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6.22 Farming Today This week:
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day STANLEY BRINKMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Hicks
Unknown: Garth Cooper
Unknown: Stanley Brinkman

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson 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; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50. English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Do it yourself
Whenever I knock in a nail a lump of plaster falls off the wall. Can I do my own French polishing? Can a door be made to fit bettert Can a power sander make every sort of floorboard beautifult How much house insulation could I do myselfr Put your questions to Tony Wilkins , Editor of Do it yourself magazine.
In the chair Teresa McGonagle Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Wilkins
Unknown: Teresa McGonagle

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 9; From all that dwell below the skies (BBC HB 5); Canticle 6, vv 1-6; 1 Corinthians 15, vv 12-28 (AV); Immortal, invisible, God only wise (BBC HB 10)

: Morning Story

A Poem of Fire by MARTIN ARMSTRONG Read by Hugh Burden
I suggested imagination was the quality that distinguished the poet from the ordinary man. Mr Batson eyed the word as a robin eyes a worm . Let me tell you of something - really a very trifling experience. though it didn't seem so at the time - that happened to me many years ago. It occurred in the balcony of the Queen's Hall.... I had just finished a cigarette.... '
Producer BARBARA crowther

Contributors

Unknown: Martin Armstrong
Read By: Hugh Burden
Unknown: Mr Batson

: News

: Celebration

Maurice Chevalier

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Chevalier

: JohnEbdon

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce
Lawn-mower or Lethal Weapon?: FRANCES BERTHELSEN reports.

Contributors

Presenter: George Luce
Unknown: Frances Berthelsen

: Kenneth Williams Playhouse

starring
Kenneth Williams and Bill Simpson
With JOHN BADDELEY
JOHN GRAHAM and DAVID WOOD in The Lying Scotsman by MILES KINGTON and ALAN MARYON-DAVIS
Producer SIMON BRETT
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Simpson
Unknown: With John Baddeley
Unknown: John Graham
Unknown: David Wood
Unknown: Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: Simon Brett

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle

Contributors

Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sandi Jones
A Day in the Life of Jimmy Savile : ' The big thing for me is I'm as accepted by my destitute friends as I am at Buck House - so said Britain's OBE disc jockey to CLIVE JACOBS.
2.0-2.2 News
A Well-tuned Ear: LYN TEN KATE looks into the mysteries of perfect pitch.
If Only Women Would.... 1: FREDDY BLOOM thinks there's more to life than pleasing men.
Restoring Faded Beauty: KAREN FINCH conserves old textiles and tapestries.
PETER COPLEY reads The Last Unicorn by PETER S. BEAGLE (6)

Contributors

Introduced By: Sandi Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: Clive Jacobs.
Unknown: Karen Finch
Unknown: Peter Copley
Unknown: Peter S. Beagle

: Listen with Mother

Story:The Dragon in the Strawberry Patchby ANNE ENGLISH

: News

: Jamaica Inn

by DAPHNE DU MAURIER dramatised for radio In four parts by BRIAN GEAR Part 1
Producer BRIAN MILLER (Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown: Daphne du Maurier
Unknown: Brian Gear
Producer: Brian Miller
Narrator: George Raistrick
Farmer's wife: Richenda Carey
Old man: Norman Tyrrell
Mary Yellan: Kim Hartman
Mary's mother: Angela Brooking
Driver: Esmond Rideout
Joss Merlyn: Jack Watson
Aunt Patience: Elizabeth Boxer
Harry the pedlar: Norman Tyrrell
Frightened man: Paul Lavers
Jem Merlyn: Alan Moore
Squire Bassat: Stephen Sylvester
Richards: Esmond Hideout

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits The Royal Show at Stoneleigh in Warwickshire, where visitors put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
Book, Gardeners' Question Time 3, 40p, from bookshops

Contributors

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

: Story Timp

Arthur Askey reads his autobiography Before Your Very Eyes
7: Not Shaw about Agate

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Askey

: 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

Contributors

Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Home to Roost

A domestic comedy about retirement written by anne JONES starring
Bungalow in Bournemouth with PATRICIA GREENE as Kath RONALD HERBMAN as Mr Carmichael
LINDA POLAN as Mrs Chadwick and Agnes Carmichael
Home to Roost theme by ALEX WELSH , played by ALEX WELSH AND HIS BAND
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK (Birmingham)

Contributors

Written By: Anne Jones
Unknown: Patricia Greene
Unknown: Kath Ronald Herbman
Unknown: Mr Carmichael
Unknown: Linda Polan
Unknown: Mrs Chadwick
Unknown: Alex Welsh
Played By: Alex Welsh
Producer: Trafford Whitelock
Mr Wheeler: Deryc'C Guyler
Mrs Wheeler: Mollie Sugden
Jack Bailey: Norman Rossington

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)

Contributors

Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views

Contributors

Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: A Liszt Concert

Part 1 as Radio 3

: The Seven Deadly Sins

as Radio 3

: A Liszt Concert

Part 2 as Radio 3

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Oliver Producer chris swann

Contributors

Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: Chris Swann

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Little Boy Lost (2) by UARGHANITA LASKI
Read by RICHARD PASCO (2)

Contributors

Unknown: Uarghanita Laski
Read By: Richard Pasco

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather








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