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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 7.35* 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

Prestige in a Peony by BETTY VANOVITCH
Read by Sheila Hancock
A cautionary tale for those who might consider planting plastic flowers in their garden. Producer DAVID SHUTE (from Birmingham)

Contributors

Read By:
Sheila Hancock
Producer:
David Shute

In this last programme of Churchill's letters we leave him in the trenches on the Western Front, still thwarted of his major ambitions, still determined to fight on; by turns downcast and exuberant, self-pitying and defiant. with Clive Swift as Winston Churchill

Gabriel Woolf as Narrator

Contributors

Compiled by/Producer:
Robert Cradock
Compiled from volume three of the book "Winston S. Churchill" by:
Martin Gilbert
Winston Churchill:
Clive Swift
Narrator:
Gabriel Woolf
Other parts:
Valerie Colgan
Other parts:
Hilda Schroder
Other parts:
John Forrest
Other parts:
Peter Williams

Presenter Joan Yorke Health and Welfare
Keep Your Hair On! JANICE DICKERSON looks at causes and cures of alopecia.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Yorke
Unknown:
Janice Dickerson

A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Rav
Alfred Marks. Cyril Fletcher In the chair MCDONALD HOBLEY
Special guest Marjorie Proops From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
12.55
Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Ted Rav
Unknown:
Alfred Marks.
Unknown:
Cyril Fletcher
Unknown:
Marjorie Proops
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Producer:
Edward Taylor

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two
2.0-2.2 News
No Two are the Same: a couple who are separated though they are happily married.
Spot of Bother: DR ROBERT ANDREW talks about acne and eczema.
A Black Outlook: young blacks describe their life in London. In a Summer Season by ELIZABETH TAYLOR abridged by JANET QUIGLEY Read by MONICA GREY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Talks:
Dr Robert Andrew
Unknown:
Elizabeth Taylor
Abridged By:
Janet Quigley
Read By:
Monica Grey

(Repeated: Friday, 1.30 pm)

Contributors

Written By:
Malcolm Lynch
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Lilian:
Elizabeth Marlowe
Ralph Bellamy:
Jack Holloway
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Peter Stevens:
Peter Biddle
Carol Tregorran:
Anne Cullen
John Tregorran:
Philip Morant
Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley:
Julia Mark
Zebedee Tring:
Graham Rigby
Robin Freeman:
Peter Kenvyn
Colin Drury:
John Baddeley

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion heard in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
(Repeated: Friday. 4.5 pm)
Write to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Roy Hayward

The Red Orchestra by ERIC TWINAME
During World War II, Moscow controlled a spy network that operated in the Nazi-occupied countries and in the heart of Germany itself. Called by the Germans the Rote Kapelle or Red Orchestra, it was the most extensive and daring intelligence network of the war. Rene Cutforth as Narrator Laurence Payne as Franz Fortner
TIMOTHY BATESON JIGGY BHORE RICHARD CARRINGTON
JOHN FORREST , DAVID GOODERSON BRIAN HAINES , JOHN SAMSON Producer BRIAN MILLER (from Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rote Kapelle
Unknown:
Rene Cutforth
Narrator:
Laurence Payne
Unknown:
Franz Fortner
Unknown:
Timothy Bateson
Unknown:
Jiggy Bhore
Unknown:
Richard Carrington
Unknown:
John Forrest
Unknown:
David Gooderson
Unknown:
Brian Haines
Unknown:
John Samson
Producer:
Brian Miller

The aim of European monetary union by 1980 now seems over-ambitious. The arrangement of an international monetary system, not vulnerable to continual and damaging speculation, seems more than national governments and the IMF can yet achieve.
Peter Oppenheimer, of Christ Church. Oxford, presents some views on the present confusion, and on the kind of order which might be brought out of it.
Contributors include Herbert Stein, chairman of President Nixon's Council of Economic Advisers.

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Oppenheimer
Unknown:
Herbert Stein
Producer:
Anthony Rendell

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