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The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Michael Cooke
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
Introduced By:
Michael Cooke

Why does a chestnut tree waste energy by making so many conkers - surely it only needs one sapling to replace it
The team conquers another selection of your wildlife questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol

Contributors

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

An Appearance of Piety by R. T. PLUMB
Read by Grizelda Hervey
' was 17 in 1906, and such a strangely unhappy 17-year-old too! There was, within me. something indefinable, as dark and cold as the house ... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
R. T. Plumb
Read By:
Grizelda Hervey
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?
With, of course, your views in What's on Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER

Contributors

Presenter:
Mavis Nicholson

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON Gow reporting.
Food Facts on Potatoes - 1: JANET WARREN tells US hOW to buy them.
ROSALIND SHANKS reads Images of Rose by ANNA GILBERT (4) Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Don Gow
Unknown:
Janet Warren
Unknown:
Rosalind Shanks
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

or How to identify a situation given a few obscure facts and a little lateral thinking.

Panellists: Sheila Hancock, Peter Jones, Arianna Stassinopoulos
Chairman John Timpson
Hidden voice JOHN BENSON
Compiled by JOHN DAVIS
Producer TONY LUKE

(Arianna Stassinopoulos is in Any Questions?: Friday 8.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Hancock
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Arianna Stassinopoulos
Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
John Benson
Unknown:
John Davis
Producer:
Tony Luke

FIRST POLITE NATIVE: Who's 'im, Bill?
SECOND POLITE NATIVE: A Stranger.
FIRST POLITE NATIVE: Eave arf a brick at 'im!
The variety of Victorian wit was incredible. Irreverent, rich in bad puns and poor taste, it reflected the vigour of a nation rising to the peak of its power. Collapse of Stout Party was the culmination of many a joke - and they liked it.
In the first of two programmes Richard Stilgoe takes a look at Victorian humour and the people who created it, opening a window on one of the most fascinating of ages when stout parties' collapsed in unending profusion.
Also taking part:
JUDY BENNETT , ANNABEL HUNT CHARLES COLLINGWOOD Based on the book by RONALD PEARSALL
Producer JOHN KNIGHT

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Stilgoe
Unknown:
Judy Bennett
Book By:
Ronald Pearsall
Producer:
John Knight

The End of the Summer by DENIS CONSTANDUROS
' You see, I'm not such a child now. I do know how it is between Father and Madame ... It was last summer that I realised ... He couldn't take his eyes off her ..."
Producer TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Denis Constanduros
Didie:
Wendy Padbury
Paulinette:
Emily Richard
Mrs Innis:
Daphne Oxenford
M Viardot:
James Tomlinson
Gaston:
Russell Dixon
Herr Muller:
Christian Rodska
Pauline Viardot:
Penelope Lee
Katrine -:
Alexandra Sebastian
Turgenev:
David Mahlowe

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