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Market prices and intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers.
Producers ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day TONY ASHTON

Contributors

Producers:
Robin Hicks
Producers:
Garth Cooper
Unknown:
Tony Ashton

Introduced by Brian Redhead 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 8.4 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 7.45-7.50 English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
Brian Redhead

from 9.20 am Indoor Plants
In the studio will be William ' Jock ' Davidson. display manager of an internationally famous nursery, to answer your questions on the care of plants and bulbs indoors. In the Chair Jill Burridge Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call[number removed] from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Jill Burridge

Mumbo Jumbo by HADRIAN ROGERS
Read by Cyril Shaps
'Mars is in Scorpio,' said Aunt Cleo. ' And what is more, Venus is afflicted by the semi-square of Mars.... It is bad day for a wedding ... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Read By:
Cyril Shaps
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

A panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons in which Kenneth Williams Clement Freud. Peter Jones and Michael Palin try to talk for just a minute on this and that.
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer JOHN LLOYD
(Repeated: Thursday 6 15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Michael Palin
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
John Lloyd

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Love Letters from a General: Sir John French. Commander of the British Expeditionary Force in the First World War. wrote them to a famous beauty. Her grand-daughter. JOAN SHIVARG , sold them recently and tells JEREMY BEADLE about them.
1.6-2.2 News
Setting Up Home-1: first find
Reading your letters.
The Healthiness of Health Foods - 3: vegetables. MARTIN JARVIS reads Lucky Jim by KINGSLEY AMIS (2)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Sir John French.
Unknown:
Joan Shivarg
Unknown:
Jeremy Beadle
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Lucky Jim

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden

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