with Laurie Macmillan
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
with Laurie Macmillan
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
Richard Baker considers the lives and characters of some great composers as revealed in their letters and music. 4: Hector Berlioz
JOHN GABRIEL as the composer Producer GRAHAM SHEFFIELD
Presented by Moira Stuart Producer WILLIAM HORSLEY
NEM, p 75; 0 God of truth (BBC HB 359); Psalm 112; Proverbs 2, vv 1-10 (Av); Guide me (BBC HB 140)
Jenny by H. DORIS WILLIAMS
Read by Gaynor Morgan Reef Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales
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:
Pre-birth screening for abnor-mality is not serving the best interests of society.
It is proposed by Professor John Scarisbrick. National Chairman of LIFE, and opposed by Peter Dlggory. consultant obstetrician, Kingston Hospital, Surrey, and consultant on abortion to the World Health Organisation.
Producer DAVID ANTHONY TURNER
Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce
(Broadcast on Monday at 6.30) 12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Wldlake
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sylvia Horn Guest of the Week: Cliff Morgan , OBE
Reading Your Letters.
Science in the Kitchen: susah GOODMAN looks at sugar.
Any Other Business: a look at some of the more domestic points from Parliament.
The Women's Institute comes to Town!: MARI PRICHARD Visits a Metropolitan institute.
A Late Phoenix, by CATHERINE AIRD, abridged in ten parts by JACK SINGLETON and read by Peter Jeffrey (1)
The skeleton unearthed by builders in Lamb Lane seemed to be the victim of a wartime air raid. But there were one or two disturbing things about it and Inspector Sloan begins to suspect foul play!
(Music: Bezza's Sonatine)
(Cliff Morgan introduces St Datnd's National Festival tonight at 11.0 on BBC1)
Story: The Kitten Who Cam* to Tea by c. A. KENNETT
The Ghosts of Love
A play for radio by E. R. PUGN and ' Don't you think that something must remain after two people have lived together in one place for such a long time? '
Directed by JOHN THEOCHARIS
The Old Man:
from Peterborough Cathedral
Introit: Dominus custodit te (Rose); Versicles and Responses(Rose);Psalms6,7,8 (Ouseley; Camidge; Vann)
Lessons: Exodus 15, v 27 to 16, v 35: Ephesians 4, vv 17-30
Office hymn: Now is the healing time decreed (EH 67)
Canticles (Vann in E minor)
Anthem: Lord, when the sense of thy sweet grace (Berkeley) Master of the Music
Assistant Master of the Music ANDREW NEWBERRY BBC Birmingham
The Flame Trees of Thlka
3: New Friends and a New Year
Presented by Brian Widlak *
Conversations with Cooper
They named an Artesian bore alter me, but I thought that was a rather doubtful compliment.
After nearly 40 years, the Wilfrid Thomas Show has a bigger following than ever and its creator has become the most widely-travelled Australian journalist in the world.
Derek Cooper talks to the man with the best-known voice Down Under.
Producer DENNIS LOWER
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VIIF Regional news, weather
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SIIRYANE
John Amts and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
Presented by Peter Oppenheimer
The background to current events at home and abroad with reports by STEVE BRAD-SHAW and DAVID HENSHAW. Editor MICHAEL GREEN BBC Manchester
Thts goat-footed bard, this half-human visitor from the bog-ridden magic and enchanted woods of Celtic antiquity.
(J. M. KEYNES )
LG's gifts amounted to genius and his speeches moved men with the spell of a magician.
Two views of David Lloyd George - the most controversial Prime Minister of the 20th century.
In tonight's documentary Patrick Hannan reassesses his image in the light of recently published diaries and the reminiscences of those who knew him, with With DILLWYN OWEN and JOHN DARRAN
Producer GARETH PRICE BBC Wales
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am) Preview: page 21
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ARNOLD MILLER
John Tusa reporting
Today, the final programme in the series of Round Two Contests: England v France (End of Round I scores - England 10. France 12 1/2)
England: Anthony Quinton
(Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich France : Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Professor Henry Appia and Professor Paul-Gabriel Bouc é of the University of Paris
Question researcher DAVID MACKAY. Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Revised repeat: Tues 10.5 am)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude