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Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman
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; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.350; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50. Today: FR JAMES SKELLY
English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Fr James Skelly

Pact by DAVID BUCK with Marian Diamond as Jill and Hugh Dickson as Harry Harry and Jill contemplate a suicide alliance.
JILL: We're better off than most people. We know exactly when the hour cometh.
Producer RICHARD WORTLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
David Buck
Unknown:
Marian Diamond
Unknown:
Hugh Dickson
Unknown:
Harry Harry
Producer:
Richard Wortley

Presenter Nigel Murphy
They never Taught me That at School!: consumer rights, traffic regulations, planning applications, rows with the neighbours - should we be taught at school to find our own way through the legal jungle? DICK TRACEY investigates.

Contributors

Presenter:
Nigel Murphy
Unknown:
Dick Tracey

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson 7: North of England (i) ALAN WEST, teacher
IAN FORSYTH , civil servant PETER BROWN , journalist
MRS ANN LEWIS , translator including ' Beat the Brains ' In which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. who. with IAN GILLIES , sets the questions.
Producer CHRISTOPHER SERLE (Repeated: Friday 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Ian Forsyth
Unknown:
Peter Brown
Unknown:
Mrs Ann Lewis
Unknown:
John P. Wynn.
Unknown:
Ian Gillies
Producer:
Christopher Serle

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: Jean Simmons
2.0-2.2 News
Through the Maze: a guide to some Social Security claims and benefits 4: 60 and over. Reading your letters.
Doing the thing you like best: HENRY AND NEVILLE CRABB of the world oldest hand-made concertina workshop. JOHN SAMSON reads
The Phantom Garden by SHEILA BISHOP (8)
(Jean Simmons is in ' A Little Night Music ' at the Adelphi Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
MacGregor Guest
Unknown:
Jean Simmons
Unknown:
Neville Crabb
Unknown:
John Samson
Garden By:
Sheila Bishop
Garden By:
Jean Simmons

Russian Roulette by PETER F. FERGUSON with Poor Miss Haley! Suddenly left to run an import/export business singlehanded, when she only came to do the office cleaning part-time. Hopeless situation. Until a Russian trade delegation turns up, that is ... And then it's a question of who is teaching whom what.
Other parts: VALERIE COLGAN
MICHAEL DEACON , MALCOLM HAYES UECTOR ROSS , DAVID RYALL and ALAN ROWE
Producer GLYN DEARMAN
(Andrew Sachs is in ' No Sex, Please, We're British ' at the Strand Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter F. Ferguson
Unknown:
Valerie Colgan
Unknown:
Michael Deacon
Unknown:
Malcolm Hayes
Unknown:
Uector Ross
Unknown:
David Ryall
Unknown:
Alan Rowe
Producer:
Glyn Dearman
Unknown:
Andrew Sachs
Miss Haley:
Prunella Scales
Sonya:
Eleanor Bron
Alexandra:
Andrew Sachs
Stanton:
Blain Fairman
Kent:
Trader Faulkner

In the chair Terry Wogan On the panel
Anona Winn. Brian Johnstoa William Rushton and Bettine le Beau
Voice GRETTA GOURIET Producer
ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Terry Wogan
Unknown:
Anona Winn.
Unknown:
Brian Johnstoa
Unknown:
William Rushton
Unknown:
Alastair Scott Johnston

The 20-year ordeal of Lieutenant-Commander Christopher Swabey , dismissed from the Royal Navy in 1956, but successful in the Court of Appeal 16 years later, and still fighting for a pension. What did he do wrong? Why did it take so long to clear his name?
Narrated by Edgar Lustgarten Written by ALAN BURGESS , based on Smoke without Fire by ALFRED DRAPER
With LT-CDJA
SWABEY LADY SWABEY
LORD HAILSHAM OF ST MARYLEBONE and PETER KIRK , MP
Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
Justice in the balance: page 3

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Swabey
Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Written By:
Alan Burgess
Unknown:
Alfred Draper
Unknown:
Swabey Lady Swabey
Unknown:
Peter Kirk
Producer:
Anthony Moncrieff

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