C.40 Prayer for the Day MARTHA BLOUNT
Introduced by John Timpson and Brian Redhead
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
by William J. Locke
Abridged and read by Aubrey Woods
with Johnny Morris
A chance to hear again his account of his river cruise, first broadcast in 1965. Second of two programmes Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
Introduced by COLIN DORAN
NEM. p 25; All poor men and humble (Oxford Book of Carols 34); Psalm 27, vv 1-7 (part 1); I John 4, vv 714 (AV): 0 little one sweet (OBC 109)
.4 Week of Animal Stories 3: The Cat and the Mouse by MANUEL HARRIS
She was a mouse, small, thin, and insufficient. He was a cat, large sleek, a thief, friendless - until the mouse saw his predicament.
Read by Richard Bebb
starring and with This week:
Father's Little Problems with Producer THAFFORD WHITELOCK
Mr and Mrs Wheeler:
Mr and Mrs Wheeler:
Presenter George Luce
I Know My Rights - or Do lind out in today's edition.
A general knowledge contest
Questionmasters TIM GUDGIN and BOB HOLNESS First Round
8: South of England
King Edward VI School, Southampton v High School for Girls, Chichester
Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
V/IF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by John Parry
The Party's Over ... and Woman's Hour says good-bye to International Women's Year, with roses and raspberries, bouquets and brick-bats tossed by Helvi Sipila. Germaine Greer , Millie Miller and, perhaps, you. We'll nominate some male chauvinist pigs, serenade some of our heroes and put one misused Frenchman back where he belongs.
Presented by June Knox-Mawer TONY ROBINSON reads
I Had a Little Nut tree by LOUIS BATTYE (3)
Story: Plodding and Plodding by MARGARET GORE
The Last Riot by JAMES FOLLETT
A comedy very nearly based on the events surrounding the last public reading of the Riot Act. which took place on 5 November 1929 - Guy Fawkes Night. with Producer MARGARET ETALL.
Police Sergeant Hugo Vice:
Rev Mr Haywood:
A random selection of books and verses tor children, from 1800-1900, chosen and introduced by Elisabeth Beresford
Readers BARBARA MARKHAM and KENNETH FORTESCUE Producer
3: William and the Bird Man
John Parry with PM's reporting team
Regional news and weather
The questions and ideas you send are discussed this week by Renée Houston Isobel Barnett
Eleanor Summerfield Anne Valery
In the Chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER
Producer JOHN BRIDGES
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)
(Rptd: New Year's Day 1.30)
An old-time frolic for New Year's Eve starring Miss Hattie Jacques with Mr John Hewer as Master of Ceremonies Mr Peter Greenwell at the Pianoforte Mr Michael John and his Singers Mr Jack Emblow with his Musical Gentlemen and The Singing Audience in the Paris Theatre, London Producer Mr John Browell
by OSBERT SITWELL adapted by FREDERICK BRADNUM
' Funny old business. What is it? Something to do with that Bezyre woman, daft in the head, and that leaves something behind ... People such as us don't get mixed up with this sort of thing, never have and never should ... '
Producer TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
with Hermione Glneold
One of the great entertainers of our time indulges in a personal choice of words and music, linked by mostly hilarious reminiscences, with the assistance of RODERICK COOK and, at the piano, STUART PEDLAR.
The programme, which was originally broadcast in the series With Great Pleasure, includes songs by Noel Coward. poetry by Shakespeare, and revue numbers by Alan Mel ville and Miss Gingold herself. Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
In this last edition of the year Michael Oliver looks back over 364 days of the arts and attempts to discover just how much critics Marina Vaizey. Alan Coren , Ronald Harwood and Clive James remember about them.
John Tusa reporting
The Little Oltleys
Book 2: Tenterhooks (11)
A collection from the 75 crop of the sublime and/or the ridiculous tracked down and revealed in a pre-party atmosphere by James Cameron. General Sir John Hackett. Dr Jonathan Miller. Esther Rantzen, Kenneth Robinson and who knows who else.
Musical notes on the year by Instant Sunshine
from Kingsbury Free Church (Baptist), London Conducted by REV DAVID HAMILTON
Choirmaster ANDREW HAMILTON Organist AILEEN ROBINSON
who invites you to celebrate the launching of another year with the motto
Carry On Surviving
Those taking part include Dame Vera Lynn. General Sir John Hackett , Kenneth Williams , Esther Rantzen with the That's Life team, Kenneth Robinson. Benny Green. Fritz Spiegl and many others.
Producer MICHAEL EMBER