Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
Featuring this week the winners of the Best of British Youth awards.
Today, Lester Holloway aged 16 of Shepherds Bush, west London. When Lester discovered that Shrubs Wood, which is owned by British Rail, was in danger of being developed as a depot for Channel Tunnel trains, he was appalled. He set out to save it as a haven for wildlife.
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day * INFO: page 77
A monthly series of 12 programmes.
For the peoples of the East an individual's animal sign, dictated by the year of birth, plays a central role in the formation of their relationships. Barry Fantoni tests the accuracy of this ancient oriental game. Producer ANDREW PARFITT
News reporters are used to talking on through all kinds of distractions: bombs, gunfire, political outcries. But how will
Kate Adie , Trevor McDonald and John Cole cope with the lively conversation of Start the Week?
Producers ROD MACRAE and JULIA BICKNELL Stereo
A series of four programmes In an area where, 'sudah makan?' ('Have you eaten?') is as common a greeting as hello, Derek Cooper looks beyond the flavours and fragrances of Singapore and Malaysia to the nutritional problems, the agricultural breakthroughs and the time-honoured beliefs which add the real spice to eating in the tropics.
1: Concrete Culture
How does the land-hungry island state of Singapore manage not only to feed its numerous inhabitants, but also to be the food capital of the world?
Producer VANESSA HARRISON
0 HEAR THIS! page 7 and RECIPE TIMES page 79
from St George 's Parish Church, Belfast
Led by FR HUGH MURPHY With THE PRIORY SINGERS
Lord your word abiding; Teach me, 0 Lord, the way of thy statutes (Byrd); Thanks to God whose word has spoken BBC Northern Ireland. Stereo
Everything was an unlucky 13: the 13th day of July, the 13th stage of the Tour de France; his race number and the year added up to 13.
Twenty years ago, Tom Simpson set off with the remains of a rag-bag team of also-rans and part-timers to race from Marseilles to Carpentras.
The raggle-taggle army made it. But Tom Simpson dropped dead at the top of a ten-mile mountain, where molten tar ran down the gutters in rivulets. What killed him? The heat? His ambition? Overwork? Or was it drugs?
Les Woodland reconstructs the fatal day, with Simpson's team-mates, Vin Denson and Barry Hoban ; his widow Helen; team officials Harry Hall and Alec Taylor; supporter Albert Beurick and journalist Alan Gayfer. Producer LES WOODLAND BBC Manchester
Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners
Presented by D. J. Enright Readers DENYS HAWTHORNE and SHEILA MITCHELL
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol Stereo
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
The only daily consumer programme on network radio Presented by Susan Rae Editor KEN VASS
If you are concerned about health, education, housing or financial matters or if you are the victim of incompetent or unhelpful traders or authorities, write to: You and Yours, BBC, London WIA 4WW
A trivia game based on the rules of cricket
Umpire Brian Johnston Team captains
Tim Rice , Willie Rushton
Spinners Bernard Cribbins , Stephen Fry Statisticians PETER HICKEY and MALCOLM WILLIAMSON
Groundsman PAUL SPENCER. Stereo
Introduced by Jenni Murray Ladies in Waiting: fed up with the queues at the ante-natal clinic? Pat Rowe investigates some new schemes to try to improve the system.
Serial: Reasonable Doubts byjOANLINGARD abridged in 11 episodes by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE
Read by Colette O'Neil (5) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS
Among the multiplicity of styles in 20th-century music, how does a composer go about finding an individual sound?
Nicola Ie Fanu, John McCabe and Simon Bainbridge talk to Michael Oliver about their struggle to find a voice.
by SAM JACOBS with and 'Whenever I needed my Dad, all I had to do was switch on the telly.'
Liza Rothman's bitter comment on her childhood with her comedian father sets the tone for this tragi-comedy, as the 'ghost' of Max Rothman haunts the family funeral. with JULIE BERRY , ANDREW BRANCH
STEVE HODSON and ANTHONY JACKSON
KEITH NICHOLS (piano)
Director PIERS PLOWRIGHT
Why did railway signalman
Aubrey Clark keep returning to his signal box - even after his death? Why does the ghost of murdered Victorian actor.
William Terris , haunt Covent Garden underground station? Glyn Worsnip investigates the phantoms of the railways. Producer BRIAN KING BBC Pebble Mill
I'm the King of the Castle by SUSAN HILL abridged in ten episodes by TREVOR ROYLE
Read by Lynn Farleigh (1)
'Some people are coming here today,' said Joseph Hooper to his son Edmund, 'now you will have a companion. His name is Charles Kingshaw and he's just your age, he's almost 11.' Producer MARILYN IMRIE BBC Scotland (R)
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