Presented by Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
Natural fabrics are back in fashion for the spring and summer. Does working with cotton and linen require special care? Can ready-pleated fabric be used for sleeves as well as concertina skirts?
What kind of sewing-machine should you buy if you're a beginner?
Betty Foster , fashion and sewing consultant, joins
Sue MacGregor to answer your questions.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines open from 8.0 am
The Man Who Could Spell Backwards by KEVIN GRATTAN with T. P. McKenna as Tom and James Greene as Alec Tom , a successful businessman, visits his brother Alec in an institution. During their conversation, Tom reveals his feelings of guilt, and Alec his utter desperation. Even though he can't get rid of the fright in his soul, is Alec really ill enough to be kept in isolation?
Directed by SUSAN HOGG BBC Northern Ireland
11.0 Time and Tune (16) Pinocchio Presented by BLAIN FAIRMAN
11.20 Time to Move (16) Frog and Toad: A Swim based on a story by ARNOLD LOBEL Presented by MICHAEL DEEKS Script by MELANIE MORRIS
11.40 Musicianship: Early Stages (6) Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES
A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Antonia Fraser and Denis Norden
In the Chair Michael O'Donnell Questions compiled by PETER MOORE Producer PETE ATKIN
1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: How the Rooster Saved the Day by Arnold LOBEL
2.5 History: Long Ago The Wars Against Napoleon (RV) by IAN SORLEY
2.25 Listen and Read Radio Thin King (16) by DEREK FARMER
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories): The Wizard's Boy by IRIS MACFARLANE adapted by PADDY BECHELY
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Living with Cancer: DAME MARY Donaldson , London's first woman Lord Mayor, talks about the personal concerns which had to be overcome in order to fulfil her public role. The Summer of the Barshinskeys (6)
The Great Feast by MANNU BHANDARI dramatised by WILLIAM ASH
A young man is found dead in his Indian village. While it is obvious to all that there has been an official cover-up, it is equally obvious that everyone of political substance wants to use the incident for his own ends.
Saxena, a local police officer. might have to take a stand in pursuit of the truth.
Directed by PENNY GOLD Stereo
To the average citizen of Leamington Spa, the name Bo probably does not mean very much. Yet Bo is the African town with which Leamington Spa is twinned.
This is not an official twinning: Third World twinning is organised by well-meaning individuals hoping to do some good for their less fortunate counterparts. There are now perhaps a dozen of these links between British towns and places in the Third World.
But how much do they know of the people and the places they are trying to help? Are all their efforts worthwhile? Anne Brown went to Sierra
Leone in West Africa to try to find out the reactions of the people of Bo.
Producer ROY RONNIE BBC Birmingham t HELPLINES: page 69
What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery. Producer JULIAN BROWN
As far as the musical is concerned, Broadway has moved to London - thanks largely to the talents of Andrew Lloyd Webber , creator of Evita, Cats and Starlight Express. William Davis discovers what gives him A Touch of Midas.
Producer HELEN ROBSON
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
A series of eight programmes 2: Barbados: Colonial Ghosts
Novelist Joseph Hone tells the story of his journey through the Caribbean islands - discovering, among the great houses of Barbados, uneasy spirits of both slave and planter.
Crisis in Education In the second of four programmes PROFESSOR TED WRAGG turns his attention to the curriculum and the examinations system, and looks to the Scottish experience of new 16-plus exams for a hint of what the future holds.
12.30 Technology: Study Skills 3: Structures and at 12.45 4: Energy
1.0 New Developments in Technology Education
2: Department of Trade and Industry - British Schools Technology BST Director GEOFFREY SHILTO talks tO GRAHAM TAYAR
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