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To start in business on your own Is a very big step to take; it's not only a challenge, It's a considerable risk. Some 70 per cent of new businesses don't last even one year, so what are the pitfalls and who can help? To answer questions, Derek Craven of the Durham Business School and Vicky Sargent from the London Enterprise Agency, join Teresa McGonagle in the studio. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
What is the difference between instinct in animals and the working and thinking of the human brain?
Mike Stoddart , Chris Mead and Peter Moore ponder more wildlife questions.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm) long wave only
with Chris Mohr
Who Can 1 Turn Tot: In the fourth in this series on where people with problems can go for help, JOHN WATKINS examines the advice and support available for schizophrenics and their families.
He Tarzan, She Jane:
JOHN NICHOLSON questions the value of trying to assess the intellectual and psychological difference between males and females.
For Freedom to be Equal (4): long wave only
Is That Lady Still Sitting There? by DAVID BARTLETT Bessie's eccentric behaviour has made her a social outcast. But she is about to turn the tables on the morals that are responsible for what she has become.
Directed by ENYD WILLIAMS BBC Wales
Carole Rosen opens the door of the Edwardian drawing-room with its obligatory piano and pile of popular ballads, to discover that, though nice women of the time rarely worked outside their homes, women composers were unexpectedly successful. with musical illustrations from DELIA FLETCHER GORDON PULLIN and KEITH SWALLOW
Producers GILLIAN HUSH and MARK ROWLINSON BBC Manchester
A Russian Childhood by SOFYA KOVALEVSKAYA translated by BEATRICE STILLMAN abridged In six parts and read by Liane Aukin 1: Earliest Memories
Sofya Kovalevskaya was born in St Petersburg in 1850. Nurtured amid the protection and comfort of middle-class Tsarist Russia she became a pioneer and, with her remarkable and varied gifts, was one of the first women professors
(of mathematics) as well as a talented writer.
Here, in her evocative memoirs, she recalls her childhood.
Producer PENNY GOLD
What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the gps surgery.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS
Presented by Wynford Vaughan -Thomas Protection for hedgehogs, photography of rare birds in the Cambrian mountains, finding oak shingles to restore a church tower in Surrey, bird-life on the Humber Estuary and weather-forecasting from West. country folklore.
Producer DON MOSEY BBC Afanchester
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 JOHN SERINE and ROSALIND BEW
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Ian MacRae Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in queries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed], 8.30-10.0 pm
includes a review of Short List, a play by Michael Rudman about a committee meeting to choose the winner of an award for the most promising new playwright, starring Ian McKellan , at the Hampstead Theatre.
London; and a preview of To the Lighthouse by Hugh Stoddart , based on Virginia Woolf's novel, starring Rosemary Harris and Michael Gough , to be shown on BBC2 tomorrow at 9.0 pm.
Presenter Richard Mayne Producer RICIIARD DUNN
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