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Presented by Brian Redhead in London and John Timpson at the Labour Party Conference in Bournemouth
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*.8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Presented By:
John Timpson
Read By:
Peter Donaldson

Workers' Co-ops " If you can't find a job, have you ever considered creating one by forming a co-operative? How do you get capital and premises and training? There are now some thousand worker co-ops in Britain. How many will survive the chill climate of economic reality?
Answering your queries, both practical and philosophical, are development officer Jenny Lynn and David Ralley of Industrial
Common Ownership Finance Ltd. In the Chair Jenni MiUs
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines openfrom 8.0am

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenny Lynn
Unknown:
David Ralley

Sisters by ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Read by Vivien Creegor
'Mrs Mason pottered in her garden, or read historical romances from the library.' Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Taylor
Read By:
Vivien Creegor
Read By:
Mrs Mason

Regional Variations (2)

Thirty-Minute Theatre

BBC Radio 4 FM

11.0 Time and Tune
2: The Tailor of Gloucester Presented by douglas COOMBES Stereo
11.20 Time to Move Weather: Go wind, blow Presented by TIM MUNRO
11.40 Musicianship Early Stages (2) Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES

Contributors

Presented By:
Douglas Coombes
Presented By:
Tim Munro
Presented By:
Douglas Coombes

'Dear Wildlife, I have a very serious complaint to lodge. The red-faced bird feeding on my four-foot-tall bird-table could not have been a goldfinch, as your team suggested last week. I forgot to add that it was standingonthegroundatthetime!' Derek Jones and friends reveal the gaffes, misfortunes and wriggling postbag suffered by the Wildlife team.
Producer GEORGE MONBIOT BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jones
Producer:
George Monbiot

A further series of the programme Descartes never missed ... in which
Irene Thomas and Eric Kom meet a team from Scotland represented by Robin Duff and Douglas Gifford Chaired by Gordon Clough and Louis Allen
ResearcherBERNICE COUPE Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Duff
Unknown:
Douglas Gifford
Unknown:
Gordon Clough
Unknown:
Louis Allen
Unknown:
Bernice Coupe
Producer:
Alastair Wilson

1.55 Listening Corner The Hungry King and the Palace Clock by BERYL DESMOND
2.5 History: Not So Long Ago The Titanic by MARGARET MILLER
2.25 Contact: Lewis Carroll by BRIAN SIBLEY Presented by PAUL MCDOWELL
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories): Guardians of the House by LUCY BOSTON

Contributors

Unknown:
Beryl Desmond
Unknown:
Margaret Miller
Unknown:
Lewis Carroll
Presented By:
Paul McDowell

Is it time to take the pin-up down a peg? Are such images degrading to women? Mark Gabor , author of a new book about 'girlie magazines', and critic Margaret Walters , who has written a book about male nudes, debate whether the pros are cons with Sue MacGregor.
Serial: The Village by the Sea (4)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Gabor
Unknown:
Margaret Walters
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor.

The British Abroad
An occasional series of plays Present Continuous by SONJA LYNDON
It's very flattering to the ego to be able to change someone else's life and to help them to rebel against an old-established system. But it involves a degree of responsibility that Jane, a visiting English teacher to a small Japanese village, didn't really understand.
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Sonja Lyndon
Directed By:
Jane Morgan.
Setsuko:
Megumi Shimanuki
Jane:
Avril Clark
Mie:
And Sayo Inaba

A year ago today top men from Britain's leading banks spent the whole weekend in crisis talks at the Bank of England. Troubles at a minor bank threatened to bring down the leading bullion-dealer Johnson Matthey and disrupt the gold market. At the eleventh hour, support was agreed involving millions of taxpayers' funds. But controversy over how this need arose won't die down. John Roberts reports.
Producer HEATHER PAYTON (Re-broadcast next Monday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnson Matthey
Unknown:
John Roberts
Producer:
Heather Payton

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad
Reporter Roisin McAuley Producer ROGER WILKES Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester

Contributors

Reporter:
Roisin McAuley
Producer:
Roger Wilkes
Editor:
Brian Walker

A series of six programmes about the ways in which families influence their members and help to turn them into the people they eventually become
4:Learning to Be a ParentThe series is presented by Dr Christopher Dare , Family Therapist and Consultant
Psychiatrist at the Bethlem
Royal and Maudsley hospitals. Producer SALLY THOMPSON

Contributors

Presented By:
Dr Christopher Dare
Producer:
Sally Thompson

Just in England. Almost in Scotland
England's most northerly town had changed hands with the Scots 14 times. Then, in 1482, Berwick-upon-Tweed became
English for the last time - 'up till now', as the locals say. Is the town still at war with Russia?
Why does the local football team play in the Scottish League Second Division? And does that border, just three miles to the north of the town, still mean anything?
Colin Caiey has been talking to the locals and to a Yorkshireman who had the temerity to organise the town's successful summer festival. BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Caiey

Recording for the Blind
Peter White reports on a visit to a tape service in New York which has over 60,000 recorded books for loan to blind people in the USA or Britain. Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open 8.30-10.0pm
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Contributors

Producer:
Thena Heshel

5: Mayfield, Hay-on- Wye
. In the 1920s this fine family residence was the scene of a celebrated small-town murder involving Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong - the only solicitor
ever to be hanged in Britain. Presented by Roger Wilkes
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester

Contributors

Presented By:
Roger Wilkes
Producer:
Diana Stenson

Michael Oliver presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of books, film, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer CARROLL MOORE

Contributors

Producer:
Carroll Moore

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