6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES
with Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0
News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45* Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column 5
Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham [number removed]and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners. Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 8.0 am
A fair deal? What rights do you have? Is it worth the paper it's written on? Whom can you trust? With Roger Cook
nem, p 89; God is our refuge and our strength (BBC HB 454); Psalm 118, vv 1-14; John 18, vv 1-11 (av); Sing praise to God who reigns above (BBC HB 18)
Cromwell is Coming by CON MAHON
Read by J. J. Murphy Producer PAUL MULDOON BBC Northern Ireland
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:
God said, Let Newton be! and all was light. (ALEXANDER POPE)
A celebration of Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), scientist, mathematician and man of many paradoxes.
Written by ERIC EWENS with Freddie Jones as Sir Isaac Newton
Narrated by Anthony Jacobs
It did not last: the Devil howling , Ho!
Let Einstein be! ' restored the status quo (SIR JOHN C. SQUIRES) with the voices of: MICHAEL TUDOR BARNES
JEFFREY SEGAL , JONATHAN SCOTT
MICHAEL GOLDIE , EDWARD BURNHAM EDWARD KELSEY , LEWIS STRINGER JOAN MATHESON and JANE KNOWLES froduced and directed by MAURICE LEITCH
A Spinner of Words
Harry Soan continues his reminiscenceswithachapteron how he became a broadcaster. BBC Birmingham
Mind and Body Edition Presenter Bill Breckon with your letters
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
Introduced from Northern Ireland by Margaret Percy
A Spring look at the Irish and their idiosyncrasies at home and abroad.
BBC Northern Ireland The Perfect Gentleman by JUNE ROSE, abridged in seven parts by DOREEN ESTALL Read by ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY (Final instalment)
(Music: Haydn's String Quartet in F, Op 74 No 2)
Story: Lucy and the Bananas by LUCY HUDDLESTON
Presenters: MAUREEN MORRIS andDAVIDHITCHEN
Writtenbyrachaelbirley Producer MARY HAYDON
'Tobeabishop,anywhere, perhaps particularly in the Church of England, needs a certain social sense, a sense, perhaps, of compromise ... The problem with John Hammond is ... The man's a monk ... He's a very bright, attractive, personable, and compassionate, mad monk.'
Produced and directed by MICHAEL ROLFE. BBC Birmingham
Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Read by NIGEL STOCK
Shoscombe Old Place
' When a man does one queer thing, or two queer things, there may be a meaning to it, but when everything he does is queer....'
Presented by Gordon Clough
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather; programme news
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Presented by MARGARET HOWARD Producer MICHAEL MURRAY
A spontaneous discussion by Malcoim Muggeridge
Lord Cudlipp, Anna Raeburn and Freddie Laker
Chairman David Jacobs from Sussex
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN
Presenter Robert Cushman
Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Joseph and the Goths by CATHERINE HEATH abridged in 13 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by MADI HEDD
Producer JOHN CARDY (Final instalment)
Bill Wallis , David Tate Mike Goddard and Bill McGuffie at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH and DAVID MCKELLAR , with ANDY HAMILTON , MARTIN SMITH and WILL ADAMS, BARRY PILTON and others. Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)
preceded by Weather