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22 Farming Today
6.48 Prayer for the Day RBV JOHN HARRIOTT


Unknown: Rbv John Harriott

: 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 7.25* 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

: The High Window



Read By: Peter Marinker

: News

: Parents and Children

Starting School
This week will see thousands of small children going to school for the first time. Some will settle down happily, others will shed* a few tears at leaving their mums.
How much should parents prepare a child for schoolt What goes on in school on the first day' And what do the teachers think about coping with a classful of five-year-oldst
Anita Morgan and Mart Prichard visit DYFATTY INFANT SCHOOL, Swansea, on the first day of a new school year. Live from Swansea.


Producer: Mary Redcliffe

: News

: In Britain Now

BBC home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories. Introduced by PAUL-INE BUSHNELL. Producer IOM READ


Unknown: Ine Bushnell.

: Daily Service

NEM, p 89; I to the hills (BBC HB 459); Psalm 130; Mark 2, vv 1-12 (NEB): Lead us. heavenly Father (BBC HB 307)

: Morning Story

Cecily's Misdemeanour by ANTOINETTE LEE
Read by Grizelda Hervey
In those far-off days, before the Great War, Father was the single pattern of masculinity held up to us ... It was defiance that prompted me that afternoon to suggest a diver-, sion ...


Read By: Grizelda Hervey
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Midlands (Round 4) London:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas
Professor John B. Mays who make for the shortest distance between two given points, but fail to identity the second crust in well-kept vintage port. Midlands :
Jack Longland (Chairman) with Viscount Norwich Dr Frederick Milson who get off to a fast, yet slippery start by discovering that the Limpopo, according to KiprTng, Jaques' fat citizens and Joan, who kept her cool, have something in common. Producer TREVOR HILL


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John B. Mays
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Viscount Norwich
Unknown: Dr Frederick Milson

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Trial Run by JOHN CANNON and You get up in the morning, have your shave, clean your teeth, look at yourself in the mirror, and you don' have any idea at all that some crazy nut has decided to make this day your last. with and Producer


Unknown: John Cannon
Unknown: Christopher Venning
Paul: Michael Billington
Bill: Paul Gaymon
Wendy: Miranda Forbes
Sheila: Jan Carey

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise
I Know My Rights - or Do I?: find out in today's edition.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?

: Brain of Britain meets Just a Minute

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

William Hardcastle


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
David Munrow , musician and broadcaster.
2.9-2.2 News
A Woman has been Raped: SONIA BEESLEY finds out more about the Rape Crisis Centres that are being set up in America.
The Fascination of Old Clocks: NICOLA WINGATE-SAUL talks about her work as a clock restorer. Top People's Secretaries: CATHY GILBEY talks to three of them. Sarah Whitman (7)


Unknown: David Munrow
Unknown: Sonia Beesley
Talks: Nicola Wingate-Saul
Talks: Cathy Gilbey
Unknown: Sarah Whitman

: Listen with Mother

Story: Timid Little Black Hen (Part 1) by E. E. ELLSWORTH


Unknown: E. E. Ellsworth

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Recess by JILL HYEM with Brighton and the Labour Party Conference have happy memories for Peter and Judy Lambert , as it was there that he popped the question. And it would seem as if it's going to be lucky for them again though this time it's politics that Peter is interested in-but what about Judy?


Unknown: Jill Hyem
Unknown: Judy Lambert
Producer: Jane Graham
as Judy Lambert: Virginia Stride
Peter Lambert: Robin Ellis
Joss: David Collings
Wally Beevers: Colin Douglas
Claude: Timothy Bateson
Receptionist: Sandra Clark
Journalist: David Sinclair
Photographer: Robin Browne
Woman journalist: Bonnie Hurren
Newscaster: John Forrest

: News

: Sir Felix Aylmer

- A Life in the Theatre
Sir Felix Aylmer was six years old when Queen Victoria gave Henry Irving the knighthood which helped to establish the actor's standing in the community. Now, at 86. he represents the dignity and respectability which the acting orofession has achieved in his lifetime due mainly to his own efforts as a founder-member and past President of Equity. the actors' trade union.
In conversation with SHERIDAN MORLEY. Sir Felix remembers the foundation of Equity and recalls the great actor-managers of his youth with whom he worked.


Unknown: Sir Felix Aylmer
Unknown: Henry Irving
Unknown: Sheridan Morley.
Producer: John Knight

: Story Time

James the Second's Queen (3)

: PM Reports

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


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: News

: The Archers


Written By: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

John Tldmursh


Unknown: John Tldmursh

: It's Your Line:

[number removed]
TUC Special
Ring Robin Day to put your questions on the Government's pay policy to Tom Jackson. General Secretary of the Union of Post Office Workers, and Hugh Scanlon. President of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers.
To promote a maximum flow of questions [number removed]will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme.


Unknown: Tom Jackson.
Unknown: Hugh Scanlon.

: All The Queen's Men

A ten-part series on some of the men in the private and public life of Queen Elizabeth I. based on the book by NEVILLE WILLIAMS with Judy Parfitt as the Queen Narrated by Gabriel Woolf
2: That Terrestrial Lucifer written by ALISON PLOWDEN with Neville Jason as Robert Dudley ,
Earl of Leicester with ANNE JAMESON


Book By: Neville Williams
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Written By: Alison Plowden
Unknown: Neville Jason
Unknown: Robert Dudley
Unknown: Anne Jameson
Unknown: Deborah Paige.
Unknown: Michael Cochrane
Unknown: Peter Williams
Unknown: Trader Faulkner
Unknown: . Paul Gatmoh
Unknown: Alan Rowe.
Unknown: Carl Forgione
Unknown: Wolf Kahler
Unknown: John Justin
Unknown: John Samson.
Unknown: Garard Green
Unknown: Anthony Smee
Producer: Christopher Venning

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Gambaccini Producer JOHN POWELL


Presenter: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: John Powell

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Lion's Paw (3)

: Bags of Swank

Three stories of National Service life by BRIAN ARMSTRONG Read by PETER WHEELER
3: The Passing of Corporot Radio'
I suppose it was the oddness of things out there that gave to my last six weeks of service with the Queen's Own Nigerian Regiment some memorable moments of unrehearsed comedy ...


Unknown: Brian Armstrong
Read By: Peter Wheeler

: News

preceded by Weather

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