with Harriet Cass
John Sergeant in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester
with Harriet Cass
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport
by EVELYN WAUGH (6)
Exercising for Health
How can I help myself to keep fit - I abhor formal exercise! Do I need to take part in competitive sport to be fit? How much part does diet play? Can you suggest a simple daily routine for a middle-aged mum? Put your questions to Dr Zena Maxwell and Alastair Mackie , Director General of the Health Education Committee.
In the Chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
The lines are open from 8.0 am
<: The Goons
* 1 think we changed the face of humour in this country. We were the hub of a humorous renaissance.' (SPIKE MILLIGAN ) Tony Bilbow looks back on the careers of people who were popular heroes and tries to discover the secret of their success.
Producer Brian cook
NEM, p 21; Jesu, thou joy of loving hearts (BBC HB 323); Psalm 1: Acts 6, vv 1-15 (NEB); Soldiers of the cross, arise! (BBC HB 367)
Mountain Boy by BERNARD CROFT
Read by Jill Balcon
Producer MITCH RAPER
Jack the Tripper by DAVID MARSHALL
Jack's brain has become largely inoperative, so his doctor prescribes interest in great causes. However, the pill that cures can be the hardest one to swallow.
Directed by GERRY JONES
June Knox-Mawer remembers the sights and sounds of the South Sea Islands where she once lived. Producer BRIAN COOK (Revised repeat)
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
Regional Variations (2)
Presented by Brian Widlak *
Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Nuns of Marble Arch: BERNABD JACKSON has been visiting the Adorers of the Sacred Heart, Tyburn Convent.
Weeds or Flowers f: JOHN FITZ hoy visits a course to help blind people with gardening.
Figaro in the High Street: GWYN RICHARDS Visits ANTONIO AMOROSO, the singing barber of Wednesbury,
Sltohtly Less Stately: JENNIFER MAY visits Croft Castle in Herefordshire. The Lucky One by NANCY TREGENNA
Read by Margaret Inglls
Story:Mrs Trotter Forgets Her Keysby DAPHNE MEEK
visits St Helier, Jersey, where members of the Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GRMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
A Question of Upbringing (2)
Presented by Brian Widlake
What Time is the Big Picture?
Saddened at the state of today's cinema, Steve Raee looks back at yesterday's films and the music they featured. Producer TONY LUKE
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news
'twixt Eleanor Summcrfiold 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: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
Presenter Christopher Ricks
8: Light Verse including poems by Swift and MacNeice Reader HUGH DICKSON
Neighbourhood law centres have been setting up all over Britain for the past ten years, to give legal help and advice to people unlikely to get it elsewhere. Peter Hobday visits some of the centres and talks to the lawyers who staff them and the clients who use them and he assesses the attitudes of the established legal profession and the local authorities who often foot the bill. Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
The story of the heavy horse. Written and narrated by Marl Prichard
An Account of William Beckford (1759-1844)
Compiled and written by DENIS CONSTANDURO » with David Collings as Beckford and Richard Bebb as the Narrator
Beckford was driven from polite society in England by scandal concerning an alleged relationship with the boy, WilliamCourtney.Hislife illustrates the dark side of the Romantic dream.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
The Cannes Film Festival
It's the most important event in the film calendar. Michael Billington has been talking to some of the critics, directors and actors in Cannes, and brings news of the winning films in the Main Competition announced today.
Producer DAVID PERRY
Douglas Stuart reporting
A Fearful Joy (7)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude