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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Geoffrey Fewkes. Stereo


Unknown: Geoffrey Fewkes.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev Tom Butler.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: Party Election Broadcast

by the Liberal Democrats.

: News

: Election Call [number removed]

with Jonathan Dimbleby. 0 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with BBC1


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.

: Today's the Day

The first in a new series reflecting Dig aays in people's lives. Where Are the Mushy Peas? Harry Ramsden 's fish and chip shop near Leeds is the biggest in the world. Now the firm is opening a restaurant at Heathrow. Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton go behind the scenes to record the tension of the opening day. Producer Glyn Jones


Unknown: Harry Ramsden
Reporters: Neil Walker
Reporters: David Clayton
Producer: Glyn Jones

: Daily Service

Fill Thou My Life
(Richmond, BBC HB 271); Luke 15, vvll-17a, 20-32; Doubt Not thy Father's Care (Elgar); I Will Sing the Wondrous Story (Hyfrydol).
The BBC Singers
Director Barry Rose.


Director: Barry Rose.

: The Bible

6: The Valley of the Bones

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray. (Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Plus: a chance to hear a newly discovered Jane Austen fragment read by Maria Aitken.


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Jane Austen
Read By: Maria Aitken.

: Campaign Report

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: Lord Edgware Dies

A five-part dramatisation of Agatha Christie 's novel. 3: Carlotta Adams has become the second murder victim, even though it looks as if she might have been involved in the death of Lord Edgware.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Director Enyd Williams. Stereo


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: Carlotta Adams
Dramatised By: Michael Bakewell
Director: Enyd Williams.
Hercuk Poirot: John Moffatt
Captain Hastings: Simon Williams
Inspector Japp: Norman Jones
Jane Wilkinson: Nicola Pagett
Bryan Martin: Brett Usher
Ronald Marsh: Charles Millham
Geraldine Marsh: Joanna Myers
Miss Carroll: Eva Stuart
Duke of Merton: Eric Allan
Sir Montagu Corner: Garard Green
Mr Widburn: Andrew Wincott
Mrs Widburn: Susan Sheridan
Ross: Terence Edmond
Ellis: Paula Jacobs
Jenkins: Fraser Kerr
Poirot's housekeeper: Jean Reeve

: The World at One

with James Naughtie and Nick Clarke , including the latest news on the UK election campaign.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: After Icarus

Stephen Greenhorn 's play touchingly draws together a woman's hopes for her 70th birthday, and her lingering memories of her first love - killed in action in 1942. Director Stewart Conn Stereo


Unknown: Stephen Greenhorn
Director: Stewart Conn
Alice: Eileen McCallum
Joyce: Barbara Rafferty
Kate: Wendy Seager
Alex: Kenneth Glenaan
Young Alice: Rachel Ogilvy
Eric: James Convey
Mags: Carolyn Bonnyman
Pilot/Frank: Eric Barlow

: The Black Heart

Last of the series in which Paul Hyland journeys up the River Congo, into
Joseph Conrad 's Heart of Darkness.
Producer Alec Reid


Unknown: Paul Hyland
Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Producer: Alec Reid
Joseph Conrad: Anthony Donovan
Dan Crawford: Dominic Taylor

: Campaign Report

: Going Back

Three programmes about people revisiting places where they have lived in the past and which have influenced their lives.
1: Liz In the mid 70s, Liz Moloney was living in a Fulani compound in the hills of North-West Cameroon, as one of the four wives of a man called Anugu. After his tragic early death, Liz came back to England. Now she is reunited with her African family for the first time in ten years. Producer Nigel Acheson


Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Profile

A portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote. Producer Howard Rogers


Producer: Howard Rogers

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Mark Steyn recalls the singing of Dinah
Washington; and visits the new exhibition, Sovereign, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.
Producer Anthony Denselow Stereo


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Short Story

Crying, Talking,
Sleeping, Walking by Greg Snow.
Something turns up, very unexpectedly. And no one believes Grace when she says she found it in the washing machine....
Read by Haydn Gwynne. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Greg Snow.
Read By: Haydn Gwynne.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Counterpoint

: News

: The Archers

Eddie's no fool or is he?

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Thorn in Our Flesh

Today General Sir Hugh Beach describes the reaction of a soldier to the disturbing teaching of Jesus of Nazareth. Producer Johnston McKay


Unknown: Sir Hugh Beach
Producer: Johnston McKay

: Medicine Now

: Campaign Report

: The Cutting Edge

Four programmes in which Dr David Cook discusses a medical dilemma with the people to whom it matters most - the doctor and the patient. 1: A lady who's been paralysed for 7 years, is unable to talk and is fed through the nose. Her daughter and her doctor disagree about her quality of life. Is she being condemned to live? Producer Alison Bogle


Unknown: Dr David Cook
Producer: Alison Bogle

: In Business

Presented by Peter Day.
It's dark, you are cold and damp, sheltering as best you can under some plastic sheeting. But this is not some army exercise - just part of the very latest in management training. From assault courses to role-playing, such training is now big business. But how useful is it, and which approach really challenges your executives' way of thinking?
Producer Tim Bowler


Presented By: Peter Day.
Producer: Tim Bowler

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

presented by Vivien Stuart. Stereo


Presented By: Vivien Stuart.

: The World Tonight

presented by Alexander MacLeod. Stereo


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book At Bedtime

Love Is Blue by Joan Wyndham. Part 3.


Unknown: Joan Wyndham.

: Carry On Up the Zeitgeist

Six features by Edward Blishen.
2: Enter Stage Right a Magician
Post-war Britain, muffled, rationed and cold, was in need of a tonic: it administered the 1945 General Election, austerity and the Festival of Britain, but was still feeling a bit peaky when suddenly laughter could be heard - the Goons had arrived.


Unknown: Edward Blishen.

: News

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