with John Marsh
English Regions: see column 5
Regional news and weather
Derek Cooper in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
with John Marsh
Regional news and weather
Brian Redhead in Manchester Derek Cooper in London
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
Read by ROSEMARY LEACH (4)
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)
NEM, p 106; The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want (BBC HB 480); Psalm 95; Mark 5, vv 1-17 (RSV); Thou to whom the sick and dying (BBC HB 383)
Tea for Two by DAVID MCKAY
Read by Daphne Oxenford BBC Manchester
Presenter Sue Cook including the BBC Shopping Basket, the Best Buys for the weekend and answers to your related queries from jim HUMBLE
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Lights in the Darkness: PETER WHITE visits Ly'.dron Lodge School for the Blind to find out how the children are helped to go out into the world to lead a fulfilled life.
Reading Your Letters.
The Wild Women: OLWEN GRIFFITHS talks to GRIFF DEWAR , daughter of suffragette E. E. Dewar, personal bodyguard to
Mrs Pankhurst. Home Thoughts from Abroad:
Ja,madc,a, Australia and the us as seen by expatriates VIDA MENZIES, CLIVE JAMES and BERNARD NOSSITEIR. The Princess
Priscilla's Fortnight (4)
Story: Rufus has a Problem by NANCY SCOTT
A Lightning Before Death by ALEXANDER BARON
Henry finds himself rememberinig, for no specific reason, the small part he played in the Normandy invasion in 1944 when, as a corporal, he was detailed with seven men to ferry ammunition in an unstable craft in the storm-tossed channel.
Technical operations by JOCK FARRELL , assisted by ANNE HUNT and ALLYSON REED
Directed by GUY VAESEN
From gardeners to ghost hunters; from poets to pop stars; from cantors to crime-writers. Jack de Manio meets them all. Could you be on his list? Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Presented by Brian Widlakt
Take a Sparkling Pair
Peter Pratt with a collection and recollection of Gilbert and Sullivan. Producer RONALD COOK
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
Including Financial Report
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain
Chairman Robert Robinson 29: Final
MICHAEL GLOVER (Gloucestershire), author; IAN CLARK (Northumberland), solicitor; MARTIN GOSTELOW (Dorset), photographer; DAVID MCKEE (Belfast), physicist
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN , who also, with IAN GILLIES , sets the questions. Producer JOHN BRIDGES
Written by WILLIAM SMETHUR " (Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm) Cast for the week:
A weekly investigation into accusations of unfairness, fraud and injustice.
Presented by Roger Cook Producer JOHN EDWARDS
(Repeated: Friday 10.5 am)
The hit musical by Ken Lee which recollects the war years with memories of, among others, Max Miller, ITMA and Robb Wilton; the words of Winston Churchill, General Montgomery and The Radio Doctor; together with popular songs of the period.
Featuring Vincent Brimble, Lesley Duff, Martin Duncan, Yvonne Edgell, Darlene Johnson, Trevor Jones, Roy Macready, Robert McIntosh, Geraldine Wright
Preview: page 21
Richard Boston discovers some of the curious, fascinating and somewhat extraordinary sounds recorded on tape and disc. Producer BRIAN COOK
(Repeated: Friday 11.30 pm)
by JAMES FOLLETT
A series of four true stories of German pows who escaped from British camps between 1940 and 1947. 2: Those Daring Young Men with William Eedle as Harry Wappler and Henry Knowles as Heinz Schnabel
Narrator Clive Hornby
Two Luftwaffe officers decide to bluff their way into an RAF base and steal an aircraft. With HEATHER BELL
MICHAEL GOLDIE Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
The controversial Scottish poet, who celebrated his 85th birthday this year, in conversation with Tom Vernon.
As Thomas Hardy said, ' Literature is the written expression of revolt against all accepted things.' I think that sums up my whole position.
Producer MIRIAM NEWMAN
John Tusa reporting
A series of six programmes that examines the psychological development of the child during the first year of life. Presented by Dr Martin Bax 6: The Commitment at Birth
In his last programme he looks at the external factors that influence the development of emotional bonds between child and caretaker. Do, for example, current maternity practices have undesirable, even lonig-term effects on baby and mother.
Dr Bax asks if the psychological discoveries of the past decade allow more parents to provide their children with the emotional security needed for successful development.
(First broadcast on Radio 3)
Tender is the Night by F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Read by KENNETH HAIGH (t)
4: London - songs of the satirical 60s and tales of The Establishment Club, where she knew Peter Cook , Adrian Mitchell and Christopher Logue .
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude