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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

With Rev Nicholas Bradbury.


Unknown: Nicholas Bradbury.

: Today

With Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday. Details as yesterday plus: 7-45 Thought for the Day With Jonathan Fryer.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Jonathan Fryer.

: Bad Housekeeping

2: Castles in Spain

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

PrOducer Poppy Hughes
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Poppy Hughes

: Daily Service

Pfaise to the Holiest in the Height (Gerontius, BBC HB 88); Matthew 16, w 13-20; There Is a Redeemer; Christ Triumphant (Guiting Power). Director of Music Geoff Ellerby.


Music: Geoff Ellerby.

: Way Out West

Three programmes in which singer and gynaecologist Hank Wangford explores Ireland's west coast. 1: Galway City - Close to the Edge. In the beginning was the word. And the word was "craic". And then came more words, more craic - and some music! Producer Kerry McGeever


Unknown: Hank Wangford
Producer: Kerry McGeever

: The Bible

The Book of Nehemiah. The first of twoepisodes read from the Authorised Version by Bernard Hepton. Abridged by Roger Pine
Producer Sarah Kilgarriff


Unknown: Bernard Hepton.
Abridged By: Roger Pine
Producer: Sarah Kilgarriff

: Woman's Hour

For 23 years one woman has been responsibleforthe Woman's Hourserial. On the day of her retirement, Jenni Murray talks to Pat McLoughlin about her favourite books, actors, what makes the Ideal radio reading, and how she selects the music.
Serial: A Rather English Marriage (9)


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of Medical care, from the research laboratory to the GP's surgery.
Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julia Durbin

: You and Yours

With John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Hoax!

Ray Cooney , Barry Cryer and Brian Johnston tell the stories. Listeners and chairman Tim Brooke-Taylor have to Suess who's hoaxing. rOducer Edward Taylor


Unknown: Ray Cooney
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Edward Taylor

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty Minute Theatre: In Kittiwake

Poet Ted Walker 's play tells the story of a night spent as a boy in a fishing boat off the coast of Sussex.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin


Unknown: Ted Walker
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Jim: Peter Whitman
Betty: Sara Parkland
Pierce: Anthony Jackson
Barry: David Thorpe
Jimmy: Tom Lawrence

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with cellist Tim Hugh and the pianist
Yonty Solomon.
Producer Ray Abbott


Unknown: Tim Hugh
Pianist: Yonty Solomon.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Tuesday Lives

Joanna Buchan explores freedom. For Christie freedom meant becoming a member of the "3rd Sex" - neither male or female - and 83-year-old Russian Misha recalls the journey he made as a 7-year-old to be free from hunger. Producer Edward Odim


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Edward Odim

: News

: Kaleidoscope

The first ten years of Format, Britain s only women's photographic agency. The author William Boyd is Gill Pyrah 's guest and there is a discussion about the literary consequences of Mrs Thatcher.
Producer Neil Trevithick (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: William Boyd
Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher.
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Short Story: The Silver Sky

by Elizabeth Jonsson.
Fritz's only childhood friends in south-west Africa are bushmen from the Kalahari tribe. On his final trek with them he is made aware of the changing pattern of his life - and his inevitable journey to manhood. Read by Michael Lumsden. Producer Rosemary Watts


Unknown: Elizabeth Jonsson.
Read By: Michael Lumsden.
Producer: Rosemary Watts

: PM

with Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Kelly's Heroes

Spoof documentaries, written and presented by Chris Kelly.
The bishop. Starring Rupert Graves. Why was Bishop Ronald Millikin one of Chris Kelly's personal heroes? Was it his outstanding personal piety, or his inflexible interpretation of the Ibw laws? With contributions from Derek Nimmo, Russell Davies, Anna Raeburn, Brian Bowles, Rebecca Front, Gerard Green, Simon Greenall and Maggie Guess. Producer Harry Thompson


Presented By: Chris Kelly.
Unknown: Rupert Graves.
Unknown: Ronald Millikin
Unknown: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Russell Dav.
Unknown: Anna Raeburn
Unknown: Brian Bowles
Unknown: Gerard Green
Unknown: Simon Greenall
Producer: Harry Thompson

: News

: The Archers

: Relative Values

The last programme of the series in which Michael O'Donnell explores the extraordinary within family life.
4: The Castries. Cass Castree is a professional club singer and piano playerfrom Lancashire. He married Catherine, 17 years his junior, and they moved in with her parents, Bob and Marion. But now the mother-in-law jokes have taken on a whole new meaning. Producer Chris Paling


Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Chris Paling

: Science Now

Peter Evans presents the weekly review of discoveries and developments in science.
Producer Deborah Cohen


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Sitting Targets

4: Singularly Reckless Statesman. Tony Robinson presents a history of the quip factor in British politics from the Civil War to the present day. With the voices of John Sessions , Matthew Morgan , Peter Gunn , Gordon Reid and Sally Grace. Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Matthew Morgan
Unknown: Peter Gunn
Unknown: Gordon Reid
Unknown: Sally Grace.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with visual handicap. With Peter White. Producer Eleanor Garland
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed] between 9.15pm and 10.15pm
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White.
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White.


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Stanza on Stage

Andrew McAllister introduces an evening of contemporary poetry from Pakistan's leading women poets - presented by playwright Rukhsana Ahmad.
Producers Anne Edyvean and Susan Roberts


Introduces: Andrew McAllister
Unknown: Rukhsana Ahmad.
Producers: Anne Edyvean
Producers: Susan Roberts

: The Gardening Quiz

Questionmaster Stefan Buczacki with two teams led by Irene Thomas and Norman Painting. Guests this week are Sian Phillips , Nicholas Parsons , Mary O'Hara and Vince Hill.


Unknown: Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Norman Painting.
Unknown: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Mary O'Hara
Unknown: Vince Hill.

: News

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