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with Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by Eugene Fraser
7.25* 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Redhead
Presenter:
John Timpson

1: Bill Morris
Transport House on Smith
Square. London SW1 remains a great seat of power and what happens there every day affectshundredsofthousands ofworkers.
BILL MORRIS is the full-time union official in charge of negotiating wages and conditionsforBritain'sDIM crews Ray Gosling joined him for a first hand glimpse of the day of a top union man. Producer JOY HATWOOD

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Morris
Unknown:
Ray Gosling

'I was always very lucky, because I could sell all my work. The money wasn't astronomical, but I made enough to survive and then Fd go out doing daft things like a big sculpture or a wall painting. I still play it very much on the razor's edge. I do one large commission and then have several months off to do paintings and my own ideas.'
SueMacGregortalksto Walter Kersbaw , the Lancashire mural painter-Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
SuemacGregortalksto Walter Kersbaw

The Man Who Loved Trains by PETER FINCH
Read by Ray Handy
Trains, though glorious, were a hard thing to share. While he sought out branch lines she'd be in town gliding on a cloud of perfume, meeting friends. going to clubs.' Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Finch
Read By:
Ray Handy
Producer:
Herbert Williams

We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the back of our minds.
Let Neil Landor. together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library sort out the answers.
Questions, on a postcard please, to Enquire
Within. Broadcasting
House.LondonWIA*WW Producer ANGELA HIND

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Landor.

with Sue MacGregor
'My home is Faraway....'
Refugees in Africa tell CHRES TERRILL about the sadness of exile, which they express through poetry, dance and music.
A Tale of Two Princesses by ANNE SUTER
1: The Princess who Lost her Marbles
Read by Margaret Courtenay (MargaretCourtenayisa
National Theatre player)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Chres Terrill
Unknown:
Anne Suter
Read By:
Margaret Courtenay

by Geoffrey Parkinson
with Michael Gambon as Graham and Eva Stuart as Myra
Graham and Myra, a childless couple in early middle age, live a quiet uninspiring life in a London suburb; then one day a series of curious events commence that make Myra begin to believe that she has been chosen for something special—by God
Directed by Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Writer:
Geoffrey Parkinson
Directed By:
Cherry Cookson
Graham:
Michael Gambon
Myra:
Eva Stuart
Vicar:
Peter Howell
Doctor:
Peter Baldwin
Housekeeper:
Brenda Kaye
First librarian:
Leonard Fenton
Second librarian:
Josie Kidd
Radio announcer:
Peter Baldwin

The Wind in the Willows by KENNETH GRAHAME.
Abridged for radio in 12 parts by ANGELA THOMAE
Read by Bernard Cribbins The adventures of the Toad. the Rat, the Badger and the Mole. culminating in their famous victory over the Weasels, Ferrets and Stoats. Part I
Producer MARTIN JENKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Kenneth Grahame.
Unknown:
Angela Thomae
Read By:
Bernard Cribbins
Producer:
Martin Jenkins

Written by DEBBIE cook
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer WlLLIAM SMETHURST (Repealed: Fri 1.40pm) Cast for the fortnight:
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Written By:
Debbie Cook
Editor:
Anthony Parkin
Producer:
Wllliam Smethurst
Uan Archer:
Frank Middlemass
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge:
Anoela Piper
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greens
Shula Archer:
Juoy Bennett
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Jack Woolley:
Arnold Peters
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Martha:
Woodford Mollieharris
Joe Grundy:
Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Mary Pound:
Ysanne Churchman
Neil Carter:
Briam Hewlett
Richard Adamson:
Richard Carrington
Dorothy Adamson:
Heather Barrett
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward
Susan Horrobin:
Charlotte Martin

direct from the Town Hall, Birmingham, introduced by Johnny Morris , with Simon Halsey conducting the CBSO Chorus, children of Lozells Junior and Infant School and Anglesey Junior School conductor SYLVIA BAILEY and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, leader FELIX KOK

Contributors

Introduced By:
Johnny Morris
Unknown:
Simon Halsey
Unknown:
Lozells Junior
Conductor:
Sylvia Bailey
Leader:
Felix Kok

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