Producers KEN POLLOCK and LESLIE COTTINGTON
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent, Gerald Priestland
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Producer KEN POLLOCK BBC Birmingham
7.40 Today's Papers
with Norman Tozer
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From the world of sport and leisure, Tony Lewis presents a magazine programme that highlights the personalities in the news and the issues that matter, including today's Boat Race; the Rugby Internationals between Wales and England, and France and Scotland; and the League Cup Final between holders Nottingham Forest and Southampton.
A Radio Sports Unit and OB production
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A St Patricks Day look at Ireland, its character and people.
Presented by the BBC'S Dublin Correspondent, Philip Whitfield
A Radio News production by RICHARD ANTHONY BAKER long wave only
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with Robert Carvel
Producer PETER ROBINS long wave only
Anthony Howard reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer WALTER WALLICH long wave only
NEM, page 38; Jesus, our hope, our heart's desire (BBC HB 126); Canticle 12; 1 Timothy 6, vv 6-16 (RSV); I bind unto myself today (BBC HB 170)
Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.
Producer NICK HUGHES
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A series of seven programmes on The Englishman Abroad compiled and presented by Anthony Thwaite with the poems read by GARY WATSON 1: Italy
Producer FRASER STEEL BBC Manchester
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'One hears the term pigeon pair used for a family of one boy and one girl - but do pigeons really plan their families this well? '
The team answers your wildlife questions. Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol [Postcode removed]
(Repeated: Mon 10.5 am) long wave only
Fritz Spiegl keeps a keen eye and ear on what's written and said. BBC Manchester
Andy Price makes life cheaper and easier for all the family with the help of Ann Brown and the You and Yours team of experts.
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
The last seven (lays put in a questionable way by Barry Took to Alan Coren
Russell Davies, Clement Freud , HP and Joan Bakewell
Newsreader John Marsh Compiled and produced by Alan Nixon and Danny Greenstone
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)
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Patricia Hewitt Woodrow Wyatt Michael Clayton
The Rev Roy Trevivlnn Chairman David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
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Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer HELEN FRY
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In Mourning by HOWARD CURTIS
'The pressures I'm talking about are part of a whole way of life, a whole upbringing - what people expect of you from the minute you're born, how you should treat your parents, who you should marry, even who you should Speak to and who you shouldn't speak to. You can't throw it over and survive. That's what it's all about, you know - survival.'
Directed by BERNARD KRICHEFSKI long wave only
Presenter Marilyn Alan
With the participation of the disabled themselves, Does He Take Sugar? seeks to give practical advice to disabled listeners in all relevant fields: welfare, finance, mobility, and work and leisure. Editor MARLENE PEASE long wave only
A series of eight programmes in which some of the leading Welsh choirs perform favourite items from their repertoire and relate briefly the story of the choir.
Th3 guests in this programme,
Ardwyn Singers, Cardiff conductor
Helena Braithwaite with JANICE BALL (organ)
They include music by Bach, Poulenc, William Mathias , and also Welsh folk songs.
Presented by John Huw Davies
Written by JEN POSTON Producer
HUW TREGELLES WILLIAMS BBC Wales long wave only
Let Nell Landor and the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answer to your queries.
Questions, on postcards, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London [Postcode removed]
Producer NICK HUGHES long wave only
Richard Cork introduces a selection from the books, plays, films, music and other arts reviewed during the past week. Editor ROSEMARY HART long wave only
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in conversation with his guests.
Musical accompaniment by INSTANT SUNSHINE
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker offers a recipe of popular classics on records; the mixture leavened occasionally by the unfamiliar, with the added ingredient of listeners' requests.
Producer RONALD COOK
(Rev rpt: Friday 9.5 am)
Patrick Mower in The Humane Solution by STEVE GALLAGHER with Peter Pacey Malcolm Hayes and Anthony Hall
A journalist and his photographer are fog-bound at an airport in Holland. The situation seems unusual - until the story breaks around them. A scoop! But the implications behind the story make it unlikely that the truth will ever be revealed. Can silence be bought at a price? And are there possibly occasions when an end can justify the means?
Other parts played by BILL MONKS , TIM BENTINCK , EVA STUART and members of the cast.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (Repeated: Mon 3.5 pm)
Sir Fitzroy Maclean presents his personal choice of poetry and prose with readings by John Graham
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
Evening Prayers led by THE REV RALPH SMITH BBC Scotland
In a series of nine programmes Jeremy Slepmann follows the colourful progress of the piano.
The piano is the hero, the pianist is a god, and the public is agog. This week's programme captures a touch of 'Pianitis' and samples some celebrated treatments.
followed by an interlude
A musical by Alex Glasgow
Joe is left in charge of running the house while his wife goes out to work - and that includes a militant kitchen!
(Polly James is a member of the RSC)
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude