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with Eugene Fraser
Headlines and weather, news for sports fans, Prayer for the Day (Moti THE REV DAVID CAINK , Tues-Thurs ROSEMARY WAKELIN , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES )

Contributors

Unknown:
Eugene Fraser
Unknown:
David Caink
Unknown:
Tues-Thurs Rosemary Wakelin
Unknown:
Richard Harries

Esther Rantzen , Bernard Falk and Kenneth Robinson , together with their guests in the studio, provide the incentive to face Monday morning once again as they discuss some of the forthcoming week's topical issues and interview some of the personalities.
Producer IAN R. GARDHOUSE

Contributors

Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
Bernard Falk
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson
Producer:
Ian R. Gardhouse

medium only
I knocked a woodlouse on to the floor and suddenly lots of tiny white baby woodlice appeared from under it. Where did they come jromt Was it giving birtht
The team answers your questions.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Revised repeat.' Thursday
3.35 pm medium only)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain
Chairman Robert Robinson 13: Scotland (1)
ALWYN JAMES (Midlothian), freelance editor; ALISON BRUCE (Glasgow), research student: ALAN HARPER (Edinburgh), research engineer: JENNIE MILLIGAN (Clackmannanshire), teacher
The programme includes Beat the Brains in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN , who, with IAN GILLIES , set the questions Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Editor:
Alison Bruce
Unknown:
Alan Harper
Unknown:
Jennie Milligan
Unknown:
John P. Wynn
Unknown:
Ian Gillies
Producer:
Martin Fisher

medium wave only from 2.0
Talk Till Two: a discussion on a matter of current concern.
1.0-2.2 News
Life in the Open Air (1): CHRISTINE FAGG and BARRY WILLIAMS discuss camping and caravanning with CAROL ALLEN reading Your Letters.
Politics as Theatre: NORMAN SHRAPNEL examines the stage where our national conflicts are enacted.
Recipes Galore: HILARY OSBORN follows through the creation of a cookbook by MARY BERRY. Roman Tales by ALBERTO MORAVIA translated by ANGUS DAVIDSON abridged by DELIA PATON Read by Gavin Campbell 1: Don't Delve Too Deeply
(Music: Binge's Saxophone Concerto)
Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Christine Fagg
Unknown:
Barry Williams
Unknown:
Carol Allen
Unknown:
Norman Shrapnel
Unknown:
Hilary Osborn
Unknown:
Mary Berry
Novel by:
Alberto Moravia
Translated By:
Angus Davidson
Abridged By:
Delia Paton
Read By:
Gavin Campbell
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

Presented by Patrick Fyffe and George Logan with HERBERT SMITH and ROSALIE WILLIAMS
Written by MIKE CRAIG , LAWRIB KINSLEY and RON MCDONNELL Producer JAMES CASEY BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Presented By:
Patrick Fyffe
Presented By:
George Logan
Unknown:
Herbert Smith
Unknown:
Rosalie Williams
Written By:
Mike Craig
Written By:
Lawrib Kinsley
Written By:
Ron McDonnell
Producer:
James Casey

Cast for the week:
Script editor WILLIAM SMETHURST Producer TONY SHARYANE BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Editor:
William Smethurst
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer:
Judy Bennett
Christine Johnson:
Lesley Sawearo
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Joe Grundy:
Haydn Jones
Mary Pound:
Ysanne Churchman
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Bill Robertson:
Geoffrey Hutchings
Jackie Smith:
Maggie McCarthy
Eva Lenz:
Hedli Niklaus

BBC2 shares with Radio 4 in a simulaneous broadcast of a story in melody-rock.
Book and lyrics by Alan Plater
Music by Dave Greenslade

The adventures of a plumber's mate on a university campus. A place of dreaming spires-and aspiring dreams. with Chris Farlowe as Benny, Sonja Kristina as Maggie, Gaye Brown as Jo, 'the researcher' Richard Barnes as Simon, 'the boyfriend' Michael Aldridge as the Vice-Chancellor, Chic Murray as Chas, the Boilerman and Narrator Magnus Magnusson
Visiting lecturer Patrick Moore
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Book and lyrics:
Alan Plater
Music:
Dave Greenslade
Producer:
David Rose
Director:
Alastair Reid
Benny:
Chris Farlowe
Maggie:
Sonja Kristina
Jo, 'the researcher':
Gaye Brown
Simon, 'the boyfriend':
Richard Barnes
The Vice-Chancellor:
Michael Aldridge
Chas, the Boilerman:
Chic Murray
Narrator:
Magnus Magnusson
Visiting Lecturer:
Patrick Moore

A Fearful Joy by JOYCE CARY
Read by Moira Lister (1) abridged in 15 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Everybody agreed with Mrs Baskett that her baby was most remarkable, but they went away and said that Talutha Baskett was a very ordinarv child, and a rather plain girl with a mother so ill and feeble, a father so erratic.' Producer DAVID JOHNSTON
(Moira Lister is in ' Murder Among Friends' at the Comedy Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Joyce Cary
Read By:
Moira Lister
Unknown:
Mrs Baskett
Unknown:
Talutha Baskett
Producer:
David Johnston
Unknown:
Moira Lister

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