The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth, including live reports from the Fourth Test at Sydney, introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
History in Evidence Medieval Britain
1: The Death of Becket
Written by DOROTHY BAKER t
9.45 Music Workshop II
The Pennine Way by HAROLD MASSINGHAM and GERARD VICTORY Written and produced by WILLIAM MURPHY t
Horizons de France
1: Paysages de France Written by PAULE-ALINE DENT
(Fifth-year French) t
10.45 Foreign Correspondent
Each week, an examination in depth of a major and current issue in international affairs. Introduced by GRAHAM TAYAR t
Unit III: Man Divided. 1: Roots Written by REX EDWARDS
(for the 15-16 age group) t
11.20 Discovery Communication
1: Getting the message bv ARTHUR VIALLS
Presented by RICHARD BEBB T
11.40 Contemporary History 1- Mao Tse-tung
Written by Richard HARRIS T
Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Rights and Responsibilities The new Divorce Law - 2: ELIZABETH MITCHELL talks about providing for the children of the marriage.
Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see col 5
Movement, Mime, and Music 1 for the 7-9-year-olds by James Dodding
2.20 A Place to Live
A new play by Vernon Scannell specially commissioned for the series
Produced by Elizabeth Ornbo (Books, Plays, Poems)
2.45 Snowflakes and the Atmosphere by Peter Campbell. (Nature)
The Captain's Fable by DAVID STEVENS
' My guests, my friends! Your kindness overwhelms me. And it now gives me great pleasure to announce that the moment we have all been waiting for is but seconds away. I therefore ask you to raise your glasses and drink with me - to the good ship Dragonfly.'
Produced by COLIN TUCKER t
Experiences of an Irish Resident Magistrate by E. Œ. SOMERVILLE and MARTIN ROSS 4: April Fish
' It's sickening to have had such bad sport. If the worst comes to the worst, couldn't you buy one? '
Reader DENYS HAWTHORNE
Produced by JOHN SCOTNEY
(from Northern Ireland) t
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening.
Including the latest news, the evening press, what's on tonight, the City, and the people and talking points of the day. Presented bv
William Hardcastle and Steve Race
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
Problems from listeners' letters discussed by RENÉE HOUSTON
BETTINE LE BEAU
In the chair ANONA WINN Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER Produced by CHRISTOPHER SERLE t
Slow Fuze by R. D. WINGFIELD with 'How convenient for Major Derry that his wartime head-quarters had been in Consolidated Silversmiths' vault.'
Produced by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
with P. J. KAVANAGH
JOHN GROSS, author of Joyce, on the art of James Joyce , with readings by MILO O'SHEA from Ulysses and Dubltners DONALD GOULD on Noise, and what we can do about it, in the light of a Pelican Original by Rupert Taylor
JOHN ARDAGH on Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author of The
Little Prince, in the light of a new biography by Curtis Cate
Produced by JOCELYN FERGUSON
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