Presented from Wales by JOHN GLYN-JONES . BBC Wales
with Peter Donaldson
Headlines and weather, a look at the papers, news for sports fans. Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV VERNON SPROXTON ; Tues-ThurS THE REV GORDON WAKE-FIELD; Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES )
English Regions: see column 4 t.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
with Peter Donaldson
Headlines, weather, sport and Papers, Thought for the Day.
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
reflects on people, places and things, as they were, and how they are.
medium only from 9.45
The programme that takes its own particular look at some of the issues and personalities of the forthcoming week.
Producer IAN R. GARDHOUSE
How many feathers does a bird havef Do big birds have more feathers than small ones - or are their feathers just bigger? Whichever it. is, you can certainly count on the wildlife team for some lively answers, Introduced by Derek Jones Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
NEM, p 46; 0 love, how deep (BBC HB 73); Psalm 119, part 4: Wisdom of Solomon 7. v 28 to 8. v 13 (rsv); Lift up your heads (BBC HB 178)
The Drip by MEG SEATON
Read by Miriam Margolyes
Five features for radio, written by LEO KNOWLES and narrated by Duncan Carse
1: Battle Beneath the Waves 17 December 1927
The us submarine S4, with 40 men on board, is slowly surfacing off Provincetown, Massachusetts. The Coast Guard ship Paulding, making a steady 18 knots, is returning to her home port ... Provincetown, Massachusetts. Neither is aware of the other's presence. HARVI
Technical supervision by DAVID FLEMMING-WILLIAMS Producer ROBERT COOPER BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Thursdau 7.45 pm)
11.50 medium only Announcements
King George V:
Including today - The World of Work With MARGARET KORVING Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Robert Williams
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sylvia Horn
Talk till Two: a discussion on a matter of current concern,
Reading Your Letters.
Self-Sufficiency Can Be Fun: HELEN PALMER visits an enterprising Suffolk seed firm.
A Springboard for My Life: MARY STOTT talks about The Cause, a book which has had a lasting influence on her.
Favourite Plants 1: Globe Artichokes are GABRIEL WOOLF 'S choice.
Providence Place - Animals In a Landscape written and read by JACKY GILLOTT (6) Editor WYN KNOWLES
Story: Lullaby by MARGARET GORZ
We Joined the Navy
6: The Maltese Disaster
Presented by Robert Williams
Sunset at Standings
In the third of four programmes, Benny Green and Richard Usborne discuss their mutual love of the books of P. G. Wodehouse , whose last novel was published recently. Producer JOHN KNIGHT
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
(For details see Wed, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
by Rod Langley
Who is the Canadian doctor whose face appears on a Communist Chinese postage stamp? The answer to this Mastermind question is: Dr Norman Bethune, the climax of whose career was his heroic service in Mao's medical corps during the war with the Japanese. Bethune is a true story about a dynamic surgeon and a perplexing man.
(Repeated: next Sunday 2.30 pm)
Jeremy Seabrook reflects on memories and legends from his own childhood.
1: The Last of the Gleaners
The first of three programmes. (Repeated: Thursday 11.45 am) (Neart week: The Aunts)
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer DAVID PERRY
Douglas Stuart reporting
From southern Africa Bridget Bloom. Africa Correspondent of the Financial Times, talks to black and white Africans, Producer CAROLINE millington (Repeated: Tuesday 11.35 am)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude