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: News Summary

6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.8 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
7.59-8.0 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

: For Schools

9.5 Religious Service for Primary Schools
9.25 Material for Assembly: Galilee: written and presented by Michael Sharpe
9.35 You and Survival (Human Physiology): 6: Give me air written by Lewis Jones
Presented by Peter Pacey
9.55 Movement and Music: 1: for the 5-to-6-year-olds by Penny Whittam


Writer/Presenter (Material for Assembly): Michael Sharpe
Writer (You and Survival): Lewis Jones
Presenter (You and Survival): Peter Pacey
Presenter (Movement and Music): Penny Whittam

: Daily Service

NEM p 15: Before the almighty Father's throne (BBC HB 452); Canticle 3; Acts 1. VV 15-26 (NEB); He wants not friends that hath thy love (BBC HB 245)

: For Schools

10.30 La France Aujourd'hui 16: Contrastes I (Radiovision) written by PAULE-ALINE DENT (Fourth-year French)
10.45 Horizons de France - 16: Les chemins de fer francals compiled by GEOFFREY BRAITHWAITE (Fifth-year French)
11.0 Time and Tune presented by JOHN CAMBURN (16)
11.20 Man. 6: Thoughts and words by MARGERY MORRIS Narrator BARRY FOSTER
11.40 Geography. The North East: New Industry (it) by NORMAN BROWN


Unknown: Geoffrey Braithwaite
Presented By: John Camburn
Narrator: Margery Morris
Unknown: Norman Brown

: You and Yours

Presenter Derek Cooper Your Health and Wei/are
A speckled smile!: KAY NASH investigates the problem of tooth decay in pre-school children, its treatment and prevention.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 2


Presenter: Derek Cooper

: My Music!

David Franklin and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Xorden
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area


Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Xorden

: 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: Warm Clothes for Raggity by EILEEN MATHIAS


Unknown: Eileen Mathias

: For Schools

2.0 Living Language.
The Dragonfly Summer, by PENELOPE FARMER
2.20 La Parole aux Jeunes
6: Ma ville-Dole (Radiovision) edited and compiled by R. A. ESCOFFEY. (Third-year French)
2.30 Unos minutos nada mis
16: Las aventuras de Pepe (iii) written by HARRY LAWSON
(For secondary school pupils in their third year of Spanish)
2.40 Learning about Life 6: Learning to Love
The programme arranged and introduced by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE


Unknown: R. A. Escoffey.
Written By: Harry Lawson
Introduced By: John Stockbridge

: Afternoon Theatre

Bill and Ben

: ... Jack de Manio Precisely

But precisely what!
A sort of magazine which combines the odd. the occult, the obscure, the off-beat, and the orotund with the downright outrageous.


Producer: Michell Raper

: Story Time

The Purple Land by w. H. HUDSON
Read by BRIAN GEAR 4: Dolores


Unknown: H. Hudson
Read By: Brian Gear

: PM Reports

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


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Just a Minute

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday, 1.30 pm)


Written by: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

John Simpson presenting world news and views


Unknown: John Simpson

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion heard in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
(Repeated: Friday. 4.0 pm)
If you wish to add your views send them as soon as possible to BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: The Composer and the Courtesan

A study of the origins of Verdi's La Traviata compiled by JOANNA RICHARDSON and HALLAM TENNYSON
I're loved, oh yes, I've really loved, but no one has ever responded to my love! (MARIE DUPLESSIS , the original of Dumas's Marguerite Gautier ) with Millicent Martin as Marguerite Gautier ,
' La Dame aux Camélias ' Others taking part LEWIS STRINGER
Narrated and produced by HALLAM TENNYSON
Excerpts from La Traviata sung by MONTSEKRATCABALLE: on gramophone records


Unknown: Joanna Richardson
Unknown: Hallam Tennyson
Unknown: Marie Duplessis
Unknown: Marguerite Gautier
Unknown: Millicent Martin
Unknown: Marguerite Gautier
Unknown: Lewis Stringer
Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff
Unknown: Brian Hewlett
Produced By: Hallam Tennyson

: Scan

A weekly survey of the arts
Introduced by Christopher Cook This edition includes:
Macbeth: the new Roman Polanski film
Block Macbeth: a contemporary production by Peter Coe at the Round House, London
Cloehemerle: Gabriel Cheval lier's best-selling novel adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simp son as a nine-part serial for BBC2 (Fridays)


Introduced By: Christopher Cook
Production By: Peter Coe
Unknown: Gabriel Cheval
Adapted By: Ray Galton
Adapted By: Alan Simp
Producers: Miriam Rapp
Producers: Rosemary Hart

: New Worlds

PAUL VAUGHAN takes a look at new inventions, new ideas and new discoveries in the world of science and technology, and introduces some of the people producing them.
9.59 Weather


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Michael R. Bright

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Story of Gwendolen Harleth by GEORGE ELIOT


Unknown: George Eliot
Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: News

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

: Closedown

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