Presenters John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by Eugene Fraser
7.25* 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Your Letters
Peter Bull has become known in recent years as a teddy-bear expert and the owner of Aloysius who appeared in "Brideshead Revisited", but he has also had a long career as an actor, notably in plays such at "Luther" and "Waiting for Godot". He has also made several forays into theatrical management. In conversation with Roy Plomley he talks about his diverse career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
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Read by Anna Sharkey
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Were it not for man, the horse would probably be extinct. Joe Henson and an Exmoor pony called Crusader look at the long partnership between man and horse.
PautHetney with the tatest news and advice for consumers.
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(Broadcast Wed 6.30pm)
Introduced from Glasgow by Mary Marquis
On the eve of the Edinburgh International Festival, Frank Dunlop, the newly appointed director, talks to Mary Marquis about himself and his future plans.
Ken Sykora recalls some eminent vistors to Scotland, from the Romans to Mendelssohn, and Dr Johnson to Rudolf Hess. Alison McLeay reports on the use of titanium - a space-age metal which some Scottish craftsmen are now turning into spectacular iridescent jewellery.
The Plague Dogs (13)
by Mary Renault
The last of 11 parts adapted for radio by Michael Bakewell
[Starring] Gary Bond as Theseus with Maureen O'Brien as Phaedra and Christopher Guard as Hippolytos
Theseus has received warning to beware of the bull from the sea. At her request he takes his strangely disturbed wife, Phaedra, to visit his son, Hippolytos, at Troizen. The tragic prophecy that Theseus has always dreaded is fulfilled.
(The serialisation of The King Must Die included Mary Renault's second book on Theseus, The Bull from the Sea)
(Starting next Sunday; "Wives and Daughters" by Elizabeth Gaskell
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People who left the United Kingdom to live abroad and black British people who live in St Paul's, Bristol, reflect on the experience of setting up home in a new country. Many of the concerns are shared - jobs, bringing up a family - but experiences are often different.
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with Susannah Simons and Robert Williams
With BRIAN PERKtNS inciudtng Ftnanctat Report
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Producer IRENE MALLis EditOrROGERMACDONALD
(Rcpeatcd.Monl.40pm) Cast for the week:
Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and TV.
(Repeated: Sat 10.45 am)
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The natural history of a wolf pack.
Written by Paul Thomas
Narrated by Barry Paine
with David Mech, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Minnesota,
Fred Harrington, Mount St Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia; and the Harris Lake pack of North American timber wolves.
Readings by Jack Watson
(BBC Bristol) (Repeat)
Radio 4's classic serial The Ktno Mutt Dte is based on two of Mary Renault's novels set in ancient Greece. At her home in Cape Town, Mary Renault talks to Sue MacGregor about her lifelong fascination with the world of Socrates, Pericles and Alexander the Great.Reader Michael Pennington
Producer BRtAN BtRttEt.0
(Postponed from t j*uo)
John Morgan reporting
Join Uncle Clarence, Auntie Joy, Vince, Lucy and Ron as they trip along the airwaves with their fellow BBCeenies.
Written and performed by the National Revue Company who are: Phil Nice, Maxine Ostwald, Arthur Smith, Babs Sutton and Adam Wide
MD Darrie Bignold
(Repeated: Sat 5.25pm)
A story by JACK LONMM abridged by vtytEN CREECott Read by Alan Dobie
Producer MAURICE mTCH
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Radio 4's international business report, market trends fongujOteontu
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