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with Peter Hobday and Alison Leigh
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Alison Leigh
Read By:
Peter Donaldson

Managing Your Money
We all want to make the most of our money, but it's not easy; the choice of savings and investment options is confusing. Should you have life insurance? Is a bank deposit account the best way to save? How should you spin out a pension?
Financial journalists John Davis and Lorna Burke answer your questions.
Sue MacGregor is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
John Davis
Unknown:
Lorna Burke

Featuring the finalists in a £10,000 competition.
6: Sherwood Flexibles Ltd Marjorie Lofthouse meets the director of the Salford company specialising in process engraving and flexographic printing plates.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Sherwood Flexibles Ltd
Unknown:
Marjorie Lofthouse

'It looked like a three-inch long woodlouse, covered with luminous green and orange hairs! What was it that I found living in the sands of Rhossili Beach?' Michael Clegg ,
Denis Owen and Keith Corbett answer your questions about plants and animals. Presenter Derek Jones
Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Clegg
Unknown:
Denis Owen
Unknown:
Keith Corbett
Presenter:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Anne Blair Gould

Chairman
Robert Robinson 8: WEST ENGLAND
Martin Tutthill (teacher) John Wright
(local government officer) Margaret Clarke (housewife)
Cliff Wadey (teacher)
The programme includes Beat the Brains
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN
Questions by IAN GILLIES Producer RICHARD EDIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
John Wright
Unknown:
Margaret Clarke
Unknown:
Cliff Wadey
Unknown:
John P. Wynn
Unknown:
Ian Gillies
Producer:
Richard Edis

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Next Sunday thousands of otherwise ordinary people will take to the streets of London to try to run 26 miles. FRANCES DONNELLY has been finding out why. My Life and Times by JEROME K. JEROME abridged in seven parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN ; read by JEREMY NICHOLAS (7) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Frances Donnelly
Unknown:
Jerome K. Jerome
Unknown:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Jeremy Nicholas

River Sunday by GILL LINSCOTT
At the turn of the century, a Sunday morning train from Paddington carried people from the London music-halls and theatres for a day out on the river at Maidenhead. These river Sundays would attract the titled, the rich, the famous and some of the others. This story is about two of the others....
Songs composed by DAVID TIMSON
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON

Contributors

Composed By:
David Timson
Clara:
Rosemary Martin
Hetty:
Sherrie Hewson
Jack:
Edward De Souza
Jeremy:
David Timson
Anthony:
Graham Seed
Melinda:
Miranda Forbes
Col Tubbish:
Edward Cast

Many women used to see work as a stop gap between school and finding a husband. Now things have changed. But how do women cope with a career and a family? Jocelyn Ryder-Smith finds that many don't and others could do with a traditional wife at home. Producer ANNE BROWN BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Jocelyn Ryder-Smith
Producer:
Anne Brown

Three programmes on literary life in Hungary written and presented by Norman di Giovanni 2: The Life
Hungarian writers are paid by the number of books published, not bought - and popular fiction is priced higher than great literature. The professional life of the contemporary Hungarian writer is necessarily well organised as nearly all writers have to be Jacks of all trades. with MIKLOS JOVANOVICH.
ISTVAN GEHER.
GABOR GORGEY. OTTO ORBAN and ARPAD GONCZ Reader
HENRY STAMPER Series adviser
GEORGE CUSHING Producer
MARGARET WINDHAM
(Programme three next week looks at censorship)

Contributors

Presented By:
Norman Di Giovanni
Unknown:
Miklos Jovanovich.
Unknown:
Istvan Geher.
Unknown:
Gabor Gorgey.
Unknown:
Otto Orban
Reader:
Arpad Goncz
Reader:
Henry Stamper
Unknown:
Margaret Windham

Compiled and presented by John Carroll A series of three programmes of poetry and prose evoking famous people and famous events. 2: The Great Fire of London
Readers CHRISTOPHER SCOTT and CLIVE PANTO Producer
MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol

Contributors

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

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone in on [number removed]8.30-10.0 pm Handbook of aids and publications, [address removed]

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