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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from the North by Ken Ford
A regional view of farming in the week ahead.
BBC Manchester
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.4S. Prayer for the Day With RABBI LIONEL BLUE
6.55. 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.251, 8.25*. Sport
7.30, 8.30 News Summary 7.n. Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Read By: Harriet Cass
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Laurie Macmillan


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Anne Jones

discovers that in the BBC Sound Archives the British holiday lives.


Producer: Anne Howells

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Unpredictable and lively conversation from the personalities who will be in the news this week. Producer JENNY DANKS


Producer: Jenny Danks

: News

: Morning Story

The Ice Bear by BETTY BURTON
Read by Mary Wimbush Producer Mitch RAPER


Unknown: Betty Burton
Read By: Mary Wimbush
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

nem, p 25: The eternal gifts of Christ the King (BBC HB 234); Psalm j:
I Kings 19. vv 9-18 (rsv); Rise up, 0 men of God! <BBC HB 364)

: News

followed by travel

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston joins In the fun at the beginning of the holiday season when he takes to the beach at Sandown and Shanklln on the Isle of Wight. While there he meets a dinosaur, learns how to look after 700 deckchatrs and sends a postcard home.
Producermaryprice BBC Bristol

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented bv
Norman MacCalg
Headers FULTON MACKAY and bonnii hurren
Producer Brian fatten BBC Bristol Requests to:
Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Norman MacCalg
Unknown: Headers Fulton MacKay

: News

: You and Yours

Pattie Coldwell with the latest news, advice and information for consumers.
If you have comments. queries or suggestions, ring [number removed]after
11.0 am
Editor joiin cetcooo


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell

: Around the World in 25 Years

Johnny Morris recalls some of the people. places and happenings in a quarter of a century of jaunting.
The first of ten programmes: Mexico Producer Brian patten BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)
11.55 Weather: travel; programme news


Unknown: Johnny Morris

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Wldlake with views and topics in and behind the headlines Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Brian Wldlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Some Talking Point discussions. Your Letters and other topics.
Among these today:
The Roots of Romance: RAY BARRON explores the earliest stories of love. Pastoral (3)
Editor WYN knowles


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Ray Barron
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Save the Whale by ciinis CURRY


Unknown: Ciinis Curry

: Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Competitors representing more than 30 different countries from all parts of the world have been taking part during the past week in this unique annual folk festival.
Ian Skidmore presents some of the highlights in his account of this year's Eisteddfod which ended yesterday.
Producers dewi smith and dave simmonds BBC Wales


Unknown: Dave Simmonds

: Story Time

Judgement Day (6)

: PM

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


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

: The Six O'Clock News

Half-an-hour of reports from the BBC newsmen around the world including Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

Written by JOHN FLETCHER Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: John Fletcher
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Laura Archer: Betty McDowall
Tom Forres t: Bob Arnold
Walter Gabriel: Chris Cittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Sid Perks -: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Heather Bell
Nell Carter: Brian Hewlett
Richard Adamson: Ric1iard Carrington
Dorothy Adamson: Heather Barratt
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Det-Sgt Barry: David Vann
Susan Horobtn: Charlotte Martin
Vet: Brett Usher

: Keepsake and Counsellor

David Ryall looks back with affection at his alma mater, examining the booklet of advice once handed out to each graduate: The RADA Graduates' Keepsake and Counsellor.
Producer BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol


Reader: John Gabriel
Producer: Brian Miller

: The Monday Play

James Fox in Oblomov the novel by IVAN GONCHAROV dramatised by MATTHEW WALTERS from the translation by ANN DUNNIGAN with and St Petersburg. 1 May 1850. The landowner Oblomov lies in bed pondering the great question of life: should he get up? And what on earth would he do if he did get up?


Unknown: James Fox
Novel By: Ivan Goncharov
Dramatised By: Matthew Walters
Translation By: Ann Dunnigan
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Stolz: Nicky Henson
Zakhar: John Baddeley
Olga: Moir Leslie
the Narrator: Alan Bennett
Agafya: Auriol Smith
Tarantyev: Eric Allan
Ivan: Nigel Graham
Volklnsky: Brett Usher

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Pay Any Price, the Radio 4 serialisation of Ted Allbeury 's thriller about the mystery surrounding the death of President
Kennedy, starring Barry Foster and Michael J. Shannon : and Masquerade '. a major exhibition tracing the origins of the Masked Ball and its influence on 18thcentury social life. at the Museum of London.
Presenter Richard Mayne Producer


Unknown: Ted Allbeury
Unknown: Barry Foster
Unknown: Michael J. Shannon
Presenter: Richard Mayne
Producer: Richard Bannerman
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Simon Winchester Editor KEN COUDIE


Unknown: Simon Winchester
Editor: Ken Coudie

: Science Now

Presenter Peter Evans What is happening In science?


Presenter: Peter Evans
Producer: Julian Brown

: A Book at Bedtime

The Pavilion on the Links by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON abridged In five parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Iain Cuthbertson (1)
' My name Is Cassllis -
Frank Cassills. I lead the life of a vagabond for my own good pleasure. I am one of Northmour's oldest friends: and three nights ago, when I addressed him on these links, he stabbed me in the shoulder with a knife.
I have not many friends, nor am I very susceptible to friendship: but no man shall drive me from a place by terror.'
Producer MAURICE LEITCH long wave only


Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson
Read By: Iain Cuthbertson
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: TheFinancial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast long u'are only followed by an interlude

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