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Presented by Brian Redhead and Jennie Bond
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Presented By:
Jennie Bond
Read By:
Brian Perkins
Unknown:
Garry Richardson

The Programme with Listener Power
You, the punters, report on your own stories with the help and support of Susan Marling and Eric Robson.
You ask the questions and investigate an intriguing range of life's injustices, problems and quirks. Join the Punters chase for answers and share the informative, entertaining and often unexpected results.
Produced by the PUNTERS TEAM Editor MARY PRICE BBCBristol
If you would like to take part in Punters write, with address and telephone number, to: Punters, BBC Radio 4, Bristol BS8 2LR or telephone Bristol (0272) [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Susan Marling
Unknown:
Eric Robson.

Wildlife in the 'ricochet zone' around an army firing line might seem to be living dangerously, but a surprising number of animals and plants are definitely at home on the range. Jessica Holm and Fergus Keeling investigate what's going on in the wildlife world. Producer HELEN ODAMS BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jessica Holm
Unknown:
Fergus Keeling
Producer:
Helen Odams

The first of four conversations in which Derek Cooper hears from people whose theories about food were ahead of their time.
1: Honeyfrom a Weed
For years Patience Gray has lived off the land, without electricity or running water, in different parts of the Mediterranean, writing about food as one of life's grandest and simplest pleasures.
Derek Cooper visits her in the Apulian wilderness to listen to the significant thoughts of a 'natural anarchist'.
Producer VANESSA HARRISON (Re-broadcast next Saturday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Producer:
Vanessa Harrison

Bruce Sandison tells
Christopher Lowell about
Loch Leven , Fife. The Loch is remembered for Mary Queen of Scots's escape, but nearby
Falkland Palace began its royal association with James II.
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruce Sandison
Unknown:
Christopher Lowell
Unknown:
Loch Leven
Unknown:
James Ii.

Every year, school gates up and down the country ring with the cries of terrified new pupils being dragged through them. In the programme that explores the details of everyday life the children's author
Allan Ahlberg offers advice on how to prepare your fledglings - and yourselves - for the trauma of that first day.
Serial: The Colour of Murder (2) Presenter Jenni Murray

Contributors

Unknown:
Allan Ahlberg
Presenter:
Jenni Murray

by RICHARD MORRIS with What would you do if you woke up one morning and found a stranger had been murdered on your bed? And how would you cope with a corpse that keeps appearing and disappearing? Adam Pride does his best in these bizarre circumstances - with hilarious results!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Morris
Directed By:
David Johnston
Adam Pride:
Michael Cochrane
Peck:
Richard Tate
Joan:
Jane Campion
McSweeney:
Harry Webster
Sgt Flack:
Anthony Jackson
Constable Pride:
Laurence Payne
Constable Bower:
Simon Cuff
Mrs Harris:
Jean Reeve
Pablo:
Ken Cumberlidge
Pub landlord:
Paul Sirr
Perce:
Philip Sully

Brian Gear invites Steve Race and Gillian Reynolds to pick some paperbacks. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Race
Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds
Producer:
Pamela Howe
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Hugh Sykes
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters Letters to: PM. BBC London W1A IAA
5.31 City News continued on FM 5.50-5.55

Contributors

Presented By:
Frances Coverdale
Presented By:
Hugh Sykes

Written by MARY CUTLER Cast for the week:

Contributors

Written By:
Mary Cutler
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer:
Graeme Kirk
Shula Hebden:
Judy Bennett
Mark Hebden:
Richard Derrington
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer:
Alison Dowling
Jack Woolley:
Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel:
Jack May
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter:
Charlotte Martin
Caroline Bone:
Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus:
Margot Boyd
Matthew Thorogood:
Crawford Morgan
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Jean Paul:
Yves Aubert

In a series of six talks,
Jamaican-born Ferdi Dennis goes on another journey into Afro-Britain.
1:A Weekend at Yaa Asantewa'De Livin' Word: A two-nite celebration of people's poetry! Featuring the finest exponents of riddim and rhyme.' So went the billing for a poetry event at Yaa Asantewa Arts Centre.
Producer MARINA SALANDY-BROWN t INFO: page 77

Contributors

Unknown:
Ferdi Dennis
Producer:
Marina Salandy-Brown

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC, London WIA IAA Phone [number removed]
Lines open from 10.00am to5.00pm Monday to Friday

Contributors

Presented By:
Kati Whitaker
Producer:
Marlene Pease

Christopher Cook presents the arts magazine which includes a report on London's last surviving music-hall theatre, the Hackney Empire, and a new play at the National Theatre about the psychoanalyst Melanie Klein.
Producer FIONA MCLEAN
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Cook
Unknown:
Melanie Klein.
Producer:
Fiona McLean

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