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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from the North by Ken Ford
BBC Manchester
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters Peter Mayne and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day DOM EDMUND JONES
7 0, 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN DORAN
7 30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: Peter Mayne
Presenters: Wendy Jones
Read By: Colin Doran

: The Week on 4

with Christopher Slade


Unknown: Christopher Slade

: The Widower

by GEORGES, SIMENON translated by ROBERT BALDICK abridged and read in ten parts by Gavin Campbell (1)


Translated By: Robert Baldick
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: News

: Start the Weekwith Richard Baker

Fifty-five minutes of unpredictable and lively conversation from the personalities who will be in the news this week. Producer PETER ESTALL


Producer: Peter Estall

: News

: Money Box

Presenter Louise Botting Saturday's debate is continued with Lorna Bourke (The Times). John Davis (The Observer), Tim Dickson (Financial Times) and Tom Tlckell (The Guardian)


Presenter: Louise Botting
Unknown: Lorna Bourke
Unknown: John Davis
Unknown: Tim Dickson
Unknown: Tom Tlckell

: Daily Service

NEM, p 62: Quern pastores laudavere (Carols for
Choirs 2: 36); Psalm 107, vv 31-42: Hebrews 3, vv 1-14 (rsv); The holly and the ivy (Oxford Book of Carols 38) long wave only

: Morning Story

Four Generations by JILL NORRIS
Read by Shirley Dixon Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Jill Norris
Read By: Shirley Dixon
Producer: Mitch Raper

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Holiday on Ice 82. i Broadcast Sun 5.5 pm)

: Poetry Please!

Presented by Robert Gittings
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)


Presented By: Robert Gittings
Producer: Brian Patten

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Bill Breckon Editor DAVID HARDING


Presenter: Bill Breckon
Editor: David Harding

: Nashville

An entertainment
The first of two cocktails of verses from Ogden Nash Mixed with the music of KURT WEILL and VERNON DUKE
Devised and hosted by Robert Cushman Laced with the performances of Joss Ackland
Leueen Willoughby Nickolas Grace with a dash of DAVID WYKES ' Producer
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)


Unknown: Ogden Nash
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Robert Cushman
Unknown: Joss Ackland
Unknown: Leueen Willoughby
Unknown: Nickolas Grace
Unknown: David Wykes

: Weather;

programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including It's All Going on Out There: RAY GOODWIN explains his passion for recording wildlife sounds to CINDY SELBY.
Nutrition: what is a good diet? Is marge better than butter? Is salt bad for you? Experts in nutrition PROFESSOR HARRY KEEN and PROFESSOR
ARNOLD BENDER discuss current scientific opinion on the food we eat. A Start in Life by ANITA BROOKNER abridged in 11 parts by ANN REES-JONES
Read by Sarah Badel (4) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Ray Goodwin
Unknown: Cindy Selby.
Unknown: Professor Harry Keen
Unknown: Arnold Bender
Read By: Sarah Badel
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Little Giant by CHARLES THOMAS with George Parsons as John Davidson
In spite of the loyal support of his family and friends, the Edwardian writer John Davidson felt a burning dissatisfaction with his reputation as a very good minor poet. Six months' financial independence was all he craved - time to write the work which would ensure him a place among the truly great. In 1908, thanks to
George Bernard Shaw , his chance came....


Unknown: Charles Thomas
Unknown: George Parsons
Unknown: John Davidson
Unknown: John Davidson
Unknown: George Bernard Shaw
Directed By: Margaret Etall
Maggie Davidson: Clare Richards
Frank Harris: Robert Cawdron
Lewis Hind: Frank Duncan
Grant Richards: John Warner
Alec: Stephen Garlick
James: Patience Tomlinson
Ann: Joanna MacKie

: Back in Ten Minutes

Six programmes in which you arc invited to enjoy some walks through pleasant places with interesting people.
This week. Melvyn Bragg stretches his legs in his native Cumbria.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: John Harrison

: Story Time

The Rover byJOSEPHCONRAD abridged in ten parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Julian Glover (1) Producer JOHN CARDY


Read By: Julian Glover
Producer: John Cardy

: PM

Presenters Robert Williams and Gordon Clough on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only


Presenters: Robert Williams
Presenters: Gordon Clough

: Weather:

programme news

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Revised repeat of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

Sarah Singing by PHILIP LATHAM with and Near death in hospital, the middle-aged
Presswood suddenly has a vision of Sarah, the woman he loved when, as a boy, he was evacuated from London during the war.
Directed bv BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Philip Latham
Sarah: Sarah Benfleld
Bobby Presswood: Stephen J Dean
Max Meyer: Matthew Ryan
Presswood (as a man): Michael Spice
Nurse/Matron: Carol Howard
Drew Gardner: Mark Buffery
Headmaster: Alexander John
Katie: Kathryn Jacques
Dring: Haydn Wood
Lawyer: Rex Holdsworth
Harbourman: Stephen Garlick

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Catherine Wearing
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Peter Paterson Editor KEN GOUDIE


Unknown: Peter Paterson
Editor: Ken Goudie

: Science Now

What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories.
Presented by Peter Evans Producer RICHARD ELLIS


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Richard Ellis

: A Book at Bedtime

Rogue Male by GEOFFREY HOUSEHOLD abridged in 10 parts by RICHARD CARRINGTON
Read by Martin Jarvis (1) Producer MAURICE LEITCH long wave only


Unknown: Richard Carrington
Read By: Martin Jarvis
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Music at Night

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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