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Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Presented By:
John Humphrys
Read By:
Simon Vance

1.55 Listening Corner Koobor the Orphan. Stereo
2.05 Looking at Nature Goes Science Christmas Display Ideas to put science into your current Christmas project. Producer MIKE HOWARTH. Stereo (e)
2.20 Slambash Wangs of a Compo Gormer by ROBERT LEESON With REECE DINSDALE as Arnold and Dornal (10) Producer JANET WHITAKER. Stereo (e)
2.40 Science for All Up, Up and Away (2) A look behind the scenes at an airline pilot's day. Written and produced by JOHN TURTON (e)


Mike Howarth.
Slambash Wangs
Robert Leeson
Reece Dinsdale
Janet Whitaker.
Produced By:
John Turton

Jenni Murray meets
Professor June Lloyd. President of the British Paediatric Association. Serial: Sheep's Clothing by CEUA DALE abridged in ten episodes by JANET HICKSON
Read by Brenda Bruce and David Goodland (Part 1) Grace and Janice met in Holloway Prison. Now they run a profitable racket: posing as DHSS officials, they prey on the elderly.
(Music: Alwyn s String Quartet,No 3)


Jenni Murray
Janet Hickson
Read By:
Brenda Bruce

by JOHN NELSON BURTON with OK, so Albert's brill! I mean, when he did his civil defence course he got four stars in survival. But when it comes to coping with the wide boys up west in Soho, he's a babe-in-anns. Mind you, there's always Elsie La Rue to the rescue!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON. Stereo


John Nelson Burton
Elsie La Rue
Directed By:
David Johnston.
Albert Fetlock:
Graham Chinn
Elsie La Rue:
Joanna MacKie
Hilda Schroder
Jimmy Seed:
Wayne Jackman
Col Courtenay:
Nicholas Courtney
Det Inspector Cleggan:
Colin Starkey
Hilda Cleggan:
Jo Kendall
Det Sgt Spratt:
Philip Sully
Big Max:
Christopher Scott
Freddie Firkin:
Richard Tate
Joan Walker
Joan Matheson

Nigel Forde is excused afternoon prep to keep an appointment behind the boot-lockers with Anthony Buckeridge , whose endearing series of schoolboy stories about Jennings and his friend Darbishire is now being revived and updated. Who else will Nigel put on his cake list for this week? Producer WILL CANTOPHER


Nigel Forde
Anthony Buckeridge

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters; 5.31 City News continuedon FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By:
Frances Coverdale
Presented By:
Robert Williams

Alan Bennett has a double bill opening tonight at the National Theatre, London, called Single Spies, including an adaptation of his prize-winning play An Englishman Abroad. And photographer
Helmut Newton unveils his latest nude studies and portraits.


Alan Bennett
Helmut Newton

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