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Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam
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
Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam

[number removed] from 9.30
Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on the political issues of the day.
Ring Birmingham [number removed] and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other Radio 4 listeners.
Producer JENNY DE YONG

Contributors

Unknown:
George Scott
Producer:
Jenny de Yong

A Trumpet for Judgment Day by MICHAEL PEARSON
Read by Timothy Kightley
I couldn' quite work out Mrs Bathurst 's enthusiasm for jazz bands. She was my new land-lady: a frail little woman in her late 60s.
Producer PAMELA HOWE (Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Pearson
Read By:
Timothy Kightley
Unknown:
Mrs Bathurst
Producer:
Pamela Howe

Presenter Nancy Wise
Which is the healthiest area? A You and Yours special country-wide enquiry.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WlA 1AA

from 2.0 Introduced from Manchester by June Knox-Mawer
Woodlands in Winter: HERBERT SMITH explores the delights of visiting woods and forests in the winter months.
2.0-2.2 News
Starting in the 60s: CATHERINE MACARTHUR'S first novel has just been published.
Donkey Stones: Judi Goodwin looks at an old tradition still in use.
John Pullen reads The Jacaranda Tree (4) by H. E. BATES

Contributors

Unknown:
Herbert Smith
Unknown:
Catherine MacArthur
Unknown:
Judi Goodwin
Unknown:
John Puli.
Unknown:
H. E. Bates

Selected for Friday
The Seasons of the Blind
Last of three autobiographical plays by R. C. SCRIVEN
This play, which was specially written to mark the 1968 centenary year of the Royal National Institute for the Blind, surveys the full cycle of a year, showing how the blind can only rely upon memory and their remaining senses when they wish to appreciate the changing of the seasons. with The many other parts played by DAVID BRIERLEY , WILFRID CARTER JAN EDWARDS , NICHOLAS EDMETT LEONARD FENTON , BRIAN HAINES
KATHLEEN HELME , HILDA KRISEMAN HAYDN JONES , DENIS MCCARTHY LOCKWOOD WEST
MARJORIE WESTBURY
Producer CHARLES LEFEAUX
These plays, with two others by R. C. Scriven , are published in a book, The Seasons of the Blind, £3.50, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
R. C. Scriven
Played By:
David Brierley
Played By:
Wilfrid Carter
Played By:
Jan Edwards
Played By:
Nicholas Edmett
Played By:
Leonard Fenton
Played By:
Brian Haines
Unknown:
Kathleen Helme
Unknown:
Hilda Kriseman
Unknown:
Haydn Jones
Unknown:
Denis McCarthy
Unknown:
R. C. Scriven
Narrator:
Michael Hordern
Persephone:
Barbara Mitchell
Night:
Sheila Burrell
Matt:
David March
Winter:
Francis de Wolff
Summer:
Liza Harrow
Autumn:
Victor Lucas

A SDOntaneous discussion by Wynford Vaughan-Thomas Ian Mikardo , mp
Sir Geoffrey Howe , mp Esther Rantzen
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from Port Talbot
(Rptd: Sat, 1.15; Mon, 11.5 am) Listeners' views to: Anti Answerst BBC, Bristol BS8 ZLR

Contributors

Unknown:
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
Unknown:
Ian Mikardo
Unknown:
Sir Geoffrey Howe
Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Michael Bowen
Unknown:
Port Talbot

DAVID JASON , BILL WALLIS NIGEL REES and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano take a late night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH DAVID RENWICK and others
Producer SIMON BRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Script By:
Colin Bostock-Smith
Script By:
David Renwick
Producer:
Simon Brett

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