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Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day Kith SISTER MARTINA
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters:
John Timpson
Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Read By:
Pauline Bushnell

Choosing School Subjects Children now in their third year of secondary school will soon be asked to choose which subjects they will drop in the next academic year and which, if any, they intend to take in the O-level or CSE examinations. Pupils In the fifth year will also be making subject choices - choices which could have a profound effect on their future careers. What are the criteria which should govern these decisions? If the choices seem unreasonable, can anything be done about it? To answer questions on all matters to do with the school curriculum:
John Tomlinson, Director of Education for
Cheshire and Audrey Segal, director of AEGIS, a higher education advisory service. In the Chair. Barbara Myers.
Produced by the Woman’s Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
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Contributors

Unknown:
John Tomllnson
Unknown:
Audrey Segal
Unknown:
Barbara Myers.

How do kangaroos keep their pouches clean and hygienic? Do the mothers Lave to clean them out? Fresh thoughts on your wildlife questions from the team of naturalists. Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

The programme about Quotations Including
Earcsdroppings, Graffiti. and the occasional outbreak of Foot in Mouth.
Chairman Nigel Rees Guests Alan Bennett Janet Suzman Leslie Thomas and Wynford Vaughan-Thomas Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Producer ALAN NIXON
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Rees
Unknown:
Guests Alan Bennett
Unknown:
Janet Suzman
Unknown:
Leslie Thomas
Read By:
Ronald Fletcher
Producer:
Alan Nixon

Introduced by Sue MacGrcgor , including Boys in the Back Row: ANN TENNANT visits a Leicester school that teaches classical ballet to boys and girls.
Fabrics in Fashion:
MARGARET PERCY looks at the properties of linen. Catrlona (9) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGrcgor
Unknown:
Ann Tennant
Unknown:
Margaret Percy

'Looking back over my life as a phonograph- and gramophone-artiste, I realise that my experience Is unique.'
(PETER DAWSON )
A programme of records to mark the centenary of the birth of the popular
Australianbass-oariione Introduced by Peter Pratt Producer RONALD COOK

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Dawson
Introduced By:
Peter Pratt
Producer:
Ronald Cook
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presenters Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Presenters:
Robert Williams
Presenters:
Valerie Singleton

Thora Hird
Avis Bunnage Megs Jenkins
In Hilda Stands Aside with Joe Gladwin Barbara Miller
Michael Tudor Barnes
Written by TERRY GREGSON Producer EDWARD TAYLOR (Kptd: Thurj 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Thora Hird
Unknown:
Avis Bunnage
Unknown:
Megs Jenkins
Unknown:
Joe Gladwin
Unknown:
Barbara Miller
Unknown:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Written By:
Terry Gregson
Producer:
Edward Taylor

Urlan Thompson takes a seasonal look at our coastline.
Marina Dennis visits the ' Old Squaw ' of Alaska - the long-tailed duck - wintering on the north-east coast of Scotland; while Gyn Freeman winters in Majorca. John Bennctt takes a look at the coast line of Northern Ireland, and Keith Allan joins the sea-coal gatherers on a Northumberland beach. Producer KAY JAMIESON BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Urlan Thompson
Unknown:
Marina Dennis
Unknown:
Gyn Freeman
Unknown:
Majorca. John Bennctt
Unknown:
Keith Allan
Producer:
Kay Jamieson

Over 2.500 years ago on the Greek island of Lesbos, Sappho lived and flourished as a lyric poet, and ever since her work has been acclaimed by writers and scholars. Frank Delaney , in conversation with the poet Judith Kazanuls and two classical scholars. Professor Mary Lefkowitz and Dr Angus Bowie , seeks out the woman beyond the myths and her poems which still speak directly to us today.
Lvre music
DR CHRISTOPHER PACE
Reader BARBARA JEFFORD Producer SUSAN DENNY

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Delaney
Unknown:
Judith Kazanuls
Unknown:
Professor Mary Lefkowitz
Unknown:
Dr Angus Bowie
Reader:
Barbara Jefford
Producer:
Susan Denny

Why are so many blind Beople overweight? annahWrighthasbeen looking at the problem, and presents some possible solutions.
Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Blind listeners can phone in suggestions and comments relating to the programme on 01- [number removed]8.30 10.0 pm

includes a new exhibition of the work of the revolutionary artist and noct
Vladimir Mayakovsky in Edinburgh. Presenter Michael Oliver Producer ANNE WINDER

Contributors

Unknown:
Vladimir Mayakovsky
Presenter:
Michael Oliver
Producer:
Anne Winder

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