C.22 Farming Today
C.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES
C.22 Farming Today
Introduced by John Timpson and Malcolm Billings
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English Regions: see column 5
Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham (021)[number removed]and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners. Producer JENNY DE YONG
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The programme that investigates your consumer problems. Presenter Roger Cook
Producer LESLIE ROBINSON
NEM. p 97: Teach me. 0 Lord, the perfect way (BBC HB 473); Psalm 119, vv 41-48; Acts 19, Vv 21-34 (RSV); The God of Abraham praise (BBC HB 283)
from Northern Ireland The Favourite Table by DOROTHY GHARBAOUI Read by J. G. Devlin
Pessimism was something Samuel Pomeroy had been staving off for years. So his step was as springy as ever when he set off, umbrella aloft, towards his lunch in the Golden Galleon restaurant. He was a little late but that wouldn't matter. His favourite taNe would be kept tor him, as always.
Producer PAUL MULDOON
by E. JANE RATCLIFFE abridged by EILEEN CAPEL Reader Joan Matheson 5: To Return no More
' She now had everything she needed for her long survival ... had discussed her with the farmer, who seemed pleased to have a badger around. We also discussed the males, which were a considerable nuisance ... '
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Presenter Nancy Wise
Needle in a Haystack: acupuncture as a cure for hay fever? NIGEL MURPHY investigates and follows the progress of our guinea pig.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
1: Strangers on a Train
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Nicholas Woolley Editor ANDREW BOYLE
Introduced from Belfast by Margaret Percy
GLORIA HUNNIFORD eavesdrops on a summer school for Belfast housewives.
Special De,livery for Ulster Mums: GLORIA HUNNIFORD investigates the controversial subject of babies born to time.
Meet LYDIA DE BURGH, Royal portrait painter, and JOAN TRIMBLE , musician and commuting newspaper tycoon
JO MAXWELL-MULLER reads
Sanditon by JANE AUSTEN and ANOTHER LADY (10)
Story: The Windmill House by MARGARET LAMDIN
Presenters JEAN ROGERS and JOHN BULL
Compiled by MICHAEL RICHMOND Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
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Part of the View by GILES COOPER with Jumeke Debayo
' You and me's worth a few thousand nicker each right now - sitting here. Part of the view, see. That's what these rich geezers pay for. Lovely rural prospect, unspoilt country." Pay thousands to look at a lot of trees and that.'
Producer BETTY DAVIES
More plays by the same author in Giles Cooper : Six Plays for Radio, 75p from bookshops
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
Write to Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Among the Elephants by IAIN AND ORlA DOUGLAS-HAMILTON abridged for radio in ten parts by RON BARRON
Oria: JANE KNOWLES Iain: SEAN ARNOLD (Final instalment)
Producer DAVID SPENSER
(Starting next Monday: stories by Hans Christian Andersen , read by David Davis )
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5.50 Financial Report
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A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson 19: Scotland
WILLIAM SMITH, teacher
BUGH COWAN , retired head-master
DR KENNETH COLLINS. physician including ' Beat the Brains ' in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN , who, With IAN GILLIES , sets the questions.
Producer CHRISTOPHER SERLE
Bra,in of Britain, quiz book based on the series, 35p from bookshops
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Dick Tracey presenting world news and views Editor DEREK LEWIS
MARGARET HOWARD presents her personal selection of items from BBC Radio and Television. Producer JOHN KNIGHT
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
A spontaneous discussion by Russell Braddon
John Mackintosh , mp Robin Duff
Chairman David Jacobs from Ross and Cromarty Producer MICHAEL BOWEN
(Rptd: Sat 1.15; Mon 11.5 am)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at 7.30 pm) to Any Answerst, BBC, BristolBS82LR
Regional Variations (2)
Presenter P. J. Kavanagh
Douglas Stuart reporting
Friday Special: a deeper look at a topic of the moment Editor DEREK LEWIS
Father and Son by EDMUND GOSSE abridged by VIRGINIA BROWNE Read by JOHN MOFFATT
10: Everything or Nothing Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT
(Starting next Monday: Cabbages and Kings by 0. Henry, read by Ramsay Williams )
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
DAVID JASON , BILL WALLIS NIGEL REES and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK -SMITH ALASTAIR BEATON and others Producer SIMON BRETT
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