6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50 Weather; programme news
6.55 South-East News
6.27 Farming Today
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Manio and John Timpson
7.4* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Weather; programme news
7.55 South-East News ,
and more of Today j
8.40 Today's Papers
Another look at some of the last outposts of steam locomotion in Britain
2: The Bluebell Line
Introduced by PETER WHEELER Produced by DON MOSEY
NEM p 41; Jesu, thy mercies are untold (BBC HB 324): Psalm 85: St Matthew 4, vv 1-11 (RSV); Father, hear the prayer we offer (BBC HB 352)
LONDON STUDIO STRINGS conducted by MARTIN GOLDSTEIN With WILLIAM BENNETT (flute) Introduced by JON CURLE
The autobiography of Prince Felix Youssoupoff read by GEORGE MERRITT
4: The Prince in England
'My favourite comic character ' is how Lord Gladwyn described Monty Modlyn in a recent House of Lords debate. Monty has a following in less exalted places as well.
In a new series he takes a quizzical look at people and places: here he investigates some colourful aspects of Jewish life in London.
Produced by RICHARD GILBERT (Strong, hoarse and cockney: page 10)
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: Brenda's Picnic by ELIZABETH SADLER
with the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by KENNETH ALWYN and JOHN BARROW (baritone) Produced by ALAN OWEN
There ain'a Lady Livin' in the Land by ROBIN SMYTH
with ROBERT ROBINSON
by ANNE BRONTE abridged for radio in 10 instalments by NAN MACDONALD 7: Which tells how Helen fought to save her Son Reader JULIET COOKE
Produced by TREVOR HILL
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening
Including the latest news, the evening press, what's on tonight, the City. and the people and. talking points of the day. Presented by William Hardcastle and Derek Cooper
5.50 Weather; programme news
5.55 South-East News
starring Richard Briers as Roger Thursby
5: Counsel's Opinion
(Repeated: Friday. 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views With MERYL O'KEEFFE
A contemporary revue that punctures the pundits and deflates the diehards Shots fired by PETER REEVES abetted by ELIZABETH MORGAN BARRY CRYER BILL WALLIS and THE MAX HARRIS GROUP
Script by PETER REEVES and TERRANCE DICKS
Produced by JOHN DYAS
An examination of family life by ANNE OWEN
Part 2: Death of a Patriarch
Unless the father makes on almost superhuman effort, there is no possibility of understanding; because the son is saying ' I don'even accept your frame of reference, with- in which to talk ' (Richard Hoggart on BBC1, March 1970).
Professor Hoggart was discussing the breakdown of communications between the generations and the end of what he has called the ' Protestant Ethic.'
Death of a Patriarch, part 2 of this three-part documentary, explores the changing pattern of life within the family itself with recordings of children discussing their own upbringing with their parents. and their views on the older generation.
With comments by DR ROBERT RAPOPORT of the Tavistock Institute, a Psychiatrist, and a Social Anthropologist. (from Birmingham)
You can see them in the musical trade-papers of the 1930s - in the sepia pages of the radio-fan magazines: glossy young men with their hair brushed back and their mouths set in a wide confident grin. Charming, smiling, rich - who were they? The band leaders of the 1930s, the super stars.'
Steve Race presents a picture of the golden age of British dance music with reminiscences by band leaders ROY fox and HARRY ROY clarinettist NAT TEMPLE bass player TINY WINTERS and drummer JOCK JACOBSON Research by RITA DANDO
Produced by MICHELL RAPER
Discoveries, inventions, and news from the world of science and technology.
Each week New Worlds brings you the people whose achievements are changing your way of life
Producer LAURIE JOHN
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
Flush by VIRGINIA WOOLF read by BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT (4)
preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends