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: Farming Today

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Alison Leigh
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Alison Leigh
Read By: Peter Donaldson

: News

: Midweek: Libby Purves

Birthday guest: explorer
Robin Hanbury-Tenison converses with John Blashford-Snell Producer PIPPA BURSTON


Unknown: Robin Hanbury-Tenison
Unknown: John Blashford-Snell
Producer: Pippa Burston

: Morning Story

The Holiday by JUDY aruss. Read by Patricia Gallimore
'Albertine ran her hands down her flanks and hugged her arms tight around herself. Oh, oh, for him. For love, for lust.
She got off the stool. Silly old spinster.'
Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Judy Aruss.
Read By: Patricia Gallimore

: Daily Service

nem, p 58; Father we praise thee (BBC HB 405); Psalm 9; Matthew 5, vv 1-12; Soldiers of Christ arise (BBC HB 366)

: West Germany

: Just Like You and Me

1. How to Straighten Out a Python
Johnny Morris calls on 25 years of dealing with animals.
BBC Bristol

: You and Yours

Presenter Pattie Coldwell


Presenter: Pattie Coldwell

: Curlew in Autumn


: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: Gayatri Devi , the Maharani of Jaipur
My Life and Times (3)


Unknown: Gayatri Devi

: Afternoon Theatre

Hanging at Weeping Friday by ROY BOLITHO
Just another spring dawn in the Cornish village of Weeping Friday, in the year 1809. But the village prepares for something special: Tommy Gray is to be hanged for thievery ... To hang him the authorities have brought in the best hangman in the land, 'Rope' Sparrow.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Tommy Gray
Directed By: Brian Miller
Squire: Conrad Phillips
Ned Pye: Michael Jenner
Wood Harris: Stephen Sylvestef
Vicar: Bernard Brown
Mayor: Rex Holdsworth
Richard: Richard Curnow
Rope Sparrow: Henry Stamper
Mrs Coad: Margot Young
Mowatt: Geoffrey Collins
Esther: Jenny Barnes
Rosie Gray: Petra Leah
Tommy Gray: Ray Handy

: I Got Up Out of My Seat

Someone who did just that at a Billy Graham rally now tells of how it felt and the effect it had on them then ... and now. Producer CHRIS REES


Unknown: Billy Graham
Producer: Chris Rees

: Pain Stops Play

A sports injury can cruelly cut short a brilliant career or simply spoil your afternoon's golf. But where do you get help for your twisted knee? Are ruptured ligaments and sprains only what you can expect?
David Icke introduces the views of top sportsmen and women and talks to doctors and physiotherapists involved with sports injuries.
Sebastian Coe ,
Steve Ovett , David Moorcroft , Terry Holmes and Sue Crowcroft are among the contributors.
Mike Rawson , former European Games gold medallist, who has made a study of sports injury.
Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham


Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: David Moorcroft
Unknown: Terry Holmes
Unknown: Sue Crowcroft
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Mike Rawson

: Story Time

Time After Time (5)

: PM

with Susannah Simons and Richard Bath


Unknown: Susannah Simons
Unknown: Richard Bath

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRYAN MARTIN including
Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: My Music

A musical panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden
In the Chair Steve Race Questions by STEVE RACE Producer PETE ATKIN


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Producer: Pete Atkin

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Thurs 1.40 pm)

: Checkpoint

Presenter Roger Cook Producer JOHN EDWARDS
(Repeated: Thurs 12 noon)


Presenter: Roger Cook
Producer: John Edwards

: Fat Man on a Roman Road

Eight programmes in which Tom Vernon rides his bicycle from Exeter to Edinburgh.
VIII: The Country of Many Weathers:
Newcastle to Musselburgh Producer JENNY DE YONG


Unknown: Tom Vernon

: The Massachusetts Alternative

A radical approach to juvenile justice
I could take any person off Harvard Square and they would do a better job for a troubled youngster than our institutions.
(DR JEROME MILLER , former Commissioner for Youth Services, Massachusetts). In just two years, between 1970 and 1972, Jerome Miller dramatically closed down the bulk of Massachusetts' youth custody institutions. This was not because tested alternatives were in place nor was it part of a coherent plan. It sprang from his frustration at the brutality and uselessness of institutions which 'warehoused' young offenders.
Brian Redhead introduces documentary evidence on the Massachusetts alternative and its aftermath and invites practitioners in the British system to debate the issues raised. The panel also cross-questions Dr Jerome Miller and Boston District Attorney, Scott Harshbarger in the BBC New York studios. Reporter Mike Sheils Researcher ANDREW RUTHERFORD
Studio production
Producer DAVID HARDING 0 FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: Dr Jerome Miller
Unknown: Jerome Miller
Introduces: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Dr Jerome Miller
Unknown: Scott Harshbarger
Reporter: Mike Sheils
Unknown: Andrew Rutherford
Unknown: Chris Longley
Producer: David Harding

: Kaleidoscope

with Natalie Wheen Producer DANIEL DODD


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Daniel Dodd

: A Book at Bedtime

Naples 44 (8)

: The World Tonight

11.0 Headlines long wave only from 11.0

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today In Parliament

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: News

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