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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Prices, practical farming, politics and the countryside.

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Valerie Watson

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor
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: Sue MacGregor

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Join the debate with Nick and his guests on a topic in the news.
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Mohini Patel

: Medicine Now

with Geoff Watts


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Morning Story

The Immortal by PAT BORAN. Read by Kevin Flood.
There can be no doubt that
Martin Drennan was indeed old - in fact, well past the 110 mark. Not many, however, could tolerate his claim that he could clearly recall the sunny afternoon of the battle of Waterloo....
Producer JEREMY HOWE BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Pat Boran.
Read By: Kevin Flood.
Unknown: Martin Drennan
Producer: Jeremy Howe

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 93; The royal banners forward go (BBC HB 91); Hide not thou thy face (Farrant); Mark 14, vv 12-26; My song is love unknown (BBC HB 84) Stereo

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune Over the Moon (10) by BARRY GIBSON Presented by LUCIE SKEAPING and TIM LAYCOCK , featuring music by STEPHEN CHADWICK with singers from Havering and Dunstable. Stereo (e)
11.20 Time to Move 10: The Jungle Book A New Home Presented by NICK MERCER Stereo (e)
11.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories)
10: Dear Mr Henshaw (2) by BEVERLEY CLEARY dramatised by DAVID CALCUTT Stereo (e)


Unknown: Barry Gibson
Presented By: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Tim Laycock
Music By: Stephen Chadwick
Presented By: Nick Mercer
Unknown: Mr Henshaw
Unknown: Beverley Cleary
Dramatised By: David Calcutt

: Citizens

by CHRISTOPHER REASON. Cast for the week:
Directed and produced by CLIVE BRILL
* CEEFAX: a synopsis of current events in Citizens is on page 144


Produced By: Clive Brill
Alex Parker: Kate Duchêne
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma: Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton: James MacPherson
Mary: Alice Arnold
Chris Kennedy: Sean Barrett
Suzi Bryant: Hetty Baynes
Zena Kaplan: Maria Charles
Dadima: Charu Bala Chokshi
Steve McEvoy: Mark Fletcher
Terry Pratley: Anthony Jackson
June Sheffield: Maggie MacCarthy
Ernest Bond: Brian Murphy
Kelly Pratley: Kerry Ann White

: Second Unit Blues

The last of three programmes. The Reckoning
WANTED: young screenwriting talent with endless capacity for dreaming up foul deeds in familiar places. Only committed cineastes need apply ...
David McGUlivray clocks on at the film factory - and finds more than he bargained for. Producer WILL CANTOPHER


Unknown: David McGulivray

: You and Yours

investigates your complaints and provides help, advice, news and information about your day-to-day concerns.
Presented by John Waite.


Presented By: John Waite.

: My Music

A musical panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON.
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden.
In the chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Producer PETE ATKIN Stereo


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason.
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie


Presented By: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Mrs Speckle Stereo (R)
2.05 History Lost and Found China Project The Peasants' Revolt by TONY COULT. China in the 3rd Century, bc Stereo (R) (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE Presented by SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT.
10: Modern Languages. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Mrs Speckle
Unknown: Tony Coult.
Presented By: Simon Mayo

: Woman's Hour

From high kicks to high drama - actress Shirley MacLaine talks with Ruth Wishart about her new film Madame Sousatzka.
Serial: Driving in the Dark (4)


Talks: Shirley MacLaine
Unknown: Ruth Wishart
Unknown: Madame Sousatzka.

: I Say!

David Crystal , using a nasal twang, a husky voice, a creaky tone, and doing some everyday things with his throat, tongue, palate and velum, says 'Don't look at me in that tone of voice'. Producer ALAN WILDING


Unknown: David Crystal
Producer: Alan Wilding

: PM Budget Special

Gordon Clough and Hugh Sykes present full coverage of the Chancellor's
Budget proposals, with commentary from
Brian Curtois in the Commons Chamber and analysis by the BBC's Financial Editor Vincent Duggleby and senior economist Roger Bootle of Midland Montagu.
The political implications of Mr Lawson 's speech are debated by The Rt Hon Norman Tebbit , mp (Conservative);
The Rt Hon David Steel , mp
(Social and Liberal Democrat) and Tony Blair , mp (Labour).
In Glasgow, Valerie Singleton hears from industrialists, trade unionists and some of the people of the city about the effects the Budget will have on them. In London Frances
Coverdale monitors reaction from those traditionally in the front line on Budget day: the building societies and the breweries, the car manufacturers and the cigarette companies.
3.30* Chancellor's Speech
5.00*, 5.30 Budget news summaries


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Brian Curtois
Editor: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Roger Bootle
Unknown: Mr Lawson
Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Unknown: David Steel
Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Producer: Veronica Mulley
Editors: Roger Mosey
Unknown: Amanda Ashton.
Unknown: Kevin Marsh
Unknown: Peter Gallimore

: The Budget

Live from the House of Commons, TheRtHon Nigel Lawson , mp The Chancellor of the Exchequer's speech in full, followed by the reply from the Leader of the Opposition, The Rt Hon Neil Kinnock , mp. (FMjoins the PM Budget Special at the end of Mr Kinnock 's speech)


Unknown: Nigel Lawson
Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: Mr Kinnock

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Growing Pains

Stereo (Details Thursday 12.25pm)

: News

: The Archers

: File on 4

(Details tomorrow at 4.05pm)

: The Radio 4 Debates

The last of four programmes. The Cambridge Debate A team of distinguished speakers joins students at the Cambridge Union Society to debate the motion: 'This House prefers recklessness to righteousness'.
Proposing: Frederic Raphael and Alan Plater.
Opposing: Rabbi
Julia Neuberger and Willie Rushton. Chairman Brian Redhead Producer MARGARET HILL


Unknown: Frederic Raphael
Unknown: Alan Plater.
Unknown: Julia Neuberger
Unknown: Willie Rushton.
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Margaret Hill

: The Best Day of My Life

The last in a series of five conversations.
Marjorie Lofthouse talks to violinist Nigel Kennedy about the best day of his life. Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Talks: Marjorie Lofthouse
Violinist: Nigel Kennedy
Producer: Jane Marshall

: In Touch

News and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
0 QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS can be phoned in on [number removed]between 8.30pm and 10.15.
0 INFORMATION: for fact sheet Noll and quarterly bulletin summarising broadcast information, send large sae,approx13"x9",to: [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Poet Derek Walcott has written a new play, Beef, No Chicken, a variation on a ghost story in which road constructors in Trinidad find their progress thwarted by a spirit from the old life; and sculptor William Pye talks about the substance he prefers to work with - water. Presented by Christopher Cook Producer NOAH RICHLER. Stereo


Unknown: Derek Walcott
Talks: William Pye
Presented By: Christopher Cook
Producer: Noah Richler.

: A Book at Bedtime

Appleby at AUington (2)

: The Budget

A statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Nigel Lawson , MP.


Unknown: Nigel Lawson

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: The Financial World Tonight

This special Budget Day edition, looks at the markets' reactions and talks to leading economists about the implications for the economy.

: Open University

11.30 Exploring Educational Issues
11.50 Modern Art: Flatness and Roundness

: News

FM joins at 12.10

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