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6.32 Farming Today
Outlook: -reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
6.55 Weather, programme news

: News

7.10 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Producer ANTHONY PARKIN (from Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Outlook


Producer: Anthony Parkin

: Today

Michael Aspel introduces
Radio 4's 70-minute worldwide look at the weekend.
Travel news and What's on 7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.30* Sportsdesk; at 8.40* Today's Papers


Introduces: Michael Aspel

: News

: Saturday Briefing

9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
9.30 Talking Politics
A summer series in which leading politicians talk to ANTHONY KING about themselves and their lives in and away from politics.
3: RT HON ROBERT CARR , MP, Home Secretary
10.0 News
10.2 The Weekly World
COLIN VALDAR reviews what the weeklies have to say with illustrations read by MARTIN MUNCASTER


Unknown: Robert Carr
Unknown: Colin Valdar
Narrator: Martin Muncaster
Producers: Paddy O'Kefffe
Unknown: Anne Sloman

: Daily Service

New Every Morning p 33; All hail the power of Jesus' name (BBC Hymn Book 118); Psalm 20: Acts 25, vv 13-22 (NEB): Rejoice! the Lord is King (BBC HB I28)

: Pick of the Week

11.30 Announcements

: Sports Parade

Introduced by alan PARRY
Previewing the afternoon's sport, including: Soccer - Watney Cup Final; Racing from Newbury; Show Jumping from Hickstead; County Cricket; Golf; Bowls-; Motor Racing. (Sport on 2: from 2.2 pm)


Introduced By: Alan Parry

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Roger Cook
You and Your Time. Looking towards autumn - preparing next year's lawn and what's new in flowering bulbs: JOHN WARREN talks to NIGEL MURPHY. With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?


Presenter: Roger Cook
Talks: John Warren
Unknown: Nigel Murphy.

: Brain of Britain 1973

Challenge Match
The three finalists from this year's contest
A team from The Navy Lark (Details as Friday, 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news

: News

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Malcolm Muggeridge Lord Willis
The Countess of Longford Robin Ray
Chairman David Jacobs from Worthing, Sussex
The sound of my voice' p 3


Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Longford Robin Ray
Unknown: David Jacobs

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Introduced by Anne Gregg The week in Woman's Hour.
What the European papers say. Knowing Your Place Below Stairs: the hierarchy of domestic service in yesterday's England.
Worth a Detour: PEGGY ARCHER visits the Shell Museum at Buckfastleigh in Devon.
Wrap It Up? - 1: GORDON SNELL takes a critical look at packaging.
Mrs Joseph Porter Over the Way bV CHARLES DICKENS abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN Read by CLIFFORD NORGATE


Introduced By: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Peggy Archer
Unknown: Gordon Snell
Unknown: Mrs Joseph Porter
Abridged By: Pat McLoughlin
Read By: Clifford Norgate

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

A Touch of Henry James by KEITH MILES with Kerry Francis as Warren J. Keissinger
'He had the flat jaw and sinewy neck which are frequent in the American type; but the traces of national origin are a matter of expression even more than of feature and it was in this respect that our friend's countenance was supremely eloquent.'
(HENRY JAMES: The American)
Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (from Birmingham)


Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Kerry Francis
Unknown: Warren J. Keissinger
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Dominic Foley: Frank Moorey
Lord Staynes: Davtd King
Alan Millington: Gareth Armstrong
Glover: George Woolley
Annabelle: Rosemary Dorken
Ellida CATHERINE: Crutchi Ey

: 4th Dimension

John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners Adventures of the Incredible Dr McLoon by BRIAN THOMPSON with JOHN FRANKIYN-ROBBINS and CAROLE HAYMAN
4.5 Focus: SARAH FORBES and her 4th Dimension team look at films, theatre. books and music especially for you. Producer BOBBY JAYE
4.25 Things to Do
JANICE DICKERSON finds out how you can forecast and record the weather.
4.30 White Rose and Wanderer The book by MOLLY HOLDEN abridged by VIRGINIA BROWNE-WII.KINSON Read by JUNE BARRIE
6: A West Wind Blowing Producer PAMELA HOWE
4.50 Meet....
Anthony Buckeridge. author of the Jennings at School books and plays.


Introduces: John Dunn
Unknown: Brian Thompson
Unknown: John Frankiyn-Robbins
Unknown: Carole Hayman
Producer: Tony Cliff
Unknown: Sarah Forbes
Producer: Bobby Jaye
Unknown: Janice Dickerson
Producer: Jocelyn Ryder-Smith
Book By: Molly Holden
Abridged By: Virginia Browne-Wii.Kinson
Read By: June Barrie
Producer: Pamela Howe
Unknown: Anthony Buckeridge.
Producer: Elizabeth Smith
Editor: Graham Gauld

: News

: Kaleidoscope

A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions. Introduced by Brian J. Ford.
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presenter: Brian J. Ford
Producer: Michael Bright
Producer: Rosemary Hart
Producer: Joy Hatwood
Producer: Alan Haydock

: News

: Letter from America

(Repeated: Sunday, 9.15 am)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Sports Session

A nationwide look at the stories behind the day's sporting headlines. Producer ROGER MACDONALD


Producer: Roger MacDonald

: News

: Desert Island Discs

June Whitfield. comedy actress. discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records she would take to a desert island.
(Repeated: Monday, 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Ronald Cook

: These You Have Loved

Richard Baker introduces a weekly sequence of favourite music chosen from records made by some of the world's great artists.
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am)


Introduces: Richard Baker

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Action for Slander
The novel by MARY BORDEN adapted for radio by FELIX FELTON with Allan Cuthbertson
William Fox , Carleton Hohbs
A weekend party in a country house: five of the guests sit down to a game of poker when suddenly one of the players. Mr Grant , accuses Major Daviot of cheating.
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)


Novel By: Mary Borden
Unknown: Felix Felton
Unknown: Allan Cuthbertson
Unknown: William Fox
Unknown: Carleton Hohbs
Unknown: Mr Grant
Producer: David H. Godfrey
Major George Daviot: Allan Cuthbertson
Capt Bradford: Wllliam Fox
Sir Eustace Cunningham: Carleton Hobbs
Sir Quintin Jessops: Denis McCarthy
Mr Justice Trotter: Rolf Lefebvre
Mr Grant: Antony Viccars
Mr William Cowbit: Haydn Jones
Mr Charles Cindertord: John Bryning
Lord Freshwater: Manning Wilson
Sir Bernard Roper: Godfrey Kenton
Lord Pontefract: Brian Haines
Tandy: Timothy Bateson
Josie Bradford: Diana Olsson
Col Standish: Vernon Joyner
Ann Daviot: Diana Bishop
Mr Smithers: Peter Williams

: Weather

: News

: Chronicles of Wasted Time

Malcolm Muggeridge last year completed the first part of his autobiography.
In conversation with JONATHAN DIMBLEBY. he reflects on the first 30 years of his life. Producer HELEN FRY
(A programme based on Volume 2: 16 September)
' The sound of my voice ' :p p 3


Unknown: Malcolm Muggeridge
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.

: Lighten Our Darkness

Evening Prayers conducted by REV STEWART CROSS with a section Of THE NORTHERN SINGERS directed by STEPHEN WILKINSON


Directed By: Stephen Wilkinson

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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