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6-30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.25* 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
This week the team visits
Croydon. where members of the Croydon Federation of Townswomen's Guilds put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward.
Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
11.00 Singing Together Presenter FERGUS O'KELLY (15) Stereo (e)
11.20 Junior Drama Workshop Alfred, the King
1: The Flight to the Marshes by JOHN COUTTS. Stereo (e)
11.40 Reading Corner 15: Potatoes, Potatoes by ANITA LOBEL Storyteller ROSEMARY LEACH Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 Poetry Corner Look Out, Stomach! by PETER FOZZARD (e)
A six-part review of a turbulent year, 1968.
4: Wake Up, Sister!
In Atlantic City, hundreds of women disrupted the Miss
America Beauty Pageant. They threw girdles and stilettos into a 'Freedom Trashcan' and the myth of 'bra-burning' began. In Britain the Ford seamstresses' strike shut the factory. On both sides of the Atlantic radical young women had had enough of their 'revolutionary' men. They would come home together, but'... he'd lie on the sofa, wipe the tear gas from his eyes and read the papers. She'd cook dinner.' With Betty Friedan , Gloria Steinem ,
Katharine Whitehorn ,
Jill Tweedie and many of the 'angry young women' who started the modern women's movement.
Presented by Margaret Walters Producer JUUE SIMMONS BBC Manchester
1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Ribbit in Winter by DAVID TAFT. Stereo (R)
2.05 WPFM Radical youth radio. Stereo (e). Call [number removed] (free) from 2,15-3. 15pm for more information on programme items
Introduced by Jenni Murray
In the programme which brings you the everyday and the unusual....
Glen Walford , Artistic Director of the Liverpool Everyman
Theatre, talks about directing Shakespeare in Japanese and Hebrew.
Serial: Corporal Jack (3)
by HARRY BARTON based on the recollections of JOHN WILLIE BARKER
1: Dinah and the Dud Kipper VJ Day in the Pacific: Lt Guy Lambert and PO Tim Straw sit on the hot steel roof of a battleship and remember when they had some trouble with a seized-up torpedo - Sam's 'dud kipper' could have cost them their naval careers ... or their lives, and those of their shipmates.
Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Manchester. Stereo
Dinah's father/Battleship Captain.:
The Welfare Revolution
Will the Government succeed in weaning people away from a 'welfare' to an 'enterprise' culture?
David Levy reports on radical changes to the social security system.
Producer STEPHEN SACKUR Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester
lain Heggie's first full-length play led to commissions from theatres in London, Liverpool and Manchester, won him a Mobil Playwriting Prize and was a hit at last year's
Edinburgh Fringe. A Wholly
Healthy Glasgow, set in a seedy health club, attracted controversy through the force of the language. It is soon to be screened on BBC1 and a new play, American Bagpipes, is premiered this month in Manchester.
Mark Steyn reports on the dramatic rise of the young Scottish writer.
Producer SALLY MARMION
A series of 12 horror and suspense plays, introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black
6: Every Detail but One byBERTCOULES
A strange voice bursts into Jenny's life. A voice making demands that can set Jenny on a journey to terror - and beyond.
Directed by GERRY JONES. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm) Written by CHRISTOPHER LEE Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill
Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN (Rev re-broadcast tomorrow at
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