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Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30
News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters:
John Timpson
Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Read By:
Bryan Martin

Insurance
Everything you always wanted to know about Insuring your pet and your house, your car, yourvaluables,your health - at home and on holiday. Insurance consultant David Scott answers your questions on any aspect of insurance Sue MacGregor is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
David Scott
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor

Davy Crocket and Tony Pandy by SAM MCAUGHTRY Read by Adrian Dunbar 'Through his tight concentration and alongside the catlike alertness that had saved his life a dozen times in this campaign a niggling Irrelevant thought Kept
Intruding. The mysterious caller In the night had an accent that was Irish. More than that. the voice was pure Belfast ...
Now it was only perhaps 20 years away: Davy, hey Davy ... Davy, hey Davy ".'
Producerkathrvnporter BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Davy Crocket
Unknown:
Tony Pandy
Read By:
Adrian Dunbar

The magazine edition with topics suggested by you, the listener. including a nostalgic visit to a wildlife paradise - Sri Lanka. Presented by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sot 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Presented By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison

with Sue MacGregor
What's a Nice Guy Like You Doing in a Job Like
This? (4): CHERYL ARMITAGE talks to MICHAEL SWAIN , a secretary.
Soul Cooking and Blues: BOB PRIZEMAN hears from gospel singer L. D. FRAZIER. The Third Miss Symons by F. M. MAYOR abridged by JANET HICKSON Last of seven parts
Read by PAULINE LETTS
(Music: Glinka's Sextet)

Contributors

Talks:
Cheryl Armitage
Unknown:
Michael Swain
Singer:
L. D. Frazier.
Unknown:
F. M. Mayor
Abridged By:
Janet Hickson
Read By:
Pauline Letts

Passing Muster by PETER BUCKUAN
ThebattlesoftheCivil
War are still being fought on the fields of England. One sunny afternoon the troops muster yet again - but all Is not well within the ranks.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Buckuan
Directed By:
Adrian Mourby
Your commentator for the day:
Lance Percival
Johnny Cornish:
Harry Fowler
Marshal Bognor:
Timothy Bateson
Barbara Bognar:
Jane Carr
Col Wright:
James Kerry
Gordon Wright:
Alex Jennings
Richard Twill:
Michael Peeks
Capt George Reid:
Martin Wenner
Frank Whiting:
John Webb
Sylvia Cornish:
Frances Jeater

The life of a market trader Is rough and tough and although a few may own a Rolls-Royce and a villa In Portugal, the majority graft in all windsandweathers.But what makes for success? Is it personality, flair, cunning, or plain old-fashioned hard work? Monty Modlyn has been out and about, north, west. and soutn to see for himself. Producer MARLENE PEASE

Contributors

Unknown:
Monty Modlyn
Producer:
Marlene Pease

Another chance to hear again Mike Channel 's nightly repeat programme on Radio
Active. Hear all of those old favourite recordings from yesterday, when
Mike Channel plays them again, for a third time, today, In his late-night, early-morning show Repeat After Three. with Helen Atkinson-Wood ,
Angus Deayton , Geoffrey Perkins , Philip Pope and Michael Fenlon-Stevens . Written by ANGUS DEAYTON and GEOFFREY PERKINS with additional material by JON CANTER , MORAY HUNTER JOHN DOCHERTY and ROGER PLANER
Music by Philip POPE and STEVE BROWN
Producer JAMIE RIX
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Channel
Unknown:
Mike Channel
Unknown:
Helen Atkinson-Wood
Unknown:
Angus Deayton
Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Philip Pope
Unknown:
Michael Fenlon-Stevens
Written By:
Angus Deayton
Written By:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Jon Canter
Unknown:
Moray Hunter
Unknown:
John Docherty
Music By:
Philip Pope
Music By:
Steve Brown
Producer:
Jamie Rix

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 ALISON RICHARDS (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Alison Richards

Miles Kington talks about three of his favourite humorous characters from fiction.
Readers ANDREW SACHS and JiM NORTON
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol

Contributors

Talks:
Miles Kington
Readers:
Andrew Sachs
Readers:
Jim Norton
Producer:
Brian Patten

Major Issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Reporter Michael Robinson Producer
PAUL CAMPBELL Editor DAVID TAYLOR BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 4.10 pm)

Contributors

Reporter:
Michael Robinson
Producer:
Paul Campbell
Editor:
David Taylor

' I must live like an outcast,' wrote Ludwig van Beethoven of his deafness. There are children today with this handicap who would find life impoverished and empty without music.
Donny MacLeod talks to these youngsters and to others who plan to make a career of the music they cannot hear.
Producer ANN TENNANT BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Talks:
Donny MacLeod

Includes reviews of Runners, a new film starring Jane Asher and James Fox and written by Stephen Poliakoff , which describes how a family deals with the disappearance of an 11* year-old daughter; and Perchance to Dream, Ivor Novello 's musical romance given a major revival by the Northcott Theatre in Exeter.
Presenter Paul Allen Producer John BOUNDY

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Asher
Unknown:
James Fox
Written By:
Stephen Poliakoff
Unknown:
Ivor Novello
Presenter:
Paul Allen
Producer:
John Boundy

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