with John Marsh
Headlines and weather, news for sports fans, Proyer for the Day (Mon THE REV DAVID caink, Tues-Thurs PEGGY MAKINS , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES )
Brian Redhead in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
Weather, sport and Thought for the Day.
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
reflects on people and places with the help of the BBC Sound Archives. This week: Clubs
Studio guests join the regular team for 55 minutes of live interviews, argument, music and mild irreverence.
Producer IAN R. gardhouse
Remembering Victor and another giraffe which died recently in a similar way, I wonder if giraffes in the wild are able to lie down - and of course, get up again.
Just one of your questions that should keep the team on its toes.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON
BBC Bristol (Revised repeat: Thurs 3.35 pm medium only)
NEM. p 114: Before the almighty Father's throne (BBC hb 452): Psalm 42; Mark 3, vv 7-21 (AV); The Son of God goes forth to war (BBC hb 235)
in a none-too-serious search-by way of comedy and music - for the origins of May Day, our newest Public Holiday. Assisted by MORECAMBE AND WISE, AL READ. TONY HANCOCK ,
KENNETH Williams , and other respected authorities. Compiled and produced by JOHN dyas Preview: page 17
Johnny Morris wonders why so much of his mail makes nonsense.
Recorded before an invited audience at Urchfont Adult College, Wiltshire.
Producer BRIAN patteh BBC Bristol
Chairman Robert Robinson 10: Midlands (2) dr G. FREEMAN (Warwickshire), statistician: ALAN MOLE (West Midlands), civil servant; LIONEL KING (Birmingham), lecturer;
WILLIAM REID (Northamptonshire), teacher
Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 r...edium only
Weather and programme news
Introduced by Robert Williams
Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Barrow Poets Ask: do you feel ... nostalgic? With their own blend of poetry, humour, music and song.
Money Matters - 5: with holidays in mind. JOHN SIMMONDS
. talks about mobile money.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON cow reporting
Vegetable Know-How: GAIL DUFF on buying and cooking vegetables in season.
Stories of Five Decades . 3: A Man by the Name of Ziegler
Story: Mrs McMuddle and the Chocolate Cake by MOIRA HERITAGE
Hobson's Choice by HAROLD BRIGHOUSE with Music by NEVILLE MCGRAH
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
(First broadcast in 1962) In tribute to Wilfred Pickles , who died on 27 March
Adventures of Gerard by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE abridged in ten parts by RICHARD CARRINGTON
Read by Denys Hawthorne
1: How the Brigadier Came to the Castle of Gloom
In this tale, the first of ' The Exploits', Etienne Gerard introduces himself and goes on to recount, with typical lack of false modesty, further intrepid adventures from the days when he was the most dashing hussar in the whole of Napoleon's Grand Army. winning fresh honours, cities and the love of many beautiful women.
Producer PETER NOVIS
Sir Arthur Conan
The news magazine presented by Robert Williams with PM's reporting team
Geoffrey Smith talks to Kenneth Ford about the week in his and your garden. Producer KENNETH FORD. BBC Manchester
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Presented by Patrick Fyffe and George Logan
With DAPHNE HEARD , DYLIS WATLING and DAVID FIELDER
Written by MIKE CRAIG , LAWRIE KINSLEY and RON MCDONNELL
Producer JAMES CASEY BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they live in - the politics and the people Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE
Daughters of Men by JENNIFER PHILLIPS with and KATE: I know you never finally admit responsibility for anything. You just sit there, don't you: A little tin statue, a graven image, waiting for it all - sacrificial offerings - whatever they might be. A bit of steak and kidnev, a devotional display, some wholemeal bread, garlands, a hole in one, a severed head, a firstborn child ... david: How is she?
KATE: Go and look at her - if you like.
But the nature of responsibility is overall more subtly distributed in this ironic study of marital breakdow
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
Mrs Kershaw social worker:
Anthony Smith takes a sideways look at Women.
Producer DAVID paterson
May Day in Oxford
The Choir of Magdalen College greets the dawn. and groups of Morris men gather to dance their way through the city on May morning. The early summer celebrations in Oxford reflect its past as one ot^thfi oldest cultural centres in Britain. Paul Vaughan reports on the current Theatre Festival and the arts in Oxford, Producer ANNE WINDER
Douglas Stuart reporting
Private portraits of people in the public mind. (Shortened version: Tuesday 11.35 am)
Pete Murray steps warily into the improbable world of the Practical Joke with the voices of HARRY FOWLER , PHILIP DAVIS and MAX BYGRAVES
Compiled and produced by DOUGLAS ADAMS followed by an interlude
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude