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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 anywnere on earth, including live reports from the First Test at Brisbane, 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, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra: and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES )
E Anglia VHF: see Variations below


Introduced By: Derek Jones

: The News

: The Living World

Read any good books lately?
A programme devoted to recently published books and records about wildlife which you might like to' give-or receive!
Introduced by DEREK JONES Produced by DILYS BREESE (from Bristol)
(Shortened version of Sunday s broadcast)


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Produced By: Dilys Breese

: For Schools

History in Evidence Anglo-Saxon Britain
5: The Coming of the Danes Written by MAGNUS MAGNUSSON Produced by ALAN ERElRA
9.45 Music Workshop 2
The Cutty Sark : a story based on fact by JOHN PARRY. Music arranged by IAN HUMPHRIS


Written By: Magnus Magnusson
Produced By: Alan Erelra
Unknown: Cutty Sark
Unknown: John Parry.
Arranged By: Ian Humphris
Produced By: William Murphy

: Daily Service

NEM p 58; King of glory, King of peace (BBC BB .325); Psalm 146; Acts 25, vv 13-22: 0 day of God draw nigh (BBC UB 24)

: For Schools

La France Aujourd'hui
10: Réponses a nos auditeurs
10.45 Foreign Correspondent
Introduced by GRAHAM TAYAR
11.0 Inquiry
Unit II: Work and Life 10: Building a life
Written by CATHY MOORHOUSE (for the 15-16 age group)
11.20 Discovery
Bridges. 3: Bridges Today (radiovision) by BOSWELL TAYLOR Series produced by ARTHUR VIAI. LS
11.40 Contemporary History 10: Berlin: the crisis of 1948 Compiled by ROBERT REID


Introduced By: Graham Tayar
Written By: Cathy Moorhouse
Unknown: Boswell Taylor
Produced By: Arthur Viai.
Unknown: Robert Reid

: You and Yours

Derek Cooper presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Rights and Responsibilities
The Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act, 1970: JOHN STOCKBRIDGE investigates the difficulties of implementing it. 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 IAA; or phone [number removed], and record your letter)
South West VHF; see col 2


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Not in Front of the Children

Adapted from his TV series by Richard Waring and starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary

12.55 Weather, information and news for your area


Jennifer Corner: Wendy Craig
Henry Corner: Francis Matthews
Mary: Charlotte Mitchell

: 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

Story: The little street which had no lights by MARY PARMITER


Unknown: Mary Parmiter

: For Schools

Movement, Mime, and Music 1 for the 7-9-year-olds by JAMES DODDING
2.20 Your Own Work
Poetry and prose contributed by listeners to the series Produced by STUART EVANS (Books, Plays, Poems)
2.45 Helping Nature to Survive by JOHN WYATT. (Nature)


Unknown: James Dodding
Produced By: Stuart Evans
Unknown: John Wyatt.

: Afternoon Theatre Consolation Prize

by MICHAEL BURNHAM with Richard Pearson , Doris Hare. Sam Kydd , Rolf Lefebvre
A bizarre comedy. Terry and Bernard are brothers but they prefer not to acknowledge each other. Terry has been in prison - Bernard operates very, very, very small ' stately home.'
Produced by MARTIN JENKINS (Richard Pearson is in Vivat Vivat Regina at the Piccadilly Theatre, London)


Unknown: Michael Burnham
Unknown: Richard Pearson
Unknown: Doris Hare.
Unknown: Sam Kydd
Unknown: Rolf Lefebvre
Produced By: Martin Jenkins
Produced By: Richard Pearson
Unknown: Vivat Vivat Regina
Bernard Critchett: Rolf Lefebvre
Arthur Glasspool: Sam Kydd
Elsie Glasspool: Doris Hare
Miss Partington: Damaris Hayman
Terry Critchett: Richard Pearson
Visitors: Nigel Lambert
Visitors: Onald Forfar.
Visitors: Rsara Coward

: This Island Now

A look at the present plight and future shape of town and country: a second chance to hear some of last spring's programmes
1: Historic Buildings and Conservation Areas: have we got our priorities right?
NICHOLAS TAYLOR talks with VISCOUNT ESHER , architect-planner and author of the York Conservation Study: EDWARD HOLLAMBY , Director of Development, London Borough of Lambeth; lord KENNET, formerly Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Local Government; MICHAEL MIDDLETON and ARTHUR PERCIVAL of the Civic Trust.
Produced by LEONIE COHN


Talks: Nicholas Taylor
Unknown: Viscount Esher
Unknown: Edward Hollamby
Unknown: Michael Middleton
Unknown: Arthur Percival
Produced By: Leonie Cohn

: Story Time A Flock of Ships

by BRIAN CALLISON abridged in four parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by kim GRANT 2: Odd Events
A sinking, a disappearance, a mysterious firing aboard the Cyclops - what other odd events lie in store for the Australia-bound convoy?


Unknown: Brian Callison
Read By: Kim Grant

: 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 William Hardcastle and Derek Cooper
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news


Presented By: William Hardcastle
Presented By: Derek Cooper

: Petticoat Line

Problems from listeners' letters discussed by RENEE HOUSTON, MARJORIE FROOPS EDWINA COVEN , PATRICIA LAFFAN In the chair ANONA WINN Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER
Produced by CHRISTOPHER SERLE (Repeated: Friday, 12.25 pm)


Unknown: Marjorie Froops
Unknown: Edwina Coven
Produced By: Christopher Serle

: The Archers


Writer: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

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


Unknown: Gerald Pricstiand

: Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party

: Down Your Way Rainham

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Rainham in Kent
(Extended version of Sunday's broadcast)


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann

: Midweek Theatre

It Pays to be Frank by FRED BENSON
' In my job I'm often in a position to do little favours for people. It's not bribery. Bribery's only if you tip somebody a fiver."
Produced by ALFRED BRADLEY (Repeated: Thursday, 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Fred Benson
Produced By: Alfred Bradley
Granville: Ronald Herdman
Talbot: Derrick Gilbert
Gillian: June Barry
Frank: Frank Middlemass
Percy: Harry Markham

: Now Read On

SHIRLEY WILLIAMS , MP, On The Fiery. Chariot, Lucille Ifemonger's study of 'British Prime Ministers and the search for love '
JOHN JULIUS NORWICH on the Emperor Nero, an illustrated biography by Michael Grant
A. s. BYATT on Iris Murdoch , with readings by ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY from her novels-including Bruno's Dream, a new paperback
Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON (Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Shirley Williams
Unknown: Michael Grant
Unknown: A. S. Byatt
Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Unknown: Rosalie Crutchley
Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

: Speaking for Myself ...

A topical talk by a professional broadcaster Robert Kee ...
Ian McIntyre. ...
Gerald Priestland ...
Produced by DANIEL SNOWMAN (Repeated: Sunday, 6.45 pin)


Unknown: Robert Kee
Unknown: Ian McIntyre.
Unknown: Gerald Priestland
Produced By: Daniel Snowman

: Weather

: The World Tonight The News

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


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Scruffy by PAUL GAI.LICO


Read By: John Westbrook

: The Late News

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

: Closedown

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