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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)
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Which is the healthiest area? A You and Yours special country-wide enquiry.
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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
Story: Mrs Cluckabiddy 's Cornfield by STEPHEN WEAVER
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
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
Conscience of the King by ALFRED DUCGAN
Read by GERALD CROSS
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(Repeated: Saturday, 10.30 am)
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
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Regional Variations (2)
Alistair Cooke's weekly talk on American life, history and politics.
Presenter Nigel Rees Producer TOM VERNON
John Tusa reporting
Read by PETER MARINKER (9)
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
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