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Presented by Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys
6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.4511 Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today s News Read by DAVID SYMONDS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7 45* Thought for the Day
8 35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters

Contributors

Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Presented By:
John Humphrys
Read By:
David Symonds
Unknown:
Garry Richardson

Christopher Dunkley , of the Financial Times, airs your comments about the BBC. Producer JEAN SNEDEGAR (Re-broadcast next Sunday) Write to:Feedback.BBC. LondonW1A4WW

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Dunkley
Producer:
Jean Snedegar

Regional Variations (2)

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BBC Radio 4 FM

11.00 Earth Search Australia Project Wilpoorinna Compiled and presented by WARRILL GRINDROD (R) (e)
11.20 Playtime. Stereo (e)
11.35 Music Workshop Bowater Merryweather and the Chemifizz Catastrophe (4) with IAN HUMPHRlS. Stereo (e)

Contributors

Presented By:
Warrill Grindrod
Unknown:
Bowater Merryweather
Unknown:
Ian Humphrls.

1.55 Listening Corner Let's Play It Again Presented by MYFANWY TALOG and CHRIS STUART. Stereo (R)
2.05 Let's Join In with Soundbox: Maggie Scraggle by JILL MCDONALD retold by JUDY BRANCH . Stereo (e)
2.25 The Song Tree The Amazing Secret Music- Maze (4) Presented by Hilary JAMES and SIMON MAYOR With PYEWACKETT Written by BARRY GIBSON Stereo (R)(e)
2.40 Scottish Traditional Dancing Presented by BILL TORRANCE This week: TheDancie's Finishing Ball, Fife BBC Scotland. Stereo (e)

Contributors

Presented By:
Myfanwy Talog
Presented By:
Chris Stuart.
Unknown:
Jill McDonald
Told By:
Judy Branch
Presented By:
Hilary James
Presented By:
Simon Mayor
Written By:
Barry Gibson
Presented By:
Bill Torrance

from Glasgow
In the programme where you can meet the women behind the headlines, Mary Marquis talks to fashion designer
Betty Davies , who is weaving a new image for Harris tweed. BBC Scotland
Serial: Cold Showers (12)

Contributors

Talks:
Mary Marquis
Unknown:
Betty Davies

by ARNOLD BENNETT , dramatised in six parts by PETER MACKIE with 2: 1866 Sophia has run away to London expecting to marry the newly rich Gerald Scales. Left behind in Bursley, her sister,
Constance, has made a more conventional marriage.
Directed by PHILIP MARTIN BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Bennett
Unknown:
Peter MacKie
Unknown:
Gerald Scales.
Directed By:
Philip Martin
Constance:
Annie Raitt
Sophia:
Susan Tracy
Arnold Bennett:
Terry Molloy
Gerald Scales:
Peter McEnery
Mrs Baines:
Gillian Goodman
Samuel Povey:
Kim Durham
Chirac:
Simon Cuff
Critchlow:
Edwin Richfield
Maggie/Concierge:
Hedliniklaus
Willoughby:
Tony Turner

Fly-on-the-wall reporter
Tony Wilkinson sets off on the first of six investigations into British communities as seen through the eyes of their own newspapers. By sidling round each twist and turn of their stories (and non-stories), Tony brings back a fascinating compilation of local life in all its quirks, tragedies and triumphs. 1: The Epworth Bells
A Lincolnshire backwater provides a big story -just. Producer JULIAN HALE

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Wilkinson
Producer:
Julian Hale

Austin Mitchell, mp Gillian Reynolds
Charles Kennedy , mp
Doreen Miller , Chairman, the 300 Group from Sheffield
Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds
Unknown:
Charles Kennedy
Unknown:
Doreen Miller
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer:
Carole Stone

With the notable exception of 'Law in action' either no one had read the judgment or they did not want to understand the judgment
MASTER OF THE ROLLS, referring to a Court of Appeal decision on 12 October 1987
Makers of law, legal practitioners and those who serve the administration of justice all contribute to this topical weekly magazine about issues thrown up by the courts and by Parliament.
Presented by John Eidinow Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF

Contributors

Presented By:
John Eidinow
Producer:
Anthony Moncrieff

A Twist in the Tale
How do contemporary writers view short stories - as an end in themselves or merely as preparation for that more expansive form, the novel? And how do those who write both choose the appropriate form for their subject? Christopher Hope discusses the short story with a number of writers including Penelope Lively and Malcolm Bradbury.
Producer EDWINA WOLSTENCROFT (Re-broadcast nert Monday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Hope
Unknown:
Malcolm Bradbury.
Producer:
Edwina Wolstencroft

A satirical review of the week's news with Bill Wallis, David Tate, Sally Grace and Royce Mills
Written MARK BURTON JOHN O'FARRELL. PAUL B. DAVIES STEVE PUNT. MIKE COLEMAN, BILL MATTHEWS, ROBERT LINFORD, MAX HANDLEY, GED PARSONS, PETER HICKEY, DAVID BADDIEL, ROB NEWMAN, ALISON RENSHAW and others
Producer LISSA EVANS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25pm L W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Unknown:
Sally Grace
Unknown:
Burton John O'Farrell.
Unknown:
Paul B. Davies
Unknown:
Mike Coleman
Unknown:
Bill Matthews.
Unknown:
Robert Unford
Unknown:
Max Handley.
Unknown:
Parsons Peter Hickey.
Unknown:
David Baddiel
Unknown:
Rob Newman.
Producer:
Lissa Evans.

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