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On the first day of the 164th Smithfield Show. Robin Hicks and Garth Cooper present a review of the event and the exhibits and talk to some of the personalities.
6.40 Prayer for the Day

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Hicks
Unknown:
Garth Cooper
on BBC Radio 4 FM

The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to, pius the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Malcolm Billings. Including at C.50 and 7.59 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 and 8.27; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35* and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.51 Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Thought for the Day, a book of selections, 40p, from bookshops English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Introduced By:
Malcolm Billings.
Editor:
Alastair Osborne

and prepare to be highly amused, mildly shocked, but always stimulated as he, Sheridan Morley, Mavis Nicholson, Lance Percival, Esther Rantzen, Kenneth Robinson. Fritz Spiegl and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable hour.

Contributors

Unknown:
Mavis Nicholson
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Producer:
Leslie Robinson

On opening the fridge, I teas amazed to find a spider on its web. What would it find to eat in there?
The team takes a cool look at this and other wildlife questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Scries producer dilys BREESE (BBC Bristol)
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

medium ware only
The Singing Shepherds by TIMOTHY HOLME
Read by Robert Rietty
' He noticed them immediately, for they were a little apart from the other men, silent where the others were rowdy, grave where the others were Jolly. He nicknamed them immediately: Hear no Evil, See no Evil and Speak no Evil... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Read By:
Robert Rietty
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Presenter Lyn Macdonald The World of Work
Where does the unemployment shoe pinch - and how hard? MARGARET KORVING finds OUt and talks about some solutions. Editor DENNIS LOWER

Contributors

Presenter:
Lyn MacDonald
Unknown:
Margaret Korving

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Fun for a Fiver: DAVID COOMBS on starting a collection.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON GOW reporting.
A Stringer in India - 2: LIZ MCNEILL TAYLOR recalls her days as a young journalist in Bombay.
MARJORIE WESTBURY reads The Joy of the Snow by ELIZABETH GOUDGE (t) Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
David Coombs
Unknown:
Don Gow
Unknown:
Liz McNeill Taylor
Unknown:
Marjorie Westbury
Unknown:
Elizabeth Goudge
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

Stories: Little Socks by MIRIAM COHEN and The Story of Lazu Dick by MRS N. GOPAL
Listen with Mother Storiet : £2.00 from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
Miriam Cohen
Unknown:
Lazu Dick
Unknown:
Mrs N. Gopal
Unknown:
Mother Storiet

Victory by JOSEPH CONRAD abridged in ten parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by John Rowe
1: The Swedish Baron
'This startling fact did not tally somehow with the idea Davidson had of Heyst. He never talked of women, seemed to think of them or to remember that they existed; and then all at once - like this! Running off with a casual orchestra girl.' Producer TONY CLIFF (BBC Manchester)

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Conrad
Unknown:
Donald Bancroft
Read By:
John Rowe

The news magazine: presented by Jonathan Dlmbleby with PM's reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme newt

Contributors

Presented By:
Jonathan Dlmbleby
Editor:
Andrew Boyle

'twixt Eleanor Summeriield Katharine Whitehorn and David Nixon. Tim Rice
Tune-twisters from Steve Race In the Chair Roy Plomtey Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Producer MARTIN FISHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Eleanor Summeriield
Unknown:
Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown:
David Nixon.
Unknown:
Tim Rice
Unknown:
Roy Plomtey
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Martin Fisher

Home Again by MICHAEL ABBENSETTE starring
Mary Morris , Anton Phillips Mona Hammond Rudolph Walker and Gordon Woolford
Sell this house? This house is what separates us from the barbarians out there!
The place: the once-grand home of the Van den Bergh family in Georgetown. Guyana. The time: the late 1960s.
Pianist MARTIN GOLDSTEIN Producer BETTY DAVIES
(Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Abbensette
Unknown:
Mary Morris
Unknown:
Anton Phillips
Unknown:
Mona Hammond
Unknown:
Rudolph Walker
Unknown:
Gordon Woolford
Pianist:
Martin Goldstein
Producer:
Betty Davies
Jessica Van den Bergh:
Mart Morris
Claude, her son:
Gordon Woolford
Elizabeth, her daughter:
Mona Haumonb
Gregory, her grandson:
Anton Phillips
Lloyd Elizabeth's husband:
Rudolph Walker
Mary the maid:
Isabelle Lucas

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