6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
6.27 Farming Today
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra: and Today, in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES ) VHF East Anglia: see col 5
8.40 Today's Papers
The Man Who Was Thursday
Second of a new series devoted to the greats of show business. How did this private, inscrutable man become the idol of every wartime listener? Why is he so little known to the post-war generation?
This new profile of Tommy Handley is arranged and presented by FRANK DIXON.
Additional research AUDREY KAYE Produced by HERBERT SMITH (from Manchester)
Fyfe Robertson wanders around some of Scotland's many islands, meets the people and sees the sights. 1: Orkney
Poets, the prehistoric relics, lobster fishermen and local newspapers, and Hoy's genuine old men.
Produced by JOHN GRAY
NEM p 58: Stand up and bless the Lord (BBC HB 268); Psalm 146; Luke 3. vv 12-22; Ye holy angels bright (BBC HB 286)
Sidney Harrison introduces some easily remembered music played by London Studio Strings conducted by Stanford Robinson, Benjamin Luxon (baritone), David Willison (piano)
Ten portraits by JULIA SMALL 5. Sweet Seventeen
(Evelina, from Evelina, or a Young Lady's Entrance into the World by FANNY BURNEY) Narrated and produced by DAVID DAVIS
• We are to go this evening to a private ball given by a very fashionable lady. I have just had mv hair dressed. You cannot think how oddly my head feels. Full of powder and black pins. I believe you would hardly know me!
Ken Sykora presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Own Time
Budget Holidays for the Family: some suggestions from TIM MATTHEWS
And other topical items too.
VHF South West: see column 5
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: It Happened on Sunday Afternoon by RUTH c. PAINE
with the BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by ALUN FRANCIS and DEREK COLLIER (violin) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
An Aesthetic Experience
A comedy by MICHAEL SADLER with Richard Briers , Barbara Couper Zena Walker , and Aubrey Woods Music by DAVID WATKINS
Mrs Gulliver 's world is devoted to Art, Imagination, and Memory. Madeleine Potts is Natural. Real, and inclined to think of the Future. It is not easy for Ashby Gulliver to keep a steady course between Scylla and Charybdis.
Marthe Sucharnon. a Former
Chess Professional. BETTY HARDY
The Vicar, a vicar...PETER PRATT Sainte-Claude, poete et musi-
Cien GEORGES LAMBERT
Produced JOHN TYDEMAN
A chance to hear again some of the best one-hour plays broadcast in recent years.
The autobiography of His Holiness The Dalai Lama edited by DAVID HOWARTH abridged in four parts by EILEEN CAPEL
Read by David Spenser 1: The Search for the Reincarnation
' They brought with them two identical black rosaries, one of which had belonged to the thirteenth Dalai Lama. When they offered them both to me, I took the one which was his and - so I am told - put it round my own neck.'
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening. Presented by William Hardcastle and Roger Cook
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
FRANK BLAKESLEY (Chester) civil servant
FRED MORGAN (Northumberland) insurance official
DAVID FERGUS (West Lothian) schoolmaster
(Repeated: Monday, 1.30 pm)
John Simpson presenting world news and views
NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC Radio and TV during the past seven days.
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Research by jean STROUD
Produced by PHYLLIS ROBINSON (Shortened version: Sat. 4.30)
Nicholas Parsons takes a look at who's talking and the issues they're talking about, with the help and hindrance of an invited audience at Broadcasting House. London.
This week's special guest casting a personal eye over the events of the last week is Humphrey Lyttelton and John Wells comments from Unusually Reliable Sources Produced by ANNE DUNCAN-JONES
Presented by Norman Moss
A search for the causes which have made it a year of gloom in some British shipyards, despite a world-wide ship-building boom.
The men in the boardroom, the men on the job. and the men who buy the ships explain their attitudes and discuss the future of Britain's shipbuilders.
Produced by ROLAND CHALLIS
lan Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world.
A foreign journalist based in London looks at a subject of interest in Britain this week.
Read by TONY BRITTON (20)
with DENISE COFFEY, JONATHAN CECIL, DAVID GOODERSON, DAVID JASON, BILL WALLIS
Written by PETER SPENCE with additional material by DAVID RENWICK
Produced by DAVID HATCH
All the day's news preceded by Weather
11.59 Market Trends