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Introduced by John Timpson and Malcolm Billings
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 English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson

Suburban Fox by MICHAEL PEARSON
Read by Timothy Klghtley
We watched the fox sUp through the hedge. Then I noticed another shadow just ahead of it. The other suburban fox was climbing over the high fence at the opposite side of the field ...
Producer PAMELA HOWE (Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Pearson
Read By:
Timothy Klghtley
Producer:
Pamela Howe

Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer
Demolish or Restore: Midlands planner ALFRED wood debates the Issues with rambler DORO-THY CLAYDON.
2.0-2.2 News
Dwile Flunking: an ancient custom or a subject for conture, according to KATE JONES. In or Out of School: PAT CALL-AGHAN joins children at a countryside crafts centre at Rugeley.
Producer DAVID SHUTE Sanditon (15)

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate Jones.
Producer:
David Shute

Moving On by BETTY PAUL
' Seeing something of the world for herself is one thing, but to think of her joining that debris of humanity that sit dead-eyed round Piccadilly Circus ... I've got to find her.'
Producer MARGARET ETALL

Contributors

Unknown:
Betty Paul
Producer:
Margaret Etall
WPC Judy Carter:
Carole Boyd
Caroline Scott-Leighton:
Elspeth Chahlton
Doris Carter:
Peggy Aitchison
Will Carter:
Haydn Jones
John Scott-Leighton:
Paul Gaymon
Sheila Scott-Leighton:
Madi Hedd
Sgt Watford:
Sion Probert
Sgt Ridley:
Alan Dudley
PC Donald Brooke:
Roger Gartland
WPC Pat Gunning:
Angela Collins

Fairy Tales and Stories of Hans Andersen
Read by DAVID DAVIS
The Will-o'-the-wisps are In Town. said the Bog Witch
Yesterday a great event took place in the swamp.... 12 will-o'-the-wisps were born .. and it was a very special event, for these will-o'-the-wisps can change themselves into human beings ...
(Starting next Monday: Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster , read by Marion Diamond )

Contributors

Stories Of:
Hans Andersen
Read By:
David Davis
Unknown:
Jean Webster
Read By:
Marion Diamond

Second Round
Chairman Robert Robinson 20: Scotland and Northern Ireland
ALISTAIR FULTON, teacher MRS HILARY FRAZER , library assistant
MARTIN GOSS. teacher including ' Beat the Brains '
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN , Who, With IAN GILLIES , sets the questions.
Producer CHRISTOPHER SERLE
Brain of Britain, quiz book based on the series, 35p from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Mrs Hilary Frazer
Unknown:
Martin Goss.
Unknown:
John P. Wynn
Unknown:
Ian Gillies
Producer:
Christopher Serle

A spontaneous discussion by Malcolm Mnggeridge
Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone Lord George-Brown
Countess of Longford
Chairman David Jacobs from Sussex
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN
(Rptd: Sat 1.15; Mon 11.5 am)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at 7.30 pm) to Any AnswersT, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Mnggeridge
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Michael Bowen

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 , ALASTAIR BEATON 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
Script By:
Alastair Beaton
Producer:
Simon Brett

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More