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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenter Brian Redhead with LIBBY PURVES
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenter: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Leslie Stokes
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: News

: Tuesday Call:[number removed]

Making the Most of Musle Whether you want to learn to sing or play for the first time; develop your present musical talents; get more out of listening; or find out just how music could be good for you. Dr Audrey Wis bey and Antony Hopkins are in the studio to answer your questions. Sue MacGregor is in the chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit. Lines open from
8.0 am. Long wave only


Unknown: Dr Audrey Wis
Unknown: Antony Hopkins

: News

long wave only

: In Britain Now

Producer ELIZABETH SHEEHY long wave only


Producer: Elizabeth Sheehy

: Daily Service

NEM, p 17; 0 Jesu BO meek (BBC HB 529); Canticle 3: John 7, vv 1-13 (AV); The Church's one foundation (BBC HB 184)

: The Wooden Horse

by ERIC WILLIAMS (12) long wave only


Unknown: Eric Williams

: News

long wave only

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Fingers of Suspicion
A comedy by-MiKE PARKER Narrated by Philip Voss
The Rev George Pike lived a quiet, orderly life - until the day the window slammed down on his fingers. Painful enough, but a jealous husband is on the lookout for someone in the village with swollen fingers - the only clue to the identity of his wife's lover. How can the vicar convince everyone that it isn't him ... ?
Technical presentation by JOCK FARRELL
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON long wave only


Unknown: Philip Voss
Unknown: George Pike
: John Bott
The Rev: George Pike
Mrs Pike: Eva Stuart
Mr Seed: Peter Baldwin
Mrs Drum: Peggy Paige
Mrs Pink: Josis Kidd
Betty Atkins: Petra Davies
Charlie Atkins: Brian Haines
Lover: Gordon Duliku

: Local Edition

Diane Harron listens to local and regional broadcasts. Producer JANE MARSHALL. BBC Birmingham long wave only


Unknown: Diane Harron

: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon


Unknown: Bill Breckon

: Down Your Way

12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only

: The World at One: News

Presented by Robin Day


Presented By: Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

with Sue
MacGregor Maestro Segovia : 86 this month and still giving guitar recitals all over the world, Andres Sego via talks about himself, Talking Point.
Desert Island People: who would Clement Freud. mp, take on a desert island?
All Those Who are Suitable for Treatmentt: MAUREEN GALVIN on the prospects for kidney patients. Miss Betsy by ANTHEA FRASER
Read by Jennie Goossens long wave only


Unknown: MacGregor Maestro Segovia
Unknown: Andres Sego
Unknown: Clement Freud.
Unknown: Maureen Galvin
Unknown: Anthea Fraser
Read By: Jennie Goossens

: News

: Listen with Mother

Story: Trouble at the Zoo by TERRY GRAY

: Sons and Lovers

: Bookshelf

: Announcements

: Short Story

The End of the Party by GRAHAM GREENE
Read by Timothy Earle


Read By: Timothy Earle
Producer: Frances Donnelly

: PM

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


Unknown: Susannah Simons
Unknown: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons
Panellists Kenneth Williams, Peter Jones, Clement Freud and Kenny Everett


Panellist: Kenneth Williams
Panellist: Peter Jones
Panellist: Clement Freud
Panellist: Kenny Everett
Chairman: Nicholas Parsons
Devised by: Ian Messiter
Producer: David Hatch

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: The Restless Years

Themes from the 70s 3: Giants Dancing
Moscow television after signing SALT 1)
As the world shudders in the shadow of superpower confrontation over Afghanistan, Richard Nix on's words echo eerily, without the promise they held in 1972. So were the hopes placed in detente over-ambitious? Will the achievements in the fields of arms control, trade and diplomatic relations survive the cold dawn of the 80s? With contributions from many of the principals involved - including Henry Kissinger , Egon Bahr and Gerald Ford - John Tusa examines a decade of detente. Producer ANDREW VIVIAN


Unknown: Richard Nix
Unknown: Henry Kissinger
Unknown: Egon Bahr
Unknown: John Tusa
Producer: Andrew Vivian

: In Touch

with David Scott Blackhall In this edition you can hear the result of the In Touch competition in which blind listeners were asked to devise a slogan on how best to help the blind: and Peter White adds his own wry comments on the ' art of coarse mobility.'
Free quarterly bulletin from [address removed]Send four large saes /or a year's supply. Handbook, £1.50, by post [address removed]


Unknown: David Scott Blackhall
Unknown: Peter White

: The Manipulators

Bill Robertson explores the complicated relationship between politicians, PR and advertising.
How do politicians get their message across?
Do they use the media in the same way as commercial companies?
Did Saatchi & Saatchi help or hinder the Tory election campaign? Saatchi's managing director. Tim Bell , talks for the first time about the problems of promoting the politicians.


Unknown: Bill Robertson
Talks: Tim Bell
Producer: Deborah Christie
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Chris Dunkley Producer ROB WHITE


Presenter: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Rob White

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Stervo The Hornblower Story

by c. s. FORESTER, adapted for radio by VAL GIELGUD starring Nigel Anthony with Terence Skelton Book 3: Hornblower and the Hotspur
2: Hotspur and the Loire Hora
Technical presentation by DAVID FLEMING-WILLIAMS assisted by ROGER LUCAS and MARE SEYLER
Naval advisers, the ROYAL NAVAL MUSEUM, Portsmouth Directed by TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Terence Skelton
Presentation By: David Fleming-Williams
Assisted By: Roger Lucas
Assisted By: Mare Seyler
Directed By: Trevor Hill
tio Hornblower: Nigel Anthony
William Bush: Terence Skelton
Mr Prowse, Sailing Master: David Miller
Mr Cargill, the Mate: Ian Flintoff
Mr Foreman, Signal-Midshipman..: James . Simmons

: A Book at Bedtime

The World is a Wedding (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only
The blind leading the blind? It's meant to be helpful, but as DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL (left) says: 'Most people are kind, but so often they try to help in the wrong way. They get between me and my guide dog, grip my arm and push me forward - when it's much easier and safer for me to take their arm and follow them - and people will point when I ask them for directions! ' Join David when he gets In Touch with other blind people tonight at 8.5 pm


Unknown: David Scott

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

: Shipping forecast

Inshore forecast

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