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Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With RICHARD QUEST
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Read By:
Eugene Fraser

Clive James reads six chapters from the second volume of his 'unreliable memoirs'.
4: Statistical Catastrophe abridged by BRIAN GEAR Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
(Chapter 5 next Monday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive James
Abridged By:
Brian Gear

from Kelvinside HUlhead Parish Church, Glasgow (the Parish Church of the University of Glasgow) led by THE REV VALERIE WATSON Hymns (CH3): 0, hear my prayer, Lord (70); For thy gift of God the Spirit (337); Lord of light, whose Name outshineth (510); Reading: Hebrews 5, v 11 to 6, v 3
Organist TIMOTHY REDMAN BBC Scotland. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Valerie Watson
Organist:
Timothy Redman

Regional Variations (2)

Down Your Way

BBC Radio 4 FM

11.00 Music Makers Pedro's Revenge (4) with JILL SHILLING and IAN HUMPHRIS. Stereo (e)
11.20 Let's Move! 4: Mr Snowman Written by KATE HARRISON Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR (4) Stereo (R)(e)
11.50 See for Yourself Good Measure How Long Is a Piece of String? by FRED HARRIS. (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jill Shilling
Unknown:
Ian Humphris.
Written By:
Kate Harrison
Presented By:
Sandra Kerr
Unknown:
Fred Harris.

Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers CAROLINE JOHN and GEOFFREY BEEVERS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, BristolBS82LR

Contributors

Presented By:
Kevin Crossley-Holland
Presented By:
Readers Caroline John
Presented By:
Geoffrey Beevers
Producer:
Margaret Bradley

by RAYMOND CHANDLER dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with 2: 'You back up into the shower stall, but you are all out of space and out of living, and then there are two more shots and your eyes are not frightened any more.'
Musical research ADRIAN EDWARDS
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Raymond Chandler
Unknown:
Bill Morrison
Unknown:
Adrian Edwards
Directed By:
John Tydeman.
Philip Marlowe:
Ed Bishop
Derace Kingsley:
Don Fellows
Lt Al Degarmo:
Harry Towb
Adrienne Fromsett:
Margaret Robertson
Capt Webber:
William Roberts
Mrs Talley:
Tucker McGuire
Mrs Fallbrook:
Toby Robins
TeX:
Paul Meier
Dobbs:
Bruce Beeby
Cooney:
Michael Harbour

1.55 Listening Comer This week: Paws, Claws and Whiskers Presented by MYFANWY TALOG and CHRIS STUART Today's story: Olga da Polga 's New Home by MICHAEL BOND Script by LEE PRESSMAN Producer ELERI JONES. Stereo (R)
2.05 Playtime Breakdown! Presented by JOANNE ZORIAN and TONY AITKEN Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast on Friday 11.20am FM)
2.20 Science Scope Floating and Sinking With FRED HARRIS , JULIE RICHMOND and CLIFFORD NORGATE. Stereo (e)
2.40 Whirligig Unit 3: The Mighty Spud Compiled and presented by MARYA BURGESS
4: Four..... Stereo (R)

Contributors

Presented By:
Myfanwy Talog
Presented By:
Chris Stuart
Script By:
Lee Pressman
Producer:
Eleri Jones.
Presented By:
Joanne Zorian
Presented By:
Tony Aitken
Unknown:
Fred Harris
Unknown:
Julie Richmond
Unknown:
Clifford Norgate.
Presented By:
Marya Burgess

Facts, fiction and fantasy, finance, fashion and food -
Jenni Murray and guests puzzle out the meaning of life, love and anything women worry about and laugh about together. Serial: Cold Showers by CLARE NONHEBEL abridged in 12 episodes by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE
Read by Sian Thomas (8) Editor CLARE SELERIE GREY

Contributors

Unknown:
Jenni Murray
Unknown:
Sally Skrimshire
Read By:
Sian Thomas
Editor:
Clare Selerie

Pure Fool
When Wagner wrote his sacred festival opera Parsifal especially for Bayreuth, he created all sorts of problems. How were they solved for the first production in 1882 and how have Bill Bryden and Bernard Haitink approached the staging and musical challenges in the new Royal Opera House production?

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Bryden
Unknown:
Bernard Haitink
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton
5.25* PM Letters
5.30* News Summary
5.31* City News
Editor ROGER MOSEY continued on FM 5. 50-5. 55

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough
Presented By:
Valerie Singleton

(1916-88) in The Father by AUGUST STRINDBERG
English version by MAX FABER with As a tribute to Trevor Howard , a repeat of a production in which he gave one of his most acclaimed performances, the Captain, a role he first played in the theatre in 1964. Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Max Faber
Unknown:
Trevor Howard
Directed By:
John Tydeman
Laura:
Peggy Ashcroft
Bertha, the daughter:
Elizabeth Proud
Nurse:
Grizelda Hervey
Pastor:
Rolf Lefebvre
DrOestermark:
Denys Hawthorne
Nojd, a servant:
Kerry Francis
Svard, a batman:
Leslie Heritage

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