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: News

6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day STANLEY BRINKMAN


Unknown: Stanley Brinkman

: 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

(Sals broadcast: shortened)

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 17; The Lord will come (BBC HB 479): Psalm 33, vv 13-21: 1 Corinthians 15. vv 44b 58 (av); Thy kingdom come, 0 God (BBC BB 27)

: Morning Story

The Evening of the Collier by LIONEL REGINALD DAVIES Read by David Lyn
Close as his relationship with his miner grandfather was, Ben. the young collier, did not realise quite how important to his life as a collier in his community his grandfather was, until he died.
Producer HARRI GWYNN (Cardiff)


Unknown: Lionel Reginald Davies
Read By: David Lyn
Producer: Harri Gwynn

: News

: Wogan's World

: It's an Odd World

Dennis McCarthy reports on some strange places and people. This week: the professional boxer who lost all his 200 fights: two promising heavyweights aged eight; and Katy Jane the inquisitive snail,


Unknown: Dennis McCarthy
Unknown: Katy Jane

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce
Save Heat or Waste Money?: can you save money by insulating the walls of your house? What are the snags?
And Shopping Basket with MARGARET KORVING


Presenter: George Luce
Unknown: Margaret Korving

: The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show

Written and adapted by Eddie Braben
Special Singing Guest: Salena Jones
(First broadcast on Radio 2)

12.55 medium wave only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Adapted By: Eddie Braben
Adapted By: With Ann Hauilton
Adapted By: Michael Ward.
Unknown: Dennis Wilson
Producer: John Browell

: The World at One: News

William Hardcastle


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sandi Jones Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Women 75: a round-the-world series in International Women's Year.
Smooth Silky Sauces: JEAN CAMPBELL 'S advice on using thickening agents.
It's Happening in Hackney: HELEN PALMER reports on an unusual publishing enterprise. The Last Unicorn (8)


Introduced By: Sandi Jones
Unknown: Jean Campbell
Unknown: Helen Palmer

: Listen with Mother

Story:The Happy Little King's Biggest Presentby MOIRA HERITAGE

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Too Much Music by A. R. RAWLINSON with Martin Jarvis and Frances Jeater
An eminent professor of Egyptology is found dead.
Producer MARTIN JENKINS followed by an interlude


Music By: A. R. Rawlinson
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Frances Jeater
Producer: Martin Jenkins
Jack: Anthony Smez
Rodney: Martin Jarvis
Phillips i: Trader Faulkner
Mavis: Frances Jeater
Inspector: Hamish Roughead
Secretary: Eva Haddon
Editor: Trader Faulkner
Marcus: Alan Dudley

: Jack de Manio Precisely

JACK de MANIO meets the famous, the not so famous and sometimes even the downright obscure. Producer MICHELL RAPER
4.0-4.5 News


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: Michell Raper

: Story Time

Befere Your Very Eyes
9: Television, Tussauds and all that

: PM Reports

William Hardcastle with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: News

: 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
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Sid Perks: Alan Deverevx
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy

: News Desk

Ray Gowdridge


Unknown: Ray Gowdridge

: Any Answers?

(Details: Friday 4.5 pm)

: Outbreak

An anatomy of an epidemic,. written and narrated by Paul Vaughan
Eleven years ago an almost medieval fear of disease gripped the population of Britain. Aberdeen was the centre of a typhoid epidemic, which, even today, is still under investigation. Although the cause was attributed to sources abroad, did the event reflect on the state of personal hygiene in this country? And whywas Aberdeen treated as if contaminated by the plague ? Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT


Unknown: Paul Vaughan

: Analysis

Going Off the Rails
Despite three fare increases in the last 12 months British Rail's losses this year are likely to be about £500-million. The recent railwaymen's pay award will make a further substantial impact on fares and employment.
In Analysis tonight Mary Goldring considers some of the options open to British Rail and asks what sort of railways do we need and what price are we prepared to pay to finance it? Producer Michael Green (Manchester)


Presenter: Mary Goldring
Producer: Michael Green

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter P. J. Kavanagh Producer JOHN POWELL


Unknown: J. Kavanagh
Producer: John Powell

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Little Boy Lost (4)

: News

preceded by Weather

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