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Presented by Peter Hobday and Chris Lowe
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Chris Lowe
Unknown:
Bob Finigan
Read By:
Brian Perkins
Editor:
Jenny Abramsky

Presented by Louise Botting
The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings and focuses on the financial problems of everyday life.
Send your queries to: Money Box, BBC, London W1A 4WW

Contributors

Presented By:
Louise Botting

On the Pier by L. A G. STRONG Read by Margot Boyd
There is something a little odd about the old lady sitting alone on the pier. And what is one to make of her story? Fact - or fantasy?
Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Read By:
Margot Boyd
Producer:
Mitch Raper

Regional Variations (2)

Down Your Way

BBC Radio 4 FM

11.0 Music Makers Gone with the Wiz (7) With IAN HUMPHRIS and JILL SHILLING (R) (E)
11.20 Let's Move! 7: Magic Moments Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY Stereo (E)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR (7) Stereo (E)
11.50 See for Yourself Hark at the Sparks! by EDWARD KELSEY (R) (E)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Humphris
Unknown:
Jill Shilling
Unknown:
Gilbey Stemo
Presented By:
Sandra Kerr
Unknown:
Edward Kelsey

Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers ELIZABETH BELL and GEOFFREY COLLINS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS82LR

Contributors

Presented By:
Kevin Crossley-Holland
Readers:
Elizabeth Bell
Readers:
Geoffrey Collins
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

featuring a new Monday series, Stars and Gripes, in which celebrities reveal their consumer problems.
The magician, Paul Daniels , tells John Howard how it took one year for the Electricity Board to fit a light bulb in his garage.
Editor GRAHAM ELLIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Daniels
Unknown:
John Howard
Editor:
Graham Ellis

Second Round Scotland:
STONELAW HIGH SCHOOL. GLASGOW v North:
RIPON GRAMMAR SCHOOL Questionmasters
Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny Questions set by NIGEL RICHARDSON and DAVID SELF Producer GRAHAM FROST
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 6.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Gudgin
Unknown:
Nigel Richardson
Unknown:
David Self
Producer:
Graham Frost

1.55 Listening Corner This week: Who in the Weatherhouse? With IAN MCCASKILL as the Weatherman MOLLY WEIR as the Weatherlady and SHEELAGH GILBEY Stories by SARAH MORCOM Today's story: A Present for the Wind Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN (R)
2.5 Playtime Yo-ho-ho and Away We Go! Presented by BILL TORRANCE and FLOELLA BENJAMIN Stereo (E) (Re-broadcast on Friday at 11.20am VHF/FM)
2.20 Science Scope
7: Depending on Weather Stereo (E)
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories): Friend Fire and the Dark Wings by J. G. FYSON , adapted by ELIZABETH LINDSAY (R) )

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian McCaskill
Unknown:
Molly Weir
Unknown:
Sheelagh Gilbey
Stories By:
Sarah Morcom
Producer:
Mary Kalemkerian
Presented By:
Bill Torrance
Presented By:
Floella Benjamin
Unknown:
J. G. Fyson
Adapted By:
Elizabeth Lindsay

Introduced by Jenni Murray Starving Sickness: Is there a cure for anorexia nervosa? What are the most successful methods of treatment and how much do we know about this tragic and enigmatic illness?
Jenny Cuffe reports on the current spate of research and talks to some of those who have suffered.
Tomorrow's Tuesday Call at 9.5 am offers a chance to put your own questions on the subject. Serial: The Soul of Kindness by ELIZABETH TAYLOR , abridged in 11 episodes by DOREEN ESTALL Read by Jennie Goossens (1) The 'soul of kindness' is what Flora believes herself to be, blithely confident that she knows what's best for her friends and relations. And, bewitched by her benevolent tyranny, they in turn protect her from seeing herself as she really is ...
(Music: Chaminade's Intermede) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Jenny Cuffe
Unknown:
Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown:
Doreen Estall
Read By:
Jennie Goossens
Editor:
Sandra Chalmers
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton Editor DEREK LEWIS continued on VHF/FM 5.5˙5.55pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough
Presented By:
Valerie Singleton
Editor:
Derek Lewis

Earlier this year the team visited Nice for the Film
Festival, and spent a month discovering that Nice doesn't have a Film Festival. So, book your seat in the rear stalls of the Empire, Isle of Dogs, and join Anna Daptor , Mike Channel , Mike Flex , John Boor and Martin Brown.
Assisted by HELEN ATKINSON-WOOD ANGUS DEAYTON , GEOFFREY PERKINS PHILIP POPE and MICHAEL FENTON-STEVENS
Screenplay by GEOFFREY PERKINS and ANGUS DEAYTON
Music by STEVE BROWN , PHILIP POPE A PAUL METRO
GOLDWYN MAYHEW ARCHER production
(At the Cannes Radio Festival this programme won the Patio D 'Or)
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Daptor
Unknown:
Mike Channel
Unknown:
Mike Flex
Unknown:
John Boor
Unknown:
Martin Brown.
Assisted By:
Helen Atkinson-Wood
Assisted By:
Angus Deayton
Assisted By:
Geoffrey Perkins
Assisted By:
Philip Pope
Assisted By:
Michael Fenton-Stevens
Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Angus Deayton
Music By:
Steve Brown
Music By:
Philip Pope
Unknown:
Goldwyn Mayhew Archer

Connecting up the nervous system of a human, or a complex animal, would defeat any electrician. Yet the wiring is achieved, usually successfully, every time a creature develops from any embyro.
Georgina Ferry reports. Producer DEBORAH COHEN
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)

Contributors

Producer:
Deborah Cohen

Men's Group by PETER TEGEL
'... we're all men trying to re-establish contact in a fundamental way that is not anti-women. We're men trying to take a deep look at ourselves....
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Tegel
Directed By:
Richard Wortley
Ben:
With William Nighy
Kate:
Maggie McCarthy
Mike:
Spencer Banks
Annie:
And Margot Boyd
Jim:
Stephen Pinner
George:
Alex Jennings
Jock:
Bill Leadbitter
Chris:
Alaric Cotter
Dan:
George Pensotti
Davy:
Jeremy Flynn
Doctor:
Michael Bilton
Barbara/Carol:
Carole Boyd
Jenny:
Madi Hedd
Don/Ambulance driver:
David Peart
Joan:
Pauline Siddle

Every year on the Monday following his installation, the new Lord Mayor of London gives a banquet in honour of his predecessor.
Peter Jones describes the scene in The Guildhall, London, before the new Lord Mayor,
Mr David Rowe-Ham , proposes the toast to Her Majesty's
Ministers. The Prime Minister,
The Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher , mp, replies.

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Mr David Rowe-Ham
Unknown:
Margaret Thatcher

Two hundred years ago the Northern Lighthouse Board was set up by Act of Parliament to ensure the safe passage of shipping around the coast of Scotland. Reevel Alderson traces the Board's history from coal-fired beacon to automated lighthouse.
Producer GEOFFREY CAMERON BBC Scotland (R)

Contributors

Producer:
Geoffrey Cameron

BBC Radio 4 FM

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