Introduced by Robert Robinson and Desmond Lynam
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 Travel news, What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45 7.50
by VIRGINIA WOOLF: read by BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT (2)
Your Tune with a Tale
Memories are made of tunes - the song is ended but the ' memory ' lingers on. The memories are supplied by listeners and the tunes by the BBC Record Library.
Steve Race is in the studio to talk to listeners about their tune with a tale.
Producer TERESA MCGONAGLE Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
NEM p 38. Christ the Lord is risen: (BBC HB 100); Psalm 24; Luke 24, vv 13-24 (NEB); Alleluia, Alleluia! (BBC HB 98)
Weak with Women: written and read by JOHN RICHMOND
He had a rule: no animals. She'd said nothing till she was moving in ... Then Mrs Croker introduced a fresh terror: ' I expect 'e's 'ad it.....'
BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Chichcster Cathedral, Sussex Producer RICHARD BURWOOD
'In conclusion I wish to state from the heart's bottom that in this town the name of Mr Denis Shaw , BA, will ever be remembered along with Sir Matheson Lang ,
Lord T. B. Macaulay and others, who-have played a part in introducing the people of Bengal to the immortal Bard of Avon.'
DENIS SHAW recalls a somewhat unorthodox version of The Merchant of Venice.
(BBC Sound Archives: 1968)
Lord T. B.
Presenter George Luce Home and Family
A Holiday on Their Own: MARGARET KORVING takes a look at the range of unaccompanied seaside and adventure holidays offered to children this summer.
A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards. Ted Ray
Arthur Askey , Cyril Fletcher
In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Ray Moore
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Presenter Sue MacGregor Arts Notebook.
Money Savers - 2: CHRISTINA LEE-MACEY makes a meal with pork strips and onion sauce.
All Your Own Teeth: JUDITH BANN finds out about preventive dentistry.
Paved with Gold - 4: HUGH MAC PHERSON reports on the thousands of ambitious girls who fill London's top secretarial jobs. Mr Ramble 's Bear by MARGERY SHARP abridged by FIONA MACPREIRSON Read by JOHN MOFFATT
Story: Mr Brown and Benjy by URSULA DANIELS
by HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ 3: The Sign of the Fish
Producer R. d. SMITH
visits East Yorkshire
Members of the Welton Women's Institute put questions to FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
Watcrship Down by RICHARD ADAMS
Read by JOHN rowi 12: The Way Back
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
Ring Robin Day to put your question in person to his Guest of the evening.
With an eye on topical interest we are leaving the invitation as near as possible to the date. To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme
Written and produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON
1: The Rise to Fame
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Byron, on 19 April 1824, Douglas Cleverdon has compiled a radio portrait of Byron based on the recollections of his contemporaries .and of his own poems and letters.
This first programme is concerned with the influences and events that shaped Byron's personality until in 1816 he left England forever.
The Years of Exile: next Tues
John Cam Hobhouse:
Lady Caroline Lamb:
Introduced by Peter France Producer ROSEMARY BART
John Tusa reporting
Harris in Wonderland
: Read by BRIAN MATTHEW (6)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Some amusing, entertaining and perhaps more serious moments recorded in the Sound Archives.