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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

7.0 News
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron
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 bv DEREK JONES) VHF East Anolia: see below
8.40 Today's Papers


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Douglas Cameron

: News

: For Schools

An Act of Worship ' Folk in Worship '
Introduced by RALPH ROLLS


Introduced By: Ralph Rolls

: It Takes All Sorts

Victoria's Veteran
HARRY WILKINS of Newark took the Queen's Shilling in 1894. He fought on the North West Frontier in 1897 and is the last survivor of the Tochi Valley Campaign.
Today he reminisces with DENNIS MCCARTHY
Producer JAMES GALLAGHER (from Birmingham)


Unknown: Harry Wilkins
Unknown: Dennis McCarthy
Producer: James Gallagher

: For Schools

Music Workshop 1


Written By: William Murphy

: Daily Service

NEM p 61; Thy kingdom come, 0 God (BBC HB 27); Psalm 97; Romans 14, v 19, to 15, v 7 (NEB); How glorious Sion's courts appear (BBC HB 493)

: For Schools

10.30 Voix de France
9: Extracts from Partage de Midi bv PAUL CLAUDEL , with narrative links by ARIEL DAIGRE (Sixth Form French)
10.50 A Corner for Music by ALBERT CHATTERLEY 9: Raindrops
11.0 Deutsch fur die Oberstufe Probleme der Bundesrepublik in den siebziger Jahren
11.20 Listening and Writing
Walkabout by JAMES VANCE MARSHALL adapted by MICHAEL HYDE (2)
11.40 Prospect
Some political ideas: Maoism. NORMAN HUNT in a discussion with JOHN TORRANCE and BILL WEINSTEIN


Unknown: Paul Claudel
Unknown: Ariel Daigre
Music By: Albert Chatterley
Unknown: James Vance Marshall
Adapted By: Michael Hyde
Unknown: Norman Hunt
Unknown: John Torrance
Unknown: Bill Weinstein

: Announcements

: You and Yours

Jeanine McMullen presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Own Time
'It may come in handy RENÉE and JULIAN ROBINSON give NANCY WISE ideas on what to make from rubbish
And other topical items too.


Unknown: Jeanine McMullen
Unknown: Julian Robinson

: Petticoat Line

12.55 Weather, information and news for your area

: The World at One: 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 Brown Bunnies with Pink Ears by JEAN SUTCLIFFE


Unknown: Jean Sutcliffe

: For Schools

2.0 Let's Join In The Magic Pot by CHARLES OFFER
2.20 Art and Design
Structure: Buckminster Fuller Interview by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE Narrator NIGEL ANTHONY
Script and production by JOAN GRIFFITHS (Radiovision)
2.40 Guitar School (18)


Narrator: John Stockbridge
Production By: Joan Griffiths

: Afternoon Theatre

Selected for Friday A Tale of Two Men by ROGER MACBETH with Cyril Luckham
At the crossroads of his career Underwood must decide either to sink into oblivion or to seek fulfilment.
Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (from Birmingham)
A chance to hear again some of the best one-hour plays broadcast in recent years.


Unknown: Roger MacBeth
Unknown: Cyril Luckham
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Underwood: Cyril Luckham
Betty: Ursula O'Leary
Molly: Jane Bond
Headmaster: Brian Kent
Waller: George Woolley
Jones: John Berwyn
Mrs Waller: Peggy Hughes
Carruthers: Colin Skipp
Frobisher: Jim Duckett
Wilkinson: Richard Taylor
WilCOX: Peter Biddle
Boy: Christopher Whitehead
Appleby: Jeremy Mason
Halliday: Stephen Hancock
Halliday: Philip Garston-Jones

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters

: Story Time

The short stories of Saki 5: Saki on Fate
PAUL EDDINGTON reads Fate, The Background, and The Unrest-Cure.


Unknown: Paul Eddington

: PM Reports

The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening. Presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Top of the Form

A general knowledge contest between schools in England Scotland, Wales and N Ireland. Question-masters JOHN ELLISON and TIM GUDGIN First Round - 6:
North of England


Question-Masters: John Ellison
Unknown: Tim Gudgin

: The Archers


Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

John Simpson presenting world news and views


Unknown: John Simpson

: Pick of the Week

NANCY wise makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and TV.
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Producer Richard BURWOOD


Introduced By: John Ellison
Producer: Richard Burwood

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Lord Stokes, Bamber Gascoigne, Lynda Chalker, Dennis Potter
Chairman David Jacobs
from King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, Birmingham
(Repeated: Saturday. 1.15 pm)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers' to Any Answers? [address removed]
(Lord Stokes's Choice: page 5)


Panellist: Lord Stokes
Panellist: Bamber Gascoigne
Panellist: Lynda Chalker
Panellist: Dennis Potter
Chairman: David Jacobs
Producer: Michael Bowen

: Analysis

Criminal Justice 71
Presented by Robert McKenzte Crime, and violent crime in particular, is on the increase, and questions are being raised about the kind of sen tences being handed down. The background to the new Criminal Justice Bill is in part a demand for harsher sentences, and there is some demand for a more formalised sentencing policy. With crowded prisons, are there alternatives to tougher sentences?
These problems are examined by criminoiogists, senior members of the legal profession and others closely concerned. Producer ROBERT FOX
9.59 Weather


Presented By: Robert McKenzte
Producer: Robert Fox

: The World Tonight: News

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


Unknown: John Tusa

: As Others See Us

A foreign journalist based in London looks at a subject of interest in Britain this week.

: A Book at Bedtime



Read By: Gary Watson

: Week Ending ...

DAVID JASON , NIGEL REES MARK WING-DAVEY and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano look back at the week's news and illustrate the funny side. Script by PETER SPENCE Producers DAVID HATCH and SIMON BRETT
(Repeated: Saturday, 5.30 pm)


Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Mark Wing-Davey
Unknown: Bill McGuffie
Script By: Peter Spence
Producers: David Hatch
Producers: Simon Brett

: News

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

: am Closedown

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