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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Gilbert Marcus.


Unknown: Gilbert Marcus.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev
Richard Harries.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: The Village

Sixth of eight programmes with Nigel Farrell.
It's fete day: the stage is set for the grand opening - then the bouncing castle collapses. Not another power cut in the village! Producer Chris Paling


Unknown: Nigel Farrell.

: Daily Service

My Song Is Love Unknown (Love Unknown, BBC HB 47); Amazing Grace; My Lord, You Wore No Royal Crown (OWaly.Waly); Luke 19. w 1-10. Director of Music
James Whitbourn.


Unknown: James Whitbourn.

: Dear Diary

Eight programmes in which Simon Brett explores more diaries of the famous and not-so-famous. Today: 18 October. John Evelyn airs his views on "foul and undecent women"; Christopher Isherwood assesses David Hockney ; and J R Ackerley tells of his father's unknown mistress and three children. Plus extracts from the diaries of ordinary people kept during the Second World War as part of the Mass Observation Archive. Producer Kate McAll. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: John Evelyn
Unknown: Christopher Isherwood
Unknown: David Hockney
Unknown: J R Ackerley
Producer: Kate McAll.

: The Bible

2: Dietary and Childbirth Laws

: Woman's Hour

How do politicians feel about the things that really matter to women?
Childcare and caring for the elderly, abortion, equal opportunities, and fair representation in Parliament: Jenni Murray shares the results of the programme's survey of MPs with members of the three main parties.
Serial: Si int Maybe (5) (Fordetail see Monday;


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Natural History Programme

withjessica Holm. Producer Grant Sonnex


Producer: Grant Sonnex

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper.
Producers Sheila Dillon and Mane Helly


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Mane Helly

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial

The Personal History of David Copperfield Charles Dickens 's novel dramatised in ten parts. 5: Good and Bad A ngels


Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news. Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Bookshelf

A new, authorised biography of George Orwell attempts to reveal the humanity and passion of its subject: author
Michael Sheldon talks to Nigel Forde. And Edward Rutherford , author of the bestseller Sarum, embraces Russian history in his new blockbuster, Russka. Producer Sally Marmion


Unknown: George Orwell
Talks: Michael Sheldon
Unknown: Nigel Forde.
Unknown: Edward Rutherford
Producer: Sally Marmion

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow meets sculptor Anthony Caro at his latest exhibition of three monumental sculptures; the art of drawing is revealed at the Courtauld Institute; and the art of planning cities is under debate; plus a visit to Dublin's Theatre Festival.
Producer Anthony Denselow. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Anthony Caro
Producer: Anthony Denselow.

: Short Story

The Enchanted Raisin by Jacqueline Balcells.
Three children transform their mother into a raisin.... Read by Sorcha Cusack. Translated by Janice Molloy
Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Jacqueline Balcells.
Read By: Sorcha Cusack.
Translated By: Janice Molloy
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

The transport programme returns with a visit to Motorfair in London. With janet
Trewin and Chris Goffey. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Chris Goffey.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Kenton feels that his ship is sinking.
Wntten by Simon Fnth


Unknown: Simon Fnth
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Tom: Bob Arnold
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Nelson: Jack May
Kalhy: Hedli Niklaus
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Robin: Tim Meats

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Fiona Couper.

: Any Questions?

The panel includes:
Rt Hon John Smith , QC, MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer;
John Redwood , MP, Minister of State at the Department of Trade and Industry; and Rt Hon
Sir Leon Brittan , QC.
From Brussels. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: John Redwood
Unknown: Sir Leon Brittan
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law In Action

Inthe first of a way new series.
Marcel Berlins reports live from Brussels and the Law
Society National Conference on the issues which have been exercising the lawyers this week. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

The American ballerina
Suzanne Farrell had a glittering 20-year career as a soloist with the New
York City Ballet, from her teenage days until her retirement in 1989. Jann Parry looks back with her at the many roles that NYCB's choreographer and director
George Balanchine created for her, a relationship which dominated her personal and professional life.
Producer Richard Bannerman


Unknown: Suzanne Farrell
Unknown: Jann Parry
Unknown: George Balanchine
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: Booker at Bedtime

5: The Famished Road byBenOkri.
Read by Ronald Herdman.


Read By: Ronald Herdman.

: Week Ending

with David Tate and Bill Wallis.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo


Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Bill Wallis.
Producer: Jon Magnusson.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: News

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