with Eugene Fraser
English Regions: see column 5
C.52 VHF Regional news; weather
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
with Eugene Fraser
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. 7: Petr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with NEVILLE JASON as the composer and EVA STUART as Madame Von Meek
Producer GRAHAM SHEFFIELD
Presented by Edward Cole Producer WILLIAM HORSLEY
NEM, p 84; Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended (BBC HB 500): Canticle 4; Matthew 27, vv 15-26 (Av); Praise to the Holiest (BBC HB 88)
A series of talks for Holy Week by THE REV AUSTEN WILLIAMS 3; Love's Remembrance
Six programmes about famous books and their authors
2: Tom Brown 's Schooldays by THOMAS HUGHES
; Shall I tell him he's sent to school to make himself a good scholar? Well, but he isn't sent for that mainly ... If he'll only turn out a brave, helpful, truth-telling Englishman, and a gentleman, and a Christian, that's all I want.' With
Martin Jarvis as Thomas Hughes and the Reader
Other parts played by BRIAN TRUEMAN and PETER WHEELER Narrator David Mahlowe
Written by EDWARD BLISHEN
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON BBC Manchester
The Prisoner of St Kilda
Hugh Ross tells of the sad fate of a wife whose only sin was that she could not accept her husband's political ambition.
Producer LESLIE ROBINSON
BBC Highland (First broadcast on Radio Scotland)
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Dr Evadne Hinge:
Dame Hilda Bracket:
Introduced by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Gillian Freeman , novelist and screenwriter.
Reading Your Letters.
Touchstones: phrases and sayings that ease life's little irritations -3: ARTHUR MARSHALL.
A Pick of the Paperbacks: chosen by EDWARD BLISHEN and JUNE KNOX-MAWER.
Short stories by URSULA LE cuin abridged by ANGELA JESSON Read by Stephen Murray 1: April in Paris
Story: The Magic Doll by PAMELA PICKTON
Ahead of the Game A play for radio by ALLEN SADDLER
' We've got gallons of vinegar, enough curry powder to feed all India, enough powdered soup to flavour Lake Winder-mere. Now you want us to have our own beef mountain. The only bit of fun I had was going to the butcher.'
But George turns a deaf ear on Joyce. He's bent on bulk-buying to beat inflation and to get ahead of the game '.-
Directed by John CARDY BBC Bristol
from Lincoln Minster
Introit: Lord, to thee I make my moan (Weelkes);
Lessons: Lamentations 3. vv 40-51; Hebrews 9, vv 11-15;
Office Hymn: Drop, drop, slow tears (EH 98);
Canticles (Byrd: Second Service);
Anthem: Christus factus est (Bruckner);
Hymn: When rising from the bed of death (EH 92)
Master of the Choristers:
Presented by Brian Widlake
Conversations with Cooper. Vernon Bartlett. former MP, author of nearly 30 books, and the most outstanding foreign correspondent and political commentator of the inter-war years, has just returned to live in England after a long sojourn in Italy. At the age of 83 he talks to Derek Cooper about his life behind the headlines.
Producer DENNIS LOWERâ 5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news, weather
Devised by EDWARD j. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE . BBC Birmingham (Repeated: Good Friday 12.27 pin)
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
Presenter 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
The Pendyrus Male Voice Choir Glynne Jones conducts and introduces a programme reflecting the background and changing scene of Welsh male choral singing.
Soloist BEVERLEY HUMPHREYS
Organ HUW TREGELLES WILLIAMS Producer TELERI BEVAN
BBC Wales (Rev repeat: Good Friday 11.5 am)
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer JOHN POWELL
Douglas Stuart reporting
An epic adventure in time and space including some helpful advice on how to see the Universe for less than 30 Altairian dollars a day.
Fit the third: after being improbably rescued from certain death in the vacuum of space, Arthur Dent and his new companions now face a missile attack and certain death. starring
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Written by DOUGLAS ADAMS
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude