with Canon Peter Ball.
with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Professor Charles Handy
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament.
Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Nick Utechin
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What a Friend We Have in Jesus (Converse); James 5, wl3-18; Hear My Prayer (Purcell); 0 For a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Lyngham). Director of Music
Dylan Winter continues his nine-part American adventure - 2,000 miles along the Oregon Trail. 7: Re-united with Rocky and Roland, Wilma's nickelodeons, and joining a wagon trail. Producer Brian King Stereo
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial:
Northanger Abbey (12)
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery.
Producer Peter Croasdale
with Debbie Thrower.
More quotation-swapping in the popular quiz hosted by Nigel Rees.
This week's guests are
Nina Myskow , Ken Bruce , Peter Porter and Victor Spinetti. Quotations read by Ronald Fletcher. Producer Jon Naismith
with James Naughtie.
The virgin and the whore; the wife and the mistress. Is the age-old divide a real one?
Written by Juliet Ace .
Piano played by Mary Nash.
Director Penny Gold Stereo
with harpists Osian Ellis and Susan Drake , who talk about the instrument and introduce some of their recordings.
Producer Michael Emery Stereo
presented by Valerie Singleton. Including: 3.15 Prime Minister's Question Time and 3.30 the Chancellor's Budget Speech. Hugh Sykes brings reaction from the City, businesses and the unions and the views of voters in a key marginal constituency. Vincent Duggleby analyses changes affecting personal finances, and James Naughtie in Westminster talks to a panel of senior politicians. Editors Kevin Marsh and Chris Birkett
Norman Lamont 's speech in full, followed by the reply by the Leader of the Opposition.
An extended edition including Budget news.
Jennifer faces an accusation.
Written by Emily Potts
Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Reporter Stuart Simon. Producer Lynne Jones
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
(Revised repeat of 10.30am)
with Alun Lewis.
What is happening in the world of science?
A weekly review of discoveries and developments.
Producer Julian Brown
with Barry Cunliffe.
Traditionally, standing armies in Britain have been viewed with disgust and a preference for amateur and temporary soldiers has heightened the importance of the auxiliary forces. Following the announcement of further defence cuts,
Ian Beckett tells
John Miller about the thinking behind army reforms earlier this year. Plus Juliet Gardiner recalls the "friendly invasion" of Britain by American GIs. Producer John Knight
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Peter White.
Producer Thena Heshel
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Paul Vaughan looks ahead to the beginning of Radio 4's new Globe Theatre season on Sunday, with Ben Kingsley playing
Christopher Columbus in Craig Warner 's A Sense of Things Moving Forward. Producer John Goudie Stereo
presented by Roger White
presented by Alexander MacLeod.
A statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Norman Lamont , MP.
A Girl in Winter by Philip Larkin Part 2.
This week: the secret life of the Radio Four continuity announcer. Stereo