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: News Summary -

6.27 Farming Today
6 45 Thought for the Day
6.50 Weather; programme news
6.55 South-East News

: Today The News .

The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
7.40 Today's Papers
7 45 Thought for the Day
7 50 Weather; programme news
7.55 South-East News


Introduced By: Jack de Manio
Introduced By: John Timpson

: The News

and more of Today
8.40 Today's Papers

: The News

: For Schools

An Act of Worship
Introduced by RALPH ROLLS


Introduced By: Ralph Rolls

: Bird Sounds and their Meaning

1: Songs
Presented by ERIC SIMMS
With KENNETH WILLIAMSON Of the British Trust for Ornithology produced by ROSEMARY JELLlS
For an information sheet send a large stamped addressed envelope to Bird Sounds.[address removed]


Presented By: Eric Simms
Unknown: Kenneth Williamson
Produced By: Rosemary Jellls

: For Schools

Movement and Music 2 by JAMES DODDING
Space Ship Adventures - 1
Music selected and arranged by VERA GRAY

: Daily Service

St Philip and St
James NEM p 44; Come down, 0 Love divine (BBC HB 149); Psalm 89; John 14, vv 1-14 (NEB); Breathe on me, breath of God (BBC HB 148)


Unknown: James Nem

: Seven Seas

Portraits by ROBERT STANNAGE , compiled from recordings in the BBC Sound Archives 1: The English Channel


Unknown: Robert Stannage
Produced By: Harold Rogers

: For Schools

A corner for music by ALBERT CHATTERLEY
21: Finding your way about
(This programme should be tape-recorded)
11.0 Ants and How They Live by SARAH EREIRA
Produced by JENYTH WORSLEY (Springboard)
11.20 Just Fine
(Listening and Writing)
11.40 Prospect
Man changes Man
1: Control of fertility
Compiled by TONY GIBSON
Produced by TOM BUTCHER
12.0 Announcements


Produced By: Jenyth Worsley
Story By: Tom Mayer
Read By: Eddie Matthews
Unknown: Tony Gibson
Produced By: Tom Butcher

: Pick of the Week

A selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC radio and television during the past seven days introduced by JOHN ELLISON Script by JEAN STROUD
(Extended version: Sunday,
4.0 pm)
12.55Weather; programme news


Introduced By: John Ellison
Script By: Jean Stroud
Produced By: Phyllis Robinson

: 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

: Listen with Mother

for children under 5
Story: Whitewash by LILIAN DAYKIN


Unknown: Lilian Daykin

: For Schools

The Naughty Calf by MONICA JARRETT (Let's Join In)

: It Takes All Sorts

The Private Eye
While most people see private detectives as seedy little men spying on errant husbands. today's subject - because of his professional ethics we can only call him Phil - spends his life travelling round the world. He lives in the best hotels and mixes in high society and. as he tells BARNEY BAMFORD, he collected a fee of L40,000 for one job!


Produced By: James Gallagher

: For Schools

The Froq Prince
Adapted from the Grimm fairy tale by PADDY BECHELY
Produced by ELIZABETH ORNBO (Stories and Rhymes)


Unknown: Paddy Bechely
Produced By: Elizabeth Ornbo

: Afternoon Theatre From the Sixties: Jane Clegg

by ST JOHN LRVINE starring Sybil Thorndike adapted by PEGGY WELLS
More than 50 years ago Lewis Casson produced Jane Clegg with Sybil Thorndike in the name part. In this production Dame Sybil re-creates her original role of that East End housewife.
The scene is the Cleggs' small house in London in 1905. Produced by GRAHAM GAULD


Unknown: St John Lrvine
Unknown: Sybil Thorndike
Adapted By: Peggy Wells
Unknown: Lewis Casson
Unknown: Jane Clegg
Unknown: Sybil Thorndike
Produced By: Graham Gauld
Mrs Clegg: Marjorie Forsyth
Jane Clegg: Sybil Thorndike
Jenny Clegg: Ysanne Churchman
Johnnie Clegg: Len Jones
Henry Clegg: Wilfred Babbage
Mr Munce: Anthony Hall
Mr Morrison: Hector Ross

: Any Answers?

: Story Time: Royal Romances

A series of six programmes 6: In Mourning For Ever
The story of King Carol of Rumania and Madame Lupescu
Written by RUTH JORDAN
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD


Mme Lupescu: Lyma Sherwood
Reporter: Carleton Hobbs

: PM

The news magazine that sums upyourday-and starts OS yourevening
Including the latest news, the evening press, what's on tonight. the City, and the people and talking points ot the day. Presented bv
WHIiam HardcasMe andDerekCooper
5.50 Weather: programme news

: The News

: Brain of Britain 1970

Round 2: featuring each week three winners from Round 1
3: West of England and Midlands (Saturday'sbroadeast)

: The Archers

(Repeated: Monday, 1 30 pm)


Writer: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views With Meryl O'Keeffe


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Oliver Twist

Peter Woodthorpe as Fagin JnhnHeUisasBiUSikcs
George Howe as Mr Browntow andStephenBoneasOtiver 4:Ktdnapped


Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Fagin Jnhnheuisasbiusikcs
Unknown: George Howe
Unknown: Mr Browntow

: Any Questions?

Aspontaneous discussion by RT HON QUtHTtt) HOGG. MF
Produced by MtCHAEL BOWEN frcm St Michae)'s Community Centre, Salisbury, Wittshire
(Repeated: Saturday. 1.15pm)

: Whom the Gods Loved

4: Thomas Chatterton J752-J770 by BRUCE NORMAN
A series of portraits of some britliantty gifted people who diedyoung.
Song composed by GUY BALAHAN Singer TERESA CAHILL
Harpsichord UONEL SALTER


Unknown: Thomas Chatterton
Unknown: Bruce Norman
Composed By: Guy Balahan
Singer: Teresa Cahill
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Narrator: Hector Ross
Horace Walpole: Brian Haines
Mary Chatterton: Patricia Gallimore
Thomas Chatterton: Nigel Lambery
MrThisttethwaite: John Rye
MrsBaHance: Son!ia Fraser

: Analysis

A programme cf discussion andanatysisofthemainsocial, economic, and potiticatprob)ems of the day.
Each week experts wiU discuss a topic of major importance behind the days news both at home and abroad,

: Weather

: The World Tonight The News

Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: As Others See Us

A journalist from abroad takes a took at Great Britain this week

: A Book at Bedtime

Northanser Abbey byJANEMSTEN
Read by Dorothy Tuttn (19)


Read By: Dorothy Tuttn

: The News

preceded by Weather ll.M Market Trends

: Closedown

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