with Peter Jefferson
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF Regional news; weather
Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
7.52 VHF Regional news; weather
8.35-8.45 VHF only News headlines, weather sport, papers
3; A Glum Time at the Sales
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast at 7.30)
NEM, p 67; 0 worship the King, all glorious ahove (BBC HB 471); Psalm 93; Ephesians 4, vv 17-31 (NEB): God is our refuge (BBC HB 454)
The New Doll by EONA MACNICOL Read by Gwyneth Guthrie Producer ALLAN G. ROGERS BBC Scotland
A collection of country tales written by HARRY IBBETSON and told by Bernard Miles Barney's Goat
.1 It's wonderful what an old goat will eat. Eat anything, an old goat will. Did you ever hear tell of Barney's goat? Old billy-goat, it was. great old rough-haired, bearded brute....' Music performed by THE JACK EMBLOW TRIO
Producer DANNY GREENSTONE
Including today the BBC Shopping Basket
PresentersNancyWise and Bill Breekon
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two: a discussion on a matter of current concern.
Collectors and their Enthusiasms: JACK AND ELSIE ARMSTRONG are so keen that they have turned their council house into a museum.
Readme Your Letters.
Accident: MAX SINCLAIR was badly paralysed in a car crash. He and his wife SUE describe his near-miraculous recovery to PAMELA GILLHAM.
Gentle Words /or the Gentle Sex: GILLIAN STRICKLAND With her monthly review of newly-published women's magazines. In The Frame (8)
Story: The Big Blue Removal Van by VERA RUSHBROOKE
The Knight of the Long Trousers A play for radio by DONALD BULL with Peter Woodthorpe Irene Sutcliffe and William Eedle On the eve of his receiving a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, Dan Hepton and his family are installed in an expensive London hotel suite. It isn't the evening they had hoped for, but a night of crisis ... Dan Hepton PETER WOODTHORPE Alison, his wife.IRENE SUTCLIFFE George, their son.sTEVE HODSON Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (RpO
Sarah, their daughter:
Elsie, his ex-wife:
Live from the House of Commons
Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 3.15 when the House of Commons is in session, the Prime Minister must submit himself to 15 minutes of questions from every part of the House except his own Front Bench. BBC Radio broadcast Prime Minister's Questions live every Tuesday and Thursday. Today's scene is set by Brian Curtois. the BBC's Political Correspondent.
Producer DAVID ANTHONY TURNER
Kes by BARRY MINES
4: A Visit to the Headmaster
Presented by Brian Widlake
Fritz Spiegl and his A-Z of Musical Curios: Z is for Zuck, Zinck and German Magic Producer ANDREW MUSSETT
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
Chairman Robert Robinson 6: South of England (2)
PHILIP SLINN (Sussex), architect; KATHLEEN WILLIAMS (Hampshire); GEOFFREY MARWOOD (Sussex). retired schoolmaster; PENELOPE BILLYEALD (Berkshire) Including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN , who, with UN GILLIES, sets the questions. Producer MARTIN FISHER
Written by TESSA DIAMOND
Presented by Roger Cook Editor DENNIS LOWER
A portrait by Tony Van den Bergh of William Harvey (1578-1657). the physician who discovered the true nature of the circulation of the blood and the function of the heart as a pump. With William Harvey David Marchand Sir Charles Scarborough DouglasStorm
Other parts played by ERIC ALLAN , JAMES AUBREY TIMOTHY BATESON
MALCOLM GERARD , HAROLD KASKET JACK MAY , MARY NELSON SHEILA RAYNOR , JOHN RYE
PETER SETTELEN and JILL SIMCOX with a summing up by Sir John McMichael , late Professor of Medicine. University of London Postgraduate Medical School
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
Mr Healey 's Budget Options
Mr Healey has not been short of advice about what measures he should introduce in his Budget next week. How practical are the suggestions put to him, given that the economy does not look so healthy as it did even two months ago? What do they mean in real terms and what would they cost? What are the choices facing Mr Healey as he puts the finishing touches to his 1978 Budget?
Presented by Mary Goldrlng Producer TOM READ
The V and A
Tapestries, precious glass, ceramics, musical instruments, costumes and sculpture - the Victoria and Albert is a treasure house of beautiful objects from all over the world. The Director. Dr Roy Strong , wants to see ' the 20th century blazing through the museum ', and his lively exhibition policy sent up attendances last year.
Paul Vaughan looks at this unique collection and the controversial economies which threaten the future of the museum. Producer ANNE WINDER
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
The Great Railway Bazaar (4)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude