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7.10 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Produced by ANTHONY PARKIN (from Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Outlook
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news

Contributors

Produced By:
Anthony Parkin

The Labour Party Conference
Delegates and observers look back at the week's events in Blackpool and discuss the likely impact of the Conference's decisions and deliberations on the style and direction of the Labour Party in opposition.
Presenter ANTHONY KING
Produced by BERNARD TATE †
(Conservative Party: 10 October)

Contributors

Presenter:
Anthony King
Produced By:
Bernard Tate

6: From Planning to Pet Keeping
How does a state-controlled industry operate? What is the position of Soviet Jewry? Do Russians keep pets?
PETER FRANK and others answer listeners' questions.
Produced by HUGH PURCELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Frank
Produced By:
Hugh Purcell

11: Chatsworth and Goodwood GEOFFREY AGNEW interprets Et in Arcadia Ego; DAVID PIPER talks about Stubbs's Duke and Duchess of Richmond watching Horses Exercising
(Publications and NEC Correspondence Courses: page 13)

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Agnew
Talks:
David Piper

Introduced by PETER JONES
News and prospects of today's big sporting events, featuring: Association Football in England and Scotland. Racing. Rugby Union, and Rugby League. (Sport on 2: from 2.1 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter Jones

A general knowledge contest between girls' and boys' schools in England. Scotland. Wales, and Northern Ireland Question-masters
JOHN ELLISON. TIM GUDGIN First Round. 2: Scotland
Madras College, St Andrews (Girls) v
High School, Coatbridge (Boys) Questions set by roy SMITH Production assistant GERALDINE CHURCH
Produced by MARTIN FISHER
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Question-Masters:
John Ellison.
Question-Masters:
Tim Gudgin
Unknown:
Geraldine Church
Produced By:
Martin Fisher

A spontaneous discussion by MICHAEL WINSTANLEY LADY ANTONIA FRASER
LORD ARDWICK ANGUS MAUDE , MP
Chairman DAVID Jacobs from Oakengates. Shropshire

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Winstanley
Unknown:
Lady Antonia Fraser
Unknown:
Lord Ardwick Angus Maude
Unknown:
David Jacobs

Mrs Hauksbee
A play by A. R. RAWLINSON freely adapted from A Second-rate Woman and A Germ Destroyer, two short stories by RUDYARD KIPLING with Mary Wimbush
It is Simla in the 1890s and the fascinating Mrs Hauksbee is probably the wittiest woman there - she loves to involve herself in the lives of others.
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Mrs Hauksbee
Play By:
A. R. Rawlinson
Stories By:
Rudyard Kipling
Unknown:
Mary Wimbush
Unknown:
Mrs Hauksbee
Produced By:
John Tydeman
R K:
Sean Barrett
Mellish:
John Gabriel
Mrs Hauksbee:
Mary Wimbush
Mrs Mallowe:
Gudrun Ure
Hawley:
John Rye
Hotel Receptionist:
Nigel Lambert
Mrs Waddy:
Sonia Fraser
Mrs Delville:
Sheila Grant
Bent:
James Thomason
Dr Howlen:
Peter Tuddenham
Mrs Bent:
Madi Hedd
Ayah:
Heather Emmanuel

Introduced by Judith Chalmers
My children prefer me to be a working mother - 1: PATRICIA KEIRAN and MOLLY MCNULTY discuss with MOLLIE LEE their approach to combining home and a career
Letter to Fred: ALISON BRUCE
Her Majesty 's Books: KAY EVANS at HMSO
Managing Your Money: MARGARET ALLEN outlines her new series on women and money
A Good Read: This week, at the start of a new series, IRENE HANDL recommends some books she couldn'put down
DELIA PATON reads A Bird in the House by MARGARET LAURENCE (5)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Patricia Keiran
Unknown:
Molly McNulty
Unknown:
Mollie Lee
Unknown:
Alison Bruce
Unknown:
Her Majesty
Unknown:
Kay Evans
Unknown:
Margaret Allen
Unknown:
Irene Handl
Unknown:
Delia Paton
Unknown:
Margaret Laurence

TONY BILBOW looks at some of the current war aims - including The Battle of Britain, Patton, and Darling Lilli - and talks to RICHARD FLEISCHER , director of Tora Tora Tora. Written by LYN FAIRHURST
Produced by BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Bilbow
Unknown:
Richard Fleischer
Written By:
Lyn Fairhurst
Produced By:
Bobby Jaye

The story of the ' pure gold of the Music-Hall': written and narrated by Roy Hudd with the aid of excerpts from some of the Cheeky Chappie's recorded performances and anecdotes from his friends.
Produced by JOHN BROWELL ‡
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Hudd
Produced By:
John Browell

A radio biography in six parts Written by LESLIE BAILY with Clive Morton and Sullivan
1: How they began
Other parts JOAN MORROW
DEREK LAMDEN , WILFRED BABBAGE HUMPHREY MORTON
The Narrator HUGH BURDEN NEW RADIO ORCHESTRA leader JULIEN GAILLARD AMBROSIAN SINGERS conducted by ALAN PAUL
Excerpts from the Gilbert and Sullivan operas taken from long-playing gramophone records Produced by VERNON HARRIS

Contributors

Written By:
Leslie Baily
Unknown:
Clive Morton
Unknown:
Joan Morrow
Unknown:
Derek Lamden
Unknown:
Wilfred Babbage
Unknown:
Humphrey Morton
Narrator:
Hugh Burden
Leader:
Julien Gaillard
Conducted By:
Alan Paul
Produced By:
Vernon Harris
Arthur:
W S Gilbert
Mrs Sullivan:
Ella Milne
Tom Sullivan:
Eric Phillips
F C Burnand:
Philip Guard
German Reed:
Ralph Truman
Frederick Clay:
Dudley Rolph
Rachel Scott Russell:
Christina Gray
John Hollingshead:
Peter Pratt

Don'Listen Ladies by STEPHEN powys and GUY BOLTON from the French of SACHA GUITRY adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Moira Lister Norman Shelley and Marjorie Westbury
' Don'listen ladies, I beg of you. Don'listen! I am talking to men ... '
Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Powys
Unknown:
Guy Bolton
Unknown:
Peggy Wells
Unknown:
Moira Lister
Unknown:
Norman Shelley
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Produced By:
Norman Wright
Daniel Bachelet:
Norman Shelley
Henriette jo:
Manning Wilson
Madeleine:
Moira Lister
Pierre Blandinet:
John Rye
Julie Bille-en-Bois:
Marjorie Westbury
Valentine:
Cécile Chevreau
Porter:
Patrick Tull
Michel Aubrion:
Peter Tuddenham

A late-evening conversation in which
SHIRLEY WILLIAMS MP for
Hitchin GORDON PASK cybernetician and BASIL DE FERRANTI computer manufacturer exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas, and prejudices With BRIAN REDHEAD
Produced by BRIAN BLAKE (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Shirley Williams
Unknown:
Hitchin Gordon Pask

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