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Presented by John Humphrys and Peter Hobday
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With RICHARD QUEST
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by CHARLOTTE GREEN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
John Humphrys
Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Read By:
Charlotte Green
Unknown:
Garry Richardson

from St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol, with the CHOIR OF BRISTOL GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Hymns: Blest are the pure in heart; Come down, O love divine Anthem: A setting of the beatitudes by DAVID SELWYN led by THE REV ERNEST REA BBC Bristol. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
St George
Unknown:
Brandon Hill
Unknown:
David Selwyn

Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers GEOFFREY BEEVERS and CAROLINE JOHN
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Requests to:
Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS82LR

Contributors

Presented By:
Kevin Crossley-Holland
Presented By:
Readers Geoffrey Beevers
Presented By:
Caroline John
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

by RAYMOND CHANDLER dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with 3: 'I've never liked this scene. Detective confronts murderer. Murderer produces gun, tells him the whole sad story. The
Gods don't like the scene either. They always manage to spoil it.'
Musical research ADRIAN EDWARDS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Raymond Chandler
Unknown:
Bill Morrison
Unknown:
Adrian Edwards
Directed By:
John Tydeman
Philip Marlowe:
Ed Bishop
Crystal Kingsley:
Toby Robins
Derace Kingsley:
Don Fellows
Lt Al Degarmo:
Harry Towb
Adrienne Fromsett:
Margaret Robertson
Jim Patton:
Ramsay Williams
Clerk:
Kenneth Shanley

1.55 Listening Comer This week: Splish, Splash, Splosh Presented by JOE DUNLOP Storyteller JANE HARDY Today's story: Jack in a Boat by DIETER SCHUBERT Script by JOE DUNLOP Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN Stereo (R)
2.05 Playtime: Building a House Presented by SANDRA KERR and FRASER WILSON. Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast Friday at 11.20am FM)
2.20 Science Scope Staying Afloat With FRED HARRIS , JUUE RICHMOND and CLIFFORD NORGATE. Stereo (e)
2.40 Whirligig Unit 3: The Mighty Spud Compiled and presented by MARYA BURGESS
5: Five Potato, Your Potato Stereo (e)

Contributors

Presented By:
Joe Dunlop
Presented By:
Storyteller Jane
Script By:
Joe Dunlop
Presented By:
Sandra Kerr
Presented By:
Fraser Wilson.
Unknown:
Fred Harris
Unknown:
Clifford Norgate.
Presented By:
Marya Burgess

The programme that offers a heady blend of the practical, personal and political, the trendy, topical and timeless. Introduced by Jenni Murray Serial: Corporal Jack by MARJORIE QUARTON abridged in 12 episodes by DOREEN ESTALL
Read by Nigel Anthony (1) Based on the true story of 'Corporal' Jack, a cross-bred retriever dog, who, when his
German master is killed in 1917, is adopted by a battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers ... Editor CLARE SELERIE-GREY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Marjorie Quarton
Read By:
Nigel Anthony

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton
5.25* PM Letters
5.30* News Summary
5.31* City News
Editor ROGER MOSEY continued on FM 5.50-5. 55

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough
Presented By:
Valerie Singleton

A New World tragedy by ARTHUR MILLER
Montezuma, Emperor of the Aztecs, believes that the Spanish Conquistador,
Hernando Cortez , could be a reincarnation of the Mexican God of Peace. His refusal to attack the Spaniards leads to the destruction of his Empire.
Music by CHRISTOS PITTAS
An exciting play FINANCIAL TIMES Gripping production INDEPENDENT Directed by MARTIN JENKINS (First broadcast on Radio 3)

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Miller
Unknown:
Hernando Cortez
Music By:
Christos Pittas
Directed By:
Martin Jenkins
The Aztecs Montezuma.:
Ronald Pickup
Cuitlahua, his brother:
John Samson
Tecuichpo, his daughter:
Victoria Carling
Cagama:
Brian Hewlett
Guatemotzin:
Kim Wall
Parach, a Priest:
Hugh Dickson
Tapaia:
Tim Reynolds
Talua:
Stephen Rashbrook
Boy:
Stephen Tompkinson
Astronomer/Xicotenge:
David Timson
Judge/Quauhopoca:
Norman Jones
The Invaders Cortez:
John Shrapnel
Marina, his Indian woman:
Hannah Gordon
Alvarado:
John Hollis
Olid:
Michael Deacon
Fr Olmedo:
Norman Bird
Ordaz:
John Bott
Montejo:
Paulgregory
Leon:
Paul Sirr
Arbenga:
Steven Harrold

Confessions of Felix Krull ,
Confidence Man by THOMAS MANN translated by DENVER LINDLEY abridged in 16 episodes by KEITH DARVILL
Read by Hywel Bennett (1) The son of a Rhenish manufacturer of poor quality wine, finds himself thrust out into a cold, uncaring world. But his good looks and manners lead to a successful career among the gullible rich. Producer MAURICE LEITCH (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Felix Krull
Unknown:
Thomas Mann
Translated By:
Denver Lindley
Unknown:
Keith Darvill
Read By:
Hywel Bennett
Producer:
Maurice Leitch

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