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: Farming Week

Presented from the South West by DAVID BUTLER BBC Bristol
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV WILFRED WILKINSON


Unknown: David Butler
Unknown: Wilfred Wilkinson

: Today

with John Timpson 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;
Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: see column 5


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: James Cameron

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

: News

: Start the Week with Esther Rantzen

The programme that takes its own particular look at some of the issues and personalities of the forthcoming week. The studio guests join Kenneth Robinson. Bel Mooney and Sheridan Morley for 50 minutes of interviews, discussion and mild irreverence.
Sheridan Morley 's Preview: page 13


Unknown: Kenneth Robinson.
Unknown: Bel Mooney
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Jan Gardhouse
Unknown: Sheridan Morley

: * Alexandra Rose Day

A talk by Lady Norton , MBE, Vice Chairman, Alexandra Rose Day.


Talk By: Lady Norton
Unknown: Alexandra Rose

: News

: Wildlife

The magazine edition with your favourite sounds-what to look for in the coming month - the wildlife sound competition - and, with holidays in mind, we ask ' how does an insect judge whether a human is worth biting? ' Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREES. BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Brees.

: Daily Service

NEM.p 50; Come. Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (BBC HB 151); Psalm 86; Acts 2, vv 1-13 (AV); 0 Holy Ghost, thy people bless (BBC HB 156)
(As the BBC Singers are on holiday, this week's programmes were recorded in advance)

: Morning Story

medium ware only Flesh by ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Read by Prunella Scales
' They had - in a large, cold room with many tables - thin, greasy soup, and after that the chicken that had gone through the soup. Then peaches: he brought the tin and opened it before them, as if it were a precious wine, and no hankypanky going on. He then stood over them because he had much to say . ■ .


Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Read By: Prunella Scales

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
11.50 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


Unknown: Margaret Korving

: Desert Island Discs

Weather and programme news VHF (exsept London and SE) Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

John Parry


Unknown: John Parry

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
A Bewildering Choice: ROY DAT attempts a guide to some dit materials on the market today, 5: Sticky Jobs - which adhesive?
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON GOW reporting.
Food Facts on Bread - 1: JANET WARREN tells us how to buy it, Requiem for a Wren (3) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Don Gow
Unknown: Janet Warren
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: The New Doll by zol BAILEY

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Enemies Within

: Story Time

Ride a Paper Tiger by WILLIAM ASH abridged in ten parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by Michael Spice 1: Exile in San Pedro
A fast-moving thriller set against a central American background. Kyle Brandeis , fleeing from a couple of exi wives, becomes caught up In local guerrilla movement, and as he wanders among the hid, den dangers, he finds the answer to his aimless life. Producer GERRY JONES


Read By: Michael Spice
Unknown: Kyle Brandeis
Producer: Gerry Jones

: PM

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


Presented By: John Parry

: News

: Does the Team Think?

Jimmy Edwards. Ted Ray, Arthur Askey, Cyril Fletcher
In the Chair McDonald Hobley
Special guest Roy Plomley
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(McDonald Hobley is in "No Sex, Please - We're British" at the Strand Theatre, London)


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards.
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Cvril Fletcher
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News

: The World in Focus

In the studio David Sells

: Lord Peter Wimsey: Strong Poison: 4: Miss Murchison

by Dorothy L. Sayers, adapted In six parts by Chris Miller
Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter with Charlotte Mitchell as the Dowager Duchess and Gabriel Woolf as Chief Inspector Parker


Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Adapted by: Chris Miller
Producer: Simon Brett
Lord Peter: Ian Carmichael
The Dowager Duchess: Charlotte Mitchell
Chief Inspector Parker: Gabriel Woolf
Miss Murchison: Betty Huntley-Wright
Lady Mary Wimsey: Maria Aitken
Freddy Arbuthnot: Christopher Scoular
Mrs 'Freak' Dimsworthy: Margaret Guess
Bill Rumm/Capt Tommy Bates/ Pond: Peter Woodthorpe

: The Monday Play

The Missing Piece. A play for radio by j. c. w. BROOK He is coming .. , Yes, coming ...
The missing piece....
We have waited so long ...
And Time is short, grows shorter....
Yes, but soon. i
We will be complete again.
Produced and directed by IAN COTTERELL


Directed By: Ian Cotterell
Linda Johnson: Eleanor Bron
Ross Johnson: Jack May
Amos Garrett: John Ruddock
David: Elizabeth Lindsay
Clare Kline: Anna Cropper
Dick Kline: Malcolm Reid
John Klin: Paul Meiere
Anne: Zelah Clarke

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Editor ROSEMARY HART


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting Preview: page 13


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime: Room at the Top: 1

by John Braine
Abridged in 15 parts by Neville Teller
Read by James Bolam
"I came to Warley on a wet September morning in the late 1940s. My clothes were my Sunday best, the shoes the most expensive I'd ever possessed, though my trench-coat and hat weren't up to the same standard. The hat was faintly discoloured with hair-oil and pinched to a sharp point in the front."
Producer Trevor Hill
BBC Manchester


Author: John Braine
Abridged by: Neville Teller
Read by: James Bolam
Producer: Trevor Hill

: News

preceded by Weather

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