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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs. Producers John Harvey and Robin Maynard


Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Robin Maynard

: Prayer for the Day

with Jean Silvan Evans.


Unknown: Jean Silvan Evans.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
6.45 Business News
7-25, 8.25 Sports News
1.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: The Week on 4

: Every Left Foot a Winner

Julie Welch gets herself selected for a heroic trip to the BBC Sound Archives. Producer Fiona Cooper


Unknown: Julie Welch
Producer: Fiona Cooper

: News

: Start the Week

With Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Mary Sharp


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Mary Sharp

: Inspiration

At the National Railway Museum, York, Chris Stuart and a panel of celebrity guests stoke up the boiler for the last time in this series and ponder some more Questions about designs and discoveries. Producer Aled Evans


Unknown: Chris Stuart
Producer: Aled Evans

: Daily Service

Live from Rossall School, Fleetwood, Lancashire. Be Thou My Guardian and My Guide (Abridge) Genesis 45 w 1-7; 28-30. Anthem: Beati Quorum Via (Stamford) How Shall I Sing That Majesty (Naylor).
Director Mark Jones


Director: Mark Jones

: The Bible

David Neal reads the tenth of 16 episodes from the authorised version. Music by Elizabeth Parker
Abridged by Yvonne Antrobus Producer Philip Martin


Unknown: David Neal
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Abridged By: Yvonne Antrobus
Producer: Philip Martin

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Making and breaking a film career - the power of the casting director.
Serial: Strong Poison (6).
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selene


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selene

: Money Box

-A Question of Money
Vincent Duggleby chairs another session from BBC Radio on Show in Swansea as listeners put their financial queries to Alison Mitchell , Chris Gilchrist and Mike Warburton.
Producer Frances MacDonald


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Unknown: Chris Gilchrist
Unknown: Mike Warburton.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

With John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Aumonier's World

A four-part series based on tne work of Stacy Aumonier (1887-
1928), considered by his contemporaries to be one of the best short story writers of his time.
1: Where Was Wych Street? A pub argument brings the world close to crisis.
Dramatised by Martin Worth Director Matthew Walters


Dramatised By: Martin Worth
Director: Matthew Walters
Aumonier: John Baddeley
Gertrude: Oona Beeson
Lows-Parlby: Nicholas Boulton
Vermeer: John Evitts
Meadows: Barry J Gordon
Mrs Dawes: Diana Payan
pyince: Lyndam Gregory
Orme: Colin Pinney
Pengammon: James Taylor

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Gun before Butter

Last of three dramatisations from Gold and Silver Dagger Award-winning novels. Nicolas Freeling 's Inspector Van der Valk story tells of a body, an abandoned Mercedes coupe and the beautiful daughter of a dead conductor.
Director Philip Martin (Rpt)


Unknown: Nicolas Freeling
Director: Philip Martin
Van der Valk ': An Hogg
Lucienne: Sophie Thompson
Samson: Geoff Serle
Stam: Roger Hume
Solatige: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Artette: Sunny Ormande
Hart: David Vann
Bernard: Alan Devereux
Royaard: David Frederickson
Rustenberg: David Curnow
MarkUwics: Paul Webster
WesWk: Simon Carter
Vogel: Dominic Taylor

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor talks to theatre producer Thelma Holt about her life and work. Producer Gillian Hush


Producer: Thelma Holt
Producer: Gillian Hush

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan listens to some new recordings of Malcolm Arnold and reviews Aumonier's World . Guests are the Pamassos ensemble. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold

: Short Story: Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty

by Stacy Aumonier. Abroad is a frightening place, especially if you are a middle-aged spinster on your first-ever trip. Read by John Baddeley. Producer Matthew Walters


Unknown: Stacy Aumonier.
Read By: John Baddeley.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Join Humphrey Lyttelton and the regulars for some hand-tooled quality entertainment. With Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Willie Rushton. Colin Sell at the piano.
Producer Jon Naismith


Chairman: Humphrey Lyttelton
Panellist: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Panellist: Barry Cryer
Panellist: Graeme Garden
Panellist: Willie Rushton
Pianist: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith

: News

: The Archers

Bert wagers about the future. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: The Food Programme

David Holden investigates what makes a woman a satisfied beer drinker.
Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: David Holden
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The Monday Play: The 50 Friends of Simon Goberschmitt

by Robert Paterson.
Mrs Urquhart has a mystery lodger, a foreign gentleman who gets stacks of mail from all round the world. For three other lodgers, Mr Goberschmitt becomes an obsession.
Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Robert Paterson.
Unknown: Mrs Urquhart
Unknown: Mr Goberschmitt
Director: Patrick Rayner
Goberschmitt: Crawford Logan
Mrs Urquhart: Eileen McCallum
Alison: Fiona Bell
Lynn: Louise Ironside
Fiona: Emma Currie
Raymond: David Tennant
Walker: James Bryce
Tutor: Hilary Neville
John _: Gordon Munro
Brian: James Murray

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
9.45 The Financial World
Tonight with Nigel Cassidy.


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy.

: Book at Bedtime: To the Lighthouse

Eileen Atkins reads the first often episodes from Virginia Woolf's little masterpiece.
Abridged by Yvonne Antrobus Producer John Theocharis


Abridged By: Yvonne Antrobus
Producer: John Theocharis

: You Heard It Here First: An Actor's Life for Me: 5: May the Farce Be with You

by Paul Mayhew-Archer.
Starring John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.
Robert is about to appear in a new West End farce. Producer Paul Spencer
(First broadcast on Radio 2)


Unknown: Paul Mayhew-Archer
Unknown: John Gordon-Sinclair
Unknown: Caroline Quentin.
Producer: Paul Spencer

: News

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