with Eugene Fraser
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
with Eugene Fraser
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Brian Redhead in iManchester Nigel Rees in London
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast at 7.30)
NEM 58: Be near us. Holy Trinity (BBC HB 165); Psalm 150; Wisdom of Solomon 9. v 17 to 10, v 14 (RSV); Come, ye people (BBC HB 270)
inedium only The Tickets by DOBOTHY GHARBAOUI Read by Sa Evans
Producer PAUL MULDOON BEC Northern Ireland
News and information that affects the way you live. Including today the BBC's Shopping Basket
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
(shortened version of Tuesday's broadcast at 6.30)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Widlak *
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sylvia Hern
A View from The Continent: a regular reflection of events and reactions in the rest of Europe.
' Alice aux pays des merveilles': escorted by HANGATTEGNO. Mother Knew Best: ROMANY BAIN tells JANET COHEN of an unhappy relationship.
Favourite Plants - 4: Cabbages and Things are ROY CASTLE'S choice.
Learn to Sing to Learn to Read with Dr Audrey Wisbey - 8: toes and middles with c and G together.
Providence Place - Animals in a Landscape (9)
Story: Little Pig and Pink Dog by MARGARET GORE
The Railway Bridge by E. R.
The Chief Surveyor of a Borough Council has been suspended from his job for accepting bribes, and awaits trial on several charges. During the weeks leading up to the trial, he is unable to face up to the reality of the situation. and spends most of the time reliving the past, wondering where everything went wrong ...
' I don't want anybody to feel sorry for me. I've been a bad boy. Stupid anyway. But it's not that really. I get these voices in my head ... some of people I haven't thought about in years, all telling me things. As if some part of me is trying to work it all out.' with HENRY KNOWLES , ALARIC COTTER
JONATHAN SCOTT and JANE KNOWLES
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
From cantors to crime-writers. Jack de Mania meets them all. Could you he on his list? Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
We Joined the Navy
9: Cricket and Banyans
Presented by Brian Widlake
Fritz Spiegl and his A-Z of Musical Curio* T is for Tubas and the Titanic Music
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
Including Financial Report and half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world
Final 15: South of England
COLLINGWOOD SCHOOL, CAMBERLEY West of England
WELLINGTON SCHOOL, SOMERSET Questionmasters Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny
Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
(Broadcast on Monday at I2.27t
Written by TESSA DIAMOND
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm
A weekly investigation into accusations of unfairness, fraud and injustice.
Presented by Roger Cook
(Repeated: Friday 10.5 am)
1: The Other Side of the Dark
The six weeks of Lent are a preparation for Easter. On Easter Eve the ancient liturgy now used again in many churches consists of four parts: blessing the new fire and lighting the Paschal candle; Old Testament readings which speak of the redemption of the world; the renewal of baptismal promises; and the first Eucharist of Easter.
To start the series the playwright and critic. Dennis Potter , examines the first of these themes, that of Light and darkness.
The Tokyo Round of negotiations on trade taking place in Geneva has now, after more than four years, moved into what is hoped to be the final phase; but the talks are taking place amid warnings that if agreement is not reached then ' our markets would close, unemployment would become endemic, and governments would fall '. (ROBERT STRAUSS , rs .Special Trade Representative)
So what are the problems confronting world trade? What are the harriers to international agreement? And what are the prospects for the future?
.John Tusa chairs an international discussion on these questions.
Producer KAROLYN SAINDLER i23 March)
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer BRIAN BARFIELD
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines
Douglas Stuart reporting
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude