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6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day TONY ASHTON


Unknown: Tony Ashton

: Today

The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron «.5O mediumwaveonly
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 7.351 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: John Timpson
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: The Runaways

S: A Door is Closed - and Opened


Unknown: Victor Canning
Read By: Brian Hewlett

: News

: Tuesday Call:

[number removed]
Starting School
Johnny is starting school this week: what can I do to prepare himf What are the signs of a good school?
My child cries every time I leave him at school: what should I dof
Mary is being bullied at her new comprehensive school: should I complain*
Laurie Green , headmaster of a primary school, and Margaret Bradley , headmistress of a girls' secondary school, discuss your questions on startIng and changing schools. with Judith Chalmers In the chair Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am


Unknown: Laurie Green
Unknown: Margaret Bradley
Unknown: Judith Chalmers

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live In - the politice and the people.

: Daily Service

NEM p 83; God's law Is perfect (BBC m 456); Psalm 33, vv 1-12; St Mark 5, vv 1-17 (AV); Lord, thy word abldeth (BBC BB 190)

: Morning Story

The Ghost Ship by RICHARD MIDDLETON Reader David Davis
One afternoon I met the land-lord on the green. ' I wish vou'd come and have a look at that ship in my field; it seems to me it's leaning real hard on the turnips ...'


Reader: Richard Middleton
Reader: David Davis

: News

: Great Modern Spy Stories

Richard Sorge by MIKE STOTT
Secret Message to Moscow, October 1941: If negotiations with America fail before end of October Japanese Navy will act against USA at once. If Germany wins, Japan can just take what she wants in the Far East, and so it is unnecessary for Japan to fight Russia.
(Tokyo - R. sorge)
Rene Cutforth as narrator and Denys Hawthorne as Richard Sorge Producer


Unknown: Richard Sorge
Unknown: Mike Stott
Unknown: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: Richard Sorge
Unknown: John Theocharis
Japanese Procurator: Timothy Bateson
German Ambassador: Clive Swift

: Sounds in Store

Steve Race chooses some interesting items from the Archive shelves.

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Home and Family
Holiday for Pensioners: PAT ROWE looks at what is available. With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours. BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Pat Rowe

: What Ho, Jeeves!: 14: Getting Gussie Going

by P.G. Wodehouse
starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster
with Rex Garner as Gussie Fink-Nottle, Bridget Armstrong as Madeline Bassett
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "Right Ho, Jeeves"

(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
(Richard Briers is in "Absurd Person Singular" at the Criterion Theatre, London)

12.55 Weather, programme news


Writer: P. G. Wodehouse
Adapter: Chris Miller
Producer: David Hatch
Jeeves: Michael Hordern
Bertie Wooster: Richard Briers
Gussie Fink-Nottle: Rex Garner
Madeline Bassett: Bridget Armstrong

: 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 bv Sue MacGregor Shopping Test: NORMAN TOZER quizzes ZENA SKINNER and PETER WHELPTON about their consumer knowledge.
1.0-2.2 News
Hobby Horses and Football Crowds: SUE JENNINGS, an anthropologist, describes music and movement in Malaya.
As I See It: PAUL ROCHE on the role of the poet.
Oasis in an Urban Desert: an organisation which helps homeless young people in London. ANNA BARRY reads The Nightingale by RICHARD CHURCH (6)


Unknown: Norman Tozer
Unknown: Zena Skinner
Unknown: Peter Whelpton
Unknown: Paul Roche

: Listen with Mother

Story: Jessie and Lady Pig by DOROTHY EDWARDS


Unknown: Dorothy Edwards

: News

: The Barchester Chronicles

by ANTHONY TROLLOPE adapted for radio in 20 parts from six of his novels Book 6:
The Last Chronicle of Barset 16: Mr Crawley Stands Firm dramatised by PETER RUSSELL
Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT


Unknown: Mr Crawley
Dramatised By: Peter Russell
Producer: Norman Wright
Trollope: Godfrey Kenton
Archdeacon Grantly: Robert Harris
Major Henry Grantly: Michael McClain
Bishop Proudie: George Howe
Mrs Proudie: Margot Boyd
Josiah Crawley: Hugh Manning
Mrs Crawley: Kathleen Helme
Grace Crawley: Elizabeth Proud
Jane Crawley: Julie Hallam
Dr Thorne: Roger Delgado
Mrs Thorne: Betty Huntley-Wright
Lady Lufton: Sheelah Wilcocks
Lord Lufton: Sean Arnold
Mr Walker: Philip Morant
Mr Thumble: Peter Tuddenham
Mark Robarts: John Pullen
Farmer Mangle: David Sinclair

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Gloucestershire
Members of Norton Women's Institute put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Michael Barrait
Producer: Kenneth Ford

: Story Time

The Fortnight in September by R c. SHERRIFF
7: Surprise Encounter


Read By: John Rowe

: PM Reports

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


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Hello Cheeky

Conceived, written and misread by Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barry Cryer. John Junkin With THE DENIS KING TRIO Producer DAVID HATCH


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Barry Cryer.
Unknown: John Junkin

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

Gerald Prlestland presenting world news and views


Unknown: Gerald Prlestland

: It's Your Line:

[number removed]
Ring George Scott to put your question on transport and trafc in person to
Rt Hon John Peyton , mp, Minister for Transport Industries Producer WALTER WALLICH
To promote a maximum flow of questions [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm onward until the end of the programme


Unknown: George Scott
Unknown: John Peyton
Producer: Walter Wallich

: Scrapbook for 1941

Slings and Arrows
The recorded voices of men and women recalling experiences at home and abroad during a year that marked the nadir of Britain's fortunes in the Second World War. including
GENERAL SIR MICHAEL CARVER VERA LYNN , CARMEN MIRANDA EARL MOUNTBAïTEN OF BURMA and a score of anonymous heroes and heroines, with music and popular songs of the period.
Narrator Michael Flanders
Research assistant COI.IN REID Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES
(Repeated: next Mon, 11.5 am)
9.29 Weather


Unknown: Sir Michael Carver
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Produced By: John Bridges

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with John Tusa in Blackpool at the TUC Conference


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Twelfth Mile


Read By: Stephen Thorne

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of the arts and science. Introduced tonight by Paul Vaughan


Unknown: Paul Vaughan

: Open Marriage

2: COLIN and RAE from Leicester tell NANCY wise why they have chosen to swop roles in their marriage.

: News

preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends

: Closedown

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