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Presenters 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 PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presenters:
Peter Hobday
Presenters:
Alison Leigh
Read By:
Pauline Bushnell

A thriller serial in six episodes by EDWARD BOYD with David Ashton as Peter Caiman
5: In which Caiman takes the Tinker's path to moonlit Dungrennan Bay - and gets singed by a fat dragon in a Welshman s cave....
BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward Boyd
Unknown:
David Ashton
Unknown:
Peter Caiman
Dunsmore:
Gregor Fisher
Walter Hansford:
Ronald Aitken
Bullivant:
Arthur Boland
Brill/Clerk:
Finlay Welsh
Receptionist:
Tamara Kennedy
Douglas:
Robert Paterson
Directed by:
Patrick Rayner

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week: David Bintley , soloist and company choreographer to Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet The Fatal Shadow by GAVIN BLACK
Abridged in ten parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY
Read by Hannah Gordon (1) 'If it hadn't been for the baby, I would never have let the girl into the house.... I opened the door on its chain. These days even in Loch Riddoch we have to do that....' (Music: Panufnik's Concerto Festivo) long wave only

Contributors

Soloist:
David Bintley
Read By:
Hannah Gordon
Unknown:
Loch Riddoch

Dance of the Genes by MOLLIE HARGREAVES
All teenagers have their difficult phases and Jay Freeman is no exception. There are times when her mother finds her so difficult to understand that she wonders if she's her daughter at all....
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Mollie Hargreaves
Unknown:
Jay Freeman
Directed By:
Tony Cliff
Mrs Freeman:
Sheila Grant
Jay Freeman:
Sue Jenkins
Dr Freeman:
David Brierley
Jean Worthington:
Jayne Dowell
Mrs Worthington:
Joanna Wake

has been the response of many thousands of people to Billy Graham 's challenge at the end of his Evangelist meetings. To some it was a life-changing decision, to others an inevitable progression; but to everyone it was an unforgettable experience. Producer CHRIS REES

Contributors

Unknown:
Billy Graham
Producer:
Chris Rees

1: Britain and Antarctica The first of two programmes in which
Falklands reporter Robert Fox returns to the South Atlantic to join HMS Endurance on her
Antarctic survey. They travel to South Georgia,
Bird Island and eventually to Brabant Island on the Antarctic peninsula. What are the people, the 'explorer-scientists' who live there, really like and what do they find to love in those barren wates? Producer ADAM RAPHAEL

Contributors

Reporter:
Robert Fox
Producer:
Adam Raphael

A musical panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Producer:
Pete Atkin

A weekly investigation into the problems of listeners, which can include being the victims of unfair dealings, sharp practice, injustice and even fraud.
Presented by Roger Cook Producer
JOHN EDWARDS

Contributors

Presented By:
Roger Cook
Presented By:
John Edwards

PETER HOBDAY with a new series of the programme which goes to the shopfloors and boardrooms across the country. This week:
Venture Capital
How one company selects candidates for financial backing; and, how some business people prepare themselves for taking part in programmes like this! Producer
ROSALIND BEW

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Rosalind Bew

A ten-part series in which Jeremy Siepmann casts a generally benign but occasionally cynical eye on the history of music-making in the home. 1: Upstairs, Downstairs. in which a gentleman becomes embarrassed, a cobbler is exposed and fashionable guests are made to suffer.
Producer ray ABBOTT

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Siepmann

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