Presented from the North by KEN FORD. BBC Manchester
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV FRED MILSON
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees 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*
English Regions: see column 5
breaks into the BBC Sound Archives but comes out with more than he bargained for.
The team of regulars helping to find antidotes to the Monday morning blues includes Esther Rantzen , Bernard Falk , Kenneth Robinson and Fritz Spiegl. Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Poachers have been known to tie an in-season bitch to a tree in the hope that a dog fox might sire pups as crafty as a fox yet as amenable as a dog. Could this really happen?
The team exercises its craft in answering another selection of your wildlife questions.
Introduced by Derek Jones
NEM, P 122; Come, let us join our cheerful songs (BBC HB 122); Canticle 10; John 2, vv 12-22 (AV); 0 what their joy and their glory must be (BBC HB 252). Music: BBC SINGERS
Go, Lovely Rose by ELIZABETH FERRARS
Read by Lock wood West
' He had escaped arrest only by the skin of his teeth and he knew that the police still believed he was guilty .. I Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
EarningandSavingEdition Presenter Sue Cook including the World of Work With MARGARET KORVING , and your letters. Editor dennis lower
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Robert Williams
Introduced by June Knox -Mawer Talk till Two.
More Miles for Less Money: MOLLY PRICE-OWEN with some practical ways to cut the cost of motoring.
' Madame, It has a very bad pain!': IVY HILL'S transport ran out of water in the Zambian bush.
Ladies in Retirement- 1: JANET COHEN talks to BARONESS SHARP, who is enjoying hers.
From Minnie With Love by JANE VANSITTART. Abridged in ten parts by MADGE HART Read by Corinna Marlowe (1)
In May 1856, Maria Lydia Blane, always known as ' Minnie ', married a captain of the 14th Bengal Native Infantry. Her letters from India lay hidden in a trunk until her grand-daughter discovered them more than 100 years later.
(Music: Glazunov's Raymonda) Editor WYN KNOWLZS
Story: Young Hedgehog and his own Private Pathway by VERA RUSHBROOKE
Rendezvous with Rama 6: Dragonfly
Presented by Robert Williams
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
Conceived, nurtured and done by Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barry Cryer and John Junkin with the music (?) of The Denis King Trio
Written by BARRY CRYER and JOHN JUNKIN
Producer BOB OLIVER ROGERS BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
How would you try to rescue a man drowning in a river? Could you face a stampeding hippopotamus? Or, indeed, could you survive in your own home if things went wrong?
Some of the challenges which the competing teams may have to tackle in this survival quiz. Picking up the challenge this week are members of the Police versus Traffic Wardens.
Guest explorer Lt-Col John Blashford-Snell puts real-life dilemmas to the teams.
Other questions are set by DENNIS LEVER
Chris Brasher is in the Chair
Programme devised and produced by SUSAN SNAILUM with PAT TAYLOR
Tom's Son by PETER RUSSELL with Tony Britton , Mary Wimbush
Christopher Guard and Diana Bishop
The third story in Peter Rus sell's trilogy on the Tytham family, following Master Sunshine and Tom Tytham. Now Tom is 50, weary and disillusioned, separated from his wife, Vanessa. The year is 1941 and Gavin, Tom's son, is in the RAF. But suddenly Service life has gone sour for him and he refuses to fight.
Produced and directed by BETTY DAVIES
Lydia Tytham, his wife:
Tom Tytham, his son:
Vanessa, Tom's wife:
Gavin, their son:
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Stokes, the butler:
Val, a young Air Force officer:
Lobbo, a farm worker:
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presenter Angela Huth Editor ROSEMARY HART
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world.
Up at the Villa by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM abridged for radio in seven parts by WALTER ACOSTA Read by John Boxer (1)
The villa stood on the top of the hill commanding a magnificent view of Florence. The house itself had been built in the 16th century and the present English owners, the Leonards, had lent it for a period to Mary Panton.
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY