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6.32 Farming Today presented by BRYAN PLATT
6.50 Outlook
Reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
VHF: Regional news, weather
6.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Bryan Platt
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 60-minute worldwide look at the weekend.
7.50 Travel news and What's on VHF: Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.30* Sportsdesk; at 8.45 Today s Papers

Contributors

Introduces:
Michael Aspel

Regional Variations (2)

Open University

BBC Radio 4 FM

9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
(Revised edition: Tues, 9.5 am)
9.30 The Weekly World
GERARD evans reviews what the weeklies have to say. with illustrations read by MICHAEL DE MORGAN
9.45 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with PATRICK COSGRAVE
Narrator BRIAN EMPRINGHAM Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE BERNARD TATE , MARTIN COX

Contributors

Read By:
Michael de Morgan
Narrator:
Patrick Cosgrave
Producers:
Paddy O'Keeffe
Producers:
Bernard Tate

medium wave
Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM
Featuring League football in England and Scotland; Racing; Rugby Union. Rugby League. Producer BOB BURROWS
(Sport on 2: from 2.0 pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Producer:
Bob Burrows

Presenter John Edmunds You and Your Time
Skating on Thin Ice? Not necessarily: JANE FINNIS takes a look at the hobby of skating.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Presenter:
John Edmunds
Unknown:
Jane Finnis

Challenge Match
The winners of this year's Top of the Form,
The County Girls Grammar School, Newbury challenged by the winners of Radio Telefis Eireann's inter-school quiz First Class,
Loreto High School, Co Dublin Questionmasters JOHN ELLISON and PATRICK MAGUIRE
Questions set by ROY SMITH in co-operation with RTE
Producers: in the Republic of Ireland MAIRE MCEOIN; in the United Kingdom MARTIN FISHER (Repeated: Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather

Contributors

Unknown:
John Ellison
Unknown:
Patrick Maguire
Unknown:
Roy Smith
Unknown:
Martin Fisher

A spontaneous discussion by C. A. Joyce. Anthony Lewis Rt Hon Richard Marsh Baroness Elles
Chairman David Jacobs from Farnborough, Hampshire

Contributors

Unknown:
C. A. Joyce.
Unknown:
Anthony Lewis
Unknown:
Richard Marsh
Unknown:
David Jacobs

medium wave
Introduced by Judith Chalmers What the European papers say. Guest Kathleen Raine , poet
The Lost Art of Conversation:
ARTHUR MARSHALL
A Good Question: How much detergent? asks the Central Hertfordshire Consumer Group, with NORMAN TOZER
Computer Dating: PRUE GLOVER tells where it led to.
' The Night the Bed Fell ' from The Thurber Carnival by JAMES THURBER : abridged and read by BLAIN FAIRMAN

Contributors

Introduced By:
Judith Chalmers
Unknown:
Kathleen Raine
Unknown:
Arthur Marshall
Unknown:
Norman Tozer
Unknown:
James Thurber
Read By:
Blain Fairman

medium wave
Martin Muneaster introduces the Saturday show for young listeners
Rex Radio by ALEXANDER GUYAN With NIGEL LAMBERT , PAT KEEN and GARARD GREEN
4.5 Animals Unlimited
Introduced by PHIL DRABBLE
Animal extremes this week: the brontosaurus weighed six times as much as a present-day elephant: the wren weighs only a third of an ounce. This week's pet is the budgie, and we also look at foxes in winter-time. Producer DILYS BREESE
4.25 Things to Do
Ideas for your spare time
1: JANICE DICKERSON on how to make an interesting visit to a museum
4.30 Jennings at School A series of six plays by ANTHONY BUCKERIDGE
6: Jennings and the Lure of the Jumble
Producer HERBERT SMITH Editor GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Introduces:
Martin Muneaster
Unknown:
Alexander Guyan
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Introduced By:
Phil Drabble
Producer:
Dilys Breese
Unknown:
Janice Dickerson
Producer:
Herbert Smith
Editor:
Graham Gauld
Jennings:
Mark Hadfield
Darbishire:
Steven Jenkins
Mr Carter:
John Daglish
Mr Wilkins:
Anthony Buckeridge
Matron:
Juliet Cooke
Venables:
Nigel Makin
Temple:
Jonathan Carp
Atkinson:
Jeremy Clarkson
Mrs Hackett:
Mary Kilduff
Ethel:
Mary Kilduff
Bertha:
Norma Wilson

Themes and Variations from the History of the People in Britain. based upon their own words, spoken by their descendants. 19: Wayfarers
Everyman the Traveller.
Composed and produced by DANIEL SNOWMAN under the direction of Raphael Samuel , Tutor in Social History, Ruskin College. Oxford.
(A series of 26 programmes)
5.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news. weather

Contributors

Produced By:
Daniel Snowman
Unknown:
Raphael Samuel

The Governess by PATRICK HAMILTON : adapted by the author from his stage play with Margaret Wolfit as Miss Fry and Hugh Manning as Mr Drew
MISS FRY: What do you mean. Ellen, you didn'sleep at all? ELLEN: I dreamed all night long. It was horrible ... It was all about baby....They were taking him somewhere ... And then when I woke up this morning, I looked over at baby's cot and he wasn'there. It gave me such a fright.
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
(Repeated: Monday, 3.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Hamilton
Unknown:
Margaret Wolfit
Unknown:
Hugh Manning
Unknown:
Mr Drew
Producer:
David H. Godfrey
Ellen:
Helen Worth
Kate:
Jane Knowles
Bob:
David Gooderson
JOCk:
Ronald Herdman
Nurse:
Dorit Welles
Mrs Drew:
Joan Matheson
ROUgh:
Alan Dudley
Rush:
Martin Friend

A late-evening conversation in Which THE BISHOP OF CHESTER. GILLIAN REYNOLDS and ESMOND WRIGHT exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices With BRIAN REDHEAD
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON (from Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds
Unknown:
Esmond Wright

A topical view of the cinema featuring the stars, the new films and the people who make them. including the controversial Portnoy's Complaint and the new detective thriller Shamns starring Burt Rey nolds.
Introduced by JOHN BENTLEY Written by MARJORIE bilbow Producer BOBBY JAYE

Contributors

Unknown:
Burt Rey
Introduced By:
John Bentley
Written By:
Marjorie Bilbow
Producer:
Bobby Jaye

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