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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
Tea in the Garden by MARGARET DANKS
Read by Patricia Hayes 'She was a big, rawboned woman. Bodger, her husband, who'd died some years ago, had often said of her "a bloody work 'orse that gal's bin ... just a work 'orse".'
Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham
dramatised in eight parts from his novel by ALLAN PRIOR
8: Take Away the Weapons of Destruction
Danny Watson and his crew have practically taken their life in their hands to cover the final dramatic stages of the Big
March. But out there in the thick of the difficulties and dangers, Alison Bowers has thrown away her reporter's notebook to become a marcher herself.
Guitarist JOHN BULL
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON
(Harry Towb is in 'Little Shop of Horrors' at the Comedy Theatre, London) Stereo
as Danny Watson with:
as Alison Bowers:
as Joe Donaghy:
Ken, the Director:
with Sue MacGregor including Guest of the Week: the artist Anthony Green The Dancing Bear by PETER DICKINSON abridged in 11 parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by MARTIN JARVIS (11)
(Music: Glazunov's The King of the Jews)
Going for Broke
A six-part comedy series by GEORGE BAKER
5: The Sky's the Limit
For once things appear to be going reasonably well for John Morse. As well as they can with no roof to his house, no hot water and no bank balance. It is problems besetting his organised fiancée, Wendy, that John now has to 'cope' with. Directed by GLYN DEARMAN Stereo
as John Morse with:
With ever-increasing taxes and inflationary costs, the great houses of England are no longer just grand family homes. To survive, the owners have had to turn them into businesses. This four-part series looks at how some have chosen to do so. 3: Longleat
This great Elizabethan treasure house was bought for L53 by the Thynne family in 1540. Added attractions, to bring in the visitors, are the Safari Park and the constantly changing fun exhibitions especially designed for family entertainment.
Producer MARJORIE LOFTHOUSE BBC Birmingham
Five poets of the past seen through the eyes of poets of the present.
5' Making Love with the Light On
Craig Raine looks at John Donne as a poet of love. Reader MARTIN JARVIS Producer FRASER STEEL
A series of ten programmes on special war correspondents narrated by Rene Cutforth The Only Gentleman in Fleet Street by NORMAN LONGMATE
Accomplished in most branches of the profession of journalism, Philip Gibbs was most signally successful as a descriptive reporter. Observant, quick-witted, of humane temper, warm and generous in emotional sympathy, he had an unmoving eye for the human essentials of a situation and a telling gift for discovering point and significance in the seemingly commonplace.
Also taking part HUGH DICKSON , DAVID GOODERSON , MADI HEDD,
STEVE HODSON and ALEX JENNINGS Directed by JOHN THEOCHARIS Stereo
as Sir Philip Gibbs (1877-1962) with:
Works by the 'supertramp',
W. H. Davies , plus other poems and anecdotes about life on the open road. Ray Handy and Dilys Price read the words; and The Hennessys, Lyn Gent and John Howes sing the songs.
Compiled and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS
BBC Wales. Stereo
Catch salmonella food poisoning and antibiotics will help to ensure that the offending bacteria are eliminated; catch chickenpox or glandular fever and the virus will stay with you for the rest of your life. Geoff Watts reports on the efforts of the scientists to outwit them.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS
Presented by Natalie Wheen in London, and Paul Allen in Edinburgh who talks to
Michael Oliver about the world premiere of Scottish Opera's Orion and the mini-festival of Samuel Beckett. Producers DANIEL DODD and RICHARD BANNERMAN
A series of religious documentaries. Selling God
Can religion be sold like lager or filter cigarettes? This week Robert Foxcroft goes to a top advertising agency to find out how the religious message could enter the marketplace, or is it impossible to sell God?
Researcher JULIA BROSNAN
Series editor JOHN NEWBURY
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