takes a new direction in 1988 and each week visits a different county to discuss the farming and meet the people. The series is presented by Allan Wright who this week returns to his native Dumfriesshire. BBC Pebble Mill
with Hope Sealy
Presented by John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.25* Sport with CHARLES COLVILE
220.127.116.11 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with JOHN NEWBURY, the BBC'S
Religious Affairs Correspondent Editor PHILIP HARDING
Cliff Morgan looks forward to the new sporting year and celebrates a rather special 40th birthday.
Producer GORDON TURNBULL
Presented by Bernard Falk
With reporter Susan Marling and travel expert Nigel Coombs Producer HELEN ROBSON
with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Craig Charles ,
Carol Thatcher , Emma Freud and Jonathan Ross. Plus Victor Lewis Smith 's Look at Life Additional material by PETE SINCLAIR and STEVE PUNT
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE. CATHIE MAHONEY and JANET ARKWRIGHT
In discussion with leading authorities from West
Germany, the USA and Great
Britain, Peter Riddell , political editor of the Financial Times, assesses the outlook for the world economy and examines the case for greater international co-operation. Producer SAM COLLYNS
A Question of Money
Questions on personal finance sent in by listeners and answered by the Money Box panel.
(More questions answered on Monday at 10.00am)
by RAY COONEY and JOHN GRAHAM starring and withand
5: The Tour
Producer JONATHAN JAMES. MOORE Stereo
(Final episode tomorrow at 12.25pm)
the hotel receptionist:
the hotel porter:
Esther Rantzen , Jeffrey Archer Baroness Phillips and Arthur Marshall
Kevin Mulhearn and guests Producer MARY SHARP
by DENISE DEEGAN adapted by ELIZABETH LINDSAY with and Daisy Meredith has won the first scholarship to the prestigious Grangewood School for Girls. But there are some who doubt whether a girl from an elementary school background can - even in the enlightened days of 1927 - quite live up to the high standards set by such an establishment. Daisy determines to prove them wrong....
JACK THOMPSON (piano)
Directed by GORDON HOUSE. Stereo A Radio 4IBBC World Service production
4.30 Out in the Community 1: An Everyday Life In the first of six programmes, TONI ARTHUR reviews the current position of people with a mental handicap, and looks at what is available to help them to lead a fuller life, out in the community. Producer FRANK WARWICK (R) (e)
5.00 Espana Viva PROFESOR SALVADOR ORTIZ and his team of students take on writer DEREK UTLEY 'S team in a no-holds-barred Spanish quiz. (e)
5.30 L'Italia dal vivo Second-stage Italian A series of 20 programmes 11: Come ti trovi? Presentatori DENISE DE ROME e ENRICO VERDECCHIA Testi di BOB POWELL (R) (e)
Can a shout in the mountains trigger a deadly avalanche? Alun Lewis takes to the Alps and finds out how researchers are making Europe's ski resorts safe by getting to grips with the slippery science of snow and ice.
Producer JULIAN BROWN
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 7.45pm)
Anthony Hopkins can remember asking, as an indolent 4-year-old, 'What age must you be to retire?' Not surprisingly, he was a slow learner at school, but since then his pace has hotted up. He gives Martyn Williams his thoughts on California, doom-laden Celts and bullying directors.
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales (R)
With a comedy style that was revolutionary, this 'one man
Coronation Street' looked at life, exposed our faults and made the nation laugh. A collection of AI's most popular routines. Originally produced by RONNIE TAYLOR
Compiled by MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester
(First broadcast on Radio 2)
with SIMON VANCE including Sports Round-up
Happy New Year? by ALAN CLEWS Directed by MARILYN IMRIE. Stereo
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo
The Baikie Charivari
A Miracle Play by JAMES BRIDIE Clive Morton with Marjorie Westbury and James McKechnie
Music composed and arranged by DAVID DORWARD and played by HARRY MACANESPIE (trumpet) JOHN WIGGINS (piccolo)
WILLIAM WHITFORD (percussion) Adapted and directed by STEWART CONN. BBC Scotland (First broadcast in 1964) (Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 00pm)
The Rev Dr Marcus Beadle:
Cllr John Ketch:
Sir James MacArthur Pounce-Pellot KCIE:
Dr Jean Pothecary:
Lady Maggie Revenant:
Mrs Jemima Lee Crowe:
Richard Baker presents a mid-evening miscellany of words and music.
Producer JANE BEVAN Stereo
A reading, a hymn and a reflection led by Richard Harries Stereo
The Frock and the Falsie
A backstage rummage in the skirts of the pantomime dame. For many years variety artist Ronnie Coyles has been involved in pantomime.
During a recent performance of Humpty Dumpty - in which he plays the Queen of Hearts - he was wired for sound ... Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester
Even Lords and Ladies work, and some have unusual and Margaretsurprising jobs, Howard discovers in this series of four programmes.
The second Baron Teviot, an old Etonian, spent five years as a Brighton bus driver, during which time he wooed and won for a bride his bus conductress, once a Wimbledon tennis player. He and his wife are now genealogists.
Producer GRAHAM TAYAR
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If you like your fun big, then it's time to put the canasta away, pop the grapefruit juice back in the fridge, and finish all the Toffos as the Big Fun team present half an hour of big fun! Starring Paul Merton and John Irwin with Tony Hawks Josie Lawrence and Neil Mullarkey and introducing Julian Clary of the Joan Collins Fan Club
Written by PAUL MERTON and JOHN IRWIN with additional material by the cast Songs by TONY HAWKS
Produced with big fun in mind by DAVID TYLER. Stereo
Ad-libbed comedy based on audience suggestions
Regulars John Sessions and Stephen Fry are joined this week by Lenny Henry and Dawn French as they battle their way through a succession of improvisation games.
Chairman Clive Anderson tries desperately to hold the whole thing together.
At the piano COLIN SELL
A triumph WHAT CAR? MAGAZINE Devised and compiled by MARK LEVESON with the producer DAN PATTERSON Stereo
(Re-broadcast Wednesday at 7.45pm)