Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
A note from Rosemary Hartill
7.10 Today's Papers
Producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Birmingham
Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.
8.10 Today's Papers
Presented by Tony Lewis Middlesex face last year's beaten finalists Kent in the NatWest Trophy Final at Lord's.
It's the end of the first week of the US Open Tennis Championships.
Tony Adamson reflects from Flushing Meadow.
Plus news, views and the personalities making the headlines in the sporting world.
Producer EMILY MCMAHON
Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from SUSAN MARLING , PATRICK STODDART and FRANK BARRETT taking a practical look at the holiday, including
What's On with ERIC TOBITT. Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD including at 9.0 News
Alan Rusbridger presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer SHARON BANOFF
The Young Liberals and the Young Social Democrats In the last of three programmes on the youth sections of the main political parties, Dr Robert Waller follows the Young Liberals compaigning to save a wet marsh in the Wast Country and meets the Young Social Democrats in London. Why do they join? With fewer
MPs, how do they work? And where should the Alliance be heading?
Producer JULIAN COLES
from Margaret Howard Stereo
Producer ZAREER MASANI
Jeanine McMullen looks at what's best in rare breeds, helpful hints, secret sources and traditional crafts.
Producer MARY PRICE. BBC Bristol
The sayings of the famous and obscure recalled and celebrated by Beryl Bainbridge Richard Ingrams H. R. F. Keating and Sylvia Syms
Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Producer JOANIE BLAIKIE
Dannie Abse presents his personal choice of prose and poetry with Sian Phillips and David Brierley
Mr Norris Changes Trains Part 2 by CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD Dramatised by ERIC EWENS
In celebration of Christopher Isherwood 's 80th birthday with and After an absence of several months, William Bradshaw returns to Berlin and, to his surprise and delight, discovers that Mr Norris is staying in the same boarding house. At last William feels he has the opportunity to discover the mystery of Mr Norris 's secret life.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER. Stereo
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the humour of the subject, with the voices of PETER SELLERS, TONY HANCOCK , JOHN CLEESE , JOYCE GRENFELL ,
PETER COOK and DUDLEY MOORE. Written by FRANK MUIR and SIMON BRETT
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS Stereo
by PATRICE CHAPLIN
Hollywood is full of the British and not just actors who've gone to try their luck for a few months. Many of the powerful studio executives, producers, directors and writers were born and trained here. Leaving Britain for money and opportunity, they went to 'Slough with palm trees' and found a warm welcome - and a completely different way of work.
With RONALD NEAME , GARETH WIGAN, ANTHONY RUFUS ISAACS , MICHAEL TUCKNER , IVAN MOFFAT , CLIVE EXTON , CAROLINE FEIFFER , ADRIAN LYNE and HENRY JAGLOM Producer MARGARET WINDHAM (Repeated: Wednesday 8.45 pm)
You can be certain of a job if you train as a nanny: demand outstrips supply. The jet-set and the aristocracy still have nannies to help bring up their children, but now many professional women are choosing to remain at work and to employ a nanny to fulfil at least part of a mother's role.
Margaret Horsfield investigates the stresses, strains and joys of this triangular relationship between mother, nanny and child.
Producer ANN TENNANT BBC Birmingham
by Anthony Smith
Presenter Derek Jones
The first of two selections from the best of the 1984 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Stereo
With PAULINE BUSHNELL including Sports Round-up
Regional Variations (2)
Having been a singer, dancer, actress, newspaper editor and civil rights campaigner, Maya Angelou is now a university professor and the most successful black woman writer in the world. In this interview with Dr Anthony Clare she talks candidly about the most significant influences which have formed her attitudes to sex, race, religion, culture and being an American.
Researcher JENNY RIVAROLA Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with Richard Baker
Producer JILL ANDERSON Stereo
The Legion of the Lost
An historical comedy by PAUL BRYERS with During the Napoleonic Wars, a French invasion of Wales was set up as a diversionary tactic. It was led by an American revolutionary colonel with more of a taste for wine and women than for military strategy, and his invasion of Fishguard is one of the least celebrated but most amusing episodes in history.
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON
(Repeated: Monday 3.0 pm) Stereo (Robert Hamilton is a National Theatre player)
'When I got there I found they were billing me as "May
Boyce, female vocalist"... and there were only 12 people inside. It broke my heart....'
Max Boyce , whose record sales top two million, talks to Chris Stuart about his early disasters and later triumphs - with songs and stories from his shows. With DILLWYN OWEN and OLWEN REES
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
As now the sun's declining rays (BBC HB 411); Hide not thou thy face (Church Anthem Book); Luke 18, vv 9-14; The duteous day now closeth (BBC HB 427). Stereo
Teaching: the last of five talks in which playwright
Brian Thompson attempts to catalogue random memories as preparation for an autobiography.
Penelope Keith and Christopher Cazenove in Adam Courage by STEVE THORN and PAUL WOLFSON
'You could love him. you could hate him. Either way he couldn't have cared less. He was the kind of man who becomes the focus of attention the moment he enters a room. Everywhere he goes, romance and adventure follow!'
(from the Journal of 'Lady M')
FRED BRYANT , GORDON DULIEU
A peach of a play (THE LISTENER) Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS