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Presented by John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor. Including:
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue

Contributors

Presented By:
John Humphrys
Presented By:
Sue MacGregor.

A view of three different occupations as seen from the BBC Sound Archives.
1: Nursing
Nurse Philip Derbyshire listens dutifully to
Florence Nightingale - recorded 100 years ago - and searches for more recent evidence of her influence.
Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo

Contributors

Producer:
Nigel Acheson

Introduced by Shirley Scott in St Alban's Church, Highgate,
Birmingham, with the Birmingham University Liturgical Choir.
Director Ian Ledsham.
How Great Is Your
Name (Gelineau); Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Spiendour (NEH 296); Isaiah 6, vv 1-8; Holy,
Holy, Holy (Darke in F); Bright the Vision (NEH 343)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Shirley Scott
Director:
Ian Ledsham.

from Northern Ireland.
Simon Rae introduces a special edition featuring works by Irish poets requested by listeners.
Readers Ruth McCabe and Ian McElhinney. Guest Paul Durcan. Producer Pam Brighton Stereo
49 REQUESTS to:
Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol 858 2LR

Contributors

Introduces:
Simon Rae
Readers:
Ruth McCabe
Readers:
Ian McElhinney.
Unknown:
Paul Durcan.
Producer:
Pam Brighton

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Mary Reilly written by Valerie Martin.
Mary Reilly is housemaid in the home of a certain
DrJekyll....
The first of 12 episodes read by Mia Soteriou.
Abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury Producer Pat McLoughlin
(Music: Panufnik's Metasinfonia)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jenni Murray.
Unknown:
Mary Reilly
Written By:
Valerie Martin.
Written By:
Mary Reilly
Read By:
Mia Soteriou.
Abridged By:
Elizabeth Bradbury
Producer:
Pat McLoughlin

What else is there for an unemployed sociologist to do on a Saturday afternoon but to go to the pub and have a little flutter on the horses on the way home?
Ian doesn't expect the slip to win - or to lose it! Written by P Carroll and B Wasserman.
Director Janet Whitaker Stereo (R)

Contributors

Written By:
P Carroll
Written By:
B Wasserman.
Director:
Janet Whitaker
Ian:
Bill Nighy
Rachel:
Jennie Stoller
DC Crandall:
Jack Klaff
Dermot:
Gary Whelan
Cecil:
Chris Tummings
Dougie:
Michael Deeks
Val:
Zelah Clarke
Chloe:
Polly James
Bar manager/Benyon:
Simon Cuff
Bert, the boardmarker:
Norman Bird
Alan, the barman:
Anthony Jackson

Kate Saunders explores Jonathan Raban 's journey through America in his new book Hunting Mr Heartbreak ; and Nick Baker meets the guitar players and enthusiasts at the Merseyside Guitar Festival.
Producer Tessa Watt
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Kate Saunders
Unknown:
Jonathan Raban
Unknown:
Mr Heartbreak
Unknown:
Nick Baker
Producer:
Tessa Watt
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presented by Wendy Austin and Hugh Sykes Editor Kevin Marsh
0 WRITE to:
PM Letters, BBC, London W1A IAA
0 LETTERLINE: [number removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Wendy Austin
Presented By:
Hugh Sykes
Editor:
Kevin Marsh

Moving Along
A sharply observed play about a female relationship challenged by the intrusion of male sexuality. Written by Gillian Richmond
Director Sue Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By:
Gillian Richmond
Director:
Sue Wilson
Jenny:
Samantha Bond
Wendy:
Amanda Redman
Beryl:
Marcia Warren
Len:
Brian Miller
Adam:
Peter Harding
Chalky:
Stephen Garlick
Canteen assistant:
Elizabeth Kelly
Cab driver:
Danny Schiller
Boy:
Glen Mead
Girl:
Carly Britnell

Vedi
Indian writer
Ved Mehta 's extraordinary autobiographical account of his childhood as a totally blind boy sent away to a mission school in Bombay. How / Got There:
The first of eight episodes read by Sam Dastor.
Producer Penny Gold

Contributors

Unknown:
Ved Mehta
Read By:
Sam Dastor.

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