Introduced by John Timpson with LIBBY PURVES
6.45* Prayer for the Day with CANON DAVID ISITT
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN DORAN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
by HENRY JAMES (2)
Presented by Sir John Betjeman with Geoffrey Shaw (soloist) Producer DAVID WINTER
Presented by Edgar Martin Producer BRYAN HARRIS
nem, p 106; Loving Shepherd of thy sheep (BBC HB 146); Psalm 95: Luke 12. v 57 to 13, v 9 NEB); Thou to whom the sick and dying (BBC HB 383)
Mr Bernstein by RENEE TERRY Read by Ysanne Churchman
3: Selling the Goods
' I'm good, buy me ' that's the message that thousands of British companies spend billions of pounds on getting across. Charles Thompson goes behind the scenes in the highly competitive world of advertising to discover how important the image makers are in the scramble to gain sales, and asks: can you really believe the ad men?
Written by CHARLES THOMPSON Researcher SHARON BANOFF Producer JOHN EDWARDS
People in the British Isles and abroad tell of the doings and concerns of their own part of the world - and those they visit. Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE
Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Presented by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Michael Bogdanov , Director of the Young Vie.
Reading Your Letters:
White Parents - Black Children: a report on child adoption from CHRISTABEL KING in Kenya.
Rain Forest in Covcnt Garden: CLAIRE WALMSLEY visits one of London's most unusual health centres for women.
Flower Arranging for Beginners: BARBARA MYERS asks advice of JEAN TAYLOR. 3: Arrangements for Rooms. Peers and Plebs
Written by Madeleine BINGHAM abridged and read by Sheila Mitchell
First of eight instalments.
Madeleine and John Bingham 's forebears could not have been more different. His were aristocratic Irish Protestants - the Protestant Ascendancy class. Hers consisted of military bandsmen and a French refugee shoemaker! (Music: Piano Concerto No 2. in E major, Op 12, by Eugen d'Albert)
Story: The Bears in Joanna's Boots by IRENE NORTHAN
Derek Griffiths as Larry in Brothers of the Sword by MICHAEL ABBENSETTS
MILTON: Ah, I still haven't forgiven dem, if dat's what yuh mean, bet you still go around tryin' to integrate wit' dem. I never forgive dem, an' you, you always forgive dem. Like Dr Jekyll an' Hyde, ain't we? LARRY: Whoo. Whoo.
Directed by LIANE AUXIN
from the Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, Smith-field
Introit (Cantate Domino: Pitoni); Responses (Gibbons and Barnard); Psalms: 147, 148, 149, 150 (Stanford): Lessons: Nahum 3, vv 1-3. 12-19: Acts 14, vv 8-23; Canticles (Blow in G); Anthem: Make ye joy to God (Byrd)
Organist and Director of Music ANDREW MORRIS
Assistant Organist MARTIN hall
The news magazine
Presented by Brian Widlake with PM's reporting team
In the lighter side of life this week, Vincent Kane reveals that the modern artist Grutch is to call it a day. He recites three love poems; and casts a reflective eye at the British car industry.
Written and produced by VINCENT KANE BBC Wales
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD j. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
Peter Chambers. Hazel Evans and Adrienne Keith-Cohen who are all professional travel writers, reveal that the travel writer's s life is not all champagne and caviare.
Chairman Christopher Matthew Producer DENYS GUEROULT
' One sometimes gets the impression that the mere words " Socialism " and " Communism draw towards them with magnetic force every fruit-juice drinker, nudist, sandal-wearer, sex maniac, Quaker, "Nature-cure" quack, pacifist and feminist in England.' (GEORGE ORWELL-
The Road to Wigan Pier)
Edward Carpenter and Henry Salt were socialists who epitomised all those ideas Orwell found so detestable. Carpenter was a poet who inspired a generation, Salt was a pioneer of animals' rights.
Taking a fresh look at Salt and. Carpenter and their friends and contemporaries among the early Fabians, such as Shaw and the Webbs, D. A. N. Jones investigates the relationship between their contribution to socialism and their t crankiness '.
Taking part: LORD BROCKWAY, BENMY GREEN, JONATHAN MILLER , ASA BRIGGS, STEPHEN CLARK , SHEILA ROWBOTHAM , BRIGID BROPHY , NICHOLAS PEASE , DAME MARGARET COLE. CATHERINE SALT Producer ANTHONY WALL
The third in a scries of Kaleidoscope reports looks at the Royal Shakespeare Company's touring productions of The Three Sisters and Twelfth Night; and at the exciting Wuppertal Dance Theatre's Rite of Spring.
Presented by Michael Oliver Producer JOHN BOUNDY
Douglas Stuart reporting
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude