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: News Briefing

6.10* Prelude
BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Farming Today



Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

with Bernard Jackson


Unknown: Bernard Jackson

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

Lord Melchett takes
David Richardson on a guided tour of an award-winning farm trail in Norfolk.
(Revised re-broadcast on August Bank Holiday Monday at 7.20pm)


Unknown: David Richardson
Producer: Allan Wright

: In Perspective

with Rosemary Hartill


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: Down to Earth

Mike Hollingworth talks to Alan Titchmarsh.


Talks: Mike Hollingworth
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: News

8.10 Today's Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)

: Sport on 4

Will Liverpool win the First
Division title again? Will Lendl and Mandlikova come out top in the US Open again?
Will Cram and Thompson be the best in Europe again?
Will Gerald Williams remember to set his alarm clock? Producer PETER GRIFFITHS


Unknown: Gerald Williams
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: News

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue How to Set Out a Cast List

MBrooketaylor Will Ierushton Step Hen Frybarr Ycryer ttocS wehttaM namriahC
Producer PA;L MAYHEW-ARCHER Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday at 12.27pm)

: A Sideways Look At....

by Anthony Smith (R)


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: News Stand

Presenter Martin Wainwright Producer ELAINE BEDELL


Presenter: Martin Wainwright
Producer: Elaine Bedell

: Talking Politics

The Challenge of Democracy In his third programme,
Geoffrey Goodman talks to experts in city and regional government. How can ordinary people be given a greater say in the organisation of their local affairs and to what extent does central government undermine local democracy?


Talks: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Harry Schneider

: Loose Ends

unravelled, dangled or tied up by Ned Sherrin and the likes of Robert Elms, Victoria Mather and Stephen Fry. Plus
Nigel Farrell 's Great Bus Journeys of Our Time and the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Victoria Mather
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Simon Shaw
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections on life and politics abroad


Producer: Marifi CmcOte

: A Small Country Living

Jeanine McMullen finds the stock, tells the tales, learns the secrets and shares the delights of living in rural Britain.
Producer MARY PRICE. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast on August Bank Holiday Monday at 10.0am)


Unknown: Jeanine McMullen

: After Henry

in The Romantic Approach
'It's amazing how much harm winning a war does for the moral fibre of a nation. I mean, you'd never have seen Winston Churchill walking around with a personal stereo.'
Written by SIMON BRETT Producer PETE ATKIN
(Re-broadcast on August Bank Holiday Monday at 6.30pm)


Written By: Simon Brett
Producer: Pete Atkin
Sarah: Prunella Scales
Eleanor: With Joan Sanderson
Russell: Benjamin Whitrow
Clare: Gerry Cowper
Aubrey: Lockwood West
Delivery boy: David Learner

: News

: Devon Journeys

Tom Salmon travels by steam train to Buckfastleigh, visits
Buckfast Abbey and then goes on to Dartmoor - the last great wilderness in Britain.

: The Afternoon Play

A wealthy industrialist has just been released from kidnap, a ransom paid. He is back in the bosom of his home: wife, son, daughter and an ancient countrywoman, his mother. But the family tensions are enormous....
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY Stereo
(Timothy West is in 'When We Are Married' at the Whitehall Theatre, London)


Directed By: Richard Wortley
Unknown: Timothy West
Michael, the father: Timothy West
Jeannie, the wife: Elizabeth Bell
Greg, the son: Paul Brightwell
Katrina, the daughter: Deborah Makepeace
Gail, the mother: Pauline Letts

: The Saturday Feature

Hopping Down in Kent
The high point of the summer for thousands of East Enders between the wars was the six weeks they spent picking hops in Kent. It was a working holiday and might even have provided enough money to buy clothes for the winter. The locals saw it as a massive invasion and as a colourful landmark in the agricultural year.
Compiled by ROY APPS with the producer PETER HOARE
(Re-broadcast Wednesday 11.0 am)
9 HEAR THIS! page 15


Producer: Peter Hoare

: Options

4.0 Never the Same Again (R) (Details on Wednesday at 7.45pm)
4.30 Not Another Diet Programme A series of six programmes With DR ALAN MARYON DAVIS 5: Dinner Is Served! Alan and cookery writer JACKIE APPLEBEE sample the delights of haute cuisine. Producer SARAH ROWLANDS BBC Birmingham (R)
5.0 Modern European Authors 7: Manuel Vázquez Montalban Novelist, essayist, dramatist, poet and 'gastronome' - Manuel Vazquez Montalban is one of post-Franco Spain's most successful writers. His sense of humour and love of good food are often in evidence, and he is best known for his thrillers featuring the satirical private eye and gourmet, Pepe Carvalho. Presented by PETER WILLIAM EVANS Reader JOHN TALBOT Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R)
5.30 Back on Course All over Britain mature people of all ages are 'going back to school' to pick up new skills and improve job prospects. In the last of six programmes MARGARET KORVING finds out from some of them what they are doing and why. For a tree information sheet send sae to: Back on Course [address removed]
0 LEARNING AT HOME: pages 11-14


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Producer: Sarah Rowlands
Unknown: Vazquez Montalban
Unknown: Pepe Carvalho.
Presented By: Peter William Evans

: I Should Say So

A series of five programmes by ALLEN SADDLER with Michael Williams as Robb Wilton 1: The Poltergeist


Unknown: Allen Saddler
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: Robb Wilton

: The Living World

Presented by Peter France


Presented By: Peter France

: Asnacts of the Fringe

Part Two
Songs, sketches and stand-up - a selection of the best of the 1986 Edinburgh r esuvai fringe, recorded at the Fringe Club
Presented by Paul B. Davies


Presented By: Paul B. Davies

: News

With BRIAN PERKINS including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Former Bradford headmaster Ray Honeyford
(Details on Wednesday at 9.5am LW)


Unknown: Ray Honeyford

: Saturday-Night Theatre: Leave it to Psmith

by P.G. Wodehouse dramatised by Michael Bakewell
with John Gielgud as the Author, Michael Hordern as Lord Emsworth, Joan Greenwood as Lady Constance and Simon Ward as Psmith
Blandings stands as ever, bathed in fragrant and gentle summer. Love shimmers, skulduggery lurks. Lord Emsworth desperately attempts to escape the efficient Baxter and the place seems rife with poets doing poems. Then, of course, someone steals that necklace...
Stereo (R)


Author: P.G. Wodehouse
Dramatised by: Michael Bakewell
Director: Peter King
The Author: John Gielgud
Lord Emsworth: Michael Hordern
Lady Constance: Joan Greenwood
Psmith: Simon Ward
Baxter: Christopher Godwin
Freddie: David Troughton
Joe Keeble: Bryan Pringle
Beach: Ellis Dale
Eve: Caroline Langrishe
Miss Peavey: Zoe Wanamaker
Cootes: Stuart Milligan
McTodd: Peter Marinker
Susan: Alex Marshall
Briggs: Alan Dudley
Newspaper employee: Haydn Wood
Flowered waistcoat: Michael Spice
Snuff-coloured suit: George Parsons
Waiter: Ronald Herdman
Young lady: Patience Tomlinson
Young man: Spencer Banks

: Dakar's Half Dozen

Presented by Richard Baker Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo


Presented By: Richard Baker
Producer: Jane Bevan.

: Thriller!: Coffin on the Water: 2: The Shape of the Murderer

by Gwendoline Butler abridged in six parts by Geoffrey Matthews
Read by Conrad Phillips
BBC Bristol


Author: Gwendoline Butler
Abridged by: Geoffrey Matthews
Reader: Conrad Phillips
Producer: Pamela Howe

: News

: Evening Service

Hail, gladdening light
(BBC HB 416); 0 for a closer walk with God (Stanford); Acts 18, w 12-21; The day thou gavest
Lord is ended (BBC HB 426). Stereo

: The Good Book

Brian Redhead continues his investigation.
A Framework for Eternity In the eighth of this 13-part series, he discovers the hidden message behind the prophet
Jonah's journey to Nineveh. He finds out why the chosen people were forbidden to eat badgers and ostriches and why the answer to suffering is a hippopotamus.
(Re-broadcast Thursday 10.0am)


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Readers: David Coomes
Unknown: Michael Wakelin
Unknown: Michael Wakelin
Producer: Frances Gumley

: Science Now - In Passing

Colin Tudge passes through some leading laboratories. 3: IREMER, Brest
Oceanographic Centre


Unknown: Colin Tudge

: The Million Pound Radio Show

Stereo (Details on Friday at 12.27pm)

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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