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Brian Redhead at the Labour Party Conference; John Timpson in London
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
6.55 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25-, 8.15* Sport
7 30, News headlines
7.45* Thought lor the Day

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Richard Harries
Read By:
Bryan Martin

Stephen Bradshaw examines the controversy surrounding issues like nuclear power, pollution and the competing demands on countryside, both at home and abroad. Producers SIMON MAJOR
GAYNOR SHUTTE, UICK WEBB long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Bradshaw
Producers:
Simon Major

The Lone Moor by FIONA BARR
Read by Brenda Winter
' Granny had a big house on the Lone Moor Road In Derry. The house was too big, Granny said, and so she took a lodger.
Because the fellow was a quiet sort, my Granny called him the Lone Moor. " My Granny has a strange man in her house ", I told my friend Adie. " He's called the Lone Moor. He might be an adventure".'
Producer JUDITH ELLIOTT BBC Northern Ireland long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Fiona Barr
Read By:
Brenda Winter
Producer:
Judith Elliott

' The more we work at
Caesarea, the more truth we give to the adage that the ancients keep stealing all our good ideas.'
At about the time of the birth of Christ. King Herod ordered the building of an immense harbour at Caesarea. Excavations of the submerged remains have produced many unexpected findings - including evidence that the builders knew how to make concrete which would harden underwater. Anthony Smith recently visited Caesarea to join the archaeologists diving for the past.
Producer GEOFF DEEIIAN long waveonly

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Smith
Producer:
Geoff Deeiian

Introduced from Bristol by Jennl Murray
A Skill to Sell: a report from St Loye's College, Exeter, which trains physically -handicapped youngsters. stress in Schools:
JACK DUNHAM suggests ways of coping with some of the problems encountered by leachers.
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol
Sergeant Nice (5) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Jennl Murray
Unknown:
Jack Dunham

Adonis in Dark Glasses by CAROLINE GRAHAM
.Jean is 15, shy and a bit of a misfit, but if only she could get a chance to dance with Vince, the local heart-throb, it could be the beginning of a romantic lifetime together.
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Caroline Graham
Directed By:
Alfred Bradley
Jean:
Helen Worth
Dad:
Geoffrey Banks
Ethel:
Sunny Ormonde
VI:
Sylvia Brayshay
Hilda:
Carole Hayman
Sid:
Kenneth Alan Taylor
Beatle:
Sally Gibson
COlIn:
Russell Dixon
Spectator:
Phil Banyard

The last of six programmes on special war correspondents Narrated by René Cutforth
The Only Gentleman in fleet Street by NORMAN LONGMATE Hugh Burden as Sir
Philip Gibbs (1877-1962) Observant, quick-witted, warm and generous in emotional sympathy, he had an unmoving eye for the human essentials and a gift for discovering significance in the seemingly commonplace. with HUGH DICKSON , DAVID GODDERSON , MADI HEDD, STEVE HODSON and ALEX JENNINGS. Directed by JOHN P. THEOCHARIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Norman Longmate
Unknown:
Hugh Burden
Unknown:
Philip Gibbs
Unknown:
Hugh Dickson
Unknown:
David Godderson
Unknown:
Steve Hodson
Unknown:
Alex Jennings.
Directed By:
John P. Theocharis

As we prepare to enter the era of the re-usable spacecraft, 25 years after the launch of Sputnik One, Clive Jacobs has visited NASA, the world's leading space agency, to try to predict what space travel will be like after another 25 years.
Producer STEPHEN PHELPS Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Massive increase of immgrants arriving into New York widens the ethnic mix of the city. Show more

includes a preview of Shakespeare's Twelfth
Night, a new production for Saturday-Night
Theatre on Radio 4 of the first play ever broadcast; and a tribute to Sir
Ralph Richardson on the eve of publication of his biography by Garry O'Connor. Presenter Michael Billington
Producer JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Ralph Richardson
Unknown:
Garry O'Connor.
Presenter:
Michael Billington
Producer:
John Powell

with David Tate , Nicky Henson , David Jason and Tracey Ullman
Written by JAMES HENDRIE , JOHN REVELL. ANDREA
SOLOMONS, RICHARD QUICK, PETER HICKEY , IAN BROWN , ROY APPS and others Producer JAN RAVENS (Nicky Henson is in ' Noises Off ' at the Savoy Theatre, London) (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Nicky Henson
Unknown:
David Jason
Unknown:
Tracey Ullman
Written By:
James Hendrie
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Unknown:
Ian Brown
Producer:
Jan Ravens
Producer:
Nicky Henson

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