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Presenters John Timpson and Brtan Redhead
6 .45* Prayer lor the Dots THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN martyn
7,30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Richard Harries
Read By:
Bryan Martyn

Current and controversial issues are put on trial before Chairman
Geoffrey Robertson and an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House. London.
Today's motion:
Shops Should be Free to
Open When They Wish Proposer
BarSne ess Trumplngton Opposer
Lord Allen of Fallowfield
Two advocates will each call supporting witnesses to be questioned and cross-questioned. The jury will vote at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may b* measured and a verdict Producers SHARON U-. and MAGGIE REWERN
Woadcost on Easter Day at 6.15 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Robertson
Unknown:
Trumplngton Opposer

Birmingham by Maureen Staffer Kile Delight Free as the breeze; climbing and diving; bobbing brightly in the sky on the end of a string ... it's all cause for celebration because the kite flying season is here again.
Burgled.': david lloyd joins the police as they investigate a burglary, to see how a crime prevention scheme is working in Birmingham. Producer
MARGARET HORSFIELD BBC Birmingham The Intruder (3)
The Woman's Hour Book,
16.50, from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown:
Maureen Staffer
Unknown:
David Lloyd
Unknown:
Margaret Horsfield

To the Pier and Back Again by PETER LING with and The arrival of Lewis in the little seaside home of spinster sisters Kate and Celia soon creates what seems like an insoluble problem. But the solution when it comes seems ridiculously easy ... but hardly conventional and definitely not British!
Directed by david Johnston

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Ling
Directed By:
David Johnston
Lewis:
Basil Moss
Kate:
Ann Morrish
Celia:
Jean Trend

A six-part series on dialects and accents in England today.
2: A Manner of Speakinof What makes one dialect different from another? Brian Redhead explores some of the finer points with the help of BBC
Local Radio archives and other recordings made around the country.
Consultant MALCOLM PETYT Producers
CHRISTOPHER STONE and ARTIIUR wood

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Malcolm Petyt
Unknown:
Christopher Stone

Clive Jacobs brings you stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport, and Tom Boswell tests the Rover 2000.
Producer geoff oobson Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

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

Lord Sleff of Brimpten
Professor Bernard Williams and Frederic Raphael tackle the issues raised by the audience at Peterborough in Cambridgeshire.
Chairman David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Bernard Williams
Unknown:
Frederic Raphael
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Carole Stone

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Haig's shuttle diplomacy over Falklands

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Haig admits aiding Britain with intelligence amid shuttle diplomacy between the two warring nations. Show more

includes a review of The Nerd, a new play by Larry Shue starring Derek Griffiths at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester; and a preview of the Orson Welles film season on BBC2. which includes Citizen Kane, The
Magnificent Ambersons and Chimes at Midnight. Presenter
Michael Billlngton Producer
CLARE SELERtE GREY

Contributors

Play By:
Larry Shue
Unknown:
Derek Griffiths
Unknown:
Michael Billlngton
Producer:
Clare Selerte Grey

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis David Tate
Sheila Steafel and Jon Glover
Written by BOB sinfield ,
TONY SARCHET, JOHN LANGDON, JAMES LANDRU, PETER HICKEY, JOHN REVELL , DAVE DIXON , ANDREA SOLOMONS and others
Producer
PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER
(Repealed, i'ul 5.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sheila Steafel
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Written By:
Bob Sinfield
Unknown:
James Iu;ndru
Unknown:
John Revell
Unknown:
Dave Dixon
Unknown:
Paul Mayhkw-Archeh

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