LESLIE COTTINGTON , MARTIN SMALL
with Gerald Priestland
6.55 Weather; programme news
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
with Norman Tozer
7.55 Weather; programme news
Tony Lewis introduces the magazine programme that takes a different look at sport, featuring: Cricket: commentary direct from DON MOSEY on the first day of the final Test between INDIA and ENGLAND at Kanpur. Plus news from HENRY BLOFELD in Adelaide on the start of the Third Test between AUSTRALIA and the WEST INDIES.
Rugby Union: it's the final of the Thorn-EMl County Championship. Bill Beaumont 's
LANCASHIRE side take on the outsiders, the NORTH MIDLANDS, at Moseley.
Snooker: The Benson and Hedges Masters at
Wembley Conference Centre.
A Radio Sport and OB production
Introduced by Bernard Falk. with help from ian LYON and SUSAN MARLING , taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scène
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Anne Lapping looks at the weekly magazines.
Producer SHARON BANOFF
John Harrison views the past week.
New Every Morning, p 38; Come, let us join our cheerful songs (BBC hi 122); Psalm 24; 1
Timothy 6, vv 6-16 (AV); When morning gilds the skies (Bp 101)
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in. Editor PADDY O'KEEFFl
Presenter Louise Botting Radio's key to the problem of how to get the best from your money. A Financial World Tonight production
A panel game whose unruly members are occasionally kept in disorder by the chairman Nicholas Parsons and in which
Kenneth Williams Peter Jones
Sheila Hancock and Michael Wood endeavour to prevent each other from talking for just a minute on this - or that.
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news
Lady Antonia Fraser Phil Drabble Miles Kington from Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Abide with Me by LOIS FULKER
James has made it to his own funeral service but whether he gets back home to the drinks and the ham - well, that's entirely up to Margaret.
Directed by JOHN CARDY
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
A history in 26 parts In the words of those who have made the history. 3: The High Seas
The Elizabethan age was the first great explosion of British seafaring activity. Its achievements have rightly become legendary, but their reality was far removed from the legends of Westward Ho! and Errol Flynn. In this programme Elizabethan sailors themselves tell us what was achieved and what it cost.
Readers MICHAEL GOLDIE, DAVID MARCH,
TIMOTHY BATESON , GARARD GREEN, ANTHONY HALL , ROBERT LANG , DAVID ASHFORD ,
ANTHONY NEWLANDS , RONALD BADDILEY , GORDON GOSTELOW and NIGEL LAMBERT
Programme consultant and presenter:
Kenneth Andrews ,
Reader in History at the University of Hull
Special sound by dick mills of the BBC
Radiophonic Workshop Series composed and directed by MICHAEL MASON , in collaboration with the National
with Tom Vernon
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Eight programmes on the novel since the war 5: The Long View
Anthony Curtis discusses some of the most popular novels published since the war: the novel cycles or sequences, with a detailed look at the works of Anthony Powell , Evelyn Waugh and Richard Hughes. Extracts read by ELIZABETH PROUD and GAVIN CAMPBELL. Producer FRANCES DONNELLY (Revised repeat)
An irreverently critical look at the week's news.
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
including Sports Round-up
This week the programme celebrates its 40th anniversary and ROY PLOMLEY 'S guest On this special occasion is Paul McCartney , former Beatle and member of Wings, who selects the records he would take to the mythical island.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
post that mentions
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations. Music by PETER SKELLERN Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record, mixing the well loved with the less familiar.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT
by Michael Robson
With Elizabeth Proud as Elaine Birmingham and Nigel Anthony as Forgan
A vast business empire collapses overnight. To the closely involved, the results are tragic. To the uninvolved, the whole affair seems farcical. To those on that uneasy ground between involvement and observation the consequences are erratic and disturbing.
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
with Meurwyn Williams
Eva Figes. Mary Midgley and The Very Rev Edward Patey in conversation with Brian Redhead.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
Ten talks in which
Ray Gosling tells of his travels to the East.
5: Difficult - But Possible Ramaswany
Radhakrishnan Is my friend, somewhere south of Madras in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He lives with his mum, and apart from the cooking pots, their most precious possessions are 150 letters from an old Dutch friend called Henk, and now, two from me.'
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude