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6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
'The people who would wish to put a gun to my head or to the head of children, all of that, they are doing it in order that
I should take them extremely seriously and I refuse to take them seriously and the only weapon that I possess is the weapon of a scurrilous humour.... a sense of humour of that kind in an insanity is the only sanity we can find for ourselves.' ,
Sue MacGregor talks to the Ulster playwright
Bill Morrison , artistic director of the Liverpool Playhouse.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
The Last Good Day by RUTH NICHOLL
Read bv Kate Lee
'Throughout that still afternoon, the girls splashed and paddled through the water. At last. wet skirts stuffed into dripping pants. they stood looking at each other and laughed with happiness.'
Producer GILLIANHUSH BBC Manchester
A radio portrait of Winifred Holtby by VALLRIE WINDSOR with Alison Fiske as Winifred Winifred Holtbv. who wrote South Riding and other popular novels, died in her 30s. Her death was a great loss, not only to close friends such as Vera Brittain , author of Testament of Youth, but to all who knew her as a talented and witty writer. with the voices of SEAN BARRETT. DELIA CORRIE , ANN ARIS.
VALERIE WINDSOR. GTI.UAN CALLY.
PETER WHEELER CHRISTOPHER RAVENSCROFT and ANDY RASHI.ETGH
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester
Sean Barrett. Delia
Peter Wheeler Christopher
We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the back of our minds.
Let Neil Landor. together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out the answers. Questions,onapostcardplease, to Enquire Within.
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Producer ANGELA IIIND
A four-part series 1: The Body
All your funny bits diagnosed by Dr Rob Buckman who lectures to students at
Middlesex Hospital with the help of singing nurse Victoria Wood.
Producer ALAN NIXON
(First broadcast on R2)
Sue MacGregor including
Starting Life at 40: more and more women are postponing the decision to have children until their 30s or even 40s. JILI. BURRIDGE investigates the risks, the advantages and the joys of being an older mother. Over the Bridge (4)
The Mouse Race by MICHAEL TOFT
In these days of recession, a salesman may have to bribe people to buy from him.
Duncan Emmett is a rep and he's doling out the backhanders. The question is whether there's something in the system for him.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
Written by SIMON FRITH
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
Mrs Perkins PAUI:
Felicity Lott (soprano) Della Jones (contralto) Martyn Hill (tenor)
Stephen Varcoe (baritone) Mitsuko Uchida (piano) Leeds Festival Chorus Northern Sinfonia led by MAURITS BOSMAN conductor RICHARD HICKOX Part 1
Respighi Three Botticelli Pictures
Mozart Piano Concerto No 21, in c major (K 467)
The storv of the Scots
Canadian poet Robert W. Service, Laureate of the Klondike and author of The Cremation of Sam McGee and The Shooting of Dan McGrew. Written. compiled and introduced by Marvin Kane
Produced BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
Children of the Night
Always popular, yet never quite respectable, horror fiction from Poe's elegant tales of terror to the video nasties is the subject of this edition. Why in a world full of real horror do we need to invent vampires, werewolves, witches. devils and hobgoblins? Why in the last 30 years have we abandoned the spine-tingling in favour of the stomach-turning?
Peter Nicholls engages the help of such masters of the malevolent as STEPHEN KING. PETER CUSHING ,
JAMES HERBERT. RAMSEY CAMPBELL.
JACK CLAYTON. GENE WOLFE. DAVID CRONENBERGand VINCENT PRICK to shine a little light into the darkness.
Reader VALENTINE DYALL (The man in black)
Producer RICHARD DUNN Editor ROSEMARY HART
There is a saying in the movie business: anyone can be a stuntman once but the professional is around for take two.
Those people who specialise in making the impossible at least look possible explain how and why they do it. It' being a high dive from seven storeys up swordplay a la carte, dangerous driving to order or a mouthful of live spider.
Compiled and presented by Ian Wilcox
Directed by KATE FENTON
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