Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather
With JEN SUTTON. Stereo
Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
Frank Whitford meets the personalities behind some well-known signatures. 2: Michael Heath producer JUDITH BUMPUS
When a piece of land, complete with badger sett. is sold for housing development, is any attention paid to the needs of the badgers? Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm hear some encouraging news.
Producer HELEN ODAMS. BBC Bristol
The British film producer
Jeremy Thomas , whose movie The Last Emperor won nine
Oscars, talks to Sue MacGregor about his life and work. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
(Re broadcast next Saturday)
A series of 13 talks from first-time broadcasters.
10: Mark Williams - on the hunt for the great white pudding.
Presented by John Waite
A comedy in eight episodes by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie starring James Bolam and Lynda Bellingham with Kelda Holmes and Mark Denham
Presented by James Naughtie
1.55 Listening Corner Koobor the Orphan. Stereo
2.05 Looking at Nature Goes Science Christmas Display Ideas to put science into your current Christmas project. Producer MIKE HOWARTH. Stereo (e)
2.20 Slambash Wangs of a Compo Gormer by ROBERT LEESON With REECE DINSDALE as Arnold and Dornal (10) Producer JANET WHITAKER. Stereo (e)
2.40 Science for All Up, Up and Away (2) A look behind the scenes at an airline pilot's day. Written and produced by JOHN TURTON (e)
Jenni Murray meets
Professor June Lloyd. President of the British Paediatric Association. Serial: Sheep's Clothing by CEUA DALE abridged in ten episodes by JANET HICKSON
Read by Brenda Bruce and David Goodland (Part 1) Grace and Janice met in Holloway Prison. Now they run a profitable racket: posing as DHSS officials, they prey on the elderly.
(Music: Alwyn s String Quartet,No 3)
by JOHN NELSON BURTON with OK, so Albert's brill! I mean, when he did his civil defence course he got four stars in survival. But when it comes to coping with the wide boys up west in Soho, he's a babe-in-anns. Mind you, there's always Elsie La Rue to the rescue!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON. Stereo
Nigel Forde is excused afternoon prep to keep an appointment behind the boot-lockers with Anthony Buckeridge , whose endearing series of schoolboy stories about Jennings and his friend Darbishire is now being revived and updated. Who else will Nigel put on his cake list for this week? Producer WILL CANTOPHER
(Revised repeat of yesterday s programme at 9.45pm)
Presented by Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters; 5.31 City News continuedon FM 5.50-5.55
With BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report
A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions? Introduced by Brian Gear Producer LAURIE MASON BBC Bristol
Laurie Taylor presents news, reviews and discussion about radio and its programmes. Researcher ANDREA GRAHAME Producer KEITH JONES
by Anthony Smith
Last programme in the series (R)
(Details tomorrow at 11. 00am L W)
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC. London W1A 1AA
Alan Bennett has a double bill opening tonight at the National Theatre, London, called Single Spies, including an adaptation of his prize-winning play An Englishman Abroad. And photographer
Helmut Newton unveils his latest nude studies and portraits.
Producer NOAH RICHLER
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (4)
Presented by Richard Kershaw
Drama Resources (14 plus) From Documentary Evidence to Drama by [AN SPIBY and NEIL KITSON (e)