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: News Briefing

News, weather, paper* and sport

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends and weather

: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and David Byrne, 8.30 New, Summary
6.45' Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by CLIVE ROSLIN
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: Brian Redhead
Presenters: David Byrne
Read By: Clive Roslin

: The Goshawk

Part 3

: News

: Midweek: Henry Kelly

and good company with 55 mlnutee of lively conversation.
Llbby Purves says Happy Birthday to this weeks special guest.


Unknown: Llbby Purves
Producer: Pippa Bursion

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Leicestershire where members of the Long Clawson Women't Institute put their questionsto
Geoffrey Smith
Daphne Ledward ana Dr Stefan Buczackl
Questionmaster Ken Fora BBC Manchester


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczackl
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken

: Morning Story

Forbidden Places by JILL NORRIS
Read by Elizabeth Proud


Unknown: Jill Norris

: Daily Service

NEM. p 54; 0 God of Jove, whose spirit wakes (BBC m 23); Psalm 119, vv 49-56; Genesis 13, vv 1-18; Lord of mercy and of might (BBC Hi 295) long wave only

: Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker 's musical entertainment on record. Producer RAY ABBOTT long wave only


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: You and Yours

Pattie Coldwell has the latest consumer news.
For queries, comments or suggestions about any of the items In the programme ring rrogrammering21.0 am. l-58»4411after11.0am.


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell

: Murder at the Red October: Part 3

by Anthony Olcott
dramatised for radio In live parts by Matthew Walters
with Anton Rogers as Duvakin

Duvakin, a night security guard at the Red October Hotel in Moscow has reported the mysterious death of an American at the hotel. This has led him inexorably Into dealings with the KGB, and he is now about to step further into the world of drugs and murder.


Writer: Anthony Olcott
Dramatised by: Matthew Walters
Music composed by: Jim Parker
Directed by: Gerry Jones
Duvakin: Anton Rogers
Tanya: Rula Lenska
Kazbich: John Llis
Petka: Michael Spice
Ishakin: Clifford Rose
Leonid: David Peart

: The World at One: News

presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Saudi Marshall
Guest of the Week: the comic actor and writer, star of Monty Python and Fawlty Towers, John Cleese.
The House of Women (8)
long wave only


Unknown: Monty Python
Unknown: John Cleese.

: Afternoon Theatre

suntrap by RUTH GORING with,.v—
Withdrawn Audrey has come to prefer the security of her large Yorkshire house to venturing outside. Then. one day, she is left at home in the company of a past business associate of her husband's - a slightly pathetic but sinister old figure ...


Unknown: Ruth Goring
Directed By: Richard Worthy
Joe: Geoffrey Matthew
Audrey: Lynd Farlelgh
Slggle: John Bennett

: Time for Verse

In seven programmes the The Anglo-Welsh poet
Gillian Clarke introduces poetry of her choice.
1: Battle
Readers DENYS HAWTHORNE PAUL WEBSTER producer enyd Williams BBC Wales


Introduces: Gillian Clarke
Readers: Denys Hawthorne
Readers: Paul Webster

: Just After Four

The Restless Americans CLAIRE FRANKEL looks at some of the American women who have made the British connection.
2: Lady Frankland, the barmaidwhomarriedthe Boston harbourmaster Just before that Tea Party and later came back to Britain with him.


Unknown: Claire Frankel

: File on 4

Reporter Stuart Simon


Reporter: Stuart Simon
Producer: Max Easterman
Editor: David Taylor

: Story Time

The Picture of Dorian Gray (3)

: PM

Presented by Susannah Simon. and Robert Williams


Presented By: Susannah Simon.
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Top of the Form

A general knowledge contestbetweenschools In Great Britain First Round 4: West
Bod m In School v
The High School. Truro Questionmasters TIM GUDGIN , PADDY FEENY
(Repeated: Frl 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Tim Gudgin
Unknown: Paddy Feeny
Unknown: Paul Livesey
Unknown: Nigel Richardson
Unknown: Paddy Feeny
Unknown: Paul Mayhew-Archer

: News

: The Archers

Written by MARY CUTLER
(Repeated: Thuri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Mary Cutler
Dan Archer: Frank Middlemass
peggy: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Shula ArCher: Judy Bennett
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe GrundY: Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrle Grundy: Heather Bell
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Richard Adamson: Richard Carrington
Dorothy Adamson: Heather Barratt
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward

: What Price Compensation?

Four programmes
2: Day of Reckoning
In 1974 the largest peace-time explosion ever shattered the rural tranquility of Lincolnshire. Could It happen again and, if so. who would pay?
Brenda Kidman talks to people now living on the edge of an Industrial complex with a much greater explosive potential than Flixborough.
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Thurs 9.5 am)


Talks: Brenda Kidman
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Life with the Lid Off

Written and presented by Dr Roy Foster
Elizabeth Bowen (1899-
1973) once described the lunatic giant' Inside each of us as knocking and screaming to be listened to. Despite frequent comparisons with Henry James. Bowen was a writer greatly interested In the wildness of feeling and sensation contained In everyday social life and she wrote of It with wit. daring and passion. Her friends,
CHARLES RITCHIE and MOLLY KEANI , biographer VICTORIA clendinning and critic
FFERMIONE LEE discuss her personality and her writing. Producer
(' The Heat of the Day ' by Elizabeth Bowen begins next Monday, in A Book at Bedtime 11.0 pm)


Presented By: Dr Roy Foster
Presented By: Elizabeth Bowen
Unknown: Henry James.
Unknown: Charles Ritchie
Unknown: Molly Keani
Unknown: Ffermione Lee
Unknown: Margaret Windham
Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen

: In Business

Peter Hobday with the magazine which goes to the shopfloor ana boardrooms across the country where work is done and decisions are taken affecting the wealth of the nation.
This week: the explosive growth of the business magazine and a retailer's view of plastic money. Producer ROGER PARRY
(Repeated: Thurs 10.0 am)


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Roger Parry

: Moonshine.... on Relatives

Moonshine is an unreliable, non-committal, unsentimental and Inconsistent light, such as is shed by this Inconclusive and distracting assemblage of verse songs, stories and archival oddments on relatives.
Presented by Judl Dench with additional readings bv JOSS ACKLAND Music from
Written and compiled by PETE ATKIN and RUSSELL DAVIES Producer


Presented By: Judl Dench
Unknown: David Sititan
Unknown: Pete Atkin
Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

: Kaleidoscope

Includes reviews of Time After Time, Molly Keane 's new novel about the Swifts, a brother and two sisters condemned to live together, by their mother's last wishes, in a decaying house on the flanks of an Irish mountain; and the Berlin Philharmonic's recording of Bizet's Carmen, conducted by Herbert von Karajan , with Agnes Baltsa , José Carreras and Riccardo Ricclarelli.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer PHILIP JORDAN


Unknown: Molly Keane
Conducted By: Herbert Von Karajan
Unknown: Agnes Baltsa
Unknown: Riccardo Ricclarelli.
Presenter: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Philip Jordan

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod with voices and opinions from around the world.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Son of Cliché

: A Book at Bedtime

Stranger in the House (8) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: The Ring

Not Wagner, but a natural history of an apparently modest circle of metal which Is part ornament, part symbol: some wear rings as a mark of authority, some for decoration, some as a token of love. But does your ring have a story to tell? Or has it a secret magical power you are not aware of? Could It be a cure for a headache, or even a passport to the Otherworld?
Ron Alldridge investigates Producer peter Griffiths long wave only


Unknown: Ron Alldridge
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: News

long wave only

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