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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday in London and John Humphrys at the Labour Party
Conference in Brighton.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: John Humphrys

: Netty Sargent's Copyhold

by THOMAS HARDY abridged by NEVILLE TELLER. Read by George Raistrick


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Abridged By: Neville Teller.
Read By: George Raistrick
Producer: Alison Hindell

: News

: For Schools

FM only. See panel page 78

: The Natural History Programme

Humpback whales feeding off Alaska and new research on gibbons in Borneo. With
Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm. Producer JOHN HOLMES BBC Bristol


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm.
Producer: John Holmes

: An Act of Worship


: Citizens

(Omnibus edition next Saturday at 6.25pm)

: For Schools

FM only. See panel page 78

: Black Sheep

LW only
Jenny Cuffe talks to Eileen Bell , a Roman Catholic living in Northern Ireland, who. when she decided to marry a Protestant, faced hostility from both sides of the community.


Talks: Jenny Cuffe
Unknown: Eileen Bell

: First Person at War

Molly Lefebure was
Britain's first woman mortuary assistant and started her work in London during the Blitz. Producer TIM DEE


Unknown: Molly Lefebure
Producer: Tim Dee

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard


Presenter: John Howard

: The World at One

Nick Clarke in London and James Naughtie at the Labour Party
Conference in Brighton.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

The Cross, Spotty Child Stereo

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Short story: Life with the Finch Family by SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER abridged by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE. Read by Edward Petherbridge 1: The House with the Lilacs
(Music: Debussy's Homage to Haydn)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Abridged By: Sally Skrimshire.
Read By: Edward Petherbridge

: For Schools

FM only. Seepanelpage 78

: Lethal Cocktails

by SHELAGH STEPHENSON. With and Murder intrudes into a country-house party. The police and Aunt Agatha are quickly on the scene!
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN Stereo


Unknown: Shelagh Stephenson.
Unknown: Aunt Agatha
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Daphne Berkshire Hunt,: Elizabeth Bell
Teddy: Christopher Good
Inspector Allcock: John Moffatt
Aunt Agatha: Joan Matheson
Lulu: Elizabeth Mansfield
Mimsie: Melinda Walker
Lionel: Geoffrey Collins
Freddie: Michael Graham Cox
Cynthia: Tina Martin
Gertie: Walker
Roast: Brian Miller
Cook: Anna Cropper
PC Crass: Ian Targett
Old man: Michael Bilton

: News

: Bookshelf

Martin Cruz Smith talks to Nigel Forde about Polar Star, the sequel to his thriller Gorky Park. Producer


Talks: Martin Cruz Smith
Unknown: Nigel Forde

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Robert Williams

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Trivia Test Match

Brian Johnston umpires and Willie Rushton and Tim Rice are assisted by Rachel Heyhoe-Flint and Barry Norman.
Written by Peter Hickey and Malcolm Williamson
Producer Paul Spencer Stereo (R)

: News

: The Archers

: Brother Sweeper, Sister Cleaner

The Little Sisters of Jesus, a fraternity of Roman
Catholic nuns, celebrate the golden anniversary of their foundation. Together with the Little Brothers they work and dress as ordinary people, taking menial jobs in society. Bernard Jackson investigates the life of this modern religious order. Producer STEPHEN OLIVER Stereo


Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Producer: Stephen Oliver

: Analysis

Out of the Cold
Robert McNamara , former US Secretary of Defense, talks to Peter Hennessy about new strategies for East-West relations.


Unknown: Robert McNamara
Unknown: Peter Hennessy
Producer: Caroline Anstey

: Does He Take Sugar ?

Presenter Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE


Presenter: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Reviews of Iris Murdoch 's new novel, and Kenneth Branagh as Henry V; and artist Tom Phillips at the National Portrait Gallery. Presented by Mark Steyn. Producer MIKE GREENWOOD


Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Artist: Tom Phillips
Presented By: Mark Steyn.
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: A Book at Bedtime

The Human Factor (2)

: The World Tonight

with David Sells , plus Sally Hardcastle at the Labour Party Conference.


Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Sally Hardcastle

: Open University

11.30 A Chemist in the Vaults
11.50 The Future of NATO and the Warsaw Pact

: Antony Hopkins Talking About Music

Last in the series.


Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

LW only 12.00-12.10

: Night School

FM only. See panel page 78

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