Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT. TIM FINNEY
Bernard Jackson talks to a religious figure and invites them to begin the day with a prayer. Stereo
A weekly review of the agricultural scene
Producer ALLAN WRIGHT
(Revised re-broadcast Monday 7.20pm)
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
Presented by Tony Lewis For four years, the worthy burghers of Nezahualcoyotl and Queretaro have been looking forward to today - it's the start of the 1986 World Cup tournament in Mexico!
And if you can't distinguish your half-halts from your counter-canters, join us for some dressage instruction. Producer JOANNE WATSON
Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with help from Nigel Coombs , Susan Marling ,
Producer HELEN ROBSON including at 9.0 News
Julia Langdon presents a personal review of the weekly magazines.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Michael Elliott of The
Economist leaves Westminster to report on the current preoccupations concerning the American legislators on Capitol Hill.
Producer ANNE SLOMAN
with Ned Sherrin , studio guests, and contributions from
Angela Gordon , Robert Elms and Stephen Fry.
Together they pick over some of the week's loose ends and decide which can be left hanging and which look like tying themselves, and us, in knots tomorrow.
Including Nigel Farrell with Farrell's Travels and Making Yourself Totally Perfect - the Mat Coward course in self-improvement.
Additional material from
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE
CATHIE MAHONEY and JENNY DANKS
Reflections on life and politics abroad from the BBC's worldwide team of foreign correspondents.
Producer GUDRUN DALIBOR
(Details on Monday at 10.0am)
(Details on Monday at 6.30pm)
Edwina Currie , mp, Ron Todd Roy Watts , Jonathon Porritt
The Spring of the Beast by HALLAM TENNYSON
It was to be one of the most extraordinary of literary friendships: a fitful, secretive, relationship of admiration, respect and unspoken love. It ended violently and James's dismay was later reflected in his famous tale
The Beast in the Jungle.
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo
Constance Fenimore Woolson:
BBC Correspondents report from around the world.
4.0 Nursing History Ten programmes presented by MARGARET KORVING
4: A Sense of Profession As fully trained nurses made their mark in the voluntary hospitals - and, more slowly, in workhouse infirmaries - there were arguments for national registration. But it took 30 years to achieve. Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
4.30 Parties and Party Hats Four programmes
3: Lost Among Officialdom Serving the community, and particularly those less fortunate, would almost certainly be the watchword for local councillors everywhere. Yet, as CHRIS HAWKSWORTH discovers, the job of councillor can be demanding. The rewards are scant for the civic politician. Why then do so many fight to get there? Producer SIMON MAJOR
5.0 So You Want to Be a Writer Ten programmes written and presented by DEREK PARKER 5: How Do You Publish? Many new authors have difficulty in finding a market for their work. Can a literary agent help, and how easy is it to find one? Is 'vanity publishing' a viable option? Producer DENNIS SIMMONS (R)
5.30 GroundsweU Britain's environmental groups come in all shapes and sizes and many political hues. Is this a help or hindrance to environmental improvenent? Presented by HUGH SYKES
A Celebration of G. K. Chesterton by MICHAEL FFINCH
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
(1874-1936) wrote almost 100 books on almost every subject under the sun. He was an English eccentric, a wit, a raconteur and a controversialist, with such a gift for friendship that he never made an enemy.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol (R) Revised
(Starting tomorrow at 7.0pm: 'The Man Who Was Thursday' by G. K. Chesterton )
W R Titterton:
Fr Ignatius Rice:
Christopher Dunkley with your queries about BBC programmes
Alistair Sommerville ,
Mike Scott and David Long tackle wildlife questions from an audience at the Royal
Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. Introduced by Derek Jones (Broadcast last Tuesday/
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news.
With CLIVE ROSUN including Sports Round-up
Saturday evening table talk Music by DILLIE KEANE Producer MICHAEL EMBER Stereo
by DEREK KARTUN
On Monday, 25 October 1893 the composer Tchaikovsky died suddenly and in agony as a result of contracting cholera - according to his doctors and his biographer brother, Modest.
Almost every hour of every day of the previous week can be accounted for, but of Monday the 19th there is no record. Here, at last, Modest reveals the terrible and tragic event that took place on that 'missing day'.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at I 0pm)
Peter llyich Tchaikovsky:
his brother Modest:
Sergei, his friend:
Woman at Grand Hotel:
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 Stereo
Shadow of a Doubt by JUNE THOMSON abridged in six parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Martin Jarvis 3: Where is the Body? Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
The God of love my shepherd is (BBC hb 474); King of glory. King of peace (Watford Da vies)
I Corinthians 13; Lord of beauty, thine the splendour (BBC HB 327) Stereo
A current religious or moral topic is explored.
Presented by Trevor Bames Researcher AMANDA PHILLIPS Producer CAROLINE DONNE Series editor JOHN NEWBURY
Presented by Peter Evans
A taste of some of the top acts to be found on the London cabaret circuit.
Compered by CLIVE ANDERSON
Recorded at The Comedy Store, Leicester Square, London Producer DAVID TYLER Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 12.27pm)