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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Fr John McCullagh

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Brian Redhead in London with Peter Hobday at the Liberal Party Assembly in Harrogate
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Read By: Bryan Martin

: Augustus Carp ESq

Part 8

: News

: Midweek wlthUbbyPurves

Producer ANGIE NEHRING Stereo

: Gardeners' Question Time

This week the team visits
Yorkshire, where members of the Huddersfield Gardeners' Club put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Dick Robinson
Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Dick Robinson
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Morning Story

Who Hung the Monkey? by TED MOORE
Read by Paul Copley Producer SHEILA FOX


Read By: Paul Copley
Producer: Sheila Fox

: Daily Service

NEM p 93; Come, let us join our cheerful songs (BBC HB 122); Psalm 15; Colossians 1, vv 9b-20; O Jesus, I have promised (BBC HB 360). Stereo

: Not National, Not Parks

The National Parks of England and Wales are unique. They are neither 'national' nor 'parks'. Each of the ten is run autonomously. A quarter of a million people live within their boundaries. The bulk of the land remains in private hands, much of it subject to the fashions of farming. Roads. industry, foresters, soldiers and developers jostle to place their mark on a landscape which was chosen so that young and old 'could enjoy the sight and gain spiritual value from unspoilt nature'.
Almost 40 years after the first park appeared on the maps Eric Robson examines the pressures on the parks and talks to those who juggle to preserve their integrity. Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Eric Robson

: For Schools

11.00 A-level History Nazism: A Problem of Perception (e)
11.40 Sounds Inventive Stage 2
3: Arranging Written and presented by REG FLETCHER Stereo (e)


Presented By: Reg Fletcher

: Enquire Within

From the apparently obvious to the downright obscure,
Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions, with advice from experts and help from the BBC Reference Library. This week: How Guardsmen Measure Up!
Questions, on postcards only please, to- Enquire Within, BBC. London W1A 4WW


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: You and Yours

Presented by John Buckley


Presented By: John Buckley

: Film Star

Alexander Walker recalls the screen careers of the cinema's brightest stars. 10: Vivien Leigh
If Vivien Leigh had done nothing but play Blanche du Bois in A Streetcar Named
Desire and Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind her place in cinema history would be secure. It was an incredible achievement that an English girl with her stage background and no power base in Hollywood should make off with two of the greatest roles in American movies - and win
Oscars for both performances. Producer WENDY CLAY


Unknown: Alexander Walker
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: Blanche Du Bois
Unknown: Scarlett O'Hara

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner TONY AITKEN reads Wriggly Worm and the New Pet. Stereo
2.00 Books, Plays, Poems The Application Form by MOY MCCORY. Stereo (e)
2.30 Science for All Feed the World Feast or famine? STEVE BLACKNELL discovers how the world's major crops are grown and why so many people starve in a world overflowing with food. Written by TONY JAMES (e) StereolBinaural The full binaural effect can be heard only through stereo headphones
2.50 Authentic German for GCSE 3: Aufder Post, am Bahnhof Compiled and presented by LOL BRIGGS and BRYAN GOODMAN STEPHENS (R) (e)


Unknown: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Written By: Tony James
Unknown: Bryan Goodman Stephens

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray On the Shelf
Beginning a new, regular, series, Frances Donnelly and Joan Smith review some recent fiction by women and discuss developments in women's publishing.
Serial: Prenez Garde (2)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Frances Donnelly
Unknown: Joan Smith

: The Afternoon Play

Remember This by CAROLYN SALLY JONES with and Alice and George are in their 60s. To Alice's distress the children no longer seem to need her, nor feel attached to the house in which they were born.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Carolyn Sally Jones
Directed By: Kay Patrick
George: Maurice Denham
Alice: Pauline Letts
Roger: Tim Reynolds
Debbie: Elaine Claxton
Estate agent: David Fleeshman
Mr Henderson: John Basham
Mrs Henderson: Delia Corrie

: Time for Verse

Dannie Abse presents seven programmes of poetry about music.
5: Music Heard Out of Doors Readers ANDREW SACHS and JUNE RADLEY ProducerMARGARET BARRIEB BBC Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: Dannie Abse
Readers: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: June Radley
Producer: Margaret Barrieb

: News

: Relative Values

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Scottish Music
American conductor
John Mauceri has a flamboyant and catholic taste in music. He's won a Grammy award for the Best Opera Recording of Bernstein's Candide and a Tony for the Broadway musical On
Your Toes. He's conducted at La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera and at Covent Garden.
As he opens his first season as Music Director at Scottish
Opera with Aida, he talks to
Joyce Macmillan about his life in music and his plans for the company.


Conductor: John Mauceri
Unknown: Joyce MacMillan
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams continued on VHFIFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With DAVID SYMONDS including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Face the Facts

(Details tomorrow at 9.05am)

: Music by the Sea

In the seventh of eight programmes, Fritz Spiegl offers high-, low- and middle-brow music as played in watering places around the British Isles. Reader JOHN WESTBROOK Producer RAY ABBOTT Stereo


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Reader: British Isles.
Reader: John Westbrook
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Analysis

A Labour of Love
Labour's third consecutive electoral defeat has sparked a debate on the future direction of democratic socialism in Britain. Within the party voices have been raised calling not only for constitutional and electoral reform, but for a fundamental re-orientation of policy. Where might such a re-orientation take the Labour Party?
Where should the balance lie between pragmatism and ideology? Presented by Professor A. H. Halsey Producer CAROLINE ANSTEY
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 1 00am L W)


Presented By: Professor A. H. Halsey
Producer: Caroline Anstey

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Morning Room by MICHAEL ARDITTI with The funeral may be over, but Mother refuses to die as Sarah and Ralph lacerate themselves over their memories....
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY Stereo (R)


Unknown: Michael Arditti
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Sarah: Anna Massey
Ralph: Hugh Dickson
Aunt Ursula: Pauline Letts

: A Fine-Spun Portrait

Michael Hordern reads the first of three extracts from
Fishing a Highland Stream - A Love Affair with a River.
0 HEAR THIS! page 14 and INFO: page 75


Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: John Inglis

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
(Rev re-broadcast tomorrow at 4. 35pm)


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

Behind the Wall
3: A Family in Nanjing. Stereo

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod News, background, analysis and comment including special coverage by Sally Hardcastle of the Liberal Party Assembly in Harrogate.


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod
Unknown: Sally Hardcastle

: Music of the Renaissance

4: Ancient and Modern
What could the Renaissance musician learn from the Greeks and Romans if no ancient music survived?
Presenter John Milsom
Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN (R) (e) For support notes send sae to: [address removed]


Presenter: John Milsom
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: Open University

11.30 Rights and Wrongs of Modern Art
11.50 Science: The Ultimate Structure of Matter

: News

followed by an interlude

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