Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
with Rosemary Hartill
The 1,000th edition of this weekly review of the agricultural scene looks back over 20 years of change in agriculture and the countryside and predicts future trends with the help of Michael Clark and David Richardson.
Presented and produced by Anthony Parkin BBC Birmingham
with Norman Tozer
with Gerald Williams
The 130th University Boat Race - Oxford attempts to beat Cambridge for the ninth successive time.
England play Wales and Scotland meet France as the Five Nations Rugby Union Championship reaches its climax. Plus progress reports from
Faisalabad on the Second Test between Pakistan and England.
Producer DAVE GORDON
Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from SUSAN MARUNG and ROBIN DEWHURST. Producer
JENNY MALUNSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
with Ann Leslie
Producer MIKE GILLIAM
with Robert Carvel , political editor of the London Standard.
Producer MARGARET BUOY
True and False Families
New Every Morning, p 54; The church of God
(EH 488); Christ be with me (EH 212, part 2); Mark 3, vv 13-21; I bind unto myself (EH 212, part 1)
from Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in. Producer ZAREER MASANI
with Louise Botting
How the Budget Affects You The Money Box team analyses and explains the tax and benefit changes and offers advice on how to plan your personal finances in the light of the Chancellor's measures.
Sir Alfred Sherman
Professor Brian Griffiths Paul Boateng
The Rev Myra Blyth from Loughton, Essex
Mother and Daughter by GRAHAM SWANNELL
She lives in a large house with memories of her ex-colonial past. Late in life her husband has left her, but she will not accept the fact. Nor can she cope with the demands which her lonely state make upon her. Her daughter comes to visit to see if she can help ...
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
Joan the mother:
Harriet her daughter:
Geoff Watts reports
Tony Wilkins Claudia Bloom David Holloway respond to questions from DIY enthusiasts at
Tamworth Hall, at the invitation of the Mayor. In the Chair
Producer kos COPLAND EditorJIM BLACK
An eight-part series 3: Winner Take All
By this time, the pundits forecast, the race or the Democratic nomination should have thrown up a clear winner. The significant primaries are over and it's downhill all the way to the conventions-or is it? A report on the US presidential campaign from Washington and around the country.
Reporters Clive Small and James Cox
Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW Tel: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.0 am-5.0 pm)
direct from Silicon Valley, California
The birthplace of the micro-computer is under attack from Japan and the Far East - and it's fighting back. The Valley believes creative technology, aggressive marketing and a Californian lifestyle conducive to innovative thinking will repel the attack. But will it?
Barry Norman reports on the battle of Silicon Valley. Producer TREVOR TAYLOR
(The Chip Shop's
Takeaway service is at
12.23* am Sat, Sun, Tues, Wed) (Extended repeat on Tuesday 11.0 pm VHF)
with HARRIET CASS including
Chef Michael Quinn with ROY PLOMLEY
(Details: Friday 9.5 am)
Occasionally over-animated conversation inspired by episodes of the week.
Music by FASCINATING AIDA Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with Richard Baker Producer RAY ABBOTT
Ghote Hunts the Peacock by GEOFFREY M MATTHEWS based on the novel by H. R F. KEATING starring Sam Dastor
Insp Ganesh Ghote of the Bombay CID is on his first trip to London, to attend a conference on drugs smuggling. But scarcely have his feet touched the ground than he is caught up in a baffling new case. A beautiful young girl is missing. A famous pop star is the chief suspect. But the evidence is far from conclusive....
Song composed by jim PARKER and WALLY K. DALY
Directed by PETER WINDOWS BBC Birmingham
H. R F.
Why should I want to go back
To you, Ireland, my
The blots on the page are so black
That they cannot be covered with shamrock.
On St Patrick's Night, when Irishmen all over the world 'drown the shamrock' and indulge in much sentimentality about the 'ould sod',
Paul Vaughan visits Ireland. north and south, to investigate how a new generation of writers, poets, artists and musicians mirror the life today of the island.
Producer BRIAN BARFIELD • FEATURE: page 9
Evening prayers led by Michael Shoesmith BBC Birmingham
A 13-part series. Narrator David Attenborough 12: Danger!
Wilma George of Oxford University, Peter Grieg -Smith of the University of Sussex, Peter Marler of Rockefeller University, New York,
Eugene Morton of the National Zoological Park,
Washington, and Tom Strusacker of the New York Zoological Society, examine the vocal utterances of animals when danger threatens. Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
puts an ear to the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer ANNE HOWELLS
12.23-12.28* am The Chip Shop
Barry Norman with Basicode computer software.