The King Who liked Spring Written by PETER WILTSHIRE Presenters
Boofc: More Stories from Play School, 35p from bookshops. The Tale of a Donkey's Tail and Other Stories from Play School, record (Me 232) 11.79, or cassette (mrmc 045) 11.95; Bang on a Drum, songs from Play School and Play Away record (REC242) £1.95, or cassette (mrmc 004) 11.95, from record shops
A weekly look at the topics and issues that affect our children.
With cutbacks in nursery provision cbildminders are increasingly in the public eye. What are local authorities doing to help them and what do childminders themselves feel about their position? Narrator
Producer SUZANNE DAVIES
Series producer DICK FOSTER
with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather on 2
A second-stage Italian language series: programmes looking at Italy today. 1: Torino
The problems of an historic and dignified city that has developed into the Detroit of Italy. Presented by DENIS MACK SMITH
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI
Book (same title), 11.80, available at bookshops from 21 April
Michael Charlton and Charles Wheeler present news and opinion including every Tuesday Foreign Report from the BBC's correspondents around the world.
With David Sells
Newsreader Peter Woods
Editor JOHN TISDALL
United States Masters from Augusta, Georgia
The general tranquility that surrounds the traditional opening of the golf season will be disturbed this year by the unfamiliar conversation that surrounds the names of Lietzke, Massengale, Putzer and Lock. These men have dominated the early American tournaments and raised a question mark against Nicklaus, Miller, Weiskopf and Player. Will the established names continue to dominate or has American golf entered a new era?
Commentators HARRY CARPENTER and PETER ALLISS
Produced by the COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM
The last of six programmes starring Diana Rigg This week with John Cleese , Gawn Grainger
Little Things.... that go bump in the night by MICHAEL SADLER
Walking the Dog by JILLY COOPER
Every Day in Every Way by ALAN COREN
Incidental music DENNIS WILSON
Film cameramen DEREK BANKS, REG POPE Film editor JOHN JARVIS Designer IAN WATSON
Producer MICHAEL MILLS
Investigates, Discovers, Questions With ANNA FORD, JEREMY JAMES
JEANNE LA CHARD , JACK PIZZEY
NICK ROSS , HAROLD WILLIAMSON
Each week a documentary programme that analyses an issue, a problem, or a row that concerns us all. This is your chance to examine the facts behind the headlines, the stories beyond the news.
Producers TOM CONWAY , JULIAN COOPER
DAVID FILKIN , TIM SLESSOR , HARRY WEISBLOOM Editor MICHAEL LATHAM
Why would any sensible person race 26 miles around the roads of the Isle of Wight on a blazing summer afternoon? What makes old-age pensioners like BILL ROSS and young women like LESLEY WATSON compete in the annual Isle of Wight Marathon?
This BBC South film explores the meaning of the race for four of last year's runners, who entered knowing that they would not win.
Producer JOHN COLEMAN
Regional Variations (2)
Innovative country legend Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band perform in a special concert recorded for the Old Grey Whistle Test in 1977. Show more
Derek Jacobi reads "Greek Orthodox" by John Betjeman