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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Kerr Speirs.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
6-30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45 Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News
7.25,8.25 Sport
7.45 Thoughtfor the Day
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Humphrys

: News

: For Schools

9.05 Don't Miss....
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools Presented by NICK PAGE Conservation by JOHNNY MORRIS (e)
9.30 Living Language Chinese Poetry Compiled by FRANK FLYNN Stereo (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama The China Adventure by JOHN TAYLOR
4: The Road to Loyang With NOREEN LEIGHTON as the storyteller. Stereo (R) (e)
10.10 Something to Think About The Thin Mouse by ZOE BAILEY Stereo (R) (e)
10.20 Reading Comer
9: The Shining Mountain by AUSON FELL Storyteller SANDRA CLARK Stereo (R) (e)
10.30 Talkwaves Baxter Wall and the Haunted Graveyard by JOHN TAYLOR
1: The Skull and Saucepan With AUBREY WOODS as Baxter Wall and PAUL COPLEY as C.C. (R) (e)


Presented By: Nick Page
Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Frank Flynn
Unknown: John Taylor
Unknown: Noreen Leighton
Unknown: Zoe Bailey
Unknown: Sandra Clark
Unknown: Talkwaves Baxter Wall
Unknown: John Taylor
Unknown: Aubrey Woods
Unknown: Baxter Wall
Unknown: Paul Copley

: Punters

The Programme with Listener Power
Three new Punters set out on their chosen quest with the help and support of reporters Susan Marling and Max Pearson.
Produced by the Punters team BBC Bristol
Write to: Punters, [address removed] or telephone Bristol [number removed] if there's something bugging you - serious or amusing and you'd like to be a Punter. Please give address and telephone number.


Reporter: Susan Marling
Reporter: Max Pearson

: For He Is an Englishman

The first of five autobiographical talks by the barrister and historian Charles Arnold-Baker , now in his 70s, who was born a Prussian aristocrat. (R)


Unknown: Charles Arnold-Baker

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm discover vast numbers ot
Monarch butterflies taking refuge from the North American winter.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: John Harbison

: An Act of Worship

reflecting the concerns of the day. Stereo

: Citizens

(Omnibus edition on Saturday)

: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk Living with Stress Stress counsellor DR SANDRA MILLS talks to GRAHAM TAYAR. 19: Outside Help. Stereo (e)
11.05 In the News A weekly look at what's new, what's in the news and what the news is all about. Presented by ROY SHEPPARD (e) 0 LETTERS AND TAPES to. In the News. BBC, London W1A 1AA 11 30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poems and Topics) 9: Night Mail A new version of the poem by w.H. AUDEN. Stereo (e)
11.40 Listen! Dangerous Holiday (9) by ROB GITTINS (R) (e)


Presented By: Roy Sheppard
Unknown: W.H. Auden.
Unknown: Rob Gittins

: Visiting Lives

Victoria Glendinning talks with Hilary Spurling about her work on Ivy Compton-Burnett and Paul Scott in this 'round-robin' series of biographers in conversation.


Talks: Victoria Glendinning
Unknown: Hilary Spurling
Unknown: Paul Scott

: First Person

New broadcasters with stories to tell and opinions to air.
Patsi Mackenzie , an 18-year-old pupil at the Nicolson Institute at Stomoway in Lewis, proclaims the benefits of growing up in a traditional,
Gaelic-speaking community in the Outer Hebrides.


Unknown: Patsi MacKenzie

: You and Yours

Help, advice and information about your consumer concerns. Presented by John Waite


Presented By: John Waite

: After Henry


: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie


Presented By: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: The Witch in the Cherry Tree by MARGARET MAHY Stereo (R)
2.05 Looking at Nature Migration by MIKE HOWARTH. TIMMY M ALLETT and ROBIN ROBBINS explore the mystery of bird migration. Stereo (e)
2.20 GCSE: Real Maths Supports GCSE coursework and stimulates low-achieving pupils.
9: Free Time Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Stereo (e)
2.40 Quest
9: Who Is Jesus? (e)


Unknown: Mike Howarth.
Unknown: Robin Robbins
Presented By: Frank Partridge

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the writer Margaret Forster who in her latest novel asks Have the Men Had Enough?
Serial: Driving in the Dark (1) by DEBORAH MOGGACH abridged in 12 episodes by DOREEN ESTALL
Read by Roger Alborough.
When his wife throws him out, Desmond embarks on a quest.
Taking the coach he drives for a living, he decides to search for the son he's never seen - the result of a brief liaison in the mid-70s.
(Music: Faure's Romance)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Margaret Forster
Unknown: Deborah Moggach
Read By: Roger Alborough.

: A Party for Bonzo

by AYSHE RAIF . With and Maggie and Jack would never leave Bonzo out of any celebration. So on their fifth anniversary presents are exchanged around the goldfish bowl. But as the evening draws on Bonzo finds himself fishy in the middle.
Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER Stereo


Unknown: Ayshe Raif
Directed By: Jeremy Mortimer
Maggie: Natasha Pyne
Jack: Phillip Joseph

: News

: Bookshelf

In Pat Barker 's new novel, The Man Who Wasn't There, 12-year-old Colin's favourite hero is his father - of whom he knows little, except that he was killed in the war. He becomes the star of a film running in Colin's imagination, interrupted occasionally by the realities of school and home. Pat Barker , whose award-winning first novel Union Street is to be shown as a film later this year, talks to Nigel Forde.
And Simon Raven reveals corruption in the fifth volume of his series The First Born of Egypt - Blood of My Bone. Producer SALLY MARMION
0 CEEFAX: book details are on page 266


Unknown: Pat Barker
Unknown: Pat Barker
Unknown: Nigel Forde.
Unknown: Simon Raven
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of yesterday's programme at 9.45pm)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Frances Coverdale
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continued on FM 5. 50-5. 55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Frances Coverdale

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Dial 'M' for Pizza

by JAMES HENDRIE and IAN BROWN. As the frightening craze of acid house music sweeps the country, corrupting youth and threatening the very fabric of society, the Dial 'M'for Pizza team do lots of jokes about it. With Robert Bathurst ,
Brenda Blethyn , Mike Grady ,
Jonathan Kydd and Enn Reitel. Producer DAVID TYLER Stereo (R)


Unknown: James Hendrie
Unknown: Ian Brown.
Unknown: Robert Bathurst
Unknown: Brenda Blethyn
Unknown: Mike Grady
Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
Unknown: Enn Reitel.
Producer: David Tyler

: News

: The Archers

Written by SAM JACOBS Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill


Written By: Sam Jacobs
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Colungwood
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Kenton Archer: Graeme Kirk
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Martha Woodford: Molue Harris
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Carrington
DS Barry: David Vann
Bert Fry: Roger Hume
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Dawn Porrit: Rachel Wright
Martin Lambert: Steve Hodson

: Soundtrack

A series of ten programmes that take life as the microphone finds it.
8: Southside Story
'I'm not proud of anything since I left home. The only thing I am proud of is that since I left
Southside, I've really made a go ofmylife....'
If you're under 18 and homeless Southside is a safe haven. You're given a bed, and breathing space to talk over your problems with staff who won't give you away, but will give you a shoulder to cry on ... Producer CATHIE MAHONEY. Stereo


Producer: Cathie Mahoney.

: Analysis

(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
0 INFORMATION: write to Does He Take Sugar?
BBC. London W1A 1AA. Phone in on [number removed]Lines open from 10.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Playwright Jim Cartwright 's highly-praised but bleak view of society, Road, has been followed by Bed, which premieres this week at the National Theatre.
On a more extravagant scale, Fritz Lang 's film Metropolis becomes a big-budget musical; and Charlie Chaplin 's career is commemorated at the Museum of the Moving Image in London. Presenter Michael Berkeley Producer JOHN GOUDIE Stereo


Unknown: Jim Cartwright
Unknown: Fritz Lang
Unknown: Charlie Chaplin
Presenter: Michael Berkeley
Producer: John Goudie

: A Book at Bedtime

The Enchanted Morning A 10-year-old girl's unforgettable experience. Stereo

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells


Presented By: David Sells

: Open University

Nordic Adult Education

: News

FM joins at 12.10

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