Presented by Brian Redhead and Michael Stewart
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
Mrs Lebansky by HILL SLAVID Read by Cyril Shaps
Mrs Lebansky lives in the flat upstairs. She's a friendly woman with many visitors - mainly men. The young narrator is distinctly curious! Producer MITCH RAPER
A year ago Class 5R of Lawnswood Comprehensive
School in Leeds were receiving exam results. As school-leavers they were worried about jobs, about money and about becoming adults. In a special series in the You and Yours programme over the last 12 months, Chris Hawksworth has watched their progress - some have found jobs, others have found themselves homeless, and one has become a parent. Now he brings events up-to-date with a reunion for The Class of 84. Producer BILL MORRIS
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Radio 4 summer sale. Slight seconds of live comedy show reducedto clear. With Nick Wilton Helen Lederer , Steve Brown and Clive Mantle
Written by ARNOLD BROWN HUNTER AND
DOCHERTY JAMES HENDRIE , PAUL B. DAVIES
MURRY. RIX, WILTON, ROGER PLANER and others
Music by STEVE BROWN Producer JAMIE RIX (R)
Introduced from Manchester by Helen Boaden
How should we treat young offenders? Does the punishment fit the crime?
PROFESSOR NORMAN TUTT of Lancaster University is the UK's representative on an international committee of experts studying attitudes to juvenile crime throughout
Europe. He's worried about the increasing tendency to imprison young people and the high re-conviction rate.
But in Staffordshire police are running a holiday scheme which they claim has reduced the local juvenile crime rate. Producer LIZ CARNEY BBC Manchester
Serial: In a Beautiful Pea-Green Boat (4)
The final episode of the classic novels of adventure and romance by R. L. STEVENSON dramatised in ten parts by CATHERINE L. CZERKAWSKA
Travels in Holland David Balfour has resolved to study law in Holland and sets sail from the port of Leith for Rotterdam in the company of Catriona, bound there too, to join her exiled father.
Music played by BILLY JACKSON BILLY ROSS and JOHN MARTIN Technical presentation by GREGOR GRAHAM. RICHARD KENT and ANNE DIACK
Directed by MARILYN IMRIE BBC Scotland
Stereo (Starting on Sunday Howards End byE. M. Forster )
A series of four documentaries in which a contemporary moral or religious topic is investigated.
2: The Flowers of the Desert
For Egypt's six million Copts 1985 has been a year of celebration. On 1 January Pope Shenouda III was released from internal exile and returned to Cairo to resume his duties.
Reporter Bernard Jackson met Pope Shenouda and found him and his church in good spirits. Producer FRANCES GUMLEY (R)
An entertainment in words and music as David Barlow ,
Peter Christie , Miles Kington and Alan Maryon-Davis make the attempt to be reasonably together again with special guest Gregory Carmichael Producer RICHARD EDIS (R) Stereo
A portrait of Sir Hamilton Harty
The fifth of six programmes about great British conductors, compiled and written by BRYAN CRIMP
Narrated by John Rowe
Sir Hamilton Harty was an exact contemporary of Sir Thomas Beecham and in the opinion of many no less distinguished as a musician. But today he is largely forgotten and his few recordings are mostly on worn 78s. He was an ardent champion of Berlioz and it was Harty who conducted the premiere performances of Walton's First Symphony.
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK (R)
The last of three programmes Songs, sketches and monologues - a selection of the best of the 1985 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, recorded at the Fringe Club.
Producers PAUL SPENCER and JENNIE CAMPBELL
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 5.25pm) Stereo
followed by an interlude
In order to carry out essential maintenance work, the Droitwich Transmitter will be switched off next
Wednesday 4 September.
There will be no medium wave transmission on Radios 1,2 and 3 in the Midlands, and no long wave transmission on Radio 4 in the whole of England and Wales.
VHF/FM transmissions will continue as usual, so don't panic if your radio is silent - just switch to VHF/FM, if it is available to you. This of course always enhances your listening, since programmes can be heard in stereo.
Shipping forecasts - normally transmitted on Radio 4 long wave - will be broadcast by Coastal Radio stations and BBC Local Radio stations.
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