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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from the South East by Bryan Platt 6,25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Bryan Platt

: Today

Presenters Libby Purges and Hugh Sykes
6.45* Prayer for the Day CANON BARNEY MILLIGAN
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: Libby Purges
Presenters: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Canon Barney Milligan
Unknown: Christopher Slade

: The Week on 4

with Harriet Cass


Unknown: Harriet Cass

: Miles Kington

dusts off some further treasures from the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Fri 11.45 pm)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

A lively matching of the personalities in the news this week.
Man without match Kenneth Robinson


Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Producer: Peter Estall

: News

: Money Box

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: Daily Service

NEM. p 67; J& Father for another night (BBC^J
407): Psalm 46; Romkns
14, vv 1-13 (Rsv); Sing praise to God (BBC HB 18) long wave only

: Morning Story

My Brother and Me by BRIAN GLANVILLE Read by Jeff
Producer mitcii RAPER


Unknown: Brian Glanville

: News

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: Elgar- A Soliloquy

'I always said God was against art and I believe it. Anything obscene or trivial is blessed in this world and has a reward. I ask for no reard only to live and to hear my work.'
A portrait of Sir Edward Elgar played by Nigel Stock and compiled by Michael Kennedy from the composer's words and music.
(Broadcast Sat 10.15pm)
(long wave only)


Sir Edward Elgar: Nigel Stock
Compiled by: Michael Kennedy
Producer: Christopher Swann

: Poetry Please!

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: News

: You and Yours.

presenter Jenni Mills Editor DAVID HARDING.


Presenter: Jenni Mills
Editor: David Harding.

: The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C. Potter

The convoluted chronicle of an optimisticauthor starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C. Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife with Preston Lockwood Judy Franklin and John McAndrew
Book Four; Chapter Six: The VIPs
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Gerald C. Potter
Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Unknown: Judy Franklin
Unknown: John McAndrew
Written By: Basil Boothroyd
Producer: Bobby Jaye

: the World at

One news
Presented Brian Widlake


Unknown: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

(Broadcast-Friday 7.5 pm)
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
Talking Point way, I win ': said NOREEN RIOLS' husband after major heart surgery. Reading Your Letters
A Woman's Place is in the House: but what are the obstacles that have to be overcome for a woman to set into Parliament?
SONIA BEESLEY finds out.
A Death Out of Season (4) Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only


Unknown: Noreen Riols
Unknown: Sonia Beesley
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News '3.2 Stereo Afternoon Theatre

A Full of Moondust by ARTHUR C. CLARKE


Unknown: Arthur C. Clarke

: A Breath of Fresh Air

Novelist Dorothy Dunnelt follows a favourite walk along the old Border drove road from Skirling to Broughton. . Producer PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland


Unknown: Dorothy Dunnelt
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: Story Time

Bahama Crisis (8)

: PM

Presenters Joan Bakewell and Gordon Clough on VHF until 5.55


Presenters: Joan Bakewell
Presenters: Gordon Clough

: Shipping forecast

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5.55 Weather programme news

: the Six O'Clock News

Half-an-hour'of reports., from the BBC Newsmen arotind the world inclucding FinancialReport

: Just a Minute

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Recised repeat oj 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

Poor Pikeman bv EDWIN PEARCE
Six hundred years ago this month the brutal enforcement of a Poll Tax, imposed by the advisers of the boy king Richard II, proved the final straw in the burden carried by the bonded peasantry. They rose up in their thousands and marched on London. They were led by Wat Tyler , a retired soldier and known thief. But was he, as history has often supposed, the driving force behind the revolt, or merely the man at the front of the crowd?
Directed by ROGER PINE. BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)


Unknown: Edwin Pearce
Unknown: Wat Tyler
Directed By: Roger Pine.
Wat Tyler: Barry Foster
John Ball: John Rowe
Dan Brooke: Brian Haines
Ben Cave: Sean Barrett
Princess Joan: Patricia Gallimore
Richard II: Brian Hewlett
Jack Straw: Terry Molloy
Walworth: Mark Woolgar
Mrs Cave: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Maidstone tavern mistress: Shirley Stelfox
Duke of Oxford: Jack Holloway
Oxford cleric: Alan Devereux
London tavern mistress: Jane Galloway

: Kaleidoscope

includes the Glyndebourne Festival Opera's new production of The Barber oj Seville; and Niqhthawks, a new thriller starring SYLVESTER STALLONE.
Presenter Richard Cork Producer JOHN BOUNDY Editor ROSEMARY HART


Presenter: Richard Cork
Producer: John Boundy
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with David Lay

: Science Now

Presented by Geoff Watts
What is happening In
V science? A weekly review owof discoveries and '.developments from the World's leading laboratories.


Presented By: Geoff Watts
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sea Wolf by JACK LONDON abridged in 12 parts by KEITH DARVILL
Read by HARRY DENNEN f6) Producer MAURICE LEITCH long wave only


Read By: Harry Dennen
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Today in Parliament

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: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude

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