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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson andBrianBedhead
6. Prayer for the Day Wtth THE REV NOEL BATTYE 7,0, Today's News
8.30 News headlines
7,45 or the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Unknown: Noel Battye
Read By: Christopiier Slade

: The Richard Stilgoe Letters =

A jumble of anagrams written and presented by Richard Stilgoe featuring
8.57 Weather; travel


Presented By: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Craig Hotsllder
Unknown: Horace D. Strigil

: News

: A Good Night Out

Laurie Taylor at ABarnDance


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Newseries As it Happens

A nationwide what's-on magazine in which Peter Purves and Gyn Freeman report on: frog-racing, poetry-reading, war-gaming, steam-rallying, tap-dancing, hang-gliding, welly-chucking, hotrodding, arm-wrestling, windsurfing, tiddlywinking, pie-hurling, stilt-walking, ferret-down-theirousering Britain.
What's just been, what s coming soon, and what s happening ... As Happens


Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Gyn Freeman
Producers: Peter Everett

: Daily Service

NEM p 50; Come, gracious spirit (BBC HB 150); psalm 139; John 21, vv 1-14 (RSV): Holy Spirit, ever dwelling (BP 31) long wave only

: Morning Story

Forbidden Fruit by JEAN BINNIE
Read by Marlene Sidaway They looked around.
The place was deserted. Sunlight gave the lawns the look of deeply rich velvet. The flowerbeds were great swirls of colour ... not like in the park, where the blossoms marched in strict rows.'
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Jean Binnie
Read By: Marlene Sidaway

: News

followed by travel

: Enquire Within

We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the back of our minds.
Let Nell Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out your queries.
Questions on a postcard to: Enquire Within, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW


Unknown: Nell Landor
Producer: Peter Hoare

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice for consumers.
Including JILL TODD with the BBC Shopping Basket. Presenter Bill Breckon


Unknown: Jill Todd
Presenter: Bill Breckon

: Brain of Britain 1982

12.55 Weather: travel; programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Peter Ruff with voices and topics in and behind the headlines


Presenter: Peter Ruff

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Signposts: LORNA BOURKE describes the main financial considerations facing a divorced woman receiving maintenance. The Intruder (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Lorna Bourke

: News

followed by travel

: Afternoon Theatre

Dull Sun, Polished Moon by MIKE WALKER
A film crew goes into the Amazonian jungle to make a documentary about tribal life there - and finds thajt, in facing various hazards together, they come to terms with themselves.


Unknown: Mike Walker
Directed By: Christopher Venning
TomaS: Gary Cady
Fr Alvarro: Ronald Herdman
Bill Krause: Steve Hodson
Ray: Frank Ellis
Javart: Crawford Logan
GiSCO: John Livesey
Edson: Stephen Thorne
American/Film narrator: Hugh Dickson

: News

: Edward Blishen

on one marvellous Irishman

: Bookshelf

: Story Time

Z for Zachariah (3)

: PM

Presenters Susannah Simons and John Sergeant on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Presenters: Susannah Simons
Presenters: John Sergeant

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Any Answers?

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: It's a Bargain

Norman Tozer with how to get the best value for your hard-earned cash. (Repeated: Sat 7.50 am)


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

: The Archers

Written by TERRY JAMES . (Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Terry James
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Peggy: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Terry: Jonathan Owen
Laura: Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest: Bos Arnold
Walter Gabriel: Ciiris Gittins
Nelson: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Heather Bell
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Mark Hebden: Richard Derrington
Jackie Woodstock: Lou Wakerield

: Concert Prelude

Michael Oliver looks forward to tonight's concert.


Unknown: Michael Oliver

: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

leader BRENDAN O'BRIEN conducted by Paavo Berglund direct from the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth Rafael Orozco (piano)
Reznicek Overture: Donna Diana
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, On 83


Leader: Brendan O'Brien
Conducted By: Paavo Berglund
Unknown: Donna Diana

: * A Glimpse of Enver Hoxha

Leslie Gardiner looks at the life of one of the most elusive leaders in Europe.
' His face smiles out from a million posters. But the private life of the man himself.
Albania's ruler for nearly 40 years, remains a mystery.'
BBC Scotland


Unknown: Leslie Gardiner

: Concert

Part 2
Nielsen Symphony No 4 (The Inextinguishable) BBC Bristol
(Concert arranged by the Western Orchestral
Society Ltd in association with Abbey Life Assurance Co)

: Kaleidoscope

includes a report on the European Museum of the Year awards in Stockholm; and a review of I Remember Nelson, a four-part ITV serial by Hugh Whitemore , which re-enacts the turning points in the life of Britain's greatest naval hero, starring Kenneth Colley as Nelson with Anna Massey and John Clements.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ANNE WINDER


Unknown: Hugh Whitemore
Unknown: Kenneth Colley
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: John Clements.
Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Anne Winder

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Morgan reporting


Unknown: John Morgan

: A Book at Bedtime

The Awakening (4) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Chamber Jazz

A nightly rendezvous
Presenter Michael Bowen long wave only


Presenter: Michael Bowen

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude

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