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: Farming Today

6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES


Unknown: Richard Harries

: Today

with Brian Redhead in Manchester and John Timpson in London
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* Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column 5


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

: News

: Voice of the People: [number removed]

Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham [number removed]and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners. Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 8.0 am


Unknown: George Scott

: News

: Checkpoint

Checkpoint for Consumers
An investigative programme presented by Roger Cook Producer ISABEL JAMES


Presented By: Roger Cook
Producer: Isabel James

: Daily Service

NEM, p 71; Let all the world in every corner sing (BBC HB 275); Canticle 7: Acts 12, vv 11-25 (av); The Church of God a kingdom is (BBC HB 183)

: Morning Story

The Abominable Madame by HADRIAN ROGERS
Read by Martin Jarvis
' She was organising her luggage, pouring out a stream of liquid French of- which he couldn't understand a word. Now there's French for you, he thought. Better than all your gramophone records ...


Read By: Martin Jarvis

: News

: The Escapers

3: For You the War Is Over

: Secrets of the Deep

Reg Vallintine , Director of the British Sub-Aqua Club, talks to divers about their fascinating and often hazardous operations, and learns what they have discovered in that silent, mysterious world below the sea
Fifth of six programmes


Unknown: Reg Vallintine

: News

: You and Yours

Your health and general well-being arc the concern of our Friday presenter Bill Breckon. With, of course, your views in What's on Your Mind?
Bill Breckon 's book: You Are What You Eat, £1.90 from bookshops


Presenter: Bill Breckon.
Unknown: Bill Breckon

: Twenty Questions

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 Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Introduced By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Bristol by Jenni Murray
What do We Think of the Americans and What do They Think of Us?: exchange students from opposite sides of the Atlantic give their views.
2.8-2.2 News
Man Mimics Bird: JEFFREY BOS-WALL has a jolly good try.
The 10,000-Mile Wedding: FRANK HENNIG talks to a couple who were married by proxy. BBC Bristol
Reflections on a Mountain Summer by JOANNA M. GLASS (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Talks: Frank Hennig
Unknown: Joanna M. Glass

: Listen with Mother

Story: Bertha and the Floating Fisherman by LIANE SMITH Presenters JEAN ROGERS and JOHN BULL


Unknown: Liane Smith
Presenters: Jean Rogers
Producer: Jenyth Worsley

: News

: A Bunch of Fives

Five plays specially commissioned from Northern writers to mark the opening of the new Network Production Centre 4: The Queen's Own by STANLEY EVELING
'That's progress, isn't it? Me recognising that going back to Newcastle was going back to being a little girl again before things have closed in and everything gets determined... that's what psychotherapy is all about, isn't it? '
Produced and directed by ALFRED BRADLEY
BBC Manchester


Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Marion: Valerie Georgeson
Tom: Peter Wheeler
Loppy Lugs: Peter Wheeler
Mother: Lizzie McKenzie
Sam: Christian Rodska
Father: Alan Hockey
Psychiatrist: Paul Webster

: News

: Any Answers?

: Story Time

Jonah and Co
5: How Love Came to Jill

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by Gordon Clough with PM's reporting team Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: The Archers


Written By: William Smethurst

: News

: The World in Focus

A daily programme in which reports from around the world are discussed and analysed. In the studio David Sells Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE


Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Pick of the Week

MARGARET HOWARD presents her selection of extracts from BBC Radio and Television programmes.


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: John Knight

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Tom Jackson
John Mcthven Lady Howe Lord Byers
Chairman David Jacobs from Kent
Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Sat 1.15; Mon 11.5 am)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at
7.30 pm) to: Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Tom Jackson
Unknown: John McThven
Unknown: Lady Howe Lord Byers
Unknown: David Jacobs

: Letter from America

(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Alistair Cooke 's America:
16.50, from bookshops


Unknown: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Angela Huth


Presenter: Angela Huth

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: John Tusa
Editor: Alastair Osborxe

: A Book at Bedtime

What's Become of Waring by ANTHONY POWELL


Unknown: Anthony Powell
Read By: Timothy Kightlet

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: Week Ending....

David Jason. Bill Wallis Chris Emmett and Bill McGuffie at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.


Unknown: David Jason.
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Bill McGuffie
Script By: Colin Bostock-Smith
Script By: Alastair Beaton
Producer: Martin Fisher

: News

preceded by Weather

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