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Introduced by John Timpson in London with Libby Purves in Manchester
including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With Dr Fred Milson
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by John Marsh
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Libby Purves
Unknown:
Dr Fred Milsom
Read By:
John Marsh

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
New Wave Woman Quiz: MARGARET CAMERON from Tayside, MARGERY WEST from Hampshire and CHRISTINE MCCURRY from Belfast match their minds for the Woman's Hour Radio Prize.
2.0-2.2 News
A Marriage in the Making fl): Figaro's costume designer, ROSEMARY VERCOE , introduces TONY BARNFIELD to the buyers, dyers, cutters, sewers and finishers of the English National Opera.
Reading Your Letters.
Gardening Books for Christmas: recommended by JILL BORRIDGE. nedingham Harvest 8) med wave only from 2.0

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Margaret Cameron
Unknown:
Christine McCurry
Introduces:
Rosemary Vercoe
Unknown:
Tony Barnfield
Unknown:
Jill Borridge.

A Life Here Between Us by JANE BEESON
' How much longer am I going on, standin' at the sink all day, no money to shop with, and buckets stood all round the house to catch the leaks? When's it coming to an end? '
Starved of any glamour in her life, Eve gets herself financially involved with a travelling salesman over the purchase of new clothes ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Beeson
Directed By:
Brian Miller
Eve:
Allison Hancock
Joe:
Tim Bentinck
Angy:
Heather Bell
Tom:
Banny Schiller
Hepjohn:
Peter Wickham

(Repeated: Fri 1.30 pin) 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 Collingwood
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shuia Archer:
Judy Bennett
Christine Johnson:
Lesley Saweard
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Richard Adamson:
Richard Carrington
Dorothy Adamson:
Heather Barrett
Jackie Smith:
Maggie McCarthy

Light Verse
Kingsley Amis introduces poems from The New Oxford Book of Light Verse. The poems in this programme are verses from Don Juan , Faithless Sally Brown and Good-night to the Season.
Readers DAVID BRIERLEY and HEATHER BELL
Producer ALEC REID

Contributors

Introduces:
Kingsley Amis
Unknown:
Don Juan
Unknown:
Sally Brown
Unknown:
Heather Bell
Producer:
Alec Reid

Fifty years ago, the Mary Stanford. the lifeboat of Rye Harbour, Sussex, was lost in a gale and all 17 men of her crew were drowned. Paul Heiney salutes their bravery and assesses the impact of their deaths upon the tiny village which was their home.
Producer MIKE CHANEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Heiney
Producer:
Mike Chaney

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