Farming, food and countryside news, market : trends and weather.
Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Harttll
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.
Introduced by Tony Lewis Last night World Ice-dance champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean unveiled their new routine, designed to capture the Olympic title. PETER JONES reports from the British Championships at Nottingham.
Also today, England
Rugby Union team face the All Blacks at
Twickenham and the Lombard RAC Rally starts out from Bath.
Producer EMILY MCMAHON
Introduced by Bernard Falk, with help from Susan Marling and Robin Dewhurst, taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
John Pilger presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events.
Producer SHARON BANOFF
Adam Raphael , Political Editor of The Observer, views the past week.
Producer MARGARET BUDY
New Every Morning, page 67; 0 for a thousand tongues to sing (BBC HB 278); Psalm 63; Matthew 5, vv 21-32; Jesus these eyes have never seen (BP 44)
Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC Radio and Television programmes over the past seven days.
On 18 November, The
Most Rev John Stapylton Habgood, PhD, MA, was enthroned in York
Minster as Archbishop of York, Primate of England and Metropolitan. Rosemary Hartlll , BBC Religious Affairs
Correspondent, presents a report featuring highlights of the ceremony.
Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC Manchester
Presented by Louise Botting
Radio's key to the ever-present problem of how to get the best from your money. Whether it concerns a mortgage or insurance policy, an investment bond or a bank loan, a tax dispute or a social security squabble - Money Box gets the answers from the people in the know.
Correspondence address: Money Box, Room 4058 Broadcasting House London W1A 4WW
(Repeated: Mon 10.0 am)
Peter Jones , Libby Purves and Tim Rice submit themselves to the unhesitating, undeviating and unrepetitious discipline of Nicholas Parsons (or not). Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
The Rt Hon
Roy Hattersley , up Sir John Biggs Davison, mp
Tim Pat Coogan
Chairman David Jacobs
That Bread Should Be
So Dear by OLWYNNE MACRAE with Fiona Walker as Mary and John Rowe as David After several years as a housewife and mother,
Mary decides to go back to work. Her husband seems to be all for it, yet once she starts her new job he increasingly resents the fact that she has less time and energy to devote to him. Mary's life becomes a nightmare - torn between her domestic responsibilities and her need to fulfil herself ...
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
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.
A series of 12 programmes
8: Why Blame God/ The Question of Suffering Why is there so much suffering in the world? Why are children born deformed? Why do the innocent suffer? Does it have any purpose?
Doubts, disasters and unbelievable cruelty are all part of human experience. So why do people go on believing in the face of such suffering?
John Bowker , Professor of Religious Studies at Lancaster University, looks at the ways religious traditions have accepted suffering without compromise and used it to affirm the ultimate victory of life.
Producer DAVID CRAIG BBC Manchester
BBC correspondents look at a contemporary issue.
To mark the beginning of the BBC Children in Need week,
Does He Take Sugarr takes a look at the needs of some disabled children. John Mills visits the British Institute for
Brain Injured Children in Somerset and a family who are finding it hard to keep up visits to their little daughter, who has spent most of her life in hospital.
Editor MARLENE PEASE
Mike Madelin , Peter Ferns and Mike Stoddart answer more of your natural history questions.
Presented by Derek Jones
A critical look back at the week's news.
With DAVID HITCHINSON including Sports Round-up
Sir Hugh Greene with ROY PLOMLEY
(Details: Friday 9.5 am)
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music on record.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.0 am)
The Dispossession by LIANE AUKIN with Diana Quick as Silvia Preston and Paul Daneman as Macmillan
The relationship between Silvia, a woman dedicated to painting, and Macmillan, a rich and powerful man equally dedicated to ownership, has always been one of complexity. After nine years apart, the two meet again and the consequences are explosive.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER (Repeated: Monday 3.0pm)
The second of two documentary programmes about the Kennedy
Presidency concentrates on American domestic issues - the weakness of the dollar and a stagnant economy tackled by a tax cut and budget deficits - and the way the climate of opinion was altered on civil rights.
Contributors include JOHN BRADEMAS , DOUGLAS DILLON J. K. GALBRAITH , WALTER HELLER , GENE ROSTOW ARTHUR SCHLESINGER
THEODORE SORENSEN and ROBERT WEAVER.
Presenter Edmund Ions , Reader in Politics, University of York Producer
(Repeated: Fri 11.0 am)
An evening meditation led by David Craig
Evelyn Cheesman was expected to die young when she was born in 1881, but her tremendous will-power carried her through to a ripe old age. Barry Paine traces the remarkable adventures of this frail-looking woman who collected insects in remote parts of the South Pacific, sometimes with cannibals as her only companions.
Barrie Written and produced by JOHN BURTON BBC Bristol