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: News Summary

6.27 Farming Week: a regional view of farming in the week ahead: presented today from the South West by DAVID BUTLER
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Unknown: David Butler

: Today

7.0 News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
Deputy editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE Editor MARSHALL STEWART
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-0 Regional news, weather and programme news
8.0 News and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES ) VHF East Anglia: see below
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: John Timpson
Editor: Alastair Osborne
Editor: Marshall Stewart
Introduced By: Derek Jones

: Travellers' Tales

WILFRID THOMAS tells more of his outlandish stories, with the help of the BBC Sound Archives,

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfrid Thomas

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Zena Skinner , Gordon Clyde Vivian Stanshall Kenny Everett and who knows who take a lively look round and meet some of the people for whom this is a special week. Producer RICHARD GILBERT

Contributors

Unknown: Zena Skinner
Unknown: Gordon Clyde
Unknown: Vivian Stanshall
Unknown: Kenny Everett
Producer: Richard Gilbert

: Daily Service

NEM p 29; Come, thou long-expected Jesus (BBC HB 30); Psalm 57: Isaiah 38, vv 9-20 (RSV); Crown him with many crowns (BBC HB 124)

: All Kinds of Christmas Music

played by the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR LEAVINS conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE and sung by the BBC CHORUS conductor JOHN POOLE
Introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON Producer ANTHONY PHlLPOTT

Contributors

Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Conductor: John Poole
Introduced By: Roy Williamson
Producer: Anthony Phllpott

: Tales of the Uncanny and Supernatural

by ALGERNON BLACKWOOD Edited and produced by DAVID DAVIS
Told by Howleson Culff 1: The Tradition and The Occupant of the Room
' With a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you: with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner.'
(A Ghost Story for Christmas: BBC1, Friday 11.5 pm. See p 21)

Contributors

Unknown: Algernon Blackwood
Produced By: David Davis
Told By: Howleson Culff

: You and Yours

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Your Money - earning, saving and spending it
Getting a Bank Loan to pay off your hire-purchase commitments: PATRICK HUTBEH, City Editor, Sunday Telegraph, discusses the pros and cons.
Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
(Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA; or phone [number removed], extension 3030, and record your letter)
VHF South West: see column 2

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Yorke

: Desert Island Discs

Julia Trevelyan Oman, designer. With ROY PLOMLEY
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics In and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastlc
Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE

Contributors

Introduced By: William Hardcastlc
Editor: Derek Lewis
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: The Archers

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Birds' Christmas Tree by E. HERBERT

Contributors

Unknown: E. Herbert

: Steve Race's Invitation to Music

BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA leader IAN TYRE conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND THE KING'S SINGERS
Producer ALAN OWEN

Contributors

Leader: Ian Tyre
Conductor: Iain Sutherland
Producer: Alan Owen

: Hay Fever

by NOËL COWARD
Today's Afternoon Theatre in the Peggy Ashcroft Festival ‡

: Story Time Stones of Destiny

The stories behind five of the most famous diamonds in the world: written for radio by MARGARET POTTER
1: The Mountain of Light
The Kohinoor or ' Mountain of Light ' is inevitably linked with the ambitions of men and the love of women. Its history is also black with treachery, greed and murder.
Narrative spoken by Geoffrey Banks who also portrays the various characters assisted by MARAH STOHL Producer TREVOR HILL (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Potter
Spoken By: Geoffrey Banks
Assisted By: Marah Stohl
Producer: Trevor Hill

: PM Reports

The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening. Presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team Deputy editor DEREK LEWIS Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Presented By: William Hardcastle
Editor: Derek Lewis
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: News

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

from the television series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN with Oak, Mahogany or Walnutt written and adapted by PAT DUNLOP
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Producer PETER TITHERADGE

Contributors

Unknown: A. J. Cronin
Adapted By: Pat Dunlop
Arrangement With: Graham Stewart
Producer: Peter Titheradge
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
James Gibson: James Thomason
Dr Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
Mistress Niven: Effie Morrison
Alastair McCrindle: Trevor Martin
Logie: Brian Hewlett
Mr Proctor: Antony Higginson
Nurse Lang: Olwen Griffiths

: The Archers

Written by BRUNO MILNA
(Repeated: Tuesday, 1.30 pm)

Contributors

Written By: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

Jacky Gillott presenting world news and views
Deputy editor VINCENT DUGGLEBY Editor BRIAN BLISS

Contributors

Unknown: Jacky Gillott
Editor: Vincent Duggleby
Editor: Brian Bliss

: Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Liberal Party JOHN PARDOE , MP

Contributors

Unknown: John Pardoe

: My Word!

A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Anne Scott-James and Denis Norden
In the chair Jack Longland (Repeated: Thursday, 12.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Anne Scott-James
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland

: Accused in The Box

Edgar Lustgarten reconstructs six of the most famous murder trials of this century
5: Return Ticket
'... there was a man. there must have been a man - who'd travelled with Nisbet in the same compartment. For that man - stands to common-sense, to reason - that man and the murderer, they weren't two. they were one.'
Producer ROGER PINE

Contributors

Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten
Producer: Roger Pine

: The Monday Play

Pioneers, Oh Pioneers by ROD CONEYBEARE with Diary Entry: 2.15 pm Day 354:
Viewing from window human creature of some kind on Ed's motor-scooter going around in circles on lawn. Wearing loin cloth and belt with knife. Appears to be nude above waist-hair down to waist.... female!
Producer
ROGER PINE
(Blain Fairman is in ' Ambassador' at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)

Contributors

Producer: Roger Pine
Producer: Blain Fairman
Bart Bowles: Edward Bishop
Newsreader: William Eedle
Aerospace correspondent: David Valla
Computer: Tom Bentley-Fisher
George: Tom Bentley-Fisher
Whitey: Ramsay Williams
Sandy: Peter Marinker
Winston: Peter Marinker
Maggie: Liza Ross
Ed Langstroff: Blain Fairman
Lockwood: Rornald Herdman
Washington correspondent: Ronald Herdman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
Deputy editor VINCENT DUGGLEBY Editor BRIAN BLISS

Contributors

Unknown: John Tusa
Editor: Vincent Duggleby
Editor: Brian Bliss

: A Book at Bedtime

The Shipbuilders by GEORGE BLAKE abridged by NAN MACDONALD Read by TOM FLEMING (11) Producer JOHN CARDY

Contributors

Unknown: George Blake
Abridged By: Nan MacDonald
Read By: Tom Fleming
Producer: John Cardy

: News

All the day's news preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends

: Closedown









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