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Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead f.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV JERRY YOUNGER
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
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7.45* Thought for the Day
Sweep, dust, clean, polish that's how they used to tell you to set about the household cleaning. Is it still the best order in which to tackle the annual clean up? In the studio are
Muriel Clark, Deputy Chairman of the Home
Launderers Consultative Council, and home economist Annette Lawrance.
Teresa McGonagle is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
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Peg by NESTA TUOMEY Read by Trudy Kelly
Producer JUDITH elliott BBC Northern Ireland
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A Nice Day Out by ANNE WESTBROOKE
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' We've all heard "why did the chicken cross the road?". but what about the snail? Why, during wet summer weather, do dozens of snails endeavour to cross our roads in Cornwall? ' This week's team of naturalists tries to get to the other side of your latest queries. Presenter Derek Jones Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
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The Single Parent 2: Housing
Jenny Danks examines the problem faced by single parent families m putting roof over their heads.
Presenter Jenni Mills
More bon motley with Nigel Rees and guests Alan Bennett Janet Suzman Leslie Thomas
Wynlord Vaughan-Thomas Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Producer ALAN NIXON
(Repeoted: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news
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Introduced by Laura de Vere , including Songs of Praise -or Protest?. BOB PRIZEMAN talks to SYDNEY CARTER. author of Lord of the dance.
All Together Now: SARA JONES visits a Cambridgeshire school for normal and handicapped children. Get Ready for Battle (4) long wave only
John Ebdon offers some oblique reflections on the interests, institutions and idiosyncrasies of his fellow countrymen. Producer BRlAN cook
Presented by Susannah Simons Robert Williams and Gordon Clough
The Chancellor's speech direct from the House of Commons and comprehensive reaction to his proposals.
Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Howe , mp. followed by TheLeaderof the Opposition.
The Rt lion Michael Foot, MP.
In the House of Commons the BBC's Chief Political
Correspondent, Brian Curtois. and Vincent Duggleby of The Financial World Tonight.
In the PM Budget studio The Rt Hon Edward du Cann , mp; The Rt Hon
Roy Hattersley , mp; The Rt Hon Shirley Williams , mp; Sir Adrian Cadbury. Chairman of Cadbury
Schweppes; Terry Duffy , President of the auew; and Roger Nightingale of the stockbrokers
Hoare Govett With reaction from the public and from those most affected.
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Followed by further discussion of the Budget proposals, the impact on the economy and on our pockets, and a special report from the City.
6.30* A round-up of the rest of the day's news. Editors JENNY ABRAMSKY
MARTIN COX , ALAN BEECHAM A PM and BBC Radio News production
Geoff Watts reports
Producer JULIAN BROWN
In the 25th
0 year of the BBC's Natural History Unit-a series in 26 parts
6: Bird Calls and Songs In a noisy and busy seabird colony where thousands upon thousands of birds nest on every available inch of space, a pair of individuals and their offspring must somehow recognise each other at a distance. W. H. Thorpe of the University of Cambridge, Peter Marler and Fernando Nottebohm of Rockefeller University; Pett'r Stater of the University of Sussex; and Clive Catchpole of Birkbeck College, London. describe how sound plays an important role in the social behaviour of birds. Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
A portrait of h. w. tilman
In this edition Ian Macrae reports on the way blind people have been using citizen's band radio.
Presenter Peter White
Producer Thena Heshel
Listeners can phone in suggestions and comments and direct 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 W1A 1AA
includes a review of John Bird 's biography of the Australian pianist and folk song arranger Percy Grainger. It traces his bizarre and colourful life in Melbourne where he was born 100 years ago and his travels to England, Europe and America.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer JANE STENNING
After the News. The
Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Howe , mp, for the Government.
10.15* with Alexander MacLeod
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