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Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day with JOSIE SMITH
7.0, 8.0, Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
Including The Week So Far by Russell Davies
Producer IAN GARDHOUSE long wave only
NEM, p 106; Prayer is the soul's sincere desire (BBC HB 347); Psalm 23; John 17, vv 13-26 (AV); The Lord my pasture shall prepare (BBC HB 477)
Once Upon an Ice Age 8: Too Much Fire long wave only
with Richard Baker
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Molly Price-Owen and Sue Cook
Plays from the series Just Before Midnight ALAN AYCKBOURN 'S Mother Figure
' And then we got this phone call - will you accept a transfer charge from a phone box in Middlesbrough and Terry says hello, that's funny, who do we know in Middlesbrough and I said not a soul and he says well, that's funny. So we took it and it was your husband.' Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS Tutorial by ROBERT DAVIS with , a sixth-form teacher with a problem. Is he in love with one of his pupils? Is it fantasy day-dreaming?
Directed by RICHARD WORTLET
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines Presented by Robin Day
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Introduced by Jenni Mills
Guest of the Week:
Professor Randolph Quirk , Director of the Survey of English Usage.
The First 12 Months: BARBARA MYERS talks to DR HUGH JOLLY about babies up to the age of three months.
New York Report: HELENS HANFF , author of 84 Charing Cross Road, begins another series on life in the Big Apple.
Food and Fado:LYNN TEN KATE eats out Portuguese-Style.
Sense and Sensibility (13) long wave only
The Great Fisherman by LAWRENCE JAMES
On Budget Day Jonathan Steinberg reflects on his brief career in merchant banking, and on the tendency of money to avoid him.
Presenters Gordon Clough Robert Williams and Joan Bakewen
Chancellor of the Exchequer live from the House of Commons
Will SIR GROF-FREY HOWE 'S second budget be as radical as his first? Will there be more tax cuts, more cuts in public expenditure? How will he raise the extra revenue he needs? In the traditional way, by increasing taxes on tobacco and drink? You can hear the measures as they're announced and have them analysed by experts from business, industry and politics including
Lord Errol, President of the Institute of Directors; Neil Kinnock , up, Opposition Spokesman on Education; James Morrell of the Henley Centre for Forecasting; David Alton , Liberal up, Liverpool Edge Hill; Alan Fisher , Gen Sec of NUPE; and others.
Vincent Duggleby. is in the House of Commons to intei pret the Chancellor's . speech.
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5.55 Weather; programme news
Devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden
In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE. Executive producer BOBBY JAYE
(Repeated: Thurs 1.40 pm)
Action Desk Edition
Presenter Vincent Kane (Repeated: Thurs 9.5 am)
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' If one is blessed with a voice it then becomes a privilege to give pleasure and happiness to others through singing.'
Gwyneth Jones is one of the world's leading dramatic sopranos. She is renowned for the range of her operatic repertoire and particularly for her interpretation of the great Wagnerian roles. In this programme she talks of her up-bringing in Pontypool and of her life as an international opera singer.
Producer TELERt BEVAN BBC Wales
' It is clear that the world economy is now functioning so badly that it damages both the immediate and the longer-run interests of all nations.'
An independent commission under the chairmanship of Willy Brandt has just published the results of its two-year investigation into world economic development. The report's conclusions, which arc addressed to the general public as well as governments, call for reform and restructuring not only in the ' mutual interests ' of both North and South but also to avoid the 'threat to human survival posed by the threatening chaos in the world economy.'
Mike Wooldridge discusses the implications of the Brandt Report with Keith Griffin , President of Magdalen College. Oxford. David Henderson . Professor of Political Economy at University College, London, and Kamal Hossain , Director of The Centre for Research on the New International Economic Order.
Producer JOY HATWOOD
Presenter Jacky Gillott Producer RICHARD DUNN
After the News the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt lion Sir Geoffrey Howe , up, for the Government
10.15* Douglas Stuart reporting
A nine-part series in which Jeremy Siepmann follows the changing fortunes of the orchestra and the society whose tastes it has always mirrored.
7: Identity Crisis, or My Country Sharp or Flat
Nationalism brings the orchestra into contact with some strange bed-fellows. Encounters this evening include European folk ensembles and an American jazz band. Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON Gramophone records
That Uncertain Feeling (3) long wave only
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