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6.22 FarmingToday: ROBIN HICKS
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN CONGDON


Unknown: Robin Hicks
Unknown: John Congdon

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Nancy Wise
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 7.45-7.50.


Presenter: John Timpson
Presenter: Nancy Wise

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

For school-leavers and graduates the choice of careers is wide - but is enough being done to help students make a choice? How can you find out what a job is really like? Is it worthwhile staying on for the sixth form when you can earn good money at 16? Is a degree still the password to a good jobr Catherine Avent. Careers Guidance Adviser of the Inner London Education Authority, and Neil Scott , Director of Careers Advisory Service, University of Nottingham, are in the studio to answer your questions. In the chair Judith Chalmers. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am


Unknown: Catherine Avent.
Unknown: Neil Scott
Unknown: Judith Chalmers.

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 30: Praise to the Holiest (BBC HB 88); Psalm 22; Matthew 13, vv 10-23 (AV); My soul, there is a country (BBC HB 526) New Every Morning, £1.00 (cloth), 50p (paper), from bookshops

: Morning Story

The Cat and the Fiddle by FRANK HEADLAND
Read by Robert Rietty
Over a period of years, Ovideo, the cat with the absurdly large nose, had endured with fortitude and dignity the undoubted disadvantages of sharing a cottage with Domenico Garganto. Now it seemed that matters were getting worse.


Read By: Robert Rietty
Unknown: Domenico Garganto.

: News

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited South Queensferry, W Lothian


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: Sounds Topical

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Home and Family
Choosing a School: how do you tell if a primary school is right for your child? What should you look for? PAT BENNETT has been finding out.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?


Unknown: Pat Bennett

: Does the Team Think?

300th edition
A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray
Arthur Askey , Cyril Fletcher In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Percy Edwards
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
Weather, programme news


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Percy Edwards
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
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

Presenter Sue MacGregor
An Artist at Westminster: PEARL BINDER, wife of the Lord Chan cellor. describes to ELIZABETH WEBB the atmosphere of her official residence.
Reading your letters.
2.0-2.2 News
Yes. but suppose ... we have an accident: the second In a series of holiday hazards ARTHUR SANDLES hopes to avert. To be a Farmer's Girl: a Swiss school teaches useful skills for future farmers' wives.
When the Firm Goes West: reactions from families moved from London to Cheltenham. The Ziegfelds' Girl by PATRICIA ZIEGFELD: abridged in nine parts by JANET HICKSON read bv Margaret Robertson
The fabulous Flo Ziegfeld and his wife Billie Burke seen through the eyes of their daughter. (Music: A pretty girl is like a melody - Berlin)


Cellor: Lord Chan
Unknown: Elizabeth Webb
Unknown: Janet Hickson
Unknown: Margaret Robertson
Unknown: Flo Ziegfeld
Unknown: Billie Burke

: Listen with Mother

Stories: The Walking House by SANDRA MEARNS and The Roller That Made a Good Road by EILEEN MATHIAS


Unknown: Sandra Mearns
Unknown: Eileen Mathias

: News

: Denry - The Adventures of a Card

The Regent: part 3. In which Denrv builds his theatre, in spite of all opposition.
Other parts GEORGE WOOLLEY Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (Birmingham)


Unknown: George Woolley
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Mr Slosson: Frank Woodfield
Mr Wrissell: Richard Carrington
Marrier: John Rowi
Lady Woldo: Linda Polan
Sir John: Cyril Luckham
Carlo Trent: Simon Carter
Elsie April: Ros Drinkwater
AllOyd: William Hoyland

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Essex
Members of the Upminster and District Horticultural Society put their questions to
Gardeners' Question Time (third series), 40p, from bookshops


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

: Story Time



Read By: Martin Jarvis

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again

Angus Prune proudly presents the return of the Wonder Show starring Tim Brooke-Taylor
John Cleese , Graeme Garden David Hatch , Jo Kendall Bill Oddie
Written by GRAEME GARDEN and BILL ODDIE. Producers


Unknown: Angus Prune
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Written By: Graeme Garden
Written By: Bill Oddie.
Unknown: John Cassels

: The Archers


Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh


Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: The Great Musicals

recalled by Ian Carmichael 4:South Pacific
A series of nine programmes with words and music from the hit shows that won the triple crown of acclaim in New
York. London and on screen during the past 30 years.


Recalled By: Ian Carmichael
Written By: Marjorie Bilbow
Producer: Bobby Jaye

: The Brave

A series of six true stories Narrated by René Culforth Written and produced by ALAN BURGESS
4: The Night of the Earthquakewith
Gilles Dattas , Blain Fairman
In February 1960 an earthquake almost completely destroyed the small Moroccan seaside town of Agadir killing 20,000 people. Many holiday-makers were trapped in terrifying circumstances: Sue Martin, a young American girl buried 60 feet down for nearly two days, knew that her chances of rescue were very small indeed.


Produced By: Alan Burgess
Unknown: Gilles Dattas
Unknown: Blain Fairman
Sue Martin: Liz Whiting
Hubert: Gilles Dattas
DiCk: Blain Fairuan
Claude: John Bull
Robert: Hugh Ross
Nurse Deeming: Sandra Clark
Frenchwoman: Hilda Schroder
Doctor: Sam Dastor
Captain: David Sinclair

: The Nine Muses

A series of verse anthologies compiled and introduced by ANTHONY THWAITE and read by HARVEY HALL and GARY WATSON
4: Polyhymnia, the Muse of Hymns to the Gods
Poems and prose passages from the Egyptian Book of the Dead, from the early 15th century, and from Herbert, Hopkins. Eliot, Anne Ridler and William Empson.


Introduced By: Anthony Thwaite
Read By: Harvey Hall
Read By: Gary Watson
Unknown: Anne Ridler
Unknown: William Empson.
Producer: George MacBeth

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Nigel Rees


Presenter: Nigel Rees
Producer: Louise Purslow

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Sammy Going South
Read by Michael SPICE (7)


Read By: Michael Spice

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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