Market prices and -intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers.
LESLIE COTTINGTON and MARTIN SMALL
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Gerald Priestland
6.55 Weather: programme news
A weekly review of the agricultural scene. Producer
LESLIE COTTINGTON BBC Birmingham
with Norman Tozer
7.55 Weather; programme news
Tony Lewis introduces his magazine programme that takes a different look at sport. Featuring
Tennis: at Wembley,
JOHN MCENROE and JIMMY CONNORS are among the star names competing in the £95,000 Benson and Hedges Championships. News and interviews. Rugby Union: the AUSTRALIANS continue their tour when they meet ULSTER at Ravenhill - a pointer to the First
Test against Ireland in a fortnight's time.
Plus the rest of the news at home and abroad, including the off-beat and the humorous.
A Radio Sport and OB production
Bernard Falk, with help from IAN LYON and SUSAN MARLING, takes a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD For information sheets send a large sae to: Breakaway, BBC[address removed]
Desmond Wilcox takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.
Robert Carvel views the past week through the eyes of backbench MPS and peers.
Producer ELLIE UPDALE
New Every Morning, page 25; Jesus. good above all other (BBC HB 72); Psalm 119. pt 8; Hebrews 10, vv 16-25 (AV); Son of the Lord most high (BP 76)
with Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Editor PADDY O'KEEFFE
Book (same title), f6.50, from retailers
Radio's key to the ever-present problem of how to get the best from your money. Whether it concerns a mortgage or insurance policy. an investment bond or a bank loan, a tax dispute or a social security squabble - Money Box gets the answers from the people in the know. A Financial World Tonight production
(Repealed: Mon 10.2 am)
The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to a panel including Alan Coren and special guests
Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON and the producer DANNY GREENSTONE
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news
The Rt Hon
Dame Judith Hart. mp
The Rt lion Roy Jenkins Lord Marsh and Paul Johnson from Lincoln
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Your wildlife questions answered.
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Goneril with a White Beard
A Comedy of Horrors by MARGARET ROBERTSON with Mary Morris as Sarah Siddons David March as William Kent
Several great actresses played Hamlet in their time, but Sarah Siddons , it would seem. wanted to play Lear. Her ghost is still around, nurturing that ambition, and looking for a likely living actor who could co-operate in such a venture. And that's where William Kent , that good, second-rate idol of the provincial theatre, comes in Directed by IAN COTTERELL (Repeated: Tucs 11.5 am)
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
'I feel like the survivor of an earthquake, wandering through the ruins, picking up the bits and pieces of my old life.'
Margaret Simey, Chairman of the Merseyside Police
Committee and champion of multi-racial Toxteth, talks to Wendy Jones. Producer WILL BAYNES
(Repeated: Thurs 9.10 pm)
Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out your queries.
Producer SIMON ELMES (Rptd. Thurs 11.50 am) Questions on a postcard to: Enquire Within, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
How We Caught the British Disease
A historical fantasy in five parts by ROY LEWIS.
Suppose we could send a reporter to the next world to interview some of those who were influential in the time of Britain's economic rise. Could they help us analyse the causes of her decline?
1 : We Started First including Benjamin Disraeli , J. S. Mill ,
Thomas Edison , Henry Ford. Lord Nuffield. etc. Reporter played by Anna Massey with CYRIL SHAPS. JOHN LIVESEY ,
NICHOLAS COURTNEY. ALEXANDER JOHN , DOUGLAS BLCKWELL ,
ROGER HAMMOND. MALCOLM HAYES , GEORGE PARSONS , MICHAEL SPICE. FRANK SHELLEY and CHRISTOPHER SCOTT
Producer RICHARD KEEN
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC. Broadcasting House, l.ondim W1A 4WW
Tel: 01.580.4468 Ext: 7048
A series of six programmes 4:Pembroke
Catshole and Ducky
Darlings Quarries - just two of the places where the trailers of Pembroke's gypsy families have come to rest. Travellers no more, the Boswells, the Lees and the Prices form an extraordinary community, treasuring the past and coming to terms with change.
Presented by Eli Williams BBC Wales
An irreverently critical look at the week's news. (Proaticast yesterday)
5.56 Shipping forecast long ware only
5.55 Weather: programme news
Novelist and film-maker James Clavell
(Repeated: Friday 9.5 am)
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Music by INSTANT SUNSHINE Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record mixing the well-loved with the less familiar and occasionally including the spoken word.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)
Flora Robson as Anna Beauregard in A Voice in My Hand A thriller by CHARLOTTE HASTINGS specially written to mark Dame Flora's Diamond Jubilee in the theatre. with Marius Goring as the Voice. After a nervous breakdown Anna Beauregard desperately needs a confidante and friend. From a bizarre and mystifying source comes an answer. But where is it leading and how will it end?
Directed by Graham Gauld (Repeated: Mon 3.20 pm)
The great Swedish soprano describes, with gramophone records, some of the occasions in opera when she is seen but not heard.
' The part of Melisande is the kind where on stage everybody talks about you, the whole action is around you, but you don't say much. These passive parts are more difficult than the kind where you sing and sing and sing.... Producer
STANLEY WILLIAMSON BBC Manchester
An evening meditation with music led by Christopher Mann BBC Bristol
A brand new late-night repeat
Revision Lesson 2: Repeat Yourself The Burkiss Way starring
Jo Kendall Nigel Recs
Chris Emmett Fred Harris Written by ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK
Producer DAVID HATCH
Harry Soan looks back at six villages which have been his home and some of the folk who gave them their character.
2; Teenager in Surrey
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude