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: News

: Farming Today

Producers LESLIE COTTINGTON and KEN POLLOCK

Contributors

Producers: Leslie Cottington
Producers: Ken Pollock

: Up to the Hour

with Laurie Macmillan
English Regions: see column 3
6.52 VHF Regional news, weather

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Today

Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Redhead

: Up to the Hour

with Laurie Macmillan
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Today

Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Rees

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Musical Memories
An evocative tune, a memorable concert, a song perfectly sung. Most of us have a favourite piece of music that brings back memories.
Steve Race brings his considerable musical knowledge to a selection of listeners who will be sharing their musical memories with him. Your tune may be among them. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Race

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 84; God is my strong salvation (BBC HB 453); Psalm 51; Isaiah 35, vv 1-10 (Rsv); To the name (BBC HB 284)

: Morning Story

The Christmas Tree by CHARLOTTE LESSING Read by Julia Lang
All the usual efficient Christmas count-down had gone to pieces. Even the tree. the nasty plastic substitute for the real thing, was lying in the hall. long and thin: nobody had bothered to stand it up.

Contributors

Read By: Julia Lang

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Night of the Ammo Train

: Profile

: News

: You and Your Home and Family

Presenter Mari Prichard

Contributors

Presenter: Mari Prichard

: Desert Island Discs

(Sat's broadcast: shortened)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF (exc London and SE)
Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Introduced by Brian Widlake

Contributors

Introduced By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
It's a Gift: 12,000 London schoolchildren have recently attended four Carol Concerts with a difference. NICK HUGHES followed the months of planning and rehearsal.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading Your Letters.
Daisy and her/his Sex Change: since the shattering news, MARIE CROSSMAN 'S cat has a more robust approach to life!
JUNE ROSE with a Jewish I Woman Of Goodwill
Lifetime: KHALED ALHEGELAN is 15 and has Thalassaemia, an incurable disease, but believes his life will be long enough Jamaica Inn (11)

Contributors

Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Nick Hughes
Unknown: Marie Crossman

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Christmas Bulldozer by CHRISTINE THOMPSON

Contributors

Unknown: Christine Thompson

: News

: The Pickwick Papers

by CHARLES DICKENS , dramatised in 12 parts by BARRY CAMPBELL and CONSTANCE COX
' Whenever I meet that Jingle again, I'll inflict personal chastisement on him. I will or my name is not Pickwick.'
' And whenever I catches hold o' that melancholly chap with the black hair, if I don't bring some real water into his eyes, my name a'nt Weller.'
Mr Pickwick and Sam have so far been outwitted by Jingle and Job Trotter but they're not defeated yet.
5: Perambulations and Proposals
With HEATHER BELL , SUSAN COL-GRAVE , DEDDIE DAVIES , ERIC ALLEN ,. MICHAEL GOLDIE and KENNETH SHANLEY Directed by JANE MORGAN
(Elizabeth Spriggs is a National Theatre Player; Tim Wylton is a member of the RSC)

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Constance Cox
Unknown: Mr Pickwick
Unknown: Job Trotter
Unknown: Heather Bell
Unknown: Susan Col-Grave
Unknown: Deddie Davies
Unknown: Eric Allen
Unknown: Michael Goldie
Unknown: Kenneth Shanley
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Unknown: Tim Wylton
Mr Pickwick: Freddie Jones
Winkle: Philip Bond
Tupman: Michael Graham Cox
Snodgrass: Stephen Thorne
Jingle: Paul Chapman
Sam Weller: Douglas Livingstone
Mrs Bardell: Elizabeth Spriggs
Charles Dickens: Simon Cadell
Tony Weller: John Hollis
Mr Magnus: David Sinclair
Miss Witherfield: Hilda Schroder
Job Trotter: Tim Wtlton
Mr Nupkins: Bruce Purchase
Mary: Alison Frazer
Mrs Cluppins: Cécile Chevreau

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Derbyshire, where members of the Turnditch and Windley Flower and Produce Show put their questions to FRED LOADS, CLAY JONES and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD
BBC Manchester (Sun's b'cast)

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken Ford

: Story Time

Diary of a Provincial Lady (2)

: PM Reports

Presented by Brian Widlake

Contributors

Presented By: Brian Widlake

: Carols Around the World

For All Seasons
Marghanita Laski plays some of the carols which celebrate other seasons and festivals in the year.
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown: Marghanita Laski

: The Burkiss Way

The humorous wireless programme. Lesson 25:
Not to be Unwrapped the Burkiss Way, starring Jo Kendall. Nigel Rees
Chris Emmett and Fred Harris Written by ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Jo Kendall.
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Written By: Andrew Marshall
Written By: David Renwick

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)

: Time for Verse

Compiled by PATRIC DICKINSON Introduced by William Eedle Readers GAVIN CAMPBELL and ELIZABETH BELL and featuring
Milton's Hymn on the Morning of Christ's Nativity
Producer CHERRY COOKSON

Contributors

Unknown: Patric Dickinson
Introduced By: William Eedle
Introduced By: Readers Gavin Campbell
Introduced By: Elizabeth Bell

: Liszt

as Radio 3

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Chris Powling Producer CHRIS SWANN

Contributors

Presented By: Chris Powling
Producer: Chris Swann

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting ð

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Christmas Dig 1

Presented by Michael Day , Professor of Anatomy, St Thomas 's Hospital Medical School, London
The discovery of parts of a mysterious and unidentified skeleton in deposits in the Thames Valley by an amateur fossil hunter could have unforeseen significance in our interpretation of the fossil record of the dinosaurs.
Dr Alan Charig , Curator of Fossil Reptiles and Birds, British Museum of Natural History; Dr Jack Miller , Assistant Director of Research, Department of Geodesy and Geophysics, University of Cambridge: and Dr John Waechter , Senior Lecturer in Pre-History, the Institute of Archaeology, London, visit the site and discuss the revelance of the finds. Producers GEOFF DEEHAN and MICHAEL BRIGHT

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Day
Unknown: St Thomas
Unknown: Dr Alan Charig
Unknown: Dr Jack Miller
Unknown: Dr John Waechter
Producers: Geoff Deehan

: A Book at Bedtime

Annals of The Parish (2)

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude








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