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: News

: Farming Today

Market prices and intelligence. the weather and what's new for farmers.
Producers ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day MRS JEAN RICHARDSON

Contributors

Producers: Robin Hicks
Producers: Garth Cooper
Unknown: Mrs Jean Richardson

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Brian Redhead 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 7.45-7.56 English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Brian Redhead

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

from 9.20 am Eyes
Many people would regard sight as the most precious of all the senses but often have little idea how the eye works. Eyes are complicated pieces of machinery which pick up light patterns; these are then changed into information for our brains. So it's important to know the rudiments of basic eye care and to be aware of the things that can go wrong with our eyes. Why do most people get short-sighted in middle age? What makes a child ' squint '?
In the studio to answer your questions will be a leading eye surgeon and Dr Cyril Howell , an optician.
In the Chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed] from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Cyril Howell

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 93; Christ is our corner-stone (BBC HB 258); Psalm 11; 1 Corinthians 15, vv 1-11 (av); Give me the wings of faith to rise (BBC HB 229)

: Morning Story

Frank and the Requirements of Tragedy by m. STEWART Read by Brian Hayes
'Frank possessed two upper dentures, referred to in the bosom of his family as Pop's home set and Pop's executive set ... '
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown: M. Stewart
Read By: Brian Hayes
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Down Your Way

: John Bird

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jeanine McMullen
Careers without O-levels: the Ilth in our series about people who started their careers without any O-levels, is about a hairdressing salon manager. Careers without O-levels, including today's story and 19 others: £1.00 from bookshops.

Contributors

Presenter: Jeanine McMullen

: Just a Minute

A panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons in which Clement Freud
Peter Jones , Sheila Hancock and Graeme Garden try to talk for just a minute on this and that.
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer JOHN LLOYD
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: John Lloyd

: The World at One: News .

and voices and topics introduced by Nicholas Woolley

Contributors

Duced By: Nicholas Woolley

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Big Band Sound: PAUL TILS-LEY with an old sound new sound.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Hippos, Orchids and the Gift of Water: flower artist DOROTHY BOVEY describes some of the excitements of the Zaire expedition.
The Healthiness of Health Foods - 2: dairy produce. MARGARET INGLIS reads
A Cage of Hummingbirds by JUNE DRUMMOND (10)

Contributors

Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Artist: Dorothy Bovey
Unknown: Margaret Inglis

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Conceited Red Balloon by ANGELA PICKERING Guest storyteller WENDY CRAIG

Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Craig

: News

: Evan Harrington

by GEORGE MEREDITH
3: Plot and Counterplot

Contributors

Unknown: George Meredith

: News

: Story Time

House of Cards by STANLEY ELLIN
Read by BLAIN FAIRMAN 7: Escape

Contributors

Read By: Blain Fairman

: PM

The news magazine presented by Nicholas Woolley with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presented By: Nicholas Woolley

: News

: My Music

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHKYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Tony Shkyane
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views

Contributors

Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: Groucho

BARRY CRYER presents a tribute to the humour of Groucho Marx. with illustrations from the soundtracks of such famous Marx Brothers films as Animal Crackers, Duck Soup, and A Night at the Opera. Written and produced by BOB OLIVER ROGERS

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Groucho Marx.
Produced By: Bob Oliver Rogers

: Live from the Festival Hall

Part 1 as Radio 3. followed by an interlude

: Bert

A well-known criminal lawyer introduces poems about a composite Cockney character who has appeared before him in the dock for various misdemeanours.
Reader JOHN HOLUS i Tomorrow: Radio 4 at 4.5 pm A Policeman's Lot; BBC1 at
10.15 pm Break-In)

Contributors

Reader: John Holus

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Edwin Mullins Producer ANNE WINDER
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Presenter: Edwin Mullins
Producer: Anne Winder

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting

Contributors

Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

Five Roundabouts to Heaven by JOHN BINGHAM
Read by DENYS HAWTHORNE (5)

Contributors

Unknown: John Bingham
Read By: Denys Hawthorne

: News

preceded by Weather








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