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: Farming Today

6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES


Unknown: Richard Harries

: Today

John Timpson and Brian Red head together in London with a special programme to mark the end of JOHN'S six years with Today.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45* English Regions: see column 5


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Brian Red

: News

: Voice of the People: [number removed]

from 9.40
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 pm


Unknown: George Scott

: News

: Checkpoint

For consumers: Roger Cook Producer ELIZABETH SMITH


Unknown: Roger Cook
Producer: Elizabeth Smith

: Daily Service

NEM. p 1: Behold the amazing gift of love (BBC HB 484); Psalm 63; Matthew 24, vv 14-28 (RSV); My God, accept my heart this day (BBC HB 356)

: Morning Story

O!d Soldiers by GARETH HOWARD DAVIES Read by Dillwyn Owen
' Albert Jenkins had kept his secret for half a century, but the time had arrived when he oouM live with it no longer, much to the consternation of his old comrades, Henry Hob -son and Jasper Watkins. It was fortunate for all concerned that Ladv Bowen Mostyn was thrice married.' Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales


Unknown: Gareth Howard Davies
Read By: Dillwyn Owen
Read By: Albert Jenkins
Unknown: Henry Hob
Unknown: Jasper Watkins.
Unknown: Ladv Bowen Mostyn
Producer: Harri Gwynn

: News

: Edith Evans 1888-1976

A tribute from her friends with excerpts from some of her many famous roles. Those taking part include


Unknown: Sir John Gielgud
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Michael Elliot

: News

: You and Yours

Mind and Body Edition Presenter Bill Breckon


Presenter: Bill Breckon

: Just a Minute

A panel game whose unruly members are occasionally kept in disorder by the Chairman: Nicholas Parsons and in which Kenneth Williams Sheila Hancock. Peter Jones and Alfred Marks endeavour to prevent each other from talking for just * minute on this - or that. Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer JOHN BROWELL
(Sheila Hancock is in 'The Bed Before Yesterday ' at the Lyric Theatre, London)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Sheila Hancock.
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: John Browell
Unknown: Sheila Hancock

: The World at One: News

Gordon Clough


Unknown: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer
Fireworks Past and Present: ANN TENNANT looks at fireworks and firework parties that have been remembered. She also investigates the current state of the market in this country where fireworks have become, socially at least, something of a dirty word.
2.0-2.2 News
Export the Pub: BARNEY BAMFORD meets a man who exports pubs and their designs to America.
Guide Dog Half Century: GEORGE MILLER talks to a woman whose bitch has mothered a record 50 puppies to be trained as guide dogs for the blind.
Wedding Anniversaries: does your husband still remember? Some personal thoughts from GEOFFREY GREEN.
BBC Birmingham Tisha (3)


Unknown: Ann Tennant
Talks: George Miller

: Listen with Mother

Story: Washing Day by ELIZABETH WADE


Presenters: Gladys Whitred
Presenters: David Hitchen.
Written By: Jenyth Worsley
Producer: Jenyth Worsley

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

I Like a Bit of Love by CHRIS ALLEN
' I don't know about 70s characters: Virginia is my most perfect heroine and my readers will adore her. I'm calling the novel Bountiful Sunset. Bountiful is a word I often use. It suggests wealthy people smiling.'
Produced and directed by ALFRED BRADLEY. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Chris Allen
Directed By: Alfred Bradley.
David Tierney: Paul Webster
Daphne Biown: Barbara Muli.Aney
Ted Brown: Graham Roberts
Sylvia Terry: Claire Kinsale
Andrew Brown: Tony Robinson
Gordon Terry: Peter Wheeler
Joan Terry: Lorraine Peters

: News

: Any Answers?

(Thursday's broadcast)

: Story Time

Portrait of Guy Fawkes, by Henry Garnett,
abridged in five episodes by Donald Bancroft

Read by Ronald Pickup
(Final instalment)


Writer: Henry Garnett
Abridged by: Donald Bancroft
Narrator: Ronald Pickup

: PM

with Gordon Clough
17.50 medium wave only Financial Report; VHF Regional news and weather
17.55 Weather; programme news


Presenter: Gordon Clough

: News

: Harry Worth

in Things Could be Worse

: The Archers

(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)

: News

: Pick of the Week

(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)


Presented By: Margaret Howard
Producer: Gwyneth Henderson

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Lady Barnett. Lord Willis Peter Jay. Phil Drabble Chairman David Jacobs from Staffordshire
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Sat 1.15pm, Mon 11 5am)


Unknown: Lady Barnett. Lord Willis
Unknown: Peter Jay.
Unknown: Phil Drabble
Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Michael Bowen

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Billington


Presenter: Michael Billington

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Man in the Queue (5)

: Week Ending....

Dr... id Jason, Bili Wallis
David Tate and Bill McGufBe at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funnv side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH and others


Unknown: Bili Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Bill McGufbe
Script By: Colin Bostock-Smith
Producers: Simon Brett
Producers: Geoffrey Perkins

: News

preceded by Weather

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