Presented from the North by Charlie Guest of BBC Radio Cumbria
A regional view of farming in the week ahead
Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
184.108.40.206,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with ROGER PARRY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by clive ROSLIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND
A look ahead with David Symonds
continues his investigation of the BBC Sound Archives but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
Producer ANGELA HIND
Fifty-five minutes of lively conversation between some of the personalities in this week's news.
Producer IAN STRACHAN Stereo
Stock and how to keep it, tales and their tellers, things to grow and crops to keep all catch Jeanine McMullen 's eye as she tours the countryside in search of real rural Britain and its people.
Producer MARY PRICE BBCBristol
An information sheet for the series will be available, free. from October. Send an A5-sized SAE to: [address removed]
The Nose by WILUAN SAROYAN
Read by Errol MacKinnon An episode from Not Dying, telling the story of a boy on his first date a walk in the park - and a most unexpected meeting. Producer MITCH RAPER
New Every Morning, page 110; Love divine, all loves excelling (BBC HB 328); Psalm 36;
I Corinthians 13, w 1-10, 13; God is love (BBC HB 7) Stereo
Brian Johnston visits
Stevenage in Hertfordshire. It was Britain's first post-war new town, but this year celebrates the 850th anniversary of St Nicholas's Parish Church. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBCBristol
Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners
Presented by John Mole Readers JILL BALCON and MARTIN jar vis
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC BristoL Stereo
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS82LR
Pattie Coldwell presents the only national radio programme for consumers.
The quiz that takes you into the unpredictable reaches of how to get there - and back.
In the pilot's seat
With feet firmly on the ground Patricia Hodge , David Taylor and Basil Boothroyd
Departures from the script announced by Peter Donaldson Travel details
Tour organiser JENNIE CAMPBELL
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Presented by Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS
Adelaide's Naughty Granny 1: Auntie Vinegar's Birthday by HILARY SHARPE Read by MOLLY WEIR
Introduced by Dilly Barlow
Whatever happened to Hormone Replacement Therapy?
JILL BURRIDGE reports on the continuing research and development of this treatment for the menopause, and the group therapy which is also gaining ground. Joanna Godden by SHEILA KA YE SMITH abridged in 15 parts by ANNREES-JONES
Read by Jennie Goossens (1)
When Joanna Godden 's father dies in 1897, everyone expects her to marry someone to run the Sussex farm she inherits. But
Joanna decides to run it herself - and then the dramas begin! (Music: Stirling's Variations on a Tyrolean theme)
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS
A Study in Hatred by RICHARD HUGGETT
Fritz Spiegl 's illustrated, anecdotal and random ramble through the minefield of musicians'jargon and shop-talk.
1: Prelude to Preluding Producer GILLIAN HUSH
Across the Limpopo Written and read by MICHAEL NICHOLSON (6)
Presented by Valerie Singleton and Bill Frost
Continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55
With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report
So are Willie Rushton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer, Humphrey Lyttelton, Matthew Scott and Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer. But nobody else is
Alan Civil talks to
Margaret Howard about his musical life and influences and plays some favourite records. Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol. Stereo
The wheat in biscuits, potatoes in chips and barley in beer are all likely to have begun life in fields alongside the Mil. In recent years the Agricultural and Food Research Council's Plant Breeding Institute near Cambridge has been very successful in developing new and popular varieties of the country's staple foods.
Colin Tudge explores what scientists and breeders are doing today to bring further improvements to crops. Producer DEBORAH COHEN (Postponed from 24 June)
By Stephen Lowe Winner of the 1977 George Devine Award
[starring] Sian Thomas as Sandra, Joanne Pearce as Joan and Sara Mair-Thomas as Betty
8 May 1945, Nottingham: three sisters gather to hear Churchill pronounce the end of the war in Europe. In the hundred days that follow, before VJ Day, they come to face the haunting reality of the future.
(Repeated next Sunday) (Stereo)
(Sian Thomas and Sara Mair-Thomas are members of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
Presented by Christopher Bigsby Producer JOHN BOUNDY
Editor THOMAS SUTCUFFE
Foreign Affairs by ALISON LURIE
Read by HELEN HORTON and KERRY SHALE (11)
Presenter Alexander MacLeod
Editor BLAIR THOMSON
followed by an interlude
Software Review Primary by JULIAN COLEMAN Presented by TED WRAGG