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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from- the South West by David Butler BBC Bristol
HELP! page 12
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: David Butler

: Today

Presented by Paul Burden and Hugh Sykes
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV LESLIE STOKES
7.0, 8.0, Today's News .. Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Paul Burden
Presented By: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Leslie Stokes
Read By: Bryan Martin

: The Week on 4

with Laurie Macmillan .


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Patrick Mbore

reflects on life in and out of the BBC Sound Archives. ;
(Repeated: Fri 11.45 pm)

: News

: StacffteWeffe with Mêlvyn Bra

The live -talk programme which takes its own look at some of the topics of the forthcoming week. Producer PETERESTALL

: News ^-,

: From Our Own Correspondent


: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 71; Father most holy, merciful and loving (BBC HB 167); Psalm 145, vv 1-13; 1 Corinthians 3, vv 10-23 (AV); Rejoice! the Lord is King (BBC HB 128)

: Story Time

The Moon In the Cloud by ROSEMARY HARRIS , adapted in 12 parts by PENELOPE FARMER . _,
Read by Simon Cadell
. few weeks before the flood, two elephant apnparedInthelano*or Noah.The tribesmen twere terrified and de camped overnight all except Ruben, the animal tamer, and his wife, Thamar.'
Producer JENYTH WORSLEY (Part 2: Tues 10.30 am):,


Unknown: Rosemary Harris
Read By: Simon Cadell
Producer: Jenyth Worsley

: News

: The Man Who Came to Dinner

A portrait of Alexander Woollcott
Send a cable to Mahatma Gandhi , Bombay, India: DEAR BOO-BOO: SCHEDULE
8.30? WHITESIDE. Arturo f'iscanivi.-Whereishet
To -Where isher le characterof Sheridan Whitesidein the hit
Broadwaycomedy The Man Who Came to Dinner was drawn from life. The writer and critic ALEXANDER WOOLLCOTT was the model. Like Whiteside, he too was a broadcasting celebrity in the America of the 30s and 40s. In private life many people found him rude and overbearing; a favoured few' knew him as a witty and fenerous host and friend. n this programme some"
•ofthosewholikedhim of those who-the.Am-
Vr?cf»feV%^ erican playwright Connelly, now in his 90th year, the actress Helen Hayes, and Dame Rebecca West: There are ,.. also extractsfrom rare record --ingsofhisbroadcasts,s, _
Written by BARRY CARAMAN arrator Harry Towb with Alison Coleridge and Ramsay Williams Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
(Harry Towb is a National Theatre player)


Unknown: Alexander Woollcott
Unknown: Mahatma Gandhi
Unknown: Whiteside. Arturo
Unknown: Alexander Woollcott
Written By: Barry Caraman
Unknown: Harry Towb
Unknown: Alison Coleridge
Producer: Alan Haydock
Unknown: Harry Towb

: Weigh-in

The Facts and Fallacies of Dieting. Presented by Caroline Parsons
Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol


Presented By: Caroline Parsons
Producer: Carole Stone.

: News

: You and Yours

Including World of Work witjiideas,on-careers:riild"training,r--.-"""*
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: Brain of Britain 1980

Chairman Robert Robinson
23Scotland (Round 2)
Douglas Young
Brianflench■!Sr■ (Museum curator) . '
Dr-John Gosden
Tim Paxton
(Teicher) includingBeat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Tim Paxton
Unknown: John P. Wynn.
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

, '1.55 Shippihg forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MaoGregor
Suunds Mouthwatering (6): MARY BERRY demonstrates . the art of making scones: it All Comes Out in the Wash; MAUREEN GALVIN discovers all about the different kinds of washing agents.
Stories of a Plant-Hunter (3): ROY LANCASTER talks about discoveries made on an expedition to Nepal.
Life with God, 19S0: SISTER HELEN simon , a young nun, talks tO ANNIE ALLSEBROOK about new thinking in her religious community.
Smallbone Deceased (9) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Unknown: Mary Berry
Unknown: Maureen Galvin
Unknown: Helen Simon
Unknown: Annie Allsebrook
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Listen with Mother

Story: Mrs Cluckabiddy 's, Day for Digging by STEPHEN WEAVER


Unknown: Mrs Cluckabiddy
Unknown: Stephen Weaver

: Afternoon Theatre



Unknown: Peter Silcock

: Elizabeth of Glamis

On the eve of a day of celebration in honour of the 80th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, Wynford Vaughan Thomas reflects on the life of a great Lady with a special place in the affections of the. people.
A Radio OB production

: PM

with Gordon Clough and Janet Cohen
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Janet Cohen
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Nightcap

A Cambridge Footlights Revue.
One of the best revues on last year's Edinburgh Fringe, starring Robert Bathurst, Martin Bergman, Hugh Laurie, Jan Ravens and Emma Thompson


Performer: Robert Bathurst
Performer: Martin Bergman
Performer: Hugh Laurie
Performer: Jan Ravens
Performer: Emma Thompson
Music: Paul Fincham
Writer: Martin Bergman
Writer: Owen Brenman
Writer: Sean Cranitch
Writer: Hugh Laurie
Writer: Nick Symmons
Additional material: Karen Adler
Additional material: Robert Bathurst
Additional material: Antony Berendt
Additional material: Andy Hamilton
Additional material: Susan Ilpold
Additional material: Dave Jeffcock
Additional material: Katie Kelly
Additional material: Simon McBurney
Additional material: Rory McGrath
Producer: Jimmy Mulville

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Monday Play

Silas Marner by GEORGE ELIOT dramatised by MICHAEL KITTERMASTER with George Eliot's novel of country life tells the story of a weaver, falsely accused of theft, who makes a new life for himself in Raveloe; finds a newly-orphaned child. and brings her up as his own.
(Repeated; next Sun 2.30)


Unknown: Silas Marner
Unknown: George Eliot
Dramatised By: Michael Kittermaster
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Silas Marner: Michael Deacon
Narrator: Gordon Reid
Pastor/Dr Kimble: Henry Knowles
William Dane: Albert Welling
Mrs Osgood/Mrs Oates: Diana Mull
Dunstan: Nigel Greaves
Godfrey: Tony Chambers
Boy: Simon Richmond
Mr Bryce: John Church
Mr Macey,,,,: Brian Haines
Ben Winthrop: Bunny Reed
Dolly Winthrop: Jill Balcon
Mr Snell: Chris Hallam
Mr Dowlas ,: Siõn Probert
Nancy Lammeter: Mandy Cuthbert
Squire Cass: Patrick Barr
Solomon/Rodney,: Graham Faulkner
Eppie: Rosalind Adams
Aaron: Christopher Scott
Voice/ Huntman: Nigel Lambert

: Crowdle and Cream

In five programmes Finlay
J. - MacDonald reminisces on a Hepbridean boyhood.
2 Leaks Tappingsand
. .Deceptions
How aprimitive Gaelic community outfoxed officialdom - and itself! Producer LESLIE ROBINSON


Producer: Leslie Robinson

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Bannerman
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: The News Quiz

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sign of Four (6)

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude

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