Presented by John Humphrys and Jenni Murray
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25* Sport With CHARLES COLVILE
184.108.40.206 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with JOHN NEWBURY, the BBC's
Religious Affairs Correspondent
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament Editor JENNY AHRAMSKY
Presented by Cliff Morgan
The old claret jug is up for grabs again: the 116th Open
Championship is being staged at Muirfield, courtesy of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers.
Cliff is your host on the Firth of Forth.
Producer PETER GRIFFITHS
There's nothing quite like messing about in boats, so Bernard Falk takes to the water this week as the programme comes direct from the riverbank at Aynho in the heart of England. Travelling along the canal waterways of Britain is a very popular holiday. Susan Marling helps navigate the spots you can see on land as you travel through the watery network of Britain to discover parts of the country you thought had disappeared.
Producer HELEN ROBSON
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Ned Sherrin with studio guests, and regular and irregular contributions from the likes of Robert Elms, Craig Charles Victoria Mather and Stephen Fry. Plus the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward.
Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE and CATHIE MAHONEY
(Re-broadcast at 11. Opm)
A quiz about quotations and a chance to hear the most quotable remarks ever made about guests Lord Deedes Lord Elwyn-Jones
Peter Kellner and Brian Clover Devised, written and presented by Nigel Rees
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Producer JO BUNTING. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at a 30pm)
Lord Deedes Lord
Gillian Reynolds and guests travel through Turkey with Start the Week, to South
America with Woman's Hour, and to the Orient with The Food Programme, as they discuss the need to get away from it all. Producers LUCY LUNT and PIPPA BURSTON
The Somebody by BLOKE MODISANE with and After 30 years on Robben Island Kei Amatola, the hero of black South Africa, comes home to New Sophiatown. Then the statue in the township square is defaced. Is this a symbolic attack on the people's leader?
Have they lost faith in his policy of non-violence? And what of Kalamazoo, who will stop at nothing to become a Somebody? Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER Stereo
4.30 New Series American Authors BEL MOONEY presents a portrait of the life and work of six American writers.
1: John Steinbeck (1902-68) Steinbeck was a radical realist who made his best art out of Depression America in his book The Grapes of Wrath. During his early life, he worked as a labourer and that experience shaped his sympathy for the American dispossessed. Readings by LOU HIRSCH Consultant DR MIKE WOOLF Producer GAYNOR SHUTTE ● INFO: page 77
5.0 The State of Industry The second of six programmes in which ROBERT HELLER , Editorial Director of Management Today, takes stock of Britain's manufacturers - focusing this week on chemicals and textiles - and their response to the intense pressures of world competition. (R) Book, same title, £10. 95from booksellers
5.30 Franc-parler Lejeu radiophonique pour ceux qui veulent apprendre a mieux communiquer en francais. Presente par CORINNE BAUDELOT et GREGORE CAREL
5eme emission: Histoires vraies Ecrit par CORINNE BAUDELOT (R) (e) Book, £5.95; set of two cassettes, £7.95 from retailers
Science on 4 What do you get if you encourage thousands of the best minds in the world to indulge their curiosity? The answer is a lot of discoveries and developments in science, medicine, and technology - some important, all of them interesting. Peter Evans selects highlights from recent research. With reports from Geoff Watts Georgina Ferry and Alun Lewis. Producer DEBORAH COHEN
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 7.45pm)
A Touch of Daniel by PETER TINNISWOOD
Young Carter Brandon struggles for love in a world preoccupied with Cheshire cheese, individual trifles, dominoes, outbreaks of wireworm and vests; where strong women fight grimly to keep their hold on a matriarchal society and where the only person who really understands Carter is his baby cousin, Daniel.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester Stereo (R)
I've enjoyed every single day since I came here. It's 's a fantastic life.
Keith Allan goes to Edinburgh to continue his enquiry into the traditional craft of the keeper and meets George Smith , the stage-door keeper at the King's Theatre.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
Bernard Braden ambles through the world of transatlantic humour This week
To Whom It May Concern Written by KEN ENGLUND
STEPHEN LEACOCK. GROUCHO MARX WILL ROGERS and MARK TWAIN Producer EDWARD TAYLOR Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 12.25pm)
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