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: News\Summary

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

: Today

7.0 News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
8.0 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
8.40 Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: Derek Jones

: Anne of Green Gables

by L. M. MONTGOMERY abridged by CRISTINA SELLORS Read by ANN MURRAY Producer JOHN CARDY

Contributors

Unknown: L. M. Montgomery
Abridged By: Cristina Sellors
Read By: Ann Murray
Read By: John Cardy

: News

: The Living World

Not Only for People
Castle Eden Dene Reserve, scene of this month's Radio Nature Trail, lies on the edge of the New Town of Peterlee in County Durham. It's a play-ground for Peterlee, but also a sanctuary for wildlife.
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer dilys BREESE (from Bristol: Sunday's broadcast)

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breese

: It's Your Line

to The Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe , mp. Leader of the Liberal Party, with ROBIN DAY in the chair
(Shortened version of last night's broadcast)

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Thorpe
Unknown: Robin Day

: Daily Service

NEM p 50; Father, 0 hear us (BBC HB 260); Canticle 2; Luke 19, vv 1-10; Be near us, Holy Trinity (BBC HB 165)

: All Kinds of Music

A miscellany for morning listening
Today: Music Sets the Scene BBC N IRELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by TER'ENCE LOVETT ERIC HOPE (piano)
Introduced by PETER BARKER

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Barker

: For Sweetie and Bundles

by ARCHIE HILL
' I shouldn'have come. I could have stayed at home and got a doctor's note; they wouldn'have known; they might have forgotten about it ...'
Producer MICHAEL HEFFERNAN

Contributors

Unknown: Archie Hill
Producer: Michael Heffernan
Annie: Nora Nicholson
Landlord: Harold Kasket
Detective: Brian Hewlett
Solicitor: John Gabriel
Magistrate: James Thomason
Court Official: Alan Barry

: You and Yours

Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Compulsory Purchase: NORMAN MELBURN , a chartered surveyor, explains what you can cfaim for and has some advice for victims of planning blight.
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 Smith West: see col 2

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Melburn

: Life Is What Yer Make It

starring ' The Things ' with A weekly, fearless, down-to-earth report on Britain today through the eyes of yer typical average listening family. 2: Patriotism an' that Written by TONY BILBOW and MIKE FENTIMAN Producer MARTIN FISHER
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

Contributors

Written By: Tony Bilbow
Written By: Mike Fentiman
Producer: Martin Fisher
Dad: Michael Robbins
Mum: Pat Coombs
Beryl: Liz Gebhardt
Len: Frank Abbott
Himself: Ronald Fletcher

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle

Contributors

Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Listen with Mother

Wishing Leaves by MONICA HOCKNEY

: Steve Race's Invitation to Music

with the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor lAIN SUTHERLAND IAN WALLACE (bass)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)

Contributors

Bass: Sutherland Ian Wallace

: Afternoon Theatre

All Together Now! by M. P. NEWMAN
When you're 72, brought away from your home without your consent, moved from everything you've been used to, treated like a half-witted kid - then you'll know ...'
Other parts ROBERT BASHFORD and DAVID SHARP
Producer BRIAN MILLER } (from Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown: M. P. Newman
Unknown: Robert Bashford
Unknown: David Sharp
Producer: Brian Miller
with Mrs May Johnson: Nora Nicholson
Miss Scott: June Barrie
Matron: Peggy Ann Wood
Mrs Annie Piatt: Phyllis Smale
Thomas Ringwood: Francis Lunt
Porter: David Sharp
Miss Day: Ethel Coleridge

: Shake Well Before Using

A series of three programmes dealing with the use and possible abuse of chemicals in the home.
2: Cleansers and Beoutifiers
Our homes are fun of chemicals ranging from bleaches to aerosol hair sprays. What do we know about their effects on us? GEORGE LUCE investigates. Producer MICHAEL R. BRIGHT †

: Story Time

The Night of Wenceslas by LIONEL DAVIDSON
Read by JOHN BULL 3: Return to Prague

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Davidson
Read By: John Bull

: PM

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

Contributors

Presented By: William Hardcastle
Presented By: Steve Race

: News

: Right or Wrong?

The game in which it's better to be wrong than right, with John Cleese, William Rushton, Andrée Melly, Anthea Askey, their chairman Clement Freud and this week's special guest Beryl Reid.
Devised by Ian Messiter
Producer Christopher Serle

Contributors

Chairman: Clement Freud
Panellist: John Cleese
Panellist: William Rushton
Panellist: Andrée Melly
Panellist: Anthea Askey
Guest: Spike Milligan
Devised by: Ian Messiter
Producer: Christopher Serle

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)

Contributors

Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views With JACKY GILLOTT

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Priestland
Unknown: Jacky Gillott

: Down Your Way

Dalmellington FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Dalmellington, Ayrshire

Contributors

Unknown: Dalmellington Franklin Engelmann

: Midweek Theatre

Hijack at Penrose Gardens A new comedy for radio by RODNEY TIBBS
When Albert buys an old aircraft fuselage in which he can act out his lifelong dream of being an airline pilot, he means it to be just a harmless hobby: but his attempts at realism are more successful than he intended.
Producer MARGARET ETALL
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Rodney Tibbs
Producer: Margaret Etall
Albert Skeffington: Haydn Jones
Mabel Skeffington: Sheelah Wilcocks
Maurice: Nigel Anthony
The Vicar: Malcolm Rogers
Alexis Carstairs (Aviation Official): Douglas Blackwell
Adrian Titmarsh (County Planning Officer): Alan Ha1nes
The Sardinian Ambassador: Lewis Stringer
Mrs Stoatley-Manners: Lala Lloyd
Mrs Mountjoy: Olwen Griffiths
Air Traffic Controller: Antony Higginson
His colleague: Sean Barrett

: Now Read On

with Michael Flanders who introduces news of books and writers including:
GRAHAM GREENE talking about his autobiography A Sort of Life
PETER USTINOV reading a scene from his novel Krumnagel
Producer JOCELYN FERGUSON

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Flanders
Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Producer: Jocelyn Ferguson

: All on the Same Level

by Patrick Nuttgens
In his early teens Patrick Nuttgens, now Principal of the Leeds Polytechnic, entered an orthopaedic hospital as a victim of polio. He has recently revisited that hospital after a lapse of some 25 years.
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Speaker: Patrick Nuttgens

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world

Contributors

Unknown: John Tusa

: The Money-Go-Round

BBC Economics Correspondent DOMINICK HARROD takes a look at the present international currency tangle.
Tonight with WILLIAM M. CLARKE , Director of the Committee on Invisible Exports, he examines some of the alternatives to the present system,

Contributors

Unknown: Dominick Harrod
Unknown: William M. Clarke

: A Book at Bedtime

(George) by E. 1. KONIGSBURG Read by BLAIN FAIRMAN (6)

Contributors

Read By: Blain Fairman

: News

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

: Closedown









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