6.27 Farming Week: presented from the North by KENNETH
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Robert Robinson and Douglas Cameron
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
8.0 News and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES )
8.40 Today's Papers
continues his investigation of the BBC Sound Archives but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
Zena Skinner. Vivian Stanshall and who knows who take a lively look round and meet some of the people for whom this is a special week. Producer RICHARD GILBERT
NEM p 1; Lo, God is here! (BBC HB 264); Psalm 63; Hebrews 1, VV 1-7, 13-14, to 2, vv 1-4 (JB); Praise the Lord (BBC HB 17)
BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA leader MAURICE CAVANAGH conductor KENNETH ALWYN
IAN WALLACE (bass baritone) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Introduced by COLIN DORAN Producer BARRY KNIGHT
A series by MARGARET POTTER on people who assumed various roles, or were presumed to be of higher birth or rank. 1: The Little Shoemaker Narrative spoken by GEOFFREY BANKS Who also portrays the various characters Producer TREVOR HILL
(from the North of England)
Jeanine McMullen presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Your Money - earning, saving and spending it
VAT - what does it mean to the consumer? PROFESSOR A. R. PREST , of the London School of Economics, explains.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
Professor A. R.
Sir Geoffrey Jackson With ROY PLOMLEY
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Robert Williams
Story: Black Dog Follows his Nose by ELIZABETH ROBINSON
BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA leader LAN TYRE conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND includes music by Sullivan, Wilfred Josephs , Haydn Wood
DEREK COLLIER plays violin solos accompanied by WILFRID PARRY Producer ALAN OWEN
by J. B. PRIESTLEY is today's Afternoon Theatre (Saturday-Night Theatre)
Beau Geste by p. c. WREN Read by DOUGLAS LEACH
6: Legionnaire John Smith
One of three Geste brothers - Michael, Digby or John - has made off with the Blue Water sapphire, while the other two have gone to cover up for him. But which brother took it? And will the youngest, John, who left last, find the others in the Foreign Legion?
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening: presented by Robert Williams and PM's reporting team
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
from the television series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN with Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron Barbara Mullen as Janet Bill Simpson as Dr Finlay
The Uninvited Guest: written and adapted by DICK SHARPLES
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Producer PETER TITHERADGE
(Rptd: Wednesday, 12.25 pm)
Dr Cameron Barbara
(Repeated: Tuesday, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
An East Anglian childhood by SPIKE MAYS abridged into five parts and read by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF 5: First love and farewell Producer DAVID GEARY
to me, says Kingsley Amis
In conversation with ROBIN RAY , he describes, with illustrations, what makes him laugh, and says: 'To me, the biggest laugh of all is the funny story someone has just finished telling me.'
Producer PAMELA HOWE (from Bristol)
The novel by EVELYN WAUGH dramatised for radio by LANCE SIEVEKING with Hugh Burden , Robert Eddison Ursula Howells and David Markham Producer
DONALD MCWHlNNIE This programme, first broadcast in 1956, is being repeated as a tribute to Lance Sieve king, author and producer and one of the great pioneers of radio and television, who died in January.
Lord Sebastian Flyte:
Hayter, his butler:
Julia, Sebastian's elder sister:
Cordelia, Sebastian's younger sister:
Earl of Brideshead:
Lord Marchmain, Sebastian's father:
Douglas Stuart reporting
The Liberty Man by GILLIAN FREEMAN
Read by ELIZABETH MORGAN (11)