BBC Pebble Mill
Hope Sealy in conversation with a special guest
Presented by Peter Hobday and Jenni Murray
184.108.40.206 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25* Sport with CUFF MORGAN
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective
With ROSEMARY HARTILL , the BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent
8.25 The Weeklies With MICHAEL WATTS
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY
Presented by Cliff Morgan
There've been more than a few ripples surrounding this year's Boat Race: it only just stopped short of people walking the plank. Cliff is on hand to calm the troubled waters.
Producer PETER GRIFFITHS
Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel, discovering new and exciting holidays and tackling those trips that have not lived up to expectations. Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs join the team that makes sense of the world of travel.
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unravelled, dangled or tied up byNedSherrin and the likes of Craig Charles , Carol Thatcher , Stephen Fry and Robert Elms
Plus the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward
Additional material by WOLFGANG PLOCKER
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE and CATHIE MAHONEY
Julia Langdon , Political Editor of the London Daily News, presents a personal review of a week in parliamentary life. Producer SHEILA COOK
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 10.0 am)
Stereo (Details Monday at & 30 pm)
David Blunkett , David Alton , mp, Elizabeth Peacock , mp, and Roland Long ,
A series of 13 programmes
11: Dilys Powell considers the work of Ken Russell , Joseph Losey and Nicolas Roeg. Researcher KAREN WALKER
Producer DAVID PEET. BBC Wales
The Happiest Women by M. J. READ
Marjorie Dennis has been a much-neglected writer. She lives quietly with a budgerigar called Ottoune. But when, after many years, she suddenly publishes a book, she finds herself part of a strange and passionate triangle.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER Stereo (R)
4.0 Parents' Action Guide Parents put their questions to PROFESSOR TED WRAGG and a team of experts from last autumn's Education Roadshow. Presented by ERIC ROBSON 2: The Middle Years How good are today's teachers? What provision is there for children with special needs? How do you choose a school? These are some of the questions put by an audience at Southfields School in London. (R) revised (e)
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4.30 Essays on Popular Music A 12-part series in which MEL HILL pursues the connections betweenjazz, blues, rock, country and many other varieties of popular music 3: Hear Me Talkin' to Ya Vocal and instrumental tone as personal communication Stereo (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express! 12: Berlin im Freien (e)
5.30 Oaks and Acorns The third of six programmes in which NICHOLAS KOCHAN talks to people who have grown large businesses from small beginnings This week: MICHAEL MONTAGUE , Chairman of Valor (e)
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Presented by Alun Lewis
You're Never Alone! Pat Wiltshire and Philip Whitfield lead
Peter France on a human safari of micro- wildlife.
with Bill Wallis , David Tate Sally Grace and Jon Glover
With EUGENE FRASER including Sports Round-up
Music byDILLIE KEANE
Producer MICHAEL EMBER Stereo
by MRS HUMPHRY WARD dramatised by MICHELENE WANDOR
1898 - Alan Helbeck lives a solitary life in his large house in Westmoreland. His Catholic faith is the guiding force of his life, but his quiet existence is disrupted by the arrival of his sister Augustina and her stepdaughter Laura.
Directed by PAT TRUEMAN. Stereo
with Richard Baker
ProducerJUDITH ROLES . Stereo
SS-GB by LEN DEIGHTON abridged in 13 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Paul Daneman
13: Caught in the Crossfire
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol
led by The Rev
Dr Kenneth Slack. Stereo
Just over 200 years ago, the first international flight took place across the English Channel. The two intrepid balloonists took off from Dover and arrived trouserless, but unscathed, in France to a hero's welcome. A well-trousered Anthony Smith commemorated the flight in appropriate fashion.
Producer TIM GROUT-SMITH BBC Bristol
Serious, and not so serious, poetry from the pen of Nigel Forde Producer VICTOR LEWIS SMITH (R)
by William Osborne and Richard Turner
with David Threlfall as Edward Wilson and co-starring Pam Ferris, Jenny Luckraft, Steve Steen, Rebecca Stevens and Richard Turner
"Yes, it's all in your No 1 Nineteen Ninety-Eight. Exclusive! The names behind the Baby Burger Bar bombing - revealed. And we ask 'Gorgeous Tabatha Minx, woman or mouse?' And who is the mysterious Twang?"
BBC Manchester (Stereo)
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 12.27pm)
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A new sitcom about some people who live near each other and do lots of things
Paul decides it's time for everyone to spend an evening in Guppies - the club where the Nouveau Fiche come to sea and be sean. But soon, things start to go crazily wrong....!
Written by JEREMY HARDY, KIT HOLLERBACH and PAUL B DAVIES
With PETE SINCLAIR, STEVE PUNT, CAROLINE LEDDY, ALISON RENSHAW and JOHN MORRISH
Producer DAVID TYLER.
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