:
John Rye
Mrs Miller:
Mary Wimbush
Dr Turnbull:
Maurice Denham
Frank Craig:
Rolf Lefiebvfle
David Bailey:
John Ruddock
Newsreader:
Lewis Stringer

with Ronald Harwood
Jemmy Catnach printed a quarter sheet -
It was called in lanes and passages,
That Pizzey the butcher had dead bodies chopped,
And made them into sausages
The Story of Street Literature by Robert Collison ; the ballads, chapbooks and broadside literature of the back streets that were the forerunners of today's popular press. Christie Malry 's Own Double-Entry by B. S. Johnson : an interview with the author.
The Best of 1. F. Stone 's Weekly, edited by Neil Middle -ton: pages from Washington's famous radical newspaper.
Colette, a biography on the centenary of her birth, by Margaret Crosland.
Producer KRISHAN KUMAR

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Harwood
Unknown:
Jemmy Catnach
Unknown:
Robert Collison
Unknown:
Christie Malry
Unknown:
B. S. Johnson
Unknown:
F. Stone
Edited By:
Neil Middle
Unknown:
Margaret Crosland.
Producer:
Krishan Kumar

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