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The world this morning: what Britain's getting up to and the news from anywhere on earth, plus, all this week. on-the-spot coverage of the Labour Party Conference.
Introduced by Robert Robinson in London and John Timpson with the Today conference team in Blackpool
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 All this week: UNA KROLL
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

Contributors

Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler
Editor:
Alastair Osborne
Editor:
Marshall Stewart

by Miles Tripp: abridged in 11 parts by Honor Wyatt
Read by Tenniel Evans

When Oliver Pugh leads a party of Americans to a remote desert he knows he is disturbing a peace unbroken since the Pharaohs. But he has yet to learn how horrifyingly that peace is to be shattered.

Contributors

Author:
Miles Tripp
Abridged by:
Honor Wyatt
Reader:
Tenniel Evans
Producer:
John Cardy

Do hedgehogs catch rooks? This is among the fascinating problems discussed by the team in this listeners' question session. Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DJLYS BREESE
Questions (on a postcard) to Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BSB 2LR

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

New Every Morning (new edition) p 1; God moves in a mysterious way (BBC HB 8); Ps 3: St Mark 13, vv 14-37 (av); Angel-voices iBBC HB 256)
The new edition of New Every Morning is available: £1.00. (cloth), 50p (paper)

Contributors

Unknown:
St Mark

Loaned to Mrs Delmar by R. T. plumb
Read by John Richmond
' What next will you borrow, Annabel.' I heard Uncle Edward ask. ' Is there anything you haven'yet borrowed? ,

Contributors

Unknown:
Mrs Delmar
Read By:
John Richmond

1912-1953
One of the greatest singers of all time (BRUNO WALTER)
Gerald Moore pays a personal tribute to a great artist and friend on the 20th anniversary of her death. gramophone records
(Repeated: Thursday, 8.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Moore

Presenter Joan Yorkc Work and Money
The high price of small repairs: GEORGE LUCE investigates. With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Yorkc
Unknown:
George Luce

from 2.0 Introduced by Teleri Bevan
Old People's Week: a visit to an OAP Club in Cardiff.
2.0-2.2 News
Guest Dannie Abse
Tweeds and Flannels: ANITA MORGAN at a Welsh woollen mill
And a Good Job Too: MARGARET KORVING looks at careers for women returning to work. This week: Jobs in the Hospital Service.
Windyridpe by w. RILEY abridged by BERTHA LONSDALE Read by Anna Cropper
(First of ten instalments)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Teleri Bevan
Unknown:
Dannie Abse
Abridged By:
Bertha Lonsdale
Read By:
Anna Cropper

The Old Man and the Sea by ERNEST HEMINGWAY : abridged for radio in five parts and read by David Mahlowe
This is the story of a young boy, an old man and a giant fish. The scene is the Gulf Stream eff the coast of Havana. 1: Tomorrow is the 85th day Producer HERBERT SMITH (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ernest Hemingway
Read By:
David Mahlowe
Producer:
Herbert Smith

Robert Williams with PM's reporting team Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Williams
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

with the voices of RONNIE BARKER , RONNIE CORBETT JOHN CLEESE. DAVID FROST
PETER SELLERS, NOKL COWARB PETER COOK. DUDLEY MOORE
Producers SIMON BRETT and BOB OLIVER ROGERS

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronnie Barker
Unknown:
Ronnie Corbett
Unknown:
John Cleese.
Unknown:
Nokl Cowarb
Unknown:
Peter Cook.
Unknown:
Dudley Moore
Producers:
Simon Brett
Producers:
Bob Oliver Rogers

Colin Douglas and John Woodvine , Bryan Pringle in Close the Coalhouse Door by ALAN PLATER based on stories by SID CHAPLIN with songs by ALEX GLASGOW
' The miner ... he walks about like a god. If he feels like working, he works. Nobody can hold the big whip over him. It doesn'exist.'
This won the Writers' CuUd of Great Britain Award for the best radio drama script, 1973.
Drummer JERRY ROCHFORT
Musical director BILL SOUTHGATE with members of the GRJMETHORPE COLLIERY BAND
Producer TONY CLIFF (Leeds) (Rptd: next Sunday afternoon)

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Douglas
Unknown:
John Woodvine
Unknown:
Bryan Pringle
Unknown:
Alan Plater
Stories By:
Sid Chaplin
Songs By:
Alex Glasgow
Unknown:
Jerry Rochfort
Director:
Bill Southgate
Will Jobling:
Alan Hockey
Thomas Milburn:
Colin Douglas
Expert JOHN:
Franklyn Robbins
Actor:
Vicar Alexglasgow
Mary Ann Milburn:
Brenda Peters
Geordie:
Bryan Pringle
Jackie:
John Woodvine
John Milburn:
Malcolm Terris
Frank Milburn:
Ralph Watson
Ruth:
Valerie Ceorceson
Pitwoman:
Jean Becke

Douglas Stuart reporting with John Tusa in Blackpool, and including Radio 4's new International Business Report with at 10.25* Market Trends
Deputy editor VINCENT DUGGLEBY Editor BRIAN BLISS

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Stuart
Unknown:
John Tusa
Editor:
Brian Bliss

A nightly review of the arts and science
People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. Introduced tonight by Paul Yaughan Producers this week
ALAN HAYDOCK, MIRIAM RAPP
LOUISE PURSLOW , ELIZABETH BLUNT

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Yaughan
Unknown:
Miriam Rapp
Unknown:
Louise Purslow

Edith Pepper, imprisoned in Holloway for her activities as a suffragette, records her feelings and her motives at the time, and looks back on the experiences of 60 years ago in an interview with JOHN TUSA .
Producer IAN R. GARDHOUSE

Contributors

Unknown:
John Tusa
Producer:
Ian R. Gardhouse

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