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Introduced by Brian Redhead with Margaret Howard
including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day with The Rev Wilfred Wilkinson
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by Harriet Cass
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Redhead
Presenter:
Margaret Howard
Speaker (Prayer for the Day):
The Rev Wilfred Wilkinson
Newsreader:
Harriet Cass

' Having set a baited trip-wire attached to a camera to get a flash photo of our local fox, we were surprised to find a picture of a blackbird. Do birds normally move about during the night? ' The studio team answers your wildlife questions, introduced by Derek Jones. Producer JOHN HARRISON. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones.
Producer:
John Harrison.

This year is the centenary of the birth of Frank Buchman , founder of the Oxford Group, which later became Moral Rearmament, a movement dedicated to changing the world by ' changing people '.
Robert Foxcroft talks to people who shared in the early days of the Oxford Group, and examines the role of MRA today.
Producer DAVID WINTER Preview: page 17 medium ware only
11.58 Announcements

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Buchman
Talks:
Robert Foxcroft

9: Home Counties
BISHOP WAND SECONDARY SCHOOL, SUNBURY v South of England WALLINGFORD SCHOOL, OXFORDSHIRE
Questionmasters TIM GUDGIN and JOHN ANTHONY
Questions set by ROY SMITH
Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Gudgin
Unknown:
John Anthony
Unknown:
Roy Smith

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Talk Till Two: a discussion on a matter of current concern.
2.8-2.2 News
Emergency! : you're not trained - and you're faced with an emergency. What should you do? 3: Heart Attacks and Strokes.
Humorous Books for Christ. mas: CORDON SNELL CHUCK les (and sometimes groans) at some of the funnier books on the market.
Everything Home-Made: EDITH COPLESTONE tells ANNE CATCHPOLE about her caf6 that attracts visitors from all over the world. Hedingham Harvest (5) Editor WYN KNOWLES
from 2.8

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Snell Chuck
Unknown:
Edith Coplestone
Unknown:
Anne Catchpole
Editor:
Wyn Knowles
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Sequence editor DEREK LEWIS
5.55 Weather; programme news:

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough
Presented By:
Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
Editor:
Derek Lewis

by Donald Bull
New stories about the characters created by A.J. Cronin
with Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron, Barbara Mullen as Janet, Bill Simpson as Dr Finlay

Contributors

Writer:
Donald Bull
Characters created by:
A.J. Cronin
Broadcast by arrangement with:
Graham Stewart
Producer:
Edward Taylor
Dr Cameron:
Andrew Cruickshank
Janet:
Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay:
Bill Simpson
Mrs Foy:
Audrey Muir
McShari:
Alastair Hunter

by John Kirkmorris
with Philip Sully as Major Reed, Adrian Egan as Shanklin, Kate Binchy as Edith.

The young, wounded Major Reed has returned on leave during the First World War. He is also going to an Investiture at the Palace. But there is a mystery over an ex-compatriot in the line, Charles Shanklin, only one of several events to disturb his peace of mind ...

(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)
(Stereo)

Contributors

Writer:
John Kirkmorris
Director:
Richard Wortley
Pianist:
Mary Nash
Major Reed:
Philip Sully
Shanklin:
Adrian Egan
Edith:
Kate Binchy
Mrs Reed:
Eva Stuart
Kate Begbie:
Diana Olsson
McCann:
Bill Monks
Adjutant:
Peter Baldwin
Wemyss:
Anthony Newlands
Funnell/General:
Garard Green
Equerry/Cubbins:
Wilfrid Carter
Military Policeman:
Tim Bentinck
Mrs Oxley:
Petra Davies

The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of London proposes the toast of Her Majesty's Ministers.
The Prime Minister. The Rt Hon James Callaghan , mp. replies.
Scene described by Ronald Allison from Guildhall. London

Contributors

Unknown:
James Callaghan
Unknown:
Ronald Allison

Stereo/binaural
A series in six episodes about sacred symbols of power.
1: The World Tree and the Green Man
Leonard Pearcey talks tor KATHLEEN BASPORD , DR EAN BEGG , DR HILDA DAVIDSON , and THE DEAN OF ELY CATHEDRAL. Research and editing MADEAU STEWART Devised by ANGELA TILBY
(The full binaural effect of this programme can be achieved by listening through stereo headphones)

Contributors

Talks:
Leonard Pearcey
Unknown:
Kathleen Baspord
Unknown:
Dr Ean Begg
Unknown:
Dr Hilda Davidson

by Arnold Bennett, abridged in ten parts by Elizabeth Bradbury
Read by Peter McEnery
'I doubt if I've seen so much money before,' smiled Mrs Maldon weakly. 'Happen not,' growled Mr Batchgrew, 'I'm leaving it with ye tonight!'

BBC Manchester

Contributors

Author:
Arnold Bennett
Abridged by:
Elizabeth Bradbury
Reader:
Peter McEnery
Producer:
Trevor Hill

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