Presenters John Timpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day with MARK WILLIAMSON
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND
bv JACK LONDON
The first of two parts abridged VIVIEN CREEGOR Read by Alan Doble
In a wilderness of Ice, an injured man moves slowly towards the safety of the coast. At his heels, carefully keeping Its distance, Is a wolf, also dying of hunger. Man and beast are held together in a deadly test of stamina.
Producer MAURICE LEITCH
Brian Johnston visits
Grantham, Lincolnshire and finds himself talking about dump trucks, wedding dresses and gingerbread. He discovers a ' living Inn sign, an annual sermon preached against drink and that an American university Is part of the local scene.
Producer ANTHONY smith BBC Bristol
The Five Bed Herrings by DOROTHY L. SAYERS adapted in eight episodes by CHRIS MILLER starring Ian Carmlchael as Lord Peter in 6: Evidence of a Commercial Traveller \
Producer SIMON BRETT (rpt)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news
Sir Maxwell Jamieson:
Introduced by Sue MacGregor will include during the week some Talking Point discussions, Your Letters and other topics. Among these today:
CMla" Play at Hallowe'en: HILARY OSBORN reports on the London Philharmonic Orchestra's new scheme to encourage children to enjoy music by Inviting them to bring their instruments along to a concert and join in with (or conduct!) the professionals.
Women for Westminster : In ithe week when HM The Queen opens the new session of Parliament, SONIA BEESLEY begins a series about women who have recently been selected as prospective
Parliamentary Candidates. (1) Virginia Bottomley - Con (Isle of Wight)
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (6)
Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only
Landscape With Dead Dons abridged in ten parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Written and read by Robert Robinson (1)
Robert Robinson , writer and broadcaster, set his first novel in Oxford, that hallowed seat of learning where senior members pass the postprandial port and Eton-cropped ladies put female rowing blues through their sweaty paces. But all is not well amid the dreaming spires, murder is abroad and --worse - priceless manuscripts are being ripped to confetti. 'nspector Autumn hot-foots it from Scotland Yard.
. ducer JOHN CARDY
See feature: page 16
The Hostess by CAROLYN SALLY JONES with Sarah Badel , Peter Jeffrey Robert Eddlson Pauline Letts
Julia Muspratt is fashionable society hostess - the darling of the gossip columnists. Her latest party has been carefully arranged to Impress a visiting film producer. However, with the arrival of her oddly assorted bunch of guests, things start to go wrong.
Directed by martin jenkins (Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm) (Robert Eddison is a member of the RSC)
Sir Randle Chalfont:
Gandor, his manservant:
Nicholas Smythe Harcourt:
Didi von Hutton:
Includes reviews of III
Seen, 111 Said by Samuel Beckett. starring Patrick Magee In his last radio performance, broadcast last night on Radio 3; and China Diary, an Illustrated account of a tourney by Stephen Spender and David Hockney through China. Presenter Paul Vaughan Producel JANE STENNING Editor ROSEMARY HART
After 29 years behind the Iron Curtain, Jimmy Cornell , a Romanian, came to England. In
1975 he built a yacht to sail around the world with his wife and children. They were enchanted by the Pacific Islands and spent three years there. He recounts their experiences and shares music he recorded with June Knox-Mawer. Producer SUSAN snailum
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