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6.22 Farming Today: david ADDIS Producer PETER estall
6.40 Prayer for the Day ROBERT RIETTY


Unknown: Robert Rietty

: 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, Today's Papers at 7.35' and 8.35'; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.5«


Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: John Timpson

: Flush

by Virginia WOOLF: read by BETTY HUNTLEY-Vl RIGHT (7) X

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

from 9.20 Retirement
However will I manage on my pension? Should we sell up and buy a bMnauIuic by the sea or stay pulf I don'feel I should be made to retire - 65 is no age these days.
Retirement - giving up work and growing old - is not something we all look forward to. But it can be a happy and rewarding time if thought is given to its problems and pleasures.
Put your question on retirement to Lorna Hubbard. a training consultant of the Pre-retirement Association, and Dr
Tom Arie, a psychiatrist with a special interest in the elderly. Sue MacGregor is in the chair. Producer TERESA mcgonagle Woman's Hour Unit
Cnll [number removed]from 8.0 am


Producer: Teresa McGonagle

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent


: Daily Service

nem, p 89; Judge eternal (BBC hb 393); Psalm 67: 1 Thessalonians 5. vv 12-24 (ksv); Lord Christ, who on thy heart didst bear (BBC hb 380)

: Morning Story

medium irut'e only Illegal Tender by NORMAN HALL
Read by Sheila Mitchell
Her long detective training was already at work. She held the note up to the light. Just as she thought, a forgery.... Producer BARBARA crowther


Read By: Sheila Mitchell

: News

: Down Your Way

BRIAN johnston recently visited the Anstruther district of Fife. Producer PHYLLIS robinson


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: Cane Juice and Fish Soup

Clement Freud remembering a visit to Martinique at Carnival Time.
(From the BBC Sound Archives)


Unknown: Clement Freud

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Home and Family
Children in Hospital: often a frightening experience - but need it be? MARGARET KORVING reports.
With other items and your letters in What On Your Mind? Write to You arid Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA IAA


Unknown: Margaret Korving

: Does the Team Think?

A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards. Ted Ray
Arthur Askey , Cyril Fletcher
In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Brian Johnston
From an idea by jimmy EDWARDS Producer edward TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday. 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards.
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Edward Taylor

: 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

from 2.4 Presenter Sue MacGregor
Writing a Novel: views and pointers from a writer, an agent and a publisher - featuring John Braine
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Sounds of the Countryside In April: RAY Goodwin with his recordings.
'The British Empire is alive and well - and living in America SONIA mesixy meets the Daughters of the British Empire.
' mary WIMBUSH reads
Shroud for a Nightingale (2)


Unknown: John Braine
Unknown: Ray Goodwin

: Listen with Mother

Story: Dorothy by zor, bailey

: News

: Quo Vadis?

by HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ 4: The Fisherman Producer
r. b. smith


Unknown: Henryk Sienkiewicz
Unknown: R. B. Smith
St Peter: John Ruddock
Marcus: Peter Howell
Chilo: Anthony Jacobs
Petronius: Felix Felton
UrsUS: Michael Kilgarriff
Nero: David March
Tigellinus: William Fox
CrOtO: Hamlyn Benson
Lygia: Hilda Schroder
CrispUS: Noel Howlett
SpOrUS: Norman Wynne
GlauCUS: Anthony Hall

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Lincolnshire
Members of the Spilsby Flower Club put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Quessionmaster michael BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD


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

: Story Time

The Pass Beyond Kashmir by BERKELV MATHER
Read by GARARD GREEN 2: Up the Creek


Read By: Garard Green

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM 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 Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27 pm)


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

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Keith Miles

: News Desk

Adam Raphael presenting world news and views


Unknown: Adam Raphael

: It's Your Line: [number removed]

Ring Robin Day to put your question in person to
Rt Hen Shirley Williams. HP, Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection.
7'0 promote a ttiartmuni flow of questions. 01-[number removed] lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme


Unknown: Shirley Williams.

: A Portrait of Byron

Written and produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERBON
2: The Years of Exile
This second programme in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Byron's death describes his sojourn in Italy from 1816 to 1823. and his six months in Greece supporting the cause of Greek Independence until he died at Missolonghi on 19 April 1824.
Although the insurrection .failed, for 150 years Byron has been remembered throughout most European countries as a symbol of resistance against tyranny, and, next to Shakespeare, the most famous of English poets.


Produced By: Douglas Cleverbon
Byron: Denys Hawthorne
Dr Polidori: Nigel Graham
Margherita Cogni: Rosalind Shanks
Shelley: Tavid Rrieriey
Trelawny: Allan McClelland
Leigh Hunt: Brian Haines
Mrs Hunt: Hilda Schroder
Claire Claremont: Elizabeth Morgan
Col Stanhope: Timothy Batfson
Narrator: Godfrey Kenton

: Kaleidoscope

Introduced by Nigel Bees Producer joy HATWOOD
9.59 Weather i


Introduced By: Nigel Bees

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime: So Big (2)

by Edna Ferber
Read by Liane Aukin


Author: Edna Ferber
Reader: Liane Aukin

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: Help!

Four programmes on the problems of present-day stress and some of the solutions to them. Introduced by michell rapeh with comments from
DR JAMES HEMMING 2: Meditation


Introduced By: Michell Rapeh
Unknown: Dr James Hemming

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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