with Peter Hobday and Tudor Lomas
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters
Regional Variations (2)
Colin Semper pursues your criticisms of, and questions about, the BBC and its programmes.
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Producer JANET THOMAS (Repeated: Sun 6.45 pm)
(Repeated: Sat 4.0 pm)
You Just Don't Know Written and read by Brian Glanville
NEM, p 89; Behold us.
Lord, a little space (BBC HB 349); Psalm 19, vv 1-8; Hebrews 3, v 13 to 4. v 2: Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult (BBC HB 354) long wave only
The Pit and the Pendulum The NUM's long drawn out struggle to unite the miners behind a national strike and the acute embarrassment they have caused to other unions, is a measure of how far the pendulum of power has swung in working Britain. Mary Goldring sets out what is happening in the trade unions and asks how permanent the changes are likely to be.
Producer DAVID MORTON
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Despite an unpopular press, the flea is an achiever of remarkable feats - seven-inch high jumps, 13-inch long jumps. chariot-racing par excellence and a plague that devastated Europe in the Middle Ages. What next? John Maunder speaks up for the fabulous flea.
Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol long wave only
Presented by John Howard The second in the Called to Account series which examines the trades and professions.
This week it's the insurance business. Do policyholders get a fair deal?
Presenter Brian Widlake
from Manchester with Lesley Judd Sixty-five years ago tomorrow an unknown tenor, Tom Burke , took Covent Garden by storm. Whatever happened to the Lancashire miner who Caruso chose as his successor?
South Sea Settlers: PETER REEVES meets the Fijian families of Rochdale.
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
The Fatal Shadow (3) long wave only
by CHARLES DICKENS (7)
Seven variations on the theme of love with P. J. Kavanagh 6: Love Miscellaneous
Readers DENYS HAWTHORNE and BONNIE HURREN Producer
MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol
Three programmes on the sporting scene in Britain 3: Sport and the Black Community
Why do some sports attract black sportsmen while others remain the preserve of the whites? Many black youngsters see sport as a route to personal and financial success, but does it remain a source of hope and ambition only as long as inequality remains? Do attitudes to black athletes reflect society's view of black people as a whole? Caryl Phillips examines the black community's participation in British sport.
Producer FRANK WARWICK
Time After Time by MOLLY KEANE
Last of 12 parts abridged and read by SHEILA MITCHELL
Producer JOHN CARDY
with Susannah Simons and Gordon Clough
with BRIAN PERKINS including
with Clive Jacobs and help from
ALANAH MARTIN , TOM BOSWELL and RICHARD HUDSON-EVANS . Producer HELEN ROBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD
Written by DEBBIE COOK
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
with Margaret Howard Producer JULIAN HALE
A personal portrait
Christopher Tugendhat , Vice-President of the European Commission; Robin Cook , Mp; Detta O'Cathain , economist, Milk Marketing Board and Niels J. Haagerup , a Danish Member of the European Parliament. Producer MARY PRICE
(Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)
Alistair Cooke's weekly talk on American life, history and politics.
by Alistair Cooke
with Michael Billington Producer CARROLL MOORE
Against the Stream (5)
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long wave only
with Bill Wallis
David Tate , Sally Grace and Jon Glover Written by IAN BROWN , JAMES HENDRIE ,
JOHN LANGDON , PAUL B. DAVIES ,
MARTIN BOOTH, ALAN WHITING.
STEVE PUNT, PETE SINCLAIR , PETER HICKEY and others
Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL (Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm) long wave only