News, weather, papers, sport
What Britain is getting up to. Two hours of news and views from home and around the world.
Introduced by John Timpsoa with MARGARET HOWARD including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With THE RT REV CORMAC MURPHY -O'CONNOR
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
Read by LAURIE MACHILLAN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
(A revised repeat oj Saturday's broadcast at 7.301
NEM. p 50; Away with our fears (BBC HB 147); Psalm 139; Genesis 2, vv 4-9, 15-17 (rsv); O dear and heavenly city (BBC HB 251)
Behind Green Shutters by HOWARD ROSS
Read by Henry Stamper
' A hundred miles of scrubland and then Kleemor. Wooden buildings all painted alike with green shutters. Not what I expected ... and the bullet that came ripping through the door . not at all what I expected.' Producer ALLAN G. ROGERS BBC Scotland
(Broadcast on Wed at 8.45 pm
A book you loved in childhood - how well do vou remember tt now? Yachtswoman Clare Francis, in conversation with JEAN DAVIS recalls one of her own favourites.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Today: BBC Shopping Basket Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
12.55 Weather; programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines
Presented by Brian Widlake
Introduced by Sue MacGregor ' New Wave Woman Quiz
TESSA JOBBIN from Cardiff, SHEILA WHEELER from Edinburgh match their minds for the Woman's Hour Radio Prize...
The Pleasures of Playing: JOANNA GRAHAM and DEIRDRE DUNDAS-GRANT on the bassoon.
A New Life: JENNY THOMPSON looks at Asian women's experiences in this country.
Collectors and their Enthusiasms: to round off the monthly series. JENNIFER- MAY unfolds some unusual fans.
Every Man a King (9)
Story: Ian Was Grumpy by WIN P. WALKER medium ware only
Live from the House of Common*
The Children by GRAEME CAMPBELL
An elderly man makes a nostatgic return to his boyhood home in the Highlands and remembers his last visit there before he set off for the Spanish Civil War. with Ian Wallace as The Father Eva Stuart as The Mother and John Graham as The Son Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
The Little Nugget (9)
The news magazine
Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons
5.55 Weather; programme news
Including Financial Report and half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world,
Written bv BRUNO MILNA
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm) Cast for the week:
The first of 13 programmes in which Kingsley Amis introduces poems from The New Oxford Book of Light Verse.
The poems in this programme Hye Nonny Nomny Noe, The Disabled Debauchee, The Despairing Lover and Drinking Song.
Readers HUGH DICKSON and DAVID BRIERLEY Producer ALEC REID
(Repeated: Saturday 11.20 am)
Dmitri Alexeev (piano)
BBC Northern Symphony
Orchestra, leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by Bryden Thomson Part 1 Tchaikovsky Overtureftantasia: Hamlet
7.51. Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3, in c major
J. W. Lambert invites you to join him once again in the bar during the interval in this evenings concert for a few tall stories culled from the BBC Sound Archives and the pages of literature.
Part 2 Vaughan Williams A London Symphony
(A public concert presented by the BBC) BBC Manchester
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presenter Chris Powling Producer DAVID PERRY
Douglas Stuart reporting
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
Tolstoy Remembered (4)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude