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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Triona Holden
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary M5* Business News with ROGER PARRY
7.0,8.0 Today's News «ead by BRYAN MARTIN '•25*, 8.25* Sport with CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Triona Holden
Unknown: Roger Parry

: A Child of the Jago

Part 8

: News

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

In the second of six interviews wiith 'high-achiever' Americans, Or Anthony Clare talks to Helen Gurley-Brown founder and Edltor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan. gesearcher jenny rivarola


Talks: Anthony Clare
Unknown: Helen Gurley-Brown
Producer: Michael Ember

: Pennine Perspective

Phil Smith explores the remote
North Yorkshire Pennines. 2: Man-made Moorland Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Phil Smith

: The State of the Vatican

£ive documentary reports by Bernard Jackson
3: Politics and Power


Unknown: Bernard Jackson

: Morning Story

Read by Frank Duncan


Unknown: Martin Armstrong
Read By: Frank Duncan
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: Daily Service

Nem, p 118; From thee all skill and science flow (EH 525); Psalm 63; Matthew 14, w 13-23; Come, Ye faithful, raise the anthem (BBC HB123) Stereo

: Great Gardens

In the first of four programmes Hannah Gordon , a keen amateur gardener, digs into the history of British gardens to discover the key to every child s dream, the secret garden. It may be hidden in the mists of time or behind high walls Hannah enlists the help of the doyen of British garden designers, Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe , who guides her around one of his most recent designs, the gardens of Sutton Place in Surrey, in the hope of discovering the secret of the secret garden.
Producer JOHN BELL
● FEATURE: page 8


Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Geoffrey Jellicoe
Producer: John Bell

: In Keeping with Tradition

Keith Allan searches out the secrets of a happy hive from
Ernie Pope , who has kept bees for 40 years on the outskirts ot Newcastle upon Tyne. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Keith Allan
Unknown: Ernie Pope

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Lord Jim

by JOSEPH CONRAD dramatised for radio in six episodes by KEITH DARVILL
Episode 3. is now
In far away Colombo Jim is now trying to pick up the pieces of his life. The tragic Patna affair, however, still hangs hauntingly over him, especially when the Patna'ssecond engineer Onslow suddenly appears on the scene bringing with him a threat of blackmail.


Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Jim: Simon Treves
Marlow: David March
Denver/Egström: John Hollis
Stein: Ronald Herdman
Half-caste: Sean Barrett
First seaman: Brian Smith
Australian seaman: Robin Summers
Mate: Shaun Prendergast

: The World at One: News

Presented by Phil Longman


Presented By: Phil Longman

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Presented by tim MUNRO (R) Stereo


Presented By: Tim Munro

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guests of the Week:
The Beverley Sisters, Joy, Teddy and Babs. Britain's highest-paid female act in the 50s are back together again with a rock version of 'Sisters'. Serial: Bilgewater (5)

: The Afternoon Play Unwieldy Elephant

Gilbert Winblow is in need of a rest - a few day s of peace with an aunt in Gloucestershire. What he most definitely does not need is to find himself careering across the countryside in charge of an Indian elephant called Winnie.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN. Stereo (Jeremy Clyde is in 'Pump Boys and Dinettes 'at The Albery Theatre, London)
● HEAR THIS! page 13


Unknown: John Graham
Unknown: Gilbert Winblow
Directed By: Glyn Dearman.
Unknown: Jeremy Clyde
Gilbert Winblow: Jeremy Clyde
Headmaster: Garard Green
Flannery: John Graham
First lady on train: Tessa Worsley
Second lady on train: Gwen Cherrell
Stag Spangler: Ronald Herdman
First boy: Andrew Gubbins
Second boy: Christopher Gubbins
Third boy: Luke Nashaat
Lady in street: Anne Jameson
Sid: Jamie Roberts
Shirley: Mia Soteriou
Porter/Vicar: David Garth
Librarian: Jane Leonard
Policeman: Trevor Nichols
Fred: Arnold Diamond
Short-sighted driver: Alan Thompson
Dolores: Helena Breck
Adrian: Christopher Scott
Timekeeper: David Learner

: Time for Verse

Greek Myths
A series of six programmes compiled and presented by Alexis Lykiard
6: The Wanderer-Odysseus Readers BERNARD BROWN


Presented By: Alexis Lykiard
Readers: Bernard Brown
Readers: Gwen Cherrell

: Operatic Encounters

Edward Downes raises the curtain on some unexpected aspects of his work in the opera house. 4: Oh Otello!
BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Edward Downes

: Books of the Century

The fourth of six programmes Derek Parker talks to crime writer H. R. F. Keating about
The Collected Stories of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle. Reader GARARD GREEN
Sir Roy Strong talks about C. V. Wedgwood's The King's Peace)


Talks: Derek Parker
Unknown: H. R. F. Keating
Stories Of: Sherlock Holmes
Reader: Arthur Conan Doyle.
Producer: Michael Lawton
Talks: Sir Roy Strong

: Story Time

Slow Boats to China (3)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Bill Frost continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Bill Frost

: The Six O'Clock News

With DAVID SYMONDS including Financial Report

: My Music

John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Programme devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Producer PETE ATKIN
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 12.27pm) Stereo


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Producer: Pete Atkin

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Origins

Wine for the Barbarians
In a series of four programmes Malcolm Billings and Barry Cunliffe trace the route of the Roman wine trade from the villa estates of Tuscany to an Iron Age settlement on the Dorset coast. 3: Brittany
Reader HUGH DICKSON Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBC Bristol (Rev R)


Unknown: Malcolm Billings
Unknown: Barry Cunliffe
Reader: Hugh Dickson

: Forbidden Knowledge

Bob Couttie concludes his exploration into the paranormal.
6: How to be a Psychic
Producer ALEC REID. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Bob Couttie
Producer: Alec Reid.

: Music from the People

The folk song revival in England 'No nation has a richer store of traditional music than England, and none is more prone to undervalue its heritage.'
10: English Folksong -
Some More Conclusions
In echoing the title of the book English Folksong: Some
Conclusions, written by Cecil Sharp in 1907, this final programme considers the state of folksong in England today - and in the future.
With Alistair Anderson
Shirley Collins , Vic Gammon Johnny Handle ,
Ashley Hutchings , Douglas Kennedy Peter Kennedy. Ewan MacColl Ralph McTell and John Tarns Written and presented by Jim Lloyd
Producer GEOFFREY HEWITT BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Written By: Cecil Sharp
Unknown: Alistair Anderson
Unknown: Shirley Collins
Unknown: Vic Gammon
Unknown: Johnny Handle
Unknown: Ashley Hutchings
Unknown: Douglas Kennedy
Unknown: Peter Kennedy.
Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Unknown: Ralph McTell
Unknown: John Tarns
Presented By: Jim Lloyd
Producer: Geoffrey Hewitt

: The Prophet of Opium

A portrait of Thomas De Quincey author of Confessions of an English Opium Eater written and presented by Stanley Williamson with ' ... a theatre seemed suddenly opened up and lighted up within my brain, which presented nightly spectacles of more than earthly splendour accompanied by deep-seated anxiety and gloomy melancholy such as are wholly incommunicable bywords.' Readers JOHN CHRISTIE
Producer FRASER STEEL BBC Manchester
(Paul Webster is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.0am)


Unknown: Thomas de Quincey
Presented By: Stanley Williamson
Readers: John Christie
Readers: Deborah MacLaren.
Readers: David Neale
Readers: Patrick Romer
Unknown: Paul Webster
De Quincey: Paul Webster

: The Cambridge Buskers

A musical diversion with Michael Copley and Dag Ingram and their busking guests The Chuckerbutty Ocarina Quartet
Additional material JOHN LANGDON Producer DANNY GREENSTONE
(First broadcast on Radio 2) Stereo


Unknown: Michael Copley
Unknown: Dag Ingram
Unknown: John Langdon
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Nigel Andrews Producer RICHARD DUNN


Presented By: Nigel Andrews
Producer: Richard Dunn

: A Book at Bedtime

Dr Wortle's School (5)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Tim Llewelyn
11.0 Headlines


Presented By: Tim Llewelyn

: Open University

11.30 Artists' International Association
11.50 Child Liberation

: Diversions

The third of six programmes Derek Lewis introduces recordings of Placido Domingo Jose Carreras , Jessye Norman Peter Hoffman and other singers of the operatic stage and concert platform from their explorations of the popular music repertoire.
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK Stereo


Introduces: Derek Lewis
Unknown: Placido Domingo
Unknown: Jose Carreras
Unknown: Jessye Norman
Unknown: Peter Hoffman

: *am News

followed by an interlude

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