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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35 Your Letters
8.57 Weather; travel


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Richard Harries
Read By: Harriet Cass

: News

: Election Call: [number removed]

Your chance to ask senior politicians about their parties' policies and their campaign promises. Sir Robin Day is in the Chair to ensure fair play.
Lines open from 8.0 am A simultaneous broadcast with BBCl long wave only


Unknown: Sir Robin Day

: News

long wave only

: International Assignment

A Radio News production by ADAM RAPHAEL
(Repeated: Sat 4.2 pm) long wave only


Production By: Adam Raphael

: Morning Story

The Careful Wife by GUY DU MAUPASSANT translated and abridged for radio by HENRY BELL
Read by David March long wave only


Unknown: Guy du Maupassant
Radio By: Henry Bell
Read By: David March

: Daily Service

NEM, p 46: To the name of our salvation (BBC BB 284); Psalm 119, pt 4;
Acts 3, v 17-4, v 4 (rsv); Enthrone thy God within thy heart (BBC HB 320)

: News

followed by travel long wave only

: Untangling Cable

long wane only

: Bird of the Week

Introduced by Jim Flegg who iooks at the nuthatch - a ' DIY' bird
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol long wave only


Introduced By: Jim Flegg
Producer: John Harrison

: News

: YouandYours

Paul Heiney and Pattie Coldwell with the latest news for consumers. Today It's a Bargain:
Norman Tozer examines children's paddling pools.


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Norman Tozer

: My Music

12.55 Weather; travel; programme news

: The World at One:News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Glasgow by Mary Marquis
Special guest: Milliner John Boyd whose hats, worn by HRH The
Princess of Wales, are encouraging women in Britain to think again about headgear.
A Life Worth
Livingt LOUISE BATCHELOR examines whether we should have the legal right to decide when to die.
Back from the Brink:
Not long ago there were only a dozen surviving
Eriskay ponies. Now, this ancient ' rare breed ' is increasing in strength and numbers.
SANDY CRITCHLEY investigates. BBC Scotland
Four stories by JEROME K. JEROME 2: Clocks long wave only


Unknown: Mary Marquis
Unknown: Milliner John Boyd
Unknown: Livingt Louise Batchelor
Unknown: Sandy Critchley
Stories By: Jerome K. Jerome

: News

: The Moonstone

by WILKIE COLLINS dramatised for radio In six parts by BRIAN GEAR with music composed by SIDNEY SAGER
5- Franklin Blake makes an appalling discovery at
Shivering Sands - proof that he himself seems to have been responsible for the theft of the moonstone. . .
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Brian Gear
Composed By: Sidney Sager
Unknown: Franklin Blake
Directed By: Brian Miller
Gabriel Betteredge: John Sharp
Franklin Blake: John Telfer
Rachel Verinder: Sally Baxter
Penelope: Josiekido
Rosanna Spearman: Tammy Ustinov
Jennings: Philip Sully
Mr Bruff: Nat Brenner
Candy: Danny Schiller

: News

: Just After Four

Homily Against
Covetousness of Lands and Possessions
PETER MCENERY reads extracts from Queen Elizabeth I's book of Sermons and Homilies, 1562.


Unknown: Peter McEnery

: We Can Do That

Employment in the 80s Six programmes
3: Small Business: Few Jobst
If the traditional areas cannot provide work, where else can jobs be found? New and emerging firms and businesses, co-operatives and other innovative schemes are springing up around the country. But do they provide enough jobs?
Richard Pearson of the Institute of Manpower Studies has made a study of employment initiatives and he joins Brian Redhead to examine some of them.
Consultant JOHN ATKINSON Producer


Unknown: Richard Pearson
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Atkinson
Producer: Christopher Stone

: Story Time

The Breaker (3)

: PM

Susannah Simons , 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

With LAURIE MACMILLAN including Financial Report

: Going Places

The Going Places team piloted by Chris Serle fly to Paris for this year's premier Air Show. Why not join them and take off for a bird's eye view of the aviation industry. Producer GEOFF DOBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Geoff Dobson
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated; Mon 1.40 pm)

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: Profile

A personal portrait

: Any Questions?

comes from Paisley in Renfrewshire where people in the public eye answers questions from an invited audience.
Chairman David Jacobs Producer GEOFFREY JAMES


Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Geoffrey James

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of two very contrasting musical events: Bugsy Malone , a stage version of Alan Parker 's hit film with a cast of children, directed by Micky Dolenz at Her Majesty's Theatre,
London: and Mozart's opera Idomeneo, the opening production by Trevor Nunn at Glyntiebourne. Presented bv
Michael Billington
Producer john POWELL


Unknown: Bugsy Malone
Unknown: Alan Parker
Directed By: Micky Dolenz
Production By: Trevor Nunn
Unknown: Michael Billington
Producer: John Powell

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Simon Winchester


Unknown: Simon Winchester

: Injury Time

A sort of revue written and performed by Robert Bathurst .Ilmmv Mulville Roy McGrath
Fmma Thompson and Griff Rhys Jones


Unknown: Robert Bathurst

: A Book at Bedtime

The Hooligan Nights by CLARENCE ROOK abridged in eight parts by JOHN SCOTNEY
Read by NIGEL ANTHONY (8) Producer GRAHAM GAULD long wave only


Unknown: John Scotney
Read By: Nigel Anthony
Producer: Graham Gauld

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4 international business report; market trends long wave only

: Election Platform

Extracts from the day's major speeches recorded at campaign meetings.
PresenterJohnHosken long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an Interlude

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