7.45 Sunday Reading
NIGEL ANTHONY reads from Zen in the Art of Archery by EUGENE HERRIGEL
7.50 Sunday Papers
7.55 Weather, programme news
Presented by Clive Jacobs
Producer JOHN NEWBURY
BETH WILSON appeals on behalf of The Leprosy Mission whose workers educate communities and try to control this disease which affects over 12 million people. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]
8.50 Sunday Papers
8.55 Weather, programme news
Reports from BBC men around the world. Radio News production
Family Service from the Parish Church of St Peter, Woolton, Liverpool, led by THE REV GODFREY BUTLAND
Preacher THE REV DICK WILLIAMS Readings: Psalm 24 (BCP); Luke 2, vv 22-38 (NEB)
Hymns: Tell out, my soul (Woodlands); The heavenly child in stature grows (Tallis); Blest are the pure in heart (Franconia); Fill thou my life (Richmond)
Organist ERIC L. E. HUMPHRISS BBC Manchester
Eric L. E.
(medium only until 10.30)
A Sunday morning miscellany including some Desert Island Discards from Alison Bruce, Lionel Blue and Basil Boothroyd. Presenter June Knox-Mawer
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Material from local and regional broadcasts, selected and presented by Francis Matthews Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham
Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Bolting
The programme that aims to help you follow the ins and outs of personal finance.
Featuring each week The Man Behind Your Money
Today: The Public Trustee A Financial World Tonight production
Joan Bakewell is your radio travel agent with advice for would-be holidaymakers. Producer ROGER MACDONALD
12.55 Weather, programme news
Presented by Gordon Clough
An ' entertainment provided by David Barlow. Peter Christie Miles Kington and Alan Maryon-Davis Producer IAN FENNER
(Repeated: Friday 8.10 pm)
by Oscar Wilde
with Maxine Audley, Fabia Drake, Timothy West and Rosalind Shanks
"If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism."
Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY. Producer PAMELA HOWK BBC Bristol
To Be or Not to Be ...
' World population 12 - survival at risk.'
This is the stop press news about one of the rarest birds of prey in the world - the Mauritius Kestrel. David McKelvey , until recently a wildlife warden on Mauritius, talks with John Tidmarsh at a bird sanctuary on the island about the breeding prospects for this kestrel, and for the Pink Pigeons - both unique to the island.
Producer KEITH HOPKINS
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)
' What do you expect at your age? '
Many people believe that poor vision is inevitable in old age; but Dr Michael Woolffe explains how magnifiers can often help people suffering from senile macula degeneration to get some useful vision. Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Brian Johnston recently visited Buckfastleigh in Devon Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news
Script editor CHARLES LEFEAUX
Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham
Sue MacGregor talks to Mary Greaves , severely disabled by polio in childhood, who made a successful career in the Civil Service and after retirement was Honorary Director of the Disablement Income Group. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
As a follow-up to Radio 4's portrait of Dame Myra Hess broadcast at Christmas, there is a chance tonight to hear her in performance playing the Piano Concerto by Schumann With the PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by RUDOLF SCHWARZ gramophone record
by Charles Dickens
dramatised in 12 parts by Barry Campbell and Constance Cox
"I have never ceased to think how great your sufferings must have been in this shocking place. But I hoped that what no consideration for yourself would induce you to do, a regard for our happiness might. If my brother hears of my marriage to Mr Winkle from you, I feel certain we shall be reconciled". And so Arabella Allen succeeded where others had failed and persuaded Mr Pickwick to leave the Fleet Prison at last.
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)
Mr Winkle Sr:
C.S. Lewis is popularly known as a writer of Christian books. He was also known as a lecturer and brilliant debater. Vernon Sproxton draws together the many strands of Lewis's life and thought.
An evening reflection, in words and music, devised and introduced by VERNON SPROXTON 4: The Love of Woman Reader GARY WATSON
Producer HUBERT HOSKINS
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude