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Presented by Sue MacGregor and Chris Lowe featuring this week the finalists of the Best of British Youth awards. Today Nigel Fowler from London, aged 19
Five years ago, Nigel was a member of a street gang helping to pass drugs and organise fights. Today he works as a volunteer for a project in Soho helping and befriending the young homeless, many of whom sleep rough and are addicted to the very drugs with which Nigel was once involved.
6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with PETER DAY
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
8 35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters

Contributors

Presented By:
Sue MacGregor
Presented By:
Chris Lowe
Unknown:
Nigel Fowler
Read By:
Eugene Fraser

Kerry Shale performs selections from WOODY ALLEN 'S three volumes of thoughts on love sex, death and insurance salesmen from New Jersey. 3: The Schmeed Memoirs Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo (Re-broadcast next Sunday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Woody Allen
Producer:
David Tyler.

60th Anniversary Week
From Studio 1, Broadcasting House, Glasgow conducted by the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
THE RT REV JAMES WHYTE
Introit: I will sing praise unto Thine name
Hymns (CH3): To render thanks unto the Lord (29); All people that on earth do dwell (1); I to the hills will lift mine eyes (139) Reading Watson Peat , BBC
National Governor for Scotland: Luke 12, vv 5-7, vv 22-32
Organist TIMOTHY REDMAN BBC Scotland. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
James Whyte
Unknown:
Watson Peat

Trying Times
The legal system is under strain, with overloaded courts and increasing delays and costs. The Government is hoping to improve the workings of the courts but can it contain costs without cutting comers?
Can the legal profession cope with the changes in prospect? And can the man in the street be confident of justice he can afford?
Presenter John Eidinow Producer FRASER STEEL

Contributors

Presenter:
John Eidinow
Producer:
Fraser Steel

When blind pupils were taught by a blind teacher, their common handicap led to mischief rather than sympathy. In the first of three autobiographical talks,
Peter White recalls some of his escapades, including the time when the teacher was convinced that the classroom had to be evacuated. Producer THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter White
Producer:
Thena Heshel

The Class of 84 The 16-year-olds in 5R at
Lawnswood School in Leeds wanted to be actors, teachers, film stars and secretaries. Four years on, Chris Hawkesworth discovers where they are now. Producer HAZEL CASTELL BBC Manchester
Factsheet No 26from: You and Yours, BBC, London W1A 1AA

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Hawkesworth
Producer:
Hazel Castell

by ANTHONY TROLLOPE dramatised in eight parts by DAVID SPENSER
4: Augustus Melmotte is becoming mightier and mightier in every direction. He had contemplated great things, but the things he is achieving are beyond contemplation.
Narrator ALAN DUDLEY
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
David Spenser
Unknown:
Augustus Melmotte
Narrator:
Alan Dudley
Directed By:
Graham Gauld.
Lady Carbury:
Rosalind Shanks
Sir Felix:
Stephen Rashbrook
Hetta:
Debby Cumming
Roger:
Michael Tudor Barnes
Melmotte:
David March
Marie Melmotte:
Emily Richard
Paul Montague:
Johnlevitt
Mrs Hurtle:
Jane Knowles
Lord Grendall:
Michael Deacon
Miles Grendall:
Richard Pearce
Lord Nidderdale:
Andrew Branch
Ruby Ruggles:
Christine MacKie
Mr Broune:
John Samson

A series of six conversations presented by Cliff Morgan
5: Ulick O'Connor
Dublin biographer, poet, playwright, actor, journalist, barrister and story-teller.
In his youth he was a boxer, a rugby player, and the Irish pole-vault champion. Now, in print and in the theatre, his work celebrates figures of the Irish literary renaissance - Oscar Wilde, Yeats, Synge, Joyce, and in particular, Brendan Behan and Oliver St John Gogarty. But which heroes are closest to his heart?
Producer PETER GRIFFITHS. Stereo

Contributors

Presented By:
Cliff Morgan
Unknown:
Oscar Wilde
Unknown:
Brendan Behan
Unknown:
Oliver St John Gogarty.
Producer:
Peter Griffiths.
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Presented by Hugh Sykes and Frances Coverdale
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.20 Test Match and Wimbledon Report
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continued on FM 5.50-5.55

Contributors

Presented By:
Hugh Sykes
Presented By:
Frances Coverdale

The weekend starts here with Barry Norman.
Mike Dicken is on his portable phone with the Code Cracker clues. 'This week as Plymouth celebrates the 400th anniversary of Drake's victory over the Spanish Armada, I shall be within a bowl's throw of where the man allegedly said "I've started so I'll finish". It was a walkover.'
This week's Code Cracker symbol: X -
Producer CAROLINE DALY

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman.
Unknown:
Mike Dicken
Producer:
Caroline Daly

Benny Green presents his selection of extracts from last week's BBC radio and television programmes. Producer HELEN FRY. Stereo
(Revised re-broadcast next Sunday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Benny Green
Producer:
Helen Fry.

Lord Prior. Chairman of the GECand
The Rt Hon Gerald Kaufman , mp, are among the panellists who tackle the issues raised in Harleston, Norfolk
Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Kaufman
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer:
Carole Stone

If It's Monday, It Must Be Croydon
The old theatrical tradition of the actor-manager is enjoying a revival with touring companies run by actors such as Anthony Quayle , Kate O'Mara , Kenneth Branagh and Michael Pennington. And they've decided to go it alone without Arts Council subsidy,
Lucy Neal finds out what made them choose to leave established companies to start up on their own and experience the delights of life on the road. Producer FIONA MCLEAN
(Re-broadcast next Monday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Quayle
Unknown:
Kate O'Mara
Unknown:
Kenneth Branagh
Unknown:
Michael Pennington.
Unknown:
Lucy Neal
Producer:
Fiona McLean

Wicked wit and serious satire on a week of world news with Bill Wallis
David Tate and Sally Grace Written by MIKE COLEMAN
MARK BURTON. JOHN O'FARRELL PETER HICKEY. BILL MATTHEWS ROBERT LINFORD. MAX HANDLEY GED PARSONS , DAVID BADDIEL
ROB NEWMAN. ALISON RENSHAW
SIMON BULLIVANT , MARK BRISENDEN PAUL B. DAVIES. BARRY ATKINS MICHAEL DINES and others
Producer LISSA EVANS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 5.25pm L W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Unknown:
David Tate
Written By:
Mike Coleman
Written By:
Mark Burton.
Written By:
John O'Farrell
Unknown:
Peter Hickey.
Unknown:
Matthews Robert Linford.
Unknown:
Max Handley
Unknown:
Ged Parsons
Unknown:
David Baddiel
Unknown:
Rob Newman.
Unknown:
Alison Renshaw
Unknown:
Simon Bullivant
Unknown:
Mark Brisenden
Unknown:
Paul B. Davies.
Unknown:
Barry Atkins
Producer:
Lissa Evans.

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