Presented by Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
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7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
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7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
9.5 Noticeboard TONY BARNFIELD samples the Primary Music Course
9.10 A Service for Schools El Dorado Story by ARTHUR SCHOLEY
9.30 Secondary English 11-14 Introducing Susan Cooper (1)
9.50 First Steps in Drama 5: Saxons and Normans Learning to Live Together (3) by DEIRDRE GRIFFIN Presented by CRAWFORD LOGAN Stereo
10.25 Maths - with a Story! Fractions Happy Birthday to Zoo! by GORDON SNELL
There's nothing as disarming as a female hyena travelling incognito, especially if you happen to be an under-sized male. Peter France takes a closer look at the tomboy of the African plains.
Producer GEORGE MONBIOT BBCBristol
Black-cloaked riders of the night; brides of Satan - some of the images that spring to mind when thinking of witches.
Were the witches of old really clinging to the vestiges of a long-forgotten pagan religion, or persecuted because the world was afraid of powerful women? Roald Dahl ,
Lady Antonia Fraser and Keith Thomas are among those who tell Jenny Cuffe why the figure of the witch still has such a hold on the imagination of both children and adults.
Producer SALLY FELDMAN
The Arithmetic of Success Written and read by Sam McAughtry
Frank McAuley had been born and reared against a background of numeracy. His mother taught maths in a select girls' school, and his father was a city-based stockbroker. Mona, Frank's sister, was an agricultural economist whose idea of light conversation was to compare the gross margins to be obtained from winter wheat with those accruing from oil seed rape.
Producer KATHRYN PORTER BBC Northern Ireland
Roger Cook investigates allegations that some trans-national drug companies are endangering world health.
He reports from South-East Asia on the problems there and the threat they pose to the West. Producer KEN Vass (R) Revised
11.0 Noticeboard TONY BARNFIELD'S mid-term bulletin of Secondary School Radio News
11.5 In the News A weekly look at what's new, what's in the news and what the news is all about. Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News. BBC School Radio, Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA Message machine [number removed]
11.30 Wavelength TVEI The Technical and Vocational Education Centre at Hereford Presented by ANDY PEEBLES Stereo
1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: King Jolly and the Hallowe 'en Party
2.5 The Song Tree
5: The North Wind Blows and Skeletons Talk Presenters ROSIE CROSS and BILL MARTIN from PYEWACKETT Written by BARRY GIBSON. Stereo
2.20 Living Language The Tree House Written and told by GEORGE LAYTON
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series Presented by LIBBY FAWBERT
Introduced by Mary Marquis
Cancer is the word which most people fear, very often because their information is limited or out of date. Today BACUP is launched -an organisation to help cancer patients and their families with information, advice and positive thinking. Serial: The Bonsai Tree (6)
A Fine and Private Place by SHAUN PRENDERGAST with Anne Jameson as Parker and Shelagh Stephenson as Kim Old ladies can be a bit demanding, as Kim discovers at the Parker Rest Home. But when they hear that the home is to be opened to men, the ladies beg Kim to take a stand. What has she let herself in for?
Harriet Waites ....KATHLEEN HELME Sadie Hanlan. ..........JEAN HEYWOOD Norah West. ............LIZZIE MCKENZIE Saxophone played by KATHY STOBART Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER. Stereo
Ginger Beer and Giant Peaches Kate Fenton visits the wonderland of children's books, past and present; talks to best-selling author Roald Dahl and joins the Children's Book Train as it journeys to woo the young readers of Milton Keynes. Producer FRAN ACHESON
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm) Written by GRAHAM HARVEY 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 BBC Bristol
Send your letters to:
Any Answers? BBC, Bristol BS82LR
'My dad blamed me for it. I felt I was doing wrong. He said, "You enjoy it, you encouraged me when you were little." He piled on all that guilt to make sure I wouldn't tell.'
(Khadija, aged 16, abused by her father since she was 7)
'What I didn't know was that when I was 14, he moved on to my younger brother and then to my youngest brother and then to my nephews. Very few of the males in my family escaped.' (Martin, abused by his stepfather)
Some evidence would suggest
:R that as many as one adult in ten :R was sexually abused as a child - G the vast majority by a relative or someone they knew. t Jenni Mills presents the :K recorded testimony of victims G and offenders and chairs a d phone-in discussion with Drs Arnon Bentovim and Richard Johnson (Incest Crisis Line) Call [number removed] Lines open at 7.0 pm ;y Producer CHRIS LONGLEY
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