Farming, food and countryside news, market trends and weather. Producers
LESLIE COTTINGTON and MARTIN SMALL
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Hartill
6.55 Weather; travel; programme news
A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Scotland
Norman Tozer looks at how to get the best from your hard-earned cash.
7.55 Weather; travel; programme news
Tony Lewis hosts a leisurely look at the sporting world featuring Wightman Cup tennis and news of ENGLAND'S cricketers' final preparations for next week's opening test In Australia.
Producer JOANNE WATSON
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from
SUSAN MARLING and IAN LYON , taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene. Producer
JENNY MALLINSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Desmond Wilcox takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.
Producer SIIARON BANOFF
Robert Carvel views the past week through the eyes of backbench MPS and peers.
Producer MARGARET BUDY
New Every Morning, page 89; Soldiers, who are
Christ's below (BBC HB
337); Psalm 118; Luke 14, vv 25-35 (GNB); Through the night of doubt and sorrow (BBC HB 186)
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people.
Editor PADDY O'KEEFFE
Presented by Louise Botting
The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings. 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 Alan Coren
Bel Mooney and David Taylor
Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON and DANNY GREENSTONE Producer
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news
The Rt Hon Tony Benn , MP
The Rt Hon Norman St John Stevas , MP and Reg Pycroft
Chairman DAVID JACOBS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Norman St John
A Most Desirable Property bv PETER MACKIE with Chris Gittins as George Cath and John make an offer for an old property in Warwickshire. It needs renovation and money spent on it. But the major problem is still to come....
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Tues 11.3 am)
A ten-part adventure serial by JAMES FOLLETT
The crew of the starshlp Challenger have awoken from 15 years' suspended animation to discover that their two children, Bran and Elka - who were not allowed to join them - have aged naturally and are now in their late teens. Both are under the Influence of the ' Guardian Angels '. Bran has taken over command of the Challenger and threatened to kill anyone who stands in his way. 4: Solaria
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families.
Presenter John Mills
Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London WlA 4WW
Tel: [number removed]
In the fifth of six programmes Anthony Curtis discovers the problems of writing the life of figures who have a 'following' of millions; he discusses J.R.R. Tolkien with his biographer Humphrey Carpenter; P. G. Wodehouse with Frances Donaldson and - a cult figure from the past - Hilaire Belloc with A.N. Wilson.
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: travel; programme news
with CHRISTOPHER SLADE including Sports Round-up
Thomas Allen. baritone (Details: Friday 9.5 am)
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. Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.3 am)
by Roger Milner
As Napoleon Bonaparte was setting about altering the geography of Europe and becoming a feared and hated tyrant in the process, his brother Lucien was captured, brought to Ludlow in England, and immediately set up life as a respected country gentleman. The play tells the story of this most enigmatic man in a most unusual period of history.
A BBC Radio Drama Company production
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
The Rev Butler:
David and Susan Weekes had a dream - to set up in business in their own hotel and ' be their own boss '. Over the last year, teporter
Helen Palmer and the producer. Julian Hale , have been following their progress - from first enthusiasm through professional training to ... success? Producer JULIAN HALE
Words and music for late evening led by Ian Mackenzie BBC Scotland
Noel Edmonds presents a six-part series tracing the development of pop music broadcasting, with recollections from
Influential DJs and rare archive recordings.
5: One-Derful Radio JRadio I's founding fathers, including ROBIN SCOTT , TONY BLACKBURN.
KENNY EVERETT and JOHN
PEEL, recall the sinking of the Pirates and the establishment of the BBC's one-derful alternative on 247 metres. Research BRIAN THOMPSON Written and produced by TREVOR DANN
Weather report; forecast followed by an Interlude