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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Richard Sanders and John Harvey


Producers: Richard Sanders
Producers: John Harvey

: Prayer for the Day

with Michele Guinness.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: The Week on 4

: DJ'sRise

From the genteel tones of ; "Time for a Tune" to the 24-hour mateyness of Radio 1. Mel Hill charts the irresistible rise of the disc jockey.
Producer Fran Acheson


Unknown: Mel Hill
Producer: Fran Acheson

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests.
I Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: Daily Service

The Memorial of God's Servants
: from St Peter 's Church. Hale, Cheshire.
Father We Praise Thee; '' Let Saints on Earth in Concert Sing; In
Paradisum (Gabriel Faure );
Now is Eternal Life.
Reading: Ecclesiasticus 44, vv 1-10. The St Peter 's
Singers, directed by Robin Coulthard.


Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Gabriel Faure
Unknown: St Peter
Directed By: Robin Coulthard.

: The Mating Game

The natural history quiz where the contestants j confront the problems of the wild. Presented by Lionel Kelleway. Producer Grant Sonnex. Stereo


Presented By: Lionel Kelleway.
Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Paradise Lost

NEW John Milton 's poem of the Fall of Man, abridged in 41 episodes.
1: The Fallen Angel, Satan, bitter and exasperated in Hell, tries to gather support among the devils for war against God.
Abridged by Adrian Mitchell Music: Elizabeth Parker Director John Theochans


Unknown: John Milton
Abridged By: Adrian Mitchell
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Theochans
Milton: Denis Quilley
Satan: Ian McDiarmid
Beelzebub: Matthew Morgan
Moloch: John Church
Belial: Steve Hodson
Mammon: Jonathan Adams

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Politician David Mellor , broadcaster John Walters , publisher Nairn Atallah , children's writer
Martin Waddell. ... Why do some men never learn to drive?
Simon Parkes investigates. Serial: A Lesson in Dying
by Ann Cleves.
Final part read by Marlene Sidawav.
Abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selene


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: David Mellor
Unknown: John Walters
Unknown: Nairn Atallah
Unknown: Martin Waddell.
Unknown: Simon Parkes
Read By: Marlene Sidawav.
Abridged By: Elizabeth Bradbury
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selene

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

with Vincent Duggleby. Producer Robert McKenzie ●Lines open from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Robert McKenzie

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Round Britain Quiz

The final. London (Irene Thomas and Eric Korn) versus Scotland (Colin Bell and Joyce McMillan).
Questionmasters: Gordon Clough and Anthony Quinton.
Producer Paul Z Jackson. Stereo


Contestant: Irene Thomas
Contestant: Eric Korn
Contestant: Joyce McMillan
Quizmaster: Gordon Clough
Quizmaster: Anthony Quinton
Producer: Paul Z Jackson

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke and James Naughtie.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers


: Add Life to Years

Written by Rib Davis. Andrea runs an NHS
Health Education Unit team. When a marketing director is appointed to sell community care, Andrea finds her job under threat.
Director Philip Martin. Stereo


Written By: Rib Davis.
Director: Philip Martin.
Andrea: Moir Leslie
Sebaslian: John Dixon
Dr Carr: Gerry Hinks
Fiona: Patricia Gallimore
Geoff: Andy Hockley
Brian: Geoff Serle
Stephanie: Susan Mansell
Tan: David Holt
Dr Jones: Terry Molloy
John: Alex Jones

: Strings, Squeaks and Jangles

Three programmes looking at the pleasures, pitfalls and personalities of four musical instruments.
I: The Harp
"A man arrived, put a big strap around it and slung it on his shoulder - they called it humping the harp." Producer Emma Kingsley. Stereo


Producer: Emma Kingsley.

: Work Talk

Winston Branch is a fine artist who came to the Slade art school from St
Lucia in the 60s. He talks to Ferdinand Dennis about the evolution of his work. Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo


Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen reviews the new Nicola LeFanu opera Shod Wedding as well as two new recordings by the Balanescu Quartet; and Jo Shinner reports on colourful flags from Ghana. Producer Sarah Johnson. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Nicola Lefanu
Unknown: Jo Shinner
Producer: Sarah Johnson.

: Short Story

Tinker's Curse
Written and read by Maurice Leitch.
"And then we saw the crowd. Just outside the barber's shop it was, a thick cluster of men.... Producer Duncan Minshull


Read By: Maurice Leitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: The News Quiz

: New*

: The Archers

Jill treads a dangerous path. Stereo

: I The Monday Play

The Fatherland by Murray Watts. Josh Mabhena was imprisoned for life for anti-apartheid activities, and his four children have grown up in Soueto without him.
Music: Cleo Dorcas
Director Jane Dauncev Stereo (Postponed from 14 September)


Unknown: Murray Watts.
Unknown: Josh Mabhena
Music: Cleo Dorcas
Director: Jane Dauncev
Maki: Natasha Williams
Reuben: Geff Francis
Fritz: Leo Wringer
Lefty: Ewen Cummins
Matka: Cleo Dorcas
Peggy: Jeillo Edwards
Freddie: Eddie Thengani ;
Zulu: Ja6l, Mbaloi
Nunu: Sibongile Nene

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.06pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Tim Bowler , stereo


Unknown: Tim Bowler

: The World Tonight

with Max Eastemian. Stereo


Unknown: Max Eastemian.

: A Book at Bedtime

Loitering with Intent Peter O'Toole reads the account of his early days, cutting a swathe on the turf and in taverns, up to his audition at RADA. First of eight parts.
Abridged by Andrew Simpson Producer David Benedictus 0 FEATURE: page 38


Unknown: Peter O'Toole
Abridged By: Andrew Simpson
Producer: David Benedictus

: The Goon Show

A lovingly restored classic. The Pam 's Paper Insurance Policy starring Peter Sellers , Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan , with Ray Ellington and Max Geldray.
Music 0y Wally Stott
Restoration by Ted Kendall
Producer John Browell. Stereo (First broadcast in 1958)


Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Ray Ellington
Unknown: Max Geldray.
Unknown: Wally Stott
Unknown: Ted Kendall
Producer: John Browell.

: News

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