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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 with EILEEN FOWLER ; Weather and prog 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 Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE

Contributors

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

Aided by Harriet Crawley , Benny Green , Barry Norman , Lance Percival , Esther Rantzen , Kenneth Robinson. Fritz Spiegl Producer MICHAEL EMBER

Contributors

Unknown:
Harriet Crawley
Unknown:
Benny Green
Unknown:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson.
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Producer:
Michael Ember

' On moonlit nights I have seen owls following our old ship down the Channel attracted, no doubt, by the many rats which used to scamper along her decks ...' The team comment on sea-going owls and other wildlife observations. Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

Safety Match by IVOR WILSON Read by Hugh Burden
Between speeches and handing out prizes Jolyon would take the opportunity to inspect the annual catch sitting before him. Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivor Wilson
Read By:
Hugh Burden
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Presenter Sue MacGregor
Second-hand Finds: JUNE KNOX-MAWER and BENNY GREEN on the pleasures of bookshop-browsing.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Don'Sweep the House at Night: SHIRLEY DEANE learns about the customs of Ambon, one of the Spice Islands.
Understanding Medicine: DR ROBERT ANDREW discusses the use-and abuse-of antibiotics. RICHARD LEECH reads Anthony Trollope by JAMES POPE-HENNESSY (14)
Deputy editor TERESA MCGONAGLR Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Benny Green
Unknown:
Shirley Deane
Unknown:
Dr Robert Andrew
Unknown:
Anthony Trollope
Unknown:
James Pope-Hennessy
Editor:
Teresa McGonaglr
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

Smith's Gazelle by LIONEL DAVIDSON : abridged in five parts by RON BARON
Read by Andrew Sachs (1)
The species of gazelle known as Gazella Smithii is thought to be extinct. But a one-eyed Arab shepherd, a murderer, hiding in a ravine near the border of Israel, discovers a pregnant female of the species and believes God has given him the task of raising a herd. His belief is encouraged by two boys, one a Bedouin, the other from an Israeli Kibbutz. Producer DAVID SPENSER
(Andrew Sachs is in ' Habeas Corpus ' at the Lyric Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lionel Davidson
Unknown:
Ron Baron
Read By:
Andrew Sachs
Unknown:
Israeli Kibbutz.
Producer:
David Spenser
Unknown:
Andrew Sachs

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in Great Guns
LENNOX-BROWN: You mean we're to talk to the Army and sort out this dispute?
SIR GREGORY: That's right; If you've got that into your head, you have it in a nutshell.
NORMA RONALD , RONALD BADDILEY JOHN GRAHAM written by EDWARD TAYLOR and JOHN GRAHAM
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Wed, 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
Deryck Guyler
Unknown:
Norma Ronald
Unknown:
Ronald Baddiley
Unknown:
John Graham
Written By:
Edward Taylor
Written By:
John Graham
Producer:
Edward Taylor

A series of five programmes written and presented by Edgar Lustgarten in which he reconstructs some of the most notorious murder cases of the past 60 years. 1: Mother's Day
A macabre case of murder in Scotland in 1926. Producer ROGER PINE
Life-for-a-lifer: page 5

Contributors

Presented By:
Edgar Lustgarten

Dear Liar by JEROME KILTY with Isabel Dean as Mrs Patrick Campbell and Cyril Cusack as Bernard Shaw
This play is based on the exchange of letters that passed between two theatrical comets from 1899 to 1939.
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING (Repeated: Sunday, 2.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jerome Kilty
Unknown:
Isabel Dean
Unknown:
Mrs Patrick Campbell
Unknown:
Cyril Cusack
Unknown:
Bernard Shaw
Producer:
Christopher Venning

The Heyday bv BAMBER GASCOIGNE abridged for radio in ten Instalments by FRANCES HITCHINS Read by Anthony Hall (1)
When Grandmother dies. Benjy decides to find out the truth about her heyday in the Edwardian Theatre.
Producer DICKON reed

Contributors

Unknown:
Bamber Gascoigne
Read By:
Anthony Hall

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