Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
with Norman Tozer
Presenter Tony Lewis
It's the NatWest Trophy Final at Lord's today. SOMERSET led by Ian Botham. meet
Chris Tavare 's KENT side. Look forward to the occasion with personalities from both sides.
Gerald Williams reports from Flushing Meadow, New York at the midway point of the US Open
Tennis Championships plus some of the more unusual and off-beat events that make up the world of sport.
Producers DAVE GORDON and EMILY MCMAHON
Introduced by Bernard Falk with SUSAN MARLING and ROBIN DEWHURST
Producer CHERYL GARNSEY Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Mike Chaney presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events.
Producer ROGER CLARK
Anthony King joins the Shadow education spokesman, Nell Kinnock mp, at his west London home, to talk about the things he enjoys doing. Producer MARGARET BUDY
New Every Morning, page 58; For the might of thine arm (BBC HB 242); Psalm 103, vv 1-12; Ephesians 7, vv 27-39 (RSV); 0 God. thy soldiers' faithful Lord (BBC HB 232)
selected by Simon Bates
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in. Editor PADDY O'KEEPFE
Jeanine McMullen with all the news. views, tips and topics for people who live and work in rural Britain. Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
Slogans, catchphrases. clients, and sayings of every kind examined by Celia Haddon
Ludovic Kennedy Dr John Rae and Colin Wclland
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Producer ALAN NIXON
The last of six programmes of themes and variations from the lives of the British in South East Asia, in the days of the Empire, in the words of some of those who were there. The Four Sisters
ANN, ELIZABETH, PIPPA and SUSAN were daughters of the rubber planter Mark
John Kennaway , who went out East in 1899. They grew up in Malaya on Escot Estate during the last period of the British Empire in the East.
Special music by JONATHAN GIBBS , BBC Radiophonlc Workshop
Compiled by CHARLES ALLEN Producer MICHAEL MASON
Stuck by DAVID NORRIS
Beryl and Frank driving along the motorway to spend their honeymoon In London are involved in an unexpected traffic Jam, the consequences of which make them re-think their attitudes to both each other and the Immediate future.
Directed by GERRY JONES (Repeated: Tues 11.0 am)
What's new In medical science?
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the Gp's surgery.
'What are these pesky little beings called thrips that invade our lives each summer? Do they have any purpose in life other than irritating humans?' Your wildlife questions. Introduced by Derek Jones
Rupert Davies-Cooke presents a view of the American West as recorded in the letters of his great-grandfather, Hugh Cooke, who worked for ten years as a cowboy in the territories of Wyoming and Colorado in the 1880s.
Writer and Presenter:
A Radio News production by 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 PEASC
Correspondence address: BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW Tel: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 11.0 atn-5.0 pm)
Four programmes 1: Universities
There's no slackening In the demand for places at university. More and more students are applying, more and more must fall. John Dunn finds out some ways of making the most of your chances; how to devise an applications strategy, which universities to choose, and how to tackle an interview.
Series producer SIMON MAJOR
Series consultant BRIAN HEAP
Written and performed by The National Revue Company
With CHARLES COLVILLE including Sports Round-up
With ROY PLOMLEY
(Details: Friday 9.0 am)
Celestial removals, a nasty attack of podium tremens, and 'The Archers' way off target are revealed in this week's shock expose, A Day in the Life of Radio 4: 7.20
A fairly typical day: Ken Ford falls through the platform in Gardeners' Question Time; Samuel Beckett is the birthday guest on Midweek and the dodo makes a rare appearance in Wildlife. What's more it all happens in 40 minutes. With RUSSELL DAVIES, CHRIS EMMETT, SALLY GRACE , SHEILA STEAFEL and EUGENE FRASER
Written by RUSSELL DAVIES Producer DAVID PERRY
Producer RAY ABBOTT
The Volunteer by TEO MOORE
' There'll be a lot due home that won't be. ... Sad homes ... mothers without bairns ... tears. To think. all them pay packets lying dead on foreign fields. Why, Matt, I've waited 14 long years since you were born to see you a worker ...'
Directed by tony CLIFF BBCManchester (Barrie Rutter is a National Theatre player)
Breast, bowel and cervical cancer. and high blood pressure are serious conditionsdetectableat an early stage by screening apparently healthypeople.But picking up disease before symptoms appear is pointless unless It can be treated. Barbara Myers examines whether mass screening saves lives, and asks what forms are the most valuable, and where they should be available. Producer DEBORAH COHEN
A series of religious documentaries
Twenty five years ago
MARY MULLINS was shocked to discover her baby son was severely handicapped with Down's syndrome.
It seemed like a disaster, but it wasn't long before she and her family became convinced the boy was a gift from God. Rosemary Hartill talks to the family who explain how their understanding and faith have grown. Producer JULIA BROSNAN
Series editor JOHN NEWBURY
A Man to All the Country Dear
Last of a seven-part series of poetry, prose andsong.'Muchhas been written about the country parson ...' And not all of it Is to his credit. Hunting parsons - even drunken parsons - feature in this selection. Readers JOHN DARRAN
DILYS PRICE, DILLWYN OWEN Compiled and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales