6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day FR JOHN HARRIOTT , SJ
Introduced by John Ttmpson and Barry Norman
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 including a report on the World Heavyweight i title fight between
George Foreman and Muhammad All On BBC1 at 8.0 pm
Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*, and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50.
Wracks, Tangles and Kelps
Unfamiliar names, perhaps-but the seaweeds are more than just a slippery nuisance on the beaches ...
by Dorothy L. Sayers
Adapted in five episodes by Chris Miller
Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter and Peter Jones as Bunter
with Patricia Routledge as the Dowager Duchess and Bernard Archard as Sir Julian Freke
(medium wave only)
Sir Julian Freke:
BBC Home correspondents and reporters: introduced by EDWARD COLE. Producer DAVID WALTER
NEM, p 13: New every morning is the love (BBC RB 408); Psalm 103, vv 1-13; 2 Peter 1, vv 12-21 (NEB); 0 for a faith (BBC HB 310)
A Carrot on the Palm by IRIS MACFARLANE Read by Jill Balcon
Today as soon as she was through the door she felt bright, bold and uncaring. She was now a woman chosen, and her own choices dictated, not by necessity, but by the demands of her new job ...
John Amis recalls more music and musical personalities from his past. This week:
5: Knowing Composers
In particular, Michael Tippett and Benjamin Britten. He talks about them and their music, and of che times he has spent with them.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER
Release by PETER BERRY
' You know, Mr Fordyce , I had definite misgivings about coming to see you tonight. Little do we know......'
Producer TONY CLIFF (Leeds)
Presenter Nancy Wise
Elm, Oak. Beech, Cedar - or nothing? Trees are part of our heritage, but do we look after them as we should? DAVID HAWKSWORTH finds out, among other things, how to get a preservation order on a tree worth saving.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
from 2.0 Presenter Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Professor Half Dahrendorf. this year's Reith Lecturer.
Reading your letters.
The Ouzo Special: REGINALD TITFORD takes a Greek bus ride. Schedules for Shift Workers: classes for nurses off duty. JOHN PULLEN reads
The Jacaranda Tree (2) by H. E. BATES
Story: Sam's Woolly Hat by DOROTHY EDWARDS
Truth or Dare?
A comedy for radio by WILLIAM INGRAM
Llew and his friends join battle with the forces of Church and State -in other words, the Reverend - and get a bit battered in the process.
ANNA BERENSKA (harmonium) Producer Betty DAVIES
Written by ANNE JONES starring Deryck Uuyler and Mollie Sugden 5: Dolt Yourself
MR WHEELER : The plumbing needs overhauling for a start. The whole house needs rewiring.... tiles missing ... chimney's getting rickety.
MRS WHEELER : And you're going to do all that? Oh, Father, let's get a man in - a lot of men. with NORMAN ROSSINGTON
LINDA POLAN. YSANNE CHURCHMAN
JOHN BADUELEY , PATRICIA GREENE Producers RICHARD haddock and PETER TITHERADGE ‡
Conscience of the King by ALFRED Dl'GGAN
Read by GERALD CROSS
3: AD 471-473. Battle: my first victory - and defeat
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
5.55 Weather, programme news
The questions and ideas you send discussed this week by Renée
Houston Barbara Canland Margaret Powell Charmian Innes
In the chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER
Producer JOHN BRIDGES
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
Franz Liszt , the 19th-century composer, pianist. musical and moral radical who became a priest, has provoked some of the greatest virtuosity the world has seen.
David Wilde talks about Liszt's life and introduces records of his music played by Horowitz, Lipatti, Rubinstein, Ashkenazy and Brendel.
Producer CLIVE BENNETT
Anti-tonal Liszt: Friday at 10.50 am Radio 3
The Veil of Manannan by JOHN TARRANT
The movement of aircraft flying over the British Isles is strictly controlled. When an aeroplane goes missing, there Is usually a full-scale alert. So why has no one reported the loss of the Harley Gannet. which is lying on the seabed off Orrisdaile Head?
Producer HARRY CATLIN
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)
A series of five programmes written and presented by Edgar Lustgarten in which he reconstructs some of the most notorious murder eases of the past 60 years.
5: London 1921. An unhappy marriage, an almost innocent love affair, an almost unexpected murder.... a double execution.
May God have mercy Producer ROGER FINE
Presenter Paul Vaughaa Producer TONY GOULD
John Tusa reporting
Read by PETER MARINKER (7)