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with Peter Hobday 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 PAUUNE BUSHNELL 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Read By:
Pauune Bushnell

Pregnancy and Childbirth
Is there an ideal pregnancy diet to ensure a healthy baby? Is it all right to play sports during pregnancy? What are the safest pain-relieving drugs? Is it possible to have natural childbirth in any hospital? Should children be present at the birth? How do you arrange a home delivery? Put your questions to childbirth educator and social anthropologist Sheila Kitzinger and Ron Taylor , Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, United
Medical School of Guy's and St Thomas '
Judith Chalmers is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Kitzinger
Unknown:
Ron Taylor
Unknown:
St Thomas
Unknown:
Judith Chalmers

featuring the finalists in a 110,000 competition. 5: Straight Lines
Marjorie Lofthouse talks to Martin Phillips who set up his jewellery design and manufacturing company in Newtown,
Powys, after winning an award from the Development Board for Rural Wales.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Talks:
Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown:
Martin Phillips

'Are fossils a thing of the past?'
Should we fit fossils to theories, or theories to fossils? Derek Jones and the team of naturalists assess the future of the fossil.
Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Melinda Barker

A nationwide general knowledge contest 7: WEST OF ENGLAND Chairman
Robert Robinson Jane Cowling (housewife)
Daphne Hudson (secretary)
Peter Bates
(local government officer) Georgina Jolliffe
(administration assistant) including Beat the Brains devised by JOHN p. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Jane Cowling
Unknown:
Daphne Hudson
Unknown:
Peter Bates
Unknown:
Georgina Jolliffe
Unknown:
Ian Gillies
Producer:
Richard Edis

by Janet Howorth
with and

A rifle shot in London and a visiting head of state falls dead. Iris Allsop in her retirement bungalow on the south coast hears of the assassination on the radio. 'Poor man,' she thinks, 'but there, it's nothing to do with me, is it?'

Contributors

Writer:
Janet Howorth
Director:
John Cardy
Iris:
Maria Charles
Harold:
Warren Mitchell
the Striker:
Jack Carr
TV commentator:
Anthony Hall
Radio newsreader:
Helena Breck
Dolly Willis:
Margot Boyd
Mary:
Moir Leslie
PC Spalding:
Clive Panto
Police Sgt:
William Eedle
Chief Supt:
Henry Stamper
TV reporter:
Maggie McCarthy

America, for so long regarded as the land of the young, is rapidly ageing. Teenagers are now outnumbered by the over-65s. Within 40 years it is estimated that 60 per cent of the population will be over 70 and the country's the first in the world to push up the retirement age to 67 for men and women.
Marjorie Lofthouse examines our reaction to what is seen as one of the more difficult social and economic problems of the 21st century. She talks to social workers and politicians and looks at the psychology of the body's ageing process.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Marjorie Lofthouse

Three programmes on literary life in Hungary
Written and presented by Norman di Giovanni 1: Writers
As a child, Otto Orban was encouraged to write poetry to help him get over the trauma of three weeks' imprisonment in a Budapest basement. The life stories of many contemporary Hungarian writers mirror the country's violent history. This has influenced how and what they write, but it also has a great impact on how the writer views his job. with OTTO ORBAN.
FERENC JUHASZ. FERENC KARINTHY ,
ARPAD GONCZ , ISTVAN VAS and MIKLOS VAJDA
Reader ANTHONY HALL Series adviser GEORGE CUSHING. Producer
MARGARET WINDHAM

Contributors

Presented By:
Norman Di Giovanni
Unknown:
Otto Orban.
Unknown:
Ferenc Juhasz.
Unknown:
Ferenc Karinthy
Unknown:
Arpad Goncz
Reader:
Miklos Vajda
Reader:
Anthony Hall
Unknown:
George Cushing.
Unknown:
Margaret Windham

Compiled and presented by John Carroll A series of three programmes of poetry and prose evoking famous people and famous events. 1: Admiral Lord Nelson
Readers CHRISTOPHER SCOTT and cuve PANTO
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol

Contributors

Presented By:
John Carroll
Readers:
Christopher Scott
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? 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 Julian BROWN

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Julian Brown

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Ian MacRae Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed] 8.30-10.0 pm Book, 12.95, from [address removed]. Free quarterly bulletin from: [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian MacRae

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