Programme Index

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Presented by Brian Redhead andSueMacGregor
6.30, 7,30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Unknown:
Peter Day
Read By:
Laurie MacMillan
Unknown:
Charles Colvile

What's new in medical science? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery.
Producer NICHOLAS MORGAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Nicholas Morgan

Regional Variations (2)

For Schools

BBC Radio 4 FM

Sold as Seen (1) by MARCIA KAHAN
Cast for the week:
Directed by A. J. QUINN

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcia Kahan
Directed By:
A. J. Quinn
Michael Brennan:
Russell Boulter
Alex Parker:
Kate Duchéne
Julia Brennan:
Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma:
Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton:
James MacPherson
Melissa:
Karen Ascoe
Lydia Bryant-Parkerc:
Adrienne Corri
Reg:
Anthony Jackson
Megan Pryce:
Margaret John
Ernest Bond:
Brian Murphy
Darius McKinley:
Cyril Nri
Jonathan Sedgwick-Lowe:
Stephen Rashbrook
Gerald Fulford:
Michael Tudor Barnes

Bruce Sandison talks of fishing, wildlife and history with Christopher Lowell. The Great Glen
A glen famous for its monsters, not all of them fish.
(First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland)

Contributors

Talks:
Bruce Sandison
Unknown:
Christopher Lowell.

Gordon Clough and Louis Allen preside over a further series of cerebral callisthenics.
Irene Thomas and Eric Korn challenge John Julius Norwich and Peter Oppenheimer Researcher BERNICE COUPE Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Gordon Clough
Unknown:
Louis Allen
Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Eric Korn
Unknown:
John Julius Norwich
Unknown:
Peter Oppenheimer
Unknown:
Researcher Bernice
Producer:
Alastair Wilson

Written by SIMON FRITH
Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Written By:
Simon Frith
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer:
Allson Dowling
Tom Forrest:
Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley:
Arnold Peters
Walter Gabriel:
Chriss Gittins
Kathy Perks:
Hedli Niklaus
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter:
Nigel Caliburn
Mrs Antrobus:
Margot Boyd
Matthew Thorogood:
Crawford Logan
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Ruth Pritchard:
Felicity Finch

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Moving Molly by SHIRLEY HUGHES
2.05 History Lost and Found Three Generations (2) by MARYA BURGESS. Stereo (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE Presented by SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT A teenage resource magazine for GCSE students 5: History. Stereo (e)

Contributors

Unknown:
Shirley Hughes
Unknown:
Marya Burgess.
Presented By:
Simon Mayo
Unknown:
Susie Grant

In the programme that puts you in touch with politics and public affairs, fashion, finance and food, Jenni Murray asks Clare Tomalin and Jonathan Raban whether you can enjoy literature you don't admire.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Clare Tomalin
Unknown:
Jonathan Raban

by JIM CARTWRIGHT
A fat man and his skinny friend, an old buffer and some likely lads, some giggly girls and a wistful old lady: all are strangely united in the watery community of a public swimming bath.
Directed by PENNY GOLD . Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Cartwright
Directed By:
Penny Gold
Christopher/lad:
William Armstrong
Bus:
Kenny Ireland
Attendant:
Stephen Tompkinson
Old man:
Laurence Payne
Old lady:
Sheila Burrell
Lads:
Paul Sirr
Lads:
Richard Pearce
Lasses:
Julia Ford
Lasses:
Helena Breck

Ralph Vaughan Williams and Sir Arthur Bliss were two of the leading English composers of their generation.
This afternoon, Richard Baker talks about their varied work to their widows, Ursula Vaughan Williams and Lady Bliss, and plays some of their music. Producer NIGEL WILKINSON Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Unknown:
Sir Arthur Bliss
Talks:
Richard Baker
Unknown:
Ursula Vaughan
Producer:
Nigel Wilkinson

The weekly magazine about running a business.
Introduced by David Lomax Finished at 40?
The technology of management is changing and with it the old pyramid structure of management. The result is redundant managers whose experience nobody wants. But other countries don't see it that way. So, is Britain being shortsighted? Researcher SIAN JARVIS
Producer ANDREW VIVIAN

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Lomax
Unknown:
Sian Jarvis
Producer:
Andrew Vivian

An addicts' guide to good listening presented by Laurie Taylor
This week Anne Karpf ,
Radio Critic of the Observer, considers women on radio. Plus, / Was There - another winner in the competition for listeners.

Contributors

Presented By:
Laurie Taylor
Unknown:
Anne Karpf

All creatures great and small.... must be fed. In the religions of the East, insects, gods, worshippers and spirits alike, are catered for in elaborate rituals.
Throughout Singapore and Malaysia, Derek Cooper samples the mystic ways of finding grace in a grain of rice. Producer VANESSA HARRISON

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Producer:
Vanessa Harrison

The programme for blind and partially-sighted people, or anyone who wears spectacles or contact lenses and wants to know what's new in hi-tech or low-vision aids and the latest research and ideas about eyes and eyesight.
Presented by Peter White
Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open from 8.30to 10. 15pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter White
Producer:
Thena Heshel

Christopher Cook presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer RACHEL YORKE

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Producer:
Rachel Yorke

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