Presenters Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday and Gerald Williams at the Olympics in Los Angeles
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Your Letters
Gayatri Devi , the Maharani of Jaipur, was brought up in the sumptuous Palace of Cooch Behar with its staff of 500. She tells ROY PLOMLEY how she shot her first panther at the age of 12, how she became the third wife of the Maharaja of Jaipur, and how, with his encouragement, she won a seat in the Parliament of India. She also chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
The last of six programmes
Bob Symes, steam enthusiast and amateur cook, deserts his kitchen and sallies forth in search of leisure occupations suitable for a gentleman of increasing age and girth.
Anything goes - as long as it doesn't require money, athleticism or genius.
All Done by Numbers....
St Stephen s takes on a novice handbell ringer.
Producer KATE FENTON
... the time of growth, of sudden plenty, of buzzing insects and of nostalgic authors. Caroline Parsons takes her second step into the seasons, to find out how man, beast and plant respond to high sun and long summer days.
Producer JOHN HARRISON
Introduced from Birmingham by Marjorie Lofthouse Douglas MacMillan , the founder of Cancer Relief, was born 100 years ago. Most cancer patients prefer to be cared for at home. DEBBIE FISHER finds out how MacMillan nurses make this possible.
Producer ANNE BROWN BBC Birmingham
The Dancing Bear (3)
The novel by HOWARD SPRING freely adapted for radio in eight episodes by KEN WHITMORE with 1: Born in Captivity
This is the story of John Hamer Shawcroft, his boyhood rise from the streets of Ancoats,
Manchester, and his pursuit of power and fame. Through the lives of Hamer and his wife Ann, there flows the wider current of England's life; the challenge to the power of the landed aristocracy in the late 1880s; the birth of the Labour
Party; the Suffragette movement in which Ann plays an heroic part; and the aftermath of the 1914-18 War. other children played by JIMMY BRADDOCK , PHILLIPPA CONNELL and RUTH WILLIAMS Theme music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON
Directed by TREVOR HILL
BBC Manchester Stereo
John Shawcroft as a boy:
Tom Hannaway as a youth:
Arnold Ryerson as a youth:
Ellen, John's mother:
Gordon Stansfield, his stepfather:
Charles Artingstall, the bookseller:
Ann Artingstall as a girl:
Hawley, his father:
Lizzie Lightowler, Ann's aunt:
Last of three programmes in which Jenni Mills investigates the National Health Service. Care of the Elderly
Nearly half of all the beds in the NHS are occupied by people past retirement age. But the elderly need special health care. What is available?
Producer SARAH ROWLANDS
Katharine Whitehorn presents her personal choice of poetry and prose with Angela Down and Gary Watson
'I suppose most of us have one writer who says a lot of things the world's actually been saying for some time; but whoever says them to you first is an angel of revelation.'
Recorded before an invited audience at the New End Theatre, Hampstead. Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol
11.0 Staying in Business Anyone can start a business - but what does it take to keep it going? In these six programmes PETER HOBDAY finds out about the surprises, crises and decisions that can crop up in the early years of a new enterprise.
2: You and Your Clients
11.30 Euromagazine Three programmes of interviews and news from Spain, giving you a chance to listen to native speakers of Spanish. Edicion espanola (1) MIGUEL PENARANDA e ISABEL SOTO hablan con ANA belen, cantante y actriz. Realization de MICK WEBB
A four-part investigation of the Shifton Scandal. Part 2
In 1982 Shifton, a town 20 miles north east of Birmingham was pulled down to make way for London's third airport.
This week David Lander examines the part played in the scandal by Mickey Ozada's Jolly Good Fun Holiday Company and looks at the fate of the Women's Anti-Airport Protest Camp.
Production assistants STEPHEN FRY, ANDREW SACHS, TONY ROBINSON, BRENDA BLETHYN and MORAY WATSON
Dramatic reconstructions by: JACK KLAFF, JAN RAVENS, PHIL NICE, FELICITY MONTAGU, MARK ARDEN and STEVE FROST
Research by TONY SARCHET
Editor PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER
(Repeated: Saturday 5.25 pm) (Brenda Blethyn is in 'Benefactors' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)
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