Introduced by John Ttmpson at the TUC Conference in Brighton, with LIBBY PURVES in London
8.45* Prayer for the Day With TONY JASPER
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.30, 8.30 News Headlines
7.45* Thouoht for the Day
BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE
NEM, p 9; High in the heavens, eternal God (BBC HB 9); Canticle 6. part 1; Luke IS, vv 1-10 (Nca); 0 worship the King, all glorious above (BBC HB 471)
Autumn Child by MRS W. WOODHART
Read by J, O. Roberts
This is a story about how a thunderstorm and a small tree on the mountain helped solve the problem of Bron's unborn child.
Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales
A report on the church in Poland under the present Communist Government by a recent visitor to that country, The Rev Roger Symen
News and information that affects the way you live. Including today the BBC Shopping Basket
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Presented by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk Till Two.
The Pleasures of Playing: GERALDINE O'REILLY and SHEILA TRACY on the trombone. Reading Your Letters.
Collectors and Their Enthusiasms: JENNIFER MAY talks tO LAVINIA EMANUEL about her glass pictures of Nelson. Peers and Plebs (7)
Story: Mr Corkingdale and the Dentist-Bird by WILLIAM RANKIN
Put Down to Experience by GEOFFREY PARKINSON
In 1956 the Downlands Community Association celebrated the tenth anniversary of its foundation. Every effort was made to contact previous wardens and old members of staff. One ex-warden, however, was discreetly overlooked: this play attempts to explain why.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN (First broadcast in 1976)
Miss Edith Pewter:
North Country Candidate:
The Rev Cornelius Dunscombe:
Herr Frink (once of Leipzig):
Jack de Manio meets them all. Producer MICHAEL GILLIAM
The Sword in the Stone (4)
The news magazine
Presented by Brian Widlake with PM's reporting team
What's on at the Empire? Presented by Peter Pratt
While Gilbert and Sullivan reigned at the Savoy, what other entertainment delighted the late Victorian and Edwardian public?
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Including Financial Report and half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world.
Written by KEITH MILES
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm) Cast for the week:
A weekly investigation into accusations of unfairness, fraud and injustice.
Wendy Hiller reads some of the letters Queen Victoria wrote between the years 1858-1888 to her daughter. Princess Victoria, who married Prince Frederick William of Prussia and later became Empress of Germany and the mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II.
Compiled byNEVILLE TELLER Narrated by Alan Wheatley Producer GRAHAM GAULD
An invitation to join Elizabeth Jane Howard in an exploration. Producer NATALIE WHEEN
A merry progress through London Town in the company of Sir Bernard Miles , as he unearths the legends, myths, intrigues and surprises of the changing city with THE BARROW POETS to add something lyrical and musical, and an occasional touch of the unexpected, Script by BARRY PILTON
Research bv MICHAEL CHANDLER Producer DANNY GREENSTONE
Presented by Paul Vaughan Producer CARROLL MOORE
Douglas Stuart reporting
An anthology about the emotion of love. compiled by H. Colin Davis. From the nursery rhymes and first questionings of childhood, through the ardours of adolescence to ' the right end ' of marriage; not forgetting the hurts of infidelity, of unrequited love and the loneliness of separation. Readers JULIAN GLOVER
PENELOPE LEE and DAVID NEAL Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
(First broadcast on Radio 3)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude