Farming, food and countryside news, market trends and weather.
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only
Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THU REV ALEC GILMORE
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN martin
7.20 Your Letters
7.25 8.25. Sport
7.30. 8.30 News Summary
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35. Yesterday In Parliament
Life Under Water
What's the real name of a miller's thumb? Where have all the salmon gone? What do you need if you want to go skin diving? These are some of the questions you might like to put to Dr Paul Cragg , marino biologist: and Dr Anne Powell , freshwater ecologist. Jill Burridge is In the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Editor PADDY O'KEEFFC
Big Game by PIllLOMENA ULYATT
Road by Biigld Erin Batei ' Miss Morag Maffey had a passion for tigers.
Every summer she spent her two weeks statutory holiday in some town possessed of a zoo and there, having settled herself in some discreet boarding house - for a typist couldn't afford a starred hotel - she would proceed to locate the tiger compound and consecrate her leisure hours to the contemplation of those glorious beasts, splendour of the feline world.'
Producer kathryn PORTER BBC Northern Ireland
NEM. p 5: High in the heavens, eternal Cod (BBC IIB 9); Psalm 22; Matthew 13. vv 10-17
(Rsv); Alleluia, sing to Jesus (BBC hb 197)
followed by travel
On the Welding by DONALD MACKENZIE
Malcolm Ogilvie and Denis Owen tackle question* put by an audience at the Wildfowl Trust, Slimbridge.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
Pattie Coldwell with the daily consumer news.
Today some legal queries you've been raising over the past few weeks.
Chairman Robert Robinson 18: Home Counties - Second Round Rodney Salter
(printing process worker) Malcolm Davis (civil servant) Sam Mortimer (civil servant)
Clive Fairweather (schoolmaster) including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. Questions set by ian gillies
Producer Richard EDIS
(Repeated: Tnurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news
Presenter Sir Robin Day
(Broodcast Mon 7.5 pm)
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Introduced by Sue MacGregor. including What's a Nice Guy Like You Doing in a Job Like ThiSt: CHERYL ARMITAGE asks a series of men in jobs more traditionally held by women.
1: david wright: nursery school teacher.
Summer Psychology: JOHN NICHOLSON looks at our seasonal behaviour. Pastoral by viola
MEYNELL, abridged in four parts by MEG CLARKE. Read by EILEEN ATKINS (4) (Music: Baines' Twilight Woods)
Short Madness by DAWN LOWE-WATSON with John Le Mesurler as Thomas, and Elizabeth Bell as Maggie The peace and quiet of a retired schoolmaster's life on the Isle of Wight is shattered when a noisy family moves in next door. Surprisingly, he finds himself growing quite attached to them and in particular to the wife. Their friendship leads to a mutual trust and respect and Thomas finds himself confiding in Maggie about something that has haunted him for years....
Directed by cherry COOKSON
In the week of the Open
Championship Peter Alllss addresses himself to some golfing memories. Producer ANNE BROWN BBC Birmingham
See feature: page 11
'Me Dad's Muse was a mug of beer. He was of all men the wittiest.'
Durham miners will march their banners through the streets of Durham City on Saturday in celebration of their proud mining tradition.
This will be the 100th Durham Miners' Gala.
Alun Armstrong looks at life in the colliery village of a century ago through the words and song of Tommy Armstrong - 'The pitman's poet'.
(Alun Armstrong is a member of the RSC)
Judgement Day (7)
Valerie Singleton and Gordon Clough on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news
WMh PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report
Britain's first National
Local Radio Station gets a great big Eurowelcome as it goes Eurowide to Germany. France and Italy for its first ever
Euroshow. Broadcasting to over 12 million Eurohomea in unforgettableEurosound with Helen Atkinson-Wood Angus Deayton
Geoffrey Perkins Philip Pope and Michael Fenton-Stevens Written by GEOFFREY Perkins and ANGUS deayton. with additional material by JON CANTER , MORAY HUNTER and JOHN DOCHERTY.
Music by PHILIP POPE. STEVE BROWN ,
KEITH MCCULLOCH , RICHARD CURTIS Producer jamie RIX
(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)
with Geoff Watts
Producer deborah COHEN
Harry Soan continues his reflections on how he has used his life and how life has used him, since he gave up farming 18 years ago.
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
Reporter Eric Robson Producer PAUL Campbell Editor DAVID TAYLOR BBC Manchester
Rupert Davies-Cooke presents a view of the American West as recorded In the letters of his great-grandfather, Hugh Cooke, who worked for ten years as a cowboy in the territories of Wyoming and Colorado in the 1880s.
Presenter Peter White Producer thena HESHEL
Includes reviews of Little Lies a new comedy by Joseph George Caruso , adapted from Pinero's
The Magistrate, starring John Mills and Connie
Booth at the Wyndham's Theatre. London: and Smash Palace. a New
Zealand film directed by Roger Donaldson about the break-up of a marriage.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer CARROLL moore
with Simon Winchester
The Pavilion on the Links (2) long wave only
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Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an interlude