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: News Briefing

: * 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

Major Nigel Hadden-Paton is a professional soldier but he's about to give up that career and turn to running the family's Rossway Estate in Hertfordshire. In this programme. Major Hadden-Paton talks about his plans, which include the integration of farming and forestry. Producer ALLAN WRIGHT


Unknown: Major Nigel Hadden-Paton
Talks: Major Hadden-Paton
Producer: Allan Wright

: In Perspective

with Rosemary HartiU


Unknown: Rosemary Hartiu

: Down to Earth

Mike Hollingworth talks to Alan Titchmarsh.


Talks: Mike Hollingworth
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

Lendl, Navratilova, Becker and Chris Lloyd won't be on the terraces at the start of the new Rugby League season.... they're all competing in the US Open tennis at Flushing Meadow.
Chris Rea joins the two sports together.


Unknown: Chris Lloyd
Unknown: Chris Rea
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: News

: Clint Eastwood

is The Man With No Part in I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue
Instead, Humphrey Lyttelton has to put up with Barry Cryer, Willie Rushton, Stephen Fry and Tim Brooke-Taylor
Pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy or Matthew Scott (whichever available). Producer
Nobody Worth Mentioning Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday at 12.27pm)


Panellist: Barry Cryer
Panellist: Willie Rushton
Panellist: Stephen Fry
Panellist: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Chairman: Humphrey Lyttelton
Pianist: Matthew Scott
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

: A Sideways Look At ...

by Anthony Smith (R)


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: News Stand

John Sweeney presents a personal review of the weekly magazines.


Unknown: John Sweeney
Producer: Elaine Bedell

: Talking Politics

The Challenge of Democracy
In the last of four programmes, Geoffrey Goodman looks at industrial democracy.
Can this concept ever be realised in Britain?
With. among others.
Lord Bullock. Sir David Plastow ,
Chairman and Chief Executive of Vickers, and shopfloor workers at Rolls-Royce Motors Producer HARRY SCHNEIDER


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Unknown: Lord Bullock.
Unknown: Sir David Plastow
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 , who continues his 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: Plus 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 Chicote

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: A Small Country Living

(Details on Monday at 10.0am)

: After Henry

starring with 'Some people like all the pampering and self-indulgence that goes with being ill, and some of us just don't. It really comes down to whether one's a selfish sort of person or not.' Written by SIMON BRETT Producer PETE ATKIN
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30 pm)


Written By: Simon Brett
Producer: Pete Atkin
Sarah: Prunella Scales
Eleanor: Joan Sanderson
Russell: Benjamin Whitrow
Clare: Gerry Cowper
the Doctor in The Cold: And Peter Howell

: News

: Devon Journeys

In the last of his Devon
Journeys, Tom Salmon goes by way of Meldon Quarry, steps back in time at Morwellham
Quay, and then follows the river Tamar down to Plymouth. Stereo


Unknown: Tom Salmon

: The Afternoon Play

The Beano by RONY ROBINSON told by Ray Gosling with Frank Windsor as Mr Holles and Geoffrey Hinsliff as Flossie The story of a brewery's last day trip to the seaside - ten days before the outbreak of the First World War. Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Rony Robinson
Told By: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Mr Holles
Unknown: Geoffrey Hinsliff
Directed By: Robert Cooper

: VHF/FM Options

4.0 Never the Same Again 3: He Thinks We're Trying to Poison Him (R) (Details on Wednesday at 7.45pm)
4.30 Not Another Diet Programme The last of six programmes With DR ALAN MARYON DAVIS A Question of Balance Alan checks the shopping basket and decodes those E numbers, and with cook writer JACKIE APPLEBEE , he explains how healthy eating is all a question of balance. Producer SARAH ROWLANDS BBC Birmingham (R) For free information pack, send sae (18J x 12; 22p stamp) to: Not Another Diet Programme [address removed]
5.0 Modem European Authors The last of eight programmes Ignazio Silone Silone was born in 1900 in the Abruzzi mountains of Central Italy, and his early life close to the impoverished peasants of the region formed the basis for his novels, notably Fontamara, and his political struggles against Fascism. Presented by THE RT HON MICHAEL FOOT. MP Reader SEAN BARRETT Producer MICK WEBB (R)
5.30 Every Scrap I Can Get JOHN JOHNSON 'S collection of printed ephemera is now housed at Oxford University's Bodleian Library. KENNETH HUDSON paints a portrait of the collector and selects his own favourite items. RONALD PICKUP reads from Johnson's letters. Other readings by ERIC STOVELL NATASHA PYNE and BRIAN SMITH Producer JUDE HOWELLS (R)


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Jackie Applebee
Producer: Sarah Rowlands
Unknown: Ignazio Silone
Unknown: Michael Foot.
Reader: Sean Barrett
Producer: Mick Webb
Unknown: John Johnson
Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: Eric Stovell
Unknown: Natasha Pyne
Unknown: Brian Smith

: The Saturday Feature

I Hardly Know What I May Yet Become with
Samuel Rafinesque
In a biography of one of the most remarkable men of 19th-century America
'By 12 years of age I could speak four languages and had read over a thousand books, good and bad, on every subject imaginable, but above all I was interested in the natural sciences.'
Narrator Noel Johnson with Gordon Fairclough and Peter Marinker
(Re-broadcast Wednesday 11.0am)


Unknown: Samuel Rafinesque
Narrator: Noel Johnson
Unknown: Gordon Fairclough
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Script: Jean-Pierre de Rohan
Producer: Alan Haydock
Constantine: Olivier Pierre

: I Should Say So

Five Robb Wilton monologues by ALLEN SADDLER with 2: The Balloon


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

: The Living World

Michael Clegg , Alan Davison and Brian Gadsby tackle questions from an audience at The Wildfowl Trust,
Washington, Tyne and Wear. Presented by Derek Jones


Unknown: Michael Clegg
Unknown: Alan Davison
Unknown: Brian Gadsby
Presented By: Derek Jones

: Aspects of the Fringe

Part Three
Songs, sketches and stand-up - a selection of the best of the 1986 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, recorded at the Fringe Club Presented by John Dowie


Presented By: John Dowie

: News

with BRYAN MARTIN including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Dr Anthony Clare 's subject this week is Jane Deknatel , the English-born daughter of a Communist trade union organiser, who has become one of the most powerful figures in the American film industry. Researcher LOUISE HIBBINS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday at 9.5am)


Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Jane Deknatel
Producer: Michael Ember

: Saturday-Night Theatre: Looneys

by John Antrobus
with Robert Stephens as Arnold Gosport
Arnold Gosport, playing 'Elephant Bill', was big box office. Now the years have passed and his crazy family are driving him to drink. Things get worse when two escaped lunatics break into their home and hold them hostage.
Can 'Elephant Bill' prevent his home and life becoming a personal madhouse?
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. Opm)


Writer: John Antrobus
Piano: Martin Goldstein
Flute: Carol Brown
Director: Gerry Jones
Arnold Gosport: Robert Stephens
Mother: Sheila Grant
Roger: Jonathan Tafler
Katey: Jenny Funnell
Digby: Edward de Souza
Brian: John Antrobus
Eric: Ronald Herdman
Helen: Kate Percival
Policeman: Gordon Reid

: Mole End

The lawn stretched striped green, immaculate, to the shrubbery at the end of the garden. One day a pile of freshly dug brown earth appeared right in the middle...
Compiled by KATE TIFFIN BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 4.15 pm)

: Baker's Dozen

Presented by Richard Baker Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo


Presented By: Richard Baker
Producer: Jane Bevan.

: Thriller!

Coffin on the Water by GWENDOLINE BUTLER abridged in six parts by GEOFFREY M. MATTHEWS
Read by Conrad Phillips
3: The Feet of the Murderer
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Gwendoline Butler
Unknown: Geoffrey M. Matthews
Read By: Conrad Phillips
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: News

: Evening Service

Blessed Jesus, at thy word (BBC HB 257); Nunc Dimittis (Gibbons Short Service); Acts 21, w 7-16;
All for Jesus (Bp 2). Stereo

: The Good Book

Investigated by Brian Redhead 9: Cries in the Wilderness
This week he examines the world between the Old and New Testaments - a world of intense religious ferment and political upheaval. Who was the shadowy Teacher of Righteousness who presided over the mysterious and eccentric community in Qumran? How did the avenging Maccabees degenerate into the incestuous Herods? Was Salome over-reacting when she demanded the head of a wild man from the desert? Reader GARARD GREEN
(Re-broadcast Thursday 10.0am)


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Reader: Garard Green
Unknown: Michael Wakelin
Producer: Frances Gumley

: Science Now - In Passing

Colin Tudge passes through some leading laboratories. 4: The Bristol Exploratory


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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