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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day With FR ALBAN MCCOY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.30, 8. So News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Fr Alban McCoy
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Home Care and Nursing
' My father is soon coming home from hospital after having had a stroke: what sort of help can the local authority give us in adapting his home so that he can still look after himself?'
1 My elderly aunt is bedridden: have you any hints on lifting her without straining my own back?'
Put your questions to Dr Robert Andrew , GP, and Rosemary Bowden. a senior domiciliary occupational therapist. Barbara Myers is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: Dr Robert Andrew
Unknown: Rosemary Bowden.
Unknown: Barbara Myers

: News

long wave only

: From Our Own Correspondent

long wave only

: Daily Service

NEM, p 34; Jesus lives!
Thy terrors now (BBC m 106); Canticle 8; Genesis 16, vv 1-11 (RSV); Christ the Lord is risen today (Bp 10): long wave only

: Morning Story

The Conversation Seat written and read by Tony Roper
Producer BRUCE YOUNG BBC Scotland


Read By: Tony Roper
Producer: Bruce Young

: News

long wave only

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Goneril with a White Beard bv MARGARET ROBERTSON long wave only


Unknown: Margaret Robertson

: Wildlife

' The flies hang around the lampshade in the centre of my room. There can't be any food on it, so what attracts them? ' One of the questions answered by the naturalists.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 2.5 pm) long wave only


Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jenni Mills


Presenter: Jenni Mills

: Lord Peter Wimsey

Have His Carcase by DOROTHY L. SAYERS
Adapted in six episodes by ALISTAIR BEATON with Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter and Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety 5:Too Perfect an Alibi
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme. news


Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Maria Aitken
Unknown: Harriet Vane
Unknown: Nigel Stock
Producer: Martin Fisher
Henry Weldon: Warren Clarke
Julian Perkins: Richard O'Callaghan
Jem Pollock: Haydn Wood
Nurse: Judy Franklin
Narrator: John Westbrook

: The World at One: News

Presenter Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including La Lingvo por ni: a common language for all nations is a dream that many people still share. KAREN DECO reports.
Solo Performance : 91-year-old diseuse
MARGOT HAMILTON is still travelling the world with her one-woman theatre show. The Night She Died by DOROTHY SIMPSON abridged in ten parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY Read by Bruce Lidington (1)
(Music: Arnold's Concerto for Flute and Strings, Op 45) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Margot Hamilton
Read By: Bruce Lidington

: News

: Uncle Silas

: A Thorn in the Flesh

Colin Semper has been travelling in the steps of St Paul in Turkey. He has sent back four letters.
4: From Side, Centre of the Slave Trade


Unknown: Colin Semper

: An Intimate Friendship

Mary Clarke. confidante of Florence Nightingale and friend of Mrs Gaskell , was remarkable for the literary and political salon she held in Paris.
At 29 she met the French scholar Claude Fauriel , then 50. Mary wrote to him: 'I want us to share all our thoughts, tastes, habits and occupations and live so much in partnership that we'll be one great soul living in two bodies.'
Margaret Lesser has translated their letters and compiled an account of their unusual and devoted friendship. with Maria Aitken as Mary and David Mahlowe as Fauriel Narrator
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Mary Clarke.
Unknown: Mrs Gaskell
Unknown: Claude Fauriel
Unknown: Margaret Lesser
Unknown: Maria Aitken
Unknown: David Mahlowe
Unknown: Fauriel Narrator
Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler

: Story Time

Wild -Strawberries (6)

: PM

5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Top of the Form

Second Round 10: North 2
Birmingham Questionmasters
(Rptd: Thurs 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Birmingham Questionmasters
Unknown: Tim Gudgin
Unknown: Paddy Feeny
Unknown: Paul Livesey
Unknown: Nigel Richardson
Unknown: Paddy Feeny
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports
Producer ALISON Richards (Repeated: Sat 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alison Richards

: In on the Act

Acts are passed by Parliament. But who has the ultimate power to decide what should be in them? Is it ministers, like Baroness Young; government back-benchers, like
John Hannam ; or opposition spokesmen, like
Neil Kinnock ? Does the real power lie with civil servants, like
Neill Evans , or even outside
Parliament with lobbyists and voluntary groups?
And have new procedures in the Commons led to a shift of power?
The Education Act 1981 is designed to improve the education of the one child in five with special education needs. By tracing the Act through all its legislative stages, Anthony Barker throws new light on the hidden process of making law.
Producer josiiua rozenberg


Unknown: John Hannam
Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: Neill Evans
Unknown: Anthony Barker

: Antony Hopkins

talking about music Each week, ANTONY HOPKINS explores a different musical work or topic, explaining his thoughts at the piano and illustrating them with records.


Producer: Patrick Lambert

: In Touch

Aids to Writing for Those Who Can See a Bit
Hannah Wright assesses the merits of different types of felt pens.
Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Blind listeners can phone in suggestions and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]8.30-10.0 pm Free quarterly bulletins summarising information broadcast, available from Room 816, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Hannah Wright

: Kaleidoscope

includes a report on France's most famous literary prize - the Prix Goncourt, which was awarded yesterday; and looks at The Heritage of Tibet, a new exhibition at the British Museum.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer


Presenter: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Clare Selerie-Grey
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: Wrinkles

A series of six programmes.
2:In the Wee Small
Hours of the Morning Another helping of the mad-cap sit-com starring Tom Mennard and Anthea Askey with Ballard Berkeley as Winston David Ross as Mr Pettigrew
Gordon Salkilld as Arnold Nick Maloney as Lewis and special guest appearance of Candice Barker
Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester


Unknown: Tom Mennard
Unknown: Anthea Askey
Unknown: Ballard Berkeley
Unknown: Winston David Ross
Unknown: Mr Pettigrew
Unknown: Gordon Salkilld
Unknown: Arnold Nick Maloney
Written By: Rob Grant
Written By: Doug Naylor
Producer: Mike Craig

: A Book at Bedtime

The Magic Glass (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long ware only

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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