6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES
with Brian Redhead in Manchester and John Timpson in London
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers: at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45* 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 BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 8.0 am
Checkpoint for Consumers
An investigative programme presented by Roger Cook Producer ISABEL JAMES
NEM, p 71; Let all the world in every corner sing (BBC HB 275); Canticle 7: Acts 12, vv 11-25 (av); The Church of God a kingdom is (BBC HB 183)
The Abominable Madame by HADRIAN ROGERS
Read by Martin Jarvis
' She was organising her luggage, pouring out a stream of liquid French of- which he couldn't understand a word. Now there's French for you, he thought. Better than all your gramophone records ...
3: For You the War Is Over
Reg Vallintine , Director of the British Sub-Aqua Club, talks to divers about their fascinating and often hazardous operations, and learns what they have discovered in that silent, mysterious world below the sea
Fifth of six programmes
Your health and general well-being arc the concern of our Friday presenter Bill Breckon. With, of course, your views in What's on Your Mind?
Bill Breckon 's book: You Are What You Eat, £1.90 from bookshops
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 Jenni Murray
What do We Think of the Americans and What do They Think of Us?: exchange students from opposite sides of the Atlantic give their views.
Man Mimics Bird: JEFFREY BOS-WALL has a jolly good try.
The 10,000-Mile Wedding: FRANK HENNIG talks to a couple who were married by proxy. BBC Bristol
PHIL BROWN reads
Reflections on a Mountain Summer by JOANNA M. GLASS (9)
Story: Bertha and the Floating Fisherman by LIANE SMITH Presenters JEAN ROGERS and JOHN BULL
Written bv MICHAEL RICHMOND Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
Five plays specially commissioned from Northern writers to mark the opening of the new Network Production Centre 4: The Queen's Own by STANLEY EVELING
'That's progress, isn't it? Me recognising that going back to Newcastle was going back to being a little girl again before things have closed in and everything gets determined... that's what psychotherapy is all about, isn't it? '
Produced and directed by ALFRED BRADLEY
Jonah and Co
5: How Love Came to Jill
The news magazine: presented by Gordon Clough with PM's reporting team Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
A daily programme in which reports from around the world are discussed and analysed. In the studio David Sells Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
MARGARET HOWARD presents her selection of extracts from BBC Radio and Television programmes.
Producer JOHN KNIGHT
A spontaneous discussion by Tom Jackson
John Mcthven Lady Howe Lord Byers
Chairman David Jacobs from Kent
Producer ROY HAYWARD 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 BS8 2LR
Lady Howe Lord
by ALISTAIR COOKE
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Alistair Cooke 's America:
16.50, from bookshops
Presenter Angela Huth
John Tusa reporting with voices and opinions from around the world
Editor ALASTAIR OSBORXE
What's Become of Waring by ANTHONY POWELL
Read by TIMOTHY KIGHTLET (10)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
David Jason. Bill Wallis 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 ALASTAIR BEATON and others Producer MARTIN FISHER