6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES
Patricia Hodgson in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45*
English Regions: see column 5
Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham [number removed]and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners. Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 8.0 am
Checkpoint - for Consumers
A fair deal? What rights do you have? Is it worth the paper it's written on? Who can you trust? Find out with Roger Cook.
Producer ELIZABETH SMITH
NEM, p 79; 0 Lord of Heaven and earth and sea (BBC HB 14); Psalm 148; John 6. vv 58-71 (AV); Lead us. heavenly father, lead us (BBC HB 307)
Not my Type by DOROTHY K. HAYNES Read by Jenny Baird
Producer ALLAN ROGERS BBC Scotland
3: Fortress Malta
(Wed's broadcast: revised")
Mind and Body Edition Presenter Bill Breckon with your letters
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Gordon Clough
from 2.0 Introduced from Manchester by June Knox-Mawer
Northern guest: Albert .Finney takes a break from rehearsing for ' Uncle Vanya ' in Manchester.
Back to the Beginning: EVELYN ROSE re-examines basic cooking techniques - 5: sauce and soup making.
Odd feet: GILLIAN EVANS has found a solution to the problem.
Night Without Stars (10)
Story: Mary Mary 's Handbag by JOAN G. ROBINSON Presenters:
AURIOL SMITH and SEAN BARRETT Script by RACHAEL BIRLEY Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
Venus Rising From The Sea by JAMES WATSON
' Think of it ... the Mill Gap Venus! One day she'll be as famous as the Venus de Milo, the Rockeby Venus, the Winged Victory of Samothrace ... Wigan Pier.'
Other parts played by DAVID THRELFALL , JOHN DE FRATES and NICOLA RYDE
Produced and directed by TONY CLIFF
Everest the Hard Way by CHRIS BONINGTON
5: Up the Great Central Gully
Presented by Gordon Clough
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather; programme news
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
In the studio Erik de Mauny
MARGARET HOWARD presents her selection of extracts from BBC Radio and Television programmes during the past seven days. Producer MADEAU STEWART
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
A spontaneous discussion by Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone
Rt Hon Judith Hart. MP and The Bishop of Kingston upon Thames
Chairman David Jacobs from Greater London
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Sat 1.15pm;Mon 11.5 am) Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday 7.30 pm) to: Any Answerst BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
by ALISTAIR COOKE
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Presenter Paul Vaughan
Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Cranford by MRS GASKELL
Read by JILL BALCON (5)
David Jason , Bill Wallis David Tate and Bill McGuffie at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH and ALASTAIR BEATON With ANDY HAMILTON , MARTIN SMITH and WILL ADAMS, BARRY PILTON and others
Producer SIMON BRETT
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)