Programme Index

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Introduced by John Tlmpson
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 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:
John Tlmpson

from 9.40
Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham [number removed] and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners.
Producer JENNY DE YONG
BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
George Scott

On Call by JOHN FARRIMOND Read by Graham Roberts
She saw the shape of a miner, one leg out of sight, and half the body. only the helmeted head completely visible. Producer HERBERT SMITH BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
John Farrimond
Read By:
Graham Roberts
Producer:
Herbert Smith

medium wave onlu
Renee Houston looks back on the music of her Glasgow childhood, in particular her mother singing Bach's Ave Maria.
' Up to a certain age I was going to be a nun. My husband always said there'd be none like me.'
Third of four 'programmes Producer ELIZABETH SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
Renee Houston
Producer:
Elizabeth Smith

from 2.0 Introduced from Bristol by Daphne Hubbard
'In Service': former lady's maid ROSE HARRISON, and ex-kitchen maid MARGARET POWELL in conversation with JOHN WALMSLEY.
2.0-2.2 News
CLIFF RICHARD, in Bristol for a Christian meeting, talks to ANDY RADFORD.
Health and Safety: factory inspector MARY NATION takes MIKE PURTON on her tour of a Dorset tile factory.
MARTIN JARVIS reads Lucky Jim by KINGSLEY AMIS (5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Daphne Hubbard
Unknown:
Margaret Powell
Unknown:
John Walmsley.
Unknown:
Andy Radford.
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Lucky Jim

Story: The Singing Canary by NERISSA BARRETT
Presenters GLADYS WHITRED and TONY AITKEN
Written by GLADYS WHITRED Producer JENYTH WORSLEY

Contributors

Presenters:
Gladys Whitred
Presenters:
Tony Aitken
Written By:
Gladys Whitred
Producer:
Jenyth Worsley

Friday Night Man by T.D. Webster
A furtive dance without a tune, A ritual over too soon,
There's no losing, there's no winning,
There's no end, there's no beginning,
Waiting for the Friday night man,
Waiting for the Friday night man.
Producer Harry Catlin

Contributors

Writer:
T.D. Webster
Producer:
Harry Catlin
Geoffrey Slater:
Barry Foster
Anne Weston:
Rosalind Shanks
Professor Collins/Sergeant:
Clifford Norgate
Helen Slater:
Eva Haddon
Harvey Croft:
Peter Williams
Charles King:
Haydn Jones
Miss Whiting:
Madi Hedd
Inspector:
Jeffrey Segal

Framley Parsonage by ANTHONY TROLLOPE abridged in ten parts by RONALD RUSSELL
Read by PAUL ROGERS
10: Lady Lufton's Request Producer MICHAEL BOWEN BBC Bristol
(Starting on Monday: A Murder of Quality by John le Carr é, read by Geoffrey Banks )

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Russell
Read By:
Paul Rogers
Producer:
Michael Bowen
Unknown:
John Le Carr
Read By:
Geoffrey Banks
on BBC Radio 4 FM

The news magazine: presented by Gordon Clough with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough

A spontaneous discussion by Jacky Gillott
Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe , mp Sir Campbell Adamson Carwyn James
Chairman David Jacobs from Mid-Glamorgan
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Sat, 1.15; Mon, 11.5am) Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at
7.30 pm) to: Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Jacky Gillott
Unknown:
Jeremy Thorpe
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Michael Bowen

'Britain has for too long been an economic and cultural colony of Hollywood.'
Ronald Harwood takes a look at the British Film Industry and the recent Report of the Prime Minister's Working Party.
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Harwood

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 JOHN LLOYD

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason.
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Script By:
Colin Bostock-Smith
Script By:
Alastair Beaton
Producer:
John Lloyd

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