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9.5 A Service for Schools Ivan and the Hidden Bible (1) by MYRNA GRANT Producer GEOFF MARSHALL-TAYLOR
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9.50 First Steps in Drama The Secret of the Hill 1: The Cave by JANET YOUNG Producer ALAN LAMBERT
10.25 Talk to a Sports Star Gymnastics with NATALIE DAVIES. British Champion, JOYCE MACAULAY. National Coach and RON PICKERING Producer PETER WARD
Why is a full-grown male gorilla fond of kittens? Can the Californian condor be reprieved from extinction? Sean Maffet visits Koko the gorilla in San
Francisco and receives a gorilla-size kiss. David Houston goes condor-tagging near Los
Angeles; and Caroline Parsons presents a round-up of international wildlife news. Presented by Peter France Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBCBristol
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'Edna held up the gold chain, draping it over her hand where it lay like silk against her skin. Smoothly, it slid along the rail and dropped inside the sleeve of her coat.'
Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham
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11.30 Wavelength Exams Revision skills, nerves, hay fever and how to cope. Presented by ANDY PEEBLES
1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: Pilkington 's Bowler Hat byJOHNBETT Script by LEE PRESSMAN
2.5 The Music Box Written and presented by MICHAEL BURNETT and SANDRA KERR
2.20 Living Language Booktime (2) With GEORGE LAYTON
2.40 Health Education My Body Take a Deep Breath - and Run! (RV) by ANNA GRAYSON Producer PETER WARD
Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Brighton Festival which starts tomorrow is England's biggest arts festival. This year's theme is clowns, clowning and the Commedia dell'Arte. Jenny Gilbert discovers how
Mr Punch and the circus clowns found their way from a soap box in 16th century Italy.
Real Life with Small Children Underfoot (2)
The Hardy Perennials by James Robson
Although the old folks mystery tour always goes to Whitby, the time has come for the septuagenarian participants to revolt-before it's too late....
Written by ANDY RASHLEIGH Cast for the week:
A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions?
Introduced by John Timpson Producer CAROLE STONE BBCBristol
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A major appraisal of what
Russians think of the West, as the USSR holds its own commemoration of the end of the Second World War. The words of the programme title are used in a Russian toast, often drunk in front of foreigners. These words recall the devastating impact of the War on the Soviet Union, which suffered 20 million dead.
Do the Russians believe the toast can have any meaning in these days of nuclear confrontation?
Gordon Clough is in Russia to talk to ordinary people about the impact of war on their lives and to observe the elaborate preparations for the 40th anniversary of the end of what they call the 'Great Patriotic War'.
And. as the Geneva talks on arms control resume, Professor John Erickson , Britain's foremost authority on the Soviet Union, assesses the motives behind Russian hopes for a revival of the old wartime co-operation between East and West.
Producers in the Soviet Union
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