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: Farming Today

Outlook: reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern VHF Regional news and weather
6.55 Today's listening; weather


Producers: Robin Hicks
Producers: Garth Cooper

: News

: On Your Farm

A weekly review of the agricultural scene
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
7.40 Today's Paper*
7.45 Outlook


Producer: Anthony Parkin

: Today

with Paul Barnes
At 8.0
News and more of Today with at 8.25* VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Paul Barnes

: Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Labour Party

: News

: Saturday Briefing

medium waveonly
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
9.30 Conference Special
ROBERT CARVEL reports from Llandudno where the Liberals are holding their first Assembly under Uavid Steels leadership. He discusses the Party's future and the key issues raised in the week's debates, with Liberal MPS and delegates,
10.0 News
10.2 Between the Lines
NIGELREESinvites journalists to confront their readers and the people they have written about in the press this week. Narrator SHEILATRACY


Unknown: Robert Carvel
Producers: Graham Mytton
Unknown: David Walter

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 84; 0 God, give ear unto mv cry (BBC HB 466); Canticle 4; Matthew 10, v 28 to 11, v 1 (RSV); 0 Lord. how happy should we be iBBC HB 311)

: Pick of the Week

Presented by MARGARET HOWARD Producer PETER de ROSA


Presented By: Margaret Howard
Producer: Peter de Rosa

: Science Now

(medium wave only)
Presented by Geoft Watts
A weekly survey of what is new and significant in science and technology at home and abroad.


Presenter: Geoft Watts
Producer: Thelma Rumsey

: News

: Jack Brymer

as Radio 3
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: News

: Round and Round the Horne

Frank Bough introduces some of the funniest extracts from Round the Horne, and tries to find out how KENNETH HORNE , KENNETH WILLIAMS , HUGH PADDICK , BETTY MARSDEN , BILL PERTWEE and DOUGLASSMITH became a unique team of incredible characters.
It's a bona programme... (JULIAN AND SANDY)
I nearly uhirdled my splod ... (RAMBLING SYD)
(Repeated: Monday 11.5 am)


Introduces: Frank Bough
Unknown: Kenneth Horne
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Producer: John Whitehall

: Weekend

with Anne Gregg and Norman Tozer
And today we not only scan the current European papers. but look at our own newspapers of 200 years ago - and find them surprisingly up-to-date. And COLETTE O'NEIL reads the third instalment of A Breath of Border Air by LAVINIA DERWENT. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit


Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Norman Tozer
Unknown: Colette O'Neil
Unknown: Lavinia Derwent.

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Solitaire by FREDERICK TREVES with Lydia Sherwood and Stephen Thorne
PHILIP:First of all, Dame Sarah. I would like to thank you very much for agreeing to let me interview vou like this. SARAH: Not at all. Not at all. I enjoy it. It breaks up the day ...At my great age, keeping oneself mentally and physically active is very important, don't you think?
PHILIP: Essential I would say. So many people just vegetate on their retirement.
SARAH: Oh, I haven't retired, I shall never retire.
Produced and directed by DAVID H. GODFREY
(Repeated: Wed 11.30 am)


Unknown: Frederick Treves
Unknown: Lydia Sherwood
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Directed By: David H. Godfrey
Dame Sarah Gordon: Lydia Sherwood
Philip: Stephen Thorne
Margaret: Katherine Parr

: Music of the Masters

as Radio 3

: PM

All the day's current affairs. news and comment: presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
Weather and programme news VHF (exceptLondon and SE) Regional news and weather


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Simenon's Maigret

A series of six plays based on the novels of GEORGES SIMENON with and 5: Maigret Sets a Trap translated by DAPHNE WOODWARD and adapted for radio by AUBREY WOODS with and Produced and directed by GLYN DEARMAN
(Repeated: Friday 8.30 pm)
(Michael Gough is a National Theatre player)


Unknown: Georges Simenon
Translated By: Daphne Woodward
Radio By: Aubrey Woods
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Unknown: Michael Gough
Jules Maigret: Maurice Denham
Georges Simenon: Michael Gough
Lucas: Brian Haines
Lapointe: John Rye
Janvier: Sean Barrett
Moncin: Malcolm Reid
Madame Moncin: Margaret Robertson
Moncin's mother: Gladys Spencer
Tissot: Patrick Barr
Rougin: Christopher Bidmead
Policewoman: Frances Jeater

: News

: Desert Island Discs

The swimmer David Wilkie chooses the records he would take to a desert island, and discusses them with Roy Plomley who devised the programme.
(Repeated: Monday 12.27 pm)


Presenter: Roy Plomley
Castaway: David Wilkie
Producer: Derek Drescher

: These You Have Loved

Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened cdn: Thurs 9.5 am)


Introduced By: Richard Baker

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Black Tom Tyrant by BRIAN HAYLES
An account of the impeachment and trial of Thomas Wentworth. Earl of Stratford and Lord Deputy of Ireland in the year 1641.
Denys Hawthorne as Strafford and Noel Johnson as John Pym ' My Lords let us beware of creating new treasons that condemn the subject on doubtful evidence: let us beware of taking up ancient laws long and wisely forgotten, in order to process modern grievances.'
Produced and directed bv
ROGER PINE. BBC Birmingham (Repeated: Monday 3.5 pm)
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Brian Hayles
Unknown: Thomas Wentworth.
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Unknown: John Pym
Archbishop William Laud: William Fox
Captain John Smith: Terry Molloy
King Charles I: Michael Harbour
Queen Henrietta Maria: Sylvie Dattas
Sir William Balfour: John Samson
Lord Save: Gerald Cross
Lord Warwick: Arnold Peters
Mr Glyn: Alan Devereux
Lady Carlisle: Patricia Gallimore
Lord Maxwell: Stephen Hancock
Bishop Williams: Charles Williams
Lord Arundel: Jack Holloway

: News

: Dear and Honoured Lady

The story of Queen Victoria, in 13 episodes, with Peggy Ashcroft as the Queen 12: The Queen and Her Heir bv JOHN CHANDOS
' Poor, unhappy Bertie! Oh, that boy! '
Produced and directed by NESTA PAIN
(Shortened version of the programme broadcast in 1974)


Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: John Chandos
Directed By: Nesta Pain
Narrator: Gabriel Woolf
Baron Stockmar: Rolf Lefebvre
Mr Birch: Nigel Graham
Mr Gibbs: John Forrest
Sir Henry Ponsonby: John Richmond
Lady Lyttelton: Betty Hardy
' Vicky ',the Princess Royal: Hilda Schroder
Edward, Prince Wales: Trader Faulkner
Princess Alexandra: Diana Olsson

: Lighten Our Darkness

An evening meditation led bv FR BILL ANDERSON , with JOHN DOIG (violin accompanied bv BERNARD SUMNER , BBC Scotland


Unknown: Fr Bill Anderson
Violin: John Doig
Unknown: Bernard Sumner

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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