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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 LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters

Contributors

Unknown:
John Timpson
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Read By:
Laurie MacMillan

Introduced from Bristol by Jenni Murray
What Makes Women Laugh?:
CAROLYN HARTMAN gets West Country women telling jokes to explore whether women's sense of humour is different from men's.
Jamaica, here I come!:
VALERIE HALL , a Jamaican woman from Cornwall, who'd never sailed before, tells how she crossed the Atlantic in a small yacht to her homeland in the West Indies.
Producer JENNI MILLS BBC Bristol
Earthly Possessions (10) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Carolyn Hartman
Unknown:
Valerie Hall

by HENRY JAMES dramatised for radio in four parts by DAVID WILLIAMSON
4: Roderick's fiancee,
Mary Garland has come to Rome with his mother. But he is in love with Christina Light , and she is engaged to her Prince.
Music composed by JOANNA MACGREGOR
Directed by JAMES RUNCIE

Contributors

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

A series of six programmes in which Caribbeans in Britain talk about their continuing links with the places from which they have settled here.
4: The Windwards and Leewards
Kathy Williams' enquiry goes island-hopping down the eastern chain from the newly independent St
Kitts/Nevis to Grenada, pausing a St Lucia, which has changed hands 14 times between the English and the French.
Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS

Contributors

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 MALLIS
Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Unknown:
Tom Boswell
Unknown:
Alanah Martin.
Unknown:
Hudson Evans
Producer:
Irene Mallis
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Lord Marsh Helene Hayman Alastair Graham Julia Cleverdon tackle the issues raised by the audience at Diss, Norfolk
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Lord Marsh Helene Hayman
Unknown:
Alastair Graham
Unknown:
Julia Cleverdon
Unknown:
David Jacobs

Ethan Frome by EDITH WHARTON abridged in five episodes by ROBBI PENGELLY Read by MICHAEL J. SHANNON (5)
Producer MAURICE LEITCH (Starting on Monday: 'Fire Falcon' by Duff Hart-Davis )

Contributors

Unknown:
Robbi Pengelly
Read By:
Michael J. Shannon
Producer:
Maurice Leitch
Unknown:
Duff Hart-Davis

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis David Tate Jon Glover and Sally Grace Written by Producer
PAUL MAYHEWARCHER
(Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Unknown:
Paul Mayhewarcher
RICHARD:
Quick John
LANGDON:
Paul Davies,
PETER HICKEY:
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