Presenters Brian Redhead and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day With TONY JASPER
6.55,7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
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7.45' Thought for the Day
A magazine programme introduced by Ken Ford with Bill Sowerbutts ,
Peter Seabrook , Daphne Ledward , Phil Swindells and Dr Gillian Fearn
This week: The history of fruit and vegetables, tips for garden planners, more new gadgets, buying bulbs and water gardening.
Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Guest of the Week: Margaret Perlera controller of Forensic Science Service.
Back to School Dinners: CHRIS ELDON LEE describes a scheme which bridges one generation gap. To be a Pilgrim (2):
SATISH KUMER in Benares. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (2)
The Embroidered Cloth by RALPH MEREDITH with Elizabeth Begley and Stephen Garlick
After the Great War and the death of her husband, Mary returns with her son Jack to her mother's hill farm outside Belfast.
Directed by BRUN DEAN BBC Northern Ireland
In the 25th year of the BBC's Natural History Unit, the second half of a series in 26 parts. Narrator
25: The Honorary Birds Gibbons do not sing alone. A gibbon duet begins at dawn. After a warm-up period, the female signals to the male that she wants to sing the ' great-call probably the most spectacular aspect of gibbon vocalisation.
Warren Brockleman of Mahidol University, Bangkok, and David Chivers and Eliot Haimoff of Cambridge University, describe how the calls of gibbons are used to reinforce the pair-bond and for territorial proclamation.
Written and produced by MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
Baritone Benjamin Luxon has managed to combine a flourishing career in opera with his interest in the lighter field of Victorian ballads.
He talks to Telerl Bevan about his career.
Producer MARK OWEN BBC Wales
In the aftermath of the Great War, eight families were given grants of land on Harris in the Outer Hebrides. It was the start of the small community of Scarastavore.
The crofters had to eke a meagre living from the thin soil in those early days, but there were lighter moments.
In this second series of five programmes Finlay J. Macdonald recalls those bitter-sweet times of his boyhood and remembers some of the formative occasions in the growth of the village. 1: The Christening
Producer LESLIE ROBINSON
Michael Oliver reports on the second week of the Edinburgh
Festival, which includes the American Repertory Theatre's production of Wedekind's classic Lulu, transposed from turn-of-the-century Vienna to the promiscuous world of today's New
York; and the fantastic visions of the 18th-century Italian artist Piranesi, as revealed in a major exhibition of his drawings and etchings.
Producers RICHARD DUNN and RICHARD BANNERMAN
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