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Next week Simon Gourlay seeks re-election for a third year as President of the National
Farmers' Union of England and Wales. Allan Wright visits him on a farming tour of Brecon and Radnor.
Produced by the AGRICULTURAL unit BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Gourlay

Presented by Peter Hobday and John Humphrys
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25* Sport with GARRY RICHARDSON
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective
With ROSEMARY HARTILL
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament Editor PHILIP HARDING

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
John Humphrys
Read By:
Pauline Bushnell
Unknown:
Garry Richardson
Unknown:
Rosemary Hartill
Editor:
Philip Harding

Presented by Cliff Morgan Stay in Britain for a taste of France this weekend.
Où est le stade de rugby? is the cry in Edinburgh and Leeds.
Meanwhile behind the waving tricolours - the Welsh slip quietly into Twickenham. Producer GORDON TURNBULL

Contributors

Presented By:
Cliff Morgan

The holiday and travel programme presented by Simon Bates.
With reporter Susan Marling and travel expert Nigel Coombs. Producer HELEN ROBSON
For details of items in this week 's programme please send sae to:
[address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Simon Bates.
Reporter:
Susan Marling
Unknown:
Nigel Coombs.
Producer:
Helen Robson

With Ned Sherrin and the likes of Robert Elms, Craig Charles and Victoria Mather Additional material by AUST AIR BEATON
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE CATHIE MAHONEY and JANET ARKWRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Sherrin
Unknown:
Craig Charles
Producers:
Ian Gardhouse
Producers:
Cathie Mahoney
Producers:
Janet Arkwright

Johnny Morris , Irene Thomas and Donald Sinden tell the stories.
Tim Brooke-Taylor , you and the studio audience try to spot the lie.
Devised by LAN MESSITER
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Morris
Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Donald Sinden
Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Producer:
Edward Taylor

by Frederick Bradnum
with Jack Watson

Company Sergeant Major Gooseley returns to his former home in Sussex. His commanding officer, now retired, lives there. His return cannot be a coincidence.

"Trevor Howard's Pepper was as magnificently virtuoso as one could have wished from this fine actor" (Listener)

(Stereo) (R)

Contributors

Writer:
Frederick Bradnum
Director:
John Tydeman
Brig Salt-Lumley (Pepper):
Trevor Howard
Gwen, his wife:
Pauline Letts
Patricia, his daughter:
Maria Aitken
Sarah, his daughter:
Elizabeth Proud
Jack Gooseley (Goose):
Jack Watson
Sir George Beaumains:
William Fox
Miller Floater-Rope:
Noel Hood
Maj Payne:
James Thomason

Regional Variations (2)

Science Now

BBC Radio 4 FM

4.30 Out in the Community The last of six programmes about the place of mentally handicapped people in Britain today. Life Outside TONi ARTHUR looks at the employment prospects of those mentally handicapped people who have been discharged from long-stay institutions - and at the help available to ensure that they have a secure, long-term future, out in the community. Producer FRANK WARWICK (R)(e)
5.00 Espana Viva A 15-part Spanish course for beginners. Introduced by YOLANDA VÁZQUEZ, With SALVADOR ORTIZ-CARBONERES and his students 9: De tiendas Buying clothes, and asking about opening times - plus Spanish cinema. (e) (Extended re-broadcast of last Sunday's programme)
5.30 L'Italia dal vivo Second-stage Italian A series of 20 programmes to follow Buongiomo Italia! 16: Ilfatto e questo Presentatori DENISE DE RÔME e ENRICO VERDECCHIA Testi di BOB POWELL (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown:
Toni Arthur
Producer:
Frank Warwick
Unknown:
Salvador Ortiz-Carboneres
Unknown:
Enrico Verdecchia

Robert Carvel talks to four statesmen about the shifts in the centres of power which they have observed at first hand during their political careers. 2: Sir Nicholas Henderson , former private secretary to five foreign secretaries and ambassador to Poland, West Germany, France and the United States.

Contributors

Talks:
Robert Carvel
Unknown:
Sir Nicholas Henderson

Melford's Axe by Roderick Graham
"A great deed": that is what Melford thought when he was asked to use his farrier's axe to cut off the head of the King of England. But it was a deed that had to be kept secret and such a secret is a fearful burden.
Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.00pm)
Hear This! page 14

Contributors

Writer:
Roderick Graham
Directed By:
Jane Morgan
Jack Melford:
Struan Rodger
Mary:
Sara Kestelman
Whittinghame:
Peter Baldwin
Chard:
Kim Wall
Col Hacker:
John Samson
Charles I:
Michael Deacon
Ben:
John McAndrew
Luke:
Stephen Tompkinson
Farmer:
John Baddeley
Innkeeper:
Peter Craze
Samuel Pickett:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Robert:
Anthony Jackson
Lord Bolton:
Christopher Benjamin
Charles II:
Steve Hodson
Undertaker:
Steven Harrold

Those Magnificent Men
Last June 60 pilots clambered aboard their aircraft to compete in the 1987 DEC Schneider Trophy Race. This famous competition dates back to 1913 when flying was for the privileged few and pilots raced seaplanes.
Nowadays, the will to win this famous trophy has not diminished. Sean Maffett finds out about the history of the Schneider Trophy and then dons his goggles to take part in one of Europe's largest air races.
Producer CAROUNE ELLIOT (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Maffett
Unknown:
Schneider Trophy

The Big Fun Gang would like to dedicate this last show of the present series to everybody who is nice, and certainly not to horrid people.
Written and presented by Paul Merton and John Irwin and starring
NeilMullarkey Josie Lawrence and Tony Hawks and featuring Julian Clary Song by TONY HAWKS
Additional material by the cast Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo (Incidentally, the Big Fun Gang would like to thank their mums as well)

Contributors

Presented By:
Paul Merton
Presented By:
John Irwin
Unknown:
Neilmullarkey Josie Lawrence
Unknown:
Julian Clary
Producer:
David Tyler.

A final trek through the foothills of improvisation. Those Sherpas of intellect,
Stephen Fry , John Sessions and their guests, pick their way through a treacherous ravine of literary styles, film genres and audience suggestions. Trek leader Clive Anderson hates these metaphors. Gripping....
WHAT CRAMPON MAGAZINE
Devised and compiled by MARK LEVESON with the producer DAN PATTERSON Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Fry
Unknown:
John Sessions
Leader:
Clive Anderson
Unknown:
Mark Leveson
Producer:
Dan Patterson

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