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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with David Stone


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: David Stone

: Looking for a Bluebird

2: The Sleepy Piano-Player
Stereo (Details as yesterday)

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

[number removed]
Producer Nick Utechin
0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Nick Utechin

: The Teachers

An eight-part series following a term in the life of the teachers at Washwood Heath
Comprehensive School in Birmingham.
2: A busy day for year tutor Pete Mortiboys. The police catch three brothers truanting; a group of fifth-years are caught smoking behind the gym; and the fire alarm goes off. Producers Brian King and Sarah Rowlands


Unknown: Pete Mortiboys.
Producers: Brian King
Producers: Sarah Rowlands

: Morning Story

Driving Too Close
Reader Helen Griffin. Written by Pamela Purnell.
Producer Jane Dauncey


Reader: Helen Griffin.
Written By: Pamela Purnell.
Producer: Jane Dauncey

: Daily Service

Praise the Lord! Ye Heavens Adore Him
(Austria. BBC HB 16); Mark I, vv 29-38; Psalm 23 (L Berkeley); How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds (St Peter , BBC HB 142). Stereo


Unknown: St Peter

: Citizens

Written by Scott Cherry.
Director Adrian Bean Stereo


Written By: Scott Cherry.
Director: Adrian Bean
Mary: Alice Arnold
Suzi: Hetty Baynes
Trevor: Norman Beaton
Sally: Avril Clark
Mireille: Tara Dominick
Alex: Kate Duchene
Mike: Scott Farrell
Charles: Michael N Harbour
: Joe Johnhollis
Terry: Anthony Jackson
Hugh: James MacPherson
June: Maggie McCarthy
Colin: Ben Onwukwe
Neville: David Richard-Fox
Pat: Marcella Riordan
Tony: Richard Tate

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections of life and politics abroad. Producer Zareer Masani


Producer: Zareer Masani

: Tales of the Loch

Bruce Sandison talks with Christopher Lowell about history and wildlife at Loch Ericht, Bonnie Prince Charlie 's hiding place.
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland)


Talks: Bruce Sandison
Unknown: Christopher Lowell
Unknown: Bonnie Prince Charlie

: You and Yours

Presented by John Waite


Presented By: John Waite

: Trivia Test Match

This week from
Wheathampstead Cricket Club, Hertfordshire.
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge. Taking the crease: Tim Rice and Willie Rushton with Rachel Heyhoe-Flint and Leslie Thomas. Producer Jon Magnusson Stereo


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Rachel Heyhoe-Flint
Unknown: Leslie Thomas.
Producer: Jon Magnusson

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Miss Jump the Jockey Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Gail Foley. Serial:
Henrietta Who ? (4) (Details as yesterday) -


Presented By: Gail Foley.
Unknown: Henrietta Who

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Doo Be Doo Be Doo
Nigel can never think of anything to say to his working-class northern mother. Inviting her down to a Frank Sinatra concert seems like a solution.
Written by Michael Wall.
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Written By: Michael Wall.
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Avril: Kathleen Heime
Nigel: Simon Treves
Caroline: Moir Leslie
Mr Hughes: Ian Lindsey
Ticket tout/clerk: David Bannerman

: The Tingle Factor

Joanna Lumley is Robin Ray 's guest.
Producer Andrew Mussett. Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Unknown: Robin Ray
Producer: Andrew Mussett.

: News

: Age to Age

Including: John Miller talks to Eli Kedourie,
Professor of Politics at the University of London, about the historical backdrop to the situation in strife-torn Lebanon.
Presenter Barry Cunliffe. Producers John Knight and Felicity Goodall


Talks: John Miller
Presenter: Barry Cunliffe.
Producers: John Knight

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Bill Frost


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Bill Frost

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: The Log Book

Londoner Randolph Henley has bought a holiday cottage in North Wales. He's hoping to get away from it all.
Written by Rod Kelly.
Producer Sioned Williams. Stereo


Unknown: Londoner Randolph
Written By: Rod Kelly.
Producer: Sioned Williams.
Randolph Henley: Robert Bathurst
Mrs Evans: Marged Esli
Mr Ferrington-Smythe/Dennis/Mr Jones: Paul B Davies
Mrs Hampton/Dot Parkinson/Emily Frankel/Edith Pargeter: Sally Grace

: News

: The Archers

: Relative Values

Four family portraits with Michael O'Donnell.
2: Canon Don Lewis has preached against women's ordination - yet his wife and daughter are both 'Reverends'.
Producer Sharon Banoff. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Michael O'Donnell.
Unknown: Canon Don Lewis
Producer: Sharon Banoff.

: Science Now

: The Poetry of Popular Song

Four illustrated talks in which Roy Dean considers the work of some unjustly neglected lyricists.
4: Ted Koehler Producer David Perry


Unknown: Roy Dean
Unknown: Ted Koehler
Producer: David Perry

: In Touch

Presenter Peter White Producer Thena Heshel
COMMENTS: W [number removed]between 9.15 and 10. 15pm.
0 FACTSHEET: No 33 send large sae to [address removed]


Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

At the Edinburgh Festival Paul Allen finds treasure from Peru and Treasure
Island at the Assembly Hall; on disc soprano Felicity Lott sings English songs.
Presenter Don Allen.
Producer Mike Greenwood. Stereo


Soprano: Felicity Lott
Presenter: Don Allen.
Producer: Mike Greenwood.

: The Financial World Tonight

Presenter Roger White


Presenter: Roger White

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

Amongst Women
7: Michael Leaves Home (Details as yesterday)

: The Local Network

A Hard Shoulder to Fry On
Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton examine transport cafes and the revolution that's taken place on the hard shoulders of our nation. Producer Nick Clarke (R)


Reporters: Neil Walker
Reporters: David Clayton
Producer: Nick Clarke

: The Year in Question

Teams from
Newstatesman and Society and The Listener are put to the test over one particular year, with Simon Bates as the referee.
Producer Andrew Parfitt Stereo (R)


Unknown: Simon Bates
Producer: Andrew Parfitt

: Open University

11.30 Arts Review 90: visits Charleston, home of the Bloomsbury Set
11.50 Adam Smith and Government


Unknown: Adam Smith

: News

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