Presented from East Anglia by DAVID RICHARDSON BHC Birmingham
S.40 Prayer for the Day SISTER MARTINA
In the week of the American Presidential Elections, John Timpson is in New York; Brian Redhead in London At 7.0 and 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; Thought for the Day at 7.45*
continues his investigations of the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)
The studio guests join Esther Rantzen , Kenneth Robinson. Benny Green and who knows who else for 55 minutes of interviews, discussion and mild irreverence.
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
'My small sons observed that gnats go on dancing up and down even during the heaviest of showers, and they asked me how they could manage to dodge all the raindrops! I didn't know, so I'm asking you! ' No evasive action, we hope, from the team when they answer another selection of your wildlife questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
NEM p 122: For all thy saints 0 Lord (BBC HB 228); Psalm 34. vv 11-22; Wisdom of Solo. mon 5. vv 1-10, 13-16 (RSV); For all the saints (BBC HB 227)
A B and C by MARY CAMPBELL
Read by Scan Barrett
' What frightened him was the way the loss of his job. coming on top of this inexplicable change in his feelings towards Davie. seemed to sap his manhood. In all scLts of ways Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
(Details as Saturday 1.15 Dm)
Earning and Saving Edition Presenter Sue Cook including the World of Work with MARGARET KORVING
Lt-Col Blashford-Snell. soldier-explorer, talks to ROY PLOMLEY who devised the programme.
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Robert Williams Editor DEREK LEWIS
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Private Collection: EDWIN HOLMES talks to IONA MACDONALD about his thimbles.
Consumer Notes: with NORMAN TOZER.
What Widowhood has Taught Me: personal thought from a listener.
Faurolet and Friends 4: Loo tvith a View Editor WYN KNOWLES
Story: Ribbons from the Queen by MARGARET JOY
by Henry Garnett, abridged in five episodes by Donald Bancroft
Read by Ronald Pickup
The 5th of November,
Gunpowder, treason and plot,
We know no reason
Why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot."
Who was Guy Fawkes ? Was he really the villain that popular myth would have us believe? What actually happened on that fatal '5th of November'? An exciting account of the conspiracy to blow up King James I and his government.
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Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
'twixt Eleanor Summerfield Gillian Reynolds and David Nixon , Tim Rice
Tune twisters from STEVE RACE In the Chair Roy Plomley
Devised and written by IAN MESSITER -. Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
A special edition in which the BBCWashington correspondent . Angus McDermid , gives a personal assessment of the two major candidates in tomorrow's United States Presidential Election. Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Cyrano de Bergerac by EDMOND ROSTAND translated by BRIAN HOOKER and adapted for radio by JOHN POWELL
Other parts played by GEOFFREY MATTHEWS. KEVIN MCHUGH. BASIL JONES. ANTHONY HALL and members of the cast. Music composed and conducted by STEVE RACE Produced and directed by JOHN POWELL. ..
Presenter Paul Gambaccinl Editor ROSEMARY HART
Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
The Man in the Queue by JOSEPHINE TEY , abridged in 12 instalments by RONALD BANCROFT
Read by Simon Lack (1)
The time: between 7.0 and 8.0 o'clock on a March evening in the late 1920s.
The place: a theatre queue. A young man is stabbed. There are no identifying marks on his clothes, no one comes to claim his body. Who is he? Why was he killed? For Inspector Grant it is one of the most bewildering cases of his career. Producer PATRICIA BRENT
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