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Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather: at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news. At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27 and 8.27; Todays Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam

Dial a Policeman
What role can the police play in community relations When I go away on holiday, how can I ensure that my house isn't burgled' What's the most sensible thing members of the public can do if they see someone acting suspiciouslyf Can the police help with juvenile delinquency? In which ways would the police like to see more co-operation from the public?
Answers to these and other queries from Chief Superintendent Stephen O'Brien and Chief Inspector Janet Jeater of the Metropolitan Police
In the chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call 01-58* 4411 from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen O'Brien
Unknown:
Janet Jeater

Presenter Jeanine McMullen
There wasn't a button left on the shirt! ' Does the laundry eat them? DAVID LLOYD goes into ' the service you get from your laundry.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeanine McMullen
Unknown:
David Lloyd

based on the original TV series by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring
Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
A Soldier's Farewell
A visit to the cinema and an off-the-ration toasted-cheese supper set the scene for Captain Mainwaring at the Battle of Waterloo. featuring JOHN LAURIE
ARNOLD RIDLEY , IAN LAVENDER With
BILL PERTWEE , LARRY MARTYN PAT coombs and JOHN SNAGGE
Adapted for radio by HAROLD SNOAD and MICHAEL KNOWLES Producer JOHN DYAS
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Perry
Unknown:
David Croft
Unknown:
Arthur Lowe
Unknown:
Clive Dunn
Unknown:
John Laurie
Unknown:
Arnold Ridley
Unknown:
Ian Lavender
Unknown:
Bill Pertwee
Unknown:
Larry Martyn
Unknown:
Pat Coombs
Unknown:
John Snagge
Unknown:
Harold Snoad
Unknown:
Michael Knowles
Producer:
John Dyas

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
The Sense of Touch: ANNE SUTER finds out what it means to, among others, a sculptor, a masseur and two blind girls.
2.0-2.2 News
Open Plan Schools: ANN HEYNO visits Heber Junior School in London and talks to the Headmaster and some of the staff and pupils.
Arts Notebook.
PATRICIA MORT reads
Delia by DIANA MORGAN (6)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Anne Suter
Unknown:
Ann Heyno
Unknown:
Patricia Mort
Unknown:
Diana Morgan

visits Stroud
Members of the Stroud and District Floral Society put their questions to
FRED LOADS , BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Loads
Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Unknown:
Michael Barratt
Producer:
Kenneth Ford

by EDGAR WALLACE
Sandi - The King Maker
Abridged for radio in seven parts by NEVILLE TELLER Read by MICHAEL HARBOUR
7: Devil Woman Unmasked Producer JOHN SCOTNEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Edgar Wallace
Unknown:
Neville Teller
Read By:
Michael Harbour
Producer:
John Scotney

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
William Hardcastle 's Preview: page 5
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
S.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
William Hardcastle
Unknown:
William Hardcastle

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race , who also compiled the questions
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Steve Race

Ring Robin Day to put your questions in person to his guest of the evening. With an eye on topical interest we are leaving the invitation as near as possible to the date.
Producer WALTER WALLICH
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme

Contributors

Producer:
Walter Wallich

1918-1939
In a series of 13 programmes James Cameron reflects two decades which are both history and living memory.
12: A Very Long Shadow Indeed Hitler was already the most total and absolute political leader in Europe, now he assumed absolute military command too.
This was presumably what dictatorship was all about. But in 1937 did we understand this? JAMES CAMERON finds some of the answers from those who watched the Nazi invasion of Austria, took part in the Spanish Civil War, and from the new Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain , and from those with more immediate concerns like cheering George VI at his coronation. learning the Lam-beth Walk and playing pontoon in the dole schools. Producers HELEN FRY and GWYNETH HENDERSON

Contributors

Unknown:
James Cameron
Unknown:
Neville Chamberlain
Producers:
Helen Fry
Producers:
Gwyneth Henderson

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