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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With SARAH JONES. Stereo


Unknown: Sarah Jones.

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Brian Perkins

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Michael Parkinson talks to internationally known violinist Nigel Kennedy Stereo


Talks: Michael Parkinson
Violinist: Nigel Kennedy

: The Armada Revenged

Six talks on Spain by Ray Gosling
3: Catholic Kings
'We let our Empire go - but Spain remembers. In my Malaga hotel, every room is named -
Filipinas or Argentina, Haiti or Texas. Says the owner, "They're all part of La Hispanidad. " In Spain, everywhere - Venezuela, El Salvador , Formosa, Nevada - is remembered....' BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: La Hispanidad.
Unknown: El Salvador

: International Assignment

BBC correspondents report from around the world Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 3. 0pm)


Producer: Adam Raphael

: Morning Story

The Man on the Telephone by MARY FREEMAN
Read by Jonathan Cecil 'The stranger's voice is charming - his manner is impeccable. For a woman like
Cordelia - an addict of romantic novels - the combination is irresistible.'


Unknown: Mary Freeman
Read By: Jonathan Cecil
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM, p 25; Christ whose glory
(BBC HB 137); Psalm 119, w 9-16; Mark 10, vv 17-27; Fill thou my life (BBC HB 271). Stereo

: Conchies

'When the war started in 1939 my attitude was quite firm - in no way would I take part in this war.'
Philip Aynsley-Smith, Harry Browne, Hugh Copnall, Cynthia Copnall Robert Hockley, Vic Newcomb and Nora Page talk to Tony Parker about the experience of being a conscientious objector in the Second World War and examine their feelings then and now.


Contributor: Philip Aynsley-Smith
Contributor: Harry Browne
Contributor: Hugh Copnall
Contributor: Cynthia Copnall
Contributor: Robert Hockley
Contributor: Vic Newcomb
Contributor: Nora Page
Contributor: Tony Parker
Producer: Piers Plowright

: For Schools

11.0 Singing Together (12) Presenter Andrew SHORE. Stereo
11.20 Conservation - Now Keep the Birds Alive in Winter Presented by ROGER TABOR With CYRIL LITTLEWOOD
11.40 The Music Box (2) Written and presented by SANDRA KERR. Stereo
11.50 See for Yourself Mind Out! by FRED HARRIS


Presented By: Roger Tabor
Unknown: Cyril Littlewood
Presented By: Sandra Kerr.
Unknown: Fred Harris

: Natural Selection

Flea Business
Despite an unpopular press, the flea is an achiever of remarkable feats - seven-inch high jumps, 13-inch long jumps and chariot racingpar excellence.
John Maunder speaks up for the fabulous flea.
Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: John Maunder
Producer: Melinda Barker

: The Food Programme

Spilling the Beans
Derek Cooper seeks the essence of coffee in a rich blend of opinions from Europe to South America.
Producer VANESSA HARRISON (Re-broadcast next Tuesday)


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: In One Ear


: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner CHRISTOPHER LILLICRAP reads Walter Crumpton Goes Skating with the Penguins by KATE WILKINSON
2.5 Let's Join In with Soundbox The Most Astonishing Birthday Present by JEAN PLAISTOW
2.25 Listen and Read Radio Thin King Stories On the Paint Trail by DEREK FARMER
2.40 Listen! Armada Rock by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL
2: Boat Ride into Danger (R)


Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap
Unknown: Walter Crumpton
Unknown: Kate Wilkinson
Unknown: Christopher Russell

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Bristol by Jenni Murray
Diamond for the Countryside: film producer DAVID PUTTNAM takes on a starring role - as newly-elected President of the Council for the Protection of Rural England. For their
Diamond Jubilee Year, he's supported by a glittering cast. Producer JILL MARSHALL BBC Bristol
Serial: The Reason Why (2)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: David Puttnam
Producer: Jill Marshall

: The Screech Owls

by HONORE DE BALZAC dramatised in four parts by JOAN O'CONNOR
3: In Search of Destiny
For the sake of the Republican soldiers slaughtered at
Vivetieres, Marie de Verneuil is determined to find Montauran and to bring his head to the scaffold. She still loves him, but swears to be revenged on the man she thinks responsible for the terrible massacre.
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo


Unknown: Joan O'Connor
Directed By: Jane Morgan.
Anne Louise Lambert: Marie de Vemeuil
Andrew Seear: The Marquis de Montauran
Philip Voss: Commandant Hulot
Corentin: Hugh Dickson
Christopher Benjamin: Comte De Beauvan
Richard Durden: Abbe Gudin
Father Lambolle: Garard Green
Francine: Natasha Pyne
First guard: Ronald Herdman
Second guard: Adrian Egan
d'Orgemont: Peter Woodthorpe
Pille-Miche: Shaun Prendergast
Marche a Terre: Robin Summers
Madame du Gua: Avril Clark
Barbette: Tessa Worsley
Capt Beau-Pied: Gordon Reid
Big Cibot: John Church
Innkeeper's wife: Pauline Letts

: News

: Frank Muir Goes Into....

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.
Producer PETE ATKIN Stereo (R) Revised


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Written By: Frank Muir
Written By: Simon Brett
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Robert Williams
continuedon VHFIFM 5.50-5.55

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Going Places

Clive Jacobs and the team monitor the movements in the world of travel and transport. Producer HELEN ROBSON


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Helen Robson

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast on Monday atl. 40pm)

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Producer JULIAN HALE Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Presented By: Margaret Howard
Producer: Julian Hale

: Law in Action

Makers of the law, legal practitioners and those who serve the administration of justice all contribute to the first edition of a new series of this topical weekly magazine about issues thrown up by the Courts and by Parliament.
Presented by Joshua Rozenberg Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: Any Questions?

Sir David English , Editor Daily Mail
Nicholas Hinton , Director-General, Save the Children Fund
John Edmonds , General
Secretary, General. Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union (GMBATU) and Marghanita Laski , novelist and journalist tackle the issues raised by the audience in Swindon, Wiltshire
Chairman John Timpson Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Sir David English
Unknown: Nicholas Hinton
Unknown: John Edmonds
Unknown: Marghanita Laski
Unknown: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Re-broadcast on Sunday at 9. 15 am)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Sheridan Morley Including reviews of English
National Opera's production of Rossini's Moses and of The Sure Thing, a romantic comedy film. Producer RICHARD DUNN
(Re-broadcast next Monday)


Presented By: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Richard Dunn

: A Book at Bedtime

The last of three stories by ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Miss Smythe of the Gown
Department has led a glamorous life serving the highest in the land, but now the Clearance Sale has begun.
(Starting on Monday: Wind. Sandand Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery )


Stories By: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis , David Tate
Sally Grace and Jon Glover Written by MARTIN BOOTH
Producer PAUL SPENCER. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 5.25 pm)


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jon Glover
Written By: Martin Booth
Written By: Paul B. Da
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Unknown: Ian Brown.
Unknown: Peterhickey John Morrish
Unknown: Alison Renshaw
Producer: Paul Spencer.

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio Geography - Our Changing World Northern Ireland Farming Written and presented by MAURICE TODD and at 12.50 Britain's 's Motorway Network Written and presented by ERIC TWADDELL

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