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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
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 Travel news
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers

Contributors

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

Girls Will Be Girls
A series of interesting and unusual nuggets from the BBC Sound Archives.
This week Arthur Marshall looks at the jolly ingredients between the covers of fiction for girls.

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Marshall

11.4 Movement and Music I by PENNY WHITTAM
Producer VERA GRAY
(Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 am)
11.20 Music Club presented by DAVID GELL
Producer ALBERT CHATTERLET
11.40 Religion and Life
MICHAEL SHARPE visits Stonehenge in search of Britain's religious culture (VI Form series)

Contributors

Producer:
Vera Gray
Presented By:
David Gell
Producer:
Albert Chatterlet

Presenter Joan Yorke Home and Family
Prisoners' Wives: when a man is committed to prison his wife also ' serves a sentence,' particularly if her husband is a first offender. A report by PRANCES BERTHELSEN
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Yorke

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in The Export Caper
LAMB: We've got to see these foreign chaps import food from us.
LENNOX-BROWN: No problem there. European countries will be only too delighted to buy our British delicacies - like deep-frozen Shepherd's Pie and . Boil-in-the-Bag ' rissoles. with NORMA RONALD. RONALD BADDILEY JOHN GRAHAM
Written by EDWARD TAYLOR and JOHN GRAHAM
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
Norma Ronald.
Unknown:
Baddiley John Graham
Written By:
Edward Taylor
Written By:
John Graham
Producer:
Edward Taylor

Whether his journey be along the shelves of his library or the deserts of Asia, the explorer should come out with a philosophy of his own at the end of it.
Freya Stark opens this weekly series with her personal philosophy of the excitement and rewards of exploration.
(BBC Sound Archive recording) (Repeated: Thursday, 9.35 am) Escape from domesticity: p 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Freya Stark

The novel by HENRY JAMES adapted in five parts by DONALD MCWHINNIE and FRANK HAUSER Part 3
Other parts WILLIAM SLEIGH Pianist WINIFRED DAVEY Producer BETTY DAVIES
(Gary Bond is in ' Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at the Albery Theatre, London)

Contributors

Novel By:
Henry James
Unknown:
Donald McWhinnie
Pianist:
Winifred Davey
Producer:
Betty Davies
Unknown:
Gary Bond
Isabel Archer:
Valerie Colgan
Ralph Touchett:
Peter Marinker
Lord Warburton:
Gary Bond
Gilbert Osmond:
John Carson
Henrietta Stackpole:
Toby Robins
Mrs Touchett:
Bessie Love
Madame Merle:
Madi Hebb
Caspar Goodwood:
Stephen Thorne
Pansy Osmond:
Jane Knowles
Countess Gemini:
Diana Olsson

visits Northumberland
Members of the Allendale Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS, ARTHUR BILLITT and BILL SOWERBUTTS
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Billitt
Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Questionmaster Michael Barratt
Producer:
Kenneth Ford

with Kenneth Williams in The Chamber of Horrors. It's a sinister enough place after hours and after dark; but when it becomes the scene of a confrontation between Kenneth and Big Brother it is indeed macabre.
Other parts JOHN HOLLIS and DIANA BISHOP
Script by R. D. WINGFIELD Producer KEITH Williams
(Repeated: Thurs. 12.25 pm)
(Kenneth Williams is in 'My Fat Friend ' at the Globe; Richard Caldicot in ' No Sex, Please - We're British ' at the Strand Theatre. London)
(R. D. Wingfield 's play Sins of Commission tomorrow, 8.15 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
John Hollis
Script By:
R. D. Wingfield
Producer:
Keith Williams
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
R. D. Wingfield
Sir Charles Prattle:
Richard Caldicot
Maisie:
Josephine Tewson
Big Brother:
Aubrey Woods
Miss Gibbs:
Caroline Blakiston
Tomkins:
Leslie Heritage

[number removed]
Ring Robin Day to put your question in person to
Sir Desmond Heap , President of the Law Society, the solicitors' professional association. [number removed](16 lines) will take questions from 6.0 pm onward Producer WALTER WALLlCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Desmond Heap
Producer:
Walter Walllch

by MICHAEL KITTIRMASTER
An account written to mark the centenary of the death of David Livingstone at Ilala, 1 May 1873
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Kittirmaster
Unknown:
David Livingstone
Producer:
Christopher Venning
David Livingstone:
Nigel Graham
Sir Roderick Murchison:
John Forrest
Sir Bartle Frere:
Haydn Jones
Sultan of Zanzibar:
Clive Swift
Rev Horace Waller:
Alan Rowe
Rev Dugald Boyd:
John Forrest
H M Stanley:
Garrick Hagon
Chuma/Villager:
Willie Jonah
Majwara:
Lionel Ngakane
Halima:
Taiwo Aja
Chitambo/Susi:
Alton Kumalo

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