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Presented by John Timpson with LIBBY PURVES including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day with THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0, 8.9 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.34, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Libby Purves
Unknown:
Richard Harries
Read By:
Peter Donaldson

During the final phase of the campaign for the first directly elected European Parliament, you can put your questions live by telephone to leading politicians of Parties contesting the election in Britain.
You can raise the issues you feel are the most important and find out how the Parties intend to conduct themselves on your behalf in this unique international assembly.
Ring Robin Day to put your question to the Liberal Party on their policies and their views of the Parties' policies.
Producer WALTER WALLICH Editor BERNARD TATE
Lines open from 8,0 am

Contributors

Producer:
Walter Wallich
Editor:
Bernard Tate

Father Nelson by DAVID MARTIN
Read by Patrick Brannigan This is the story of the adventures of -' Father ' Nelson, who had in him a tradition centuries old, nothing less than a real son of the sea. A true buccaneer.
Producer JUDITH ELLIOTT BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
David Martin
Read By:
Patrick Brannigan

Story: Mrs Daisy and Mr Bowler by ANNE WELLINGTON
Presenters AURIOL SMITH and SEAN BARRETT
Written by MARY HAYDON Producer JANET BOULDING

Contributors

Unknown:
Mrs Daisy
Unknown:
Mr Bowler
Presenters:
Auriol Smith
Presenters:
Sean Barrett
Written By:
Mary Haydon
Producer:
Janet Boulding

from the Royal Bath and West Agricultural Show. Shepton Mallet. Somerset Introduced by Jenni Murray
Special guest Johnny Morris gives a personal view of the Show.
Top-class Show-jumper CAROLINE BRADLEY answers questions from members of the Pony Club on her life in this competitive sport.
Profitable Farming and Practical Conservation - can farmers do both? A discussion with Dorset farmer, ANGELA HUGHES ; ELIZABETH EYDEN Of the World Wildlife Fund; and PATRICK PALMER , Chairman of Somerset National Farmers' Union.
Plus many other stories live from the Bath and West showground. BBC Bristol
Chelsea Child (4)

Contributors

Unknown:
Shepton Mallet.
Introduced By:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Johnny Morris
Unknown:
Caroline Bradley
Unknown:
Angela Hughes
Unknown:
Elizabeth Eyden
Unknown:
Patrick Palmer

Flo's Girls bv FRANCES MCNEIL
' There's no job more anonymous than being an office cleaner. Cleaning up after- people I never see and who never see me. I get no thanks, no glory and no great reward. But my daughters will be different, I says to myself.'
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Frances McNeil
Directed By:
Alfred Bradley
Mr Whizzo:
Kenneth Alan Taylor
LiZ:
Kate Lee
FlO:
Meg Johnson
Carol:
Stephanie Turner
Michael:
Christian Rodska
Disco customer:
Jenny Edwards

Barry Norman presents the 100th edition of the programme that brings you the stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport. Producer GEOFF DOBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

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

A spontaneous discussion by James Scott-Hopkins The Rt Hon
Barbara Castle
Christopher Mayhew George Leslie
Chairman David Jacobs from Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat at 1.10 pm) Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? on Thursday at 10.30, to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol [Postcode removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
James Scott-Hopkins
Unknown:
Barbara Castle
Unknown:
Christopher Mayhew
Unknown:
George Leslie
Unknown:
David Jacobs

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 14 minutes

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Available for over a year

The 20,000-to-1 chance of becoming a black sports star like O.J.Simpson. Show more

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate. Sheila Steafel and The David Firman Trio
Written by GUY JENKIN , JOHN LANGDON , RICHARD QUICK, ROGER WODDIS , JER-EMY BROWNE , BARRY BOWES and GEOFFREY ATKINSON
Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm) Woddis on ...: page 10

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason.
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate.
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Unknown:
David Firman
Written By:
Guy Jenkin
Written By:
John Langdon
Unknown:
Roger Woddis
Unknown:
Emy Browne
Unknown:
Barry Bowes
Unknown:
Geoffrey Atkinson
Producer:
Griff Rhys

Eating People is Wrong by MALCOLM BRADBURY abridged in 15 parts by ANN REES-JONES
Read by JOHN ROWE (15) Producer
CHRISTOPHER VENNING
(Starting on Monday: The Fox ' by D. H. Lawrence , read by Anna Massey ) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Bradbury
Read By:
John Rowe
Unknown:
Christopher Venning
Unknown:
D. H. Lawrence
Read By:
Anna Massey

Getting Ahead by ELIZABETH KAY
An established theatre critic over-identifies with his job to the point of making his wife's life a misery - he criticises everything she does, her clothes, her appearance. Then a new hairdresser comes up with the perfect answer....
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Kay
the Critic:
Hugh Dickson
his wife:
Thclma Whiteley
the Hairdresser:
John Rye

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