Presented by Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVlLE
7.45* Thought for the Day
Six views on different aspects of being a woman with Anne Brown
4:ToyahWillcox 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 11 inches, and she has one 0-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 emerged from the ashes of punk as one of the figureheads of youth culture. She looks at today and tomorrow. Producer LIZ JENSEN BBC Birmingham (R)
Down at the Water-hole
In the dry sands of Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, any standing water has a continuing procession of visitors, from the largest elephants to tiny birds - to Chris Mead and Ian McDonald
Presented by John Harrison BBC Bristol
An Old Fool by A.J.S. CRAWFORD Read by Mark Mulholland
' "Mind yer back, sir," shouted a red-headed young Altas, a coffee table by one leg and a dining-room chair by another. The old man moved into the hall.' Producer KATHRYN PORTER BBC Northern Ireland
The Erymanthian Boar
Vincent Kane follows Hercules' adventures in Britain in the summer of 1985. Producer ELI WILLIAMS. BBC Wales
Presented by John Howard
Presented by Gordon Clough
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Step Aside Dvorak:
Alan Whicker describes his new world.
Serial: In a Beautiful Pea-Green Boat (3)
A Hanging at Hannika by PAULA GRIFFITHS with Lee Montague and David Collings as two travellers on their way to a public execution in the medieval Durrah Valley.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales. Stereo
Neil Landor answers your queries and quibbles.
Questions, on a postcard please, to: Enquire Within, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Producer FRAN ACHESON. Stereo
Brian Gear invites
Hilary Spurling and Count Nikolai Tolstoy to pick some paperbacks.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
Earth to Earth (3)
Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons
With LAURIE MACMILLAN including Financial Report
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)
Stanley Williamson opens the file on life in Durham 100 years ago, as it was reflected in the local newspapers. Readers GEOFFREY BANKS and PAUL WEBSTER
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
BBC correspondents report from around the world
A Radio News production by ADAM RAPHAEL
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 10.0am)
A series of montage documentaries
8: Generation of Strangers
'I'd heard that if you rubbed lemon into your skin, it bleached the skin. All I got was a very sore face....'
'Indians use curry and onions to wash themselves....'
'I'm extremely reluctant to employ coloured people because frankly, they're so damned prejudiced themselves....'
First broadcast in August 1964, this documentary looks at the problems of Caribbean and Asian immigrants in the Midlands; their schooling, their job prospects, their social lives.
Actuality next week will reveal what has become of the people who took part in the 21 years since this programme was made. Producer ANNE OWEN BBC Birmingham (R)
The lingo de mid-channel A soap opera en franglais
Episode Deux: Sacha Distel et I 'intellectual francais starring Miles Kington
Alison Steadman , Enn Reitel and Jon Glover
Written par miles KINGTON
Produit par JENNIE CAMPBELL. Stereo
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with country-wide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presented by John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Phone [number removed](10.0am-5.0pm)
A series of unlikely stories by ALPHONSE ALLAIS
English translation by MILES
KINGTON Alphonse Allais was the man who invented the frosted glass aquarium tank for shy fish. He was also a humorous writer whose bizarre pieces appeared in Parisian magazines and newspapers at the turn of the century. Allais is now little known or admired in his own country. Might his humour be too English for French tastes? 4: A Careful Criminal and Other Tales
Read by Christopher Godwin Producer NIGEL ACHESON
David Roper presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, film, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Producer RICHARD DUNN
Love and Mr Lewisham 4: Manifestations
Presented by Tim Llewellyn
Regional Variations (2)
The third of six programmes in which Roger Wallis traces the development of transistorised radios and cassette players and its impact on the ethnic music of some of the world's smaller nations.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
followed by an interlude