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Today goes to Dublin live for The Pope's visit to the Irish Republic; Libby Purves reports live from Peking on the 30th Anniversary of the Chinese People's Republic, and Mike Wooldridge reports live from Brighton on the Labour Party Conference.
In London Brian Redhead

6.45* Prayer for the Day
Bishop George Appleton

7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by John Marsh

7.30, 8.30 News headlines

7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Unknown:
Libby Purves
Unknown:
Mike Wooldridge
Unknown:
George Appleton
Read By:
John Marsh

by F. TENNYSON JESSE abridged in 15 parts and read by June Barrie (1)
Fanny Moroni leaves her dull Brighton school to return to the gem citv of Mandalay. It is the 1330s. the last years of the opulent, decaying Kingdom ofBurma,ripefor.annexation by the empires of Europe. Pretty little Fanny, brave, impertinent, silly, becomes the favourite of the Burmese Queen. Then she falls in love and the destiny of the glittering Kingdom is altered for ever...
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol long nave only

Contributors

Unknown:
F. Tennyson Jesse
Read By:
June Barrie
Read By:
Fanny Moroni

When families move from the traditional pattern of life In the Indian subcontinent and their children grow up in an urban European setting, there is the likelihood of conflict between parental attitudes and the desire of their children to follow the lifestyle around them. Expert opinion suggests that the possibility is becoming a fact. but what form does it take?
Ann Tennant talks to Asian teenagers growing up in the Midlands to discover their attitudes and problems living between two worlds.
Producer PAT TAYLOR BBC Birmingham long wave only

Contributors

Talks:
Ann Tennant
Producer:
Pat Taylor

Including MARGARET KOR-VING'S World of Work with ideas on careers and training and a selection of current job vacancies around the country.
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
Editor DAVID HARDING

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Breckon
Editor:
David Harding

A general knowledge contest.
First Round 3: Northern Ireland
Princess Gardens School, Belfast v. Rathmore Grammar School, Belfast
Questionmasters Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny
Questions set by ROY SMITH and PAUL LIVESEY
Producer PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)

12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Gudgin
Unknown:
Paul Livesey
Producer:
Paul Mayhew-Arcmer

with Jill Cochrane
Talking Point; opinions and ideas.
Facts about Fats: cookery writer GAIL DUFF with the 'low down' on butter.
Gentle Words for the Gentle Sex: ROSE GAMBLE with this month's review of newly published magazines.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON cow reporting.
Cashing In: JEREMY HANLEY advises what to do with financial windfalls.
A Pause for Breath (10) Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Jill Cochrane
Unknown:
Gail Duff
Unknown:
Jeremy Hanley
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

Theo Gantois Will Definitely Appear bV ROBERT A. CRAMPSEY Kead by Jeffrey Segal
. Men and women of St Anne, to celebrate the jubilee of our local club. a festival match has been arranged with an all island team. But more than that. Theo Gantois will definitely appear with them. Read of his exploits in this special issue! Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert A. Crampsey
Unknown:
Jeffrey Segal
Producer:
Mitch Raper

Dear Liar t)V JEROME KILTY
Just before Mrs Patrick Campbell died in France on the eve of the Second World War she wrote to Bernard Shaw: ' What will happen to the old letters. I wonder? I've stuffed them all into an old battered hatbox and I hide them under the bed at night.*
This play is based on the exchange of those letters that passed between two theatrical comets from 1809-1939.
Directed by CHRISTOPHER YENNING
(First broadcast in 1974)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jerome Kilty
Directed By:
Christopher Yenning
Mrs Patrick Campbell:
With Isabel Dean
G B Shaw:
And Cyril Cusack

With help from Robert Nowell. Rosemary Hartill and Bill Drummond , Robert Foxeroft looks at s.onie recent theological books. Producer CHISPIAN HOLLIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Nowell.
Unknown:
Rosemary Hartill
Unknown:
Bill Drummond
Unknown:
Robert Foxeroft
Producer:
Chispian Hollis

'If I am not a genius, I am not worth a biography.' (G.B.S.)
Michael Holroyd has been collecting material for his authorised biography of Bernard Shaw for over three years, and has just edited a symposium on 'The Genius of Shaw'.
Michael Billington visited Michael Holroyd in his London study and there, surrounded by shelves and filing cabinets full of Shaviana, they discussed the character of Shaw and the art of biography.

Contributors

Interviewer:
Michael Billington
Interviewee:
Michael Holroyd
Producer:
Anne Theroux

A sequence of classical music.
This week music by Mozart and Mendelssohn with the NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA conducted by BRUNO WALTER the voices of LUCIA popp and TOM KRAUSE
LINDSAY and CHILINGIRIAN STRING QUARTETS
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
WIND ENSEMBLE conducted by EDO DE WAART

Contributors

Conducted By:
Bruno Walter
Unknown:
Lucia Popp
Unknown:
Tom Krause
Conducted By:
Edo de Waart

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