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6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
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7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
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Eyes and Eyesight
What do you know about your eyes and how to keep them healthy? Are exercises advisable and why are contact lenses so complicated? Is it necessary to test for signs of glaucoma? What are the new surgical techniques and are there ethical questions about operating for short-sightedness? Two ophthalmologists, Patrick Trevor Roper and Linda Ficker , answer your questions.
Barbara Myers is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines open from 8.0 am
Mountain Mist by jIM HITCHMOUGH
A Fleet Street reporter comes to the Liverpool Garden Festival to do some muck-raking and finds the perfect story, a mountain of topsoil that's gone missing.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester. Stereo
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain Second Round:
West and Midlands
Chairman Robert Robinson Richard Thompson
(industrial civil servant) Humphrey Temperley (farmer)
(administrative officer) Richard Fife
The programme includes Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by LAN GILLIES Producer RICHARD EDIS
Introduced by Dilly Barlow
Homefor Susan : life in a mental hospital, a long way from the people who care, seemed to be Susan's fate a year ago. But a strange web of events, a few small accidents, a question to Tuesday Call, and a lot of determined effort, have led to another home for Susan.
MARGARET HORSFIELD reports. Breakfast at Tiffany's (4)
Twenty-Six in October by NORMAN WALLER with and George and Harry's business partnership, founded with high hopes at the end of World War 11, eventually collapsed into bitter enmity. A hasty challenge to race in a marathon seems destined to prove who is a success and who is a failure.
But there are more important things at stake. along with the crowds of the Plymouth Marathon, June 1985 Directed by ALEC REID BBCBristol. Stereo
The summers of 1926 and 1984 saw the two longest strikes in the history of the South Wales coalfield. They are remembered through miner and striker Idris Davies's The Angry Summer: A Poem of 1926 and the present-day voices of people from the Cynon Valley.
With BOB BLYTHE SUE JONES-DAVIES ,
DONNA EDWARDS and DORIEN THOMAS
Original music composed and performed by FRANK HENNESSY Directed by ANGELA WILLIAMS Stereo
(First broadcast on Radio Wales)
In 1956 Gordon Cooper was among the youngsters at
Ellison Street Junior School photographed after passing their 11-plus exam.
This year they will be 40, having lived their lives in the welfare state introduced by the 1945 Labour Government.
Brought up on free milk and orange juice, they were the promise of post-war Britain - but what kind of people did that promise produce? What effects did the social, cultural and economic changes of the 60s and 70s have on their attitudes, actions and beliefs?
In the first of four programmes Gordon tracks down his classmates for a reunion after nearly 30 years.
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