Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Harlill
6.55 Weather: travel; programme news
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
Norman Tozer with how to get the best from your hard-earned cash.
7.55 Weather; travel; programme news
Presented by Tony Lewis England's cricketers once again play New Zealand in a one-day game - this time in Auckland. HENRY BLOFELD reports on the outcome. With only 16 sides left in the FA Cup, the most intriguing tie on fifth-round day is the visit of Manchester
United to the Baseball Ground,Derby.And round three of Rugby Union's Five Nations Championship sees
Ireland, Triple Crown holders, entertaining France, the reigning champions. England have the afternoon off and Scotland play Wales at Murrayfield
Producer DAVE GORDON
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from
SUSAN MARLING and ROBIN DEWHURST. Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Mike Chaney reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer MIKE GILLIAM
Simon Jenkins views the past week
Producer MARGARET BUDY
New Every Morning, page 71; Thy kingdom come! On bended knee (BBC
HB 28): Psalm 97: Matthew 13. vv 24-32 (GNB); Songs of praise the angels sang (bp 77)
Radio and tv extracts with Margaret Howard
The last of eight programmes
The Instruments of Jazz The Piano (2) with JAMES P. JOHNSON , EARL HIKES, ART
TATUM. OSCAR PETERSON , THELONtUS MONK and others. Producer
ALAN OWEN (Rev repeat)
11.55 Weather: programme news
The Rt Hon Dame Judith Hart , up,
Julian Critchley. mp, Sir Alex Jarratt and Brian Tyler Chairman John Timpson
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Grandma Goes West by MICHAEL MCSTAY , With
Holiday stories. like holiday snaps, are neverendingly fascinating to the people who experience them, but not so much fun for their friends. Sid's story is undoubtedly exciting, but then curious things always seem to be happening to Sid.
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Tues 11.3 am)
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care
Mike Stoddart ,
Peter Fearns and John Crothers answer your questions.
Six programmes on treasure and treasurehunting. written and introduced by Derek Wilson
1: Treasure Island
Treasure has been sought and dug up for as long as there has been treasure to bury the first treasure-seeking took place in ancient Egypt; since then. thousands of men and women have risked lives and capital to find it DEREK WILSON calls it ' the golden obsession '. and in this first programme tells the story of Cocos Island, with its reputed hidden hoard worth tens of millions of pounds. It is a story worthy of R. L. Stevenson but as yet it has no ending ... with Frank Nolan and the voices of EDWARD CAST. JAMES KERRY and DAVID PEART
Producer BRIAN MILLER
BBC correspondents cast a collective eye over a contemporary issue.
A Radio News production by ADAM RAPHAEL
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families with countrywide news and views on matters of concern to them.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
Tel: [number removed], Ext 7048
A six-part series in which Asians in Britain talk to Towyn Mason about their continuing links with their places of origin.
4: Gujarat, Heartland of the Patcls
From the birthplace of Gandhi on the western coast of India, a trading centre since prehistoric times, families have travelled to do business in Africa and all over the world.
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
ROY PLOMLEY with film director James Ivory
(Details: Friday 9.5 am)
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and &rivatepreoccupations.
Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with a Saturday-evening selection of music on record.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
Gliding with Mr Gleeson by BERNARD FARRELL with Alan Barry as Sean Gleeson
Scan Gleeson is not given to acts of gross irresponsibility. As middle-aged advertising executive in Dublin his cultivated image is quite different. One morning. however, he decides to give up his family and take up hang-gliding. An hour later he is 1,500 feet above the Irish Sea - without training and certainly without responsibility. They drove him to it of course.
Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Northern Ireland
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
John Gray explores the romance and realism of the world's railways. tracing their appeal through music, verse and the sound of the trains which have rolled past time.
Producer ELAINE MACLEAN BBC Scotland
A History of the Royal Opera House
1 No Jitterbug Dancing Allowed '. said a stern notice at the side of the stage. The Royal Opera
House,CoventGardenhad closed its doors after a performance of Tristan on 15 June 1939 and the audience went home - went home for over six years The theatre became a Palais de Danse.
In the last of three programmes. Derek Parker concludes his story of one of the greatest theatres in the world and. drawing upon the written and recorded reminiscences of those who have worked there. recalls some of the highlights of its glittering history.
Producer joiin KNIGHT
An evening meditation with music, led by The Rev Ernest Rea
BBC Northern Ireland
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude