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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

t.M Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

presenter John Timpson With HUGH SYKES
< 45* Prater y«r the Da!)
THE REV AUnuSHNE HOEY. CR 7 0. S.t Today's News Read by susAN DENNY
7 M. 8.M News headtines
7.45* Thought for (he Dox


Presenter: John Timpson
Presenter: With Hugh Sykes
Read By: Susan Denny

: The Wheels of Chance: 2: The Shameful Episode of the Young Lady in Grey

by H.G. Wells
The hero's fancy is taken by the young lady in grey. Who is the sinister man in brown?

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]: Physiotherapy

What exactly is a physiotherapist - and what does their work entail? Helping people recover from operations and strokes? Dealing with physically handicapped children? Encouraging the elderly to stay active and independent?
Physiotherapy is a profession consisting mainly of women. What sort of people make good physiotherapists? Put your questions to physiotherapists Joyce Williams and Peter Wells. In the chair Judith Chalmers
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: Joyce Wtoiams
Unknown: Peter Weus.
Unknown: Judith Chatmers

: News

: Medicine Now

Whats new in medical science? How well are the doctors tooking after us? Geotf Watts reports
Producer <nsoN RtCH*RDS


Unknown: Geotf Watts

: Daily Service

NEM. p 30; Jesu, grant me this <BBC HB 517); Psa!m 31; Mark 9. vv 14-29 (Rsv); My song is love unknown (BBC HB 84)

: Story Time

I am David. 5: The Rescue

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Shanghai Conspiracy by ALEX PAGE
At the end of World War n, Shanghai was in a state of limbo. For the members of a small counter-intelligence unit of the us Army life was all play and no work - until one morning when the fiery Major Rocklyn burst in from Headquarters and changed the course of history.
Directed by GERRY JONES


Directed By: Gerry Jones
Pete: Peter Whitman
Jocko: Tim Bentinck
Scolly: Peter Marinker
Wang: Ric Young
Capt Musgrove: David Healy
Major Rocklyn: Bruce Boa
General Schmiedeking: John Church

: Wildlife

Following an elusive butterfly along Q grassy tone found myself wondering - without a tail, how does a butterfly steer?
(Jim Flegg)
DAvm NfCHOLS and MICHAEL TWEMtE weave their way through another clutch of listeners' letters.
Introduced by DerekJenes Producer mCHAEL BRtGHT
BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat at 2.5 p<n) Qxesttonf! to. Wildlife [address removed]


Unknown: Michael Twemte

: News

: You and Yours

News. views and advice for consumers
Presenter Jenni Mills


Presenter: Jenni Mills

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Uanberis. North Wa)es
12.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast tong wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
A Plethora of Pianists: From duets to music for 78 hands. Bob Prizeman traces the development of multi-manual music.
Tates from the Valley: Len Tutt with a memory from his Welsh childhood.
Reading Your Letters.
Pack a Snack: Rosemary Hanson cooks up ideas for lunchboxes.
The Day of the Triffids (9)


Unknown: Len Tutt
Unknown: Rosemary Hanson

: News

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Quiet Fire Engine by DtANE WfLMER

: The Golden Bowl

'Broadcast Sat 2.30 pm)

: The Tonypandy Riots

Tonypandy. The name has come to symbolise militancy in the South Wales coalfield. David Smith recreates some of the historical events in the small mining township 70 years ago and seeks an explanation as to why the striking colliers rioted in their own town centre.
Narrated by David Smith and Ray Smith
Written by DAVID SMITH
BBC Birmingham
4.40 Announcements


Producer: Clare Taylor
Unknown: Ray Smith
Written By: David Smtth

: Short Story

Read by Shei)a Mitehen

: PM

Presenters Joan Bakewell and Robert Williams
5.5 Shipping forecast tottg wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Presenters: Joan Bakewell
Presenters: Robert Williams

: The Six O' clock News

Reports from BBC Newsmen around the world i ncludi ng Financial Report

: Tom Lehrer

Lehrer's songs delighted and disgusted audiences in the 50s and 60s. He stopped writing and performing songs abruptly in the late 60s.
Michatt Billington finds out why, what he has been up to since then, and introduces some of those notorious numbers, from the show Tom Foolery. (jRpUtSed Kaleidoscope repeat)


Presenter: Michael Billington
Pfroducer: Richard Bannerman

: News

: The Archers


: The Grand Experiment

Thts is the most absurd scheme that ecef entered the head oj man to conceive.
An account of the formidable potitica) and physiea) obstacles that had to be overcome before the world'snrstcompleterailway was opened on 15 September 1830.
Written by NORMAN LONGMATE . Producer


Played By: Russell Dtxon.
Played By: Garard Green
Played By: Wtlfred Harrison
Played By: Ronald Harvt
Played By: Kate Lee
Played By: Alan Meadows
Played By: Alan Roth-Well
Played By: Herbert Smtth
Written By: Norman Long-Mate
Unknown: Stanley Wtlliamson
Narrator: David Mahiewe
George Stephenson: Peter Wheeler

: Thoughts About )re)and

Thouoht /or the Da;< has been concentrating on Northern Ireland. Gerald Priesttand, who introduces it every Monday, has been visiting both sides cf the border. He reBects on what he saw and heard.

: Odyssey

Mountain Men
Until the 1930s climbing was an activity of only a few privileged people. With the Depression, dole queues and unemployment many ordinary working men found, at an early age, an escape from the city in the mountains of Scotland.
They had very little money, no equipment or transport and in many cases, lived like tramps. From these humble beginnings many of them became first-class mountaineers.
Fifty years on. some of these Glasgow men tell their story and sing the HillbiIly songs they sang at the time. Taking part: Alistair Borthwick, Bob Grieve, Hamish Hamilton, Jock Nimlin, Alix Small and Tom Weir


Unknown: Ahstair Borthwtck.
Unknown: Bob Grteve.
Unknown: Hamtsh Hamilton.
Unknown: Tom Weir
Producer: Tshbel MacLean

: CanWeMakeJobs?

The last in a series of six 6:Wa!/xandMcaH''
Reports on the innovative poticy of the Highlands and Islands Board in their development of 'community co-operatives'. Presenter Coiin Bait
Consultant JOHN PEARCE Producer JUDE HOWELLS tReppot)


Unknown: John Pearce
Producer: Jude Howells

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Clare Seleiue

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Dougtas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Dougtas Stuart

: Speaking for Oursetves

About half-a-million people in Britain betong to religious movements outside the mainstream retigions.
3: Christian Scientists
JtU Ceehrane gives mem bersof the Church of Jesus Christ Scientist. the chance to speak.

: A Book at Bedtime

Private Tuition by Mr Base Private tuition on a hot ba!cony in an Indian summer... a wife and child to contend with ... MrBosesuffersitaH.

: The Financial World Tonight

International business reports: markettrends

: Vladimir Ashkenazy

fpiano) plays Schubert. Chopin and Rachmaninov. oromophone records tongu;afeon)j/

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude

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