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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from the North by Ken Ford
BBC Manchester

: Today

with John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Read By: Eugene Fraser
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

with Laurie Macmillan


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Angus McDermid

puts an ear to the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer ANNE HOWELLS (Repeated: Fri 9.30 pm)


Producer: Anne Howells

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Incomers and islanders gather for an informal conversation in front of an audience at the Opera House, Jersey, in the Channel Islands. Producer IAN STRACHAN


Producer: Ian Strachan

: Money Box

: Morning Story

The Launch by DOUGIE ORR
Read by Fraser Kerr


Read By: Fraser Kerr

: Daily Service

from Manchester led by THE REV
KENNETH STEVENSON with a choir from CHETHAM'S SCHOOL OF MUSIC Let all the world (BBC HB 275); I Peter 1, vv 3-9 .
(RSV); Gloria (Darke); King of glory (BBC HB 325). BBC Manchester long wave only


Unknown: Kenneth Stevenson

: Down Your Way

long wave only

: Poetry Pleasel

with Vernon Scannell Readers NORMAN RODWAY and JUNE BARRIE Compiled by MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol long wave only


Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Unknown: Readers Norman Rodway

: You and Yours

Presenter Patti Coldwell lends a sympathetic ear to your phone comments and queries on [number removed]. Editor KEN VASS


Presenter: Patti Coldwell
Editor: Ken Vass

: Don't Stop Now-it's Fundation

Non-stop comedy cabaret with Fundation, who are Joe Griffiths (on piano) Gareth Hale Norman Pace
Terry Morrison and Maryanne Morgan
Written by FUNDATION with contributions from
(Repeated: Tues 6.30 pm) (Fundation are at the Tramshed, Woolwich, London)


Unknown: Joe Griffiths
Piano: Gareth Hale
Piano: Norman Pace
Piano: Terry Morrison
Piano: Maryanne Morgan
Unknown: Charlie Adams.
Unknown: Geoffrey Atkinson.
Unknown: Paul B. Da Vies.
Unknown: John Langdon
Unknown: Simon Parke
Producer: Alan Nixon

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor including during the week some Talking Point discussions, Your Letters and other topics.
NATALIA KARP recalls how' a Chopin nocturne saved her life in a German concentration camp. Wycliffe and the Pea-green Boat by w. J. BURLEY abridged in nine parts by ANGELA JESSON
Read by SEAN-ARNOLD (3) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS long wave only


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Natalia Karp
Unknown: J. Burley
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: Afternoon Theatre

The Geneva Run by MICHAEL DAVIES
A British armaments expert goes missing at the Geneva talks.
Other parts played by ERICA EIRIAN , JAMES BENSON Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales


Unknown: Michael Davies
Played By: Erica Eirian
Played By: James Benson
Directed By: Adrian Mourby
Sir Robert Clyne: George Baker
David Yarm: Ian Saynor
John Altwen Lassam: William Roberts
Bowinger/Korientov: Nigel Graham
Laura: Guinevere John
Annie Booth: Monica Grey
Major Cunningham: Ray Handy
Inap Crab: Ivor Roberts
Sgt Lewis: Roger Nott
Harry Stein: Mark Rolston

: Zoo Talk

Zoo vet David Taylor warns against playing with the tiger.


Unknown: David Taylor
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: Story Time

Vera by ELIZABETH VON ARNIM abridged in ten parts by BA MASON
Read by June Barrie (1) The sinister story of marriage between a young girl and a possessive middle-aged widower. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Elizabeth von Arnim
Read By: June Barrie

: PM

with Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton Editor DEREK LEWIS


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

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRYAN MARTIN including
Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: In Business

with Peter Hobday
(Repeated: Thurs 10.0 am)


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Rosalind Bew

: Forgive Us Our Press Passes

Written and read by Ian Skidmore
Five extracts from an unreliable autobiography 1: Playing for Laughs
Adapted and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales


Read By: Ian Skidmore
Produced By: Herbert Williams

: The Monday Play

Never in My Lifetime by SHIRLEY GEE
The love between a young British soldier and a young girl from Belfast is inevitably entangled in the rage of conflicting ideals. The repercussions of a violent incident are felt by six people who are all closely involved.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER (First broadcast on Radio 3)


Directed By: David Spenser
Tom: Robert Glenister
Charlie: Bill Nighy
Tessie: Angael Grehan
Moira: Maggie Shevlin
Wife: Harriet Walter
Mother: Kate Binchy
Old man: Anthony Newlands
Young man: Jim Reid
Voices: Wendy Murray

: Science Through the Looking Glass

Mad Inventors
The inventor is a stock character in English humour, yet all progress depends on him. So why do we need to make him a buffoon?
David Jones looks at mad and not-so-mad inventors to find the answer.


Unknown: David Jones
Producer: Martin Goldman

: Kaleidoscope

with Paul Vaughan Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Bannerman
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Lost Domain (11)

: The World Tonight

11.0 Headlines
Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE long wave only from 11.0


Editor: Alastair Osborne

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: News

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