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: News

: Farming Week

Presented from the South West by DAVID BUTLER
Producer DAVID MORTON BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Butler
Producer: David Morton

: Up to the Hour

with Susan Denny
Headlines and weather, news for sports fans. Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV LESLIE STOKES, Tues-Thurs CANON ERIC DEVONPORT, Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES)
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF Regional news, weather


Unknown: Susan Denny

: News

: Today

Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London

: Up to the Hour

with Susan Denny
Weather, sport and Thought for the Day.
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather

: News

: Today

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

: James Cameron

reflects on life in and out of the BBC Sound Archives

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Studio guests join the regulai team. Producer UN R.GARDHOUSE

: News

: Wildlife

Magazine edition
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE
BBC Bristol medium only


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

: Daily Service

NEM, p 58; Father, in whom we live (BBC HB 166); Canticle 2: Ephesians 3. vv 13-21 (NEB); God liveth still (BBC HB 513)

: Morning Story

Sitting Tenant by ALAN HEYWOOD
Read by Tony Bilbow Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Alan Heywood
Read By: Tony Bilbow
Producer: Mitch Raper

: News

: Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Including today - The World of Work with MARGARET KORVING Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon


Unknown: Bill Breckon

: Brain of Britain 1978

12.55 medium only
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

VHF only from 2.2 pm Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk Till Two.
2.0-2.2 News Entertainment Round-up: GORDON GOW reporting. Money Matters - 3: banker JOHN SIMMONDS talks about borrowing. A Walk to Chorty: AUDREY MC-BAIN (with elephant) in northern Thailand. In The Frame (5) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Don Gow
Talks: John Simmonds
Unknown: Audrey Mc-Bain
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: medium only My Dear Music

Richard Baker considers the lives and characters of some great composers.
Felix Mendelssohn
With KENNETH SBANLEY as the composer and Producer GRAHAM SHEFFIELD (Shortened repeat)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Felix Mendelssohn
Unknown: With Kenneth Sbanley
Producer: Graham Sheffield
Fanny Horsley: Anne Rosenfeld

: Parliament

(Medium only)

Following the successful experiment in Parliamentary broadcasting in June 1975, the House of Commons and the House of Lords have both approved the permanent broadcasting of their proceedings on radio. On this historic first day of the new permanent arrangements. BBC Radio goes 'live' to the Commons for the whole of 'Question Time '.
Introduction: David Holmes the BBC's Political Editor, sets today's scene with Patrick Hannan, the BBC's Welsh Political Correspondent.
The Rt Hon Michael Foot, MP, Leader of the House of Commons, discusses points of special interest and significance.
2.34* Question Time
Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales, The Rt Hon John Morris, QC, MP.
3.10* Questions to the Minister of State to the Civil Service Department, The Rt Hon Charles Morris, MP.
3.20* Questions to the Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House The Rt Hon Michael Foot, MP

Preview: page 17


Executive producer: Bernard Tate

: Listen with Mother

Story: Chick, chicklet and Chick-a-ling by IVY EASTWICK

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Stars in My Hair

: medium only American Big Bands

Benny Green introduces a selection of popular records made during the 30s and 40s by bands including those of Glenn Miller , Benny Goodman , Artie Shaw and Charlie Barnet. gramophone records


Unknown: Glenn Miller
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Artie Shaw
Unknown: Charlie Barnet.

: Story Time

Kes by BARRY HINES abridged for radio in ten parts by KEN WHITMORE
Read by Russell Dixon
1: The Newspaper Round
Bullied at school and at home, Billy Casper finds life mean and tough. But there is one thing he lives for-his kestrel hawk which he has trained from the nest.
Producer KAY JAMIESON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Barry Hines
Read By: Russell Dixon
Unknown: Billy Casper
Producer: Kay Jamieson

: PM Reports

Presented by Robert Williams


Presented By: Robert Williams

: Down the Garden Path

Geoffrey Smith talks to Ken Ford about the week in his and your garden. Producer KEN FORD. BBC Manchester
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather


Talks: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Ken Ford
Producer: Ken Ford.

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: The Monday Play

Conditions of Agreement by JOHN WHITING , with In trying to come to terms with the irrational violence and unreasoning fear rampant at the end of the 40s. John Whiting, in this relatively unknown play, influenced all the major post-war playwrights.
Peter Bembo's arrival acts as a catalyst for the Doon household and a sense of menace grows as their hatred and fears find a victim.
Directed bv KAY PATRICK
(Richard Pearson is in 'Half-Life ' at the Duke of York's Theatre, London)


Unknown: John Whiting
Unknown: Kay Patrick
Unknown: Richard Pearson
Peter Bembo: Peter Vaughan
A G: Richard Pearson
Emily: Jill Balcon
Patience: Maureen O'Brien
Nicholas: And Henry Knowles

: Why I Like Thrillers

Marghanita Laski justifies her liking of the type of novel which ' proceeds at the pace of my day-dreams Producer HELEN FRY


Producer: Helen Fry

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ALAN NIXON


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Alan Nixon

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Profile

People in the public mind

: A Book at Bedtime

The Great Railway Bazaar by PAUL THEROUX , abridged in ten parts by ANN REES-JONES Read by Blain Fairman. (l)
Fired by a fascination with trains that stemmed from childhood. Paul Theroux set out one day from Victoria Station in London with the intention of travelling by as many different trains as possible to Tokyo Central: to journey through Europe. India and Asia. and to return on the Trans-Siberian Express.
I sought trains; I found passengers.


Unknown: Paul Theroux
Read By: Blain Fairman.
Producer: Glyn Dearman

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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