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6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day JEAN RICHARDSON


Unknown: Jean Richardson

: Today

Introduced by John Tlmpson 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; Today's Papers at
7.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45 7.50
English Regions: see column 5


Introduced By: John Tlmpson
Introduced By: Barry Norman

: News

: These You Have Loved

(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 93; 0 thou In all thy might so far (BBC BB 312); Psalm 34, vv 1-10; 1 Corinthians 4. w 1-5, 15-20 (AV): My God, my King (BBC HB 13)

: Morning Story

Jacob's Anvil by RICHARD BYWATER
Read by Jon Pertwee
' There's something bloody queer about that forge,' said Leonard. Then he told me about the figure over the anvil and about another strange episode in the history. Producer ANNE BROWN (Birmingham)


Unknown: Richard Bywater
Read By: Jon Pertwee
Producer: Anne Brown

: News

: Sir Geoffrey Jackson

In Search of El Dorado 6: Gilded Men
An edited version of this talk is printed in today's edition of The Listener


Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jeanine McMullen
A Soft Look at Summer: our Consumer Team looks at the value for money of soft drinks. And in Shopping Basket MARGARET KORVING takes a look at the cost of everyday items and reports on best buys.


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.
2.00-2.20 News
European Crosstalk: between Mary Kenny and Andrew Manderstam.
Giblets: Pru Leith proves that offal isn't awful.
Focal Point: a magazine round-up of news from the world of science.
Madge Ryan reads Miss Elizabeth Arden by A.A.Lewis and C.Woodworth (12)


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Guest: Mary Kenny
Guest: Andrew Manderstam
Guest: Pru Leith
Reader: Madge Ryan
Subject: Miss Elizabeth Arden
Author: A.A. Lewis
Author: C. Woodworth

: Listen with Mother

Story: Good Morning, Rabbit by SHIRLEY SCOTT


Unknown: Shirley Scott
Presenters: Maureen Morris
Unknown: Tony Aitken
Written By: Michael Richmond
Producer: Jenyth Worsley

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Humboldt Current by ALAN HOWE
' He'll not go home for the funeral, baked meats and all that ... his mother, Lady Jane Rumbolt no less, has been in touch with the CO. Demands her son's presence. Wouldn't take no for an answer. Threatened to bring down the wrath of the Women's Institute, Townswomen's Guild, Toe H and I don't know what all should he not appears 'Sah?
' So I'm sending you
Producer TONY CLIFF (Leeds)


Unknown: Alan Howe
Unknown: Jane Rumbolt
Archie Humboldt/AC: Edward Wilson
Dad/RSM: Alan Hockey
Adjutant: Michael Latimer
Mum: Lizzie McKenzie
Jim Friar: Christian Rodska
Lady Jane Rumbolt: Rosalie Williams
Vicar: Geoffrey Banks
MOggSy: Nell Curran

: Jack de Manio Precisely

JACK DE MANIO meets the famous, the not-so-famous and sometimes even the downright obscure.
4.0-4.5 News


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: Michell Raper

: Story Time

A Summer Bird-Cage by MARGARET DRABBLE


Unknown: Margaret Drabble
Read By: Elizabeth Morgan

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle with 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

(Tuesdays broadcast)

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)


Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Macy: Angela Piper
Lilian: Elizabeth Marlow
Ralph Bellamy: Jack Holloway
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Simon Lack
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Haydn Evans: Charles Williams
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Maggie Price: Rachel Newman
Jean Harvey: Patricia Gibson
Dorothy: Heather Barrett

: News Desk

Dick Tracey


Unknown: Dick Tracey

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: Maugham the Storyteller

The Lion's Skin by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM adapted for radio by LIONEL HALE
A good many people were shocked when they read that Captain Forestier had met his death in a forest fire when trying to save his wife's dog. Some said they never knew he had it in him; others said it was exactly what they would have expected from him; but of those, some meant one thing and some another. To understand this, you must- understand Captain Forestier ...
Producer GLYN DEARMAN (1971)


Unknown: Lionel Hale
Producer: Glyn Dearman
Somerset Maugham: Gerald Cross
Eleanor Forestier: Marjorie Westbury
Australian: Barrie Creyton
Robert Forestier: Frederick Treves
Ward Sister: Judy Bennett
Lady Hardy: Madi Hedd
Sir Frederick Hardy: Peter Pratt
Marie: Stephanie Turner
Boy: Judy Bennett
French Officer: Alan Haines

: Analysis: Land for the Community

"Not since the days when the socialist government declared 'we are the masters now' has any measure more odious than this bill been presented to the House?."

This is the view of Hugh Rossi, the Conservative spokesman on Housing and Land, speaking about the Community Land Bill, a bill described by the Municipal Journal as 'probably the most exciting thing to happen to local government in decades' - and whose radical principles were regarded as a source of pride by John Silkin, the Minister for Planning and Local Government.

Gerald Priestland examines the bill and asks whether this attempt to give the people as a whole the benefit of the rise in land values is efficient and fair, or merely doctrinaire nationalisation.


Presenter: Gerald Priestland
Producer: Greville Havenhand

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ANNE WINDER


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Anne Winder

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting'


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Mysterious Commission (4)

: News

preceded by Weather

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