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Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
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Tony Lewis introduces the magazine programme that takes a different look at sport. Featuring Rugby Union: England, frustrated by the Scots at Murrayfield, take on the Irish, who haven't won at Twickenham since 1976 when their 13-12 victory completed a remarkable five in a row. Wales play France in Cardiff.
Cricket: the ENGLAND touring team have completed their tour of India and have now moved on to Sri Lanka - where we'll be hearing from DON MOSEY.
And in the European Figure Skating
Championships in Lyons, France, Britain's World and European Champions JAYNE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN are the ice dancers in the news. A Radio Sport and OB production
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from IAN LYON and SUSAN MARLING , taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD For information sheets send a large sae to: Breakaway, BBC, Broadcasting House[address removed]
Ann Lapping takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.
Producer SHARON BANOFF
John Harrison views the past week. roducer joshuarozenberg
New Every Morning. p58; Be near us, Holy Trinity (BBC HB 165); Psalm 150; 1 Peter 2, vv 9-17 (rsv);
Come, ye people (BBC HB 270)
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in. Editor PADDY O'KEEFFE
Presented by Louise Botting. How to get the best from your money. A Financial World Tonight production
(Repeated: Mon 10.2 am)
Nicholas Parsons with Kenneth Williams
Peter Jones , Derek Nimmo and Ian Messiter
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
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Lord Rawlinson QC,
Malcolm Muggeridge, John Mortimer QC and Glenda Jackson from Pulborough
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John Peel and The Old Devil by PETER CROWTER Charles and Old Sam are both worried by what a fox called ' The Old
Devil ' has been doing to the pheasants. They would dearly love to shoot him - except that the MFH.
Humphrey Brooke-Taylor , is going along for the shoot.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristot
(Repeated: Tues 11.5 am)
A history in 26 parts 4: The Merchants
Whatever more a ship may be, she is certainly a machine for moving things from one place to another. Much of seafaring life has been shaped by the efforts of landsmen to get that job done as cheaply as possible.
Readers ANTHONY HALL, TIMOTHY BATESON , DAVID MARCH, RONALD BADDILET , CARARD GREEN,
GORDON GOSTELOW , HENRY KNOWLES , DAVID CASEY , NIGEL LAMBERT Programme consultant RALPH DAVIS , Professor of Economic History,
University of Leicester Commentary by Basil Grcenhill. Director, National Maritime
Museum. Special sound by DICK MILLS of the BBC
Radiophonic Workshop. Series composed and directed by MICHAEL MASON , in collaboration with the National
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
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Eight programmes on the novel since the war 6: Figures in the Carpet Anthony Curtis looks at some uses of myth by modern novelists and discusses with Sir Angus Wilson the problems of manipulating ancient myth in a contemporary novel.
Extracts read by GAVIN CAMPBELL Producer
FRANCES DONNELLY (Revised repeat)
An irreverently critical look at the week's news.
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Regional Variations (2)
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Music by jeremy Nicholas Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record, mixing the well loved with the less familiar.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT (Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)
Frost is tough, rough and rude. His superiors don't like him. He has a habit of doing things his way - and getting results.
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
with Joan Bakewell
If one of your New Year resolutions was to start writing a diary, are you still keeping it up religiously 37 days into 19827 With some people, keeping a diary has become a habit they can hardly break. But why do they keep a record of daily events, thoughts and feelings?
How frank dare they be in it? What therapeutic or other purpose does it serve? JOAN BAKEWELL looks into the world of the confirmed diarist by kind permission of PAM AYRES. PETER BARKWORTH , SIR HUGH CASSON , LADY ANTONIA FRASER ,
R. D. LAING , ERIN PIZZEY, SIR ROT STRONG, MARY WHITEHOUSE and KENNETH WILLIAMS
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS (Revised repeat)
An evening meditation led by John Newbury
Dr Rav Barron
Rabbi Michael Boyden and Dipak Nandy in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
Ten talks in which
Ray Gosling tells the story of his travels overland to the East. 6: Calcutta Christmas ' The hunchback who mended my shoes walks with me to the Esplanade. " You missed a big event the other day," I say.
While you were away there was an election rally in the park: great red banners and huge painted canvas portraits of Joseph Stalin. And there's been an incident - I've had to ring Mother Theresa ..." '
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