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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Rev Myra Blyth.

: Today

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


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

: News

: For Schools

9.5 Noticeboard Up to Eight.... Presented by TONY BARNFIELD Stereo
9 10 A Service for Schools Caring for Children 1: Dr Barnardo
9 30 Secondary English: 11-14 Empty World by JOHN CHRISTOPHER adapted by KARA MAY (3)
9.50 First Steps in Drama Theseus
5: On the Island of Naxos Presented by ALAN PARNABY Written by ALAN LAMBERT (R)
10.10 Playtime
10 25 Country Dancing Stage I Introduced by JOHN TETHER (5) (R)


Presented By: Tony Barnfield
Unknown: John Christopher
Adapted By: Kara May
Presented By: Alan Parnaby
Written By: Alan Lambert
Introduced By: John Tether

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway join a band of vigilantes in an isolated Sussex village who are ready to try anything in their battle for badgers. Plus wildlife news Producer GEORGE MONBIOT BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: George Monbiot

: Influences

In the last of five programmes, Bernard Rutherford talks to Dr Jonathan Miller and Dr David Owen


Talks: Bernard Rutherford
Unknown: Dr Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Dr David Owen

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts visits the Public Health Laboratory Service.


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Morning Story

The Devil's Own Hound by CHARLES BURNELL
Read by Paul Young
'Fluid motion transformed the ugly hound into a graceful dancer, weaving effortlessly, mirroring the hare's desperate choreography. Fences, hedges, burns and dykes - Xena would leap them all, mercurial and fearless.'
Producer BRUCE YOUNG BBC Scotland


Unknown: Charles Burnell
Read By: Paul Young
Producer: Bruce Young

: Daily Service

from St Malachy's College, Belfast
A Reconciling People Song of the Ephesians (Marchionda); Psalm 1
(Gelineau); Pater Sancte (Taize)

: For Schools

11.0 Noticeboard News for Secondary School teachers with TONY BARNFIELD Stereo
11.5 In the News A weekly look at what's new, what's in the news and what the news is all about. Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News, BBC School Radio, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA Message machine [number removed]
11.30 Wavelength Armed Forces Who joins and what's it like? Presented by ANDY PEEBLES Stereo


Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Andy Peebles

: Analysis: The Pace of Change

3: The Prospects

: Tradesman's Entrance

Phil Smith offers an idiosyncratic insight into the pains and precious few pleasures involved in setting up your own business. 4: Recipe for Success BBC Manchester


Unknown: Phil Smith

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard For Fact Sheet No 5 write to:
You and Yours, BBC, Room 726 Broadcasting House London WIA 1AA


Presented By: John Howard

: Transatlantic Quiz

Last in the present series

: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day


Presented By: Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today: Bopper and the Roadworks by JANET SORENSEN (R)
2.5 The Song Tree
5: Rock "n' Roll River Written by BARRY GIBSON. Stereo
2.20 Living Language War Poems Poetry chosen and presented by ADRIAN MITCHELL With JONATHAN PRYCE PETER MARINKER. ELIZABETH PROUD Stereo
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series for schools and colleges Presented by LIBBY FAWBERT


Unknown: Janet Sorensen
Written By: Barry Gibson.
Presented By: Adrian Mitchell
Unknown: Jonathan Pryce
Unknown: Peter Marinker.
Unknown: Elizabeth Proud
Presented By: Libby Fawbert

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Can a 4-year-old be racially prejudiced? How early do children notice racial differences? And what can be done to provide a positive, healthy, multi-racial environment for pre-school infants?
YASMN ALIBHAI reports. Serial:
Three Scottish Short Stories by NAOMI MITCHISON abridged by JANET QUIGLEY Read by Jennifer Piercey 1: The Sea Horse
'It was after the sea horse was killed that things began to go badly. It is not just that the laird was killed as well as the horse. That was not the whole of it.' (Music: Carpenter's Adventures in a Perambulator)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Yasmn Alibhai
Stories By: Naomi Mitchison
Abridged By: Janet Quigley
Read By: Jennifer Piercey

: The Afternoon Play

Old Alliances by TREVOR ROYLE with and After years as a successful tea-planter in Assam,
Andrew Proctor retires in high hopes to his native Scotland, to the life of a landed gentleman. But it is 1936: a difficult time to come home.
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland. Stereo


Unknown: Trevor Royle
Unknown: Andrew Proctor
Directed By: Patrick Rayner
Andrew Proctor: Michael Elder
Jenny Wauchope: Siobhan Redmond
Duncan Reid: Benny Young
Oliphant: Paul Young
Planters: Iain Agnew
Planters: Robert Ellis
Clubmen: Andrew Dallmeyer
Clubmen: Sandy Neilson

: News

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies talks to the travel writer Jonathan Raban about his widely acclaimed first novel, Foreign Land. And Anne Catchpole finds out whether the poems and songs of Rabindranath Tagore are as widely read and well-loved by Bengalis in Britain as they are in India.
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Talks: Hunter Davies
Unknown: Jonathan Raban
Unknown: Anne Catchpole
Unknown: Rabindranath Tagore
Producer: Angela Hind

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday's programme at ft 45pm)

: PM

Presented by Susannah Simons and Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With CLJVE ROSLIN including Financial Report


Unknown: Cljve Roslin

: My Word!


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: 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 BBCBristol
Send your letters to: Any Answers?
BBC. BristolBS82LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone

: Pilgrimage

Guarded by birds, the gaunt rock that is Skellig Michael is the last piece of Ireland before the open Atlantic. On this holiest of all holy Irish places can still be seen the beehive cells of the ninth-century monks. The monks are long gone, and the mystery and magic of this uninhabited place now lies in its atmosphere. Frank Delaney , with two friends, took the boat to Skellig. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Skellig Michael
Unknown: Frank Delaney

: Pillars of Society

Britain's ills are often attributed to an inability to adapt to change. But is change possible if the country's leading institutions remain set in their ways?
A critical look at six pillars of society, outwardly powerful, but facing the insecurity of being misunderstood by a sceptical public.
3: The Inland Revenue Nick Clarke looks at an institution vital to government, unloved by the public, and in the throes of organisational change. Despite the attractions of better pay and perks offered by commerce and industry, he finds a hard core of dedicated civil servants.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.0am)


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Harry Schneider

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presented by John Mills Living with MS
Joy Flouch has a job and her own flat and is determined not to give in to this disease. This evening she talks frankly about her lifestyle, and hopes her attitude will encourage others. Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC, Broadcasting House London W1A 4WW Phone [number removed](10.0am-5.0pm)


Presented By: John Mills
Unknown: Joy Flouch

: Glyn Worsnip

: Kaleidoscope

Christopher Bigsby presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, film, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Producer CARROLL MOORE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4. 30pm)


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

But For Bunter (4)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw
National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio History: 14-16 A Protestant and a Catholic family in Northern Ireland Presented by MARGARET PERCY


Presented By: Margaret Percy

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