Presenters Brian Redhead and John Timpson including at
6.45. Prayer for the Day
With THE REV TONY
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
A panel game whose unruly members are occasionally kept in disorder by the Chairman Nicholas Parsons and in which
Kenneth Williams Peter Jones
Clement Freud and Peter Cook endeavour to prevent each other from talking for just a minute on this-or that
Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer DAVID HATCH
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
Introduced by Teresa McGonagle Guest of the Week:
Lord McGregor. Professor of Social Institutions at London University and Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority. Reading Your Letters.
The Ides of Mohonk: SIMON BRETT spills the beans on a Mystery Weekend organised in America by Murder Ink.
A Clean Sweep for a New Life: BETTY COOPER 'S daughter joined a commune.
Hands to Dance and Sky-lark 3: Jungle Boy
Help Stamp Out Quicksand by STEPHEN WYATT
What is the Temple of the Higher Thought doing in suburban Bynfleet? Will cynical Simon become a worshipper there?
Temple music specially realised in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop by MALCOLM CLARKE
CAROLINE CLACK (singer)
Directed by BRIAN WRIGHT
Leader of the Temple:
from Rochester Cathedral Introit: 0 most merciful (Barry Ferguson )
Responses (Plainsong) Psalm: 88 (Marland)
First Lesson: Isaiah 63,. vv 1-9
Canticles (Bullock in D)
Second Lesson: John 16, vv 16-33
Anthem: Deus in adjutorium meum (Britten)
Organist and master of the choristers BARRY FERGUSON
Assistant organist DAVID POULTER
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Nordcn
In the Chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE. Executive producer BOBBY JAYE
(Repeated: Good Friday at
Being the ponderous pedallings of Tom Vernon from MusweU Hill to the Mediterranean and what befell him in the land of the French.
Part the first (of 6): Fair Stood his Wind for France How our hero held a Sceptical Dialogue with a Medical Practitioner; His Fitting by a Bicycle Tailor; His Taking of Ship and his Observations of an Attendant upon Human Cupidity; His Arrival in Normandy and an Encountei- with the Local Beverage; and How he was Expected to Bicycle upon the Waters.
Producer joy HATWOOD
Poems on the theme of Easter by Karol WojtylaX, Pope John Paul II, translated by Jerzy Peterkiewicz, who introduces the programme and also reads two poems in the original Polish.
The Pope's poetry attracted world attention only after his election, yet his poems are the products of a poetic sensibility of a high order. There is a directness and simplicity about them, powerful imagery and great humanity. They are modern, relevant and unhampered by dogma. Readers Richard Pasco and Hannah Gordon
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
investigates and analyses current events and issues at home and abroad. with reports from Steve Bradshaw , David Henshaw and Eric Robson Presenter
Producer STUART SIMON Editor COLIN ADAMS BBC Manchester
with Jeremy Siepmann
8: Close Encounters, or The Man Who Came to Dinner.
The orchestra plays host to an assortment of individualists in the hallowed halls of the Concerto.
Producer ARTHUR JOHNSON gramophone records
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