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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Andrew Morton.

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Morton.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Gabrielle Cox.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: News

: Face the Facts

Repeated from yesterday 7.20pm

: The University

A seven-part series following life on campus during nine eventful months at the University of Warwick.
5: Kidnap threats, exam nerves, finals and graduation. Producer Brian King

: In the Balance

A comedy thriller set in the world of football, the BBC and party politics. Michael Williams as George Cragge and Barry Foster as Superintendent Jefferson find themselves on the trail of a bizarre series of murders. with Jim Carter. Jeremy Clyde. Robert Bathhurst. Susie Brann , Christian Rodska. Geoffrey Whitehead. Kim Wall. Tracy Ann Oberman. Alison Pettit. loan Meredith and Chris Pavlo. Written by Mark Tavener. Music Paul Mottram. Producer Paul Schlesinger

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: George Cragge
Unknown: Barry Foster
Unknown: Jim Carter.
Unknown: Jeremy Clyde.
Unknown: Robert Bathhurst.
Unknown: Susie Brann
Unknown: Christian Rodska.
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead.
Unknown: Kim Wall.
Unknown: Tracy Ann OBErman.
Unknown: Alison Pettit.
Unknown: Chris Pavlo.
Written By: Mark Tavener.
Music: Paul Mottram.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: Daily Service

Father, Hear the Prayer We Offer
(Sussex); Corinthians 12, wl-10; You Are My Hiding Place (Ledner);
Jesu, Lover of My Soul (Aberystwyth). Director of music Alan Wilson.

Contributors

Music: Alan Wilson.

: On This Day

Today's news from 50 years ago.
The Education Minister,
Miss Ellen Wilkinson MP, dies unexpectedly, and the Fourth Test in Adelaide ends in a draw.
For details see Monday

Contributors

Unknown: Miss Ellen Wilkinson

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Gaudy Night (11).

Contributors

Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reports from around the world. Producer Tony Grant

Contributors

Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: Double Vision

Comedy chat show with Edward Enfield and Miles Kington.
Including a plea for proper care for the middle-aged.
Producer Tony Staveacre

Contributors

Producer: Tony Staveacre

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Let Them Call It Jazz

By Jean Rhys. 1950s Notting Hill. Selina is offered a room by the mysterious Mr Sims. At least she has her music. No one can take that away. with Shirley Dixon. Kim Wall , Alex Lowe and Eugenia March. Songs by Dominique Legendre. Dramatised by Winsome Pinnock Director Claire Grove

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Rhys.
Unknown: Mr Sims.
Unknown: Shirley Dixon.
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Alex Lowe
Songs By: Dominique Legendre.
Dramatised By: Winsome Pinnock
Director: Claire Grove
Selina: Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Sims: John Salthouse
Clarice: Adjoa Andoh
Maurice: Don McCorkindale
Poppy: Melanie Hudson
Mrs: Alice Arnold

: The Afternoon Shift

With Brian Sibley.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Sibley.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reports on the relaunch of the English Shakespeare Company's acclaimed children's theatre tour as their new adaptation of Beowu/ftakes to the road, and he sees the stage premiere of "the ultimate murder story", Kind Hearts and Coronets. Producer Helen Garrison Revised repeat at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Helen Garrison

: Short Story: Score 1 for Yes

By Anne Jones. Read by Phillip Manikum. "What sort of idiot would bother to fill in a thing like this? Well ... her sort of idiot, apparently." Producer Viv Beeby

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Jones.
Read By: Phillip Manikum.
Producer: Viv Beeby

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

Written by and starring Jeremy Hardy, who strides purposefully through the moral cowpat of contemporary issues. Also starring Debbie Isitt and Gordon Kennedy. Producer David Tyler

Contributors

Unknown: Debbie Isitt
Unknown: Gordon Kennedy.
Producer: David Tyler

: News

: The Archers

Sid is not happy.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Document

Six new investigations whose starting-point is a piece of intriguing documentary evidence.
1: The Letters in the Mirror. A secondhand mirror from a North London junk shop shatters to reveal a cache of 50-year-old letters written in Dutch. They are sent to Liz Barnes and her Dutch husband, who set out to piece together the puzzle the letters reveal - the heart-rending tale of the Hemelrijk family in the occupied
Netherlands during the darkest days of the war.
Producer Simon Elmes

Contributors

Unknown: Liz Barnes
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Analysis

Shop 'till You Drop
Britain is more than ever a consumer society: from food and style to culture and religion, we see life as a series of market choices. Bob Tyrrell asks whether the consumer revolution has improved our lives, or made us slaves to short-term self-gratification. Producer Anthony Dworkin
Repeated Sunday at 4.15pm

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Tyrrell
Producer: Anthony Dworkin

: The Red Hills of Home

Six residents of Zimbabwe reflect on their home and their history.
5: Andy Brown is a pop musician. It is a precarious living, even at the top. Producer Paul Dodgson

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Brown
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: Does He Take Sugar?

Magazine for people with disabilities. Presented by Frederick Dove.
Producer Colin Hughes FACTSHEET: send sae to factsheet No 5.[address removed]. E-MAIL: dhtsugar@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By: Frederick Dove.
Producer: Colin Hughes

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.

Contributors

Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Pursuit of Love

ByNancyMitford.Part9. For details see Monday

: New Found Land

New plays by American writers.
2: Rescue, by William Patrick. The New Jersey Fire Department respond to a call claiming that a 350-pound child is trapped. On arrival they discover that the situation is even worse.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan

Contributors

Unknown: William Patrick.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Olivia: Lally Cadeau
Fuller: Peter Boretsky
Mike: Hardy Lynam
Dave: Greg Spottiswood
The Dispatcher: Carole Anderson

: Close Ups

Repeated from Saturday

: News

: The Late Book: Zoo

Part 4.
For details see Monday








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