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: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by ARTHUR ANDERSON. BBC Scotland
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV FRED MILSON


Unknown: Fred Milson

: Today

with Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 [News land more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News, Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: See column 5


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: John Ebdon

continues his investigations of the BBC Sound Archives, but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: 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 Splegl. Producer MICHAEL EMBER


Unknown: Esther Rantzen.
Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Fritz Splegl.
Producer: Michael Ember

: News

: Wildlife

Why do houseflies fly round and round in the centre of a roomf It seems such a waste of energy
The team takes the shortest route to the answers to another selection of your wildlife questions.
IntroducedbyderekjoneS Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, p 38; Come, my soul, thou must be waking (BBC HB 404); Psalm 24; Romans 8, vv 12-21 (RSV); Fill thou my life, 0 Lord my God (BBC HB 271). Music: BBC SINGERS

: Morning Story

The Keys of Heaven by ROSEMARY MANNING
Read by Margot van der Burgh What's up? When I got your telegram, I thought you must be ill - sending it to the office like that .. Can't you give a straight answer to a straight question? '


Unknown: Rosemary Manning
Read By: Margot van Der Burgh
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pra)
11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Earning and Saving Edition 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 Sue MacGregor Talk till Two,
2.0-2.2 News
Reading Your Letters.
Rubens. Painter and Diplomat: JOHN LANE visits Antwerp for the quatercenteniary celebrations.
Better Benefits: BEATA LIPMAN of the Welsh Consumer Council urges a need for a major review of the system.
From Minnie With Love (6) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: John Lane
Unknown: Corinna Marlowe
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Dog Toffy Learns a Trick by FLORENCE POOLS

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Brighton Trade by T. D. WEBSTER


Unknown: T. D. Webster

: Story Time: The Diary of a Nobody: 1

by George and Weedon Grossmith.
Abridged for radio in five parts by Donald Bancroft.
Read by Arthur Lowe.

One of the classic humorous books of English literature, first published in 1892.
It is the imaginary journal of a middle-class suburban 'hero' with an over-developed sense of dignity.


Author: George Grossmith
Author: Weedon Grossmith
Abridger: Donald Bancroft
Producer: Richard Wortley
Reader: Arthur Lowe

: PM Reports

Presented by Robert Williams
5.50 FinancialReport
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
BBC Manchester (B'cast on R2)


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 survive a rapid on the Amazon? Could you tind your way out of a jungle with no map or compass? 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 Lifeboatmen versus Lighthousekeepers.
Guest explorer, Sebastian Snow , puts real-life dilemmas to the teams. Other questions are set iby DENNIS LEVER
Chris Brasher is in the Chair.
Programme devised and produced by SUSAN SNAILUM with PAT TAYLOR
(Revised repeat: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Sebastian Snow
Unknown: Chris Brasher
Duced By: Susan Snailum
Unknown: Pat Taylor

: The Monday Play: Backstop

by David Pownall
'I know Jack is in a mess but I won't tell Mother. It's the protection racket. She keeps everything that might hurt us from us, and we keep everything that might hurt her from her. It's an emotional co-op with fantastic dividends. Pain does not exist. Everything in the garden is always lovely.'
BBC Manchester
(Rptd: next Sunday 2.30 pm)


Writer: David Pownall
Producer/Director: Alfred Bradley
Jack: Neville Smith
Cecil: Christopher Crooks
Gwen: Lynda Marchal
Maria: Carole Hayman
Mrs Spender: Barbara Mullaney
Kitty: Sheila Fay
Mr Franks: George Malpas
Tony: Peter Wheeler
Des: Christopher Martin

: Gtenda Jackson

reads Emily Dickinson , perhaps America's greatest poet, whose full status has only recently been realised.
Introduced by PATRIC DICKINSON (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Introduced By: Patric Dickinson

: Kaleidoscope

1 When a man is tired of London he is tired of life.'
Tonight Paul Vaughau takes a look at the City, reflected in literature, music and its new
Museum. Editor


Unknown: Paul Vaughau
Unknown: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

Up at the Villa by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Read by JOHN BOXER (6)


Unknown: W. Somerset Maugham
Read By: John Boxer

: News

preceded by Weather

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