continues its tour of the British countryside and this week visits Oxfordshire and calls in on the prestigious Oxford Farming Conference.
Presented and produced by Allan Wright BBC Pebble Mill
with Hope Sealy
Presented by Peter Hobday and Chris Lowe
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
With IAN BROWN
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective Editor PHILIP HARDING
Presented by Cliff Morgan
With the pantomime season here, the stage is set for a spot of giant-killing in the third round of the FA Cup. Plus a look behind the scenes at the rest of the weekend sporting action. Producer GORDON TURNBULL
The holiday and travel programme presented by Bernard Falk.
With reporter Susan Marling and travel expert Nigel Coombs. Producer HELEN ROBSON
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Ned Sherrin with the likes of Robert Elms, Craig Charles and Victoria Mather Additional material by PETE SINCLAIR and STEVE PUNT
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE. CATHIE MAHONEY and JANET ARKWRIGHT
A group of political experts discuss the current trends in the opposition parties. Producer EMILY BUCHANAN
Producer ZAREER MASANI
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 10. 00am)
by DAVE COHEN and PETE SINCLAIR Willie Rushton presents a loyal toast to the traditions that made Britain what it is today. 1: Heroism
From King Canute to Alfred the Great, from Captain Scott to
Nigel Mansell , the true British hero is marked out by one word - failure.
With STEVEN FROST
GARARD GREENE. PAULA HANNIS JONATHAN KYDD and SARAH THOMAS.
Producer HARRY THOMPSON Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at & 30pm)
The Rt Hon David Owen , mp
Charles Moore , Ann MaUalieu Joanna Foster
Kevin Mulhearn and guests discover common threads in Radio 4's magazine programmes.
Producer SUSAN DENNY
by GUY HIBBERT
A widow, rich and alone, meets and marries an Englishman. They settle down happily in a South Mexican idyll - that is until her son returns. Spoilt, aggressive and ruthless, he shatters the tranquil peace his mother has found in her autumnal years.
Directed by PETER KING Stereo
Kevin Berry tells the story of a notorious Texan gunfighter and gambler.... who was born in Yorkshire.
Readers DELtA CORRIE and DAVID FLEESHMAN Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
Presented by Peter Evans Producer DEBORAH COHEN
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 7. 45pm)
4.30 Out in the Community Six programmes about the place of mentally handicapped people in Britain today. Presented by TONI ARTHUR 2: Continuing Education Education and training are vital if people with a mental handicap are to lead a fulfilling life in the community. But are the special long-term needs of disabled people being appropriately assessed? (R) (e)
5.00 Espana Viva A 15-part Spanish course for beginners Introduced by YOLANDA VAZQUEZ , With SALVADOR ORTIZ. CARBONERES and his students 5: De vacaciones Being on holiday; plus Spanish architect ANTONI GAUD! (e) (Extended re-broadcast of last Sunday's programme)
5.30 L'Italia dal vivo Second-stage Italian A series of 20 programmes to follow Buongiorno Italia! 12: Com 'e? Presentatori DENISE DE ROME e ENRICO VERDECCHIA Testi di BOB POWELL (R) (e)
I get mistaken for Sheila Hancock quite a lot!
Actress Sian Phillips talks to Martyn Williams about her career, her marriages - and the time she was barred from the Brownies!
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales (R)
with Bill Wallis , David Tate Sally Grace and Jon Glover
With CHARLOTTE GREEN including Sports Round-up
New Year's Resolutions by MARCIA KAHAN
Directed by A J. QUINN. Stereo
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo
Miss High Heels by ROB GITTINS with Morgan was never a very good policeman. Now retired, he leaps at the chance of investigating a murder and plunges into deep waters that finally threaten to drown him.
Directed on location in Cardiff by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 00pm)
Ex-DC Robert Morgan:
Presented by Richard Baker Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo
led by Eddie Neale. Stereo
Perchance to Dream....
Sleep that knits up the ravell'd sleave of care,
The death of each day's 's life, sore labor's bath,
Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course.
Chief nourisher in life s feast.
MACBETH, Act II, Sc 2
An exposition of sleep in verse and prose with Prunella Scales and Timothy West
Producer MAJORIE LOFTHOUSE BBC Pebble Mill
Lady Emma Curzon , sister of the seventh Earl Howe , was, until recently, nursing sister in charge of a pain control unit at a London hospital. One ancestral Howe, descended from an illegitimate sister of George I, was an admiral of the line. Both her parents were on the stage, but a long and successful nursing career was a new departure for an old family. She talks to Margaret Howard. Producer GRAHAM TAYAR
The Big Fun team ask the question: 'In this troubled world of ours, with planetary resources fast running out, is it enough just to have big fun?' In the studio Paul Merton and John Irwin
Out and about Neil Mullarkey Josie Lawrence and Tony Hawks
Special roving correspondent Julian Clary
Additional written contributions from the cast and a song by Tony Hawks
Produced by DAVID TYLER in a big fun sort of way. Stereo
Another in the series of ad-libbed comedy based on audience suggestions.
This week John Sessions and Stephen Fry are joined by Hugh Laurie and Enn Reitel as they romp through a world of literary styles, TV theme tunes and film genres.
Clive Anderson does what he can in the Chair.
With COLIN SELL at the piano Even better than camembert....
Devised and compiled by MARK LEVESON with the producer DAN PATTERSON. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday 7.45pm)