Linda Whetstone , farmer and economist, argues that the Common Agricultural Policy should be abandoned and unprofitable farmers allowed to go to the wall. The countryside and the wider economy would benefit from greater freedom.
Producer Sue Davies
Dick Francis 's novel adapted in four parts. 2: Hunt the Saboteur Matt's plane explodes in a ball of fire - and problems always come in threes. Dramatised by Martyn Read Director David Hitchinson. Stereo (First broadcast on the World Service)
Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: A Woman of the Pharisees by Francois Mauriac , read in 12 episodes by Terrence Hardiman.
1: "I was too ignorant as yet about love to have noticed that my stepmother could never approach the subject calmly."
Translated by Gerard Hopkins Abridged by Sally Skrimshire Music: Britten's Simple Symphony
Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim Rice and Willie Rushton , with William Franklyn and Paul Merton.
From Flitwick Cricket Club, Bedford.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo
Simon Rae introduces a selection of poetry requests with guest Charles Causley and readers Stephen Thome and Sally Cookson.
Producer Julian Wilkinson
•REQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR
Paul Allen reviews a French theatre version of Kipling's The Jungle Book set to music, and investigates the role of the arts in the rejuvenation of the Welsh valleys.
Producer Paul Quinn. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)
Fifteen years after Elvis
Presley's death, thousands of fans keep his name alive with a religious fervour. Ted Harrison visits
Graceland, Elvis's home and the place where he is buried, and meets people who follow Elvis.
Producer John Newbury. Stereo
The second of two programmes in which
Conor Gearty explores the politics of abortion. The "Right to Life" and the "Right to Choose" are irreconcilable. So who should decide which right triumphs? This programme focuses on the USA, where abortion has become a key issue in the presidential election. Producer Elizabeth Burke Stereo
A five-part dramatisation of the Agatha Christie novel.
2: Lord Edgware has been murdered at his house in Regent Gate and Inspector Japp suspects Lady
Edgware of the crime.
Edgitarc's Buller ...CLARENCE SMITH Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Director Enyd Williams. Stereo
Francis Wilford Smith looks at the work of blues pianist Cripple Clarence Lofton , a well known figure in Chicago joints from the rent party days until the early fifties.
During the boogie boom of the forties he was extensively recorded by the specialist jazz labels of the day.
Producer Derek Drescher
(First broadcast on Radio 3)
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