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BBC Birmingham Stereo
Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT , TIM FINNEY
Each year hundreds of farmers' wives from all over the nation get together for a weekend convention. They all run farmhouse bed-and-breakfast enterprises and this year
Liz Rigbey joins them to find out more about these guardians of the traditional British breakfast.
Producer uz RIGBEY BBC Birmingham
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A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
Harry Carpenter removes his gumshield and gets his teeth into the weekend's sport. It's a big day for the smaller football clubs as they prepare for the first round of the FA Cup. And at Wembley, the Benson and Hedges Tennis Championship move into the final stages. 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 JENNY MALUNSON DUFF
Alan Rusbridger presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer JOHN EDWARDS
Michael Elliott of The Economist presents a personal review of a week in the parliamentary life of MPs and peers.
Producer SHEILA COOK
with Margaret Howard
Reflections on life and politics abroad from the BBC's worldwide team of foreign correspondents.
Producer ZAREER MASANI
(Details on Monday at 10.0am)
(Details on Monday at 6.30pm) Stereo
The Rt Rev Hugh Montefiore Lynda Chalker , mp Graham Dowson Bill Morris
Heligoland by SAM MCBRATNEY with Anne Hasson and Patrick Magee
Heligoland is no ordinary lodging house; but then its tenants aren't ordinary either. To avoid the 'snares of intimacy', McCafferty only accepts people as lodgers if he senses a weakness. Sally's
'weakness' is her illegitimate child, but still McCafferty falls prey to those snares.
Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Northern Ireland (R) Stereo
3.0 New Series World Makers A new series often programmes in which ANGUS CALDER shows how human beings have responded to challenges throughout history by developing the world's resources.
1: Hunters and Gatherers An Alaskan hunter and an English traveller who has eaten freshly-gathered boiled maggots join with historians and anthropologists to explain how our earliest way of life survives today. Series consultant NIGEL CALDER Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS (An exhibition on 'The Human Story' opens at the Commonwealth Institute, London, on 21 November)
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3.30 France Extra!
6: Quand le choix est difficile Qu'est-ce que vous avez a me conseiller? Shopping isn't always easy, especially when you don't really know what you want. JULIETTE MOLE and JEAN.MICHEL DUFFRENE explain how to say what you are looking for and how to ask for advice. CHANTAL CUER also goes shopping and finds out how small local shops are surviving in the face of the hypermarket challenge.
4.0 iDigame! A 20-part radio and television course for beginners in Spanish 6: Eating Out With ISABEL SOTO and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by BOB WINTERFLOOD (R) (SeealsoBBCl. Sunday 10. 30am)
4.30Deutschdirekt! A 20-part radio and television German course for beginners based on conversations and interviews recorded and filmed in West Germany and Austria Ein bisschen Wiederholung A second look at some of the language you've learned so far with SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA
The Strad Factor
The name Antonio Stradivari , violin-maker of Cremona (1644-1737), is to many synonymous with the violin. Michael Oliver investigates some of the secrets of Stradivari - why are his violins so exceptional, can any modern copies match their qualities and are they worth the prices they now command at auction? With contributions from
Salvatore Accardo , Charles Beare , Andrew Dipper ,
John Holloway , Rowland Ross , Graham Wells , some of the present day Cremonese makers and the instruments themselves Producer GRAHAM SHEFFIELD
Marjorie Lofthouse and her DIY team visit the village of Winsley near Bath to try and solve some of the problems put to them by the audience attending their second Winsley Village Festival. Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
(Details on Tuesday at 9. 30 pm)
Written and presented by Ivan Rendall
The story of some of the people who have made aviation history this century, told in six programmes
2: Pilots at War -
James McCudden , Cecil Lewis , Baron Manfred Von Richthofen and Major 'Mick' Mannock
Producer ANNE HOWELLS (R)Revised Stereo
An irreverently critical look back at last week's news
With SIMON VANCE including Sports Round-up
The last in a series of montage documentaries Learn and Live
'I was completely frightened to come here.... a marvellous week ... unbelievable ... totally unexpected.'
A sound portrait of an Open University Summer School Producer JANET THOMAS (R)
Saturday evening table talk inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Music by INSTANT SUNSHINE
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 BEVAN
The Light of Heart
The first of four plays by EMLYN WILLIAMS who celebrates his 80th birthday on 26 November with WiUiam Squire and Sharon Morgan Maddoc Thomas , a distinguished actor in his time, has seen better days. But his daughter, Catrin, is determined that through her strength he will gain his entitled revival.
Adapted for radio and directed by ENYD WILLIAMS (R) Stereo
'Rooks in the breeding season, attempt sometimes, in the gaiety of their hearts, to sing. but with no great success.'
The story of the rook Written and compiled by KATE TIFFIN BBC Bristol
from St Paul 's Church, Birmingham with the Birmingham School of Music Chamber Choir directed by JOHN BISHOP
How widely now does Christ stretch out his arms;
Keep me, 0 Lord, as the apple of an eye (Robert Fielding);
Abide with me (BBC HB 499)
Colossians 1, vv 23b-27 (Phillips) BBC Birmingham. Stereo
The series which examines a religious or moral topic Tonight's presenter is Bernard Jackson
Research CAROLINE DONNE
Producer BEVERLEY MCAINSH Series editor JOHN NEWBURY
Presented by Peter Evans
What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories.
Aladdin and the 40 Gook Killers Written and performed by Producer JAMIE RIX
(In association with Pantomime of War Productions)