S.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day ROBERT RIETTY
Introduced by John Tlmpson and Barry Norman including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at
6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27 and 8.27; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 English Regions: see column 5
(A shortened version oj Saturday's broadcast)
BBC correspondentsthroughout the world report on the societies they live in-the politics and the people.
NEM, p 42; My spirit longs for thee (BBC HB 331); Psalm 98; Acts 15, v 36. to 16, v 5 (RSV); Lord Christ, who on thy heart didst bear (BBC HB 380)
Plain ... and Fancyl ... by PATRICIA HARPER
Read by Dora Bryan
Mona painted the leaves . , , Olive painted the flowers ... for nigh on 30 years they'd faaed each other across the workbench ait the pottery ... till Bairney Hockenheim picked the flowers.
Producer ANNE BROWN (Birmingham)
Dennis McCarthy reports on some of the strange places he's been to and the more unusual people he's met.
This week: a £5 reward for a lost flea, Ernest the friendly spider, and the scorpion who lives in a shed in the garden. Producer PETER DE ROSA
Presenter Derek Cooper
From Farm to Table: just how hygienic is the transition from meat on the hoof to meat on the plate? BERNARD JACKSON investigates.
And in .Shopping Basket MARGARET KORVING looks at the cost of everyday items and reports on best buys.
Written and adapted by Eddie Braben
With ANN HAMILTON and ARTHUR TOLCHBR
Special Singing Guest: Anita Harris
Music from DENNIS WILSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Producer JOHN BROWELL
(first broadcast on Radio 2)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Make a Computer Date ... with a House: amdy PRICE: re-parts on the Greater London Council computer that matches people and homes.
Naughty, ar Maladjusted? THORNTON PEARN, headmaster, on telling the difference and tackling the problems.
Any Other Business: a look at some of the more domestic points tram Parliament. The Last Unicorn (13)
Story: A Piece o] Knitting by JANE BARRY listen with Mather Starlet:
12.00 from bookshop!
Coo by BETTY PAUL
' We have all lived before and will probably live again. Quite possibly returning in some different form. What I mean is ... maybe not as a human.'
Producer DAVID stem see
JACK de MANIO meets the famous, the not-so-fnmous and sometimes even the downright obscure.
Producer MICHELL RAPER
Our Hearts were Young and Gay 4: A House oj ' Character
William Hardcastle with PM's reporting team
6.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news aind weather
1.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
Continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS
I wish to see the poorhouse looked to with dread by our labouring classes. Let the poor see and feet that their parish is the most harsh and unkind friend they can apply to.
(Poor Law Commissioner, 1834) Am account of the rise and fall of the ' deterrent ' workhouse, one of the most feared and hated of British institutions, from its inception in the reign of Queen Victoria down to the early years of this century. Cast:
JOHN BALDWIN , GEOFFREY BANKS SONIA BLLrMAN , GARARD GREEN
WILFRED HARRISON , RONALD HARVI GRAHAM ROBERTS. MARLENE SlDAWAY MICHAEL SPICE. HERBERT SMITH MARAH STOHLPAUL WEBSTER Narrator David Mahlowe
Written by NORMAN LONGMATE Producer STANLEY Williamson (Manchester)
The shadow of the workhouse: page 7
The Leader of the Opposition Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher , MP in conversaUon with GERALAD PRIEST1.AND
Producer GREVILLE HAVENHAND
Presenter Peter France Producer ANNE winder
John Tusa reporting