Introduced by John Tirapson with LIBBY PURVES
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0, 9.0 Today's News
Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.3*. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
10: The Demise of the Dutchman
Presented by Bob Langley Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
A question asked by the accompanist, Gerald Moore, as he recalls records he made with some of the world's greatest artists, including today the Spanish soprano, Victoria de los Angeles, and the much-loved 'Geordie' bass, Owen Brannigan.
nem. p 50: Father of peace I BBC hi 488); Psalm 86; Luke 17. vv 11-19 I neb); Lord Christ, who on thy heart (BBC hb 380)
A Woman in the House by BARBARA HAYNBS
Read by Ralph Lawton Producer jane MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
including Volunteer Week Presenters Site Cook and George Luce
(B'cast on Wednesday at 8.38)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Presented by Gordon Hough
Introduced from Manchester by June Knox-Mawer
One for the Pot: the Lancashire Cookery Club team of EVELYN ROSE and MARGARET TRAVIS discuss how to choose the dish to suit the recipe.
A Victorian View of Switzerland: BARBARA BRILL samples the 1861 holiday diary of a Manchester governess. BBC Manchester
Dr Wortle's School (5)
Story: Nail Soup (trad)
Presenters ALISON mcmorlan* and SAM KELLY
Written by JANEY GORDON
Producer JENYnI worslet
The BBC Repertory Company in The Knocker, a comedy for radio bv ALAN MELVILLE
When Mrs Broadbent asks Mr Rooke to put a beautiful new door-knocker on her front door she has little idea of the furore this will cause with the local residents' association and the Town and Country Planning Authorities.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
And Robe -
Ludovic Quayle, QC:
'On the sad heart of Mary, Queen of England, sorrow wrote the word Calais. On my heart, bubbling over with patriotism, love has indelibly written the word, England.'
(Letter to Neville Chamberlain, Chancellor of the Exchequer, 2 April 1932)
'Implacable in her hatreds, she was insatiable in her kindnesses.' (An Obituary, December 1936)
An eccentric, philanthropic multi-millionairess of the interwar years, Lady Houston's love of country was matched only by her hatred of Socialism. Among the many causes she sponsored was the Schneider Trophy Air Race of 1931, which resulted in the development of the Spitfire fighters. and which has earned her the title of 'One of the Few'.
Bernard Jackson tells her story.
The Sword in the Stone by T. H. WHITE , abridged in ten episodes by NEVILLE TELLER Read by DAVID DAVIS (10) Producer GRAHAM GAULD
Presented by Gordon Clough
We all have niggling little questions in the corners of our minds. Unload your query onto Neil Landor and let the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answer for you. Address Enquire Within, BBC, London WIA 4WW
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Barry Norman with stories from the world of travel. Producer ROGER PARRY Editor ROGER MACDONALJJ
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Margaret Howard 's selection
A spontaneous discussion by T.E. Utley ,Anthony Quintan Patricia Hewitt. Tom Jackson Chairman David Jacobs from Welwyn, Hertfordshire Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Saturday 1.15 pm)
(Listeners' views for use in Any Answers?, on Thursday at
10.30, to Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR)
by Alistair Cooke
Presenter Michael Billington Producer JOHN BOUNDY
Douglas Stuart reporting
The last ramble with A Little Night Exposure - a band of performing vagabonds.
This week: The Sky at Night Exposure. A tale of meteorites, supernovae and the odd star waltz.
Other parts played by CHRISTOPHER M. PILKINGTON Script, music and lyrics by A Little Night Exposure
Producer DANNY GREENSTONE
Make 1978 International All Walk Backwards for Bacteria Year. Written and read by JIM anbrew. BBC Manchester
Zorba the Greek by NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS translated by CARL wilbman abridged for radio in 15 episodes by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by JOHN shrapnel (15) Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
( Starting on Monday: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James , read by Anna Massey )
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude