LESLIE COTTINGTON and KEN POLLOCK
A note from Gerald Priest-land, Religious Affairs Correspondent
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Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
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Norman Tozer with how to get the best value for your hard-earned cash.
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with Tony Lewis , including the Davis Cup Final between the United States and Great Britain, the cricket match between Western Australia and England and today's Rugby international, Scotland against NewZealand. A Radio Sport and OB production
The State of Europe
4: The Explosive Society
A young Italian woman told BBC Rome Correspondent David Willey:
' This is no place to bring up a child, so we've decided not to have any.' Willey looks at Italy, the country beset by economic problems and terrorism.
A Radio News production by BLAIR THOMSON
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with Hugo Young
Producer BERNARD TATE
Anthony Howard reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer WALTER WALLICH
New Every Morning, page 75; Father, hear the prayer we offer (BBC nB 352); Psalm 119, pt 2; James 1, vv 16-27 (NEB); When shadows thick (BBC aa 187)
Margaret Howard presents her selection. Producer DAVID EPPS
The sixth of 13 programmes in which Kingsley Amis introduces poems from The New Oxford Book of Light Verse.
(Details: Mon 10.5 am)
with Fritz Spiegl BBC Manchester
with Joan Bakewell
The travel programme that takes you behind those glossy brochures to make sure your holiday lives up to its promise. Editor ROGER MACDONALD
says Cardew Robinson to Bernie Clifton Tom Mennard Jan Harding
KEN FRITH (piano)
Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)
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Gwyneth Dunwoody , MP Sheridan Morley
Clement Freud , mp
Chairman David Jacobs from Brixham, Devon
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Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about books from classics to comics.
Producer BRIAN COOK
The BBC Repertory Company in I Know An Old Lady ... A play for radio by BEtTY DAVIES
It all began when the old lady, confined to her room in a block of high-rise flats, was sent a dead fly. Other animals were to follow. Were the children in the flats just trying to frighten her? Or was there a more sinister motive behind her receipt of this menagerie?
Marilyn ALISON DRAPER Joanna ... JENNIFER PIERCEY Mrs White .HiLDA KRISEMAN Other parts played by TIM BENTINCK , ROGER HAMMOND , AMANDA MURRAY
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
Presenter Marilyn Alan
With the participation of the disabled themselves, Does He Take Sugart seeks to give practical advice to disabled listeners. Editor MARLENE PEASE
As Wales prepares for a referendum on devolution, Roger Cook and Moyra Bremner take sides on the conflicting Claims of newcomers and natives, and ask whether Wales can or should be kept for the Welsh.
(Details: Wed 11.0 am)
Let Neil Landor and the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answer to your queries. Producer DENYS GUEROULT
Ian Richardson gives the second of six talks introducing the first season of Shakespeare's plays on BBC2.
' Almost the most important thing about Richard is that he is King. When I played the part at Stratford I wanted to stress this, which meant examining the external characteristics of Royalty. I watched films of the Queen's Coronation and a newsreel of an investiture. What struck me most was the expert stage-management of those about the sovereign. She never needed to ask for anything. I tried to do the same. never looking to see if my commands were obeyed.'
Producer JUDITH BUMPUS
(Richard II is on BBC! tomorrow at 8.10 pm)
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and his guests
Musical punctuations by PETER SKELLERN
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker offers a recipe of popular classics on records; with the added ingredient of listeners' requests.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
Laura and the Angel by BRUCE STEWART with Miriam Margolyes and George Cole
An entertaining story of Laura, a young Victorian prostitute, who, following a visitation from a heavenly body, changes her way of life.
AMBROSIAN SINGERS director JOHN MCCARTHY Directed by MARTIN JENKINS
(Repeated: Monday 3.5)
The Rev Barney Milligan Professor Harold Perkin in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer GILLIAN HUSB BBC Manchester
Evening prayers led by PETER FIRTH. BBC Bristol
A late-night series for music-lovers, in which Niget Douglas presents recordings of singers for whom, as a singer himself, he has particular affection and regard. 4:Tito Schipa
by Brian Lee
with Martin Jarvis as the Husband, Rosalind Ayres as the Wife
A newly-married couple begin life in their new home. Both are secretly reading a book about 'How to Make Marriage Work' - for how much do they really know about each other?
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