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6.22 Farming Week: presented from the North by KEN FORD
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN JACKSON


Unknown: John Jackson

: Today

The world this morntag, what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, 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 Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Thought for the Day, a book of selections, 40p, from bookshops English Regions: see column 5


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: David Lloyd, James

examines some Scenes in Sharp Focus from the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

and prepare to be highly amused, mildly shocked but always stimulated as he, David Jessel, Sheridan Morley, Mavis Nicholson, Lance Percival, Esther Rantzen, Kenneth Robinson, Fritz Spiegl and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable hour.


Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Lance Percival
Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: News

: Wildlife

Why do small birds mob owls? Who's dug holes in my lawn and put cherry stones in themt Why is the newt in my pond working himself into a frenzyt Answers to these and other questions from the 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, p 30; Jesu, grant me this, I pray (BBC HB 517); Psalm 31; Acts 14, vv 8-26 (RSV); When I survey the wondrous Cross (BBC HB 97)

: Morning Story

The Georgian Vase by D. V. WRIGHT
Read by John Hollis
Alf had bought it at a sale. 'Genuine Georgian,' he had announced proudly to Molly. I give a fiver for it an' I reckon it's worth a 'undred. But we ain' going to sell yet, Moll. We'll wait till its mate comes aLong. If we 'ad the pair we might get four or five 'undred quid ... '


Unknown: D. V. Wright
Read By: John Hollis
Producer: Tania Garner

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Derek Cooper
More about the Capital Transfer Tax: Robin Hood never had these problems. PAMELA DEEDES analyses the high cost of giving away your wealth. Editor DENNIS LOWER


Presenter: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Robin Hood
Unknown: Pamela Deedes

: Desert Island Discs

Dave Allen, comedian, with ROY PLOMLEY
Weather, programme news
VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Dave Allen
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics In and behind the headlines introduced by Gordon Clough


Introduced By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sandi Jones Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters
Fun for a Fiver: DAVID COOMBS on starting a collection.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON cow reporting. PETER COPLEY reads The Last Unicorn by PETER S. BEAGLE (10)


Introduced By: Sandi Jones
Unknown: David Coombs
Unknown: Peter Copley
Unknown: Peter S. Beagle
Editor: Teresa McGonagle
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Poor Blue Horace 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

Peter Williams and Isabel Dean in Look on This Picture by MALCOLM STEWART with Ramsay Williams , Carole Boyd and Peter Woodthorpe


Unknown: Peter Williams
Unknown: Isabel Dean
Unknown: Malcolm Stewart
Unknown: Ramsay Williams
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe

: Story Time

Our Hearts were Young and Gay by EMILY KIMBROUGH and CORNELIA OTIS SKINNER abridged in five parts by ALISON PLOWDEN
Read by Diana Olsson
1920 - and two young and Innocent American girls with a zest for life launch themselves upon an unsuspecting Europe. The result is disastrous - and very funny.
1: Abandon Ship/


Unknown: Emily Kimbrough
Unknown: Cornelia Otis Skinner
Read By: Diana Olsson
Producer: Kay Patrick

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by Gordon Clough with PM's reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: News

: The Men from the Ministry

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in The Cabinet Crisis With NORMA RONALD


Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Norma Ronald
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: John Graham
Written By: Edward Taylor
Written By: John Graham
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The Archers


Written By: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: John Tidmarsh
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Lord Peter Wimsey

The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by DOROTHY L. SAYERS adapted in six parts by CHRIS MILLER Starring with and 4: Exhumation


Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Chris Miller
Producer: Simon Brett
Lord Peter: Ian Carmichael
Robert Fentiman: Allan Cuthbertson
Inspector Parker: Gabriel Woolf
Mr Murbles: John Gabriel
Dr Penbarthy: Christopher Emmett
Dr Horner/Fr Whtttington: Blain Fairman
Mairjorde Phelps: Rosalind Adams
Mrs Rushworth: Olwen Griffiths

: The Monday Play

Confession by IAN RODGER
' What I am telling you ts that I, Leon Aquila , shot the greatest poet of Spain. I, as a young mam who didn' know any better. No, that is wrong too. I did know better. But I went against that better knowledge.'
Producer TONY CLIFF (Leeds) (Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm)


Unknown: Ian Rodger
Unknown: Leon Aquila
Bill Newman: Kenneth Farrington
Jack Henry: Nigel Anthony
Leon Aquila: John Justin
Leonard Hagshaw: Graham Roberts
Henry Remington: John Linstrum
Professor Gunge: Geoffrey Banks
James Broughton: David Mahlowe
Anna Anna: Stephanie Fayerman

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Nigel Rees
Producer SARAH DUNANT Editor ROSEMARY HART i.59 Weather


Presenter: Nigel Rees
Producer: Sarah Dunant
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting with voices and opinions from around the world Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: John Tusa
Editor: Derek Lewis

: A Book at Bedtime

Little Boy Lost
Read by RICHARD pasco (8)


Read By: Richard Pasco

: News

produced by Weather

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