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Presented by Peter Hobday and Jon Silverman with Brian Redhead in Brighton at the Trades Union Congress
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Jon Silverman
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Bob Finigan
Read By:
Pauline Bushnell
Editor:
Jenny Abramsky

Rare breeds, old crafts, new ideas and time-honoured secrets are all shared in the programme dedicated to all who live in the country. Jeanine McMullen goes in search of the breeders, the craftsmen and the tellers of tales who help to keep the countryside as it is always remembered.
Producer MARY PRICE. BBCBristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeanine McMullen

Sleuths on the Scent by DOROTHY L. SAYERS
Read by Geoffrey Beevers
The first of three stories to be broadcast in the next few weeks, featuring the author's 'other' detective - Monty Egg, commercial traveller in wines and spirits
Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorothy L. Sayers
Read By:
Geoffrey Beevers
Producer:
Mitch Raper

Much Hadham in Hertfordshire is the home of sculptor Henry Moore. Brian Johnston is given a rare glimpse of the studio where some of his finest work was born.
Down the road in Little
Hadham, rehearsals for the annual pantomime are about to begin. Brian treads the boards of the village hall with the colonel who always plays Dame.
Producer JILL MARSHALL. BBCBristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Moore.
Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Producer:
Jill Marshall.

Presented by Vemon Scannell Readers JUNE BARRIE and JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol. Stereo

Contributors

Presented By:
Vemon Scannell
Readers:
June Barrie
Readers:
John Franklyn-Robbins
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

A general musical knowledge quiz in three movements Chairman Ned Sherrin Semi-final: Heat 2
Barbara Hall (housewife) Joan Taylor
(retired history lecturer) Derek Parkes
(actor/playwright)
Programme devised and questions set by EDWARD COLE
Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 6.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Joan Taylor
Unknown:
Derek Parkes
Unknown:
Edward Cole
Producer:
Richard Edis.

Playground Thugs
Jane Berthoud talks to parents, teachers and children about the perennial problem of school bullies.
Serial: On the Other Side by MATHILDE WOLFF-MONCKEBERG abridged in 12 episodes byANNREES-JONES
Read by Margaret Tyzack (1)
Mathilde Wolff-Monckeberg was a German civilian in Hamburg during the last war. Her family was scattered throughout the world, including a daughter who was living in Wales. She kept this diary to let her children 'on the other side' know what Hitler's Germany was like.
Music: Hanson's First Symphony Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Talks:
Jane Berthoud
Read By:
Margaret Tyzack
Read By:
Mathilde Wolff-Monckeberg
Editor:
Sandra Chalmers

A celebration of the 30th anniversary of the National Youth Theatre, in which its founder and director Michael Croft recalls the early days of the company. With the aid of recordings made at the time, he reflects on the youthful performances of some past members including JOHN STRIDE . HYWEL BENNETT. SIMON WARD.
HELEN MIRREN ,DIANA QUICK and MARTIN JARVIS. Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Birmingham
(Revised broadcast next Saturday)
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8.20 Good Lads at Heart by PETER TERSON
Performed by present members of the National Youth Theatre and featuring the special guest appearance of Michael Croft as the Governor of Summerdown Youth Custodial Centre
A group of offenders attends a session with two inexperienced drama teachers. For some it is just an amusing way to pass a Saturday morning, but the class turns out to have unexpected and dramatic results.
Directed by PHILIP MARTIN BBC Birmingham. Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)

Contributors

Director:
Michael Croft
Unknown:
John Stride
Unknown:
Hywel Bennett.
Unknown:
Simon Ward.
Unknown:
Helen Mirren
Unknown:
Diana Quick
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis.
Producer:
Anne Hinds
Unknown:
Peter Terson
Unknown:
Michael Croft
Directed By:
Philip Martin
Mr Hardacre:
Graham Davies
Mr Hunter:
Peter Campling
Miss Finch:
Jackie Phillips
Les Dukes:
Sam Rumbelow
Garvey:
Lawrence Good
Scotty:
Stephen Melville
Naylor:
Ian Potter
Horricks:
Tristram Sturrock
Caldwell:
Peter Welton
Fleggie:
Ben Walden
Docherty:
Jim Doran
Williams:
Ian Morgan
Bates:
Michael Bushell
Smith:
Paul Noon
Chalkie:
Mark Johnson
Mavison:
Dean Byfield
Kemp:
Jonathan Wingrave

Paul Allen presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer JOHN POWELL Editor ANNE WINDER
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Producer:
John Powell
Editor:
Anne Winder

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In 1945 a Czech called
Jan Lodvik Hoch was awarded the Military Cross by Field Marshal Montgomery for 'heroism in the face of enemy action'. Better known now as multi-millionaire Robert Maxwell , he seems to have spent his life successfully combating enemy action in the world of publishing.
William Davis discovers why he does it. Producer HELEN ROBSON (R) revised

Contributors

Unknown:
Jan Lodvik Hoch
Unknown:
Robert Maxwell
Unknown:
William Davis
Producer:
Helen Robson

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