Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
A note from
6.55 Weather: travel; programme news
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
Presenter Norman Tozer
7.55 Weather: travel; programme news
Presented by Tony Lewis Overnight news is well to the fore this morning as IAN DARKE reports from Worcester, Massachusetts on Tony Sibson 's challenge for the World Middleweight Boxing title. Can Marvin Hagler retain the title he has held since defeating Alan Minter at Wembley 16 months ago? In racing. Newbury stages the Schweppes Gold Trophy and there's a look at issues and personalities making the headlines in the world of sport.
Producer JOANNE WATSON
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from
SUSAN MARLING and ROBIN DEWHURST. Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Germalrfe Greer presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Simon Jenkins , Political Editor of The Economist, views the past week.
Producer MARGARET BUDY
New Every Morning, page 58; Holy Father, in thy mercy (BBC HB 386);
Psalm 150; Revelation 21, vv 1-7 (AV); Praise to the Lord (BBC.HB 17)
with Margaret Howard
The Instruments of Jazz 7: The Piano (1)
With SCOTT JOPLIN , EUBIE BLAKE , JELLY ROLL MORTON
FATS WALLER, DAVE MCKENNA and others. Producer
ALAN OWEN (Ret) repeat)
12.55 Weather; programme news
Patricia Hewitt ,
Joan Sadler , Frederic Raphael and Dr Edward de Bono Chairman David Jacobs
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
by Pat McCabe
An exuberant and atmospheric play about a family outing to the annual Ulster Final
Gaelic football match in Clones, Co Monaghan with revelry, drink, reminiscences and fisticuffs.
Narrator Derek Halligan
BBC Northern Ireland
(Repeated: Tues 11.3 am)
Geoff Watts reports
Presented by Derek Jones
Last of a seven-part series of poetry, prose and song.
A Man to All the Country Dear: ' Much has been written about the country parson ... ' And not all of it is to his credit.
Hunting parsons - even drunken parsons - feature in this selection. Readers John Darran
Dllys Price. Dillwyn Owen Compiled and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
BBC correspondents look at a contemporary issue.
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
A six-part series in which Asians in Britain talk to Towyn Mason.
3: Bangladesh, Especially the Region of Sylhet
Only 30 miles from the place with the highest rainfall on earth, the region is under water for nearly a third of the year, though far inland. Boatmen originally travelled to Britain as merchant seamen, learning to cook for themselves on board ship. Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS (Revised repeat)
An irreverently critical look back at the week.
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: travel; programme news
with BRIAN PERKINS including Sports Round-up
Zandra Rhodes graduated from the Royal College of Art as a textile designer, but it was not long before she was designing clothes. She is now at the creative centre of an exciting design and manufacturing business, with its own retail outlets around the world, which produces not just clothes but many items for the home. In conversation with roy
PLOMLEY she talks about her career and selects the eight records she would take to the mythical island.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER (Repeated: Friday 9.5 am)
Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with a Saturday selection of music on record. Producer RAY ABBOTT
In Silver Mist by MICHAEL ROBSON
Hugh Dargan. a talented but struggling young composer, is newly and happily married to Anna. They have settled in Cricket Magna. an idyllic Edwardian seaside village. Hugh by nature is neither a vindictive nor a jealous man; so when Edmund Poel , an old Oxford friend and a rival composer, also comes to live at Cricket Magna, Anna finds it difficult to understand
Hugh's distress and fury. Music specially composed and directed by ANTHONY SMITH-MASTERS (piano) MARTYN HILL (tenor) Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristot
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
Counsel for the prosecution:
A History of the Royal Opera House
It's an exciting theatre to work in. It's got tons of history in it. AU the greatest artists of the past have worked in it. You follow in their footsteps.
In the second of three programmes
Derek Parkercontinuesthe story of one of the greatest theatres in the world and, drawing upon the memories of those who have worked there, recalls its glittering history.
Producer JOHN KNIGHT
Words and music for late evening with Leslie Mitchell. BBC Scotland
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude