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: Farming Week

Presented from East Anglia by DAVID RICHARDSON BBC Birmingham
6.40 Prayer for the Day DOM EDMUND JONES


Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: Dom Edmund Jones

: Today

The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to. plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson
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 7.45-7.50 Mon-Thurs: REV RUTH PATTER-son, Assistant Minister at Gardenmore Presbyterian Church, Larne
English Regions: tee column 5


Introduced By: John Timpson

: John Bird

asks ' Whatever happened to the Wireless? ' and finds part of the answer in the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Aided by Sheridan Morley, Mavis Nicholson, Lance Percival, 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.


Presenter: Richard Baker
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Lance Percival
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: News

: Wildlife

If it takes a force of two ounces to push the sharpest needle through human skin - how does a bee that weighs so little sting us?
The team sharpens its wits to answer another selection of your wildlife questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, p 46; Dear Lord and Father of mankind (BBC HB 351); Psalm 32; Luke 9, vv 1-17 (RSV); To the name of our salvation (BBC HB 284)

: Morning Story

Spring Cleaning by IRIS MACFARLANE
Read by Ysanne Churchman
'She knew where she would start ... on the stack of Regimental News Letters.... Her husband would complain, but she didn't care ..."


Unknown: Iris MacFarlane
Read By: Ysanne Churchman
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Mavis Nicholson The World of Work
With jobs hard to find MARGARET KORVING studies the market and looks at new opportunities in training and employment.
Your Money: what should you be doing with it now? Editor DENNIS LOWER


Presenter: Mavis Nicholson

: Desert Island Discs

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Robert Williams


Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Sewing Snips and Tips from BETTY FOSTER - 1: how to get the correct fitting at the neck and on the shoulders.
(Also a current television series Dressmaker: BBC1 Sunday
9.45 am, BBC2 Friday 7.5 pm) Women in Crisis: DOROTHY BOND gave her son David one of her kidneys. BRENDA KIDMAN reports. MARTIN JARVIS reads Lucky Jim by KINGSLEY AMIS (6) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Betty Foster
Unknown: Brenda Kidman
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Lucky Jim
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Supper Time by HERBEY MCKAY


Unknown: Herbey McKay

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Night of Caesar's Knivet

: Story Time: A Murder of Quality: 1: The Night of the Murder

by JOHN LE CARRE abridged for radio in five parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
Read by Geoffrey Banks
The seemingly well-ordered life of a public school is shattered when a murder is committed in the home of a junior master. A former Intelligence Service man becomes curiously involved in the investigations because of his remote connection with a religious weekly newspaper.
BBC Manchester


Author: John Le Carre
Abridged by: Bertha Lonsdale
Reader: Geoffrey Banks
Producer: Herbert Smith

: PM

The news magazine: presented by Robert Williams with PM's reporting team Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Robert Williams
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: What's it all About?

or How to identify a situation given a few obscure facts and a little lateral thinking.
Panellists: Sheila Hancock, Peter Jones, William Franklyn
Chairman: John Timpson
Hidden voice: John Benson
Compiled by John Davis
Producer Tony Luke


Panellist: Sheila Hancock
Panellist: Peter Jones
Panellist: William Franklyn
Chairman: John Timpson
Hidden voice: John Benson
Compiled by: John Davis
Producer: Tony Luke

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
Twenty-five Years of the Archers, 60p, from bookshops


Writer: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views


Unknown: John Tidmarsh
Editor: Alastair Osbornk

: The Monday Play

Becket by JEAN ANOUILH adapted for broadcasting by ROGER PINE from the translation by LUCIENNE HILL with Ian Holm as Becket
David Buck as Henry II Peter Jeffrey as the Bishop of London
Sire, crush them now, or in five years' time there will be two Kings of England, the Archbishop of Canterbury and you. And in ten years' time there will be only one.'


Unknown: Jean Anouilh
Broadcasting By: Roger Pine
Translation By: Lucienne Hill
Unknown: Ian Holm
Producer: Ronald Mason
Gwendolen: Patricia Gallimore
Archbishop of Canterbury: Geoffrey Wincott
Bishop of York,: Garard Green
Bishop of Oxford: Antony Viccars
Baron: Ralph Truman
Little Monk: Roger Gale
Queen Mother: Marjorie Westbury
Young Queen: Kathleen Helme
Page: David Brierley
Louis of France: David March
The Pope: Peter Pratt

: Kaleidoscope

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


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

A Handful of Dust by EVELYN WAUGH
Read by HUGH BURDEN (9)


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

: News

preceded by Weather

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