Presented from Northern Ireland by John Johnston BBC Northern Ireland
Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With ROGER PARRY
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by DAVID HlTCHlNSON
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND
A look ahead with Charlotte Green
meanders through the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer KATE FENTON
Fifty-five minutes of lively conversation between the personalities in the news. Producer IAN STRACHAN. Stereo
Presented by Louise Botting
The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings. Address: Money Box, Room 4058, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
1: Just the Ticket
In the first Holy Week talk
Robert Foxcroft sets out on the disciple's journey, which always leads to Calvary, and beyond.
New Every Morning, page 71; Now my tongue, the mystery telling (BBC HB 208); Verily, I say unto you (Tallis); Mark 14, w 17-42; Go to dark Gethsemane (BP 22). Stereo
visits Dymock, Herefordshire
Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners. Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers ISABEL DEAN and GEOFFREY COLLINS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol. Stereo
Presented by Paul Heiney Editor KEN VASS
by JIM ELDRIDGE
A visitor from County Hall brings news that provokes a mixed reaction from Mr Beeston , and some members of his teaching staff.
Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON Stereo
Presented by John Harrison Editor DEREK LEWIS
WILLIE RUSHTON reads King Jolly and the Winsome Witch -five stories by SARAH MORCOM
1: King Jolly Goes Shopping Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN BBC Birmingham
Introduced by Liz Mardall From Adrian Mole to Heartlines....
What are teenagers reading?
Why are there special novels for them now -and are they successful?
FRANCES DONNELLY talks to teachers, writers, publishers
-and to the readers themselves. The Private World of Georgette Heyer (9)
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS
Muggers by ALLAN PRIOR
Christopher Matthew sets out on a collection of travellers' trails. Today, our hero casts an eye over Dover hover-lovers.
A Gun for Sale by GRAHAM GREENE abridged in ten parts and read by Aubrey Woods (1)
Murder didn't mean much to Raven. Assassinating an idealistic War Minister to boost the armaments industry was just a job....
ProducerPAMELA HOW E BBC Bristol
Presented by Richard Bath and Valerie Singleton continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55
With PAULINE BUSHNELL including Financial Report
2: Freedom is Choice
The last of six views on different aspects of being a woman emerge in conversation with Anne Brown
Toyah Willcox : Doing It Her Way She was picked on at school for having a speech defect and a limp. She never grew taller than four-foot-eleven, and she has one O-level to her name. With nothing to lose, what could she do but aim for total perfection? Toyah Willcox has made hit records, acted with Olivier, and has emerged from the ashes of punk as one of the figureheads of youth culture. Producer uz JENSEN BBC Birmingham
What makes many of us scared of spiders? How do we distinguish Beethoven's 9th from Mozart's 40th? Why is it hard to have a conversation with a computer?
Peter Evans discovers how the combined efforts of psychologists, at the Applied Psychology Unit. Cambridge, and human guinea pigs are helping phobics, attempted suicides, and airline pilots. Producer DEBORAH COHEN
Frosted Glass by JANE BEESON
As an indirect result of his unhappy marriage, Sam has increasingly turned to his teenage daughter, Helen, for the love and affection he no longer gets from his unfaithful wife. When these feelings spill over into something more physically disturbing, Helen becomes frightened of being left alone with him. But who can she turn to for help?
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON . Stereo
with the international tenor Robert Tear who talks with Mari Griffith about his day-to-day working life. Producer ALUN JOHN
(First broadcast on BBC Wales) Stereo
The arts are alive and kicking in Britain. I know because I've taken most of the kicking.
Lord Gowrie's remark in a recent House of Lords debate on the arts was a rueful acknowledgement of the turbulence over funding in the arts in the last few months.
Michael Oliver interviews the Minister for the Arts and the Chairman of the Arts Council, Sir William Rees-Mogg , about their reactions to widespread criticism from the subsidised arts.
Producer RICHARD DUNN Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE
The Magic Toyshop by ANGELA CARTER abridged in 12 episodes by KEITH DARVILL
Read by Lynn Farleigh (1) Melanie moves from rural innocence to seedy South
London, where Uncle Philip holds sway over everyone in his Magic Toyshop.
Producer MAURICE LEITCH
Presented by Richard Kershaw
Editor BLAIR THOMSON on VHF/FM until 11.0
Patients' Guide to the NHS A series of eight programmes in which jENNi MILLS investigates how to make the best use of the National Health Service. 1: Health Screening Producer SARAH ROWLANDS
Regional Variations (2)
followed by an interlude