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: Farming Today

6.40 Prayer for the Day FR JOHN HARRIOTT , SJ


Unknown: Fr John Harriott

: Today

with John Timpson in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 ana 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: John Timpson
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: News

: These You Have Loved

(Sat's broadcast: shortened)

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 42; 0 for a heart to praise my God (BBC HB 334): Psalm 84; Acts 9, vv 32-42 (av); God the Father's only Son (BBC HB 303)

: Morning Story

Hello Mr Williams by LEO ARTHURS
Read by John Ogwen
It is about a character called Ossie who drives a Mr Williams who is not Mr Williams to distraction. When the Mr Williams who is not Mr Williams thinks he has produced conclusive proof of that fact, he finds himself in a worse predicament than before.
Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales


Unknown: Mr Williams
Read By: John Ogwen
Unknown: Mr Williams
Unknown: Mr Williams
Unknown: Mr Williams
Unknown: Mr Williams
Producer: Harri Gwynn

: News

: Voices of the Wild

First of six programmes -
Eric Simms succeeded Ludwig Koch as the director of the BBC's wildlife sound recording projects in ,1950. He traces the exciting story of how developing techniques made possible today's wonderful recordings of birds and mammals.


Unknown: Eric Simms
Unknown: Ludwig Koch

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce including MOLLY PRICE-OWEN 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

: My Music

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

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


Introduced By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading your letters.
Any Other Business: a look at some of the more domestic points from parliament.
A Disc or Two: PETER CLAYTON with a review of some recent issues.
Reflections on a Mountain Summer by JOANNA M. GLASS (3)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Clayton
Unknown: Phil Brown
Unknown: Joanna M. Glass

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Little Car Crosses the Sea by LEILA BERG


Unknown: Leila Berg

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Merry Juice of Summer by PHILIP BARKER
When 16 flagons of illegal, 104 per cent proof Noddy Broth are mistakenly distributed around the district, Albert Groper Is in trouble .. ,
Produced and directed by MARY PRICE . BBC Bristol


Unknown: Philip Barker
Unknown: Noddy Broth
Unknown: Albert Groper
Directed By: Mary Price
Albert: Ivor Salter
Stan: Robert Bashford
Lennie: Kit Thacker
Evie: Kim Hartman
DoriS: R1chenda Carey
The Vicar: John Smith
Swindale: Brian Haines
Mrs Drake: Daisy Bell
Mrs Palmer: Sally Noble
Percy: David Hyde

: Jack de Manio Precisely

JACK DE MANIO meets the famous and the not-so-famous. Producer MICHAEL GILLIAM
4.0-4.5 News


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: Michael Gilliam

: Story Time

Poison and Adelaide Bartlett
9: The Trial of Adelaide Bartlett

: 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
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Mary Pound: Ysanne Churchman
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Adamson: Richard Carrington
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Dorothy: Heather Barrett
Bert Gibbs: Graham Rigby
Colonel Danby: Norman Shelley

: 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 Questionsf Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)
Write to: Any Answersr, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: Sybil

- an appreciation of Dame Sybil Thorndike by her son, John Casson
In the summer of 1904 Sybil Thorndike set off for America in Ben Greet's company of players. It was the beginning of a life in the theatre which was to span over 60 years. Sybil Thorndike , actress, pianist, Companion of Honour, Dame of the British Empire. Honorary Doctor of Laws and Literature, Freeman of the City of Rochester, wife. mother of four, and friend and confidant to thousands of people - old, young, great and small, famous, infamous, and even notorious - was above all things an enthusiast for life, and probably the most dearly-loved actress to be seen on the British stage this century. Producer JOHN KNIGHT
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am)


Unknown: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: John Casson
Unknown: Sybil Thorndike
Unknown: Sybil Thorndike
Producer: John Knight

: Analysis

B. K. Nehru, the Indian High Commissioner in London, in conversation with IAN MCINTYRE. Producer GREVILLE HAVENHAND


Unknown: Ian McIntyre.

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Oliver


Presenter: Michael Oliver

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

What's Become of Waring by ANTHONY POWELL


Unknown: Anthony Powell
Read By: Timothy Kightley

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather

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