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Presented by John Timpson in London and Peter Hobday at the Trades Union Congress in Blackpool
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
John Timpson
Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Bob Finigan
Read By:
Bryan Martin
Unknown:
Garry Richardson

HRH The Princess Anne,
Mrs Mark Phillips answers listeners' questions about her public duties and her work for organisations such as Save the Children and Riding for the Disabled, with which she is associated, in the Tuesday Call studio.
In the Chair Sue MacGregor
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines open from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Mrs Mark Phillips

'How can a six-inch garden worm climb into a two-foot-tall galvanised bucket?'
Derek Jones invites naturalists to tackle your slippery problems.
Producer GEORGE MONBIOT BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday) Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jones
Producer:
George Monbiot

A further series of the programme Descartes never missed.... in which Irene Thomas and Eric Korn indulge in cerebral callisthenics with a team from the North of England represented by Patrick Nuttgens and P. J. Fitzpatrick Chaired by Gordon Clough and Louis Allen
Researcher BERNICE COUPE Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcaston Thursdayat6.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Eric Korn
Unknown:
Patrick Nuttgens
Unknown:
P. J. Fitzpatrick
Unknown:
Gordon Clough
Unknown:
Louis Allen
Unknown:
Researcher Bernice
Producer:
Alastair Wilson

Introduced by Sue MacGregor 'I want what my friends have.' Mothers of even pre-teenage daughters are familiar with that cry when they visit the shoe shop. JILL BURRIDGE looks at the problems of fashion shoes for girls.
Serial: In a Beautiful Pea-Green Boat (6)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Jill Burridge

Putting it Right by ERIC MACDONALD
Directed by STEWART CONN. Stereo BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric MacDonald
Directed By:
Stewart Conn.
Don Christer:
Robert Trotter
his wife Anne:
Eileen McCallum
Alfred/Alfresco:
Vincent Friell
Kate:
Tamara Kennedy
Wilson/Soretoe:
John Shedden
Judy:
Sheila Latimer
Roy:
Paul KermacK
Kevin:
Phil Winning

The Story of a Friendship
'Whenever Lawrence published a book, he'd send one to
William, and after he died we agreed that the library should accept them on condition that they're kept at Eastwood as a collection - a very fitting memorial to two Eastwood men, kindred spirits.'
Olive Hopkin remembers the two men with Jack Bronson, Ruth Carlin and Enid Hilton.
Stereo

Contributors

Written and presented by:
Roy Spencer
Other parts played by:
Anne Jameson
Other parts played by:
Christopher Scott
Other parts played by:
James Macpherson
Other parts played by:
Natasha Pyne
Producer:
Piers Plowright
Researcher:
Noel Martin Kader
D H Lawrence:
Barry Foster
W E Hopkin:
Garard Green

To fund their 'activities', paramilitary organisations m Northern Ireland squeeze money out of both small traders and large business concerns.
Intimidation is widespread and racketeering seems to flourish. Mary Clark investigates the scale of the problem, the measures taken to drive out organised crime, and the effect it has on the working life of the community and the economy as a whole.
Producer MARGARET MCKEE BBC Northern Ireland
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4. 0pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Clark

Last in the series which profiles some of Britain's stately homes. 4: Blair Castle , Perthshire, Home of the Duke ofAtholl A mansion in true Scottish baronial style, with a magnificent collection of furniture, paintings, arms and armoury, lace and embroidery, Blair Castle is also the home of Britain's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders.
Producer MARJORIE LOFTHOUSE BBC Birmingham
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 10.0am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Blair Castle
Producer:
Marjorie Lofthouse

One of the most thriving parts of the embattled education system is provision for the over-50s.
The University of the Third Age has taken a firm root. Retired citizens are reviving the ancient notion that the pupil pays the teacher for exactly what he wants.
Also, Margaret Percy examines the pitfalls and advantages of teaching your child at home. Producer SIMON MAJOR

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Percy

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open 8.30-10.0 pm
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Contributors

Presented By:
Peter White

BBC Radio 4 FM

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