With FR BERNARD BRADY BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Presented by John Timpson in London and Peter Hobday at the Trades Union Congress in Blackpool
6.30, 7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
Six views on different aspects of being a woman emerge in conversation with Anne Brown 5: Betty Lockwood Getting Equal
What has motivated this woman from a back-to-back in Yorkshire to a seat in the House of Lords?
Baroness Lockwood, former head of the Equal Opportunities Commission, looks at what was lost and gained along the way. Producer LIZ JENSEN BBC Birmingham (R)
A shrimp that can smash aquarium walls, kick a crab to death, and is one of the fastest movers in the animal world, is among the creatures examined by Peter France, together with the latest natural history news and discoveries.
4: Blair Castle, Perthshire
Twelve Red Roses
Written by JOHN BENSON Read by Blain Fairman
From his vantage point Bert could see right along thapath that bordered the lake and ended at the park gates. He tutted impatiently as he saw the time and muttered peevishly,
'2.30! That little idiot will be late for his own funeral.'
Producer DIANE CULVERHOUSE BBC Birmingham
reflecting the issues of the day introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo
The Augean Stables
Vincent Kane follows Hercules' adventures in Britain in the summer of 1985. Producer ELI WILLIAMS BBC Wales
Presented by John Howard
Presented by John Sergeant
Tomo the Water Dragon by MARCELLO MINALE and MARCELLO MINALE JR (R)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
'There were never such devoted sisters ... ' - or are they more likely to be competitive, hostile and jealous? In the studio discussion some sisterly experiences are explored. Serial: In a Beautiful Pea-Green Boat (8)
Mr Parker Comes to Town byROGER WOOD
In 1932 a wild west-style cowboy descends on Burnley in Lancashire and takes a room with a local family. Rumours abound that he could be a famous outlaw, no less than the partner of the legendary Sundance Kid.
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS 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 Edna Healey and Glyn Worsnip to pick some paperbacks.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol
Earth to Earth (8)
Presented by Phil Longman and Susannah Simons continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55
With BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm) Written by HELEN LEADBEATER Cast for the week:
Stanley Williamson opens the file on life in Cardiff 100 years ago, as it was reflected in the local newspapers. Readers CHRIS KAY and GEOFFREY WHEELER 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)
9: Second Generation
'I don't want to be white any more, I'm quite happy being black.' 'Integration was the old word we used. That was naive.' 'We could have made it good.
Something sour crept in, I don't know where.'
In August 1964 the Home
Service broadcast Generation of Strangers, a programme about the problems of Asian and West Indian immigrants in the Midlands. A generation later, those same people talk about their lives today.
Producer PETER EVERETT BBC Manchester
The lingo de mid-Channel A soap opera en franglais Episode trois: Le Kidnap starring Miles Kington
Alison Steadman , Enn Reitel and Jon Glover
Written par MILES KINGTON
Produit par JENNIE CAMPBELL. Stereo
Presented by John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
Phone [number removed](10.0am-5.0 pm)
A series of unlikely stories by ALPHONSE ALLAIS. English translation by MILES KINGTON Alphonse Allais was 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?
5: 'God'and Other Tales
Read by Christopher Godwin Producer NIGEL ACHESON
Paul Allen visits Glasgow for Graham Vick 's production of Offenbach's La Vie Parisienne at the Scottish Opera, in a new translation by John Wells.
The programme also includes a review of an exhibition of the Scottish painter J. D. Fergusson who was heavily influenced by the Ballet Russes.
Producer JOHN BOUNDY
Love and Mr Lewisham 9: The First Battle
Presented by Richard Kershaw including a report from the Trades Union Congress in Blackpool
Regional Variations (2)
The final programme 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