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Scotland and will be having historic meetings with representatives of the Scottish Churches.
When he meets the Moderator of the Church of Scotland around 8.0, Brian Redhead will be in Edinburgh to describe the scene. In London, John Timpson
6.45. Prayer for the Day THE REV BARRY ALLCOTT
7.0. 7 45 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.30 1 S.10 News headlines
8.57 Weather: travel; continental travel

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Timpson
Read By:
Pauline Bushnell

Have you ever wanted to paint, but not known where to start? Should you begin with water colour or oil? Or what
about tempera, acrylics, gouache - and what are they anyway? Would it cost a fortune? How much special
equipment would you need? Perhaps you paint already, and need advice on new techniques. John FitzMaurice Mills
is a painter and a teacher of painting. He is President of the Royal Drawing Society and a specialist in materials. You
can put your questions about techniques, materials, paint and painters to him. Sue MacGregor is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
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To mark the 25th anniversary of the Natural History Unit
~^^ Derek Jones looks back at this unbroken run of all 412 editions of Wildlife. Producer
JOHN HARRISON
BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jones
Unknown:
John Harrison

The desirable six-part sitcom featuring Frank Thornton and June Whitfield 2: Nature's Way with NORMA RONALD
JON GLOVER , JAMES TAYLOR APRIL WALKER
Written by DAVID WHEELER Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Thornton
Unknown:
Norma Ronald
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Unknown:
James Taylor
Written By:
David Wheeler
Producer:
Edward Taylor

introduced by Sue MacGregor , including New Medicine: GAIL FOLEY reports on a conference for doctors wanting to learn more about alternative medicine. The Play of the Book: or how to bring an exam set book to life. CINDY selby reports.
Water from the Well by BRIAN POWER, abridged by JACK SINGLETON
Read by Alan Barry

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Gail Foley
Abridged By:
Jack Singleton
Read By:
Alan Barry

Professor David Crystal looks at some of the things which worry or anger people about English usage today.
Producer ALAN WILDING

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor David Crystal
Producer:
Alan Wilding

The Chelsea Physic
Garden was established by the Society of Apothecaries in 1673. The garden predates its most famous counterpart - Kew Gardens - by nearly 100 years, yet most people have never heard of it. Marjorie Lofthouse looks at the work and history of this
17th-century garden which appears, outwardly, to have changed little since its foundation.
Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer:
David Welsby
on BBC Radio 4 FM

with Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Valerie Singleton
Unknown:
Robert Williams

Chairman Robert Robinson 15: Wales
Helen Grayson (former insurance clerk) Mike Douse (headmaster) Judith Moore
(former computer operations manager) Martin Skinner (teacher)
Including Beat the Brains
Devised by JOHN P. WYNN
Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer richard EDIS
(Repeated: Thurs 12.27pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Helen Grayson
Unknown:
Judith Moore
Unknown:
Martin Skinner
Unknown:
John P. Wynn
Unknown:
Ian Gillies

Five programmes in which Dr Martin Bax of the Department of Paediatrics. St Mary's
Hospital Medical School, London, discovers how researchers are disentangling the remarkable process by which humans acquire language.
3: thoughts into Words Babies may use sounds as words earlier than we realised. How do they learn that a particular noise can be used to refer to a particular object?
How soon do they realise that words stand for things that aren't there? Producer ALISON Richards (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Martin Bax
Producer:
Alison Richards

Leonard Pcarcey presents a history of the male-voice close-harmony groups that have emerged from King's College,
Cambridge. The King's Singers are undoubtedly the best-known of all the groups, and have done most to popularise this kindofmale-voicesound. But with the help of the early arrangers and the membersoithe
BACCIIOLIAN SINGERS, THE SCHOLARS, THE KING'S singers and the LIGHT blues the programme goes back to the roots of the movement and investigates how that sound was born, bred and brought from small amateur performances in Cambridge to a world-wide awareness. Producer JEREMY BIRCHALI.
(Repeated: Fri 11.3 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Leonard Pcarcey
Producer:
Jeremy Birchali.

Information for visually-handicapped people.
A Chinese Helen Keller SIR JOHN WILSON talks to
MARGARET FORD about LUCy Ching. a blind social worker in Hong Kong whose autobiography describes the way she overcame blindness with the help of a devoted but uneducated nurse.
Presenter Peter White Producer TIIENA ueshel Handbook of aids and services, £2.95 from [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Helen Keller
Talks:
Sir John Wilson
Unknown:
Margaret Ford
Presenter:
Peter White

includes reviews of Alan Parker 's Shoot the Moon, which centres around the break-up of a marriage. starring Albert Finney and Diane Keaton ; and The Women's Art Show 1550-1970, at the Castle Museum, Nottingham.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer ANNE WINDER Editor ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Parker
Unknown:
Albert Finney
Unknown:
Diane Keaton
Presenter:
Natalie Wheen
Producer:
Anne Winder
Editor:
Rosemary Hart

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