Brian Redhead at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool with LIBBY PURVES in London
6.45* Prayer for the Day with MONSIGNOR PATRICK MCENRO1
7.0 and 8.6 Today's News Newsreader COLIN DORAN
7.30 and 8.30 News headlines
7.45. Thousht for the Day
by ROBERT GRAVES (7)
medium only from 9.40 Home Dressmaking
Help please - I can never get a collar to lie flat. My problem is sleeves - they never seem to fit properly into armholes. I'm not stock size - which pattern measurement is the most important? Why is it that I have problems when machining synthetic fabrics? Put your questions to sewing adviser Betty Foster
In the Chair Jill Burridge Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
The lines are open from 8.0 am
Presenter Moira Stuart
Producer WILLIAM HORSLEY
NEM, p 97: Lord, thv word (BBC HB 190); Psalm 119. pt 6; Luke 20, vv 19-26 (NEB): Soldiers of the cross (BBC HB 367)
The Flag by H. E. BATES Read by Hugh Dickson
Jack's Wedding by DAVID BUCKLEY with The eve of the wedding is a traditional time for second thoughts, but when you are actually standing at the altar it's a bit late ... Or is it?
Directed by MICHAEL BARTLETT
During the last 50 years, doctors, psychologists and others, have attempted to harness the beneficial effect of talking about one's problems into the practice of psychotherapy. In a series of six programmes, Dr Anthony Clare gives his personal assessment of the present state of psychotherapy in its best forms.
1: What Is It Trying to Dot Producer SALLY THOMPSON
Including Getting the Beat from Your Radio.
Presenters Nancy Wise and...Bill Breckon
Regional Variations (2)
Presented by Brian Widlake
medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Animal Relations: an occasional look at the world of animals with MOLLY PRICE-OWEN .
B 4 B: TONY BARNFIELD talks to a seaside landlady and Estate Agent about setting up and running a guest house. Reading Your Letters.
Good Health Begins in the Kitchen: EVELYN ROSE suggests adding a pinch of crunch to your meals.
Living in the Dordogne: ANN-ETTE MASSIE discovers French bureaucracy. Ruined City (4)
Story: The Windmill House by MARGARET LAMDIN
This listing contains language that some may find offensive.
Period Piece (2)
Presented by Robert Williams and Suzannah Simons
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme newt
Tim Brooke-Taylor , Jonathan Lynn , Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer fill in the gaps between the chairmanship of Humphrey Lyttelton and the piano of DAVID FIRMAN
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
(Repeated: Thursday 12.27 pm) (Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden are in The Unvarnished Truth ' at the Phoenix Theatre, London)
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
live from New York
Peter Oppenheimer presents a special programme on the state of the American economy and what it means for the rest of us- Editor COLIN ADAMS BBC Manchester
A Matter of Life and Death Introduced by Geoff Watts
Sir Fred Hoyle earlier this year challenged the view that life arose here on earth billions of years ago. He contended that primitive organisms drifted around the solar system, carried along on fragments of solid material, and that they eventually rained down onto the surface of the earth.
In a further development of these ideas, Sir Fred suggests that this process may be happening even today and that such seeds of life from outer space could be the causes of the world's major epidemics.
(A shortened version of the 1978 Milne Lecture)
Presenter Paul Gambaccini Producer ELIZABETH KERR
Douglas Stuart reporting with John Tusa at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool.
Rogue Male 47)
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude