Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Farming, food and countryside news market trends, weather Producers ALLAN WRIGHT and TIM FINNEY
A weekly review of the agricultural scene. Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Birmingham
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
Tony Lewis casts his eye over the sporting weekend, which features the North's annual pilgrimage to Wembley for the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final. Can last year's beaten finalists Wigan go one better and beat Hull?
Further north at Newmarket, the colts come under starter's orders for the 2, 000 Guineas, while Australia's cricketers, brollies and bats at the ready, prepare to start their Ashes campaign.
Producer JOANNE WATSON
How would you visit Anglesey, Dublin, the Isle of Man, Skye, the Orkneys and Edinburgh in the space of 11 days? ... With difficulty? Not any more. This week Bernard Falk and Susan Marling join the passengers on a luxury liner cruising around the beautiful coastline of the British Isles. Producer HELEN ROBSON
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Ian Hislop presents a personal review of the weekly magazines. Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Peter Kellner , Political Editor of The New Statesman, reviews the past week.
Producer jim GRAY
Ian Carmichael presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in. 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 financial problems.
Address: Money Box. Room 4058,
Broadcasting House, London W14 4WW
The first in a new series just in time to ruin the May Day Bank Holiday with Tim Brooke-Taylor and Willie Rushton v Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden May Day Chairman
May Day pianist coun SELL SOS. PAUL MA YDAY ARCHER
The Rt Hon James Prior , mp
Terry Marsland , Oliver Walston , The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , mp
Three from Wales
When the Welsh Arts Council and BBC Wales ran a competition to discover new radio playwrights last year, over 500 would-be authors applied. Gilly Adams introduces three of the winning authors and their plays.
Finesse by ROBERT PEART
Jerry Kelsey , international investigative photojournalist and beach photographer, finally gets his man in a comedy of dockland Cardiff.
Runaway Home by MARGARET PENGELLY
Mattie Owen was sent to hospital 40 years ago and still the scar remains where only she and her mother can see it.
A First Day by MICHAEL R. FRANCIS
An isolated beach and two isolated figures feature in this gentle duologue from West Wales.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY
(First broadcast on BBC Radio Wales) Stereo
with special guests HUMPHREY LYTTELTON AND HIS BAND
When the Bodkin-Adams affair dominated the newspapers in 1956 and 1957, Percy Hoskins was the only Fleet Street crime reporter to side with the Eastbourne GP accused of murdering patients for their money. Hoskins recalls the case and the Old Bailey trial and explains why he made his stand. With Lord Devlin, Sir Edward Pickering , The Rt Hon Michael Foot , mp, and Paul Sieghart
Compiled and produced by ED THOMASON Stereo
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Marjorie Lofthouse looks at this year's finalists in the Radio 4 competition for the most enterprising small business in Britain.
4: Susi Madron 's Holidays After enjoying their own
French adventures on bikes,
Susan and Roy Madron have set up in business arranging
Cycling-for-Softies tours of France.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
In the first of six talks about some of his people and places, John Morgan reflects on the humble rugby clubs in the Forest of Dean for whom the game has become a way of life. Series producer JULIAN COLES
Presented by Derek Jones Stereo
With DAVID SYMONDS including Sports Round-up
with The Rt Hon David Steel , mp (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 's selection of words and music on record. Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo
Noel Coward's improbable farce.
With Paul Eddington as Charles Condomine, Julia McKenzie as Ruth Condomine, Anna Massey as Elvira, and Peggy Mount as Madame Arcati.
The scene is the living-room of the Condomines' house in Kent.
(Repeated on May Day Holiday at 3.0)
Before the ending of the day (BBC HB 413); Call to remembrance (Church Anthem Book 10); John 21, vv 15-25; Round me falls the night (BBC HB 422) Stereo
Forty years after the end of the Second World War,
Richard Mayne reports on the men who helped bring Europe out of the ruins and into the peace. 3: Alcide de Gasperi
In Italy, from a shooting war to a battle of minds.
Producer JUUAN HALE
Presented by Clive Cookson
In the last of the series an exciting new quiz game - E3 billion worth of prizes plus the chance to lose all your self-respect. Your host - as ever - David Bowie
John Docherty (jokes) Moray Hunter (jokes)
Pete Baikie (hummings)
Gordon Kennedy (wardrobe) Producer ALAN NIXON (red pen)