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Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30.7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with ROGER PARRY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by clive ROSLIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Roger Parry
Read By:
Clive Roslin
Editor:
Julian Holland

Stock and how to keep it, tales and their tellers, things to grow and crops to keep all catch Jeanine McMullen 's eye as she tours the countryside in search of real rural Britain and its people.
Producer MARY PRICE BBCBristol
An information sheet for the series will be available, free. from October. Send an A5-sized SAE to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeanine McMullen

The Nose by WILUAN SAROYAN
Read by Errol MacKinnon An episode from Not Dying, telling the story of a boy on his first date a walk in the park - and a most unexpected meeting. Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Unknown:
Wiluan Saroyan
Read By:
Errol MacKinnon
Producer:
Mitch Raper

Brian Johnston visits
Stevenage in Hertfordshire. It was Britain's first post-war new town, but this year celebrates the 850th anniversary of St Nicholas's Parish Church. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBCBristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Producer:
Anthony Smith

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners
Presented by John Mole Readers JILL BALCON and MARTIN jar vis
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC BristoL Stereo
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS82LR

Contributors

Presented By:
John Mole
Presented By:
Jill Balcon
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

The quiz that takes you into the unpredictable reaches of how to get there - and back.
In the pilot's seat
Christopher Matthew
With feet firmly on the ground Patricia Hodge , David Taylor and Basil Boothroyd
Departures from the script announced by Peter Donaldson Travel details
CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW
Tour organiser JENNIE CAMPBELL
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Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Matthew
Unknown:
Patricia Hodge
Unknown:
David Taylor
Unknown:
Basil Boothroyd
Unknown:
Peter Donaldson
Unknown:
Christopher Matthew
Unknown:
Jennie Campbell

Introduced by Dilly Barlow
Whatever happened to Hormone Replacement Therapy?
JILL BURRIDGE reports on the continuing research and development of this treatment for the menopause, and the group therapy which is also gaining ground. Joanna Godden by SHEILA KA YE SMITH abridged in 15 parts by ANNREES-JONES
Read by Jennie Goossens (1)
When Joanna Godden 's father dies in 1897, everyone expects her to marry someone to run the Sussex farm she inherits. But
Joanna decides to run it herself - and then the dramas begin! (Music: Stirling's Variations on a Tyrolean theme)
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Dilly Barlow
Unknown:
Jill Burridge
Unknown:
Joanna Godden
Unknown:
Sheila Ka Ye Smith
Read By:
Jennie Goossens
Unknown:
Joanna Godden
Editor:
Sandra Chalmers

So are Willie Rushton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer, Humphrey Lyttelton, Matthew Scott and Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer. But nobody else is
(Stereo)

Contributors

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

The wheat in biscuits, potatoes in chips and barley in beer are all likely to have begun life in fields alongside the Mil. In recent years the Agricultural and Food Research Council's Plant Breeding Institute near Cambridge has been very successful in developing new and popular varieties of the country's staple foods.
Colin Tudge explores what scientists and breeders are doing today to bring further improvements to crops. Producer DEBORAH COHEN (Postponed from 24 June)

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Tudge
Producer:
Deborah Cohen

By Stephen Lowe Winner of the 1977 George Devine Award
[starring] Sian Thomas as Sandra, Joanne Pearce as Joan and Sara Mair-Thomas as Betty

8 May 1945, Nottingham: three sisters gather to hear Churchill pronounce the end of the war in Europe. In the hundred days that follow, before VJ Day, they come to face the haunting reality of the future.

(Repeated next Sunday) (Stereo)
(Sian Thomas and Sara Mair-Thomas are members of the Royal Shakespeare Company)

Contributors

Writer:
Stephen Lowe
Director:
Caroline Raphael
Sandra:
Sian Thomas
Joan:
Joanne Pearce
Betty:
Sara Mair-Thomas
Mary:
Anne Jameson
Johnny:
Michael Packer
Pauline:
Amy Pemble
Bridie:
Annie Hayes
Keith:
Robin Summers
Harry:
Brian Smith
Mother:
Mary Wimbush

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