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with Brian Redhead and John Timpson including at 6.45* Prayer for the Day with THE REV TONY BRETHERTON
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.M*Thought for the Day
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Tony Bretherton
Read By:
Pauline Bushnell

Jill Cochrane , who has been talking to teenage members of Britain's
'other' religions, reflects on the way they are relatine to British life and culture and trying to maintain their own beliefs and identity.
Producer DAVID WINTER

Contributors

Unknown:
Jill Cochrane

Think of a Number by SEAN LlNDEY
Read by David March
As a child, the subject had entranced him, the sheer miracle of arithmetic. And then the obsession hardened. But he did not attempt to explain it for he had no talent for words and no intention of being laughed at.'

Contributors

Read By:
David March

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week:
Dickie Bird, international cricket test umpire.
The Town Beside the Town:
GILLIAN TINDALL recently visited some of India's ' bustees ' or shanty-towns.
Reading Your letters.
A Special Kind of Garden: JILL BURRIDGK visits ERNIE AND PEGGY COLE 'S council estate garden, now open to the public.
'If Your Dogs Stop - Your Race Ends': SHELLEY VAN DIVER talks about her adventures on the 1,000-mile Dog Team Race in Alaska. Dr Nina and the Panther (6)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Gillian Tindall
Unknown:
Jill Burridgk
Unknown:
Peggy Cole

Standard Procedure by MICHAEL WILCOX
When a youngster runs away from home and ends up spending the night in his cottage, Tony, a popular young teacher, finds himself under suspicion because of the special relationship he appears to have with his pupils.
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Wilcox
Directed By:
Alfred Bradley
Johnny James:
John Wheatley
Tony Kellett:
Derrick Gilbert
Mr James:
Ronald Herdman
Mrs James:
Ann Rye
Sgt Morris:
Christopher Ravenscroft
Supt MacDonald:
Ronald Baddiley

from St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London
Introit: Almighty God, who hast me brought (Ford) Responses(Clucas)
Psalms 6, 7, 8 (Crotch, Coss, Langston)
Lessons:Daniel5,TV1-12; Acts 16. vv 6-24
Canticles (Wood in c)
Anthem: Beati quorum via (Stanford)
Organist and Director of Music ROBERT LANGSTON Organ Scholar TIMOTHY COLLINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Timothy Collins

Presented by Patrick Fyffe and George Logan with SHEILA KEITH and HERBERT SMITH
Written by MIKE CRAIG , LAWRIE KINSLET and RON MCDONNELL
Producer JAMES CASEY BBC Manchester

Contributors

Presented By:
Patrick Fyffe
Presented By:
George Logan
Unknown:
Sheila Keith
Unknown:
Herbert Smith
Written By:
Mike Craig
Written By:
Lawrie Kinslet
Written By:
Ron McDonnell
Producer:
James Casey

A recording of a hearing brought before the Manchester Small Claims Court
The Small Claims Courts were established to enable people claiming damages or redress - up to a sum of £ 500 - to meet informally the people against whom they were making their claim, in the presence of an arbitrator by whose decision both parties have agreed to be bound.
This week: The Lollipop Man and the Motorcyclist Producers SUSAN SNAILUM and FAT TAYLOR
(The recording was made with the permission of the Manchester Arbitration Scheme for Small Claims)

Contributors

Producers:
Susan Snailum

4: The Age War
As life-expectancy increases and the retiring age gets earlier, the quality of life for older people becomes more and more important.
This week. Tony Van den Bergh talks to geriatricians, nurses, social workers and elderly patients about the ageing process and looks at the current research into ways of slowing down physical and mental deterioration.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Talks:
Tony van Den Bergh

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother is installed today as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, following in the steps of William Pitt, The Duke of Wellington, and Sir Winston Churchill.

Wynford Vaughan-Thomas captures the atmosphere of these historic towns in Kent and Sussex and brings you the events on a day of pageantry. Peter Jones describes the ceremonies, and Brian Johnston goes out and about with the people of Dover. An OB production

Contributors

Commentator:
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
Commentator:
Peter Jones
Interviewer:
Brian Johnston

A Pleasance for Song
Situated in the beautiful High Peak district of Derbyshire, Buxton Opera House has, since its opening at the turn of the century, been a play-house and a cinema. Now newly renovated it is full of music with its own production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammer moor marking the start of the first Buxton Fes tival.
Michael Oliver discusses the premiere with Michael Kennedy, and the theme of the Festival, Sir Walter Scott , with David Daiches ; attends an ox-roasting and explores the architecture of this Spa Town with Derek Sugden and Patrick Nuttgens.
Producer CHRIS SWANN
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucia Di Lammer
Unknown:
Buxton Fes
Unknown:
Michael Oliver
Unknown:
Sir Walter Scott
Unknown:
David Daiches
Unknown:
Derek Sugden
Producer:
Chris Swann

The final programme in the series of Round 2 contests, announcing the 1979 winners of Round Europe Quiz
England v Italy
(End of Round 1 scores: England 12, Italy 131)
England: Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich
Italy: Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Professor Luigi Spaventa, economist and politician, and Francesco Russo, journalist and London Correspondent of L 'Espresso
Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Series producer TREVOR HILL
BBC Manchester
(Listeners' questions for Transatlantic Quiz London versus New York, to be broadcast in September on R4UK, should be addressed to the producer BBC, to [address removed])

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Qulnton
Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
John Julius
Unknown:
Gordon Clough
Unknown:
Professor Luigi Spaventa.
Unknown:
Francesco Russo

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