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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

from the Royal Show at
Stoneleigh in Warwickshire

: 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
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Read By: Pauline Bushnell
Editor: Julian Holland

: Rollercoaster

Richard Baker invites you to join him for the morning
... with David Davies on [number removed]and the opportunity to call the Thursday Exchange
... asking Laurie Taylor and Vic Lewis Smith to keep you up with Modern Manners
... On the Fringes, taking you where you might have been.
Regular Items:
The News on the hour from
10.30 Morning Story
Read by Peter Adamson , as Harry Kemp , a northern photographer.
14: Seedy's Ghost by IAN FLlNTOFF
10.45 An Act of Worship
Conducted by Pauline Webb.
... with resident psychologist Sonya Hinton talking to a troubled listener, who asks Can You Help?
... offering a local perspective on events around Britain - from commentators in Network UK. Produced by the Rollercoaster unit on VHF until 9.5


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: David Davies
Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Vic Lewis Smith
Unknown: Brian Perkins
Read By: Peter Adamson
Unknown: Harry Kemp
Conducted By: Pauline Webb.
Unknown: Sonya Hinton

: For Schools

9.5 A Service for Schools The Drought
9.25 Secondary English 11-14 Spelling and Punctuation
7: Sentences and Questions and at 9.40 8: Commas
9.55 Movement and Drama 1 Pirates and the Sea
10.15 News for Teachers 3: Exams Up to Date
10.35 In Your Own Time Presenter PETER CLAYTON
10.55 Something to Think About The Robinsons Go on Holiday
11.5 In the News Presenter JOHN HEDGES
11.30-12.0 Wavelength YTS Forum from Pebble Mill where ANDY PEEBLES chairs a discussion.


Presenter: Peter Clayton
Presenter: John Hedges
Unknown: Andy Peebles

: Checkpoint

: Film Star

Alexander Walker recalls the screen careers of the cinema's brightest stars.
This week: Joan Crawford the Charleston dancer who turned herself into a star - and played the role for 50 years. Producer WENDY CLAY


Unknown: Alexander Walker
Unknown: Joan Crawford

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day Editor DEREK LEWIS


Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Nerys Hughes reads No Roses for Harry by GENE ZION


Unknown: Nerys Hughes

: For Schools

2.0 Living Language Speak up - All your Own
2.20 Advanced Studies: Geography: I'm Moving My Factory 7b ... (RV)
2.40-3.0 Dance Workshop The Adventures of Perseus

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Oil Wives: 'Even tonight we're waiting.' JENNY STEWART talks to Aberdeen's oil wives. The city is their home but only for a while and usually without their husbands who are busy 200 miles offshore on the rigs. The Colour of Magic (7) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Talks: Jenny Stewart
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: Afternoon Theatre

Happy Lies by c. p. TAYLOR with Susan Sheridan as Derek Elizabeth Lindsay as Shirley Shireen Shah as Kamala Rosalind Adams as Miss Graham Heather Emmanuel as the Health Officer Catherine Terris as Derek's mam
Edward Wilson as Derek's dad Sion Probert as the Charity worker
Ronald Herdman as the Vicar Eleven-year-old Derek is not a model student; in fact he can hardly read and write. So when a man from a charity organisation comes to talk about 'developing' countries it's a surprise when Derek demands to know the name of the Indian girl on the poster the class have been looking at.
Directed by DICKON REED A BBC World Service production


Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Unknown: Derek Elizabeth Lindsay
Unknown: Shirley Shireen Shah
Unknown: Kamala Rosalind Adams
Unknown: Miss Graham Heather Emmanuel
Unknown: Catherine Terris
Unknown: Edward Wilson
Unknown: Sion Probert
Unknown: Ronald Herdman
Directed By: Dickon Reed

: Enquire Within

with Neil Landor Producer LUCY LUNT


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: A Good Read

Teresa McGonagle asks P. J. Kavanagh and Julian Roach to pick some paperbacks. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Teresa McGonagle
Unknown: J. Kavanagh
Unknown: Julian Roach

: Story Time

The Year of the Lion (11)

: PM

Presenters Susannah Simons and Robert Williams Editor DEREK LEWIS continued on VHF 5.50-5.55


Presenters: Susannah Simons
Presenters: Robert Williams
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

with HARRIET CASS including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1984


: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Friday 1.40 pm) Written by simon frith
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Cast for the week:


Written By: Simon Frith
Editor: Anthony Parkin
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Heather Bell
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Richard: Richard Carrington
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Mark: Richard Derrington
Mr Smith: Arnold Diamond

: Any Answers?

Introduced by David Jacobs Compiled by LAURIE MASON Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Unknown: Laurie Mason
Producer: Carole Stone

: The Guinea Pigs

They had not been to prep school and their accents proved it. Their fathers were miners, lorry drivers or clerks and they were pupils at some of Britain's most renowned and expensive public schools.
Forty years after the Fleming
Report initiated the educational and social experiment which placed them there,
Sonia Beesley talks to some of the participants in 'the good-natured scheme' which changed their lives.
0 FEATURE: page 13


Talks: Sonia Beesley
Producer: Sally Thompson

: 1884

In the last of four programmes Stanley Williamson opens the file on life in Edinburgh 100 years ago, as it was reflected in the local newspapers. Readers JOHN MCGREGOR , PAUL WEBSTER Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Readers: John McGregor
Readers: Paul Webster

: Pride of Place

St Kitts
Last summer, St Kitts celebrated its independence with ceremonies, concerts and festivities. Caryl Phillips returned to his birthplace to share the excitement and anxiety of a new nation.


Unknown: Caryl Phillips
Producer: Margaret Windham

: John Ebdon

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Natalie Wheen Producer JOHN BOUNDY


Presented By: Natalie Wheen
Producer: John Boundy

: A Book at Bedtime

Riceyman Steps (9)

: The World Tonight

Presenter Richard Kershaw
11.0 Headlines
Editor BLAIR THOMPSON on VHF until 11.0


Presenter: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Blair Thompson

: Study on 4

Plato to Nato - an introduction to political thought Seven programmes presented by BRIAN REDHEAD
1: Plato and Aristotle Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE


Presented By: Brian Redhead

: Open University

11.30 Maths Foundation Tutorial.
11.50 Music interlude.

: News

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

12.30 Making Work 9: Family Pressures
12.50 YTS Briefing
4: Special projects (continued)

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