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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Derek Worlock.

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys 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 BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Read By: Brian Perkins

: News

: For Schools

9.05 Preview
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools: The Settlers (2) by NIGEL GRAHAM Presented by NICK PAGE . Stereo (e)
9.30 Living Language Australia Project Books and Poetry Come Danger, Come Darkness 1: Island of Convicts adapted by SHERYN DEE from the novel by RUTH PARK (R) (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama Seventh Sister by JOHN WOOD 2: Kowanyama. Stereo (e)
10.10 Something to Think About Granny's Surprise by KAY MCMANUS (e)
10.20 Tales of Narnia by c. S. LEWIS The Magician's Nephew and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe adapted in ten parts by BRIAN SIBLEY Episode 2 With and Stereo (e)


Unknown: Nigel Graham
Presented By: Nick Page
Adapted By: Sheryn Dee
Novel By: Ruth Park
Unknown: John Wood
Unknown: Kay McManus
Unknown: S. Lewis
the Professor: Maurice Denham
Uncle Andrew: Robert Eddison

: Who Owns Britain?

A six-part inquiry bv Ray Gosling who adds the further question: 'And does it matter?' 1: Unravelling the Plot
It is like a detective story trying to find out who owns what in this country. There has been no national survey since the Domesday Book and some people might prefer it that way.
So is it prying or public interest to ask? The pit villages of South Yorkshire provide one answer. Producer JOY HATWOOD
(kTbroadcast next Wednesday)


Unknown: Ray Gosling

: The Natural History Programme

Brown bears living wild in Spain? Yes, and in meadows that would make any botanist's eyes light up.
Fergus Keeling investigates the other Spain and reports on this week's Wildlife news.
Producer JOHN HARRISON. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Producer: John Harrison.

: An Act of Worship

Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: Citizens

Aarthi (2) by MEERA SYAL
(Omnibus edition on Saturday)

: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk GCSE in Action
12: PETER DINES of the Secondary Examination Council, talks to GRAHAM TAYAR.W
11.05 In the News Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE (e) Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News, BBC School Radio London WIA 4WW
11.30 Conservation - Now Rivers The latest conservation news and school projects on rivers Stereo (e)
11.50 Listening and Reading Page 23 Written and read by MICHAEL ROSEN (R) (e)


Presented By: Frank Partridge
Read By: Michael Rosen

: My Hero

A series of conversations between Cliff Morgan and guests who are invited to talk about the people who have greatly influenced them. 3: Lord Elwyn-Jones
Life peer, knight, former Lord High Chancellor, Privy
Councillor, Attorney General, Labour MP, and for years one of Britain's leading barristers. Who are the people he most admires?


Unknown: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Lines of Communication

Patrick Hannan presents the third of six programmes on the hidden perils of language.
There's no point in having a secret unless people know you've got it.


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Herbert Williams

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Music by the Sea

In the second of eight programmes, Fritz Spiegl traces the history of seaside music and its effect on British concert life.
Producer RAY ABBOTT Stereo (R)


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: The Musicians of Bremen. Stereo (R)
2.05 Looking at Nature Outside the Body TIMMY MALLETT and ROBIN ROBBINS suggest 'big ear' and 'eye eye' tests for you to try. Stereo (e)
2.20 Nellie and the Dragon by ELIZABETH LINDSAY
2: Nellie and the Flying Bicycle with NICOLA KATHRENS and BERNADETTE WINDSOR Stereo (e)
2.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry): If We Had Wings Poems by LESLIE NORRIS (R)(e)
2.40 Listen! Not That Brevil Hockley! (2) by KEN JONES. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Timmy Mallett
Unknown: Robin Robbins
Unknown: Elizabeth Lindsay
Unknown: Bernadette Windsor
Unknown: Leslie Norris
Unknown: Ken Jones.

: Woman's Hour

If women have equality, why do they still need their own programme? Find out with Jenni Murray and guests. Serial: Cold Showers by CLARE NONHEBEL abridged in 12 episodes by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE
Read by Sian Thomas (1) Cathy Childs is a young
25-year-old widow, permanently famished (something to do with low blood sugar levels) and temporarily frigid. As she says, when it comes to men, who would pick a famished, frigid widow?
(Music: Gershwin's Violin Piece)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Sally Skrimshire
Read By: Sian Thomas
Read By: Cathy Childs

: Anastasia Rees

In Pontypridd, the Rees family legend of being descended from Russian noblemen has faded with the years. Suddenly, however, Grandma Rees 's eccentric behaviour prompts a search for the truth.
Directed by GERRY JONES. Stereo


Unknown: Grandma Rees
Directed By: Gerry Jones.
Nanna: Elizabeth Morgan
Cathy jo: Manning Wilson
Jenny: Emily Morgan
Carol: Rosalind Thomas
Dr Williams/Nurse Rogers: Jennifer Piercey

: News

: Bookshelf

with Nigel Forde
This week veteran thriller writer Geoffrey Household, author of classics like Rogue Male and Rogue Justice, discusses the craft of suspense storytelling with reference to his latest novel Face to the Sun. Also, a new anthology of poetry from NORMAN MACCAIG.


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Norman MacCaig.
Producer: Andrew Parfitt

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Frances Coverdale continuedon VHFIFM5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Frances Coverdale

: The Six O'Clock News

With SIMON VANCE including Financial Report


Unknown: Simon Vance

: My Music

The last in the series of the musical panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Producer: Pete Atkin.

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Any Answers?

Introduced by Brian Gear Compiled by LAWRIE MASON
Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Brian Gear
Unknown: Lawrie Mason
Producer: Carole Stone.

: The Age of Chivalry

It's impossible to imagine that
Malcolm Billings 's documentary will not have the effect of doubling (or even trebling) the length of the queues outside London's Royal Academy....
The verdict of the Times when this programme was first broadcast last November to mark the opening of the Royal Academy's current exhibition on Medieval England.
Presented by Malcolm Billings Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN Stereo (R)


Unknown: Malcolm Billings
Presented By: Malcolm Billings
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: The Sinfonietta at 20

Stereo (Details tomorrow, 11. 00am L W)
* INFO: page 77

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC. London W1A 4WW
Phone [number removed]. Lines open from
10. 00am to 5. 00pm, Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Treasures

This week Ian Skidmore does a demolition job on builders. Producer KATE FENTON (R)


Producer: Kate Fenton

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Christopher Bigsby Producer MIKE GREENWOOD


Presenter: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: A Book at Bedtime

Bevis (14)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

A-Level Chemistry: Help Yourself Presented by ASTLEY JONES Producer NAT TAYLOR. Stereo (e) at 12.30 Ammonia: Production and Uses and at 12.50 From Oil to PVC


Presented By: Astley Jones

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