The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.
with Rabbi Y
with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Regional Variations (2)
with Chris Dunkley. Producer Poppy Hughes
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Regional Variations (2)
Let There Be Light/0
Come, 0 Come, Kmmanuel (Veni Immanuel , BBC HB 36); Matthew 9, v 35 to 10, v 1; Mine Are Hands: Come to Set Us Free (Farrell).
Director of Music Alan Wilson.
From Belfast. With a week to go until Christmas,
Wendy Austin invites you to call in with questions, problems and advice about the big day.
Phone: [number removed].
Serial Proto Zoe
Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer John Ruthven
with Roisin McAuley. Editor Ken Vass
Presented by Derek Cooper.
Pesticides and poultry, fast-food and foie gras ... the show that investigates the good, the bad and the tasteless.
Producer Sheila Dillon
with Nick Clarke.
The Suicide Club
The second of two stories by Robert Louis Stevenson. In this melodrama, the gallant Prince Florizel of Bohemia swears vengeance on an evil gaming establishment. Stereo
BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news.
Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers
Thriller-writer of many guises, Jonathan Aycliffe provides a ghostly element for Christmas with his new novel Whispers in the Dark. Nigel Forde also discusses the importance of time in fiction with novelists A S Byatt and Michael Frayn.
Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo
Louise Buck reports on the new Peter Shaffer play Tire Gifts of the Gorgon, and talks to artists Gilbert and George.
Producer Jerome Weatherald
The Clerk's Tale by V S Pritchett.
A clerk remembers a journey to work in wartime, a journey that marked a dramatic move from adolescence to manhood.
Read by Reece Dinsdale. Producer Sue Wilson
Presented by Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.
The transport programme with Janet Trewin. Producer Jill Thomas
An excuse or a proposal?
Written by Janey Preger
Director Keri Davies. Stereo
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with Chris Serle.
Producer Hilary McLennan. Stereo
Jonathan Dimbleby and guests Lady Howe,
Chairwoman of Opportunity 2000; Glenys Kinnock ,
Chairwoman of One World
Action; Sir Nigel Mobbs , Chairman of Aims of Industry and Slough
Estates pic; and Anthony Smith , President of Magdalen College, Oxford, tackle the issues raised in Banbury, Oxfordshire. Producer Nick Utechin
with John Diamond.
Producer Andrew Denwood
The realities of unlimited immigration, andthe movement that proposes to make English the official language of the United States.
The Etruscans in Paris
by Alistair Cooke.
with Robin Lustig. Stereo
Escape from Siberia
Leon Trotsky's account of his hair-raising escape by yak and reindeer from prison in Siberia.
The first of five parts, read by Andrew Sachs. Abridged by Mark Lodge Producer Claire Grove
A satirical review of the week's news.
Producer Caroline Leddy. Stereo
with Heather Payton.