with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday with John Timpson in San Francisco for the Democratic Party Convention
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
Jimmy Hill is meeting teams from many different fields of activity and this week he meets the men and women behind one of the most successful of Britain's real ale breweries. Researcher KAREN DECO Producer MIKE CHANEY Stereo
Not My Place by JEANNE FEASEY Read by Rosalind Knight 'I stood in the empty shop knowing that I had in that minute tremendous power in my hands; power over the lives of three people such as I'd never had.'
Producer Gillian HUSH BBC Manchester
dramatised in eight parts from his novel by ALLAN PRIOR with 3: The Head Count that Went Wrong
Danny Watson has come over here with his team to cover the forthcoming big march on the American Tricross Missile site. He finds that feelings are running so dangerously high that this country won't know what's hit it when the 'peaceful' demonstration gets under way.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON
(Harry Towb is in 'Little Shop of Horrors' at the Comedy Theatre, London)
Sue MacGregor introduces Woman's Hour from the Concert Hall, Broadcasting
House, London, with Guests of the Week Dame Hilda Bracket and Dr Evadne Hinge. The Public Image by MURIEL SPARK abridged in six parts by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE
Read by HILARY TINDALL (6)
(Music: Bush's First Symphony)
Not That Sort of Beach by JIM HITCHMOUGH
The Cooper annual caravan holiday to the south of France is established as a relaxing routine of sun, sand and savoir-faire. Doreen's bikini top was discarded three years ago at Frejus and now she wants to shed the bottom. But George's modesty is a problem and so is a reminder of home, lurking in the sand dunes.
Directed by TONY CUFF BBC Manchester Stereo
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 compiled by STEVE RACE
Producer PETE ATKIN
Five poets of the past seen through the eyes of poets of the present.
1: A Poet Who Loved Light
P. J. Kavanagh looks at the 17th-century doctor and poet Henry Vaughan.
Reader PAUL WEBSTER Producer FRASER STEEL
A series of programmes on special war correspondents narrated by Rene Cutforth 1: Henty by WILL ALLAN with John Franklyn-Robbins as G. A. Henty
Although best known as the author of nearly 100 boys' books, George Henty was also the six-foot four-inch, 22 stone 'special' who fought his way into the Ethiopian capital in his bedroom slippers, showed Garibaldi how to box, and scandalised the authorities by hiring nubile native girls to carry his claret and champagne through the rain-soaked forests of Ashanti.
Other parts played by MANNING WILSON , DOUGLAS BLACKWELL , GARARD GREEN and STEPHEN
Directed by MAURICE LEITCH
The last programme in a ten-part series in which
Jeremy Siepmann casts a generally benign but occasionally cynical eye on the history of music-making in the home.
10: Decline and Fall.... or The End of Civilisation as they knew it The First World War and the advent of electronics take their toll, but community's loss is art's gain. Or is it? Producer RAY ABBOTT Stereo
by NEIL SHENTON with Michael, a worker for Hearts of Gold - an agency specialising in helping unhappy people - has his own problems - the resolving of which causes mayhem and murder -well, nearly.
Directed by CAROLINE SMITH BBC Manchester Stereo
War and Peace in our Time Seven programmes
3: The Nigerian Civil War ELIZABETH OHENE , editor of Talking Drums, outlines the Nigerian Civil War (1967-70), and discusses some of the implications with series presenter GEOFFREY STERN.
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