Farming, food and countryside news, market trends and weather
Producers MARTIN SMALL and LESLIE COTTINGTON
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Hartill
6.55 Weather: travel; programme news
A weekly review of the agricultural scene. Producer KEN FORD BBC Manchester
Norman Tozer with how to get the best from your hard-earned cash.
Today - Electric Over-blankets
7.55 Weather; travel: programme news
Presenter Tony Lewis may be in London, but his heart is with the ENGLAND cricketers playing in the First Test in Australia.
Here at home the major events today which could attract his fancy are the MAORIS' closing match of their tour of Wales, and tennis semi-finals of The Benson and Hedges Championships at Wembley.
Producer DAVE GORDON Editor DEREK MITCHELL
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from IAN LYON and SUSAN MARLING , 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 special interests they reflect.
Producer SHARON BANOFF
Robert Carvel views the past week through the eyes of backbench mps and peers.
Producer MARGARET BUDY
New Every Morning, page 114; Praise to the Holiest in the height (BBC HB 88): Psalm 29: Luke 17, vv 1-10 (GNB); In Christ there is no east or west (bp 38)
with Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries
,they work in -Ithe 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
Richard Ingrams Russell Davies Joan Bakewell and Alan Coren
Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON and DANNY GREENSTONE
Producer DANNY GREENSTONE (Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news
Northern Ireland A panel of guests tackles the issues raised by the audience. Chairman
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Silence Can Be Expensive by PATRICE CHAPLIN with An erring husband starts receiving blackmail notes threatening to tell his wife about his numerous affairs.
Fortunately for him, her mind Is on other things ...
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
(Repeated: Tues 11.3 am)
Geoff Watts reports
A ten-part adventure serial in time and space by JAMES FOLLETT withand
The crew of the Challenger have landed on an abandoned artificial sun called ' Solaria D '. controlled by a free-will computer who appears to be friendly. They have discovered the name of the star to which their Earth was travelling- Novita Six.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN ' Book, Earthsearch II - Deathship, £1.50 from booksellers
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presenter John Mills
Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Tel: [number removed]
The Confessed Self In the last of six programmes, Anthony Curtis turns to the art of autobiography. Why should we trust what people write about themselves? How hard is it for a writer to be truthful? Why do philosophers seem to do better in this respect?
He talks to Bernard Crick about George Orwell ,
David Pryce-Jones about Cyril Connolly and to
A. L. Rowse about himself. Readers RONALD BADDILEY and DORIT WELLES Series producer PRUDENCE SMITH
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: travel; programme news
with PAULINE BUSHNELL including Sports Round-up
(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, mixing the well-loved with the less familiar, and occasionally including the spoken word.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.3 atn)
by Ray Bradbury dramatised for radio by Gregory Evans
Sometime in the future the fireman's role has changed from stopping fires to starting them: the material being all books or printed matter of any kind. Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which books burn. But Montag the fireman is beginning to have doubts about his role ...
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
Next Wednesday a 'time capsule' will be buried in the grounds of Castle Howard as part of the celebrations to mark the 60th birthday of the BBC. Lord Swann, FRS, introduces the views of members of his committee which have been selecting the contents of the time capsule, and some of their assumptions about what kind of society will exist when it Is recommended that the capsule is opened 2,000 years from now.
Evening prayers led by The Rev Frank Topping
Noel Edmonds presents the last of six-part series Radio Radio
Research BRIAN THOMPSON Written and produced by TREVOR DANN
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude