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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Write about Farming
David Addis talks to farmers who are also authors. Why do they turn to writing, do farmers make good writers, and can it ever be as profitable as farming? He talks to farmers who have just published their first books, and also to those who make their living by writing. Producer DAVID ADDIS


Talks: David Addis

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Chris Lowe in London and Peter Hobday at the SDP Conference in Portsmouth
6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7 0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Chris Lowe
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Brian Perkins

: Missing Persons

7: Raising Capital. Stereo

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Talk to Nick and his guests. Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8.0am

: Morning Story

Passing Place by ANDREW TAYLOR
Read by John Bennett producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Read By: John Bennett

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 42;
God is love (BBC HB 7); Psalm 23; Luke 19, w 1-10; Praise the Lord (BBC HB 16) Stereo

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Long Goodnight Kiss by DAVID KAYE
They get ready for bed much as they do any other night. But this isn't going to be'any other
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON. Stereo (Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9. Opm)


Unknown: David Kaye
Directed By: David Johnston.
night'for either of them She: Judy Franklin
He: Basil Moss

: The Living World

Infanticide, predators and prey, mate choice, play, truth and deception - Jeremy Cherfas reports from the International Ethology Conference in the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae Editor KEN VASS
If you are concerned about health, education, housing or financial matters or if you are the victim of incompetent or unhelpful traders or authorities, write to: You and Yours, BBC London WL4 4WW


Presented By: Susan Rae
Editor: Ken Vass

: Counterpoint

A general musical knowledge quiz in three movements. Chairman Ned Sherrin First Round: Heat 2 Jim Eccleson
(insurance broker)
George Colerick (teacher) Hampton Oates (lecturer) Questions set by EDWARD COLE and ROBERT WALTON
Programme devised by EDWARD COLE Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 6.3Opm)


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Jim Eccleson
Unknown: George Colerick
Unknown: Hampton Oates
Unknown: Edward Cole
Unknown: Robert Walton
Unknown: Edward Cole
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

LIZA GODDARD reads Abigail and the Garden Centre Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN Stereo (R)


Unknown: Liza Goddard

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor ChildAbuse
How do you protect children from sexual abuse? How is it recognised and diagnosed? How common is it? And how should the problem be tackled?
These are some of the questions Sue MacGregor puts to her four guests - David Jones , General Secretary of the British
Association of Social Workers; educational psychologist
Michele Elliott ; Dr Jane Wynne , Consultant Community
Paediatrician at the Leeds
General Infirmary; and family solicitor Richard White. Story:
The Blush and Other Stories 3: The Letter- Writers


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: David Jones
Unknown: Michele Elliott
Unknown: Dr Jane Wynne
Unknown: Richard White.

: The Afternoon Play

Bhowani Junction by JOHN MASTERS dramatised in five parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
3: Sirdani Amrita Kasel After an encounter with Lt Macaulay, Victoria Jones finds herself drawn to the Indian way of life.


Unknown: Barry Campbell
Directed By: Christopher Venning
as Col Rodney Savage with: Gary Bond
Victoria Jones: Shireen Shah
Patrick Taylor: Sean Barrett
Lt Macaulay: Brett Usher
Ranjit Singh Kasel: Andrew Johnson
Mrs Sirdani Amrita Kasel: Zohra Segal
Ghanshyam: Moti Makan
Mr Govindaswami: Geoffrey Matthews
Deputy Supt Lanson: John Golightly
Major Dickson: Bernard Brown
Mr Surabhai: Saeed Jaffrey
Rose Mary Jones: Josephine Welcome

: News

: The Dodo Legacy

by JEAN-PIERRE DE ROHAN Stories of extinct birds
1: As Dead as a Dod-Arsen Little did the Dutch sailor, bitten by a strange bird on the island of Mauritius in 1598, realise he was witness to the most celebrated extinction story.
Narrator Barry Paine Producer MILES BARTON BBC Bristol. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Jean-Pierre de Rohan

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Bill Frost
Editor DEREK LEWIS continued on VHFIFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Bill Frost
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

With CLIVE ROSLIN including Financial Report

: Screenplay

Stereo (Details on Friday at 12.25pm)

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Relative Values

In this series of four family portraits, Michael O'Donnell explores how shifting social and moral attitudes in Britain have affected family life.
Are we more self-seeking, less compassionate than we were, with standards slipping and family ties loosening, to the point of disinterest - even disloyalty? Or are we now turning our backs on 'permissiveness', in order to embrace some vague notion of the Victorian ethic? 1: The Gray sons
In this first programme, good-natured pragmatism, Yorkshire humour and the watchful eye of a remarkable grandmother carry the Graysons through an eventful and sometimes stormy family saga.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.5pm)
0 HEAR THIS! page 14 and WODDIS ON: page 81


Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: Medicine Now

(Details on Thursday at IO.Oam)

: North of the Border

It was at this time in the year
1803 that William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy made their tour of Scotland, with the occasional assistance of their friend Coleridge. Drawing on Dorothy's memoir of the events, Stanley Williamson tells the story of the Wordsworths north of the Border.


Unknown: William Wordsworth
Unknown: Stanley Williamson
Dorothy Wordsworth: Susan Tracy
William Wordsworth: Bert Parnaby
Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Robert Whelan

: In Touch

For people with a visual handicap.
Presented by Peter White Producer SUSAN DENNY
Phone in on [number removed]Lines open from 8.30 to 10.15pm


Presented By: Peter White
Producer: Susan Denny

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Oliver Producer EDWINA WOLSTENCROFT


Presented By: Michael Oliver
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: A Book at Bedtime

The Moon and the Bonfire (2)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod including special coverage by Sally Hardcastle from the SDP Conference in Portsmouth Editor BLAIR THOMSON


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod
Unknown: Sally Hardcastle

: A Woman's Touch

Martha Argerich plays piano music by Brahms, Ravel and Chopin. Records


Unknown: Martha Argerich

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 The Second Reform Act

: News

followed by an interlude

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