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with John Timpson in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Brian Redhead

Heme Ownership
Are you house-huntingf Or are you having trouble with the one you own already? What is the best kind of mortgage for your needs? And where should you go to look for itt How much help can you expect from an estate agent - and is it worth what it is going to cost you? Suppose the council wants to buy your home for redevelopment - must you accept their valuation of it? Put your problems to mortgage and finance consultant Ivor Kaffel , and to chartered sur. veyor John Thomas , FRICS
In the Chair Judith Chalmers Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed] from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Ivor Kaffel
Unknown:
John Thomas
Unknown:
Judith Chalmers

A Gift from Mr Consuelo by KATHLEEN GOODING
Read by Patricia Hayes
' She was off to Mr Consuelo 's, To clean his place, wash his smalls and generally tidy up his Antique Shop. Truth was, she felt sorry for him.... She waited - as he did - for the turn of the tide. It was them big dark eyes ... He must've been handsome once ... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

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Mr Consuelo
Unknown:
Kathleen Gooding
Read By:
Patricia Hayes
Unknown:
Mr Consuelo
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Based on the original TV series by jimmy PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring
Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurler and Clive Dunn The Big Parade
When Private Walker offers to provide the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard Platoon with a suitable mascot to lead them on parade, Captain Mainwaring, to his dismay, discovers that the cheapest is not necessarily the best, featuring JOHN LAURIE
ARNOLD RIDLEY , IAN LAVENDER with BILL PERTWEE , EDWARD SINCLAIR LARRY MARTYN , PEARL HACKNEY and JOHN SNAGGE
Adapted for radio by MICHAEL KNOWLES and HAROLD SNOAD
Producer JOHN DYAS
(Repeated; Thursday 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF
, Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Perry
Unknown:
David Croft
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Arthur Lowe
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John Le Mesurler
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Clive Dunn
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John Laurie
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Arnold Ridley
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Ian Lavender
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Bill Pertwee
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Edward Sinclair
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Larry Martyn
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Pearl Hackney
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John Snagge
Unknown:
Michael Knowles
Unknown:
Harold Snoad
Producer:
John Dyas

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
From Old Velveteen to Welly Boots: PHIL DRABBLE On the changing life of the Gamekeeper.
2.0-2.2 News
Do-it- Yourself Medicine.
If Only More Men Would... do things in the right place - and occasionally at the right time, says JEAN RICHARDSON.
As Good as New! : CHRIS ELLISS job is dusting up ' old masters -old, and forgotten, record masters,
JON ROLLASON reads A Drop Too Much by RUTH RENDELL abridged by JANET HICKSON

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Phil Drabble
Unknown:
Jean Richardson.
Unknown:
Jon Rollason
Unknown:
Ruth Rendell
Abridged By:
Janet Hickson
on BBC Radio 4 FM

The news magazine: presented by Brian Widlake with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Widlake

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden

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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