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: Farming Today

6.46 Prayer for the Day REV VIVIEN BAGGS


Unknown: Vivien Baggs

: 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 7.45-7.50
English Regions: see column


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Brian Redhead

: News

: These You Have Loved

(Sat's broadcast: shortened)

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 79; High in the heavens, eternal God (BBC HB 9); Psalm 104, vv 25-36; Luke 10, v 38, to 11, v 4 (rsv); Praise the Lord! ye heavens (BBC HB 16)

: Morning Story

The Girl in the Park written and read by Bruce Beeby
A chance encounter In the park leads to an unexpected offer for the young actress. Producer DAVID SHUTE BBC Birmingham


Read By: Bruce Beeby
Producer: David Shute

: News

: Odds Against

The second in a series of six programmes about people who have achieved their personal objectives.
Perception does not depend on sight: Jane Flnnis is a near-blind news reporter.


Unknown: Margaret Korving
Unknown: Jane Flnnis

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce including MOLLY PRICE-OWEN , SUE COOK and DICK WATKINSON with the BBC Shopping Basket. 'he weekend's best buys and all the news that affects consumers.


Presenter: George Luce
Unknown: Molly Price-Owen
Unknown: Dick Watkinson

: My Music

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Nicholas Woolley


Unknown: Nicholas Woolley

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
It Grew. like Topsy ANNE CATCHPOLE Visits THE KENNEDYS, who have a thriving business in Lewes, producing kits for the home dressmaker.
A Disc or Two: PETER CLAYTON with a review of some of the latest issues.
Answer and Comment. ROSALIND SHANKS reads Images of Rose by ANNA GILBERT (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Clayton
Unknown: Rosalind Shanks

: Listen with Mother

Story: Here We Go Round by STEPHEN WEAVER


Unknown: Stephen Weaver

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Learned Friends
Four plays about the legal profession, set in Chambers in the North.
2: No Room for Sentiment by JAMES FAIRFAX
Adrian Hull finds himself defending an old friend who is accused of spying. His client astounds him, not Only by admitting his guilt, but because he is convinced that he will get off scot-free.
Producer ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: James Fairfax
Unknown: Adrian Hull
Producer: Alfred Bradley
Harry Kingsley, qc: Geoffrey Banks
Adrian Hull: Peter John
Alfred Dinsdale: John Blythe
John Bould: Ronald Herdman
Bob Goodall: Russell Dixon
Karl Newman: Paul Webster
Anna Holzer: Carolyn Pickles
Dr ZittldU: Daphne Oxenford
Herr Stiefel: Ronald Herdman

: JackdeManio Precisely

JACK DE MANIO meets the famous, the not-so-famous and sometimes even the downright obscure. Producer MICHELL RAPER
4.0-4.5 News


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: Michell Raper

: Story Time

The House of Gair 4: Denis

: 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


Presented By: Nicholas Woolley

: News

: Just a Minute

: The Archers


Writer: William Smethurst
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jennifer Macy: Angela Piper
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Simon Lack
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Woman: Nancy Gower

: News Desk

Dick Tracey presenting world news and views


Unknown: Dick Tracey

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: Tenor of the Gods

A portrait of Lauritz Melchior , 1890-1973, written and narrated by CAROLE ROSEN
He recommended singing in the bath as the best means of achieving flexibility of tone and exhorted not only singers but all those who wished to speak well to ' smile with the voice as well as the face.' with the voice of BASIL moss as Sir Hugh Walpole
(Repeated: Friday, 11.5 am)


Unknown: Lauritz Melchior
Unknown: Carole Rosen
Unknown: Basil Moss
Unknown: Sir Hugh Walpole
Producer: Walter Acosta

: Analysis

NATO and the Uncertain Balance
Presented by Laurence Martin , Professor of War Studies aK King's College, London
Fears about the future of detente have been underlined by the failure of the Russians to keep their Helsinki promises. by the increase in United States defence expenditure. and by the operations in Angola. All this has once more brought into question the military capability of NATO to face up to the Warsaw Pact countries.
Are the West's defences, both nuclear and conventional, sufficiently strong and sufficiently integrated? What are their strengths and weaknesses?


Presented By: Laurence Martin

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Oliver


Presenter: Michael Oliver

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Stone Angel (4)

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather

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