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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from East Anglia by Les Cottington

Contributors

Unknown: Les Cottington

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with TOM TICKELL
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by CLIVE ROSLIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND

Contributors

Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Tom Tickell
Read By: Clive Roslin
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Kate Moon

Contributors

Unknown: Kate Moon

: Glyn Worsnip

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

Contributors

Producer: Helen Fry

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Producer IAN STRACHAN. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Ian Strachan.

: Money Box

More questions on personal finance sent in by listeners and answered by the panel.

: Morning Story

ToUy by LEWIS HOSEGOOD
Read by David Ashford
Tolly lives in a hut in the woods until a young couple give him a home. But Tolly dies - and then the problems begin. Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Read By: David Ashford
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 25; Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (BBC HB 307); Psalm 15; Exodus 5, v 22 - 6. v 8; Put thou thy trust in God (BBC HB 313) Stereo

: The Thatcher Phenomenon

Margaret Thatcher has dominated politics for six years, creating a new 'ism' in the vocabulary of politics. But will
Thatcherism be remembered for its style or its substance? As prime minister has she been a purveyor of strident simplicities or a true visionary?
Hugo Young concludes his series on Mrs Thatcher by asking political friends and foes to prejudge how the historians will see her.
Producer ANNE SLOMAN
(Broadcaston Sunday at 7.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Hugo Young
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Producer: Anne Sloman

: For Schools

11.0 Music Makers The Lemmings (5) With IAN HUMPHRIS and CAROL HALL
11.20 Let's Move!
5: Machines and Robots Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY
11.40 Science Games Fooled You! Written and presented by FRED HARRIS
11.50 Poetry Comer 5: Places to Live

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Humphris
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By: Fred Harris

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented by Vernon Scannell Readers GARARD GREEN and ROSALIND SHANKS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol
Requests to Poetry Please' BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR.

Contributors

Presented By: Vernon Scannell
Unknown: Rosalind Shanks
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by Pattie Coldwell Editor KEN VASS

Contributors

Presented By: Pattie Coldwell
Editor: Ken Vass

: Frank Muir Goes Into ...

The World of Nature This week: Plants
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of the subject, making notes in the margin of jokes. quotes, newspaper clippings and recorded humour from
BOB NEWHART. MICHAEL BENTINE
JOYCE GRENFELL. MICHAEL FLANDERS AND DONALD SWANN
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as wellasatreedoes. (BERNARDSHAW)' Written by SIMON BRETT Producer RICHARD EDIS
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Bob Newhart.
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell.
Unknown: Donald Swann
Written By: Simon Brett
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS

Contributors

Presented By: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer This week: Crawly Creatures Presented by GARY TAYLOR Storyteller UNA STUBBS Today's story: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by ERIC CARLE Script by MARY KALEMKERIAN
2.5 Playtime Presented by LOLA YOUNG and ANDREW BRANCH
2.20 Introducing Science Unit2
2: Rocks of Ages
2.40 Astronomy The Galaxy Presented by HEATHER COUPER Written by ROBERT SMITH

Contributors

Presented By: Gary Taylor
Presented By: Storyteller Una Stubbs
Script By: Mary Kalemkerian
Presented By: Lola Young
Presented By: Heather Couper
Written By: Robert Smith

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Dilly Barlow Zoo-ming ahead!
What happens when a duck flirts with a lion? What do red squirrels get up to when they think no one's looking?
MARGARET HORSFIELD finds OUt during a sunny afternoon at
London Zoo. And in the light of the Zoo's recent announcement of plans for a E21 million rebuilding programme, DAVID JONES , Director of Zoos, and biologist and zoo specialist JEREMY CHERFAS disCUSS the morality of caging and displaying animals, the purpose of zoos, the best way to run them, and their future.... I Also Am of Ireland by FRANCES MOFFETT abridged in nine episodes by ELIZABETH BRADBURY
Read by FRANCES TOMELTY (9) (Music: Torroba's Dialogues for Guitar and Orchestra)
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Introduced By: Dilly Barlow
Unknown: Margaret Horsfield
Unknown: David Jones
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Frances Moffett
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By: Frances Tomelty
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: The Afternoon Play

The Deep Blue Sea by TERENCE RATTIGAN
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Terence Rattigan

: What's in a Name

'... that which we call a Rose by any other name would smell as sweet' - because the Christian name is derived from the flower name, as are Poppy, Pansy,
Marigold and Heather. But what ofPrinia and Daphila? Presenter
Denis (of the Wine God) Owen Producer
ANNE (OF GRACE) BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Blair Gould

: Story Time

Comic Quintet 1: On Guard by EVELYN WAUGH
Read by Jeremy Clyde
'You are to look after Milly' he told the dog. 'See that she doesn't marry anyone until I get back.'
Producer TIM SUTER
(Jeremy Clyde is in Pump Boys and Dinettes at the Piccadilly Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Read By: Jeremy Clyde
Producer: Tim Suter
Unknown: Jeremy Clyde

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton
continued on VHF|FM 5.50-5.55

Contributors

Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With DAVID HlTCHINSON including Financial Report

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Humphrey Lyttelton in conjunction with Brooke-Taylor-Rushton Enterprises and Garden-Cryer Incorporated proudly presents
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue The music is by COLIN SELL The music is not by PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Paul Mayhew-Archer

: News

: The Archers

: If I Were You

The last of six programmes What makes leader writers think they know better than the rest of us? Are the churches too confused to give proper guidance?
Geoffrey Smith of The Times and Gerald Priestland join Patrick Hannan for his last sceptical look at the advisers
With DILLWYN OWEN. ANNESTWILIAM and JAMES BENSON.
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Gerald Priestland
Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: James Benson.
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans
A weekly review of discoveries and developments
Producer GEOFF DEEHAN

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Monday Play Suddenly

by JOHN FLETCHER with and Wayne is 15 and lives in Croydon. His dad, a plumber, is keen that he should learn a trade, his mother that he should follow his artistic instincts.
Wayne escapes parental strife into a fantasy world of dragons and labyrinths.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: John Fletcher
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin
Wayne: Julian Firth
Sheila: June Barrie
Frank: William Eedle
Vicar: Hugh Dickson
Mr Winterhart: Bill Wallis
Peter: Mark Straker
Terry: William Hope
Keith: Thomas Henderson
Sandra: Melinda Walker
Nurse: Valerie Murray
Arthur: Eric Allan
Sid: Bernard Brown
Eddie: David Sinclair

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Paul Vaughan Producer RICHARD DUNN Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE

Contributors

Presented By: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Dunn
Editor: Thomas Sutcliffe

: A Book at Bedtime

The Life of Riley by ANTHONY CRONIN abridged in ten episodes byjOHNSCOTNEY
Read by Jim Norton (1) Patrick Riley , poet and professional scrounger, is quite unable to cope with morality and respectability. Starting off in Dublin his precarious progress leads him via pubs and doss-houses to literary London. Producer MAURICE LEITCH

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Cronin
Read By: Jim Norton
Read By: Patrick Riley
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The World Tonight

National and international news, background, analysis, and comment.
Presented by Richard Kershaw
11.0 Headlines
Editor BLAIR THOMSON on VHF/FM until 11.0

Contributors

Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Blair Thomson

: Study on 4

Patients' Guide to the NHS The last of eight programmes in which JENNI mills investigates how to make the best use of the National Health Service. Medical Accidents and Complaints Producer SARAH ROWLANDS

Contributors

Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: Open University

11.30 Houses of Parliament Competition
11.50 Buffon- An Enlightenment Scientist?

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Consummer Education: Value for Money Presented by VALERIE BETHELL of Consumers' Association
12.301: 1: Goods and Services and at 12.50
2: Leisure and Pleasure Producer GRAHAM TAYAR

Contributors

Presented By: Valerie Bethell
Producer: Graham Tayar








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