Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham.
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT. TIM FINNEY
The On Your Farm team tuck into another big English breakfast.
This time their hosts are twin brothers and their wives, who are also sisters; Robin Pooley , who heads the Potato Marketing Board, and Peter Pooley , Deputy Director-General
(Agriculture) of the European Commission. Produer
ALLAN WRIGHT BBCBirmingham
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
8.10 Today's Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)
As the Football League chairmen prepare to discuss the restructuring of the game, the FIJIANS play the last match of their Rugby Union tour against WALES; and GREAT BRITAIN meet NEW ZEALAND in the final Rugby League Test at Elland Road.
Tony Lewis takes a look at these and other weekend sporting issues.
Producer GORDON TURNBULL
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
Linda Christmas presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer JOHN EDWARDS
Robert Carvel of The
London Standard presents a personal review of a week in the parliamentary life of MPs and peers.
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
(Details on Monday at 10.0am)
Team captains Alan Coren and Richard Ingrams and their guests scale the heights of the week's news.
Back at base camp: your sherpa Barry Took
Compiled by JOHN LANGDON and producer HARRY THOMPSON
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 30pm)
Baroness Phillips Sir Edward du Cann, mp
Dr Sheila Cassidy
* FEATURE: page 16
Old Mali and the Boy by DR. SHERMAN dramatised for radio byjOHNASHE
'We might die in the end of hunger, we might die of thirst, but I do not think it will take that long.... The smell of the blood will bring them at night, the jackal and the panther.'
Producer DAVID SPENSER (R)
3.0 Doctors on Discovery In 1901 Dr Edward Wilson sailed for the Antarctic on Discovery as ship's doctor. During the three-year voyage he kept a diary. Last winter Dr Pete Rowan sailed for the Antarctic on Discovery as ship's doctor. He recorded his own diary and contrasts his experiences with those of Wilson 83 years before. Producer SARAH ROWLANDS (R)
3.30 France Extra! 5: À votre service JULIETTE MOLE and JEAN MICHEL DUFFRENE give tips on how to ask for information and understand long and speedy replies. CHANTAL CUER explains how the postal system operates in France. Script by DUNCAN SHIELS (Book £5.50; pack of three cassettes £10.29)
4.0!Digame! A 20-part radio and television course for beginners in Spanish 5: Revision with ISABEL soro and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by BOB WINTERFLOOD (SeealsoBBCl. Sunday 10.30 am) (Book. £4.95: tutors' notes, £2. 75; three cassettes. £3. 74 each; records land 2,
12.88 each; record 3. £3.39) (R)
4.30Deutschdirekt! A 20-part radio and television German course for beginners 5: Ich hatte gerne ... With SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA Script by MARGARET WIGHTMAN (Book, £5. 95; three cassettes, £ 3. 75 each. from booksellers)
Have you ever looked up and tried to make sense of the night sky? Have you ever wanted to know more about the ways of the planets? If so, have you thought about astronomy as a hobby?
To celebrate National
Heather Couper , president of the British Astronomical Association, and astronomy writer Nigel Henbest find out about some of the many special projects being mounted all over the country to encourage people to take up 'cosmic pursuits'.
Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE
(Re-broadcast on Wed at 11.0am) 0 INFO! page 93
John Armitage , Peter Harper and John Crawford , under the watchful eye of Marjorie Lofthouse , look through your letters and postcards and pass on a few helpful tips to make your DIY tasks a little easier. Producers JOCK GALLAGHER and MICHAEL FORD BBC Birmingham
(Details on Tuesday at 9. 30pm)
Written and presented by Ivan Rendall
The story of people who have made aviation history, told in six programmes.
Wilbur and Orville Wright, Louis Bleriot, Samuel F. Cody and A. V. Roe
(R) Revised Stereo
(Book: Â£3.95 'Flyers! The Spirit of Kitty Hawk'by Ivan Rendall, from booksellers)
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news Stereo
With SIMON VANCE including Sports Round-up
In August 1964 the Home
Service broadcast Generation of Strangers, a programme about the problems of Asian and West Indian immigrants in the Midlands. A generation later, the same people talk about their lives today.
Producer PETER EVERETT BBC Manchester (R)
Saturday evening table talk Music by INSTANT SUNSHINE
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo
Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music. Producer JANE BEVAN
(Revised broadcast Fri, 9.5 am) Stereo
by DAVID POWNALL
Harold leaves home after falling out with his parents. He decides to become a ploughboy, and his single-minded approach brings him success in everything but his personal relationships.
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3 Opm) Stereo
Number yourself among the world's most successful painters after following this outline guide....
Read by Nigel Hawthorne Written by MARTIN BAKER Producer CATHY WEARING
(Re broadcast on Monday at 4.1 7pm)
Come, Holy Ghost (BBC HB 151); Jesus dulcis memoria
(Shepherd); I Corinthians 12, w 1-13; Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost (BP 25). Stereo
Tonight's presenter Ted Harrison
Researcher CAROLINE DONNE Producer jim HAWTHORNE
Series editor JOHN NEWBURY
Presented by Peter Evans
presents.... Clutching at Straws Written and performed by Producer JAMIE RIX
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 12.27pm) Stereo