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Presenters John Tlmpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With METROPOLITAN ANTHONY Archbishop of Sourozh
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by colin doran
7 30 8 30 News headlines 7 .45* ' Thought for the Da" Editor JULIAN HOLLAND

Contributors

Presenters:
John Tlmpson
Presenters:
Wendy Jones
Read By:
Colin Doran
Editor:
Julian Holland

Roy Hay talks about gardens open this summer in aid of The Gardeners' Royal
Benevolent Society and The Royal Gardeners' Orphan Fund,
Booklet, Gardens to Visit, 40p from booksellers, or 60p by post from: Gardeners' Sunday[address removed]

Contributors

Talks:
Roy Hay

John Peel invites you to share his enjoyment in recalling the words. music and people that have tickled his sense of humour.
Producer BRIAN COOK
12.55 Weather; travel: programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
John Peel
Producer:
Brian Cook

Introduced by Sue MacGregor including during the week some Talking Point discussions. Your Letters and other topics.
Among these today
Food from Abroad: ALICE SALMON cooks a typical dish from Gibraltar.
The Best Things in Life: (3) Water. Brenda KIDMAN samples the 1982 vintage of Adam's Ale. The Intruder by GILLIAN TINDALL abridged in 12 parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY Read by AMANDA MURRAY (4)
Editor WYN KNOWLES
The Woman's Hour Book, £6.50, from booksellers

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Brenda Kidman
Unknown:
Gillian Tindall
Unknown:
Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By:
Amanda Murray
Editor:
Wyn Knowles

by Angela Eaton
with Miriam Margolyes as Aimeem, Jill Balcon as Kadine Jennet, David March as Kizia Agasi and Steve Hodson as Kapi Aga

'It is better to live under the wing of the fly than to sleep in the grave...' (A saying of Islam)

(Broadcast Sat 8.0 pm)

Contributors

Writer:
Angela Eaton
Director:
Graham Gauld
Aimee:
Miriam Margolyes
Kadine Jennet:
Jill Balcon
Kizla Agasi:
David March
Kapi Aga:
Steve Hodson
Josephine:
Frances Jeater
Mother Superior:
Theresa Streatfeild
Duenna:
Gladys Spencer
Kemila:
Michael Miller
Bey of Tunis:
Spencer Banks
Ysin:
Ursula Hirst
Selim:
Gary Cady
Genilla:
Miranda Forbes
Calphas:
Katherine Parr
Osman:
Peter Tuddenham
Asim:
Stephen Garlick
Mahmoud:
Elizabeth Lindsay
Madame:
Wendy Murray

A celebration of Christy Brown , the Irish writer who died last autumn. Severely crippled from birth, he became a best-selling author and poet. His family and friends talk to Libby Purves.
Producer JOHN SKRINE

Contributors

Unknown:
Christy Brown
Unknown:
Libby Purves.
Producer:
John Skrine
on BBC Radio 4 FM

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

Contributors

Presenters:
Gordon Clough
Presenters:
Valerie Singleton

Immortal Bite by MALCOLM QUANTRILL
' His biting is immortal: those that do die of it do seldom or never recover.'
(ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA,
Act V, Scene 11)
Mrs Bee is a wealthy old lady and the owner of a considerable estate. When news of her approaching death reaches the family, most of them gather like hovering vultures. Her son, Michael, has just been made redundant, and sees a possible inheritance as a good way out of his situation. Directed by ian COTTERELL (Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Quantrill
Unknown:
Mrs Bee
with Mrs Bee:
Mary Ellis
Susan:
Angela Down
Michael:
Clive Francis
Kate:
Kate Coleridge
Louise:
Jill Lidstone
Wilson:
Christopher Scott

includes Play for
Tomorrow on BBC1,
Tuesdays, at 9.25 pm, a series conceived to produce six individual views of life at various times within the next 25 years: and The Grass is Singing, a new film version of Doris Lessing 's novel starring Karen Black.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer john BOUNDY Editor ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Unknown:
Doris Lessing
Unknown:
Karen Black.
Presenter:
Paul Vaughan
Producer:
John Boundy
Editor:
Rosemary Hart

BBC Radio 4 FM

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