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: News

6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day FR ANTHONY STOREY


Unknown: Fr Anthony Storey

: Today

Introduced by Michael Clayton and John Timpson
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 Todav including at S.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers


Introduced By: Michael Clayton
Introduced By: John Timpson
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: News

: These You Have Loved

(Sat's broadcast: shortened) ‡

: News

: Daily Service

New Every Morning (new edi. tion) p 75; How lovely are thy dwellings fair! (BBC HB 458); Psalm 119, part 2: Samuel 17, vv 21-38a (NEB); Behold the amazing gift (BBC HB 484)

: Morning Story

The Tommy Crans / by ELIZABETH BOWEN
Read by Pitt Wilkinson
' The Tommy Crans had lost all their money - it wasn'fair to expect them to keep it; they were generous and gay.'


Unknown: Tommy Crans
Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Read By: Pitt Wilkinson
Unknown: Tommy Crans

: News

: Pit Lad to Farmer's Acres

Jim Bullock , now 70, followed the pattern set by great-grand-father-who first went down a Yorkshire pit in 1776 - grand-father and father. He can recall, from memories handed down, some of the'bad old days ' when the average life of a miner was 27 years, though his own time saw the emergence of the National Coal Board and a new deal for the miner.
Now in retirement, JIM BULLOCK farms the acres which once belonged to past mine owners. Talking to Jackie Charlton. his great friend now managing Middlesbrough FC, and other associates, Jim takes a philosophical look at life both past and present.
Compiled and narrated by Tony Van den Bergh


Unknown: Jim Bullock
Unknown: Jim Bullock
Unknown: Jackie Charlton.
Unknown: Tony van Den Bergh
Producer: Alan Burgess

: The Emperor's Nightingales

Simon Harcourt-Smith remembers his time in China nearly 40 years ago, when he had the job of cataloguing the marvellous collection of clocks and automata sent from Europe to the Emperors of China. He illustrates his talk with recordings of clocks and singing birds: recorded by courtesy of the Victoria and Albert and British Museums.


Unknown: Simon Harcourt-Smith
Producer: Piers Plowright

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Joan Yorke Health and Wet/are
One in Two Thousand or One in Four?: DAVID HAWKSWORTH talks to DR HUGH JOLLY about Cystic Fibrosis.
Relax - and Enjoy It! (2): JANE MADDERS continues her series.
Illustrated book, Relax, available from booksellers, price 65p


Presenter: Joan Yorke
Talks: David Hawksworth
Unknown: Jane Madders

: My Word!

12.55 medium ivave only
Weather, programme news

: The World at One: News

William Hardcastle


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two: the second of four discussions on the proposed anti-discrimination bill. 2: Training and employment
2.0-2.2 News
Let's March with the RWA: BARBARA YATES ROTHWELL forms a society for rotten wives.
Arts Notebook: a monthly look at work in progress. TONY BRiTTON reads
The Long Divorce (4)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Barbara Yates Rothwell
Unknown: Tony Britton

: Listen with Mother

Story: The surprise Parcel by IRENE NORTHAM


Unknown: Irene Northam

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Locksley Marriage Prize ‡

: Jack de Manio Precisely

The life and times of a broadcaster-about-town
4.0-4.5 News


Producer: Barbara Crowther

: Story Time

A Gentleman of France by STANLEY WEYMAN
Read by JOHN SAMSON 9: The Plague


Read By: John Samson

: PM Reports

William Hardcastle
5.59 meditim wave only Stock Market report
S.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: News

: What Ho, Jeeves!

(Tuesday's broadcast)

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday, 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: A Story of Our Time The Way Back to Sanftv?

John and Shirley Butler are what society calls ' drop-outs.' [n fact. they farm a bleak, windswept three-acre holding in Lincolnshire from which they make a frugal living from growing organic vegetables. It's a life of great physical and spiritual activity which they believe is the only solution to the stress problems of modern society.
JOAN YORKE talks to them about why they've chosen this life, and how they live it.
Written and presented by JOAN YORKE
By Way of a Change: Wednesdays on BBC2


Unknown: Shirley Butler
Talks: Joan Yorke
Presented By: Joan Yorke
Producer: Frances Donnelly

: Analysis

The Middle East
Perspectives on the fourth Arab-Israeli War - 1
Wars- do not settle conflicts, but they often modify the attitudes of the combatants to what is at issue and to each other. This week and next. Analysis examines what changes have occurred as a result of the latest round of hostilities in the Middle East and their likely effect in the fields of diplomacy and of domestic politics.
Tonight a report on the mood in Israel by Ian Mclntyre Producer ANTHONY RENDELL
S.29 Weather


Unknown: Ian McLntyre
Producer: Anthony Rendell

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with at 18.25* Market Trends


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Wheel Fortune by KAREN CAMPBELL
Read by ANN MORRISH (9)


Unknown: Karen Campbell
Read By: Ann Morrish

: Kaleidoscope

People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. Introduced te-night by Gordon Snell
Producer Richard GILBERT


Unknown: Gordon Snell
Producer: Richard Gilbert

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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