Presented from Scotland by ARTHUR ANDERSON. BBC Scotland
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV FRED MILSON
with Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 [News land more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News, Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: See column 5
continues his investigations of the BBC Sound Archives, but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)
The team of regulars helping to find antidotes to the Monday morning blues includes Esther Rantzen. Bernard Falk , Kenneth Robinson and Fritz Splegl. Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Why do houseflies fly round and round in the centre of a roomf It seems such a waste of energy
The team takes the shortest route to the answers to another selection of your wildlife questions.
IntroducedbyderekjoneS Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
NEM, p 38; Come, my soul, thou must be waking (BBC HB 404); Psalm 24; Romans 8, vv 12-21 (RSV); Fill thou my life, 0 Lord my God (BBC HB 271). Music: BBC SINGERS
The Keys of Heaven by ROSEMARY MANNING
Read by Margot van der Burgh What's up? When I got your telegram, I thought you must be ill - sending it to the office like that .. Can't you give a straight answer to a straight question? '
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
van Der Burgh
(Details as Saturday 1.15 pra)
Earning and Saving Edition 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 Sue MacGregor Talk till Two,
Reading Your Letters.
Rubens. Painter and Diplomat: JOHN LANE visits Antwerp for the quatercenteniary celebrations.
Better Benefits: BEATA LIPMAN of the Welsh Consumer Council urges a need for a major review of the system.
CORINNA MARLOWE reads
From Minnie With Love (6) Editor WYN KNOWLES
Story: Dog Toffy Learns a Trick by FLORENCE POOLS
The Brighton Trade by T. D. WEBSTER
The Diary of a Nobody by GEORGE AND WEEDON GROSSMITH abridged for radio in five parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by Arthur Lowe (1)
Oneoftheclassichumorous books of English literature, first published in 1894. It is the imaginary journal of a middle-class suburban ' hero ' with an over-developed sense of dignity. Producer RICHARD WORTLEY
Presented by Robert Williams
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 (B'cast on R2)
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
How would you survive a rapid on the Amazon? Could you tind your way out of a jungle with no map or compass? 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 Lifeboatmen versus Lighthousekeepers.
Guest explorer, Sebastian Snow , puts real-life dilemmas to the teams. Other questions are set iby DENNIS LEVER
Chris Brasher is in the Chair.
Programme devised and produced by SUSAN SNAILUM with PAT TAYLOR
(Revised repeat: Wed 11.5 am)
by David Pownall
'I know Jack is in a mess but I won't tell Mother. It's the protection racket. She keeps everything that might hurt us from us, and we keep everything that might hurt her from her. It's an emotional co-op with fantastic dividends. Pain does not exist. Everything in the garden is always lovely.'
(Rptd: next Sunday 2.30 pm)
reads Emily Dickinson , perhaps America's greatest poet, whose full status has only recently been realised.
Introduced by PATRIC DICKINSON (Revised repeat)
1 When a man is tired of London he is tired of life.'
Tonight Paul Vaughau takes a look at the City, reflected in literature, music and its new
John Tusa reporting
Up at the Villa by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Read by JOHN BOXER (6)