Write about Farming
David Addis talks to farmers who are also authors. Why do they turn to writing, do farmers make good writers, and can it ever be as profitable as farming? He talks to farmers who have just published their first books, and also to those who make their living by writing. Producer DAVID ADDIS
Presented by Brian Redhead and Chris Lowe in London and Peter Hobday at the SDP Conference in Portsmouth
6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7 0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
Infanticide, predators and prey, mate choice, play, truth and deception - Jeremy Cherfas reports from the International Ethology Conference in the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)
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 WL4 4WW
A general musical knowledge quiz in three movements. Chairman Ned Sherrin First Round: Heat 2 Jim Eccleson
George Colerick (teacher) Hampton Oates (lecturer) Questions set by EDWARD COLE and ROBERT WALTON
Programme devised by EDWARD COLE Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 6.3Opm)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor ChildAbuse
How do you protect children from sexual abuse? How is it recognised and diagnosed? How common is it? And how should the problem be tackled?
These are some of the questions Sue MacGregor puts to her four guests - David Jones , General Secretary of the British
Association of Social Workers; educational psychologist
Michele Elliott ; Dr Jane Wynne , Consultant Community
Paediatrician at the Leeds
General Infirmary; and family solicitor Richard White. Story:
The Blush and Other Stories 3: The Letter- Writers
Editor CLARE SELERIE GREY
Bhowani Junction by JOHN MASTERS dramatised in five parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
3: Sirdani Amrita Kasel After an encounter with Lt Macaulay, Victoria Jones finds herself drawn to the Indian way of life.
With CHARU BALA CHOKSH1
BHASKER JIGGY BHORE. BRIAN SMITH
CHRISTOPHER DOUGLAS, GUY HOLDEN Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING Stereo (R)
as Col Rodney Savage with:
Ranjit Singh Kasel:
Mrs Sirdani Amrita Kasel:
Deputy Supt Lanson:
Rose Mary Jones:
by JEAN-PIERRE DE ROHAN Stories of extinct birds
1: As Dead as a Dod-Arsen Little did the Dutch sailor, bitten by a strange bird on the island of Mauritius in 1598, realise he was witness to the most celebrated extinction story.
Narrator Barry Paine Producer MILES BARTON BBC Bristol. Stereo (R)
In this series of four family portraits, Michael O'Donnell explores how shifting social and moral attitudes in Britain have affected family life.
Are we more self-seeking, less compassionate than we were, with standards slipping and family ties loosening, to the point of disinterest - even disloyalty? Or are we now turning our backs on 'permissiveness', in order to embrace some vague notion of the Victorian ethic? 1: The Gray sons
In this first programme, good-natured pragmatism, Yorkshire humour and the watchful eye of a remarkable grandmother carry the Graysons through an eventful and sometimes stormy family saga.
Producer SHARON BANOFF
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.5pm)
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It was at this time in the year
1803 that William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy made their tour of Scotland, with the occasional assistance of their friend Coleridge. Drawing on Dorothy's memoir of the events, Stanley Williamson tells the story of the Wordsworths north of the Border.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge:
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