Market prices and intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers.
Producers ROBIN HICKS and BRYAN PLATT
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV BARNEY MILLIGAN
with Brian Redhead in Manchester and 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
Many people would regard sight as the most precious of all the senses but often have little idea of how the eye works. Eyes are complicated pieces of machinery which pick up light patterns; these are then changed into information for our brains. So ii's important to know the rudiments of basic eye care and to be aware of the things that can go wrong with our eyes.
I think I need glasses - but do I? Do opticians push you into wearing glasses? Can television damage the eyes? And how will I cope with failing eyesight?
Put your questions on eyes to a leading eye surgeon and Mr Cyril Howell , an optician.
In the Chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
NEM, p 75; 0 God, thy soldiers' faithful Lord (BBC HB 232); Psalm 119, part 1; 1 Corinthians 15, vv 1-11 (RSV); 0 thou who makest souls to shine (BBC HB 225)
Who Killed Cock Robin ? by JOHN AYMESTREY
Read by Michael McClain
The paper said that he had won his case against the local authority making sewerage charges when there wasn't any sewerage, but nonetheless, they had found a way of extracting some of the money they'd been after.
' " It's really very funny when you think about it," said Derek. " Surely it isn't real!"
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 (11)
Queen Elizabeth's School, Faversham 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
Holiday Forum - 2: MAEVE BINCHY with specialists to answer your questions on summer holidays abroad.
I Feel As If I'd Picked Up My Life Again: MARIA GAYDON has had a kidney transplant.
Unposted Letters - 3: to a hotel manager from ALAN MELVILLE.
Is Index Under Catalogue?: BERNARD JACKSON discovers the intricacies of the art of indexing from ELIZABETH WALLICE and LIZ TILL.
From Minnie With Love (7)
Story: Toffy Goes on a Picnic by FLORENCE POOLE
by D. H. LAWRENCE adapted for radio in six parts by D. G. BRIDSON with and 4: Desire
Theme music composed by JACK TROMBEY
Produced and directed by TREVOR HILL. BBC Manchester
D. H. Lawrence, as the Narrator:
visits Lancashire where members of the Whalley Women's Institute put their questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHARLBARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD BBC Manchester
by George and Weedon Grossmith.
Read by Arthur Lowe.
Presented by Brian Widlake
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 BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30pm)
by Dr Derwent Mercer of the Department of Physics, University of Southampton.
C. P. Snow said that an understanding of the second law of thermodynamics was the mark of a well-educated man. Dr Mercer argues that this law has many practical as well as cultural values.
Presenter Edwin Mullins
John Tusa reporting
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