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6.32 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS
Outlook reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
6.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: David Addis

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7.10 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Producer ANTHONY PARKIN (Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Outlook


Producer: Anthony Parkin

: Today

Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 70-minute worldwide look at the weekend: including at 7 50 Travel news and What's on: Weather and programme news at 7.55.


Introduces: Michael Aspel

: News

and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30'; Papers at 8.40*

: News

: Saturday Briefing

Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad.
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in-the politics and the people.
9.30 Talking Politics
ANTHONY KING asks whether politicians should spend more or less time criticising each other, and discusses the results of a specially commissioned Opinion Poll. with JOHN GRANT , MP, GEOFFREY HOWE , MP, and HUMPHREY TAYLOR of Opinion Research Centre.
10.0 News
10.2 The Weekly World
SIMON JENKINS reviews what
-the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by JOHN MARSH Narrator PETER DONALDSON Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE ANNE SLOMAN , TOM READ


Unknown: Anthony King
Unknown: John Grant
Unknown: Geoffrey Howe
Unknown: Humphrey Taylor
Unknown: Simon Jenkins
Read By: John Marsh
Producers: Paddy O'Keeffe
Producers: Anne Sloman

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 1; 0 splendour of God's glory bright (BBC hb 409): Psalm 99; Hebrews 9, v 27 to 10, v 10 (NEB); Fill thou my life, 0 Lord my God (BBC HB 271)

: Pick of the Week

NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and Television.
Introduced by DAVID DUNHILL Producer PETER DE Rosa


Introduced By: David Dunhill
Producer: Peter de Rosa

: Science Now

A weekly survey of what is new and significant in science and technology at home and abroad.
Presenter Brian J. Ford Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT


Presenter: Brian J. Ford
Producer: Michael Bright

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: You and Yours

Presenter Roger Cook You and Your Time
Food Column: DEREK COOPER , with his monthly look at what's new in the world of food.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?


Presenter: Roger Cook
Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Brain of Britain 1974

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson Second Round
6: Wales and North of England PHILIP HARDINGHAM (Cumberland). factory worker
Richard FATTORINI (Glamorgan), badge-maker
DON MAY (Cardiff), medical journalist
Including Beat the Brains
Questions set and programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday. 6.15 pm)
Brain of Britain, 35p, from bookshops
Weather, programme news


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Richard Fattorini
Producer: Martin Fisher

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: Any Questions?

The Bishop of Crediton Dr John Dunwoody Arthur Marshall
Chairman David Jacobs from Devon


Unknown: David Jacobs

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Presenter Sue MacGregor
The week in Woman's Hour.
What the European papers say. Guest: Moura Lympany.
Gardening: seasonal tips from GEOFF AMOS
Taking The Plunge: ROSEMARY ELLERBECK , HONOR GILLOTT and FRANCES PINTER have all started their own companies A Child in the Forest by WINIFRED FOLEY : abridged by VIRGINIA BROWNE-WILKINSON Read by june BARRIE (9)
A Child in the Forest, £2.25, from bookshops


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Moura Lympany.
Unknown: Rosemary Ellerbeck
Unknown: Frances Pinter
Unknown: Winifred Foley
Abridged By: Virginia Browne-Wilkinson

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: Afternoon Theatre

The Death Watch by LESTER POWELL
' Does a marksman think about the person he's going to kill? '
' I don'. I think of him only as a target. Not even that. An abstraction. If I thought about him as another human being. it'd be an act of murder, butchery, and I don' think I could go through with it.'


Unknown: Lester Powell
Producer: Harry Catlin
Arvid: With Trader Faulkner
Pia: And Margaret Robertson
Mr Land: Peter Carlisle
Hofer: Kerry Francis
Fr Valera: Fraser Kerr
Le Voisin: Brian Haines

: 4th Dimension

Introduced by John Dunn
4.0 Admiral Skylark
Tales of a Space-age Twit with GEORGE LAYTON as everyone
4.5 Time Well Spent
Things to do, to make, to collect ... including some do-it-yourself music with ATARAH BEN TOVIM and the results of the magic competition.
4.25 Ghost Guide
Where to find them! Taken from A Book of Ghosts and Mountings edited by AlDEN CHAMBERS
4.30 Liz
A comedy serial play in six parts by ANTHONY BUCKERIDGE Part 6


Introduced By: John Dunn
Unknown: George Layton
Unknown: Atarah Ben Tovim
Introduced By: Brian Trueman
Producer: Hush Gillian
Producer: Margaret Etall
Editor: Graham Gauld
Liz Armitage: Helen Worth
Kate Kitchener: Jill Lidstone
Mrs Kitchener: Diana Bishop
Mr Collins: Anthony Buckeridge
Mrs Bulstrode: Betty Huntley-Wright
Mrs Doyle: Delia Paton
Mrs Hubbard: Diana Olsson
Cleo: Sharon Rose
Alison: Emily Richard
Tracy: Elizabeth Morgan
Nicola: Julie Hallam
Mrs Seymour: Hilda Schroder

: News

: Kaleidoscope

A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions; books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibition Presenter Ruth Brandon Producer TONY GOULD
Weather, programme news


Presenter: Ruth Brandon
Producer: Tony Gould

: News

: Letter from America

Alistair Cooke 's America: Sunday 7.25 pm. BBC1. Fully illustrated book of the same title, £5.00, from bookshops


Unknown: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Sports Session

A nationwide look at the stories behind the sporting headlines.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Susan Hill, novelist, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the gramophone records she would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK i Repeated: Monday. 12.27 pm) Su.san Hill's play A Window on the World: tomorrow, 6.15 pm, Radio 3

: These You Have Loved

Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am


Introduced By: Richard Baker

: Saturday-Night Theatre

All in Good Time by BILL NAUGHTON
'If this got out - why, I couldn' face my workmates of a morning. That son of yours has shamed me ... all his reading, his fancy music and what-not, yet when it comes to it he can' fulfil his married duties.... I'd say there was something very odd and queer about that lot.'
Music played by TREVOR HOLROYD Producer ALFRED BRADLEY (Leeds) (Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)


Unknown: Bill Naughton
Played By: Trevor Holroyd
Producer: Alfred Bradley
Lucy Fitton: Paul Tilbrook
Ezra Fitton: Geoffrey Banks
Arthur Fitton: Alan Rothwell
Geoffrey Fitton: Keith Ladd
Violet Piper: Anna Keaveney
Leslie Piper: Ray Mort
Liz Piper: Jane Lowe
Joe Thompson: Kenneth Farrington
Molly Thompson: Judet Cooke
Uncle Fred: Graham Roberts
Eddie: Colin Edwynn

: Weather

: News

: A Word in Edgeways

Gillian Tindall
The Bishop of Warrington Professor Brian Morris in conversation with Brian Redhead Producer


Unknown: Gillian Tindall
Unknown: Stanley Williamson

: Lighten Our Darkness

Evening thoughts and music introduced by STEWART LAMONT


Introduced By: Stewart Lamont

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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