Producers MARTIN SMALL and LESLIE COTTINGTOIi
with Gerald Priestland
S.55 Weather; programme news
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
7.55 Weather; programme news
Introduced by Tony Lewis Rugby Union: a preview Of AUSTRALIA'S third international in five weeks, against SCOTLAND at Murrayfield.
Cricket: DON MOSEY in India looks ahead to tomorrow's one-day international at Jullundur. Show Jumping:
PETER CHURCHILL reports on the third day of the Olympia International
A Radio Sport and OB production
Bernard Falk , with SUSAN MARLING and IAN LYON , looks at the holiday travel and leisure scene. Including Continental Travel Information
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Melanie Phillips looks at the weekly magazines. Producer HUGH PURCELL
viewed by Matthew Coady Producer
New Every Morning, page 9; Lord of all good. our gifts we bring (Bp 56);
Canticle 6 pt 1; Isaiah 35, vv 1-10 (AV); The spacious firmament on high (BBC HB 21)
The key to getting the most from your money
Presenter Louise Bolting A Financial World Tonight production
(Repeated: Mon 10.2 am)
(Details: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news
Esther Rantzen Terry Wogan
Sir Monty Finniston Lord Sopor in Braishtield, Hants
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Presenter Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
The Chosen by GERRY KNIGHT
Science in the 24th century means world figures can be frozen after death and revived in times of emergency. The girl chosen to cope with a neurosis epidemic seems a very odd choice.
Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER
(Repeated: Tues 11.5 am) (David Waller is a member of the Royal
Carla/Girl In shop:
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Let Neil Lnndor answer your queries.
Producer SIMON ELMES
Today Professor Alan Gemmell visits Inverewe Garden, which lies in a remote corner of the rocky and often stormy west coast of Scotland.
Although it's on the same latitude as Labrador and Leningrad, this garden, now in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, is home for a large number of the world's most exciting plants, shrubs and trees. And, even in the depths of winter, it is a dramatic place to visit.
Monty Modlyn visits the Royal National
Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore to find out what Christmas will be like for the handicapped children. Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address : BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
Tel: [number removed]Ext: 7048
A four-part journey along the trade route which has connected China with Europe for more than 2,000 years.
Jessica Rawson , Deputy Keeper of Oriental Antiquities, British
Museum, explains the historical background and Philip Short , recently the BBC's Peking
Correspondent, looks at the modern face of China at the places they stop at along the route. 3: Dunhuang
The Caves of a Thousand Buddhas: a tiny oasis, chosen by Buddhist monks as a sanctuary nearly 2.000 years ago, where hundreds of painted cave temples, hand-carved into the cliff face, are a major centre of Buddhist studies in China.
Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
Helene Hanff sprang to fame when her correspondence with a secondhand bookseller was published in the book 84 Charing Cross Road. Since then, she has written several more books and sends a monthly letter from New York to Woman's Hour. In conversation with Roy Plomley , she chooses her eight records.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree,
Thy leaves are green for ever
Arthur Scholey explores the history of the Christmas tree from pagan times to the present day. He discusses the various forms of decoration, debates the advantages of the artificial tree, talks to some people gathered in Trafalgar Square for the ' lighting up ' ceremony and seeks the source of mystery and magic.
Producer NICHOLAS WHINES Note for the technically minded: This programme can be heard to best advantage in a darkened room with an illuminated Christmas tree placed next to your radio.
A play for radio by Glyn Dearman from the writings of John H. Watson, MD, as edited by Loren D. Estleman
'I feel it my duty to set the record straight regarding a number of erroneous statements made recently concerning the events I am about to describe. I refer in particular to a spurious monograph by one Bram Stoker, entitled Dracula, which completely ignores the part which Sherlock Holmes played in bringing that affair to its successful conclusion.'
(From a posthumously published memoir of Dr John Watson)
Directed by Glyn Dearman (Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
Professor Van Helsing:
The Navajo Reservation in the south-west of the United States is a place of contradictions. In a land of spectacular scenery, the Navajos, the largest Indian tribe in the USA, worship the moon and the sun and tend their flocks of sheep alongside oil rigs and vast open-cast coal and uranium mines. They are poor, but their country is rich. Peter Paterson reports Producer DAVID POWELL
conducted by The Rev Elwyn Jones
A selection of comedy, poetry and song from reviews at the 1981 Edinburgh Festival Fringe including Ivor Cutler, Cambridge Footlights, Roger McGough and Brian Patten, Sheila Steafel
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude