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: News Briefing

: Pineapple Poll

Muste from Act I of the ballet, arranged from
Sullivan's operettas by Sir Charles Mackerras , who conducts the ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Charles MacKerras

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and David Byrne
6.30, 7.30, 8.30
News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: David Byrne
Read By: Harriet Cass

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with David Hitchins.

Contributors

Unknown: David Hitchins.

: Domestic Manners of the Americans

bv FANNY TROLLOPE abridged In five episodes bV CAROLE ROSEN
Read by Anna Massey 1: First Impressions
Producer MAURICE LEITCH
(Repeat. Anna Massey is in Major Barbara at 7.20 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Carole Rosen
Read By: Anna Massey
Producer: Maurice Leitch
Unknown: Anna Massey

: Start the Week with Alan Whicker

who brings his world to the Start the Week studio. Producer JENNY DANKS

Contributors

Producer: Jenny Danks

: Morning Story

Foreign Parts by JOHN MILLER
Read by Sean Barrett Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Unknown: John Miller
Read By: Sean Barrett
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM, p 34; New every morning is the love <BBC HB 408); Psalm 16; 1
Kings 6, vv 1-14 (RSV) 0 dearest Lord. thy sacred head (BBC HB 358)

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

with Charles Tomlinson Readers ISABEL DEAN and ANDREW SACHS Compiled by MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol

Contributors

Readers: Charles Tomlinson

: You and Yours

John Howard is Joined by gardening expert
ALAN TITCIIMARSH for this Bank Holiday edition of the daily consumer magazine programme.

Contributors

Unknown: John Howard
Unknown: Alan Titciimarsh

: Around the World in 25 Years

Johnny Morris recalls people, places and happenings in a quarter of a century of taunting. This week: The Rhine Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Morris
Producer: Brian Patten

: The World at One: News

with Michael Charlton

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Charlton

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
The Neighbours Thought I Was Strangling the Cat: DI SEANEY tells KAREN DECO how she learned to perform Punch and Judy.
Summertime Show: a report from the Ta:te Garden
Pavilion on the current Woman's Hour/Radio Times painting exhibition.
A Fortunate
Grandchild (3) Editor
SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Unknown: Di Seaney
Unknown: Sandra Chalmers

: Afternoon Theatre

Marjorie Westbury stars in the play of her choice to mark her
Golden Jubilee In Radio Waters of the Moon by K. C. HUNTER adapted for radio by MOLLIE HARDWICK with Mary Wimbush Patricia Hayes
Rosalind Shanks and Martin Jarvis
The Christmas festivities of 1951 are over, and those who live in a small, remote hotel on the edge of Dartmoor settle back into their unchanging and tedious routine, until three unexpected visitors arrive ...
Pianist
MARY NASH
Directed by GRAHAM GAUL
(Martin- Jarvis Is a National Theatre player)

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Unknown: K. C. Hunter
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Rosalind Shanks
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Pianist: Mary Nash
Directed By: Graham Gaul
Helen Lancaster: Marjorie Westbury
Robert Lancaster: John Pullen
Tonetta: Pauline Siddle
Mrs Whyte: Mary Wimbush
Mrs Daly: Jane Wenham
Evelyn: Rosalind Shanks
JOhn: Alex Jennings
Mrs Ashworth: Patricia Hayes
Julius Winterhalter: Martin Jarvis
Colonel Selby: Michael Bilton

: Piano Portrait

Patricia Carroll introduces and plays music from her Victorian collection of pieces composed by famous pianists of the day. This week:
William Vincent Wallace Producer ANDREW MUSSET

Contributors

Introduces: Patricia Carroll
Unknown: William Vincent Wallace
Producer: Andrew Musset

: Story Time

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole , Aged 13f (1 January-21 April) by SUE TOWNSEND with Nicholas Barnes First of seven parts Adrian's teenage biography became a bestseller when published last autumn. But first he had shared his innermost thoughts and concerns with a Radio 4 audience. This is another chance to hear them. Producer
JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown: Adrian Mole
Unknown: Nicholas Barnes
Unknown: John Tydeman

: PM

Presenters Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton

Contributors

Presenters: Gordon Clough
Presenters: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Quote.... Unquote

Christopher Martin-Jenkins Alan Melville
Rosemary Anne Sisson and Julia Langdon Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Producer ALAN NIXON

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Alan Melville
Unknown: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Unknown: Julia Langdon
Read By: Ronald Fletcher
Presented By: Nigel Rees
Producer: Alan Nixon

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: The Monday Play

Major Barbara by BERNARD SHAW with Anna Massey John Phillips
Gwen Watford and Jeremy Clyde
This play, written in 1905, Is a moral confrontation between two generations: the old who made the best of opportunities in an Immoral world...;-and the young who want to atone for this by the misguided Idealism of individual sacrifice. It Is an exposition of Shaw's doctrine that one ' must either share the world's guilt or go to another planet '.
Characters In order of speaking:
Directed by RONALD MASON

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: John Phillips
Unknown: Gwen Watford
Unknown: Jeremy Clyde
Directed By: Ronald Mason
Lady Britomart Undershaft: Gwen Watford
Stephen, her son: Christopher Guard
Morrison, her butler: Michael McStay
Barbara, her elder daughter: Anna Massey
Sarah, her younger daughter..: Josie .Kidd
Adolphus Custns,Barbara's fiance: Jeremy Clyde
Charles Lomax, Sarah's fiancé.: ..Christopher Good
Andrew Undershaft: John Phillips
Rummy Mitchens: Peggy Paige
Snobby Price: Brian Carroll
Jenny Hill: Judy Harris
Peter Shirley: Leonard Fenton
Bill Walker: John Hollis
Mrs Balnes: Joan Matheson

: Kaleidoscope

See the Music -
Hear the Dancing!
The eye of man hath not heard.
The ear of man hath not seen. (SHAKESPEARE,
A Midsummer Night's
Dream)
A profile of George Balanchine and The New York City Ballet One of the world's great dance companies, co-founded. together with the School of American Ballet, by Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine. Introduced by Lincoln Kirstein with ALEXANDRA DANILOVA DANIEL DUELL ,
JOSEPH DUELL , SUZANNE FARRELL , ROBERT FIZDALC. ARTHUR
GOLD. ROBERT IRVINGANNA KISSELGOFF, PETER MARTINS , KAY MAZZO ,
NANCY REYNOLDS , JEROME ROBBINS , HUBERT SAAL , JOHN TARAS and GEORGE BALANCHINE who died on 30 April.
Narrator Michael Oliver Producer john POWELL (The New York City Ballet is appearing at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)

Contributors

Unknown: George Balanchine
Unknown: Lincoln Kirstein
Unknown: George Balanchine.
Introduced By: Lincoln Kirstein
Unknown: Alexandra Danilova
Unknown: Daniel Duell
Unknown: Joseph Duell
Unknown: Suzanne Farrell
Unknown: Robert Fizdalc.
Unknown: Robert Irvinganna
Unknown: Peter Martins
Unknown: Kay Mazzo
Unknown: Nancy Reynolds
Unknown: Jerome Robbins
Unknown: Hubert Saal
Unknown: John Taras
Unknown: George Balanchine
Narrator: Michael Oliver
Producer: John Powell

: Science Now

Monkeys always ate bananas and lions dined on meat alone - until scientists at the London Zoo realised that the animals developed bone disease as a consequence of the monotonous food. Now they thrive on a varied diet which contains the same nutrients as they eat In the wild.
Colin Tudge discovers how the researchers at the Zoological Gardens apply their knowledge of the physiology and behaviour of animals in the natural states.
Producer DEBORAH COHEN

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Tudge
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: A Book at Bedtime

On the Eve (6)

: Return to Fire Mountain

In 1973 the small island and fishing port of Heimaey ofl the southern coast of Iceland was torn asunder by a volcano. Larry Harris , who reported the eruption for BBC news, recalls how the Islanders fought to turn the tide of molten lava, and how the hot rock provides a central heating system.
Producer GWYN RICHARDS
BBC Birmingham long wave only from 11.30

Contributors

Unknown: Larry Harris
Producer: Gwyn Richards

: News

long wave only








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