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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

John Timpson with LIBBY PURVES including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day with THE REV JOHN CONGDON
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by JOHN marsh
7.30, 8.39 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Duy


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: John Congdon
Read By: John Marsh

: News

: Mid-Week with Desmond Wilcox

plus Dr Anthony Clare , Russell Davies , Fran Morrison in Edinburgh, and Gerry Monte in Cardiff. taking part in a live talk show that each week features a celebrity birthday interview as well as intriguing personal stories and musical interludes from THE BOWI.ES BROTHERS. Producer miciiaei. lmber long ware only


Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Gerry Monte

: News

long ware only

: Checkpoint

long ivuve only

: Daily Service

nem, p 84; 0 for a closer walk with God (BBC hb 333); Psalm 51; Matthew 5. vv 17-26 (AV); Lord Christ, who on thy heart didst bear (BBC hb 380)

: Morning Story

Timinerniann by r.uv love Read hv Patrick Malahlde . Timmermann stood on the riverbank. It was a bad bridge. If ever he had seen a bad bridge, that was it. He gave it three months at the outside - the rains were due. Better be out of the place by then ... '
Producer PATRICK rayner BBC Scotland long ivave only


Unknown: Patrick Malahlde
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: Zbigniew Brezinski

adviser on National Security at the White House. answers questions in this special programme shortly before SALT 11 is signed in Vienna from Brian Beedham , Foreign Kditor of The Economist. Producer
(Broadcast Sat at 4.0 prin long wave only


Unknown: Brian Beedham
Unknown: Anthony Moncrieff

: Listen with Mother

Story: By the Green - Quick March.' by IRENE HOLNESS long wave only


Unknown: Irene Holness

: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon including ml TODD and the BBC Shopping Basket.


Unknown: Bill Breckon

: Quote... Unquote

( Broadcast on Tues at 6.30)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

: The World at One:News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines Presented by Robin Day


Presented By: Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long ware only

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
For Social Security, Read ' Baboosi 1: SARAH WALEY went on a fact-finding expedition to the Gilbert Islands.
Talking Point: the acii of the NFWI.
A Couple 01 Smells: LIZ kekwick talks to scientists who are using biological methods of controlling pests and pollution.
A Chelsea Child Grows Up: ROSE gamble, author and reader of our last serial, talks about her family and her life now. North and South (2) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Sarah Waley
Talks: Liz Kekwick

: News

: Preview

The weekend's listening on Radio 4UK

: * Questions to the Prime Minister

Live from the House of Commons

: Afternoon Theatre

A Slight Insurrection by JAMES WATSON
1 It's an experiment. It's communal. And there'll be plenty of endeavour ... Whixley, you're desperate. Archetypally if not congenitally so. Desperate, unemployed and practically unemployable. You need us. We need you ...'
Concertina played by HARRY BOARDUAN
Directed by TONY cliff


Unknown: James Watson
Played By: Harry Boarduan
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Dr Fell: Peter Jeffrey
Nurse Spence: Elizabeth Bell
BOSUn: Peter Wheeler
Jock McMordy: Malcolm Hebden
Fabian Whixley: John Rowe
Benozzo: Nigel Anthony
Burnham Wood: Christopher Ravenscroft
Hammers david fleeshman: John Branwell

: Story Tim*

Marriage 08)

: PM

with Robert Williams and Susannah Simons
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1979

Chairman Robert Robinson 16: Northern Ireland
PATRICK MCGARRY , teacher (Belfast); EDNA bissett , education officer (County Down); BILL JACQUES , teacher (Belfast); ROBERT BELL , teacher (County Down)
Including Beat the Brains Devised by JOHN p. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES and JOAN CLARI Producer RICHARD EDIS


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Patrick McGarry
Unknown: Edna Bissett
Unknown: Bill Jacques
Unknown: Robert Bell
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Unknown: Joan Clari
Producer: Richard Edis

: News

: The Archers

Written by alan bower
(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Alan Bower
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Tony: Archer Coltmsktpp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Laura Archer: Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy: Raydn Jones
Mary Pound: Ysanne Churchman
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
BettyTucker: Pamela Craig
Col Dailby: Norman Shelley
Eva Lens: Hedli Niklaus
PC Coverdalc: Leon Tanner
Caroline Bono: Sara Coward

: Time for Verse

First Impressions
The poet Patricia Beer presents the first of two selections of the poetry which fired her imagination in her formative years. Readers
John Frankly" Robbins and Frances Horovitz Producer fraser STEEL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Patricia Beer
Unknown: Frances Horovitz

: Richter Plays Schubert

The celebrated Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter gave this recital in the Royal Festival Hall on 31 March. Part 1
Sonata in B major (D 575) Sonata in F minor (d 625)


Pianist: Sviatoslav Richter

: Villi

That was the stage name of Bill Campbell, son of the British Communist leader, J.R. Campbell, who lived for over 40 years in the Soviet Union and became a clown in the State Circus.
In the second of four talks he describes how he and his wife, though not many of their friends, escaped Stalin's purges before and after the war.


Speaker: Bill Campbell
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: Richter Plays Schubert

Part 2
Sonata in a major id 664) Sonata in A minor (D 784)

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Richard Cork Producer


Presenter: Richard Cork
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Anthony Howard reporting


Unknown: Anthony Howard

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer CAROLE stone BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: A Book at Bedtime

The Third Policeman i.4) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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