Presented by Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead featuring this week the winners of the Best of British Youth Awards
Today: Rachel Sharman , aged 19 from Salisbury, Wiltshire. Rachel has been blind since birth and is currently spending a year as a Community Service Volunteer before going to college to read for a sociology degree.
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7.25*, 8.25* Sport
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Miss Scott, Mr Pughs and the Dandelion Clock by MARJORIE WILSON
An Edinburgh lawyer's office between the wars. A story of a love affair that never quite makes it and of unrealised dreams.
Directed by MARILYN IMRIE BBC Scotland. Stereo (R)
Why is some seaweed red, some brown and some green? David Nichols joins the holiday makers on Torquay beach to answer their wildlife questions. Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
John Howard visits a self-contained retirement village in the United States where the elderly inhabitants need never set foot in the outside world. He asks a leading British authority on accommodation for the elderly whether plans to introduce similar schemes here will succeed.
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain
Chairman Robert Robinson
First Round: West, Wales and Northern Ireland Colin Fearon
Malcolm Bielby (credit analyst) Bob Collier (civil servant) Patrick McGarry
The programme includes Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Programme devised by JOHN P WYNN Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Lips red as the rose, hair black as ebony, skin white as snow: could the mirror have known that Walt Disney's first feature-length cartoon would still be delighting and terrifying audiences 50 years on? Brian Sibley re-discovers 'Disney's folly'.
Serial: Reasonable Doubts (6)
The British Abroad
A series of plays for radio Present Continuous by SONJA LYNDON with and It's very flattering to the ego to be able to change someone else's life and to help them to rebel against an old-established system. But it involves a degree of responsibility that Jane, a visiting English teacher to a small Japanese village, didn't really understand.
Directed by JANE MORGAN Stereo (R)
2: The Frontier Spirit
Anthony Smith meets the people living in the Amazon Basin - the peasants working tiny plots on islands in the river, the entrepreneurs carving fortunes from great tracts of forest lands, and displaced forest Indians, drinking and gambling in city bars. Can forests and people mix? What are the human costs and benefits of development in the jungle?
Producer GEORGE MONBIOT BBC Bristol (R)
Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, is one of the most important saints of the North of England. In troubled times he consolidated the conversion of Northumbria to Christianity, and Durham Cathedral was built as his shrine.
In this 1,300th year since his death, Rosemary Hartill , the BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent, travels through Northumberland tracing the life and legacy of this extraordinary saint. With Anthony Jackson as The Venerable Bede Music by DR MARY BERRY Producer CAROLINE DONNE
Researcher DENIS NOWLAN. Stereo
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer SUSAN DENNY
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