Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather
With BROTHER RAMON. SSF
Presented by Sue MacGregor and Bill Frost
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters
Regional Variations (2)
Keith Allan pursues his enquiries into the keeper's craft with a visit to Ann Dunn , a level-crossing keeper in Northumberland.
'It's the sort of job that if you didn't like being alone or you didn't like living in the country or you were afraid of the dark, you would very soon go out of your mind!' Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.45 pmLW)
Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
(Rebroadcast tomorrow at 3.30pm)
Skeleton in the Cupboard by TONY WILMOT
Read by Noel Johnson
The man had a guilty secret. The girl was looking for someone. Their paths crossed and re-crossed. What was going on? What should be done? Producer BARBARA CROWTHKR
NEM, p 50; All hail the power of Jesus' name (BBC HB 118); Psalm 40; I John 4, vv 1-12; Love divine, all loves excelling (BBC HB 329) Stereo
by MAURICE KEENS SOPER
A dramatised account of the impeachment of Warren Hastings Stereo
Dan Cherrington continues the recollections of his farming childhood with the story of Flash, the best sheepdog that ever was.
A panel of experts answers your questions on law and order.
Chaired by Margo MacDonald before a live audience in Leeds A You and Yours production
A non-stop comedy cabaret with Fundation:
JOE GRIFFITHS (piano)
GARETH HALE , NORMAN PACE
TERRY MORRISON. MARYANNE MORGAN and VICTY SILVA
Written by FUNDATION with contributions from
CHARLIE ADAMS , GEOFFREY ATKINSON and others
Producer ALAN NIXON. Stereo
Presented by Gordon Clough with news and topics in and behind the headlines
Today's story: Walter Crumpton and the Cheeky Goat Stereo
Introduced from Glasgow by Mary Marquis
Any time the law is discussed you will hear someone in Scotland say, 'Ah, but it's different here.' There's a lot that's different between
England and Scotland, and this edition of Woman's Hour reflects some of these differences. Plus a look at the events around 'North Britain' in August.
Producer COLIN CALEY. BBC Scotland Serial:
The Custom of the Country (10)
by RUDYARD KIPLING dramatised in three parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM
2: Dick is back from the Sudan and is now a successful London artist. He has met again his boyhood sweetheart, Maisie, and finds himself back in love with her.
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD. Stereo
... remembers a lifetime in show business.
10: My Stag Movie (Part 2)
Jacko's last reminiscence in the series is the conclusion of this story, with an account of what happened after he called the magic word, 'Action!'.
Additional research by PETER JONES Producer PETE ATKIN
The Story of Publishing in Northern Ireland
The printing press came late to the north of Ireland in 1697, well after it had arrived in Europe and other parts of Ireland. But, in the 20th-century, Northern
Ireland has been making up for lost time and local publishing is enjoying a period of great expansion and popularity.
Brian Baird talks to some of Ulster's leading publishers and authors about the reasons behind their present success and their plans for the future. Producer JUDITH ELLIOTT BBC Northern Ireland
Presented by Robert Williams and Carole West continued on VHFIFM5.50-5.55pm
with LAURIE MACMILLAN including Financial Report
With Cowes Week on the horizon. Cliff Michelmore previews the prospects for racing in the Solent and there's a visit to Lake Windermere for the annual rally of steamboats. And Dilly Barlow searches for the latest news in the water world.
Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT
(Re-broadcast next Monday)
Selected by Simon Bates
Producer NIGEL ACHESON. Stereo (Re-broadcast next Sunday)
The last in the present series of the topical weekly magazine about issues thrown up by the Courts and by Parliament.
Presented by Joshua Rozenberg Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF (Re-broadcast next Sunday)
Tom Salmon meets a seine-net fisherman on the River Taw, then goes to a honey farm at South Molton, and across Exmoor to Lynmouth by way of a cliff railway, in a journey which begins on the island of Lundy.
BBC Bristol. (Stereo)
(Rebroadcast tomorrow at 1.10pm)
A tribute to politician and diplomat Averell Harriman, former US Ambassador, Governor of New York and a leading official in the Roosevelt, Truman and Kennedy administrations
by Alistair Cooke
(Rebroadcast next Sunday)
The Arts and Identity
The deep political divisions within the society it serves create potential conflicts of identity for the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Its promotion of 'traditional' art may disturb Loyalist sensibilities. Can its community arts activities transcend sectarian feelings, and can an arts festival in a predominantly nationalist area really be'Art for All'?
Seamus McKee examines how the Belfast-based Arts Council approaches these dilemmas. Producer CHRIS SPURR BBC Northern Ireland
Under a Monsoon Cloud (5)
Presented by David Sells
National and international news, background, analysis and comment
Radio 4's international business report; market trends
A lighthearted frothy pot-pourri of skits and spoofs dedicated to the downfall of western capitalism. With Bill Wallis, David Tate, Jon Glover and Carole Hayman
Written by MARTIN BOOTH . PAUL B. DAVIES. RICHARD QUICK. STUART SILVER. PETE SINCLAIR. DAVID COHEN. PETER HICKEY. STEVE PUNT. MIKE COLEMAN. ALISON RENSHAW. JOHN MORRISH and others
Producer DAVID TYLER Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25pm L W)
followed by an interlude