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: News

6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV PETER MACKINTOSH


Unknown: Peter MacKintosh

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman
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


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Barry Norman

: A Gun for Sale

by GRAHAM GREENE : abridged in 15 parts by ROSAMUND SHAW Read by David March (1)
Murder didn'mean much to Raven. Assassinating an idealistic war minister to boost the armaments industry was just a job. But when he was paid in stolen notes he determined to revenge himself against his corrupt employers.
Producer PEGGY BACON. (Series postponed from last month)


Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Rosamund Shaw
Producer: Peggy Bacon.

: News

: Lord Peter Wimsey

Whose Body? by DOROTHY L. SAYERS : adapted in five episodes by CRRIS MILLER starring
Dowager Duchess in 1: The Body in the Bath


Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Crris Miller
Unknown: Simon Brett
Lord Peter: Ian Carmichael
Bunter: And Peter Jones
the: With Patricia Routledge
Inspector Parker: Gabriel Woolf
Mr Thipps: Norman Bird
Mrs Thipps: Betty Huntley-Wrigbt
Inspector Sugg: Stephen Thorne

: News

: In Britain Now

BBC Home correspondents and reporters: introduced by EDWARD COLE. Producer DAVID WALTER


Introduced By: Edward Cole.
Producer: David Walter

: Daily Service

NEM, p 54; Breathe on me breath of God (BBC nB 148); Psalm 126; Jeremiah 31, vv 27-34 (RSV); Judge eternal (BBC HB 393)

: Morning Story

Day Trip: written and read by Archie Hill
In the back of the trap, beside the bee-hive, covered by sacks, lay the fox. Round the trap surged the hounds; up came the horsemen, demanding ... then Uncle Bob had his brain-wave.

: News

: A Lifetime of Music

John Amis blows away another layer of dust from his past and this week recalls what happened when he was....
2: Let toose in a record shop
It was a time of discovery, from Debussy's La Mer and Paderewski's Piano Concerto to Jack Teagarden 's Junkman. Producer DEREK DRESCHER


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: La Mer
Unknown: Jack Teagarden
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

James had arranged things very well. His evening was completely organised and nothing could go wrong. Then Leonard appeared....


Unknown: Pauline MacAulay
Producer: Christopher Venning
James: Garrick Hagon
Leonard: Geoffrey Matthews
Porter: Trader Faulkner

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jeanine McMullen
I'll Take You to Law: what purpose is served by serving a Writ? GERALD SANCTUARY Of the Law Society explains.


Presenter: Jeanine McMullen

: Just a Minute

Weather, programme news

: The World at One: News

William Hardcastlc


Unknown: William Hardcastlc

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0 Presenter Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week: Mike Denness, Kent and England cricket captain.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Costing it Out (4): Soup. Heather Formani investigates.
What help for latch-key children? Mary Redcliffe investigates a Save the Children Fund report.
Starting a Garden 13): Building a rockery; a water garden.
SHEILA MITCHELL reads Daniel Come to Judgement (8)


Unknown: Mike Denness
Unknown: Heather Formani
Unknown: Mary Redcliffe
Unknown: Sheila Mitchell

: Listen with Mother

Story: Lucy and the Bananas by LUCY HUDDLESTON


Unknown: Lucy Huddleston

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Tangled Web by JOHN GRAHAM
It seemed perfectly straightforward to Q. Webb. Why not entertain the delectable Stella in his managing director's penthouse flat? Oh what a tangled web we weave.... with MADI HEDD, PAULINE LETTS Producer GLYN DEARMAN
(Lockwood West is in ' Billy at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; Jack May in Pygmalion' at the Albery Theatre, London)


Unknown: John Graham
Unknown: Pauline Letts
Producer: Glyn Dearman
Q Webb: With David Valla
Stella: And Kate Coleridge
Sir Alec Lithgow: Locswood West
Mr Thorneycroft: Jack May
Amanda: Norma Ronald
Hepple: Alan Downer
Brian: Nigel Lambert
Mrs O'Mallie/Mrs Goulder: Katherine Parr

: News

: Home to Roost

Written by ANNE JONES starring Mollie Sugden and Deryck Guyler as Mr and Mrs Wheeler In 2: Finding a Little Job


Written By: Anne Jones
Unknown: Mollie Sugden
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Mrs Wheeler
Producers: Richard Maddock
Producers: Peter Titheradge
Mr Bailey: Norman Rossington
Ange: Ysanne Churchman
Nev: John Baddeley

: Story Time

Kipps by B G. WELLS Read by PETER PRATT
8: Kipps Enters Society


Read By: Peter Pratt

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
S.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Petticoat Line

The questions and ideas you send discussed this week by Rente Houston. Isobel Barnett Annetta Hoffnung and Sheila Van Damm. In the chair
Anona Winn. who says:
Producer JOHN bridges


Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Annetta Hoffnung
Unknown: Sheila van Damm.
Unknown: Anona Winn.
Unknown: Ian Messitcr
Producer: John Bridges

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Keith Miles

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views


Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: Celebration

The ' My Fair Lady ' Men
In addition to the record-breaking My Fair Lady the teamofLernerandLoewe wrote Gigi and many other distinguished musicals.
Celebration presents highlights from the successes of a curiously contrasted partnership. Written by FRANK DIXON
Introduced by RAY moors Producer HERBERT SMITH (Manchester)


Written By: Frank Dixon
Introduced By: Ray Moors
Producer: Herbert Smith

: Midweek Theatre

Saturday Roster by R. D. WINGFIELD
Hastler's job in Security is to ensure that only the right secrets are leaked to the Russians. Hastier is very ambitious, therefore he has a lot to lose when things go wrong .. ,
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)


Unknown: R. D. Wingfield
Producer: Kay Patrick
Hastier: John Pullen
Byrne: David Gooderson
Gordon: Sion Probert
Sally: Frances Jeater
Maggie: Jean Trend
Valery: Emily Richard
Mrs Wallace: Elizabeth Morgan
Porter: Peter Pacey

: The Charge is Murder

A series of five programmes written and introduced by Edgar Lustgarten in which he reconstructs some of the most notorious murder cases of the past 60 years. 2: Blank Spot
London. 1959: a blackmailer's telephone call starts a tragic sequence of events.... Producer ROGER PINE


Introduced By: Edgar Lustgarten

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer JOHN POWELL


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: John Powell

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting including Campaign Report


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Constant Nymph
Read by JUNE BARRIE (8)


Read By: June Barrie

: When I Was a Child

Steve Race recalls his early thoughts and attitudes and illustrates them with speech and music.
Readings by MARJORIE ANDERSON Producer joy BOATMAN
(BBC World Service production)


Unknown: Steve Race
Unknown: Marjorie Anderson

: News

preceded by Weather

: * Closedown

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