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Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday in London with Brian Redhead at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Brian Redhead
Read By:
Pauline Bushnell
Unknown:
Garry Richardson

Clay Jones and his team Fred Downham
Dr Stefan Buczacki and Sid Robertson visit Perthshire to answer gardening queries put by members of the Abernethy Horticultural Society. Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
Plant lists and topical tips are displayed on Ceefax page 287

Contributors

Unknown:
Clay Jones
Unknown:
Fred Downham
Unknown:
Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown:
Sid Robertson
Producer:
Diana Stenson

Regional Variations (2)

You the Jury

BBC Radio 4 FM

11.00 Singing Together Presented by FERGUS O'KELLY (3) Stereo (e)
11.20 Junior Drama Workshop The Secret of the Maya 1: Excavations Written by DAVID SHEPPARD Presented by KIM CLIFFORD Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 Reading Corner 13: Sister Goose adapted and told by SUSANNA STEELE. Stereo (e)
11.50 Poetry Corner
3: With a Can 't-Catch-Me by CYNTHIA MITCHELL. Stereo (e)

Contributors

Written By:
David Sheppard
Presented By:
Kim Clifford
Told By:
Susanna Steele.
Unknown:
Cynthia Mitchell.

From the apparently obvious to the downright obscure,
Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions. Producer CATHY DRYSDALE
Questions, on postcards only, please, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London W1A 4WW

Contributors

Unknown:
Dilly Barlow
Producer:
Cathy Drysdale

A season of plays adapted from his short stories Moral Fibre dramatised by JOHN SCOTNEY John Lewis , the Welsh librarian, who also appears in That Uncertain Feeling, tangles with a social worker who is determined to rescue a young girl from a life of sin, whether or not she wishes to be saved.
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo (All the Blood within Me: next Sunday)

Contributors

Dramatised By:
John Scotney
Dramatised By:
John Lewis
Directed By:
Jane Morgan.
John Lewis:
Sion Tudor Owen
Jean Lewis:
Julie Berry
Mair Webster:
Thelma Wieteley
Betty Arnulfsen:
Victoria Carling
Bent Arnulfsen:
Steve Hodson
Mrs Davies:
Jennifer Piercey
Emrys:
Simon Cuff
Eira:
Susan Sheridan

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Andrew McAndrew and the Red Bike Stereo (R)
2.05 Wavelength Plus 16-19S The radio 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. (Ring Freefone [number removed] during the programme or between 7.00and 8. 00pm for informa tion on chances and opportunities)

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew McAndrew
Unknown:
Muriel Gray

The Old Ladies at the Zoo by DAVID ASHTON
Joint prize-winner radio TIMES Drama Awards 1985 with Peggy Mount as Bruno and Liz Smith as Lily
Every Monday they go to the zoo. On one particular Monday they have something rather important to say to each other. Directed by JANE MORGAN Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peggy Mount
Unknown:
Liz Smith
Directed By:
Jane Morgan

The Poetry of Place
In the first of six programmes
Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill uncovers hidden yet vital traditions of Irish poetry from the 12th century until the present day. Readers MAIRE NI GHRAINNE
MACDARA O FATHARTA and DONALL FARMER
Producer KATHRYN PORTER BBC Northern Ireland

Britain the dirty man of Europe? Why does Britain have such a low reputation in Europe for taking care of the environment?
Max Easterman reports. Producer GUDRUN DALIBOR Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Max Easterman
Producer:
Gudrun Dalibor
Editor:
Brian Walker

Take It to the Top
October is National Jazz Month. Is there a depth of unrecognised talent which this month's celebrations will bring into the spotlight or is the much heralded 'jazz revival' more the product of persuasive marketing?
Paul Allen sounds out young voices in British jazz as they pursue both new music and new audiences.
Producer JOHN GOltDIE

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Allen
Producer:
John Goltdie

(Re broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm) Written by ROB GITTINS Cast for the week:
Barn Dance Band: MICK PEAT (banjo)
PHILIP LANGHAM (fiddle) BARRY COOPE (melodeon) BARRY RENSHAW (drums) BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Written By:
Rob Gittins
Unknown:
Philip Langham
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
ShulaHebden:
Judy Bennett
Mark Hebden:
Richard Derrington
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Walter Gabriel:
Chriss Gittins
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Lucy Perks:
Tracy Jane White
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy:
Fiona Mathieson
Richard Adamson:
Richard Carrington
Dorothy Adamson:
Heather Barrett
Mike Tucker:
Rerry Molloy
Betty Tucker:
Pamela Craig
Colonel Danby:
Ballard Berkeley
Nigel Pargetter:
Nigel Caliburn
Mrs Antrobus:
Margot Boyd
Matthew Thorogood:
Crawford Logan
Robert Snell:
Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Ruth Prithcard:
Felicity Finch
Helen Archer:
Frances Graham
John Archer:
Sam Barriscale
Bunny Hare:
Bernard Brown

Nods and Winks and Wreathed Smiles
Three programmes in which Peter Evans looks on as scientists examine that most precious thing, the human face. 1: The face as protagonist in the epic of human life
Producer NICHOLAS MORGAN
ā— FEATURE: page 23

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Evans

Stow-on-the-Wold In the first of three programmes, Allan Smith visits the famous horse fair at Stow-on-the-Wold, an important fixture in the gypsy calendar and a must for horse dealers and horse lovers for miles around.
Producer JENNY HARGREAVES

Contributors

Unknown:
Allan Smith
Producer:
Jenny Hargreaves

A documentary compiled by Peter Jukes
The highlight of Devon Fagan 's week is Saturday night when he goes to a disco with his mates.
This young carpenter, who lives in Tottenham, prepares for a night out with extraordinary thoroughness.
With Devon Fagan , the manager, the barman, the disc-jockey, the lighting man, the bouncer at the Camden
Palace - and some of the girls who frequent it.
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Jukes
Unknown:
Devon Fagan
Unknown:
Devon Fagan
Producer:
John Theocharis.

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