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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Diana McClatchey.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
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
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Bryan Martin

: News

: Tuesday Call:[number removed]

An opportunity for listeners to express their views and question the experts on a subject of current interest.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines open from 8.0am

: Morning Story

Waving, Not Drowning by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by Rex Holdsworth
For James the early morning swim would have been wholly enjoyable except for one thing - the infuriating behaviour of the bald man.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Rex Holdsworth

: Daily Service

NEM, p 50; Ye holy angels bright (BBC HB 286); Psalm 93;
Ephesians 4, vv 1-14; Lord Jesus, when you dwelt on earth (BP 55) Stereo

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

This Golden Land by DOROTHY OSBORNE
Nona's family move back to
Wales. Her new school, and the other children in the village, fill her with terror.
Directed by JANE DAUNCEY BBC Wales


Unknown: Dorothy Osborne
Directed By: Jane Dauncey
Nona: With Susan Sheridan
Mother: Annest Wiliam
Father: Alan Towner
Pat: Donna Edwards
Miss Davies: Eleanor Thomas
Ivor Philips: Paul Garside
Children.: Rhiannon James
Children.: Anna John
Children.: Geraint Lloyd
Children.: Ioan Gruffudd

: For Schools

11.0 Time and Tune 26: The Prehistoric Monster Show Presented by JOHNNY MORRIS Stereo
11.20 Time to Move Insects: The Ugly Bug Ball Presented by TIM MUNRO (R)
11.40 Musicianship: Early Stages (26) Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES Stereo


Presented By: Johnny Morris
Presented By: Tim Munro
Presented By: Douglas Coombes

: The Living World

On the Good Ship 'Gardyloo' The Firth of Forth used to be heavily polluted, but now
Edinburgh's sewage is taken by boat to be dumped far out at sea. The water in the Firth sparkles; there are more puffins and gannets, but fewer sea-ducks.
Michael Scott takes a cruise on the sewage vessel Gardyloo to see how the estuary has changed.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Michael Scott
Producer: John Harrison

: You and Yours

Pattie Coldwell with the latest news and advice for consumers.


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell

: Brain of Britain 1986

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain. First Round: Scotland
Chairman Robert Robinson Ian Cameron
(retired headmaster) Robert Close
(architectural historian)
Andrew Miller (lecturer)
George Beggs
(retired civil servant)
The programme includes Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Ian Cameron
Unknown: Andrew Miller
Unknown: George Beggs
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Andrew McAndrew and Grandad's Fiddle by BERNARD MACLAVERTY Stereo (R)
2.5 History: Not So Long Ago 6: Looking Ahead A teachers' preview programme, featuring the topics to be covered in next year's History Long Ago. Producer ELERI JONES Stereo
2.25 Popalong (6) Presented by ROY CASTLE Written by ROBERT PENMAN Stereo
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) The Dolphin and the White Ship by RUTH MANNING SANDARS adapted by EDWARD KELSEY (R)


Unknown: Andrew McAndrew
Presented By: Roy Castle
Written By: Robert Penman
Unknown: Ruth Manning
Adapted By: Edward Kelsey

: Woman's Hour

and Sue MacGregor invite you to join them for an action-packed session.
Serial: Sisters by Rite (5)


Unknown: Sue MacGregor

: The Afternoon Play

Gwent Theatre in Funny Boys by CHARLES WAY with and The rise of those cheery Welsh comics, Tom and Twp, is remembered by Tom Perry as he sits all alone in his
Australian dressing-room.
0 HEAR THIS: page 16


Unknown: Tom Perry
Music By: Christine Blanchard
Directed By: Adrian Mourby
Tom Perry: Gary Meredith
Twp: Andrew Rivers
Lucy: Diana Cox
Anwen: Elizabeth Pearce
Bryn: John Lovat
Nurse: Eve Chandler

: News

: The Local Network

Paul Heiney , with the help of the BBC's Local Radio newsrooms all over the country, gets a fresh perspective on a topic of current interest. Producer DAVID BENNETT Editor TIM PITT


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Producer: David Bennett
Editor: Tim Pitt

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Phil Longman


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Phil Longman

: The Six O'Clock News

With CLIVE ROSLIN including Financial Report

: Comedy Playhouse

A series of five comedies 1: Split-level Detached Stereo

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: File on 4 Reporter Liz Donnelly



Producer: Max Easterman
Editor: Brian Walker

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre, to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery.


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julian Brown

: The Tuesday Feature

Like No Place on Earth The story of the Island of Surtsey
In November 1963 fishermen sailing off the south coast of Iceland saw smoke rising from the ocean. A volcanic eruption had split open the seabed. Ash and steam followed the smoke.
Later came molten lava. The Island of Surtsey was born.
Today, it is a black, apparently lifeless, mound in the North
Atlantic. Sightseers are banned. but, with the help of scientists and nearby islanders, Margaret Horsfield made the trip, to discover an eerie unspoilt world which is still a battleground for the forces of nature.
Producer PETER WINDOWS BBC Birmingham
0 HEAR THIS! page 16


Unknown: Margaret Horsfield

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]. Lines open from 8.30 to 10.0pm Free quarterly bulletin from:
R[address removed]
(Sendfour8! * 12 SAEs for a year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White

: A Sideways Look At ...

by Anthony Smith


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Christopher Cook Producer CARROLL MOORE


Presented By: Christopher Cook
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Under the Net (7)

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: Students' Magazine
11.50 The State and Economic Intervention

: News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-timeBroadcasting

Radio History: A-level An Unsuitable Job for a Woman? Written and presented by DR ANGELA JOHN


Presented By: Dr Angela John

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