6.40 Prayer for the Day GEORGE RUSSO
with Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: see column 5
(Sat's broadcast: shortened)
NEM, p 42; To Christ, the Prince of Peace (BBC HB 94); Psalm 122; Matthew 27, vv 11-26 (RSV); The wise may bring their learning (BBC HB 370)
A Week of Crime Stories 4: A Very Small Thing by ELIZABETH FLRRARS
Read by Carleton Hobbs
' A letter, of course, was to have been expected. It had been the absence of one that had given Chief Superintendent Mellor the itchy feeling that this was not the simple suicide that it had appeared at first glance.'
Rene Cutforth looks back
4: I've Eaten Some Strange Food in My Time
' British correspondents eat almost anything. The Americans, on the other hand, prefer to travel up to a hundred miles to get store-packed food or food in tins. I found that at times you had to eat strange food or starve.'
Producer PETER DE ROSA
Presenter George Luce including the BBC Shopping Basket with MOLLY PRICE-OWEN .
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Reading your letters.
Iron Bracelets and Velvet Cuffs: JANET COHEN looks at the distaff side of detection.
My Favourite Ingredient ... 4: milled black pepper and juniper berries for DELIA SMITH. Second Start: SUSANNE BRAY sums up her first year as an Open University student.
FAITH BROOK reads Tisha (12)
Story: The Windmill House by MARGARET LAMDIN
The Gossamer Syndrome by EMERY BONETT
A lighthearted send-up of the slim-for-beauty business. with PVoduced and directed by DAVID H. GODFREY
Sir Geoffrey MacNab:
Nicola, his daughter:
From gardeners to ghost hunters; from poets to pop-stars; from cantors to crime-writers. JACK DE MANIO meets them all, Could you be on his list? Producer MICHELL RAPER
The Making of a Marchioness 9: A Place of Refuge
The news magazine: presented by Brian Widiake with PM's reporting team
5.56 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.
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
Write to: Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
A series of three programmes 2: Dear Angel of my Soul by JANET HITCHMAN
The story of Tsar Alexander 11 and Katya with For years Alexander II of Russia and Katya, Princess Catherine Michailovna Yurievska. loved one another passionately in a relationship which seemed to them both a true marriage ' in the eyes of God '. In time there was an actual marriage which ultimately ended in tragedy, both for the lovers and for their country. with the voices of JUNE BARRIE
HENRY MOXON and ESMCND HIDEOUT Produced and directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am)
The Leader of the Liberal Party, David Steel , up in conversation with John Eidinow
Producer GREVILLE HAVENHAND
Presenter Michael Oliver
Douglas Stuart reporting