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with John Tlmpson and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.80, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by Clive Roslin
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7 45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.60* Your Letters

Contributors

Unknown:
John Tlmpson
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Read By:
Cuve Roslin

Susan Marling confronts producers and management with your criticisms and comments about BBC radio and television.
Write to: Feedback, BBC, BroadcastingHouse,
London W1A 4WW (Repeated: Sun 6.15 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Marling

In the mid-70s remote tribesman in South East Asia told stories of a mysterious substance sprayed from the sky or dropped in canisters that causeddeathanddiseasein plants and people. They called it 'yellow rain'.
The US State Department suspected it was chemical warfare waged by Communists, but some sceptical scientists believe it is just pollen and that bees and natural toxins are responsible. Who is right?
DavidWneelerreportsonthe evidence in the 'yellow rain' mystery with people who have spoken to the victims. scientists who have tested samples and those who say it is all a myth.
Producer ANNE WINDER

Contributors

Producer:
Anne Winder

High on the list of Australian natural wonders is the lyre bird—a bird with a glorious voice, an amazing ability to mimic and a spectacular lyre-shaped tail.
Introduced by Jim Flegg Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jim Flegg
Producer:
John Harrison

Introduced by Paul Helney with Norman Tozer looking for bargains among computer James.
Fact Sheet 32 has details of all this week's items. Send an sae to: [address removed]

Contributors

Introduced By:
Paul Helney
Unknown:
Norman Tozer

Introduced from Mancheater by Lesley Judd
Tonight in the Village
Hall ... PAT wilson has been a successful playwright for nearly 30 years, with 70 titles tohercredit—allforthe amateur stage. Now blind. she talks to HELEN PICKLES about her life and continuing work.
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
The Ladies of Lyndon (13)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lesley Judd
Unknown:
Pat Wilson
Unknown:
Helen Pickles
Producer:
Diana Stenson

A Kind of Treason by GEORGE MACBETH and JOHN BEEBY abridged in 12 parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by FRANK DUNCAN (12) Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
(Starting on Monday: 'The Shepherd' by Frederick Forsyth )

Contributors

Unknown:
George MacBeth
Unknown:
John Beeby
Unknown:
Donald Bancroft
Read By:
Frank Duncan
Producer:
Pamela Howe
Unknown:
Frederick Forsyth

with Chris Serle bringing you the stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport, with help from ERIC TOBITT. ALANAH MARTIN and TOM BOSWELL
Producer IRENE MALLIS
Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Serle
Unknown:
Eric Tobitt.
Unknown:
Tom Boswell
Producer:
Irene Mallis
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

The Rt Hon David Steel , mp
The Rt Hon Denis Healey , MP John Selwyn Gummer , mp and Lesley Abdela from Bishopsgate, London
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
David Steel
Unknown:
Denis Healey
Unknown:
John Selwyn Gummer
Unknown:
Lesley Abdela
Unknown:
David Jacobs

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

President Alfonsin of Argentina

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

US hopes of new talks follow installation of Argentina's first democratically-elected president, Alfonsin. Show more

including interviews, news and reviews of films, books. plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Michael Billiagton Producer BRIAN BARFIELD

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Billiagton
Producer:
Brian Barfield

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis , David Tate ,
Jon Glover and Sally Grace Written by IAN BROWN , RICHARD QUICK. JOHN LANGDON. ROY APPS.
JOHN COLLEE , ROGER PLANER , PAUL DA VIES. MARTIN BOOTH. DAVE DIXON , BARRY FAULKNER. PETER HICKEY and others
Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Written By:
Ian Brown
Unknown:
John Langdon.
Unknown:
John Collee
Unknown:
Roger Planer
Unknown:
Dave Dixon
Unknown:
Barry Faulkner.
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Producer:
Jennie Campbell

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