Farming, food and countryside news, market trends and weather.
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Presenters Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
6 45* Prayer for the Day With DR FRED MILSON
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Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL 7 15* 8.25' Sport
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7.45- Thought for the Day 8's5* Yesterday In Parliament
who interrupts your week for 55 minutes of convivial conversation.
Libby Purves says ' happy birthday ' to this week's special guest.
Producer PETER ESTALL
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Ken Ford Invites
Bill Sowerbutts, Geoffrey Smith and Daphne Ledward to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post.
Questions, on postcards only please, to:
Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX
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Far Horizon by JOHN G. MILLER
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NEM, p 122; 0 God of Bethel, by whose hand (BBC HB 495); Psalm 34. vv 1-10; John 13. vv 1-11 (AV); I'm not ashamed to own my Lord (BBC HB 494)
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Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record, mixing the well-loved with the less familiar, and occasionally including the spoken word.
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Presenter Bill Breckon
Sheridan Morley invites you to share his enjoyment in the entertaining, witty and sometimes provoking thoughts people have when talking to themselves in the privacy of their diary.
Reader JOHN samson Producer helbn fry
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with voices and topics In and behind the headlines Presenter Gordon Clough
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with Sue MacGregor including
Guest o/ the Week: the singer/songwriter Lynsey de Paul.
Women of the Fens: JULIA BROOKE follows a play about their lives.
Journey to the Cross (2): in the Holy Land,
BERNARD JACKSON Visits the Garden of Gethsemane. Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective by LESLIE THOMAS abridged in 11 parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN Read by Bruce Lidington (1) ' He was called
Dangerous Davies because he was said to be harmless and was known in the London police as The Last
Detective ". since he was never dispatched on any assignment unless there was no one else to send.' But then he unearthed the Celia Norris case - a 25-year-old unsolved murder. long wave only
You Don't Feel a Thing by DAVID MARSHALL
ROB: I dunno, 58's no age at all. Most men of Dad's age are just starting to look forward to retirement.... sue: Retirement? Don't make me laugh. Your
Dad's been retired ever since I've known him.
He's always off work. If it isn't his chest, it's his back. He'll be better off out of it.
A son and daughter-in-law plot to gentle away Dad, in a futuristic black comedy - with a twist.
Directed by Richard WORTLEY
Once upon a time, In search of inspiration for a public building scheme. an Austrian Emperor demanded eggs, flour and milk ... the unlikely beginning of a recipe re-created by Bob Symes for a traditional Viennese pudding.
Producer KATE FENTON
Details of recipes can be obtained at the end of the series by sending a large sae to: [address removed]
Continuing his lifelong attempt to get Proust down to matchbox proportions, the poet
roy FISHER goes in search of the Olden Days.
Eight programmes 5: Down in the City
By the end of the century, most of the world's biggest cities will be in the developing countries of the ' South '. London will lie about 28th.
Millions flock to the cities every year in search of work, but at a time of world recession, what prospects await them? Andcananythingbe done to redress the balance, in ' North ' and ' South ' alike, between town and country?
Written and presented byEmanueldeKadt and Daniel Snowman
Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN
The Honorary Consul (8)
Presenter Robert Williams on VHF until 5.55
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With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report
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(Details: Thurs 9.5 am)
6: Day by Day - Religion in Daily Life
Although the Muslim goes to the mosque on a Friday, he says his prayers five times a day at home. and while there are great celebrations for the Pesach and Hanukah, each domestic act in a Jewish household Is accompanied by a special prayer. Christians try 10 imitate Jesus in their lives at work or at home even if they only go to church on a Sunday. John Bowker considers the outward signs of an inward religious commitment and discovers that although each religion is marked by its own calendar of feasts and fasts, it is In the ' daily round, the common task ' that the believer fulfils his life of faith.
Producer DAVID CRAIG BBC Manchester
Each week ANTONY hopkins explores a different musical work or topic.
Producer PATRICK LAMBERT
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includes reviews of Ararat, a new novel set in Russia by the author of The White Hotel. D. M. Thomas ; and the film Enigma, a story of five highly trained assassins from the KGB. dispatched to the West to eliminate five Soviet dissidents, starring Martin Sheen and Derek Jacobi.
Presenter Paul Allen Producer
John Morgan reporting
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