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Presenters John Timpson and Peter Mayne
6.45* Prayer for the Day With THE REV EDGAR RUDDOCK
7.0, 8.6 Today's News Read by ERVAN MARTIN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters:
John Timpson
Presenters:
Peter Mayne
Unknown:
Edgar Ruddock
Read By:
Ervan Martin

Midwinter in Manhattan At the heart of New York City, amid the towers and traffic of Manhattan, lies Central Park - an oasis for nature in the man-made desert. How fares the downtown wildlife in the midst of winter? Presented by Jeffery Boswall
Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
long wave only

Contributors

Presented By:
Jeffery Boswall
Producer:
Brian Leith

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 Tickell , Chris shows how to beat the system and avoid costly mistakes.
Producer STEPHEN PHELPS Editor ROGER MACDONALD long wave only

Contributors

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

Charge of the Old Brigade by EVELYN HILARY
Read by Jo Anderson
Little Gran 's new friend was an ex-Polish cavalryman ... but she had never been on a horse.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Evelyn Hilary
Read By:
Jo Anderson
Read By:
Little Gran

As the Socialist bloc faces increasing economic problems because of events in Poland, one of Hungary's leading economists recently described his country as ' an island of relative content in a sea of misery '. Has Hungary anything to teach its neighbours and can it cope with the new pressures facing the whole of eastern Europe? Tudor Lomas reports from Budapest.
Producer MAX EASTERMAN BBCManchester
(Broadcast: Wed 8.45 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Tudor Lomas
Producer:
Max Easterman

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Landor
Producer:
Jeremy Birchall

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Hats not Allowed: HONOR WYATT recalls childhood visits to the opera.
How Much am I Bid?.:
KAREN DECO investigates an 18th- and 19th-century alternative to divorce: wife-selling. Stepping (2) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor

Tiger's Eye by CHRISTINE HARRISON
I This isn't a dirty old stone. It's a special stone. It's probably a magic stone. I wonder if it's got a name? Daddy would know what it was called. Daddy would know.' But Davy's daddy is dead - so how could he have told the child that the stone he has found is a ' timer's eye
Directed by MARGARET ETALL

Contributors

Unknown:
Christine Harrison
Directed By:
Margaret Etall
Anna:
Lucinda Curtis
Davy:
Jill Lidstone
Jean:
Katherine Parr
Charles:
Edward Kelsey
Max:
David McAlister

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer SIMON ELMES

Contributors

Introduces:
Frank Delaney
Producer:
Simon Elmes

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Williams
Unknown:
Susannah Simons

Written by MARY CUTLER
(Repeated; Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Written By:
Mary Cutler
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer:
Judy Bennett
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Joe Grundy:
Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Heather Bell
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward

Simon Brett 's fourth selection of ' Useful Verse' is concerned with aiding those who till the land. Readers HEATHER BELL
DAVID BRIERLEY S'i ELLA FORGE and joiin RYE
Producer alec reid

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Brett
Readers:
Heather Bell
Readers:
David Brierley

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