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6.22 Farming Week: presented from the South West by DAVID BUTLER
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN JACKSON


Unknown: David Butler
Unknown: John Jackson

: Today

Introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 med wave only Travel news. What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER ; Weather and prog news at 6.55 and 7.55.
At 7.0 and 8.9 News and more of Today with Sportsdesk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50


Introduced By: Robert Robinson
Introduced By: John Timpson
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: John Ebdon

continues his investigation of the BBC Sound Archives but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
(Rptd: Tuesday, 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Aided by Harriet Crawley , Benny Green. Barry Norman , Lance Percival. Esther Rantzen , Kenneth Robinson , Fritz Spiegl Producer MICHAEL EMBER


Unknown: Harriet Crawley
Unknown: Benny Green.
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Lance Percival.
Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Michael Ember

: News

: Wildlife

I have been told that Eider Duck lose their power to fly during each year and congregate in one area until flying power is restored.
True or false? Why and how? The answers to this and other questions will be given by the Wildlife team of experts.
Series producer DILYS BREESE
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Robin Prytherch
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM p 34: On Jordan's bank (BBC HB 38); Psalm 114; Luke 1. vv 5-17 (NEB): Put thou thy trust in God (BBC HB 313)

: Morning Story

The Girl and the Live Bird by MARCUS GRANT
Read by Lockwood West
The box was on the table In front of him in the railway compartment: On the lid was written Lice Bird. ' I think it's shameful.' said the girl, ' Cooped up ... it should have the freedom of the skies.'
(Lockwood West is in ' Billy at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London)


Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Work and Money
Perhaps you can afford it after all - or £500 off. The mortgage famine and subsequent collapse of the land market have led many builders to make special offers to would-be buyers of new houses, so it csuld be just the right time to get on the bandwagon and buy your own home. CLIVE JACOBS reports.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER
Write to You and Yours. BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA '


Presenter: Nancy Wise
Unknown: Clive Jacobs

: Desert Island Discs

Max Wall, entertainer, with ROY Pl. OMLEY
Weather, programme news


Unknown: Roy Pl.

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics In and behind the headlines introduced by Robert Williams


Introduced By: Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Presenter Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Back to Britain: after 12 years in Canada, an English family return to live in the UK and receive some shocks.
Not only with eggs but also , .. : some other ways of using bacon.
Midsummer Magic: poems read by SANDRA CLARK and sam DASTOR.
RICHARD LEECH reads Anthony Trollope by JAMES POPE-HENNESSY (9)


Read By: Sandra Clark
Read By: Sam Dastor.
Unknown: Richard Leech
Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: James Pope-Hennessy
Editor: Teresa McGonagle
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Ladders and Ropes by MARGARET GORE


Unknown: Margaret Gore

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Flora Robson with Vanessa Lee in The Enquiry by CHARLOTTE HASTINGS


Unknown: Flora Robson
Unknown: Vanessa Lee

: Story Time

Slay-Ride by DICK FRANCIS abridged for radio in five parts by NIGEL LAMBERT
Read by Timothy West (1)
After the last race of the day at 0vrevoll in Norway, jockey Bob Sherman had been expected to catch the late flight to Heathrow. He had not caught it. He had disappeared. So had the day's takings at the racecourse. David Cleveland, Chief Investigator of the Jockey Club, flies to Norway to help find him. And the money.
Broken back slay-ride: page 4


Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Nigel Lambert
Read By: Timothy West
Producer: Harry Catlin

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by Robert Williams with PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Robert Williams

: News

: The Men from the Ministry: Vipers in the Bosom

Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler
LAMB: These bulbs must go somewhere quiet, where they won't be disturbed.
LENNOX-BROWN: Let's get some earth and plant a few in my in-tray. with Norma Ronald, Ronald Baddiley, John Graham, Hilary Pritchard


Writer: Edward Taylor
Writer: John Graham
Producer: Edward Taylor
Lamb: Richard Murdoch
Lennox-Brown: Deryck Guyler
Mildred: Norma Ronald
Sir Gregory: Ronald Baddiley
[Actor]: John Graham
[Actress]: Hilary Pritchard

: The Archers


Written By: Keith Miles

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views


Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: Emlyn Williams

reads his autobiography Emlyn which he has adapted for radio in seven parts
7: Night's Short Journey Into Day


Producer: Christopher Venning

: The Monday Play: Anna Karenina: Part 2

Karenin has discovered his wife's affair with Count Vronsky and is threatening divorce. The destructive passion between the Count and Anna contrasts strongly with the growing love between Kitty and Levin.
Special effects by BBC Radiophonic Workshop
(Rptd: Sunday, 2.30 pm)


Writer: Leo Tolstoy
Dramatised for radio in two parts by: Liane Aukin
Translation by: Rosemary Edmonds
Special effects: Mary Barrett
Special effects: Carol McShane
Technical presentation: Gordon Bowen
Producer: Kay Patrick
Karenin: Anthony Newlands
Anna: Sarah Badel
Vronsky: John Rowe
Levin: Sean Arnold
Oblonsky: Neville Jason
Dolly: Sheila Grant
Kitty: Joanna Wake
Countess Vronsky: Eva Stuart
Princess Betsey: Norma Ronald
Princess Myagky: Virginia Balfour
Lydia Ivanovna: Betty Baskcomb
Koznyshev: Manning Wilson
Lawyer: Timothy Bateson
Yashvin: David Sinclair
Kdndraty: Martin Friend
Seriozha: Cordelia Mansall
Tushkevich: Fraser Kerr
Serpuhovskoy: John Bull
Princess Shcherbatsky: Iris Mitchell
Lizaveta: Sandra Clark

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books,, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer LOUISE PURSLOW
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Louise Purslow

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

December Bride by SAM HANNA BELL


Unknown: Sam Hanna
Read By: Margaret D'Arct

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report: Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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