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The Fool and the Fairy Tale by MICHAEL A. PEARSON
Read by Timothy Kightley
'They be rare mushrooms, these. If you've eaten any. you've got ten seconds of life left . . . '
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael A. Pearson
Read By:
Timothy Kightley

medium only from 2.0
Introduced from Manchester by June Knox-Mawer
An Ambition Realised: MARY ALLEN always wanted to be a farmer.
2.6-2.2 News
Magic Lantern Afloat: ANITA AND DOUG LEAR revive the art of the lantern slide aboard their canal narrowboat.
Posted Abroad: BRENDA ASH-CROFT and BETTY COBB run a marine placement agency, BBC Manchester
Emma by JANE AUSTEN (5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Allen
Unknown:
Jane Austen

medium only
Story:What Happened to Panda Moby LARAINE BAMRAH Presenters SAM KELLY and ALISON MCMORLAND Written by MARY HAYDON
Producer JENYTH WORSLEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Laraine Bamrah
Presenters:
Sam Kelly
Unknown:
Alison McMorland
Written By:
Mary Haydon
Producer:
Jenyth Worsley

I.appy Families by PETER WHALLEY
When Mark brings his girlfriend home from college the family is delighted. There aren't any of the usual arguments until his mother calls in the parish priest to talk to Mark about his loss of faith ...
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Whalley
Directed By:
Tony Cliff
Mark:
Christian Rodska
Mirabelle:
Jane Wymark
Mr Baldwin:
David Mahlowe
Mrs Baldwin:
Kathleen Helme
Lynne:
Margot Leicester
Father Drabble:
John Rowe

Fritz JULIET HARMER takes a guided tour around the unusual Liver-pool home of the musician F, Spiegl, and learns of the many sides to his work.
Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Fritz Juliet Harmer
Producer:
David Rayvern Allen

with Barry Norman
A programme for people on the move that tries to give you more miles for your money.
With up-to-the-minute news of what to avoid if you are on the move this weekend. Producer GEOFF DOBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman
Producer:
Geoff Dobson
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes of the past seven days. Producer DAVID EPPS
(fiepeated: Saturday 9.10 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Howard
Producer:
David Epps

A spontaneous discussion by Germaine Greer John Hume
Lord Kearton
The Rt Hon John D. Taylor Chairman David Jacobs from Northern Ireland Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Saturday 1.15 pm)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at
10.30 pm) to: An BBC,BristolBSS2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
John Hume
Unknown:
John D. Taylor
Unknown:
David Jacobs

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Remembering former vice president Hubert Humphrey who recently died. A political life well lived. Show more

Value for Money
It's difficult to imagine the cultural scene in Britain without the existence of the Arts Council. Many of the artistic enterprises carrying most prestige would collapse without its support. Now it's under attack - on one side for being too middle-class, on the other for supporting subversive drivel. Is the Arts Council giving value for money' as its latest annual report suggests?. Richard Mayne investigates Producer DAVID PERRY

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Mayne
Producer:
David Perry

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate. Sheila Steafel and the keyboards of Bill McGuffie
Written by ANDY HAMILTON , BARRY PILTON and others.
Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason.
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate.
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Unknown:
Bill McGuffie
Written By:
Andy Hamilton
Written By:
Barry Pilton
Producer:
Griff Rhys

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