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6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
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While Gorbachev and Reagan were negotiating their way towards an INF treaty, the French and Germans were busy creating a joint army brigade and defence council - radical departures for the European pillar of the Western alliance. Is the world witnessing a sea-change in trans-Atlantic defence relations? What role can and should an enhanced European pillar play?
And where would that leave a Britain traditionally wedded to the special relationship? Presented by Professor Laurence Martin Producer CAROLINE ANSTEY
11.00 Earth Search Australia Project Wilpoorinna Compiled and presented by WARRILL GRINDROD (R) (e)
11.20 Playtime. Stereo (e)
11.35 Music Workshop Bowater Merryweather and the Chemifizz Catastrophe (4) with IAN HUMPHRlS. Stereo (e)
1.55 Listening Corner Let's Play It Again Presented by MYFANWY TALOG and CHRIS STUART. Stereo (R)
2.05 Let's Join In with Soundbox: Maggie Scraggle by JILL MCDONALD retold by JUDY BRANCH . Stereo (e)
2.25 The Song Tree The Amazing Secret Music- Maze (4) Presented by Hilary JAMES and SIMON MAYOR With PYEWACKETT Written by BARRY GIBSON Stereo (R)(e)
2.40 Scottish Traditional Dancing Presented by BILL TORRANCE This week: TheDancie's Finishing Ball, Fife BBC Scotland. Stereo (e)
In the programme where you can meet the women behind the headlines, Mary Marquis talks to fashion designer
Betty Davies , who is weaving a new image for Harris tweed. BBC Scotland
Serial: Cold Showers (12)
by ARNOLD BENNETT , dramatised in six parts by PETER MACKIE with 2: 1866 Sophia has run away to London expecting to marry the newly rich Gerald Scales. Left behind in Bursley, her sister,
Constance, has made a more conventional marriage.
Directed by PHILIP MARTIN BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
Tony Wilkinson sets off on the first of six investigations into British communities as seen through the eyes of their own newspapers. By sidling round each twist and turn of their stories (and non-stories), Tony brings back a fascinating compilation of local life in all its quirks, tragedies and triumphs. 1: The Epworth Bells
A Lincolnshire backwater provides a big story -just. Producer JULIAN HALE
Austin Mitchell, mp Gillian Reynolds
Charles Kennedy , mp
Doreen Miller , Chairman, the 300 Group from Sheffield
Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)
With the notable exception of 'Law in action' either no one had read the judgment or they did not want to understand the judgment
MASTER OF THE ROLLS, referring to a Court of Appeal decision on 12 October 1987
Makers of law, legal practitioners and those who serve the administration of justice all contribute to this topical weekly magazine about issues thrown up by the courts and by Parliament.
Presented by John Eidinow Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
A Twist in the Tale
How do contemporary writers view short stories - as an end in themselves or merely as preparation for that more expansive form, the novel? And how do those who write both choose the appropriate form for their subject? Christopher Hope discusses the short story with a number of writers including Penelope Lively and Malcolm Bradbury.
Producer EDWINA WOLSTENCROFT (Re-broadcast nert Monday)
A satirical review of the week's news with Bill Wallis, David Tate, Sally Grace and Royce Mills
Written MARK BURTON JOHN O'FARRELL. PAUL B. DAVIES STEVE PUNT. MIKE COLEMAN, BILL MATTHEWS, ROBERT LINFORD, MAX HANDLEY, GED PARSONS, PETER HICKEY, DAVID BADDIEL, ROB NEWMAN, ALISON RENSHAW and others
Producer LISSA EVANS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25pm L W)
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