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6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
Some 6,000 people each year suffer from anorexia nervosa, and it's becoming increasingly common among young men, as well as women. It's a complex illness, a form of depression which leads its victims to starve themselves - sometimes to death. How much is known about its causes? Is it connected with the fashionable emphasis on slimness and dieting? Is it a reaction to a certain kind of family pressure? And, if there s an anorexic in your family, how can you help?
To answer your questions about the nature of this disturbing and complex illness and the best ways to treat it are
Professor Arthur Crisp ,
Professor of Psychiatry at St
George's Hospital, London and Nancy Pearce , founder of Anorexic Family Aid.
Jenny Cuffe is in the Chair. Producer SALLY FELDMAN Lines open from 8.0am
Clean Lino by VICKY BARLOW Read by Rosalie Williams
'It's such a funny thing to cry over, clean lino, particularly when you've been dry-eyed for so long even when you've been that worried and frightened you thought you were gomg out of your head.'
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
A Dog Called Sam by CAROL BRUGGEN
When a local bobby warns passing strangers about a dog on his beat, you can be certain the dog's a bad 'un. But Sam means something special to his master Reg, so his family try to tolerate him.
Directed by TONY CUFF BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9. 0pm)
11.0 Time and Tune 7: The Golden Goose Stereo (E)
11.20 Time to Move
7: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Presented by MICHAEL DEEKS Script by MELANIE MORRIS (R) (E)
11.40 Radio Club Join Radio Club for an action-packed programme - full of information competitions, jokes and drama for junior schools. (E)
One of the few working duck decoys is to be found at The
Wildfowl Trust at Slimbridge. On the Trust's 40th birthday,
Sir Peter Scott , Mike Ounsted , and Tony Cook and his decoy-dog Piper, show Derek Jones the trap in action and tell of its significance in this anniversary year.
Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)
byGUYJENKIN in the last of the present series
Featuring the voices of SALLY GRACE , MIRIAM MARGOLYES
ENN REITEL , ANTON RODGERS
JOHN SHRAPNEL and DAVID TATE 'Commercials' written by JON CANTER withGUY JENKIN Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 6.30pm) (ChristopherGodwinisin'NoisesOff at the Savoy Theatre, London and Martin Jarvis is in 'Woman in Mind' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)
the till lady:
1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: William's Rainbow (R)
2.5 History Long Ago The Siege of Troy
1: Revenge of the Greeks with GARY BOND as Menelaus JAMES HAYES as Agamemnon and PAUL MORIARTY as Diores Written by JOHN TAYLOR. Stereo (E)
2.25 Contact Friends by JOHN SNELLING (E)
2.40 Radiovision History of Britain The 20s and 30s (RV) (R) (E)
Presented by Sue MacGregor An End to Illegitimacy?
One of the few remaining legal forms of discrimination may soon be abolished by Parliament. Pat Rowe talks to people born 'out of wedlock' about the stigma they feel they still bear.
Serial: The Soul of Kindness (2)
Remind Me to TeU You by MICHAEL PAYNE
Julia Harvey , a well-known opera singer, invites Ruth, who is ghosting her autobiography, to stay in her house. The relationship isn't easy. Ruth wants to know everything, but Julia is determined to keep the really important information to herself.
TOM STEER (piano)
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester. Stereo
Llangynllo village school closed in 1984. Anita Morgan was there to share the last day with teachers, pupils and ex-students.
(1986 Sony Award winner for best Local Radio programme)
(First broadcast on BBC Radio Wales)
Death of a President
The sudden death of President Samora Machel of Mozambique has increased tension and fear among South Africa's neighbours. Are they the prisoners of the Republic, hopelessly dependent on its transport and trade links or can they break free?
Michael Robinson reports on the initiatives within the frontline states and assesses their chance of success. Producer MAX EASTERMAN Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.5pm)
The Raffles Hotel, Singapore Fables of the Exotic East
One of the world's best-loved hotels celebrates it's 100th anniversary this year. Somerset Maugham once wrote that the Raffles Hotel stands for 'all the fables of the exotic East'. Noel Coward sang in its palm court, seduced by the sweet-scented frangipani. Today, thousands of tourists sit among its white pillars and tropical greens sipping the famous cocktail, Singapore Gin Sling, and toasting Raffles's colonial past. Susan Marling traces the history of Raffles and brings back some of those many fables of the exotic East.
Producer JENNY MALUNSON DUFF
* HEAR THIS! page 25
Four programmes reflecting life in the capital as depicted in letters and diaries of the period. 1: Players
Written and presented by Sean Street
Readers JUNE BARRIE and PETER JEFFREY
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol Stereo
A Bit of a Do by DAVID NOBBS abridged in 12 episodes by DONALD BANCROFT
12: The Registry Office Wedding (part 2)
ProducerTONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
(Starting tomorrow: 'A House for Mr Biswas by. V S. Naipaul )
What happens when an audience of veiled, black-garbed women and Arab men is confronted by an all-female, assertive and very loud jazz band? Through the university halls and concert rooms of Jordan and Iraq, Tessa Shaw accompanies the Guest Stars on their tour of the Middle East - the first ever undertaken by a women's band - to report on this unusual collision of the West and the East....
Producer SALLY FELDMAN (R)
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