with Edward Cole
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
with Edward Cole
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
8.35 News headlines, weather. papers and sport
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast at 7.30)
NEM. p 110; Jesu. the very thought of thee rBBC HB 322); Psalm 16; Matthew 26, vv 1-16 (AV); Come, my soul, thou must be waking (BBC HB 404)
And Amongst Others ... My Cousin Idwal by LIONEL REGINALD DAVIES
Read by Gaynor Morgan Rees Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales
A collection of country tales written by HARRY IBBETSON and told by Bernard Miles
This week: The Alarm Clock
' 'Twas the biggest 'larm clock as ever I see in my life. Big as a two-quart jug with a bell the size of a saucer. Jeff's daughter, Kit, brought it home one Sundiay arternoon. Jeff was a bit doubtful when he see it ....
Music THE JACK EMBLOW TRIO Producer DANNY GREENSTONE
Including today the BBC ShoppingBasket.Presenters
Sue Cook and George Luce
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Widlake
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGrecar Talk Till Two,
Reading Your Letters.
Air Letter from New Zealand: JAMES MCNEISH has a personal telephone box on a deserted beach.
Answering your Questions: replies to some of those received but not aired in recent Tuesday Call programmes. One Child's War (2)
Story: Albert The Traction Ertfline Goes to the Fair by BETTY CULCHETH
Kendrick's Last Stand by GILES COLE with Timothy Bateson and Sheila Shand Gibbs as Mr and Mrs Kendrick
Mr Kendrick is the new post-master of a sub-office in a small village. He sees himself as a servant of the community, but with his belief in abiding by regulations ' and ' maintaining a little order ' he soon upsets the ladies of the community to an unexpected and riotous degree.
Music composed and played by TERENCE ALLBRIGHT
Directed by IAN COTTERELL
Mrs Wilmot MARY:
Producer SUSAN SNAlLUM
Presented by Brian Widlakc
Fritz Spiegl and his A-Z of Musical Curios. W is for Women, Whistling and Wind Producer ANDREW MUSSETT
5.S5 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
Chairman Robert Robinson 3: Home Counties (1)
MARTIN BROWNSTEIN (ESSex), actuary; CHRISTOPHER COOKE (Buckinghamshire), bank official; MARY SCOTT MORTON (Kent), civil servant; DAVID ARTHUR (Middlesex), linguist
Including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN , who, with LAN GILLIES, sets the questions. Producer MARTIN FISHER
Written by William SmethurstT
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
Presented by Roger Cook Editor DENNIS LOWER
(Repeated: Friday 10.5 am)
Five features for radio, written by LEO KNOWLES and narrated by Duncan Carse
4: Day Trip to Death
' Tuesday, September the third, 1878. The Paddle-Steamer Princess Alice will sail on a day excursion from London Bridge to Gravesend and Sheer-ness.'
- but 700 of the happy crowd who sailed in her never did return.
Technical supervision by DAVID FLEMMING. WILLJAMS Producer HERBERT SMITH BBC Manchester
The faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.
(T. S. ELIOT )
4: Breaking Bread Because Words Fail
The six weeks of Lent are a waiting for the Resurrection.
Father John Dalrymple suggests that the inadequacy of human words is overcome by our sharing in the Eucharist. which is the climax and final part of the ancient liturgy for Easter Eve.
The Archbishop of Westminster His Eminence, the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, Basil Hume. in conversation with GERALD PRIESTLAND Producer TOM READ
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer CHRIS SWANN
Douglas Stuart reporting
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude