Presented by Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday in London and John Humphrys in Moscow
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by charlotte GREEN 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
The Cafe of True Romance by CAROLYN SALLY JONES
Read by Valerie Windsor
'It was where all our schooldays had ended and begun. Over steaming blackcurrants or pale, frothy coffee we'd waited for someone like Billy Fury to walk through the door.'
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
by John Edgar
Des Styles dreams of exchanging his life as a supermarket shelf-stacker for superstardom. Will his appearance on Bobby 'Starfinder' Burton's TV talent show be Des's 'key to the door' of fame and fortune?
BBC Pebble Mill
Musician - keyboards:
Musician - guitar:
Bobby 'Starfinder' Burton:
Lizzie Macdonald/Slender Loris:
Presented by Jeremy Cherfas A pot-poum of wildlife stories including: man's nearest relative - the pygmy chimpanzee - the 'real' Russian bear, dolphins that hear with their jawbones, and the horses, cattle and flamingos of the Carmargue.
Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBCBristol
1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: The House on the Hill by P.C. ASBJORNSEN. Stereo (e)
2.5 History Long Ago The Romans are Here (RV) by ARTHUR SCHOLEY. Stereo (e)
2.25 Contact Yussuf Islam Story by DAVID SELF (e)
2.40 Listening to Music 1 (11-13) Tchaikovsky s 1812 Overture (Part 2). Stereo (R) (e)
Past Glories by nick MCCARTY
Peter left the Midlands to make a prosperous life in South East England. Now, years later, his son wishes to return and work in the Black Country. During a family funeral old conflicts surface to confront the father and test the illusions of the son.
Directed by phujp martin
BBC Pebble Mill Stereo
Presenters Neil Walker and David Clayton with the last in a series of weekly link-ups of BBC local radio stations.
An investigation of a grass roots issue using the combined reporting resources at BBC
Newsrooms around the country Producers GLYN JONES and NEIL WALKER. BBC North East (Re-broadcast next Sunday)
The Countryside in Spring Mollie Harris presents a seasonal look at the countryside. There's a visit to a self-sufficiency group in Hampshire to find out how they're improving crop growth; a trip along one of the busiest motorways to meet the contract shepherd working under the Heathrow flightpath; and an investigation into the declining population of Britain's smallest and most attractive rodent - the dormouse.
Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT
For people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
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