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Presenters Brian Redhead and John Timpson including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read bv BRYAN MARTIN
7.39. 8.30 News headlines
7.45. Thought for the Day
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John Morgan takes up your comments about BBC programmes and policy with producers and management.
Producer JOHN SKRINE
(Repeated: Sun 5.0 pm)
Please send questions, criticisms or praise about radio or television to.' Feedback, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW, or phone [number removed], Friday to Sunday 7.0 to 9.0 pm
BBC Correspondents around the world cast their collective eye on a contemporary issue.
A Radio News production by JOHN ALLEN
(Repeated: Sat 3.25 pm)
NEM, p 118; Might and glory, power and wisdom (BBC HB 265); Psalm 91, vv 1-13; Matthew 5, vv 38-48 (AV); Christ is our corner-stone (BBC HB 258) long wave only
The Last of the Line Written and read by Yvonne Gilan
' My mother was the queen. I was the princess. My father, I suppose, was the game-keeperwhofilledour larder with the spoils of hunting'
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
A selection of personal experiences with wild creatures.
Keith Corbett chooses the Common Frog.
Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
News, views and advice for consumers.
Presenter Bill Breekon
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Presenter Peter Hobday with voices and topics in and behind the headlines.
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Introduced from Manchester by Marjorie Lofthouse who meets Baroness Mc-Farlane of Llandaff, the only nurse to be created a Life Peeress and England's first Professor of Nursing.
Crooks and the Council Chamber: the undercover world of Darlington's future mayor alias wilLIAM NEWTON, author of 80 crime thrillers.
Living off the Land: cr percival digs into a thriving family business - Lancashire peat.
The Spy's Wife (2)
Piracy freely dramatised by WILLIAM FOX from MICHAEL ARLEN 'snovel with Maria Aitken as Virginia
Gary Bond as Ivor Marlay
Jeremy Clyde as George Tarlyon
In the aftermath of the 1914-18 war, certain privileged, aristocratic ' bright young things ' moved in a leisurely way between the London town house, the seat in the country, the place in ScoUand and the villa on the Riviera. Virginia, wife of Lord Tarlyon, was of that company; Ivor Marlay , a well-connected author, wounded in the war, was just a hanger-on - and the reason was Virginia
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (Maria Aitken is in ' Private Lives' at the Duchess Theatre, London)
The Facts and Fallacies of Dieting
Post Christmas bulges? Failed New Year resolutions? Whether you've pounds or stones to lose, here's sound advice to help you make a start. Presenter
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
Peter Porter , in the second of eight programmes on poetry in Britain since the war, explores the reaction to the Romanticism of the 40s. known as 'The Movement'. He illustrates the work of D. J. Enright , Elizabeth Jennings , Hilary Corke , John Wain , Robert Conquest, Kingsley Amis and, especially, Philip Larkin.
Readers GARARD GREEN and the poets themselves Producer PRUDENCE SMITH For notes on these programmes please send a large sae to: Poetry Up to Now [address removed]
Look Listen Learn: pages 77-80
There Came Both Mist and Snow by MICHAEL INNES abridged in ten parts by NEVILLE TELLER . Read by NICHOLAS COURTNEY (10)
Producer DAVID JOHNSTON
(Starting on Monday: No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym )
Presenters Susannah Simons and Gordon Clough
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5.55 Weather; programme news
Half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world including Financial Report
with Richard Hudson -Evans bringing you stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport.
Producer STEPHEN PHELPS Editor GEOFF DOBSON
(Repeated: Mon 140 pm)
Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days. Producer PAT PRIOR
(Repeated: Sat 10.45 am)
A personal portrait
The Rt Hon
Michael Foot , Mr Peggy Taylor , mp
Lady Antonia Fraser Emrys Roberts from Carmarthen, Dyfed Chairman David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? on Thursday at 6.30 to: Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
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Presenter Sheridan Morley Producer RICHARD DUNN
with Stephen Milligan
An irreverently critical look at the news, with David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate , Sheila Steafel and music by DAVID FIRMAN Written by GUY JENKIN , RICHARD QUICK. ANDY WILSON, BOB SINFIELD , BRIAN BETHELL , JEREMY BROWNE , PETER HICKEY
Producer JIMMY MULVILLE (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)
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Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude