with Peter Donaldson
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Michael Cooke in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
with Peter Donaldson
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Nigel Rees in London
Michael Cooke in Manchester
8.35 News headlines, weather papers and sport
3: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Britain has always enjoyed a reputation for inventive genius. But how do we treat people with new approaches today? Bill Breckon probes the personalities of some modern innovators and asks if, in Britain today, a man invents a better mousetrap, will the world beat a path to his door? This week: Gordon Edge - new style innovator, in charge of a multi-million pound centre in the English countryside.
Series producer RITCHIE cogah
Presented by Laurie Macmillaa Producer CAROLINE MILLINGTON
NEM, p 122; Child in the manger (BBC HB 45); Psalm 34, vv 11-22; Hebrews 3, W 1-14 (NEB); A great and mighty wonder (BBC HB 41)
Today's author is GERALD BULLETT Carleton Hobbs reads The Inverness Cape
It was father's birthday and we had all forgotten about it!
A series in which current and controversial issues are put on trial before Dick Taverne, QC, and an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House, London
Today's proposition: Private medicine is incompatible with a nationalised health service. It is proposed by Dr Rod Griffiths, Socialist Medical Association, Chairman of the Central Birmingham Community Health Council, and opposed by Dr E. Brian Lewis, Chairman of the Conference of Senior Hospital Medical Staff.
Each advocate will call his witnesses, cross-question his opponent's, and argue his case. The jury will vote at the beginning and end of the trial, so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached.
Dr E. Brian
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Guest of the Week: George Richardson , Secretary to the Delegates and Chief Executive of the Oxford University Press, which this year celebrates its quincentenary...
Reading Your Letters.
It's Very Reluctant to Bite!: JOHN MIDWINTER thinks poisonous spiders are misunderstood. When to Move, Nude, Was Rude: ANNE SUTER evokes the hey-day of London's Windmill Revue Theatre.
Sea Wyf and Biscuit (3)
Story: A Week with Nicholas by ISOBEL BRADBURY
The Fall of Mr Humpty A nightmare for radio by VICTOR PEMBERTON
Richard Penfold meets Jimmy, a young schoolboy, on the last train of the day. It is a meeting that could change and perhaps end Penfold's life. Who is the mysterious Jimmy? And who will put Mr Humpty together again?
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
from Blackburn Cathedral
Introit: Jesu Rex Admirabilis (Palestrina); Responses (Plainsong); Hymn: For thy mercy (A and M Rev 73); Psalms 22, 23 (Turle and Bennett, Gelineau) Lessons: Isaiah 43, vv 1-7; I Corinthians 1, v 26 to 2, v 5 Canticles (Blow in Dorian Mode)
Anthem: Der Tag 1st se freundenrich (anon)
Hymn: Father, let me dedicate (A and M Rev 72)
Organist and Master of the Choristers JOHN BERTALOT
Assistant Organist KEITH BOND BBC Manchester
Presented by Brian Widlake
Conversations with Cooper
I am prepared to accept what I am doing, and people can think what they like.
Derek Cooper meets a former science teacher who, for the last seven years, has been a level-crossing keeper in a remote part of the Highlands. Producer DENNIS LOWER
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news, weather
Including Financial Report
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
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
Klaus Fuchs was perhaps the most dangerous spy in wartime Britain. He passed vital information to the Russians, saving them ten years in creating their A-bomb, and severely damaged relations between the Western allies.
Norman Moss pieces together the story of Fuchs.... from his own confession and from the recollection of his friends and colleagues.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER
The Five Red Herrings by DOROTHY L. SAYERS adapted in eight episodes by CHRIS MILLER , starring and 1: The Body in the Burn
Producer SIMON BRETT
Dr A. H. Halsey , Professor of Social and Administrative studies, University of Oxford, who next week begins The Reith Lectures on the theme of change in British society, in conversation with Michael Charlton.
Dr A. H.
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer DAVID PERRY
Douglas Stuart reporting
Contestants from eight countries challenge a resident British team
England v France
Last of the Round 1 challenges England:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich France :
Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Professor Henry Appia and Professor Paul-Gabriel Bouc6 of the University of Paris
Question researcher DAVID MACKAY
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
John Julius Norwich
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (2)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude