with Edward Cole
English Regions: see column 5
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
A chance for network listeners to hear some of the material from local and regional broadcasting, selected and presented by Francis Matthews. Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
Charles Fox gossips about half a century of popular music on both sides of the Atlantic. Producer DEREK DRESCHER
(B'cast on Thursday at 7.20)
NLM, p 9; When all thy mercies (BBC HB 22); Psalm 8; 1 Samuel 3, vv 1-12 (RSV); Lord. while for all mankind (BBC HB 432)
by Pat Burchard
Read by June Barrie
medium only (Revised repeat of Wednesday's broadcast at 8.0)
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
(B'cast on Wednesday at 6.30)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Introduced by Gordon Clough
medium only from 2.0
Introduced from Bristol by Jenni Murray
Home from Home: GWYN RICHARDS meets people involved in a professional foster care scheme.
Overjoyful Happifaction!: a search for health and rejuvenation With ERIC DEHN.
Preserved for Posterity: IRENE WYNDHAM louks at some of the interesting exhibits on display at the Bristol Industrial Museum.
Emma and 1 (7)
Story: The Night Fighters hy SHIRLEY GEE. Presenters AURIOL SMITH , SEAN BARRETT Written by MARY HAYDON Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
The Maze. a play for radio by STEWART FARRAR
Scientists searching for a new drug discover that what they think to be just an important break-through is. in fact, so shattering that they couldn't even contemplate using it - but one of them does ...
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
de la Haye
Harry Hemsley , born into a theatrical family, became a noted scenic artist and illustrator and was President of the London Sketch Club. He created the Ovaltiney's radio programme and became one of the top stars of the 30s and 40s through his child impersonations.
Peter Cavanagh , a master of many voices himself, traces Hemsley's career through the recollections of family, friends and show business colleagues - and the listeners who followed the fortunes of his imaginary radio family: Elsie, Winnie and Johnny and the unintelligible Horace. Producer MICHAEL FORD BBC Birmingham
Presented by Gordon Clough
Unload your queries on to Nell Latidor and let the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answers for you.
Questions - on postcards - to: Enquire Within, BBC, London W1A 4WW
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
with Desmond Lynam
A weekly look behind the scenes in the world of transport and travel.
Producer ROGER MACDONALD
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Margaret Howard 's selection Producer SIMON ELMES
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
A spontaneous discussion by The Rt Hon William Whitelaw , mp, Melvyn Bragg
Baroness Lockwood Mike Yarwood , OBE
Chairman David Jacobs from Ringmer, Sussex Producer CAROLE STONE
BBC Bristol (Rptd: Satl.l5pm)
Baroness Lockwood Mike
by Alistair Cooke
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Presenter Tony Palmer Producer ALAN NIXON
Douglas Stuart reporting
An irreverently critical look back at the week s news with David Jason , Bill WaUis
David Tate. Sheila Steafel and the keyboards of Bill McGuffie Written by ANDY HAMILTON , BARRY PILTON , JOHN LANGDON , RICHARD QUICK and others
Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)
Kenneth Williams describes one of the pleasures of life. BBC Manchester
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude