Computing and Computers Computing is a closed world, with a jargon all of its own, shrouded in the mysteries of inputs and print-outs. But it's a world which is having more and more effect on all of us in terms of lost jobs. new jobs, and in th" supposed stream-lining of society. Would you advise your daughter to take an O-level in computing? Do you know what soft-ware is? Would you recognise a computer terminal if you saw one? And just how secret is a computer? Or can anyone get access to the key that will pick its brain?
Alan Benjamin. Director General of Computing Services Association: and Hedley Voysey , Associate Editor of Computing magazine join Sue Mac Gregor to answer your input.
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
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Bernard Cribbins reads stories by BILL NAUGHTON
2: Taddy the Lamplighter ' When he breaks his arm Taddy is unable to do his other job as a knocker-up. " There'll be 83 families miss their work tomorrow - unless a miracle happens ".'
Two Old Dolls and a Scallywag by DAVID PARKER
'I'm 67 years old. I've no job to worry about, kids have grown up, the brass is put in me hand every week just for the asking. For the first time in my life I've time to think things out and I'm too old to do owt about it ...'
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
The distinguished Bulgarian bass, Boris Christoff , chooses the eight records he would take to a desert island and discusses them with ROY PLOMLEY , who devised the programme.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
The World Underwater: DR PAUL CRAGG , marine biologist, and LIZ MARDALL dive on Plymouth Sound. Pick of the Paperbacks: chosen by JUNE KNOXMAWER and EDWARD BLISHEN. Living on Hope....: PAT ROWE finds out about Muscular Dvstrophv.
Bubble and Squeak And Other Stories written and read by John Hollis 1: Bubble and Squeak
John Hollis grew up in Battersea in the 1930s. His stories about that place and time are not strictly autobiographical but most of the events in them did happen, after a fashion, to him or someone he knew.
(Music: Horovitz's Music-Hall Suite)
A programme for people who live and work in the country-or would like to. Jeanine McMullen dispels the romantic myths of rural life with practical advice for smallholders, ideas on home food production, and tips from people, nationwide, who make' a small country living work.
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol
A dramatisation in six parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM of the tirst three books Of ANTHONY POWELL 'S sequence of 12 novels. with Neel Johnson as Nicholas Jenkins , the narrator
Gareth Johnson as the young Nicholas Christopher Good as Peter Templer and Jane Asher as Jean
5: The Acceptance World(1) Scarcely aware that any change has taken place, Nicholas feels that life seems to have begun in earnest at last and that he is careering uncontrollably down the slippery avenues of eternity.
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
Brian Johnston Henry Livings and Arthur Marshall are quizzed on sayings funny and fatuous - taken from books, journals and walls. or simply overheard.
' Quotes, unquotes and quotes. That s three quotes. And another quote will make it a gallon,'
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by NIGEL REES Producer
(Rptd: Thurs at 12.27 pm) (Henry Livings is in Adrift at the Festival on Friday at 10.30 pm)
A Musical Journey Through Africa
Last winter the folk singers, Dave and Toni Arthur , went to central Africa for a six-week tour of concerts organised by the British Council. They performed traditional English songs in schools and villages, and gathered recordings of African folk music as they journeyed through Ghana. Zaire, Kenya and Malawi by jeep, boat, train and plane.
Producer BRIAN COOK
A fresh look at the musical, presented by Denis Quilley with PETER MARINKER
4: Escape from Reality or How the Musical Dis-covered that Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud
Written by ALISTAIR BEATON Producer MARTIN FISHER (Shortened repeat)
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