Brian Redhead direct from the Trades Union Congress in Brighton
In London, John Timpson
6.45' Prayer for the Day With SISTER MARTINA
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by DILLY BARLOW
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
Life Under Water
If you went on holiday by the sea this summer, you may have been mesmerised by the plant, fish and animal life. How do limpets stick? Do fish sleep?
Dr Anne Powell , Fishery Biologist; and Dr Paul Cragg , Marine Biologist, join Sue MacGregor to answer your questions. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Lines open from 8.0 am See also 7.20 pm
by Paul Allen
Flange is the man with the master plan but it all depends on his greyhound Flange Delight and you can never be absolutely certain with dogs, particularly on the unofficial 'flapping tracks' of the greyhound racing world.
with Sue MacGregor
Up to Their Necks in Trouble: RON ALLDRIDRE talks to a family whose two children spent months encased in plaster. Talking Point.
Personal View: BARBARA BUCHANAN with some thoughts for today.
It's Better at Home: SUSAN MARLING hears about Intermediate Treatment,, which deals with young offenders in the Community. The Day of the TriffidS (4)
by HENRY JAMES , dramatised for radio in six parts by WILLIAM ASH. Episode 2 with Maureen O'Brien as Maggie Verver Zoe Wanamaker as Charlotte Stant James Laurenson as the Prince Paul Maxwell as Adam Verver Gwen Watford as Mrs Assingham and David March as Henry James
Adam Verver and his daughter Maggie have always had a close, intimate relationship. After Maggie's marriage to Prince Amerigo,
Adam Verver , rich and single, finds himself an unprotected prey to ladies eager to marry him.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER (Zoe Wanamaker is a member of the RSC)
Each year the number of people suffering from alcohol-related problems continues to grow. And the increase seems to be greatest among the young. Can anything be done? One view is that education of young people and their parents will be more effective than increasing legislation. The hope is that this will encourage a responsible attitude and curb the horrifying toll of people.... Dying for a Drink.
Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE
An encounter with bearded seals spiralling up and down like skyrockets, the musical scales of a sea catfish, the sizzling of a shoal of snapping shrimps, the insistent grunts of a courting haddock, the wild trumpetings and whistles of the beluga, the frantic clicks and shrieks of a family pod of killer whales, and the haunting, almost melancholy calls of the humpback whale.
Anthony Smith takes you on a sound journey beneath the sea.
(Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)
The last talk in which Ray Gosling tells the story of his travels last winter overland to the East. 10: Never Mind
' Asians are so optimistic. "You are the future I say across the dining car table. And back comes the reply: "It is inevitable. We have the population ".' Series producer JOY HATWOOD
They Fairly Mak Ye Work The City of Dundee was dominated by one industry-jute, and that industry was dominated by women. The mill lassies were the family wage earners, while the men were known as ' the kettle boilers Dundee spinners and weavers describe the struggle to survive extreme poverty in the turbulent first three decades of this century. with songs of MARY BROOKSBAND
Music ANNA MACDONALD and JIM REID
Producer BILLY KAY BBC Scotland
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