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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*,8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Read By: David Hitchinson

: Bill the Galactic Hero

2: 'Inside the gaping skull, instead of brains and bones and things, was a model control room with a tiny chair, TV screens and a water cooler.'

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

In the last 20 or so years, space and its exploration have ceased to belong exclusively to the world of the science-fiction writer and have become a reality. Where do we go from here? Dr David Whitehouse and Dr Gary Hunt , two space experts, will be joining Judith Chalmers to answer your questions. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: Dr David Whitehouse
Unknown: Dr Gary Hunt
Unknown: Judith Chalmers

: Enterprise

Now in its fifth year, this series - about people who are successful against the odds - features the finalists in a J10,000 competition. 3: Asquith Motor Carriage Company
Marjorie Lofthouse meets Bruce West and Crispin Reed , partners in a Braintree company that makes reproduction vintage vans and lorries. Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Bruce West
Unknown: Crispin Reed

: The Lamentations and the City

Five talks for Holy Week 2: Londonderry Speaker
Fr John McCullagh BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Fr John McCullagh

: Daily Service

The Arrest of Jesus
NEM, p 17; Sing my tongue the glorious battle (BBC HB 90); Surely he hath borne our griefs (from the Messiah); Mark 14, vv
43-53 66-72; It is a thing most wonderful (BBC HB 81)

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Right Thing by ANTHONY MILLER
Three monologues on the theme of marriage in which women from very different backgrounds and generations talk about their relationships with men.


Unknown: Anthony Miller
Rose: Patricia Hayes
Stella: Diana Fairfax
Tracey: Michele Winstanley

: Wildlife

'What possible good is a tick?'
Peter Bateman , Steven Jones and David Streeter answer some more of your questions. Presenter Derek Jones Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm)


Unknown: Peter Bateman
Unknown: Steven Jones
Unknown: David Streeter
Presenter: Derek Jones
Producer: Melinda Barker

: You and Yours

Presenter Paul Heiney with the latest news and advice for consumers.


Presenter: Paul Heiney

: Brain of Britain 1984

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain Chairman
Robert Robinson 5: SOUTH ENGLAND Brian Sims
(retired lecturer)
Feliks Kwiatkowski (barrister)
John Blake
(retired naval officer) Mark Dobson (airline pilot) including Beat the Brains Devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD edis
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Brian Sims
Unknown: Feliks Kwiatkowski
Unknown: John Blake
Unknown: Mark Dobson
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
Incontinence: it is not just the very young and the very old who suffer from this unnecessarily distressing condition. It can happen at any age - and it does, more often than you would think. Jenny Cuffe investigates this taboo subject.
A Loving Mistress (4)


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe

: Afternoon Theatre

Beryl's life has revolved around her 'haven' for animal waifs and strays, so much so that her husband has left her for another woman. Into her 1 household of drifters comes a young man, equally homeless and a whole new set of problems arise. -
JOHN BULL (guitar)


Unknown: Dawn Lowe-Watson
Directed By: Cherry Cookson
Beryl: Charlotte Mitchell
Silas: And Paul Copley
Edwin: David Sinclair
Cynthia: Carole Boyd
Shopkeeper: Hilda Schroder
Tex: William Hope
Dave: John Bull
Rebecca: Michele Winstanley

: What Hope for the Oak, Ash and Elm?

The effects of Dutch Elm disease on the trees and our landscape are all too apparent, but the mighty oaks are in retreat as well, and ash trees, such a constant of country hedgerows, are suffering - probably as a result of modern farming practice. Peter France seeks the place of these great trees in today's landscape and tomorrow's. Producer
0 HELPLINES: page 79


Unknown: Peter France
Unknown: Christopher Lowell

: Story Time

The Mind of Mr J. G. Reeder
The Treasure Hunt (2)


Unknown: Mr J. G. Reeder

: PM

with Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton


Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

with CLIVE ROSLIN including
Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Stuart Simon Producer ROGER FINNIGAN Editor DAVID TAYLOR BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 4.0 pm)


Reporter: Stuart Simon
Producer: Roger Finnigan
Editor: David Taylor

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? 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 JULIAN BROWN (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julian Brown

: Spring Across Europe

A six-part series with Michael Jordan
As the wave of mild weather continues towards the Arctic, leaving blossom and song in its wake, naturalists ask about the cues animals and plants use to 'come out' into their own social season - spring.
Producer MEUNDA BARKER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Michael Jordan

: In Touch

Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone on [number removed], 8.30-10.0 pm

: A Sideways Look At....

by Anthony Smith


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Kaleidoscope

with Paul Vaughan Producer


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

I'm Not Complaining by RUTH ADAM abridged in 12 parts by VIVIAN CREEGOR
Read by GWEN TAYLOR (12) Producer


Unknown: Vivian Creegor
Read By: Gwen Taylor
Unknown: Vanessa Whitburn

: The World Tonight

11.0 Headlines long wave only from 11.0

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Music at Night

Beethoven Piano Sonata No 21, in C, Op 53 (Waldstein)
BERNARD ROBERTS (piano) (First broadcast on R3)


Piano: Bernard Roberts

: News

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