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What Britain is getting up to. Two hours of news and views from home and around the world. Presented by John Timpson With HUGH SYKES including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day with CONSTANCE HOLT
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by JOHN MARSH
7.3t, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
plus Angela Rippen with a birthday interview of the week. and other familiar names playing unfamiliar roles in this live miscellany.
From Glasgow. Fran Morrison; from Cardiff, Gerry Monte: and from Dublin
Frank Delaney. tell true stories of popular interest. Live musical interludes and punctuations by THE BOWLES BROTHERS
Producer MICHAEL EMBER long wave only
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NEM, p 9; High in the heavens, eternal God (BBC HB 9); Psalm 8; Acts 14. v 27 to 15, v 12 (RSV); Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation (BBC HB 534)
It's a Wise Child ... by RUONA UREN
Read by Tammy Ustinov ' Composition - What I Know About My Father.' Geraldine scratched her head and stared with dismay at the blackboard. For the trouble was that she knew nothing at all about her father.
Producer PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland long wave only
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Story: The Discontented Teapot by JEAN KENWARD long wave only
The BBC Shopping Basket Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce
( Broadcast on Tues at
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Presented by Robin Day
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Introduced by Sue MacGregor
The Vermont-Hertfordshire Connection, or, how to swop houses and friends and have a successful holiday. A report by JILL BURRlDGE.
Reading Your Letters.
Talking Point: opinions and ideas.
Maybe I Can Help ... : WENDY GREENGROSS With some of your problems. William Makepeace Thaekeray (8) long wave only
Live from the House of Commons
Against All Odds by IAN CULLEN
Squadron-Leader Precdy is test-flying a new plane. He has to bale out when it catches fire; but his action brings him under suspicion.
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
The Hills is Lonely by LILLIAN BECKWITH abridged in nine parts by EVANGELINE BANKS
Read by HANNAH GORDON (9) Producer MARTIN JENKINS
The news magazine
Presented by Susannah Simons and Robert Williams
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including Financial Report
Written by ALAN BOWER (Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
The first of a series of six programmes compiled and presented by the poet Seamus Heaney with readers RONALD PICKUP and JENNY TWIGGE Producer ALEC REID
leader BRENDAN O'BRIEN conductor Paavo Berglund Cécile Ousset (piano) direct from the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth Part 1
Beethoven Overture: The Ruins of Athens
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3, in D minor
Bryan Forbes reads the lirst of four extracts from his autobiography.
' To describe oneself requires a generous ration of self-mockery and a keen awareness that we only confess our faults through vanity.... and because the major part of my working life as a writer has been in the film industry, where advice from others is the force-fed staple diet. I am no stranger to my own self-reflection.'
Bryan Forbes on this week's films: page 17
Part 2 Brahms Symphony No 1 in c minor BBC Bristol
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ANNE THEROUX
Anthony Heward reporting
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs
Green Mansions (4) long wave only
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends long wave only
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude