A musical start to your weekend listening - selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather. Producer ALLAN WRIGHT
which this week eavesdrops on farming's biggest talk-shop - the National Farmers' Union's AGM.
Producer uz RIGBEY
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent,
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
Presented by Tony Lewis In Rugby Union, England travel to the National Stadium in Cardiff to play Wales, while Scotland take a trip to the Pare des Princes to do battle with the French.
FA Cup time again, with the Fifth Round all set to go today, and some very interesting ties to talk about. In cricket, news from
Melbourne, where England are preparing for their first World Cup match against Australia. Producer EMILY MCMAHON
Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with help from robin DEWHURST. SUSAN MARLING and PATRICK STODDART
Producer JENNY MALUNSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Max Hastings presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer SUSAN SNAlLUM
Adam Raphael , Political
Columnist of The Observer, reviews the past week. Producer JIM GRAY
with Margaret Howard Stereo
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 WIA 4WW
Short stories by P.G. Wodehouse
Adapted for radio in seven parts by Richard Usborne.
With Richard Vernon as Lord Emsworth, Lockwood West as Beach and Margot Boyd as Lady Constance.
Sir Clive Sinclair , Jonathan Porritt , Professor Richard Gregory and Jean Denton
A radio play by James Cameron (1911-1985)
James Cameron 's only radio play, based on his own experience of a heart operation, won the Prix Italia in 1973. Directed by R. D. SMITH
A ghost story by CHARLES DICKENS
Read by Emlyn Williams
Producer JOHN TYDEMAN
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.
5: Father and Mother of the People
His Highness Sir Lakshman Singh , Maharawal of Dungarpur, looks back on his experiences as absolute ruler of 300,000 subjects and 1,500 square miles in Rajputana. the country of the kings.
Compiled and presented by Charles Allen
Producer MICHAEL MASON
As the cold silence of midwinter settles on Deepdale in the remote reaches of North Yorkshire, all life seems suspended. But it's a difficult and watchful time for David Pearson , a sheep farmer, and his family as they try to protect their stock from the worst of the weather.
Phil Smith takes to the hills to share some moments of Dales life.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
by Anthony Smith
Presented by Derek Jones Stereo
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news. Stereo
With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up
with Michael Elkins , former BBC correspondent in Jerusalem
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
By Neville Teller, based on the novel by Olga Hesky.
Dizengoff Street, Tel Aviv, Israel, on a Saturday night, with the Sabbath over and everyone crowding the cafes. Just the time and place to dump a corpse and make a getaway, leaving Inspector Tami Shimoni to pick up the pieces - or rather, scrape up the bloodstains - and start out on the trail of a bunch of international killers and the most terrifying secret weapon imaginable.
Directed by John Cardy (Stereo)
At even when the sun was set (EH 266); 0 Christ who art the light and day (Church Anthem Book 62); Mark 2, vv 1-12; Round me falls the night (EH 272) 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
Presented by Peter Evans
Live comedy from
Steve Brown , Helen Lederer Clive Mantle. Nick Wilton ... Stereo
(Clive Mantle is in Of Mice and Men at the Mermaid Theatre, London) In One Ear is performed live on Saturday each week at the Paris
Studio, Lower Regent Street, London. Doors open at 11.0 pm)