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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 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


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

: News

: The Living World

Talking Point: discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the country-side. Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREÈSE
(from Bristol: shortened version of Sunday's broadcast) Questions to Talking Point, The Living World, BBC, Bristol, BS82LR


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breèse

: For Schools

9.30 History in Evidence Medieval Britain
5: The Fourth Crusade written by HUGH WOODHOUSE
9.45 Listening and Reading 2 The Poltergoose by R. C. SCRIVEN
9.55 Radio Jeunesse. 5: A radio magazine including Le permts de conduire by PAULE-ALINE DENT . (Second-year French)
10.5 Poetry Corner
From the Land of Mist and Snow


Written By: Hugh Woodhouse
Unknown: R. C. Scriven
Unknown: Paule-Aline Dent

: Daily Service

NEM p 61; Blest are the pure in heart (BBC HB 318); Psalm 145, vv 1-13; 1 Corinthians 14, vv 1-12 (NEB); Lift up your heads (BBC HB 178)

: For Schools

10.30 Music Workshop 2 Paris under Gaslight by JOHN PARRY
11.0 Inquiry. Unit III. Violence 5: Peaceable People by HAHOLD LOUKES
Series edited by JACK SINGLETON (15-16 age group)
11.20 Discovery. Measurement 2: Have you high standards? by ARTHUR VIALLS
Presented by RICHARD BEBB
11.40 Foreign Correspondent Introduced by GRAHAM TAYAR


Unknown: John Parry
Music By: Jacques Offenbach
Arranged By: Ian Humphris
Unknown: Hahold Loukes
Edited By: Jack Singleton
Unknown: Arthur Vialls
Presented By: Richard Bebb
Introduced By: Graham Tayar

: You and Yours

Presenter Joan Yorke Your Rights and Responsibilities
Courts Act: Assizes and Quarter Sessions have been abol. ished and replaced by Crown Courts. Why was the change necessary, and will the new system be an improvement? NANCY WISE discusses these questions, and some of the other implications of the new Courts Act, with GORDON BOR-RIE, Professor of Law at Birmingham University.
Other topical items too, and What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 2


Presenter: Joan Yorke

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

from the television series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN
To Janet a Son
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area


Unknown: A. J. Cronin

: 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 Dog Who Had No Name by LEILA BERG


Unknown: Leila Berg

: For Schools

2.0 Movement, Mime and Music 1 by JAMES DOUDING
2.20 Books, Plays, Poems
Becket by JEAN ANOUILH : part 2
2.45 Nature. The Peregrine by DEBORAH STEINER


Music By: James Douding
Unknown: Jean Anouilh
Unknown: Deborah Steiner

: Afternoon Theatre

In the Afternoon I Wait by GAIE HOUSTON
GWEN: ' But in the afternoon I wait. Wait from The Archers right through Woman's Hour that pop programme news more news it all gets newsy over and over again round then.' PAT: What are you waiting for? ' GWEN: ' I'm waiting for Ted.' with Marjorie Westbury as Gwen and Mary Wimbush as Pat


Unknown: Gaie Houston
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: R Richard Wortley

: The Long March of Everyman

Themes and Variations from the History of the People in Britain, based upon their own words.
11: Nation of Shopkeepers - the businessman in the 17th and 18th centuries
Composed and produced by MICHAEL MASON under the direction of Peter Mathias , Chichele Professor of Economic History, University of Oxford, who also speaks the commentary.
Special music, sound composition and orchestration by DAVID CAIN , assisted by LLOYD SILVERTHORNE and DICK MILLS
Additional commentary by MICHAEL DRAKE , JACQUET TAHAWKES CHRISTOPHER LLOYD and ANNE ROSS The series of 26 programmes created in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop by Michael MASON (Sunday's broadcast; 1


Produced By: Michael Mason
Unknown: Peter Mathias
Unknown: David Cain
Assisted By: Lloyd Silverthorne
Unknown: Dick Mills
Directed By: David Munrow
Readers: Trevor Martin
Readers: William Fox
Commentary By: Michael Drake
Commentary By: Jacquet Tahawkes
Commentary By: Christopher Lloyd
Commentary By: Anne Ross
Unknown: Michael Mason

: Story Time

Masterman Ready by CAPTAIN MARRYAT
Read by DAVID MAHLOWE 8: A Sail, a Sail!


Read By: David Mahlowe

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented bv William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: News

: Petticoat Line

The questions and ideas you send are discussed today by Renée Houston, Beryl Reid Isobel Barnett
Mary Whitehouse
In the chair Anona Winn Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN' MESSITER
(Repeated: Friday, 12.25 pm) (Radio Times People: page 5)


Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Mary Whitehouse
Unknown: Anona Winn
Producer: Christopher Serle

: The Archers


Written by: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

Jacky Gillott presenting world news and views


Unknown: Jacky Gillott

: Down Your Way

Costessey FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Costessey in Norfolk Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
Spenborough, Yorks


Unknown: Costessey Franklin Engelmann
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: Midweek Theatre: The Tenth Anniversary

by R. D. Wingfield
Every year on the anniversary of the famous Monkstead murders, Det-Insp Ridley revisits the scene of the crime. On the tenth anniversary he disappears....


Author: R. D. Wingfield
Producer: Glyn Dearman
Porter: Edward Kelsey
Det-Insp Ridley: John Graham
Det-Insp Henley: Michael Kilgarriff
Det-Sgt Green: John Rye
Det-Insp Saddler: Peter Pratt
PC Hart: Ronald Herdman
John Manning: John Graham
Valery West: Sian Davies

: Now Read On

with Richard Mayne
KENNETH ALLSOP discusses Capone by John Kobler , a biography of the most notorious of American gangsters
ANTONIA FRASER On William's Mary by Elizabeth Hamilton , the story of the English princess who married William of Orange and shared his throne as Mary II
V. S. PRITCHETT looks at a new selection of short stories by A. E. Coppard
GORONWY REES talks about his autobiography A Chapter of Accidents in which he writes of his association with Guy Burgess , the Foreign Office spy who defected to Moscow in 1951 Producer ALAN HAYDOCK


Unknown: Richard Mayne
Unknown: Kenneth Allsop
Unknown: John Kobler
Unknown: Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Elizabeth Hamilton
Unknown: V. S. Pritchett
Stories By: A. E. Coppard
Talks: Goronwy Rees
Unknown: Guy Burgess
Producer: Alan Haydock

: The English Poets

from Chaucer to Yeats
An anthology in 26 programmes 19: Lord Byron (1788-1824) Winthrop Mackworth Praed (1802-1839)
Thomas Hood (1799-1845)


Introduced By: Peter Porter
Reader: Hugh Dickson
Producer: George MacBeth

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Officers and Gentlemen Read by HUGH BURDEN (8)


Read By: Hugh Burden

: News

preceded by Weather

: Market Trends

: Closedown

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