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Presented by John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.30 7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45 Business News with GREG WOOD
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presented By:
John Timpson
Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Greg Wood
Read By:
Laurie MacMillan

A comedy by Diana Souhami
with Prunella Scales as June Bloom

June Bloom is fat and 40, and is not having it easy. Gross disasters of the domestic kind loom from every corner. Her husband is a ham, her daughter is a punk, and the cat's crazy. And that's just for starters.
(Stereo)
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9.0 pm)
(Prunella Scales is in "When We Are Married" at the Whitehall Theatre, London)

Contributors

Writer:
Diana Souhami
Director:
Clive Brill
June Bloom:
Prunella Scales
Marjorie Bloom:
Deborah Makepeace
Lewis Bloom:
Peter Woodthorpe
Mrs Goatley:
Kate Williams
Mr Withers:
Peter Howell
Cat:
P. Scales

A Treasure Hunt
Take an unknown piece of land: how do you find out what is of wildlife interest there?
David Streeter , Jim Flegg and Peter France go delving into the ditches, meadows and hedges of a run-down farm in the hope of finding treasure. Producer JOHN HARRISON BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Streeter
Unknown:
Jim Flegg
Unknown:
Peter France
Producer:
John Harrison

A nationwide general knowledge contest.
Second Round: South
Chairman Robert Robinson Alan Glencross
(retired librarian) Richard Pennicard (research chemist) Donald Morrison (bookseller)
Stephen Gore
(internal auditor)
The programme includes Beat the Brains.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 6.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Alan Glencross
Unknown:
Richard Pennicard
Unknown:
Donald Morrison
Unknown:
Stephen Gore
Unknown:
John P. Wynn
Unknown:
Ian Gillies
Producer:
Richard Edis.

Introduced by Sue MacGregor The House in the Hospital:
When a child is ill in hospital, parents need to be close at hand. At Guy's Hospital in London, a house is about to be built to accommodate the families of young patients.
Barbara Myers talks to staff, and to parents, about how this will change their lives....
Serial: The Village Doctor (9)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Talks:
Barbara Myers

by Michael Bartlett.
With Sean Arnold as Stuart Bligh and Stevan Rimkus as Andy Duggan.

"Tune in to Radio Sarum, your friendly commercial radio station, to hear our in-house battle between the new programme controller, Stuart Bligh, a middle-of-the-road man, and that young up-and-coming DJ Andy Duggan!"
Friendly Radio Sarum?

(Stereo)

Contributors

Writer:
Michael Bartlett
Composer/Musician (Radio Sarum music):
Steve Hellaby
Singer:
Kim Goody
Singer:
Steve Hellaby
Singer:
Sonia Jane
Singer:
Mo Turner
Director:
Glyn Dearman
Stuart Bligh:
Sean Arnold
Andy Duggan:
Stevan Rimkus
Dennis Briggs:
John Church
Penny:
Natasha Pyne
Gwen Bligh:
Avril Clark
Eric Nolan:
Sean Barrett
Steve:
Russell Keith-Grant
Mark:
Shaun Prendergast

Last of the present series in which Paul Heiney , with the help of the BBC's local radio newsrooms all over the country, gets a fresh perspective on a topic of current interest. Producer DAVID BENNETT Editor TIM PITT

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Heiney
Producer:
David Bennett
Editor:
Tim Pitt

Hunter of Beautiful Words A tribute to Arthur Waley
(1889-1966), translator from the Chinese and Japanese, by his widow Alison, who, with John Watts , introduces and reads from his work.
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Waley
Introduces:
John Watts
Producer:
Piers Plowright.

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Ian MacRae Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]. Lines open from 8.3010 10.0pm Free quarterly bulletin from:
Room 816, Broadcasting House, London WlA 1AA.
(Send four 8, × 12 SAEs for a year's supply)

Contributors

Presented By:
Ian MacRae

Still Life by RICHARD COBB abridged in 12 episodes byjOHNSCOTNEY
Read by Cyril Luckham (12) Producer MAURICE LEITCH
(Starting tomorrow: Unexplained Laughter ' by Alice Thomas Ellis )

Contributors

Read By:
Cyril Luckham
Producer:
Maurice Leitch
Unknown:
Alice Thomas Ellis

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