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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

8.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV PETER CAVANAGH 7 0, 8.0 Today's News
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45. Thought for the Day


Presenters: Brian Redhead
Presenters: John Timpson
Unknown: Peter Cavanagh
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.57 Weather; travel

: News

: Tuesday Call[number removed]

If the call of the open sea appeals to you but you think sailing is a luxury sport. Sue Brown, Sailing Coach with the National Sailing Centre; and John Driscoll,National Sailing Coach with the Royal Yachting Association, will persuade you otherwise. Are you ever too young or too old to take up sailing? How can you stave off seasickness? What's the most suitable craft for you and your family? At the helm Teresa McGonagle Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: John Driscoll
Unknown: Teresa McGonagle

: News

: Daily Service

nem. P 75; All as God wills (BBC HB 1); Psalm
119 ptl: Deuteronomy 5, vv 12-24 (Rsv); My God my Father (BBC hb 357) long wave only

: Morning Story

The Forerunner by NORRIE HEARN
Read by Patrick Brannigan Producer JUDITH ELLIOTT BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Norrie Hearn
Read By: Patrick Brannigan

: News

followed by travel

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Thanks Very Much by PETER SILCOCK


Unknown: Peter Silcock

: Wildlife

A hedgehog mouse! Is there really such a thing? Pat Morris, Janet Kear and John Cooke wrestle with some more of your natural history questions. Presented by Derek Jones Producer anne BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm)


Unknown: Janet Kear
Unknown: John Cooke
Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jcnni Mills


Presenter: Jcnni Mills

: Detective: Missing from Home

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)

12.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Writer: Robert Barr
Producer: Martin Fisher
Det-Sgt Brook: Ray Brooks
Det-Con Maxton: Christopher Blake
Chief Insp Roach: Stephen Yardley
Det-Con Harrison: Peter Cleall
Mr Kemp: Keith Drinkel
Michael: William Booker
Milton Charles: David Lodge

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Watching the Box for a Degree: Margaret COLLINS reports on a course at Stirling University.
Food on the Cheap: the last in GAIL DUFF'S series on eating well at low cost. Sweets ... and final details of the Woman's Hour Menu Competition.
The Intruder (5)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Margaret Collins

: News

: Ann Veronica

by H. G. WELLS
The last of three parts dramatised by BARRY CAMPBELL
Pursued by her old suburban flame Hubert, Ann finds herself unaccountably interested in her lecturer, young
Mr Capes , who is already married, it seems.
Meanwhile she becomes involved in the suffragette movement, with disastrous personal consequences. other parts played by members of the cast
Directed by Brian miller BBC Bristol


Unknown: H. G. Wells
Dramatised By: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Mr Capes
Directed By: Brian Miller
with Ann: Angela Pleasence
Miss Klegg: Patience Tomlinson
Landlady: Jean Waggoner
Kitty THERESA: Streatfei1 D
Magistrate: Alan Dudley
Wardress: Katherine Parr
Mr Stanley: John Gabriel
Capes-: Christopher Blake
Miss Garvice: Hilary Newcombe
Hubert: Gregory De Polnay
Aunt Mollie: Susan Dowdall

: News

: The Pleasures of the Table

as enjoyed by The Rev John Eley , canon and cook.


Unknown: John Eley

: Poles Apart

Next month's visit to
Britain by the Pope will be especially welcomed by the country's 150,000 strong Polish community. Kevin Ruane , who has just taken up his post as BBC Radio's Warsaw
Correspondent, looks at the life of the Poles who have made their home in this country.
Research PAt FRANCIS Producer mike CHANEY


Unknown: Kevin Ruane
Unknown: Pat Francis
Producer: Mike Chaney

: Story Time

Z for Zachariah (6)

: PM

Presenters Valerie Singleton and Gordon Clough on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news


Presenters: Valerie Singleton
Presenters: Gordon Clough

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1982

(Details: Thurs 12.27 pm)

: News

: The Archers

(Repealed Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

with Geoff Watts
Producer gkoff deehan (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Animal Language

In the 25th
1 year of the BBC's Natural History Unit - a series in 26 parts
David Attenborough 12: Danger!
Many animals respond to the appearance of predators with a call that serves to warn others of the same or even different species, while' the alarm call itself has auditory characteristics that make it difficult to locate.
Wilma George of Oxford University, Peter Grieg -Smith of the University of Sussex. Peter Marler of Rockefeller University, New York,
Eugene Morton of the National Zoological Park,
Washington, and Tom Strusacker of the New
York Zoological Society, examine the vocal utterances of animals when danger threatens. Producer Michael BRIGHT BBC Bristol


Narrator: David Attenborough
Unknown: Wilma George
Unknown: Peter Grieg
Unknown: Peter Marler
Unknown: Eugene Morton
Unknown: Tom Strusacker

: Coming Home

Thomas Merton , monk 1915-68
Poet, novelist, social activist and Trappist Monk - his influential concern for social issues forced the Catholic Church to take seriously questions of politics, racial injustice, Vietnam and nuclear disarmament. Merton immersed himself in Oriental religion and Marxist ideology trying from his 'own Christian viewpoint to imnrove understanding between Fast and West.
Introduced by Chris Kay with Kenneth Nelson as Thomas Merton
Writteruby MONICA FURLONG Producer david A. craig
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Thomas Merton
Introduced By: Chris Kay
Unknown: Kenneth Nelson
Unknown: Thomas Merton
Producer: David A.

: In Touch

Including a review of the services available to visually-handicapped people from the public libraries.
Presented by Peter White Producer TIIENA IIESHEL Handbook, 12.95 from
BBC Publications, PO Box 234, London SE1 3TH


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of The
Indian Heritage, a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum ; and The Voyage of the Destiny, a novel by Robert Nye about Sir Walter Ralegh. Presenter Paul Allen Producer ANNE winder


Unknown: Albert Museum
Novel By: Robert Nye
Unknown: Sir Walter Ralegh.
Presenter: Paul Allen
Producer: Anne Winder

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: And So to Ned

A dash of extra dry
Sherrin, in which
Ned Sherrin does not always take himself or his guests too seriously when they meet for late-night live conversation and music, which comes tonight from The Rio Trio. Producer IAN gardhouse


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: A Book at Bedtime

The Awakening by KATE CHOPIN abridged in seven parts by CATHY STEWART
Read by Sarah badel 17) long wave only


Unknown: Cathy Stewart

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude

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