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6.22 Farming Today This week:
6,40 Prayer for the Day ROBERT RIETTY


Unknown: Robin Hicks
Unknown: Garth Coopeb

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam including at S.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: Desmond Lynam

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]: Adoption and Fostering

There are 195 adoption agencies in this country dealing with about 22,000 adoptions a year. In addition, each year, over 40.000 children are placed with foster parents.
How does one go about adopting or fostering a child? What are the criteria for selection? What are the practical and legal difficulties, both before and after a child is found a home? And how can the 'difficult-to-place' children be found suitable parents? Do foster parents get enough advice and help? And are they paid adequately?
In the studio to answer your questions will be Raissa Page of the National Children's Bureau, and June Gaunt, foster-mother to over 200 children. In the chair Barbara Myers
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed] from 8.0 am

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 34; The eternal gates lift up their heads (BBC HB 131); Canticle 8; Acts 14, v 27 to 15-, v 12 (RSV); Good Christian men (BBC HB 103)

: Morning Story

Miss Chisholm Hunts a Dragon by KATIE CHARLES
Read by Margaret Tyzack
No doubt about it, Dolly was dead and by her hand Miss Chisholm had never wanted the hideous thing in the first place.... but how could she refuse the request of a lifelong friend about to be whisked away and operated on? ... Now the whole revolting organism had wilted and dwindled to a spongy, grey tangle drooping over the edge of the pot. What was she to do? ...


Read By: Margaret Tyzack
Producer: Tania Garner

: News

: Celebration

The Joyful Songs of Greece

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Derek Cooper
Entente Cordiale: what Is the idea behind town-twinning? Does it mean any more than a trip abroad on the rates? DAVID HAWKSWORTH takes a look at the experience of Lewes in Sussex.


Presenter: Derek Cooper
Unknown: David Hawksworth

: Kenneth Williams Playhouse

Kenneth Williams and June Whitfield With BILL WALLIS and CHRISTOPHER EMMETT In The General by LESLIE RANDALL
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Christopher Emmett
Unknown: Leslie Randall
Producer: Simon Brett

: The World at One: News

William Hardcastle


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Woman's Hour visits the land of Montezuma, Mescal, Machismo, Popacatapetl, Pulque, Tortillas, Quetzalcoatl and Tequila.
Compiled and produced by ANNE CATCHFOLE and KAY EVANS PETER COPLEY reads The Last Unicorn by PETER S. BEAGLE (11)
1.1-2.2 News


Produced By: Anne Catchfole
Produced By: Kay Evans
Unknown: Peter Copley
Unknown: Peter S. Beagle

: Listen with Mother

Story: Daffy Feeds the HenS by BEYA LAINK

: News

: Jamaica Inn

by DAPHNE DU MAURIER dramatised for radio In four parts by BRIAN GEAR Part 2


Unknown: Daphne du Maurier
Unknown: Brian Gear
Narrator: George Raistrick
Joss Merlyn: Jack Watson
Mary Yellan: Kim Hartman
Francis Davey: Laurence Payne
Jem Merlyn: Alan Moore
Aunt Patience: Elizabeth Boxer
First dealer: Clifford Norgate
Second dealer: Timothy Kigbtley
James: Paul Lavers
Mrs Bassat: Liank Aukin
Driver: Timothy Kightley

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Cornwall
Members of the Ludgvan Horticultural Society put their questions to
Book, Gardeners' Question Time 3, 40p, from bookshops


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

: Story Time

Our Hearts were Young and Gay by EMILY kimbrough and CORNELIA OTIS SKINNER Read by DIANA OLSSON 2: Measles/


Unknown: Emily Kimbrough
Unknown: Cornelia Otis Skinner
Read By: Diana Olsson

: 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


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Home to Roost

A domestic comedy about retirement written by ANNE JONES starring
Deryck Guyler and withWedding Bells
Withand Home to Roost theme by ALEX WELSH , played by ALEX WELSH AND HIS BAND
Producer TRAFFORD WIIITELOCK (Birmingham)


Written By: Anne Jones
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Alex Welsh
Played By: Alex Welsh
Producer: Trafford Wiiitelock
Mr and Mrs Wheeler: Mollie Sugden
Jack Bailey: Norman Rossington
Nev: John Baddeley
Kath: Patricia Greene
Ange: Ysanne Churchman

: The Archers


Written By: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views


Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: A Beethoven Concert

Part 1 as Radio 3

: * The Seven idly Sins

lindio 3

: Beethoven Concert

Part 2 as Radio 3

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer LOUISE PURSLOW
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: Louise Purslow

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

Little Boy Lost by MARGRANITA LASKI (7)


Unknown: Margranita Laski

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Bust-ness Report; Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather

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