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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and John Timpson including at 6.45 Prayer for the Day
With THE REV ROY TREVIVIAN
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by HARRIET CASS
7.3, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters: Brian Redhead

: News

: Mid-Week with Sylvia Syms

An ordinary talk show with some extraordinary People. Including The Week So Far by Russell Davies
Producer ftN GARMOnst

Contributors

Unknown: Russell Davies

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Cheshire where members of the Hoo)e and District AUotment and Gardeners Association put their questions to: ''RED LOADS
BILL SOWERBUTTS and fROFESSORALANGEMMELL
Questionmaster KEN FOM BBC Manchef.ter
<Brondc<Mt Sun 2.: P"')

: Daily Service

NEM,pl3:MyGod,IIove thee (BBCHB 276); Psa)m 103. vv 1-13; Hebrews 3. w 1-14 (Rsv); God is love: let heaven adore him(BBCHB7)

: Story Time

The Children of Bynmouth (7)

: News

: Baker's Dozen

withRichardBaher
(Broadea!tSat7.35pm)

: News

: You and Yours

presenters Nancy Wist and BtU Bremen

Contributors

Presenters: Nancy Wist

: Just a Minute

A panel game whose unruty members are occasionally kept in disorder by the Chairman Nicholas Parsons andinwhtch
Kenneth WUiiams peter Jones
DeretNimmo and Lance Perctvat endeavour to preventeacn
.{ner from tatkmg for just a minute on ttus-or that. Devised by tAN MESSYTEB producer MVtB'MTCBt t!5!iWeather; programme news:ionoM'fn:eon)f/

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Kenneth Wuiiams
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Lance Perctvat

: The World at One: News

presented by Robin Day

Contributors

Presented By: Robin Day

: The Archers

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: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week: Alexander Wilson, Director General, the British Library, Reference Section.
Are You a Timid Mouse?: Richard Vaughan finds out about assertion training. Creative Circles: reporting on the arts and crafts countrywide.
An Unlessoned Girl (3)

Contributors

Unknown: Alexander Wilson

: News

: Listen with Mother

Story:rheTtnLid byMARYWii-us

: Afternoon Theatre

The Cook by MARGARET M!NN
AyoungFrench secretary revolutionises an austere publishing house, not only with her skiit in the office, but also at the ofnee gas ring.
DirectedbyENYBWiLHAMS BBCWatet

Contributors

Laura Martin: Pauline Markham
Odette: Alexanora Bastepo
Richards: Geoffrey Matthews
MOntca: Fetra Markham
TJ: Pathick Barr

: Choral Evensong

from WakeBetd Cathedrat Introit: This joyful Easter Tide (Mowbray)
Responses (Bernard Rose ) Psa)ms: 82. 84,85 (Attwood. Coward, Bairstow) Canticles (Watmisteyin Bminor)
Readings: fRsv) Exodus 17,vvll6;StJohn29,vv 2431
Anthem: Hait. Gladdening Light (Wood)
Hymn: The Lamb's high banquet we await <EH 125) Organist and master of the choristers
JONATHAN B;ELBT
Assistant organist PETER COULD
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Rose
Organist: Peter Could

: Short Story

Michael and Tuesday Evenings by c. HUNTiNGTON Read by Gavin Campbett

Contributors

Read By: Gavin Campbett

: PM

with Robert Willm! and Gordon Ctough
5.50 Shipping forecast Long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

: The Six O'Clock News

Half an hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the wortd inetuding Financial Report.

: My Music

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANt John Amis and Frank Mutf chaHenge tan Wallace and Denis Norden
;n the Chair Steve Race. Questions compiled by STEVE RACE. Executive producer BOBBY JAYE
(Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Mutf
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Steve Race.
Producer: Bobby Jaye

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thurs 1.40 pm)

: Fat Man on a Bicycle

Being the ponderous pedaIlings of Tom Vernon from Muswell Hill to the Mediterranean and what befell him in the land of the French.
Part the third (of t): The Napoleonic Road
How our Hero Celebrated the Fall of the Bastille; Reflections on contemporary Liberte, Egatite, Fraternite; A Machine for Teaching French Children to Drive; A Military Spectacle and A Batterie Municipale. Producer joy Hatwood

Contributors

Unknown: Musweu Hill
Unknown: Batterie Municipale

: Billy in the Darbies

Look....
Through the port cornea the moonshine astray! tt tip! the ouard'! cuttaM and StfKert this noofc ;
But 'ttptit die in the datcn
<np of BittH't fast dax....
Eric Crofter , who collaborated with E. M. Forsterontheiibrettoof Benjamin BrittensBiffM Budd, describes the story by Herman Melvilie on which it isbased.andthe opera which was made from it; with excerpts from the comptete recording. conducted by the composer. Producer
STANLEY WtLLIAMSONt BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Eric Crofter
Unknown: E. M. Forsterontheiibrettoof
Unknown: Benjamin Brittensbiffm
Story By: Herman Melvilie

: File on 4

investigates and analyses current events and issues. at home and abroad, with reports from STEVE BRtC-SHAW, DAVIC HENSHtW and ERtCROBSON. Presenter
Peter Oppenheimer
Producer GFRRY NORTHAM Editor COLiN ADAMS BBC ManchMter
(Repeated: Thurs 11.5 om)

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Oppenheimer
Producer: Gfrry Northam
Editor: Colin Adams

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Jacky GHIett Producer JOHN rowEU.

Contributors

Presented By: Jacky Ghiett
Producer: John Roweu.

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Wrinkles

: A Book at Bedtime

The Death et the Heart (3) tong u;ape onff<

: The Financial World Tonight

long tcare only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast tong tpaue ontM foilowed by an interjude
1:.15-12.2!* am Shipping forecast; Inshore forecast








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