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Presented by Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Bob Finigan
Read By:
Harriet Cass

The Statues A parable by DELMORE SCHWARTZ
Read by Robert Rietty New York in winter - and snow is falling. But what snow - and what an effect on the life of a great city.
Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Unknown:
Delmore Schwartz
Producer:
Mitch Raper

Regional Variations (2)

Living at Full Flame

BBC Radio 4 FM

ll.OSingingTogether Presented by FERGUS O'KELLY (5)
11.20 Introducing Geography Junior Geography Themes (Rv) Mountains and Valleys
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR. Stereo
11.50 See for Yourself A World of Colour (rv) by FRED HARRIS

Contributors

Presented By:
Sandra Kerr.
Unknown:
Fred Harris

In Search of the Aye-aye
The Aye-aye of Madagascar is one of the rarest and strangest animals in the world - who better to search for it than Douglas Adams , author of The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy?
Producer TIM GROUT SMITH BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Adams
Producer:
Tim Grout Smith

presents....
Weedi, Needi,
Greedi Written and performed by Mark Arden as Cartilage the Valet Lee Cornes as Simon the Gladiator Mark Elliott as Caesar the Emperor Stephen Frost as Coach Producer JAMIE RIX
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Greedi Written
Producer:
Jamie Rix

1.55 Listening Corner King Jolly and the Fireworks
2.5 Let's Join In The Old Woman and the Four Noises by JAMES REEVES
2.25 Listen and Read Radio Thin King (25) by DEREK FARMER
2.40 Listen! Journey through Badlidrempt (5)

Contributors

Unknown:
James Reeves

The White House looks to its laurels this week when the Treasures of Britain go on display in Washington. Among them will be Sue MacGregor introducing Woman's Hour direct from the city which has been described as 'the capital of the world'.
Serial: The Bonsai Tree (7)

by CHARLOTTE BRONTE dramatised in six parts by BETTY DAVIES
5: Louis Moore
Caroline's discovery that Mrs Pryor is her mother gives her strength in her illness. Shirley appears about to accept a proposal. Mrs Pryor/Mrs Sympson
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlotte Bronte
Unknown:
Betty Davies
Unknown:
Louis Moore
Directed By:
Kay Patrick
Shirley:
Moir Leslie
Caroline:
Helena Breck
Narrator:
Valerie Windsor
Robert Moore:
Neil Caple
Louis Moore:
Christian Rodska
Mr Sympson:
Renny Krupinski
Henry Sympson:
Philip Glancy
Isabella Sympson:
Linda Gardner
William Farren:
Stephen Hancock
Mr Helstone:
Peter Barton
Mr Yorke:
Derek Smith
Mr Hall:
John Branwell
Fanny:
Lesley Staples
Hartley/Keeper:
Simon Molloy

Clive Jacobs and the team go to Japan to visit one of the world's premier motor shows in Tokyo and to sample a new combined passenger-freight air service from Britain.
Tom Boswell test-drives the new Isuzu Piazza which will be available here early next year. Producer IRENE MALUS
Editor ROGER MACDONALD

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Producer:
Irene Malus
Editor:
Roger MacDonald

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.
Producer JULIAN HALE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 10.30am) Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Howard
Producer:
Julian Hale

Makers of law. legal practitioners and those who serve the administration of justice all contribute to this topical weekly magazine about issues thrown up by the courts and by parliament.
Presented by Joshua Rozenberg Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
(Re-broadcast on Sunday at 8.5pm)

Contributors

Presented By:
Joshua Rozenberg
Producer:
Anthony Moncrieff

Air Vice Marshal
Stewart Menaul , defence consultant
Mary Goldring , broadcaster and journalist
Monsignor Bruce Kent , Vice-President CND Jean Rook , journalist tackle the issues raised by the audience in Stanmore, Middlesex
Chairman John Timpson
ProducerCAROLE STONE . BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Stewart Menaul
Unknown:
Mary Goldring
Unknown:
Monsignor Bruce Kent
Unknown:
Jean Rook
Unknown:
John Timpson
Producer:
Carole Stone

Michael Billington presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, film, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Producer CARROLL MOORE (Re-broadcast on Monday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Billington
Producer:
Carroll Moore

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by MAYA ANGELOU abridged in ten parts by JANE MARSHALL
Read by Carmen Munroe (10) Producer VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
(Starting on Monday: Plain or Ringlets by R.S. Surtees)

Contributors

Unknown:
Maya Angelou
Unknown:
Jane Marshall
Read By:
Carmen Munroe
Producer:
Vanessa Whitburn

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis
David Tate. Sally Grace and Jon Glover Written by RICHARD QUICK . PAUL B DAVIES STUART SILVER MARTIN BOOTH IAN BROWN. JAMES HENDRIE
PETE SINCLAIR , STEVE PUNT . DAVID COHEN. PETER HICKEY and others Producer PAUL MAYHEW ARCHER
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 5.25 pm) Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate.
Unknown:
Sally Grace
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Written By:
Richard Quick
Written By:
Paul B Davies
Written By:
Stuart Silver
Written By:
Martin Booth
Written By:
Ian Brown.
Written By:
James Hendrie
Unknown:
Pete Sinclair
Unknown:
Steve Punt
Unknown:
David Cohen.
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Producer:
Paul Mayhew Archer

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