Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
with Frances Gumley
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
Mike Gilliam asks Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
8.10 Today's Papers
Presented by Tony Lewis The Embassy World Professional Snooker
Championship reaches its climax in Sheffield; while
Wembley prepares to stage the State Express Rugby League Challenge Cup
Final where Widnes meet Wigan. Plus the first of a series of reports from Los Angeles - TONY ADAMSON views preparations for the Summer Olympics.
Producer JOANNE WATSON
Bernard Falk ,
SUSAN MARLING. PATRICK STODDART , and ROBIN DEWHURST taking a practical look at the leisure scene. Producer
JENNY MALLINSON DUFF
Editor ROGER MACDONALD
with Ian Hislop
Producer MIKE GILLIAM
Hugo Young reviews the past week with backbench MPS and peers.
Producer JIM GRAY
with Margaret Howard
BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in. Producer ZAREER MASANI
with Louise Botting
Tim Brooke-Taylor Willie Rushton Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer are all disqualified by Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton Keyboard COLIN SELL
Bored PAUL MAYHEWARCHER
Esther Rantzen The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , mp
Professor John Honey Charles Moore from Uppingham, Leicestershire
A Moth in the Closet by JEREMY KINGSTON
Stark poverty faces the 15th Earl of Dorking and threatens the future of Abinger, his estate. But somewhere in Abinger's long history lies the solution to Lord Dorking's problems. other parts played by BRIAN GEAR. JANET HOWD, ELIZABETH UNDSAY,
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 11.0 am)
Geoff Watts reports
Presenter Derek Jones
with Hugh Sykes
A visit to the Centre for
Alternative Technology at Machynlleth, Wales, and the result of a competition for school children organised by the World Wildlife Fund on how to solve some of the environmental problems facing Britain today.
Producer GAYNOR SHUTTE (Repeated: Tuesday
11.0 pm VHF)
Reports from BBC correspondents.
For disabled listeners. Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW Tel: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.0 am-5.0 pm)
Barry Norman reports from America on the computer games industry which is using high technology to empty some pockets while lining others. He hears how the 'computer generation' is the target of the latest technology, how machines are programmed never to lose and why most girls don't.
Producer TREVOR TAYLOR (Revised repeat: Sunday
4.30 pm VHF)
A critical look back at the week's news.
with PAULINE BUSHNELL including
Regional Variations (2)
Occasionally over-animated conversation inspired by episodes of the week.
Music by INSTANT SUNSHINE Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with Richard Baker Producer RAY ABBOTT
Pleasure Maigret and the Millionaires by GEORGES SIMENON translated by JEAN STEWART and dramatised for radio by MALCOLM STEWART
The body of world-famous financier Colonel Ward is found in one of the suites of the Hotel George V in Paris. Because of his position, much tact must be used to investigate the mystery surrounding his death. Supt Maigret is assigned to the case and soon finds himself in the totally alien world of the international jet set.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
Many societies conduct elaborate rituals to mark the stages of life, and songs often form part of the ceremony which actually confers a change of status, whether from boyhood into manhood or subject into king. Kevin Crossley-Holland examines some of the ways in which music is used in the diverse rites of passage which mark the transition, with examples from many countries and cultures.
Producer LAN GARDHOUSE
A wooden plaque, on which this phrase was embossed, was placed on his desk in the White
House by President Harry S. Truman who was born 100 years ago this week. Some of the presidential decisions which shaped the post-war world are recalled by John Major , University of Hull with contributions from
CLARK CLIFFORD , ALISTAIR COOKE , ALGER HISS, THE RT HON ROY JENKINS. MP. PAUL NITZE , DEAN RUSK. MARGARET
TRUMAN. SIR OLIVER WRIGHT and others. Producer
The day is past and over (BBC HB 425); Psalm 4; I
Peter 5, vv 1 - 11; Now the day is over (BBC HB 419)
A series of nine talks by the novelist Joseph Hone 6: Nairobi: Railways and Racing
The last of six overheard conversation pieces by ALUN OWEN
Fraser and Son and Moir Leslie as Emma Today, Mr Emmanuel listens to the conversation between a well-known journalist and his son. The two parties seem to have little in common.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN