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Presented by Brian Red head in Brighton for the Labour Party Conference and Hugh Sykes in London
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV LESLIE STOKES
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN DORAN
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

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Presented By:
Brian Red
Presented By:
Hugh Sykes
Unknown:
Leslie Stokes
Read By:
Colin Doran

by HENRY DAVID TUOKEAU abridged in nine parts by ALASTAIR WILSON
Read by Ian Holm (1)
. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.'
Producer MAURICE LEITCH

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Unknown:
Henry David Tuokeau
Unknown:
Alastair Wilson
Read By:
Ian Holm
Producer:
Maurice Leitch

Lord Harewood, Managing Director of the English National Opera; and Benjamin Luion , internationally renowned baritone, are in the studio this morning, so if you've ever wondered how an opera company is organised, how an opera is cast and rehearsed, what it costs to mount a new production, or just how it feels to be on stage ... why not phone [number removed]?
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Lines are open from 8.0 am long wave only

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Unknown:
Benjamin Luion

Foggy Anniversary by NICK DARKE
Despite the fog, Boysie is determined on a profitable day's fishing with his fisherman mate Len. Meanwhile, at home in the village, his wife Charlotte prepares to celebrate their first anniversary with a new hairdo. But will Boysie ever see
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol long wave only

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Unknown:
Nick Darke
Directed By:
Brian Miller
Len:
Jon Croft
Boysie:
Nick Darke
Charlotte,:
Marion Fiodick
jane:
Anna Perry
jack:
John Witty
George:
Derek Graham
Pilot:
David Ponting
Announcer:
Peter Bond

The waves of modern technology are sweeping us towards the turn of the eenturv. What will we do with the tools of this new technology in the home, the office, the factory and the school? How will they change the pattern of life and work over the next two decades?
1: Grains of Sand
The miniature electronic circuit has given us the pocket calculator and the digital watch almost overnight. These slivers of silicon are now changing the way we live and the programme looks at some of the new products abouc t) arrive on the market, and asks how much more change they will bring in the years up to 2000.
Reporter George Lace Producer JOHN EDWARDS long wave only

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Reporter:
George Lace
Producer:
John Edwards

with Jill Cochrane
Air-Lctter from Jordan: from JOAN RICE
My Blood Boiled: WENDY GREENGROSS takes a wry look at anger helped by SIMON BRETT.
Reading Your Letters.
Pick of the Paperbacks: chosen by JUNE KNOX-MAWER and EDWARD BLISHEN.
Facts about Fats: GAIL DUFF with the ' low down on lard and dripping. A Pause for Breath by EDITH REVELEY abridged in 11 parts and read by MONICA GREY (11) (Music: Bartok's Piano Concerto No 3) long wave only

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Unknown:
Jill Cochrane
Unknown:
Wendy Greengross
Unknown:
Simon Brett.
Unknown:
Edward Blishen.
Unknown:
Gail Duff
Unknown:
Edith Reveley
Read By:
Monica Grey

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Eleanor Summerfleld Gillian Reynolds and Tim Rice , Lance Percival Tune Twisters from
Steve Race. In the Chair Roy Plomley. Devised and written by IAN MESSITER Producer
PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER

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Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfleld
Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds
Unknown:
Tim Rice
Unknown:
Lance Percival
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Unknown:
Paul Mayhew-Archer

How World War II Looks to Young Europeans Now 5: The Future of the Past Richard Mayne's four documentary studies have given rise to a number of questions about the ways in which ideas and knowledge of the past are transmitted to later generations. In this programme he discusses some of them with James Quinn , Headmaster of Hailsham School, and history O-level examiner; and Stuart Hood, whose interests include modern history and the media.
Chairman Brian Redhead Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
James Quinn
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Producer:
Daniel Snowman

Presented by David Scott Blackball and Jane Finnis Today's edition includes a review of large print cookery books: enquires into the possibility of producing a Braille Bingo card: gives details of a new competition for blind and partially sighted schoolchildren: and intro duces Michael Barratt, the new General Secretary of the National League of the Blind.

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Presented By:
David Scott

The first of six talks 'n which the novelist Joseph Hone recalls the journey he took through Spain and Portugal this summer.
In Barcelona they dance the Sardana in the Cathedral Plaza - symbol of the cultural and political renewal that has fired the region since the death of Franco. But can the e4d Spanish kingdoms around the high tablelands really have an existence free of the Centre?

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