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: News

: Farming Week

Presented from East Anglia by DAVID RICHARDSON
A regional view of farming in the week ahead
BBC Birmingham
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV VERNON SPROXTON


Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: Vernon Sproxton

: Today

Patricia Hodgson in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.2$* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45* Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column 5


Unknown: Patricia Hodgson
Editor: Mike Chaney

: John Fortune

rummages through the Sound Archives and comes out none the wiser. (Rptd: Tues 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

A live and lively talk show with guests for whom the coming week promises to be a special one. 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

Stoats and ermine coats, lines of gulls flying across the sunset, your letters, and the wildlife mystery sound competition, are among the topics in this magazine edition.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


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

: Daily Service

NEM, p 58; Father of heaven, whose love profound (BBC HB 290); Canticle 2; John 5, vv 31-47 (AV); Father most holy, merciful and loving (BBC HB 167). Music: BBC SINGERS

: Morning Story

But What About Chicky-Boy? by PATRICIA MASON
Read by Denise Bryer
' I'd never wished she was dead. I'd just wished she wasn't there, all worked up in the kitchen....'


Unknown: Patricia Mason
Read By: Denise Bryer
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 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 Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS


Introduced By: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Back to the Beginning: EVELYN ROSE re-examines basic cooking techniques - 1: frying. Reading Your Letters.
Entertainment Round-Up: GORDON gow reporting. SIMON PREBBLE reads Night Without Stars by WINSTON GRAHAM (6) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Simon Prebble
Unknown: Winston Graham
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Two Parties by JILL ROWE


Unknown: Jill Rowe

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Governing Dark by WILLIAM FOX


Unknown: William Fox

: Story Time

Everest the Hard Way by CHRIS BONINGTON
Adapted for radio in ten parts and narrated by David Mahlowe Reader GEOFFREY WHEELER
When Chris Bonington and his team set out in 1975 to climb Everest by the South West Face, nobody thought much of their chances. Five previous expeditions had failed but Bonington put four men on the summit. Everest the Hard Way is the compelling and often hair-raising story he wrote about their triumph.
1: The Approach March Producer HERBERT SMITH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Chris Bonington
Reader: David Mahlowe
Reader: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Chris Bonington
Producer: Herbert Smith

: PM Reports

Presented by Robert Williams Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather; programme news


Presented By: Robert Williams
Editor: Derek Lewis

: 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

: The World in Focus

A daily programme in which reports from around the world are discussed and analysed. In the studio Kathryn Davies Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE


Unknown: Kathryn Davies
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Do or Die

How would you get help for injured companions across a flooded river? Could you pull a sledge out of a crevasse? 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 Milkmen v Postmen. Guest explorer Richard Snail -ham 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
(Revised repeat: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Richard Snail
Unknown: Chris Brasher
Duced By: Susan Snailum
Unknown: Pat Taylor

: The Monday Play

Dramatised for radio by WILLIAM ABNEY , with and The Member of Parliament for Norton, a safe Labour Constituency. has died. Who will the local party choose as a candidate to replace him?
Produced and directed by HARRY CATLIN


Unknown: Bernard Shrimsley
Unknown: William Abney
Directed By: Harry Catlin
John Bradbury: Alan Rowe
Helen Sadler: Eleanor Bron
Eric Dodd: Leslie Sands
Mrs Luke: Joan Matheson
Mr French/Jim Presdee: Brian Haines
Rex Charlton: Christopher Bidmead
Arthur Hensha w: Timothy Bateson
Minister: Douglas Blackwell
Pelman: Steve Hodson
Gerald Bell: Peter Woodthorpe
Olivia Bradbury: Irene Sutcliffe
Wesley Miller: Michael Goldie
Sally: Karen Archie
Lord Sadler/Warren: Ronald Baddiley
Linda: Jane Knowles
Ron: Michael Harbour
Steward: David Graham

: Kaleidoscope



Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

Cranford by MRS CASKELL

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather

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