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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with David Stone
8.35 Listeners' Letters


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

: Looking for a Bluebird

3: The Captain's Dinner Stereo

: News

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Derek Jarman , the controversial film maker, talks to Dr Anthony Clare about the influences on his life and the psychological impact of being diagnosed HIV positive.
Producer Michael Ember


Unknown: Derek Jarman
Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Producer: Michael Ember

: Reading Aloud

Michael Williams reads
A Jesuit in the Tower by John Gerard.
In April 1597 the author, a member of the Jesuit
Mission in England, was tortured in the Tower of London. He displayed both courage and wit and refused to betray any of his fellow Catholics.
Producer Shaun MacLouahlin Stereo (R)


Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: John Gerard.
Producer: Shaun MacLouahlin

: Morning Story

Zoe and the Pedagogues Reader Susie Brann.
Written by Helen Simpson.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Reader: Susie Brann.
Written By: Helen Simpson.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Daily Service

Unto Thee, 0 God, Do I Lift Up My Soul; Have Faith in God, My Heart (Doncaster, BP 28);
Mark 2, v 23, to 3, v 5; His Yoke Is Easy
(Handel); Lord of All Hopefulness (Slane,
BBC HB 309). With the BBC Singers. Stereo

: Remember the Voice

The story of Charles Hill told by Frank Gillard.
During the Second World War Hill's distinctive 'Radio Doctor' talks endeared him to 14 million listeners. At the time he was Secretary of the BMA and closely involved with Aneurin Bevan in setting up the NHS. Later he became, controversially, Chairman of the BBC Governors. He died just a year ago. Producer Christopher Stone


Unknown: Charles Hill
Told By: Frank Gillard.
Unknown: Aneurin Bevan
Producer: Christopher Stone

: An Englishman in the Midi

Six programmes in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France. 4: Progress
Producer Merilyn Harris


Talks: John P Harris
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: You and Yours

with John Waite


Unknown: John Waite

: Out of Order

The political quiz.
Team captains are MPs Julian Critchley and Austin Mitchell, with guests Ken Livingstone , MP, and political journalist Adam Raphael. Chair Patrick Hannan.
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Adam Raphael.
Unknown: Patrick Hannan.
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Miss Brick the Builder's Baby. Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

Gail Foley meets Philomena Davis , President of the Royal Society of British Sculptors. Serial:
Henrietta Who ? (5)


Unknown: Gail Foley
Unknown: Philomena Davis
Unknown: Henrietta Who

: Zoe and Celia

Sunday afternoon and the Croydon yuppy set is clearing up after a party. Stephen likes Celia, but how can he tell her?
A nervous romance written by Stephen James.
Director Michael Fox Stereo


Written By: Stephen James.
Director: Michael Fox
Stephen: Peter Rumney
Celia: Victoria Carling
Graham: Richard Heap
Neil: John Basham
Porty: Tom Miles
Zoe: Robin Brunskill

: Time for Verse

The second of five programmes in which Matthew Sweeney is interviewed by Carol Ann Duffy.
Reader T P McKenna. Producer Alec Reid


Unknown: Matthew Sweeney
Reader: Carol Ann Duffy.
Producer: Alec Reid

: News

: My Dear Jamal

In 1977 Joyce Edling wrote to a man she'd never met - a student in a Moroccan jail - and for over a year she received no reply. But when her correspondent eventually did write back, it was the start of an extraordinary love affair. Joyce Edling and Jamal Benomar tell their own story, with readings by Helena Breck and Kenneth Shanley. Producer Chris Mohr Stereo (R)


Unknown: Joyce Edling
Unknown: Joyce Edling
Unknown: Jamal Benomar
Unknown: Helena Breck
Unknown: Kenneth Shanley.
Producer: Chris Mohr

: Kaleidoscope Extra

with Paul Allen at the Edinburgh Festival. Festival director
Frank Dunlop is also the man behind the major production of Robert Louis Stevenson 's
Treasure Island; plus a look at the exhibition of Peruvian gold and silver, and music from Korea. Producer Julian May Stereo


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Frank Dunlop
Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson

: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Bill Frost


Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Bill Frost

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Quote, Unquote

The quotation game, with this week's guests: Mark Steyn ,
David Daiches , Celia Haddon and George Melly.
Presenter Nigel Rees. Producer Armando lannucci Stereo (R)


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Unknown: David Daiches
Unknown: Celia Haddon
Unknown: George Melly.
Presenter: Nigel Rees.

: News

: The Archers

: Age to Age

: The Teachers

: Talking about Music

Antony Hopkins explores a musical work or topic. Producer Christine Hardwick


Unknown: Antony Hopkins
Producer: Christine Hardwick

: No Longer Known at this Address

Tens of thousands of people are reported missing each year and hundreds of thousands in the population are surviving 'semi-detached' from official society. Hugh Prysor-Jones reports, in the last of four programmes: The Numbers Games Producer John Forsyth (R)


Unknown: Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer: John Forsyth

: Kaleidoscope

At Yorkshire Sculpture
Park huge carvings from Zimbabwe are on exhibition; writers talk about how they inhabit the minds of the opposite sex; and a new record celebrates the man behind the MGM musicals.
With Christopher Cook. Producer Nicki Paxman. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

Amongst Women
8: Maggie brings home the fiance.

: Tuning In

Three programmes in which Michael Bentine presents an in-depth historiographical analysis of the world of wireless.
1: Live from Lingfield, Dead from Doncaster Producer Simon Elmes


Unknown: Michael Bentine
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Open University

11.30 Mathematics Miscellany: A General Interest Magazine
11.50 Arts: The Rational Amusement

: Behind the Ritual

Ronald Eyre talks to young people about their faith.
Producer Merilyn Harris (R)


Talks: Ronald Eyre
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: News

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