REV MALCOLM SCOTT
with Nigel Rees in London and Michael Cooke in Manchester
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*
English Regions: see column 5
by ALAN BOWER
Read by MICHAEL HARBOUR 2: A Bit of Strategy
Now is the time to put all those plans into action for this year's main summer holiday. But if you haven't yet decided where to go this year, then perhaps you would like to consult this morning's guests-Elisabeth De Stroumillo , Travel Correspondent of The Daily Telegraph, and Patrick Roper , of the English Tourist Board. Between them they have experience of a wide variety of value-for-money holidays, both in the United Kingdom and abroad.
In the Chair Judith Chalmers Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
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BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
NEM, p 71; Child in the manger (BBC HB 45); Psalm 145, vv 1-13; 1 Timothy 6, vv 3-16 (NEB); King Jesus hath a garden, full of divers flow'rs (Carols for Choirs 20)
A Day of Rain by REARDEN CONNER
Read by Garard Green
' The rising wind was beginning to seep through the bearded rushes with strange sounds, as if hundreds of mice were on the move. At that moment, in the depth of the duck's fatigue, the tramp spotted her ..."
' Thirty years ago, if a horse had an infected foot, we filled up the hole with crystals of iodine and put on a few drops of turpentine. And puff! a gorgeous purple cloud would rise, smothering the farmer and the vet. It did no good but it looked marvellous.'
Jeanine McMullen talks to the author of All Creatures Great and Small.
Home and Family Edition Presenter Mari Prichard with your letters
Editor DENNIS LOWER
A general knowledge contest Questionmasters:
Tim Gudgin and Bob Holness First Round 8: Midlands
Wrenn School, Wellingborough v Thomas Magnus School, Newark-on-Trent
Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer JOHN BRIDGES
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
12.55 weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
A Day in the Life of a Millionaire: CLIVE JACOBS accompanies DAVID WICKENS , boss of the largest car auction organisation in the country.
Half-way Home: CECILE DOR-WOOD, aged 65, motoring around the world.
Antiques Rule OK?: DOROTHY DRAKE on living with an antique dealer husband.
Living Without - 2: Gluten. JOHN PULLEN reads Sweet Confusion by NORMAN DENNY (6)
Story: Wedding Cake Weather by EDNA WILLIAMS
by D. H. LAWRENCE adapted for radio in six parts by D. G. BRIDSON
The story is set just prior to the 1914-18 war.
(The novel covers a period of some 25 years but in the adaptation, Part 1 spans some four years, and Parts 2-6 another six years.)
1: The Morels
Theme music composed by JACK TROMBEY
Produced and directed by TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(The Captain's Doll is A Book at Bedtime: Thursday 10.45pm)
D H Lawrence,as the Narrator:
Mr Heaton, the Congregational minister:
Paul,as a boy:
William Morel, his elder brother:
Arthur, the youngest:
Mr Jordan of Jordan and Son,Surgical Appliances:
Mrs Leivers of Willey Farm:
Miriam,as a girl:
Edgar,as a youth:
A pit lad:
I Capture the Castle Read by ANGELA DOWN 6: Midsummer Rites
The news magazine: presented by Brian Widiake with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Michael Oliver
Dougias Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world.
The Constipation of O'Brien by GEORGE MACDONA1.D FRASER Read by RUSSELL HUNTER (2)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
1: Mr Edwards - The Island
Wynford Vaughan Thomas recalls the man who advised a Field Marshal and went on to drill a personal army of seals. Producer ROSEMARY HART
( Tomorrow - 2: Harry Price - The Ghost Hunter)