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6.45* Prayer for the Day CANON BARNEY MILLIGAN
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7.45* Thought for the Day
Picnics have been part of the British way of life for centuries, but despite our uncertain climate we seem increasingly to be taking to the great outdoors; tenting and caravanning holidays are growing in popularity and sales of barbecues are rising.
D) you need a different attitude of mind as well as a different range o< utensils? Can you still cook the children their favourite food? What kind of barbecue is best? Put your questions on all forms of alfresco eating to Christine Fagg. cookery writer for Caravan, and James Marks , Chairman of the Barbecue Association.
Judith Chalmers in the chair
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
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After India by CHRIS BARLAS
When Mr Bajaj. a minor official responsible for slum clearance in India. is given an opportunity to see something of the English way of life he doesn't react as his hosts expect. with Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY
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' Our bats swoop down to take moths off our lounge window. How does their " radar pick out the moths from the glass? '
The team reflects on your wildlife questions.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 2.5 pm)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
JOSEPH HELLER : author of Catch 22, talks about his work.
Talking Point - opinions and ideas....
Reading Your Letters.
Bunk Beds and Baked Beans: RICHARD VAUGHAN celebrates the Golden Jubilee of the Youth Hostels Association.
Nothing Missing But the Samovar and other Stories 2: Nothing Missing But the Samovar
Thirteen programmes of stories of crime and detection in London by ROBERT BARR with Ray Brooks as Detective-
Sergeant Brook Christopher Blake as Detective-Constable Maxton 1: A Bit of Tomfoolery
Producer MARTIN FISHER
The story of an epic - the second of two programmes compiled by ALAN HAYDOCK
Narrator Frank Windsor
' When I got on the bus the conductor looked at me, and she said, " Are you from Dunkirk? " So I said Yes", and she said " Well I'm not taking any money off you." And she went round the bus with her hat and started a collection.'
When the defeated, weary soldiers of the British Expeditionary Force reached England after the ordeal of Dunkirk, they were welcomed with a unique outpouring of tenderness and affection. More of them had come home than anyone had dared to hope. Within a few days, France would have fallen and Britain would be standing alone against Hitler and the German war machine. The events of the nine days of Dunkirk are remembered now, 40 years later, by some of the men and women who lived through them.
Additional interviews CONRAD NICHOLSON
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK (Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)
Is it better to be born blind or to lose one's sight in adult life? Does someone who has never seen have anything in common with a person who goes blind in middle age? Can the two groups help one another? These are among the questions discussed by Peter White , with David Scott Blackhall. Pat Hart and Hannah Wright.
Producer THENA HESHEL
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' All performing musicians would have to say that, when it works really well, it is very pleasurable. When it doesn't, it can be terribly frustrating.' (GERVASE DE PEYER) Interviewer Ian Horsbrugh Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
The start of the Round 2 series, between the resident London team and challenges from teams in Wales, the Midlands, the North. Scotland, from Ulster, the West of England and from the Republic of Ireland London u Wales
(End of Round 1 Scores: London 13 1/2, Wales 14 1/2)
London: Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays Wales: Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Dr Mostyn Lewis and Fred Nicholls
BERNICE COUPE. Series producer TREVOR HILL. BBC Manchester
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