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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Canon Jim Monroe.


Unknown: Canon Jim Monroe.

: Today

with Chris Lowe and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Philip Crowe.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Philip Crowe.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

A chance to air your views on an issue of the moment.
Producer Nick Utechin
0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Nick Utechin

: Whip Hand

Dick Francis 's novel, winner of a Gold Dagger award for crime writing, serialised in five parts. 3: Sid Halley returns to England determined to overcome the fear of threats made against him by a gang of racecourse dopers. Dramatised by Alan England Director Philip Martin. Stereo


Author: Dick Francis
Dramatised By: Alan England
Director: Philip Martin.
Sid Halley: Mick Ford
Chico Barnes: Kim Durham
Lucas Wainwright: David Neal
Trevor Deansgate: Terry Molloy
Unwin: David Vann
Rosemary: Patricia Gallimore
Rammileese: Andy Hockley
Mark Rammileese: Philip Molloy
John Viking: James Simmonds
Jenny: Petra Markham
Ullaston: Geoff Serle

: Daily Service

Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne (Margaret); John 18, v 33 to John 19, v 3; John 19, vv 13-16; Come and See (G Kendrick); Christ Triumphant, Ever Reigning (Christ
Triumphant). Director of Music Shaun Islip.

: The Bible

5: The Birth of Samson.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets flamenco dancer
Nina Corti.
The Sixth Heaven(2)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Nina Corti.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer PeterCroasdale


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Smiley's People

A seven-part adaptation of John le Carre 's novel.
5: Another murder ... and another "proof". Smiley's progress is relentless, as he finds himself on the unmistakable trail of an old adversary.
Adapted by Rene Basilico
Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo
0 CASSETTE: Smiley's People, from retailers


Unknown: John Le Carre
Adapted By: Rene Basilico
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
GeorgeSmiley: Bernard Hepton
Toby Esterhase: Charles Kay
ConnieSachs: Rosemary Leach
Claus Kretzschmar: Carl Duering
Peter Guillam: Douglas Blackwell
Hilary: Helena Breck
Mme Ostrakhova: Hana-Maria Pravda
Frau Kretzschmar: Suzanne Roquette
Marie-Claire Guillam: Carolle Rousseau
Concierge: Pamela Stirling
Passport Controller: Ben Onwukwe
German cab driver: Dale Rapley

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Maiden City Magic
Jack Houlahan 's chilling tale about a young girl's fears for her violent father and her yearning for a magic wand to change her life completely.
Music arranged and played by Neil Martin.
Director Pam Brighton. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Houlahan
Played By: Neil Martin.
Director: Pam Brighton.
Roberta: Anna Healy
Hilary: Maeve Connelly
Mother: Stella McCusker
Father: George Shane

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Roy Henderson and Sir Keith Falkner on a lifetime in singing.
Producer Michael Emery. Stereo


Unknown: Roy Henderson
Unknown: Sir Keith Falkner
Producer: Michael Emery.

: Requiem for Mozart

A Life in Letters and Music The second of four parts written by Stanley Sadie. "Here in Salzburg, I live in a city where music leads a struggling existence. As for the theatre, we are in a bad way for lack of singers. They insist on being handsomely paid - and generosity is not one of our faults!" (Leopold Mozart)
2: 1 Will No Longer Be Fiddler! Director Rosemary Hart. Stereo


Written By: Stanley Sadie.
Director: Rosemary Hart.
Wolfgang Mozart: Alex Jennings
Leopold Mozart: Paul Daneman
Nannerl Mozart: Eleanor Bron
Maria Anna Mozart: Irene Sutcliffe
Legros: David March
Archbishop: John Church
Baron von Grimm: Nigel Carrington
Schiedenhofen: Alan Barker
Housekeeper: Auriol Smith
Elector of Bavaria: Norman Jones
Elector Palatine: Ronald Herdman

: Three Pairs of Ears

In the second of five talks about the quirkier side of blindness, Peter White , the regular presenter of Radio 4's In Touch programme, paints an unsentimental picture of his children and their attitude to his blindness. Producer Thena Heshel


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Thena Heshel

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson-Scott explores the painful diaries of American writer John Cheever : assesses the recording legacy of the conductor
Otto Klemperer ; and Richard O'Brien emerges from the maze with his own diary of the Rocky
Horror Showon tour.
Producer Tim Dee
Stereo (Revised repeat 9.30pm)


Unknown: Robert Dawson-Scott
Unknown: John Cheever
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Conductor: Richard O'Brien
Producer: Tim Dee

: Short Story

Family by Kate Roberts. Ela is at a funeral her husband has refused to attend. He can't stand her family. But can she?
Kate Roberts was the foremost 20th-century prose writer in Welsh.
Read by Menna Trussler . Translated by Joseph P Clancy Producer Jane Dauncey


Unknown: Kate Roberts.
Unknown: Kate Roberts
Read By: Menna Trussler
Translated By: Joseph P Clancy
Producer: Jane Dauncey

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: Beachcomber.... by the Way

The further adventures of Mr Justice Cocklecarrot and other characters created by humorist JB Morton.
Starring Richard Ingrams , John Wells ,
Patricia Routledge , John Sessions and Brian Perkins.
Producer Harry Thompson Stereo


Unknown: Jb Morton.
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Brian Perkins.
Producer: Harry Thompson

: News

: The Archers

Cameron has some explaining to do...

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Mark Halliley. Producer Liz Carney


Reporter: Mark Halliley.
Producer: Liz Carney

: Science Now

: Age to Age

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Peter White. Producer Thena Heshel
0 QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.30pm and 10.30pm
0 FACTSHEET No 48: send large sae to [address removed]
0 HANDBOOK: £12.50. from [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White.
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4. 05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander McLeod.


Unknown: Alexander McLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

What Hetty Did byJLCarr.
5: What Happened in Our Front Garden

: pmThe Radio Programme


: News

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