6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day REV BARNEY MILLIGAN
Introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
Travel news, What's on and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.35* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Travel news
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers
Read by GARY WATSON (9)
Nf:Mp47;To thee, 0 Comforter (BBC hb 164); Ps 126; St Mark 12, vv 12-27 (AV); 0 Spirit of the living God (BBC HB 159)
A Match for Charlie by BRENDA BYRON
Read by Margaret Tyzack
Margery knew that she wanted a husband and planned with the precision of a General ... Producer DAVID SHUTE
(Margaret Tyzack is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)
A musical portrait of a Georgian Metropolis Singers MARY THOMAS
PAT WHITMORE , CHARLES YOUNG CHARLES YOUNG CHOIR THE LONDON PLAYERS directed by ADRIAN BRETT harpsichord DENNIS GOMM Narrators CHARLES CHILTON TONY CHURCH, POWELL JONES
DUNCAN MCINTYRE. Written and produced by CHARLES chilton
(Tony Church is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)
Presenter Joan Yorke Health and Welfare
The Limits of Normality: BILL BRECKON looks at people who break all the rules for healthy living yet stay well.
also starring June Whitfield, Ray Fell
With Kate Binchy and the music of Bill McGuffie
Written by DAVID MCKELLAR and DAVID NOBBS
Weather, programme news
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two
Tune with a Tale: ALVAR LIDELL. Sickness and Invalidity Benefits explained by DOROTHY DRAKE. It's a two-wheel world - as more people take to the bike. MARVIN KANE reads The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (11)
Story: Jessica and Sue start Playgroup by THERESA PHILIPS
A Stranger from Yesterday by ROBIN SMYTH with John Gabriel , Timothy Bateson Joe Starkey receives a warm welcome when he visits his long-lost friend, but why does his presence create hostility in the rest of the seaside village?
Producer MARTIN JENKINS
The life and times of a broadcaster-about-town Producer IAN GUARDHOUSE
Read by NIGEL GRAHAM (4) A Ball - November 1862
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcaslle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday, 1 30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
A history of the United States as reflected in its folk. traditional and popular music, from the founding of Virginia to the birth of jazz.
5: Go West, Young Man
Devised and presented by CHARLES CHILTON
(Repeated: Friday, 4.5 pm)
says JANE ROWE , Director of the Association of British Adoption Agencies.
A nationwide survey to be published shortly reveals that several thousand children in care have no hope of returning to their parents. Yet not enough is done to find new families for them.
Sue MacGregor examines the findings of this survey: why are so many children waiting for parents? Whose responsibility are they? How can we make sure they are no longer deprived of family care? Producer LOUISE PURSLOW
interviewed by Robert McKenzie The former Prime Minister, in the second of two programmes. looks back on some major events of the years 1961-63. which he has described in the sixth and final volume of his memoirs At the End o/ the Day. He recalls his innovations in economic policy, reconsiders the wisdom of dismissing a number of his Ministers, reflects on the Profumo affair and on his own resignation.
(From the recordings made for the BBCtv programmes ' At the End of the Day ': Wednesday at 9.25 pm BBC1)
Douglas Stuart reporting
Read by WILFRED PICKLES (2)
A nightly review of the arts and science
People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. Introduced tonight by Peter France
2: What makes a really good hoax' RONALD FLETCHER describes some classic examples of the genre, including Virginia Woolf's little-known appearance as an Ethiopian prince on HMS Dreadnought in 1910.
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