6.40 Prayer for the Day FR JOHN HARRIOTT , SJ
with John Timpson in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 ana 8.0 News and more of Today, Including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45* English Regions: see column 5
(Sat's broadcast: shortened)
NEM, p 42; 0 for a heart to praise my God (BBC HB 334): Psalm 84; Acts 9, vv 32-42 (av); God the Father's only Son (BBC HB 303)
Hello Mr Williams by LEO ARTHURS
Read by John Ogwen
It is about a character called Ossie who drives a Mr Williams who is not Mr Williams to distraction. When the Mr Williams who is not Mr Williams thinks he has produced conclusive proof of that fact, he finds himself in a worse predicament than before.
Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales
First of six programmes -
Eric Simms succeeded Ludwig Koch as the director of the BBC's wildlife sound recording projects in ,1950. He traces the exciting story of how developing techniques made possible today's wonderful recordings of birds and mammals.
Presenter George Luce including MOLLY PRICE-OWEN with the BBC Shopping Basket, the weekend's best buys, all the news that affects consumers, and, of course, your views in What's On Your Mind?
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics In and behind the headlines introduced by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Reading your letters.
Any Other Business: a look at some of the more domestic points from parliament.
A Disc or Two: PETER CLAYTON with a review of some recent issues.
PHIL BROWN reads
Reflections on a Mountain Summer by JOANNA M. GLASS (3)
Story: The Little Car Crosses the Sea by LEILA BERG
The Merry Juice of Summer by PHILIP BARKER
When 16 flagons of illegal, 104 per cent proof Noddy Broth are mistakenly distributed around the district, Albert Groper Is in trouble .. ,
Produced and directed by MARY PRICE . BBC Bristol
JACK DE MANIO meets the famous and the not-so-famous. Producer MICHAEL GILLIAM
Poison and Adelaide Bartlett
9: The Trial of Adelaide Bartlett
The news magazine presented by Brian Widlake with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
A daily programme in which reports from around the world are discussed and analysed.
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questionsf Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)
Write to: Any Answersr, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
- an appreciation of Dame Sybil Thorndike by her son, John Casson
In the summer of 1904 Sybil Thorndike set off for America in Ben Greet's company of players. It was the beginning of a life in the theatre which was to span over 60 years. Sybil Thorndike , actress, pianist, Companion of Honour, Dame of the British Empire. Honorary Doctor of Laws and Literature, Freeman of the City of Rochester, wife. mother of four, and friend and confidant to thousands of people - old, young, great and small, famous, infamous, and even notorious - was above all things an enthusiast for life, and probably the most dearly-loved actress to be seen on the British stage this century. Producer JOHN KNIGHT
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am)
B. K. Nehru, the Indian High Commissioner in London, in conversation with IAN MCINTYRE. Producer GREVILLE HAVENHAND
Presenter Michael Oliver
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world
What's Become of Waring by ANTHONY POWELL
Read by TIMOTHY KIGHTLEY (4)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
preceded by Weather