Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather
With FR NICHOLAS KING. SJ Stereo
Presented by Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with SIMON ROSE
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thought far the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
When it comes to conversation nothing is better.
Producer IAN STRACHAN. Stereo
This week the team travels to
Tyne and Wear, where members oftheWhitleyBay ..
Horticultural Society put their gardening queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham , and Geoffrey Smith. Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
You Name It by NADINE GORDMER
Read by Margaret Inglis
Husband, wife and daughter form a human triangle. But somewhere far off is a fourth figure - the true father of the little girl.
Producer MITCH RAPER
nem, p 89; Soldiers of Christ arise (BBC HB 365); Psalm 8; Ephesians 6, w 10-20;
Ye servants of God (BBC HB 287) Stereo
Regional Variations (2)
William Davis visits the city of 1,000 millionaires to present his profile of the real Dallas society.
1: From Toy Boats to 12 Meters Clapham Pond is the setting for the annual Pugwash Trophy, where we find Bob Symes up to his knees in the highly competitive and skilled world of model yacht racing.
The first of five programmes in which the intrepid Symes sets out to talk to grown-ups and young people who love to play with toys.
Producer MARY PRICE BBCBristol
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Presented by John Howard
by G.K. Chesterton
Five stories dramatised by John Scotney
with Andrew Sachs as Father Brown
What do an itinerant gambler, an English lady, a steward, a vicar and a professor have in common? And who has the right to it? Father Brown finds the answer.
(Andrew Sachs is in "Kafka's Dick" at the Royal Court Theatre, London)
Presented by Sir Robin Day
1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Dr Wacky's Fancy Dress Costume. Stereo
2.5 Looking at Nature Whose Harvest? How to search for clues to the way animals and birds make their winter food stores. Stereo (E)
2.20 Let's Make a Story! 5: The Hallowe 'en Party Written by LIZ PINDAR . Stereo (E)
2.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry) Sally Go Round The Stars by KENNETH BAILEY (R) (E)
2.40 Using Unemployment A series for YTS students and school and college leavers Presented by chris SERLE 5: Voluntary Work (R) (E) For tutors' notes send sae to: Using Unemployment, [address removed]
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Sarah Cooper , champion shooter and gold medallist at the 1986 Commonwealth Games Serial: Gal Audrey by AUDREY WHITING abridged in eight episodes by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by Patience Tomlinson (8) (Starting tomorrow: 'Suspense Stories' by Ruth Rendell )
Beauty and the Bounders byDOUGLAS HANKIN with
Lilian Baylis affectionately referred to her audiences at her beloved Old Vie as 'bounders'. Here, in her own racy and inimitable way, she regales them and us with the story of her extraordinary life from humble beginnings to her desperate struggle to create, against all the odds, one of the best-known and best-loved theatres in the world.
Bounders - and others - played by SUSIE BRANN. SHEILA GRANT JOHN CHURCH. PAUL GREGORY
TIM REYNOLDS and ERIC STOVELL
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON. Stereo
Seven programmes compiled and presented by Roy Fuller 4: Play and Holidays Readers JILL BALCON and ANTHONY HYDE
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBCBristol. Stereo
Love's Labours Won
After a period of eight years, the New Oxford Edition of the Complete Works of Shakespeare is published this week and there is an entry about Shakespeare's last play, Love 's Labours Won. There are also numerous changes and revisions.
Margaret Horsfield talks to the editors about the most substantial additions and tests reactions to the 1,400-page volume.
Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN
Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons continued on VHFIFM5.5O-5.55pm
With PETER DONALDSON
Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world including Financial Report
Gordon dough and Louis Allen preside over a further series of cerebral callisthenics and aerobics for the lobes.
Irene Thomas and Eric Korn challenge Patrick Fitzpatrick and Maurice Hayes.
Researcher KAREN OSTLE
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 12.27pm)
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)
Peter Smith brings you topical views and stories from shop-floors and boardrooms across the country.
Producer GUDRUN DAUBOR
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9.5 am L W)
In the last programme of the present series, Antony Hopkins explores Balakirev's First Symphony.
Producer PATRICK LAMBERT Stereo
The M25, Sizewell, Stanstead - something has gone wrong with the way major projects are tackled so that they arouse vitriolic opposition at the start and often satisfy no one at the finish.
Mary Goldring asks whether we need clearer national planning objectives and whether the democratic public inquiry can survive in its present form. Producer MARK LAITY
(Re-broadcast tomorrow atll.OamLW)
There's a Werewolf on the Landing by RAYMUND FITZSIMONS. Stereo
Leonard Barras reads the last of his fairly likely stories: A Hanging Matter and Her Voice Was Ever Soft 'The music master was a sad, eccentric bachelor easily moved to tears. He frequently sobbed over his own accompaniments and had taken to heavy smoking after the music class had rather badly mauled Purcell.' Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.45 am)
Natalie Wheen presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer JOHN BOUNDY
A Bit of a Do
3: The Dentists' Dinner Dance (Part 1)
Presenter Alexander MacLeod
Radio 4's international business report; market trends
followed by an interlude
French E: Horizons de France
12.30 3a: La France rurale (1) Vivre a la campagne (E)
12.50 3b: La France rurale (2) Le Midi (RV) Written by RÉGIS SALADO Narrated by CATHERINE GRAHAM and MARK CHEMALI (E)