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Presenters Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.45* Prayer for the Day with Sister Martina
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by Christopher Slade
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenter:
Brian Redhead
Presenter:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Christopher Slade

News of wildlife from around the world, including one of Australia's rarest marsupials, the dibbler. and the strange relationship between
Arctic trees and snowshoe hares.
Presented by Peter France
Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
long wave only

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter France
Producer:
Anne Blair

Chris Serle investigates the agonising business of buying and selling houses - how to buy, occupy and improve a house for the smallest possible outlay and with the least possible trouble. With the help of financial expert Tom TickeM , Chris shows you how to beat the system and avoid costly mistakes.
Producer STEPHEN PHELPS Editor ROGER MACDONALD long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Serle
Unknown:
Tom Tickem
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

We all have queries. quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the bacK of our minds.
Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out your queries.
Producerjeremybirchali. Questions on a postcard to: Enquire Within, BBC. Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Landor

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Bach to The Beatles:
ELENA DURAN believes in playing all kinds of music onherflute-notjustour signature tune!
There's a Clenched Fist Inside the Heart: LOUISE REYNOLDS meets some
American parents who are taking a tough line with their problem teenagers.
Catrlona (11) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Elena Duran
Unknown:
Louise Reynolds

Pickers and Stealers by MARGARET STEWARD with Rachel Kempson as Eva Godfrey and Lockwood West as Mr Zimmer
All through our lives we're bartering, selling, bargaining, buying ... perhaps even picking and stealing! That s probably why everyone in the neighbourhood is attracted to Mr Crabbe 's second-hand shop at one time or another. And there are no two more regular customers than nice Mrs Godfrey and gentleman-actor Mr Zimmer.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Rachel Kempson
Unknown:
Eva Godfrey
Unknown:
Mr Zimmer
Unknown:
Mr Crabbe
Unknown:
Mrs Godfrey
Unknown:
Mr Zimmer.
Directed By:
David Johnston
Mr Crabbe:
John Hollis
Tom Crabbe:
Andrew Secombi
Mrs Wells:
Katherine Parr
Diana Godfrey:
Jean Trend
First old lady:
Pauline Letts
Second old lady:
Olive Crowe
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presenters Robert Williams and Susannah Simons on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only S.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Presenters:
Robert Williams
Presenters:
Susannah Simons

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Carole Stone

Simon Brett 's third selection of ' Useful Verse ' helps you to remember dates.
Readers HEATHER BELL DAVID BRIERLEY STELLA FORGE
DAVID COOOERSON
Producer ALEC REID

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Brett
Readers:
Heather Bell
Readers:
David Brierley
Producer:
Alec Reid

includes the latest
Neil Simon film It Hurts Only When I Laugh, starring
Marsha Mason and Kristy McNichol ; and The
Selected Letters of James Thurber , whose circle of correspondents was he wrote, perhaps no larger. but easily more bewildered, than that of any other American of his generation.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer
CATHERINE WEARING

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Simon
Unknown:
Marsha Mason
Unknown:
Kristy McNichol
Unknown:
James Thurber
Presenter:
Natalie Wheen
Producer:
Catherine Wearing

leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conducted by Antal Doratl Rudolf Firkusny (piano) direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Part 1 Dvorak
Slavonic Dances, Nos 1, o and 7, Op 72
Piano Concerto, in G minor, Op 33

Contributors

Leader:
Barry Griffiths
Conducted By:
Antal Doratl
Piano:
Rudolf Firkusny

It is 100 years since the death of John Brown , author of Rab and his
Friends. The story of this remarkable little book, read all over the world and still in print, is told by Henry Donald. BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
John Brown
Told By:
Henry Donald.

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