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: News Summary

6.27 Farming Today: ROY GREGOR t.45 Prayer for the Day REV ROBERT RIETTY


Unknown: Roy Gregor
Unknown: Robert Rietty

: Today

The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
Travel news, What's on, and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day GEORGE TARGET
7.50 Travel news
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers
Regional VIIF: see last column


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: News

: The Living World

Under the carpet ... among the curtains, on the potted plant, even In the strawberry jam-dozens of insects and other small animals can be found in all our homes. Going round an average house, ROBIN EDWARDS investigates some of these self-invited guests.
Introduced bv DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE
(from Bristol: shortened version of Sunday's broadcast)


Unknown: Robin Edwards
Producer: Dilys Breese

: For Schools

9.30 History In Evidence Restoration Britain 4: Wren's London written by MAURICE WHITBREAD Producer ALAN EREIRA
9.45 Listening and Reading III How my love was sawed in half, by ROBERT FONTAINE Reader EDDIE MATTHEWS
9.55 Nous y sommesl
8: Une promenade en voiture written by ARIEL DAIGRE
(IV year French: age 11-12)
10.5 Poetry Corner Let's hear it again


Written By: Maurice Whitbread
Producer: Alan Ereira
Reader: Robert Fontaine
Reader: Eddie Matthews
Written By: Ariel Daigre

: Daily Service

NEM p 87; The star of morn has risen (BBC HB 410); Psalm 100: Acts 8, vv 14-25 (NEB): Lighten the darkness of our life's long night (BBC HB 520)

: For Schools

10.30 Music Workshop II
Another Shore: a children's extravaganza by JOHN PARRY and MICHAEL JESSETT Performed by LA MAITRISE, the children's choir of ORTF directed by JACQUES JOUlNEAU
11.0 Inquiry
Unit VI: Consumer's World 4: Critics and guardians by DAVE ROBINS
11.20 Discovery
Round-up programme


Unknown: John Parry
Unknown: Michael Jessett
Directed By: Jacques Joulneau
Producer: William Murphy
Unknown: Dave Robins

: It Takes All Sorts

There are more ways than one of winning a victory for Women's Lib. You could, for instance, be like Elisabeth Rivers Bulkeley , who is elegant, charming and happens. incidentally, to be the first woman stockbroker to be allowed on the floor of the London Stock Exchange. Producer MICHELL RAPER
(Repeated: Friday, 2 20 pm)


Unknown: Elisabeth Rivers Bulkeley
Producer: Michell Raper

: You and Yours

Presenter Joan Yorke Consumer Style
This Week. Next Week, Sometime. Never LYN MACDONALD investigates delivery dates of household goods
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?


Presenter: Joan Yorke
Unknown: Lyn MacDonald

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The antidote to panel games
Weather, programme news

: 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: Dressing Up by JILL BURNET


Unknown: Jill Burnet

: For Schools

2.0 Movement, Mime and Music I for the 7-9-year olds by JAMES DODDING
Producer VERA GRAY
2.20 Books, Plays. Poems Listeners' own poems
Series edited by STUART EVANS
2.45 Nature. Ross and Malaria written by CHRISTINE DUDLEY narrated by GARARD GREEN with TOM WATSON , GEOFFREY MATTHEWS and HAROLD REESE


Producer: Vera Gray
Edited By: Stuart Evans
Written By: Christine Dudley
Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Geoffrey Matthews
Unknown: Harold Reese

: Afternoon Theatre: Gaffer

by David Stewart
With Edward Chapman, David Spenser, Carol Marsh, Angela Thorne
By 1851 the Boulton family had risen high, from farmworkers to iron-masters. Now it was the turn of young James Boulton to become 'gaffer' and to lift the family name higher still by marrying into the aristocracy. Who could object? Who should have doubts?


Writer: David Stewart
Producer: John Cardy
Abraham Boulton: Edward Chapman
Ruth Boulton: Hilda Schroder
Oliver Boulton: Nigel Graham
James Boulton: David Spenser
Lord Elkthorne: Geoffrey Wincott
Lady Elkthorne: Elizabeth Morgan
Lady Patricia Elkthorne: Angela Thorne
Eli Bennett: William Eedle
Sarah Bennett: Diana Olsson
Job Bennett: Robin Browne
Hannah Bennett: Carol Marsh
Jacob/Coachman: Anthony Hall
Minister: William Eedle

: Quest for Dr James Barry

Who was Dr James Barry ? What is the mystery that still shrouds the life of this eminent medical reformer? Overgrown and indecipherable, the headstone of Dr Barry's grave conveys something of the neglect and confusion that obscures the achievements of one of the most controversial doctors of Victoria's reign.
June Rose. in attempting to pay tribute to a revolutionary and far-sighted doctor, has been trying to penetrate the several veils of rumour, myth and scandal covering the life and work of this tempestuous and original personality. Producer MADEAU STEWART


Unknown: Dr James Barry
Producer: Madeau Stewart

: Story Time

Monkey by wu CH'ÊNC-ÊN Read by GEOFFREY BEEVERS 8: The Test of Powers


Read By: Geoffrey Beevers

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardeastle and PM's reporting team
S.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: William Hardeastle

: News

: Twenty Questions

Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Norman Hackforth. Peter Glaze with a mystery guest
(Repeated: Friday. 12.25 pm)


Unknown: Anona Winn
Unknown: Joy Adamson
Unknown: Norman Hackforth.
Unknown: Peter Glaze
Unknown: Michael Fi.
Producer: John Cassels

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenling world news and views


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Kingsclere. Hampshire


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: Midweek Theatre

The Muffin Murderer by PHILIP REES
' ... I've got what social workers call grave character defects. You're merely a murderer. Middle-class at that. You'll be looking for the honest way out. I'm looking for the easiest....'
Producer TONY CLIFF (from Leeds)


Unknown: Philip Rees
Producer: Tony Cliff
Felan: Sean Barrett
John Parkerson: Geoffrey Banks
Emily Parkerson: Jenny Austen

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Wales: Round 2 London:
Anthony Quinton (chairman) with Irene Thomas
Professor John Mays Wales :
Jack Longland (chairman) with Dr Mostyn Lewis Fred Nicholls
If you would like to submit questions for the panel send them to Round Britain Quiz, BBC. PO Box 27, Piccadilly, Manchester
9.29 Weather


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John Mays Wales
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Dr Mostyn Lewis
Unknown: Fred Nicholls
Producer: Trevor Hill

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Miss Marjoribanks by MRS OLIPHANT
Read by NOEL JOHNSON (8)


Unknown: Mrs Oliphant
Read By: Noel Johnson

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of the arts and science
People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. What's new in theatre, books, cinema, painting, architecture, scientific advance ... Introduced tonight by Peter France

: News

preceded by Weather

: Market Trends

: Closedown

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