News. weather, papers, sport
Presented from Wales bV JOHN GLYN-JONES. BBC Wales
Presenters Brian Redhead and Margaret Howard including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day with TilE REV LESLIE STOKES
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by JOHN MARSH
7.34, 8.38 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
Studio guests join the regular team for 55 minutes of live interviews, argument, music and mild irreverence.
Producer IAN R. GARDHOUSE
' Squirrels keep taking away the pegs from the box by my clothes line. Can you tell me why - or do our squirrels have a sense of humour? '
The team answers your wildlife questions.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
New Every Morning, p 54; Holy Spirit, truth divine (BBC HE 155): Psalm 48; Luke 17, vv 20-37 (NEB); O Spirit of the living God (BBC HB 159)
Billy Fisher by MICHAEL SMITH Read by Michael Deacon Producer MITCH RAPER
Frank Wright tells the story of a pilgrimage to Lourdes.
(Full details: Thurs 7.45 pm)
Including The World of Work With MARGARET KORVING Presenters Nancy Wise and Andy Price
Editor DENNIS LOWER
A general knowledge contest between schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. First Round
11 London and Home Counties BISHOP WAND SECONDARY SCHOOL,
SUNBURY V ELLEN WILKINSON HIGH
Tim Gudgin and John Anthony Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES
(Repeated: Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Presented by Robert Williams Editor DEREK LEWIS
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk Till Two.
Reading Your Letters.
Communication with a Smile: DR TONY LAKE tells ANNE MACNAMARA how we can all learn to face strangers more confidently.
Banquets and Water Splashing Festivals are Helping China's Minorities! : a report from Peking by CLADYS YANG.
Dr Wortle's School by ANTHONY TROLLOPE , abridged in 13 parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY
Read by TENNIEL EVANS (6) Editor WYN KNOWLES
Story: Granny Apple's Old Straw Hat by PAULINE HILL
with Simon Cadell Joanna David
Christopher Benjamin and Angela Pleasence as The Girl Who Didn't Want to Be....
A serious comedy for radio by FREDERICK BRADNUM
'Do you know about the crowns? Virgin crowns? Unique to this church, you know. If a person is born, baptised and dies tn the parish, above the age of puberty, and is a virgin, then the next of kin ask for a virgin crown. There's a sort of calling of the banns, so that if anyone wants to object they can.'
When Maggie Bell died no one did actually object, though there were several who should have done. But Maggie herself objects quite strongly.
Technical presentation by JOCK FARRELL
Assisted by DAVID HITCHINSON
Directed by JANE MORGAN
Technical presentation by:
Jane and Prudence by BARBARA PYM , abridged in ten parts by JANET HICKSON Read by June Barrie (1)
Jane is not very good at being a vicars wife; Prudence has romantic and doomed love affairs; and whom will Fabian Driver choose to console his enjoyable widowerhood? Producer PAMELA HOWE
Presented by Robert Williams
Editor DEREK LEWIS
Chris Bonington goes to the Archive Auction
Producer JOHN KNIGHT
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Including Financial Report
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
Barry Foster and Mary Wimbush in Children of the Red Nun by JOHN CARDY
Early in 1945 the publishers of Mirage, a weekly comic for children, are considering the future of the serial. While V2 rockets fall and journalists and editors plan the fate of the ageless children in the story, they wonder what plan there may be behind their own unsatisfactory lives - or is life just a mirage too?
Directed by MARGARET ETALL
(Rptd: Sun 2.30 medium only)
Cyril Van Dell:
A series of three programmes
2: Atun Hoddinott. Professor of Music at University College, Cardiff, is one of Wales's most prolific and successful composers. He discusses his own work and the contemporary musical scene in Wales with TONY LEWIS. Producer
MEIRION EDWARDS. BBC Wales
Kaleiduscupe Georgina Masson is the author of The Companion Guide to Rome, a book that has been eagerly thumbed through by many travellers to the Eternal City since its first edition in 1965. On the eve of her departure from Rome, where she has lived for 30 years, Georgina Masson takes PAUL VAUGHAN on a nostalgic visit to some of her favourite sites, including the Forum, the Basilica of San Clemente, and the Protestant cemetery. Producer BRIAN BARFIELD
(Why the Borgiasf by Georgina Masson : tomorrow 8.35 R3/4)
John Tusa reporting
Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
News. comment and opinion from the archaeological world. Presented by Malcolm Billings Producer ROY HAYWARD
BBC Bristol (Rev repeat: Tuesday 11.35 am medium only)
The Turn of the Screw by HENRY JAMES , abridged in five parts by NEVILLE TELLER Read by Anna Masscy (11
' la going on with the record of what was hideous at Bly I not only challenge the most liberal faith - for which I little care: but - and this is another matter -1 renew what I myself suffered.'
Producer MAURICE LEITCH
(The Horror at Bly: tomorrow
9.45 pm Radio 3)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude