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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Roy Davies.

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by CHARLOTTE GREEN
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Read By: Charlotte Green

: News

: Call Nick ROSS: [number removed]

Your chance to make your points to Nick and his guests on an issue of current concern. Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8. 00am

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Morning Story

Like Mother, Like Daughter by BARBARA ROBERTS Read by Ann Rye
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Barbara Roberts
Read By: Ann Rye
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 25;
Be thou my Vision (BBC HB 316); Psalm 1 ; I Corinthians 1, w 18-31; Be with me. Lord, where'er I go (bp 6) Stereo

: Citizens

Remember, Remember (1) by CHARLOTTE KEATLEY Cast for the week:


Unknown: Charlotte Keatley
Directed By: Marilyn Imrie
Michael Brennan: Russell Boulter
Alex Parker: Kate Duchéne
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma: Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton: James MacPherson
DHSS clerk: Karen Archer
Rafi: Freddie Brooks
Chrissie: Victoria Carling
Ange: Catherine Clarke
Peggy: Nora Connolly
MeganPryce: Margaret John
Frig: Mark Monero
Ernest Bond: Brian Murphy
Darius McKinley: Cyril Nri
Store manager: Stephen Rashbrook

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune
6: The Musicians of Bremen Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES Stereo (e)
11.20 Time to Move 6: Changing Shapes by KATE HARRISON Presented by NICK MERCER Stereo (e)
11 40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories): Coyote Steals a Blanket by DOUGLAS HILL and GAIL ROBINSON (R) (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Unknown: Kate Harrison
Presented By: Nick Mercer
Unknown: Gail Robinson

: Tales of the Loch

Bruce Sandison talks with Christopher Lowell. The Debatable Lands
Wild fish as well as wild men have been caught up in the Border strife around Dumfries.


Talks: Bruce Sandison
Unknown: Christopher Lowell.

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae


Presented By: Susan Rae

: Round Britain Quiz

Gordon Clough and Louis Allen preside over a further series of cerebral callisthenics.
Irene Thomas and Eric Korn challenge
Jack Jones and Bill Russell Resegrecher BERNICE COUPE Proccer ALASTAIR WILSON BBCManchester


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Jack Jones
Unknown: Bill Russell
Unknown: Resegrecher Bernice Coupe
Unknown: Proccer Alastair Wilson

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Oliver Button is a Sissy by TOMIE DE PAOLA. Stereo (R)
2.05 History Lost and Found Women Can Fly. Stereo (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE 3: Music Presented by SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Oliver Button
Presented By: Simon Mayo

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray How much do we know about the workings of the mind?
How does memory function? Will the brain soon be understood to the same extent as any other organ of the body?
Some of the questions discussed by Baroness Warnock, Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge, and Richard Gregory , Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol. Serial:
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. FORSTER abridged in nine episodes by ANN REES JONES
Read by Robert Powell (1)
They were all at Charing Cross to see Lilia off- Philip, Harriet, Irma, Mrs Herriton herself.
Even Mrs Theobald , squired by Mr Kingcroft , had braved the journey from Yorkshire to bid her only daughter goodbye. Miss Abbott was likewise attended by numerous relatives.
(Music: Elgar's Sonata for violin and piano)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray
Introduced By: Richard Gregory
Unknown: E. M. Forster
Read By: Robert Powell
Unknown: Mrs Herriton
Unknown: Mrs Theobald
Unknown: Mr Kingcroft

: Play: Miss Lamb to the Slaughter

by JENNIFER PHILLIPS with Tessa Worsley as Jacky Divorced , with two grown-up children, Jacky has gone back to secretarial work and shares an office with two much younger girls who seem to have an endless stream of men.
'Where do they meet them?' Jacky wonders. 'I never meet anyone.'
Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS Stereo


Unknown: Jennifer Phillips
Unknown: Tessa Worsley
Unknown: Jacky Divorced
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Deborah: Susie Brann
June: Rosalind Thomas
Eddie: Trevor Nichols
Jimmy: Simon Cuff

: Comparing Notes

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf talks to Richard Baker about the conductors, singers and accompanists she has worked with during her long and varied career. She also offers some thoughts on the art of singing and her approach to giving masterclasses.


Talks: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Nigel Wilkinson

: News

: In Business

The weekly business magazine returns for its autumn season with a new presenter, David Lomax.
Turning a Business Around
An ailing company is in need of a fresh start, but where should it turn for inspiration? Jenni Mills eavesdrops on a board seeking a home-grown cure.
David Lomax investigates the value of outside troubleshooters. Researcher SIAN JAR VIS


Presenter: David Lomax.
Unknown: David Lomax
Producer: Andrew Vivian

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

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


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With LAURIE MACMILLAN including Financial Report

: After Henry

Stereo (Details Thursday at 12.25pm)

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: File on 4

A Revolution without Shots Seventy years after the Bolshevik Revolution,
Mikhail Gorbachev 's phrase describes what he hopes will become an equally momentous transformation.
In three special File on 4 reports, Gordon Clough and Bridget Kendall explore the themes of perestroika
(reconstruction) and glasnost (openness) with a wide spectrum of Soviet society from top policy-makers to farm and factory workers.
As Gorbachev starts re-building the economy, how do workers react to the prospect of higher prices, and unemployment for the first time in Soviet history? Producers BRIDGET KENDALL and VICKY WHITFIELD Editor BRIAN WALKER BBCManchester
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.05pm) 0 HEAR THIS! page 25 and WODDIS ON: page 97


Unknown: Mikhail Gorbachev
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Bridget Kendall
Producers: Bridget Kendall
Producers: Vicky Whitfield
Editor: Brian Walker

: The Radio Programme

An addict's guide to good listening presented by Laurie Taylor Under review: Medicine Now (Radio 4,27 October); Drug Alert
(Radio 1, 25-30 October); and Dancing with the Dragon (Radio 1, 25 October) Producer JENNY DANKS


Presented By: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Jenny Danks

: Lawyers in Action

A two-part journey into the closeted world of solicitors and barristers.
1: Solicitors - the GPs of the Legal World
Lawyers in action follows a Warwickshire firm of solicitors as they deal with thieves, drunken drivers, house buyers and abandoned wives.
And into court - one day being congratulated by a client saved from prison, the next descending to the cells to commiserate with a less fortunate defendant. Producer BRIAN KING


Producer: Brian King

: In Touch

The programme for blind and partially-sighted people. Presented by Peter White ProducerTHENA HESHEL
Phone in on [number removed]Lines open from & 30 to 1 0. 15pm


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Berkeley Producer JOHN GOUDIE


Presented By: Michael Berkeley
Producer: John Goudie

: A Book at Bedtime

The Child in Time (2)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: *amNews

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

20th-century Witness
12.30 The General Strike and at 12.55 The Motor Car (R) (e)

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