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: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by ARTHUR ANDERSON BBC Scotland
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV DAVID PARTRIDGE


Unknown: Arthur Anderson
Unknown: David Partridge

: Today

with Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.9 News and more of Today, Including Thought for the Day at 7.4S* English Regions: see column 5


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: John Bird

breaks into the BBC Sound Archives but comes out with more than he bargained for.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Esther Rantzen and Benny Green , together with their guests in the studio, provide the incentive to face Monday morning once again.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Benny Green
Producer: Ian R. Gardhouse

: News

: Wildlife

Last summer I was standing near a laburnum tree in the garden when I heard a sound like crackling paper. Looking up, I saw a marsh tit hopping from branch to branch, extracting the seeds from the withered pods, and eating them. I had always been told that laburnum seeds were poisonous .. but apparently the marsh tit hadn't! This morning's Wildlife team try to discover who is right.
Introduced by DEREK JONU Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jonu
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, p 9: 0 praise ye the Lord! (BBC HB 279); Canticle 6, part 1: Isaiah 54, vv 1-10 (AV); All creatures of our God and King (BBC HB 2)

: Morning Story

The Dream of Brother Waldemar by L. H. JONES
Read by Martin Muncaster Producer BARBARA CROWTHER


Unknown: L. H. Jones
Read By: Martin Muncaster
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Earning and Saving Edition Presenter Sue Cook including The World of Work With MARGARET KORVINO Editor DENNIS LOWER


Presenter: Sue Cook
Unknown: Margaret Korvino
Editor: Dennis Lower

: Desert Island Discs

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
France on a Few Francs: LYN MACDONALD and some cheap holidays - French style.
The Selection Process Went Mad: an experience with a marriage bureau.
Conversion - 2: PETER MOORE , first arL Anglican, became agnostic and now holds the Russian Orthodox faith.
The Way of All Flesh (13) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Lyn MacDonald
Unknown: Peter Moore
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Emily Makes a Picture Book by AUDREY KIRKHAU


Book By: Audrey Kirkhau

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

For Old Times' Sake

: Story Time

A Kiss Before Dying 6; Suspicion

: PM

Robert Williams
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
8.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Robert Williams

: News

: Many a Slip

'twixt Eleanor Summerfield Gillian Reynolds and David Nixon , Tim Rice
Tune-twisters from STEVE RACE In the Chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER


Unknown: Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: David Nixon
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Written By: Ian Messiter
Producer: Martin Fisher

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News

: Sixth Sense

A group of sixth-form students discuss issues and topics with Ewart Parkinson , Director of Environment and Planning, South Glamorgan.
Chairman Gerry Mont6 Producer TELERI BEVAN BBC Wales


Unknown: Ewart Parkinson

: The Monday Play: A Passage to India

Another chance to hear the late Dame Sybil Thorndike playing one of her most telling radio roles in A Passage to India by Santha Rama Rau from the novel by E.M. Forster, adapted by John Maynard
With Zia Mohyeddin, Jill Balcon and Frank Duncan
The action of the play takes place in the small provincial town of Chandrapore, in Eastern India, near Bengal. The time is April of a year in the early 20s.
(B'cast in 1967)


Author: Santha Rama Rau
From the novel by: E.M. Forster
Adapted by: John Maynard
Producer/Director: Graham Gauld
Dr Aziz: Zia Mohyeddin
Mrs Moore: Sybil Thorndike
Mr Fielding: Frank Duncan
Rajit: Leroy Lingwood
Adela Quested: Jill Balcon
Professor Godbole: Garard Green
Ronny Heaslop: Geoffrey Matthews
Mrs Turton: Betty Hardy
Mrs Callendar: Anna Burden
Mrs Lesley: Beth Boyd
Mrs McBryde: Gwen Day Burroughs
Mrs Burton: Marjorie Forsyth
Mr Burton: Wilfred Babbage
Maj Callendar: Geoffrey Wincott
Mr Turton: Carleton Hobbs
Mr McBryde: Duncan McIntyre
Mr Hamidullah: Victor Lucas
Mr Das: Brian Hewlett
Mr Amritrao: Saeed Jaffrey

: Kaleidoscope

All The World's Our Stage
Martin Esslin. who is about to retire as Head of BBC Radio Drama, in conversation with RONALD HARWOOD , talks about radio drama - ' the largest theatrical enterprise In the world.' He- also reflects on his first and abiding interest - The Theatre - from the monumental productions of Max Reinhardt to the Absurd Theatre of Samuel Beckett ,


Unknown: Martin Esslin.
Talks: Ronald Harwood
Unknown: Max Reinhardt
Unknown: Samuel Beckett

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Rains Came bv LOUIS BROMFIELD abridged in 23 parts by RAMSAY WILLIAMS
Read by NIGEL ANTHONY (1W Producer ROBERT COOPER BBC Northern Ireland


Read By: Nigel Anthony

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Book, How Money Works, 40p, from bookshops

: News

preceded by Weather

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