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: News Briefing

: * The Farming Week

goes to Cumbria where the local BBC agricultural producer,
Charlie Guest , acts as county guide for Allan Wright.
Produced by the AGRICULTURAL UNIT BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Charlie Guest
Unknown: Allan Wright.

: Prayer for the Day

with Hope Sealy


Unknown: Hope Sealy

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25* Sport
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective
With ROSEMARY HARTILL the BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent.
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament Editor PHILIP HARDING


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: Bryan Martin
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

Presented by Cliff Morgan Thistles in Wales and Shamrocks in Paris - it's round three of the Five Nations
Championship ... the FA Cup has reached the fifth round and the XV Olympic Winter Games slide towards the end of their opening week.


Presented By: Cliff Morgan

: Breakaway

The holiday and travel programme presented by Susan Marling
Travel expert Nigel Coombs joins Susan every Saturday morning to keep you in touch with the latest holiday problems and news. Producer HELEN ROBSON
Far details of items in this week's programme please send sae to:
[address removed]


Presented By: Susan Marling
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Producer: Helen Robson

: Loose Ends

unravelled, dangled or tied up by Ned Sherrin and the likes of Stephen Fry , Carol Thatcher and Emma Freud
Plus Victor Lewis Smith with more slices from a York ham Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON
Additional additional material from PAUL SPARKS


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Carol Thatcher
Unknown: Emma Freud
Unknown: Plus Victor Lewis Smith
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Unknown: Paul Sparks
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Producers: Cathie Mahoney
Producers: Jan Arkwright

: The Week in Westminster

Jim Naughtie , Chief Political
Correspondent of the Guardian, presents a personal view of a week in the life of MPs and peers.


Unknown: Jim Naughtie
Producer: Emily Buchanan

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections on life and politics abroad


Producer: Howard Rogers

: Money Box

(Re-broadcast on Monday at 10.00am)

: Hoax!

Bernard Braden
Sheila Hancock and Derek Nimmo tell the stories. Tim Brooke-Taylor , you and the studio audience try to spot the lie.
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at & 30pm)


Unknown: Bernard Braden
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: Edward Taylor.

: News

: Any Questions?

The Rt Hon Norman Fowler , mp The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , mp Farrukh Dhondy and Roland Long


Unknown: Norman Fowler
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Farrukh Dhondy

: Second Edition

Kevin Mulhern and guests discover common threads in Radio 4's magazine programmes.


Unknown: Kevin Mulhern
Producer: Susan Denny

: The Good Shepherd

The late 19th century was a mixture of high-minded morality, vice and corruption. Elizabeth Paterson , moved by the plight of children in prison, takes into her house and her heart the child, Maysie. Maysie is no innocent, however, and Elizabeth's passionate concern becomes the means of her own destruction.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Hawes
Unknown: Elizabeth Paterson
Directed By: Kay Patrick

: Science Now at the MAS

Last week in Boston, several thousand scientists gathered at the 154th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Peter Evans was there, and he reports on some of the highlights.
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 7. 45pm)


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Jackie Lunn

: Options

4.30 Community Matters Seven programmes with JOHN CLARE
2: New Towns, New Communities? New towns gave planners an opportunity to experiment, but would there be a real sense of community? The Arnold family of Telford visits the Grace family of Milton Keynes , and John Clare talks to politicians and community workers. (e)
5.00 Espana Viva A 15-part Spanish course for beginners Introduced by YOLANDA VAZQUEZ with SALVADOR ORTIZ-CARBONERES and his students
11:i Buen Viaje ! (e) (Extended re-broadcast of last Sunday 's programme)
5.30 L'ltalia dal vivo Second-stage Italian A series of 20 programmes to follow Buongiorno Italia! 18: Cos'e successo? Presentatori DENISE DE ROME e Testi diENRICO VERDECCHIA BOB POWELL (R) (e)


Unknown: John Clare
Unknown: Milton Keynes
Talks: John Clare
Introduced By: Yolanda Vazquez
Unknown: Salvador Ortiz-Carboneres
Unknown: Buen Viaje
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia
Unknown: Bob Powell

: Carvel in Conversation

Last of four programmes in which Robert Carvel talks to four statesmen about the shifts in the centres of power. Lord Carrington,
Secretary-General of NATO


Talks: Robert Carvel

: Week Ending

The weekly satire show that's almost as ridiculous as the news itself with Bill Wallis , David Tate Sally Grace and Royce Mills


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Royce Mills

: News

With EUGENE FRASER including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Eugene Fraser

: Citizens

Omnibus edition
Open Heart Surgery by CHARLOTTE KEATLEY
Directed by MARILYN IMRIE Stereo


Directed By: Marilyn Imrie

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Saturday evening conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations


Music By: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Michael Ember

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Revolution on St Barbara by TERENCE KELLY dramatised from the novel by BARRY CAMPBELL and with TERENCE KELLY
St Barbara is a happy-go-lucky Caribbean island, rich in happiness but out-of-luck where hard cash is concerned. That's until wily old Joseph Mordecai comes up with his brilliant money-making idea for a 'Revolution on St Barbara'!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 00pm)


Unknown: Terence Kelly
Novel By: Barry Campbell
Novel By: Terence Kelly
Unknown: Joseph Mordecai
Directed By: David Johnston
Joseph Mordecai: Rudolph Walker
Valerie Murray: Elaine Mordecai
Ernest Masterman: Laurence Payne
Carole Mordecai: Jay Byrd
Henry Cicurel: Trevor Laird
Sybil Masterman: Margaret Ward
Sir Peter Jeffrey-Smith: Manning Wilson
Sydney: Frank Singuineau

: Music in Mind

Richard Baker presents a mid-evening miscellany of words and music. Producer JANE BEVAN Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Jane Bevan

: Ten to Ten

A reading, a hymn and a reflection led by Colin Semper Stereo


Unknown: Colin Semper

: News

: The Saturday Feature

A selection of the letters of Frank Cocker compiled by BILL WESTALL From the trenches of the Western Front, Frank Cocker wrote to his fiancee, Evelyn, about the soldier's life, and in particular his growing friendship with fellow
Yorkshireman, Lance Corporal Charlie Wood.
Reader Paul Copley
MARK LOCKHART (clarinet) Charlie's Theme by TREVOR ALLAN (piano) Producer ED THOMASON Stereo (R)


Unknown: Frank Cocker
Unknown: Bill Westall
Unknown: Frank Cocker
Unknown: Lance Corporal
Reader: Charlie Wood.
Reader: Paul Copley
Clarinet: Mark Lockhart
Piano: Trevor Allan
Producer: Ed Thomason

: Writers on Blue Paper: 4: Mama Z and the Robber

by Thomas Idinopoulos
Read by Valerie Colgan
A series of eight international short stories.

For a middle-aged Greek woman on her own, America is a threatening place. But Mama Z can cope.
(BBC Wales)
(First broadcast on BBC World Service)


Author: Thomas Idinopoulos
Reader: Valerie Colgan
Producer: Lis Edwards

: Fallen Arches

Written by STEPHEN SHERIDAN 2: A Violent Storm
It is the end of the 19th century - a time of dark and terrible deeds. And nowhere is more dark and terrible than Fallen
Arches, where Lord Cliffhanger is doing his best to murder his wife.
Producer MARK ROBSON. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday 12.25pm)


Written By: Stephen Sheridan
Producer: Mark Robson.
Lord Cliffhanger: Robert Lang
Lady Cliffhanger: Annette Crosbie
Darling: James Cossins
Florence: Caroline Gruber
Dr Woodcock: Geoffrey Whitehead
Colonel Banks: William Squire
Silas Dirt: Chris Emmett
Possibility Brown: Jon Glover
Mrs Dirt: Hilda Braid

: Lenin of the Rovers

. (Details Wednesday at 7.45pm)
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