Presenters John Timpson and Wendy Jones
6.45 Prayer for the Day With Eric Doyle
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.8 Today's News Read by Bryan Martin
7.39, 8.30 News headlines
7.45 Thought for the Day Editor Julian Holland
from the Chapel of Unity Methodist College, Belfast nem, p 89; Holy God we praise thy name (Praise the Lord 12); Psalm 67 (Gelineau); John 4. vv
43-54 (Av); Praise we our God (PTL 94)
BBC Northern Ireland
Brian Johnston visits the Ancient Cinque port town of Rye in East Sussex. He learns something of its history and seafaring tradition, visits a superb model of the town, a firm that specialises in hand-painted ceramic tiles and meets an old fisherman who has vivid memories of 1940. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
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Some of the poetry requests by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented by Charles Tmllnson
Readers martin JARVIS and POLLY JAMES
Producer brian pattem PBC Bristol Requests to:
Poetry Pleasel. BBC, Bristol BSB 2LR
(Martin Jarvis is a National Theatre player) long wave only
by Dorothy L. Sayers adapted in six episodes by Alistair Beaton starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter, Sarah Badel as Lady Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter with special guest Peter Vaughan as Superintendent Kirk
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news
The Rev Goodacre:
Introduced by Sue MacGregor will include during the week some Talking Point discussions, your Letters and other topics. Among these today:
Fast Family Fare
Suppers: MARY BERRY with the second of six demonstrations on how to prepare real and wholesome food quickly and efficiently.
Mermaids: of all mythological creatures, the mermaid is the most popular, alluring and sexually symbolic. KAREN DECO considers the mermaid's evolution. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by ANNE BRONTE abridged in 20 parts by JANET QUIGLEY
Read by JANET SUZMAN and TIM PICOTTSMITH (3) Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only
The Woman's Hour Book, f6.50 from booksellers
Penguins and Flamingos
Have you ever seen zoo-keepers on their hands and knees building ' mud-pies '? International zoo vet David Taylor has - and in the first of seven programmes false legs, lavatory mats and elastic bands abound in the world of peck-happy penguins and frigid, rather fussy flamingos.
Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
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The Beautiful Visit by ELIZABETH JANC HOWARD abridged in 13 parts by MYRA BEATON Read by Patricia Gallimore (1)
A young woman finds the atmosphere of home life dull and repressive, until an invitation from friends in the country results in a beautiful visit, the memory of which echoes and lingers, prompting a renewed struggle to achieve independent happiness. Producer
VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
Willie Rushton , Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer bring their own unique brand of sandwiches to this antidote to panel games. Accompanied by COLIN sell. Chaired by Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer GEOffRff PERKINS
Trotsky In Finland by LESTER POWELL
The play Is based, somewhat loosely, on an episode in the life of Leon Trotsky. In October 1905 he escaped from the Russian Secret Police and went to earth In an hotel deep in the woods of South East Finland. He assumed the pseudonym of E. M. Vikentiev , a landowner reputed to be worth 93-million roubles. The only other guests in the hotel were a Swedish playwright and his wife, an English actress.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN. BBC Bristol (Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm) (Derek Jacobi is a member of the RSC)
includes reviews of Jonathan Miller 's new production of Mozart's The Magic Flute for Scottish Opera at the Theatre Royal. Glasgow; and The Battle Is Not Yet Won, an exhibition at the Heinz Gallery in London, celebrating 25 years of the Victorian society. Presenter Paul Allen Producer John Powell Editor Rosemary Hart
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