Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Hartlll
A weekly review of the agricultural scene. Producer KEN ford BBC Manchester
Norman Tozer with how to get the best from your hard-earned cash.
Gerald Williams takes the Chair this morning while TONY LEWIS reports from Headlngley on the SecondTestbetween England and New Zealand. Also on this weekend are the Women's AAA
Championships and the British Motorcycling
Grand Prix. Hear from some of the personalities involved and those making the headlines In the sporting world.
Producers DAVE GORDON and EMILY MCMAIION
Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from
SUSAN MARLING and NIGEL COOMBS taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
Passage to India: in the next few weeks,
Paul Wade looks at four facets of India, the country that is attracting tourists thanks to the success of films like Gandhi. Heat and Dust and Octopussy. He begins his travels in Delhi.
Producer Helen ROBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Mike Chaney presents a personal review of the weekly magazines.
Producer ROGER CLARK
Presenter Peter Riddell Political Editor of the Financial Times. Producer
New Every Morning, page 97; Brief life Is here our portion (BBC hb 241); Psalm 85: Matthew 14, vv 22-33; Lord, teach us how to pray (BBC HB 344)
Radio and TV extracts with Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in. Editor PODDY O'KEEFFE
(Nert edn: Tues 10.0 am)
Jeanine McMutlen on the track of Best Layers.
Good Milkers and Choice Eaters, not to mention tips from pig rearers. sheep shearers. cheese-makers and country people par excellence in the programme for people with dirt on their hands. Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
(Repealed.- Mod 10.0 am)
Quotations ranging from the sublime to the gorblimcv identified and provided by Cella Haddon Ludovlc Kennedy Dr John Rae and Colin Welland
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented bv Nigel Rees
Producer ALAN NIXON
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
Six programmes on themes and variations from the lives of the British in South East
Asia, in the days of the Empire, in the words of some who were there. 1: Slow Boat to China: Foundations and Beginnings
' And at last over the horizon about 12 D'clock in the morning a little cluster of trees appeared. Brilliant sunshine, blue sea. huge enormous
Asian sky of clouds, and clustering under it this little block of land:
South East Asia, The very beginning of the great romantic east. the Island empires of which I dreamed.'
Narrator Garard Green Special music by JONATHAN GIBBS , BBC
Compiled by Charles ALLEN Producer MICHAEL MASON (Krpeat. ' Chummertes. Sarongs and Bajus ' next Saturday)
The Wedding Dress by ANNE GORING
Carol buys an antique wedding dress from
Mrs Brent , who had worn it at her wedding 60 years earlier. It is no longer in good condition and causes a break-up between Carol and her fiancé. The dress, however, has not outlived its usefulness ...
Directed bv ALEC REID BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 11.0 am)
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 gps surgery.
' Is the size of a tree determined by the size of the fruit from which it grows? '
The germ of an idea to puzzle Peter Moore. John Andrews. Stephen Sutton. Presented by Derek Jones
1: Queen of Crime In five programmes
Jessica Mann investigates women crime writers and why such gentle women are so good at murder. Agalha Christie is not merely the Queen of Crime, but the archetype: retiring, genteel - and uniquely successful. To what extent did she establish the tradition? Janet Morgan. A. L.
House, Julian Symons. Anthony Storr and Marprhanlta Laskl investigate the Christie phenomenon.
Reader FRANCES JEATER Title music by JOLYON JACKSON Producer
A Radio News production hy ADAM RAPHAEL
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address BBC, Broadcasting House. London W1A 4WW.
Tel [number removed]. Ext 7048 (Mon-Fri 10.0 am-5.0 pm)
Seven programmes about people who are successful against the odds. 2: Michael Peters
Michael PETERS always wanted to be an artist but after failing his Art O-level, he left school to work in what he thought was an architect's office. It turned out to be a commercial art studio and he had accidentally stumbled into the career he wanted. Today he runs one of the most successful design companies in the world with clients ranging from Fisons to Gauloises and from Sellotape to bp.
Producer JOCK GALLAGMER BBC Birmingham
A new series of six programmes
Written and performed bv the National Revue Company
with CLIVE ROSLIN including Sports Roundup
Keith Waterhouse with ROY PLOMLEY
(Details: Friday 9.0 am)
Dr Anthony Clare invites Nemone Lethbridge , the barrister and playwright. to reflect on the major influences in her life.
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with a selection of music on record.
Producer RAY ABBO'IT
The Gortys Triangle by ROD BEACHAM , with Crete is the background to a mysterious death that involves the world of the very rich, the world of archaeology, and a strange girl named Candy who Knows the secret of it all.
Directed by GERRY JONES (Repeated: Mon 3.0 pm)
For the orphaned and abandoned babies of the Third World countries, one route to comfort and security is via adoption - in the West. Inter-country adoption has often been the last choice for childless couples - equally it has sprung from an altruistic desire to help.
Andy Price meets some of the children who were brought to Britain in this way, a decade or more ago. As they grow towards adulthood in a new country, with a new culture, how do they, and their families, look back on their experiences - and forward to new identities?
Producer Sharon Banoff (Repeated: Fri 11.0 am)
The second of a ten-week series that looks at religious issues and people in the news. Selling God
Can religion be sold like lager or filter cigarettes? This week Robert
Foxcroft goes to a top advertising agency to find out how the religious message could enter the market place. Can they do it? Would you want it' Or is it Impossible to sell God?
Research JULIA BROSNAN
Series editor JOHN NEWBURY
Roses Round the Door
Mine be a cot beside the hill ...
But what is the besetting sin of the cottage woman, the mischief that threatens too ambitious a gardener?
Second of seven programmes of poetry, prose and song. including words by EDMUND BLUNDEN. W. II. DAVIES. THOMAS
CAMPION and MARY RUSSELL MITFORD and ballads sung bv OWEN CATLEY and JOHN MCCORMACK. Readers
Ray Smith. Dilys Price and John Darran
Producer HERBERT Williams BBC Wales