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6.22 Farming Today
This week: introduced from the Royal Show ait Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, by ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV ARTHUR YATES

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Hicks
Unknown:
Garth Cooper
Unknown:
Arthur Yates

IntroducedbyJohnTimpson and Desmond Lynam including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news. At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27, including news from Kuala Lumpur of the World Heavyweight title fight between .Muhammad All and Joe Bugner ; Today's Papers at
7.35 and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50. English Regions: tee column 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Desmond Lynam
Unknown:
Joe Bugner

Play
With the approach of the school holidays, thousands of children will have time on their hands through the summer. They need to play. But there will be many children who will be denied the right of play simply because there is nowhere for them to play and no one has shown them how to play positively.
How many open spaces are available to children during the summer? Should all toddlers have access to sand and tpatert Could we make more use of our school buildings during the holidayst
Put your questions and comments to Drummond Abernethy of the National Playing Fields Association and Brenda Crowe , national adviser to the PreSchool Playgroups Association. In the chair Judith Chalmers Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 9.0 am Violent playground: page 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Brenda Crowe
Unknown:
Judith Chalmers

A Boy in Clover by ROBIN MARCHAL
Read by Brian Hewlett
I'll give up this job today. After all, I'm down here to enjoy meself. His cool blue eyes brightened. Night-time was his enjoyment . , . tonight ... Rachel ...
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Marchal
Read By:
Brian Hewlett
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

The Double Acts
GEORGE LAYTON takes a young man's look at some of the great partnerships in entertainment, including MARTIN AND LEWIS, FLANAGAN AND ALLEN, ELSIE AND DORIS WATERS, RAWICZ AND LANDAUER, THE WESTERN BROTHERS, JEWEL AND WARRISS and MORECAMBE AND WISE.

Contributors

Unknown:
George Layton

Presenter Lyn Macdonald
Family - Large or Small? Rene Wyndham discusses the pros and cons with the mother of an only child and the mother of six.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Lyn MacDonald
Reporter:
Rene Wyndham

starring
Kenneth Williams with GORDON CLYDE , JOHN BADDELIY and MIRIAM MARGOLYES The Analysis by LESLIE RANDALL
Producer SIMON BRETT
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Clyde
Unknown:
John Baddeliy
Unknown:
Miriam Margolyes
Unknown:
Leslie Randall
Producer:
Simon Brett

Introduced by Sandi Jones
A Handful of Tears: BRENDA KIDMAN has written a book describing how her series cf Woman's Hour broadcasts about a Kenyan Asian family led her to India and changed her life.
A Handful of Tears: £4.00 from bookshops

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sandi Jones
Unknown:
Brenda Kidman

Reading your letters.
Other People's Kitchens: DILYS MORGAN Visits KATIE STEWART to see what she wants in - and from - her kitchen.
Home and Away: PAUL BARNES visits the Centre for International Briefing. The Last Unicorn by PETER S. BEAGLE abridged in 14 parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by Peter Copley (1)
True to the tradition of fantasy, The Last Unicorn is the story of a quest, the search by the unicorn - immortal, infinitely beautiful - for her lost fellows.
(Music: Grace Williams's Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes)

Contributors

Unknown:
Katie Stewart
Unknown:
Paul Barnes
Unknown:
Peter S. Beagle
Unknown:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Peter Copley

A domestic comedy about retirement written by ANNE JONES starring and with Dinner Dance withand
Home to Roost theme by ALEX WELSH , played by ALEX WELSH AND HIS BAND
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK (Birmingham)

Contributors

Written By:
Anne Jones
Unknown:
Alex Welsh
Producer:
Trafford Whitelock
Mr and Mrs Wheeler:
Deryck Guyler
Mr and Mrs Wheeler:
Mollie Sugden
Jack Bailey:
Norman Rossington
Nev:
John Baddeley
Kath:
Patricia Greene

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