6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV ROY TREVIVIAN
Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at
6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27; Today's Papers at 7.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50. English Regions: see column 5
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the humour of the subiect. and the voices of PETER SELLERS
TONY HANCOCK. SIDNEY JAMES
KENNETH WILLIAMS , RONNIE BARKER RONNIE CORBETT , JOHN CLEESE MIKE NICHOLS and ELAINE MAY Producers SIMON BRETT and JOHN LLOYD
BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories.
Introduced by PAULINE BUSHNELL Producer TOM READ
NEM, p 38; Lift up your hearts! We lift them, Lord, to thee (BBC HB 325); Psalm 20; Acts 10, vv 17-32 (Rsv); AH praise to thee, for thou, 0 King divine (BBC HB 119)
The Long Golden Fall by R. . PLUMB
Read by John Richmond
It began, ironically, at Aunt Emmaline's funeral. If only we hadn' gone ... for the first time since our wedding, the family were able to view my young wife. Christabel .. , Uncle Maurice took to her at once! Uncle Maurice was the newly-bereaved, far from heartbroken, host!
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Stanley by DONALD HOWARTH with JiU Bennett and Isabel Dean
FIRST WOMAN: Why do you think we are obsessed by Stanley? SECOND WOMAN: If we knew, we wouldn' be. It is a mystery like life. The secret's in him somewhere, in Stanley ...
Producer JOHN TYDEMAN
Presenter Nigel Murphy
Trigger Happy?: BILL DAVIES considers air guns. Is there enough control on the sale and ownership of these weapons?
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
A nationwide general knowledge contest
Chairman Robert Robinson
12: Northern Ireland
MRS HILARY FRAZER, library assistant
MARTIN GOSS, teacher
CUAN MAGUIRE, journalist
ALAN D. BLACKBURN, Student
(Repeated: Friday 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather and programme news
VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics In and behind the headlines introduced by William Rardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Rev Gordon Barritt , Principal of the National Children's Home.
So You're Going Camping?: PATSY KUMM has been collecting tips on holidays under canvas at home and abroad.
Thistles and Roses: a listener's experience of marrying for the second time in her late 40s, Miss Elizabeth Arden by A. A. LEWIS and c. WOODWORTH abridged by ANNE REES-JONES Read by Madge Ryan First of 14 instalments
Florence Nightingale Graham 's childhood ambition was to be 'the richest little woman in the world.' As Elizabeth Arden , she very nearly made it!
(Music: MacDowell's Suite No 2 - Indian)
Story: Mitten the Kitten and the Mirror by CHRISTINE REES
A Murder or Two by MICHAEL BRETT
JEFF: There's been an accident. It wasn' my fault. Lucy. I swear it wasn'. All right, I hated Eleanor but I would never ..
JEFF: Yes. But it's not what you're thinking. You surely know me better than that.
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
An open-air museum In the Midlands where valuable buildings are saved from destruction.
A visit to the site, during which the Director, Michael Thomas , describes the museum, and craftsmen, architects and other enthusiasts involved in this form of conservation speak about the work in progress and their ambitions for the future, Producer MADEAU STEWART
New homes for old homes: page 4
The Limbo Line by VICTOR CANNING
Read by ALAN BARRY 2: Hide and Seek
William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
In the chair Terry Wogan On the panel
Anona Winn. Brian Johnston William Rushton and Bettine Ie Beau
Voice GRETTA GOURIET
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
John TId marsh
Governors of Britain's direct-grant schools, which are being phased out, must decide this summer whether to go comprehensive or become fully independent. Several of them have already decided to opt out of the State system.
Ring Robin Day to put your questions on why such schools think it is better to join the private sector and how they expect to survive, to:
Stuart Andrews , Headmaster of Norwich School and Chairman of the Direct-Grants SubCommittee of the Headmasters' Conference.
Call [number removed]from 6.0 pm
Last of three programmes 3: Forensic Medicine
Few medical disciplines have shown such dramatic advances in the post-war years as forensic medicine. Tony Van den Bergh examines the latest techniques being used to combat the growing expertise of the world's criminals.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER (Birmingham)
van Den Bergh
Presenter Nigel Rees Producer ANNE WINDER
Douglas Stuart reporting
Jack Would Be a Gentleman by GILLIAN FREEMAN
Read by DIANA BISHOP (3)