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
A Chorus of Colours
Yellow-crowned bulbul, brain-fever bird, long-tailed tailor-bird.... colourful names for a few of the hundreds of brilliantly coloured birds to be found in Malaysia.
TERRY WHITE plays some of their voices and describes the adventures he had while recording them.
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Produced by DILYS BREESE (from Bristol: Sunday's broadcast)
An appreciation of his life, times and music: narrated by Humphrey Lyttelton
With HENRY HALL , ANNIE ROSS NAT GONELLA , MAX JONES and DAVID TOFF
Written by MARJORIE BILBOW
Produced by JOHN BROWELL
by Peter Silcock
Second in a quartet of plavs from round and about Britain. starring Tony Robinson as 'Wynnie'
'You can probably remember me in your class. I'm the one who never has a pen. the one who left his book at home, the one with the thick glasses. You accepted me, but you never befriended me.'
Nancy Wise presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you.
Today's main feature: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Deeds of Covenant: how do they work? VIVIAN FRANK , a chartered accountant, explains, with dependent relatives and charities particularly in mind. Other topical items too. and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
V'HF South West: see cot 2
with Bernard Miles , Betty Marsden Written by HARRY IBBETSON based on the characters in the Larkin family saga by H. E. BATES
8: Pop - Private Eye
The Rev John Candy is in serious trouble, an unlikely event with such a good and gentle man. But when a friend needs help, the Larkin family are capable of a great deal of unorthodox, ingenuity.
Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
12.55 Weather, information and news for yo.ur area
Rev John Candy:
by MICHAEL DAVIES with Martin Jarvis , Rosalind Shanks and Nigel Anthony
' Steve married me for no better reason than to impress you! Well, love may not matter to you, Peter, but it damned well matters to some people - and maybe it matters to Steve! If you've one ounce of regard for that man, you'll get out of his life! '
Produced by MARTIN JENKINS
by C. A. RICHARDSON
In the middle of the last century Elizabeth Garrett Ander son became the first woman doctor in Britain. Her struggle to overcome the fierce male prejudice of the medical profession is a fascinating study of perseverance and courage.
Produced by ALAN BURGESS (Third of five programmes)
by DAVID ELLIS with David Garth
Rigbv knew all about the rule-book. And he knew how to skip a page when it didn'suit him.
Produced by DAVID GEARY
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.0 pm)
with DEREK PARKER
PROFESSOR LEONARD SHAPIRO reviews Hope Against Hope, Nadezhda Mandelstam 's moving account of her husband. the poet Osip Mandelstam , who was a victim of Stalin's regime
CLIVE JAMES talks about a new complete edition of Dvlan Thomas 's poems and 'The World of Dylan Thomas by Clark Emery and other new books
Produced by ROSEMARY HART and MIRIAM RAPP †
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)
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