Presented by Brian Redhead in London, with Libby Purves in Bristol including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day With The Rev Wilfred Wilkinson
7.0, 8.0 Today's News read by Laurie MacMillan
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
Prayer for the Day:
When he and the regulars. Mavis Nicholson , Bernard Falk and Kenneth Robinson are among those helping to find antidotes to that Monday morning feeling as they talk to some of the personalities who will be making the news in the forthcoming week - and sometimes make the news themselves - in Radio 4s liveliest and most unpredictable talk show.
Producer IAN R. GARDHOUSE
'When cutting logs, the woodlice which thrived in the bark calmly walked into the noisy chain saw instead of away. Can woodlice hear? '
The team answers your wildlife questions.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer MOIRA MANN BBC Bristol
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
David Simmons, using his own and rare commercial recordings from Africa, Cuba, Haiti, the Caribbean and the United States, follows a musical and personal trail across three continents. It's a trail of detection, unravelling a tangled knot of styles and influences of cultural and political backgrounds, to discover the rhythmic threads that led to the Latin 'craze' in America and recrossed the Atlantic to become in Britain, both staple diet for such innocuous entertainment as Come Dancing and later a driving force for the restless dynamics of today's disco scene.
(Repeated: Tues 8.0 pm)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Talk Till Two: a discussion on a matter of current concern.
Emergency!: You're not trained-and you're faced with an emergency. What should you do? 4: Burns and Scalds.
Future Perfect: ANNE SUTER looks for the good things in life.
Inside Mongolia: MIKE SHIELS has been visiting the land of Ghengis Khan and the most inaccessible country on Earth.
The Tiger in the Smoke by MARGERY AI.LINGHAM abridged in 12 parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN. Read by Gavin Campbell (1)
It is a few years after the war. Meg Elginbrodde , a young war widow, is planning to remarry until a series of photographs. sent through the post. suggest her first husband is still alive. The consequences of a wartime raid on the French coast cast a long shadow not only across Meg but also across a cold-blooded killer and a grotesque collection of men who form a street band - all of them adrift in a pea-souper of a London fog.
(Music: Jolivet's Narcisse) Editor WYN KNOWLES
The Master of Ballantrae by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON adapted for radio in ten parts by DONALD BANCROFT Read by lain Cuthbertson (1)
From the Ayrshire coast to the American wilderness, this 19th-century classic of jealousy and intrigue uncoils like an exotic serpent - with a sting in the tail!
Producer Tom KINNINMONT BBC Scotland
A Play for Voices by DYLAN THOMAS
Llareggub Hill, that mystic tumulus, the memorial of peoples that dwelt in the region of Liareggub before the Celts left the land of summer and where the old wizards made themselves a wife out of flowers.'
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was born in 1678, but it was not until this century that the full range of over 700 compositions was discovered. In Kaleidoscope, Michael Oliver discusses the composer-priest with his new biographers and a leading exoonent of his work, Vittorio Negri , who conducts the first recording of Vivaldi's onera Tito Manlio. Producer
CHRIS SWANN ,
2: Measureless to Man Water and wells
Leonard Pearcey talks to EAN BEGG, DR HILDA DAVID -SON, THE REV ERIC FISHER and COLONEL MERRYLEES. Research and editing MADEAU STEWART
Devised by ANGELA TILBY
(Binaural - the full binaural effect of this programme can be achieved by listening through stereo headphones)
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