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: News Briefing

: Music on Record

CLAUDIO ARRAU (piano) plays Chopin: record


Piano: Claudio Arrau

: Today

with Peter Hobday and Michael Stewart
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News 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 Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Michael Stewart
Read By: Clive Roslin
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

with Clive Roslin


Unknown: Clive Roslin

: Winnie-the-Pooh

The first of five stories by A. A. MILNE
1: In which Winnie-the Pooh goes visiting and gets into a tight place Read by Alan Bennett Producer COUN SMITH


Stories By: A. A. Milne
Read By: Alan Bennett
Producer: Coun Smith

: News

: Team Choice with Jimmy Hill

On a morning when most people have more time to read their morning papers, the team that produces probably the best-known newspaper in the world is working as usual. The Times team tell
Jimmy Hill about their work - and their choice of music.
Researcher KAREN DECO Producer MIKE CHANEY


Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Producer: Mike Chaney

: Money Box

: Morning Story

The Baigel Man by HILL SLAVID
Read by Cyril Shaps Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Cyril Shaps
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 102; King of glory (BBC
HB 325); Psalm 32; Exodus 4, vv 10-17; Lighten the darkness (BBC HB 520)

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Pleasel

with Alan Brownjohn Readers ISABEL DEAN and CHRISTOPHER SCOTT


Unknown: Alan Brownjohn
Unknown: Readers Isabel
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

with Paul Heiney Editor KEN VASS


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Editor: Ken Vass

: It Makes Me Laugh

Fritz Spiegl conducts
John Dunn through his personal score of humorous situations. Producer ANGELA HIND


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Unknown: John Dunn

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
Men and Fidelity: in these days of increasing equality and openness,
GORDON COOPER has been talking to men about their attitude to fidelity and marriage. Vanished with the Rose 4: Mademoiselle Aubert Editor SANDRA CHALMERS


Unknown: Gordon Cooper
Unknown: Mademoiselle Aubert
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: Afternoon Theatre

In Praise of Love by TERENCE RATTIGAN with Anthony Quayle Muriel Pavlow and Robert Beatty
Lydia knows she is dying, but her thoughts are for her self-centred husband and their son. If only she can bring them together ...
Directed by PETER KING
(Anthony Quayle is featured in 'Kaleidoscope' at 9.45 pm)


Unknown: Terence Rattigan
Unknown: Anthony Quayle
Unknown: Muriel Pavlow
Unknown: Robert Beatty
Directed By: Peter King
Unknown: Anthony Quayle
Sebastian Cruttwell: Anthony Quayle
Lydia Cruttwell: Muriel Pavlow
Mark Walters: Robert Beatty
Joey Cruttwell: John Bull
TV announcer: Brian Carroll
TV actor: Godfrey Kenton
TV actor: Danny Schiller

: English Now

A weekly look at the English language and at some of the things that are happening to it in the 80s. Presented by David Crystal


Presented By: David Crystal
Producer: Alan Wilding

: Story Time

The Squire's Story by MRS GASKELL abridged in two parts and read by Valerie Windsor (1) Producer KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester


Story By: Mrs Gaskell
Read By: Valerie Windsor
Producer: Kay Patrick

: PM

with Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News



Unknown: Bryan Martin

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Science Now

Peter Evans reports from the 150th Annual Meeting of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science, held this week in New York.


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Waterlines

'Oh it's been absolute hell and I don't understand how I could be so stupid' were the words of one competitor in the Observer Singlehanded
Transatlantic Race, but nevertheless this week 99 entrants from 17 countries converge on Plymouth for the start of the race. Cliff Michelmore is in Devon to talk to the competitors, while Martin Muncaster reports from Weymouth on Britain's Olympic Sailing
Squad for 1984. Meanwhile Harriet Cass discovers other events taking place around the country.


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Martin Muncaster
Unknown: Harriet Cass
Producer: Caroline Elliot

: The Monday Play

Orlando by VIRGINIA WOOLF dramatised for radio by PETER BUCKMAN with and Orlando was born in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and lived into that of George V. He entered life as a boy and she left it as a woman. Who was this strange creature? One of the most colourful creations of Virginia
Woolfs great imagination.
Directed by PENNY GOLD (Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)
(Jennie Stoller is in 'Cries from the Mammal House' at the Royal Court Theatre, London; Heather Tobias is a National Theatre player; David McAlister is in 'Peg' at the Phoenix Theatre, London)


Unknown: Virginia Woolf
Unknown: Peter Buckman
Music By: James Walker
Unknown: James Walker
Unknown: Simon Walker
Directed By: Penny Gold
Unknown: Jennie Stoller
Unknown: Heather Tobias
Unknown: David McAlister
Orlando: Jennie Stoller
the Narrator: Vivian Pickles
Queen Elizabeth: Margot Boyd
Lady Margaret: Heather Tobias
Earl: Danny Schiller
Sasha: Amanda Murray
Stubbs: Lockwood West
Mrs Grimsditch: Jane Wenham
Dupper: John Bott
Greene: Peter Woodthorpe
Archduke: Richard O'Callaghan
King Charles: William Eedle
Nell Gwyn: Helena Breck
Sea captain: Arnold Diamond
Shelmerdine: David McAuster
Shop assistant: Hilda Schroder

: Kaleidoscope

Anthony Quayle
All my life I've been devoted to the sea, but the pull of the theatre was stronger than the pull of the sea.
Michael Billington talks to Anthony Quayle about his new touring company with the nautical title 'Compass' and his long and distinguished career in the theatre and films. Producer ROLAND KEATING


Unknown: Anthony Quayle
Talks: Michael Billington
Unknown: Anthony Quayle
Producer: Roland Keating

: A Book at Bedtime

Falls the Shadow (6)

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw
11.0 Headlines


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Blair Thomson

: The Adventures of Arthur Ransome

Arthur Ransome was 46 when he published
Swallows and Amazons. He'd lived the Bohemian life of a struggling writer and became embroiled in the Russian Revolution, but his abiding passion was the Lake District and in his effortless prose he opened up for children the world he himself loved best. Ion Trewin presents a portrait of Arthur Ransome who was born 100 years ago.
BBC Bristol long wave only from 11.30


Unknown: Arthur Ransome
Unknown: Ion Trewin
Unknown: Arthur Ransome
Producer: John Knight
Arthur Ransome: Cyril Luckham

: News

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