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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Michael Blood.


Unknown: Michael Blood.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Mgr Vincent Nichols.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Mgr Vincent Nichols.

: The Old Left

by Daniel Menaker.
3: The Ravages of Time


Unknown: Daniel Menaker.

: News

: Plain Tales from the Rhododendrons

Three programmes recalling the curious life of the officer classes in the decade after the war, with Christopher Matthew.
2: Fishhooks! It's the Major! In a Surrey prep school.... Producer Alastair Wilson


Unknown: Christopher Matthew.
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: An Act of Worship


: A Glass of Blessings

A six-part adaptation of Barbara Pym 's novel. 2: Wilmet's Winter Programme As the nights draw in, Wilmet makes an attempt to do good, but is distracted by a walk with dashing Piers and by her meeting with the beautiful young priest, Fr Marius Lovejoy Ransome. Saleswoman. DEBORAH ROWBOTTOM Adapted by Elizabeth Proud Producer Sioned Wiliam. Stereo


Unknown: Barbara Pym
Adapted By: Elizabeth Proud
Producer: Sioned Wiliam.
Wilmet Forsyth: Joanna David
Sybil: Mary Wimbush
Piers: Christopher Good
Rodney: Donald Gee
Fr Thames: John Moffatt
FrBode: Geoffrey Matthews
Mary Beamish: Jane Knowles
Wilf Bason: William Simons
MissPrideaux: Hilda Schroder
MrColeman: Paul Copley
MissDaunt: Elizabeth Proud
Mrs Beamish/Miss Limpsett: Maxine Audley
FrRansome: Michael Onslow

: The Bible

Genesis. Part 9.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Pop star, model and black sheep of the family-LaToya Jackson talks about life with and without the Jackson clan. And your first kiss - as sweet as honey or oozing with embarrassment?
Serial: Mansfield Park (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Talks: Latoya Jackson

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Geoff Spink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: You and Yours

with Margaret Collins.


Unknown: Margaret Collins.

: Trivia Test Match


: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Plymouth In War

As part of BBC Radio's
Poetry Festival, Priscilla Napier 's'verse documentary' recording her impression of Plymouth and its people 50 years ago, suffering heavily from German airraids.
Narrator Danny Schiller.
Adapted by Bert Coules Director Martin Jenkins Stereo


Unknown: Priscilla Napier
Narrator: Danny Schiller.
Adapted By: Bert Coules
Director: Martin Jenkins
Jenny: Tara Dominick
Fred Long: Andrew Wincott
Mrs Long: Celia Ryder
Mrs Arden: Jane Knowles
Mrs Worth: Frances Jeater
MrsTaylor: Emily Richard
MrsLea: Joanna Myers
Flo: Petra Markham
Ted: Nigel Carrington
Ron: Timothy Carlton
Warden: Ian Lindsay
Stranger: Terence Edmund

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

from the Salisbury
Festival. Simon Rae joins readers Rosalind Shanks and Andrew Sachs in the Medieval Hall in Salisbury Cathedral Close, for a programme of popular poetry requests.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR
0 CASSETTE: Poetry Please!, from retailers


Unknown: Simon Rae
Readers: Rosalind Shanks
Readers: Andrew Sachs
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reports on the surprising theatre of Philippe Genty , and Live Theatre Company gives an original slant on the Palestinian problem; in the studio are New
Zealand poet Sam Hunt and the choreographer Siobhan Davies.
Producer Jerome Weatherald
Stereo (Revised repeat 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Philippe Genty
Unknown: Sam Hunt
Unknown: Siobhan Davies.
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story

The fourth of five stories by poets.
Just Like Stone's Hotel by Kit Wright.
When Maurice unexpectedly bumps into two former drinking friends, he invites them back to his house for a drink. 'I've knocked the boozing on the head,' he says,'and I've never felt better in my life.' He then pours himself a large whisky. Read by Stephen Thorne. Producer Susan Roberts


Read By: Stephen Thorne.
Producer: Susan Roberts

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: All the World's a Globe

Sixth of eight programmes presented by the National Theatre of Brent.
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo (First broadcaston Radio 3)


Producer: Lissa Evans.

: The Adventures of Superman

Ten epic stories.
6: Six Months Later: Lex Luthor is back and Superman has a race on his hands....
Based on stories by John Byrne and Dave Gibbons, published by and used under licence from DC Comics Inc. Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Adapted, written and produced by Dirk Maggs. Stereo


Unknown: Lex Luthor
Stories By: John Byme
Stories By: Dave Gibbons
Unknown: Jerry Siegel
Unknown: Joe Shuster.
Produced By: Dirk Maggs.
Lex Luthor: William Hootkins
Lois Lane: Lorelei King
Superman: Stuart Milligan

: News

: The Archers

Plans for Mark's business take a surprising turn.

: Hostage to Fortune

The notorious Indian Act of 1868 denied the Canadian Indian both his lands and status. Under a repressive administration, often compared to apartheid, the Nisga'a of the Nass Valley in northern British Columbia have been negotiating peacefully for the return of their lands since 1969. Kati Whitaker reports from New Aiyansh. Producer Mariene Pease


Unknown: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Mariene Pease

: Analysis

In the second part of his examination of European convergence,
David Walker looks at the extent to which there is already a two-speed Europe: one moving quickly to integration, the other sticking to the slow lane. And he asks: if there is to be real convergence, how much are the rich members prepared to pay in increased funds for social and regional supports for the poorer brethren?
Producer Frank Smith


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Frank Smith

: Hearing Voices, Seeing Things

A compilation of memories and voices in six programmes.
2: Ian McMillan goes behind the counter at
Roland Lowery 's chip shop in High Green, near Sheffield.
Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Roland Lowery
Producer: Dave Sheasby.

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Ted Harrison.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease 0 PHONE: 07 1-[number removed](10.00am-5.00pm)
● WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?.BBC,LondonWlA 1AA


Unknown: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Turning Back the Sun by Colin Thubron. Part 4.


Unknown: Colin Thubron.

: Monk's Hood


: The World on a String

In this final programme on the celebrated French jazz violinist
Stephane Grappelli , Geoffrey Smith looks at some of the partnerships Grappelli has had in more recent years. Producer Derek Drescher. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)


Violinist: Stephane Grappelli
Violinist: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: News

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