Next week Simon Gourlay seeks re-election for a third year as President of the National
Farmers' Union of England and Wales. Allan Wright visits him on a farming tour of Brecon and Radnor.
Produced by the AGRICULTURAL unit BBC Pebble Mill
with Hope Sealy
Presented by Peter Hobday and John Humphrys
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25* Sport with GARRY RICHARDSON
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective
With ROSEMARY HARTILL
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament Editor PHILIP HARDING
Presented by Cliff Morgan Stay in Britain for a taste of France this weekend.
Où est le stade de rugby? is the cry in Edinburgh and Leeds.
Meanwhile behind the waving tricolours - the Welsh slip quietly into Twickenham. Producer GORDON TURNBULL
The holiday and travel programme presented by Simon Bates.
With reporter Susan Marling and travel expert Nigel Coombs. Producer HELEN ROBSON
For details of items in this week 's programme please send sae to:
With Ned Sherrin and the likes of Robert Elms, Craig Charles and Victoria Mather Additional material by AUST AIR BEATON
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE CATHIE MAHONEY and JANET ARKWRIGHT
With Jim Naughtie , chief political correspondent of the Guardian.
Producer EMILY BUCHANAN
Producer HOWARD ROGERS
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 10.00am)
Johnny Morris , Irene Thomas and Donald Sinden tell the stories.
Tim Brooke-Taylor , you and the studio audience try to spot the lie.
Devised by LAN MESSITER
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
Austin Mitchell, mp GiUian Reynolds
Charles Kennedy. mp and Doreen Miller
Kevin Mulhern and guests discover common threads in Radio 4's magazine programmes.
Producer SUSAN DENNY
(1916-88) in Goose with Pepper by FREDERICK BRADNUM with Jack Watson
Sergeant Major Gooseley returns to his former home in Sussex. His commanding officer, now retired, lives there. His return cannot be a coincidence.
Trevor Howard 's 's Pepper was as magnificently virtuoso as one could have wished from this fine actor
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN. Stereo (R)
Brig Sait-Lumley (Pepper):
Gwen, his wife:
Patricia, his daughter:
Sarah, his daughter:
Jack Gooseley (Goose):
Sir George Beaumains:
Presented by Peter Evans Producer NICHOLAS MORGAN
4.30 Out in the Community The last of six programmes about the place of mentally handicapped people in Britain today. Life Outside TONi ARTHUR looks at the employment prospects of those mentally handicapped people who have been discharged from long-stay institutions - and at the help available to ensure that they have a secure, long-term future, out in the community. Producer FRANK WARWICK (R)(e)
5.00 Espana Viva A 15-part Spanish course for beginners. Introduced by YOLANDA VÁZQUEZ, With SALVADOR ORTIZ-CARBONERES and his students 9: De tiendas Buying clothes, and asking about opening times - plus Spanish cinema. (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 Buongiomo Italia! 16: Ilfatto e questo Presentatori DENISE DE RÔME e ENRICO VERDECCHIA Testi di BOB POWELL (R) (e)
Robert Carvel talks to four statesmen about the shifts in the centres of power which they have observed at first hand during their political careers. 2: Sir Nicholas Henderson , former private secretary to five foreign secretaries and ambassador to Poland, West Germany, France and the United States.
with Bill Wallis
David Tate , Sally Grace and Royce Mills
With SIMON VANCE including Sports Round-up
Why Did the Scotsman Break the Window? by MARCIA KAHAN
Directed by A.J. QUINN. Stereo
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo
Melford's Axe by Roderick Graham
"A great deed": that is what Melford thought when he was asked to use his farrier's axe to cut off the head of the King of England. But it was a deed that had to be kept secret and such a secret is a fearful burden.
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.00pm)
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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
Those Magnificent Men
Last June 60 pilots clambered aboard their aircraft to compete in the 1987 DEC Schneider Trophy Race. This famous competition dates back to 1913 when flying was for the privileged few and pilots raced seaplanes.
Nowadays, the will to win this famous trophy has not diminished. Sean Maffett finds out about the history of the Schneider Trophy and then dons his goggles to take part in one of Europe's largest air races.
Producer CAROUNE ELLIOT (R)
by Fatima Noronha
Read by Meera Syal
A series of eight international short stories.
A young wife in India finds her life is little different from slavery.
The Big Fun Gang would like to dedicate this last show of the present series to everybody who is nice, and certainly not to horrid people.
Written and presented by Paul Merton and John Irwin and starring
NeilMullarkey Josie Lawrence and Tony Hawks and featuring Julian Clary Song by TONY HAWKS
Additional material by the cast Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo (Incidentally, the Big Fun Gang would like to thank their mums as well)
A final trek through the foothills of improvisation. Those Sherpas of intellect,
Stephen Fry , John Sessions and their guests, pick their way through a treacherous ravine of literary styles, film genres and audience suggestions. Trek leader Clive Anderson hates these metaphors. Gripping....
WHAT CRAMPON MAGAZINE
Devised and compiled by MARK LEVESON with the producer DAN PATTERSON Stereo