Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather Producers ALLAN WRIGHT and LIZ RIGBEY
A weekly review.
Produced by the Farming Unit BBC Birmingham
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Hartill
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
Presented by Tony Lewis Another big Rugby Union weekend, especially at
Twickenham where England have the job of facing the favourites, France. Across the border, Scotland battle it out with Ireland at Murrayfield.
Plus - a look at the progress of Karen Barber and Nicky Slater , the new ice dance hopefuls, as they prepare for the European Championships in Gothenburg. Producer EMILY MCMAHON
Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with help from FRANK BARRETT , SUSAN MARLING and PATRICK STODDART Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Anne Sofer presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Hugo Young , Political
Columnist of The Guardian, reviews the past week. Producer JIM GRAY
TV and radio extracts selected by Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Producer ZAREER MASANI
(Details on Monday at 10.0 am)
Short stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE adapted for radio in seven parts by RICHARD USBORNE with and 1: The Custody of the Pumpkin Narrator NIGEL ANTHONY Producer
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The Hon Frederick Threepwood:
McAllister henry STAMPER Mr Donaldson:
Alex Carlile , mp, Dr Patrick Nuttgens. Frank Field, mp and Virginia Bottomley, mp
Marche Militaire by BRIAN MILLER with George is an ideas man and market researcher working for a toy manufacturer. Currently, he is working on a new line in toy soldiers. There's some stiff competition from Germany and the toy weapons race is beginning to escalate. George tries out the new soldiers and accessories on his son Jonathan.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol Stereo
The Toys: Pte Simple:
The Toys: Sgt Major:
The Toys: General:
The Toys: King:
The Toys: Queen:
The Toys: Princess:
The Toys: Alien:
The Toys: Tankman:
The Toys: Old soldier:
with Richard Anthony Baker Stereo
Themes and variations from the lives of the Indian Princes in their own words, and those of some who knew them. 3: Durbar
'What the British called pomp and circumstance, the Indians called dhoom-dam. In the Princely States it took many forms, but mostly in association with the Persian word for a court gathering - what the Moguls called darbar and the British, durbar.'
Compiled and presented by Charles Allen
Producer MICHAEL MASON
The swinging 60s have come and gone. Feminism is here to stay. Women are liberated.
The woman of the 1980s has financial independence and the freedom to ask out any man she fancies. But is it really that straightforward? Jenny Danks explores this question with men and women who talk frankly about the humour and problems of the mating game.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
by Anthony Smith
Presented by Derek Jones Stereo
With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up
with actress Julie Walters (Details on Fri at 9.5 am) Stereo
Conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS
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
The Killing of Martin Hoffnung by MICHAEL DAVIES with
Dr Klaus Grinter arrives in London convinced that the West German government is trying to kill him. Everyone is certain that this frightened armaments expert has something to hide, but then a murder occurs and the finger points heavily at Grinter.
National security could be at risk.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales
Sir Robert Clyne:
Annie Booth, MP:
John Altwen Lassam:
Dr Rosemary Hellman:
Led by THE REV NOEL VINCENT
With the MANCHESTER BOYS' CHOIR Luke 2, vv 25-35; God that madest (Turner); Nunc Dimittis (Sumsion in G);
The day is past (BBC HB 425) BBC Manchester. Stereo
A topical, religious or moral matter of importance is investigated. On the reporting team: Rosemary Hartill , BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent Ted Harrison
Bernard Jackson and Trevor Barnes.
Researcher BEVERLEY MCAINSH Editor JOHN NEWBURY
(Details on Friday at 6.30) Stereo