Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather.
With THE REV PETER MULLEN BBC Manchester. Stereo
Presented by Brian Redhead in London and John Timpson at the Labour Party Conference in Bournemouth
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.20* Your Letters
7.45* Thought for the Day
Workers' Co-ops " If you can't find a job, have you ever considered creating one by forming a co-operative? How do you get capital and premises and training? There are now some thousand worker co-ops in Britain. How many will survive the chill climate of economic reality?
Answering your queries, both practical and philosophical, are development officer Jenny Lynn and David Ralley of Industrial
Common Ownership Finance Ltd. In the Chair Jenni MiUs
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines openfrom 8.0am
Reflections on life and politics abroad from the BBC's worldwide team of foreign correspondents.
Sisters by ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Read by Vivien Creegor
'Mrs Mason pottered in her garden, or read historical romances from the library.' Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol
nem, p 62; Come, ye thankful People, come (BBC HB 439);
Canticle: Benedicite (Part 2); Deuteronomy 8, vv 1-10;
The day is filled with splendour (BP 84) Stereo
'Dear Wildlife, I have a very serious complaint to lodge. The red-faced bird feeding on my four-foot-tall bird-table could not have been a goldfinch, as your team suggested last week. I forgot to add that it was standingonthegroundatthetime!' Derek Jones and friends reveal the gaffes, misfortunes and wriggling postbag suffered by the Wildlife team.
Producer GEORGE MONBIOT BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)
Paul Clark with the latest news and advice for consumers
A further series of the programme Descartes never missed ... in which
Irene Thomas and Eric Kom meet a team from Scotland represented by Robin Duff and Douglas Gifford Chaired by Gordon Clough and Louis Allen
ResearcherBERNICE COUPE Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester
Presented by Gordon Clough
1.55 Listening Corner The Hungry King and the Palace Clock by BERYL DESMOND
2.5 History: Not So Long Ago The Titanic by MARGARET MILLER
2.25 Contact: Lewis Carroll by BRIAN SIBLEY Presented by PAUL MCDOWELL
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories): Guardians of the House by LUCY BOSTON
Is it time to take the pin-up down a peg? Are such images degrading to women? Mark Gabor , author of a new book about 'girlie magazines', and critic Margaret Walters , who has written a book about male nudes, debate whether the pros are cons with Sue MacGregor.
Serial: The Village by the Sea (4)
The British Abroad
An occasional series of plays Present Continuous by SONJA LYNDON
It's very flattering to the ego to be able to change someone else's life and to help them to rebel against an old-established system. But it involves a degree of responsibility that Jane, a visiting English teacher to a small Japanese village, didn't really understand.
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo
A year ago today top men from Britain's leading banks spent the whole weekend in crisis talks at the Bank of England. Troubles at a minor bank threatened to bring down the leading bullion-dealer Johnson Matthey and disrupt the gold market. At the eleventh hour, support was agreed involving millions of taxpayers' funds. But controversy over how this need arose won't die down. John Roberts reports.
Producer HEATHER PAYTON (Re-broadcast next Monday)
Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55
With BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)
Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad
Reporter Roisin McAuley Producer ROGER WILKES Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester
A series of six programmes about the ways in which families influence their members and help to turn them into the people they eventually become
4:Learning to Be a ParentThe series is presented by Dr Christopher Dare , Family Therapist and Consultant
Psychiatrist at the Bethlem
Royal and Maudsley hospitals. Producer SALLY THOMPSON
Just in England. Almost in Scotland
England's most northerly town had changed hands with the Scots 14 times. Then, in 1482, Berwick-upon-Tweed became
English for the last time - 'up till now', as the locals say. Is the town still at war with Russia?
Why does the local football team play in the Scottish League Second Division? And does that border, just three miles to the north of the town, still mean anything?
Colin Caiey has been talking to the locals and to a Yorkshireman who had the temerity to organise the town's successful summer festival. BBC Scotland
Recording for the Blind
Peter White reports on a visit to a tape service in New York which has over 60,000 recorded books for loan to blind people in the USA or Britain. Producer THENA HESHEL
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5: Mayfield, Hay-on- Wye
. In the 1920s this fine family residence was the scene of a celebrated small-town murder involving Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong - the only solicitor
ever to be hanged in Britain. Presented by Roger Wilkes
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
Michael Oliver presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of books, film, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer CARROLL MOORE
For Whom the Bell Tolls (12)
Presented by Alexander MacLeod including a special report from the Labour Party Conference in Bournemouth
A Summer's Day
From dawn to dusk in the music of Vaughan Williams , Delius and George Butterworth records
followed by an interlude
Radio Geography Home or Away
12.30 Farming in Greece by YOLANDA TERENZIO and ARTEMIS PETERS and at 12.50 Farming in Kenya Written and presented by PETER GOODWIN