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: News Briefing

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with David Stone


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: David Stone

: Looking for a Bluebird

4: Looking for a Bluebird Stereo

: News

: Punters

Listeners report on a variety of issues with the help of Susan Marling and the Punters team. Editor Jenny Walmsley
0 WRITE to: Punters,
BBC Radio 4, Bristol BS8 2LR
0 PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Susan Marling
Editor: Jenny Walmsley

: Life with Lederer

A five-part series in which Helen Lederer reveals her recipes for coping with life.
Today she sorts out a weight problem.
With Malcolm Raeburn Diane Whitley James Quinn and Victoria Finney.
Producer Paul 2 Jackson. Stereo


Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Malcolm Raeburn
Unknown: Diane Whitley
Unknown: James Quinn
Unknown: Victoria Finney.

: The Natural History Programme

Jessica Holm and Michael Scott seek out Midges, mink and many other forms of wildlife to bring you up to date with what is happening in the countryside.
Producer John Harrison


Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Michael Scott
Producer: John Harrison

: An Act of Worship


: Citizens

Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)

: Conversation Piece

The fifth of six programmes.
Sue MacGregor talks to the abstract artist
Bridget Riley , best known in the 1960s for her dizzying black and white 'Op Art'.
Producer Gillian Hush


Talks: Sue MacGregor
Artist: Bridget Riley
Producer: Gillian Hush

: First Person

Matt Bigg goes parent-hunting in Kenya.

: You and Yours

Presented by John Waite


Presented By: John Waite

: The Log Book


: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Mr Cosmo the Conjuror Stereo (R)


Unknown: Mr Cosmo

: Woman's Hour

'Where is it now, the glory and the dream?' Myths and visions of a paradise lost, a past golden age, a bygone era of innocence, are shared by all races and religions. Margaret Horsfield explores them. Introduced by Gail Foley. Serial:
Henrietta Who ? (6)


Unknown: Margaret Horsfield
Introduced By: Gail Foley.
Unknown: Henrietta Who

: The Devil and Stepashka

Loosely based on Leo Tolstoy 's short story The Devil, Claire Booker 's play tells the love tragedy of Zhenya, a Russian landowner driven to the brink of madness by a lustful desire for one of his peasants....
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo


Unknown: Leo Tolstoy
Unknown: Claire Booker
Director: Andy Jordan.
Zhenya: David Bannerman
Lisa: Tara Dominick
Boris: Nigel Carrington
Stepashka: Danielle Allen
Dascha: Jane Whittenshaw
Jailer: Fraser Kerr

: News

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen invites
Michael Bentine and Heather Couper to talk about four paperbacks they consider to be A Good Read.
The books they discuss are Carve Her Name with Pride by R J Minney ;
The Diviner's Handbook by Tom Graves ; Stephen Pile 's The Return of Heroic Failures; and The Making of the English Landscape by WGHoskins.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Heather Couper
Unknown: R J Minney
Unknown: Tom Graves
Unknown: Stephen Pile
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Bill Frost


Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Bill Frost

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: My Music

Another chance to hear the musical panel games in which John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden.
Steve Race is in the chair.
Producer Richard Edis Stereo (R)


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden.
Unknown: Steve Race
Producer: Richard Edis

: News

: The Archers

: Radio Lives

Six portraits of great radio figures. 5: Mr Rude
'How much longer could we go on displaying this drunken homosexual, like a freak at a sideshow?'
(BBC producer)
Gilbert Harding was the most famous broadcaster in 1950s
Britain, earning the affection (and often outrage) of the public with his plain speaking on radio and television.
Brian Masters looks behind the legend.
Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo


Unknown: Mr Rude
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Unknown: Brian Masters
Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: 'Britain's rudest man' 8 November 2015

: Back to Africa

A six-part journey through seven
West African states.
5: A Tale of Two Cities
Ferdinand Dennis returns to Nigeria after an absence of five years. (Full details tomorrow at 11.00am)


Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

: Does He Take Sugar?

For disabled listeners.
Presented by Kati Whitaker.
Producer Marlene Pease
0PHONE: 071.[number removed](10.00am-5.00pm)
0 WRITE to:
Does He Take Sugar?
Room 7074, Broadcasting House, BBC, London WI 1AA


Presented By: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Trevor Griffith 's new play Piano; and pianist Martin Jones plays Percy Grainger 's version of Gershwin.
With Paul Vaughan. Producer Sally Marmion Stereo
Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Unknown: Trevor Griffith
Pianist: Martin Jones
Unknown: Percy Grainger
Unknown: Paul Vaughan.
Producer: Sally Marmion

: The Financial World Tonight

Presented by Roger White Stereo


Presented By: Roger White

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells Stereo


Presented By: David Sells

: A Book at Bedtime

Amongst Women 9: Sheila weds.

: The Psychedelic Spy

A thriller in five parts.
3: Plastic Assassin
Hindle is alone on Temptation Island. His brief: to kill Jack Lightborn 's wife.
Written by Andrew Rissik.
Director: Glyn Dearman


Written By: Andrew Rissik
Director: Glyn Dearman
Billy Hindle.: James Aubrey
Tara Lightborn: Joanna Lumley
Jack Lightborn: Charles Gray
Marianne: Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Larry Cosgrove: Michael Cochrane
Alex Lindstrom: Ed Bishop
Manolo: Ben Onwukwe
Engineer: Paul Rosebury

: Fine Arts Brass

One of this country's leading chamber ensembles displays the lighter side of their repertoire. Producer Richard Edis Stereo (R)


Producer: Richard Edis

: Open University

11.45 Education for Adults: The Ideas of Paulo Freire

: News

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