6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day STANLEY BRINKMAN
Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman 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 and 8.27: Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*: and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 English Regions: see column 5
(Sals broadcast: shortened)
NEM, p 17; The Lord will come (BBC HB 479): Psalm 33, vv 13-21: 1 Corinthians 15. vv 44b 58 (av); Thy kingdom come, 0 God (BBC BB 27)
The Evening of the Collier by LIONEL REGINALD DAVIES Read by David Lyn
Close as his relationship with his miner grandfather was, Ben. the young collier, did not realise quite how important to his life as a collier in his community his grandfather was, until he died.
Producer HARRI GWYNN (Cardiff)
Dennis McCarthy reports on some strange places and people. This week: the professional boxer who lost all his 200 fights: two promising heavyweights aged eight; and Katy Jane the inquisitive snail,
Presenter George Luce
Save Heat or Waste Money?: can you save money by insulating the walls of your house? What are the snags?
And Shopping Basket with MARGARET KORVING
Written and adapted by Eddie Braben
With ANN HAMILTON, MICHAEL WARD, ARTHUR TOLCHER
Special Singing Guest: Salena Jones
Music from DENNIS WILSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Producer JOHN BROWELL
(First broadcast on Radio 2)
12.55 medium wave only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sandi Jones Talk till Two.
Women 75: a round-the-world series in International Women's Year.
Smooth Silky Sauces: JEAN CAMPBELL 'S advice on using thickening agents.
It's Happening in Hackney: HELEN PALMER reports on an unusual publishing enterprise. The Last Unicorn (8)
Story:The Happy Little King's Biggest Presentby MOIRA HERITAGE
Too Much Music by A. R. RAWLINSON with Martin Jarvis and Frances Jeater
An eminent professor of Egyptology is found dead.
Producer MARTIN JENKINS followed by an interlude
JACK de MANIO meets the famous, the not so famous and sometimes even the downright obscure. Producer MICHELL RAPER
Befere Your Very Eyes
9: Television, Tussauds and all that
William Hardcastle with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
An anatomy of an epidemic,. written and narrated by Paul Vaughan
Eleven years ago an almost medieval fear of disease gripped the population of Britain. Aberdeen was the centre of a typhoid epidemic, which, even today, is still under investigation. Although the cause was attributed to sources abroad, did the event reflect on the state of personal hygiene in this country? And whywas Aberdeen treated as if contaminated by the plague ? Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT
Going Off the Rails
Despite three fare increases in the last 12 months British Rail's losses this year are likely to be about Â£500-million. The recent railwaymen's pay award will make a further substantial impact on fares and employment.
In Analysis tonight Mary Goldring considers some of the options open to British Rail and asks what sort of railways do we need and what price are we prepared to pay to finance it? Producer Michael Green (Manchester)
Presenter P. J. Kavanagh Producer JOHN POWELL
Douglas Stuart reporting