Presenters Wendy Jones and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day with FR ALBAN MCCOY
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25', 8.25' Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45' Thought for the Day
The two main questions that psychologists are trying to answer are..Why do we do what we do? and What makes us the people that we are? Any facet of human nature is grist to the psychologist's mill, says psychologist Dr John Nicholson. Of course, behind everything we do and are lies the brain - so neurophysiologist
Professor Noel Dilly will be joining him to answer your questions on all aspects of human behaviour.
Sue MacGregor is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
Can birds change sex? Jim Flegg , Michael Chinery and Keith Corbett answer more mail from the postbag on birds, frogs, insects and salamanders.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer
ANNE BLAIR COULD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm)
with Sue MacGregor
Into the 21st Century: PAMELA CALLAGHAN reports on the way some Arabs feel we see their culture and its tensions.
This Little Pig Went to Market - the Modern Way: ANDREA ADAMS Visits an Up-to-the-minute pig farm.
An Episode of Sparrows by RUMER GODDEN abridged in 12 parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY Read by Margaret Tyzack (1)
'The Garden Committee had met to discuss the earrti, the bit of earth that had been stolen from the Gardens in the Square. "It's the street children," said Angela.
She meant the street that ran behind the Square, Catford Street.'
(Music: Arnold's Serenade for small orchestra)
recalled by Dr Lyall Watson in the first of four programmes. Mac was 78, with the complexion of a healthy baby. ' Dirt,' said Mac,
' isn't evil. Cleanliness is the real problem. Too much of it makes you sick.' DR LYALL WATSON put Mac's ideas to the test.
Five kings died at the Battle of Brunanburh in 937, the bloodiest and most important victory of the English over the Vikings. A thousand years later nobody knows precisely where the encounter took place: was it Lancashire or Scotland, Yorkshire or the Midlands? Phil Smith has been examining the puzzle and the passions it still arouses with historians, both professional and amateur. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP'S surgery.
Producer GEOFF DEEIIAN
(Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)
Introduced by Ken Blakeson
Marina Dennis pays a nocturnal visit to a storm petrel colony off the west coast of Scotland, while David Taviner looks at a day in the life of a ' Yorkshire fisherman on Flamborough Head.
Martin Muncaster reveals what you can and can't see from the pier at Brighton and, in Southampton. Bob Danvers Walker investigates a substance that promises oil-free waters round our coastline.
Producer DON MOSEY
(Repeated: Fri 11.3 am)
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Many elderly blind people also have difficulties with their hearing. Margaret Ford and Brian Grover describe some of the ways radios, talking books and other equipment can be modified to cope with the dual handicap.
Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone in queries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed], 8.30-10.0 pm Handbook of aids and services, £2.95 from [address removed]
includes a new production and translation of Chekhov's last play The Cherry Orchard, performed by the Oxford Playhouse Company at the Round House,
London; and thriller, Open Secret, by James Leasor , a tale of corruption, ambition and the secret service set in Moscow after the death of Stalin.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer JANE STENNING
One last dollop of raucous fun, with Robert Bathurst Rory McGrath
Emma Thompson and Griff Rhys Jones
Written by RORY MCGRATH JIMMY MULVILLE .
JON CANTER and others
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
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