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Presented by Brian Redhead and Chris Lowe in London with John Humphrys at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.25*, 8.25* Sport With ANDY SMITH
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Presented By:
Chris Lowe
Unknown:
John Humphrys
Read By:
Eugene Fraser
Unknown:
Andy Smith

This week the team visits
Derbyshire where members of the Darley Dale Horticultural Society put their gardening queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Daphne Ledward and Fred Downham
Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
Plant lists and topical tips from •Gardeners' Question Time'are displayedon Ceefax page 287

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown:
Daphne Ledward
Unknown:
Fred Downham
Producer:
Diana Stenson

in remembrance of Clare Lawson Dick
(Controller Radio 4,1975-76) and on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the founding of Radio 4.
Conducted by THE VERY REV MICHAEL MAYNE
Dean of Westminster Abbey and formerly Head of Religious Programmes, Radio.
Be thou my vision (AMNs 343); Psalm 139, vv 1-18;
Philippians 4, vv 1 and 4-9; God is love (AMNS 365) Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Clare Lawson Dick

Regional Variations (2)

For Schools

BBC Radio 4 FM

The second debate in a series of four in which issues of controversy and concern are put before an audience of jurors at the BBC's Paris Theatre. A national curriculum and a national strategy for testing are essential for the education of our children.
Chairman Dick Taverne , Qc Proposer Peter Smith,
Assistant General Secretary of the Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association Opposer Michael Pipes,
President of the National
Association of Head Teachers Researcher SHEENA MACKENZIE Producers NICK UTECHlN and JEAN SNEDEGAR

Contributors

Unknown:
Dick Taverne
Unknown:
Jean Snedegar

From the apparently obvious to the downright obscure, Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions, with advice from experts and help from the BBC Reference Library. This week: Who Was Lilith?
Producer CATHY DRYSDALE
Questions, on postcards only, please, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London W1A4WW

Contributors

Unknown:
Dilly Barlow
Producer:
Cathy Drysdale

Alexander Walker recalls the screen careers of the cinema's brightest stars.
This week Joan Crawford , the Charleston dancer who turned herself into a star - and played the role for 50 years.
Producer WENDY CLAY (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Alexander Walker
Unknown:
Joan Crawford
Producer:
Wendy Clay

1.55 Listening Corner PAM AYRES reads Piggo and the Yoghurt Pot
2.05 Wavelength Plus 16-195 The magazine on post-16 education and training. Plus social issues and politics; plus personal problems; plus participation; plus presenters LAURA PENN. TERRY CHRISTIAN. MURIEL GRAY; plus news; plus Open College (For free telephone referral service ring [number removed] during the programme or between 7.00and 8. OOpm for information on courses, chances and opportunities)

Contributors

Unknown:
Pam Ayres

Introduced by Jenni Murray Guest of the Week: Marilyn
French - feminist writer and author of The Women 's Room Serial: The Owl Papers by JONATHAN EVAN MASLOW abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Michael J. Shannon reads the first of three extracts.

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Jonathan Evan Maslow
Abridged By:
Pat McLoughlin
Abridged By:
Michael J. Shannon

The Fiend by GERRY JONES
Inwardly Mary is deeply disturbed, convinced someone is following her wherever she goes. Matters come to a head when her ex-boyfriend suddenly reappears.
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Jones
Unknown:
Inwardly Mary
Directed By:
Martin Jenkins.
Mary:
Maureen O'Brien
the Narrator and John Rowe:
Philip Mick Ford
Ann:
Carole Boyd
'Sonia':
Victoria Carling
Landlord/Director:
Brian Hewlett

Policing 2000
Gerry Northam reports on future police school tactics and training from the Metropolitan Police School at Hendon and talks to the Force's new
Commissioner, Peter Imbert. Producer BRENDAN MCCARTHY Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Unknown:
Peter Imbert.
Producer:
Brendan McCarthy
Editor:
Brian Walker

The Illusion of Immortality
Have you felt the Vampires lips upon your throat? Oh my God, what have we done to have this on us!
Bram Stoker 's Dracula is one of the best-known and most popular horror stories ever written. New evidence has now come to light, suggesting exactly how this former civil servant researched and developed his extraordinary character, and why it touched such a strong cord in Victorian society. Mark Steyn reports. Producer WILL CANTOPHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Bram Stoker
Unknown:
Mark Steyn

He was a man with a light of interest in his eyes, white haired with a healthy complexion despite his stroke.
From his old cloth satchel, which went with him everywhere, he took a book, leather bound, and placed it gently into my hands. That was how
Valerie-Ann Lester described the moment when she first saw
Jack Walmsley 's journal, shortly before his death in 1982. Now, 50 years after the youthful escapades it describes,
Norman Painting turns the pages of'Jack's book'. Reader Tony Turner
Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Pebble Mill
0 HEAR THIS! page 25

Contributors

Unknown:
Valerie-Ann Lester
Unknown:
Jack Walmsley

Michael Berkeley presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer EDWINA WOLSTENCROFT

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Berkeley
Producer:
Edwina Wolstencroft

Three Country Stories by H. E. BATES abridged and read by David Neal
A selection of short stories, featuring some splendid local characters, set in the heart of the Bedfordshire countryside which Bates knew and loved so well. 1: Time
Producer CHERRY COOKSON Stereo

Contributors

Stories By:
H. E. Bates
Read By:
David Neal

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