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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Northern Ireland by John Johnston BBC Northern Ireland
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and Lihby Purves
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV ALEC GlLMORE
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by JOHN MARSH
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45' Thought for the Day


Presenters: Brian Redhead
Presenters: Lihby Purves
Read By: John Marsh

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Christopher Slade


Unknown: Christopher Slade

: Miles Kington

dusts off some treasures
Trom the BBC Sound Archives


Producer: Simon Elmes

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

and personalities who will be making the news in the week ahead.


Producer: Peter Estall

: News

: Money Box

king wave only

: Daily Service

NEM, p 58: Be near us, Holy Trinity (BBC HB 165): Psalm 150; Genesis 22. vv 1-13 (av): Firmly I believe and truly (BBC HB 168) long wave only

: Story Time

Northanger Abbey by JANE AUSTEN
Read in 15 parts by Joanna David
' Catherine Morland had reached the age of 17 without having seen one amiable youth who could (all forth her sensibility. This was strange indeed! But when a young lady is to be a heroine, something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.'
1: Imitation to Bath


Unknown: Joanna David
Unknown: Catherine Morland
Producer: Jenytii Worsley

: News

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: You, The Jury

long wave only

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by listeners. Presented by Charles Tomlinson
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
Requests: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR long wave only
(William Squire is in , The Streets of London ' at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)


Presented By: Charles Tomlinson
Presented By: Readers William Squire
Presented By: Janet Clark
Producer: Brian Patten
Unknown: William Squire

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jenni Mills Editor DAVID HARDING
HELP! page 99'


Presenter: Jenni Mills
Editor: David Harding

: Lord Peter Wimsey

(Details: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

(Broadcast Fri
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only.

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Sounds Mouthwatering (7): MARY BURRY demonstrates the art of making soups. Dear Father Christmas: FRANK DELANEY and BETTY ROOT suggest some books for your children's Christmas stocking.
Four-part Fellowship: BOB PRIZEMAN spent a day with Barbershoppers studying at their annual harmony college.
The Opportunity of a Lifetime by EMMA SMITH abridged in 15 instalments by ELIZABETH BRADBURY
Read by PENELOPE LEE (10) Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Mary Burry
Unknown: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By: Penelope Lee
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Wind of Heaven by EMLYN WILLIAMS


Unknown: Emlyn Williams

: A Breath of Fresh Air

John Drummond , Director of the Edinburgh International Festival, shares the enjoyment of a favourite walk through the Georgian elegance of Edinburgh's New Town. BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Drummond

: Short Story

Read by Elizabeth Proud


Unknown: Harriet O'Carroll
Read By: Elizabeth Proud

: PM

Presenters Gordon Cfough and Joan Bakcwell
5.56 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55Weather; programme news


Presenters: Gordon Cfough
Presenters: Joan Bakcwell

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

JEFFREY ARCHERS novel dramatised for radio in seven parts by BETTY DAVIES and Narrator Jeffrey Archer 6: Oxford
The first part of Stephen Bradley 's scheme tq retrieve part of the' million dollars he and three other men have lost to the unscrupulous American millionaire Harvey Metcalfe has gone according to plan. The, second part is more complicated and involves all four men ' dressing up '. and ROBIN BAILEY as Harold Macmillan
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
(Repeated: Thurs 10.2am) (Francis Matthews is in Middle Age Spread', the Apollo Theatre , London)


Unknown: Betty Davies
Unknown: Stephen Bradley
Unknown: Harvey Metcalfe
Unknown: Robin Bailey
Unknown: Harold MacMillan
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Unknown: Francis Matthews
with Harvey Metcalfe: Stratford Johns
Stephen Bradley: Paul Darrow
Adrian Tryner: Francis Matthews
Jean Pierre Lamanns: Edward De Souza
Lord James BrigSley: Jeremy Clyde
Anne Summerton: Lesley-Anne Down
Shop assistant: Gordon Reid
Mellor: Sean Arnold
Robin Tryner: Aaron Burcheil
Clive Tryner: Fred Gray

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.48 pm)

: The News Quiz

: The Monday Play

The Slaves of Solitude dramatised by WILLIAM Fox from the novel by PATRIC*.HAMILTON" and Late 1943. No end of the war is in sight, but into the worfd of rationing and austerity something vital begins to intrude for a group of lonely boarding-house residents. Strange voices in the blackout, strange uniforms in the pubs'. The Americans are taking over and beginning, dramatically, to affect the lives of vulnerable Miss Roach, that atrocious old bully Mr Thwaites. and .the devious Miss Kugel. mann.
Directed by JOHN CARDY


Dramatised By: William Fox
Unknown: Mr Thwaites.
Directed By: John Cardy
with Miss Roach: Gwen Watford
Mr Thwaites: Raymond Hunlley
Lt Dayton Pike: Peter Marinker
Vicki Kugelmann: Jill Bennett
Mrs Barratt: Joyce Carey
Miss Steele: Lala Lloyd
Mrs Payne: Yvonne Manners
Sheila.: Jenny Lee
Mr Prest: Leonard Fenton
Lt Lummis: Anthony Hyde
Maisie: Lolly Cockerell
Jill/Hospital sister: Diana Bishop
US Majbr/Ambulance driver: John Church
Comedian's stooge: Alexander John
Roger: Stephen Garlick
Doctor: John Bott

: Abroad Thoughts From Home

Earlier this year, four of Britain's leading humorists packed their bags for very different and far-flung corners of the world which they were visiting for the first time. Tonight Richard Stilgoe unwraps some of his duty-free first impressions of Down Under.


Presenter: Richard Stilgoe
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer CLARE SELERIE Editor ROSEMARY HART


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News



Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans What is happening in science?
A-.weekly review of discoveriesand developments from the world's leading laboratories.


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Allson Richards

: A Book at Bedtime

Ploughman of the Moon (6) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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