Farming, food and countrvside 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 LESLIE COTTINGTON BBC Birmingham
Norman Tozer with how to get the best from your hard-earned cash.
Today: Paraffin Heaters
7.55 Weather: travel; programme news
Introduced by Tony Lewis This morning, news of ENGLAND'S cricketers on the first day of their game against NEW SOUTH WALES.
Here at home, Sport on 4's team looks for Items to amuse. entertain and perhaps even provoke. Producer ROB BONNET Editor DEREK MITCHELL
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from IAN LYON and SUSAN MARUNG , taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene. Producer
JENNY MALLINSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Mike Chaney takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the 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 13; The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want
(BBC HB 480); Psalm 103; Luke 19, vv 11-27 (GNB); Ye boundless realms of joy (BBC HB 483)
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work In.
Editor PADDY O'KEEFFE
Presenter Louise Bottlng The programme that keeps you in touch with the financial problems of everyday life.
A Financial World Tonight production
The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to Alan Coren
Hunter Davies and Nigel Dempster
Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON and DANNY GREENSTONE Producer
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
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The Great Man by FRANCES MCNEIL
Dunowski, the great conductor, is expected back from a foreign tour.
As they await his return, his secretary and house-keeper are forced to entertain a mysterious visitor.
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
A ten-part adventure by JAMES FOLLETT
The Challenger is plunging Into a black hole. The severely weakened
' Guardian Angels ' do not appear to be able to change the starship's course and the crew. unable to find the main control room, are equally powerless.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (Repeat'
' Shaun is a beautiful baby but so very hard to look after. We do not know how long he will live and the doctors and hospitals don't want to know our problems. We are totally alone. Our flat is unheated and Shaun, who is nearly a year old, cannot sit up on his own or even crawl. We haven't the money to cope and I dread the future. It will never get better and no-one will help us.'
So writes the mother of a severely handicapped baby boy and as the BBC marathon tv and radio appeal for Children in Need takes place on Friday Does He Take Sugar? looks into the plight of Shaun and his family.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
A series of five programmes in which Dr Martin Bax of St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London, examines how researchers on both sides of the Atlantic are disentangling the remarkable process by which babies acquire language.
Day-old babies can recognise their own mother's voice. Is it something they learn in the first 24 hours or have they, as some scientists believe, been learning about language while still In the womb?
'...light years away from the lifeless liturgy of developmental milestones' (PULSE) Producer ALISON RICIIARDS
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with EUGENE FRASER including Sports Round-up
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
MusiC by INSTANT SUNSHINE Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record. Producer RAY ABBOTT
Highest in the Forest by HECTOR MACMILLAN
The year is 1754. A remote glen above Balquhidder in Scotland. Mairi
MacGregor awaits news from Edinburgh of a reprieve for her son. and tells the story of her life with the legendary Rob Roy.
DOUGLAS PINCOCK (pipes) Directed by MARILYN IRELAND BBC Scotland
A new series of six programmes
Themes and variations from the lives of the British in South-East
Asia in the days of the Empire, in the words of some of those who were there.
1: Slow Boat to China: Foundations and Beginnings
And at last over the horizon about 12 o'clock in the morning a little cluster of trees appeared. Brilliant sunshine, blue sea, huge enormous Asian sky of clouds, and clustering under it this little block of land:
South-East Asia! The very beginning of the great romantic east, the island empires of which I
Narrator Garard Green Special music by JONATHANGIBBS BBC Radiophonic Workshop compiled by CHARLES ALLEN
led by Fr Willie McDade BBC Scotland
Weather report: forecast followed by an interlude