Music selected by MichaelFord
BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT , TIM F1NNEY
Farmers and other country dwellers tackle the topics which are most on their minds. Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Birmingham
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
Make an early rendezvous with Tony Lewis for weekend sporting entertainment, including tennis news from the British Wightman Cup camp and athletics from the streets ofGateshead.
Producer PETER GRIFFITHS
Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with help from Frank Barrett Susan Marling and Patrick Stoddart.
Producer HELEN ROBSON
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Henry Porter presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events.
Robert Carvel of The London Standard presents a personal review of a week in parliamentary life. Producer SHEILA COOK
with Margaret Howard Stereo
Reflections on life and politics abroad from the BBC's worldwide team of foreign correspondents. Producer ZAREER MASANI
with Louise Botting
(Details on Monday at 10.0am)
Another voyage through the troubled waters of the week's news under the captaincy of Alan Coren and Ian Hislop with their guests Julia Langdon of The Mirror and Mac of the Daily Mail. Lashed to the mast, your chairman Barry Took
Compiled by JOHN LANGDON and producer HARRY THOMPSON
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30pm) Stereo
Air Vice Marshal Stewart Menaul , Mary Goldring Monsignor Bruce Kent Jean Rook
The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs by DAVID EDGAR abridged by MADELINE SOTHEBY
Albie Sachs , a young white
South African barrister who had made a name for himself defending people prosecuted under the apartheid laws, was arrested in Cape Town on 1 October 1963. He was held in solitary confinement under the 90 Days Law, which - in effect - allows police to hold subjects indefinitely....
Directed by GORDON HOUSE
A BBC World Service Drama production (R) Stereo
3.0 Ellison Street Revisited In the last of four programmes GORDON COOPER talks to his former classmates at Ellison Street Junior School about their family lives, and asks Sociologist LESLEY RIMMER how typical their experiences have been. Producer SARAH ROWLANDS (R)
3.30 France Extra! 4: Biographies Qu'est-ce que vous faites dans la vie? JULIETTE MOLE and JEAN-MICHEL DUFFRENE explain how to talk about yourself, your job and lifestyle. CHANTAL CUER reports on the employment situation in France.
4.0 iDigame! A 20-part radio and television course for beginners in Spanish 4: Picking and Choosing With ISABEL SOTO and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by ALAN WILDING (R) (Book. £4.95; tutors'notes. S. 75; cassettes 1. 2 and 3, E3.74 each: records 1 and 2. E2 88 each; record 3, E3.39)
4.30 Deutsch direkt!
4: Haben Sie ein Zimmerfrei? with SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA
(SeealsoBBC2, Tuesday 12.30pm) (Book, £5.95; three cassettes, £3. 75 each, from booksellers)
The Comet Man A portrait of Dr Edmond Halley, RN
Halley's Comet, seen every 75-80 years since 240 BC, takes its name from Dr Edmond Halley, RN, the second Astronomer Royal. Among the great English scientists of his time, Halley's vast scientific achievements are still being recognised today. John Ebdon, director of the London Planetarium, explores in a celestial and terrestrial potpourri, the life of Edmond Halley - a most remarkable man. Producer Angela Hind
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.15 pm)
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Marjorie Lofthouse and her DIY experts answer questions ranging from mullion windows to collapsing church roofs, as they face the audience at Settle in North Yorkshire.
Producers JOCK GALLAGHER and MICHAEL FORD
(Details on Tuesday at 9. 30pm)
Presented by Derek Jones Stereo
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news
With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up
A series of montage documentaries
I Love and Forgive You
'I want to take you to your mother's deathbed....she's got some things to say to you....'
'If I don't change there's no way I'll survive outside. I'll either kill somebody or somebody will kill me.'
'The trouble with you lot is your tears get turned into anger instead of being cried.'
Psychodrama is a technique of therapy which is used at
Grendon Psychiatric Prison in Buckinghamshire. This programme listens to prisoners reliving some painful moments in their lives under the guidance of therapist Jinnie Jeffries. Reporter Helen Boaden Producer PETER EVERETT BBC Manchester (R)
Saturday evening table talk inspired by current public and private preoccupations
Music by FASCINATING AIDA 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 JANE BEV AN
(Revised broadcast on Fri at 9.5 am) Stereo
A Bumper Year for Dahlias by Alan Downer
In Jersey 'Centeniers' are elected by their fellow islanders to protect their rights. They work with the police to ensure justice is done. Sensitive, stammering Richard Hamon may seem an unlikely choice, but in fact he's the youngest Centenier on the island and he's clever. And he needs all his skills to solve the mysterious death of pretty young Vanessa Guillaume.
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.0pm) Stereo
Det Sgt Renouf:
Det Insp Le Claire:
Det Con Plummer:
Reading: Hebrews 11
Hymns: Glorious things of Thee are spoken (BBC HB 176); Jesu, thoujoy of loving hearts (BBC HB 323); In heavenly love abiding
BBC Wales. Stereo
A current religious or moral topic is explored
This week's presenter is Rosemary Hartill
Researched by CAROLINE DONNE Producer DAVID COOMES
Series editor JOHN NEWBURY
Peter Evans talks to scientists at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in California about deep sea problems.
It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet Written and performed by Mark Arden as Carson Lee Comes as Mitch Mark Elliott as McGit Stephen Frost as Blutsky Produced by JAMIE RIX
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 12.27pm) Stereo