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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

Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad, starting with 9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
Contributed by the BBC's Foreign News Staff
(Revised edition: Tues. 9.5 am)
9.30 The Weekly World
WALTER TAPLIN reviews what the weeklies have to say, with illustrations read by DOUGLAS SMITH
9.45 The Week in Westminster
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with ALAN WATKINS
Narrator Peter Barker
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFF.
ANNE DUNCAN-JONES , MARTIN COX

Contributors

Unknown:
Walter Taplin
Read By:
Douglas Smith
Narrator:
Alan Watkins
Narrator:
Peter Barker
Producers:
Paddy O'Keefff.
Producers:
Anne Duncan-Jones
Producers:
Martin Cox

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 2.0 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter Jones

A nation-wide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete for this title
Chairman FRANKLIN ENGELMANN Second Round: featuring each week three winners from the first round of the contest 2: Home Counties and South of England
MRS MARY MUNRO (Surrey) editor
JEAN ADAMSON (SUSSex) retired secretary
NIGEL GOFF (Sussex) research scientist
Including Beat the Brains in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants. Devised and written by JOHN P. WYNN. Produced by JOHN FAWCETT WILSON
(Repeated: Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Franklin Engelmann
Unknown:
Jean Adamson
Unknown:
Nigel Goff
Written By:
John P. Wynn.
Produced By:
John Fawcett Wilson

A spontaneous discussion by THE RT HON ENOCH POWELL , MP MICHAEL FOOT , MP EMLYN WILLIAMS HONOR BALFOUR
Chairman DAVID JACOBS
Produced by MICHAEL BOWEN from Tenbv. Pembrokeshire

Contributors

Unknown:
Enoch Powell
Unknown:
Michael Foot
Unknown:
Emlyn Williams
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Produced By:
Michael Bowen

by JOHN HODGSON and BRIAN CLARK Every Skipper in the business has worked his way up chopping ice, gutting fish in a blizzard. If it's an easy life you're after, why not get a job sweeping up in the Fisherman's Bethel. We come fishing for the money.'
Produced by HARRY CATLIN
(Alan Dudley is a National Theatre player)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Hodgson
Unknown:
Brian Clark
Produced By:
Harry Catlin
Produced By:
Alan Dudley
Mike:
Eric Allen
Mate:
John Hollis
IVO:
Kerry Franci
Jim:
Alan Dudley
Terry:
Clive Merrison
Skipper:
Henry Stamper
John:
Stephen Thorne
Brian:
Brian Hewlett
FeltOn:
Edward Chapman
Isherwood:
Antony Higginson
Katey:
Diana Bishop
Gladys:
Nan Marriott-Watson

Introduced bv
Judith Chalmers 1
My Week: DAPHNE HUBBARD
No Passport Required: IAN MOSEY reports on holidays In the South West
Elizabeth and Essex: ROBERT LACEY talks about his recent book
Five Points of Women's Liberation - 2: jo O'BRIEN and BARRY TURNER discuss equality of education With JOAN YORKE Shoes Were for Sunday written and read by Molly Weir abridged by DOREEN ESTALL (First of five instalments)

Contributors

Unknown:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Daphne Hubbard
Talks:
Robert Lacey
Unknown:
Joan Yorke
Read By:
Molly Weir
Abridged By:
Doreen Estall

presents
Kirk Douglas and
Director
Michael Winner who discusses his first Western, Lawman, with CHARLES CHILTON Introduced by TONY BILBOW Written by LYN FAIRHURST Produced by BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Kirk Douglas
Unknown:
Michael Winner
Unknown:
Charles Chilton
Introduced By:
Tony Bilbow
Written By:
Lyn Fairhurst
Produced By:
Bobby Jaye

A thriller serial in seven parts by DAVID ELLIS with Frederick Jaeger and Peter Pratt
Part 5: ' When Holland told me he thought they were on to him I didn'make him get out of the garage. I let him go on working there and the result's in the morgue.'
Produced by ROGER PINE
(Repeated: Tuesday. 3.30 pm)
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
David Ellis
Unknown:
Frederick Jaeger
Unknown:
Peter Pratt
Produced By:
Roger Pine
Counsel:
Martin Friend
SCOtt:
Frederick Jaeger
Maxwell:
Peter Pratt
Hardy:
Antony Higginson
Roy Flint:
Trevor Martin
Eddie Flint:
Michael Kilgarriff
Flemying:
Patrick Tull
Wright:
Richard Griffiths

'tWixt ISOBEL BARNETT ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD and RICHARD MURDOCH , DAVID NIXON
Tune twisters from STEVE RACE In the chair ROY PLOMI. EY Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Produced by PETER TITHERADGE †
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.25pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Isobel Barnett
Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
Roy Plomi.
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
Peter Titheradge

with Bernard Miles. Betty Marsden Written by HARRY IBBETSON Based on the characters in the Larkin family saga by H. E. BATES 3: Measles

Contributors

Unknown:
Bernard Miles.
Unknown:
Betty Marsden
Written By:
Harry Ibbetson
Unknown:
H. E. Bates

by DODIE SMITH with Dorothy Lane , Charles Simon
A revival of Dodie Smith 's delightfully nostalgic play set in the home of Charles and Dora Randolph on the occasion of their Golden Wedding.
Charles Randolph. CHARLES SIMON
Produced by DAVID GEARY (Repeated: Monday, 3.0 pm)
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Dodie Smith
Unknown:
Dorothy Lane
Unknown:
Charles Simon
Unknown:
Dodie Smith
Unknown:
Dora Randolph
Unknown:
Charles Randolph.
Produced By:
David Geary
Dora Randolph:
Dorothy Lane
Their children: Hilda:
Barbara Bolton
Their children: Margery:
Sally Lahee
Their children: Cynthia:
Pauline Letts
Their children: Nicholas:
John Pullen
Their grandchildren: Hugh:
Leslie Heritage
Their grandchildren: Flouncy:
Jane Knowles
Their grandchildren: Bill:
J Bennett
Their grandchildren: Scrap:
Jessica Shaw
Their sister-in-law: Belle Schlessinger:
Noël Hood
Kenneth Harvey, Margery'shusband...:
Clifford Norgate
Edna Randolph, Hugh's mother:
Lorna Rosslyn
Laurel Randolph, Hugh's wife:
Gilli Gratham
Fenny, Dora's companion:
Elizabeth Cassie
Gertrude:
Hilary Mason
Nanny:
Margot Boyd

A late-evening conversation in which DR TIBOR SZAMUELY MRS DAVIDA HIGGIN and DR STUART HALL exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices with BRIAN REDHEAD
Produced by MICHAEL GREEN (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Tibor Szamuely
Unknown:
Mrs Davida Higgin
Unknown:
Dr Stuart Hall
Produced By:
Michael Green

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