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Introduced by John Timpson
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 Book (same title), 40p from bookshops
English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson

as he. Sheridan Morley , Mavis Nicholson , Lance Percival , Kenneth Robinson , Fritz Spiegl and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable hour. Producer IAN GARDHOUSE
Sheridan Morley 's Preview: p 15

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheridan Morley
Unknown:
Mavis Nicholson
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Producer:
Ian Gardhouse
Unknown:
Sheridan Morley

Some birds have a transparent third eyelid. Is this ever tinted as a protection against dazzling light? Do birds wear sunglasses!
Bright thoughts from the team on your wildlife questions. Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

The Machine Speaks by MARTIN ARMSTRONG Read by Jill Balcon
' It was a curious and refreshing sensation to open the door of Mr Shuttleworth 's room and face him at his desk with the knowledge that, all unknown to him. she had him completely at her mercy...'. Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Armstrong
Read By:
Jill Balcon
Unknown:
Mr Shuttleworth
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Presenter Mavis Nicholson The World of Work
With jobs hard to find MARGARET KORVING studies the market and looks at new opportunities in training and employment.
Your Money: what should you be doing with it now?

Contributors

Presenter:
Mavis Nicholson

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Over 60 and I Want to Work: a new career or just a new job after retirement? PHIL JAY examines the possibilities. (Tomorrow's Tuesday Call at 9.5 am is on Fresh Starts) Reading your letters.
Baby Clinic: JILL BURRIDGE takes her six-month-old baby for advice.
MARTIN JARVIS reads Lucky Jim by KINGSLEY AMIS (11) Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Phil Jay
Unknown:
Jill Burridge
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Lucky Jim
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

The House of Gair by ERIC LINKLATER adapted for radio in ten parts Read by John Shedden 1: The Return of Kate Stephen Coryat , a writer, lives alone in a cottage in the Highlands of Scotland. One day, driving across the wilds of Sutherland, he runs out of petrol. The only house for miles around large, ugly, mysterious and unfriendly. Producer GORDON EMSLIE BBC Scotland

Contributors

Read By:
John Shedden
Unknown:
Kate Stephen Coryat

or How to identify a situation given a few obscure facts and a little lateral thinking.
Panellists: Sheila Hancock
Peter Jones , William Franklyn Chairman John Timpson Hidden voice JOHN BENSON Compiled by JOHN DAVIS Producer TONY LUKE

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Hancock
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
William Franklyn
Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
John Benson
Unknown:
John Davis
Producer:
Tony Luke

Under Western Eyes by JOSEPH CONRAD adapted for radio by ERIC EWENS with Nigel Anthony and Manning Wilson
A story of revolutionaries set in Switzerland and Russia in 1911. The various characters owe their existence to the condition of Russia at that time and to the pressure of its tyrannical lawlessness and senseless despotism.
Producer GERRY JONES

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Conrad
Radio By:
Eric Ewens
Unknown:
Nigel Anthony
Unknown:
Manning Wilson
Producer:
Gerry Jones
Narrator:
Manning Wilson
Razumov:
Nigel Anthony
Natalia:
Jane Knowles
Tekla:
Heather Kyd
Haldin:
Steve Hodson
De Pleven:
James Thomason
KoStia:
Anthony Smee
General:
Leslie Heritage
Mikulin:
Haydn Jones
Peter Ivanovitch:
John Rowe
Nikita Necator:
Peter Woodthorpe
Mrs Haldin:
Jane Wenham
Sophia Antonovna:
Shirley Dixon
Madame de Stern:
Madi Hedd

The Stone Angel by MARGARET LAURENCE abridged for radio in 15 parts by MADGE HART Read by Margaret Robertson (1) Hagar Shipley , an independent woman of 90, realises that, owing to her increasing frailty, her son Marvin and his wile Doris can no longer look after her and although it is her house, plans are afoot for her to be sent to an old people's home. With this thought always in her mind. she reminisces over her long life. Producer DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Laurence
Unknown:
Madge Hart
Read By:
Margaret Robertson
Read By:
Hagar Shipley
Producer:
David H. Godfrey

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