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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 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 Todav
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia. Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced bv DEREK JONES)
VHF East Anglia: see column 5
8.46 Today's Papers


Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: John Timpson

: News

: For Schools

9.30 Religious Service for Primary Schools
Christmas is for caring
(Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 am)
9.50 Interlude
9.55 Movement and Music 2 i (Monday's broadcasts

: Daily Service

NEM p 68: Jesus calls us! (BBC HB 354): Canticle 6, part 2; Matthew 4. vv 18-25 (AV); Lo, round the throne (BBC HB 230)

: For Schools

10.30 Marsh!
10: A Happy New Year!
Written by VAUGHAN JAMES (Third-year Russian)
10.45 Intermediate German Wie ' Stille Nacht ' entstand Written by STEPHEN KANOCZ
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
The Greater Glory by ALAN CAINE. RALPH ROLLS and DAVID LYTTLE (Radiovision) (Sixth Form series)


Written By: Vaughan James
Written By: Stephen Kanocz
Presented By: Gary Taylor
Producer: Albert Chatterley
Unknown: Alan Caine.
Unknown: Ralph Rolls
Unknown: David Lyttle

: You and Yours

Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Home and Family
Getting Married: NIGEL MURPHY looks into the cost of weddings, Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 5


Unknown: Nigel Murphy

: Just a Minute

A panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons in which Kenneth Williams
Clement Freud , Peter Jones Sheila Hancock 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: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: David Hatch

: 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 Lighthouse by BETTY TAYLOR


Unknown: Betty Taylor

: For Schools

2.0 Peoples of the World
A Christmas Card: airborne over Argentina on 24 December Written by MARGERY MORRIS
2.20 Geography
Cyprus - water supply and irrigation, by NIGEL MURPHY
2.40 Stories and Rhymes (7-91 Song of the Shepherds: poems, carols and music for Christmas compiled by PADDY BECRELY Music arranged and played by MICHAEL MUSKETT and DOREEN MUSKETT


Written By: Margery Morris
Unknown: Nigel Murphy
Unknown: Paddy Becrely
Played By: Michael Muskett
Played By: Doreen Muskett

: Nicholas Nickleby

by CHAKLES DICKENS adapted and produced in seven episodes by CHARLES LEFEAUX
Ralph Nickleby hears that his brother has died and that the widow, with her son Nicholas and her daughter Kate, has arrived in London. He arranges for the boy to become assistant master at Mr Squeers' school in Yorkshire. There Nicholas meets Mrs Squeers, her daughter Fanny, and a poor orphan, Smike. and is horrified at the brutality with which the boys are treated. Fanny falls in love with Nicholas but, finding her love scorned, decides to be revenged ...
2: Follows the Fortunes 0/ Kate and her Brother


Unknown: Chakles Dickens
Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Ralph Nickleby
Narrator: Martin Friend
Miss La Creevy: Hilda Schroder
Kate Nickleby: Jane Knowles
Ralph Nickleby: Edward Kelsey
Mrs Nickleby: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Mr Mantalini: Brian Hewlett
Madame Mantalini: Eva Stuart
Nicholas Nickleby: David Timson
Smike: David Valla
Mr Wackford Squeers: John Gabriel
Mrs Squeers: Sheila Grant
John Browdie: Patrick Tull
Miss Knag: Katherine Parr
Mr Lillyvick: Douglas Blackwell
Mrs Kenwigs: Sheila Grant
Mr Kenwigs: Leslie Heritage
Miss Henrietta Petowker: Hilda Schroder
Newman Noggs: Ronald Herdman
Lord Oldcastle: William Eedle
Young lady: Kate Binchy
Lord Frederick Verisopht: Nigel Anthony
Sir Mulberry Hawk: Michael Kilgarriff
Mr Pyke: Leslie Heritage
Mr Pluck: Douglas Blackwell

: Gardeners' Question Time

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN invites FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post Producer KENNETH FORD
Questions to Gardeners' Question Time. BBC. Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: Story Time: A Gull on the Hoof: 2

by Derek Tangye
Read by Alan Gibson


Author: Derek Tangye
Reader: Alan Gibson

: 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

: Mr Willow's Wife

by RAY COONEY and JOHN CHAFMAN Love Thy Neighbour starring
Moira Lister as Felicity Willow
Terence Alexander as Paul Willow and Doris Hare as Nanny with ALETHEA CHARLTON as Diana Saunders
RAY COONEY as Dickie Saunders JOHN CHAPMAN as the Vicar Producer DAVID HATCH
(Moira Lister and Terence Alexander are in ' Move Over Mrs Markham ' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)


Unknown: Ray Cooney
Unknown: John Chafman
Unknown: Moira Lister
Unknown: Felicity Willow
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Paul Willow
Unknown: Doris Hare
Unknown: Alethea Charlton
Unknown: Diana Saunders
Unknown: Ray Cooney
Unknown: Dickie Saunders
Unknown: John Chapman
Producer: David Hatch
Unknown: Moira Lister
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Mrs Markham

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

Jacky Gillott presenting world news and views


Unknown: Jacky Gillott

: It's Your Line

[number removed]
Ring Robin Day to put your question in person to the Guest of the evening.
With an eye on immediate interest, the invitation is being left as near as possible to the date of transmission. The Guest's name will have been announced on Radio 4 yesterday and today.
To promote a maximum flow of questions [number removed] (16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm onward, as well as while the programme is on the air. Producer WALTER WALLICH


Producer: Walter Wallich

: A Story of Our Time: Helen Roseveare - Doctor in Congo

The Simba Rebellion in 1964 trapped hundreds of white civilians in remote areas in north-eastern Congo. Many were maltreated, tortured, raped, imprisoned and slaughtered.
Helen Roseveare and a small party of her colleagues from the WCC Missionary Organisation were among those who suffered. After many dreadful experiences they were imprisoned and rescued from death only by the split-second intervention of a mercenary flying column.
The decision of Helen and her colleagues to return to Congo was made after much heart-searching. Today they are still there, helping to rebuild the country to which they have given their lives. Compiled and produced by ALAN BURGESS


Unknown: Helen Roseveare
Compiled and produced by: Alan Burgess

: The Reith Lectures 1971

Only Connect-on culture and communication by Richard Hoggart A series of six talks
3: In Another Country
Drawing upon his experience of living in America and in France (where he's currently working as Assistant Director-General of VNESCO), Professor Hoggart examines the problems of making contact within a foreign culture.
Living abroad, he argues, makes you think as you have not done before about the relations between the different parts of any society, about what each part assumes about those relations, and how that affects the way different parts speak to each other. †
(Repeated next Sunday on Radio 3 and published in The Listener dated 2 December.


Unknown: Richard Hoggart

: The World Tonight: News

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


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Read by GARY WATSON (7)


Read By: Gary Watson

: News

All the days news preceded by Weather

: Market Trends

: * Closedown

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