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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

Great Expectations
Some parents have their children's lives planned for them almost before birth; others only get agitated about their prospects at this time of year when examination results are due. How do parental ambitions affect the children?
Parents and children discuss these points with a youth counsellor and a doctor.
Introduced by PADDY FEENY Producer THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Introduced By:
Paddy Feeny
Producer:
Thena Heshel

Ivy by ELISABETH BOND
Read by Denis McCarthy
' Say ... say if he doesn' stop cluttering the place with plants, that Public Health will have to get rid of him. Be firm. Diamond, be firm.'
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Read By:
Denis McCarthy
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

A Nartist Cove Named
Lear Spike Milligan and Charles Causley recite and delight In the limericks and nonsense longs of Edward Lear. Producer PAMELA HOWE

Contributors

Unknown:
Lear Spike Milligan
Unknown:
Charles Causley
Unknown:
Edward Lear.
Producer:
Pamela Howe

The Vagrant Heart by ROSEMARY ANNE SISSON
Two rival clans of ' Travellers ' dispute their rights to a pitch beside a busy main road. Out of familial strife a boy-and-girl romance is born - but, unlike Romeo and his Juliet, these young people discover a happy ending.
Producer
ARCHIE CAMPBELL (1970) J

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosemary Anne Sisson
Unknown:
Archie Campbell
Johnny Muswell:
Clifford Norgate
Jessie, his sister:
Patricia Leventon
Jim and Carrie, his children:
David Howe,
Jim and Carrie, his children:
Debbie Lee London
Mr Smith:
Charles Lamb
Mrs Smith:
Nan Marriott-Watson
Tam Smith:
Richard Dennis
Police Sergeant:
Alan Haines
Vicar:
Sean Arnold
Schools Attendance Officer:
Brian Hewlett

Presenter Nigel Murphy Consumer Style
Shops of the future: ID HARRISON looks ahead to the hypermarket.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Murphy

Presenter Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week: Elisabeth Soderstrom , the Swedish soprano.
2.1-2.2 News
Answering your letters on antibiotics: DR ROBERT ANDREW.
Sounds of the countryside In July: RAY GOODWIN with his recordings.
Life Inside: a prostitute talks to BARRY COLEMAN about prison life and its consequences. COLETTE O'NEIL reads
The flours Before Dawn (11)

Contributors

Unknown:
Elisabeth Soderstrom
Unknown:
Dr Robert Andrew.
Unknown:
Ray Goodwin
Unknown:
Barry Coleman
Unknown:
Colette O'Neil

Story: Young Hedgehog Follows a Smell by VERA RUSH-BROOKE
Presenters this week
GLADYS WHITRED, GARY TAYLOR
Scripts by GLADYS WHITRED Producer JENYTH WORSLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Wbitred.
Unknown:
Gary Taylor
Unknown:
Gladys Wmtred
Producer:
Jenyth Worsley

The Fox: the novel by D. H. LAWRENCE adapted as a play for radio and produced by DAVID H. GODFREY
' I was by the edge of the wood above the pond. You were tending the fowls. I was carryIng my gun. I lowered my eyes for a moment and, suddenly I saw the fox.'

Contributors

Novel By:
D. H. Lawrence
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Jill Banford:
Sandra Clark
Ellen March:
Margaret Wolfit
Henry Grenfel:
John Rows

An affectionate portrait of Lodwig Koch. the much loved wildlife recordist. Highlights, too. of him as musician, naturalist, father and friend, practical joker, and even as a member of ' Dad's Army ' - a private in the Home Guard. Introduced by BRUCE CAMPBELL Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lodwig Koch.
Introduced By:
Bruce Campbell
Producer:
Dilys Breese

with Anona Winn , Jay Adamson
Norman Hackforth , Peter Glaze with a mystery guest
Peter Jones in the chair Producer JOHN CASSELS
(Bepeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anona Winn
Unknown:
Jay Adamson
Unknown:
Norman Hackforth
Unknown:
Peter Glaze
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Producer:
John Cassels

Roberton and Ihe Orpheus
Sir Hugh Roberton , founder and conductor of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir, was born a century ago this year. In this tribute ROBIN RUSSELL Introduces music recorded by the choir and traces its evolution from an unlikely birth to a famous death.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Hugh Roberton
Unknown:
Robin Russell
Producer:
Arthur Johnson

Going Up by IAN D. CHESSMAN
' I've always been anxious to climb to the very top of my chosen profession, to prove to myself that I really have a vocation for driving a lift. I want to reach the pinnacle of elevatormanship. Maybe even to get to the dizzying heights of being selected Liftman of the Year.'
Producer ALFRED BRADLEY (Leeds) (Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian D. Chessman
Producer:
Alfred Bradley
Fred Flax:
Bernard Cribbins
Professor Albergine:
Ronald Herdman

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