Programme Index

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Introduced by John Timpson and Nancy Wise
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:
John Timpson

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Cookery
What's the best way of preserving summer fruits and vege-tables?Can you tell me how to make my own lemonadef How do you keep lettuce freshf Put your questions to Monica Mawson and Marguerite Patten. Sue MacGregor is in the chair. Produced bv the Woman's Hour Unit. Call [number removed]from 8.0.
And two other cookery experts give their advice in BBC publications now available: Fanny Cradock 's Common Market Cookery: Italy (45p) and Delia Smith 's Family Fare: Summer Cooking (35p), both from bookshops. Finally, Robert Carrier says ' Food is ... Love ': Thurs 10.10 pm BBC2 and p 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Monica Mawson
Unknown:
Marguerite Patten.
Unknown:
Fanny Cradock
Unknown:
Delia Smith

The Homecoming by ISABELLE WORMAN
Read by Katherine Parr
His name was Gires and he was. on the whole, a Jack Russell terrier. He behaved as though he sprang from a race of ancestors unconquered since time began.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER -

Contributors

Read By:
Katherine Parr
Unknown:
Jack Russell
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Presenter Nigel Murphy Home and Family
Innumeracy: if you do your sums with the help of match sticks perhaps you are in-numerate. Why are some people bad with numbers and how does it affect their everyday lives?
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Murphy

A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards. Ted Ray
Arthur Askey. Cardew Robinson In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Peter West
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday. 6.15 pm) (McDonald Hobley is In ' Move Over Mrs Markham ' at the Pier Theatre, Bournemouth)
12.55
Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards.
Unknown:
Ted Ray
Unknown:
Arthur Askey.
Unknown:
Cardew Robinson
Producer:
Edward Taylor
Unknown:
Mrs Markham

Presenter Sue MacGregor
By the Left, Quick March: DILYS MORGAN looks at the woman's role in the Navy, Army and Air Force.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Foot Bellows. Photos and Flint Heads: JOAN ASTELL tells DAVID BELLAN how she started the local museum at Seaford.
Cinderella was lucky: the shoe fitted - but how easy is it to find a shoe that fits and wears well in 1974? COLETTE O'NEIL reads
The Hours Before Dawn by CELIA FREMLIN (10)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dilys Morgan
Unknown:
Joan Astell
Unknown:
David Bellan
Unknown:
Colette O'Neil

visits Nottinghamshire
Gardening enthusiasts meet at the Brackenhurst College of Agriculture to put questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
Gardeners' Question Time (third series), 40p, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Unknown:
Questionmaster Michael Barratt
Producer:
Kenneth Ford

Angus Prune proudly presents the return of the Wonder Show starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, Bill Oddie
THE DAVE LEE GROUP
Written by GRAEME GARDEN and BILL ODDIE.
Producers BOB OLIVER ROGERS and DAVID HATCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
John Cleese
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
David Hatch
Unknown:
Jo Kendall
Unknown:
Bill Oddie
Written By:
Graeme Garden
Written By:
Bill Oddie
Producer:
Bob Oliver Rogers
Producer:
David Hatch

recalled by Ian Carmichael 3: Carousel
A series of nine programmes with words and music from the hit shows that won the triple crown of acclaim in New York. London and on screen during the past 30 years. Written by MARJORIE BILBOW Producer BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Recalled By:
Ian Carmichael
Written By:
Marjorie Bilbow
Producer:
Bobby Jaye

A series of six true stories Narrated by Rene Cutforth Written and produced by ALAN BURGESS
3: The Pothole Rescue
When Howard Butler fell and seriously injured himself in Llethryd Swallet cave, deep undertheearthinSouth Wales, his chances of survival seemed slight. To reach him meant negotiating a ' choke ' of granite boulders through ' squeezes ' often only nine Inches high. swirling underground streams and steep muddy slopes. Rain meant that the caves and potholes would flood - and in Wales, in mid-February, rain was inevitable.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rene Cutforth
Produced By:
Alan Burgess
Unknown:
Howard Butler
Superintendent:
Brian Haines
Norman:
John Bull
Derek:
Alan Rowe
Police Constable:
Peter Pacey
Doctor:
Nigel Lambert
Minister:
Sion Probert
WL21:
Sean Arnold
Bill:
Hugh Ross
Girl:
Carole Boyd
WVS:
Betty Huntley-Wright

A series of verse anthologies compiled and introduced by ANTHONY THWAITE and read by HARVEY HALL and GARY WATSON 3: Clio, the Muse of History
Poems by Gray. Shelley. Shirley, Wordsworth. Cowper, Blunden, Yeats and Auden.
Producer GEORGE MACBETH

Contributors

Introduced By:
Anthony Thwaite
Read By:
Harvey Hall
Read By:
Gary Watson
Producer:
George MacBeth

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