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Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day With DR FRED MILSON
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25V 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 Timpson
Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Dr Fred Milson
Read By:
Bryan Martin

Raising Money for Charity
Good causes everywhere, national and local, are increasingly desperate for money. How do you set about launching an appeal? How can fund-raisers spend less and gain more? What are the secrets of a successful bazaar? Do events yield more than collections? Hilary Blume , director of the Charities Advisory Trust, and Michael Norton , Director of the Directory of Social Change, join
Sue MacGregor in the studio. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Hilary Blume
Unknown:
Michael Norton
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor

including your letters, your favourite sounds and the mystery sound competition.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer melinda BARKER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Presented By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Melinda Barker

Three comedy plays by ALAN MELVILLE
2 Normal Service
All his life Charlie has been in service, but times change; the great families can no longer afford large staff. So when Mr Francis offers Charlie and his wife the job of running his home. they are delighted. Even though Mr and Mrs Francis are not ' top drawer ', they are capable of ' being trained ' - at least that Is what Charlie thinks.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (Repeated: Thurj 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr Francis
Unknown:
Mrs Francis
Directed By:
Glyn Dearman
Charlie:
Dave King
Maggie:
Sheila Steafel
Harry Francis:
George Baker
Mildred Francis:
Madi Hedd
Reginald Kaufmann:
Timothy Bate Son
Doreen:
Jill SimcOx

with Sue MacGregor
Who Can I Turn To: In the third of this series about agencies which help people with problems, Jocelyn Ryder Smith looks at how to deal with blackmail.
Song at First Sight: Cindy Selby learns to sight-sing using a new and easy teach-yourself guide.
School for Love by OLIVIA MANNING abridged in 14 parts by JANET HICKSON
Read by SHEILA MITCHELL (14)
(Music: Howells' Sonata for clarinet and piano)
long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Olivia Manning
Unknown:
Janet Hickson
Read By:
Sheila Mitchell

Servants
A play for radio by DONALD CAMPBELL
1 Oh yes, the servants! Three honest, capable girls, dutiful and obedient to a fault. All from the same small place somewhere up North - I can never recall exactly where - trained to serve, to know their place. They had their place and I had mine. We didn't see anything wrong in that. didwe,mydear?'
In their fine Edinburgh house, Sylvia and Henry Wishart lead a life of ordered comfort, with a cook, a nanny and a housemaid. But it is
1936, and a war in Spain can upset many things, even as far away as Edinburgh.
Grace mary riggans
Nan ann-louise ROSS Christina ISABELLA JARRETT Charlie finlay welsh Fine radio a splendid cast (SUNDAY STANDARD) A subtle, atmospheric production (times
EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT)
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland)

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Campbell
Unknown:
Henry Wishart
Directed By:
Patrick Rayner
Sylvia Wishart:
Monica Gibb
The older Sylvia:
Gwyneth Guthrie
Henry Wishart:
Iain Agnew

A beginners' guide, answering such questions as: Which name should you adopt? Which famous ruRby players should you pretend to know? How many lines of the Welsh National Anthem should vou learn?
Patrick Hannan helps those in search of what Americans call ' ethniticity ', and novelist John Wain has some thoughts on the ' Anglo-Welsh '.
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick Hannan
Unknown:
John Wain
Producer:
Herbert Williams
on BBC Radio 4 FM

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

Contributors

Presenters:
Robert Williams
Presenters:
Valerie Singleton

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the gp's surgery.
Producer DEBORAH Cohen

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Deborah Cohen

Pendle Hill is a Quaker centre for study and contemplation in Pennsylvania where people come - often at a period of personal crisis such as retirement. redundancy or a marriage breakdown — to try to recycle their lives. June Rose spent the winter of 1982 teaching at Pendle Hill. With the help of her taped diary of conversations with staff and students, she assesses the extent to which this experimental community succeeds in helping people from all over the world who come to find a new way of living.
Producer THENA heshel

Peter Hobday with the magazine which goes to the shop floors and board rooms across the country where work is done and decisions taken affecting the wealth of the nation. Producers John skrine and ROSALIND BEW

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Producers:
John Skrine
Producers:
Rosalind Bew

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in queries and comments relating to the programme onOl-[number removed], 8.30-10.0 pm

includes reviews of the 33rd Berlin Film Festival; and C'osi Fan Tutte, Opera 80's new touring production which is set In Japan.
Presenter Richard Mayne Producer CARROLL MOORE

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Mayne
Producer:
Carroll Moore

Tony Wilkins Jack Widgcry 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

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Wilkins
Unknown:
Jack Widgcry
Producer:
Cathy Stewart
Editor:
Jim Black

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