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: Farming Week

Presented from East Anglia by Les Cottington

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by cuve ROSLIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: Cuve Roslin
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

with Charlotte Green

: Griff Rhys Jones reads Roald Dahl: George's Marvellous Medicine

First of three parts
'I'm going shopping in the village', George's mother said. 'So be a good boy and don't get up to mischief.' This was a silly thing to say to a small boy....

Contributors

Author: Roald Dahl
Reader: Griff Rhys Jones
Producer: Peter Fozzard

: News

: The Secret Life of the Circus

Behind the glitter and thrill of the Big Top, the circus is in difficulties -audiences are falling and competition is stiff. Yet the old-style troupe, travelling the country with artists and animals, still exists -as in the Roberts Brothers' Super Circus.
The Roberts family has brought this form of entertainment to the public for generations. They perform and organise a show containing tigers and elephants, clowns and magicians, ringboys and grooms- week by week, town by town, rain or shine.
Circus people are closely-related and close-knit. Margaret Percy goes 'behind the curtain' to reveal how - and why - they live as they do, and contrasts the 'secret life' with the public face. Producer SHARON BANOFF
< HEAR THIS! page 13

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Percy
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: Money Box

: Morning Story

Teigue of the Lee by THOMAS CROKER
Read by Sean Barrett Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Croker
Read By: Sean Barrett
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 34;
Jesus Christ is risen today (BBC HB 105): Most gracious Lord
(Anthems for Choirs 1); John 20, w 1-10; Good Christian men, rejoice and sing (BBC HB 103) Stereo

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please

Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers ISABEL DEAN and GEOFFREY COLLINS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Stereo

Contributors

Presented By: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Presented By: Geoffrey Collins
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: The Food Programme

Another chance to hear five editions from the 1984 series 1: Food Diarists
Presented by Derek Cooper
Producer JOY HATWOOD (Rev repeat)

Contributors

Presented By: Derek Cooper

: King Street Junior

by JIM ELDRIDGE starring
3: Crime and Punishment featuring Tom Watson as Mr Holliday (the Deputy Head)
A simple case of vandalism - and Eric Brown discovers that there is more to a teacher's life than standing in front of a class.
Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON

Contributors

Unknown: Jim Eldridge
Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Mr Holliday
Unknown: Eric Brown
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Eric Brown: Peter Davison
Mr Beeston, the Headmaster: James Grout
Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Sam Simmons: Tristan McGuire
Susan Atkins: Jenny Hasler

: The World at One: News Presented by John Sergeant

Editor DEREK LEWIS

Contributors

Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

A Week with Grandfather Archibald 1: Monday Written and presented by David Ashton Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN BBCBirmingham

Contributors

Unknown: Grandfather Archibald
Presented By: David Ashton
Producer: Mary Kalemkerian

: Jacqueline duPre

A portrait for her 40th birthday with contributions from
IRIS DU PRE, DANIEL BARENBOIM
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH ,
THE EARL OF HAREWOOD.
LADY BARBIROLLI, WILLIAM PLEETH
PAUL TORTELJER , YEHUDI MENUHIN
ANTONY HOPKINS, CHARLES BEARE and SUVI RAJ GRUBB
Presented by Roger Snowdon Producer RAY ABBOTT Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: William Wordsworth
Unknown: William Pleeth
Unknown: Paul Torteljer
Unknown: Charles Beare
Presented By: Roger Snowdon
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Thames Mara to Tokyo

Last year the author and broadcaster Alun Richards travelled out to Japan on an oriental container-ship. In five letters home he reflects on his first experience of life among the Japanese and the pleasures of a long sea voyage.
1: Mysterious Oriental spices Grown Here
Producer ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown: Alun Richards
Producer: Adrian Mourby

: The Afternoon Play

Gormenghast
The second of two plays based on the Titus Groan novels by MERVYNPEAKE dramatised for radio by BRIAN SIBLEY
Schoolmasters:
Stereo

Contributors

Radio By: Brian Sibley
Steerpike: With Sting
The Artist: Freddie Jones
Dr Prunesquallor: Bernard Hepton
Irma Prunesquallor: Judy Parfitt
Gertrude: Eleanor Bron
Clarice and Cora: Sheila Hancock
Fuchsia: Jill Lidstone
Flay: Cyril Shaps
Barquentine: Maurice Denham
Bellgrove: Michael Aldridge
Nannie Slagg: Hilda Schroder
Titus aged 7: Vicky Ireland
Titus aged 17: Julian Firth
Mulefire: Arnold Diamond
Cutflower: David Garth
Shrivell: Alan Thompson
Shred: Davld Slnclalr
Opus Fluke: John Forbes Robertson
Perch-Prism: Davld Gooderson

: Points of Departure

Christopher Matthew sets out on the last of his travellers' trails. Today: coaching ins and outs at Victoria, London.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Matthew

: Story Time

A Gun for Sale (6)

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Richard Bath

Contributors

Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Richard Bath

: The Six O'Clock News

With DAVID HITCHINSON

Contributors

Unknown: David Hitchinson

: Nineteen Ninety-four

3: Choice is Progress

: News

: The Archers

: Click

First of four programmes The Moment in Time
Thousands of cameras taking millions of Pictures.
Photography can be either a consuming hobby or a fascinating profession. With the help of resident expert
Ron Spillman , this first edition of radio's picture programme looks at the bewildering array of camera equipment available. Also in the viewfinder, a close-up of the professional press photographer.
Written and presented by Ken Blakeson
Producer GEOFFREY HEWITT BBCBirmingham. Stereo ●HELPLINES:page 77

Contributors

Unknown: Ron Spillman
Presented By: Ken Blakeson
Producer: Geoffrey Hewitt

: 'Dear loving beautiful friend....'

In 1952 a young violinist,
Audrey Napier-Smith , wrote a fan letter to the Poet Laureate John Masefield. So began an extraordinary correspondence which was to continue without a break until his death at 88. June Knox-Mawer talks to
Audrey Napier-Smith about their relationship and discovers in the letters a very different
Masefield from his public image. Reader DAVID GARTH
Producer CLARE SELERIE GREY

Contributors

Violinist: Audrey Napier-Smith
Unknown: John Masefield.
Unknown: Audrey Napier-Smith
Reader: David Garth
Producer: Clare Selerie

: The Monday Play: Battleships

by Harry Barton
July 1940: following the fall of France the French Admiral in Alexandria is confronted with the most difficult decision of his life - to fight his way past the British fleet or to surrender, scuttle or demobilise his ships. Lt John Sandwich is seconded as interpreter to the British Admiral during the tense negotiations.... a situation complicated by his love for a young Frenchwoman.
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Written By: Harry Barton
Directed By: Robert Cooper
John Sandwich: Stephen Boxer
William Tromp: Michael Loney
Pay: Geoffrey Banks
Commander: Arnold Diamond
Chief writer: Alan Thompson
Master at Arms: John Forbes-Robertson
Carmichael: Christopher Douglas
Mariannina: Nlcola Vickery
Eugenie: Cecile Paoli
Philippe: Graham Blockey
Mr Jennings: Brian Smith
British Admiral: Charles Gray
Rear-Admiral Duncan: William Eedle
Marine officer: John Webb
French Admiral: David Garth
Poirier: Peter Acre

: Kaleidoscope

Tubular Pop
Whistle Test, The Tube, Other
Side of the Tracks, Oxford Road Show, Top of the Pops.... Over the last two years television has found a new growth area -pop television programmes. During this period nine series have been shown using videos, interviews and live bands, and the audience is still growing, with Top of the Pops regularly netting over ten million viewers.
Mark Ellen investigates the reason for television's expansion into pop music and talks to directors, presenters and groups, including
John Taylor , Adam Ant,
Malcolm Gerrie , Michael Hurll , Paul Gambaccini , Pete Murray and Mike Mansfield. Producer JOHN BOUNDY
Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: John Taylor
Unknown: Malcolm Gerrie
Unknown: Michael Hurll
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Pete Murray
Unknown: Mike Mansfield.
Producer: John Boundy
Editor: Thomas Sutcliffe

: A Book at Bedtime The Magic Toyshop

by ANGELA CARTER abridged in 12 episodes by KEITH DARVILL
Read by LYNN FARLEIGH (6) Producer MAURICE LEITCH

Contributors

Unknown: Angela Carter
Unknown: Keith Darvill
Read By: Lynn Farleigh
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The World Tonight

National and international news, background, analysis and comment.
Presenter Richard Kershaw
11.0 Headlines
Editor BLAIR THOMSON

Contributors

Presenter: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Blair Thomson

: A Proper Little Gent

The Story of the Rector of Stiffkey
Having spent 20 years 'saving young women from sin', in 1932 The Rev Harold Davidson was unfrocked for alleged 'immoral conduct' after a spectactular nine-week trial. The rector's subsequent antics made headlines throughout the 1930s. Ray Gosling examines his extraordinary career.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON
BBC Manchester (Revised repeat)

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Davidson
Unknown: Ray Gosling
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: * am News

followed by an interlude








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