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The world this morning
Introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron
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
Deputy editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE Editor MARSHALL STEWART
Regional VHF: see last column

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Douglas Cameron
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler
Editor:
Alastair Osborne
Editor:
Marshall Stewart

Harry Belafonte
Through soundtrack, record and in conversation with him in America, MICHAEL FREEDLAND reconstructs the life and times of Harry Belafonte.
Producer JOHN BROWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Belafonte
Unknown:
Michael Freedland
Unknown:
Harry Belafonte.
Producer:
John Browell

We are probably seeing the last of the tiger in its wild state and man alone has been responsible for its extermination, GUY MOUNTFORT describes the tiger in its jungle world - a world soon to lose these magnificent beasts.
Producer JOHN KNIGHT

Contributors

Producer:
John Knight

by BRUCE MONTAGUE
' Twenty-five G's an awful lot, Judy. For a man in my sort of job anyway. If I were a stockbroker or a train-driver or something, nobody would question it. But for a bloke who works part-time as a handyman decorator and doubles it on the minicabs at nights, it's asking a bit much.'
Producer HARRY CATLIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruce Montague
Producer:
Harry Catlin
Disc jockey:
Robin Browne
Cab controller:
Brian Haines
Tony:
David Gooderson
Mr Miller:
Godfrey Kenton
Hospital orderly:
Alan Dudley
JUdy DIANA:
Bi Shop
Station Officer:
Brian Haines
Inspector:
Godfrey Kenton

Presenter George Luce
You and the Law. Conveyancing Costs: solicitors are now supposed to be competing for your business, instead of charging the old-scale fees. But are they? Will the new system make house-buying cheaper?

Contributors

Presenter:
George Luce

BBC NORTHERN IRELANI'ORCHESTRl conducted by ALUN FRANCIS
PETER ROSTAL and PAUL SCHAEFER at two pianos
Introduced by stuart FORSYTH
(Rostal and Schaefer are in 'The Max Bygraves Show ' at the Victoria Palace, London)

Contributors

Conducted By:
Alun Francis
Conducted By:
Peter Rostal
Conducted By:
Paul Schaefer
Unknown:
Max Bygraves Show

Selected for Friday
PelerClaughton, Carleton Hobbs John Sharp and Betty Hardy in A Breath of Fresh Air
A play about childhood during the First World War: based on his own novel by F. c. BALL
Musical direction JOHN BECKETT Producer DAVID THOMSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Carleton Hobbs
Unknown:
John Sharp
Unknown:
Betty Hardy
Novel By:
F. C. Ball
Unknown:
John Beckett
Producer:
David Thomson
Narrator:
Carleton Hobbs
Grandad:
John Sharp
Granny:
Hilda Fenemofe
Father:
Peter Claughton
Mother:
Betty Hardy
Old gal:
Miriam Margolyes
The boy:
Patricia Hayes
The girl:
Cécile Chevreau
The boy's sweetheart:
Martina Mayne
Her sister:
Marise Hepworth
Wishfort:
Edward Burnham
Uncle Cyril:
Trader Faulkner
Compère:
Leigh Crutchley
Mr Fish:
Eric Francis
Headmaster:
Eric Phillips
Housemaid:
Anna Wing

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion heard in last Friday's Any Questions! Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Roy Hayward

The news magazine: presented by Michael Cooke with PM's reporting team Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
1.50 medium ware only Stock Market report t.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Michael Cooke
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman ROBERT ROSINSON
Second Round: featuring each week winners from the first round of the contest. 2: Home Counties
MRS ANNE KEY (Kent)
DONALD BOYDELI. (Surrey)
National Coal Board official ARTHUR GERARD (Kent) retired civil servant
Including Beat the Brains
Questions set and programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN Producer MARTIN FISHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Rosinson
Unknown:
Donald Boydeli.
Unknown:
Arthur Gerard
Producer:
Martin Fisher

A spontaneous discussion by Katharine Whitehorn Michael Parkinson
Robin Ray. Alex Jarratt Chairman David Jacobs Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from Cookham, Berkshire
(Repeated: Saturday, 1.15 pm) Listeners' views for use in Any Answers! should be addressed to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol, BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown:
Michael Parkinson
Unknown:
Robin Ray.
Unknown:
Alex Jarratt
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Michael Bowen

A nightly review of the artt and science
People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. Introduced tonight by Peter France. With at
10.45
Week Ending ... BILL WALLIS , NIGEL REES CHRISTOPHER EMMETT and JOHN GOULD at the piano take a late night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side. Script by JOHN MASON and FRED METCALF
Producers SIMON BRETT and BOB OLIVER ROGERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter France.
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Christopher Emmett
Unknown:
John Gould
Script By:
John Mason
Script By:
Fred Metcalf
Producers:
Simon Brett
Producers:
Bob Oliver Rogers

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