The World this morning: BritaIn at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth 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
Religious Service for Primary Schools
The Great Adventure 4: Prisoner
9.25 The Snow is Dancing
Presented by GORDON REYNOLDS With MARI GRIFFITH
Produced bv ALBERT CHATTERLEY (Music BoxTreasury 2)
9.45 The Penny Programme - 8 Presented by STUART HENRY and PETER PACEY
Written by ALEXANDER GUYAN
9.55 Movement and Music 1 for the 5-6-year-olds
Christian Focus. Simon
The composer's view of life (Material for Assembly)
11.0 Time and Tune. Hassebu 14: Rain and Swimming
Script by DOUGLAS COOMBES
11.20 Thoughts and Words by MARGERY MORRIS
Narrated by BARRY FOSTER Produced by DAVID LYTTLE (Man series)
11.40 South Wales: Llynfi Valley Compiled by VINCENT KANE (Geography)
Ken Sykora presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Health and Welfare
Patients' Rights: DR ERIC TRIMMER answers some more listeners' questions.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see col 5
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
DAVID FRANKLIN and FRANK MUIR challenge
IAN WALLACE and DENIS NORDEN In the chair STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Monday, 7.30 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
The Rescue of the Perishing by WILLIAM SAROYAN adapted by JOAN GRIFFITHS (Living Language)
2.20 Poetry Corner
Let's hear it again
2.30 Unos minutos nada mds
4: La seflorita Julia encuentra habitacidn
Written by ROBERT P. CLARKE (For secondary school pupils in their third year of Spanish)
2.40 Learning About Life 4: Going Steady Introduced by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE
by R. D. BLACKMORE : abridged in 12 parts by RONALD RUSSELL Read by PAUL ROGERS
John Ridd , unexpectedly fetched from school at Tiverton, arrives at his home on Exmoor to find that his father has been killed by the Doones. Then one day by chance he finds an entrance to their stronghold - the Doone Valley - and meets Lorna. 2: A Boy and a Girl
A radio correspondence column in which listeners add their comments to views expressed in last Friday's Any Questions/ Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Produced by ROY HAYWARD (Repeated: Friday. 4.0 pm)
Write to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
A musical account of the life and times of the famous diarist
Singers JOANNE BROWN
PAT WHITMORE , NEILSON TAYLOR VERNON MIDGELEY , MARTIN BEST JOHN MCCARTHY SINGERS THE RESTORATION PLAYERS conducted by MARTIN GOLDSTEIN Narrator CHARLES CHILTON
Readings from Pepys's Diary by ANTHONY NEWLANDS
Written and produced by CHARLES CHILTON
(Presenting the Samuel Pepys show: page 8)
Some Americans who prefer to live in Britain: introduced by EDDIE MATTHEWS
(who is one himself) including
CARL FOREMAN , film producer DAVID BAUER , actor
JOHN BRlLEY , novelist
English society's a mess, but of all the societies I know it is conspicuously the best.
In America the only criterion is a dollar and cent criterion; here I can be a writer, an electrician, a painter, a carpenter - my life is measured in terms of me.
I thought, they're so slow. Everything takes a week. I've got more patience since.
There are so many things in the US that you wouldn'want your children growing up with. I said: you'll never get wet in an English rain.
I've even got the Englishman's disease of gardening.
Produced by RICHARD KEEN
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