Market prices and intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers.
L.ESt.U; COTTINGTON and MARTIN SMALL
A note from Religious Affairs correspondent, Gerald Priestland
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A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
Producer Anthony PARKIN BBC Birmingham
with Norman Tozer
Wruudcast last Thursday)
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Tony Lewis introduces his magazine programme that takes a different look at sport. Featuring
R"gby Union; as the Australians end a tough sometimes controversial tour with a match against the .ARBARIANS at Cardiff, a game probably as difficult as any Test match, there's a review of the tour and its impact on the game.t.
Cricket: the latest edition of DON MOSEY'S Indian tour newsletter, plus a report on the second day of the match between EAST ZONE and ENGLAND from Jamshedpur.
Plus the rest of the news at home and abroad, including the off-beat and the humorous.
A Radio Sport and OB production
Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from UN LYON and SUSAN MARLING , taking 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, Broadcasting House[address removed]
Richard Boston takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.
Producer GAVIN CAMPBELL
In another of his occasional series of conversations with leading politicians about their lives outside
Westminster. Anthony King talks to Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and Opposition defence spokesman, The Rt lion John Silkin , MP.
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BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Editor PADDY O'KEEPFE
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Presented by Louise Bottins
The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal security, tax. mortgages. insurance, social security and the financial problems of everyday life. A Financial World Tonight production
(Repeated. Mon 10.2 am)
The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to
Richard Ingrams Nigel Dempster Gillian Reynolds and Alan Coren
Written and compiled by JOHN LASGDON and the producer DANNY GREENSTONE
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm) 12 55 Weather: programme news
Jonathan Aitken. MP and Ken Livingstone at the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
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Salient Facts by kari. harry
Four civil servants gather to sit on a promotion board. The result is a delightful and not always gentle satire on the institutionalised life.
Directed by ANTON GILL BBC Birmingham
Geoff Watts reports
(Broudcast last Tuesday)
Your wildlife questions answered.
With the help of gramophone records,
Douglas Robinson. who was in charge of Covent Garden Opera Chorus for 28 years, looks back over his career. Introduced by Bernard Keeffe
Producer RONALD COOK
Maurke Mason talks to Teresa Mctionagle about his holidays abroad in search of rare and exotic plants and about the challenge of propagating the plants he brings back from places like South America, New Zealand, the West Indies and New Guinea.
Producer PADDY o'kkeffe
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families.with countrywide news and views on matters or concern to them. Presenter John Mills
Anthony Curtis presents eight programmes on the novel since the war. 2: History Men
The ' campus ' novel, a familiar feature of American fiction, reached England in the early 50s. Young novelists found university life, with its power struggles and built-in generation gap, a rich field for observation and comic invention antiiony CURTIS discusses some of the most popular novels of this genre. including works by David Lodge , Kingsley Amis, Malcolm Bradbury and Tom Sharpe. Extracts read by KLIZABRTH PROUD and GAVIN Campbell Producer
FRANCES DONNELLY (Repeal)
An irreverently critical look at the week's news.
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Martin Gilbert , the writer
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations. Music by JEREMY Nicholas 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
The Case of the Late Pig by MARGERY ALLINGHAM, dramatised for radio by GREGORY EVANS with James Snell as Albert Campion and Cyril Shaps as Lugg. The breakfast of Albert Campion , famous gentleman private detective of the 1930s, is slightly marred by The Times' deaths' column announcing the funeral of R. I. Peters, a tormentor of Campion's at school. Six months later, Peters's freshly-dead body turns up elsewhere ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
Doctors used to have confidence in abstinence as a treatment for alcoholism. Now they find that their patients can help to write their own prescription, and that a problem-drinker can learn to drink safely again.
Peter Evans visits treatment centres in London. Northampton and Newcastle, where doctors are using their patients' expertise.
Producer RICHARD ELLIS
An evening meditation led by David Peet BBC Wales
David Benedictus Heather Mclvenzie and Canon Frank Wright in conversation with Brian Redhead.
Producer Gillian hush BBC Manchester
Ten talks in which
Ray Gosling tells the story of his travels to the East. 2: The Magic Bus from the Pudding Shop to Iran
Weather report: forecast followed by an interlude