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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

C.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV NICOLAS JOWETT
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Wendy Jones
Unknown: Nicolas Jowett
Read By: Peter Donaldson

: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold



Unknown: John Le Carre

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Coping with Unemployment
More people from a wider range of backgrounds than ever before are now finding themselves jobless. What help is available? What training courses are there and who qualifies? How best to prepare for job hunting and interviews and how to deal with the inevitable depression? In the studio to answer your questions are
Guy Dauncey. a writer on unemployment problems, and Graham Reid of the Manpower Services Commission.
Jill Burridge is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Lines open from 8,0 am


Unknown: Guy Dauncey.
Unknown: Graham Reid
Unknown: Jill Burridge

: News

: Daily Service

NEM, p 46; Enthrone thy God within thy heart
(BBC HB 320); Psalm 85; Acts 25 v 23, to 26 v 8
(Av); Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult (BBC HB 354) long wave only

: Morning Story

A Delicate Question by EONA MACNICOL
Read by Eileen McCallum Producer PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland


Read By: Eileen McCallum
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Prayers for Timothy by HADRIAN ROGERS

: Wildlife

How could a ladybird have survived being
' ironed '? Janet Kear , Mike Morris and Mike Madeline answer more of your questions on birds, insects and fungi.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 2.5 pm)


Unknown: Janet Kear
Unknown: Mike Morris
Unknown: Mike Madeline
Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jenni Mills


Presenter: Jenni Mills

: Miles of London

The last in the series
A merry progress through London, prying into its secrets, its mysteries and its many surprises, in the company of Bernard Miles.
Illustrations unearthed and performed by the BARROW POETS.
Cleanliness and Godliness ... being a tale of religion, irreligion, sanitation and insanity!
Research bv SYBIL HARPER compiled and written by BARRY PILTON Producer
12.55 Weather:
Programme news


Unknown: Bernard Miles.
Unknown: Sybil Harper
Written By: Barry Pilton
Unknown: Danny Greenstone

: The World at One: News

Presenter Peter Hobday


Presenter: Peter Hobday

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Among today's items: Editorial: a personal viewpoint from
PEREGRINE WORSTHORNE, Associate Editor of the Aunday Telegraph. Silver Forks /or the Young Ladies - Steel for the Governess:
CINDY SELBY examines the past and present life of a governess.
A (5) Month in the Country


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Cindy Selby

: News

: The Red and the Black: 2: The Lover

by Stendahl.
Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff.
Dramatised in seven Parts by D.G. Bridson
With William Squire as Narrator and Andrew Hall as Julian Sorel

Julian Sorel, tutor to the Renals' children, reaches a new phase in his social standing: Mme de Renal has become his mistress...
BBC Bristol


Author: Stendahl
Translated by: C.K. Scott Moncrieff
Dramatised by: D.G. Bridson
Director: Brian Miller
Narrator: William Squire
Julian Sorel: Andrew Hall
Mme de Renal: Deborah Paige
Napoleon: Edward de Souza
Mme Derville: Marilyn Le Conte
M de Renal: John Franklyn-Robbins
Fouque: Norman Eshley
Elise/Adolphe: Debby Comming
Valenod: Esmond Rideout
Mme Valenod: Margaret Robertson
Abbe Chelan: Hedley Goodall

: Happy Returns

The last in the series with June Knox Mawcr
This week: Anthony Smith Iran is the place. and Schubert's Trout Quintet is the music, first heard in very memorable circumstances. Producer


Unknown: Knox Mawcr
Unknown: Barbara Crowther

: Whose Business is it Anyway?

Alarmed by the rapidly rising unemployment, unions local authorities and the private sector are forming new alliances with community organisations, and some of the businesses they are creating are unusual and innovative. Is this a recipe for disaster or hope for the future? presenter Colin Ball
Producer JUDE HOWELLS (First broadcast in the Can We Make Jobs? series)


Presenter: Colin Ball
Producer: Jude Howells

: Story Time

Biggles Flies North 5: Southward Again


Reader: Michael Palin
Writer: Captain W.E. Johns

: PM

Presenters Robert Williams and Gill Pyrah on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news


Presenters: Robert Williams
Presenters: Gill Pyrah

: The Six O'Clock News

Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1981

Robert Robinson
26: South and West
Dr Susan Creasey (archaeological conservator)
Robert Moggridge (teacher)
John Parkin
(university lecturer) Peter Walter including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHNP-WTNW
Questions set by IANGILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS ,Rptd: Thurs 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Dr Susan Creasey
Unknown: Robert Moggridge
Unknown: John Parkin
Unknown: Peter Walter
Producer: Richard Edis

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer RICHARD ELLIS (Repeated: Sat 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Richard Ellis

: The Seaside in Summer

presented by Brian Thompson
KEITH ALLAN tastes kippers still smoked in traditional stvle and MARINA DENNIS looks at the family life of the Fulmar. ROBERT POWELL goes to Skokholm Island and BOB FORBES surveys the holiday delights of nfracombe. BOB DANVERS WALKER has a glimpse of gig-racing in the Isles of Scilly and BRIAN THOMPSON takes a trip on a seaside holiday express Producer DON MOSEY BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)


Presented By: Brian Thompson
Presented By: Keith Allan
Presented By: Marina Dennis
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Bob Forbes
Unknown: Brian Thompson

: Antony Hopkins Talking About Music

Each week ANTONY HOPKINS explores a different musical work.

: In Touch

Why do people always have to move things? David Scott Blackball ,
Jack Dnnwell. Ray Hazan and Peter While give the blind man's view of life with a sighted wife.
Presenter Jane Finnis Producer THENA HESHEL
Blind listeners can phone in suggestions and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]8.30-10.0 pm


Unknown: David Scott Blackball
Unknown: Jack Dnnwell.
Unknown: Ray Hazan
Presenter: Jane Finnis
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

includes Tristan and Isolde, a new production by the ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA at the Coliseum and Tonight at 8.30 by NOËL COWARD at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer CARROLL MOORE


Presenter: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Carroll Moore

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Charles WheeleT

: A Book at Bedtime

Bevis: The Story of a Boy (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Great Instrumentalists

LEON GOOSSENS , the distinguished oboist gramophone records long wave only


Unknown: Leon Goossens

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude

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