LESLIE COTTINGTON. HERBERT DAYBELL and BRYAN PLATT
A note from Religiuus Affairs Correspondent
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LESLlE COTTINGTON BBC Birmingham
7.40 Today's Papers
Norman Tozer with how to get the best value for your hard-earned cash.
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Tony Lewis introduces this magazine programme that takes a different look at sport and leisure tvith news about today's Wembley football showpiece - the FA Charity Shield be. tween Arsenal and Liverpool.
A Radio Sport and as Production
8.45 Today's Papers (BpO
with Phil Smith
L (acton - the biggest fun Pier in Europe.
Producer SUSAN DENNY
8.59 Continental Travel
Don't Call Us, We'll Call Yo
BBC Arts Reporter. Gerry rorsey. examines the role of the actor around the world.
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This summer Anthonj King looks back on some issues of the past which held the headlines for days. weeks or months and then disappeared from the public arena. Were the arguments of the time borne out by events? Was anything learnt? Could the issue ever recur?
This week: The Sugar Shortage of 1974 Producer JOSHUA ROZENDENG long wave only
Bill Grundy reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer WALTER WALLICH long wave only
NEM, page 42; Jesus, good above all other (BBC HB 72); Psalm 122; Isaiah 9, v 2 and vv 5-7 (RSV); Thy kingdom come, 0 God (BBC HB27)
Margaret Howard presents her selection.
Producer HELEN FRY
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'I saw a bat flying around at midday and then a swallow began to chase it. Did it think the bat was a fly - and why was the bat out in daylight anyway? '
The team of naturalists pursues the answers to your questions. introduced by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
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• The need to work by the sweat of one's brow was the curse imposed on Adam.... We have transformed this curse into one of the fundamental virtues.'
Joan Bakewell is your radio travel agent with advice on where to go and how to cut the cost. Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD
The last seven days put in a questionable way bv Barry Took to Alan Coren
Richard Ingrams Claire Bayner Stan McMmtry
Compiled and produced by ALAN NIXON and DANNY GREENSTONE
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Tony Britton raises the cry of Hip Hip Hooray for ...
... Grapes, Hops and Hangovers!
A seriously lighthearted look at the drinking habits of the British and the mixture of happiness and havoc they have caused down the years, with Mary Wimbush ,
Fraser Kerr , David Ryall and songs by SHEILA MATHEWS , PETER REEVES , CHARLES WEST and CHARLES YOUNG WITH HIS SINGERS AND MUSICIANS
Devised and compiled by GERALD FROW
Producer JOHN DYAS
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The Archaeology of Jerusalem
Malcolm Billings reports on current work going on in Jerusalem.
Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
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Random Moments in a May Garden by JAMES SAUNDERS , With
This elegant domestic study is set within the deceptively simple framework of a middle-aged married "couple giving a small dinner party for their friends. In the background. hauntingly, is an old photograph of another family group, taken in a Mav garden, raising the question of transience versus permanence. The also subtly explores
Sophie's doubts on the degree of her own fulfilment.
Beautiful to listen to, a meditation on growing up and the loss of hope, written in a kind of poetic naturalism ... and acted with feeling and with clarity. (THE TIMES) Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
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A practical and topical magazine for and with disabled listeners.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Reporter KEVIN MULHERN Producer JANE wood Editor MARLENE PEASE long wave only
Taking the famous Wedding March as a starting-point, Robert Philip explores the rest of Mendelssohn's incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream. gramophone records
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by Anthony Smith
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Paul Vaughan introduces a selection from the week's programmes. Editor ROSEMARY HART long wave only
Johnny Morris recalls, with records and happy memories, his days in a small amateur orchestra, when he was the librarian, and chose the repertoire on the night, to suit the available players. Producer
CHRISTINE RARDWICK long trace only
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The Countess of Longford (Repeated: 12.20 pm)
Some lighthearted words and music originally heard in the new writing programme Just After Noon. Introduced by Brian Thompson with LAURENCE KENNY. DAVID MAH LOWE and FIONA MAHUESON
Five songs from Friday Afternoon by Benjamin Britten sung by ciietiiams SCUOOL OF MUSIC JUNIOR C[IOIR, Conducted by PETER HATFIELD Music producer ANN STANGAR
Producer KAY JANIIESON
Richard Baker with popular classics on records. Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Rev rpl: Friday 9.5 atn)
by STEPHEN BARLAY, based on the author's novel
A demand is addressed to the British Government: hand over a million pounds or the East End of London will be destroyed. In the Thames Estuary, the wreck of the Richard Montgomery still contains thousands of tons of fragmentation bombs in her hold. How serious is the blackmailer's threat to detonate them? And who can he be? Superintendent Bucken is asked to investigate, perhaps on account of his reputation for unorthodox methods, or perhaps for more sinister reasons.
Directed by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN
(For cast see Mon 3.5 pm)
Brian Thompson and Polly Toynbee with Brian Redhead Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
Words and music for late evening led by THE REV DOUGLAS AITKEN BBC Scotland
Peter Ustinov reads the final episode from his bestselling autobiography, adapted in eight parts by JACK SINGLETON
' In 1968 I was elected Rector of Dundee University. I had to drink half a bottle of whisky out of a silver goblet as I was dragged round the city in a landau, pulled by the university football team in lieu of horses. Those were just the lighthearted japes of high-spirited medics - perhaps more fun for them than for me! '
A series of plays for late. night listening.
Out In the Midday Sun by RICK FKRIIEIRA
'I will pay you £500 if you will do exactly as say.'
Mr Partridge, walking his dog on Hampstead Heath. met the one person who could carry out his plan, so he made his offer. But the young coloured man on the park bench was clever - and all didn't go according to plan. Directed by CHRISTOPHER YENNING
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