at the EEC Summit
Mrs Thatcher and her fellow Community leaders meet again today to face some of the unresolved questions of Europe.
Libby Purves is in Luxembourg for the meeting. In London Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day With FR JOHN MCCULLAGH
7.9. 8.0 Today's News
Read by CHRISTOPHER SLADE
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
Introduced by Wynford Vaughan -Thomas After ten years and one-and-a half-million visitors. the Lalse District Rational Part looks forward to a new decade. PAT CALLAGHAN talks tO JOHN NETTLETON. ERIC SIMMS looks at the-bird. life of the" CambridgesliifB^rehland and ROBERT POWELL visits fens of a different. kind - in Somerset's Sedgemoor. MARTIN MUNCASTER investigates a one-woman spinning industry in Sus-sex. KEITH ALLAN looks for mad March hares in Northumberland and HELEN MADDEN visits Rathlin Island in the North Channel... Producer DON MOSEY
BBC Manchester , (Repeated: Sat 11.15 pm) long wave only
Chairman Robert Robinson 12: Home Counties (2) * Anthony Kerron
(Chemical Engineer) Joan Townsend Tim Roberts
(Civil Servant) Ann Wheeler
The programme Includes Beat the Brains in which listeners put their questions to the contestants. Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)
12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Make it Your Business: can a hobby, of a dream, become a successful smaTl business? RON ALLDRIDGE reports.
Reading Your Letters.
Professional Ethics: ROBIN GOURLAY , Public Affairs Manager for BP, discusses his personal moral standpoint.
Entertaining at. Home: EVELYN ROSE offers advice to aspiring hostesses. 1: Getting into the Right Gear.
The Long Dark Day: DOREEN TAYLOR investigates the effects of the 24-liour night in Norway.
Never Cry Wolf (4)
Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only
Olympics in Paradise by ROBERT OVERTON
Read by Paul Eddington
' The South Sea Friendly Island Games has just been through something of a crisis. It all started with an unfortunate confrontatton between me and the Governor on the verandah of Government House.
' " It's hard luck Overton". said his Excellency, but your court-house will have to be demolished! "
Producer FRANCES DONNELLY (Postponed /rom 25 March) (Paul Eddington is in 'Middle Age Spread' at the Lyric Theatre, London)
A Very Nuclear Family by JENNIFER PHILLIPS with Prunella Scales as Nora James Warwick as Harry Glynis Brooks as Jill Rod Beacham as Joe
For a newly married couple still living in her parents' home, an obsession with wedding presents In a consumer society is normal enough, but the fact that Joe poisons a rabbit, Jill threatens to kill herself and Nora is over-fond of her son-in-law, suggests that beneath the good humour and chat over the morning papers, someone hides a very private soft of weapon for destruction.
Directed by LIANE AUKIN
(Repeated: Sun 11 May)
. (Prunella Scales is in Make and Break ' at the Haymarket Theatre, London)
A series of three talks 2: Arlington, Virginia
Since the late 1960s, two distinct strands of American right-wing opinion have emerged, with similar ambitions but separate methods and mem-f bership. In his second talk, the British play-wright David 'Edgar re- veals what he learnt of both during his recent years travel in the United States
It's a gruelling business, but the more you do the better training you're in. I still exercise and work every morning at home. It should be part and parcel of one's life, as common as getting up. washing your face and doing your teeth.'
Beryl Grey talks about her life and work in ballet to Sue MacGregor. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
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