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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John TimpsoB and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day PR ERIC DOYLE , OFM
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpsob
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Eric Doyle
Read By: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Mid-Week: Sherrin after Breakfast

Ned Sherrin presides over live interviews, reviews and gentle mischief. Including RUSSELL DAVIES 'S look at The Week So Far Producer IAN GARDHOUSE long wave only from 9.35


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: News

long wave only

: Gardeners' Question Time

'Broadcast Sun 2.2 pm) long wave only
Book, Down the Garden Path. 13.50, from bookshops

: Daily Service

NEM. p 75; My God. accept my heart (BBC HB 356); Psalm 112; Genesis 26, vv 34-35. 27, v 46 to 28. vv 4. 10-14 (AV); Eternal God, whose power upholds (BBC HB 23) long wave only

: Story Time

Northanger Abbey
3: A Stout Young Man long wave only

: News

: Baker's Dozen

long wave only

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jenni Mills


Presenter: Jenni Mills

: My Word!

12.55 Weather; programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Robin Day

: A Party Political Broadcast

by The Conservative Party

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
GuestoftheWeek: princess Grace of Monaco Living with a Microcomputer: emus RILEY reports on the first few weeks spent with a home computer.
New York Report: RELENE HANFF
Pick of the Paperbacks: chosen by JUNE KNOX-MAWER and ELWARD BLISHEN The Opportunity of a Lifetime (12): long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Relene Hanff

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

You Can't Go Home by HANIK KUREISBI and Jameela was born and educated in England But her parents are from Pakistan. Her father is a strict Muslim, and expects obedience from his daughter. Jameela finds herself torn between two cultures.


Unknown: Hanik Kureisbi
Directed By: David Spenser
with Jameela: Miriam Margolyes
Amjad: Saeed Jaffrey
Banoo: Zohra Segal
ROY: Tony Hcewan
Arshad: Marc Zuber
Hotel receptionist: Lolly Cockerell

: Choral Evensong

from Leeds Parish Church Introit: To thee. 0 Lord (Rachmaninov)
Responses (William Byrd )
Psalm 119, vv 145-176 (Buck. Pye)
Canticles: Dyson in r
Readings: (av) Wisdom 6, w 1-21; Revelation 2, v IS to 3. v 6
Office Hymn: 0 Trinity. most blessed light (Gonfalon Royal)
Anthem: Prepare ye the way of the Lord (Wise)
Hymn: Jerusalem, my happy home (Southwell) Organist and Master of the Music SIMON LINDLEY
Sub-organist TIMOTHY HONE BBC Manchester


Unknown: William Byrd
Music: Simon Lindley
Unknown: Sub-Organist Timothy

: Short Story

Death in Spring by H. E. BATES Read by Garard Green
' I sat looking at the gun lying across his knees: it resembled him - old, worn, polished, aristocratic - and I wondered why he had brought it up there, out of season, with the wood full of mating birds and animals and their young.'


Unknown: H. E. Bates
Read By: Garard Green
Producer: Mitch Raper

: PM

Robert Williams and Susannah Simons
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

Half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world. including Financial Report

: The Senior Partner

Andrew Cruickshank in an eight-part light drama series 7: Hannahby DONALD BULL with JOE DUNLOP , NANCY MITCHELL JOHN KANE , SANDRA CLARK EVA STUART , FRASER KERR Producer EDWARD- TAYLOR
(Repeated: fri 12.27 pm) (Andrew Cruickshank is a National Theatre player)


Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: Nancy Mitchell
Unknown: John Kane
Unknown: Sandra Clark
Unknown: Eva Stuart
Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thurs 1.40pnt)

: Checkpoint

A weekly investigation into accusations of unfairness, fraud and injustice.
Presented by Roger Cook


Presented By: Roger Cook

: The Reith Lectures 1980

Unmasking Medicine
Six talks by Ian Kennedy. Reader in Law and Executive Director of the Centre of Law, Medicine and Ethics at King's College, London
4: If I Were You, Mrs B ... ' The majority of decisions taken by doctors are not technical. They are instead moral and ethical.' IAN KENNEDY argues that the principles underlying such decisions must be provided by society. that they are not simply a matter for doctors to use or reject as they see fit.
' So. put rather bluntly, what I am calling for is a wholesale re-examination of the sphere of alleged competence of the doctor.'
(Repeated: Sun on Radio 3) This lecture will appear in THE LISTENER dated 27 November


Reader: Ian Kennedy.
Unknown: Ian Kennedy

: Sounds Natural

From his study in the Soestdijk Palace HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands talks to Derek Jones about his worldwide work for the cause of nature conservation, and of his personal experiences with wild animals - with illustrations from the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer JOHN BURTON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Derek Jones
Producer: John Burton

: Analysis

The Prime Minister, The Et Hon Margaret Thatcher, up in conversation with Michael Charlton


Unknown: Michael Charlton
Producer: Caroline Thomson

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books, films. plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presented by Natalie Wheen


Presented By: Natalie Wheen
Producer: John Boundy

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with voices and opinions from around the world

: Lord Peter Wimsey: The Nine Tailors: 6: A Damnable Business

by Dorothy L. Sayers, adapted in eight episodes by Alistair Beaton
with Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter, Timothy Bateson as Superintendent Blundell, Philip Latham as The Rev Theodore Venables and Stephen Greif as Nobby Cranton


Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Adapted by: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Martin Fisher
Lord Peter: Ian Carmichael
Superintendent Blundell: Timothy Bateson
The Rev Theodore Venables: Philip Latham
Nobby Cranton: Stephen Greif
Mary Thoday: Clare Clifford
Will Thoday: Keith Drinkel
Narrator: John Westbrook

: A Book at Bedtime

Ploughman of the Moon (8) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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