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: News Briefing

News, weather, papers and sport

: Eric Coates

Overture: The Merry-makers
By the sleepy lagoon
Atthedance(Suite: Summer Days)
.6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Conducted By: Sir Charles MacKerra1

: Today

"Presented by Hugh Sykes
Including at .
0.45* PYayer for the. Day with THE REV ALEd GILMORE
7.4, 8.0 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought /or the Day


Presented By: Hugh Sykes
Presented By: Libby Purves
Unknown: Aled Gilmore
Read By: Eugene Fraser

: Theatre Street

The autobiography of the famous Russian ballerina, TAMARA KARSAVINA , abridged for radio in eight parts by DEREK PARKER Read by SVETLANA BERIOSOVA 6: Enter Diaghilev


Unknown: Tamara Karsavina
Unknown: Derek Parker
Read By: Svetlana Beriosova
Producer: Ian Cotterell

: News

: Start the Week with Barry Norman

and prepare to be highly amused, mildly shocked, but always stimulated, as he. Mavis Nicholson , Dr Rob Buckman , Kenneth Robinson , Victoria Wood and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable 55 minutes.


Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Dr Rob Buckman
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Producer: Ian R. Gardhouse

: News

: Wildlife

: Daily Service

NEM, p 89; How giorious Sions courts appear (BBC HB 493); Psalm 67; Matthew M, vv 15-33 (AV); Who would true valour see (BBC HB 371)

: The Traffic Jam Show

You don't have to be in a traffic jam to enjoy this show. If you're listening at home, why not invite the neighbours in, sit behind one another, make sure the baby's crying and pretend.
Richard Sttlgoe introduces Hinge and Bracket
Professor Stanley Unwin Roy Walker Cosmotheka and Dominique Scott Written by RICHARD STILGOE
Musical director KEN FRITH Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester


Introduces: Richard Sttlgoe
Unknown: Professor Stanley Unwin
Unknown: Roy Walker
Unknown: Dominique Scott
Director: Ken Frith
Producer: Mike Craig

: Brain of Britain 1979

Chairman Robert Robinson 27: Semi-Final (3) Midlands and North of England
JENNY GRAVES , landscape architect (Herefordshire); PETER HERMAN , SChOOl-master (Birmingham); JANET BARKER (Liverpool); DAVID CALDWELL , writer (Cumbria)
Including Beat the Brains Devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES and JOAN CLARK Producer RICHARD edis
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Jenny Graves
Unknown: Peter Herman
Unknown: Janet Barker
Unknown: David Caldwell
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Unknown: Joan Clark
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One: News

with Julian O'Halloraa Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Julian O'Halloraa
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Victor Borge

' Victor Borge , the man who refreshes the parts of the sense of humour other entertainers cannot reach.'
An edited recording of his performance at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester
(Victor Borge appears by arrangement with Tito Burns Ltd)


Unknown: Marilyn Mulvey
Unknown: Andrew Orton
Unknown: Victor Borge
Producer: Mike Craig
Unknown: Victor Borge

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Mr Perrin and Mr Traill by HUGH WALPOLE , adapted for radio by VAL GIELGUD with Marius Goring Hugh Burden Jeremy Clyde Joan Matheson and Sandra Clark
Mr Perrin has been a master at Moffatt's school for some 20 years, where life has been somewhat humdrum. With the arrival of young Mr Traill , however, this is greatly changed and, for Perrin. it becomes considerably less happy.
Directed by DAVID H. GODFREY
(First broadcast Dec 1978)


Unknown: Mr Perrin
Unknown: Mr Traill
Unknown: Hugh Walpole
Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Marius Goring
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Unknown: Jeremy Clyde
Unknown: Joan Matheson
Unknown: Sandra Clark
Unknown: Mr Perrin
Unknown: Mr Traill
Narrator: Marius Goring
Directed By: David H. Godfrey
Mr Perrin: Hugh Burden
Mr Traill: Jeremy Clyde
Isabel Desart: Sandra Clark
Mrs Comber: Joan Matheson
Mr Comber: Lewis Stringer
Mr Birkland: Brian Haines
Mr Dormer/M Pons: Henry Knowles
Mrs Dormer: Eva Stuart
Mr Clinton: Charles Hodgson
The Rev Moy-Thompson: Hilda Kriseman
Mr White: Jonathan Scott
Mrs Perrin/The Elder Miss: Madder Janet Burnell
The Younger Miss Madder: Carol Marsh
The School Sergeant: Harold 1usket
Pomfret-walpole: Howard Taylor
Garden: Ian Hoare
Rackets: Nicholas Camara
Sexton: Andrew Jobins
Larkin: Marek Kleiber

: Story Time

Pigeon Pest (6)

: PM

5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer take arms against a sea of William Rushton and Tim Brooke Taylor Chaired by Humphrey Lyttolton
Accompanied by COLIN SELL Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS (Rptd: Wed 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: William Rushton
Unknown: Tim Brooke Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttolton
Accompanied By: Colin Sell
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in. Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE

: The Monday Play

St Hugo of Central Park A play with music by JEFFREY KINDLEY Music composed by CRAIG CARNELIA arranged by DONALD FRASER with Peter Straker Peter Whitman Helen Horton and Don Fellows
Hugo is not an ordinary all-American boy. He goes to live with the pigeons in Central Park. Sometimes he cures the sick - sometimes he does not. Most people think he is a saint; others try to exploit him. Does St Hugo become a holy martyr? with members of the OLD VIC CHORUS
Organist JACKIE CLIFTON Musical director ROBIN DAVIS
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (Don Fellows is in ' Chic-ago ' at the Cambridge Theatre, London)


Music By: Jeffrey Kindley
Composed By: Craig Carnelia
Arranged By: Donald Fraser
Unknown: Peter Straker
Unknown: Peter Whitman
Unknown: Helen Horton
Unknown: Don Fellows
Pianist: Alan Bence
Organist: Jackie Clifton
Director: Robin Davis
Directed By: John Tydeman
Solo singer: Peter Straker
Hugo DePew: Peter Whitman
Mrs DePew: Helen Horton
Mr DePew: Don Fellows
Dr Petricoff: Ed Bishop
Mr Muncy/Perry Porter: Blain Fairman
Dr Kitchener: Valerie Colgan
Susie/Nurse Noble: Sandra Dickinson
Ron Blodgett: Rod Beacham
Judy/Jill: Gerard Lizaross
MArtha/Announcer: Nicolette McKenzie
Mr Pinckney/First reporter: Hal Galill
John/Second reporter: William Roberts
Hawker/Third reporter: Ramsay Williams
Elroy /Fourth reporter: Garrick Iiagon

: Many Happy Returns

A series in which June Knox-Mawer asks travellers and travel-writers ' about the place, the book and the music, to which given the chance, they return most often. Today's guest: Lord Hunt - leader of the successful 1953 Everest expedition. Producer PETER ESTALL


Producer: Peter Estall

: Kaleidoscope

Michael Oliver reports from the Edinburgh International Festival on the Film Festival - which includes Woody Allen 's latest success, Manhattan - and some of the numerous offerings on the 'Fringe'.
See feature: page 17


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Woody Allen
Producer: Chris Swann

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: The Charlton Interview

Michael Charlten invites some of the major figures in the news this week to discuss their role in current events.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Michael Charlten

: A Book at Bedtime

Some Do Not by FORD MADOX FORD abridged in 15 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by HUGH BURDEN (6)


Read By: Hugh Burden
Producer: Maurice Leitc

: '" . Moonshine....

is an unreliable, noneommittal, unsentimental and inconsistent light, such as is shed by this inconclusive and distracting assemblage of verse. songs, stories and archival oddments on . Flying
Presented by Judi Bench -with additional readings by Joss Ackland Music from
Written and compiled by. PETE ATKIN and . RUSSELL DAVIES. Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE
(Judi Dcnch is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Presented By: Judi Bench
Unknown: Joss Ackland
Unknown: Dave Skitani
Unknown: Pete Atkin
Unknown: Russell Davies.
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore
Unknown: Judi Dcnch

: News

Weather repotft; forecast followed by an interlude

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