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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by Charlie Allan BBC Scotland

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30
News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News With PETER DONALDSON
7.20* Your Letters
7.250, 8.25* Sport
7.450 Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Domestic Manners of the Americans

2: Cincinnati

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Choices after A-level
A You and Yours special offering advice and help to those whose A-level results have just arrived through the letterbox. If they were better than expected, is It too late to get a university place? And if the results were not so good, what options are still open to you?
There's a line through to the universities' own clearing house for applications at
Cheltenham, and careers and education advisers are in the studio with John Howard.
Producer HILARY CLOUGH Lines open from 8.0 am (This College and University Business begins next Saturday)


Unknown: John Howard.
Producer: Hilary Clough

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people.

: Morning Story

A Break In the Sun by DAVID HILL
Read by Garard Green
Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham


Unknown: David Hill

: Daily Service

nem, p75; My song Is love unknown (BBC us 84); Psalm 29: I Kings 6, vv 15-30 (nsv). 0 love, who formedst me to wear (BBC HB 361)

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

A Sepia Photograph by CHRIS HAWES


Unknown: Chris Hawes

: Wildlife

What are these pesky little beings called thrips that invade our lives each summer? Do they have any purpose In life other than
Irritating humans?'
Your wildlife questions Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.S pm)


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: YouandYours

Paul Heiney with the latest news for consumers. Family finance, health, education, housing and all the other matters that concern us in our everyday lives, are the concerns of this daily magazine programme. The telephone lines are open for comments from
11.0 am on [number removed]. Editor JOHN GETGOOD


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Editor: John Getgood

: Brain of Britain 1983

(Details: Thurs 6.30 pm)

: The World at One: News

with Michael Charlton


Unknown: Michael Charlton

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Life! with Jonbo: BARBARA MYERShears from SUZANNE MORRIS who adopted little boy from Thailand. Pots of Plants: jock
DAVIDSON and JANE FINNIS continue their advice column for pot-plant owners.
A Fortunate Grandchild (4) by MISS READ abridged in four parts by ANGELA JESSON


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Barbara Myershears
Unknown: Suzanne Morris
Unknown: Jane Finnis
Read By: Margaret Tyzack

: Afternoon Theatre

1 Zion Street Rag ' by RICHARD DRAIN
Tom's father, a dedicated brass band enthusiast, has groomed his son to join him in the local band.
The boy's determination to become a great jazz cornet player puts them on a collision course. composed by ANTHEA GOMEZ Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Richard Drain
Composed By: Anthea Gomez
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Narrator/Tom: Nigel Anthony
Bry: Christian Rodska
Turner (Dad): Geoffrey Banks
Gran: Ann Rye
Hilda (Mum): Jane Lowe
Louis: Peter Wheeler
Gloria: Katelee

: Just After Four

What About the Workers? 1: JENNY DANIEL talks about her job as a dietitian.
Producer JULIAN HITCHCOCK BBC Birmingham


Talks: Jenny Daniel
Producer: Julian Hitchcock

: Jinxes

A programme about seven pecple who believe they are jinxed. With comments from Morris Nltsun , psychologist and Mike Haslam , statistician. ' Psychologically, the jinx can be seen as a way of giving meaning to a series of events which otherwise seem utterly incomprehensible.'
If we think of events as being unrelated. there is no reason to think that anyone should carry on being jinxed. It's like tossing our famous statistician's friend, the coin. The coin has no memory of whether It came down heads or tails on the previous occasion.'


Unknown: Jack Gratus
Unknown: Morris Nltsun
Unknown: Mike Haslam
Unknown: Arthur Fairclough
Unknown: Doreen Fitzgerald
Unknown: Liz Hancock
Unknown: Charles Andrew
Unknown: Rosemary Ward
Producer: John Theocharis

: Story Time

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole , Aged 131 (2)


Unknown: Adrian Mole

: PM

Presenters Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton


Presenters: Robert Williams
Presenters: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report

: Son of Cliche

(Details: Wed 10.30 pm)

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the gp's surgery.
Producer DEBORAH COHEN (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Antony Hopkins

Talking About Music Each week ANTONY HOPKINS explores a different musical work or topic, explaining his thoughts at the piano and illustrating them with records.


Producer: Patrick Lambert

: A New Life in a New World

by RICHARD MULLEN with Judy Parfltt as Rebecca Burlend and Paul Hardwick as John Burlend
Narrator JOHN ROWE The Burlends were a middle-aged couple who decided in 1831 to emigrate to America with their five youngest children. On a chilly
November night they were rowed ashore from a river steamer to a dark and deserted landing stage at Phillip's Ferry on the Illinois River.
Eventually they prospered and in 1848 Rebecca dictated the story of their adventures.


Unknown: Richard Mullen
Unknown: Judy Parfltt
Unknown: Rebecca Burlend
Unknown: Paul Hardwick
Narrator: John Burlend
Producer: Alan Haydock

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in queries and comments on [number removed]8.30-10.0 pm Free quarterly bulletin from [address removed](send four large saes for a year's supply)

: Kaleidoscope

includes a review of Brothers, a new novel by Bernice Rubens , which follows the fortunes of four generations of a Russian Jewish family; and an interview with photographer
Don McCullinabouthis forthcoming book and exhibition Beirut- City in Crisis.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer RICHARD DUNN


Novel By: Bernice Rubens
Unknown: Don McCullinabouthis
Presenter: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Richard Dunn

: A Book at Bedtime

On the Eve (7) long wave only

: TheFinancial World Tonight

Radio 4's International business report; market trends long wave only

: Music at Night

Viennese dances by Diabelli, Lanner.
Schubert and Johann Strauss. father and son. gramophone records long wave only


Unknown: Johann Strauss.

: News

long wave only

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