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Introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson , including at 6.50 and 7.50 med wave only Travel news. What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news at 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today at 7.25 and 8.25
Commonwealth Games
Sportsdesk with reports from Christchurch at 7.35. and 8.35* Papers
7.45-7.50 Thought for the Day

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Robert Robinson

... and the Dutch Holland
For years now the Dutch have been creating new land from the sea for agriculture, for industry and to house the tightly crowded population. But they haven' forgotten the needs of the birds: undrained land has been set aside for wildfowl, and a reserve - the first in the world - for harriers.
Introduced and produced by DILYS breese (Bristol) (Sundays broadcast)

Contributors

Produced By:
Dilys Breese

Residents James Burke and Isobel Barnett and guests Irene Thomas and Paul Barnes. Robin Ray puts the questions, aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives. Questions Set by MARGARET HOWARD Producer HELEN FRY

Contributors

Unknown:
James Burke
Unknown:
Isobel Barnett
Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Paul Barnes.
Unknown:
Robin Ray
Unknown:
Margaret Howard
Producer:
Helen Fry

His Wedded Wife by RUDYARD KIPLING
Read by Michael McClain
A woman came into the little circle of light by the candles on the peg tables, stretching out her hands to the dark where the Senior Subaltern was, and sobbing. Producer
JOANNA SCOTT-MONCRIEFF

Contributors

Read By:
Michael McClain

See the Pretty Lights by ALAN PLATER
Every time the fella says Take your partners " I know nobody's going to take me for a partner.'
David Jarrett as Norman and Pamela Craig as Enid
Producer Alfred BRADLEY (1966)

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Plater
Unknown:
David Jarrett
Unknown:
Pamela Craig
Producer:
Alfred Bradley

medium tcat'e only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
John Methven. Director-General of Fair Trading.
2.0-2.2 News
Live-it-yourself - 5: DR KIT PEDLER with some suggestions. Focus on Fashion - the glossy sell: dilys MORGAN investigates the advertising and promotion of the clothes we buy. RICHARD briers reads The Complete Steel by CATHERINE AIRD (3)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Methven.
Unknown:
Dr Kit Pedler

It is now possible for a machine to encompass a far greater scope of factual knowledge than any man. It is possible, at man's request, for a machine to use that knowledge in a rational way. Both man and machine are rational beings. Who would be surprised if soon a machine were to produce within itself further elements of personality previously restricted to man alone? Man would be the father, but what or who would be ...
The Infant by PAUL ABLEMAN
Producer ROGER PINE

Contributors

Edmund Gallagher:
Michael Spice
Wendy:
Diana Bishop
John Daz:
Madhav Sharma
Beatle Watson:
Geoffrey Collins
Virginia Crane:
Frances Jeater
Matthew Kale:
Brian Haines
Computer:
Michael Harbour

When an actor is not playing in Lear or The Mousetrap, what does he do? Breed rabbits? Run a nappy service? Sell antiques?
Sheridan Morley Investigates these and other ways in which members of the world's most overcrowded profession fill the gaps between parts.
Producer DENYS GUEROULT

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheridan Morley
Producer:
Denys Gueroult

Renée Houston, Rachael Heyhoe Betty Marsden , Carol Binsted In the chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and ian messiter. Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rachael Heyhoe
Unknown:
Betty Marsden
Unknown:
Carol Binsted
Unknown:
Anona Winn
Producer:
Alastair Scott Johnston

The Art of Marian Anderson
Records of the great American contralto introduced by Gordon Stewart
(LEONTYNE PRICE)
Producer RONALD COOK

Contributors

Unknown:
Marian Anderson
Introduced By:
Gordon Stewart
Producer:
Ronald Cook

The Night of the Cobra by PETER F. FERGUSON
'Just a minute now - you were out last Friday night, Saturday night, Monday night ... where is it you find to spend your time, eh? '
(For cast see Thursday, 3.5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter F. Ferguson

The Glow-worm in the Grass
Looking at nature and reading about nature are pleasures celebrated by Nigel Stock , P. J. Kavanagh , and John Barrett as they choose their favourite - down to earth - writers.
Producer PAMELA howe (Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Stock
Unknown:
P. J. Kavanagh
Unknown:
John Barrett
Producer:
Pamela Howe

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