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Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With ROGER PARRY
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by DAVID HlTCHlNSON
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND

Contributors

Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Roger Parry
Read By:
David Hltchlnson
Editor:
Julian Holland

Presented by Louise Botting
The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings. Address: Money Box, Room 4058, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW

Contributors

Presented By:
Louise Botting

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners. Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers ISABEL DEAN and GEOFFREY COLLINS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol. Stereo

Contributors

Presented By:
Kevin Crossley-Holland
Presented By:
Readers Isabel
Presented By:
Geoffrey Collins
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

by JIM ELDRIDGE
A visitor from County Hall brings news that provokes a mixed reaction from Mr Beeston , and some members of his teaching staff.
Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Eldridge
Unknown:
Mr Beeston
Producer:
John Fawcett Wilson
Eric Brown:
Peter Davison
Mr Beeston, the Headmaster 2: Re-deployment:
James Grout
Mr Holliday (Deputy Head):
Tom Watson
Mrs Stone (School Secretary):
Margaret John
Mr Long:
Paul Copley
Mrs Rudd:
Vivienne Martin
Miss Lewis:
Marlene Sidaway
Mr Davison:
Jon Glover

WILLIE RUSHTON reads King Jolly and the Winsome Witch -five stories by SARAH MORCOM
1: King Jolly Goes Shopping Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Willie Rushton
Stories By:
Sarah Morcom
Producer:
Mary Kalemkerian

Introduced by Liz Mardall From Adrian Mole to Heartlines....
What are teenagers reading?
Why are there special novels for them now -and are they successful?
FRANCES DONNELLY talks to teachers, writers, publishers
-and to the readers themselves. The Private World of Georgette Heyer (9)
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Liz Mardall
Introduced By:
From Adrian Mole
Talks:
Frances Donnelly
Unknown:
Georgette Heyer
Editor:
Sandra Chalmers

A Gun for Sale by GRAHAM GREENE abridged in ten parts and read by Aubrey Woods (1)
Murder didn't mean much to Raven. Assassinating an idealistic War Minister to boost the armaments industry was just a job....
ProducerPAMELA HOW E BBC Bristol

Contributors

Read By:
Aubrey Woods
Producer:
Pamela How

The last of six views on different aspects of being a woman emerge in conversation with Anne Brown
Toyah Willcox : Doing It Her Way She was picked on at school for having a speech defect and a limp. She never grew taller than four-foot-eleven, and she has one O-level to her name. With nothing to lose, what could she do but aim for total perfection? Toyah Willcox has made hit records, acted with Olivier, and has emerged from the ashes of punk as one of the figureheads of youth culture. Producer uz JENSEN BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Brown
Unknown:
Toyah Willcox
Unknown:
Toyah Willcox

What makes many of us scared of spiders? How do we distinguish Beethoven's 9th from Mozart's 40th? Why is it hard to have a conversation with a computer?
Peter Evans discovers how the combined efforts of psychologists, at the Applied Psychology Unit. Cambridge, and human guinea pigs are helping phobics, attempted suicides, and airline pilots. Producer DEBORAH COHEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Evans
Producer:
Deborah Cohen

Frosted Glass by JANE BEESON
As an indirect result of his unhappy marriage, Sam has increasingly turned to his teenage daughter, Helen, for the love and affection he no longer gets from his unfaithful wife. When these feelings spill over into something more physically disturbing, Helen becomes frightened of being left alone with him. But who can she turn to for help?
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON . Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Beeson
Directed By:
Cherry Cookson
Sam:
With John Rowe
Dora:
Zena Walker
Helen:
Sylvestra Le Touzel
Interviewer/Tom Lore:
David Sinclair
Mavis:
Mia Soteriou
Jakim:
Guy Holden

with the international tenor Robert Tear who talks with Mari Griffith about his day-to-day working life. Producer ALUN JOHN
(First broadcast on BBC Wales) Stereo

Contributors

Tenor:
Robert Tear
Unknown:
Mari Griffith
Producer:
Alun John

The arts are alive and kicking in Britain. I know because I've taken most of the kicking.
Lord Gowrie's remark in a recent House of Lords debate on the arts was a rueful acknowledgement of the turbulence over funding in the arts in the last few months.
Michael Oliver interviews the Minister for the Arts and the Chairman of the Arts Council, Sir William Rees-Mogg , about their reactions to widespread criticism from the subsidised arts.
Producer RICHARD DUNN Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Oliver
Unknown:
Sir William Rees-Mogg
Producer:
Richard Dunn
Editor:
Thomas Sutcliffe

The Magic Toyshop by ANGELA CARTER abridged in 12 episodes by KEITH DARVILL
Read by Lynn Farleigh (1) Melanie moves from rural innocence to seedy South
London, where Uncle Philip holds sway over everyone in his Magic Toyshop.
Producer MAURICE LEITCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Angela Carter
Unknown:
Keith Darvill
Read By:
Lynn Farleigh
Producer:
Maurice Leitch

Patients' Guide to the NHS A series of eight programmes in which jENNi MILLS investigates how to make the best use of the National Health Service. 1: Health Screening Producer SARAH ROWLANDS

Contributors

Producer:
Sarah Rowlands

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