Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford. BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT and LIZ RIGBEY
this week looks at love and marriage in farming circles.
Are Young Farmers' Clubs no more than marriage bureaux? Would you marry a farmer ... ? Presented and produced by Liz Rigbey
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Mike Gilliam talks to Alan Titchmarsh
Presented by Tony Lewis
A mixture of sporting chatter blended with news and views. England's cricketers have just arrived in Australia after their tough tour of India, ready to take on some of the world's top players.
Producer EMILY MCMAHON
Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the leisure scene with help from
ROBIN DEWHURST , SUSAN MARLING and PATRICK STODDART
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Chris Mullin reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
with Adam Raphael , Political Columnist of The Observer. Producer JIM GRAY
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Producer ZAREER masani
Presented by Louise Botting The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings, investment, mortgages, insurance, social security and the financial problems of everyday life. Address: Money Box
Room 4058, Broadcasting House London WlA 4WW
Short stories by P.G. Wodehouse.
Adapted for radio by Richard Usborne.
With Richard Vernon as Lord Emsworth and Lockwood West as Beach.
The Hon Frederick Threepwood:
Peregrine Worsthome Marghanita Laski
Michael Meacher , mp and Margaret Clay
Clovis in the Country by COLIN TUCKER based on short stories by SAKI
H. H. Munro , who wrote under the name of Saki, was killed at Beaumont Hamel on 14 November 1916. Many of his short stories centred upon the character of Clovis Sangrail, an elegant man-about-town, with a biting wit and a taste for guiding other people's lives.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER
(First broadcast in 1976) Stereo
Rex Dillot and:
Bertie van Tahn:
with Richard Anthony Baker Stereo
Themes and variations from the lives of the Indian princes. (Details on Friday at 11.0 am) Stereo
I have the most beautiful face in the world (idi AM IN) : But how many others would agree with him? How realistically do people think of ' their own faces? Do they make the most effective use of them? What is a face for anyway?
And what, if anything, can it tell us about the real intention of its owner?
Roy Fisher reflects on these questions with the help of plastic surgeon Emeritus Professor James Calnan , actress Anna Massey , jazz singer and art critic
George Melly , painter Anthony Green , photographer Brian Griffin and super salesman John Fenton
Producer JUDITH BUMPUS
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by Anthony Smith
Presenter Derek Jones
With CLIVE ROSLIN including Sports Round-up
with Elly Ameling , the Lieder singer.
(Details on Friday 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. Producer JILL ANDERSON. Stereo
I'd Give My Right Arm to be Ambidextrous by MICHAEL BARTLETT with Patrick Troughton as George and Mark Straker as Barry How can one describe George? He's a lollipop man at present, but he has been many things in his time, and he believes there is more to being a lollipop man than the job description would imply. There is also far more to George than is at first apparent, but then George is ... an individualist.
Songs sung by THE FINCHLEY CHILDREN'S MUSIC GROUP conducted by RON CORP Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
Hoose agin hoose, toon agin toon,
If thou meet a man knock 'im down,
But don't 'urt 'im.
Hundreds of bodies mesh together in an overgrown rugby scrum as the traditional game of Haxey Hood is celebrated. Phil Smith joins in this ancient calendar custom. Producer JOHN LEONARD BBC Manchester
God, that madest earth and heaven (EH 268); 0 Almighty God (Anthems for Choirs 1); Matthew 13, vv 24-30;
0 strength and stay (EH 271) Stereo
A topical religious or moral matter of importance is investigated, with reports by Rosemary Hartill , BBC Religious Affairs
Correspondent, Ted Harrison , Bernard Jackson and Trevor Barnes
Researcher BEVERLEY MCAINSH Editor JOHN NEWBURY
Presented by Peter Evans
(Details on Friday at 6.30) Stereo