Setting Up Home
Whether you are a first-time buyer or a habitual mover, there are always questions to be answered. First, what are the prospects of a mortgage at present? For buyers: do you need a separate survev or will the one the building society does suffice? Should you try to buy privately? Do you really need a solicitor? And the seller: should you save fees by doing your own selling? There's a crack in one of the walls - should you cover it up? Should you redecorate before selling? And no doubt you have troubles of your own.
John Thomas , FRICS, who is an estate agent and chartered surveyor, is in the studio to answer your questions.
Sue MacGregor is in the chair
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect?
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care-from the research laboratory and operating theatre to the dentist's chair and GP's surgery.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS long wave only
Back Step bv LESLEY CLIVE with June Barry and Maureen O'Brien
When Pat goes home to Liverpool to attend a funeral, she is forced to examine her new life away from her own grass roots.
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS Preview: page 23 long wave only
How do flies turn over from the normal flight position to land upside down on a ceilingf
More mental acrobatics as the team of naturalists answers your questions. Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 2.5 pm)
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR long wave only
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Brian Johnston visits the village of Sixpenny Handley in the heart of Cranbourne Chase in Dorset, and discovers that deer still roam the Chase, and hurdles are made in a traditional way in the woods. Producer
ANTHONY SMITH. BBC Bristol
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with Sue MacGregor
Sizzles Bangs and Hums! If you hear them you may be a tinnitus sufferer. WENDY JONES discovers more about the problems of noises in the head. Vienna - City of High Standards? BERNARD JACK SON gives his estimate. Reading Your Letters.
Landing on a Star: is a new way of learning to spell and read. LUCY PARKER hears how reading games work.
The End of the Affair (4) long wave only
A series of 13 programmes of stories of crime and detection in London by ROBERT BARR with Ray Brooks as De-. tective-
Sergeant Brook Christopher Blake as Detective-Constable Maxton 4: Bedtime Story (2)
Producer MARTIN FISHER
Sergeant Brook Christopher
Chief Inspector Roach:
In this edition you can hear about ways in which people who have had cataract operations, are helped to adjust to a new kind of sight.
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
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In 1911 the Daily Mail organised a great sweet pea competition which attracted thousands of entries from all over Britain. This delightful story, told by its author Henry Donald , recounts the true events surrounding two of the entries.
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland) followed by an interlude
London v Scotland Round 2 i End of Round 1 scores: London 10, Scotland 11)
London: Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays Scotland: Gordon Clough
(Chairman) with Robin Duff and Professor Douglas Gifford Question researcher HERNICE COUPE. Series producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
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