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: News Summary

t.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, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES ) VHF East Anglia: see cot 5
8.40 Today's Papers


Introduced By: Derek Jones

: Bandoola



Unknown: J. H. Williams
Abridged By: Margaret Holmes
Read By: Maurice Denham
Produced By: John Cardy

: The News

: From Our Own Correspondent

Contributed by the BBC's Foreign News staff

: For Schools

Religious Service for Primary Schools
The Lords Prayer by MARGARET E. ROSE
6: Forgive us our trespasses (Repeated: Thursday. 9.5 am)
9.50 Interlude
S.55 Movement and Music 2 for the 6-7-year-olds by JAMES DODDING


Unknown: Margaret E. Rose

: Daily Service

NEM p 68: Let us with a glad-some mind (BBC HB 461); Psalm 104. vv 25-36: Acts 5. vv 11-26: 0 thou who earnest from above (BBC HB 362)

: Erich Kunz

CHARLES OSBORNE recalls the celebrated Viennese singer


Unknown: Charles Osborne

: For Schools

Movement and Music 1 for the 5-6-year-olds by PENNY WHITTAM
(Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 am)
11.20 Dwible-bass
Presented by GARY TAYLOR (Music Club)


Presented By: Gary Taylor

: My Dereham, Then and Now

Dereham is in Norfolk, a place where MATTHEW NORGATE spent his summer holidays as a child A few months ago he went to see how the town - and his feelings about it - had changed with the years,


Unknown: Matthew Norgate

: You and Yours

Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you.
Today: Your Home and Famify Out in the Country: a look by JOAN YORKE at holidays in private homes for children who need them most.
Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see col 5


Unknown: Joan Yorke

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

The McTavish Bequest: written and adapted by DONALD BULL
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Produced by PETER TITHERADGE (Repeated: Thursday. 6 15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area


Adapted By: Donald Bull
Arrangement With: Graham Stewart
Produced By: Peter Titheradge
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Mistress Niven: Effie Morrison
Mr Miller: John Graham
Mr Gibson: James Thomason
Bryden Gibson: Sheila Donald
The Minister: Trevor Martin
Mr Drummond: Douglas Blackwell
Mr Ramsay: Antony Higginson
Tom Hannah: James Thomason

: 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: Cherrybellas Bed by LILIAN DAYKIN


Unknown: Lilian Daykin

: For Schools

I don'want to sell rice: the story of Yukichi Fukuzawa Written by PHYLLIS DRAYSON (World History)
2.2* The Beggar's Opera with cordon REYNOLDS and boys of St Michael's College, Tenbury (Music Session)


Written By: Phyllis Drayson

: It Takes All Sorts

The Gaolbird
For 20 years Jago Stone was in and out of prison for theft. Now he's reformed and earns his living as an artist. He talks to ST JOHN HOWELL about his life as a crook and how he learned to paint while ' inside.'
Produced by JAMES GALLAGHER (from Birmingham)
(Repeated: Friday, 9 25 am)


Unknown: Jago Stone
Unknown: St John Howell
Produced By: James Gallagher

: C. P. Snow's Strangers and Brothers

A novel-sequence (1914-1968) arranged for radio in 29 parts 12: The Election
12 December 1937. Eight days to the College election, and a deadlock. Six votes for Jagosix for Crawford.
Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT


Producer: Norman Wright
Lewis EliOt: Geoffrey Matthews
Pilbrow: Ronald Ward
Mrs Jago: Joan Miller
Roy Calvert: Michael Spice
Jago Senior Tutor: Noel Johnson
Gay, Senior Fellow: Robert Harris
Despard-Smith: Norman Shelley
Chrystal, the Dean: Godfrey Kenton
Winslow Bursar: Hector Ross
Francis Getliffe: Simon Lack
Brown Junior Tutor: Peter Pratt
Dr Crawford: Alan Wheatley

: Venus with Pistol

Part 3: The Van Gogh


Unknown: Van Gogh

: Gardeners' Question Time in Cornwall

Members of the Penzance Townswomen's Guild question FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL Question-master
Produced by KENNETH FORD


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Question-Master: Alan Gemmell
Produced By: Kenneth Ford

: Story Time Tales of the Five Towns

A series of short stories by ARNOLD BENNETT adapted by BARRY CAMPBELL
3: The Hungarian Rhapsody
Returning from their honeymoon. Edward and May Norris find their lives dramatically altered ...


Stories By: Arnold Bennett
Adapted By: Barry Campbell
Reader: Eileen Barry
Produced By: James Duckett

: PM

The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening. Presented bv
William Hardcastle and Sieve Race
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Daniel Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Lilian Nicholson: 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
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Philip Morant
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Ralph Bellamy: Jack Holloway
Nora Salt: Julia Mark
Zebedee Tring: Graham Rigby
Robin Freeman: Peter Kenvyn
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Michele Gravencin: Lorna Phillippe
Gordon Armstrong: Gordon Gardner
Mrs Blossom: Anne Offord

: News Desk

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


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: It's Your Line

[number removed]
Ring Robin Day to put your nuestion in person to
Professor Colin Buchanan planning expert: Professor of Transport at Imperial College, London; author of Traffic in Towns, and member of the Roskill Commission on siting London's third airport who dissented from the majority and recommended the Foulness site, now accepted by the Government.
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: Professor Colin Buchanan
Produced By: Walter Wallich

: Bandits The Myth and the Reality Jesse James

Written by ED BUSCOMB
The first of a new series of programmes on famous outlaw figures: edited by MELVYN BRAGG Jesse James was a lad who killed many a man
He robbed the Denver train
He stole from the rich and he gave to the poor
He'd a heart and a hand and a brain
Narrator Michael Smee with the voices of BLAIN FAIRMAN. DAVID HEALY
(' It's them outlaws .. page 11)
(David Ashford is appearing in ' Abelard and Heloise ' at Wyndham's Theatre, London)


Written By: Ed Buscomb
Edited By: Melvyn Bragg
Edited By: Jesse James
Narrator: Michael Smee
Unknown: Blain Fairman.
Unknown: David Healy
Unknown: Peter Marjnker
Unknown: David Ashford
Unknown: David Blagden
Unknown: Eddie Matthews
Produced By: Maurice Leitch
Unknown: David Ashford

: The Road to Europe

the momentum of great debate in-a Britain for and gainst joining the ommon Market speeds towards i the point of decision the second programme in this special occasional series looks in particular at some of the big domestic arguments.
These nearly all cross conventional party frontiers - so how are the rival ' coalitions ' lining up? What sort of majority would the Government need and what are its chances of getting it? Could special domestic issues, such as British sovereignty or inshore fishing, determine the final outcome?
Alan Watson , economic commentator, introduces a wide-ranging and up-to-the-minute review of the Big Debate Produced by BERNARD TATE and MARTIN cox


Unknown: Alan Watson
Produced By: Bernard Tate

: Weather

: The World Tonight The News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Lost Domain


Read By: Robert Eddison

: The Late News

preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends

: Closedown

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