Brian Redhead at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool
Libby Purves in London
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV LESLIE STOKES
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read By CHRISTOPHER SLADE
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* 'Thought for the Day
Presenter Louise Botting
Back again, the team keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings: tax, mortgages, insurance, social security and the financial problems of everyday life.
Inflation is still running well into double figures, interest rates remain high and competition is intensifying for your money. Make sure that you're well informed - things can, and do change very rapidly, and Money Box will be on hand each week to unravel, to explain and to advise on how you can cope with developments that can be complex and confusing.
Listeners' questions are always welcome for the popular letters feature. There'll be regular surveys on the stock market, property and unit trusts, as well as another opportunity to match your investment skills against the experts in the 1980/81 Unit Trust ' Investor of the Year ' competition. Write for details to: Money Box; BBC, London W1A 4WW....
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To be a foreign correspondent is to inhabit a world in which abroad is home, in which communications are lifeblood and in which ' the story is elevated to the status of a jealous god who must on all occasions be appeased. To mark the 25th anniversary of From Our Own Correspondent Ian Mc Dougall talks to some of those who were in at the beginning ' - about the excitements, the frustrations and the challenge of being a foreign correspondent for the BBC.
Taking part: ERIK de MAUNY, IVOR JONES , ANTHONY LAWRENCE , KENNETH MATTHEWS, ANGUS MCDERMID , GERALD PRIESTLAND , CHRISTOPHER SERPELL , DOUGLAS STUART , CHARLES WHEELER Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE (Rptd: Sat 10.15 pm)
(From Our Own Correspondent, next edn: tomorrow
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The opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa invites you to share her enjoyment in recalling the words, music and people that have tickled her sense of humour.
Producer SIMON ELMES (Revised repeat)
12.55 Weather; programme news
Introduced by Chris Mohr Menus Made Meaningful: QUENTIN CREWE on translating foreign foodr
Gone for a Soldier: PETER SPINKS visits men and women. of the Territorial Army.
Personal View.: BRENDA MADDOX with some thoughts for today.
Entertainment Round-Up: TONY BARNFIELD reporting. Love for Lydia (3)
Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave onfy
Brat Farrar by JOSEPHINE TEY' dramatised for radio by CYRIL WENTZEL
It is 1949 and Simon Ashby , heir to the estate of Latchett's, is preparing for his coming-of-age. The family plans are interrupted by the arrival of a stranger who could be Simon's twin brother.
Directed by RICHARD IMISON
Rumpole and the Course of True Love
The 11th of 13 plays by John Mortimer, in which Horace Rumpole relies on an old friend and learns the dangers of too much Shakespeare in the classroom.
Directed by Peter King
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)
Judge George Frobisher:
The Adventures of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de Ie Mancha by MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, adapted for radio in two parts by JOHN ARDEN. Part 1
' The question arises whether it is not my solemn duty to give up this sloth and luxury that the long devotion of my niece and housekeeper' enforces upon me to the detriment of y duty. Rinaldo did not spend his days reading books in an armchair. Nor did Orlando, nor did El Cid. nor did Sir Lance-lot of England. No! They rode forth, armed cap-a-pie, redressing all manner of grievance, ensuring justice, defying tyrants, exposing themselves to danger ...'
Aldonza.MEG JOHNSON Music composed by STEPHEN BOXER Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC
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