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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

Contributors

Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Richard Harries
Unknown:
Bryan Martin

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

Contributors

Unknown:
John Morgan
Producer:
John Skrine

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

Contributors

Read By:
Yvonne Gilan
Producer:
Sally Thompson

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.
BBC Manchester
The Spy's Wife (2)

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Lofthouse

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)

Contributors

Dramatised By:
William Fox
Unknown:
Michael Arlen
Unknown:
Maria Aitken
Unknown:
Ivor Marlay
Directed By:
John Tydeman
Directed By:
Maria Aitken
Lois:
Jane Knowles
Hugo Cypress:
John Rye
Ann Chester:
Jenny Lee
Turner:
John Livesey

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
Caroline Parsons
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Caroline Parsons
Producer:
Carole Stone

The Movement
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

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Porter
Unknown:
D. J. Enright
Unknown:
Elizabeth Jennings
Unknown:
Hilary Corke
Unknown:
John Wain
Unknown:
Robert Con
Readers:
Philip Larkin.

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 )

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Innes
Unknown:
Neville Teller
Read By:
Nicholas Courtney
Producer:
David Johnston
Unknown:
Barbara Pym
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presenters Susannah Simons and Gordon Clough
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Presenters:
Susannah Simons
Presenters:
Gordon Clough

with Richard Hudson -Evans bringing you stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport.
Producer STEPHEN PHELPS Editor GEOFF DOBSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Hudson
Editor:
Geoff Dobson

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Foot
Unknown:
Mr Peggy Taylor
Unknown:
Lady Antonia Fraser
Unknown:
Emrys Roberts
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Carole Stone

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Haig questioned by Senate committee

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

General Haig faces five-day appearance before Senate committee. Show more

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)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason.
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Music By:
David Firman
Written By:
Guy Jenkin
Unknown:
Bob Sinfield
Unknown:
Brian Bethell
Unknown:
Jeremy Browne
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Producer:
Jimmy Mulville

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