Presenters John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.45* Prayer for the Day with ERIC DOYLE
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE BUSIINELL
7.25'. 8.25- Sport
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND
Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners. Presented by Robert Gittings
Readers ELEANOR BRON and JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(John Franklyn-Robbins is a member of the RSC) long wave only
Presenter Jenni Mills including Divorce
Despite the fact that one third of all first marriages now end in divorce, there's no clear path through the maze of financial and emotional problems. Each day this week Frances Ratchford looks at the divorce process and ways of easing the connict.
1: Where can you go for advice? Who will help you in the early stages? Editor JOHN GETGOOD
Bryan Forbes presents a portrait of KENNETH MORE who died last July. Drawing upon the riminiscences of those who knew him, the programme seeks to reflect Kenneth More 's particular charm which made him so popular with his audiences, his polished acting style and the courage with which he faced his last months. Producer JOHN KNIGHT (Revised repeat)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news
Every Saturday morning at the Glasgow Arts Centre, the kilts and bagpipes are put away and out come the saris and the sitars for the weekly dance classes of the city's second-generation Asians.
Marjorie Lofthouse visits the centre to watch some of the new young Scots learn dances of their parents' native India.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
The Honorary Consul by GRAHAM GREENE abridged in ten parts by DAVID It. GODFREY
Read by Richard Behb (1) Charlie Fortnum is the Honorary British Consul in a remote provincial town in northern
Argentina. Unofficial, unpaid, despised by many and cuckolded by his own friend, it is not until he is kidnapped by revolutionaries, who mistake him for someone else, that Charlie finds himself at last a key figure, the central character in a macabre drama. Producer
The Grand Final
Can Willie Rushton and Tim Brooke-Taylor defeat Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer?
Only by listening to this thrilling edition will you discover that they can't.
Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton
Colin Sell at the piano
I Do it Exceptionally Well by FREDERICK BRADNUM with Elizabeth Bell as Sarah Holt
Sarah had most things that contribute to a happy life - success at her job, money, a lover. But those swans flying across the sky - what did they mean? And was
Ihcre a message for her, somewhere?
Music composed and played by TERENCE ALLBRIGHT Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pin)
includes a .tribute to Andres Segovia , the Spanish guitarist who celebrates his 90th birthday today: and a review of The Verdict, a new film directed by Sidney Lumet which stars Paul Newman as a disillusioned Boston lawyer who attempts to rebuild his career by taking on a seemingly impossible legal case.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer CARROLL MOORE Editor ROSEMARY HART
by PATRICIA HIGHSMITH abridged in ten parts and read by Tom Hunsinger (1) Mr Greenleaf would like his son to stop living a Bohemian existence on the sunny shores of Mongibello. What more natural than to search out a friend and send him off to persuade the boy to return? But the friend is Mr Ripley.
Ripley wants the good things in life and he will kill to get them. Producer PETER KING (Tom Hunsinger is a member of the RSC)
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