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The world this morntag, 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 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 8.35* and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Thought for the Day, a book of selections, 40p, from bookshops English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam.
Editor:
Alastair Osborne

and prepare to be highly amused, mildly shocked but always stimulated as he, David Jessel, Sheridan Morley, Mavis Nicholson, Lance Percival, Esther Rantzen, Kenneth Robinson, Fritz Spiegl and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable hour.

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jessel
Unknown:
Sheridan Morley
Unknown:
Mavis Nicholson
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Producer:
Hugh Purcell

Why do small birds mob owls? Who's dug holes in my lawn and put cherry stones in themt Why is the newt in my pond working himself into a frenzyt Answers to these and other questions from the team of wildlife experts.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison
Producer:
Dilys Breese

The Georgian Vase by D. V. WRIGHT
Read by John Hollis
Alf had bought it at a sale. 'Genuine Georgian,' he had announced proudly to Molly. I give a fiver for it an' I reckon it's worth a 'undred. But we ain' going to sell yet, Moll. We'll wait till its mate comes aLong. If we 'ad the pair we might get four or five 'undred quid ... '
Producer TANIA GARNER

Contributors

Unknown:
D. V. Wright
Read By:
John Hollis
Producer:
Tania Garner

Presenter Derek Cooper
More about the Capital Transfer Tax: Robin Hood never had these problems. PAMELA DEEDES analyses the high cost of giving away your wealth. Editor DENNIS LOWER

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Cooper
Unknown:
Robin Hood
Unknown:
Pamela Deedes

Introduced by Sandi Jones Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters
Fun for a Fiver: DAVID COOMBS on starting a collection.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON cow reporting. PETER COPLEY reads The Last Unicorn by PETER S. BEAGLE (10)
Deputy editor TERESA MCGONAGLE Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sandi Jones
Unknown:
David Coombs
Unknown:
Peter Copley
Unknown:
Peter S. Beagle
Editor:
Teresa McGonagle
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

Peter Williams and Isabel Dean in Look on This Picture by MALCOLM STEWART with Ramsay Williams , Carole Boyd and Peter Woodthorpe

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Williams
Unknown:
Isabel Dean
Unknown:
Malcolm Stewart
Unknown:
Ramsay Williams
Unknown:
Carole Boyd
Unknown:
Peter Woodthorpe

Our Hearts were Young and Gay by EMILY KIMBROUGH and CORNELIA OTIS SKINNER abridged in five parts by ALISON PLOWDEN
Read by Diana Olsson
1920 - and two young and Innocent American girls with a zest for life launch themselves upon an unsuspecting Europe. The result is disastrous - and very funny.
1: Abandon Ship/
Producer KAY PATRICK

Contributors

Unknown:
Emily Kimbrough
Unknown:
Cornelia Otis Skinner
Read By:
Diana Olsson
Producer:
Kay Patrick

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in The Cabinet Crisis With NORMA RONALD
RONALD BADDILEY , JOHN GRAHAM Written by EDWARD TAYLOR and JOHN GRAHAM
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR

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

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by DOROTHY L. SAYERS adapted in six parts by CHRIS MILLER Starring with and 4: Exhumation
Producer SIMON BRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown:
Chris Miller
Producer:
Simon Brett
Lord Peter:
Ian Carmichael
Robert Fentiman:
Allan Cuthbertson
Inspector Parker:
Gabriel Woolf
Mr Murbles:
John Gabriel
Dr Penbarthy:
Christopher Emmett
Dr Horner/Fr Whtttington:
Blain Fairman
Mairjorde Phelps:
Rosalind Adams
Mrs Rushworth:
Olwen Griffiths

Confession by IAN RODGER
' What I am telling you ts that I, Leon Aquila , shot the greatest poet of Spain. I, as a young mam who didn' know any better. No, that is wrong too. I did know better. But I went against that better knowledge.'
Producer TONY CLIFF (Leeds) (Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Rodger
Unknown:
Leon Aquila
Bill Newman:
Kenneth Farrington
Jack Henry:
Nigel Anthony
Leon Aquila:
John Justin
Leonard Hagshaw:
Graham Roberts
Henry Remington:
John Linstrum
Professor Gunge:
Geoffrey Banks
James Broughton:
David Mahlowe
Anna Anna:
Stephanie Fayerman

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