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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
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 7.35* 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: John Timpson
Introduced By: Douglas Cameron
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: The Runaways

3: A Change of Colour and Name


Unknown: Victor Canning
Read By: Brian Hewlett

: News

: The Living World

Talking Point

: The Year in Question

The sounds and scenes of a year in the past challenge the memories of residents James Burke and Richard Murdoch and guests Isobel Barnett and Wynford Vaughan Thomas.
Robin Ray puts the questions aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives. Producer HELEN FRY


Unknown: James Burke
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan Thomas.
Unknown: Robin Ray

: News

: In Britain Now

BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories and analyse significant developments throughout the country. Introduced by MICHAEL DE MORGAN Producer TOM READ


Introduced By: Michael de Morgan

: Daily Service

NEM p 87; Come, my soul (BBC HB 404); Psalm 100; St Mark 6, vv 6b-16 (AV); The star of morn has risen (BBC BB 410)

: Morning Story

Read by Shirley Dixon
Mrs Lumb and Miss Beamish, waiting every week for their pensions, make a discovery ... Producer BARBA'RA CROWTHER


Read By: Shirley Dixon
Read By: Mrs Lumb

: News

: Candidates for Greatness

Bernard Shaw : will he go down In the history books as a great man? DEREK PARKER talks about the Irish playwright's life and work and discusses his candidacy With COLIN WILSON. Producer PETER GOODWIN


Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Talks: Derek Parker
Unknown: Colin Wilson.
Producer: Peter Goodwin

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: First Day Out

by David Curtis
The first day of retirement after 40 years' hard work. A day to be enjoyed? Not always...


Writer: David Curtis
Producer: Glyn Dearman
Albert Dyson: Walter Fitzgerald
Emily Dyson: Joyce Latham
George Bates: George Merritt
Mary Bates: Beth Boyd
Mr Sailer: Peter Baldwin
Max: Antony Viccars
Youth: Leroy Lingwood
Billiard youth: Nicholas Edmett

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Consumer Style
Turn Right - or was it North? GEORGE LUCE finds out if a compass and a thermometer are anything more than a gimmick. With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?


Unknown: George Luce

: Just a Minute

(Monday s broadcast)
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

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Antoinette Sibley , Senior Principal dancer, the Royal Ballet.
2.0-2.2 News
Where are They Now?: top model BARBARA GOALEN on her career and how she looks at the fashion world now. Reading your letters.
Those long winter evenings can be well occupied: a round-up from London, Birmingham and Manchester of unusual evening classes. ANNA BARRY reads The Nightingale by RICHARD CHURCH (7)


Unknown: Antoinette Sibley
Unknown: Barbara Goalen

: Listen with Mother

Story: Big Fat Roste at the Seaside by MARY CALVERT


Unknown: Mary Calvert

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

At the Going Down by ANTHONY COICH with Timothy Bateson as Colonel Robertson
'When I took this job on I knew it would be different from the system I was used to. But my God! It's not going to be that different! When a soldier offers his services he also gives his loyalty, and that binds him until the job's finished. I don'pretend to understand the politics and I don'care. Our job is to fight, and to win! '


Unknown: Anthony Coich
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Producer: Harry Catlin
Corporal: Alex Tetteh-Lartey
Brigadier: David Sinclair
Messens: Peter Craze
Sanders: Trader Faulkner
Ungo: Lionel Ngakane
Officer: David Timson
Abundl: Frank Cousins
Musaiyid: Leonard Dixon

: News

: Lawrence Tibbett

Records of the celebrated American baritone introduced by Peter Pratt
After early success in the mid-1920s at the New York Met, as Valentine in Faust and Ford in Falstafl. Tibbett eventually became the first opera star to gain world fame as a singing actor in Hollywood films.


Introduced By: Peter Pratt

: Story Time

The Fortnight In September Read by JOHN ROWE 8: Montgomery Day


Read By: John Rowe

: 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

: Twenty Questions

Anona Winn. Joy
Adamson Norman Hackforlh , Peter Glaze with a mystery guest
PETER JONES in the chair Producer JOHN CASSELS
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Anona Winn.
Unknown: Adamson Norman Hackforlh
Unknown: Peter Glaze
Unknown: Peter Jones
Producer: John Cassels

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world's news and views


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited the Isle of Man for the Manx Grand Prix Jubilee
Pete Murray invites you to join him in the Isle of Man for Open House at the Villa Marina, Douglas: Friday 9.2 am, R2


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Phyllis Robinson
Unknown: Pete Murray

: Midweek Theatre: Uncle Charles: 1: The Forgetful Man

A series of three plays based on the short stories by Nigel Balchin adapted for radio by Antony Kearey
with Maurice Denham as Uncle Charles
The Crokers' marriage astonished their friends. She was in her 20s, he in his 60s. Uncle Charles proved that, but for a tragic twist of fate, it would have been disastrous.
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)


Author: Nigel Balchin
Adapted by: Antony Kearey
Producer: Kay Patrick
Uncle Charles: Maurice Denham
Robert: David Timson
Andrew: Nigel Lambert
Herbert: Lewis Stringer
Ivy: Jo Manning Wilson
Phillip Season: Geoffrey Beevers
Jim Mellor: Rolf Lefebvre
Susan Mellor: Diana Payan
Barman/Peter: Robin Browne
Henry/Man in pub: David Sinclair
Elsie: Hilda Schroder

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Scotland: Round 4

: Weather

: 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 by E. G. PERRAULT


Unknown: E. G. Perrault
Read By: Stephen Thorne

: Kaleidoscope

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


Unknown: Peter France

: Open Marriage

3: NEVILLE and di from Grlmsby have dual and conflicting career interests.
NANCY WISE asks how their marriage withstands the heavy demands made on it.

: News

preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends
11.3C Closedown

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