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6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day TONY JASPER


Unknown: Tony Jasper

: Today

The world this morning introduced by Robert Robinson and Mary Marquis
Travel news. What's on, and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER
C.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.35* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
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


Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: Mary Marquis

: The Caine Mutiny: 7: Captain Queeg Comes Aboard

Read by Peter Marinker


Reader: Peter Marinker

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]: School Holidays

Mum, what shall I do today? How can I keep my small children occupied? Are holiday camps a good idea? At what age can children go abroad alone? Should I encourage holiday jobs?
Jean Davis and Jack Singleton answer your questions about holiday time with children of all ages.
Sue MacGregor in the chair to receive your calls.
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed] from 8.0 am


Unknown: Jean Davis
Unknown: Jack Singleton

: News

: Daily Service

NEM p 102: Give me the wings of faith (BBC HB 229); Psalm 34, vv 11-22; Acts 21, vv 1-15 (NEB); From glory to glory advancing (BBC HB 244)

: Morning Story

The Man Who Went Back Written and read by Basil Boolhroyd
When McMindle moved in, I only had to look at his huge, unsophisticated bulk to fear for his mental balance in this rather dotty ménage ...'


Read By: Basil Boolhroyd

: News

: The Great Musicals

recalled bv Ian Carmichael 6: West Side Story
A series of seven programmes with words and music from the hit shows that won the triple crown of acclaim in New York, London and on screen during the past 30 years.


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Written By: Marjorie Bilbow
Producer: Bobby Jaye

: Sounds in Store

Steve Race chooses some interesting items from the Archive shelves.

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Home and Family
Food Technicians - the chefs of the future? In this age of convenience foods, there may yet be an answer to the creeping uniformity of canteen and restaurant meals.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

: What Ho, Jeeves!: 10: Bingo and the Little Woman

by P.G. Wodehouse
starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster with Jonathan Cecil as Bingo Little; guest Ronald Fraser as Lord Bittlesham
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "The Inimitable Jeeves"
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
(Richard Briers is in "Absurd Person Singular" at the Criterion Theatre, London)

12.55 Weather, programme news


Author: P.G. Wodehouse
Adapted by: Chris Miller
Producer: David Hatch
Jeeves: Michael Hordern
Bertie Wooster: Richard Briers
Bingo Little: Jonathan Cecil
Lord Bittlesham: Ronald Fraser

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle


Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor How Travel Wise Are You?: a holiday quiz for OLGA FRANKLIN and HENRY COOPER , with DAVID BELLAN in the chair.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Tune with a Tale: recalled by ALAN MELVILLE .
Arty Crafty: DILYS MORGAN looks at the revival of the crafts. KERRY FRANCIS reads Sitting Duck by BRYCE FRASER (8)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Oi.Ga Franklin
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: David Bellan
Recalled By: Alan Melville
Unknown: Dilys Morgan
Unknown: Kerry Francis
Unknown: Bryce Fraser

: Listen with Mother

Story: Matilda Finds Her Plate by MODWENA SEDGWICK


Unknown: Modwena Sedgwick

: News

: The Barchester Chronicles

by ANTHONY TROLLOPE adapted for radio in 20 parts from six of his novels Book 5:
The Small House at Allington Episode 12:
Peacocks on the Lawn dramatised by PETER RUSSELL
Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT


Dramatised By: Peter Russell
Producer: Norman Wright
Trollope, the narrator: Godfrey Kenton
Mr Harding: Carleton Hobbs
Lady de Courcy: Katherine Parr
John de Courcy: John Samson
Lady Alexandrina de Courcy: Sandra Clark
George de Courcy: Fraser Kerr
Adolphus Crosbie: Tim Seely
Earl de Guest: Norman Claridge
Lady Julia de Guest: Sylvia Coleridge
Squire Dale: Norman Shelley
Mrs Dale: Cecile Chevreau
Lily Dale: Patricia Gallimore
Capt Bernard Dale: Frederick Treves
Bell Dale: Tamara Ustinov
Johnny Eames: Sam Dastor
Amelia Roper: Kate Binchy
Cradell: Anthony Hall
Miss Spruce: Hilda Schroder
Dr Crofts: William Sleigh

: News

: Pick of the Bunch

A year of Gardeners' Question Time (Sundays broadcast)

: Story Time

Sloop of War by ALEXANDER KENT
Read by MICHAEL HARBOUR 2: The Privateer


Unknown: Alexander Kent
Read By: Michael Harbour

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: The Things

A weekly, fearless, down-to-earth report on Britain today, through the eyes of yer typical average listening family.
6: The road to Margate an' that Written by TONY BILBOW and MIKE FENTIMAN


Written By: Tony Bilbow
Written By: Mike Fentiman
Producer: Martin Fisher
Dad: Michael Robbins
Mum: Pat Coombes
Beryl: Liz Gebhardt
Len and: Frank Abbott
Himself: Ronald Fletcher

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: New Lifelines in Medicine

Seven programmes about developments which in the last decade have transformed the science of medicine. 6: Surgery of the Brain
The ancient Egyptians bored holes in skulls to let out devils. Today, brain surgeons save the lives of hundreds of people injured in car accidents: they carry out highly sophisticated operations to excise tumours, to eradicate and to alleviate mental suffering.
Recently a new scanner has been developed which uses supersonic sound to diagnose causes of mental disturbance and to discover their location. Compiled and narrated by Tony Van den Bergh


Unknown: Tony van Den Bergh
Producer: Alan Burgess

: Real-life Love Stories

3: Katherine Mansfield by JEHANE MARKHAM
The story of the relationship "between Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murry, and the development of a creative life which brought a new style of short story to English literature but ended tragically with consumption. with Producer BRIAN MILLER (from Bristol)


Unknown: Katherine Mansfield
Unknown: Jehane Markham
Producer: Brian Miller
Mansfield: Kika Markham Katherine
Middleton Murry: Paul Moriarty John
Narrator: Manning Wilson
Chummy: Sam Dastor
Grandmother: Peggy Ann Wood
Young Katherine: Cordelia Mansall

: Themes of Today

Six verse programmes taking their titles from passages T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets. 6: The Withering of Autumn Flowers
Peter Orr introduces poems by IAN CRICHTON SMITH
SEAMUS HEANEY , ROBERT GRAVES and PHILIP LARKIN read by the authors themselves and HARVEY HALL


Unknown: Ian Crichton Smith
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Robert Graves
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Harvey Hall
Producer: George MacBeth

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world

: A Book at Bedtime

Queen Lucia by E. F. BENSON Read by AUBREY woods (2)


Unknown: E. F. Benson
Read By: Aubrey Woods

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of the arts, and science
People, ideas, events-opinion and discussion. Introduced tonight by Jacky Gillott


Unknown: Jacky Gillott

: Sex Appeal

2: BASIL BOOTHROYD reveals some of the sexual gimmicks used in advertising.


Unknown: Basil Boothroyd

: News

preceded by Weather
11.81 Market Trends

: Closedown

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