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Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THU REV ALEC GILMORE
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN martin
7.20 Your Letters
7.25 8.25. Sport
7.30. 8.30 News Summary
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35. Yesterday In Parliament

Contributors

Presenters:
John Timpson
Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Alec Gilmore
Read By:
Bryan Martin

Life Under Water
What's the real name of a miller's thumb? Where have all the salmon gone? What do you need if you want to go skin diving? These are some of the questions you might like to put to Dr Paul Cragg , marino biologist: and Dr Anne Powell , freshwater ecologist. Jill Burridge is In the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Paul Cragg
Unknown:
Dr Anne Powell
Unknown:
Jill Burridge

Big Game by PIllLOMENA ULYATT
Road by Biigld Erin Batei ' Miss Morag Maffey had a passion for tigers.
Every summer she spent her two weeks statutory holiday in some town possessed of a zoo and there, having settled herself in some discreet boarding house - for a typist couldn't afford a starred hotel - she would proceed to locate the tiger compound and consecrate her leisure hours to the contemplation of those glorious beasts, splendour of the feline world.'
Producer kathryn PORTER BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Biigld Erin Batei
Unknown:
Miss Morag Maffey
Producer:
Kathryn Porter

Peter Ferns.
Malcolm Ogilvie and Denis Owen tackle question* put by an audience at the Wildfowl Trust, Slimbridge.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Ferns.
Unknown:
Malcolm Ogilvie
Unknown:
Denis Owen
Presented By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

Chairman Robert Robinson 18: Home Counties - Second Round Rodney Salter
(printing process worker) Malcolm Davis (civil servant) Sam Mortimer (civil servant)
Clive Fairweather (schoolmaster) including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. Questions set by ian gillies
Producer Richard EDIS
(Repeated: Tnurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Rodney Salter
Unknown:
Malcolm Davis
Unknown:
Sam Mortimer
Unknown:
Clive Fairweather
Unknown:
John P. Wynn.
Producer:
Richard Edis

Introduced by Sue MacGregor. including What's a Nice Guy Like You Doing in a Job Like ThiSt: CHERYL ARMITAGE asks a series of men in jobs more traditionally held by women.
1: david wright: nursery school teacher.
Summer Psychology: JOHN NICHOLSON looks at our seasonal behaviour. Pastoral by viola
MEYNELL, abridged in four parts by MEG CLARKE. Read by EILEEN ATKINS (4) (Music: Baines' Twilight Woods)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor.
Unknown:
Cheryl Armitage
Unknown:
John Nicholson
Unknown:
Meg Clarke.
Read By:
Eileen Atkins

Short Madness by DAWN LOWE-WATSON with John Le Mesurler as Thomas, and Elizabeth Bell as Maggie The peace and quiet of a retired schoolmaster's life on the Isle of Wight is shattered when a noisy family moves in next door. Surprisingly, he finds himself growing quite attached to them and in particular to the wife. Their friendship leads to a mutual trust and respect and Thomas finds himself confiding in Maggie about something that has haunted him for years....
Directed by cherry COOKSON

Contributors

Unknown:
John Le Mesurler
Unknown:
Elizabeth Bell
Directed By:
Cherry Cookson
Freda:
Jill Balcon
Martin:
Christopher Godwin
Ltbby:
Joanna MacKie
Philip:
Nigel Greaves

'Me Dad's Muse was a mug of beer. He was of all men the wittiest.'
Durham miners will march their banners through the streets of Durham City on Saturday in celebration of their proud mining tradition.
This will be the 100th Durham Miners' Gala.
Alun Armstrong looks at life in the colliery village of a century ago through the words and song of Tommy Armstrong - 'The pitman's poet'.

(BBC Scotland)
(Alun Armstrong is a member of the RSC)

Contributors

Presenter:
Alun Armstrong
Producer:
Leslie Lowes
Musician:
Tom Gilfellon
Musician:
Bob Fox
Musician:
Johnny Handle
Musician:
Chuck Fleming
Reader (Diary):
George House
[Actor]:
Billy Fane
[Actor]:
Eric Nicholson
[Actress]:
Peggie Gosschalk
on BBC Radio 4 FM

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Valerie Singleton
Unknown:
Gordon Clough

Britain's first National
Local Radio Station gets a great big Eurowelcome as it goes Eurowide to Germany. France and Italy for its first ever
Euroshow. Broadcasting to over 12 million Eurohomea in unforgettableEurosound with Helen Atkinson-Wood Angus Deayton
Geoffrey Perkins Philip Pope and Michael Fenton-Stevens Written by GEOFFREY Perkins and ANGUS deayton. with additional material by JON CANTER , MORAY HUNTER and JOHN DOCHERTY.
Music by PHILIP POPE. STEVE BROWN ,
KEITH MCCULLOCH , RICHARD CURTIS Producer jamie RIX
(Repeated: Wedl0.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Helen Atkinson-Wood
Unknown:
Angus Deayton
Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Philip Pope
Unknown:
Michael Fenton-Stevens
Written By:
Geoffrey Perkins
Written By:
Angus Deayton.
Unknown:
Jon Canter
Unknown:
Moray Hunter
Unknown:
John Docherty.
Music By:
Philip Pope.
Music By:
Steve Brown
Music By:
Keith McCulloch
Unknown:
Richard Curtis
Producer:
Jamie Rix

Rupert Davies-Cooke presents a view of the American West as recorded In the letters of his great-grandfather, Hugh Cooke, who worked for ten years as a cowboy in the territories of Wyoming and Colorado in the 1880s.

Contributors

Writer and Presenter:
Rupert Davies-Cooke
Reader:
Simon Hewitt
Reader:
Peter Tuddenham
Reader:
James Bryce
Producer:
Anne Howells

Includes reviews of Little Lies a new comedy by Joseph George Caruso , adapted from Pinero's
The Magistrate, starring John Mills and Connie
Booth at the Wyndham's Theatre. London: and Smash Palace. a New
Zealand film directed by Roger Donaldson about the break-up of a marriage.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer CARROLL moore

Contributors

Comedy By:
Joseph George Caruso
Unknown:
John Mills
Directed By:
Roger Donaldson
Presenter:
Michael Oliver
Producer:
Carroll Moore

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