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Presenter John Timpson and Mike Wooldridge including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THE REV IAN GATFORD
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:
John Timpson
Presenter:
Mike Wooldridge
Unknown:
Ian Gatford
Read By:
Harriet Cass

George Axelrod
Malcolm Bradbury Tina Brown and Patrick Garland are quizzed on sayings funny and fatuous.
' The difference between my quotations and those of the next man is that I leave out the inverted commas ' (GEORGE MOORE) Quotations read by Ronald Fletcher
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
George Axelrod
Unknown:
Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown:
Tina Brown
Unknown:
Patrick Garland
Read By:
Ronald Fletcher
Presented By:
Nigel Rees
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins

In this first of fmir pro grammes, David Arthur meets a tin whistle player, singer, storyteller, drover, cattle-dealer. horsebreaker. circus hand and dance band saxophonist ... his name is Packie Byrne.
Producer NICK HUGHES long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
David Arthur
Unknown:
Packie Byrne.
Producer:
Nick Hughes

May Day: Mayday!!
The traditional celebration of labour? Or an sos for this year's thousands of new school leavers?
How many will find a job? A special BBC/Manpower Services Commission campaign starts on Radio 1 next week. Today You and Yours explains, and offers advice to parents, on how to point your teenager in the right direction.
Margaret Korving introduces Dave Lee Travis and Geoffrey Holland of the msc.
Producer MICHAEL GILLIAM Editor DAVID HARDING
(Dave Lee Travis on Radio 1 next week Tuesday to Friday 7.0 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Korving
Unknown:
Dave Lee Travis
Unknown:
Geoffrey Holland
Producer:
Michael Gilliam
Editor:
David Harding
Editor:
Dave Lee Travis

of Religion
David Jason takes the pulpit and solemnly pronounces on the more off-beat aspects of religion. His mission is hampered bySheilaSteafel
Malcolm Terris and Jon Glover
Music by DAVE cooke
Lyrics by ALISTAIR BEATON Script by COLIN BOSTOCK -SMITH, ANDY HAMILTON , GUY JENKIN, RORY MCGRATH , BRIAN PILTON, MARTIN BERG -MAN, OWEN BRENMAN and BRIAN BETHELL
Producer JIMMY MULVILLE
12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Malcolm Terris
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Music By:
Dave Cooke
Unknown:
Alistair Beaton
Script By:
Colin Bostock
Unknown:
Andy Hamilton
Unknown:
Rory McGrath
Unknown:
Martin Berg
Unknown:
Owen Brenman
Unknown:
Brian Bethell
Producer:
Jimmy Mulville

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Your Holiday in France: JEFFREY MILLS, travel journalist.
Talking Point: opinions and ideas ...
Entertaining at Home: EVELYN ROSE offers advice to aspiring hostesses. 4: Adding Something Special. Blue Barry and Blue Genes!: MINE SHEILS reports on San Diego Zoo, which hopes to add the rare blue bear to its successful breeding record. Never Cry Wolf (7) . long wave only until 2.45

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor

Story: The Very Special Washing by VAL ANNAN
Presenters ALISON MCMOR LAND and CHRISTOPHER SAUL Written by ALISON MCMOR LAND and MOIRA MILLER Producer DAVID BELL

Contributors

Presenters:
Alison McMor
Presenters:
Christopher Saul
Written By:
Alison McMor
Written By:
Moira Miller
Producer:
David Bell

by ALEXANDRE SERGEVITCH PUSHKIN, dramatised for radio by JANE BEESON
It is Midwinter's Eve of 1811 - Napoleon's army is advancing through Russia. A young soldier and the daughter of a wealthy landowner are furtively planning their marriage - her parents will not give their consent and the secret ceremony is to take place at midnight in a tiny chapel miles from anywhere. But a severe blizzard plays havoc with their arrangements....
With EVE KARPF and JOSIE KIDD
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
(Mary Wimbush is a National Theatre player)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Beeson
Unknown:
Josie Kidd
Directed By:
Cherry Cookson
Directed By:
Mary Wimbush
Marya:
Janet Maw
Burmin:
David Savile
Vladimir:
Michael Maloney
Praskovya:
Mary Wimbush
Tanya:
Rosalind Adams
Teryoshka:
John Bull
Gavrila:
Anthony Newlands
Priest:
Brian Haines
Dravin:
Philip Voss
Postmaster:
Peter Baldwin
Schmidt:
Gordon Reid
Uhlan/Ivan:
David Timson
Sonya/2nd Girl:
Josie Kidd
Old Peasant/Second Peasant:
Danny Schiller

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Carole Stone

Animal Experiment by DEREK PHILLIPS
Read by John Prior
Suddenly I felt funny. Buzzing in my head, sweaty around the collar. I looked up and there it was. A dome-shaped object 20 feet high.'
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales

Contributors

Read By:
John Prior
Producer:
Herbert Williams

(Repeated; Fri 1.40 pm) Written by JAMES ROBSON Cast for the week:

Contributors

Written By:
James Robson
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
DoriS:
Gwen Berryman
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Brian:
Charles Collingwood
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer:
Judy Bennett
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
George:
Graham Roberts
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Carol Tregorran:
Anne Cullen
John:
Roger Hume
Nelson Gabriel:
Jack May
Joe Grundy:
Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett

leader and soloist RONALD THOMAS conducted by CLAUDIO SCIMONE
Vivaldi Overture: Armida al Campo d'Egitto
Bach Violin Concerto in E (bwv 1042)
Boccherini Symphony No 17, in c minor (G 519)

Contributors

Soloist:
Ronald Thomas
Conducted By:
Claudio Scimone

The southern China province of Fujian, opposite Nationalist-ruled Taiwan, has been closed to foreigners since 1949. The BBC's Peking Correspondent, Philip Short , who recently spent a week there, talks about the province and its people, and the differences which separate them from their dour cousins farther north.

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Short

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