Presented from Scotland by ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Scotland
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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
The live talk programme which takes its own distinctive look at some of the topics and personalities of the forthcoming week.
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
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NEM. p 93; Dear Shepherd of thy people (BBC HB 259); Psalm 90, vv 112; Wisdom of Solomon 7, vv 15-28 (RSV); Jerusalem my happy home 'BBC HB 247'
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
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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
An invitation to choose a law ripe for repeal. Producer PAT TAYLOR BBC Birmitioham long wave only
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
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)
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Presented by William Davis , with live commentary on The Pope'* departure from Ireland,
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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
Story: The Back-to-Front Cardigan by MARY WILLIS Presenters NERYS HUGHES and TONY AITKEN
Written by TONY AITKEN
Producer JANET BOULDING
After School bV GUY MEREDITH
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
with Gordon Clough and Joan Bakewell Editor DEREK LEWIS
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5.55 Weather; programme news
including Financial Report and half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world.
The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author
Book 3 Chapter 2: The Champagne Written by BASIL BOOTHROYD
Producer BOBBY JAYE
Presented by Geoff Watts What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS
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)
With help from Robert Nowell. Rosemary Hartill and Bill Drummond , Robert Foxeroft looks at s.onie recent theological books. 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.
Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASIAIR OSBOKNE
The Drowned World by 1. G. BALLARD abridged in 15 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by ALAN DOBIE (6) Producer ALEC REID long wave only
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends, with reports from Rodney Smith at the IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting in Belgrade. long wave only
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
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude