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with 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
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Your Letters

Contributors

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

The Voice of Africa
The fish eagle's cry stands out among the sounds of the dark continent and its fishing skills make our osprey look like an amateur.
Presented by Jim Flegg Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol

Contributors

Presented By:
Jim Flegg
Producer:
John Harrison

from Manchester with Lesley Judd
Captives of Industry:
Acklington Prison has introduced a popular course for inmates-Small Business Management.
Swallows and Bolsheviks: Arthur Ransome was born 100 years ago. Writer/ director Mike Healey recalls the life of this
Yorkshire journalist who married Trotsky's secretary and settled in the Lake District.
Producer DUNA STENSON BBC Manchester Over the Bridge by RICHARD CHURCH abridged in ten parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by RICHARD HURNDALL (10)
(Music: Glazunov's
Saxophone Concerto)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lesley Judd
Unknown:
Arthur Ransome
Director:
Mike Healey
Producer:
Duna Stenson
Unknown:
Richard Church
Unknown:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Richard Hurndall

by HENRY JAMES
Dramatised for radio in four parts by DAVID WILLIAMSON
2: Roderick's passionate enthusiasm has caused him to leave for
Switzerland. On returning to Rome to take up the chisel and continue his sculpture, he is distracted still further by the devastating and supremely beautiful Christina Light.
Music composed by JOANNA MACGREGOR
Directed by JAMES RUNCIE

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry James
Unknown:
David Williamson
Composed By:
Joanna MacGregor
Directed By:
James Runcie
Rowland Mallet:
Stuart Milligan
Roderick Hudson:
James Aubrey
Christina Light:
Susan Wooldridge
Mrs Light:
Margaret Robertson
Mrs Hudson:
Helen Horton
Mary Garland:
Liza Ross
Madame Grandoni:
Avril Elgar
Cavalier:
Henry Stamper
Singleton:
Geoffrey Collins
Prince Casamassima:
Scott Cherry
Gloriani:
Brett Usher

A series of six programmes 2:Jamaica
Vince Herbert reports on the island with the most numerous Caribbean settlement in Britain, source of reggae,
Rastafarianism, and a developing young language.
Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS

Contributors

Unknown:
Vince Herbert
Producer:
Joan Griffiths

with Clive Jacobs bringing you the stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport, with help from TOM BOSWELL ,
ALANAH MARTIN. RICHARD HUDSON-EVANS and ERIC TOBITT
Producer IRENE MALUS
Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Unknown:
Tom Boswell
Unknown:
Alanah Martin.
Unknown:
Richard Hudson-Evans
Unknown:
Eric Tobitt
Producer:
Irene Malus
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

The
Rt Rev David Sheppard ,
Bishop of Liverpool Dick Taverne, QC
Dr Tessa Blackstone Dr Walter Bodmer from Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Rt Rev David Sheppard
Unknown:
David Jacobs
Producer:
Mary Price

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Charles Wick's secret tapes

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Reagan buddy Charles Wick, head of the US information agency, found to have made secret tape recordings of phone calls. Show more

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis , David Tate and Sally Grace Written by IAN BROWN , JAMES HENDRIE
RICHARD QUICK ,
JOHN LANGDON. PAUL DAVIES ,
MARTIN BOOTH . ALAN WHITING , PETER HICKEY and others Producer
PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER
(Repeated: Sat 5.25pm) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Written By:
Ian Brown
Written By:
James Hendrie
Unknown:
Richard Quick
Unknown:
John Langdon.
Unknown:
Paul Davies
Unknown:
Martin Booth
Unknown:
Alan Whiting
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Unknown:
Paul Mayhew-Archer

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