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Presented by Peter Hobday and Tudor Lomas
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With ROGER PARRY
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport With IAN ROBERTSON
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Tudor Lomas
Unknown:
Roger Parry
Read By:
Bryan Martin
Unknown:
Ian Robertson
Editor:
Julian Holland

It's back. The programme for people with mud on their wellies. Jeanine McMullen explores rural Britain and talks to craftsmen, landworkers and characters of the countryside. There's news of how best to help your community. The Animals of the Air are in full chorus and everything is growing on A Small Country Living.

BBC Bristol

An information pack for the series will be available free from October. Send an A5 sae to: [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeanine McMullen
Producer:
Mary Price

The Sword of Frey by BRIAN R HALL
Read by David Ashford The sword belongs to an aristocratic Prussian family. It belonged, so the legend runs, to an ancient king of the Danes. But the legend does not end there....
Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Read By:
David Ashford
Producer:
Mitch Raper

The World of Nature This week: The Sea
In the last of the series
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of the subject, making notes in the margin of jokes, quotes, newspaper clippings and recorded humour from
FRANK1E HOWERD. BOB NEWHART.
THE CRAZY GANG. BERNARD CRIBBINS and JONATHAN WINTERS
A man may as well open an oyster without a knife as a lawyer's mouth without a fee.
(BARTEN HOLYDAY)
Written by SIMON BRETT Producer RICHARD EDIS
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Frank1e Howerd.
Unknown:
Bob Newhart.
Unknown:
Bernard Cribbins
Unknown:
Jonathan Winters
Written By:
Simon Brett
Producer:
Richard Edis

1.55 Listening Corner A programme for the under-5s Boris the Tomato (1) by ALEX MARTIN adapted by SUE LIMB Read by JOHNNY MORRIS
2.0 Noticeboard With TONY BARNFIELD
2.5 Playtime
2.20 Introducing Science Unit 3/2: Molecules - Looking at 'em
2.40 Astronomy Strange Objects - Fact and Fiction Written by DAVID LANGFORD Presented by HEATHER COUPER

Contributors

Unknown:
Alex Martin
Adapted By:
Sue Limb
Read By:
Johnny Morris
Written By:
David Langford
Presented By:
Heather Couper

Introduced by Dilly Barlow Tradescant Trust
'All things strange and rare'. JILL BURRIDGE visits St Mary-at-Lambeth, London, now a museum of garden history, with a churchyard full of the plants collected and grown by the two Tradescants. gardeners to Lord Salisbury and Charles I. Breakfast at Tiffany's by TRUMAN CAPOTE , abridged and read by WILLIAM ROBERTS (3) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Dilly Barlow
Unknown:
Jill Burridge
Unknown:
Truman Capote
Read By:
William Roberts
Editor:
Sandra Chalmers

...like hammerkop, saw-shark, lamp-shell and rattle-snake?
Animals like saw-bills, lantern-fish and lyre-birds are often named after a tool, household article or musical instrument - or is it the other way around? Presented by DENIS OWEN Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol

Contributors

Presented By:
Denis Owen
Producer:
Anne Blair Gould

Across the Limpopo abridged in ten parts by MARGARET ETALL (1)
Michael Nicholson, the distinguished ITN reporter, drove from South Africa to
Egypt in 1981. His wife and two young sons accompanied him on a journey by Range Rover which was arduous, exciting and often dangerous.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol

avec Tim Brooke-Taylor Willie Rushton Graeme Garden et Barry Cryer
Chaise homme Humphrey Lyttelton
Pianiste Matthew Scott
Directeur Paul Maigret-Archer
(Stereo)

Contributors

Chairman:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Panellist:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Panellist:
Willie Rushton
Panellist:
Graeme Garden
Panellist:
Barry Cryer
Pianist:
Matthew Scott
Producer:
Paul Mayhew-Archer

On 13 November 1980 two crewmen were killed when their RAF Nimrod crashed after flying into a flock of gulls.
The last rabies scare in Britain was in 1969, but the likelihood of further outbreaks is increasing. Peter Evans explores how the study of animal behaviour at the Ministry of Agriculture Pest Control Laboratory in Surrey can be used to solve these and other pest problems. Producer MILES BARTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Evans

Is there a place for the homeless? Social Security fraud is a matter of growing concern for the police and the DHSS. So when in August 1984, an investigation into bed and breakfast hotels reveals that a number of men who had claimed for lodgings are sleeping rough, the police decide to act. This fictional dramatisation puts the case of some of the people involved.
Stereo

Contributors

Writer:
Mike Walker
Director:
Jeremy Mortimer
Terry:
Robin Summers
Jamie:
Roy Hanlon
Geoff/Social worker:
Paul Copley
Det Sgt Bristow:
Steve Hodson
Peter Wilson:
Struan Rodger
Det Chief Insp Nicholson:
Geoffrey Matthews
Martin:
Mark Straker
Chris:
Paul Angelis
Maggie:
Kate Binchy
Sandy/Clerk:
Maggie McCarthy
Helen:
Kay Stonham
Brian:
Colin Starkey
George:
Guy Holden
DHSS manager:
William Eedle
Wyatt:
Gordon Reid
BBC reporter:
Christopher Douglas

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