A musical start to your weekend listening -selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Producer ALLAN WRIGHT
A weekly review of the agricultural scene Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Birmingham
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Susan Snailum asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
Lord Oaksey and Judith Chalmers share the hot-seat from Aintree this morning as they look ahead to the 138th Grand National.
Plus the Five Nations Rugby Championship, Ireland play England at Lansdowne Road, and favourites Wales play
France at the Pare des Princes. And Tony Lewis has a tale or two for you from the middle of the desert!
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 MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Henry Porter presents a review of the weekly magazines. Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Robert Carvel , Political Editor of the London Standard, reviews the past week. Producer JIM GRAY
with Margaret Howard Stereo
Presented by Louise Botting (Details on Monday at 10.0 am)
by RICHARD TURNER and WILLIAM OSBORNE starring Robert Lindsay 2: Freedom is Choice
The Sellingfield Project:
'We'll take care of you all right!' With PAM FERRIS. DAVID GOODLAND
MARK KNOX. SIOBHAN REDMOND
PAUL SHEARER and RICHARD TURNER Producer NICK SYMONS BBC Manchester
The Rt Hon Denis Healey , mp Andrew Neil , Sir Peter Hall and Margaret Daly , mep
Talk of Love and War by DON HAWORTH
In a Second World War setting, two young men banter in a mood of gentle irony about their work as fighter-pilots, but not forgetting the penalties of war, both general and personal.
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
(First broadcast on Radio 3) Stereo
with Jeremy Nicholas
"The only thing he mentioned which nobody understood at the time was the question of Prussic acid."
On 28 July 1942, a German industrialist passed to the World Jewish Congress representative in Zurich the information that Hitler was deporting the Jews of Europe to the East and exterminating them. The same man also warned the Allies of the German attack on Russia. Until recently the industrialist's identity was a secret.
David Wheeler tells the story of the search for Eduard Schulte's name and the story of his heroism.
With Gerhart Riegner of the WJC; historians Alan M. Kraut, Richard Breitman and David Kranzler; Warsaw Resistance leader Stefan Korbonski; and Schulte's son Ruprecht.
The old adage that Reading's water today is London's tomorrow contains a drop of truth. Every glassful has been through people's digestive systems, industrial machinery and water treatment plants many times.
Peter Evans follows the course from spring to sewage farm, and discovers how we get our clean drops to drink.
Producer DEBORAH COHEN
More events from his life in a Moscow apartment house, recalled by Bill Campbell , alias 'Villi the Clown'
3: Dr Larissa Loginova
Series producer BARBARA CROWTHER
With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up
Jimmy Savile OBE began his career in the mines, but as a result of an accident, he took up dance-hall management. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he describes how he became a disc jockey and talks about his very successful television series "Jim'll Fix It". He also 'fixes it' for a young lady called Charlotte Duffy to appear with him on Desert Island Discs and allows her to choose one of his eight records.
Music by INSTANT SUNSHINE
Producer MICHAEL, EMBER. Stereo
Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music. Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON. Stereo
Muggers by ALLAN PRIOR Insp Sid Savage and Sgt Jack Eaves are brought in on a case where the theft involved the use of a knife. Before long it becomes apparent that two youths, one of them black, are the most likely suspects. Then some muggings occur and Insp Savage knows that unless they act quickly they will have a violent and possibly fatal crime on their hands.
Directed by GERRY JONES
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Insp Sid Savage:
Sgt Jack Eaves:
Mr Patel/Mr Welling:
Ride on! ride on in majesty!
(BBC HB 89); Hosanna to the Son of David (Gibbons); Mark 11, w 1-11; All glory, laud, and honour (BBC HB 78) Stereo
A topical, religious or moral matter is investigated. This week's reporter is Bernard Jackson.
Researcher BEVERLEY MCAINSH Producer and series editor JOHN NEWBURY
Presented by Peter Evans
Hard-line comedy from four of the toughest comedians alive today -Stevie Brownso Helso Lederery
Clivette Mantley and 'Little' Nicky Wiltonio
(Details on Good Friday at 6.30pm) Stereo
Performed live each Saturday at The Paris Studio, Lower Regent Street, London. Doors open at 11.0pm