with John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by Bryan Martin
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Your Letters
Regional Variations (2)
Susan Marling confronts producers and management with your criticisms and comments about BBC radio and television.
Presenter Colin Tudge A review of discoveries and developments.
Producer DEBORAH COHEN
The Conservatory by GUY DE MAUPASSANT translated by HARRY BELL Read by Robert Rietty
NEM, p 30; Lord of all being, throned afar (BBC HB 11), Psalm 25; Daniel 4, vv 4-18; Jesus, these eyes have never seen (bp 44)
The Voice of Africa
The fish eagle's cry stands out among the sounds of the dark continent and its fishing skills make our osprey look like an amateur.
Presented by Jim Flegg Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
with John Howard
Presenter Brian Widlake
from Manchester with Lesley Judd
Captives of Industry:
Acklington Prison has introduced a popular course for inmates-Small Business Management.
Swallows and Bolsheviks: Arthur Ransome was born 100 years ago. Writer/ director Mike Healey recalls the life of this
Yorkshire journalist who married Trotsky's secretary and settled in the Lake District.
Producer DUNA STENSON BBC Manchester Over the Bridge by RICHARD CHURCH abridged in ten parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by RICHARD HURNDALL (10)
by HENRY JAMES
Dramatised for radio in four parts by DAVID WILLIAMSON
2: Roderick's passionate enthusiasm has caused him to leave for
Switzerland. On returning to Rome to take up the chisel and continue his sculpture, he is distracted still further by the devastating and supremely beautiful Christina Light.
Music composed by JOANNA MACGREGOR
Directed by JAMES RUNCIE
GLENYS MILES explores four aspects of dress. 4: Looking Back
A series of six programmes 2:Jamaica
Vince Herbert reports on the island with the most numerous Caribbean settlement in Britain, source of reggae,
Rastafarianism, and a developing young language.
Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS
Diary of a Pilgrimage (5) (Starting on Monday: 'The Leopard' by Giuseppe di Lampedusa)
with Susannah Simons and Gordon Clough
with BRIAN PERKINS including
with Clive Jacobs bringing you the stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport, with help from TOM BOSWELL ,
ALANAH MARTIN. RICHARD HUDSON-EVANS and ERIC TOBITT
Producer IRENE MALUS
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
(Repeated: Mon 1.40pm)
with Margaret Howard Producer JAN TAYLOR
A personal portrait of a public figure or the story of a private individual.
Rt Rev David Sheppard ,
Bishop of Liverpool Dick Taverne, QC
Dr Tessa Blackstone Dr Walter Bodmer from Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
Regional Variations (2)
Reagan buddy Charles Wick, head of the US information agency, found to have made secret tape recordings of phone calls. Show more
David Moreau recalls his friendship with Alexander Wortley , an eccentric, who lived for 20 years at the bottom of his garden in a box, three feet wide.
with Paul Allen
Producer JOHN POWELL
Nineteen Eighty-Four (10)
11.0 Headlines and Financial World Tonight long wave only from 11.0
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis , David Tate and Sally Grace Written by IAN BROWN , JAMES HENDRIE
RICHARD QUICK ,
JOHN LANGDON. PAUL DAVIES ,
MARTIN BOOTH . ALAN WHITING , PETER HICKEY and others Producer
(Repeated: Sat 5.25pm) long wave only
Nigel Rees browses through the BBC's Sound Archives. long wave only