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Introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 Travel news, What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50

Contributors

Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
John Timpson

BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories and analyse significant developments.
Introduced by SHEILA TRACY Producer TOM READ

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sheila Tracy
Producer:
Tom Read

Goodnight, Madame Teresa by MALCOLM HAZELL
Read by Garard Green
Oh. I didn'advertise for a wife ... it wasn'my advertisement at all. It was the mater's. At least, it wasn'hers really ... Let me explain ... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Madame Teresa
Unknown:
Malcolm Hazell
Read By:
Garard Green
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

John Galsworthy
DEREK PARKER presents a portrait of the Edwardian novelist who created The Forsyte Saga. He discusses Galsworthy's work with LORD snow Producer SHEILA ANDERSON

Contributors

Unknown:
John Galsworthy
Unknown:
Derek Parker
Producer:
Sheila Anderson

The Birds and the Bees by PAM TICKELL
' Sally, wouldn'you rather have a little baby like this than all the jobs in the world? Deep down. I think you do want one. Go on, Sally, hold her if you'd like to ...'
Producer ALFRED BRADLEY (Leeds)

Contributors

Unknown:
Pam Tickell
Producer:
Alfred Bradley
Blod-win:
Patricia Clapton
Sally:
Joanna Tope
Wendy:
Maggie McCarthy
Philip:
Derrick Gilbert

Presenter Nancy Wise Consumer Style
Shredders and Slicers: guillotines and cleavers in your kitchen or safe, efficient choppers, mixers, slicers. etc? MOLLY PRICE-OWEN investigates what is value for money in kitchen gadgets.

Contributors

Unknown:
Molly Price-Owen

medium waveonlyfrom 2.0 Presenter Sue MaeCreger Guest of the Week: Barry Foster
2.6-1.2 News
May Day: GEORGINASMITHlooks at the way it was.
Going. Going, Gene!: how to restore yesterday's auction sale bargain.
Lunch at 12.30: two sisters. AILEENand BLANCHZ, who are in their 70s. share their midday meal with two local priests. MARY WIMBUSH reads
Shroud for a Nightingale (8)

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Foster
Unknown:
Mary Wimbush

by Patricia Griffiths
With Patricia Routledge as Pat
Life, they say, begins at 40 but Pat has waited until she's 45 before she decides to began again. But can her husband and family adjust to her extraordinary new image...?

Contributors

Writer:
Patricia Griffiths
Producer:
David Johnston
Pat:
Patricia Routledge
Griff:
David Sinclair
Jane:
Elizabeth Sevill
Paul:
Glynn Sweet
Sara:
Julie Hallam
Michelle:
Sue Thomas
Granny:
Winfride Shelley

Brian Johnston takes a wayward glance at his lifetime of sportive adventures. To see fair play he seeks the help of his wife PAULINE and the playwright WILLIAM DOUGLAS-HOME , and some of his friends: COLIN COWDREY, SEYMOUR DE LOTBINIÈRE, JOHN ELLISON , JIM SWANTON and WILLIAM WHITELAW
Producer ROGER THOMPSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Unknown:
Wright William Douglas-Home
Unknown:
Colin Cowdrey
Unknown:
John Ellison
Unknown:
William Whitelaw
Producer:
Roger Thompson

A special edition recorded at the Institution of Electrical Engineers to mark the centenary of the birth of Marconi on 25 April. with Anona Winn. Joy
Adamson Nerman Hackforth ,Peter Glaze with a mystery guest
Peter Jones in the chair Producer JOHNCASSELS
(Repeated: Friday, 12 27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anona Winn.
Unknown:
Adamson Nerman Hackforth
Unknown:
Peter Glaze
Unknown:
Peter Jones

A Composer by the Grace of God
In these words the conductor Hans Bichier described the great Czech composer Dverak, who died 70 years ago today. Tonight we celebrate his
« achievement in a programme written by his compatriot and fellow-musician Vilem Tausky Narrator GEOFFREY WHEELER
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON (Manchester)

Contributors

Conductor:
Hans Bichier

The Invisible Export by PETER FIELDSON with
Geoffrey Marlow , under-cover ninny: tougher than a bowl of tapioca pudding, faster than an airborne custard pie, stronger than a pint of sarsaparilla. Is it a bird? Is it a ...? ' No, it just the way he walks. Big Geoffrey. Kung Fu King of the Galsion Avenue weight-watchers: known to his friends as Marsh ... Marsh Marlow.
Producer RICHARD WORTLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Fieldson
Unknown:
Geoffrey Marlow
Unknown:
Marsh Marlow.
Producer:
Richard Wortley
Geoffrey Marlow:
Henry Woolf
Celia:
Clare Borne
Adams:
Alan Dudley
Collins:
Vernon Joyner
Lambert:
Rolf Lefebvre
Joshua:
Alton Kumalo
Nima:
Alex Tetteh-Lartey
Olga:
Carole Boyd

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