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: News Summary

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

: Today

7.0 The News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
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 column 5
8.40 Today's Papers


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

: News

: For Schools

9.30 Religious Service for Primary Schools
'Nicodemus' by ZOE BAILEY (Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 am)
9.50 Interlude
9.55 Movement and Music 2


Unknown: Zoe Bailey

: Daily Service

NEM p 47; Behold the temple of the Lord! (BBC BB 171); Psalm 143; 1 John 5, w 1-6, 8-13, 18-21: Now Israel may say (BBC HB 464)

: For Schools

10.30 Marsh! 5: At the Theatre Written by VAUGHAN JAMES (Third-year Russian)
10.45 Intermediate German Und der Hund mir nach
Written by milo SPERBER
11.0 Movement and Music 1 by PENNY WHITTAM
(Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 am)
11.20 Music Club
Presented by GARY TAYLOR
11.40 Religion in its Contemporary Context
Searching for Truth-2: ARTHUR PEACOCKE on 'Truth for the Scientist' (Sixth Form series)


Written By: Vaughan James
Written By: Milo Sperber
Presented By: Gary Taylor
Unknown: Arthur Peacocke

: You and Yours

Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you.
Today: Your Home and Family Instant Homes: JOHN EDMUNDS looks into buying prefabricated houses.
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 column 5


Unknown: John Edmunds

: Just a Minute

A panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons in which Kenneth Williams Clement Freud
Peter Jones. Andrew Melly try to talk for just a minute on this and that
(Repeated: Thurs, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Peter Jones.
Unknown: Andrew Melly
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: David Hatch

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Robert Williams


Introduced By: Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Listen with Mother

Story: Racketty-Pan the Scare-crow by URSULA HOURIHANE †

: For Schools

2.0 Peoples of the World
The House of Roses: a story about Mexico - part 1
2.20 Geography
Belgium - Pit Closures in the Borinage, by DAVID BLAKE
2.40 Stories and Rhymes (7-9)
The Firebird: a Russian folk tale retold by SHIRLEY GOULDEN Producer MICHAEL ROLFE


Written By: Margery Morris
Unknown: David Blake
Unknown: Shirley Goulden
Producer: Michael Rolfe

: Return to the Islands

A further Jim Nicholson adventure .in six parts starring Edward de Souza
Bryden Murdoch , John Graham Geoffrey Frederick Part 2: The Raid
(Edward de Souza is in 'The Philanthropist ' at the May Fair Thealtre, London)


Unknown: Robert Barr
Unknown: Jim Nicholson
Unknown: Edward de Souza
Unknown: Bryden Murdoch
Unknown: John Graham
Unknown: Geoffrey Frederick
Producer: Peter Titheradge
Jim Nicholson: Edward de Souza
Ian McLeod: Bryden Murdoch
Major Miller: John Graham
Paul O'Donnell: Geoffrey Frederick
Sergeant Finney: Cuve Merrison
Alan Shaw: Andrew Neil
Katy Evans: Gretta Gouriet
Landlord: Andrew Neil

: An Inn of My Own

Thousands think about it, KEN SYKORA is doing it - buying his own inn.
With graphic illustrations, he describes some of his dreams - and nightmares - about becoming an innkeeper,

: Story Time

Vice Versa by F. ANSTEY
Read by CLIFFORD NORGATE 7: Against Time


Read By: Clifford Norgate

: PM

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


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Steve Race

: News

: Blast of Spring

Ian Carmichael and Dinah Sheridan in Springs into Action with Colin Gordon and Charlotte Mitchell and SUZANNE KERCHISS SHEELAH WILCOCKS


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Unknown: Colin Gordon
Unknown: Suzanne Kerchiss
Written By: Godfrey Harrison
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views with JACKY GILLOTT


Unknown: Gerald Priestland
Unknown: Jacky Gillott

: It's Your Line [number removed]

On the eve of the Motor Show at Earls Court, London, ring Robin Day to put your question on motor ears-person to Graham Hill, World Champion Racing Driver 1962 and 1968. Is the motor car a boon or a menace? What is Its future-and ours with it? Can we afford it? Can we afford to be without it?
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed] (16 lines) will take them from 5.30 pm onward, as well as while the programme is on the air. Producer WALTER WALLICH


Unknown: Graham Hill
Producer: Walter Wallich

: A Story of Our Time

Julius Hay : a revolutionary's odyssey
A pioture of the dilemmas that have faced a Central European Communist who has tried, in our .time, to act in honesity and good faith: compiled and dntroduced by MARTIN ESSLIN
Who then was It The creator of a new world or a remnant of the old! Was the goal Jor which I had fought for decades attainable at all by the path on which I had embarked?
Julius Hay , the Hungarian playwright, was born in 1900 and his life has reflected in grim detail the revolutions, counter-revolutions, illusory hopes, and years of despair to which his country has been subjected during his lifetime. In this programme, based on Hay's autobiography recently published in Germany, MARTIN ESSLIN, who has known Hay since his own Viennese childhood, traces the revolutionary's odyssey from the 133 days of Bela Kun , through the Weimar Republic, the Stalin show trials and back to Hungary for the 1956 uprising in which Hay took a leading part. with Peter Woodthorpe as Julius Hay and the voices of KATE BINCRY SHEILA GRANT , GERALD CROSS
(Peter Woodthorpe is a member of the RSC)


Unknown: Julius Hay
Unknown: Martin Esslin
Unknown: Julius Hay
Unknown: Bela Kun
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Julius Hay
Unknown: Kate Bincry
Unknown: Sheila Grant
Unknown: Ronald Herdman.
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Lewis Stringer
Producer: Hallam Tennyson
Producer: Peter Woodthorpe

: This Island Now

A look at the present plight and future shape of town and country: compiled and introduced by Nicholas Taylor National Parks: prospects versus prospectors
AGovernmentcommitteeIs looking into possible changes in the running of the National Parks, which are faced in creasingly by threats from mineral prospectors. Planning control in eightt out of the ten is in the hands of the local authorities.
Do National Parks deserve more than looal protection? Producer LEONIE COHN
9.59 Weather


Duced By: Nicholas Taylor
Producer: Leonie Cohn

: The World Tonight: News

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


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Pride and Prejudice by JANE AUSTEN
Read by EILEEN ATKINS (20)


Unknown: Jane Austen
Read By: Eileen Atkins

: News

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

: Closedown

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