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Presented by CLIVE JACOBS Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer DAVID WINTER
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

Contributors

Presented By:
Clive Jacobs
Reporter:
Douglas Brown
Producer:
David Winter

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

English language problems

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

USA and the UK - two nations sharing a language, but not the same meaning. Show more

from Wigton Road Methodist Church, Carlisle, conducted by REV JOHN WATERHOUSE
Readings: Exodus 19. vv 1-6: John 15, vv 1-6; 1 Peter 2, vv 1-10
Hymns (mhb): When morning gilds the skies (113); In the name of Jesus (249); God of almighty love (595); Lord of the living harvest (793)
Organist JEREMY PLUMMER Choirmaster DAVID WARD

Contributors

Conducted By:
Rev John Waterhouse
Organist:
Jeremy Plummer

THE BISHOP OF SHF.RBORNE appeals on behalf of the Salisbury Diocesan Association for the Deaf. for its Deaf Centre Rebuilding Fund. The present Centre was built as a temporary structure over 70 years ago and is urgently in need of jeplacemert.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Forty Years of Driving Tests: the history and the changes. How Do You Plead?: motoring lawyer CHARLES BRANDRETH has some advice.
You Can'See Me ... : a comment by MARI GRIFFITH.
Cutting Your Premium: how to save money safely by JOHN GASELEE. Producer GEOFF DOBSON at 11.43. the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jim Pestridge
Unknown:
Charles Brandreth
Unknown:
Mari Griffith.
Unknown:
John Gaselee.
Producer:
Geoff Dobson

The last of four special editions on the EEC Referendum as seen in the Regions.
4: The Referendum in the English Regions
Presented from Bristol by George Scott
Producer CAROLE STONE RING 0272-39432/3

Contributors

Unknown:
George Scott
Producer:
Carole Stone

A Century of Modern Theatre in Abraham Lincoln by JOHN DRINKWATER adapted for radio by ANTHONY CORNISH and PIERS PLOWRIGHT ' I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me. But as events have come before me. I have seen them always with one faith: we have preserved the American Union, and abolished a great wrong.! Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown:
Abraham Lincoln
Unknown:
John Drinkwater
Unknown:
Anthony Cornish
Unknown:
Piers Plowright
Producer:
Piers Plowright
Abraham Lincoln:
Paul Maxwell
Mary Lincoln:
Betsy Blair

with John Amis
10: Not only Angels Sing
With the emphasis on talk rather than singing - Elisabeth Schumann. Amy Shuard , Boris Christoff , Alfred Deller and Jon Vickers.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Elisabeth Schumann.
Unknown:
Amy Shuard
Unknown:
Boris Christoff
Unknown:
Alfred Deller
Unknown:
Jon Vickers.
Producer:
Derek Drescher

Talking Point
Discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the countryside.
Introduced by DEHEK JONES
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol) (Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Dehek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL David in the Kitchen
JILL ALLEN instructs DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL in the use of an electric mixer, a valuable aid for a blind cook.
Producer MARLENE PEASE

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall
Unknown:
Jill Allen
Unknown:
David Scott
Producer:
Marlene Pease

ALAN DELL celebrates the internationally popular music of Richard Rodgers. The first of two programmes reflecting his highly successful collaborations.
This week: Rodgers and Hart Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK (Repeated: Tuesday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Rodgers.

A studio counselling session with DR UNA KROLL , DR JAMES HEMMING and NORMAN INGRAM
SMITH
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe
A chance to talk things over and talk things out is given to people with problems they cannot solve alone.
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am) If you need help in sorting out your difficulties write to If you think You've got Problems ... ! BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Una Kroll
Unknown:
Dr James Hemming
Unknown:
Norman Ingram
Introduced By:
Jean Metcalfe
Producer:
Sally Thompson

London v Midlands (Round 2) London :
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas
Professor John B. Mays who attempt to relate the Greater Excommunication with the cry of a stag, the first six tricks and a photometric unit. Midlands.
Jack Longland (Chairman) with John Julius Norwich Dr Frederick Milson who get entangled with Merlwethers snake, but quickly identify the whereabouts of slovenly Tom, little dyer and the giant.
Producer TREVOR HILL
(Rptd: Wednesday 11.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Quinton
Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Professor John B. Mays
Unknown:
John Julius Norwich
Unknown:
Dr Frederick Milson
Producer:
Trevor Hill

for Signs and Symbols
An anthology in words and music introduced by Andrew Cruickshank
With PETER FIRTH , DELIA PATON
ST MARGARET 'S WESTMINSTER SINGERS conducted by RICHARD HICKOX Organist IAN WATSON
Producer ANGELA TILBY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Andrew Cruickshank
Introduced By:
With Peter Firth
Introduced By:
Delia Paton
Unknown:
St Margaret
Conducted By:
Richard Hickox
Organist:
Ian Watson
Producer:
Angela Tilby

BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conductor RAYMOND LEPPARD
Handel Concerto Grosso No 27, in b flat major
8.16* Delius The Walk to the Paradise Garden
8.28 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Golden Cockerel

Contributors

Leader:
Barry Griffiths
Conductor:
Raymond Leppard

by STENDHAL, translated and adapted for radio in six parts by BARBARA BRAY with Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Michael Williams , Noel Johnson 2: A Marriage of Convenience
Producer NORMAN WRIGHT
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Bray
Unknown:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Unknown:
Michael Williams
Unknown:
Noel Johnson
Producer:
Norman Wright
Narrator:
Godfrey Kenton
Gina:
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Fabrice:
Michael Williams
Count Mosoa:
Noel Johnson
Marchesa del Dongo:
Cécile Chevreau
Prince of Parma:
Hector Ross
Baron Binder:
Alan Dudley
Canon Borda:
Michael Deacon
Prisoner:
Peter Pacey

3: The Alternatives
In the last of three programmes Robert McKenzie looks at the possible political and economic alternatives to our membership of the EEC. Expert evidence from:
Rt Hon Wallace Rowling, Prime Minister of New Zealand
Hon Michael Manley , Prime Minister of Jamaica
HE Shridath Ramphal. new Commonwealth Secretary-General and former Foreign Minister of Guyana
Dr Hans Apel, West German Finance Minister
Robert Neild. Professor of Economics at Cambridge University
Wilhelm Paues of the Federation of Swedish Industries
Hallvard Eika. former Norwegian Trade Minister
Fred Hirsch. Professor of International Studies. University of Warwick
Case debated by: Rt Hon Peter Shore , up Rt Hon Peter Walker , MP Producers PADDY o'KEEFFE and TOM READ

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert McKenzie
Unknown:
Michael Manley
Unknown:
Shridath Ramphal.
Unknown:
Robert Neild.
Unknown:
Wilhelm Paues
Unknown:
Fred Hirsch.
Unknown:
Peter Shore
Unknown:
Peter Walker

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