6.27 Farming Week: presented from Wales by GERRY GADSDEN
6.45 Prayer for the Day
The world this morning: what Britain's getting up to. plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
S.50 Travel news, What's on, and Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler VHF: Regional news. weather
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day: Cardinal Heenan
7.50 Travel news
VHF: Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today s Papers
Regional VHF: see Variations
Why is English food dominated by Puritanical tyranny? Or is it?
TOM TICKELL investigates and illuminates with BBC Sound Archive recordings.
Regional VHF: see Variations
Lance Percival , Linda Blandford Fritz Spiegl , Zena Skinner Kenneth Robinson and who knows who take a lively look round and meet some of the people for whom this is a special week. Producer MICHAEL EMBER
(Radio Times People: page 5)
NEM p 37: Enthrone thy God (BBC HB 320): Psalm 84; Isaiah 53, vv 7-12 (rsv); To Christ, the prince of peace (BBC HB 94)
BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA conducted bv MICHAEL MOORES including ' the Haunted Ball-room' and Eric Coates 's Suite ' The Three Men '
CYRIL SMITH and PHYLLIS SELLICK at two pianos play Debussy, Benjamin. Walton , and Bach's ' Sheep may safely graze - Producer ALAN owen
John Dunn introduces morning programmes for the holidays.
This week Peter France reads:
A Wizard of Earthsea: 1: Warriors in the Mist
The book by Ursula Le Guin abridged in five parts by Virginia Browne-Wilkinson
The story of a boy with great powers of magic who becomes a wizard. In his search for the shadow of evil which he has unwittingly released he learns the truth about himself.
Author (A Wizard of Earthsea):
Reader (A Wizard of Earthsea):
Abridged by (A Wizard of Earthsea):
Presenter Nancy Wise Work and Money
Insuring Your Car: the dos and don'ts and some pitfalls. GEORGE LUCE reports.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? VHF South West: see Variations
Johnny Speight , comedy script-writer, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records he would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
12.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Robert Williams
Story: Granny Apple's Mending Day by PAULINE HILL
BBC N IRELAND ORCHESTRA leader MAURICE CAVANAGH conducted by TERENCE LOVETT and MARISA ROBLES (harp)
Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN Producer BARRY KNIGHT
The Worst Journey In the World by APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD Read by GEOFFREY BEEVERS 6: Return from the Winter Journey
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening: presented by Robert Williams and PM's reporting team
5.50 VHF: Regional news, weather
written and adapted by ELAINE MORGAN
(For full cast see Wed. 1225 pm. Dr Finlay's cure for ailing actors: page 23)
Written and Adapted By:
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
The fourth of five programmes from an award-winning series, first broadcast in 1969, dramatising crucial events in the War at Sea.
4: Bismarck - part I
The hunt for the battleship
Narrated by Michael Flanders with ERIC FRANCIS and WILFRID CARTER. MICHAEL DEACON JOHN GABRIEL , MICHAEL SPICE FREDERICK TREVES
Naval Historical Adviser
LTCMDR PETER KEMP. OBE. RN (Ret) Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES
Johnny Morris follows the course of this great river from its source in the Swiss Alps to the North Sea at Rotterdam. Third of four programmes
The Little Foxes by LILLIAN HELLMAN : adapted for radio by MOLLIE HARDWICK with Betty McDowall as Regina Giddens
Take us the foxes, the little foxes that spoil the fines: for our vines have tender grapes
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING
Douglas Stuart reporting
Travels with my Aunt by GRAHAM GREENE
Read by TIMOTHY WEST (6)