Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
with Rosemary Hartill
Producer martin SMALL BBC Birmingham
Mike Gilliam asks Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
with Tony Lewis featuring news, views and the personalities in the limelight in the sporting world.
Today in Rugby Union, a match to commemorate the completion of the National Stadium, Cardiff. Wales meet a President's xv. And Motor Racing the South African-Grand Prix at Kyalami.
Producer DAVE GORDON
Introduced by , Bernard Falk , with help from SUSAN MARLING , ROBIN DEWHURST and PATRICK STODDART Producer
JENNY MALUNSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
with Desmond Wilcox
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
Robert Carvel , political editor of the London
Standard, views the past week.
Producer JIM GRAY
with Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people.
Producer ZAREER MASANl
Presenter Louise Botting (Repeated: Mon 10.0 am)
A new series of the antidote to panel games Tim Brooke-Taylor and Willie Rushton lose to Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden Chairman
Humphrey Lyttelton At the piano COLIN SELL
This new series is recorded in super-wide track binaural Quad which is of wonderful quality, incredibly expensive and far too advanced for any listener's radio. Producer
PAUL MAYHEW ARCHER
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm) W FEATURE: page 3
... and now, Boardo - the game none of the family wants to play
The Rt Hon Shirley Williams
Edwina Currie , mp Trevor Phillips Lord Soper from Lambeth, London
The First Day of Spring by SOPHIE BOHDAN with Helen Lindsay as Irene and Patrick Barr as Stephen
A mountaineering accident has left Stephen a cripple for life. As his wife pushes him for long walks in his wheelchair he is prompted to reveal the whole story behind the mishap.
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD (Repeated: Tues 11.0 am)
Geoff Watts reports
Presenter Derek Jones
The weekly environment programme presented by Hugh Sykes
This week a report on acid rain and the latest political moves to combat its effects; and news of a campaign to clean up the water's edge.
Producer MICK WEBB
(Repeated: Tues 11.0 pm VHF)
Eight programmes in which BBC correspondents investigate important current issues.
6: Keeping the Lid On Why have unions and workers acquiesced at the high level of unemployment? Why are there not daily marches and protests across the country? A survey commissioned specially for Radio News indicates that high levels of redundancy pay may be part of the answer to why unemployment is not the burning issue it might have been.
Reporter Nicholas Jones Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW Tel: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.0 am-5.0 pm)
Five poets of the past seen through the eyes of poets of the present.
3: Where the Early Pumpkins Blow
Charles Causley explores the singular genius of Edward Lear.
Reader HUGH DICKSON Producer FRASER STEEL BBC Manchester
A critical look back at last week's news.
with CUVE ROSLIN including
Christopher Reeve with ROY PLOMLEY
(Details: Friday 9.5 am)
Occasionally over-animated conversation inspired by amusing or bemusing episodes of the week.
Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with Richard Baker Producer RAY ABBOTT
by CYRIL HARE dramatised for radio by JAMES PICKLES
with Benjamin Whitrow as Mr Justice Barber
Mr Justice Barber receives various threats on his life during the course of his circuit. The question is: how seriously should he take them?
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 3.0 pm)
Insp Mallet/Martin Flack:
Are the multinationals bogeymen or benefactors? John Roberts reports on the efforts of governments to come to terms with the multinational companies that are bigger than they are and of those companies to come to terms with tomorrow's world.
Written and narrated by John Roberts
The Cost of Discipleship Be thou my vision (BBC HB 316); Ave verum
(Elgar); Mark 10, vv 32-45; Saviour again to thy dear name (BBC HB 423)
Novelist Joseph Hone tells the nine-part story of his adventures in central Africa.
2: Kinshasa: A Little Local Election
Stranded in town by a government ban on travel; the democratic processes at work.
A series of six overheard conversation pieces by ALUN OWEN with
2: Peter and Paula
with Clive Swift as Peter, Phyllida Law as Paula, Jim McManus as Jake and Moir Leslie as Emma
The casual observer would not think that Peter and Paula were brother and sister - they seem from worlds apart, but Mr Emmanuel , at the next table, is more than a casual observer and by the end of the meal he has overheard their conversation and knows a great deal more about them.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN