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Introduced by John Timpsoa with MARGARET HOWARD including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THE RT REV CORMAC MURPHY -O'CONNOR
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACHILLAN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpsoa
Unknown:
Margaret Howard
Unknown:
Cormac Murphy
Read By:
Laurie MacHillan

Behind Green Shutters by HOWARD ROSS
Read by Henry Stamper
' A hundred miles of scrubland and then Kleemor. Wooden buildings all painted alike with green shutters. Not what I expected ... and the bullet that came ripping through the door . not at all what I expected.' Producer ALLAN G. ROGERS BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Ross
Read By:
Henry Stamper
Producer:
Allan G. Rogers

A book you loved in childhood - how well do vou remember tt now? Yachtswoman Clare Francis, in conversation with JEAN DAVIS recalls one of her own favourites.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Yachtswoman Clare
Unknown:
Jean Davis
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Introduced by Sue MacGregor ' New Wave Woman Quiz
TESSA JOBBIN from Cardiff, SHEILA WHEELER from Edinburgh match their minds for the Woman's Hour Radio Prize...
2.9-2.2 News
The Pleasures of Playing: JOANNA GRAHAM and DEIRDRE DUNDAS-GRANT on the bassoon.
A New Life: JENNY THOMPSON looks at Asian women's experiences in this country.
Collectors and their Enthusiasms: to round off the monthly series. JENNIFER- MAY unfolds some unusual fans.
Every Man a King (9)
from 2.0

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Sheila Wheeler
Unknown:
Joanna Graham
Unknown:
Deirdre Dundas-Grant
Unknown:
Jenny Thompson

The Children by GRAEME CAMPBELL
An elderly man makes a nostatgic return to his boyhood home in the Highlands and remembers his last visit there before he set off for the Spanish Civil War. with Ian Wallace as The Father Eva Stuart as The Mother and John Graham as The Son Directed by GRAHAM GAULD

Contributors

Unknown:
Graeme Campbell
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Eva Stuart
Unknown:
John Graham
Directed By:
Graham Gauld

Written bv BRUNO MILNA
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm) Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collinwood
Adam Macy:
Barnaby Williams
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer:
Nokman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer:
Judy Bennett
Christine:
Lesley Saweard
Laura Archer:
Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran:
Anne Cullen
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Joe Grundy:
Haydn Jones
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Mrs Blossom:
Anne Offord
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Harry Booker:
Gareth Armstrong
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Col Darmy:
Norman Shelley
Jackie Smith:
Maggie McCarthy
Eva Lenz:
Hedli Niklaus

Light Verse
The first of 13 programmes in which Kingsley Amis introduces poems from The New Oxford Book of Light Verse.
The poems in this programme Hye Nonny Nomny Noe, The Disabled Debauchee, The Despairing Lover and Drinking Song.
Readers HUGH DICKSON and DAVID BRIERLEY Producer ALEC REID
(Repeated: Saturday 11.20 am)

Contributors

Readers:
Hugh Dickson
Producer:
Alec Reid

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