6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES
Prayers of Hope: talks by Richard Harries , 70p, from bookshops
Introduced by Brian Redhead in Manchester and Paul Barnes in London
Including at 6.50 and 7.5* 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 8.351; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column 5
Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham [number removed] and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners...
Producer JENNY DE YONG
The lines are open from 8.0 am
An investigative programme for consumers presented by Roger Cook
Producer ISABEL JAMES
NEM, p 9; 0 Lord of heaven and earth and sea BBC HB 14); Psalm 8; Luke 22, vv 24-38 (rsv); Before the almighty Father's throne (BBC m 452)
Green Fingers by MICHAEL PEARSON
Read by Timothy Kightley
'I know there has been rottenness going on in this district: moral decay among the bourgeois Edwardian terraces.... but this robbing our allotment! This truly shows the depths of decline ...'
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
Antony Hopkins had the good fortune to be born on Bach's birthday. He selects and plays some of his favourite Bach music, including Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring and part of the St Matthew Passion.
Producer PETER de ROSA
When not in the House of Commons, Rente Short , mp, spends a lot of time with Rosie (Rosamund of Cassieuberry) and Rachel (Vulcan Champagne Flamenco). She talks about these very non-political companions to DII.YS MORGAN. Producer THENA HESHEL
Your health and general well-being are the concern of our Friday presenter Bill Breckon With, of course. your views in What's on Your Mind?
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
Introduced from Bristol by Daphne Hubbard
The Stuff of Romance: what nourished the youthful dreams of your generation?
'Steel true and blade straight':' ROBIN cousins, world-class skater from Bristol, talks to RENE WYNDHAM.
On the Beat: AMANDA THEUNISSEN with her local bobby.
Lambs in Woolly Jumpers:' NORMA HUXTABLE protects her flock.
SHELAGH FRASER reads
The Secret Orchard of Roger. Ackerley by buna PETRE (7)
Story: The Very Big Word
Presenters AURIOL SMITH and SEAN BARRETT
Written and produced by JENYTH WORSLEY
Jill Bennett and Denis Quilley in Home Is The Sailor by JOHN WBITEWOOD
It's Richard's wedding day. A worrying enough day for any young man without the unexpected arrival of the father he hasn't seen for 13 years - 'You are making a terrible mistake my boy, believe me; and I speak from experience! '
Produced and directed by GLYN DEARMAN
(Jill Bennett and Denis Quilley are National Theatre players)
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
The Rash Adventurer by MARGARET FORSTER
Read by BRYDEN MURDOCH 5: The Road to Culloden
The news magazine: presented by Gordon Clough with PM's s reporting team Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Dick Tracey presenting world news and views Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
MARGARET HOWARD presents her selection of extracts from BBC Radio and Television programmes during the past seven days.
Producer HELEN FRY
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
A spontaneous discussion by Russell Braddon Ludovic Kennedy Lady Howe
Dr Mark Hughes , MP
Chairman David Jacobs from Co Durham
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Sat 1.15; Mon 11.5 am) Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at
7.30 pm) to: Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR
by ALISTAIR COOKE
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Alistair Cooke 's America:
16.00, from bookshops
Edwin Mullins looks at the arts and crafts of the Islamic civilisation founded in Mecca 1.400 years ago and celebrated this week throughout Britain in The World of Islam Festival.
Douglas Stuart reporting
Friday Special: a deeper look at a topic of the moment
The Rain Forest
Read by KATE COLERIDGE (10)
Bill Wallis , Nigel Rees Chris Emmett and Bill McGuffie at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH ANDREW MARSHALL and others Producer MARTIN FISHER