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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0.8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.30.8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Richard Harries
Read By: Peter Donaldson

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.57 Weather: travel; continental travel

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Desmond
0 Hawkins is a writer with a special interest in Thomas Hardy , a former controller of BBC West Region and the founder of the BBC
Natural History Unit In Bristol 25 years ago.
In conversation with ROY PLOMLEY. he selects the eight records he would take to a desert island.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Roy Plomley.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: A Sideways Look at.... _

by Anthony Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Smith

: News

: International Assignment

BBC correspondents around the world cast their collective eye over a contemporary issue.
A Radio News production by RICHARD ANTHONY BAKER

Contributors

Production By: Richard Anthony Baker

: Daily Service

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: Morning Story

The Penance
Read by Davtd March Producer
M.TCH RApER

Contributors

Read By: Davtd March
Unknown: M.Tch Raper

: News

foUowed by trave)

: ForMenOnty

A history of mate votce close-harmony sroups whtch have emerged from King's Conege. Cambridge.

: Bird of the Week

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BBC Bristol

: News

: You and Yours

presenter JenntMiUs

: Quote.... MacQuote

A special Scottish edition of the poputar quotaUon came in which NtgetRees rnvites John Byrne.
Anne LorneGiHies. cnnord
Haniey and Jimmy Betd to share their favour e quotations and identify comeothers.
Quotations read cy MNALDFLETCHt-R
Producer ALAN '"MM
t: 55 Weather; travet: programme news

Contributors

Unknown: John Byrne.
Unknown: Anne Lornegihies.
Unknown: Jimmy Betd

: TheWortdat

One: News
Presenter Brian Widlakee

Contributors

Presenter: Brian Widlakee

: The Archers

t.55 Shipping forecast tong tcoue ontM

: News

: Woman's Hour

from Manchester
Introduced by Marjorie Lofthouse
Have tutus will travel. The Royal Ballet is on tour this week. The stage manager and wardrobe mistress are in charge
of getting 60 tons of scenery and 2,.000 costumes on the road.
Healthy candidates are invited ‘to sample the joys of self-discovery and share a few moments of sheer terror’– CELIA THOMPSON accepts Eskdale Outward Bound Course for women.
Producer DIANA STENSON
BBC Manchester
Remembering Louise (3)

: News

: Afternoon Theatre: The Grey Area

by J C. Wilsher
When Alex discovers some papers in his father's office which reveal a potential political scandal he finds that he has to choose between old and new loyalties. A decision either way will radically change his life.

Contributors

Writer: J.C. Wilsher
Directed by: Jeremy Mortimer
Alex: Gerry Sundquist
Philip: Peter Jeffrey
Jenny: Sue Wallace
George Dixon: Leslie Sands

: News

: Speak Out!

professor David Crystal ]ooksatsomeofthe things which worry or anFeroeopleabout
English usage today.
(A weekly series of Speak Out', starts "'august)

: Asian Links

A five-part series in which Asians in Britain talk to Towyn Mason about their continuing links with the places from
which they have come.
Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS

: Story Time

: PM

Presenters Gordon Clough and Robert Williams on VHF until 5 55
5.50 Shipping forecast
long wave only
5.55 Weather; programnte news

Contributors

Presenters: Gordon Clough
Presenters: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Going Places

Wtth Clive Jacobs bringing you the stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport. Tom Boswen tests the Talbot Horizon. including continental travel information.
Producer STEPHEN Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Boswen
Producer: Stephen Fheh
Editor: Roger MacDontlb

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Man 1.40 pm)

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days. Producer PETER HOARE
(Repeated: Sat 10.45 am)

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Peter Hoare

: Profite

Apersonat portrait in conversation.recollection and anecdote; an assessment of a public figure or the story of a. private individual.

: Any Questions?

LadyAntontaFraser The Rt Hon Norman StJohn-Stevas .Mp CiiveJenkins TerryWatte tackte the issues ratsed by the audience in Oossop, Derbyshire. Chairman
David Jacobs
Producer CtRO[.E STONE BBC Brfstot
(Rcpeoted.Sat 1.10pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Stjohn-Stevas
Unknown: Ciivejenkins Terrywatte
Unknown: David Jacobs

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Repeated: Sun 9.15 am) Book, Alistair Cooke's America, hardback £12.00, paperback £7.75 from booksellers.

Contributors

Speaker: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

reviews the books and programmes celebrating the 25th anniversary of the BBC's Natural History Unit in Bristol; and Aunt Mar<< a new play by Pam Gems starring
Robert Stephens at the Warehouse Theatre, London.
Presenter Sheridan Morley Producer BRIAN BARFIELD

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Stephens-At
Presenter: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Brian Barfield

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Morgan reporting with voices and opinions from around the wortd

Contributors

Unknown: John Morgan

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis Sheila Steafel, Chris Emmett and Jon Glover
Written by Bob Sinfield, Tony Sarchet, James Hendrie, John Langdon, Richard Quick , Alistair Beaton, Peter Hickey, John Revell, Dave Dixon, Andrea Solomons and others
Producer Jan Ravens
(Repeated; Sat 5.25 pm)

Contributors

[Actor]: Bill Wallis
[Actress]: Sheila Steafel
[Actor]: Chris Emmett
[Actor]: Jon Glover
Writer: Bob Sinfield
Writer: Tony Sarchet
Writer: James Hendrie
Writer: John Langdon
Writer: Richard Quick
Writer: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Jan Ravens

: A Book at Bedtime

The Quiet American (10) long wave only

: The Financiat World Tonight

tongu;oceontj

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: Archive Auction

Roy Ftomtey is cast away. not to hts mythical desert is)and.but into the BBC Sound Archives where he is asked to choose the discs he woutd most tike to own in an imaginary sa)e.
Producer PETER HOARE long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Ftomtey
Producer: Peter Hoare

: News

Weather report, forecast foUowcd by an interlude








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