News, weather, papers, sport
What Britain's getting up to. Two hours of news and views from home and the world.
Introduced by Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.45* Prayer for the Day With ROBERT RIETTY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by JOHN MARSH
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
A magazine edition of this programme about wildlife and the countryside.
Producer MOIRA MANN BBC Bristol
Behind a park-and-ride car park in the city of Oxford can be found the Oxford Pedigree Whippet Racing Club, and its members explain to Anita Morgan how the whippet-racing image goes down in the city of dreaming spires.
Producer ALAN STENNETT BBC Wales
Presented by Moira Stuart Producer WILLIAM HORSLEY
NEM, p 84; Father of heaven, whose love profound (BBC HB 290); Psalm 142; Luke 19, vv 28-40 (NEB); 0 Lord of heaven and earth and sea (BBC HB 14)
The Woman Who Didn't Like Holidays by PATRICK CLIFFORD Read by Mary Wimbush
' She wasn't a great one for holidays. " Though my husband is," she always added as if it made up for some failing in herself. " Oh yes, Arnold is a great one for holidays.
There are many shades of religious belief between atheism and strong religious conviction. John Allegro, Bishop Christopher Butler. Dr Frances Young and Margaret Drabble tell Trevor Beeson what they think and feel about God. religion, and man's place in the world.
People in the British Isles and abroad tell of the doings and concerns of their own part of the world — and thosp they visit. Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE
News and information that affects the way you live. Presenters George Luce and Molly Price-Owen
(Broadcast on Monday at 6.30,
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines
Presented by Brian Widlake
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Clare Francis, sailor
Why Worry?: psychologist
NICHOLSON takes another reassuring look at some of our more common anxieties. Today: Other People.
Engineering isn't a Man's World: CUKISTABEI. KING talks to the girls and women who prove
Gentle Words for the Gentle Sex: LYN MACDONALD with her monthly review of newly published magazines. Dr Wortle's School by ANTHONY TROLLOPE abridged in 13 parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY
Read by TENNIEL EVANS (13)
(Music: Cherubini's First Sonata for horn and strings)
Story: Mrs Chickabiddy 's Party by STEPHEN WEAVER
by Edwin Pearce
"Why didn't you tell me you pressured the toolsetter into setting up those machines? A toolsetter with specific instructions from Mr Hipkiss not to use them. A toolsetter who was sacked immediately Mr Hipkiss found out what had happened. Go for damages? We'd be laughed out of court.'
Directed by ROGER PINE
St Anne 's Cathedral, Belfast
Introit: Ave Verum (Elgar); Responses (Henry Clucas ); Psalms: 126, 127, 130. 131; Service (Bryan Kelly in c); Anthem: Turn back, 0 man (Hoist); Lessons: Ecclesiastes 5, vv 1-12; St Luke 22, vv 35-46; Hymn: All my hope on God is founded (Howells) Organist and Master of the Choristers JONATHAN GREGORY Assistant organist CHRISTOPHER BOODLE
BBC Northern Ireland
The news magazine
Presented by Brian Widlake
For the last time in the present series, Vincent Kane invites you to look with him at the lighter side of life. Culture. politics, money, sex, work. history, justice, religion - all of them serious topics of course, but none entirely devoid of humour.
Written and produced by VINCENT KANE BBC Wales
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme new*
Including Financial Report
A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Anne Scott-James and Denis Norden In the Chair
John Julius Norwich
Questions compiled by PETER MOORE
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm) Preview: page 23
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
Presented by Peter Oppenheimer
The background to current events at home and abroad with reports by STEVE BRADSHAW and DAVID HENSHAW. Editor COLIN ADAMS BBC Manchester
A learned but lighthearted look at Thackeray and the readers of Vanity Fair
Written and narrated by Professor Philip Collins with Lyndon Brook as W. M. Thackeray and the voices of JENNIFER PIERCEY, HEATHER BELL, AMANDA MURRAY, MANNING WILSON, MALCOLM GERARD, ERIC ALLAN, ROY SPENCER, KENNETH SHANLEY, ANTHONY NEWLANDS and PETER WILLIAMS
Directed by MARGARET ETALL
(Vanity Fair is the new serial: next Sunday at 9.3 pm)
Presenter Jacky Gillott Producer ALAN NIXON
Douglas Stuart reporting
London v West of England Round 2
(End of Round 1 Scores: London 102, West 101) London:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays West of England:
Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Lord Foot and Jessica Mann
Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
Book (same title): 40p from bookshops
Professor John B.
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude