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: Farming Today

6.40 Prayer for the Day REV G. R. GOODALL


Unknown: G. R. Goodall

: 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 including a report on the World Heavyweight title fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in Manila: 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

: The Flag Wagger

3: The Administrator

: News

: The Year in Question

Events and sounds of a past year to challenge the memories of Resident team
Isobel Barnett and Terry Wogan and Guests
Kenneth Williams and Gordon Clough
Chairman Sheridan Morley
MARGARET HOWARD sets the questions with selected recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer HELEN FRY
Play it again!: page 7
Kenneth Williams's Preview: page 15


Unknown: Isobel Barnett
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Unknown: Margaret Howard

: News

: In Britain Now

BBC home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories.
Introduced by PAULINE BUSHNELL Producer TOM READ


Introduced By: Pauline Bushnell
Producer: Tom Read

: Daily Service

NEM, p 58; Firmly I believe and truly (BBC HB 168); Canticle 1, vv 1-15; Mark 9, vv 14-29 (NEB): Sing praise to God who reigns above (BBC HB 18)

: Morning Story

The Night my Father
Jumped out of His Skin Written and read by Michell Raper
I can see it, just as it was. The mahogany panelling and the potted palms, and my father diffidently making, his way past the slick new manager - up the stairs and into his brand new bedroom. He hadn't stayed in a hotel like this before and he wasn't expecting trouble ...


Read By: Michell Raper
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Round Britain Quiz

Final programme in the series,

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Camels in the Rain by (;RAHAM BLACKETT with Godfrey Kenton as Arthur Thompson
GRETA: I don't know whether it's great or not, but it's not stopping there.
ARTHUR: Course it is. It really sets the house off; gives it a touch of class.
ERNIE: Nobody else in the road's got one like that, Mrs Thompson. Makes them concrete bunnies look a bit sick.
GRETA: It's not staying there. Whatever would everyone think?
Other parts played by DEBORAH PAIGE


Unknown: Raham Blackett
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Arthur Thompson
Played By: Deborah Paige
Producer: Michael Bartlett
Greta Thompson: Madi Hedd
Ernie Stoddart: Alan Dudley
Lionel: John Rye
Sally: Sandra Freeman
Peter Chance: Anthony Smee
Councillor Barrington/Milkman: Garard Green

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise
I Know My Rights - or Do I?: find out in today's edition.

: Forces' Chance

Programme 4
A weekly quiz on music and general knowledge Panel: Nan Winton
Ted Moult , Neil Durden-Smith v a team representing the RAF stationed in Singapore. Phil Kerrison, Des Morris
Gareth Jones , Norman Giles Questionmaster PETER JONES
Questions set, programme devised and produced by MICHAEL TUKE HASTINGS. (By arrangement with the British Forces Broadcasting Service)
(Repeated: Friday 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Nan Winton
Unknown: Ted Moult
Unknown: Neil Durden-Smith
Unknown: Des Morris
Unknown: Gareth Jones
Unknown: Norman Giles
Unknown: Questionmaster Peter Jones
Produced By: Michael Tuke Hastings.

: The World at One: News

William Hardcastle


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: Johnny Morris
2.0-2.2 News
There is a Stillness in New Zealand: photographer MARTI FRIEDLANDER 'S personal view of life down-under.
I can't tell my Inputs from my Outputs: MOLLIE WEIR 'S confessions to the VAT man.
Cancer Tests at the Factory: the latest campaign to find the women at risk.
Washington Square by HENRY JAMES , abridged by MONICA GREY Read by JOHN GLEN (Final instalment)


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Marti Friedlander
Unknown: Mollie Weir
Unknown: Henry James
Abridged By: Monica Grey
Read By: John Glen

: Listen with Mother

Story:. Jane Plays in the Band by AVERIL COULT


Unknown: Averil Coult

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Summer of the Giant Sunflowers
A comedy for radio by SUSAN HILL with Dandy Nichols and Peter Woodthorpe
- I'll collect those sunflower plants Wednesday or Thursday. That's stage one. You can see it in terms of a military operation, if you like. Stage two. talk to the neighbours, explain, get them really enthusiastic ... What I'm aiming for is solidarity, allied to a spirit of competition. Friendly, of course. It'll be the making of this street.'
Muriel Eckersly...DANDY NICHOLS
Five more radio plays by Susan Hill in The Cold Country: £4.50 from bookshops


Unknown: Susan Hill
Unknown: Dandy Nichols
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Dandy Nichols
Producer: Bernard Krichefski
Unknown: Susan Hill
Norris Eckersly: Peter Woodthorpe
Amy Boakes: Joan Hickson
George Boakes: Malcolm Hayes
Paula Cressy: Emily Richard
David Cressy: Anthony Smee
Adjudicator: Madi Hedd
Interviewer: Michael Burlington

: News

: The Depths of Depression

The trouble was that as soon as I woke up my mind seemed to be in complete contusion - I couldn't think straight, it leas like a machine clogged up and I didn't know what 1 was going to do or where I was going to.
I tried to cut my wrists on a couple of occasions but the knife was a bit blunt and I don't think I had much courage actually. I think really I was asking for help. I wouldn't have taken my own life because I always had the children foremost in my mind - they were number one.
Comments from two people recalling their depressive illnesses. But when are vou clinically depressed? What's the difference between being fed-up and being in need of medical care? And what help is available?
David Waine hears about the problems of depression from the sufferers, their families, and the medical profession.
Producer CAROLE STONE (Bristol)


Unknown: David Waine

: Story Time

The Gates. 3: A Plan /or Living

: PM Reports

William Hardcastle
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: William Hardcastle

: News

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?: 10: The Old Magic

[Starring] Rodney Bewes and James Bolam as Bob Ferris and Terry Collier
with Anita Carey, Barbara Ogilvie, Brenda Cavendish, Anthony Smee

(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)


Writer: Dick Clement
Writer: Ian La Frenais
Adapted for radio by/Producer: John Browell
Bob Ferris: Rodney Bewes
Terry Collier: James Bolam
[Actress]: Anita Carey.
[Actress]: Barbara Ogilvie
[Actress]: Brenda Cavendish
[Actor]: Anthony Smee

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh


Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of The Conservative Party

: It's Your Line: [number removed]

Ring Robin Day to put your questions in person to Sir Alan Marre , Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration - the Ombudsman.
Call [number removed]from 6.0 pm


Unknown: Alan Marre
Producer: Walter Wallich

: 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 Narrated by Gabriel Woolf
6: The Shepherd Knight written by DOROTHY BAKER with John Rowe as Sir Philip Sidney
Like sparkling gems her virtues draw the light,
And in her conduct she is always bright.
When she imparts her thoughts her words have force,
And sense and wisdom flow in sweet discourse. with PAUL GAYMON , EDWARD KELSEY I GERALD CROSS, MANNING WILSON


Book By: Neville Williams
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Written By: Dorothy Baker
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Sir Philip Sidney
Unknown: Paul Gaymon
Unknown: Edward Kelsey
Unknown: Manning Wilson
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Malcolm Hayes
Unknown: Judy Bennett
Unknown: Deborah Paige
Producer: Maurice Leitch
the Queen: Judy Parfitt

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ANNE WINDER


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Anne Winder

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with JOHN TUSA at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

Thunder on Sunday (13)

: Almost Human

Third of four programmes Presenter Jane Finnis Under the Same Roof
STANLEY DANGERFIELD , writer and broadcaster on pets. DR Richard RYDER , clinical psychologist, and JIM ALLCOCK , veterinary surgeon, discuss how pets should be treated in the home - as a member of the family or as part of the furniture. (Tomorrow: Forum)


Presenter: Jane Finnis
Unknown: Stanley Dangerfield
Unknown: Dr Richard Ryder
Unknown: Jim Allcock

: News

preceded by Weather

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