Farming, food and countryside news, market trends and weather.
Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Ilartill
6.55 Weather; travel; programme news
A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
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 Football and women's hockey top the bill this morning.
Eight sides are left in the FA Cup, all chasing that elusive place in the Final at Wembley. Already there this afternoon are ENGLAND'S ladies playing WEST
GERMANY in the showpiece hockey match. Meet the player with an international career that's so far spanned 20 years.
Also, look at some of the issues and personalities making the headlines in the world of sport.
Producer DAVE GORDON
Introduced by Bernard Falk , with help from
SUSAN MARLING and ROBIN DEWIIURST , taking a look at holidays, travel and leisure. Producer
JENNY MALLINSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Desmond Wilcox presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Peter Jenkins views the past week Producer
New Every Morning, page 38; City of God, how broad and far (BBC hb
173); Psalm 24; Revelation 7, vv 9-17 (GNB); 0 worship the King, all glorious above (BBC HB 471)
Radio and TV extracts with Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in. Editor PADDY O'KEEFFE
(Details: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news
The Rt Hon
Roy Hattersley , mp The Rt Hon
Shirley Williams , MP General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley The Rt Hon
Edward du Cann , mp
Chairman David Jacobs
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Corridor by RIB DAVIS
When he went to prison, Roy and Maureen did intend to keep their family united. But the walls that keep Roy in keep Maureen out and a prosperous future together just gets more and more difficult to believe in. Directed by MARGARET WINDHAM
(Kenneth Cranham is a National Theatre player) (Repeated. Tues 11.3 am)
Geoff Watts reports
Presented by Derek Jones
Six programmes on treasure and treasure hunting, written and introduced by Derek Wilson
4: Where is dive's Goldt In 1755 Robert Clive set sail once more for India, to become Deputy
Governor of Madras.
Shortly after rounding the Cape of Good Hope. another ship carrying Clive's gold and other treasure on the same voyage, HMS Dodington, sank in squally weather. The lost treasure, reckoned in today's terms to be worth hundreds of millions of pounds, eluded discovery for more than 200 years.
But two young South
Africans may well have hit the jackpot. with David Allen and Gerry van Niekerk and the voices of RONALD BADDILEY and EDWARD CAST. Producer BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
BBC correspondents look at a contemporary issue.
A magazine of special interest to the disabled. Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Tel: [number removed], Ext 7048
A series of six programmes
1: Ancient Science, Modern Magic
Witchcraft, alchemy and modern medicine have all exploited plants. Robert Eagle explores ancient lore and philosophy about plants and hears from modern scientists who think we should be taking our useful plants a bit more seriously.
Producer JUDE HOWELLS (Revised repeat)
Book (same title), 12.50 from booksellers
An irreverently critical look back at the week.
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; travel; programme news
With HARRIET CASS including Sports Round-up
ROY PLOMLEY with Douglas Reeman , who also writes under the pseudonym of Alexander Kent.
(Details: Friday 9.5 am)
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Music by INSTANT SUNSHINE Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with a Saturday evening selection of music on record.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
by Mary Elizabeth Braddon adapted for radio by Jack Gratus
Who is Sir Michael Audley's new young wife? Where does she come from? What is the secret from her past that makes her dare all to keep it hidden? This Victorian 'thriller' is set in the 1850s.
(Nigel Havers is a National Theatre player)
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
Sir Michael Audley:
Sir Harry Towers:
Letters from The Maimte Papers edited by RUTH ROSEN and SUE DAVIDSON compiled, read and introduced by Carole Hayman
Maimie Pinzer was a Jewish prostitute from
Philadelphia. In 1910 she started writing to a Bostonian lady of letters. Fanny Quincy Howe. who was encouraging her to leave her life of prostitution. Through these letters emerges a picture of a remarkable woman of much humour whose struggle against great odds in no way diminished her spirit. Musical adviser DIANA CAPPLEMAN
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester
Evening prayers led by Michael Shoesmith BBC Birmingham
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude