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: Farming Week

Presented from the North by KEN FORD. BBC Manchester
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV FRED MILSON


Unknown: Fred Milson

: Today

Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees 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*
English Regions: see column 5


Unknown: Brian Redhead

: John Bird

breaks into the BBC Sound Archives but comes out with more than he bargained for.

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

The team of regulars helping to find antidotes to the Monday morning blues includes Esther Rantzen , Bernard Falk , Kenneth Robinson and Fritz Spiegl. Producer MICHAEL EMBER


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl.
Producer: Michael Ember

: News

: Wildlife

Poachers have been known to tie an in-season bitch to a tree in the hope that a dog fox might sire pups as crafty as a fox yet as amenable as a dog. Could this really happen?
The team exercises its craft in answering another selection of your wildlife questions.
Introduced by Derek Jones
BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison
Series Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, P 122; Come, let us join our cheerful songs (BBC HB 122); Canticle 10; John 2, vv 12-22 (AV); 0 what their joy and their glory must be (BBC HB 252). Music: BBC SINGERS

: Morning Story

Read by Lock wood West
' He had escaped arrest only by the skin of his teeth and he knew that the police still believed he was guilty .. I Producer BARBARA CROWTHER


Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

EarningandSavingEdition Presenter Sue Cook including the World of Work With MARGARET KORVING , and your letters. Editor dennis lower


Presenter: Sue Cook
Unknown: Margaret Korving

: Desert Island Discs

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Introduced by Robert Williams


Introduced By: Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by June Knox -Mawer Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
More Miles for Less Money: MOLLY PRICE-OWEN with some practical ways to cut the cost of motoring.
' Madame, It has a very bad pain!': IVY HILL'S transport ran out of water in the Zambian bush.
Ladies in Retirement- 1: JANET COHEN talks to BARONESS SHARP, who is enjoying hers.
From Minnie With Love by JANE VANSITTART. Abridged in ten parts by MADGE HART Read by Corinna Marlowe (1)
In May 1856, Maria Lydia Blane, always known as ' Minnie ', married a captain of the 14th Bengal Native Infantry. Her letters from India lay hidden in a trunk until her grand-daughter discovered them more than 100 years later.
(Music: Glazunov's Raymonda) Editor WYN KNOWLZS


Introduced By: June Knox
Unknown: Molly Price-Owen
Talks: Janet Cohen
Unknown: Jane Vansittart.
Unknown: Madge Hart
Read By: Corinna Marlowe
Unknown: Maria Lydia
Editor: Wyn Knowlzs

: Listen with Mother

Story: Young Hedgehog and his own Private Pathway by VERA RUSHBROOKE


Unknown: Young Hedgehog

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Murder as Art

: Story Time

Rendezvous with Rama 6: Dragonfly

: PM Reports

Presented by Robert Williams
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Robert Williams

: News

: Hello Cheeky

Conceived, nurtured and done by Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barry Cryer and John Junkin with the music (?) of The Denis King Trio
Producer BOB OLIVER ROGERS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: John Junkin
Written By: Barry Cryer
Written By: John Junkin
Producer: Bob Oliver Rogers

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News

: Do or Die

How would you try to rescue a man drowning in a river? Could you face a stampeding hippopotamus? Or, indeed, could you survive in your own home if things went wrong?
Some of the challenges which the competing teams may have to tackle in this survival quiz. Picking up the challenge this week are members of the Police versus Traffic Wardens.
Guest explorer Lt-Col John Blashford-Snell puts real-life dilemmas to the teams.
Other questions are set by DENNIS LEVER
Chris Brasher is in the Chair
Programme devised and produced by SUSAN SNAILUM with PAT TAYLOR


Unknown: John Blashford-Snell
Unknown: Dennis Lever
Unknown: Chris Brasher
Duced By: Susan Snailum
Unknown: Pat Taylor

: The Monday Play

Tom's Son by PETER RUSSELL with Tony Britton , Mary Wimbush
Christopher Guard and Diana Bishop
The third story in Peter Rus sell's trilogy on the Tytham family, following Master Sunshine and Tom Tytham. Now Tom is 50, weary and disillusioned, separated from his wife, Vanessa. The year is 1941 and Gavin, Tom's son, is in the RAF. But suddenly Service life has gone sour for him and he refuses to fight.
Produced and directed by BETTY DAVIES


Unknown: Peter Russell
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Peter Rus
Unknown: Tom Tytham.
Directed By: Betty Davies
Augustus Tytham: William Fox
Lydia Tytham, his wife: Madi Hedd
Tom Tytham, his son: Tony Britton
Vanessa, Tom's wife: Diana Bishop
Gavin, their son: Christopher Guard
Maids at the Big House Esther :: Jo Manning Wilson
Mary: Jane Knowles
Sybil Moon: Mary Wimbush
Sparks: Nigel Anthony
Stokes, the butler: William Eedle
Mrs Toogood: Irene Sutcliffe
Val, a young Air Force officer: Steve Hodson
Lobbo, a farm worker: Douglas Blackwell
Boy: Judy Bennett
Girl: Anne Rosenfeld

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presenter Angela Huth Editor ROSEMARY HART
J.59 Weather


Presenter: Angela Huth
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world.


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Up at the Villa by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM abridged for radio in seven parts by WALTER ACOSTA Read by John Boxer (1)
The villa stood on the top of the hill commanding a magnificent view of Florence. The house itself had been built in the 16th century and the present English owners, the Leonards, had lent it for a period to Mary Panton.


Unknown: Walter Acosta
Read By: John Boxer
Unknown: Mary Panton.
Producer: David H. Godfrey

: News

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