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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

In the first of three programmes on agriculture in Eastern
Europe, Oliver Walston reports from Poland and East Germany. Producer Tim Finney BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Producer: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitboum Stereo


Unknown: James Whitboum

: Today

with Brian Redhead in Glasgow, and Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday in London.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day: Rev Mark Waters
Yesterday in Parliament Editor Philip Harding


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

Cliff Morgan previews today's football cup finals in England and Scotland.
Producer Peter Slater


Producer: Peter Slater

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk goes to
Glasgow, European City of Culture 1990, to find out about how you can enjoy Mayfest and all the other events happening in the city this year. Producer Caroline Daly


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Producer: Caroline Daly

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin with Robert Elms, Victoria Mather and John Walters Additional material Andrew Nickolds
Producers Ian Gardhouse Charlie Bunce and Ahson Vernon-Smith . Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Victoria Mather
Unknown: John Walters
Unknown: Andrew Nickolds
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Producers: Charlie Bunce
Producers: Ahson Vernon-Smith

: The Week in Westminster

with Robin Oakley , Political Editor of The Times
Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Robin Oakley
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections of life and politics abroad. Producer Zareer Masani


Producer: Zareer Masani

: Money Box

with Louise Botting and Vincent Duggleby Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Louise Botting
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

returns from a long business lunch.
Among those sprinting back to work are
Alan Coren
Richard Ingrams and Charles Kennedy , MP. All expense accounts checked by Barry Took. Script John Langdon and the producer Armando Iannucci


Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: Barry Took.
Script: John Langdon
Producer: Armando Iannucci

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: Any Questions?

This week's panel: Donald Dewar , MP Ludovic Kennedy Rt Hon
David Waddington. MP and Usha Prashar. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]
Call Jonathan Dimbleby with views on the issues raised in Any Questions? Producers Anna Carragher and Charlie Bunce
0 LINES OPEN/rom 12.30pm


Unknown: Donald Dewar
Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: David Waddington.
Unknown: Usha Prashar.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producers: Anna Carragher
Producers: Charlie Bunce

: Seed

A play by Colin Haydn Evans. May, aged 88, knows that seeds are the source of life, but does the ministry know this? It has given the exclusive rights to a few multinationals to manufacture the herbicides and pesticides that destroy life.


Play By: Colin Haydn Evans.

: From the Eastern Campaign

Susan Watts presents extracts from the letters Captain Henry Hepburn wrote home from the Crimean Front. With
Producer Gillian Hush BBC North


Unknown: Captain Henry Hepburn
Captain Hepburn: Martin Jarvis

: The Living World

Dungeness is a bleak spit of land on the south-east coast of England housing two nuclear power stations and the largest shingle beach in the British Isles. Yet the area is rich in birds and unusual plant life, as Peter France discovers in the company of Erica Towner and David Harper.
Producer John Holmes BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Harper.
Producer: John Holmes

: Science Now

Presenter Peter Evans Producer Adelene Alani


Presenter: Peter Evans
Producer: Adelene Alani

: Options

4.30 Education Matters - Environmental Special A series ot three programmes. Children in Stockton-on-Tees are pioneering the exchange of information about their environment with children in Nairobi. What can they learn from each others' experience? Reporter Annie Allsebrook
5.00 Get Writing Eight programmes on writing for pleasure or profit with George Evans , guests Jennie Allen and Peter Finch , and the Robin Hood Writers.
2: Publishing and Self-Publishing
5.30 Speak for Yourself John Campbell 's six-part guide to public speaking. 3: Feeling Good


Reporter: Annie Allsebrook
Unknown: George Evans
Unknown: Jennie Allen
Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: John Campbell

: Conversation Piece

Lady Lothian, founder president of the Women of the Year lunches, talks to Sue MacGregor.

: Week Ending

with Sally Grace ,
Bill Wallis , David Tate and Royce Mills


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Royce Mills

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Citizens

Omnibus edition by Carolyn Sally Jones. Produced and directed by Clive Brill. Stereo


Unknown: Carolyn Sally Jones.
Directed By: Clive Brill.

: Ad Lib

with Robert Robinson Research Ronni Davis
Producer Michael Ember


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Ronni Davis
Producer: Michael Ember

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Badger by Owl-Light by Edward Boyd (1916-89). 'I'll go hunt the badger by owl-light; 'tis a deed of darkness.... '
('The Duchess of Malfi')
Director Stewart Conn BBC Scotland (R)


Unknown: Edward Boyd
Director: Stewart Conn
Peter Talkm: Edward Judd
Simon: Tony Robinson
Sarah: Anne Kristen
David: Andrew McRobb
Esther: Diana Olsson
Ginny: Nicola Ferguson-Smith
Hardekker: James Cairncross
Barman: Crawford Logan
Ivor: Michael MacKenzie
Jenny: Sarah Collier
Jason: Ian Stewart

: Music in Mind

Join Brian Kay for some more magical melodies. Producer Sarah Devonald Stereo


Unknown: Join Brian Kay
Producer: Sarah Devonald

: Ten to Ten

A reading, a hymn and a reflection led by the Rev Graham James. Stereo


Unknown: Graham James.

: News

: Open Mind

Is a European policy on immigration really necessary and how would such a policy work? Join
Edward Mortimer in Brussels. Producer Gwyneth Williams


Unknown: Edward Mortimer
Producer: Gwyneth Williams

: Ottoman Adventure

Eight programmes. 7: Ararat and the Armenians
In the old Armenian heartlands of Turkey, around Lake Van , novelist Joseph Hone walks over a buried tragedy before finding resurrection in a great mountain.


Unknown: Lake Van
Unknown: Joseph Hone

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Dr Alec Roth , who runs the gamelan programme at London's South Bank Centre, about these fascinating Indonesian instruments. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Alec Roth

: At Home with the Hardys

Six programmes.
More 'Unnatural Acts' with Kit
Hollerbach Jeremy Hardy Paul B Davies
Caroline Leddy and introducing Patty-Jo 1: Many Happy Returns A new title, a new story, a new job and a new arrival for the crazy crew. Script Paul B Davies ,
Jeremy Hardy , Kit Hollerbach and Pete Sinclair
Producer David Tyler. Stereo


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

: News

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