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Presenters Brian Redhead and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day With TONY JASPER
6.55,7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45' Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Presenters:
Wendy Jones
Unknown:
Tony Jasper
Read By:
Peter Donaldson

A magazine programme introduced by Ken Ford with Bill Sowerbutts ,
Peter Seabrook , Daphne Ledward , Phil Swindells and Dr Gillian Fearn
This week: The history of fruit and vegetables, tips for garden planners, more new gadgets, buying bulbs and water gardening.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ken Ford
Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Peter Seabrook
Unknown:
Daphne Ledward
Unknown:
Phil Swindells
Unknown:
Dr Gillian Fearn

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Guest of the Week: Margaret Perlera controller of Forensic Science Service.
Back to School Dinners: CHRIS ELDON LEE describes a scheme which bridges one generation gap. To be a Pilgrim (2):
SATISH KUMER in Benares. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (2)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Margaret Perlera
Unknown:
Chris Eldon Lee
Unknown:
Satish Kumer

The Embroidered Cloth by RALPH MEREDITH with Elizabeth Begley and Stephen Garlick
After the Great War and the death of her husband, Mary returns with her son Jack to her mother's hill farm outside Belfast.
Directed by BRUN DEAN BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Ralph Meredith
Unknown:
Elizabeth Begley
Unknown:
Stephen Garlick
Directed By:
Brun Dean
Mrs Raven:
Elizabeth Begley
Jack:
Stephen Garlick
Mary:
Stella McCusker
Margaret:
Aingeal Grehan
Martin:
John Hewitt

Anthony Curtis presents poems of homage and self-portrait. Self-Portraits
Readers ROD BEACHAM FRANCES JEATER and CHRISTOPHER SCOTT Producer ALEC REID

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Curtis
Unknown:
Beacham Frances Jeater
Unknown:
Christopher Scott
Producer:
Alec Reid

Devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Dents Norden
In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
Producer PETE ATKIN

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Producer:
Pete Atkin

In the 25th year of the BBC's Natural History Unit, the second half of a series in 26 parts. Narrator
David Attenborough
25: The Honorary Birds Gibbons do not sing alone. A gibbon duet begins at dawn. After a warm-up period, the female signals to the male that she wants to sing the ' great-call probably the most spectacular aspect of gibbon vocalisation.
Warren Brockleman of Mahidol University, Bangkok, and David Chivers and Eliot Haimoff of Cambridge University, describe how the calls of gibbons are used to reinforce the pair-bond and for territorial proclamation.
Written and produced by MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol

Contributors

Narrator:
David Attenborough
Unknown:
Warren Brockleman
Unknown:
David Chivers
Unknown:
Eliot Haimoff

In the aftermath of the Great War, eight families were given grants of land on Harris in the Outer Hebrides. It was the start of the small community of Scarastavore.
The crofters had to eke a meagre living from the thin soil in those early days, but there were lighter moments.
In this second series of five programmes Finlay J. Macdonald recalls those bitter-sweet times of his boyhood and remembers some of the formative occasions in the growth of the village. 1: The Christening
Producer LESLIE ROBINSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Finlay J. MacDonald
Producer:
Leslie Robinson

Michael Oliver reports on the second week of the Edinburgh
Festival, which includes the American Repertory Theatre's production of Wedekind's classic Lulu, transposed from turn-of-the-century Vienna to the promiscuous world of today's New
York; and the fantastic visions of the 18th-century Italian artist Piranesi, as revealed in a major exhibition of his drawings and etchings.
Producers RICHARD DUNN and RICHARD BANNERMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Oliver
Producers:
Richard Dunn
Producers:
Richard Bannerman

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