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Britain's most popular outdoor participant sport is fishing -over three-and-a-half million people do it. In the studio to answer questions on almost any aspect of angling, from what tackle you need to get started, where to fish, how best to handle the caught fish, to problems of conservation and poaching, are two keen fishermen: the Director of the National Anglers' Council, Peter Tombleson ; and the former fly-fishing champion of Wales and Chairman of the Welsh Anglers' Council, Moc Morgan.
Sue MacGregor is in the Chair Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines open from 8.0 0 am
Film Night by TONY CURTIS
Read by David Dooley
'By seven o'clock the school hall was solid with bodies getting more and more agitated.
Everything was primed and ready....'
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
by TIM GREEN
Catherine is trying to get to
London. Mike is a long-distance lorry driver. He often stops for hitch-hikers, but when he picks up Catherine, it's not an easy ride.
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
First Round: Home Counties Chairman Robert Robinson John Small
(accounting technician) David Terry
(inventory control manager) Elizabeth Whittey (interior designer) Mark Edwards
Including Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILUES Producer RICHARD EDIS
by Stanley Sadie
The first of three programmes celebrating the life and work of the composer who was born 300 years ago, on 23 February 1685. For 250 years, George Frederic Handel has been at the centre of England's musical life. His anthem Zadok the Priest has been sung at every coronation since 1727, and his oratorio
Messiah has been performed more often here than anywhere else in the world.
Though he was born at Halle in Saxony and spoke all his life with a thick German accent, he came to regard England as his home and, when he died in 1759, he was buried among the greatest of his adopted compatriots in Westminster Abbey.
Narrated by John Rowe with Carl Duering as Handel and MICHAEL TUDOR BARNES, CAROLE BOYD, MARGOT BOYD, GWEN CHERRELL, WILLIAM EEDLE, NIGEL GRAHAM, GARARD GREEN, CLIFFORD NORGATE and JOHN RYE
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK Stereo
(Part 2 tomorrow at 2.0 pm)
BBC Music Guide - Handel Concertos by Stanley Sadie, £1.50, available from booksellers or [address removed]
Pickers and Stealers by MARGARET STEWARD
All through our lives we're bartering, selling, bargaining, buying.... perhaps even picking and stealing! That's probably why everyone in the neighbourhood is attracted to Mr Crabbe 's second-hand shop at one time or another. And there are no two more regular customers than nice
Mrs Godfrey and gentleman actor Mr Zimmer.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON
First old lady:
Second old lady:
Short-story writer Jenny Hursell has loved Mablethorpe m
Lincolnshire since she was a child. But it's such a tiny, insignificant seaside resort that she was amazed to discover her feelings about its huge empty beaches and wide horizons were shared by D. H. Lawrence , author of the autobiographical Sons and Lovers. So, did Brook Cottage really exist? Can we follow the young Lawrence and his girlfriend Jessie Chambers along the dykes to the sea? Presented by Jenny Hursell Reader DAVID THRELFALL Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham
'We can take pride in 25 straight months of economic growth, the strongest in 34 years' according to President Reagan in his State of the Union address this February.
But a report published only a month later revealed that hunger has reached epidemic proportions across the United
States and 'is getting worse, not better'. Why are soup kitchens proliferating in the richest country on earth? Why are millions of Americans dependent on charity to feed their children?
Jean Snedegar reports from Washington, Detroit, Denver and West Virginia.
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
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
Four nights ago, Rabbi Daniel Smith and his family joined Jewish families all over the world in celebration of the first evening of Passover. Regardless of nationality, Jews are united by their observance in Hebrew of the Seder, through which they reaffirm freedom from slavery.
Rabbi Smith 's family, with its
Spanish-Portuguese, Polish and Czech origins, came together to remember that first escape of the Children of Israel and, in so doing, recalled some of their own experiences of release from persecution.
Producer ELAINE BEDELL BBC Birmingham
Jamaica: Bitter Sweet
In the last of eight talks on the Caribbean islands, novelist Joseph Hone visits
Noel Coward 's old home and the bungalow where James Bond was 'born', before moving into a real romance among the Maroons, a tribe of runaway slaves still hidden in the mountains.
From Coping to Confidence The second of six programmes about students with learning difficulties now moving on from special schools to colleges of further education. MAUREEN GALVIN provides a context for new teaching materials about to be introduced, and interviews teachers, parents and the students themselves.
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