BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Producers TIM FINNEY , REBECCA POW
with Bernard Jackson
Lord Melchett takes
David Richardson on a guided tour of an award-winning farm trail in Norfolk.
Producer ALLAN WRIGHT
(Revised re-broadcast on August Bank Holiday Monday at 7.20pm)
with Rosemary Hartill
Mike Hollingworth talks to Alan Titchmarsh.
8.10 Today's Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)
Will Liverpool win the First
Division title again? Will Lendl and Mandlikova come out top in the US Open again?
Will Cram and Thompson be the best in Europe again?
Will Gerald Williams remember to set his alarm clock? Producer PETER GRIFFITHS
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Producer PA;L MAYHEW-ARCHER Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday at 12.27pm)
by Anthony Smith (R)
Presenter Martin Wainwright Producer ELAINE BEDELL
The Challenge of Democracy In his third programme,
Geoffrey Goodman talks to experts in city and regional government. How can ordinary people be given a greater say in the organisation of their local affairs and to what extent does central government undermine local democracy?
Producer HARRY SCHNEIDER
unravelled, dangled or tied up by Ned Sherrin and the likes of Robert Elms, Victoria Mather and Stephen Fry. Plus
Nigel Farrell 's Great Bus Journeys of Our Time and the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE
SIMON SHAW and CATHIE MAHONEY
Reflections on life and politics abroad
Producer MARIFI CMCOTE
Jeanine McMullen finds the stock, tells the tales, learns the secrets and shares the delights of living in rural Britain.
Producer MARY PRICE. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast on August Bank Holiday Monday at 10.0am)
in The Romantic Approach
'It's amazing how much harm winning a war does for the moral fibre of a nation. I mean, you'd never have seen Winston Churchill walking around with a personal stereo.'
Written by SIMON BRETT Producer PETE ATKIN
(Re-broadcast on August Bank Holiday Monday at 6.30pm)
Tom Salmon travels by steam train to Buckfastleigh, visits
Buckfast Abbey and then goes on to Dartmoor - the last great wilderness in Britain.
Free by NICK DEAR
A wealthy industrialist has just been released from kidnap, a ransom paid. He is back in the bosom of his home: wife, son, daughter and an ancient countrywoman, his mother. But the family tensions are enormous....
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY Stereo
(Timothy West is in 'When We Are Married' at the Whitehall Theatre, London)
Michael, the father:
Jeannie, the wife:
Greg, the son:
Katrina, the daughter:
Gail, the mother:
Hopping Down in Kent
The high point of the summer for thousands of East Enders between the wars was the six weeks they spent picking hops in Kent. It was a working holiday and might even have provided enough money to buy clothes for the winter. The locals saw it as a massive invasion and as a colourful landmark in the agricultural year.
Compiled by ROY APPS with the producer PETER HOARE
(Re-broadcast Wednesday 11.0 am)
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4.0 Never the Same Again (R) (Details on Wednesday at 7.45pm)
4.30 Not Another Diet Programme A series of six programmes With DR ALAN MARYON DAVIS 5: Dinner Is Served! Alan and cookery writer JACKIE APPLEBEE sample the delights of haute cuisine. Producer SARAH ROWLANDS BBC Birmingham (R)
5.0 Modern European Authors 7: Manuel Vázquez Montalban Novelist, essayist, dramatist, poet and 'gastronome' - Manuel Vazquez Montalban is one of post-Franco Spain's most successful writers. His sense of humour and love of good food are often in evidence, and he is best known for his thrillers featuring the satirical private eye and gourmet, Pepe Carvalho. Presented by PETER WILLIAM EVANS Reader JOHN TALBOT Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R)
5.30 Back on Course All over Britain mature people of all ages are 'going back to school' to pick up new skills and improve job prospects. In the last of six programmes MARGARET KORVING finds out from some of them what they are doing and why. For a tree information sheet send sae to: Back on Course [address removed]
0 LEARNING AT HOME: pages 11-14
Dr Alan Maryon
A series of five programmes by ALLEN SADDLER with Michael Williams as Robb Wilton 1: The Poltergeist
Presented by Peter France
Songs, sketches and stand-up - a selection of the best of the 1986 Edinburgh r esuvai fringe, recorded at the Fringe Club
Presented by Paul B. Davies
With BRIAN PERKINS including Sports Round-up
Former Bradford headmaster Ray Honeyford
(Details on Wednesday at 9.5am LW)
by P.G. Wodehouse dramatised by Michael Bakewell
with John Gielgud as the Author, Michael Hordern as Lord Emsworth, Joan Greenwood as Lady Constance and Simon Ward as Psmith
Blandings stands as ever, bathed in fragrant and gentle summer. Love shimmers, skulduggery lurks. Lord Emsworth desperately attempts to escape the efficient Baxter and the place seems rife with poets doing poems. Then, of course, someone steals that necklace...
Presented by Richard Baker Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo
by Gwendoline Butler abridged in six parts by Geoffrey Matthews
Read by Conrad Phillips
Hail, gladdening light
(BBC HB 416); 0 for a closer walk with God (Stanford); Acts 18, w 12-21; The day thou gavest
Lord is ended (BBC HB 426). Stereo
Brian Redhead continues his investigation.
A Framework for Eternity In the eighth of this 13-part series, he discovers the hidden message behind the prophet
Jonah's journey to Nineveh. He finds out why the chosen people were forbidden to eat badgers and ostriches and why the answer to suffering is a hippopotamus.
Readers DAVID COOMES , GARARD GREEN, MICHAEL WAKELIN , JO WILD Researcher MICHAEL WAKELIN Producer FRANCES GUMLEY
(Re-broadcast Thursday 10.0am)
Colin Tudge passes through some leading laboratories. 3: IREMER, Brest
Stereo (Details on Friday at 12.27pm)