News, weather, papers and sport
Farming, food and countryside news, market trends and weather
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only
Presenters John Tlmpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day With JOHN BARTON
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.57 Weather; travel
A series of four programmes
Throwing a party - a harrowing experience? Attending - almost as bad?
Esther Rantzen discovers the magic ingredients of a successful party - and gets a taste of the ridiculous and the sublime.
Producer SHARON BANOFF
Six different sides of life across the Channel. 2: A Day at the Races - in Baden-Baden.
On the edge of Germany's Black Forest, alongside the spas and the casino where Dostoevsky lost his last rouble, stands the smartest racecourse in Germany, its Royal Ascot. The favourite for the big race is an English horse. Who are the racegoers In Germany and are they on a winner?
Producer JULIAN HALE
NEM, p 1; O worship the lord (BBC HB 267); Psalm 1; Acts 10, vv 17-32 (BSV); Praise to the Lord (BBC HB 534) long wave only
Everything's Different This Year by NORA WINDRIDGE
Read by George Parsons Even when people spend their holiday together. they don't all want to do the same things.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
followed by travel
Seven features about practical attempts over the centuries to create the Ideal society.
2: The Female Messiah by JAMES ROOSE-EVANS
The story of Ann Lee (1736-84) and the United Society of Believers also known as The Shakers. the most successful self-supporting American commune that finally closed its doors to new membership in 1964. with
The Shakers were fortunate in having a body of ideas with deep emotional content that were able to find expression in an effective system of co-operative labour in model farms and villages, in fine workmanship and various Industries. A favourite saying of Mother Ann's was: "Put your hands to work and your heart to God".'
Narrator GABRIEL WOOLF
Also taking part:
CAROLE BOYD, SANDRA CLARK, SAM DASTOR, HUGH DICKSON, KERRY FRANCIS, NIGEL GRAHAM, NIGEL LAMBERT, CHRISTOPHER MUNCKE, DIANA OLSSON, DAVID SINCLAIR and RAMSAY WILLIAMS
Shaker songs and hymns arranged and conducted by KERRY WOODWARD and sung by the BBC SINGERS Directed by JOHN THEOCHARIS
Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out your queries.
Producer PETER HOARE
Questions, on a postcard, to: Enquire Within,
BBC. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Including JILL TODD with the BBC Shopping Basket, and Choices In Education (4)
Installed in their senior school, what choices should a child have at 14 plus? And will decisions made now affect CSE,
0- and A-level subjects? Maureen O'Connor talks to children and teachers. Presenter Bill Breckon
12.55 Weather; travel Programme news
Presenter Sir Robin Day
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Evening Class Junior
Style: TONY GIBSON reports on a self-help scheme In which under-achievers catch up on their daytime schooling.
Morgan's Passing (11)
Street Taste by NICK FISHER with The proverb, ' don't judge a book by its cover ' would prove an apt one when applied to a group of young South London punks, who. with only fun in mind. prepare for an evening's entertainment at a Clash concert. Their harmless intention does not prevent them from being the objects of skinhead hatred and their rebellious looks from incurring police prejudice
Other parts played by DAVID GOODERSON , MICHAEL TUDOR BARNES , SPENCER BANKS, HUGH DICKSON Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
as seen by four writers
3: Geoffrey Moorhouse - India, the British legacy in stone and statue
Invites you to eavesdrop on Frank Delaney and his fellow judges
Graham Lord and Terence Blacker as they select the final winner of the Bookshelf/ Arrow First Novel
Competition, and to attend the presentation of prize, cheque and contract to the new author.
Producer HELEN FRY
Berry and Co
Presenters Susannah Simons and Robert Williams on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
Including Financial Report
with David Jacobs
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
with Norman Tozer
(Repeated: Sat 7.50 am)
Written by MARGARET PHELAN
(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm)Cast for the week:
includes reviews of Andy Capp starring- a new musical cartoon figure at
Exchange Theatre; and the Royal Opera's new production of Verdi's
Falstaff, which marks the conductor Carlo Maria Giulini's return to
Covent Garden after an absence of 15 years.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer CARROLL MOORE
Jeremy Slepman looks forward to the music in tonight's concert.
direct from the Royal Festival Hall, London Four students from the Royal Academy of Music: Anne Stuart-James (sop) Sally Daley (alto)
Geraint Roberts (tenor) Lawrence Wallington (baritone)
Nigel Kennedy (violin) Robert Cohen (cello) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conducted by Antal Dorall Part 1
Liebesllederwalzer, Op 52 Double Concerto. Op 102
Thomas Creevey went everywhere and knew everybody in London, including the Prince
Regent and subsequently the young Queen
Victoria. He recorded his observations in the Creevey Papers, a treasury for later historians. with Geoffrey Banks as Thomas Creevey
Narrator PAUL WEBSTER Compiled by STANLEY WILLIAMSON
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
Symphony No 2, In D (In association with Legal and General
Assurance Society Ltd)
John Morgan reporting
Laughter In the Dark (9) long wave only
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Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude