Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
has breakfast with Ossie Johnson and his family on their Northumbrian hill farm. Producer ANTHONY PARKIN
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden.
Gerald Williams looks back to the first day's athletics competition in the XXIII
Olympic Games - Seb Coe , Peter Elliot and Steve Ovett run in the heats of the 800 metres.
While Tony Lewis , in between Test matches, features news, views and personalities in the limelight in the rest of the sporting world, including a look forward to the highlight of the motorcycling calendar - the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Producers JOANNE WATSON and EMILY MCMAHON
Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from SUSAN MARLING. PATRICK STODDART and FRANK BARRETT taking a practical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene, including
What's On with ERIC TOBITT.
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD including 9.0 News
Paul Foot reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
with Robert Carvel , Political
Editor of the London Standard. Including a special review of the Lord s at the end of a parliamentary session in which they have played an unusually prominent role.
Producer JIM GRAY
Producer ZAREER MASANI
Jeanine McMullen continues her journey through the remoter parts of the British countryside in search of those who earn their living from traditional rural work. She meets the characters who tell the tales, the breeders who nurture stock and the craftspeople who sell their wares all in the name of a small country living ... Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Monday 10.0 am)
Without hesitation, the least repetitious and most undeviating programme on radio with Kenneth Williams
Clement Freud , Derek Nimmo and John Baddeley
In the Chair, Nicholas Parsons Devised by LAN MESSITER Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Monday 6.30pm) Stereo
Jeffrey Archer presents his personal choice of poetry and prose. with Judi Dench and Alec McCowen BBC Bristol. Stereo
Obsession in August by MICHAEL ROBSON with and It began with a letter from Lord Sackville to Professor Dulac, inviting him to his house in Dorset, and acquainting him with a strange discovery too important to confide on paper. Through the correspondence of those involved we learn of the mysterious and fearful events that took place in Dorset that August of 1892. Directed by DAVID SPENSER
Sir Edmund Gautrey/Canon Enright:
Dickon Myers/Insp Dunlapp:
Whether you are eight or 80, we guarantee at the end of this half hour, you will be 30 minutes older. starring and Producer JIMMY MULVILLE Stereo
Old Father Time:
the Mickey Mouse Watch:
the Second Century BC:
The last of six lurches through England by Ray Gosling , not quite in the wake of J. B. Priestley.
In the final chapter of his English Journey of 1933, Priestley divided the country into three: guide-book 'merrie England'; industrial 'sooty pig' England; and the new electric 'Blackpoolised' England.
No traveller of England has bettered Priestley's judgment, argues Gosling. What he saw in 1933 is the same 50 years on. For all the talk of change and progress, almost nothing is different....
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester
The story of two pioneering sisters and their very different attitudes to life in the backwoods of Canada.
Compiled by MARGARET HORSFIELD Canada is a land of hope ... there is constant excitement.
(CATHARINE PARR TRAILL )
We determined to make our stay as short as possible.
(SUSANNAH MOODIE ) with and Producer PETER WINDOWS BBC Birmingham. Stereo
The last of six lighthearted talks in which David Moreau recollects his largely unsuccessful attempts to come to grips with life.
Drawing in Our Horns
with PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up
Gayatri Devi with ROY PLOMLEY (Details: Friday 9.5 am) Stereo
On 1 August this year coachman John Parker celebrated the bicentenary of the first-ever mail coach run from Bristol to London by re-creating the journey. With a team of helpers, 20 horses, and a coach full of passengers he attempted to break several records. Aboard was Martin Muncaster who captured the atmosphere of this historic occasion, driving through the night alongside John Parker. Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT
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with Richard Baker
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT. Stereo
Musk and Amber by WILLIAM FRANKLAND with India, 1872. Brigadier Denniston is murdered during a regimental reunion; the mystery is that he has been retired some years and therefore would presumably have no enemies. Or does his murder relate to something that happened in the past? In which case the lives of other officers may be in peril. It is for the regimental doctor to investigate.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 3.0 pm) Stereo
Dr James Maxwell:
Capt Glyn Mytton:
Mrs Rose Bamford:
From 'tim'rous beastie' to
Hollywood star, Barry Paine reflects on the success of the modern mouse.
Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol
The first of three programmes.
With Leonard Maguire as The Rev Andrew Clark
When the Great War began, 70 years ago, Andrew Clark resolved to keep a diary to register the impact of the war on the small Essex village of Great Leighs of which he was Rector. The diary, consisting of over three million words in 92 volumes, was left to the Bodleian Library in Oxford.
James Munson has explored this unpublished and unique village history.
(Repeated: Wednesday 11.0 am) Stereo
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The Rev Andrew Clark:
0 strength and stay upholding all creation (a&mr 17); Teach me the way of thy statutes
(Anthems for Choirs 1); Mark 8, w 1-9; The duteous day now closeth (A&MR 34)
'...my physical faculties may diminish - but up there, at the back of my eyes, I'm convinced the undiminished A-Z of my life is there....'
In the first of five talks, playwright Brian Thompson sifts this mass of autobiography. BBC Manchester
by STEVE TAYLOR
Donald has never had any luck with girls until Ruth....
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY
BBC Manchester Stereo