with Peter Jefferson
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF Regional news, weather
Nigel Rces in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
7.52 VHF Regional news, weather
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast at 7.30)
NEW, p 97; Father of mercies, in thy word (BBC HB 1891; Psalm 33, vv 1-12: Deuteronomy 6. vv 1-7, 20-25 (RSV); Rejoice, 0 people, in the mounting years (BBC HB 181)
Mr Solomon Wept by NEIL JORDAN
Read by Peter Dixon
Producer PAUL MULDDON BBC Northern Ireland
Frederic Raphael. novelist and dramatist, presents his personal choice of poetrv and prose. Readers Angela Down and Norman Rodway
Recorded before an invited audience at The Mercury Theatre. Colchester, Essex. Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
A collection of country tales written by HARRY IBBETION and told by Bernard Miles Fire at stubley's
'Some say as how old Amos was to hiame. some sav lil' old Tommy Boghus was the cause of it: some blame poor old Mrs Jaundice - some even goes so far as ter lay the blame on old Joe Button. And some just won' say who they think is ter blame for fear old Stubley makes a case of it ... ' Music performed by THE JACK EMBLOW TRIO
Producer DANNY GREENSTONE
Including today the BBC Shopping Basket. Presenters
Sue Cook and George Luce
A panel game whose unruly members are occasionally kept in disorder by the Chairman Nicholas Parsons and in which
Sheila Hancock , Derek Nimmo and Bernard Cribbins endeavour to prevent each other from talking for just a minute on this - or that Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer JOHN BROWELL
< Broadcast on Tuesday at 6.30)
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.
Man the Guns ' is the cry at every performance by the Hat-field Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar Club. PAUL BARNES reveals why.
Pleasurable nnd Practical : HONOR WYATT reviews some recent practical books.
A Brisk Climb in the Himalayas; JUDY EDWARDS tells RENE WYNDHAM of her expedition into the Parbati Valley. Emma and I by SHEILA HOCKEN abridged in ten parts by BA MASON
Read by Anne Rosenfeld (1)
Sheila Hocken , her parents and her brother all suffered from congenital defective eyesight. As a result they all took their 1 blind ' world very much for granted and Sheila was grown up and working before the benison of a guide dog, Emma, came into her life ... (Music: Kabelevsky's The Comedians)
Story: Fish and Chips for Supper by LEILA BERG
Fathers and Sons by JAMES DOUGLAS Crosby's company is in pretty bad shape, and I thought there might be something in it for Zest Finance.... He's a sitting duck: ' When Grand-father dies, the sharks move in on the family firm. Directed by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN BBC Northern Ireland
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 broadcasts 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 HINES
9: The Youth Employment Officer
Presented by Brian Widlake
The Answer to a Maiden's Prayer
Patricia Carroll discovers some unexpected pleasures in her collection of Victorian piano music.
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather
Written by TESSA DIAMOND
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm) Cast for the week:
A weekly, investigation into accusations of unfairness, fraud and injustice.
Presented by Roger Cook Editor DENNIS LOWER
The Prime Minister of Turkey, Mr Bulent Ecevit in conversation with John Eidinow.
Producer GREVILLE HAVENHAND
Presenter Paul Gambaccinl Producer ANNE WINDER
John Tusa 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 (9)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude