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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

8.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV NEIL RICHARDSON
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by paulini bushnell
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Neil Richardson
Read By: Paulini Bushnell

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.57 Weather; travel

: News

: Tuesday Call:

[number removed]
A Fresh Start
Despite the cutbacks in provision for adult education, it is vitally important, especially during the economic recession, that people should be aware of the opportunities available to acquire new skills, take up evening classes, or seek possibilities for a new career.
In the Tuesday Call studio to give advice and inspiration are Andrew Pates , co-author of Second Chances for Adults and Eddie Burch, Staff Inspector of Further Education for Birmingham City Council.
Sue MacGregor is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
HELP! page 83


Unknown: Andrew Pates
Unknown: Eddie Burch

: News

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: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people.
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: Daily Service

nem, p 30; There is no sorrow (tr 87); Canticle 5; I Peter 1, vv 8-16
(RSV); Beneath the cross of Jesus (BBC HB 301) long wave only

: Morning Story

Franchise Day by ROBERT FAIRLEY
Read by Paul Young
, .. As you've e been gathered,youvebeen promoted from the reserve list for today's
Referendum - on the 50th anniversary of the Welfare State. You're the voter. You will determine the nation's social services' strategy for the next generation. II
Producer BRUCE TOUNO BBC Scotland


Unknown: Robert Fairley
Read By: Paul Young
Producer: Bruce Touno

: News

followed by travel long mace only

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Sleeping Dogs by GEOFF NICHOLSON
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Unknown: Geoff Nicholson

: Wildlife

The special edition with topics suggested by you - the listener. Presented by Derek Jones
Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
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Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: Brian Leith

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Bill Breckon


Presenter: Bill Breckon

: Quote ... Unquote

The programme about quotations including
Eavesdroppings, Graffiti, and the occasional outbreak of Foot in Mouth. Chairman Nigel Rees Guests Peter Jones Irma Kurtz
Julian Mitchell Gay Search
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Producer alan NIXON
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Irma Kurtz
Unknown: Julian Mitchell
Read By: Ronald Fletcher
Producer: Alan Nixon

: The World at One: News

Presenter Robin Day with voices and topics in and behind the headlines

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

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: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , Including Your Good Health: yaba badoe continues her series which investigates the recognition, treatment and prevention of alcoholism.
Blue Skies, Acacia Trees and a Constant Fight for Life: LIZ MARDALL visits a Save the Children clinic in Upper Volta, one of the poorest countries In the world.
The Third Man (8) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor

: News

followed by travel

: Bleak House


: Ebdon's England

John Ebdon offers some oblique reflections on the interests, institutions and ldiosyncracles of his fellow countrymen.
Producer brian cook


Unknown: John Ebdon

: Town Teacher

Why did John Burdlkln stand on his head on the spire of All Saints
Church, Newcastle upon Tyne? And why did his son do the same thing 20 years later? Why did a man fly from the top of the Norman keep and then try to make a donkey followhisexample?
David Bean joins Tyneside schoolchildren in search of the answers to these and other questions on the trails blazed by Town Teacher, a scheme to Involve youngsters in their colourful heritage. Producer GILLIAN BUlB BBC Manchester


Unknown: John Burdlkln
Unknown: David Bean

: Story Time

Welsh Fargo 7: Fridaw

: PM

Presenters Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Presenters: Robert Williams
Presenters: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1982

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson 2: LONDON
Robert Wilier (civil servant) Philip Cowen (lawyer)
Richard West (civil servant)
Roderic Williams (teacher)
Including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN
Questions set by IAN GILLIES


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Philip Cowen
Unknown: Roderic Williams
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Ecus

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care. Producer DEBORAH COHEN (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Animal Language

In the 25th year of the BBC'sNatural History Unit-a scries in 26 parts
David Attenborough 5: Forest Acoustics
The leaves, twigs and trunks of trees, blades of grass, and leaf litter on the forest floor can affect the quality of an animal's call.
Peter Marler , Rockefeller University. New York;
Eugene Morion , National Zoological Park,
Washington DC;
Haven Wiley. University of North Carolina; and John Krebs. University of Oxford, describe how animals overcome the constraints of the environment and transmit their signals unchanged sufficiently for the receiver to get the message.
Producer MICHAEL bright BBC Bristol


Narrator: David Attenborough
Unknown: Peter Marler
Unknown: Eugene Morion
Unknown: Haven Wiley.
Unknown: John Krebs.

: Take a Message to the Moon

The Navajo Reservation in the south-west of the United States is a place of contradictions. In a land of spectacular scenery, the Navajos, the largest Indian tribe in the USA, worship the moon and the sun and tend their flocks of sheep alongside oil rigs and vast open-cast coal and uranium mines. They are poor, but their country is rich. Peter Paterson reports Producer DAVID POWELL


Unknown: Peter Paterson
Producer: David Powell

: In Touch

In this edition Tom Poole, who is blind, explains to Jane Finnls how he pursues his hobby of antique collecting.
Presenter Peter White
Producer Thena Heshel
Listeners can phone in suggestions and comments or check information 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 WIA 1AA


Unknown: Tom Poole
Unknown: Jane Finnls
Presenter: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Includes On Golden Pond, a new film directed by Mark Rydell which brings together for the first time the acting talents of Katharine Hepburn , Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda ; and this year's Gramophone Record Awards which were announced earlier today. Presenter Edwin Mullins


Directed By: Mark Rydell
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Jane Fonda
Presenter: Edwin Mullins
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Stephen Milllgan reporting and voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Stephen Milllgan

: A Book at Bedtime

A Confederacy of Dunces (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Today in Parliament

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: News

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