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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30. 8.30
News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.20* Your Letters
7.25V .8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Dau
8.35* Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Read By: Bryan Martin

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Perhaps the most dreaded sentence one can ever hear is ' I am afraid it is cancer '. But it is not necessarily a death sentence So how often is cancer cured?
When it cannot be cured. can it be arrested? Can any forms be prevented? Does diet matter?
Call Judith Chalmers with your own questions and experiences of this often unnecessarily frightening disease. With her are Ian Burn.
President of the British Association of Cancer Surgeons: and Albert Singer , consultant in gynaecology at the Royal North and Whittington Hospitals in London. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lints open from SO am


Unknown: Judith Chalmers
Unknown: Ian Burn.
Unknown: Albert Singer

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in.

: Morning Story

It's Sad About Impo by w. W.J. KIRBY
Read by Dilluyn Owen


Unknown: W.J. Kirby
Read By: Dilluyn Owen
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Daily Service

NEM, p 38: The Lord is king! (BBC HB 26):
Psalm 46; Matthew 4, vv 1-11: 0 thou who earnest from above BBC HB 362) long wave only

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Mother and Daughter by GRAHAM SWANNELL with Avril Elgar as Joan. the mother and Joanna David as Harriet, her daughter She lives in a large house with memories of her ex-colonial past. Late in life her husband has left her, but she will not accept the fact. Nor can she cope with the demands which her lonely state make upon her. Her daughter comes to visit to see if she ran be of any help ...
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (Atril Elgar is a National Theatre player; Joanna Davidis in The Cherry
Orchard' at the Haymarket Theatre, London) long wave only


Unknown: Graham Swannell
Unknown: Avril Elgar
Unknown: Joanna David
Directed By: John Tydeman

: Wildlife

Mike Madelin ,
Peter Ferns and Mike Stoddart answer more of your natural history questions. Presented by Derek Jones Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 5.0 pm) long leave only


Unknown: Mike Madelin
Unknown: Peter Ferns
Unknown: Mike Stoddart
Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: YouandYours

with Paul Helney
David Tench solves some of your legal problems.


Unknown: Paul Helney
Unknown: David Tench

: Transatlantic Quiz 1983

Round Six NEW YORK
Anthony Qulnton (Chairman) with Brendan Gill , author and theatre critic of the New Yorker and Shana Alexander , journalist and author LONDON
Louis Allen 'Chairman) with Irene Thomas
John Julius Norwich Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL in New York with ALASTAIR WILSON in London BBC Manchester
( Repeated; Thurs 6.30 pm)


Unknown: Anthony Qulnton
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Producer: Trevor Hill
Unknown: Alastair Wilson

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Who Knows Bestf: in the first of her second series on childcare, PAT ROWE. herself a mother of a 2 year old, has again been looking at how parents react to expert auvice in baby books starting with the problem of sibling rivalry: how to stop little Johnnybeatingthenew baby over the head. I Start Counting (12) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Pat Rowe.

: Afternoon Theatre: The Tuppeny Banger

by Andrew Lind
Going to an old people's home, however high class it may be, seems to the Squadron Leader to be a signal of defeat. He longs to make one more gesture of defiance and not just to give up and grow old gracefully and he finds some surprising allies.


Writer: Andrew Lind
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Sqn Ldr Ralph Tattersall: Patrick Troughton
Sir Fergus Brumby: Jack May
Muriel: Madge Ryan
Mrs Meadows: Margot Boyd
Vicar: Preston Lockwood
Fulton: Mark Jones
Susan: Eileen Tully
Speke: Peter Tuddenham
Ben: Jon Strickland

: Just After Four

My Kind of Folk (1)
Jim Lloyd begins a week of varied views on the traditional music of the British Isles.


Unknown: Jim Lloyd

: Electromania Lives!

Sixty years ago, long before the microchip revolution, radio and electronics were mostly pursued by dedicated and often eccentric amateurs. Today, in spite of the mass market for computers and hi-fi, there's still, it seems, room for the lone
' electromaniac '. John Wilson delves into the far from-extinct subculture of micro-freaks, amateur spacecraft builders and do-it-yourself television broadcasters. Producer DAN ZERDIN A BBC World Service production


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Dan Zerdin

: Story Time

How Green Was My Valley (2)

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Yes Minister

by ANTONY JAY and JONATHAN LYNN Jobs for the Boys Producer
(Postponed from 1 Nov) (Rptd: Thurs 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Antony Jay
Unknown: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Pete Atkin
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard in: Derek Fowlds
Frank: Bill Nigiiy
Sir Desmond: Richard Vernon
Joe Morgan: Richard Davies
George: Arthur Cox
Conway: Kerry Francis
himself: Gordon Clough

: News

: The Archers

( Repeated : Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports
(Repeated: Sal 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: File on 4

(Repeuted: Wed 4.10 pm)


Producer: Max Easterman
Editor: David Taylor

: Not Exactly in his Footsteps

Six lurches through
England by Ray Gosling , not quite in the wake Of J. B. PRIESTLEY
5: Forever Ambridge1Y' JB saw the Cotswolds as the least spoiled region of England: ' a fairytale of grey old stones and misty valleys '. But for all its charm, he found ye olde tea shoppes and 1930s commercialism encroaching on traditional ways. In this journey. RG discovers a village in the middle of England as real and as enduring as Ambridge ... Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: In Touch

News. views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA IIESIIEL Listeners can phone in queries and comments on [number removed], 8.30-10.0 pm

: Kaleidoscope

Michael Oliver presents tonight's edition which includes reviews of Jean Seberg , the new musical by Marvin Hamlisch. directed bv Peter Hall , based on the life of the American film actress who shot to instant fame in the title role of Otto Preminger 's St Joan ; and ' Reg Butler 1913-1991 '. a major exhibition of over a hundred sculptures and drawings at the Tate Gallery, London. Producer


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Jean Seberg
Unknown: Marvin Hamlisch.
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Otto Preminger
Unknown: St Joan
Unknown: Reg Butler
Unknown: Richard Dannerman

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Instant Sunshine ... Reasonably Together Again

The first of six entertainments to help you beat the weather with David Barlow.
Peter Christie , Miles Kington and Alan Maryon-Davis and their special guests The Little Big Band
Producer DANNY GREENSTONE ( Repeat)


Unknown: David Barlow.
Unknown: Peter Christie
Unknown: Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: A Book at Bedtime

Sour Sweet (2) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: News

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