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: Farming Today

6.40 Prayer for the Daj JOSIE SMITH


Unknown: Daj Josie Smith

: Today

with John Timpson in London and Michael Cooke 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: John Timpson
Unknown: Michael Cooke

: Whisky Galore

Read by JOHN GRAHAM (14)


Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Read By: John Graham

: News

: These You Have Loved

(A shortened versiun of Saturday's broadcast)

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in-the politics and the people.

: Daily Service

NEM, p 122; We come unto our fathers' God (BBC HB 255); Psalm 40; Matthew 2, vv 1-12 (rsv); Light's abode, celestial Salem (BBC HB 250)

: Morning Story

Mantrap by DAVID YOUNG
Read by Geoffrey Banks
. 1 don' suppose limps are catching, but if they were you could say I caught mine in the Ingleridge branch of the Northern General Bank.' Producer HERBERT SMITH BBC Manchester


Read By: Geoffrey Banks
Producer: Herbert Smith

: News

: Edgar Lustgarten Remembers....

In a series of five reminiscent talks the well-known barrister, author and broadcaster recalls some of the strange, amusing, and even frightening, things that have happened to him and the people he's known. 3:Chance Encounter

: 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

: The Men from the Ministry

starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in Birmingham is Revolting with NORMA RONALD
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Norma Ronald
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: John Graham
Written By: Edward Taylor
Written By: John Graham
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The World at One: News

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


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
MARGARET KORVING offers help for the unemployed teenager 4: Interviews and Tests. Reading your letters.
Focal Point: JUDITH HANN with a round-up of news from the world of science.
A Prospect of Orchards by H E. BATES abridged in two parts by MYRA BEATON Read by Douglas Blackwell (1)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Margaret Korving
Unknown: Judith Hann
Unknown: H E. Bates
Unknown: Myra Beaton
Read By: Douglas Blackwell

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Hippopotamus who Yawned by ANGELA PICKERING


Unknown: Angela Pickering

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

A Blaggin' Job by JOAN LOCK with Edward Kelsey and Bruce Beeby
Two prisoners wait for their cases to come up in court-Wallace, the old lag, is accused of a blaggin' Job ' - robbery with violence - although he says he is innocent. But what has Rowan done? Wallace is curious because Rowan has been badly beaten up by someone. Who? And why?
Other parts played by CLIFFORD NORGATE and ANNE ROSENFELD Produced and directed by BETTY DAVIES


Unknown: Edward Kelsey
Unknown: Bruce Beeby
Played By: Clifford Norgate
Played By: Anne Rosenfeld
Directed By: Betty Davies
Wallace: Edward Kelsey
Rowan: Bruce Beeby
Douggie: Christopher Bidmead
Bill: Garard Green
Taylor, a solicitor: David Graham
Selwood: David Sinclair

: 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: Michell Raper

: Story Time

The Toff on Ice by JOHN CREASEY
Read by GEOFFREY WHEELER 9: Drama at The Docks


Unknown: John Creasey
Read By: Geoffrey Wheeler

: 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

Based on the original TV series by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring Arthur Lowe John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn The 2½ Feathers


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Unknown: John Le Mesurier
Unknown: Clive Dunn

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)


Written By: Tessa Diamond
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer: Gwenda Wilson
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran: Anne Cullen
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Nora McAuley: Julia Mark
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Terry Barford: Paul Draper
Colonel Danby: Norman Shelley
Barney Lee: Douglas Ditta

: News

: The World in Focus

A daily programme in which reports from around the world are discussed and analvsed. In the studio Peter Hobday


Unknown: Peter Hobday

: 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 Answers!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Roy Hayward

: The Detectives: 6: Final Check-up

by Jean McConnell
Six classic cases in the story of British criminal investigation as we know it today. With David Graham as Harry Dobkin. Narrated by John Rowe
"That constable never saw me about lights. There was no lights or water, it was all bombed. I claim this charge is simply invented... Where's that constable's evidence? Why wasn't I asked to identify the body? I also wish to state..."
Produced and directed by WALTER ACOSTA
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am)


Writer: Jean McConnell
Harry Dobkin: David Graham
Narrator: John Rowe
Voice: Bruce Beeby
Voice: Christopher Bidmead
Voice: Douglas Blackwell
Voice: Paul Meier
Voice: Jeffrey Segal
Voice: Peter Woodthorpe
Directed By: Walter Acosta

: Good and True?

Presented by Sue MacGregor
The jury system has been described as 'the lamp that shows that freedom lives'. But is it the best way of ensuring that justice is done? Critics say the system is fallible and expensive. How does it actually operate, and are there better ways of doing the job?
BBC Manchester


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Jacky Gillott
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Jacky Gillott

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime: The Invisible Man

by H. G. Wells
Read by Stephen Murray (4)


Author: H. G. Wells
Reader: Stephen Murray

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: Cabaret: 4: On the Fringes - Post-War Anglo-American Cabaret

A series of four programmes

Lisa Appignanesi introduces satirists, including Mort Sahl, Lenny Bruce and Peter Cook who, in America and Britain, used cabaret to launch full-scale assaults on their societies.


Presenter: Lisa Appignanesi

: News

preceded by Weather

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