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: Farming Today

6.40 Prayer for the Day CANON JOHN MACNAMARA


Unknown: Canon John MacNamara

: Today

with Michael Cooke in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: see column 5


Unknown: Michael Cooke
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol

The Adventure of the Miracle (2) Read by AUBREY WOODS


Unknown: William J. Locke
Read By: Aubrey Woods

: News

: These You Have Loved

Richard Baker with records
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)


Unknown: Richard Baker

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 84; All ye who seek for sure relief (BBC HB 289); Canticle 4; Hebrews 12, vv 14-29 (NEB): Father, who on man dost shower (BBC HB 389)

: Morning Story

The Mammy Singer by GEORGE GRANT
Read by Bryden Murdoch
Two hundred workers in Barney Soloman's Fancy Knicker factory cheered when he sang i Mammy ' - after all he was paying them, but what happens when he takes over a theatre and bills himself as'The Al Jolson of Great Britain? ' Producer ALLAN G. ROGERS BBC Scotland


Read By: Bryden Murdoch
Unknown: Al Jolson
Producer: Allan G. Rogers

: News

: A Country Walk with Andy Price

3: From Singleton to Charlton Andy takes a walk in the Sussex Downs, stopping off in a village pub and talking to the local people he meets along the way.


Unknown: Charlton Andy
Producer: Marlene Pease

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce including MOLLY PRICE-OWEN and DICK WATKINSON with the BBC Shopping Basket, the weekend's best buys, all the news that affects consumers, and, of course, your views in What's On Your Mind?


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

: My Music

John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Brian Widlake


Introduced By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

(Wednesday's broadcast)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Any Other Business: a look at some of the more domestic points from parliament.;
Forgot to Remember i ■ s: says ANNE SUTER.
Focal Point: JUDITH HANN with a round-up of news from the world of science.
Requiem for a Wren by NEVIL SHUTE abridged in 12 parts by WILLIAM SMETHVRST
Read by Ian Richardson (1)
' Enormous catastrophic grief had made this girl take her life. and unless I knew what it was. that grief might come again.'
(Music: Australia from Music De Wolfe)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Anne Suter.
Unknown: Judith Hann
Read By: Ian Richardson

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Rat Princess by PENELOPE FARMER

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Heart of 'Elm by ANGUS WILSON
The second in a series of four plays adapted for radio by JOHN GRAHAM with Ellen is dying. She has served Constance and her two children faithfully for many years, but now her own family are gathering around her for the end and the question arises who has served whom.
Produced and directed by GLYN DEARMAN


Unknown: Angus Wilson
Unknown: John Graham
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Constance: Sarah Lawson
Ellen: Nan Marriott-Watson
Thomas: Paul Meier
Katherine: , Joanna Wake
Jack: Malcolm Hayes
Kitty: Kathleen Helme
Len: Peter Craze
Lottie: Patsy Smart
Undertaker: Douglas Blackwell

: Jack de Manio Precisely

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


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: Michael Gilliam

: Story Time: The Franchise Affair: 9: Nothing Short of a Miracle

by Josephine Tey
Read by Bernard Hepton


Author: Josephine Tey
Reader: Bernard Hepton

: PM

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


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: News

: Dad's Army

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)


Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Green
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Armstrong: Gordon Gardner
Colin Drury: John Baddeley
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Dorothy: Heather Barrett
Bert Gibbs: Graham Rigby
Terry Barford: Paul Draper
Colonel Danby: Norman Shelley
Denham: Willlam Eedle

: News

: The World in Focus

A daily programme in which reports from around the world are discussed and analysed.

: 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
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)
Write to: Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR


Introduced By: David Jacobs

: Midweek Theatre

Afternoon of Roses by MARGARET HARRIS with Jane Hylton and Alan Rowe
Helen Jordan is one of those country wives whose husband commutes to the office every day. She appears to have everything - loving husband, pleasant house, beautiful garden - but when she receives an unexpected visitor, all this seems to be threatened ...
Produced and directed by KAY PATRICK


Unknown: Margaret Harris
Unknown: Jane Hylton
Unknown: Alan Rowe
Unknown: Helen Jordan
Directed By: Kay Patrick
Helen Jordan: Jane Hylton
Mortimer Buchanan Charleston: Henry Wolfe
Miriam: Patricia Moore
Edgar Jordan: Alan Rowe
Jack: Nigel Anthony
Mrs Cooper: Kate Binchy
Mrs Hill: Olwen Griffiths

: Analysis

Your Money or Your Life
Presented by Mary Goldring
Recent legislation on pollution control and health and safety at work is undoubtedly improving the environment, but at what cost? And who pays? Industry is having to divert investment capital into desirable but non-productive areas, so in the end the cost of a better life may well be more than we expect and government and industry must decide who is going to foot the bill.


Presented By: Mary Goldring

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Oliver
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Michael Oliver

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Little Ladyship by IAN HAY


Read By: Peter Williams

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: Now the Moment We've all been Waiting for...

Wynford Vaughan-Thomas recalls some of the ceremonial and unceremonial occasions he witnessed as a BBC commentator abroad.
3: Ghana and Nioeria- another handover of power.

: News

preceded by Weather

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