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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 GEORGE MULRAIN
6.55,7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS 7 25*. 8.25* Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45 ; Thought tor the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: George Mulrain
Read By: Brian Perkins

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.57 Weather; travel

: News

: Checkpoint

: News

: European Journey

Six different sides of life across the Channel.
5: Drivers in Europe - the Safe and the Sorry
Who are the worst drivers in Europe? The Belgians with their minimal driving test? The 'aggressive ' Germans? Are the Italians really the best? How to avoid the traffic jams on the Parisian ring-road-tips and insights for anyone venturing on to the right side of the road. Producer JULIAN HALE


Producer: Julian Hale

: Daily Service

NEM p 84; The King of love my shepherd is (BBC HB 475); Canticle 10; John 20 vv 11-15 (AV); My song is love unknown (BP 62) long wave only

: Morning Story

Mrs Rees of Aberclydach by NICK YAPP
Read by Hubert Rees . The real reason why families returned to the chalet was Mrs Rees herself. To her visitors she was a character.
They don't make em like that any more," said Andrew.'
Producer HERBERT Williams
BBC Wales


Unknown: Mrs Rees
Unknown: Nick Yapp
Read By: Hubert Rees
Producer: Herbert Williams

: News

followed by travel

: Utopia

Seven features about practical attempts to create the ideal society 5: Our Heads with the Stars by PETER FRAENKEL
The story of the Whiteway Commune in Gloucestershire - one commune among a dozen founded in the 1890s to build the New Jerusalem on England's soil with Rosemary Leach as Nellie Shaw
' At Whiteway ideas were not simply debated. They were put to the test of practical experience. Every one of Tolstoy's thoughts was tested: the abolition of private property, non-violence, sexual abstinence, the abolition of money and of every form of authority. We had a simple child-like belief in the inherent goodness of human nature, and imagined that. given good conditions, equal and loving treatment, people would respond and give of their best.'
With JOHN LIVESEY and KATHERINE PARR Songs arranged and conducted by DOUG WOOTTON and sung by the BBC SINGERS Directed by JOHN TIIEOCHARIS
(Rosemary Leach is in '84 Charino Cross Road ' at the Ambassadors Theatre, London)


Unknown: Peter Fraenkel
Unknown: New Jerusalem
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Nellie Shaw
Unknown: John Livesey
Unknown: Katherine Parr
Conducted By: Doug Wootton
Directed By: John Tiieocharis
Directed By: Rosemary Leach
Historian: John Rowe
John C Kenworthy: Stephen Thorne
William Sinclair: David Gooderson
Edward Carpenter: John Warner
Joseph Burtt: Richard Gold-Parry

: Enquire Within

Let Nell Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out your queries.


Unknown: Nell Landor
Producer: Kate Fenton

: News

: You and Yours

Including JILL TODD with the BBC Shopping Basket PresenterBillBreckon


Unknown: Jill Todd

: Brain of Britain 1982

12.55 Weather: travel; programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Please Remember the Grotto ...': the old custom of ' minding the grotto ' on St James 's Day has not yet died out - in people's memories at least. The Women of the Pits: BILL WILLIAMSON talks about the women of the mining villages.
Tea and Tranquillisers - the Diary of a Happy Housewife (3)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: St James

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Manilla Galleon by DAVID FISHER with John Woodvlne as William Dampier
A great Spanish treasure ship Is sailing from the Philippines to Acapulco with buccaneers and privateers lying in wait. William Dampier , pirate, naturalist, author and explorer, who lived in the late 17th century, is determined to pull off the Great Train Robbery of his day and take The Manilla Galleon. tony MCVEY (drums) Directed by MICHAEL BARTLETT


Unknown: David Fisher
Unknown: John Woodvlne
Unknown: William Dampier
Unknown: William Dampier
Directed By: Michael Bartlett
Judith/Grace: Miranda Forbes
Mr Hobby/Capt Swann: Michael Miller
Basil Rlngrose: John Rye
Capt Rogers: Martyn Read
Esteourt: Peter Tuddenham
Old sailor: James Kerry
Cook/Sloane: Paul Whitworth
Capt Sharp/Dr Dover: Jim Reid

: News

: The Poles - What Kind of Revolutionaries?

Tim Sebastian recalls some of the people for and against change in Poland. 3: The Men and Women 01 Solidarity


Unknown: Tim Sebastian

: A Good Read

: Story Time

Voices in the Garden (12)

: PM

with Susannah Simons and Gordon Clough on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Susannah Simons
Unknown: Gordon Clough

: 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 from your hard-earned cash. (Repeated: Sat 7.50 am)


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm)

: Concert Prelude

Jeremy Siepmann looks forward to the music in tonight's concert.


Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann

: Proms 82

direct from the Royal Albert Hall,
Monteverdi Vespers of the Blessed Virgin (1610) as Radio 3


Unknown: Royal Albert

: Letter From the Far West

From the coastlands of County Mayo. Michael Viney talks about the work and the fun of the ' meitheai ' - the special kind of co-operation among the small farmers of the west of Ireland at hay-making time.


Talks: Michael Viney

: Kaleidoscope

includes the National
Theatre's new production on the Olivier stage of Buchner's Danton's Death, in a new version by Howard Brenton , directed by Peter Gill ; and Swans Reflecting Elephants by Edward James , the recollections of one of the great British eccentrics, edited by George Melly.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer


Unknown: Howard Brenton
Directed By: Peter Gill
Unknown: Edward James
Edited By: George Melly.
Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Morgan reporting with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: John Morgan

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sending (4) long wave only

: 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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