6.40 Prayer for the Day MONSIGNOR BRUCE KENT
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: see column 5
On Cannock Chase
Producer DILYS BREESE
BBC Bristol (Rptd: Wed 9.5 am)
3: The Crystal Gazers
Every day another controversial forecast about the economy or the environment appears in the newspapers. Who are the people who make the forecasts and think about our future? What are the facts that they work on and how do they arrive at their conclusionsT Reporter and presenter George Luce
Producer MARLENE PEASE
Presented by PIERS BURTON -PAGE Producer STEPHEN KANOCZ
NEM, p 93; God moves in a mysterious way (BBC HB 8); Psalm 90, vv 1-12; Matthew 6, vv 25-33 (RSV); Lift up your hearts! We lift them, Lord, to thee (BBC HB 326)
The Beak by PETER POWELL Read by Julia Lang
Rights and Responsibilities
Edition. Presenter Nancy Wise
... to Dynamic Living
The correspondence course that guarantees you one Free Laugh if you fill in your name here and receive Lesson 12
Make Short Comedy Programmes the Burkiss Way, with short comedic instruction from Jo Kendall. Nigel Rees
Chris Emmett and Fred Harris a short comedy script by ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK and the short sharp production Of SIMON BRETT.
(Repeated: Friday 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Widlake
Introduced by June Knox -Mawer Guest of the Week:
Elizabeth Frink , sculptor
Two Monsoons: THEON WILKINSON describes the way of death in the Indian Raj.
Bronwen's Babies: a look at the effect of twins on the Hip-kin family.
It's a Knock-down - 2: DAVID BATTIE about auctions - today, with a buyer in mind.
From Minnie With Love (3)
Story: The Little Girl and the Shiny New Drum by JUDITH DRAZIN
The novel by D. R. LAWRENCE adapted as a play for radio by DAVID H. GODFREY
* was by the edge of the wood above the pond. You were tending the fowls. I was carrying my gun. I lowered my eyes for a moment and, suddenly, I saw the fox.'
Produced and directed by DAVID H. GODFREY (B'cast in 1974)
Yesterday it was undoubtedly a status symbol; today it is still a luxury. But now, more and more of Britain's businessmen see the private plane as an essential tool in tomorrow's battle for the new markets.
Tony Van den Bergh joins a private flight to Paris to find out more about the new high-flyers and to assess any advantage they might have over conventional travellers.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
van Den Bergh
Presented by Brian Widlake
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 ptn)
A comedy thriller in four parts by ALAN MELVILLE with Robert Lang and Edward Hardwicke
Who is after the manuscript of Sir Bertram Oliphant 's political memoirs? And who murdered their author? The likeliest fish in a shoal of very red herrings is the Italian - Marinello. At least so our heroes think ...
3: Dead Man's Shoes
Others: MICHAEL TUDOR BARNES
MALCOLM REID , MICHAEL HARBOUR Produced and directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (Rptd; Thurs 3.5)
Sir Reginald Deane:
Kenneth Brecher spent two years as a member of an isolated Indian tribe in Central Brazil. He imagines how his friend. Kwamuti. would question the British way of life. 3: Family Matters with Renu Setna as Kwamuti Producer DENYS GUEROULT
A dramatised account by Inez Heron of a year in her life after her eight-year-old son Robin was diagnosed as having cancer. The struggle to come to terms with this situation was complicated by her ebbing faith in the Catholicism that sustained her family and friends, and by increasing doubts about the efficacy of the medical treatment given to her son. Finally she plucked up courage to get Robin transferred to a different hospital, and there doctors made a surprising new diagnosis which saved the boy's life.
Narrator Kate Binchy. Other parts played by SEAN BARRETT , JUDY BENNETT , PAULINE DELANEY , ALLAN MCCLELLAND
Producer THENA HESHEL
Presenter Paul Vaughan