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with Peter Hobday and Tudor Lomas
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:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Tudor Lomas
Read By:
Laurie MacMillan

Colin Semper pursues your criticisms of, and questions about, the BBC and its programmes.
Send them to: Feedback
BBC Broadcasting House, London [Postcode removed]
Producer JANET THOMAS (Repeated: Sun 6.45 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Semper
Producer:
Janet Thomas

The Pit and the Pendulum The NUM's long drawn out struggle to unite the miners behind a national strike and the acute embarrassment they have caused to other unions, is a measure of how far the pendulum of power has swung in working Britain. Mary Goldring sets out what is happening in the trade unions and asks how permanent the changes are likely to be.
Producer DAVID MORTON
long wave only

Contributors

Producer:
David Morton

Flea Business
Despite an unpopular press, the flea is an achiever of remarkable feats - seven-inch high jumps, 13-inch long jumps. chariot-racing par excellence and a plague that devastated Europe in the Middle Ages. What next? John Maunder speaks up for the fabulous flea.
Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
John Maunder
Producer:
Melinda Barker

Presented by John Howard The second in the Called to Account series which examines the trades and professions.
This week it's the insurance business. Do policyholders get a fair deal?

Contributors

Presented By:
John Howard

from Manchester with Lesley Judd Sixty-five years ago tomorrow an unknown tenor, Tom Burke , took Covent Garden by storm. Whatever happened to the Lancashire miner who Caruso chose as his successor?
South Sea Settlers: PETER REEVES meets the Fijian families of Rochdale.
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
The Fatal Shadow (3) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Lesley Judd
Tenor:
Tom Burke
Unknown:
Peter Reeves
Producer:
Diana Stenson

Seven variations on the theme of love with P. J. Kavanagh 6: Love Miscellaneous
Readers DENYS HAWTHORNE and BONNIE HURREN Producer
MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
J. Kavanagh
Readers:
Denys Hawthorne
Readers:
Bonnie Hurren
Unknown:
Margaret Bradley

Three programmes on the sporting scene in Britain 3: Sport and the Black Community
Why do some sports attract black sportsmen while others remain the preserve of the whites? Many black youngsters see sport as a route to personal and financial success, but does it remain a source of hope and ambition only as long as inequality remains? Do attitudes to black athletes reflect society's view of black people as a whole? Caryl Phillips examines the black community's participation in British sport.
Producer FRANK WARWICK

Contributors

Unknown:
Caryl Phillips
Producer:
Frank Warwick

with Clive Jacobs and help from
ALANAH MARTIN , TOM BOSWELL and RICHARD HUDSON-EVANS . Producer HELEN ROBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Unknown:
Alanah Martin
Unknown:
Tom Boswell
Unknown:
Richard Hudson-Evans
Producer:
Helen Robson
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Written by DEBBIE COOK
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Written By:
Debbie Cook
Editor:
Anthony Parkin
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill:
Patricia Greene
Shula:
Judy Bennett
David:
Timothy Bentinck
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Martha:
Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy:
Haydn Jones
Eddie:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie:
Heather Bell
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Richard Adamson:
Richard Carrington
Mike Tucker:
Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker:
Pamela Craig
Bill Insley:
Ted Moult
Nigel:
Graham Seed
Flying instructor:
Clive Panto

Christopher Tugendhat , Vice-President of the European Commission; Robin Cook , Mp; Detta O'Cathain , economist, Milk Marketing Board and Niels J. Haagerup , a Danish Member of the European Parliament. Producer MARY PRICE
(Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Tugendhat
Unknown:
Robin Cook
Unknown:
Detta O'Cathain
Unknown:
Niels J. Haagerup

with Bill Wallis
David Tate , Sally Grace and Jon Glover Written by IAN BROWN , JAMES HENDRIE ,
RICHARD QUICK,
JOHN LANGDON , PAUL B. DAVIES ,
MARTIN BOOTH, ALAN WHITING.
STEVE PUNT, PETE SINCLAIR , PETER HICKEY and others
Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sally Grace
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Written By:
Ian Brown
Written By:
James Hendrie
Unknown:
John Langdon
Unknown:
Paul B. Davies
Unknown:
Alan Whiting.
Unknown:
Pete Sinclair
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Producer:
Jennie Campbell

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