Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only
Presenters Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.45* Prayer for the Day With FR DESMOND WILSON
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25', 8.25" Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35' Yesterday In Parliament
8.57 Weather; travel
Learning and Memory What's the best way to revise for exams? Does memory fade with age? Can you teach yourself to concentrate better? Why are exams so nerve-wracking? Why is learning sometimes so hard? Two experts join
Barbara Myers to answer your questions. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
Charlotte by RICHARD MACSWEEN Read by Avril Elgar
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester long wave only
from Leeds Parish Church led by MGR PETER MCGUIRE with students from
TRINITY AND ALL SAINTS' COLLEGES
Come. my way, my truth, my life (BP 13); Holy
Spirit, truth divine (BBC HB 155); John 16. vv 12-22 (AV): Psalm 42 BBC Manchester
followed by travel long wave only
Corridor by RIB DAVIS
long wave only
Why were many of the dinosaurs so big? Do flowers and trees feel pain? Do gulls have a good sense of smell?
Presenter Derek Jones
Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm) long wave only
Presenter Bill Breckon
First of a new series
(Details: Thurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news
Presenter Sir Robin Day with voices and topics in and behind the headlines
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Introduced by Chris Mohr including
Going Jt Alone: in spite of the high failure rate of small businesses, more and more people are deciding to set up on their own. Its a great adventure, a great risk, and very much a sign of the times. To start off this new series SONIA BEESLEY meets some enterprising shoemakers in Norwich.
A Room of My Own:
MARGRIT JEFFRIES had one built for her with fish-scale windows in the Philippines.
Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective (10) long wave only
by BETTY DAVIES
Heather Bell as Mary SiOn Probert as Keith and Philip Sully as the Young Man
Mary arrives back from
America and is more than delighted by the flat her brother has found for her. Then the telephone rings....
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
Presented by Gordon Clough
Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton
The Chancellor's speech direct from the House of Commons with expert comment throughout the afternoon.
3.30* pm The
Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Howe , mp
In the House of Commons the BBC's Chief Political Correspondent Brian Curtols and Vincent Duggleby of The Financial World Tonight.
In the PM Budget studio The Rt Hon Edward du Cann , MP
The Rt Hon Shirley Williams , mp
The Rt Hon Gerald Kaufman , MP
Chairman of Talbot UK
Terence Duffy, President of the AUEW
Roger Nightingale of the stockbrokers Hoare Govett. With reaction from the public and from those most affected 4
(The full speech can be heard on VHF)
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
followed by further discussion of the Budget proposals, the impact on the economy and on our pockets, and a special report from the City.
6.30* A roundup of the rest of the day's news. Editors JENNY ABRAMSKY martin cox and IAN MITCHELL
A PM and BBC Radio News production
Written by JAMES ROBSON (Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect?
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the cp's surgery.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)
Chairman Bill Breckon and his team of experts are at the Daily Mail Ideal Home
Exhibition at Earls Court in London, to investigate the ways a do-it-yourselfer can bring his living environment up to the latest standards.
David Holloway , David Nye , Colin Sheffield and Tony Wilkins look around and respond to questions from DIY enthusiasts at the exhibition.
Producer CATHY STEWART Editor JIM BLACK
(Repeated: Fri 11.3 am)
Peter Hobday with the magazine that goes to the shop floors and board rooms across the country where work is done and decisions taken that affect the wealth of the nation.
Producers JOHNSKR[NE and ROSALIND BEW
(Repeated: Thurs 10.2 am)
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in queries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed], 8.30-10.0 pm Handbook of aids and services, £ 2.95 from [address removed]
includes reviews of Beethoven's Tenth, the British premiere in Birmingham of Peter Ustinov 's play, in which Beethoven is conjured into the present-day; and the first publication of the war diaries of Siegfried Sassoon.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer JOHN BOUNDY
After the News.The
Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Howe. mp, for the Government.
10.15* with John Morgan
Christ Stopped at Eboli (7) long wave only
Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude