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Presented by John Timpson and BRIAN REDHEAD including at
S.45' Prayer for the Day
The Bishop of Newcastle THE RT REV DONALD BOWLBY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Donald Bowlby
Read By:
Harriet Cass

A selection of plays from the series
Just Before Midnight How Far to Run by GRANT C. EUSTACE
' Mayday! Mayday! Langford Approach, this is X-ray Four Three. Fire starboard outer engine. Request clearance for immediate run in for emergency landing.'
Directed by MICHAEL BARTLETT
Mercenary by KEN BLAKESON
Elliot, a voluntary ambulance driver, on an urgent assignment, is stopped by a mercenary anxious to get to the border. On the way there an unexpected incident occurs.
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
12.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Grant C. Eustace
Directed By:
Michael Bartlett
Unknown:
Ken Blakeson
Directed By:
Christopher Venning
Captain:
Fred Bryant
Peter:
John Salthouse
Hamish:
Tom Cotcher
Andrew:
Richard Derrington
Controller:
Martyn Read
Elliot:
Andrew Branch
Buller:
Gordon Dulieu
African officer:
Louis Mahoney

Introduced by Sue
MacGregor Guest of the Week: Sir John Gielgud
Travels with Fortune: across Africa with Chris-TINA DODWELL , who today has a word of praise for her well-mannered £25 camel.
God's Own Exam Paper: a series in which WENDY GREENGROSS takes a wry look at the Ten Commandments.
Children's Fashion: HELEN DODD talks about designing lasting and wearable, yet fashionable, clothes. In the Highlands (3) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
MacGregor Guest
Unknown:
Sir John Gielgud
Unknown:
Tina Dodwell
Unknown:
Wendy Greengross
Talks:
Helen Dodd

Gloria's Baptism by LORNA BRADLEY with ' How do you know it is the Lord speaking and not just yourself having a two-way think? I do wish I could ask him, " None of your still small voice with me, Lord. If you are going to speak, speak up. Or send me a written invitation." I just don't seem to get through to him.'
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Lorna Bradley
Directed By:
Roger Pine
Gloria:
Elizabeth Cassidy
Mrs Spinks:
Diana Bishop
Kevin:
Terry Molloy
The Minister:
Stephen Thorne
Sally:
Jane Galloway
Dr Osbourne:
Arnold Peters

from New College, Oxford Responses (Byrd)
Psalms: 147, 148 (Stanford, Ashfield)
First Lesson: Zephaniah 3, vv 1-20; Canticles (HowellsSt Paul's Service) Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 12. 1-13 Anthem: Faire is the Heaven (Harris)
Organist and Master of the Choristers
EDWARD HtGGINBOTTOM Organ Scholar
GEOFFREY WEBBER

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Webber

In the Square by MICHAEL FOREMAN
Read by James Aubrey
' She stumbled and fell. A small crowd had gathered and watched her like curious birds. " I'm going to the square ", she told them. "I must get to the square."

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Foreman
Read By:
James Aubrey

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANI John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden
In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE. Executive producer BOBBY JAYE
(Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryani
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Bobby Jaye

In
Cork Frank Delaney looks at the past and present of the city with the help of: TED CROSBIE , SEAN FEEHAN , PROFESSOR ALOYS FLEISCH -MANN, PATRICK GALVIN
GERALD GOLDBERG , JAMES N. HEALY , CLAYTON LOVE , PROFESSOR SEAN LUCY , JACK LYNCH , GERALD MCCARTHY DES MCHALE , JOE MCHUGH MARIE NI MHURCHU , JOAN DENISE MORIARTY , PROFESSOR JOHN A. MURPHY, GERAL-DINE NEESON, BOB O'DON -AGHUE, SEAN O'FAOLAIN ROSIE O'REILLY , ROBIN O'SUL -LIVAN, DECLAN RYAN , BILL TWOMEY and the people of Cork. and LIZA FLANAGAN and MICHAEL MCCLAIN
Reporters DONNA O'SULLIVAN and BARRY MESCALL
Technical assistance BASIL NEWMAN Producer
DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Cork Frank Delaney
Unknown:
Ted Crosbie
Unknown:
Sean Feehan
Unknown:
Professor Aloys Fleisch
Unknown:
Patrick Galvin
Unknown:
Gerald Goldberg
Unknown:
James N. Healy
Unknown:
Clayton Love
Unknown:
Sean Lucy
Unknown:
Jack Lynch
Unknown:
Gerald McCarthy
Unknown:
Des McHale
Unknown:
Joe McHugh
Unknown:
Marie Ni Mhurchu
Unknown:
Joan Denise Moriarty
Unknown:
Bob O'Don
Unknown:
Sean O'Faolain
Unknown:
Rosie O'Reilly
Unknown:
Robin O'Sul
Unknown:
Declan Ryan
Unknown:
Bill Twomey
Unknown:
Liza Flanagan
Unknown:
Michael McClain
Reporters:
Donna O'Sullivan
Reporters:
Barry Mescall
Producer:
David Rayvern Allen

The Rt Rev Robert Runcie , next Archbishop of Canterbury, in conversation with Michael Charlton about the issues facing the Church in the 80s.
Producer CAROLINE THOMSON (Repeated: Thurs 11.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Runcie
Unknown:
Michael Charlton
Producer:
Caroline Thomson

On-going problems of a Pools punter by WALLY K. DALY starring and with this week GEORGE A. COOPER and DAVID TATE
Theme music by JIM PARXER Producer
JOHN FAWCETT WILSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Wally K. Daly
Unknown:
George A. Cooper
Music By:
Jim Parxer
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Sam Baker:
David Roper
his wife Annabel:
Sharon Duce

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