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: Farming Today



Unknown: Leslie Cottington
Unknown: Bryan Platt

: Yours Faithfully

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Gerald Priestland .
6.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: News

: On Your Farm

Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham


Producer: Anthony Parkin

: It's a Bargain

Norman Tozer with how to get the best value for your hard-earned cash.
HELP: page 25
7.55 Weather; programme news: long waveonly


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

: Sport on 4

As the All Blacks face Scotland in the first Rugby Union international of the season this afternoon. Tony Lewis brings the latest news plus some of the personalities who'll be at Murrayfield. Plus the rest of the news at home and abroad, with features taking a different look at the world of sport. A Radio Sports Unit production


Unknown: Tony Lewis

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party

: News

: Breakaway

from routine with Barry Norman and an assembled multitude of personalities, experts and intrepid reporters who suggest ways and means of spending your leisure hours.
For information sheets send a large sac to Breakaway. BBC, Portland Place, London [Postcode removed]


Unknown: Barry Norman
Producer: Jenny Marshall
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

Tom Vernon reviews the weekly magazines.


Unknown: Tom Vernon
Producer: Walter Wallich

: The Week in Westminster

Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with Matthew Coady


Unknown: Matthew Coady
Producer: Joshua Rozenberg

: Daily Service

NEM. p 114:God of mercy (BBC HB 455>: Psalm 82; Isaiah 2, vv 2-5 (RSV) ; All people that on earth do dwell (BBC HB 450) long wave only

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard
long wave only until 11.20


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: International Assignment

Alaskans speak of the rest of the mainland American States as ' the lower 48 ', a disparaging term that reflects the cultural gap as well as the physical distance between them. That gap has led to constant mistakes in the way Washington runs the distant State. Now, another Washington decision on Alaska has implications that stretch far beyond its boundaries, in an uneasy tug-of-war between the endangered Bowhead Whale, the Eskimo whale-hunters of the Arctic coast, and the oilmen seeking new oil to replenish America's rapidly dwindling stocks. The BBC's Economics Correspondent. James Long. has been to Alaska to see the problems for himself.
A Radio News production


Unknown: James Long.

: News

: Money Box

Presenter Louise Hotting Radio's key to the ever-present problem of how to get the best from your money. Money Box gets the answers from the people in the know. A Financial World Tonight production
(Repeated: Mon 10.5 am)
HELP! page 25


Presenter: Louise Hotting

: The News Quiz

The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to
Alan Coren. Russell Davies Simon Jenkins and Simon Hoggart
Compiled by ALAN NIXON and the producer DANNY GREENSTONE
(Repealed: Mon 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Alan Coren.
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Simon Jenkins
Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Nixon
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: News

: Any Questions?

Brvan Forbes
Gwyneth Dunwoody. Mr Katharine Whitehorn Julian Critchley , MP tackle issues raised by the audience in London. Chairman David Jacobs
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Mr Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: David Jacobs

: News

: Wildlife

' One morning, we found a dead collared dove. Its head, heart, liver, lungs and gizzard had been neatly removed, but the rest of the body was untouched. Who dunnit? ' JOHN CLOUDSLEY-THOMPSON
MALCOLM COE and TONY SOPER discuss listeners' questions. Introduced by Derek Jones


Unknown: John Cloudsley-Thompson
Unknown: Malcolm Coe
Unknown: Tony Soper
Introduced By: Derek Jones

: Saturday-Afternoon Theatre

Vicki by JOHN KIRKMORRIS with Elizabeth Proud as Victoria M. Endicott
VICKI: Why don't you bung me the occasional packet of fags or a really nice cigar?
PYE: A woman with a cigar in her phiz is a defilement of Nature.
VICKI: Well, defile me once in a while.
PYE: Your language, young lady, is an outrage.
Vicki is a bright child-woman of 15, resolute and outspoken and deeply romantic -a seeming sophisticate with an innocence defying evil. But she is also about to ruin her hard-pressed mother's plan to solve their money problems....


Unknown: John Kirkmorris
Unknown: Elizabeth Proud
Unknown: Victoria M. Endicott
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Stella: Elizabeth Bell
Anne: Eva Stuart
Pye: Robert Trotter
Haynes: Peter Craze

: Smith on Saturday

Phil Smith takes a whimsical look at life. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Phil Smith

: Does He Take Sugar?

for disabled listeners
Presenter Marilyn Alan Reporter KEVIN MULHERN
Citizens' Advice Bureau Phone-in: Mon 2.0-4.0 pm [number removed]. ext 2531
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW


Presenter: Marilyn Alan
Reporter: Kevin Mulhern
Producer: Jane Wood
Editor: Marlene Pease

: News

: There Were Giants in Those Days

Six programmes about some major religious thinkers of the mid-20th century, introduced bv Vernon Sproxton , with The Rev Dr J. A. T. Robinson
1: Martin Buber
Producer HUBERT HOSKINS Preview: page 29


Unknown: Vernon Sproxton
Unknown: J. A. T. Robinson
Unknown: Martin Buber
Producer: Hubert Hoskins

: Time for Verse

Poets have looked at the sky for inspiration - and consolation. Robert Frost 's Loofcino at the Constellations figures in the fourth of a series looking at aspects of a landscape.
Presenter Frank Lincoln Reader John Darran
Compiled and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales


Unknown: Robert Frost
Reader: Frank Lincoln
Reader: John Darran
Produced By: Herbert Williams

: The Magic of Music

Christopher Palmer chooses a piece by one of his favourite composers Delius - Brigg Fair , an English Rhapsody.
Producer PATRICK LAMBERT gramophone records
(Postponed from 29 Sept) (Repeated: Tues 8.30 pm)


Unknown: Christopher Palmer
Unknown: Brigg Fair
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: Week Ending

David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate. Sheila Steafel and THE DAVID FIRMAN TRIO
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: David Jason.
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate.
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: David Firman

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Marti Caine, the singer/comedienne, chooses the eight records she would take to a desert island and discusses them with Roy Plomley, who devised the programme.
(Repeated: Fri at 9.5 am).


Presenter: Roy Plomley
Castaway: Marti Caine
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

in conversation with his guests.
Musical interlude by JEREMY NICHOLAS


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Michael Ember

: Steno Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker offers a recipe of popular classics on record; the mixture leavened occasionally by the unfamiliar, with the added ingredient of listeners' requests.
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Stars in My Hair by BRUCE STEWART
The storv of the two record-breaking air aces whose daring flights captured the imagination and admiration of the world between the wars, and of their turbulent, yet, to the public eye, glamorous marriage.
The song Stars in My Hair composed by BRUCE STEWART
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Composed By: Bruce Stewart
Directed By: Graham Gauld
Amy Johnson: Elizabeth Bell
Jim Mollison: John Pullen
Smithy: Bruce Stewart
Captain Baker: Peter Pratt
Will Johnson .: Malcolm Hayfs
Alf: Peter Wickham
Vera: Paddy Turner
Claude: John Gray
Chisholm: Jonathan Scott
Patel: Alaric Cotter
Mary JO: Karen Archer
Commandet: Hilda Kriseman
British announcer: Charles Hodgson
Indian announcer: Manning Wilson
Australian announcer: Bruce Beeby
Singer: Josephine Cordon

: News

: Encore

Michael Billlnglon replays and reflects on the movies. music, books television, radio, plays and personalities from the nightly review of the arts - Kaleidoscope.


Unknown: Michael Billlnglon
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Lighten Our Darkness

An evening meditation, led by DAVID WINTER

: Instant Sunshine and....

thirty minutes of entertainment for an autumn evening.
Music and merriment provided by DAVID BARLOW , PETER CHRISTIE , ALAN MARYON-DAVIS and MILtS KINGTON - with their special guests this week: The Bowles Brothers


Provided By: David Barlow
Provided By: Peter Christie
Provided By: Alan Maryon-Davis
Provided By: Milts Kington
Producer: Danny Green Stone

: Just Before Midnight

A series of plays for late-night listening. The Deadline by I.OIS FULKER with Peter Davison and Jenny Twigge
' Most people agree to up and go their separate ways without going through all this nonsense. Either they have a furious row or a civilised agreement or something. They don't go through this rigmarole of deadlines and parties to celebrate the parting of the ways. It's absurds
Directed by ALEC REID


Unknown: I.Ois Fulker
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Jenny Twigge
Directed By: Alec Reid
Barry: Peter Davison
Annie: Jenny Twigge
Roger: Andrew Branch

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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