A musical start to your weekend listening - selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford. BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT and LIZ RIGBEY
Producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Birmingham
A note from Religious Affairs correspondent, Rosemary Hartill
Mike Gilliam talks to Alan Titchmarsh
Presented by Tony Lewis
Although Greg Norman won last year's Suntory World
Matchplay Golf Championship, the event was dominated by Nick Faldo for the wrong reasons - his wayward ball thrown back on the 16th green by a spectator. Plus Davis Cup tennis - news of Great
Britain's attempt to avoid relegation in the tie against Yugoslavia at Eastbourne. Producer DAVE GORDON
Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from SUSAN MARLING , PATRICK STODDART and ROBIN DEWHURST taking a practical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD including at 9.0 News
John Pilger presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Ivor Crewe reviews the autumn crop of political books. Producer JULIAN COLES
with Glyn Worsnip
BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Producer ZAREER MASANI
Presented by Louise Botting Every day brings something new in the financial markets and competition for savings is as fierce as ever. Money Box swings back into action to help you manage your money sensibly and safely and to judge the merits of the latest investment ideas.
What is the outlook for interest rates and inflation? How will government policy affect pensions and benefits? Has the stock-market run out of steam?
These are the sort of questions the Money Box team tackles every week with the help of experts from the fields of banking, housing, insurance, investment, tax and social security.
And if you fancy your chances of becoming the 1985 Unit Trust Investor of the Year, listen for details of this year's competition or write to: Money Box
BBC Broadcasting House London WIA 4WW
(Repeated: Monday 10.0 am)
The sayings of the famous and obscure recalled and celebrated by Beryl Bainbridge Richard Ingrams H. R. F. Keating and Sylvia Syms
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Producer JOANIE BLAIKIE
(Repeated: Monday 6.30pm) Stereo
H. R. F.
The Rt Hon
Dame Judith Hart , mp, The Rt Hon David Owen , mp, Auberon Waugh
by JANE PONCLA
1941: It is Annabelle's tenth birthday. The day brings a new visitor to her widowed mother's house -an army officer who has been billeted on the family. Annabelle is an unusual and difficult child, who resents her mother's preoccupation with her own life. In her need for a father-figure and a friend, she turns to Bryan.
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON Stereo
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the humour of the subject....
To learn English you must begin by thrusting the jaw forward, almost clenching the teeth, and practically immobilising the lips
(JOSE ORTEGO Y GASSET) with the voices of TONY HANCOCK , JOHN BIRD and JOHN FORTUNE,
WOODY ALLEN , JOYCE GRENFELL ,
DICK BENTLEY and JUNE WHITFIELD and VICTOR BORGE Written by FRANK MUIR and SIMON BRETT Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS Stereo
During the latter part of his life, at Lamb House, Rye, the novelist E. F. Benson created two middle-aged women - Mrs Emmeline Lucas and Miss Elizabeth Mapp - who battle for social and cultural superiority in the little town of Tilling.
Aubrey Woods celebrates that outrageous world, with readings by GERALD CROSS from Benson's memoirs.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
('Queen Lucia', based on the novel by E. F. Benson , starts Wednesday at 3.0 pm)
Presented by Barry Norman What is happening in the world of computers and does it matter?
A weekly look at the new technology and its impact, all served up in a way everyone will understand.
Producer TREVOR TAYLOR
(Repealed: Tuesday 11.0 pm) Stereo Chfpline: London [number removed]Liverpool [number removed]Bristol 0[number removed]
Birmingham [number removed]
9 FEATURE: page 93
by Anthony Smith
Presenter Derek Jones
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news. Stereo
With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up
with John Hurt
(Details: Friday 9.5 am) Stereo
with Robert Robinson
Current public and private preoccupations treated with a grain of salt in conversation. Music by INSTANT SUNSHINE
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo
Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music on record, reviving old favourites, introducing the less familiar and including some recent releases.
Producer JILL ANDERSON. Stereo
To Each His Just Deserts (A Ciascuno il Suo) by LEONARDO SCIASCIA translated and adapted for radio by ALFRED ALEXANDER from the dramatisation by GMGO DE CHIARA
Signor Manno , the pharmacist, receives an anonymous letter: 'For what you have done, you must die.' A joke? Not in Sicily in 1964. Paolo Laurana 's curiosity is aroused - but is a bookish schoolmaster the right man to tackle the power and influence of the Mafia?
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (Repeated: Monday 3.0 pm)
John Masters: Soldier and Writer by JOHN SCOTNEY
Educated at Wellington and Sandhurst, John Masters was a Gurkha officer all his adult life until the declaration of Indian Independence on 15 August 1947. After this
Masters felt cast adrift and became a writer. In a succession of novels he portrayed two centuries of British India. Colleagues. friends and family recall his life from his earliest to his last years. Narrator Bill Travers Readers GARARD GREEN and MARGOT BOYD
Producer DAVID HEYCOCK
(Repeated: Wednesday 11.0 am) Stereo ('Masters' India' begins tomorrow at 9.0 pm)
Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (EH 242); Almighty and everlasting God (Church Anthem Book); Acts 12, vv
10-19; Holy Father, cheer our way (BBC HB 417) Stereo
Nick Page considers the lives and achievements of 12 men and women who have shaped our Christian heritage.
4: Mother Julian - the Ultimate Optimist
Research RACHEL VINEY Producer DAVID COOMES
The Responsibilities of Rex's disablement has confined him to a wheelchair for most of his 35 years. But the only thing that really gets him down is the nightly problem of insomnia and how to sneak to the bathroom cabinet for a blissful extra sleeping pill without his overprotective mother hearing him! Directed by CHERRY COOKSON Stereo
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