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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from-the North by KEN FORD * BBC Manchester-.
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today at the EEC Summit

Mrs Thatcher and her fellow Community leaders meet again this week to face some of the unresolved questions of Europe...
Libby Purves reports live from Brussels with the BBC's Chief Europe Cor
. respondent, Donald Mil ner and the BBC's European political specialist John Sergeant
In London Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day with ThS Dean of Liverpool, THE VERY REV
EDWARD PATEY -
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by john marsh
7.30. 8.0 News headlines
7.45-Thought for the Day

Contributors

Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Donald Mil
Unknown: Edward Patey
Read By: John Marsh

: The Week on 4

Christopher' Slade

: Patrick Moore

reflects on life in and out
. of the BBC Sound
Archives.

: News 9 5 Start the Week with Richard Baker

Producer PETER ESTALL

Contributors

Producer: Peter Estall

: News

: Money Box

(Broadcast-S<rt-J2,2;p'w»)

: Daily Service

■ nm. p - 25; Ah, ' holy how offended (BBC HB 500).; Psalm 27pt 1 John 18 vv 37 to 19, v 11 (AV); 0 Dearest Lord, thy sacred head (BBC HB 358)

: Canterbury Pilgrimage

Peter Taylor and David Paterson , two clergymen from very different traditions, went on a pilgrimage from London to Canterbury and back. As they journeyed between tHe busy secular world' of the'capital city and the Quiet' holiness of tire
Cathedral Church of Christ, their conversation was recorded
Each' day. leading up to Easter, tney Hear. an. extract from that pilgrimage and relate it to their understanding of Holy Week.
1: The Wayof Pilgrimage Producer CHRIS REES

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Taylor
Unknown: David Paterson
Producer: Chris Rees

: News

: The Farewell Reading ofCharles Dickens

byRAYMUND FITZSIMOiNS
Driven by his ' unhappinels, his love of theatrical excitement, and his need Of Sfl audience,
Charles Dicken audlenice,Charles
Dic%s . baxnstoffiigd across.Brltain and America in a series of one-night Stands. Hifc-final years yete. spent hurry-. ing from town to town, dragging himself to the feadlng desk, when he could barely walk until, worn out by his exer tions,hevanished from these garish lights for evermore ', three months before his death. Narrated. by Michael Williams. Producer' JOHN KNIGHT
(Repeated: Sat 11.15 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Raymund Fitzsimoins
Unknown: Charles Dicken
Producer: John Knight
Charles Dickens: Roy Dotrice
Geörge Dolby: Joss Ackland
Edmund Yates: Andrew Sachs
Charley Dickens: David Timson

: ' Poetry Please!

presented,hj '
, Charles...Tomilinson
JBeaaers.ealiriei Wa«f : ■' and Elizabeth Havelock
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Havelock
Producer: Brian Patten

: News

: You and Yours

A special report from this year's National Consumer Congress which ended yesterday.
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
Editor DAVID HARDING
HELP' page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Breckon
Editor: David Harding

: ' Stereo. Brain of Britain 1980

ChairmanRobert Robinson 8: Midlands (2)
Peter Evans (Teacher) David Milnes (Solicitor) Eleanor Simmons (Bookseller)
Alan Mole (Civil servant) Including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS
(Repeated; Thurs 6.30pm) li.55Weather; programme news: long wave only'

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Evans
Unknown: David Milnes
Unknown: Eleanor Simmons
Unknown: John P. Wynn.
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Wldlake

Contributors

Presenter: Brian Wldlake

: The Archers

.
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Breeders and Cultivators of Pedigree:Ralph Whitlock talks about the Royal Family's farming interests.
Pick of the Paperbacks chosen by June Knox-Mawer and Edward Blishen Desert Island people: who would Sheila Hancock take or leave behind.
A Definition of Ethics: Anthony Quinton, President of Trinity College, Oxford, begins a new series (Anthony Quinton is one of the chairmen in Round Britain Quiz starting next Sunday)
Hands to Dance and Sky-lark, by Charles Causley abridged in nine parts by Janet Hickson
Read by Sean Arnold 1: Mrs Lisboa
Most of these stories are concerned with the experiences ashore of a 'Hostilities Only' sailor in the last war. Their narrator 'Jan Trethewey' undoubtedly has a lot in common with his creator, the renowned Cornish poet Charles Causley. He too was a sailor for the duration of the war.
(Music: Grainger's In a Nutshell Suite)
Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Unknown: Ralph Whitlock
Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Charles Causley
Unknown: Janet Hickson
Read By: Sean Arnold
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Listen with Mother

Quilty by DIANA WEBB

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Webb

: Afternoon Theatre

The Long, Lonely Voyage of U-395

: Short Story

The Snow Trap by STEPHEN TELFORD
Read by Elizabeth Proud Producer FRANCES DONNELLY

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Telford
Read By: Elizabeth Proud
Producer: Frances Donnelly

: PM

with Gordon Clough and Joan Bakewell Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Frank Muir Goes into....

History
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the humour of the subject.
With MICHAEL FLANDERS, CARL REINER and MEL BROOKS , PETER COOK and BOB NEWHART
Written by FRANK MUIR and SIMON BRETT. Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Carl Reiner
Unknown: Mel Brooks
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Bob Newhart
Written By: Frank Muir
Written By: Simon Brett.
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Science Now

What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories. Presented by Peter Evans Producer GEOFF DEEHAN

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Monday Play

John Hallam in The Famous Voyage by FRANCIS DILLON with Elizabeth Bell
Andrew Sachs , Brian Carroll , Philip Fox and Graham Faulkner
Drake's epic voyage round the world lasted three years and confirmed him as the greatest of England's national heroes. Yet after 400 years the enigma of his character remains.
Directed by MARGARET ETALL
(Rptd: Easter Day at 2.30)

Contributors

Unknown: John Hallam
Unknown: Francis Dillon
Unknown: Elizabeth Bell
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Brian Carroll
Unknown: Philip Fox
Unknown: Graham Faulkner
Directed By: Margaret Etall
Francis Drake: John Hallam
Queen Elizabeth I: Elizabeth Bell
Francis Fletcher: Philip Fox
Thomas Doughty: Brian Carroll
Nuno da Silva: Andrew Sachs
John Drake: Graham Faulkner
Tom Moone: Edward Kelsey
Walter Barnes: Michael McStat
Jan Bray/Singer: Danny Schiller
John Brewer/Singer: Gordon Reid
Ned Bright: Peter Tuddenham
Thomas Hood: Simon Coady
Francis Walsingsam/Thomas Drake: John Church
Dr Dee: Brian Haines
Burrell: John Bott
Don Francisco/Fisher man: Peter Forest
Staper/Don Juan de Anton: Leonard Fenton
Dyer/Hugh Smith: Trevor Cooper
Saracold: Gordon Dulieu
Whitney: Colin Kaye
Winter/Viceroy: Michel Jayes
John Chester: Martin Friend
John Thomas / John Dougty: Philip Sully

: Goldring in South Africa

1: This Polecat of a Country
That description of South Africa by a senior member of the Government set Mary Goldring thinking, after a recent visit there, about what has made white South Africans so different from the rest of us. In the first of two talks on the life-styles of blacks and whites, she comes up with some suggestions. Producer TOM READ
(I Don't Live in Timbuktu: 14 .April)

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Goldring

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer
RICHARD BANNERMAN

Contributors

Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: The News Quiz

: A Book at Bedtime

That Uncertain Feeling by KINGSLEY AMIS adapted in 15 episodes by ANGELA THOMAE
Read by VICTOR SPINETTI (6) Producer ENYD WILLIAMS
BBC Wales: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: Angela Thomae
Read By: Victor Spinetti

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

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