The Early Years
During the last six months Woman's Hour has been looking at the development of babies in their first year of life. with reporter Barbara Myers talking to parents and doctors about the problems and pleasures of bringing up babies.
Today she chairs Tuesday Call to give listeners a chance to ask questions about the early formative years of a child's life. In the studio are Dr Martin Bax , a paediatrician, and Joan Hudson of the Health Visitors' Association.
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 the 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 AUSON RICHARDS
Marking Time by JILL HYEM with Build a bonfire, build a bonfire,
Put Old Crabby on the top With his Greek and Latin grammars
Then burn the flaming lot. A senior teacher at a boys' private school finds himself a figure of fun and becomes the victim of a cruel prankster ...
(With the children of ST BARNABAS AND ST PHILIP 'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL)
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
The special edition with topics suggested by you, the listener. Featuring your letters, your favourite sounds, and the mystery sound competition.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 2.5 pm)
A 14th-century castle and a delightful museum of dolls are featured in today's programme, when Brian Johnston visits War-wick, a county town on the banks of the River Avon.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Twenty-One Years On: GYN FREEMAN reports on this year's Ludlow Festival.
Talking Point: opinions and ideas ...
Reading Your Letters.
This Year it's Terrapins!: EDNA BURRESS suffers an annual nightmare - looking after other people's pets.
With Scarlet Majors written and abridged in four parts by DEBORAH MORRIS Read by SUZANNE DELANEY (4)
(Music: Horovitz's Music-hall Suite)
In 1972 the Government gave f3-million to the Joseph Rowntree Mem orial Trust to help families with severely disabled children. As a result The Family Fund was set up: the first and only time taxpayers' money was given to an independent trust to distribute directly to the public. How does The Family Fund operate? Why does the Government choose to distribute its money at arm's length in this way? Why do those helped feel it's charity? Presenter John Eidinow
Producer CAROLINE THOMSON
Mortmain by GRAHAM GREENE
Read by Elizabeth Prond ' He had no secrets from Julia. They often talked together of his ten tormented years with Josephine, of her extravagant jealousy, of her well-timed hysterics. " It was her insecurity," Julia argued with understanding.'
A series of 13 programmes written by Robert Barr
with Ray Brooks as Detective-Sergeant Brook, Christopher Blake as Detective-Constable Maxton
Chief Inspector Roach:
The Great Pretenders
Counterfeiting of brand-name products has become a booming international business. Copies of almost everything, from luxury watches and perfumes, to brake pads and babies' dummies, are being produced in their thousands by factories-mainly in the Far East. The fakes are often poorly made and in some cases highly dangerous, yet the genuine manufacturers are often powerless to stamp out their illicit production. Worse still, the worldwide sale of fakes is beginning to hit the export markets of UK companies, cutting into their profits and threatening jobs.
Bill Breckon follows the counterfeit trail from the factories of the Far East to the shops of Britain.
Research by SHARON BANOFF and ROBERT DEL MAESTRO Producer JOHN SMITHSON (Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)
The first of ten talks in which Ray Gosling tells the story of his travels last winter overland to the East.
1: Christendom Bye, Bye ' Summer is over. In Brindisi the sun-seekers are streaming back to Western Europe up the main street from the Greek ferries. But I'm going the other way. Travelling alone, a middle-aged man in a tropical jacket with two shoulder bags my only luggage. An innocent abroad. Never before to Asia-and just enough time to cross Turkey before the coming snow.'
The soul music boom of the 1960s provided pop with a timely infusion of dynamic effects inspired by the music of the Black Evangelical Church.
John Geipel traces the development of black devotional music and its influence on the pop music of today.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT
In this edition Kevin Mulhern continues his report on new developments in help and services for blind people in the United States.
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
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London v West of England (Round 2)
(End of Round 1 scores: London 14. West 15)
London: Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays West: Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Lord Foot and Jessica Mann
CHRISTOPHER HAYTON WEBB Series producer TREVOR HILL
Professor John B.
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