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Presented by Brian Redhead
With LIBBY PURVES
6.45* Prayer for the Day
THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0 8.0 Today's News nead by JOHN MARSH
7.30,8.30Newsheadlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Presented By:
With Libby Purves
Unknown:
Richard Harries
Unknown:
John Marsh

Unload your query on to
Neil Landor and let the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answer for you. Producer BARBARA CROWTHER questions, on a postcard, jo: Enquire Within, BBC,
London W1A 4WW long move only

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Landor
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

"I was a pacifist when Pacifism was in fashion, I was working for the Royal Air Force when bombing was in fashion, I was at the United States Disarmament Agency when disarmament was in fashion - and so on." Freeman Dyson, Professor of Physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, talks to Geoff Watts about his involvement in some of the most important and controversial scientific and moral issues of the last 30 years.
(long wave only)

Contributors

Interviewee:
Professor Freeman Dyson
Interviewer:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Deborah Oohen

with Jim Flegg. The sight of skeins of white-fronted geese flying across the scudding clouds over an estuary is only matched by their sound. They are perhaps the noisiest of our winter visitors. BBC
Bristol: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Flegg.

Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer

Midlands Guest: Simon Rattle, who at the age of 24 as been appointed principal conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Mixed Marriages: Ann Tennant discusses the pressures and benefits of inter-racial marriage with three couples from mixed backgrounds.
Jocelyn Childs and teacher Jenny Peacock assess some mail-order schemes that offer activities at home for mothers with preschool children. How useful is the material they send out? Do they give value for money?
The Grass Harp by TRUMAN CAPOTE abridged in nine parts by DOREEN ESTALL. Read by WILLIAM ROBERTS (9)
(Music: Hoddinotts Concerto Grosso No 2)
(long wave only)

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Rattle.
Unknown:
Ann Tennant
Unknown:
Jocelyn Child
Unknown:
Jenny Peacock
Unknown:
Doreen Estall.
Read By:
William Roberts

by JOHN WHITING. Based on the book by ALDOUS HUXLEY with D'ArmagNigel Stocknac,the Governor and Grandier, a liberal sensualist priest, is destroyed by his enemies and by a Nun, Sister Jeanne who, pretending to be obsessed in order to relieve her emotional frustrations, names Grandier as the cause of her demonic possession.
The action of the play takes place in and near the town of Loudun between 1623 and 1634. Adapted for radio and directed by MARTIN JENKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
John Whiting.
Book By:
Aldous Huxley
Unknown:
Sister Jeanne
Unknown:
Martin Jenkins
Fr Urban Grandier:
Michael Bryant
Sister Jeanne:
Sarah Badel
Fr Barre:
Peter Jeffrey
Phillipe Trincant:
Angela Pleasence
Fr Mignon:
Cyril Luckham
Mannoury, a surgeon:
Nigel Anthony
Adam, a chemist:
Tony Robinson
Guillaume:
De Cerisay,
Loudun:
John Rye
A Sewerman:
Ronald Herdman
Louis Trincant, the Public Prosecutor/Fr Ambrose:
Martin Friend
Ninon, a young widow:
Lolly Cockerell
Fr Rangier:
Gordon Dulieu
Cardinal Richelieu/A Clerk of the Court:
Peter Baldwin
De La Rochepozay, the Bishop of Poitiers:
Robert Eddison
Delaubardemont:
Danny Schiller
Sr Claire:
Rowena Roberts
Sr Louise:
Jenny Twigge
Sr Gabrielle:
Josie Kidd
Prince Henri De Condé:
John Rowe
Bontemps, a gaoler:
Brian Haines
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Joan Bakewell
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough
Presented By:
Joan Bakewell

Richard Hudson-Evans brings you stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport. Producer GEOFF DOBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Hudson-Evans
Producer:
Geoff Dobson
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Donald Trelford
Arianna Stassinopoulos Miehaet Winner and Paul Oestreicher tackle the issues raised by the audience at the Cambridge Union Society Chairman David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? on Thursday at 4.15 to Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Trelford
Unknown:
Arianna Stassinopoulos
Unknown:
Miehaet Winner
Unknown:
Paul Oestreicher
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Carole Stone

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Call for Olympics boycott

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

President Carter considers pros and cons of boycotting the coming summer Olympics in Moscow. Show more

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis David Tate
Sheila Steafel Chris Emmett and THE DAVID FIRMAN TRIO Written by GUY JENKIN JOHN LANGDON , JEREMY BROWNE , ANDY WILSON , RICHARD QUICK, BRIAN BETHELL Producer JIMMY MULVILLE (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Unknown:
Chris Emmett
Unknown:
Jenkin John Langdon
Unknown:
Jeremy Browne
Unknown:
Andy Wilson
Unknown:
Brian Bethell
Producer:
Jimmy Mulville

Lord of the Flies by WILLIAM GOLDING abridged in 14 parts by VIVIEN CREEGOR. Read by MICHAEL WILLIAMS (14) Producer MAURICE LEITCH long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
William Golding
Unknown:
Vivien Creegor.
Read By:
Michael Williams
Producer:
Maurice Leitch

Nubile by CILLY FRASER withand
LALLA: Why couldn't you be like other people's mothers.... normal? di: I fought your father for custody of you .. r he was terribly normal ... an authoritarian bully ... I know all about being turned on by that.... but it's not the answer....
Police constable.JOHN BOTT Woman police constable
LOLLY COCKERELL
Directed by BERNARD KRICHEFSKI

Contributors

Unknown:
Cilly Fraser
Unknown:
John Bott
Directed By:
Bernard Krichefski
Di:
Pam St Clement
Lalla:
Carole Hayman

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