News, weather, papers, sport
Presenters John Timpson and Margaret Howard including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With CANON ERIC DAVENPORT
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
NEM, p 114; From glory to glory advancing, we praise thee, O Lord (BBC HB 244); Psalm 82; Matthew 9, vv 1-9 (AV); Who are these, like stars appearing (BBC HB 236)
medium only Autumn Rose by GEORGE GRANT
Read by Harry Landis
'Never in her whole life has Rosie Goldberg met a man with such wonderful manners. The ' French ' captain bows low and kisses her hand. She would like it known that she is a married woman, but she can't speak.... '
Producer ALLAN c. ROGER' BBC Scotland
Do little girls experience religion in a different way from little boys? Three women-Jewish, Catholic and Hindu-remember their childhood.
This week Mary O'Malley remembers life at her convent school.
Producer MONICA FURLONG
Today the BBC Shopping Basket
Presenters Nancy Wise and Andy Price
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Presented by Brian Widlake
Broadcast on Wednesday at 7.5)
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
The Shape of Things to Come: on H. G. Wells 's birthday KIT PEDLER and PETER HUNOT wonder what the man who foresaw the atomic age would be prophesing now if he were still alive .
Bending the President's Ear: .JUDY" CARTER in conversation With SOMA BEESLEY.
Open Letter to the XVI: from ANNE JONES.
Communication by Culture: taking culture, to deprived groups - such as dossers, or the handicapped - might suggest wrong priorities but SHAPE is an organisation which does just that and is being asked to do more, as ROSEMARY HARTIU discovers.
Dr Wortle's School (9)
Story: Terrible ThomaM by ANNE WELLINGTON
Nightingale's Defence by PETER WHALLEY
'You may feel I have missed out a step somewhere. I mean the one that takes us from my abject failure as a computer suitor to my decision to betray my country. I mean, not everyone who is made a fool of by the opposite sex immediately goes and commits treason So let me explain.'
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham
Games master/First boy at party/Russian operator/Pat:
The Girlfriend/Little girl:
Interviewer/Second boy at party /Policeman/Dancing teacher:
Foster/Man in loo/Religious fanatic.:
From gardeners to ghost-hunters; from poets to pop stars; from cantors to crime-writers. Jack de Manio meets them all.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
The news magazine
Presented by Brian Widlakr with PM's reporting team
What's on at the Empire? Presented by Peter Pratt
While Gilbert and Sullivan icigned at The Savoy, what other entertainment delighted the late Victorian and Edwardian public ?
Producer RONALD COOK
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
Including Financial Report
Written by TESSA DIAMOND
Cast for the week:
A weekly investigation into accusations of unfairness. fraud and injustice.
Presented by Roger Cook
Rptd: Fri 10.5 am medium)
Frank Wright tells the story of a pilgrimage to Lourdes, a week when I went so vividly through the whole gamut of human emotions '. what do pilgrims expect and how do they feel if nothing happens? Is Lourdes just superstition behind a respectable facade? To find out he followed the fortunes of four pilgrims and reflects on his own Pilgrim's Tale '.
Producer LESLIE MITCHELL BBC Manchester '
An invitation to join Elizabeth Jane Howard in an exploration. Producer NATALIE WHEEN
How the Snake Lost its Sting Presented hy Mary Goldring
Following the summer's sharp fluctuations in the value of the dollar, the international money market has been swept with nostalgia for the old days of fixed exchange rates, when everyone knew precisely what a pound and a dollar was worth. And in Common Market circles there is pressure once again for a single European currency. Should these trends be encouraged? Would life in Britain be easier or tougher if we joined the move to give a new lease of life to the European currency snake? Can the West restore some form of monetary order?
Producer TOM READ
(Rptd: Fri 11.5 am med only)
Presenter Tony Palmer Producer ANNE WINDER
John Tusa reporting
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
The Turn of the Screw (4)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude