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6.22 Farming Today
Introduced by DAVID ADDIS Producer PETER ESTALL
6.40 Prayer for the Day TONY JASPER


Introduced By: David Addis
Producer: Peter Estall
Unknown: Tony Jasper

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
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: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: Bootle at Large

Read by Martin Muncaster in live instalments
Yes, it's the oldest, least prepossessing stoker in Her Majesty's Submarine Service unleashed, yet again, upon the great British public. And to think that a minute ago you thought you had troubles! 1: In Bootle's Bad Book3 Producer JOHN CARDY


Read By: Martin Muncaster
Producer: John Cardy

: News

: Tuesday Call:

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Are tliere any general rules for telling the age of an antique? What is netsuke?
I have been left some porcelain: how can I be sure of getting an honest valuation?
Is there anything that could be collected reasonably cheaply? Put your questions <m antiques to Geoffrey Moss. President of the British Antique Dealers' Association, and John Bly , a councillor of the BADA.
Judith Chalmers in the chair Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call 01-580 44H from 8.0 am
Collector's World: 7.35pmBBC2


Unknown: Geoffrey Moss.
Unknown: John Bly
Unknown: Judith Chalmers

: News

: Daily Service

New Every Morning p 106; Brightest and best (BBC HB 63); Ps 23; Luke 3 vv 12-22 (NEB); Loving Shepherd (BBC HB 146)

: Morning Story

While the Sun Shines by JOHN WAIN. Read by David Tate ' Look,' I said, ' I can drive a tractor as well as anybody. But not across that field. It's too steep for a tractor, and that's the end of it ...


Unknown: John Wain.
Read By: David Tate

: News

: Down Your Way

: Sounds in Store

STEVE RACE chooses some interesting items from the Archive shelves.

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Home and Family
The One O'clock Club: JUNE rose looks at a novel idea for mothers and young children.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

Safety in Numbers
(Details as Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 medium wave onlM
Weather, programme news

: The World at One: News

William Hardcastle


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Fifth Estate: a new series in which the television interrogators face up to one another.
1: Russell Harty interviews Michael Parkinson
2.0-2.2 News
January Sounds: RAY GOODWIN with his countryside recordings. The Trendsetters-3: Pop music. Pop music has produced many trendsetters - we pick three who've made their mark in the 70s.
BARBARA MITCHELL reads The Marigold Field by DIANE PEARSON (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Russell Harty
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Ray Goodwin
Unknown: Barbara Mitchell
Unknown: Diane Pearson

: Listen with Mother

Story: Richard's Birthday by WINIFRED DAWSON


Unknown: Winifred Dawson

: News

: David Copperfield

2: My ' First Half ' at Salem House

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Enfield in Middlesex
Members of the Bush Hill Park Horticultural Society put their questions to


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

: Story Time

Huckleberry Finn by MARK TWAIN Read by BOB SHERMAN
7: Contested Relationships


Unknown: Huckleberry Finn
Read By: Bob Sherman

: 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

: My Music!

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27pm)


Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Steve Race

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: It's Your Line:

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The Football Association has set up a committee to investigate all aspects of the game.
Ring Robin Day to put your points and questions on the state of English soccer to Ted Croker , Secretary of the Football Association.
[number removed](16 lines) mil take questions from 6.0 onward


Unknown: Ted Croker

: Dear and Honoured Lady

The story of Queen Victoria, with 9: So Kind and Devoted a Minister
(Repeated: Friday. 3.5 pm)
(Peggy Ashcroft is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)


Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Victoria: Peggy Ashcroft
Disraeli: Michael Hordern
Gladstone: Stephen Murray
Narrator: Gabriel Woolf
Spencer Walpole: Godfrey Kenton
Montague Corry: David Sinclair
Lord Rosebery: Vernon Joyner
Sir Henry Ponsonby: John Richmond
Goldwin Smith: James Thomason
Sir Charles Dilke: Charles Hodgsoh

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting, with International Business Report and at 16.25* Market Trends


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Young Visiters
Read by HELEN WORTH (2)


Read By: Helen Worth

: Kaleidoscope

Introduced by Peter France Producer ROSEMARY HART


Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: Rosemary Hart

: Heroes from the Halls

Personal Favouriles: 2 Kenneth Tynan on Sid Field
' The most national comic I've ever seen in this country'


Unknown: Kenneth Tynan

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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