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: News

6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at
6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news. At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27 and 8.27; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*: and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50. English Regions: see column 5


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Barry Norman

: News

: These You Have Loved

Records introduced by Richard Baker
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)


Introduced By: Richard Baker

: News

: Daily Service

NEM. p 67; For the beauty of the earth (BBC HB 272): Psalm 93; 1 Peter 2. vv 4-12 (NEB); God is my strong salvation (BBC HB 453)

: Morning Story

from Scotland Ledges by ANN K. JONES
Read by Victor Carin
Anniversary champagne In a tent on the Isle of Arran and the decision to go to New York — it was a confident and optimistic start to the holiday, but, by the time the young couple climbed the mountain, the omens didn't look quite so good.


Unknown: Ann K. Jones
Read By: Victor Carin

: News

: Johnny Morris

recalls six of the unusual occupations at which he has tried his hand.
1: Bugle-testing in Lancashire

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jeanine McMullen
All in Chains? Which locks should you have on what? Are they really any use? Our Consumer Team investigates.
In Shopping Basket MARGARET KORVING looks at the cost of everyday items.


Presenter: Jeanine McMullen
Unknown: Margaret Korving

: My Music!

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: 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

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.8-2.2 News
Women 75: a round-the-world series in International Women's Year.
In the steps of Lucy Caven dish: JILL BURRIDGE visits the Cambridge College for mature women students.
The Plate Comes First: MICHAEL SMITH talks about restaurant design.
Delia byDIANA MORGAN (8)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Lucy Caven
Unknown: Jill Burridge
Talks: Michael Smith
Unknown: Patricia Mort
Unknown: Diana Morgan

: Listen with Mother

Story: A Story about a Teddy Bear by MARGARET GORE
More stories by Margaret Gore in ' Little Pig and the Big Potato ': 25p from bookshops


Unknown: Margaret Gore
Stories By: Margaret Gore

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

One to the Power of Two by Graham Blackett with Maurice Denham and Roger Snowdon


Writer: Graham Blackett
Edward Metcalf: Maurice Denham
James Metcalf: Roger Snowdon
Mary Metcalf: Maddie Head

: Jack de Manio Precisely

This week Jack visits Jersey, holiday island and tax haven. What's life like on the island for those living there permanently? What are the less glamorous aspects of life in a small community?
JACK de MANIO meets the people to whom Jersey is home. Producer CAROLE STONE
4.0-4.5 News


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: Carole Stone

: Story Time



Unknown: Charles Dickens
Told By: Denise Bryer
Told By: Martin Jarvis

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Dad's Army

based on the original TV series by jimmy PERRY and DAVID CRorr starring
Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
A Soldier's Farewell


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Crorr
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Unknown: John Le Mesurier
Unknown: Clive Dunn

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
(Gareth Armstrong is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Writer: Brian Hayles
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Joby Woodford: George Woolley
Joe Grundy: Reg Johnston
Ken Pound: Gerard Green
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Trina Muir: Judith Carey
Haydn Evans: Charles Williams
Harry Booker: Gareth Armstrong
Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Maggie Price: Rachel Newman

: News Desk

Adam Raphael presenting world news and views


Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Ant; Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROT HAWARD
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)
Write to Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: David Jacobs

: Attenborough Round the World

Krakatoa erupting, the song of the bellbird, marimbas in Mexico, drums in Sierra Leone: David Attenboreugh plays his favourite sounds from around the world - and with every sound there's a story ...
Introduced by PETER FRANCE
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)


Unknown: David Attenboreugh
Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Who Cares about Children?

Battered babies, children without families, bitter custody disputes - all are receiving more publicity than ever and new child welfare legislation is being debated by Parliament. Does this mean that the status of children is improvIng?
* What we're putting in place of the inadequate family is a not-too-conscientious parent called Public Care. We have all the knowledge we need to plan for children but we don't act on it.' (RAISSA PAGE, National Children's Bureau)
Mary Goldring looks at social services for children and asks why we don t provide more protection when families fail. Producer LOUISE PURSLOW


Unknown: Mary Goldring
Producer: Louise Purslow

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Nigel Rees Producer amis SWANN


Presenter: Nigel Rees
Producer: Amis Swann

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Jehu Tasa reporting

: A Book at Bedtime

The Truth about ' Pygmalion' (2)

: News

preceded by Weather

: * Closedown

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