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Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary 6,45* Business News with GREG WOOD
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by DAVID SYMONDS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With JOHN INVENDALE
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Greg Wood
Read By:
David Symonds
Unknown:
John Invendale

Presented by Louise Botting
Every week Money Box reports on the latest developments in the fields of investment, insurance, mortgages, social security and tax, and takes a look at the financial problems that crop up in everyone's lives.

Contributors

Presented By:
Louise Botting

Presented by Fleur Adcock Readers BARBARA JEFFORD and GEOFFREY COLLINS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR

Contributors

Presented By:
Fleur Adcock
Presented By:
Readers Barbara Jefford
Presented By:
Geoffrey Collins
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

A trivia game based on the rules of cricket
Umpire Brian Johnston Team captains
Tim Rice , Willie Rushton Spinners Leslie Crowther and Peter Jones
Statisticians PETER HICKEY and MALCOLM WILLIAMSON
Groundsman PAUL SPENCER. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Unknown:
Tim Rice
Unknown:
Willie Rushton
Unknown:
Spinners Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Statisticians Peter Hickey
Unknown:
Malcolm Williamson
Unknown:
Groundsman Paul Spencer.

1.55 Listening Corner This week: What a Lot of Noise! Presented by BILL TORRANCE Today's story: Noisy Natalie Goes Shopping written and read by WENDY CRAIG Script by CHRIS WARDE Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN Stereo (R)
2.5 Playtime: Up and Down Presented by SANDRA KERR and BEN THOMAS. Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast on Friday at
11.20am VHFIFM)
2.20 Introducing Science Extra Computers at Work Calculation and Control by JULIAN COLEMAN (R) (e)
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories): The Greek Legend of the Golden Ram re-told by ALARIC COTTER (R) (e)

Contributors

Presented By:
Bill Torrance
Read By:
Wendy Craig
Script By:
Chris Warde
Presented By:
Sandra Kerr
Presented By:
Ben Thomas.
Control By:
Julian Coleman
Unknown:
Alaric Cotter

Introduced by Sarah Dunant Other People's Lives: as Literary Editor of the Times, Philip Howard 's life is dominated by books. While he proclaims that he is a man of the written word, he does admit that when faced with a political biography he would normally prefer to browse through a telephone directory.
Ruth Dudley Edwards challenges his boredom threshold.
Serial: Duplicate Keys by JANE SMILEY , abridged in 11 episodes by PAT MCLOUGHLIN Read by Shelley Thompson (4) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sarah Dunant
Unknown:
Philip Howard
Unknown:
Ruth Dudley Edwards
Unknown:
Jane Smiley
Unknown:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Shelley Thompson
Editor:
Sandra Chalmers

The lifestyle of Arab women remains mysterious to outsiders. It conjures up visions of The Arabian Nights, veils, belly-dancers, seclusion and polygamy. But these Western images are challenged by Arab women, both veiled and unveiled. Nadia Hijab reveals some surprising aspects of the modern 'women's domain'. Producer CELIA MARKS BBC Pebble Mill

The Railway Station Man by JENNIFER JOHNSTON adapted for radio by DENYS HAWTHORNE with and After the death of her husband, Helen Cuffe moves to Donegal in search of peace and solitude.
Nearby, an English war veteran pursues his crazy ambition to restore the disused railway station. Their ensuing relationship is unexpected, unlikely and all too shortlived.
Directed by CUVE BRILL BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Jennifer Johnston
Unknown:
Denys Hawthorne
Directed By:
Cuve Brill
Helen Cuffe:
Stella McCusker
Roger Hawthorne:
John Rowe
Jack Cuffe:
Peter Quigley
Damian Sweeney:
Aidan McCann
Manus Dempsey:
John Hewitt
Mary Heron:
Doreen Hepburn
Fr Quinlan:
Tom Jordon
MrsO'Meara:
Catherine Gibson

Bevis: The Story of a Boy by RICHARD JEFFERIES (1848-1887) abridged in 15 parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by Michael Williams (1) Never were the horizons of boyhood so limitless in imagination as the adventures of Mark and Bevis on their wide stretch of water, 'The New Sea'. Producer MAURICE LEITCH (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald Bancroft
Read By:
Michael Williams
Producer:
Maurice Leitch

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