Programme Index

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The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Michael Clayton
C.50
Travel news, What's on, and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER
C.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:
Michael Clayton

A magazine edition including ' Foster-mother to a Cuckoo': MAURICE TIBBLES talks about the two young cuckoos he is hand-rearing.
Introduced by PETER FRANCE
Producer DILYS BREESE (from Bristol: Sunday's broadcast)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter France
Producer:
Dilys Breese

The sounds and scenes of a year in the past challenge the memories of residents James Burke and Richard Murdoch and guests Ted Ray and John Snagge.
Robin Ray puts the questions aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives. Producer HELEN FRY

Contributors

Unknown:
James Burke
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
John Snagge.
Unknown:
Robin Ray

BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories and analyse significant developments throughout the country. Introduced by MICHAEL DE MORGAN Producer TOM READ

Contributors

Introduced By:
Michael de Morgan
Producer:
Tom Read

Dylan Thomas: DEREK PARKER presents a portrait of the Welsh poet and prosewriter whose characteristic voice and way with words made him famous as a reader and reciter. How good a poet was he? RUSSELL DAVIES discusses his reputation 20 years after his death.
Producer SHEILA ANDERSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Parker
Unknown:
Russell Davies
Producer:
Sheila Anderson

by Stewart Farrar
When MacKenzie got his car back from the garage in Corinth, nothing appeared different. Nothing anyone would have noticed, anyway.

Contributors

Written by:
Stewart Farrar
Producer:
David Geary
Dugald MacKenzie:
Simon Lack
Paula:
Lorna Rosslyn
Bill Thornby:
Anthony Brothers
Pierre Lamotte:
John Bentley
Loukia:
Margaret Wolfit
Café proprietor:
Hector Ross

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week: John Bratby
2.0-2.2 News
The Tourist Road to Samarkand: impressions of oriental Russia from JASMINE ROSE INNES
Reading your letters.
Of Current Concern: a discussion of topics in the news.
KERRY FRANCIS reads "Sitting Duck" by BRYCE FRASER (4)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
John Bratby
Unknown:
Jasmine Rose Innes
Read By:
Kerry Francis
Written By:
Bryce Fraser

End of the Road by BRIAN WOODCOCK with John Gabriel , Hazel Coppen
An Englishman's home is his castle - but not when it is threatened with demolition. Ben Russell decides to fight for what he believes are his rights!
Producer MARTIN JENKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Woodcock
Unknown:
John Gabriel
Unknown:
Hazel Coppen
Unknown:
Ben Russell
Producer:
Martin Jenkins
Ben Russell:
John Gabriel
Lena his wife:
Hazel Coppen
Liz his daughter:
Julie Hallam
Malcolm, his son-in-law:
David Gooderson
Janet:
Sandra Clark
Mr Skeffington:
Rolf Lefebvre
Mrs Skeffington:
Hilda Schroder
Mike:
David Valla
Mike's friend:
John Samson
Bus conductor:
John Samson
Tramp:
) Haydn Jones
Chairman of meeting):
Haydn Jones

asks Do You Rememberr as he looks over his years as an entertainer and the friends and colleagues among whom he has spent, and continues to spend, his very active life. He recalls: DONALD PEERS
HENRY HALL and CHARLIE CHESTER BENNO MOISEIWITSCH
HERMIONE GINGOLD and ALFRED MARKS
NORMAN LONG
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
1 The Glums ': JIMMY EDWARDS DICK BENTLEY , JUNE WHITFIELD Producer
ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
Vintage Variety, a BBC LP record No REC 134M. will be available in the autumn.

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Peers
Unknown:
Henry Hall
Unknown:
Charlie Chester
Unknown:
Benno Moiseiwitsch
Unknown:
Hermione Gingold
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Dick Bentley
Unknown:
Alastair Scott Johnston

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 medium ware only Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle

Anona Winn , Joy Adamsen
Norman Hackforlh , Peter Glaze with a mystery guest
PETER JONES in the chair Producer JOHN CASSELS
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Joy Adamsen
Unknown:
Norman Hackforlh
Unknown:
Peter Glaze
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Producer:
John Cassels

by Peter King

Jack's interest in life is working for his bronze medal for ballroom dancing... Lil, his better half, has no interest at all - until Adrian comes along.

(Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Peter King
Producer:
John Cardy
Lil:
Barbara Mitchell
Jack:
William Eedle
Adrian:
Vernon Joyner
Felicity:
Moira Redmond
Gran:
Betty Huntley-Wright
Dancing instructor:
Leonard Sachs

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