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: News Summary

6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather, and programme 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
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather, and programme news


Introduced By: Jack de Manio
Introduced By: John Timpson

: The News

and more of Today
(including Today in the South and West, and Regional Extra for the Midlands and E Anglia) E Anglia VHF: see Variations below
8.40 Today's Papers

: The Chronicles of Bootle

Read by MARTIN MUNCASTER 5: let Bootle
(Monday: part 1 of ' Maidens' Trip ' by Emma Smith , read by CScile Chevreau)


Read By: Martin Muncaster
Unknown: Emma Smith

: The News

: For Schools

An Act of Worship introduced by RALPH ROLLS
9.25 Education 1870-1970
III: Question Three: Education for What? (This programme should be tape-recorded)
9.45 Music Workshop 1


Introduced By: Ralph Rolls
Written By: Douglas Coombes

: Daily Service

NEM P 1; Bright the vision (BBC HB 269); Psalm 63; Isaiah 6. vv 1-10 (rsv); Holy, holy, holy (BBC HB 169)

: For Schools

Actualités Francaises
A talk on current affairs in France given by HENRI APPIA and AGNES TANGUY
(Voix de France)
10.50 A Corner for Music by ALBERT CHATTERLEY 3: Animals
(This programme should be tape-recorded)


Unknown: Henri Appia
Unknown: Agnes Tanguy

: It Takes All Sorts

A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life. Raoul Millais - Painter
Raoul Millais , painter of horses and grandson of Sir John Everett Millais , PRA, talks to HUGH CHARLES JONES about his life and work as an artist.


Unknown: Raoul Millais
Unknown: Raoul Millais
Unknown: Sir John Everett Millais
Unknown: Hugh Charles Jones
Produced By: Jack Singleton

: For Schools

Julian- a play for the classroom by RAY JENKINS about a contest between two boys for the leadership of a gang (Listening and Writing)
11.40 Prospect
2000 ad: Daily bread
12.0 Announcements


Unknown: Ray Jenkins
Unknown: John Stockbridge

: You and Yours

Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Own Time
Holidays, lazy, energetic, off the track, or mainstream. The Chairman of the British Tourist Authority, SIR ALEXANDER GLEN , and the Chairman of the Association of British Travel Agents, MR DENNIS walsh, Iook at the trend in holidays, this year and next. South West VHF: see Variations, cot 5


Unknown: Joan Yorke
Unknown: Ander Glen

: Petticoat Line

12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

: The World at One The News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by David Jessel


Introduced By: David Jessel

: The Archers

: Listen with Mother

Story: Scruffy Sam the Tug-boat by MARY WALKER


Unknown: Mary Walker

: For Schools

Lazy Tok by MERVYN SKIPPER (Let's Join In)
2.20 Surrealism
EDWARD LUCIE-SMITH on paintings by Magritte, Ernst, and Dali. Three Surrealist Songs by JOHN TAVENER , sung by HONOR MCKELLAR
(Art and Design: radiovision)
2.40 The Frog Princess
A Russian folk tale, from the book Tales from Russia retold by SHIRLEY GOULDEN
(Stories and Rhymes)


Unknown: Edward Lucie-Smith
Songs By: John Tavener
Sung By: Honor McKellar
Unknown: Shirley Goulden

: Afternoon Theatre From the Sixties: A Day Like Sunday

by COLIN FINBOW with Robert Hardy and Vivien Merchant
The characters gradually reveal themselves to us. and to themselves, within the framework of a Sunday outing; and although we leave them with a question-mark, we know the simple events of the day have changed their lives.


Unknown: Colin Finbow
Unknown: Robert Hardy
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Alison: Cherie Lunghi
Arthur, her father: Robert Hardy
Angela, her mother: Vivien Merchant
The Boy: Gerald Rowland
Deckchairman: Nigel Clayton

: Any Answers?

: Story Time Donald Campbell, CBE

The biography by ARTHUR KNOWLES and DOROTHY, LADY CAMPBELL abridged for radio in four parts by ALlCK HAYES with extracts from the BBC Sound Archives Reader PETER WHEELER
2: Disaster and Triumph


Unknown: Arthur Knowles
Unknown: Allck Hayes
Reader: Peter Wheeler

: PM

The news magazine that sums up your day-and starts off your evening
Including the latest news. the evening press, what's on tonight, the City, and the people and talking points of the day. Presented by David Jessel and Derek Cooper
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather. and programme news


Presented By: David Jessel
Presented By: Derek Cooper

: Top of the Form

First Round. 2: Scotland

: The Archers


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Daniel Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Roger: Jeremy Mason
Lilian: Elizabeth Marlowe
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Nora Salt: Julia Mark
Gregory Salt: Gerald Turner
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Ralph Bellamy: Jack Holloway
Dr McLaren: Duncan McIntyre

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views with MERYL O'KEEFFE


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Pick of the Week

Chosen from the many broadcasts on BBC Radio and TV during the past seven days. Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Editor NANCY WISE
(Shortened version: Sat, 4.30)


Introduced By: John Ellison
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion byLORD MANCROFT
Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN From Bedford College, London
Listeners' views for use in Any Answerst to Any Answers?, BBC,
Bristol, BS8 2LR


Unknown: Lord Mancroft
Unknown: Shirley Williams
Unknown: Bryan Forbes
Unknown: David Jacobs
Produced By: Michael Bowen

: Analysis: Getting the Economy Right

The party conference season is almost over, and so is the honeymoon traditionally accorded to a new government. When Parliament resumes later this month the political battle will be on in earnest once again.
' We start with the economy because this remains the key,' said the Conservative Party's election manifesto. What is the economic philosophy that will inform the government's strategy? What sort of measures can we expect from Mr Heath and his team?
Analysis attempts to answer these questions in a discussion between two former ministers and an academic economist. RT HON EDWARD DU CANN , MP
Minister of State, Board of Trade, 1963-64
Financial Secretary to the Treasury. 1967-69
PETER OPPENHEIMER , Student Of Christ Church, Oxford
IAN MCINTYRE in the chair
Produced by GEORGE Fischer
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Mr Heath
Unknown: Edward du Cann
Unknown: Peter Oppenheimer
Produced By: George Fischer

: The World Tonight The News

David Holden reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: David Holden

: The Older Generation

How do they fare in 1970? An enquiry by KEN SYKORA 5: A Place in Society

: A Book at Bedtime

Oh. My Darling Daughter by ERIC MALPASS


Unknown: Eric Malpass
Read By: Prunella Scales

: Week Ending ...

David Jason and Frank Abbott look back at the week's news and illustrate the funny side with MALCOLM HAYES , JOHN GABRIEL Script by PETER SPENCE


Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Frank Abbott
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Unknown: John Gabriel
Script By: Peter Spence
Produced By: Simon Brett
Produced By: David Hatch

: The Late News

AH the day's news preceded by Weather
11.59 Market Trends

: Closedown

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