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: Farming Week

Presented from East Anglia by DAVID RICHARDSON
6.40 Prayer for the Day


Unknown: David Richardson

: Today

The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to. plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Malcolm Billings 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: Todays Papers at 7.35* and 8.35* and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 The Unambiguous Yes
BISHOP DAVID SIIEPPARD talks about the Christmas promise. BBC Manchester
Thought for the Day. a book of selections, 40p, from bookshops Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
English Regions: see column 5


Introduced By: John Timpson
Talks: David Siieppard
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol

The Adventure of the Fair Patronne (1) abridged and read by Aubrey Woods
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: William J. Locke
Read By: Aubrey Woods
Producer: Pamela Howe

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

aided by Sheridan Morley, Mavis Nicholson, Lance Percival, Esther Rantzen, Kenneth Robinson and Fritz Spiegl
Enjoy a mixture of argument, humour and music as they meet the personalities. preview the popular arts and discuss a theme of the week ahead.


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

: News

: Wildlife

My 11-year-old daughter has just asked me a question that has left me completely stumped. why and how does a flower smellt
Help with this deceptively simple question comes from this morning's Wildlife team. Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM. p 102; Love, unto thine own who earnest condescending (BBC HB 523): Psalm 147, vv 1-12; Jeremiah 31. vv 27-34 (RSV) ; Behold the amazing gift of love (BBC HB 484)
New Every Morning, £1.00 (hardback), 50p (paperback), from bookshops

: Morning Story

Christmas Week Specials Albert and the Liner by KEITH WATERHOUSE
Read by Bernard Cribbins
The centrepiece of the fabulous toyshop's window was always something out of the range of ordinary mortals. such as ... Windsor Castle made of a million building bricks, or Buckingham Palace with knobs on - floodlit. None of us had to be told that such luxuries were beyond Father Christmas's price-range. Producer ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester


Read By: Bernard Cribbins
Producer: Alfred Bradley

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)

: Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nigel Murphy The World of Work
With jobs hard to find MARGARET KORVING studies the market and looks at new opportunities in training and employment


Presenter: Nigel Murphy
Unknown: Garet Korving

: Desert Island Discs

Lady Diana Cooper with ROY FLOMLEY
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Lady Diana Cooper
Unknown: Roy Flomley

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics In and behind the headlines introduced by Jonathan Dimblrby Editor ANDREW BOYLE


Introduced By: Jonathan Dimblrby
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by June Knox -Mawer Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Free Little Maids from School: CATHY GILBEY talks to some 14-year-old girls about the Equal Opportunities Bill.
Nostalgia Time: some seasonal memories from RONNIE CORBETT , MARGARET POWELL and MARJORIE ANDERSON.
Man and his Isms - 6: ANTHONY QUINTON on 20th-century philosophy.


Introduced By: June Knox
Talks: Cathy Gilbey
Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Margaret Powell
Unknown: Marjorie Anderson.
Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Laurence Harrington
Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Stories: The Manic Slipper by EDNA WILLIAMS. and The Hippo who Liked Christmas by JANICE RANDALL
Listen with Mother Stories: £2.00 from bookshops


Unknown: Edna Williams.
Unknown: Janice Randall

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

West End Winners Private Lives

: Story Time

Ghost Trilogy
1: Mr Ash 's Studio by H. R. WAKEFIELD abridged by NEVILLE TELLER
' He stood motionless and rigid, his heart beating wildly, for wasn't her head flung back from the shoulders, and weren't they crawling, crawling ! And who was that standing and watching him from the small door? t
Read by Peter Barkworth Producer


Unknown: Mr Ash
Unknown: H. R. Wakefield
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Peter Barkworth
Producer: Harry Catlin

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by Jonathan Dlmbleby with PM's reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather


Presented By: Jonathan Dlmbleby
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: News

: Many a Slip

'twixt Katharine Whitehorn Andree Melly and David Nixon. Tim Rice
Tune-twisters from Steve Race In the Chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER


Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown: Andree Melly
Unknown: David Nixon.
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Written By: Ian Messiter
Producer: Martin Fisher

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh


Unknown: John Tidmarsh
Editor: Derek Lewis

: A Child in the Forest

by WINIFRED FOLEY abridged in eight parts by VIRGINIA BROWNE
Read by June Barrie 7: Mistress and Maid BBC Bristol


Unknown: Winifred Foley
Unknown: Virginia Browne
Read By: June Barrie

: The Monday Play

The American by HENRY JAMES adapted for radio by D. G. BRIDSON with Alec McCowen. Mary Morris Anna Massey , Derek Jacobi and Martin Jarvis
' Introduce me to a woman who comes up to my notion of what a wife should be - and I'll marry her tomorrow! *
(Repeated: Sunday 2 30 pm)


Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: Alec McCowen.
Unknown: Mary Morris
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Producer: Martin Jenkins
Mrs Tristram: Jane Jordan Rogers
Christopher Newman: Alec McCowen
Comtesse Claire de Cintré: Anna Massey
Comte Valentin de Bellegarde, her brother: Martin Jarvis
Louise, Marquise de Bellegarde: Julie Hallam
Dowager Marquise de Bellegarde: Mary Morris
Urbain, Marquis de Bellegarde, her son: Derek Jacobi
Lord Deepmere: Michael Deacon
Duchesse de Lusignan: Norma Ronald

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books. films. plays. broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ANNE WINDER Editor ROSEMARY HART


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Anne Winder
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Editor: Derek Lewis

: A Book at Bedtime

The Little Ottleys by ADA LEVERSON
Book 2: Tenterhooks


Read By: Geraldine McEwan

: The Party's Over

This is no Ordinary Recession Dr Schumacher, author of Small is Beautiful, published two years ago, in which he foresaw the economic crisis approaching and urged the need to develop small-scale technology, now gives two follow-up talks.
The crisis is here and Dr Schumacher believes it's time to put the theory into practice. Producer MARLENE PEASE


Producer: Marlene Pease

: News

preceded by Weather

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