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The people of Israel have delivered their judgment on Mr Begin's government. The Today team assesses the outcome of yesterdays General Election. What are the implications for Israel itself and for the Middle East?
In Jerusalem John Timpson
In London Brian Redhead
t.45 Prater for the Day With Rabbi Hugo Gryn
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Read by Pauline Bushnell
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45 Thought for the Day
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A Seat on the Train by JOAN LANG
Read by David March ' Like the very best of the incurable romantics, Mrs Twigg always believed that one day her prince would come. The 25 years she had spent with Mr Twigg she felt had been only a prelude. Fate had been testing her for a more exciting role.' long wave only
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Presenter Bill Breckon News, views and advice for consumers.
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Presenter Robin Day
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Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week:
Professor Lesley Rces , Professor of Chemical Endocrinology at St
Bartholomew's Hospital. Reading Your Letters.
MISS YANGZI SHERPA: ANNI CATCHPOLE visits this remarkable woman at her engineering factory in Kathmandu.
Dos, Don'ts and Dodges: sewing hints from BETTY FOSTER.
More Work for the Undertaker by MARGERY ALLINGHAM , abridged by MONICA GREY in 15 parts. Read by Stephen Murray (1) 'When
Margery Allingham 's famous private detective Albert Campion returned to civvy street after the war, he was contemplating an entirely different career. But the intriguing details of the Palinode case were hard to resist....
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Keys by MAVIS HAMPSON with Robert and Constance have been married for several years. Robert has drifted into an affair with another woman, and his wife's knowledge of this is obviously causing a great deal of tension. But he cannot bring himself to decide between the two women - he loves them both and selfishly wants to continue the eternal triangle. Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
A six-part series
4: The Reivers' Return David Bean goes in search of silence on the Anglo-Scottish border - but with limited success. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
from Lichfield Cathedral Versicles and Responses: Leighton
Psalms 6, 7, 8
(T. Purcell : Turle: Woodward)
Lessons: Jeremiah 38, vv 14-28; Romans 1, vv 18-3Z Canticles: Collegium
Magdalenae (Leighton) Anthem: Tu es Petrus (Palestrina)
Organist and Master of the Choristers
JONATHAN REES-WILLIAMS Assistant organist PETER KING
Illyrian Spring (6)
Robert Williams and Susannah Simon. on VHF until 5.55
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Half-an-hour of reports from the BBC newsmen around the world including Financial Report
The last musical quiz in the series devised by EDWARD J. MASOH and TONY SHRYANE John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden
In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVERACE
Executive producer BOBBYJAYE
(Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm)
(A new series of My Music on BBC2, next Tuesday)
(Repeated: Thurs 1.40 pm)
Tom Vernon travels out into the English summer to discover four towns in which there is still a holiday flowering of tradition.
The second town: Rochester
The Dickens Festival
We seem to have to pay more and more for something that may never happen. But suppose your car is in an accident, your house is burgled or you burn a hole in the carpet - how can you be sure of the best deal? And what about life insurance, endowment assurance and finding the best way to secure your family's s future? The list is endless, but insurance expert David Scott has been answering some of the many questions put by listeners. In the Chair
Sue MacGregor produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Mrs Thatcher 's Blues
How have Conservatives adapted to Mrs Thatcher 's style of government?
Are recent resignations and leaks about policies signs of a deeper disolution?
Presenter John Eidinow ProducerCAROLINE THOMSON
includes Boston Ballet's Swan Lake with RUDOLF NUREYEV at the Coliseum; The Artist's Eye, paintings from the National Gallery selected by DAVID HOCKNEY ; and RONALD EYRE 'S production of The
Winter's Tale at Stratford. Presented by Paul Allen Producer JANE STENNING
with Alexander MacLeod
by J. R. R. TOLKIEN (17)
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