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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by Allan Wright BBC Scotland
6.25 Shipping forecast long scare only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Chris Lowe
6.45. Prayer for the Day
With METROPOLITAN ANTHONY. Archbishop of Sourozh
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN ooran
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45, Thought /or the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Chris Lowe
Read By: Colin Ooran
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

with John Marsh


Unknown: John Marsh

: Glyn Worsnip

goes into the BBC Sound Archives to contemplate current affairs and future events with the benefit of hindsight.

: News

: Start the Week in Scotland

with Dr Richard Baker. LLD (Strathclyde)
Fifty-five minutes of lively conversation to cheer you at home and our invited audience at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Producer PETER ESTALL


Unknown: Dr Richard Baker.
Producer: Peter Estall

: News

: Money Box

Presenter Louise Bolting A financial World Tonight production
long wave only


Presenter: Louise Bolting

: Daily Service

NF.M. p 97: Almighty God. thy word is cast (BBC HB 188): Psalm 50; II Timothy 3, v 14 to 4. v 5 (av): Lo. round the throne (BBC HB 230) long wave only

: Bus Stop Glasgow

In the first of five programmes this week.
Kogcr McGough conducts the Radio 4 touring double-decker through the City of Glasgow and pulls in to the Mitchell Theatre for a spot of entertainment from Wildcat Productions.
Producer JOCK GALLtCHEtt


Unknown: Kogcr McGough

: News

followed by travel lung u'oi'e only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Dumfries, the birthplace of Robert Burns.
long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Robert Burns.

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners
Presented bv
Norman MacCalg
Readers BILL SlMPSOr4 and DIANA bishop
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol long wave only


Readers: Norman MacCalg
Producer: Brian Patten

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice for consumers
Presenter Bill Breckon Editor joiin cetcood

: Naked Radio 4

A network airing for the award-winning Scottish comedy programme.
All performers guaranteed without kilts.
Naehaggis,naetartan, nae heather, nae bother, with Ron Bain Gregor Fisher Tony Roper and Peter Nardini
Producers COLIN gilbert and TOM KINNINMONT BBC Scotland
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news


Unknown: Ron Bain
Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Unknown: Tony Roper
Unknown: Peter Nardini
Producers: Colin Gilbert

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

long wa.ve only

: Woman's Hour

visits Stirling
Before an audience In the Logie Theatre.
Sue MacGregor talks to Sir Kenneth Alexander. Principal of Stirling University: prison governor Agnes Curran : opera singer Bill McCue ; and some of the other fieoplewholiveandwork n this ancient town.
Producers ROSALIND BEW and SALLY THOMPSON The Intruder (9)
Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only


Unknown: Sir Kenneth Alexander.
Unknown: Agnes Curran
Singer: Bill McCue
Producers: Rosalind Bew
Producers: Sally Thompson
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Murder in a Nice Neighbourhood bv JACK CERSON


Unknown: Jack Cerson

: Pedigrees of a Nation

As a Gaelic-speaking Highlander,
Finlay J. Macdonald examines Dr Johnson's dictum that languages are the pedigree of nations and wonders whether language is at the root of the age-old lowland Scots prejudice against the Highlander. BBC Scotland


Unknown: Finlay J. MacDonald

: Story Time

A Short Walk In the Hindu Kush (3)

: PM

Presenters Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news


Presenters: Gordon Clough
Presenters: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week in Scotland

(Revised repeat of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

Outside the Jeweller's by KAROL WOJTYLA (POPE JOHN PAUL it), translated by BOLESLAW TAB0RSKI with Maureen O'Brien Barbara Jefford Nigel Hawthorne
Written in the late 1950s, this is a dramatised meditation on marriage: an account of the marital fortunes of three interrelated couples across two generations. It is also about love, bereavement, breakdown and hope in marriage.
MICHAEL MCSTAY and AMANDA MURRAY It is a Christian meditation but powerfully suggestive o/ the world as it is.
The message was to look beyond mere human existence, however joyful or painful, and relate it to God and eternity, with humility.
A beautifully discreet and unassertive production.
Directed by •*UN TIIEOCHARIS
(First broadcast on R3)


Unknown: Karol Wojtyla
Unknown: John Paul
Unknown: Maureen O'Brien
Unknown: Barbara Jefford
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Patrick Barr.
Unknown: Brian Carroll.
Unknown: Alexander John
Unknown: Michael McStay
Unknown: Amanda Murray
Teresa: Maureen O'Brien
Andrew: Davio Timson
Anna: Barbara Jefford
Stephan: Denys Hawthorne
Monica: Janet Haw
Christopher: Michael Maloney
Adam: Nigel Hawthorne
Jeweller: Godfrey Kenton

: Kaleidoscope

includes Of This Our Time - A Journalist's Story 1905-1950. the autobiography of Tom Hopkinson. former editor of Picture Post: and On Your Way Riley by Alan Plater , starring
Brian Murphy as Arthur Lucan. the original Old Mother Riley , and Maureen Lipman as Kitty McShea. at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer CARROLL MOORE Editor ROSEMARY HART


Unknown: Tom Hopkinson.
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Brian Murphy
Unknown: Arthur Lucan.
Unknown: Mother Riley
Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Kitty McShea.
Unknown: Stratford East.
Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Carroll Moore
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Peter Paterson reporting Editor KEN GOUDLE ;


Unknown: Peter Paterson
Editor: Ken Goudle

: Science Now in Scotland

Peter Evans presents
a review of discoveries i and developments from I laboratories in the Lowlands.
Producer DEBORAH coiien


Unknown: Peter Evans

: A Book at Bedtime

An autobiography as told to MAXIM CORKY compiled and edited by NINA FROUD and JAMES HANLEY abridged in ten parts by CAROLE ROSEN
Read by Brian Pringle (1) The legendary Russian bass tells his famous compatriot about his life from childhood poverty with a drunken and often brutal father and a long-suffering mother, through years that were to be as colourful and dramatic as the man himself.
Producer DAVID JOHNSTON long wave only


Unknown: James Hanley
Unknown: Carole Rosen
Read By: Brian Pringle
Producer: David Johnston

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an Interlude

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