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: News Briefing

: Johann Strauss

Egyptian March
Waltz: Morning Papers HALLE ORCHESTRA conducted by JAMES LOUGHRAN : record
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Conducted By: James Loughran

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Libby Purves
6.45. Prayer for the Day CANON BARNEY MILI.IGAN
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read bv Christopher SLADE 7 30. 8.36 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Libby Purves
Unknown: Christopher Slade

: The Week on 4

with Peter Donaldson


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

by OSCAR wilds:
Read in four parts by Dinsdale Landen (1)
Could it be that written on his hand, in characters that he could not read himself, but that another could decipher, was some fearful secret of sin, some blood-red sign of crime? Was there no escape possible? Producer MAURICE LEITCH
8.59 Continental Travel Information


Producer: Maurice Leitch

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

An all-electric discussion. Atmosphere charged by Kenneth Robinson


Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Producer: Peter Estall

: News

: Money Box

(Broadcast Sat 12.2 pmi

: Daily Service

nem p 42: Jesus. Lord. we look to thee (BBC hb 374); Psalm 122; Romans 11. vv 13-18. 25-32 (RSV); 0 thou not made (BBC hb 180): long wave only

: Morning Story

Picnic by Leslie halward Read by Charlie Chester


Read By: Charlie Chester

: News

: Poetry Please!

: News

: YouandYours

Bank Holiday Special comes live from the banks of the River
Wavenev in Beceles on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. Join Bill Breckon among the trippers and the local community.


Unknown: Bill Breckon
Producers: Maggie Redfern
Producers: Rosalind Bew

: The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C. Potter

(Details. Tues 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

(Broadcast Friday 7.5 p?n»
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
Vampires and Aristocrats: dina ross on a model agency with a difference. Talking Point.
Forthcoming Attractions: GORDON cow previews films on BBCtv.
In the Garden Shed: jane FINNIS on insecticides. The Sidmouth Letters 3: Lychces for Tone


Unknown: Jane Finnis

: News

: Afternoon Theatre: Tunes of Glory

by James Kennaway
Adapted by B.C. Cummins
Starring Gordon Jackson and John Stride
with David Lodge, John Rowe, John Rye and Fulton Mackay
Civilians wonder what happens behind the walls of Campbell Barracks.
Scotland. They are more than ever curious however when Colonel Barrow arrives to take up his new command one February.
(First broadcast in 1976)


Author: James Kennaway
Adapted by: B.C. Cummins
Director: Gerry Jones
Jock Sinclair: Gordon Jackson
Col Barrow: John Stride
Pipe-Major MacClean: Fulton MacKay
RSM Riddick: David Lodge
Jimmy Cairns: John Rowe
Dusty Miller: Henry Stamper
Piper Adam: Fraser Kerr
Cpl Fraser: John Samson
Charlie Scott: John Rye
Mackinnon: Christopher Bidmead
Mary Titterington: Norma Ronald
Morag Sinclair: Alison Gollings
Sir Alistair: Hector Ross
Landlord/Driver: Nigel Lambert
Guard Sergeant/Donald: Michael Shannon
Lt-Cpl: Michael Deacon
Pipe-Major: Bob Murphy
Pipe-Major: Willie Cociirane

: A Breath of Fresh Air

Magnus Magnusson on his favourite walk round the parish of Baidernock.
BBC Scotland
(The full binaural effect of this programme can be achieved by listening through stereo headphones)


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: Story Time

Bahama Crisis (3)

: PM

Presenters Joan Bakewell and Gordon Clough on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Presenters: Joan Bakewell
Presenters: Gordon Clough

: The Six O'Clock News

followed by Continental Travel Information

: Just a Minute

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Revised repeat of 9.5 ami

: The Monday Play - These Amateur Theatricals

A Russian comedy of provincial life by Eugene Chirikov, in an English version by Basil Ashmore.
When Michael Orlov, an accomplished actor from Moscow, is forced to stay in a small town to recuperate, he takes over as director of the local amateur theatre raising. in the members, hopes and ambitions beyond their wildest dreams. For some it is a magical experience, but for others it threatens their accepted way of life.
(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)


Director: Martin Jenkins
Orlov: John Rowe
Borodkin: Barry Foster
Maria: Maureen O'Brien
Polina: Pat Heywood
Maria's father: Michael Aldridge
Pelegeya: Patsy Byrne
Kostya: David Timson
Josef: Alexander John
Petrov: John Rye
Glashenka: Christine Absalom
Elena: Rosalind Ayres
Stephan: John Webb

: Kaleidoscope

Lindsay Anderson. director of films and plays, ranging from the gritty social realism of This Sporting Life, to the witty surrealism of If, talks to Paul Vaughan about his career and his forthcoming book on the American cinema director, John Ford.


Unknown: Lindsay Anderson.
Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Carroll Moore

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with David Lay

: Science Now

Presented by Robert Eagle Producer ALISON Richards


Presented By: Robert Eagle
Producer: Alison Richards

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sea Wolf by JACK LONDON abridged in 12 parts by KEITH DARVILL
Read by Barry Dennen (1) The young aesthete
Humphrey Van Weyden is shanghaied by the notorious sea-hunter Wolf Larsen. Their voyage together through tempestuous mutiny and shipwreck in the South Pacific has been acclaimed as ' one of the great sea novels of our time '.
Producer MAURICE LEITCH long wave only


Unknown: Keith Darvill
Read By: Barry Dennen
Unknown: Humphrey van Weyden
Unknown: Wolf Larsen.
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: Blow the Man Down

' I suppose the Maoris were burning brushwood or something. Anyway, the Captain thought it was a lighthouse, so instead of sailing round the point, we sailed slap bang into it.'
A shipwreck which
Stan Ilugill has never regretted, because it gave him, at the age of 15. the chance to abandon steamers and join a tall-masted sailing ship. the Saucy Kate. The last British shantyman, Stan recalls life at sea during the final days of sail, in an evening of sea stories and shanties, recorded at the Bangor Folk Festival.
Introduced bv Alun Evans Producer KATE FENTON BBC Wales long trat-e only


Unknown: Stan Ilugill
Unknown: Saucy Kate.
Unknown: Alun Evans
Producer: Kate Fenton

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude

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