Programme Index

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on BBC Radio 4 FM

Introduced by John Timpsoa with MARGARET HOWARD including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THE REV RICHARD BARRIES
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN CORAN
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpsoa
Unknown:
Margaret Howard
Read By:
Colin Coran

A chance for network listeners to hear some of the material from local and regional broadcasting, selected and presented by Francis Matthews Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Matthews
Producer:
Jane Marshall

or Down with Virtue
Another lucky dip in which Jeremy Siepmann pulls out a miscellany of music written, or made up on the spot, for the important purpose of having fun.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Siepmann
Producer:
Arthur Johnson

Devised hy TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Anne Scott-James and Denis Norden In the Chair
John Julius Norwich
Questions compiled by PETER MOORE
BBC Birmingham
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Anne Scott-James
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
John Julius Norwich
Unknown:
Peter Moore

Introduced from Manchester by June Knox-Mawer
Twelve Days to Curtain Up: English National Opera North in Leeds, prepares for its first season.
2.1-2.2 News
Triumph Out of Tragedy: the story of PAT SEED, cancer sufferer and mighty fund-raiser.
Chess Champion: SHEILA JACK SON is off to Argentina in search of a gold medal. BBC Manchester
Every Man a King by ANNE WORBOYS
Read by EVA HADDON (10)
from 2.0

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Jack
Read By:
Eva Haddon

Story: The Ballad of Bad Belinda by MOIRA HERITAGE Presenters GLADYS WHITRED and DAVID BRIERLEY
Written by GLADYS WHITRED Producer JENYTH WORSLEY

Contributors

Presenters:
Gladys Whitred
Written By:
Gladys Whitred
Producer:
Jenyth Worsley

Androcles and the Lion by BERNARD SHAW
A shortened version for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Leslie French as Androcles, a tailor
Directed by ARCHIE CAMPBELL (First broadcast in 1967)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Shaw
Unknown:
Peggy Wells
Unknown:
Leslie French
Directed By:
Archie Campbell
Megaera his wife:
Pauline Letts
Centurion:
Anthony Baird
Captain:
Michael Harbour
Lavinia, a Christian prisoner:
Alexa Romanes
Young courtiers:Lentulus:
Lentulus Peter Bartlett
Young courtiers:Metellus:
John Atterbury
Christian prisoners:Ferrovius:
Robert Cawdron
Christian prisoners:SpinthO:
John Baker
Editor of the Gladiators:
William Kendrick
Caesar:
Heron Carvic
Lion:
John Graham
Narrator:
Geoffrey Wincott

The mouse, of course, is Mickey. This month sees the 50th birthday of that most respected of Hollywood film stars. He's understandably reluctant to grant interviews, but Pete Murray (aided with research by BRIAN SIBLEY ), decided to try to meet him at his house in Beverlv Hills and talk to Mickey Mouse about his highly successful career in films. (Hopefully Donald Duck will not pop in....) Producer ALEC REID

Contributors

Unknown:
Pete Murray
Unknown:
Brian Sibley
Unknown:
Mickey Mouse
Unknown:
Donald Duck
Producer:
Alec Reid

The Little Nugget by P.g. WODEHOUSE , abridged in ten parts by HARRY CAMPBELL Read by MARTIN JARVIS (10) Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
P.G. Wodehouse
Unknown:
Harry Campbell
Read By:
Martin Jarvis
Producer:
Pamela Howe
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Raphael Heyhoe-Flint
Sequence editor DEREK LEWIS
5.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough
Presented By:
Raphael Heyhoe-Flint
Editor:
Derek Lewis

Barry Norman with the stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport. Producer ROGER PARRY
Editor ROGER MACDONAIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman
Producer:
Roger Parry
Editor:
Roger MacDonais

A spontaneous discussion by Jill Knight. MP David Simmons
Austin Mitchell , MP Trevor Phillips
Chairman David Jacobs from West Bromwich Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Saturday 1.15 pm) Listeners' views for use in Any Answers?, on Thursday at
10.30, to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Jill Knight.
Unknown:
David Simmons
Unknown:
Austin Mitchell
Unknown:
David Jacobs

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate. SheJla Steafel and the DAVID FIRMAN TRIO
Written by JOHN LANGDON. GUY JENKIN, BARRY BOWES , RICHARD QUICK, JEREMY BROWNE , ROGER WODDIS
Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm) Woddis on ...: page 17

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason.
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate.
Unknown:
David Firman
Written By:
John Langdon.
Unknown:
Barry Bowes
Unknown:
Jeremy Browne
Unknown:
Roger Woddis
Producer:
Griff Rhys

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