Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo
A sequence of hymns presented by David Hitchinson LW only from 6.45
6.45 The Languages of Shakespeare's Theatre
7.5 Science: The Climate
7.25 Music interlude
7.10 LW Sunday Papers
7.15 L WApna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves John Gladwin reviews and selects readings from
Shaftesoury - The Poor Man's Earl by JOHN POLLOCK.
Religious news and views from home and abroad
Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer BEVERLEY MCAINSH
looks, for the Week's Good Cause, at the importance of finding permanent adoptive families for children of all ages and racial groups, particularly those with physical or mental handicaps.
Donations to: Independent Adoption Service, [address removed]
by Alistair Cooke
from St Nicholas Church, Lincoln conducted by CANON PETER CLARKE and THE REV MICHAEL COONEY
Hymns: New every morning is the love (A&MR 4); Praise to the holiest in the height (A&MR 185); Dear Lord and Father of mankind (A&MR 184); Tell out my SOUl (100 HYMNS FOR TODAY, 89) Readings: (NEB) Jeremiah 7, vv 1-11; (JB) Luke 17, vv 11-19 Organist and choirmaster CHRIS BROOK
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by PETER WINDOWS
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST BBC Birmingham
Presented by Margo MacDonald Today's edition includes: A Year Of My Own:
Clare Francis recalls a year that was special to her, 1982.
The Morning After: Nigel Farrell reports on how one group of people spent their Saturday night.
International Exchange: a link-up with other countries around the globe.
High Noon: guests in the studio talk over one of the topics of the week.
Derek Jameson takes a lively and informed look at the day's offerings from Fleet Street.
Plus Rory Bremner continuing his everyday story of broadcasting folk.
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE
VANESSA HARRISON and SIMON SHAW
Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
This week the team visits
Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, where members of the local gardening clubs put their questions to
Dr Stefan Buczacki , Daphne Ledward and Geoffrey Smith
Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast on Wed at 10.0am)
Floating Down the Nile on The Oxford English Dictionary by DOUGLAS KENNEDY
Jonathan Pringle , a young
Irishman, is determined to put his years of Arabic studies to good use by moving to Cairo. But his fellow teachers in the English language school where he has a job do not share his fascination with Arabism.
Things get sour as Jonathan hilariously becomes more Arab than the Arabs themselves. BBC Northern Ireland
It isn't just the weather that's been worrying cereal farmers this year. Public opinion is demanding an end to their practice of burning an estimated six million tonnes of surplus straw and stubble at the end of every harvest, too often responsible for destruction, atmospheric pollution and even death on the roads.
Anthony Parkin reports on how one farmer's conscience led him to put away his box of matches and join the race to find new ways of disposing of the straw. Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham (R)
It's a local newspaper, it's free, and it's delivered once a fortnight. You can't wrap your fish and chips in it, or use it to protect the carpet while decorating, because it's a sound tape produced especially for the blind. Alison Tizard meets the listeners, and the volunteers who produce the Shropshire Talking Newspaper.
Producer MARJORIE LOFTHOUSE BBC Birmingham
0 HELPLINES: page 91
4.0 Measuring Up Six programmes in which MARGARET KORVING Seeks OUt expert advice on how to assess and improve your employment prospects.
6: The Interview Producers NICOLE CHURCH and GORDON HUTCHINGS (R)
4.30 Get By in Arabic A six-part introduction to everyday spoken Arabic, set in Cairo and designed for holidaymakers and business people Presented by AHDAF SOUEIF and ALIX REFAIE 3: Shopping Written by HILARY WISE and SALAH EL GHOBASHY Producer ALAN WILDING
5.0 Play for Tomorrow Six programmes exploring sport and leisure 6: Family at Play In this final programme DILLY BARLOW reports on the opportunities that are now available in sports and leisure centres up and down the country for all the family to enjoy a sporting life. Producer FRANK WARWICK
5.30 In All Fairness The Question of Race For almost 20 years British law has forbidden racial discrimination. Yet many British citizens remain disadvantaged because of the colour of their skin. SUSAN MARLING finds out where discrimination is still prevalent and asks how it might be overcome. Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R)
(Details on Thursday at 9.5 am)
Brian Johnston visits Congleton in Cheshire
(Details tomorrow at 11. Oam)
Brian Gear invites Bishop Peter Firth and Monica Sims to pick some paperbacks.
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast on Thursday at 4. 10pm) (Book list available from:
A Good Read. BBC. Bristol BS82LR)
by PALMA HARCOURT
3: Black King to White Castle (Details on Wednesday at 12.27pm) Stereo
A report on employment introduced by Brian Redhead. (Detailson Wednesday at 11.0am) OHELPLINES: page 91
In the days when the Shah still sat on the Peacock Throne,
Fred Basnett drove into Iran anticipating different customs, food, drink and above all people. Foreign parts should be foreign. After his experiences trying to buy a hat, on a tea-shop crawl and with the secret police concerning the simple matter of wanting to leave the country, he was rather glad to do just that.
A series of four programmes Laurie Lee joins
Christopher Somerville on a stroll round the village of Slad in Gloucestershire, where Laurie Lee grew up and where Cider with Rosie is set. Producer JUDE HOWELLS
by EM. FORSTER (4)
(Details on Friday at 3. 0pm) Stereo
Dick Taverne , qc, chairs the series in which issues of controversy and concern are put on trial before an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House, London. The motion:
'Advertising is legalised lying' (H.G. G. WELLS)
Proposer Dr Fred Inglis
Opposer: Osman Streater
The two advocates each call supporting witnesses to be questioned and cross-questioned; the jury votes at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached.
Researcher MARY WOLF Producer JOHN EDWARDS
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 11. 0 am) Stereo
Proposer Dr Fred
7: Revealing the Hidden
Dewi Z. Phillips examines the poetry of the Welsh poet-priest R. S. Thomas. BBC Wales Stereo
Stanley Ellis sets out on some more of Britain's linguistic Broads to discover the wealth of ways in which people talk about their lives, their landscape and their local language.
1: Sons, Lovers and Midland Miners
'If anyone has made Eastwood and its talk famous, it's
D. H. Lawrence , and all around here are people who have such a distinctive way of speaking that they really do stand out.'
Field researcher JOHN TITFORD Producer SIMON ELMES (R)
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 which the game has become a way of life. (R)