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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

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: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day with CANON DAVID ISITT
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: Brian Redhead
Presenters: Wendy Jones
Unknown: Canon David Isitt
Read By: Brian Perkins

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.57 Weather; travel

: News

: Checkpoint

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: The Living World

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: News

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: As It Happens

A nationwide what's on magazine in which Peter Purves and Gyn Freeman report on bath-paddling, hand-standing, elver-eating, retreat-beating, weasel-racing, mayor-making. train-spotting, fly-swatting, trout-tickling, beer-barrel-kicking Britain.
Producers PETER EVERETT and KAY JAMIESON BBC Manchester long wave onlu


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

: Daily Service

NEM. p 13: 0 love divine, how sweet thou art (BP 69); Psalm 103. vv 13-22:
I Samuel 16, vv 1-13 (RSV), God is love: let heaven adore him (BBC 111 7) long wave onlu

: Morning Story

Our Fathers by TONY SHELTONh an Read by David Fleeshman Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Read By: David Fleeshman
Producer: Gillian Hush

: News

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: A Tale of Two Survivors

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: Enquire Within

with Nell Landor
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Unknown: Nell Landor
Producer: Peter Hoahe

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jennl Mills


Presenter: Jennl Mills

: Brain of Britain 1982

12.55 Weather: travel; programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

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: News

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: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
Living on the Bread Line: LINDSAY MACKIE talks to two women, one who lives on a low income by choice, and one who has no option.
An Irish Viewpoint: JOE MAHON contemplates handymen.
The Time, the Place and the Loved One by VIOLA MEYNELL, abridged In three parts by JACK SINGLETON, read by Nigel Anthony (1)
The voyage that was to end fatefully for Gerald Kendal began with a typical contact with a woman. He always ran across a woman. He was that kind of man.'
(Music: Boiling's Suite for Violin and Jazz Piano) long wave only


Talks: Lindsay MacKie
Unknown: Jack Singleton
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Gerald Kendal

: News

: Afternoon Theatre: Until the Real Thing Comes Along

by Neville Smith
with William Nighy as Terry, Susan Littler as Victoria, and Philip Fox as Barstow

"Do you see a lifetime of working in bras and knickers for yourself?"
When Terry's asked that, he doesn't give an enthusiastic answer, but having done badly in his A-levels, he's not in a position to pick and choose, and somehow he finds himself fighting to establish a position in a factory that makes those vital articles.


Writer: Neville Smith
Director: Jane Morgan
Terry: William Nighy
Victoria: Susan Littler
Barstow: Philip Fox
Medley: Hugh Dickson
Molly: Lynda Marcual
Kneale: Steve Hodson
Dixon: John Livesey
MacDonald: Stephen Thorne
Salesman: Ronald Herdman
Lesley: Pamela Power
Glynis: Wendy Murray
Melanie: Patience Tomlinson
Band: David Woolfson
Band: Mickey Sparrow
Singer: Steve Hodson

: News

: Round Pegging

3: David Davies
- naturalist and teacher.


Unknown: David Davies

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces a Bookshelf special, In which the novelist
Iris Murdoch talks about her books and compares notes with the writer and broadcaster Susan Hill. Producer Simon Elmes


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Talks: Iris Murdoch
Unknown: Susan Hill.

: Story Time

Catalina (4)

: PM

with Susannah Simons and Robert Williams on VHF until 5.55
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5.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Susannah Simons
Unknown: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Any Answers?

with David Jacobs
Producer CAROLE STONZ BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stonz

: It's a Bargain

with Norman Tozer
(Repeated: Sat 7.50 am)


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm)

: Steno Concert Prelude

Michael Oliver looks forward to the music in tonight's concert.


Unknown: Michael Oliver

: Maurizio Pollini

Is both conductor and soloist in an all-Mozart programme.
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA leader JOSÉ-LUIS GARCIA Part 1 Symphony No 25, In G minor (K 183);
Piano Concerto No 19. in r (K 459)

: No Wheel Ever Crossed the Alps

Leslie Gardiner takes a reflective journey over the Grand St Bernard
Pass, that most venerable of transalpine routes, in the company of Napoleon, Dickens, ' milords anglais ', cross-bred dogs, unclaimed corpses and a German racing driver. BBC Scotland


Unknown: Leslie Gardiner

: Maurizio Pollini

Part 2 Masonic Funeral Music (K 477); Piano
Concerto No 24, in c minor (K 491)
(Promoted by the English Chamber Orchestra Music Society in association with N.M. Rothschild and Sons Ltd. Recording of a public concert on 29 April 1982, given at the Royal Festival Hall, London)

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Siren Land by Norman Douglas. and The Revenge for Love by Wyndham Lewis , the first two books in the new Arts Council publishing project to bring back into print overlooked classics of 20th-century literature. PresenterPaulVaughan Producer


Unknown: Norman Douglas.
Unknown: Wyndham Lewis
Unknown: Richard Bannerman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

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: The Financial World Tonight

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: Today in Parliament

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: News and Local Election Special

In England and Scotland today voters have been going to the polls in a variety of local government elections. It's the first time the Liberal/SDP Alliance has been put to any national test, and whatever happens to them - or to any other party - tonight's results should determine who'll be running your district council, regional council or London borough tor the next few years.
To bring you the results as they come in, and to unravel their implications, Brian Redhead is joined by Robert Carvel, Political Editor of the London Standard, and senior Westminster politicians. These include Environment Minister, The Rt Hon Tom King, MP: Opposition Environment Spokesman, The Rt Hon Gerald Kaufman, up; Liberal MP David Alton and SDP MP Mike Thomas, who add their reactions to those of local politicians throughout the country.
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Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Robert Carvel
Unknown: Tom King
Unknown: Gerald Kaufman
Unknown: Mike Thomas
Unknown: Caroline Millington

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