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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Valerie Watson

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Brian Redhead
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 Thought for the Day
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament
8.50 Letters
0 LETTERS: Today, BBC. London WIA 1AA


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: Brian Redhead

: News

: Money Box Budget Call: [number removed]

Your chance to discuss yesterday's Budget with the Money Box team: Louise Botting ,
Vincent Duggleby ,
Christopher Gilchrist and Philip Hardman.
The Chancellor has had to balance the problems of inflation against any tax cuts. What impact will the measures have on your savings and investments? How will your take-home pay be affected?
0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Louise Botting
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Christopher Gilchrist
Unknown: Philip Hardman.

: Gardeners' Question Time

This week the team visits
Coventry, where members of the Massey Ferguson
Horticultural Society put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki Fred Downham and Sue Phillips.
Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
0 CEEFAX: plant list and topical tips on page 188


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Sue Phillips.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Morning Story

Read by Brid Brennan.
Sunday evening. Time for
Benediction. Or for Mass. Or for Devotions. Something like that. Something 'holy'. But she wasn't feeling holy. Not at all. Quite the opposite, in fact. Producer SHEILA FOX


Unknown: Eoghan Otuairisc.
Read By: Brid Brennan.

: Daily Service

NEM p 84; It is a thing most wonderful (BBC HB 81); If ye love me (Tallis); Mark 14, vv 27-42; Be thou my guardian and my guide (BBC HB 135) Stereo

: A Year of Dying Dangerously

Homicide, the unlawful killing of another, is a perennial focus of popular fascination. The efforts of writers and film-makers over the years, however, have given a false picture of the murder scene.
This series of five programmes explores the reality revealed by the 685 homicides committed in the UK in 1986 - the most recent year for which comprehensive data is available - from the fatal act to the court sentence.
Hugh Prysor-Jones attempts to discover who is killing whom. 1: The Victim
Who is the most vulnerable? Producer JOHN FORSYTH
0 FEATURE: page 100


Unknown: Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer: John Forsyth

: For Schools

11.00 Singing Together (20) Presenter ANDREW SHORE Request Programme Stereo (R) revised (e)
11.20 Junior Drama Workshop The Five Omens of Hang Do by ALAN RUSSELL
3: The Return of the Flying Horse Stereo (e)
11.40 Talk to Me
6: Hello! Who Are You? Doofy Makes New Friends by ANITA HEWETT. Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 Poetry Corner Let's Hear It Again by MARY HAYDON. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Alan Russell
Unknown: Anita Hewett.
Unknown: Mary Haydon.

: On the Ropes

Nobody gets it right all the time, but for those at the top, mistakes can be expensive. In this five-part series,
John Humphrys talks to successful people who have weathered major storms in their careers. Would they, with hindsight, do things differently? 1: The Rt Hon David Steel , mp, who drove the Liberal Party along the rocky road to merger before abandoning the wheel. Producer BRIAN KING BBC Pebble Mill


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: David Steel

: You and Yours

Presented by John Waite


Presented By: John Waite

: The Year in Question

This year was the longest in recorded history, as American scientists added two 'leap' seconds to their Atomic clock. It was also the year when
Access cards were launched and a giant pack of cornflakes would have cost you lip. But which year was it?
Teams from the Daily Express and the Daily Mail compete in the second heat of this knockout contest, hosted by Simon Bates. Producer ANDREW PARFITT. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Bates.
Producer: Andrew Parfitt.

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie


Presented By: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Spring at Rookery Farm. Stereo (R)
2.05 WPFM Consideration of news and topical issues, stylish items on lifestyle and leisure, reports on education and training. Presented by jo WHILEY. Stereo (e)
0 PHONE: [number removed] (free). Lines open/rom 2. 15-3. 15pm.


Presented By: Jo Whiley.

: Woman's Hour

What do women want? If Freud had been a regular listener, he'd have known the answer. Serial: Driving in the Dark (5) Presenter Ruth Wishart


Presenter: Ruth Wishart

: View to a Death

by HUGH JENKINS. With and Paul, a distinguished politician whose long career has embraced many exciting and historic events, looks back to the late 40s when he first became aware of the anti-Communist witch hunt. It spread insidiously through the Actors' Equity Council, to the discredit of the hunters, the humiliation of the hunted and the shame of the famous personalities who found themselves unwillingly caught up in it. Martin Lawrence/ Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo


Unknown: Hugh Jenkins.
Paul, the narrator: Hugh Jenkins
the younger Paul: Stuart Organ
Sylvia: Natasha Pyne
Leslie Banks: Laurence Payne
Felix Aylmer: Charles West
Lewis Casson: Alan Dudley
Sybil Thorndike: Diana Lambert
Gerald Croasdell: Brian Smith
Gordon Sandison: Rob Edwards
John Keet: Christopher Scot
Emlyn Williams: Joe Dunlop
Harold Warrender: David Sinclair
Peggy Bertman: Melinda Walker
Harry Drayton: Philip Sully
Athene Seyler: Joan Matheson
Edith Evans: Janet Burnell

: Time for Verse

The first of five programmes in which George MacBeth interviews the poet
Vernon Scannell about his poetry and former life as soldier and professional boxer. Reader PHILIP voss
Producer ALEX REID. BBC Bristol


Unknown: George MacBeth
Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Producer: Alex Reid.

: News

: File on 4

David Levy reports on the diplomatic pressures facing
President Bush in his quest for Middle-East peace, not least from the powerful voice of American Jewry.


Unknown: David Levy
Producer: Stephen Sackur
Editor: Gerry Northam

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Christopher Cook talks to the award-winning sculptor William Pye , whose special medium is water, and who follows his acclaimed water-sculpture at Gatwick Airport with pieces awaiting unveiling at London's Hammersmith
Hospital and at the Docklands. Producer NOAH RICHLER. Stereo


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: William Pye
Producer: Noah Richler.

: PM

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


Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Fear on 4

The Man in Black,
Edward de Souza , introduces
13 plays of horror and suspense. 9: His Last Card by NICK WARBURTON. With and Everyone enjoys being sent cards; however, Laura feels distinctly uneasy when she receives one which is unsigned but carries the cryptic message 'One day to death'.
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS. Stereo


Introduces: Edward de Souza
Unknown: Nick Warburton.
Directed By: Martin Jenkins.
Laura: Maureen O'Brien
Charles: Mick Ford
Richard: Andrew Branch

: News

: The Archers

: In Business

Presented by Peter Day Producer STEPHEN CHILCOTT


Presented By: Peter Day
Producer: Stephen Chilcott

: Simon's Bug


: Medicine Now

: Punters

(Details tomorrow at 9.05am LW)

: Profile

A radio portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote. Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE


Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Kaleidoscope

Margaret Forster 's new novel considers the situation of a woman whose place at the heart of the family is undermined as she grows old; and a major exhibition of 18th-century
Spanish painting is opened at the National Gallery, London. Presented by Paul Vaughan Producer CHRIS ELDON LEE. Stereo
(Revised repeat tomorrow at 4.35pm)


Unknown: Margaret Forster
Presented By: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee.

: A Book at Bedtime

Appleby at Allington (3)

: The Budget

A statement on the Budget on behalf of the Labour Party by The Rt Hon John Smith , mp. the Shadow Chancellor.


Unknown: John Smith

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Modern Art: Impressionist Exhibition
11.50 Musical Style

: News

FM joins at 12.10

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