Producers Sue Broom and Steve Punter
with the Rev
Michael Lawson. Stereo
with Peter Hobday and Chris Lowe.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.
Memories of an eccentric childhood by Use, Countess Von Bredow , read by Penelope Wilton.
Final part: The Fair
Adapted by Sandra Willingham and Gareth Gwyn-Jones Director Janet Whitaker
Four eminent Victorians are trapped in Woman's s Hour's sinking balloon: Queen Victoria (Edwina Currie ), George Eliot
(A S Byatt), Dr Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (Wendy Savage) and Mrs Beeton (Prue Leith) fight for their place in history. Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Producer Hazel Castell. Stereo
The Cutteslowe Wall stood dividing a housing estate in Oxford for 25 years. Ten feet high and surmounted by spikes, it was a social as well as a physical divide. Neil Walker and David Clayton report. Producer Nick Clarke
The Paradise Hotel by Michael Carson.
Read by Irene Sutcliffe and Ann Windsor.
Producer Matthew Walters
from Christ Church,
Clifton, Bristol. Led by Alison Bogle. King of the Universe; Matthew 14, w 22-33; Psalm 41; Christ Is the World's Light. Director of Music
Berj Topalian. Stereo
There Are No
Gentlemen Any More In the first of two programmes, Humphrey Carpenter examines the state of British publishing and finds an industry that has changed out of all recognition.
Producer Nick Utechin
Recorded at the Highcliffe Hotel in Bournemouth. Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests, with readers
Barbara Jefford and Anthony Hyde. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR
with Debbie Thrower. Editor Ken Vass
The Scottish team of Colin Bell and Joyce McMillan meet the London-based
Irene Thomas and Eric Korn. Chaired by Gordon Clough and Louis Allen.
Producer Paul Z Jackson. Stereo
with James Naughtie , and Nick Clarke reporting throughout the week from the TUC in Glasgow. Editor Roger Mosey
Presenter Jenni Murray. Do children need to eat their greens?
Suzanne Levy investigates some controversial research about children's diet.
Serial: The Shrimp and the Anemone, Book One of L P Hartley's Eustace and Hilda. The third of 12 parts read by Alan Bennett. Abridged by Ann Rees Jones Editor Sally Feldman
by Alun Richards.
Miss Probert is a fiercely respectable librarian, but retirement threatens to reveal the one guilty secret in her impeccable career.
Director Jane Dauncey. Stereo
A view of three different occupations as seen from the BBC Sound Archives.
Derek Lomax , self-styled 'Lancashire peasant', digs through the archives in search of a happy farmer. Producer Tessa Watt
Natalie Wheen talks to the leading American minimalist composer
Philip Glass; the Royal
Shakespeare Company's production of Romeo and Juliet is reviewed; and a report on the latest performance extravaganza by rock musician Prince. Producer John Goudie
with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge. Editor Kevin Marsh
There's tension at
The second of four
In the 1951 election
Clement Attlee's Labour
Party won more votes but fewer seats than the Conservatives.
Christopher Andrew asks, 'What if Labour had won?'
Lord Jay and Peter Hennessey re-create the 50s and describe a socialist decade that never was.
Producer Ian Bell
From the age of 4, Catherine was brought up by nuns. But it is only now, as Mother Superior, that she starts to attend to echoes of her early life.
In David Zane Mairowitz's play, the sounds from an 'inner courtyard' speak of a different culture and the unification of two different religions.
Alf Walker remembers his
Fenland childhood in the 1930s.
with Nick Clarke. Stereo
with Richard Kershaw.
Editor Margaret Budy. Stereo
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West.
The sixth of ten parts read by Diana Rigg.
Adapted by Rosalind Bayley Producer Stuart Griffiths
The fifth of six programmes in which Simon Hoggart casts a fresh eye over some favourite columns from the past series. Producer Brian King
Four programmes in which Joanna Buchan presents a collection of compelling tales first heard on Friday Lives. 2: A Clean Sweep
Producer Simon Elmes. Stereo