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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
7.51-8.0 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 CLIVE CUNNINGHAM
8.40 Today's Papers


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: Clive Cunningham

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

Contributed by the BBC's Foreign News staff

: For Schools

9.30 Religious Service for Primary Schools What have you built?
(Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 am)
9.50 Interlude
9.55 Movement and Music 2

: Daily Service

NEM p 50; All praise to thee (BBC HB 401); Canticle 1, vv 1-15; Mark 9, vv 14-29 (AV); Praise, 0 praise our God and King (BBC HB 441)

: For Schools

10.30 Marsh!
18: Memories of Armenia written by VAUGHAN JAMES (Third-year Russian)
10.45 Intermediate German
Zwei Abenteuer des Freiherrn von Miinchhausen adapted by ROLF RICHARDS
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 Poems about love by CHRISTOPHER PRICE


Written By: Vaughan James
Adapted By: Rolf Richards
Presented By: Gary Taylor

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise
Your Home and Family
To be Baptised ...: JOAN YORKE looks at some of the moral and practical aspects of christening.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?


Unknown: Joan Yorke

: Just a Minute

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 Timid Little Black Hen, by E. E. ELLSWORTH : part 2


Unknown: E. E. Ellsworth

: For Schools

2.0 Peoples of the World
North Africa: Peter's First Ramadan, by JIM CRACE
2.20 Geography. Thailand by ROSEMARY MARSHALL
2.40 Stories and Rhymes (7-9)
'The Winter Journey': Thor and the Frost Giants retold by ALAN C. JENKINS


Unknown: Jim Crace
Unknown: Rosemary Marshall
Unknown: Alan C. Jenkins

: The Herries Chronicle

Book 3: The Fortress
Adapted for radio in two episodes by CONSTANCE COX 2: The End of a Feud
Special effects prepared by DAVID FLEMING-WILLIAMS Producer TREVOR HILL
(from the North of England)
(Ninth of 12 instalments: Sunday's broadcast)


Unknown: Judith Paris.
Unknown: Rosalie Crutchley
Unknown: Walter Herries Geoffrey
Producer: Trevor Hill
Margaret, Adam's wife: Rosalie Williams
Adam: Bernard Horsfall
John Herries: John Daglish
Elizabeth, his wife as a young woman: Merle Merle
Uhland, Walter's son: Paul Webster
Jane Bellairs: Marah Stohl
Connie: Marah Stohl
Mrs Pangloss: Norma Wilson
Elizabeth, now as an older woman: Rosine Dunkley
Benjie Herries: John Bennett
Barney Newmark: Chris Wilkinson
Ellis Herries, Will's son: John Linstrum
Sylvia: Cynthia Michaelis
Garth Herries: Malcolm Storry
TimothyBellairs ,as a youth: Darryl David

: 25 Years of Gardeners' Question Time

A special anniversary programme marking the programme's 25th year on the air and its 1,000th recording.
Fred Loads, Bill Sowerbutts and Professor Alan Gemmell answer gardening questions put to them by some well-known personalities including: TED MOULT. ESTHER RANTZEN
The programme is in conjunction with the Royal Horticultural Society: recorded from the Society's Headquarters, in Vincent Square, London Question-master
(Colour feature: pages 60-63)


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Lt. Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Frances Perry
Unknown: Alan Melville
Unknown: Frank Muir
Question-Master: Franklin Engelmann
Producer: Kenneth Ford

: Story Time

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Read by EVA HADDON 7: The New Baby


Read By: Eva Haddon

: 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

: Many a Slip

'twixt Isobel Barnett
Eleanor Summerfield and Ricbard Murdoch , David Nixon Tune-twisters from STEVE RACE In the chair ROY PLOMLEY Devised and written by IAN MESSITER


Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown: Ricbard Murdoch
Unknown: David Nixon
Written By: Ian Messiter
Producer: Peter Titheradge

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Murder on Deadman's Hill

The Hanratty Case
Narrated by Edgar Lustgarten Tonight's programme re-examines the case which led to the execution of James Han ratty and the issues, new and old, which have ever since made this one of the most controversial cases of the century.
Among the speakers:
LOUIS BLOM-COOPER , qc, author of The A6 Murder; PAUL FOOT, author of Who Killed Hanratty?: JEAN JUSTICE, author of Murder versus Murder; DICK TAVERNE , QC, MP; and people in Rhyl, scene of Hanratty's alibi, interviewed by TONY VAN DEN BERGH.
(' It's a family thing ': pp 6-7)


Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: James Han
Unknown: Louis Blom-Cooper
Unknown: Dick Taverne
Interviewed By: Tony Van
Interviewed By: Den Bergh.
Producer: Alan Burgess

: Does God Make a Difference?

Four talks for Lent
2: Sir William Armstrong. Head of the Home Civil Service


Unknown: Sir William Armstrong.

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

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


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Story of Gwendolen Harleth Read by GABRIEL WOOLF (12)


Read By: Gabriel Woolf

: News

preceded by Weather

: Market Trends

: * Closedown

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