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Presented by John Humphrys and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by JOHN HEDGES
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Presented By:
John Humphrys
Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Read By:
John Hedges

Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times airs your comments on BBC programmes and policy, and puts your questions to the people responsible.
Producer JOHN WATKINS
Send your comments to: Feedback BBC. London W1A 4WW

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Dunkley
Producer:
John Watkins

Regional Variations (2)

Analysis

BBC Radio 4 FM

11.00 Earth Search Messing About on the River Written by DEREK FARMER Introduced by TOMMY BOYD (e)
11.20 Playtime. Stereo (R) (e)
11.35 Music Workshop Cinderella? Full performance by R. D. WARD and PETER HUTCHINGS Stereo (R) (e)

Contributors

Written By:
Derek Farmer
Introduced By:
Tommy Boyd
Unknown:
R. D. Ward
Unknown:
Peter Hutchings

Introduced by Penelope Lively. How much do Russian children's books reflect Soviet ideology?
Honor Wilson has been talking to Russian writers and publishers, and to
James Riordan. Professor of Russian at Bradford University. Producer SALLY FELDMAN

Contributors

Introduced By:
Penelope Lively.
Unknown:
James Riordan.
Producer:
Sally Feldman

1.55 Listening Comer How the Owl Grew Big Eyes Stereo
2.05 Let's Join In At the Foot of the Star byjEANKENWARD. Producer COLIN SMITH. Stereo (e)
2.25 The Song Tree A Gaggle of Music Games (10) Written and produced by BARRY GIBSON. Stereo (R) (e)
2.40 The Friday Serial Harry's Mad (5) by DICK KING SMITH Read by MARTIN JARVIS. Producer DEREK FARMER (e)

Contributors

Producer:
Colin Smith.
Produced By:
Barry Gibson.
Unknown:
Dick King Smith
Read By:
Martin Jarvis.

A 12-part series by Don Taylor
9: The Man of Blood
Colonel Rainsborough is murdered by Royalist guerrillas. At his funeral Martha recognises Penelope and follows her to where she is lodging with Mrs Chidley.
Directed by Ronald Mason BBC Bristol. Stereo

Contributors

Writer:
Don Taylor
Director:
Ronald Mason
General Fairfax:
Nigel Anthony
John Lilburne:
Christian Rodska
Penelope White:
Deborah Makepeace
Henry Ireton:
Bill Wallis
Charles I:
William Eedle
Stephen White:
David March
Winstanley:
Steve Hodson
Rainsborough:
John Baddeley
Pride:
Norman Eshley
Lockyer:
Peter Craze
James:
Simon Cuff
William:
Anthony Jackson
Elizabeth:
Maureen O'Brien
Martha:
June Barrie
Betty:
Zelah Clarke
Mary:
Barbara Kellermann
Mrs Chidley:
Ellen Dryden
Church:
Eric Allan
Reynolds:
Kim Wall
Francis White:
Graham Blockey
Wildman:
Stephen Rashbrook

Professor Anthony Clare presents a weekly magazine devoted to psychological matters
Researcher RONNI DAVIS
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Anthony Clare
Unknown:
Ronni Davis
Producer:
Michael Ember.
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Frances Coverdale including PM World Watch: reports about environmental issues of today - and tomorrow.
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continued on FM 5.50-5.55

Contributors

Presented By:
Gordon Clough
Presented By:
Frances Coverdale

Written by GILLIAN RICHMOND Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Written By:
Gillian Richmond
Peggy Archer:
June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge:
Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge:
Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer:
Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden:
Judy Bennett
Mark Hebden:
Richard Derrington
David Archer:
Timothy Bentinck
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy:
Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy:
Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy:
Rosalind Adams
Betty Tucker:
Pamela Craig
Matthew Thorogood:
Crawford Logan
Lynda Snell:
Carole Boyd
Ruth Pritchard:
Felicity Finch
The Rev Deedes:
A Thorne
Robert Savage:
Phllip Sully

Tonight's panel: Joe Ashton , mp
Roland Long , industrialist Teresa Gorman , mp
Clare Books, solicitor and SLD councillor
From Huddersfield
Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Joe Ashton
Unknown:
Roland Long
Unknown:
Teresa Gorman
Unknown:
Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer:
Carole Stone.

Nuria Espert
Nuria Espert 's career in the theatre, first as an actress and co-founder, with her husband, of a progressive theatre company and now as a director, has been one of total dedication. Christopher Cook talks to her as she prepares for the first night of Verdi's Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House, havingjust supervised the transfer of her Madama Butterfly to the same stage.
Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Nuria Espert
Unknown:
Nuria Espert
Talks:
Christopher Cook
Producer:
Richard Bannerman

with Sally Grace
David Tate. Bill Wallis and Royce Mills
Written by MIKE COLEMAN
MARKBURTONANDJOHN O'FARRELL BILL MATTHEWS. ROBERT UNFORD MAX HANDLEY. GED PARSONS DAVID BADDIEL. ROB NEWMAN
ALISON RENSHAW. SIMON BULUV ANT MARK BRISENDEN. BARRY ATKINS MICHAEL DINES, PETER HICKEY and others
Producer HARRY THOMPSON. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Sally Grace
Unknown:
David Tate.
Unknown:
Bill Wallis
Written By:
Mike Coleman
Written By:
Markburtonandjohn O'Farrell
Written By:
Bill Matthews.
Unknown:
Robert Unford
Unknown:
Max Handley.
Unknown:
Parsons David Baddiel.
Unknown:
Rob Newman
Unknown:
Alison Renshaw.
Unknown:
Simon Buluv
Unknown:
Barry Atkins
Unknown:
Peter Hickey
Producer:
Harry Thompson.

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