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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

Brian Redhead at the Liberal Assembly in Southport, with LIBBY PURVES in London. .45* Prayer for the Day
7.0 and 8.0 Today's News Read bv PETER DONALDSON
7.3* and 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: John Congdon
Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: A High Wind in Jamaica

7: Pigs, Squalls and Squabble*

: News

: Tuesday Call:

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Mental Handicap
Is your child mentally handicapped? If so then today's programme is for you, whether your child is one or SO. What are your rights and the rights of your child? Do you want information on Toy Libraries, Holiday Play Schemes and Sport and Recreational facilities particularly for the older child and the adult? What kind of financial help can you get?
How can you set about securing the future for your child when you are no longer around to support him?
In the studio Phillipa Russell. from the Voluntary Council for Handicapped Children and the mother of a 14-year-old mentally handicapped boy, and Peter Mittler. Professor of Special Education at Manchester University.
In the Chair: Barbara Myers Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
The lines are open from 8.0 am 'Accident of Birth: tonight
10.25 pm BBC1)


Unknown: Phillipa Russell.
Unknown: Peter Mittler.
Unknown: Barbara Myers

: News

: New Britons: 5: Assadour and Vivienne Guzelian of Knightsbridge, London

"Who today remembers the fate of Armenians?" - asks Assadour Guzelian.
Growing up in the Middle East as a stateless person, he soon learned that resilience and adaptability are part of the Armenian character and. with his wife Vivienne, he strives to keep his Armenian identity alive in Britain.
"But we Armenians - throughout history - have learned how to laugh even. during the saddest times. Under Stalin's regime we created a fictional Radio Armenia as an outlet for all our jokes. And we've hung on to it. Today all Armenians have a fund of anecdotes of Radio Armenia and one of them goes like this..."


Subject: Vivienne Guzelian
Subject: Assadour Guzelian.
Recordings compiled by: Charles Allen
Producer: Joy Hatwood

: Daily Service

NEM. p 38; Come, let us join our cheerful songs (BBC HB 122); Canticle 12; Luke 16, vv 16-18 (NEB): Crown him with many crowns (BBC HB 124)

: Morning Story

Our White Deer by BUDD SCHULBERG
Read by William Roberts
That white deer-how can I explain it? - he was our white deer. We wanted to see him and try to make a pet out of him. We didn't want anybody to hurt him.'


Read By: William Roberts

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Last Respects by MICHAEL TOFT
'Just take young Joe for a start ... I lamented more when our budgie died than he's doing over his own father. Mind you. they were daggers drawn, you know.'
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
(First broadcast in 1976)


Unknown: Michael Toft
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Jane: Elizabeth McKenzie
Robert: Kbith Clifford
Joe: Derrick Gilbert
Pam: Susan Littler
Majsie: Dinah Handlet
Alice: Judith Barker
CiSSy: Lorraine Peters
May: Rosalie Williams
Godfrey: David Mahlowe

: Origins

(Rev repeat o/ Monday's broadcast at 10.30)

: News

: You and Yours

including Volunteer Week Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce


Unknown: George Luce

: Desert Island Discs

Tennessee Williams. the playwright, chooses the records he woutd take to a desert island and discusses them with Roy PLOMLEY , who devised the programme.
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Unknown: Tennessee Williams.
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Pop Goes the Music: a two-part report on the record industry by COLIN HAMILTON. 1: The Song.
2.6-2.2 News
Evenina in Baghdad: LYN TEN KATE takes a stroll along the riverside.
A Pick of the Paperbacks: chosen by JUNE KNOX-MAWER and EDWARD BLISHEN.
Dr Wortle's School (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Colin Hamilton.
Unknown: Edward Blishen.

: Listen with Mother

Story: Mrs Cluckabiddy by STEPHEN WEAVER


Unknown: Mrs Cluckabiddy
Unknown: Stephen Weaver

: News

: The Lady of the Camellias

Episode 2

: News

: Story Time

The Sword in the Stone (7)

: PM Reports

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: Serendipity

Peter Clayton says: ' Thank you, Mr Walpole ' for telling us what to call our chance disccoveries.
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Unknown: Peter Clayton
Unknown: Mr Walpole

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

A chance to catch up on what you've been missing.
Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer star in this antidote to panel games starring William Rushton and Tim Brooke-Taylor with Humphrey Lyttelton as the star chairman and COLIN SELL as the star pianist
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm) ( Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden are in ' The Unvarnished Truth ' at the Phoenix Theatre, London)


Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: William Rushton
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Colin Sell
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Graeme Garden

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)

: Time for Verse

Identity: The complexity of the Welsh sense of identity is explored in poems by R. S. Thomas , Dylan Thomas. Douglas Phillips and John Tripp. Reader PHILIP MADOC
Presenter Frank Lincoln
(Repeated: Saturday 11.20 am)


Unknown: R. S. Thomas
Unknown: Dylan Thomas.
Reader: John Tripp.
Presenter: Frank Lincoln
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Proms 78

as Radio 3 followed by an interlude

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of hooks. films. plays. broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presented by Jim Hiley


Presented By: Jim Hiley
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: The News Quiz

: A Book at Bedtime

Zorba the Greek (12)

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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