A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Gerald Priestland
(Priestlands Progress - plain man's journey through the Christian faith on Sunday evenings beginning 20 September. To accompany this series study notes are available at 20p each from: [address removed])
6.55 Weather; programme news
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
7.55 Weather; programme news
with Tony Lewis
Football: it's kick-off day and we look at some of the players and personalities likely to make their mark in the coming season.
Cricket: DON MOSEY'S reflections on the final Cornhill Test between England and Australia. Including golf, racing, show jumping and the World Rowing and Swimming
Championships. A Radio Sport and 08 production
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from
NIGEL COOMBS and SUSAN MARLING. including Continental
Travel Information at 8.59 and News at 9.0
Producers JENNY MARSHALL and GEOFF DOBSON
with John Ardagh
Producer MIKE GILLIAM
The last of a four-part series
The Liberals and the SDP The Social Democratic
Party is now five months old. The modern Liberal Party was founded more than 100 years ago. Do these two parties and their members have anything in common?
In the last of his political party profiles.
Robert Carvel talks to voluntary party activists about their organisations, their present identities and their possible futures. Researcher ROSEMARY PHILLIPSON. Producer CAROLINE MILLINGTON
New Every Morning, page 118; Awake, our souls. away, our fears: (BBC HB 300); Psalm 91. vv 1-13;
Hebrews 13, vv 1-8 (RSV); A safe stronghold our God (BBC HB 297)
with Margaret Howard
featuring David Barlow Peter Christie. Miles
Kington, Alan Maryon -
Davis and ... THE LONDON
Producer DANNY GREENSTONE
Tim Brooke-Taylor and Willie Rushton pit their wits, and after they've buried them take on Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer
Accompanied by COLIN SELL. Chaired by Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
12.55 Weather: programme news
with Leonard Rossiter
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Steak and Microchips by GEOFFREY BEEVERS with Geoffrey Beevers as George Rosalind Adams as Barbara Judy Franklin as Jones The 21st century. The microchip has taken over, and the humans rely totally on their computers. But do the computers need the humans?
Hypercomputer JOHN LIVESEY
Zaza THERESA STREATFEILD Directed by IAN COTTERELL (Repeated: Tues 11.5 am)
(Details: Thurs 11.50 am)
Eight programmes on the novel since the war.
7: Our Man on the Spot
Anthony Curtis considers the novelist as foreign correspondent - writers who travel widely, then translate their experiences into fiction. The novels of Graham Greene , Paul Theroux and John le Carr é are discussed.
Extracts read by ELIZABETH PROUD and GAVIN CAMPBELL Producer FRANCES DONNELLY long wave only
long wave only
A magazine of interest to disabled listeners.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Editor MARLENE PEASE long wave only
Once a year, Ministerley, a small village in Shropshire, puts on its party clothes for its annual show. It is now in its 105th year and caters for every taste, for the serious competitor and tile amateur. But however well-laid the plans, there is always an element of the unexpected. All anyone can hope is that ' it'll be all right on the day '.
Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham (Shortened repeat) long wave only
long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
followed by Continental Travel Information
Frank Oz , creator of The Muppets.
(Repeated: Friday 9.5 am)
The fifth of nine repeats Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record. Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)
by Christopher Douglas
With Michael Cochrane, Robert Lang, Michael Kitchen and David Threlfall.
The Englishman was Douglas Jardine, Captain of England, and he went to Australia determined to destroy 'those ruddy convicts', Australia.
"I listened with great interest at the beginning and with warm praise by the end."
(Wisden Cricket Monthly).
"Welcome to a new playwright Christopher Douglas, whose first piece was outstandingly done. Do your best to get near a radio today." (The Guardian).
MCC - Douglas Jardine (Capt):
MCC - Gubby Allen:
MCC - Bob Wyatt:
MCC - The Nawab of Pataudi:
MCC - Harold Larwood:
MCC - Bill Voce:
MCC - Bill Bowes:
MCC - Maurice Leyland:
MCC - Pelham Warner (Manager):
MCC - Perrin:
MCC - Higson:
Australia - Bill Woodfull (Captain):
Australia - Donald Bradman:
Australia - Jack Fingleton:
Australia - Vic Richardson:
Australia - Stan McCabe:
Australia - Tim Wall:
Australia - Oxlade:
Australia - Jeanes:
Gaumont British News:
Arthur Carr (Notts Capt):
' His humour, his dress, his bearing could give you a great many clues to a kind of America that most of our novelists and poets have never really understood or wanted to understand.'
Song-and-dance man, golfer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, crony of presidents, Bob Hope at 78 is the United States' most resoundingly established comedian. In this profile, Charles Marowitz reflects on the entertainer's longevity and the America he exemplifies, in conversation with his co-star, Jane Russell ; Mel Shavelson , gag writer turned producer; Andrew Sarris. counter-culture film critic; Ward Grant , Director of Public and Media Relations for Bob Hope Enterprises; and BOB HOPE himself.
Including rare excerpts from some of the live broadcasts which made his name.
Producers LOUISE PURSLOW and CATHERINE WEARING (Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)
An evening meditation led by John Newbury
Six programmes in which four young people challenge one another's opinions
5: Sex and Marriage
- A New Moralityf with Roberta Davis. Chris Irwin Caz Phillips and Pennie Taylor. In the Chair Barbara Myers
Producer ANNE HOWELLS
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude