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6.27 Farming Today t.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

: Today The News

The world this morning introduced by Jack de Manle 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 Manle
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 ) VHF East Anglia: see below S.40 Today's Papers


Introduced By: Derek Jones

: The News

: The Women 2: Daisy Bates

Why did Daisy Bates , aristocratic British woman and blood brother to the Aborigines, elect to spend 15 years in a small camp tent in the middle of an Australian desert plagued by drought and sandstorms and surrounded by thousands of men and women whose thoughts and behaviour belonged to the Stone Age? Script by c. A. RICHARDSON
Produced by ALAN BURGESS


Unknown: Daisy Bates
Unknown: A. Richardson
Produced By: Alan Burgess

: Daily Service

NEM p 90: The king of love my shepherd is (BBC HB 475); Psalm 121; St John 11, vv 32-44: O God, whose will is life and good (BBC HB 381)

: Music Hour

Introduced by Sidney Harrison who invites you to Usten to music played by the BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA conducted by MICHAEL MOORES NORMA FISHER (piano)


Introduced By: Sidney Harrison
Conducted By: Michael Moores
Piano: Norma Fisher

: Tom Brown's Schooldays

Read by MICHAEL TUDOR BARNES 2: Rugby School
Tom finds much to wonder at In his early schooldays at Rugby.


Unknown: Thomas Hughes
Read By: Michael Tudor Barnes

: You and Yours

Presented by Nancy Wise Today's main feature: Your Home and Family
Children and nightmares: JOAN YORKE talks to an educational psychologist about how to cope with this problem
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 col 1


Presented By: Nancy Wise
Talks: Joan Yorke

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

From the television series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN with Under the Hammer: written and adapted by PAT DUNLOP Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Produced by PETER TITHERADGE (Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area


Unknown: A. J. Cronin
Adapted By: Pat Dunlop
Arrangement With: Graham Stewart
Produced By: Peter Titheradge
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Jeannie: Jill Richards
Jock Cranston: Duncan McIntyre
Eva Cranston: Katie Gardiner
Geordie Mclnnes: Henry Stamper
Peter Mcinnes: Alexander John
Nelly: Patricia Gallimore
Auctioneer: Hector Ross

: The World at One The News

and voices and topics introduced by William Hardcastle


Duced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Listen with Mother

Story: Mark and his Teddy Bears help the removal men by AUDREY ALLEN


Unknown: Audrey Allen

: Steve Race's Invitation to Music



Conducted By: Reginald Kilbey
Soprano: Madge Stephens

: The Wolf Far Hence

A serial thriller in six parts by EDWARD BOYD 6: The Finale


Unknown: Edward Boyd

: C. P. Snow's Strangers and Brothers

A novel-sequence (1914-1968) arranged for radio in 29 parts 2: The Firm oj Eden and Martineau
Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT


Producer: Norman Wright
Lewis Eliot: Geoffrey Matthews
George Passant: Clifford Norgate
Mr Eden: Gerald Cross
Jack Cotery: John Rye
Sheila Knight: Elizabeth Proud
Mrs Knight: Margot Boyd
The Rev Mr Knight: James Thomason
Olive Calvert: Margaret Wolfit
Howard Martineau: Philip Morant
The Principal: Trevor Martin
Chairman: Ronald Forfar
Frank Calvert: Douglas Blackwell
A Canon: Richard Griffiths

: PM: Budget Special

An extended edition of Radio 4's early evening news magazine to bring you minute by - minute information of the Budget of 1971 Presented by William Hardcastle In the studio:
PATRICK HUTRER of the Sunday Telegraph HUGH SCAN LON
Direct link-ups from Cardiff, Bristol, Newcastle, Birmingham, and Glasgow
The views of the man-in-the-street from PM reporters in the radio cars
Telephoned interviews with key figures in trade and industry
And listeners' telephoned questions to the experts in the studio plus all the rest of the news of the day, the regular PM features
(Coverage of the Budget on BBC1 from 3.15. The Chancellor speaks tonight and The Rt Hon Roy Jenkins tomorrow night: BBC1 at 9.20, Radio 4 at 10.10, BBC2 at 11.0)
(What's the Chancellor going to say?: page 12)
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news


Presented By: William Hardcastle
Unknown: Mary Goldring
Unknown: William Davis
Unknown: Patrick Hutrer
Unknown: Alan Watkins
Produced By: Roger Frazer
Produced By: Charles Carlsen
Unknown: Roy Jenkins

: All Gas and Gaiters

Written and adapted for radio from their television series by PAULINE DEVANEY and EDWIN APPS starring Robertson Hare as the Archdeacon
William Mervyn as the Bishop Derek Nimmo as the Bishop's Chaplain
John Barron as the Dean The Bishop Pays a Visit
Produced bV DAVID HATCH (Repeated: Wed, 12.25 pm)


Unknown: Pauline Devaney
Unknown: Robertson Hare
Unknown: William Mervyn
Unknown: Bishop Derek Nimmo
Unknown: John Barron

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Writer: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

John Hosken presenting world news and views With MERYL O'KEEFFE


Unknown: John Hosken

: It's Your Line (Specially extended Budget edition)

[number removed]
Ring Robin Day to put your questions on your personal tax. position to tax expert Alan Nelson on the economic implications o/ the Budget to Sir Frederick Catherwood , Director-General of the National Economic Development Council on the controversial aspects of the Budget to Len Murray of the Tuc, and Douglas Taylor of the cbi
For this special edition please indicate to which expert your question is addressed
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](12 lines) will take them from 6.30 pm onward, as well as while the programme is on the air.


Unknown: Alan Nelson
Unknown: Sir Frederick Catherwood
Unknown: Len Murray
Unknown: Douglas Taylor
Produced By: Walter Wallich

: A Man Alone Frank Sinatra

An insight into the man behind an extraordinary legend. Written and introduced by ALAN DELL ' I've read so many varied reports written by doctors, by psychiatrists, by psychologists, and they ranged from the fact that the youngsters were rooting for the boy next door all the way to a sex symbol. But I really have no specific answer. I just think that a crooner or a troubadour - let's put it that way - has been the symbol of entertainment that people have been attracted to for many years. I think they've admired anyone who can get up and sing a love song.' Produced by JOHN KNIGHT
(Repeated: 10 April, 11.15 am)


Introduced By: Alan Dell
Produced By: John Knight

: Rachel Can Talk

At the age of 12 Rachel had never learnt to talk, and her behaviour was wild and destructive. She Is one of 6,008 autistic children in Britain - children mentally closed off in an inaccessible world of their own. Last year Rachel's parents made a desperate effort to break through the barrier of her isolation. They sent her to a controversial therapist, Dr Irene Kassorla , in America, for three months of conditioning treatment. Now Rachel can talk, as this documentary reveals. Has it been worthwhile? Introduced by JUNE ROSE Produced by MICHAEL TOTTON


Unknown: Dr Irene Kassorla
Introduced By: June Rose
Produced By: Michael Totton

: Weather

: The Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer
The Rt Hon
Anthony Barber , hp for the Government
10.20 Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Anthony Barber
Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Minstrel Boy by VIAN SMITH
Read by PAUL ROGERS (7)


Read By: Paul Rogers

: The Late News

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

: Closedown

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