Programme Index

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Presenters Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.45' Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN DORAN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Presenters:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Richard Harries
Read By:
Colin Doran

Tom Vernon confronts producers and management with your criticisms and/comments about BBC radio and television.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM (Repeated: Sat 4.15 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Vernon
Producer:
Susan Snailum

Introduced from Manchester by Marjorie Lofthouse At 80, MABEL ENGLISH IS still acting as foster-mother to delinquent teenagers from Liverpool. CAROLINE toobe meets this remarkable greatgrandmother.
To Set Before the Queen: COLIN ALDERSON recalls his years as Royal pastry chef.
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester Stepping (3) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown:
Colin Alderson
Producer:
Diana Stenson

Short Madness by DAWN LOWE-WATSON
The peace and quiet of a retired schoolmaster life on the Isle of Wight is shattered when a noisy family move in next door. Surprisingly, he finds himself growing quite attached to them and in particular to the wife. Their friendship leads to a mutual trust and respect, and Thomas finds himself confiding in Maggie about something that has haunted him for years....
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON

Contributors

Actor:
Le Mesurier
Maggie:
Elizabeth Bell
Freda:
Jill Balcon
Martin:
Christopher Godwin
Libby:
Joanna MacKie
Philip:
Nigel Greaves

Three programmes on outstanding works by French writers of this century.
2: Albert Camus
Camus's death in 1960 at the age of 46 has been described as the loss of a man who ' had he lived, could well have become the world's foremost novelist '.
John Cruickshank talks about the man, his work and his ideological quarrel with Jean-Paul Sartre , and introduces readings from The
Outsider and The Plague. Readers CRAWFORD LOGAN and MICHAEL GOLDIE
Producer ALAN WILDING

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Camus
Talks:
John Cruickshank
Unknown:
Jean-Paul Sartre
Readers:
Crawford Logan
Readers:
Michael Goldie
Producer:
Alan Wilding
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presenters
Susannah Simons and Gordon Clough on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Susannah Simons
Unknown:
Gordon Clough

Clive Jacobs brings you stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport.
With the forthcoming legislation regarding learner motorcycle riders, Tom Boswell tests the Honda CG 125.
Producer GEOFF DOBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Unknown:
Tom Boswell
Producer:
Geoff Dobson
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Lord Rawlinson, QC, Malcolm Muggeridge, John Mortimer, QC and Glenda Jackson tackle the issues raised by the audience at Pulborough, West Sussex
Chairman David Jacobs

Contributors

Panellist:
Lord Rawlinson, QC
Panellist:
Malcolm Muggeridge
Panellist:
John Mortimer, QC
Panellist:
Glenda Jackson
Chairman:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Carole Stone

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Roosevelt 100th anniversary, 1982

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

White House lunch celebrates Roosevelt's centenary - as Reaganomics removes his legacy. Show more

includes An Evening's Intercourse with Dame Edna, which opened last night at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London; and a new version by Italo Calvino of Mozart's unfinished opera Zaide, performed by Musica Nel Choistro at the Old Vic in London.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeffrey Richards
Producer:
Catherine Wearing

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news, with Bill Wallis
Sheila Steafel David Tate and Chris Emmett
Written by bob SINFIELD TONY SARCHKT ,
JAMES HENDRIE , JOHN LANGDON , RICHARD QUICK. PETER hickey and others
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Chris Emmett
Written By:
Bob Sinfield
Written By:
Tony Sarchkt
Unknown:
James Hendrie
Unknown:
John Langdon
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins

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