4.22 Farming Today
6-40 Prayer for the Day REV ALEC GILMORE
Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam
Including at 8.50 and 7.50 VHF Regionail 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
The Play's the Thing
The first time most children go to a theatre is to a pantomime And they love it. Then they have to take part in the school play. And they hate it. How should drama be introduced into children's lives? Should going to the theatre be part of the school curriculum? Helen Palmer talks to parents, children, actors and teachers. Producer MARY REDCLIFFE
BBC Home correspondents and reporters took beyond the headline stories. Introduced by PAULINE BUSHNELL. Producer TOM READ
NEM. p 89; Dear Lord and Father (BBC HB 351): Psalm 118, w 1-14: Acts 19, vv 1-12 (Rsv); Soldiers, who are Christ's below (BBC HB 337)
How We Got The Drawbridge Mended, written and read by Jim McManus
If a family lives in a castle, I think it's fair to call them unusual ... when I opened the library door, if I had been carrying a tray of food, I admit that I might have dropped it, for there right in front of me dressed in the period garb of long ago - there he stood as large as ... well ... as life, I was going to say ...
The Sweet Smell of Success A comedy for radio by PETER OROWTER
' We've got all the cars what needs the oil and they've got all that. They've got all the camels what needs the water and we've got all of that over here - most of it anyway.'
Producer BRIAN MILLER (Bristol)
Presenter Nancy Wise
The Law Society: what does It do for you? NANCY WISE looks into the activities of this 150-year-old institution.
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Lady Plowdrn, DBE, Chairman of the Independent Broadcasting Association.
Among the Elephants: ORIA DOUGLAS-HAMILTON talks about family life in a remote East African reserve.
From the Orient to Regent Street: DILYS MORGAN looks at Liberty's past and present in its Centenary Year. ' In Flowers I See the Care Of God ': BEVERLEY PARKIN teaches flower arranging. Sanditon (8)
Story: The Boy with Wooden Shoes (Part 1) by HAZEL FLETCHER
The Legend of the Holy
Drunkard by JOSEPH ROTH translated and adapted for radio by ANTHONY VIVIS with John Rowe as Andreas ANDREAS : I can't take your 200 francs because, although I am a man of honour, I don't have an address. Most days I live under one of these bridges.
GENTLEMAN: That doesn't matter. You don't owe the money to me, but to little Saint Teresa.
Producer MICHAEL BARTLETT
Wealthy man/Hotel receptionist:
Hortense/Girl in hotel:
Max Wall is incomparably the drollest clown on our stage today. (1953) Max Wall is, quite simply, the funniest comedian in the world. (1973) Both comments come from major newspapers. In this self-portrait MAX WALL simply talks about himself and his long career in entertainment. We also hear great moments from his stage, radto and film performances.
Producer CHRISTOPHER SERLE
Oh, oh, oh what a lovely Wall: page 12
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
James Bolam and Rodney Bewes as Terry Collier and Bob Ferris
with Brigit Forsyth as Thelma Chambers
and Lois Daine, Peter Whitman
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
by P.G. Wodehouse
starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "The Mating Season"
(Kenneth Fortescue is in "No Sex, Please, We're British" at the Strand Theatre, London)
Dame Daphne Winkworth:
150 Years of Regent Street A musical history
Written and presented by Charles Chilton
Singers PAT WHITMORE
CHARLES YOUNG, CHARLES YOUNG SINGERS
Narrators JOHN WESTBROOK
BRIAN MURPHY , EVA HADDON Producer CHARLES CHILTON
The fifth of eight programmes in which John Ebdon introduces a potpourri of recordIngs taken from the BBC Sound Archives, in which famous literary and artistic people talk about themselves, their work, their inspirations - and each other.
Producer NATALIE WHEEN
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
Douglas Stuart reporting
Father and Son
8: Adventures and Conversations
Radio 4's International Bus4-ness Report; Market Trends