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Presenters John Ttmpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day with RABBI JULIA NEUBERGER 655, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35' Yesterday In Parliament
8.57 Weather; travel

Contributors

Presenters:
John Ttmpson
Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Julia Neuberger
Read By:
Bryan Martin

Throughout history, herbs and spices have been recorded as costly and precious commodities. The Queen of Sheba brought camels loaded with spices as gifts to King Solomon: in 1271, Marco Polo set off for Mongolia in search of spices; and Christopher Columbus discovered allspice, capsicum and vanilla on his voyages in the New World. Even today, saffron is more expensive than gold dust, weight for weight. But how can herbs and spices be used Imaginatively in cooking? What value do they have in beauty preparations? How can they best be grown? Gail Duif, cookery writer, and Eric Sabatini of the Spice Information Bureau, join Sue MacGregor to answer your questions.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Gail Duif
Unknown:
Eric Sabatini
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor

The Door by CATHERINE GLEASON
Read by Rosalie Williams vde r ody, she believed, contained a shining internal world Into which it was possible to glance, even though Its fascination might prove an irresistible snare. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Catherine Gleason
Read By:
Rosalie Williams

A special edition, with subjects suggested by you, the listener. life reads your letters, plays your favourite sounds and gives you another chance to win the mystery sound competition.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer ANNE BLAIR could BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm) long viave only

Contributors

Presented By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Anne Blair

A radio card game in which Patrick Moore Mlchele Dotrlce and Duggie Brown are dealt with by Paul Daniels
Cards devised, shuffled and scribbled on by IAN MESSITER
Produced and cut by RICHARD EDIS
12 55 Weather: travel; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Moore
Unknown:
Mlchele Dotrlce
Unknown:
Duggie Brown
Unknown:
Paul Daniels
Unknown:
Ian Messiter
Unknown:
Richard Edis

introduced by Sue MacGregor including
Setting Up Business:
New Facest: andrea ADAMS reports on a new treatment for the removal of ' port wine birthmarks.
The Tenant of Wlldfell Hall (14)
The Woman's Hour Book, an anthology, £6.50, available from booksellers long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Andrea Adams

by Alan England
Bernard, a young painter and decorator, feels quite safe painting his landlady's house. He has no fear of heights. But there are other dangers he hasn't even thought about.

Contributors

Writer:
Alan England
Directed by:
Peur King
Bernard:
Alex Jennings
Jean:
Alex Marshall
Verina:
Sara Sugarman
Peter:
Ronald Baddiley

To be, or not to be ... French. Corsicans have only recently learnt to feel passionately about their Identity. Now they react angrily - some with bombs - to what they see as ' continental prejudice and French exploitation of their rugged but beautiful island home.
Producer JULIAN BALE

Contributors

Producer:
Julian Bale

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Valerie Singleton
Unknown:
Robert Williams

Ned Sherrin , in conversation with a well-known guest, is fuelled by observations from three youngish people of an enquiring, questioning and non-nervous disposition.
Series consultant ALISTAIR BEATON
Producer ian GAROHOUSE
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Alistair Beaton

As Lord Soper celebrates his 80th birthday,
Ronald Eyre takes the opportunity to talk to him about his life and work, and they reflect on times past and the prospects for the future. Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Eyre
Producer:
Jane Marshall

First of ten programmes Peter Hobday on businesses large and small, new and long-established. The magazine will report from the shop floors and boardrooms across the country, where work is done and decisions are taken.
Producers JOHN SKRINE and ROSALIND PEW
( Repeated : Thurs 10.2 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Producers:
John Skrine

includes reviews of Heat and Dust. Merchant Ivory's film of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala 's Booker McConnell Prize-winning novel, starring Julie Christie as an Englishwoman who arrives in present-day India to delve Into a shrouded episode of family history; and Vox Pop, Paul Watson 's current series on BBC1.
Presenter Susannah Simons
Producer BRIAN BARFIELD

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Unknown:
Booker McConnell
Unknown:
Julie Christie
Unknown:
Paul Watson
Presenter:
Susannah Simons
Producer:
Brian Barfield

Tony Wilkins. Jack Widgery and Colin Sheffield respond to questions from DIY enthusiasts at the Ipswich Institute Library and Reading Room.
In the Chair Libby Purves Producer CATHY STEWART Editor JIM black
(Rptd: Thurs 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Wilkins.
Unknown:
Jack Widgery
Unknown:
Libby Purves
Producer:
Cathy Stewart
Editor:
Jim Black

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