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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

direct from the Dairy Farming Event at Stone teigh in Warwickshire t.:5 Shipping forecast tonotcaceontjy

: Today

Presented by JohnTimpson Wttt - MIKE WOOLBMCCE inctuding at
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7.0. 8.e Today's News Read by JOHN MtRSH
7.M. t.M News headtines
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Presented By: Johntimpson Wttt
Presented By: Mike WoolbmcCe
Read By: John Mtrsh

: Diary of a Somebody

4: The Cur Hunt

: News

: Mid-Week with Desmond Wilcox

with regutars Dr Anthony Oare and Russett Davies taking a look at the week so far. and talking to some of the peopte who have made the news.
Songs from StNDR* KiNO
Producer SALLY THOMPSON tono tooce onts


Unknown: Dr Anthony Oare
Unknown: Russett Davies
Producer: Sally Thompson

: News

: Checkpoint


: Daily Service

-\EH p'5S Benearus.
Hotv Trinity (BBC HB 165);
Holy Trinity(BBC HB 165); Canticte 2: Matthew 2S. vv 8-20«v): father most holy merciful and loving .BBC HB 167)

: Morning Story

Creditworthy bY MtCmEL DtNEEN
RpadhyDeuKtasBtaekMfi' )'rOdUCer JANE MARSHALL . BBC Birmingham long wave only


Unknown: Mtcmel Dtneen
Unknown: Jane Marshall

: Feet's Policemen

On 29 September 1829 the first Metropolitain poiicemen marched out of their station houses to patrot their beats on the streets of London. Sir Robert Feet's'new po)-icemen '- had arrived.
Dressed in swaUow-tatt cnats and wearing hats speciany reinforced so that they could stand an them if need be. they took up their dunes <nth the stern injunction that 'therei'.noquaiincatton soindispensabietoapofice omeer as a perfect command of tempef.
Sir Robert Peel's pnncipa) object in settmg up the force was the pro ventionofcrimeandsoit remains to this day.
With the voices of retired pohcc omeers and those sti)i serving, and withthehOpofCetene) David Ascot), the ofticta) historian of the'Met. Margaret Howard examines the wortd of the men who have pounded Me streets of London for the )astl90years. producer HELEN FRY long wave only


Producer: Helen Fry

: Listen with Mother

Asaspeciat cciebration for the International Year of the Chi)d.AL!son
MCMORLAND and MiCHAEL nEAcoN visit different parts oftheKortd. Tudav:)ndia
Story: Afanu and (he FtSh 'traditional)
Retotd by MOtRA MtLLEit long wave only


Unknown: Motra Mtlleit

: News

: You and Yours

News. views and advice for consumers fnciuding Jtn. Toce and thcBBCSh<)Ppt"9B<tSftC[. rrest'ntt'j"? Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon

: Many a Slip

12.55 Weather: programme news:(unou)aMon<M

: The World at One: News

.tnd voices and topics in and behind the headlines prescntcdbyRobinDay

: The Archers

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: News

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: Woman's Hour

introduced by Sue MacGregor
A Little (Home-made) Wine for Thy Stomach's Sake
PAUL BARNES - and friends - and a good brew.
Guidelines to Retirement:
4-Keeping Busy
Who Cares? - the KCB Does: BARBARA MYERS looks at the work of the National
Children's Bureau.
Competition time: Woman’s Weekly magazine has asked Woman's Hour to join
Them in finding a new romantic novelist.
A Pause for Breath (3)

: News

: Preview

The weekends listening on Radio 4UK

: On Location

T: Across the Sea to !re-land ... fn the seventh of his discoveries of ptaces and their writers. Tom Vernen visits the'Va)tey of the Authors in County Wick-low and meets authors t .'om Enf;)and and America Mho have sought its tax-free tranquillity among them Net) Beyd. Harry Xarrison. Anne McCatrty. t. P. Donteavy and frederick Forsyth.
Producer FRANCES DONNELLY <J!<'peaf)


Unknown: Tom Vernen
Readers: Shetlt Allen
Readers: Peter Tuddenham
Producer: Frances Donnelly

: Afternoon Theatre

The Day the Yeun); Ladies «t Delphi Came into the Park bv JOHN CARCY
1940. Barrage balloons, digging for victory, watting for the eaU-up-there isawar on,but it scarce )y affects the English notion of appropriate behaviour and property limited aspirations. ' You want some advice, mate? Next time, get born in the right bed.'
Directed by MARGARET ci ALL


Unknown: John Carcy
Directed By: Margaret Ci All
Aian: Andrew Branch
Big Reg: Peter Alexander
Little Reg: Roy Kfnnear
Vie Partridge: J)m McManus
Boyce: Martin Friend
Mollie: Shirley Dixon
Mrs Buttivant MARr: Nr Boyn
Maiste: Lolly Cockebell
perdita: Nztfltnacan
Victoria: Adrtennebyrne
Wnifrcd: Madeline Sm)th
Xanthia: Jenny Tw[cce
Yvette: Josiektod
Ze)da: *lwynettylor
CoiOnet: Gobfrey Kenton

: Story Time: Flip: 4

by Geoffrey Morgan abridged in four parts by the author. Read by Peter Tuddenham.


Author/Abridged by: Geoffrey Morgan
Reader: Peten Tuddenham
Producer: Graham Gauld

: PM

with John Sergeant and Susannah Simons
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5.55 Weather: programme news

: Top of the Form

: News

: The Archers

Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham
Feature p.14


Writer: Susan Hill
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Laura Archer: Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Richard Adamson: Richard Carrington
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Col. Danby: Norman Shelley

: Time for Verse

Thirteen programmes on the theme ofehiMhood tomarkthe !nttrnationat
Year of the ChtM
CompHed and introduced by David Davit
10: The Long Btoctt PaMf9e
Readers Mary Wimbush andMtchaei WiUiams Producer GRAHAM GAULD
(Repeated; Sat 11.20 atn)


Introduced By: David Davit
Readers: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: Mtchaei Wiuiams
Producer: Graham Gauld

: Kaleidoscope: In Trust for the Nation

The National Trust, an independent charity, was established in 1895 )<) ac! as a corporation for the holding of lands of natural beauty and sites and houses of historic interest to be preserved in trust for the nation's use and enjoyment'.
John Jacob reports on the Trust's aims and achievements, anft its increasing diversity, he makes a remarkable journey back into Jacobean times \vHn the Young National Trust Theatre at Montague House, and enjoys the pleasures of a EreatJSth. century Fete Champctrp. magically re-created in the gardens of Stourhead. rroducprjOHNrowuLL


Unknown: John Jacob

: Muti and the Philharmonia

Roya)Festiva)Hat). London
Sv)atos)avnicht<'rfpinnn) P])t)harmonin Orchestra ff'aderCAtH.riNi conductedbv RiccardoMuti
Part t Beethoven
Piano ConcertuNol.inc

: The Year is Always New

On the eve of the Jewish New Year 5740 the Chief Rabbi.Dr Immanual Jakobovits talks to Geoffrey Paul. Editor of the Jewish Chronicle, and Rabbi Cyril Harris about the Festivals significance.

: Muti and the Philharmonia

Part 2 Brufhner
Symphony No 1. in ': minor

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Erik de Mauny reporting

: Any Answers?

Achancetoair your views on some ot the subjects raised in tast week's Any Questions?introduced by David Jacobs
Producer CAftOLE STONE BBCBri.stot


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Caftole Stone

: A Book at Bedtime

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: The Financial World Tonight

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: Reflections

'I farm to exist - I write poetry to live.'
Me .tones, farmer and poet, lives near Aberpnrth. Dyfed. His poetry reflects what he likes and admires in the community and landscape around him. In this programme he talks of the influences upon him: the past and the present, the soil and the seasons.
BBC Wales (Repeat)


Producer: Teleri Bevan

: News

Weather report: forecast followed by an Interlude

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