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The world this morning: what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam. 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

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Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam.
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler
Editor:
Alastair Osborne

Aided by Harriet Crawley , Benny Green. Lance Percival , Esther Rantzcn. Kenneth Robinson , Fritz Spiegl and other Monday morning regulars, he takes a lively look round and meets surprise guests for whom this week promises to be special.
Producer MICHAEL GILLIAM

Contributors

Unknown:
Harriet Crawley
Unknown:
Benny Green.
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Esther Rantzcn.
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Producer:
Michael Gilliam

As n child I used to be amused at the lively way in which wood-lice, when touched, would roll up into a tight little ball; they don'seem to do this now.
A mini-mystery discussed today by the Wildlife team,
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

What Happened to Hamish? by JOHN UNSWORTH
Read by Fraser Kerr
He had disposed of his business, bought a barren island in the Hebrides, stocked it with plenty of the hard stuff, and a vast collection of science fiction. Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
John Unsworth
Read By:
Fraser Kerr
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Presenter Nancy Wise Work and Money
This week the largest increase ever in pension and social security benefits come into force. LORD HOUGHTON, former Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and author of Paying for the Social Services, explains what they mean to you.
Collecting Your Debts: GREVILLE JANNER , mp, explains how the Attachment of Earnings system can work for and against you. Editor DENNIS LOWER

Contributors

Unknown:
Greville Janner

Presenter Sue MacGregor
Leisure and Pleasure: pursuits, entertainments and places to go.
2.0-2.2 News
Yes. but suppose.... someone is ill: the first of a series of holiday hazards ARTHUR SANDLES hopes to avert.
When mangles go screech in the night: GRAEME HALL with some extra-sensory perceptions. My Husband Next Door: ERNEST and DOROTHY BELL talk to GILL PREECE about their reasons for living in separate houses.
The Sailor by v. s. PRITCHETT abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN read by MARTIN JARVIS
Deputy editor TERESA MCGONAGLE Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorothy Bell
Unknown:
Gill Preece
Abridged By:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Martin Jarvis
Editor:
Teresa McGonagle
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in Ballet Nuisance
LAMB: I know you're helping the Arts Council, but do you hafe to wear that velvet beret and big floppy bow tie?
LENNOX-BROWN: Naturally. You are just jealous because I'm moving in artistic circles - and you. as usual, are moving in ever-decreasing ones. With 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

(Repeated: Tuesday, 1.30pm)

Contributors

Written By:
Brian Hayles
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Jennifer Macy:
Angela Piper
Lilian:
Elizabeth Marlow
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer:
Judy Bennett
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Peter Stevens:
Anthony Smee
Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley:
Julia Mark
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joby Woodford:
George Woolley
Robin Freeman ,:
Peter Kenvyn
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Colin Drury:
John Baddeley
Harry Booker:
Alex Johnston

Five programmes written and presented by Edgar Lustgarten in which he reconstructs some of the most notorious murder cases of the past 60 years.
4: London 1922. A knock on a basement door late at night. Usual enough, especially when the lady in question was used to gentlemen callers. Even if she felt something was wrong it was, after all, an ... Occupational Risk
Producer ROGER PINE

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Presented By:
Edgar Lustgarten

The Servants and the Snow by IRIS MURDOCH with Peter Jeffrey Patrick Magee and Betty Huntley-Wright
The heir to a large feudal estate returns to take over after the death of his father. He intends to introduce his own liberal principles in the running of the estate; but the servants, many of whom he knew as a child, are strangely reluctant to accept new ideas.
Producer HARRY CATLIN
(Repeated: Sunday, 2.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Iris Murdoch
Unknown:
Peter Jeffrey
Unknown:
Patrick Magee
Unknown:
Betty Huntley-Wright
Producer:
Harry Catlin
Peter Jack:
John Rowe
Basil:
Peter Jeffrey
Oriane:
Betty Huntley-Wricht
Grundig:
Alan Rowe
Hans Joseph:
George Hagan
Frederic:
David Gooderson
Father Ambrose:
Hector Ross
Marina:
Carole Boyd
Mikey:
Judy Bennett
Patrice:
Patrick Magee
Maxim:
David Timson
General Klein:
Patrick Magee

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