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: Farming Today



Unknown: Leslie Cottington

: Yours Faithfully

with Gerald Priestland
6.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: News

: On Your Farm

Producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Birmingham

: Yours Faithfully

Broadcast at 6.50 am)

: It's a Bargain

{Broadcast last Thursday)
7.55 Weather: programme news

: News

: Today's Papers

Broadcast at 7.10 am)

: Sport on 4

with Tony Lewis
Golf: at Wenlwortn. the top plavers are competing for the 30.0O0 first prize in the Suntory World
Match Play Championship. Hear from the personalities.
Show Jumpina: The Horse of the Year Show reaches its climax at Wembley tonisht. Hear the story behind the news.
A Radio Sport and 00 production


Unknown: Tony Lewis

: News

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk with SUSAN MARLING. and IAN LYON


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Susan Marling.
Producers: Geoff Dobson
Producers: Jenny Marshall
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

Helanie Phillips , of The Guardian, takes a look at the weekly magazines. Producer maggy REDFERN


Unknown: Helanie Phillips
Producer: Maggy Redfern

: Conference Special

Presenter Noel Lewis. who's been following the Social Democratic Party Conference in Perth. Bradford and London. Producer PETER ROBINS


Presenter: Noel Lewis.
Producer: Peter Robins

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page :10; Go to dark
Gethsemane (BP 22):
Psalm 22; I Corinthians 15. vv 12-26 (RSV): When I survey the wondrous cross (BBC HR 97)

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in. Editor PADDY O'KEEFFE

: News

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Boiling
Unit Trust Managers' Portfolio
Five leading investment managers back their judgment on where the best prospects lie for making money over the next year: Will the Far
East remain in favour? Is the USA poised for growth? What odds technology and energy? Who's backing a British recovery?
Hear the experts' choice. and then why not have a crack at the Money Box
Unit Trust Investor of the Year competition. Details from Money Box, BBC, London WIA 1AA
A Financial World Tonight. production
(Repeated: Mon 10.2 am)


Presented By: Louise Boiling

: I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue

Biirry Cryer and Graeme Garden take unfair advantage of Willie Rushton and Denise Ctiffey. aided by Chairman
Humphrey Lytlellon Abetted by pianist COLIN SEI .I.
(Rptd: Monday 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Biirry Cryer
Pianist: Colin Sei
Produced By: Geoffrey Perkins

: News

: Any Questions?

The lit lion
Denis Healey. MP
Sir Raymond Pennock Surah Hosr
John Julius Norwich from Newjirk-on-Trcnt, Nottinghamshire
(Broadcast yesterday*
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Denis Healey.
Unknown: Sir Raymond Pennock
Unknown: Surah Hosr
Unknown: John Julius Norwich

: News

: Wildlife

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

An End in Sight by SANDRA HALE
Beatty is being pressed to move to live with her son's family and the upheaval is necessarv, even inevitable. Then someone comes to buy her house whose circumstances, she believes, make the change desirable as well....
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
(Rrpeated: lues 11.5 am)


Unknown: Sandra Hale
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Peter: Chris Wilkinson
Bl'atly: Marlene Sidh\'Ay
Linda: Sally Gibson
Miss Iveson: Lesley Nicol
Mr Jones: Peter Wheeler

: Medicine Now

{Broadcast last Tuesday)

: Profile

Audrej Lees. of London Transport
{Broadcast yesterday)


Unknown: Audrej Lees.

: Enquire Within

Let Neil Landor sort out your queries.
Producer SIMON ELMES iHptd: Thurs 11.50 am) long wave only


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Simon Elmes

: John Gielgud

reads from
A Victorian Playgoer the book by rate ikkry cwelgud, edited by MURIEL ST CLAne BYRNE, arranged for radio by nevili.e teller Sir John Gielgud's mother was an inveterate playgoer all her life and she wrote down her impressions of what she saw. She had no conceivable thought that these ' reviews ' would ever be read by. anyone but the person they were sent to. and this gives them a frankness and a freshness of quite remarkable distinction. This afternoon her distinguished actor son reads a selection, bringing to mind many of the legendary stage stars at the turn of the century. Producer GRAHAM GAUL"D long tcave only

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of interest to disabled listeners and their families.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address : BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A AWW long wave only


Presenter: Marilyn Alan
Editor: Marlene Pease

: Going Solo

Fifth of six programmes about running your own business.
Gwyn Richards puts the questions to Derek Jones and Bill Perry
Organising the Work Late deliveries, irate customers, wasted time, lost opportunities - how to avoid these often fatal errors by disciplined planning and control.
(First broadcast on R3) long wave only


Unknown: Gwyn Richards
Unknown: Derek Jones
Unknown: Bill Perry

: Week Ending

( Broadcast yesterday} long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only

: News

: Desert Island Discs: Montserrat Caballe

The Spanish soprano, Montserrat Caballe
(Repeated: Friday 9.5 am)


Castaway: Montserrat Caballe

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Amiably competitive conversation


Music By: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Michael Ember

: Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record. Producer RAY ABROTT
{Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abrott

: Saturday-Night Theatre: From James to Alice

by Patrice Chaplin
with Morag Hood as Victoria, Theresa Streatfeild as Sylvia, John Rowe as Gerry,
Margot Boyd as Victoria's mother and Bill Paterson as Alex

Victoria is busy planning her wedding to a much older Oxford don. To her surprise, she starts receiving postcards dating from the First World War, which trace the development of a passionate relationship during those troubled times. In a state of some ambivalence about her own future, she becomes obsessed by the postcards. Who is sending them and why?
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
(Morag Hood is in "Amadeus" at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)


Writer: Patrice Chaplin
Director: Cherry Cookson
Victoria: Morag Hood
Sylvia: Theresa Streatfeild
Gerry: John Rowe
Victoria's mother: Margot Boyd
Alex: Bill Paterson
Mary: Patience Tomlinson
Simon: David McAlister
Lilly: Kate Harper
Colin: John Webb
Alice: Katherine Parr
George: Crawford Logan
James Hamilton: Andrew Secombe
Alice,a girl: Rosalind Adams

: Weather

: News

: Fighting Talk

A Royal Subject
The Queen of the United Kingdom and Her other Realms and Territories is therefore Queen of such disparate countries as Australia. Canada, The Bahamas and Jamaica. Michael Manley, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, argues that the British Monarchy is an impediment to their self-determination - imposing on them institutions and hierarchies both alien and irrelevant to their citizens and their cultures. Before an invited audience, including loyal Monarchists and staunch Republicans - royal subjects from both hemispheres - he has just ten minutes to make his case. Desmond Wilcox referees the ensuing debate. This, the second of four outside broadcasts, comes from the Commonwealth Institute. London.
Research VIR(;INIA Hrmnv Producer SHARON BANOFf


Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: Lighten Our Darkness

An evening meditation led by Fr Willie McDade


Unknown: Fr Willie McDade

: Not the Hills of Home

by JOHN and JULIA KEAT The third of five programmes on Scottish explorers.
Useful in his Day
The story of Mungo Park In 1795. Mungo Park set out to reach the River Niger in the region of Timbuktu. His sufferings set a standard for
African exploration that was never equalled. Narrated by PATRICK MALAHIDE with ALEX NORTON as Park Other parts played by TOM CRIDDLE
Producer PATRICK RAYNER (First broadcast on Radio Scotland)


Unknown: Julia Keat
Unknown: Patrick Malahide
Unknown: Alex Norton
Played By: Tom Criddle
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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