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: Farming Week

Presented from East Anglia by DAVID RICHARDSON
A regional view of farming in the week ahead
6.40 Prayer for the Day CANON WILFRID GARLICK


Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: Canon Wilfrid Garlick

: Today

The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Michael Cooke
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at C.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 7.45-7.58 Thought for the Day, a book of selections, 40p, from bookshops English Regions: see column 5


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Michael Cooke

: John Bird

asks ' Whatever happened to the Wireless? ' and finds part of the answer in the BBC Sound Archives.

: 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.


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

: News

: Wildlife

The delicate petals of snow-drops and Christmas roses can stand up to quite a severe frost while the flowers of dahlias are destroyed by it: how can this bet
The team take a cool look at this and other wildlife problems.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, p 79; Praise, 0 praise our God and King (BBC HB 441); Psalm 148; Luke 18, vv 31-43 (RSV); 0 food of men wayfaring (BBC HB 209)
New Every Morning, £1.25 (hardback), 50p (paperback), from bookshops

: Morning Story

Love Locked In by EILEEN HOTS
Read by Julia Lang
! That's the trouble with you, Mum. Always smoothing things over. That's what you did all my life. I'm going to bring up Rachel so differently. She's going to learn that life is hard ...'


Read By: Julia Lang
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)

: 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?
With. of course, your views in What's On Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER


Presenter: Mavis Nicholson

: Desert Island Discs

Paul Theroux , American novelist and travel writer, with ROY PLOMLEY
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Paul Theroux
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Robert Williams


Introduced By: Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Your European Parliament: a look at the who. the how and whether it works.
2.0-2.2 News
Lots and Lots of Bacon and Eggs: MERLIN MINSHALL on the delights of Edwardian breakfasts.
Happiness is ...: reflections from JAMES CAMERON , KEN DODD , LIZ MCNEIL TAYLOR and others.
Too Suddenly at his Residence: DR MICHAEL GREEN describes his work as a pathologist. EDWARD KELSEY reads The Rainbird Pattern by VICTOR CANNING (10) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Merlin Minshall
Unknown: James Cameron
Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: Liz McNeil Taylor
Unknown: Dr Michael Green
Unknown: Edward Kelsey
Unknown: Victor Canning
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Dustman Pie by MARY COCKETT
Listen with Mother Stories, £2.00 from bookshops


Unknown: Mary Cockett

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

On the Spot by EDGAR WALLACE


Unknown: Edgar Wallace

: Story Time

Five stories by PENELOPE MORTIMER abridged by BRIAN GEAR Read by June Barrie 1: The Renegade
' The blur in an upstairs window might possibly have been a child, but the cry thrown out to him was soundless and hardly misted the glass .. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Stories By: Penelope Mortimer
Abridged By: Brian Gear
Read By: June Barrie

: PM

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


Presented By: 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. Polly James Chairman John Timpson Hidden voice JOHN BENSON Compiled by JOHN DAVIS Producer TONY LUKE


Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Peter Jones.
Unknown: Polly James
Unknown: Chairman John Timpson
Unknown: John Benson
Unknown: John Davis
Producer: Tony Luke

: The Archers

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


Written By: Keith Miles

: News Desk

John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views


Unknown: John Tidmarsh

: The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C. Potter

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author, starring: Ian Carmichael as Gerald C. Potter Charlotte Mitchell as his wife with JAMES THOMASON
The Wedding Ring


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Gerald C. Potter
Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell
Unknown: James Thomason
Unknown: Robin Browne
Written By: Basil Boothroyd
Producer: Bobby Jaye

: The Monday Play

Golden Windows by MICHAEL KITTERMASTER with and ' Do you know a story about a house with golden windows? She could never remember it. That's what the note was about.'


Unknown: Michael Kittermaster
Producer: Graham Gauld
Sally: Sarah Badel
David: John Rye
Roberts: Clifford Norgate
Fiona: Ginnette Clarke
Tim: Christopher Bidmead
Monica: Jane Wenham
Doctor: Jonathan Scott
Price: Michael Deacon
Mrs Lawson: Anne Leon
Mrs Carritt: Mary Kenton
Taxi driver: Garard Green
Pianist: Mary Nash

: Kaleidoscope

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


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Rain Forest by OLIVIA MANNING abridged and read in 15 parts by Kate Coleridge (1)
To Al-Bustan in the Indian Ocean, last outpost of British colonialism, come Hugh and Kristy Foster with their delicate marriage and impaired bank balance. Hugh is to take up a minor government post and they are to stay at the Daisy Pension presided over by formidable old Mrs Gunner and her giant Nubian, Akbar.


Unknown: Olivia Manning
Unknown: Kate Coleridge
Unknown: Kristy Foster
Producer: John Cardy

: News

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