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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Timpson
Read By: Bryan Martin
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: The Haunted Major

Part 3

: News

: Midweek: Libby Purves



Producer: Victor Lewis Smith

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Stockton-on-Tees Cleveland

: Morning Story

Nell written and read by John Halstead


Read By: John Halstead
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: Daily Service

NEM, p 54: Come down. 0 love divine (BBC HB 149); Te Deum: Acts 2, vv 1-11; Spirit of mercy, truth and grace (BBC HB 163) Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Music Workshop The Sleeping Beauty (1) With IAN HUMPHRIS Producer PETER HUTCHINGS
11.25 Junior Drama Workshop 1: Junior Drama What? by ALAN LAMBERT and BRIAN SCOTT-HUGHES Presented by LEE GALPIN. Stereo
11.45 Radio Club


Producer: Peter Hutchings
Unknown: Alan Lambert
Presented By: Lee Galpin.

: Workforce

A quarterly report on the world of employment introduced by Brian Redhead.
In the face of relentless competition, British business is under pressure to invest in a better trained and more adaptable workforce. But how is management coping with change? Are managers themselves ready to face the challenge? Brian Redhead examines the state of management training and reports on recent developments in the world of work.
0 HELPLINES: page 91


Introduced By: Brian Redhead.
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Atkinson
Producer: Christopher Stone

: Piano Portrait

Patricia Carroll introduces and plays music from her Victorian collection of pieces composed by famous pianists of the day. This week: Teresa Carreno Producer ANDREW MUSSETT


Introduces: Patricia Carroll
Unknown: Teresa Carreno
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: You and Yours

Presented by Pattie Coldwell


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell

: Shadows of Doubt

by PALMA HARCOl'RT dramatised in six parts by NEVILLE TELLER
3: Black King to White Castle
An escape. A death. An arrival.
Directed by CHRISTOPHER YENNING (Moray Watson is in Two Into One at the Shaflesbury Theatre. London.)


Directed By: Christopher Yenning
Directed By: Moray Watson
Neil Tarrent: Simon Hewitt
Col Bonalov: David March
Sir Patrick Cordar: Moray Watson
Clara Kenmare: Jill Balcon
John Kenmare: Michael Ross
Simon Mont/George: Ronald Herdman
Bill Peterson, the pilot: David Learner
Smith: Brian Smith
Anna: Catherine Willmer
Helen Kenmare: Nancy Gair
Mrs Smith: Tessa Worsley

: The World at One: News

Presented by John Sergeant


Presented By: John Sergeant

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Fishfingers and Custard by JANE HOLIDAY
2.5 Looking at Nature Seasonal Changes The first of a new series of programmes recorded on location suggesting easy to follow activities for young Natural Investigators. Teachers will find the illustrated notes helpful in planning their practical work. Producer MIKE HOWARTH. Stereo
0 SUPPLEMENT: page 23
2.20 Quest A Jewish Family Producer GEOFF MARSHALL-TAYLOR
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry) Make Believe by GARETH OWEN Producer paddy BECHELY
2.50 Something to Think About The Two Lost Rabbits by ZOE BAILEY Producer PADDY BECHELY


Producer: Mike Howarth.
Unknown: Gareth Owen
Producer: Paddy Bechely
Unknown: Zoe Bailey
Producer: Paddy Bechely

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: singer and entertainer. Cilia Black, who rose to fame as part of the 'Mersey Sound' in the 60s.
Serial: Persuasion by JANE AUSTEN abridged in 12 episodes by MEG CLARKE
Read by Janet Suzman (12) (Music: Benjamin's Cotillon)


Unknown: MacGregor Guest
Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Meg Clarke
Read By: Janet Suzman

: The Afternoon Play

A Private Grief devised by JAMES RUNCIE and the cast
By 1802 Beethoven was fully aware of the problems his deafness might cause: the resulting isolation, and his intense desire to withdraw from society, made his life increasingly turbulent, difficult and lonely. Yet from that position of solitude came some of the finest music ever written.
Musical advice and piano JOANNA MACGREGOR
Directed by JAMES RUNCIE. Stereo * HEAR THIS! page 27


Unknown: James Runcie
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Directed By: James Runcie.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Mike Gwilym
Anna: Mia Soteriou
Doctor: Graham Blockey
Annalena/Antonie: Jenny Funnell
Herr Schiller: David Garth
Bettina Brentano: Melinda Walker

: Time for Verse

Poems selected by the poet and novelist John Wain Readers DIANA BISHOP


Unknown: John Wain
Unknown: Readers Diana Bishop
Unknown: Geoffrey Collins
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Producer: Alec Reid

: File on 4

: Story Time

Just Williams (8)

: PM

Presented by Susannah Simons and Robert Williams continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Susannah Simons
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: My Music

John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Programme devised by TONYSHRYANEandEDWARDJ. MASON Producer PETE ATKIN (Re-broadcast tomorrow at 12.27pm) Stereo


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Producer: Pete Atkin

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrowat 1.40pm)

: Your Move or Mine?

When you buy a leasehold property, you are suddenly back in the land of tenants and landlords. What rights and responsibilities have you - or the freeholder - got? When you come to the problem of insurance where do his responsibilities end? Have you got a front door to call your own? With Bill Breckon and financial expert Tom Tickell. Producer HELEN ROBSON
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9.35 am)


Unknown: Bill Breckon
Unknown: Tom Tickell.
Producer: Helen Robson
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: Antony Hopkins Talking about Music

Each week Antony Hopkins explores a different musical work or topic.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER. Stereo


Producer: Derek Drescher.

: From Our Own Correspondent - The World 30 Years On

Celebrating the 30th birthday of the foreign affairs programme that's now an institution, the BBC's former Diplomatic Correspondent,
Angus McDermid , browses through the archives to see how the world and perceptions of it have changed since the 1950s.
Joined by some of the BBC's present team of foreign correspondents, he explores the stories that have remained in the forefront, like East-West conflict, and remembering those that have become history, like the Vietnam War.


Unknown: Angus McDermid
Producer: Zareer Masani

: Around the Coast of Car

Tom Salmon on the finai stages of his journey. It takes him from St Anthony Head to Ream Head. Hetravels by way of Mevagissey, a china clay quarry near St
Austell, to Fowey and then to Looe and the headquarters of the Shark Fishing Club of Great Britain and a sanctuary for rare monkeys.
Series sound recordist HUGH PEARSON Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11. 0) Stereo


Unknown: Hugh Pearson
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Kaleidoscope

Presented byNatalie Wheen. Producer Richard BANNERMAN


Producer: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at

For Whom the Bell Tolls (8)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Tim Llewellyn


Presenter: Tim Llewellyn

: Enterprise

Following the 1985 Small-Business Competition.
Marjorie Lofthouse visits the winning company. Susie Madron 's Holidays of Manchester, which specialises in cycling packages to France. Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham (R)


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Susie Madron

: Open University

11.30 Rights and Wrongs of Modern Art: 2
11.50 Control of Education

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

A-level English A Passage to India A commentary compiled by RICHARD TAMES (1)

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