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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers KEN POLLOCK and LESLIE COTTINGTON
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

Contributors

Producers: Ken Pollock
Producers: Leslie Cottington

: Today

Presenter Brian Redhead With HUGH SYKES
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THE REV JOHN CONGDON
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenter: Brian Redhead
Presenter: With Hugh Sykes
Unknown: John Congdon
Read By: Bryan Martin

: News

: Tuesday Call

[number removed]
A Magical Way with Animals
Barbara Woodhouse has become famous as a trainer of dogs - and their owners! But she has also bred Arab horses, broken-in horses in The Argentine, run riding schools, organised kennels, trained cats for TV commercials, and been a farmer. So if you've any Problems or experiences With animals in your life, Why not give her a call? Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Lines open from 8.00 am
Peter Brookes ' View: p66

Contributors

Guest: Barbara Woodhouse

: News

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS

Contributors

Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alison Richards

: Daily Service

NEM, p 50; Holy Spirit, truth divine (BBC HB 155); Psalm 139; 1 Corinthians 1, vv 18-25 (AV); Eternal ruler (BBC HB 321)

: Story Time

Dragonflight (12)

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Sky High Dreamer by SHEILA HODGSON
Why is the famous Wayland Scott in a dingy room above a pub with a shady character like Dyson? And is the young student's interest in this intriguing situation as innocent as it seems?
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Hodgson
Directed By: David Johnston
Wayland Scott: Lockwood West
Dyson: Nelson Ward
Felix: Gerald Cox

: Wildlife

What's the connection between the diving-bell and the water spider; jet propulsion and squid; radar and bats?
The experts plumb the depths of their knowledge to answer queries on natural engineering.
Presented by Derek Jones ProducerMICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR (Repeated: Sat 2.5 pm)

Contributors

Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: Michael Bright

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice for consumers
Presenters Jenni Mills and Bill Brcckon

Contributors

Presenters: Jenni Mills
Presenters: Bill Brcckon

: Down Your Way

The University City of Cambridge, rich in history but also a busy commercial centre, is Brian Johnston's choice for this week's Down Your Way. Producer Anthony Smith BBC Bristol
12.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Presenter: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: The World at One: News

Presented by Robin Day

Contributors

Presented By: Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

withSue MacGregor
Tea with Sickert: GWEN FFRANGSON-DAVIES talks about her friendship with the artist.
Personal View: VALERIE GROVE offers some thoughts for today.
Reading Your Letters.
Humming-birds and Hibiscus- BOREEN TAYLOR Visits Belize, formerly British Honduras.
' If you don't win any cups, you're just another has-been crew ': STEVE ANNETT visits the Devonport Team. practising for the Royal Tournament Field Gun competition. Smallbone Deceased (5)

Contributors

Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Talks: Gwen Ffrangson-Davies
Unknown: Valerie Grove
Unknown: Boreen Taylor
Unknown: Steve Annett

: News

: Listen with Mother

Story: Mr McPot by AGNES SZUDEK

Contributors

Unknown: Mr McPot
Unknown: Agnes Szudek

: Little Dorrit

by CHARLES DICKENS 10: Do Not Forget

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens

: A Celebration of Pepys

This year the historian Robert Latham completes ten years' work editing the diaries of Samuel Pepys. At Cambridge, where he is Fellow and Pepys Librarian at Magdalene College, he talks to June Knox-Mawer about Pepys' diaries, which give us a detailed account of those nine years in history which included the Black Death, the Great Fire of London and the Dutch invasion up the Thames.
Producer HELEN FRY

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Latham
Unknown: Samuel Pepys.
Unknown: Pepys Librarian
Producer: Helen Fry

: Announcements

: Short Story

The Old Routine by MARY WILLSHIRE Read by Marjorie Westbury
' Arthur had saved all his working life so there was no reason why we shouldn't enjoy his retirement. But Arthur, it seemed, thought otherwise.'

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Willshire
Read By: Marjorie Westbury

: PM

with Joan Bakewell and Robert Williams
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 world including
Financial Report

: Detective

A series of 13 programmes Written by ROBERT BARR with 7: The Birthday Party(1)
Producer MARTIN FISHER

Contributors

Written By: Robert Barr
Producer: Martin Fisher
Detective-Sergeant Brook: Ray Brooks
Detective-Constable Maxton: Christopher Blake
Chief Inspector Roach: David Daker
Judie: Jacqueline Tong
Tommy: Johnny Wade
Thorn: Alan Lake
Neale: Tony Anholt
BUtler: Danny Schiller

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: The First Oil Crisis

Dr Mossadeq and the Nationalisation of Anglo-Iranian Oil - a reconstruct tion by JOHN EIDINOW
Mossadeq is remembered in the West as the old man who became Prime Minister of Iran in 1951 and promptly nationalised British oil holdings.
The affair was the first test of will between the West and a Middle Eastern nation with nationalist aspirations - first rehearsal of themes which were to become dominant in relations both between the Middle East and the West. and between Britain and the USA.
With quotations from the published memoirs of politicians and diplomats, and the recorded recollections of British politicians:
Lord Shinwell Lord Stewart of Fulham
British diplomats: Lord Franks, Sir George Middleton, Sir Denis Wright. American diplomats: Averell Harriman. Kermit Roosevelt, Paul Nitze.
Oil expert: Walter Levy
An Iranian: Homa Katou zian.
Readers: HUGH BURDEN, JOHN CHURCH. DENYS HAW-THORNE, LEONARD FENTON Producer RICHARD KEEN (Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown: John Eidinow
Unknown: Lord Shinwell Lord Stewart
Unknown: Sir George Middleton
Unknown: Sir Denis Wright.
Unknown: Paul Nitze.
Unknown: Walter Levy
Unknown: Homa Katou
Unknown: Leonard Fenton

: On the Train to New Zealand

Ten talks in which Ray Gosling tells the story of his travels last winter overland to the East.
2: The Magic Bus from the Pudding Shop to Iran ' With the overthrow of the Shah came the end of the Vangolu Express. No more trains from the West, but the English buses still rumbled through: clapped out old Bedfords with names like Moonshine and The Slug and a picnic of long haired European youths ... but in every squalid Turkish town, as the bus puts up for the night, comes a new question: " And what do you think of Khomeini then? " '

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Gosling

: The Negro and the Spiritual

Although the Spiritual has been used for propaganda purposes as a symbol of the Negro's aspiration for freedom and a better life, it must be considered an essentially religious expression - a hymn developed from contacts with Methodist and Baptist preachers, from church services and revivalist camp meetings.
Gordon Ledbetter considers the connection between the Negro Spiritual and the white man's hymn. He includes many of the best-loved spirituals, among them ' Deep River ' and ' Jacob's Ladder ', and the best-loved singers of them, including Paul Robeson , Marion Anderson and Roland Hayes.
Producer GRAHAM SHEFFIELD

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Ledbetter
Unknown: Paul Robeson
Unknown: Marion Anderson
Unknown: Roland Hayes.

: In Touch

Of special interest to the visually handicapped. Getting it Taped
Peter White reports on services which will record books, letters and documents for blind people.
Presented by David Scott Blackhall Producer THENA HESHEL
To check information given, or comment on issues raised, phone [number removed]after the broadcast until 10.30 pm Free quarterly bulletin, summarising information broadcast, available from [address removed] Send four large saes for a year's supply.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter White
Presented By: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Oliver Producer WAYNE DREW

Contributors

Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: Wayne Drew

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Dublin Round 2) i End of Round 1 scores: London 11, Dublin 91)
London: Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays Dublin : Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Liam de Paor and Sean White
And the announcing of the 1980 winners of Round Britain Quiz Question researcher
CHRISTOPHER HAYTON WEBB Series producer TREVOR HILL
BBC Manchester
Book (same title), 40p, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John B. Mays Dublin
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Liam de Paor
Unknown: Sean White
Unknown: Christopher Hayton Webb
Producer: Trevor Hill

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sign of Four (2)

: Today in Parliament

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: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude








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