Presented from Wales by John Glyn-Jones BBC Wales
with Edward Cole
Headlines and weather, a look at the papers, news for sports fans, Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV GEORGE. AUSTIN, Tues-Thurs CANON ROY MCKAY , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES ), music and something on the lighter side. English Regions: see column 5
Regional news and weather
Derek Cooper in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester look at Britain and the world
with Edward Cole
Headlines, weather, sport and papers, a spot of music and Thought for the Day.
Regional news and weather
Brian Redhead in Manchester Derek Cooper in London
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
by COLETTE translated by HELEN -BEAUCLERK, and abridged for radio in ten parts by JOAN HART
An autobiographical account of this famous French novelist's life in Paris at the turn of the century, and of her unhappy but eventful first marriage to Henry Gauthier-Villars , whom she calls ' M Willy '.
Read by Rosemary Leach (1) Producer CHERRY COOKSON
A live and lively talk show with guests for whom the coming week promises to be a special one.
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
We regularly find the cast-off skin of our pet crab - shell, legs and all. Then a bigger crab emerges from under his rock. How does he manage to get the skin off complete in every detail?
The team answers a selection of your wildlife questions. Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
NEM, p 89; Come let us to the Lord our God (BBC HB 487); Psalm 130; Mark 4, vv 2b-20 (RSV); Fight the good fight with all thy might (BBC HB 302)
Fred by SHEILA PAYNE Read by Julia Lang
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Earning and Saving Edition Presenter George Luce including the World of Work with MARGAREff KORVING
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk Till Two
A German Childhood: CHARLES HANNAM talks to VALERIE BETHELL about his upbringing in a Jewish family.
Don't Quote Me: says ANNE SUTER
John Bull 's Other Istandf BOB FRIEND looks into life in New Zealand.
The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by ELIZABETH, COUNTESS VON ARNIM, abridged in 15 parts by JOANNA SCOTT-MONCRIEFF
Read by Angela Down (1)
Her Grand Ducal Highness the Princess Priscilla of Lothen-Kunitz was, up to the age of 21, a most promising young lady. But then, influenced by the idealistic court librarian Fritzing, she decided they must run away and ' lead a simple life ' - in England!
(Music: Benjamin's Overture to an Italian Comedy) Editor WYN KNOWLES
Story: A Cradle for a Fairy by RUTH AINSWORTH
Presented by Gordon Clough
Tim Rice goes to the Archive Auction.
Producer BRIAN COOK
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
Including Financial Report
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
The Praying Mantises by ARNOLD HINCHLIFFE based on the novel Les mantes religieuses by HUBERT MONTEILHET with Karin Fernald , Neville Jason Henry Knowles and Elizabeth Bell
' The mantis, an insect of delicate structure, lifts up spined forelegs in an attitude of prayer. The female eats the male.' A tale of murder, blackmail and vengeance among the academic staff of the Sorbonne, coolly dissected and reassembled by an investigator from the insurance company involved.
Directed by MARGARET ETALL
(Rptd: next Sunday 2.30 pm)
Professor Paul Canova:
Mme Vera Canova:
Dr Claude Courant:
Defence Counsel/Kurt Richter:
5: The Wash
The novelist Derek Robinson criss-crosses Britain and builds up a picture of the country, place by place.
(Repeated: Thursday 11.45 am)
Presenter Tony Palmer
John Tusa reporting
People in the public mind
(Revised repeat: Tues 11.35 am)
Tender is the Night by F. SCOTT FITZGElRALD abridged for radio in 20 parts by KEITH DARVILL
Read by KENNETH HAIGH (6) Producer MAURICE LEITCH
Four programmes starring Agnes Bernelle , described by a reviewer as ' a magnificent artist with the voice and personality of the authentic cabaret singer, like Greco or Piaf '.
1: Berlin - recalling her upbringing in Nazi Berlin, she sings the songs of Ringelnatz andWedekindandremembers meeting Dietrich and Einstein. Producer HUGH PURCELL
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude