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Presenters Peter Hobday and David Byrne
6.4S* Prayer lor the Day
With THE REV ANDREW WYLIE
6.55, 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 lor the Day Editor JULIAN HOLAND
by the Conservative Party
8.57 Weather: travel
Spicy wit with wholesome conversation for your morning entertainment. Birthday surprises by Libby Purves.
vis-its Lanarkshire where members of the Bothwell Horticultural Society put their questions to
Bill Sowerbutts Geoffrey Smith and Dr Stefan Buczackl Questionmaster Ken Ford
Mrs Webster by NOEL BLAKISTON
Read by Margot Boyd
NEM. p 13; God of love and truth and beauty
(BBC HB 273); Psalm 66. vv 12-17; Matthew 3. w 13-17 (rsv): Let all the world in every corner sing (BBC HB 275)
followed by travel
Richard Baker presents musiconrecord.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
Paul Heiney and Pattle Coldwellwiththelatest news. advice and information for consumers.
Family finance, health, education, your rights, housing and all the other matters that concern us in our everyday lives.
Call [number removed]after
11.0 am with your comments.
Editor LESLIE ROBINSON
A serial in nine parts by STEPHEN BARLAY
6: Pressure Point
Directed by PETER KING
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clougn Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
with Sue MacGregor including:
Ian Hay Davison , the Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive of Lloyd's of London.
Divorce Can Damage Your Health: the second of ROSEMARY EVANS 'S sideways look at the breakup of her marriage.
Noisy Neighbours: how can the law help? BARBARA MYERS investigates.
Family Matters by KITTY BURNS FLOREY abridged in 15 parts by DELIA PATON. Read by Gayle Hunnicutt (1)
Violet, now in her 50s, is dying. At 18, she learned she was adopted and, before she dies, she wants to trace her real mother. She asks her own daughter, Betsy, to help her.
Ripples by GURMEET KASBA
Peter and Frances really seem to have got it together. It's a first love for them both and the holiday in Cornwall seems like a great idea. Peter's a bit nervous about Frances going to university, but he can always go and visit. Even If travelling means a lot of hassle.
Directed by PETER KING
Compiled and presented by Michael Flinch
ReaderNS JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS 5: Richard Crashaw Rise up, my /air, my spotless one/
The winter's past, the rain is gone:
The spring is come, the flowers appear,
No sweets, but thou, are wanting here.
SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol
To Spain the Pilgrim Way Pilgrims have been walking to Santiago de
Compostela for centuries. Jocelyn Rix decided to become one.
The Breaker (6)
Presenters Robert Williams and Susannah Simons on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
with BRIAN PERKINS
Including Financial Report
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANB John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden
In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Frl 12.27 pm)
(Repeated; Thurs 1.40 pm)
A series of weekly
Investigations into the problems of listeners. Presenter Roger Cook
The last of three portraits of great 19th-century prima donnas In words and music by Peggy Branford with Angela Down as Adelina Patti (1843-1919) Narrator Nigel Anthony
'I think,' wrote Patti, 'I was born trilling."
Certainly she was a vocal phenomenon. At the age of seven she was lifted onto a table and sang one of the most exacting arias In the repertoire, 'Casta Diva'from
Bellini's Norma. She was 16 when she made her operatic debut. In Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, and from then on, for more than 40 years, she thrilled audiences with the brilliance, purity and charm of her singing.
With DOUGLAS BLACKWELL, JOHN LIVESEY , DAVID MARCH JOHN RYE, IRENE SUTCLIFFE Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
Policies Before Parties Part 2
The political parties all have their prescriptions for curing Britain's problems, but what will their policies mean for the nation?
In the second of two programmes. Mary Goldring chairs a discussion with people outside the party political arena about the issues arising from the manifestos.
Producer ANNE WINDER Editor TOM READ
includes reviews of Underground, a new thriller starring Raymond Burr at the Richmond
Theatre. about 12 people stranded In the London Underground on a train which has no driver - and as if that were not enough, one of them is shot: also The Hunger, starring David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve as lovers who meet in the 17th Century, but one of them Is losing their hold on eternal youth.
Presenter Chris Pawling Producer RICHARD DUNN
with Alexander MacLeod
Broadcasting to you locally wherever you are in the nation. Radio Active is back, celebrating Its bicentenary after only 17 years in existence with The History of Radio Active. with Helen Atkinson-Wood Angus Deayton , Michael Fenton-Stevens , Geoffrey Perkins and Philip Pope Written by ANGUS DEAYTON and GEOFFREY PERKINS with additional material by JON CANTER and JAMES HENDRIE Music by PHILIP POPE with STEPHEN BROWN and KEITH MCCULLOCK
Producer JIMMY MULVILLE
The Turn-around (3) long wave only
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Extracts from the day's major speeches recorded at campaign meetings. Presenter John Hosken long wave only
Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude