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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 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 by DEREK JONES )
8.40 Today's Papers


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Douglas Cameron
Introduced By: Derek Jones

: Never Cry Wolf



Read By: John Glen

: News

: Benny Hill Playtime

As one of his famous characters would say, a sirry-iriot serection ' of Benny's own records, including
Benny at the BBC
Introduced by BOB TODD Producer JOHN BROWELL


Introduced By: Bob Todd
Producer: John Browell

: Charles Chilton

known to radio audiences all over the world as the writer-producer of musical and historical documentaries, talks about the ' time of his life ' - the period in the 20s and 30s when he was growing up in London.

: Daily Service

NEM p 90; Be thou my guardian and my guide (BBC HB 135); Psalm 121; Acts 13, vv 1-12 (NEB); Loving shepherd of thy sheep (BBC HB 146)

: All Kinds of Music

BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by MARCUS DODS including some of Khaehaturyans music to the ballet Spartacus
RAYMOND COHEN ( Violin) with WILFRID PARRY at the piano Introduced by Colin Doran


Conducted By: Marcus Dods
Violin: Raymond Cohen
Unknown: Wilfrid Parry
Introduced By: Colin Doran

: From the Four Corners

Four morning plays from the British Isles
3: Bedtime Story by SEAN O'CASEY
' Oh gentle Saint Camisolinus. guardianess of all good young people, get between me and this petticoaled demonstrator of sinful delusion, and I'll be OK for evermore.'
(from Northern Ireland)
(Tomorrow: from the North)


Story By: Sean O'Casey
Producer: John Scotney
Mulligan: Sean Barrett
Angela: Kate Binchy
Halibut: Patrick Brannigan
Miss Mossie: Margaret D'Arcy

: You and Yours

Presenter Jolm Edmunds Your Health and Welfare
A world of their own: KAY NASH looks at the problems of autistic children
Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?

: Does the Team Think?

A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards. Ted Ray
Arthur Askey , Cyril Fletcher In the chair MCDONALD HOBLEY Special guest Henry Cooper
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards.
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Producer: Edward Taylor

: 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: Len, the Level-Crossing Man by ROMA LORAN

: Steve Race's Invitation to Music

BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND includes music by James Lang ley, Alan Cohen , David Lyon
VALERIE TRYON piano, plays Liszt


Conductor: Iain Sutherland
Music By: James Lang
Unknown: Alan Cohen
Unknown: David Lyon
Piano: Valerie Tryon

: Afternoon Theatre

East of Christmas

: Mass

lor the Feast of Corpus Christi from the Roman Catholic Church of St Michael and All Angels, Leigh Park. Havant, Hants. Celebrant
Readings: Deuteronomy 8, vv 2-3 and 14-16: 1 Corinthians 10, vv 16-17: John 6. vv 51-58
Hymns (Parish Hymn Book): With all the powers my poor soul hath: Praise to the Lord. the Almighty; Soul of my
Saviour: Alleluia, sing to Jesus Organist HAROLD JONES
The action of the Mass described by FR PATRICK MCENROE


Unknown: Fr Anthony Llewhellin
Unknown: Fr John Dunne
Organist: Harold Jones
Unknown: Fr Patrick McEnroe

: Story Time

The Three Musketeers Read by MARTIN JARVIS
4: For the Honour of the Queen


Read By: Martin Jarvis

: 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

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

A panel game (?) with Barry Cryer in the chair and Dave Lee at the piano.


Chairman: Barry Cryer
Pianist: Dave Lee
Producer: John Cassels

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday, 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

Adam Raphael presenting world news and views


Unknown: Adam Raphael

: 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)


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: The Other Victorians

A ten-part series examining the hidden and darker aspects of Victorian life.
8: Who was Jack the Ripper? bv MICHELL RAPER
Compiled and introduced by MICHELL RAPER with the voices of BETTY BASKCOMB
The series of gruesome murders committed by an unidentified psychopath in 1888 is perhaps the most notorious crime in British legal history. Among its most sensational features was the persistent rumour that the murderer was a highly placed aristocrat shielded by the police: and recently, and most sensationally of all. that he was the Duke of Clarence. eldest son of the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII , and therefore eventual heir to the English throne. When this unhappy Prince died in 1892 there was a well-orchestrated outpouring of grief: Hope of a people's heart - your promised king - and mine, .wrote Alfred Austin. But could he really have been Jack the Ripper? Producer HALLAM TENNYSON


Unknown: Michell Raper
Introduced By: Michell Raper
Unknown: Betty Baskcomb
Unknown: Douglas Blackwell.
Unknown: William Eedle.
Unknown: Olwen Griffiths
Unknown: Leslie Heritage
Unknown: John Ruddock
Unknown: Lewis Stringer
Unknown: Manning Wilson
Unknown: Edward Vii
Producer: Hallam Tennyson

: Scan

A weekly survey of the arts presented by Michael Billington Cabaret: Book. play, film, musical, and now musical film. STEPHEN SPENDER discusses this new adaptation of Christopher Isherwood 's Goodbye to Berlin stories of the 30s
Murray Louis Dance Company : ' I say to myself, " Where is that movement going? and then I take it off in a different direction.' MURRAY louis talks about his choreography and the programmes presented by his company at The Round House, London


Presented By: Michael Billington
Unknown: Stephen Spender
Unknown: Christopher Isherwood
Producers: Rosemary Hart
Producers: Michael Heffernan

: New Worlds

PAUL VAUGHAN presents new discoveries, new ideas and recent research, and introduces some of the people who make and use them in a changing world Producer MICHAEL TOTTON
(Repeated: Monday, 10.30 am)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Michael Totton

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Second Start

4: An ex-bankrupt describes to JUNE ROSE his downfall and recovery

: A Book at Bedtime

Cone of Silence by DAVID BEATY Read by DAVID TATE (11)


Unknown: David Beaty
Read By: David Tate

: News

preceded by Weather

: Market Trends

: * Closedown

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