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6.45*- Prayer for the Day with THE REV MICHAEL SMITH andSISTERPAULA
18.104.22.168 Today's News
7.30 8 .30* News headlines
7.45 Thought for the Day
The Gimmick by HOWARD ROSS
Read by Michael Elder
What I'm asking you to do is to manipulate the computer so that a number give you comes up - the big one, the £100.000 prize.'
Producer PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland
Ten* years after the axe and the match moved in to devastate the Amazon rain forests, the Brazilian government has realised that it made a mistake.
The economic salvation of Brazil does not lie in clearing land for cattle, but in using a resource as valuable as oil, and which could with a little care last forever, the trees.
In the second of his reports from Brazil, Anthony Smith asks scientists, conservationists, and government officials:
What Should Be Happening to the Forestsf
Producer GEOFF DEEHAN
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Someone Needs to Stand Up for Us ...: MIRE SHEILS talks to two part-time workers and JENNIFER HURSTFIELD and DAVID JOR DAN from the Low Pay Unit.
Fish on the Cheap: MARIKA HANBURY-TINISON on cooking sea bass and grey mullet.
Reading Your Letters.
From Ear to Ear: SUSAN GOODMAN discovers just how sensitive our ears really are.
Dordogne Diary: ANNETTE MASSIE recounts the events of her new life in south-west France. Dr Nina and the Panther (2)
Teamwork by ANTHONY VIVIS with JASON: Alex, look, how many sales points have I scored this year? Not
1.000. Not 1,200. 1,500. How have I done it? How have I risen to Floor Two in five years, whereas after eight you're still on Floor Three? Well, I'll tell you: Drive! -
Directed by LIANE AUKIN
Writtenbyalanbower (Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
direct from the Royal Albert Hall,
Emil Gilels (piano) London Symphony Orchestra led by IRVINE ARDITTI conducted by Colin Davis Part 1
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
(Part 1 of this concert will be shown next Sunday on BBC1)
Savoy Records recently released a five-record album containing all the music that CHARLIE' BIRD ' PARKER, the great alto-saxophonist, recorded for the label between 1944 and 1948. Ross Russell , Parker's distinguished biographer, reviews the set and explains the importanceofthisbodyof music.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer DAVID PERRY
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