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22 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS
6.40 Prayer for the Day CANON GWILYM MORGAN


Unknown: Canon Gwilym Morgan

: Today

Introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 Travel news. What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55. At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Todays Papers at 7.35* and 8.35'; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50


Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: John Timpson

: News

: These You Have Loved

(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

: News

: Daily Service

NEM p 89; Come. let us to the Lord our God (BBC HB 487); Psalm 118, vv 1-14; Luke 8, vv 22-25 (NEB); All my hope on God is founded (BBC HB 299)

: Morning Story

Tell It On the Mountain by BARBARA BEN SON Read by Ann Aris
Scrag Fell stood out sharply in the brilliant light ... There was no sign of Jason. Producer HERBERT SMITH


Unknown: Barbara Ben
Read By: Ann Aris
Producer: Herbert Smith

: News

New Lifelines in Medicine
We cannot easily imagine having ' the blues ' permanently, and so severely that life seems pointless or worse - daily torture. This is depressive illness at its most severe, and it demands medical treatment. But depression in its milder varieties often goes unsuspected.
Early diagnosis can greatly improve the chances of recovery. Compiled and narrated by Tony Van den Bergh


Unknown: Tony van Den Bergh
Producer: Michael Totton

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce Health and Welfare
Borrowed Eyes: DAVID HAWKS-WORTH discovers some problems that beset guide-dog users.

: My Music!

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 Mil Two
2.0-2.2 News
One Man's Freedom 2: DON WEBSTER finds his freedom of choices in life is being eroded. Onwards to the Cameroons: TIM MATTHEWS talks to a remarkable grandmother who set off alone carrying an instamatic camera and a cheap red handbag.
Parliamentary Notebook: NORMAN SHRAPNEL reports. RICHARD BRIERS reads
The Complete Steel (9)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Talks: Tim Matthews
Unknown: Richard Briers

: Listen with Mother

Story: Gurgle and Plug by MARGARET JOY

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Alibi by GEOFFREY M. MATTHEWS A safe is broken into. The police suspect it was the work of two well-known characters, but their alibi was cast-iron. Or was it?


Unknown: Geoffrey M. Matthews
Producer: Christopher Venning
Sammy Beckett: David Horovitch
Brian Haines: Murray Brown
Det-Insp Roberts: Manning Wilson
Det-Con Thorpe: John Bull
Sandra: Elizabeth Morgan
Memory: Godfrey Kenton
Tiny Wells: Timothy Bateson
PC Carver: Alan Rowe
Ginger: William Sleigh
Police voice: Nigel Graham
Platt: Fraser Kerr
Davy: Brian Hall
Brent: Nigel Graham
Bob: Gordon Griffin

: Jack de Manio Precisely

The life and times of a broadcaster-about-town Producers MICHELL RAPER and HUGH PURCELL
4.0-4.5 News


Producers: Michell Raper
Producers: Hugh Purcell

: Story Time

The Long Ships


Read By: Michael McClain

: PM Reports

William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
S.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: News

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

No Subsidy for Sin

: The Archers


Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Lilian: Elizabeth Marlowe
Ralph Bellamy: Jack Holloway
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Robin Freeman: Peter Kenvyn
Ken Pound: Garard Green
Haydn Evans: Charles Williams
Mary: Catherine Crutchley

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Any Answers?

Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: A Story of Our Time

Coxswain (Retired) Richard Evans of the Moelfre Lifeboat
The holder of the two highest awards for gallantry given by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, RICHARD EVANS was at the wheel of the Moelfre Lifeboat during two epic rescues in tremendous seas. Written and narrated by EILEEN CAPEL


Unknown: Richard Evans
Unknown: Richard Evans
Unknown: Eileen Capel
Producer: Nigel Williams

: Analysis

Under Plainer Cover?
Parliament is currently considering legislation to control the public display of indecent material. The Cinematograph & Indecent Display Bill would affect many forms of amusement and cultural activity. There are those who think its provisions inadequate; others feel it goes further than it should.
Analysis examines the intentions and likely effects of the Bill and considers some of the wider issues it raises.
Presented by Ian McIntyre Producer MICHAEL GREEN
(Postponed from 31 January)
9.29 Weather


Presented By: Ian McIntyre

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Kaleidoscope

Introduced by Paul Vaughan Producer RICHARD GILBERT


Introduced By: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Gilbert

: A Book at Bedtime

Leopard in the Sun


Read By: Joan Matheson

: The Financial World Tonight

News Headlines followed by Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather

: * Closedown

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