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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Daniel Mullins

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: John Timpson
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Bryan Martin

: News

: The Living World

A magazine edition with a round-up of new wildlife books and further adventures of radio-tracked badger No 1360. How is the 18-month-old male coping with cats, dogs, urban foxes and local gardeners?
Presented by Peter France Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol


Presented By: Peter France

: For Schools

9.5 Noticeboard TONY BARNFIELD previews Introducing Science
9.10 A Service for Schools Life Report (2) SYBIL PHOENIX
9.30 Secondary English 11-14 Treasure Island by R. L. STEVENSON 2: The Voyage (R)
9.50 First Steps in Drama
8: Space Quest: The Voice (3) Presented by PETER SEARLES (R)
10.10 Playtime
10.25 Maths - with a Story! Exploring Area The Muddleville Campers by GORDON SNELL (R)


Unknown: Sybil Phoenix
Unknown: R. L. Stevenson
Presented By: Peter Searles
Unknown: Gordon Snell

: In Business

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story

Dirty Money
Written and read by Harry Towb 'My father was Russian and a free thinker. When I was a boy in Belfast, I used to think he was getting something for nothing. Maybe he was, at that. He left me many dictums which still run around my head. One in particular remains an echo. "If you have to work for someone else, be the foreman."' Producer CHRIS SPURR BBC Northern Ireland


Read By: Harry Towb

: An Act of Worship


: For Schools

11.0 Noticeboard TONY BARNFIELD with news for English teachers in secondary schools
11.5 In the News Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE
11.30 Wavelength The Stevenage Youth Training Scheme Presented by ANDY PEEBLES. Stereo


Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Andy Peebles.

: The Labours of Hercules

Vincent Kane follows Hercules' further adventures in Britain in the summer of 1985. Producer ELI WILLIAMS. BBC Wales


Unknown: Vincent Kane

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard
For Fact Sheet No 47, write to: You and Yours, BBC, Room 726, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Presented By: John Howard

: My Music


: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day


Presented By: Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: When Willy Went to the Wedding by JUDITH KERR (R)
2.5 The Song Tree
8: Teacups, Teapots, Teaspoons, Kettles Presented by rosie CROSS and LAN CARTER with PYEWACKETT Written by BARRY GIBSON. Stereo
2.20 Living Language Guilt and Gingerbread (2) bVLEONGARFIELD adapted by KARA MAY
2.40 Newscast Presented by LIBBY FAWBERT


Unknown: Judith Kerr
Presented By: Rosie Cross
Written By: Barry Gibson.
Adapted By: Kara May
Presented By: Libby Fawbert

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Rey's Syndrome is a rare disease which affects children. It can be fatal. Its causes are not fully understood, but one theory is that it is linked to taking aspirin. JENNY CUFFE investigates. Serial:
The Journal of Edwin Carp (9)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Jenny Cuffe

: The Afternoon Play

A Pillar of the Society by J. C. WILSHER with and After the annual audit of a building society, the chairman is found dead. The auditors find the society's funds deficient by E7 million. An inspector is appointed by the Chief Registrar of Friendly Societies and the unusual lifestyle of the chairman begins to emerge....
Directed by BRIAN DEAN. Stereo (R)


Directed By: Brian Dean.
Edward Ingram: Laurence Naismith
the Inspector: Frank Thornton
Colin Deeping: James Bryce
Wendy: Carole Boyd
EricGoodwin: Peter Tuddenham
Dorothy Whitworth: Rosalind Adams
Iris Ingram: Kathleen Helme
Maud Ingram: Hllda Schroder
Alfred Saggs: Clifford Parrish
MrFiddick: Mlchael Bilton
Graham Craddock: Eric Allan
Mr Gifford: David Gooderson
Mr Smith: Nigel Graham

: News

: Bookshelf

How do books get into bookshops? This week
Hunter Da vies follows a publisher's representative as he peddles his wares.
Plus a portrait of the poet and writer Stephen Spender. Producer NIGEL ACHESON


Unknown: Stephen Spender.
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday programme at 9.45pm)

: PM

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


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world, including Financial Report


Unknown: Harriet Cass

: News

: The Archers

BBC Birmingham


Written by: Joanna Toye
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Fiona Mathieson
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Richard Adamson: Richard Carrington
Dorothy Adamson: Heather Barrett
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Sophie Barlowe: Moir Leslie

: Any Answers?

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: AnyAnswers?BBC, BnstolBS82LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone

: Books that Changed the World

Ian Fleming 's collection of first editions.
This week, Heather Brigstocke , High Mistress of St Paul 's Girls' School in London, discusses Sigmund Freud 's
The Interpretation of Dreams with Dr Jonathan Miller and Dr Charles Rycroft.
Series devised by HOWARD THOMAS Producer MAGGIE REDFERN


Unknown: Ian Fleming
Unknown: Heather Brigstocke
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Dr Charles Rycroft.
Unknown: Howard Thomas
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: Spain - Ten Years On: 2: Democracy on Trial

A series of six programmes on modern Spain presented by Robert Graham.
The greatest test of Spain's fledgling democracy came on 23 February 1981, when
Parliament was held to ransom as part of an attempted coup. Robert Graham relives the events of that traumatic night and examines the motives that lay behind it. He also charts the course of political change in Spain from Franco's dictatorship to a freely-elected Socialist government.


Presenter: Robert Graham
Producer: Christopher Stone

: Profile

Alexei Sayle has made a career out of abuse. He stands on stage and makes people laugh at his objects of hatred. Since his first appearance on stage six years ago, he's written a book, broadcast on radio and appeared on television and in films. Sally Hardcastle presents a profile of this aggressive comedian. Producer MARY ROBERTS


Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Sally Hardcastle
Producer: Mary Roberts

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with country-wide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presented by John Mills Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW Phone [number removed](10.0am-5.0pm)


Presented By: John Mills
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Glyn Worsnip

(Broadcaston Monday at 8.43am)

: Kaleidoscope

Vessels of Civilisation
Earlier this month one of the most splendid British country houses opened to the public for the first time - in Washington. Inside the National Gallery, 35,000 square feet have been transformed into Tudor and Jacobean rooms, a sculpture rotunda, a Gothic library and a dining room, to house over
700 treasures from the private collections of Britain. John
Jacob reports from Washington on an exhibition that covers 500 years of private collection. Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN


Producer: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

Plain or Ringlets?
14: The Grand Inquisition

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Working in an Office Programme 1 Written and presented byJOHNHALKIN

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