6.40 Prayer for the Day CANON GORDON ALBION
Introduced by Brian Redhead in Manchester and John Tlmpson in London
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
Discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the countryside.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE
Wisdom about Teeth
Are you satisfied that your dentist takes as much interest in your teeth as he should? Is he able to do as much for you as he would like? Is there a national dental health service at all?
Presented by Jane Finnis
Medical adviser DAVID DELVIN Producers SUSAN SNAILUM and PAT TAYLOR
BBC home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories and analyse significant developments throughout the country.
Introduced by JOHN HEDGES Producer TERRY LLOYD
NEM, p 118; Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (BBC HB 307); Psalm 118. w 13-24; Luke 21. v 29 to 22, v 6 (RSV); At thy feet, 0 Christ, we lay (BBC HB 402)
Lesson in Deportment by BERNARD CROFT
Read by Martin Muncaster
' It was interesting to see how the various people whose daily lives centred in and around the cathedral reacted to the cat.'
Producer BARBARA crowther
(Sun's broadcast: shortened)
Presenter Nancy Wise
I Know My Rights - or Do 11
Chairman Robert Robinson 7: West of England ian HAMNETT (Bristol), lecturer THOMAS chivers (Wiltshire), clerk; MRS MADELEINE ROGERS (Somerset); DENIS KEEF (Somerset), retired schoolmaster including Beat the Brains
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN , who, with IAN GILLIES , sets the questions. Producer TONY LUKE
(Repeated.- Friday 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Kaye Webb. MBE, Editor of ' Puffin ' books
Reading your letters.
Do-it-Yourself Medicine: ChrisTINE DOYLE on accidents in the home.
For Your Book List: SYLVIA clayTON chooses some recent novels. The Secret Orchard of Roger Ackerley by DIANA PETRE (5)
Story: The Baby Dragon by OLIVE DOVE
by HUGH WALPOLE adapted in five parts by ANTONY KEAREY with Clive Swift Amanda Murray Nigel Davenport and Nigel Lambert 2: The Crucifix
Derek Tangye is the author of A Gull On The Roof, A Cat Affair and many other popular books. Recently, Jeanine McMullen visited Derek and his wife, Jeanie, at Minack, a smallholding on the tip of Cornwall. There she learned about the time Fred the Donkey received a visit from the QE2.
The Rash Adventurer by MARGARET FORSTER
Read by bryden MURDOCH 3: First Victory
The news magazine: presented by Nicholas Woolley with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
starring Kenneth Williams with Lance Percival Miriam Margolyes and the Nic Rowley Trio
Script by PETER SPENCE , with additional material by DAVID RENWICK , JONATHAN HOOTON , TOM MAGEE-ENGLEFIELD and KENNETH
Producer SIMON BRETT
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
John Tldmarsh presenting world news and views
The Budget and You
Now that you have had time to digest the Chancellor of the Exchequer's
Budget Proposals, ring Robin Day to put your questions and comments on how they affect you, in person to the experts in the studio.
Producer WALTER WALLICH
To promote a maximum flow of questions [number removed]will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme
When the doctors and nurses go on duty for the night-shift in the casualty department of a London hospital, they never know what emergencies they will have to deal with. For this programme Tony Van den Bergh joins the medical team as they cope with the victims of accidents and violence of just one night in the city's East End. He examines the techniques they use and the recent developments in the surgical and social treatment of patients.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
A special edition in which PAUL VAUGHAN talks to the novelist Edna O'Brien about her new book Mother Ireland.
Four talks during Lent, in a Christian perspective, on some problems and opportunities now confronting our society.
Speaker Dame Barbara Ward
10.10* Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Howe, MP, for the Opposition
10.20* Douglas Stuart reporting
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends