Presented from the North by Kenneth Ford
6.40 Prayer for the Day
Canon Wilfred Garlick
The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Michael Cooke
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27 and 8.27; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35* and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 English Regions: see column 5
John Ebdon continues his investigation of the BBC Sound Archives but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)
Aided by Sheridan Morley, Mavis Nicholson, Lance Percival, Kenneth Robinson and Fritz Spiegl
(Fritz Spiegl is Woman's Hour's Guest of the Week: Wed 1.45 pm)
Why does a chestnut tree waste energy by making so many conkers - surely it only needs one sapling to replace it
The team conquers another selection of your wildlife questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
NEM, p 97; Almighty God , thy word is cast (BBC HB 188); Psalm 119, vv 105-112 (BCP); Luke 11, vv 27-36 (RSV); 0 God of truth, whose living word (BBC HB 359)
An Appearance of Piety by R. T. PLUMB
Read by Grizelda Hervey
' was 17 in 1906, and such a strangely unhappy 17-year-old too! There was, within me. something indefinable, as dark and cold as the house ... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
Presenter Mavis Nicholson The World of Work
With jobs hard to find, MARGARET KORVING studies the market and looks at new opportunities in training and employment.
Your Money: what should you be doing with it now?
With, of course, your views in What's on Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER
Sir Robert Mark , Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, With ROY PLOMLEY
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics introduced by Robert Williams
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Reading your letters.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON Gow reporting.
Food Facts on Potatoes - 1: JANET WARREN tells US hOW to buy them.
ROSALIND SHANKS reads Images of Rose by ANNA GILBERT (4) Editor WYN KNOWLES
Story: The Little Girl and the Silly Daddy by M. v. COLIN
The House of Gair by ERIC LINKLATER
Read by JOHN SHEDDEN 6: The Celebration
The news magazine: presented by Robert Williams with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
or How to identify a situation given a few obscure facts and a little lateral thinking.
Panellists: Sheila Hancock, Peter Jones, Arianna Stassinopoulos
Chairman John Timpson
Hidden voice JOHN BENSON
Compiled by JOHN DAVIS
Producer TONY LUKE
(Arianna Stassinopoulos is in Any Questions?: Friday 8.30 pm)
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
FIRST POLITE NATIVE: Who's 'im, Bill?
SECOND POLITE NATIVE: A Stranger.
FIRST POLITE NATIVE: Eave arf a brick at 'im!
The variety of Victorian wit was incredible. Irreverent, rich in bad puns and poor taste, it reflected the vigour of a nation rising to the peak of its power. Collapse of Stout Party was the culmination of many a joke - and they liked it.
In the first of two programmes Richard Stilgoe takes a look at Victorian humour and the people who created it, opening a window on one of the most fascinating of ages when stout parties' collapsed in unending profusion.
Also taking part:
JUDY BENNETT , ANNABEL HUNT CHARLES COLLINGWOOD Based on the book by RONALD PEARSALL
Producer JOHN KNIGHT
The End of the Summer by DENIS CONSTANDUROS
' You see, I'm not such a child now. I do know how it is between Father and Madame ... It was last summer that I realised ... He couldn't take his eyes off her ..."
Producer TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm)
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Paul Vaughan
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world
The Stone Angel by MARGARET LAURENCE abridged for radio in 15 parts by MADGE HART
Read by MARGARET ROBERTSON (6) Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
Book, How Money Works, 40p from bookshops
preceded by Weather