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: Farming Week

Presented from the South West by DAVID BUTLER. Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol
6.40 Prayer for the Day CANON WILFRED GARLICK


Unknown: David Butler.
Producer: Carole Stone.
Unknown: Canon Wilfred Garlick

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Michael Cooke
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50
English Regions: see column 5


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Michael Cooke

: James Cameron

reflects on life in and out of the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Along with Kenneth Robinson. Mavis Nicholson , Paul Callan , Richard Stilgoe and some of the people who'll be making the news in the forthcoming week. Producer IAN GARDHOUSE


Unknown: Kenneth Robinson.
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Paul Callan
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: News

: Wildlife

A friend inadvertently bit into a slug while eating a salad, and for some hours afterwards one side of her tongue felt anaesthetised, rather as if she had had an injection from the dentist. How could a slug produce this effect?
The team chew over this and other problems in today's Wildlife.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, p 34: Come, let us join (BBC HB 122); Psalm 114: Luke 14, vv 25-35 (RSV); Jesus lives! (BBC HB 106)

: Morning Story

Isobel by WENDY EYTON Read by Shirley Dixon
'I saw my eyes change expression, the whole structure of my face dissolving, and another face building up in its place. I cried out in horror, but the other face smiled.


Unknown: Wendy Eyton
Read By: Shirley Dixon

: News

: Any Questions?

11.50 medium wave only Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Mavis Nicholson The World of Work
With jobs hard to find, MARGARET KORVING studies the market. Your Money. Editor DENNIS LOWER


Presenter: Mavis Nicholson

: Desert Island Discs

12.55 medium wave only
Weather and programme news VHF (except London and SE) .Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

medium wave only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Women in Crisis: BRENDA KID-MAN talks to ' Alison - about the time her husband was in prison.
Leisure and Pleasure.
Images of Rose by ANNA GILBERT abridged in 14 parts by JANET HICKSON
Read by ROSALIND SHANKS (Final instalment)
(Music: Herrmann's ' Wuther. ing Heights ')


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Janet Hickson
Read By: Rosalind Shanks
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Miss Peabody and the Spring Cleaning by BARBARA WILLIAMS


Unknown: Barbara Williams

: News

: Afternoon Theatre



Unknown: James Follett

: Story Time

Death on the Nile by AGATHA CHRISTIE abridged in 12 parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by ANNA MASSEY 6: Alibis;


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Anna Massey
Producer: Martin Jenkins

: PM

Robert Williams
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Robert Williams

: 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 , Patrick Moore Chairman John Timpson Hidden voice JOHN BENSON Compiled by JOHN DAVIS Producer TONY LUKE


Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: John Benson
Unknown: John Davis
Producer: Tony Luke

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh


Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: The Misanthrope

The National Theatre production of MOLIÈRE'S classic English version by TONY HARRISON with Alec McCowen and Diana Rigg This version was commissioned by The National Theatre to celebrate the tercentenary of Moliere's death in 1973. Tony Harrison and the director John Dexter set the play in 1966 during the ' reign ' of Charles de Gaulle, exactly 300 years after the first performance of Le Misanthrope. This radio production is presented to celebrate the introductory season in the Lyttleton Theatre at the new National Theatre on the South Bank.
Directed for the theatre by JOHN DEXTER
(Starting next week at this time: The Small. Intricate Life of Gerald C. Potter )


Unknown: Tony Harrison
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Unknown: Diana Rigg
Unknown: John Dexter
Music By: Marc Wilkinson
Musicians: Billy Bell
Unknown: Roger Potter
Unknown: Terry Walsh
Unknown: Marc Wilkinson
Unknown: Ian Cotterell
Unknown: Gerald C. Potter
Philinte: Alan MacNaughtan
Alceste: Alec McCowen
Oronte: Gawn Grainger
Célimène: Diana Rigg
Basque: James Hayes
Eliante: Louie Ramsay
Clitandre: Jeremy Clyde
Acaste: Nicholas Clay
Official of the Académie française: Stephen Williams
Arsinoé: Gillian Barge
Dubois: James Hayes

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Editor ROSEMARY HART
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sleeper Awakes by H. G. WELLS abridged in ten parts by BARBARA HENDERSON
Read by Robert Hardy (1)
He awoke to find that he had slept for 200 years. Strange things had happened while he had slept, ominous things with which he was in some way connected. ' You are King of the Earth,' they told him.


Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: Barbara Henderson
Read By: Robert Hardy
Producer: John Cardy

: News

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