6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
The world this morning introduced by John Timpson 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 )
8.4t Today's Papers
9.5 An Act of Worship Men of Faith
Interviews by LESLIE SMITH Introduced by RALPH ROLLS
Sidney Harrison, speaking as usual from the keyboard, imagines himself to be Frederick the Great's music librarian.
Last night Mr Bach came to dinner and quite without warning his royal patron gave him a theme: ' Extemporise on this ... '
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
9.45 Music Workshop Stage 1 Libretto by PAUL TOWNSEND Music arranged by MICHAEL JESSETT
NEM p 26; Sing we triumphant hymns of praise (BBC HB 130); Canticle 5: Wisdom of Solomon 7, v 28, to 8, 13 (RSV); The Lord ascendeth up on high (BBC ub 133)
A well-known professional broadcaster talks about something in the recent news which has caught his attention.
followed by an interlude
10.5* A Corner for Music by ALBERT CHATTERLEY
23: Dreaming and dancing (ii)
Three talks by Joseph Hone who didn'go to university
1: Thomas Arnold alive and well in Ireland. In Irish private schools the traditions are still strong.
11.20 Listening and Writing
Jim the Prisoner from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain , adapted by YVONNE BRADBURY
11.40 Prospect. Aspects of human biology: the biochemistry of human life.
Compiled by PAUL VAUGHAN Producer TOM BUTCHER
Presenter Joan Yorke Your Own Time
School holidays - need they be a bore? JOAN YORKE looks at some of the new holiday action co-operatives
And other topical items too
Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Norman Hackforth , Peter Glaze with a mystery guest
David Franklin in the chair
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: Pussy Simpkin Helps Out by LINDA GREENBURY
Presenter ELIZABETH CASSIE Scripts and production by JENYTH WORSLEY
2.0 Let's Join In. The Princess of Tomboso by MARIUS barbeau
2.20 Christian Focus. Worker and boss: a programme about some of the work of the Industrial Society by LESLIE SMITH
2.40 Guitar School: producer DOUGLAS COOMBES (33)
Selected for Friday
Alcestis: a new translation from Euripides by DARYL HINE
Producer DOUGLAS CLEVERDON
A chance to hear again some of the best one-hour plays broadcast in recent years.
Eumelus, his son:
Pheres, his father:
Leader of the Chorus:
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion heard in last Friday's Any Questions; Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
If you wish to add your views to any of the subjects discussed in this week's Any Questionst (tonight at 8.30) write to BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Animal Farm by GEORGE ORWELL Read by TOM FLEMING
5: Degrees of Equality
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM reporting team including
STEVE RACE' Radio Times
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
A nation-wide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete for this title.
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
NANCY WISE introduces a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and TV.
Research by JEAN STROUD
Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
(Repeated: Saturday, 4.30 pm)
A spontaneous discussion by Robert Kee , Elizabeth Manners Lord Willis, Russell Braddon Chairman DAVID JACOBS Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from Felixstowe, Suffolk
'The Best People yet Discovered '
Two programmes about Japan by Ian Mclntyre
In the Easter break the Analysis team visited Japan. Tonight in this second programme, IAN MCINTYRE continues his examination of how the Japanese seem likely to adapt to changing circumstances. Producer GEORGE FISCHER
A foreign journalist based In London looks at a subject of interest in Britain this week
The House of Mirth
Read by ANNA MASSEY (12)
In which travellers on the Southern Region pass their time like Chaucer's pilgrims by telling stories.
Written by Alan Lothian (a winner in the Commuters' Tales competition) and told by T.P. McKenna to Robin Browne and William Eedle.
(Repeated: Saturday, 5.30 pm.)
preceded by Weather
11.59 Market Trends