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6.22 Farming Week: presented from East Anglia by DAVID RICHARDSON i.40 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN JACKSON


Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: John Jackson

: Today

The world this morning: what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by Alan Watson and Desmond Lynam
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; Todays Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 (Munday-Thursday): by TONY BLACK
Thought for the Day. a book of selections, 40p, from bookshops. English Regions: see column 5


Introduced By: Alan Watson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Tony Black
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Rene Cutforth

examines A Sort of Confidence with recordings of the 20s and 30s from the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

aided by Sheridan Morlev , Lance Percival , Esther Rant zen, Kenneth Robinson and Fritz Spiegl
Enjoy a mixture of argument, humour and music as they meet the personalities, preview the popular arts and discuss a theme of the week ahead.


Unknown: Sheridan Morlev
Unknown: Lance Percival
Unknown: Esther Rant
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: News

: Wildlife

Can dogs see colours? How are leathers attached to birdsf What is the purpose of the warthog's tails In some stick
Insects a male rarely, if ever, occurs - how does the species survive?
Just some of the teasers tackled by today's team of Wildlife experts.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)
Questions to Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, 9 84; Lord, as to thy dear Cruss we flee (BBC HB 293); Psalm 142; 1 Peter 3, vv 13-22 (NEB); All my hope on God is founded (BBC HB 299)
New Every Morning, £1.00 (cloth), 50p (paperback), from bookshops

: Morning Story: The Curate's Friend

by E.M. Forster
Read by Gabriel Woolf
'To see the faun, there is required a certain quality... truthfulness is too cold a name, animal spirits too coarse... I dropped a lighted match on the grass and heard a little cry...'


Author: E.M. Forster
Reader: Gabriel Woolf
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1-15 pm)
11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise
The Worry and Fear of Redundancy (ii): NANCY wise explores what aid is available to help you pay your mortgage, rent or hire-purchase commitments.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER
Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

: Desert Island Discs

Sir John Betjeman , Poet Laureate, With HOY I'LOMLEY
Weather, programme news
VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Sir John Betjeman

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Robert Williams Editor ANDREW BOYLE


Introduced By: Robert Williams
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Selling in the Open Market: JANET BIRCHFIELD and RUTH RUNDLE run a stall.
The End of Middle-age Blues?: BARBARA MYERS looks at the pros and cons of hormone repLacement therapy. Mrs Beer 's Heuse by PATRICIA BEER abridged in ten parts by VIRGINIA BROWNE
Read by Penelope Lee (1)
An autobiographv oJ childhood In Devon in the early 1930s: membership of the Plymouth Brethren; ambitions to be a poet ...
(Music: ' 'In the Sweet Bye-and-Bye,' sung by the EASTERN SONGSTERS OF THE SALVATION ARMY. BRISTOL)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Janet Birchfield
Unknown: Ruth Rundle
Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Mrs Beer
Unknown: Virginia Browne
Read By: Penelope Lee
Editor: Teresa McGonagle
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Fretetid House by Olive Dove
Listen with Mother Stories, £2.00 from book-shops

: News

: Afternoon Theatre: Sword of Vengeance

by FRITZ HOCHWALDER translated and adapted for radio by KITTY BLACK
with Alan Dobie, Julian Glover, John Rye, Stephen Thorne and Maureen O'Brien
' It is true - Satan is among us. But - can we repay what has been done to us? Where will revenge take us - will it not make us equal with the evil one? '
France: 1629
(Saturday's broadcast)


Unknown: Fritz Hochwalder
Radio By: Kitty Black
Unknown: Alan Dobie
Unknown: Julian Glover
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Unknown: Maureen O'Brien

: Story Time

Hard Times by CHARLES DICKENS adapted in eight parts by IAN COTTEREtL
(Part 5: tomorrow at 3.5 pm)


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

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by Robert Williams with PM s reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Robert Williams
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: News

: Does the Team Think?

A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Hay
Arthur Askey. Cardew Robinson In the chair McDonald Hebley Special guest Nerys Hughes
From an idea by jimmy EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Ted Hay
Unknown: Arthur Askey.
Unknown: Cardew Robinson
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)


Written By: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views Editor DEKEK LEWIS


Unknown: John Tidmarsh
Editor: Dekek Lewis

: All for Hecuba

Micheal Mac Liamm61r tells the story of his life in five readings from his autobiographical works. 5: Oscor
In 1960 the Irish actor presented his one-man shew on Wilde, The Importance of Being Oscar, at the Dublin Theatre Festival. It was an enormous success. Tonight he describes his adventures when be took it on tour.
Producer MICHAEL HEFFERNAN (Northern Ireland)


Producer: Michael Heffernan

: The Monday Play: Now She Laughs, Now She Cries

by Jill Hyem
with Angela Pleasence and Penelope Lee
Society's attitude towards homosexuality has become more tolerant over the last few years, at any rate so far as men are concerned. But with women it's a different matter: it seems that most of us find the idea of a relationship between two women totally unacceptable.
(Rptd: next Sunday 2.30 pm)


Writer: Jill Hyem
Producer: Jane Graham
Molly: Jill Brooke
Carol: Angela Pleasence
Leah: Penelope Lee
Don: Paul Chapman
Sorcha: Patricia Leventon
Sam: Leueen Willoughby
Eva: Barrie Shore
Kate: Liane Aukin
Mrs Riley: Sheelah Wilcocks
Waiter: John BiIl
Barbie: Cherry Gilliam
Club Manager: Stephen Thorne
Priest: Paul Gaymon
Marge: Diana Robson

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer cbris SWANN Editor ROSEMARY HART


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world Editor DEKEK LEWIS


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Editor: Dekek Lewis

: A Book at Bedtime

The Truth about ' Pygmalton ' Written and read in eight parts by Richard HUGGETT (4)


Unknown: Richard Huggett

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4 s International Business Report: Market Trends
Book, How Money Works: 40p from bookshops

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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