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: Farming Week

Presented from East Anslia by DAVID RICHARDSON BBC Birmingham
6.40 Prayer for the Day DAVID PARTRIDGE


Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: David Partridge

: Today

with John Timpson in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45* Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Editor: Mike Chaney

: John Ebdon

continues his investigation of the BBC Sound Archives, but once asain comes to no serious conclusion.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Mavis Nicholson, Kenneth Robinson, Bel Mooney and Richard Stilgoe invite you to join them and their guests for a look at some of the important events, issues and opinions of the next seven days.


Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Bel Mooney
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: News

: Wildlife

Our family has recentlu been joined by a dormouse. Each evening, when we ao to feed the cats, we find it sitting inside the tin of cat food, feasting. Dormice aren't meant to be carnivorous, are theyf
A tasty morsel for consideration by today's Wildlife team. 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 9; My God, my King, thy various praise (BBC HB 13); Canticle 6. part 1; Hebrews 2. vv 5-18 (NEB); Let us with a gladsome mind (BBC HB 461)

: Morning Story

The Adventures of Marlowe Written and read by David Barry
It was a hot June day; the wind blew the heat down from Pasadena. It was a time when little old ladies beat hell out of their dogs, and husbands come home from work and murder their wives. Business was bad for a private eye. Producer BARBARA CROWTHER


Read By: David Barry
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

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: Any Questions?

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(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)

: Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Sue Cook The World of Work
With jobs hard to find, MARGARET KORVING studies the market.
Your Money: what should you be doing with it now? Editor DENNIS LOWER

: Desert Island Discs

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Weather and programme news VIIF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Robert Williams


Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

(Medium wave only from 2.0)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Talk till Two.
2.0 - 2.2 News
Strong and Sturdy: Celia Thomson visits a school in Derbyshire that makes toys for handicapped children.
Reading your letters.
A Bewildering Choice: Roy Day attempts a guide to some DIY materials on the market today. 3: Underfoot-Tiles and Carpet.
Ace Effects-Man: from James Bond superworlds to Aces High - Derek Meddings reveals some trade secrets.
Shirley Cooklin reads Family Units by Ruth Finch: 6


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Celia Thomson
Unknown: Derek Meddings
Unknown: Shirley Cooklin
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

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Stories: Arctic Ted by TRINA ROCKEY and Jack in the Box by RUTH AINSWOKTH


Unknown: Trina Rockey
Unknown: Ruth Ainswokth

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Other Paths to Glory by ANTHONY PRICE

: Story Time

Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story by MAX BEERBOIIM
6: A Message from the Gods Preview: page 15


Read By: Geoffrey Beevers

: PM

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


Unknown: 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, Sheila Steafel Chairman John Timpson Hidden voice JOHN BENSON Compiled by JOHN DAVIS Producer TONY LUKE


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

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News

: The World in Focus



Editor: Alastajr Osborne

: Lord Peter Wimsey

Strong Poison by DOROTHY L. SAYERS adapted in six parts by CHRIS MILLER
1: Old Bailey Producer


Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Chris Miller
Unknown: Simon Brett
Lord Peter: Ian Carmichael
the Judge: Carleton Hobbs
the Dowager Duchess: Charlotte Mitchell
Harriet Vane: Ann Bell
Attorney-General: Stephen Thorne
Sir Impey Biggs: Robert Gillespie
Sir James Lubbock: Garard Green
Freddy Arbuthnot: Christopher Scoular
Hannah Westiock: Christine Ozanne
Foreman of the Jury: Clifford Norgate

: The Monday Play

West End Winners
George Cole. Charles Gray and John Rye in The Philanthropist A Bourgeois Comedy by CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON
I'm not unhappy. I mean, 1 am at the moment, but .. when you consider how pleasant my job is, how well-fed and privileged and comfortable I am. and how easy it is for me to be tolerant and compassionate, it does seem perverse to be unhappy as well, doesn't it? I mean, to be unhappy on top of all that does seem unreasonably self-indulgent, don't you think? '
Produced and directed by WALTER ACOSTA


Unknown: George Cole.
Unknown: Charles Gray
Comedy By: Christopher Hampton
Directed By: Walter Acosta
John: David Graham
Philip: George Cole
Donald: John Rye
Celia: Frances Jeater
Braham: Charles Gray
Araminta: Anna Carteret

: Kaleidoscope

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


Presenter: Peter France
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world.


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: A Book at Bedtime

The Battle of the Villa Florita by RUMER GODDEN
Read by DAVID DAVIS (6)


Unknown: Rumer Godden
Read By: David Davis

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Hirket Trends,

: News

preceded by Weather

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