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An interview with a prominent figure in the agricultural industry, followed by a five-day weather forecast for farmers
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT. TIM FINNEY

Contributors

Producers:
Allan Wright.
Producers:
Tim Finney
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by davit, SYMONDS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought far the Day Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY

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Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Bob Finigan
Unknown:
Garry Richardson
Editor:
Jenny Abramsky

Presented by Louise Botting Bewildered by banks?
Incensed by insurance? Mystified by mortgages? Struggling with shares?
The Money Box team is here to help.

Contributors

Presented By:
Louise Botting

The Hounds of Fate bysAKi
Read by David March
Stoner is at the end of his tether -jobless, hopeless and futureless. But suddenly his fortunes take an unexpected turn.
Producer MITCH RAPER

Contributors

Read By:
David March
Producer:
Mitch Raper

Advent Calendar The Slavery of Sin
New Every Morning, page 1; Hark the glad sound (BBC HB 490); Adam lay ybounden
(Oxford Book of Carols); Genesis 3 vv 8-19; Come, thou long expected Jesus (BBC HB 30) Stereo

Regional Variations (2)

Down Your Way

BBC Radio 4 FM

11.0 Music Makers Gone with the Wiz (10) Act 2 by R. D. WARD and PETER HUTCHINGS (R)(e)
11.20 Let's Move! 10: Cinderella The whole story Written by KATE HARRISON Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR (10) Stereo (e)
11.50 See for Yourself Man on the Moon by FRED HARRIS (R) (e)

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Unknown:
R. D. Ward
Unknown:
Peter Hutchings
Written By:
Kate Harrison
Presented By:
Sandra Kerr
Unknown:
Fred Harris

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers ELIZABETH BELL and GEOFFREY COLUNS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BSS2LR

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

Presented by Susan Rae including Stars and Gripes, in which celebrities reveal their consumer problems. Colin Baker , the actor who plays Doctor Who, the Time Lord who fights for justice through time and space, describes his own fight for justice through the courts.
Editor KEN v\ss

Contributors

Presented By:
Susan Rae
Unknown:
Colin Baker

The nationwide general knowledge contest for schools The Final
The two finalists meet to decide who will be Top of the Form 1986!
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

1.55 Listening Corner This week: Little Brothers, Little Sisters Written and presented by TONYAITKEN Stories by DOROTHY EDWARDS Storyteller PENELOPE KEITH Today's story: My Naughty Little Sister and Bad Harry Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN Stereo
2.5 Playtime Star Light, Star Bright Presented by BEN THOMAS and ELIZABETH WATTS Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast Friday 11.20am VHFIFM)
2.20 Science Scope
10: Furs, Fibres and Fabrics Stereo (e)
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) I Saw a Star Compiled by PADDY bechely

Contributors

Stories By:
Dorothy Edwards
Stories By:
Penelope Keith
Presented By:
Ben Thomas

Introduced by Jenni Murray Buy Me a Book!
Julia Eccleshare and Tony Bradman give advice over the next four days on how to choose books as presents for children and recommend a few top titles for each age-group.
Serial: Circles in a Forest by DALENE MATTHEE abridged in 14 episodes by PAT MCLOUGHUN
Read by Sean Barrett (5) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Julia Eccleshare
Unknown:
Tony Bradman
Read By:
Sean Barrett
Editor:
Sandra Chalmers

Backchat
In the last of the present series, a chance for you, the listener, to write in with any complaints about the station, and for the station to read them out in a variety of silly voices.
Plus Nigel Pry presents the Radio Active Highlights of the Year, although, unfortunately, the year he chose was 1746.
Standing up and being counted:
Written and posted in by ANGUS DEAYTON and GEOFFREY PERKINS with additional material by MICHAEL FENTON. STEVENS Rubbishy loud pop music by PHILIP POPE and STEVE BROWN And why. oh why, oh why, was it produced by DAVID TYLER ? Stereo

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Unknown:
Angus Deayton
Unknown:
Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown:
Michael Fenton. Stevens
Music By:
Philip Pope
Music By:
Steve Brown
Produced By:
David Tyler
Anna Rabies:
Morwenna Banks
Martin Brown:
Michael Fenton-Stevens
Mike Channel:
Angus Deayton
Mike Flex:
Geoffrey Perkins
Nigel Pry:
Philip Pope

Presented by Peter Evans
A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories Producer NICHOLAS MORGAN (Re-broadcast nert Saturday)

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Evans
Producer:
Nicholas Morgan

City Whitelight by JOHN MCKENZIE with No one ever leaves Centrum; and since the Edict, no one can leave Centrum. So, what's so special about the Leader of the Spikes?
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland. Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)

Contributors

Unknown:
John McKenzie
Directed By:
Patrick Rayner
Jackie Whitelight:
John McGlynn
Harry Two-Tone:
Finlay Welsh
Potion-maker:
Tom Watson
Gisler:
Gerard Slevin
Meg:
Jan Wilson
Hector:
Finlay McLean
Sarah:
Anne Lannan
Grinweasel:
Michael Elder

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

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Vaughan
Producer:
Carroll Moore
Editor:
Anne Winder

Theatre History
12.30 Mysteries and Meanings (RV) Written and compiled by BOB GODFREY Producer DAN GARRETT (R) (e)
12.50 Pageant and Miracle A Background to Medieval Theatre Compiled by DAN GARRETT ProducerWARRILLGRINDROD. Stereo (e)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Godfrey
Producer:
Dan Garrett
Unknown:
Dan Garrett

BBC Radio 4 FM

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