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Presented by John Timpson and Brian Redhead
66.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With Roger Parry
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by David Symonds
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with Charles Colville
7.45* Thought for the Day


John Timpson
Brian Redhead
Roger Parry
Read By:
David Symonds

Langleeford Peter Evans and Tony Tynan follow the fresh waters of a Cheviot burn, with its dippers and sandpipers and, lower down In the wooded valley, flycatchers and tree pipits. Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBCBristol


Langleeford Peter Evans
Tony Tynan
Presented By:
Derek Jones
John Harrison

Because he lived in the days before Channel 4, very few people have heard of Hercules and even fewer about his labours. So imagine a latterday Hercules arriving in Britain in the summer of 1985 - cleaning out the stables, wrestling with the lion and startling the birds of prey. Over the nextfew months Vincent Kane will be following the adventures of Hercules in Britain. BBC Wales


Vincent Kane

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Don Forget the Corkscrew!
From hampers and champers on the lawn at Glyndebourne, to bread and butter and sand on the beach, to the delights of lunch al fresco on a lay-by on the M43 - the English are the world's most passionate and most eccentric picnic-lovers. RON ALLDRIDGE investigates.
Serial: Murder, Mr Mosley (4)


Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Introduced By:
Don Forget
Ron Alldridge
Mr Mosley

All Packed Up by ANGLE FARROW with and Mabel and Ivy are two women in their late 70s, whose friendship goes back to their teenage years. Both are lively with a wicked sense of humour. Mabel, however, has long harboured the dream of going to Africa, but cannot persuade Ivy to accompany her. She decides to go anyway, but will she actually succeed? At any rate, she is all packed up ...
Directed by ALEC REID BBCBristol. Stereo


Directed By:
Alec Reid
Constance Chapman
Mary Wimbush
Mabel as a young woman:
Ivy as a young woman:
Jenny Funnell
Sandra Cunningham:
Lisa Geogham
Dr Jackson JOHN:
Forbes Robertson
Philip Manikun

Written by JOANNA TOYE Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By:
Joanna Toye
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Archer:
Judy Bennett
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer:
Alison Dowling
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Walter Gabriel:
Chris Gittins
Nelson Gabriel:
Jack May
Mrs Perkins:
Pauune Seville
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Fiona Mathieson
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Mark Hebden:
Richard Derrington
Nigel Pargetter:
Graham Seed
Bunty Hebden:
Sheila Allan

4: This is not a Death-house
A portrait in sound of 24 hours at St Luke's Hospice, Plymouth. Ten patients with terminal cancer are cared for at St Luke's, a converted boarding-house in Plymstock. Medically their needs are met by doctors and nurses with a specialist approach to pam control. But St Luke's is a charity and behind the scenes are all the tensions of money-raising and planning for the future needs of cancer sufferers in Plymouth.
Technical assistant PETER SMITH Producer STEPHEN LYNAS BBCBristol
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The Players of the Western World
From their base in Galway, the Druid Theatre Company produce the most westerly professional theatre in Europe. Under their director
Garry Hynes , they are regarded as one of the most exciting and innovative of Irish theatre companies, and they have received critical acclaim in Edinburgh and London.
Seamus McKee presents a tenth anniversary portrait of Druid, the company sceptics said would not survive beyond their initial summer season in 1975. Producer CHRIS SPURR BBC Northern Ireland


Garry Hynes

BBC Radio 4 FM

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