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The world this morning: what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson including at 6.50 and 7.50 med wave only Travel news, What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news at 7.0 and 8.0 News at 7.25. and 8.25 Sportsdesk including news from Christchurch on the build-up to the Commonwealth Games at 7.35* and 8.35' Papers
7.45-7.50 Thought for the Day 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

Aided by Harriet Crawley , Benny Green , Lance Percival Esther Rantzen , Kenneth Rob inson, Fritz Spiegl and other Monday morning regulars, he takes a lively look round and meets surprise guests.
Producer MICHAEL EMBER

Contributors

Unknown:
Harriet Crawley
Unknown:
Benny Green
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
Kenneth Rob
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Producer:
Michael Ember

This week the team will be ' helping the police with their enquiries ...' For over a year lead letters have been disappearing from the tombstones in a Devon churchyard, and the police were called in to track down the culprit - but now the police have called in the Wildlife team.
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

Presenter Jeanine McMullen Work and Money
Jobs Now: what's available, where it is, and new trends.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER. Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A IAA

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeanine McMullen

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two
2.0-2.2 News
Alas! Our lips are held so far apart ...: RACHEL ANDERSON talks about her book on romantic novelists.
Woman in Crisis-1: MICHAEL SMEE talks to a woman whose' husband has died after a long illness, leaving her with two small children.
Where to go in 1974-2: France. MAEVE BINCHY, RENE CUTFORTH and DOONE BEALE answer questions from TOM SAVAGE BARBARA MITCHELL reads The Marigold Field by DIANE PEARSON (11)
Deputy editor TERESA MCGONAGLE Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Talks:
Rachel Anderson
Unknown:
Barbara Mitchell
Unknown:
Diane Pearson
Editor:
Teresa McGonagle
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

The Long Ships by FRANS G. BENGTSSON translated by MICHAEL MEYER adapted for radio in 15 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Michael McClain
A saga of the heroic deeds of the Viking seafarers in the last years of the 9th century. 1: The First Voyage Producer ROGER pine

Contributors

Unknown:
Frans G. Bengtsson
Translated By:
Michael Meyer
Read By:
Michael McClain

The news magazine: presented by 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

Presented By:
Robert Williams
Editor:
Derek Lewis
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

A panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons in which
Kenneth Williams , Derek Nimmo Clement Freud , Peter Jones try to talk for just a minute on this and that
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer DAVID HATCH
(Rptd: Wednesday, 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Derek Nimmo
Unknown:
Clement Freud
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
David Hatch

The Great Gun-Running Episode by BILL MORRISON
The story of Major Frederick Crawford 's determination to arm the Ulster Volunteers in 1914. with Ray McAnally , Kevin Flood Godfrey Quigley Harold Goldblatt
' I have on this boat, the SS Fanny, 20,000 rifles of the latest model and two million rounds of ammunition, bought in Germany and secretly bound for Ireland, and in particular that stout northern corner, Ulster. All illegally, the British Government would say.'
Producer MICHAEL HEFFERNAN (Northern Ireland)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Morrison
Unknown:
Major Frederick Crawford
Unknown:
Ray McAnally
Unknown:
Kevin Flood
Unknown:
Godfrey Quigley
Unknown:
Harold Goldblatt
Producer:
Michael Heffernan
Major Crawford:
Ray McAnally
Captain Falck:
Harold Goldblatt
Captain Agnew:
Barry Keegan
Schneider:
Allan McClelland
Fanny:
Elizabeth Proud
Ruth:
Frances Tomelty
Mary:
Heather Gibson
Roger:
Sean Barrett
Sir Edward Carson:
Kevin Flood
Craig:
Godfrey Quigley
Benny Spiro:
Kevin McHugh
Spender:
Denys Hawthorne

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