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: News Briefing

: Farming Today



Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

THE RT REV THE LORD COGGAN presents the first programme in a series of five reflections on the theme A Time for Age. Stereo

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Chris Lowe
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With RICHARD QUEST
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
Send nominations for this year Best of British Youth Awards to:
YMCAjToday Best of British Youth Awards, Today, London W1A 1AA 0 INFO: page 76


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Chris Lowe
Read By: Brian Perkins
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: The Week on 4

with Brian Perkins


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Something Wholesale

abridged in six parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Eric Newby 's life and times in the 'rag trade'.
5: No with Mr Wilkins
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Donald Bancroft
Unknown: Eric Newby
Unknown: Mr Wilkins
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: News

: Start the Week with Russell Harty

Join Russell in a special edition from the North West.
Producer ELAINE BEDELL. Stereo


Unknown: Join Russell
Producer: Elaine Bedell.

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting How the Budget affects you How far has the Chancellor been able to fulfil expectations of a tax-cutting budget?
The Money Box team analyses and explains the practical impact of the budget proposals on your personal finances.


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Morning Story

Telegramme Claims Required by WILL COWBURN
Read by Mark McGann Producer SHEILA FOX


Read By: Mark McGann
Producer: Sheila Fox

: Daily Service

from Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church, Glasgow
(the Parish Church of the University of Glasgow) led by THE REV VALERIE WATSON Hymns (ch3): 0, hear my prayer, Lord (70); For thy gift of God the Spirit (337); Lord of light, whose name outshineth (510)
Reading: Hebrews 5, v 11 to 6, v 3 Organist TIMOTHY REDMAN BBC Scotland


Unknown: Kelvinside Hillhead
Unknown: Valerie Watson
Organist: Timothy Redman

: For Schools

11.00 Music Makers Pedro Revenge (10) Act 2 by DAVID WADE and ian HUMPHRIS Stereo (e)
11.20 Let's Move!
10: The Ugly Duckling (2) Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR (10) Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 See for Yourself Up and Down and Round and Round by EDWARD KELSEY Stereo (e)


Unknown: David Wade
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Unknown: Edward Kelsey

: Down Your Way

The Oxfordshire market town of Witney has long been famous for its blankets, but as Pam Ayres discovers, excavations have revealed it also has one of the largest medieval latrines in the country.
Producer LYN HARTMAN. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Pam Ayres
Producer: Lyn Hartman.

: Poetry Please!

Presented by Kit Wright Readers ANTHONY HYDE and ELIZABETH PROUD


Presented By: Kit Wright
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae As the end of the century approaches, more and more people are living longer. By the year 2025. it's estimated that 17 per cent of the population will be above pensionable age. So, how and where will elderly people live? You and Yours looks this week at housing options for elderly people. Plus the usual magazine features. Editor PAT TAYLOR
If you are concerned about health, education, housing or financial matters, or if you are the victim of incompetent or unhelpful traders or authorities, write to: You and Yours, BBC. London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Susan Rae
Editor: Pat Taylor

: King Street Junior

by JIM ELDRIDGE starring and 6: The Facts of Life featuring the school secretaryand
The new sex education policy spells trouble for Mr Beeston. ... and Mrs Rudd 's chickens come home to roost.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 6.30pm)


Unknown: Jim Eldridge
Unknown: Mr Beeston.
Unknown: Mrs Rudd
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Philip Sims: Karl Howman
Mr Beeston, the Headmaster: James Grout
Mr Holliday, Deputy Head: Tom Watson
Mrs Stone,: Margaret John
Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello
Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin
Mr Long: Paul Copley
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Carioni: Natasha Pyne
Mr HiggS: Geoffrey Whitehead
Gary: Marc Murphy
Sundar: David Crane

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake with news and topics in and behind the headlines Editor MARTIN COX


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner This week: I Went to Visit a Farm One Day Presented by HEDLI NIKLAUS and TREVOR HARRISON Today's story: Thunder and Lightning by ALEXA ROMANES Script written and produced by MARY KALEMKERtAN Stereo
2.05 Playtime Machines Are Fun Presented by JOANNE ZORIAN and LIONEL MORTON Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast on Friday 11.20am FM)
2.20 Science Scope A Question of Time by STEVE ROBIN With FRED HARRIS JULIE RICHMOND and CLIFFORD NORGATE Stereo (e) A
2.40 Whirligig Where We Live by JILL BRAND
5: Come Inside! Presented by JOE HALL Stereo (e)


Presented By: Hedli Niklaus
Presented By: Trevor Harrison
Produced By: Mary Kalemkertan
Presented By: Joanne Zorian
Presented By: Lionel Morton
Unknown: Steve Robin
Unknown: With Fred Harris
Unknown: Julie Richmond
Presented By: Joe Hall

: Woman's Hour

In a week devoted to the problems and the rewards of old age. Sarah Dunant talks to
Elaine Murphy , Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Guy's Hospital.
Serial: Out of the Shelter by DAVID LODGE abridged in 12 episodes by JACK SINGLETON
Read by Trevor Nichols (8) (Music: Leigh 's The Frogs) Editor CLARE SELERIE-GREY


Talks: Sarah Dunant
Unknown: Elaine Murphy
Unknown: Jack Singleton
Read By: Trevor Nichols

: All the Birds of the Air


: Kaleidoscope

Night Beat
The pop music market is at a crucial period. Sales of singles are declining, and pop stars come and go at an alarming rate. It's the job of the record companies' A and R men and women to discover new talent. David Roper goes with them. (Broadcastlast Friday)


Unknown: David Roper

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Gordon Clough
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News
Editor ROGER MOSEY continued on FM 5. 59-5. 55


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Six O'Clock News

Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world including Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: Unnatural Acts

The return of the crazy sitcom about four crazy friends who do things ... crazily!
Starring and1: Mean Streets
When Kit opens a shop and Caroline joins a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme, Jeremy and Paul decide it's time to do ... ajob.
Written by PAUL B. DAVIES


Written By: Paul B. Davies
Written By: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Unknown: Caroline Leddy
Producer: David Tyler
Jeremy: Jeremy Hardy
Kit: Kit Hollerbach
Paul: Paul B Davies
Caroline: Caroline Leddy

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: The Food Programme

Dinner at 80
What are the most nourishing foods to eat if you are elderly?
How easy is it to cook fresh food for one? Do you need extra vitamins and minerals? Does the food industry cater for the older shopper?
Derek Cooper finds out.
(Rev re-broadcast from last Friday)


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Science Now

: Loving Mother

Helen and Ted's children are off their hands and they're looking forward to a life of their own. But Helen's mother has just turned 80 and she's getting very odd. For example, she's talking to her late husband...,
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester. Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Mike Harris
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Edith: Paula Tllbrook
Helen: Jane Lowe
Carol JULIE: Ann Taylor
Ted: Keith Clifford
Erie: Stefan Escreet
Mrs Malik: Jamila Massey
Dr Ahmed: Dennis Conlon
Vicar: James Quinn

: God's Acre

A year in the life of an English village.
In the last of 12 monthly talks, Wilfred De'Ath reports on March in Corby Glen, Lincolnshire. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Wilfred De'Ath

: Kaleidoscope

with Michael Oliver
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4. 30pm)


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Producer: Sally Marmion
Editor: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

Memoirs of a Midget by WALTER DE LA MARE abridged in 15 episodes by JOHN SCOTNEY
Read by Janet Maw (11) Producer PETER WINDOWS


Unknown: John Scotney
Read By: Janet Maw

: The World Tonight

Presented bv David Sells Editor BLAIR THOMSON


Editor: Blair Thomson

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: News - Views
11.50 18th-century Political Prints
12.10am Music Interlude

: 'am L W News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Secondary English Twenty Ways of Writing 1: Writing About Yourself Producer PETER FOZZARD. Stereo (e)


Producer: Peter Fozzard.

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