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Producer LESLIE COTTI NGTON
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Gerald Pricstland
8.55 Weather; programme news
A weekly review
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
with Norman Tozer
7.55 Weather; programme news
with Tony Lewis
This week featuring
Football: informed background and opinion on the topical issues in the game.
Cricket: DON MOSEY reports on England's tour of the West Indies with news of today's game against the Windward Islands; and HENRY BLOFELD reports from Melbourne on the second World Series Final. Plus the rest of the news A Radio Sport and OB production
from routine with Bernard Falk
Including NIGEL coombs with the latest news on the travel and holiday scene, ERIC TORITT with leisure ideas for the coming week and a look at what's worth watching on ' the box'.
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor GEOFF DOBSON
John Ardagh reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer WALTER WALLICH
Hugo Young views the past week through the eyes of backbench MPS.
Producer JOSHUA ROZENCERG
New Every Morning, p 1: Holy, holy, holy (BBC HB 169); Psalm 3; 1 Peter 1, vv 3-5, 13-16 (RSV); God liveth still (BBC HB 513)
with Margaret Howard (Broadcast yesterday',
Editor PADDY O'KEEFFE
The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to Alan Coren Russell Davies
Christopher Matthew Angela Rippon
Compiled by JOHN LANGDON and the produces ALAN NIXON
12.55 Weather; programme news
The Rt Hon
Shirley Williams. The Rt Hon
Norman St John-Steras . Mr The Bishop of Edmonton David Penlialigon, MP from Chippenham, Wilts
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Pat Morris. Keith Corbett and Jim Flegg answer your wildlife questions.
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
by JAROSLAV HASEK dramatised in five parts by BARRY CAMPBELL from the translation by CECIL PARROTT
3: Svejk's Annabasis Svejk and the 11th
Infantry Company are on their way to the Russian front. The troop train presses on into Hungary but will Svejk himself ever manage to get out of Czechoslovakia? And does he even want to go anywhere at all?
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
Maj Gcn von Schwarzburg:
Quartermaster Sgt-Maj Vanek:
A chronicle of colonial life in Africa compiled from the memories of the men and women who worked there.
The DO's Wife and the Governor's Lady
In the fourth of five programmes Charles Allen introduces the memories of the women who ventured into the Dark Continent - some to follow their husbands, some to teach or nurse or serve in another wav. Producer HELEN FRY (Rpti Book (same title), £6.95, from bookshops
Slephane Grappelli , the jazz violinist
5: Herbalists and Hakims At a time of increasing concern about the side-effects of many modern synthetic drugs, the claim that herbal medicine is safe and natural is attracting many patients. Robert Eagle examines these claims and he also investigates the Hakims, practitioners of traditional Asian medicine.
Producer JANE WOOD (Rp()
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5.55 Weather; programme news
Writer Jeffrey Archer
(Repeated: Fri 9.5 am)
Another round of animated table talk, bounced off current preoccupations.
Musical interlude by INSTANT SUNSHINE
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record, mixing the well-loved with the less familiar. Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)
Samarkand by TIMOTHY KIDD
James Elroy Flecker was always attracted to the romaritic and colourful exoticism of the Middle East. It was an attraction reflected in much of his poetry, and his well-known play Hassan was inspired by it. Unfortunately he never lived to see the play performed. Directed by DAVID SPENSER
(Gordon Dulieu is
?nember of the Royal
Shakespeare Company) Woddis On ... page 81
James Elroy Flecker:
Dr Herman Flecker:
T E Lawrence:
In the first of three recordings made at the 1980 Edinburgh
International Festival Writers' Conference, Dr Jonathan Miller talks to John Drummond about the importance of language as a means of communication in the arts.
An evening meditation led by John Wilcox BBC Birmingham
For people who live and work in the country - or would like to. Introduced by Jeanine McMullen
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol
A series of excursions through the folk music of the world with Jeremy Siepmann gramophone records
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude