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with Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0
News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45* Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Editor:
Mike Chaney

Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham [number removed]and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners. Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
George Scott

Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:
God said, Let Newton be! and all was light. (ALEXANDER POPE)
A celebration of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), scientist, mathematician and man of many paradoxes.
Written by ERIC EWENS with Freddie Jones as Sir Isaac Newton
Narrated by Anthony Jacobs
It did not last: the Devil howling , Ho!
Let Einstein be! ' restored the status quo (SIR JOHN C. SQUIRES) with the voices of: MICHAEL TUDOR BARNES
JEFFREY SEGAL , JONATHAN SCOTT
DOUGLAS BLACKWELL
MICHAEL GOLDIE , EDWARD BURNHAM EDWARD KELSEY , LEWIS STRINGER JOAN MATHESON and JANE KNOWLES froduced and directed by MAURICE LEITCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Isaac Newton
Written By:
Eric Ewens
Unknown:
Freddie Jones
Unknown:
Sir Isaac Newton
Unknown:
Anthony Jacobs
Unknown:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Unknown:
Jeffrey Segal
Unknown:
Jonathan Scott
Unknown:
Douglas Blackwell
Unknown:
Michael Goldie
Unknown:
Edward Burnham
Unknown:
Edward Kelsey
Unknown:
Lewis Stringer
Unknown:
Joan Matheson
Unknown:
Jane Knowles
Directed By:
Maurice Leitch

Introduced from Northern Ireland by Margaret Percy
A Spring look at the Irish and their idiosyncrasies at home and abroad.
BBC Northern Ireland The Perfect Gentleman by JUNE ROSE, abridged in seven parts by DOREEN ESTALL Read by ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY (Final instalment)
(Music: Haydn's String Quartet in F, Op 74 No 2)
2.0-2.2 News

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Percy
Read By:
Rosalie Crutchley

Ecclcsiastesbydavidedgar
'Tobeabishop,anywhere, perhaps particularly in the Church of England, needs a certain social sense, a sense, perhaps, of compromise ... The problem with John Hammond is ... The man's a monk ... He's a very bright, attractive, personable, and compassionate, mad monk.'
Produced and directed by MICHAEL ROLFE. BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Directed By:
Michael Rolfe.
John Hammond:
Eric Allan
Judith Hammond:
Elizabeth Proud
Luke/American preacher:
Peter Marinker
Bishop of Stanton/Mr Attwood:
Haydn Jones
PrOVOSt:
Clifford Rose
Appointments Secretary:
William Eedle
Bishop Pugh:
Geoffrey Matthews
Bill Crosby/Customs officer:
Sean Barrett
Canon Sidney Willcox:
Brian Hewlett
Mrs Gillott/Middle-cIass woman:
Patricia Gallimore

Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Read by NIGEL STOCK
Shoscombe Old Place
' When a man does one queer thing, or two queer things, there may be a meaning to it, but when everything he does is queer....'

Contributors

Read By:
Nigel Stock

A spontaneous discussion by Malcoim Muggeridge
Lord Cudlipp, Anna Raeburn and Freddie Laker
Chairman David Jacobs from Sussex
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN
BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcoim Muggeridge
Unknown:
Anna Raeburn
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Michael Bowen

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Carter's popularity soars

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

President Carter gets a 70 per cent popularity rating in the polls. Show more

Joseph and the Goths by CATHERINE HEATH abridged in 13 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by MADI HEDD
Producer JOHN CARDY (Final instalment)

Contributors

Unknown:
Catherine Heath
Unknown:
Neville Teller
Read By:
Madi Hedd
Producer:
John Cardy

Bill Wallis , David Tate Mike Goddard 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 and DAVID MCKELLAR , with ANDY HAMILTON , MARTIN SMITH and WILL ADAMS, BARRY PILTON and others. Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Mike Goddard
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Script By:
Colin Bostock-Smith
Script By:
David McKellar
Unknown:
Andy Hamilton
Unknown:
Martin Smith
Unknown:
Barry Pilton
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins

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