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: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by ARTHUR AN'DEIRSON BBC Scotland

: Up to the Hour

with Edward Cole
Headlines and weather, a loolr at the papers, news for sports fans, Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV LESLIE STOKES , Tues-Thurs TONY BLACK, Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES ), a little music and something on the lighter side.
6.52 VHF
Regional news and weather
English Regions: see column 9


Unknown: Leslie Stokes
Unknown: Richard Harries

: News

: Today

Brian Redhead in Manchester and Nigel Rees in London look at Britain and the world this morning.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Nigel Rees

: Up to the Hour

with Edward Cole
Headlines, weather, sport and papers, a spot of music and Thought for the Day
7.52 VHF
Regional news and weather

: News

: Today

Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
Editor MIKE CHANEY See Letters
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Editor: Mike Chaney

: A. J. P. Taylor

on Hitler's invasion of Russia (Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Michael Parkinson

and his guests
Bernard Falk , Fritz Spiegl and Mavis Nicholson.


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson.
Producer: Frances Donelly

: News

: Wildlife

While in a pub the other day I ivas startled to hear a hoarse voice ask How are you? ' On looking round I found there was a parrot in a cage at the end of the bar. This prompted me to wonder - if parrots can talk, why can't dogs, since they're so intelligent?
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, p 34; Come, let us join (BBC HB 122); Psalm 57; Acts 13, vv 13-15 and 43-52 (NEB); My soul (BBC HB 526)

: Morning Story

The Price of Pride by ALAN C. JENKINS
Read by Norman Shelley


Unknown: Alan C. Jenkins
Read By: Norman Shelley

: News

: Any Questions?

(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

EarningandSavingEdition PresenterNancyWise including the World of Work with MARGARET KORVING who also answers your queries. Editor DENNIS LOWER


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
Start the Week with Yoga: JOY BURLING helps us to relax and find a new way of life.
Off the Beaten Track: suggestions from JEAN RICHARDSON.
When Your World Contracts: PHYLLIPPA GRESHAM-BROWN Who has Systemic Sclerosis, talks to JEAN GOODMAN.
A Detail on the Burma Front by WINIFRED BEAUMONT, abridged in nine parts by PAT MCLOUGH-LIN and read by PEGGY GOSS -CHALK (9) (Music: Gold's Boston Pops March) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Jean Richardson.
Unknown: Jean Goodman.
Read By: Peggy Goss
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Penny in Jenny's Pocket by MARGARET HOPKINS

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Omegapoint by BRUCE STEWART
It is odd that the energy plant should be computerised in such a highly sophisticated manner; and odder still that the communications room should pick up a strange, coded message. The only clear sound on it is the -identification word - OMEGAPOINT.
Effects specially created by roger limb of the BBC Radio-phonic Workshop. Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN


Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin
Harry Claudius: Dinsdale Landen
Czerny: Sydney Tafler
Julie Ross: Rosalind Adams
Rashleigh: Haydn Jones
Mary Bone: Anne Jameson
Archie Chisholm: Henry Stamper
The Computer: Anthony Smee

: Story Time

Sleeping Murder by AGATHA CHRISTIE ;, abridged in ten parts by joy ASBORNE
Read by Prunella Scales (1)
Gwenda Reed has come over from New Zealand to search for a home in England. She moves into a house which feels strangely familiar to her ... Producer ALASTAIR WILSON


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Read By: Prunella Scales
Read By: Gwenda Reed
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: 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

: Radio BURPS

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News

: The World in Focus

In the studio Erik de Mauny

: A Postillion Struck by Lightning: 6: Is This a Dagger...?

Dirk Bogarde reads from his autobiography abridged in seven episodes by Jack Singleton.
Sent to the Chelsea Polytechnic, the young Dirk is taught by Graham Sutherland and Henry Moore - but his father, driven to distraction by his insistence that he should become an actor, arranges an audition at the Old Vic.


Reader: Dirk Bogarde
Abridged By: Jack Singleton
Producer: Rosemary Hart

: The Monday Play

Bitter Gate by TANITH LEE , with In her first play for radio, the author, with a new feminist slant, re-tells the classic tale of Odysseus' return to Ithaka to reclaim his wife Penelope from her suitors.
Incidental music composed and conducted by CHRISTOS PITTAS Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY (Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm)


Unknown: Tanith Lee
Conducted By: Christos Pittas
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Odysseus: Stephen Thorne
Penelope: Elizabeth Bell
Eu,rymakos: Michael Cochrane
Telemakos: Brian Hewlett
God: Gerald Cross
Goddess: Jill Balcon
Ainctinous: Sean Barrett
Mentor: Tim Fearon
Irikleia: Betty Baskcomb
Swineherd: Anthony Jacobs
Beggar King: Neville Jason
First Suitor: Nick Brimble
Second SuibGr: Tim Brown
Kryse: Penelope Reynolds

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Oliver


Presenter: Michael Oliver

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime: Life at the Top: 1

by John Braine
abridged for radio in ten parts by Neville Teller
Read by James Bolam
Joe Lampton got to the top all right - by marrying Susan Brown and into the firm of Brown and Co. Now, ten years later, he has a son almost that age and a young daughter. He has wealth and a position of sorts. But is he happy?
BBC Manchester


Author: John Braine
Abridged for radio by: Neville Teller
Read by: James Bolam
Producer: Trevor Hill

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