Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45. Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35. Yesterday in Parliament
8.57 Weather; travel
The soprano Gwyneth Jones first made her mark at an early age when she won singing prizes at Welsh
Eisteddfods. She first sang at the Royal Opera
House, Covent Garden in 1964, soon after achieving her first great success in 11 Trovatore. Her performances in Wagner s operas, including the recent Ring cycle from Bayreuth on television, are particularly memorable.
In conversation with ROY PLOMLFV she chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical Island.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER long wave only
Wearing a jacket of russet over a dull brown waistcoat and white small clothes, the short-tailed vole has a fine costume for life in the fields. Yet for all its fairytale appearance this small mammal was once called the scourge of the earth. Mike Stoddart explains why
Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol lung wave only
Which Way Now? Crucial decisions at school. Today: Does work experience while still at school help, or does it create false optimism? CHERYL ARMITAGE investigates.
Presenter Bill Breckon Editor JOHN GETGOOD
from Northern Ireland uith Helen Madden
From Bcl/ast to Balliol: CATHLEEN LEONARD is the first female student from Ireland to be accepted into the hallowed halls of Balliol College Oxford.
SEAMUS MCKEE talks to her and her family about making the transition from trouble torn West Belfast to the beautiful and tranquil sanctuary of one of the highest academic institutions in the land.
A Chip Off the Blarney Stone: poet, playwright and balladeer PATRICK GALVIN on the art of story-telling.
Producer colin LEWIS BBC Northern Ireland The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by ANNE BRONTË abridged in 20 parts by JANET QUIGLEY
Read by JANET SUZMAN andTIM PIGOTT-SMITH (12) Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only
by John Buchan adapted for radio in three parts by Antony Kearey with Nigel Anthony as Richard Hannay
A chance meeting in a train and a villainous vendetta shake Richard Hannay out of a complacent middle age, as dangerous men go in pursuit of treasure.
Peter Hannay/Claire Varrinder:
A look at life at the turn of the century among the less affluent people of London: their memories and original recordings of music-hall songs of the time sung by Harry
Champion. Fay Compton. Gus Elen , George Formby (Senior), Florrie Forde , Tom Foy ,
Harrison Latimer , Marie Lloyd and Billy Williams.
Realised and produced at the Radiophonic Workshop by JOHN DOWNER
Sir ltoy Shaw
The Rt lion Sally Oppenheim , mp Joan Lestor , MP and Sheridan Morley tackle the issues raised by the audience at Maidenhead, Berks.
Chairman David Jacobs Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristot
(Repealed: Sat 1.10 pm)
includes reviews of A
Map of the World, David Hare 's new play set in Bombay, starring Roshan Seth , which opened on the Lyttelton stage of the National Theatre last night: and India: A
Cacophony of Cultures,
John Keay 's documentary series on Radio 3, on Sundays.
Presenter Richard Mayne Producer PHILIP JORDAN Editor ROSEMARY HART
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis David Tate
Tracey Ullman and Christopher Godwin Written by JAMES HENDRIE JOHN REVELL
. ANDREA SOLOMONS , IAN BROWN , ROY APPS , BOB SINFIELD ,RICHARD QUICK .JOHN LANGDON , JOHN COLLEE. PETER HICKEY and others. Producer
(Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)
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