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: News Summary

6.32 Farming Today
Market trends, news, weather
6.50 Ten to Seven
(Mondays Ten to Eight)
6.55 Weather; programme news
Todav's Time
GTS 7"0. 8.0. 9.0. 11.0 am
1.0, 6.0. 110 pm
10.0 pm

: The News

7.11 South-East News
7.15 Today radio's breakfast- time magazine introduced by JACK DE MANIO
7.45 Today's Papers
7.50 Ten to Eight A talk bv
7.55 Weather; programme news


Introduced By: Jack de Manio
Unknown: Claude Muncaster

: The News

8.10 South-East News
8.15 Today
8.40 Today's Papers
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament

: The News

: From Our Own Correspondent

(Revised edition of Saturday's broadcast)

: For Schools

Religious service
(Details as Thursday, 9.5 am)
9.50 Interlude
9.55 Orer to you
London 1850 (part 1) written by STEWART LOVE


Written By: Stewart Love

: Daily Service

St Simun and St Jade
NEM p 41: Disposer supreme (BBC HB 226) ; Psalm 85: Ephesians 2. vv 11-22; Christ is made the sure foundation ( BBC HB 445)

: For Schools

Marsh.' 5: At the Theatre Written bv VAUGHAN JAMES (third-year Russian)
10.45 Der urine Heinrich: adapted by GEORG DICKENBERGER (intermediate German)
11.0 Music Workshop I written and produced by WILLIAM MURPHY


Adapted By: Georg Dickenberger
Produced By: William Murphy

: Break for Music

: For Schools

Winter Journey: a programme of poetry and music which reflects the search for meaning in life, for assurance, and for God. The selection of poems and the narration written by CHRISTOPHER PRICE . Narrator PETER DUCROW Poems spoken by MEG WYNN OWEN , STEPHEN THORN E. and MAI.COLM TIERNEV
Produced by RAI.PH ROLLS
(Sixth Form series: Religion in its Contemporary Context)


Written By: Christopher Price
Spoken By: Meg Wynn Owen

: Star Spotlight

on Cliff Richard who traces his career from pop star to all-round entertainer with the help of his record hits and scenes and songs from his films
Written and introduced by PETER MATTHEWS


Unknown: Cliff Richard
Introduced By: Peter Matthews
Produced By: Lyn Fairhurst

: Petticoat Line

For details sec Thursday. 7.0 pm

: Weather

and programme news

: The World at One The News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by WILLIAM HARDCASTLE


Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

(Monday evening's broadcast)

: Listen with Mother

Story: Roly, Poly, Pudding, and Pie go to the Zoo by PEGGY BRIDGES

: For Schools

Pictures on the Ceiling Michelangelo (1475-1564) decorates the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Written bv MARGARET J. MILLER ( World History series)
2.20 Music Session One: Discovering Sound, with DAVID CELL and children from the Ellis Guildford Bilateral School, Nottingham Guest artists JOY AND JENNIFER
2.40 Sireden - Engineering Written by ALEX HUNTER f (Geography: radiovision)


Unknown: Margaret J. Miller
Unknown: David Cell
Script By: Catherine Baxter
Produced By: Jenyth Worsley
Written By: Alex Hunter

: The Woman in White

by WILKIE COLLINS adapted for radio in twelve parts by HOWARD AGG 3: The shadow


Unknown: Wilkie Collins

: The Dark Island



Unknown: Robert Barr

: Richard Baker

Off Duty with his choice of records

: Home This Afternoon

A family magazine introduced by POLLY ELWES and including: Archbishop Bloom: DR ANTHONY bloom, Russian Orthodox Archbishop for Western Europe, talks to JOHN ELLisoN about the turning-points in his life
The Suks and Bazaars of Baghdad: as recalled by SQUADRON LEADER F. C. POLLARD
A Trip to Prague: MARGARET DRABBLE , recently returned from a fortnight's lecturing in Czechoslovakia, talks to ANNE OWEN
Two Early Gate-Crashers: DELIA MARSON describes the opening of Tower Bridge by the Prince and Princess of Wales in 1894 Your letters


Introduced By: Polly Elwes
Unknown: John Ellison
Leader: F. C. Pollard
Unknown: Margaret Drabble
Unknown: Delia Marson

: Story Time

The English Abroad
A series of six readings chosen and abridged by BARRY CAMPBELL 1: Grace Dalrymple Elliot taken from the book Journal of My Life During the French Revolution
Produced by R. D. SMITH


Abridged By: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Dalrymple Elliot
Reader: Gudrun Ure
Produced By: R. D. Smith

: Weather

and programme news

: South-East

Tonight's evening paper of the air with reports from the region's news studios and Scotland Yard - Sportsdesk - Stop Press: introduced by MICHAEL MEECH


Introduced By: Michael Meech

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Bruno Milna

: Not in Front of The Children: A Drop of the Soft Stuff

Adapted from his TV series by Richard Waring, starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer and Francis Matthews as Henry
Demon Drink lures Jennifer and Mary into an innocent escapade that nearly ruins Henry's business prospects.
(Repeated: Sunday, 12.25 pm)


Writer/adapter: Richard Waring
Signature music by: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Producer: Trafford Whltelock
Jennifer: Wendy Craig
Henry: Francis Matthews
Mary: Charlotte Mitchell
Mr Barratt: Felix Felton
Trudi: Roberta Tovey
Robin: Hugo Keith-Johnston
Amanda: Jill Riddick

: Stop Messing About!

Written by JOHNNIE MORTIMER , BRIAN COOKE ; and MYLES RUDGE starring Kenneth Williams Hugh Paddick. Joan Sims THE MAX HARRIS GROUP
Announcer Douglas SMITH


Written By: Johnnie Mortimer
Written By: Brian Cooke
Written By: Myles Rudge
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick.
Unknown: Joan Sims
Unknown: The Max Harris
Announcer: Douglas Smith
Produced By: John Simmonds

: From the Caerphilly Festival

MARY WELLS (soprano.
SYBIL MICHELOW (contralto) ALUN MOLD SINGERS conductor BRIAN HUGHES Strings of the BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BACON conducted by DAVID LLOYD-JONES from St Martin's Church Caerphilly
CoreUi Concerto Grosso in D major larr Barbirolli) Alessandro Scarlatti Stabat Mater
The Festival is presented bv the Caerphilly Urban District Council, with the support of the Welsh Arts Council


Contralto: Sybil Michelow
Conductor: Brian Hughes
Leader: John Bacon
Conducted By: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: Alessandro Scarlatti
Unknown: Stabat Mater

: Radio 4 Reports ...

on Estate Agents
The Estate Agents Council was set up two years ago to give public confidence in the profession. It drew up rules to protect and promote the interest of the clients, but it is now defunct.
According to the Monopolies Commission, estate agents have a monopoly and may be expected to operate against the public interest. How can the public secure an efficient and honest service?
Introduced by ROBERT KEE
Postponed from 14 October


Introduced By: Robert Kee
Produced By: George Fischer

: Weather

: Ten O'Clock The News

The background to the news and people in the news, followed by Listening Post in which ANNE ALLEN introduces letters from today's postbag Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome
For either the weekday or Sunday edition, send your letters to: Listening Post, BBC, London [Postcode removed]. For very late letters vou can ring (ol)-[number removed], extension 3030, and dictate your message


Introduces: Anne Allen

: Weather

: News Summary

: A Book at Bedtime

The Hound of the Baskervilles by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE read by NIGEL STOCK (7)


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Read By: Nigel Stock

: Music at Night

Thomas Igloi (cello) Antony Saunders (piano)

Debussy Sonata in D minor
Kodaly Sonata, Op 4


Cellist: Thomas Igloi
Pianist: Antony Saunders

: * Closedown

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