Presented by John Humphrys and Peter Hobday , with analyses of the 1987 General Election
6.0, 7.0 8 Today's News ReadbyPETERDONALDSON
6.25 Prayer for the Day withBISHOPJOSEPHDEVINE
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
640*, 7.40* Today's Papers
6.47* Business News With PETER DAY
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with JOHN INVERDALE
7.47 Thought for the Day
You can't be a Scotsman and not admire Shakespeare - even if the famous play with the unlucky title did persecute my childhood with endless jokes....
The poet George Macbeth presents, before an audience in the library of Sir Walter Scott 's house at Abbotsford. a selection of favourite poetry and prose. Readers ROSE MACBAIN and JOHN SHEDDEN
Christopher Dunkley , of the Financial Times, airs your comments and pursues your complaints and queries about the BBC, its programmes and policies.
Producer JENNY HARGREAVES
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Brian Redhead and Susannah Simons continue Radio 4's General Election coverage with results from Northern Ireland and other constituencies where the count doesn't take place until today.
A panel of experts - including
John Lloyd , Editor of the New Statesman; Robin Oakley ,
Political Editor of The Times; Peter Riddell , Political Editor of the Financial Times; and Michael Osborne , Chief
Economist at stockbrokers
Kleinwort Grieveson - discuss the possible make-up of the next Government and the problems facing it.
And, of course, there will be discussion with the political winners and losers. VHF/FM joins at 12.0
An everyday story of towering genius written by SUE LIMB
A further six episodes of the soap opera set in and around the Lake District at the turn of the 18th century.
2 October, 1799: Domestic bliss is enhanced by the arrival of John Sheets. Views are exchanged on the desirability of the married state. And a game of cricket is proposed....
Music by STEPHEN OLIVER performed by cantabile
Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE Stereo
Samuel Tailor Cholericke:
1.55 Listening Comer Let's Play it Again Presented by JANE HARDY and JOE DUNLOP. Stereo (R)
2.5 Let's Join In Yashka and the Witch (Russian folk tale) (R) (e)
2.25 Popalong With ROY CASTLE
6: Funky Chicken (e)
2.40 In the Picture With MURIEL GRAY
6: Designing a Message (rv) by BARRY CARMAN (e)
Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up the BBC's network of Local Radio stations to look at the flower power of the 1980s.
Garden Festivals - A Landscape on the Blot?
Liverpool started it, Stoke followed.... and now Glasgow and Gateshead are planning their own Garden Festivals. The events are promoted as a way to regenerate rundown urban areas. But are the benefits perennial, or do they fade away? Producer GLYN JONES
BBC North East
Written by GINNY HOLE Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill
Father and Daughter
The actress JiU Balcon talks to June Knox-Mawer about the difficult relationship she had with her father, the film producer Sir Michael Balcon , and describes how. after many confrontations, they were reconciled in the last years of his life.
Producer BRIDGET CARTER (R)
An American in London
Hove his music and I'm grateful he's written it, because there are moments in my life when it's been an enormous comfort and joy for me.
Michael Tilson-Thomas , who takes up the post of Principal Conductor of the London
Symphony Orchestra, has long been a champion of George Gershwin. Later this month he commemorates the 50th anniversary of Gershwin's death with an ambitious festival at London's Barbican Centre. Michael Berkeley talks to him about his musical discoveries in the Gershwin family archives, and his performances of some of the most popular music of this century.
Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN (Re-broadcast next Monday)
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A satirical review of the past week's news and events with Bill Wallis , David Tate Sally Grace , and Jon Glover
Written by PAUL B. DAVIES , STUART SILVER . RICHARD QUICK . STEVE PUNT .
MIKE COLEMAN , ALISON RENSHAW ,
PETER HICKEY. PETE SINCLAIR ,
KEVIN MANDRY. GED PARSONS ,
MAX HANDLEY. BILL MATTHEWS and others
Producer HARRY THOMPSON. Stereo (Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25 pm L W)
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