with CANON GEORGE AUSTIN. Stereo
Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILE
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters
Christopher Dunkley , of the Financial Times, airs your complaints and queries about the BBC, its programmes and policies.
Send them to: Feedback, BBC, London W1A 4WW
Producer JOHN EDWARDS
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.45 pmLW) 0 RADIO TIMES LETTERS: page 104
BBC correspondents report from around the world Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 3. 30pm)
The Buttonholes by DOREEN DADE. Read by Heather Bell
' "Just 'cos you don't want to go to this wedding," she said, "don't spoil it for me.... we're going and we're going to enjoy it!'"
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
NEM, p 75; The advent of our King (BBC HB 39); People look east
(Carols for Choirs 2); Isaiah 51, w 4-11; Hills of the north rejoice (BBCHB33) Stereo
Presented by Andrew Mitchell 4: Of Feasts and Flowers
The mass flowering of tropical forest trees is often triggered by strange events. In South-east Asia, one species only flowers when bathed in ozone after a lightning strike nearby. Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBCBristol
0 INFO: page 101
Derek Cooper tackles the farmer, the manufacturer, the politician, the scientist, the caterer and the customer in his weekly defence of pure food at a fair price.
Producer VANESSA HARRISON (Re-broadcast next Sunday)
In the second of two programmes
Jasper Carrott , famous from California to Cleethorpes, returns with some more transatlantic talent from the stand-up comedy boom in San
Francisco and asks the question - if Americans can fly to the moon, how come they drive on the wrong side of the road? Compiled and produced by GRAHAM FROST
Presented by Gordon Clough
1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Bad Harry and Mrs Cocoa 's Art Pot. Stereo
2.5 Let's Join In Christmas with the Trolls (R) (e)
2.25 Talkwaves Baxter Wall and the Haunted Graveyard
10: Bad Dreams by JOHN TAYLOR (e)
2.40 Listen! The Strange Case of Mr Jupiter The last episode of an adventure serial written by SUE LIMB 10: Fair Play. Stereo (e)
Introduced from Bristol by Jenni Murray
'We want no Little Rock in Bristol.' The year is 1963, a time of civil rights marches and bus boycotts in the USA. But that year, Bristol had its own bus boycott. Jenni Mills traces the story of how a small group of black workers campaigned for equal rights.
Producer MARY HARDIMAN BBCBristol
Serial: Circles in a Forest (9)
by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY dramatised in eight parts by PETER BUCKMAN with and 6: Pen has promised Bows that he will not court young Fanny, but the decision, if principled, is a painful one and Pen goes into a decline. A trip to the Continent is the solution.
Directed by PETER KAVANAGH Stereo
Roy Hudd laughs at the news with June Whitfield Chris Emmett and THE HUDDLINERS Stereo
Presented by Susannah Simons continued on VHFjFM5.50-5.55pm
With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report
Clive Jacobs and the team monitor the movements in the worlds of travel and transport and examine the implications for you the customer. Producer IRENE MALLIS
(Re-broadcast next Monday) Written by SIMON FRITH
BBC Pebble Mill
Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.
Producer JULIAN HALE Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)
Glyn Worsnip casts a critical eye over this week's newspapers.
Producer EMILY BUCHANAN
* HEAR THIS! page 29
The Rt Hon Norman Tebbit , mp The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , MP Paddy Ashdown , mp
Katharine Whitehorn , journalist from Ampthill, Bedfordshire
Chairman John Timpson Producer CAROLE STONE BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)
As closed Senate meetings look at covert activities, it's time to work to avoid a crippled presidency. Show more
by Alistair Cooke
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)
Tony Palmer presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN (Re-broadcast next Monday)
The Fall of Kelvin Walker 3: The Setback
Presented by Richard Kershaw National and international news, background, analysis and comment
Radio 4's international business report; market trends
The facts behind the stories. The people behind the facts. The faces behind the people. The cat behind the sofa.
The jokes behind the times. It's all on your weekly satire show. With Bill Wallis , David Tate Jon Glover and Sally Grace Written by MARTIN BOOTH
PAUL B. DAVIES , STUART SILVER.
RICHARD QUICK. STEVE PUNT. MIKE COLEMAN. ALISON RENSHAW. PETER HICKEY , PETE SINCLAIR and others Producer DAVID TYLER Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25pm L W)
followed by an interlude
12.30 Theatre in the 20th Century (RV) by PETER SPALDING Producer DAN GARRETT Stereo (R) (e)
12.50 Theatre in Upheaval A background to 20th-century theatre Compiled by DAN GARRETT Producer WARRILL GRINDROD Stereo (e)