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Market prices and intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers. Producers ROBIN HICKS and BRYAN PLATT
6.40 Prayer for the Day MARTHA BLOUNT

Contributors

Producers:
Robin Hicks
Producers:
Bryan Platt
Unknown:
Martha Blount
on BBC Radio 4 FM

with Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Brian Redhead

Extending Your Home
With the cost of moving house becoming greater, many families are turning their thoughts to home extensions.
What are the problems? Shoufd there be an architect? How can planning permission be obtained? Are there grants to help in extending the home? What does the la-w say?
If you are thinking of adding more space, ring 01 (if you are outside London) [number removed]from
8.0 am and talk to John Marsh , who is converting his own home, and Bill Eykyn , director of the Loft Conversion and Home Extensions Advisory Bureau.
In the Chair Judith Chalmers Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit

Contributors

Unknown:
John Marsh
Unknown:
Bill Eykyn
Unknown:
Judith Chalmers

Hello. Me by JOHN UNSWORTH
Read by Martin Jarvis
' Let's get one thing straight, I don't belong here - not in this timestream ... I'm a con man from way back.'

Contributors

Unknown:
John Unsworth
Read By:
Martin Jarvis

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain
Chairman Robert Robinson London I
PETER JOLLEY , actor
LANCE HAWARD. solicitor PAUL SMITH , librarian and JOHN CROWN , security officer
The programme includes 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 JOHN BRIDGES
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
12.55
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Peter Jolley
Unknown:
Lance Haward.
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Paul Smith
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John Crown
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John P. Wynn
Unknown:
Ian Gillies

1 from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Siamsa : the story of the new Irish Folk Theatre, a unique movement born out of Irish culture, ancient and modern.
2.0-2.2 News
Women and the Law: TESS GILL with recent developments. Reading Your Letters.
Day Out in Winter - 3: TIM MATTHEWS visits Stoke-on-Trent, GABRIEL WOOLF reads Royal Highness by THOMAS MANN (2)

Contributors

Unknown:
MacGregor Siamsa
Unknown:
Tim Matthews
Unknown:
Thomas Mann

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

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Widlake

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
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Ian Wallace
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Denis Norden

BBC Radio 4 FM

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