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Presented by Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters

Contributors

Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Presented By:
John Humphrys

If you had broken a world record or won the Nobel Prize or been crowned Miss World, would you remember that date as 'the best day of your life'?
Elfrieda Fallowfield talks about the day she was presented at Court in 1958 with the last of the debutantes.
Producer SANCHIA BERG BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Talks:
Elfrieda Fallowfield

1.55 Listening Corner
Today's story: Bad Harry and Mrs Cocoa's Art-Pot
Stereo (R)

2.5 Let's Join In The Old Man and His Three Daughters (Russian folktale) Producer COLIN SMITH (e)

2.25 Popalong
With ROY CASTLE
1: Getting Ready to Dance
Written by ROBERT PENMAN

2.40 In the Picture
With MURIEL GRAY
1: Every picture tells a story
Written by ANTHEA PEPPIN Producer DICKON READ (e)

Contributors

Written By:
Robert Penman
Written By:
Anthea Peppin

Introduced from Cardiff by Sian Roberts
What do you tell a child who asks if there's going to be a nuclear war? The truth, decided Deidre Rhys Thomas , but first she had to find it. From her cottage in the Welsh countryside she wrote letters to world leaders and public figures. The resulting correspondence, with people as diverse as Indira Gandhi and Dr Spock, Lynn Redgrave and Senator John Glenn , is funny as well as moving.
Pregnancy can be risky if you're diabetic, and may mean spending months in hospital. Woman's Hour visits an antenatal clinic in Cardiff which specialises in treating women with diabetes, helping them to lead normal lives for as long as possible.
Producer LIS EDWARDS BBC Wales
Serial: In the Springtime of the Year (9)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sian Roberts
Unknown:
Deidre Rhys Thomas
Unknown:
Indira Gandhi
Unknown:
Lynn Redgrave
Unknown:
John Glenn

Father and Daughter
A series of four programmes in which women whose fathers were leading figures of their day talk to June Knox-Mawer about their relationship and reveal the private side of these public men. This week: Sheila Lochhead , daughter of the first Labour Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald
Producer BRIDGET CARTER

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheila Lochhead
Unknown:
Ramsay MacDonald
Producer:
Bridget Carter

Clive Jacobs and the team monitor the movements in the worlds of travel and transport and examine the implications for you the customer.
Producer JENNY MALUNSON DUFF

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Producer:
Jenny Malunson Duff

(Re-broadcast on May Day Bank Holiday)
BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Written by:
Tony Bagley
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Shula Hebden:
Judy Bennett
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer:
Alison Dowling
Christine Barford:
Lesley Saweard
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Jack Woolley:
Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel:
Jack May
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Lucy Perks:
Tracey Jane White
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Fiona Mathieson
Jethro Larkin:
George Hart
Colonel Danby:
Ballard Berkeley
Mrs Antrobus:
Margot Boyd
Sophie Barlowe:
Moir Leslie
Matthew Thorogood:
Crawford Logan
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd

The Rt Hon Nicholas Ridley , mp Secretary of State for the Environment
The Rt Hon Shirley Williams , President of the SDP
Brenda Dean, President of SOGAT82
Gilbert Gray. Qc
Chairman John Timpson from Southam, Warwickshire Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Ridley
Unknown:
Shirley Williams
Unknown:
Gilbert Gray.
Unknown:
John Timpson

Frank McGuinness was named as 'Most Promising Playwright' last year for Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme.
Born in Donegal, his plays explore the different emotions and influences of the Puritan and Catholic traditions. With his translations of two classic European dramas opening in London and Dublin, he talks to Paul Allen about his work. Producer CHRIS SPURR BBC Northern Ireland
(Re-broadcast on May Day Bank Holiday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank McGuinness
Unknown:
Paul Allen

A satirical review of the past week's news and events with: Bill Wallis , David Tate
Sally Grace and Jon Glover Written by PAUL B. DAVIES
STUART SILVER. RICHARD QUICK STEVE PUNT. MIKE COLEMAN
ALISON RENSHAW. PETER HICKEY PETE SINCLAIR. KEVIN MANDRY GED PARSONS. MAX HANDLEY BILL MATTHEWS and others Producer HARRY THOMPSON Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sally Grace
Unknown:
Jon Glover
Written By:
Paul B. Davies
Unknown:
Mike Coleman
Unknown:
Alison Renshaw.
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Unknown:
Pete Sinclair.
Unknown:
Kevin Mandry
Unknown:
Ged Parsons.
Unknown:
Max Handley
Unknown:
Bill Matthews
Producer:
Harry Thompson

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