6.40 Prayer for the Day MONSIGNOR BRUCE KENT
Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead 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
Trees and Shrubs
Your choice may be a Japanese flowering cherry, an exotic camellia or a eucalyptus - or it might be the native whitebeam or mountain ash. But whatever it is, now is the time to plant your trees and shrubs.
Roy Lancaster is Curator of the world's largest collection of hardy woody plants and knows which give colour in spring and autumn, grow too large, grow quickly, provide a good screen or are just beautiful to look at and easy to look after.
In the Chair Jill Burridge Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
NEM, p 21; For the beauty of the earth (BBC HB 272); Canticle 9; Romans 5, vv 1-11 (rsv); How are thy servants blest, o Lord (BBC HB 305)
The Winding Trail by SUZANNE WAINWRIGHT Read by Betty Hardy
' " Couldn't I stay on here for those few days, while you are on the journey to Kashmir? " Miss Pringle asked. " I could easily catch you up by bus. The club dance . . . "
" Certainly not! All the women and children have to get out of here ... besides, what would people say if you stayed on all alone with the Colonel? "
Home and Family Edition Presenter Mari Prichard with your letters
A general' knowledge contest between schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Tim Gudgin and Bob Holness Second Round (10)
The Grammar School. Llandysul v Macclesfield County High School for Girls
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 June Knox -Mawer Cruising Down the River: ANNE CATCHPOLE sampling the canals ofBrittany.
Getting Back to Normal: VALERIE BETHELL talks to some people concerned with the problems which follow mastectomy. Reading your letters.
Sewing Club: JILL BURRIDGE with news, views and information for the home needle-woman.
From Minnie With Love (2)
Story: Young Hedgehog and the Squawking Hens by VERA RUSHBROOKE
by D. H. LAWRENCE
visits West Yorkshire where members of the Wetherby Horticultural Society put their questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD BBC Manchester
Rendezvous with Rama 7: The Rescue
Presented by Brian Widlake
5.51 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 BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
A book you loved (or hated) in childhood - how well do you remember it now?
John Cleese in conversation with JEAN DAVIS recalls one of his own favourites.
Producer MICHELL RAPER
Douglas Stuart reporting
Up at the Villa by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM (2).