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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by Allan Wright
A regional view of farming in the week ahead.
BBC Scotland
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Allan Wright

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.45* Prayer for the Day With FR ERIC DOYLE Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.25*,8.25* Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Fr Eric Doyle
Read By: Peter Donaldson
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Harriet Cass


Unknown: Harriet Cass

: Glyn Worsnip

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

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

The live talk programme which takes its own distinctive look at some of the topics and personalities of this coming week.


Producer: Jenny Danks

: National Gardens Scheme

CORDON JACKSON talks about gardens open this year in aid of District
Nurses' Benefit funds and other charitable causes. Booklet, Gardens Open to the Public in England and Wales, 80p from booksellers, or £1.10 from [address removed]; or in Scotland: Booklet,
Scotland's Gardens, £1.00 from [address removed]


Talks: Cordon Jackson

: News

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: Money Box

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: Morning Story

The Baseball Boots by RODNEY JONES
Read by Jeff Rawle
Producer MITCH RAPER long wave only


Unknown: Rodney Jones
Read By: Jeff Rawle
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM, p 67; We give immortal praise (Bp 93); Psalm 93; Isaiah 6, vv 1-8 (AV): Praise !to the Lord (BBC HB 17)
Prayerboofc, New Every Morning, £2.00 from booksellers

: News

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: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston is in the West Midlands visiting Walsall, said to be the town of a hundred trades. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
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Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented by Roger McGough
Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR long wave only


Presented By: Roger McGough
Presented By: Readers Norman Rodway
Presented By: Frances Horovitz
Producer: Brian Patten

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice for consumers.
Presenter Jennl Mills Editor JOHN GETGOOD


Editor: John Getgood

: Just a Minute

Another rhetorical extravaganza in which Kenneth Williams riement Freud Peter Jones and Jeremy Beadle submit themselves to the unhesitating, undeviating and unrepetitious discipline of Nicholas Parsons (or not). Devised by IAN MESSlTER Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news


Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Jeremy Beadle
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Ian Messlter
Producer: Pete Atkin

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

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: News

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: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Chris Mohr will include during the week some Talking Point - discussions, Your Letters and other topics.
Among these today: Take it Easier:
.throughout .the week
MOYRA BREMNER will be sharing some of her favourite household tips.
Hazel Paints a Picture (1):
JOHN FITZMAURICE MILLS takes HAZEL AMOR for a master class. For Freedom to be Equal (3)
Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only
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Introduced By: Chris Mohr
Unknown: Moyra Bremner
Unknown: John Fitzmaurice
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Shadow in the Mouth by GILES COLE
Karen is a very clever, very pretty girl. She has two men in her life. She has everything going for her -except her desire to be old before her time.


Unknown: Giles Cole
Directed By: Ian Cotterell
Andy: Alex Jennings
Ted: Eric Allan
Karen SYLVESTRA: Le Touzel
Ruth: Miranda Forbes
Sheila: Jacki Piper

: The World of Henty

G. A. Henty , perhaps the greatest English writer of boys' adventure stories, was born 150 years ago. With Clive in India, By Sheer Pluck, Held Fast for England - — these titles encapsulate the spirit of the 82 tales of derringdo penned by this former war correspondent for a generation of young empire-builders.
Jeffrey Richards reviews Henty's world in the company of A. J. P. Taylor, Tom Jackson and Denis Butts.
Producer BRIAN BARFIELD (Shortened repeat of a Kaleidoscope special)


Unknown: G. A. Henty
Unknown: Jeffrey Richards
Unknown: Tom Jackson
Readers: Denis Butts.
Readers: William Nighy
Readers: William Squire
Producer: Brian Barfield

: Story Time

Goldfinger by IAN FLEMING abridged for radio in ten parts by GEORGE HEARTON
Part 3: Enemy Action Episode 10:
TLC Treatment
BBC Scotland


Unknown: Ian Fleming
Unknown: George Hearton
Read By: David Rintoul
Producer: Marilyn Ireland

: PM

with Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton
Editor DEREK LEWIS on VHF until 5.55
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5.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Revised rpt of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

Gilgamesh by ALEC REID and Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, was born two-thirds god and one-third man, five generations after the creation of the world. As a bargain for making peace among the gods, the great god Enlil demanded the right to control their destiny - a power so great that
Gilgamesh himself could not escape it. Choric voices with the AMBROSIAN SINGERS
Music composed and conducted by IAIN KENDELL Additional sounds created by IAIN KENDELL and STEUART ALLIN
Research and speech recording BILL AITKEN Sound
TED DE BONO assisted by GRAHAM
Directed by ALECREIDI


Unknown: Alec Reid
Conducted By: Iain Kendell
Gilgamesh: Christopher Scott
Enkidu: Sean Barrett
the Ferryman: Max Wall
Enlil: Ian Holm
: Anthony Hyde
: Rod Beacham
: Peter Wickham
: Jane Knowles
Ea: Siõn Probert
Anu: Martin Friend
Young shepherd: Andrew Branch
His father: Leonard Fenton
Other shepherds: John Webb
: Graham Faulkner
Harlot: Heather Bell
Shamash: Gordon Reid
Ninsun: Margaret Lang
Humbaba: Sean Arnold
Ishtar: Freda Dowie
Mountain guards: Brian Haines,
: John Church
Siduri: Diana Bishop
: Godfrey Kenton

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of this year's Royal Film
Performance Table for
Five, starring Jon Voight as an irresponsible father who, after his divorce, attempts to re-establish a relationship with his children by taking them on a Mediterranean cruise; and Gilgamesh. dramatised by Alec Reid , on Radio 4 .
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer JOHN BOUN ,DY Editor ROSEMARY HART


Unknown: Jon Voight
Dramatised By: Alec Reid
Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: John Boun
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod Editor KEN GOUDIE


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod
Editor: Ken Goudie

: Science Now

Presenter Colin Tudge What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments.


Presenter: Colin Tudge
Producer: Julian Brown

: A Book at Bedtime

The Rover by JOSEPH CONRAD abridged in ten parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Julian Glover (1) The Bastille has fallen, the guillotines have done their bloody work and a certain General
Bonaparte is France's rising star when old master-gunner Peyrol. 40 years at sea, docks In
Toulon harbour, home at last at the end of what he mistakenly believes to be his last voyage. Producer JOHN CARDY long wave only


Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Read By: Julian Glover
Producer: John Cardy

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Today in Parliament

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: News

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