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medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk Till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading Your Letters.
Animal Relations: an occasional look at the world of animals with MOLLY PRICE-OWEN . Collectors and their Enthusiasms: JOHN WILSON talks about letters and manuscripts.
The Incredible Journey (4)


Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Molly Price-Owen
John Wilson

Settling Down by HILARY BURFORD ' I always read them, you know. Every week. They're always there. The shy young men, the lonely widowers, the attractive divorcees ... Baby says nobody normal puts these adverts in - but how else can you meet people at our age? '
Directed by PINE PINE BBC Birmingham


Directed By:
Pine Pine
Shirley Dixon
Nicolette McKenzie
Roger Hume
Police Sergeant:
Ralph Lawton
Jean Doughty

... .the happy knack of making unexpected and delightful discoveries - applied each Thursday by Fritz Spiegl in his A-Z of Musical Curios
I is for inventions - two-part, three-part and crazy.
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional News; weather


Fritz Spiegl
Andrew Mussett

Written by KEITH MILES
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
BBC Birmingham


Written By:
Keith Miles
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer ,:
,judy Bennett
Lesley Saweard
Paul Johnson:
Leslie Dunn
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joby Woodford:
George Woolley
Gordon Armstrong:
Tom Coyne
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker:
Pamela Craig

Administrator, educationist, personnel manager, magistrate and public relations expert: these are some of the parts the head teacher of a comprehensive school may be called upon to play during the course of an average school week. Do we ask too much of headmasters and headmistresses? Are the right people chosen for the job? Are they given adequate training for the tasks they are called upon to perform?
Brian Groombridge examines these and related questions and canvasses views on how our secondary schools can get the leadership they deservei Producer SALLY THOMPSON


Brian Groombridge
Sally Thompson

The Foreign Secretary
The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, The Rt Hon Dr David Owen , mp, in conversation with Brian Beedham
Producer TOM READ


Dr David Owen
Brian Beedham
Tom Read

BBC Radio 4 FM

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