News, weather, papers, sport
Introduced by John Timpson in London with Libby Purves in Manchester
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With Dr Fred Milson
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by John Marsh
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
(A revised repeat of Saturday's broadcast at 7.30)
NEM, P 1; Father, 0 hear us (BBC HB 260); Psalm 63; Genesis 18, vv 20-33 and 19, v 29 (RSV); Disposer supreme (BBC HB 226)
Never Forget a Face by MAURICE CHESHIRE Read by Geoffrey Matthews
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
A book you loved in childhood - how well do you remember it now? Patrick Moore , in conversation With JEAN DAVIS , recalls one of his 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
(Broadcast on Wed 91 7.5,
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
New Wave Woman Quiz: MARGARET CAMERON from Tayside, MARGERY WEST from Hampshire and CHRISTINE MCCURRY from Belfast match their minds for the Woman's Hour Radio Prize.
A Marriage in the Making fl): Figaro's costume designer, ROSEMARY VERCOE , introduces TONY BARNFIELD to the buyers, dyers, cutters, sewers and finishers of the English National Opera.
Reading Your Letters.
Gardening Books for Christmas: recommended by JILL BORRIDGE. nedingham Harvest 8) med wave only from 2.0
Story: My Naughty Little Sister at the Party by DOROTHY EDWARDS
Live from the House of Commons
A Life Here Between Us by JANE BEESON
' How much longer am I going on, standin' at the sink all day, no money to shop with, and buckets stood all round the house to catch the leaks? When's it coming to an end? '
Starved of any glamour in her life, Eve gets herself financially involved with a travelling salesman over the purchase of new clothes ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
Omar by WILFRID BLUNT abridged and produced in nine parts by PAMELA HOWE
Readers Ceclle Chevreau and Geoffrey Beevers (9) BBC Bristol
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,
(Repeated: Fri 1.30 pin) Cast for the week:
Kingsley Amis introduces poems from The New Oxford Book of Light Verse. The poems in this programme are verses from Don Juan , Faithless Sally Brown and Good-night to the Season.
Readers DAVID BRIERLEY and HEATHER BELL
Producer ALEC REID
leader BRENDAN O'BRIEN conducted by Volker Wangenheim
Sheila Armstrong (soprano) direct from the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth Part 1
Mozart Overture: The Magic Flute
Strauss Four Last Songs
Fifty years ago, the Mary Stanford. the lifeboat of Rye Harbour, Sussex, was lost in a gale and all 17 men of her crew were drowned. Paul Heiney salutes their bravery and assesses the impact of their deaths upon the tiny village which was their home.
Producer MIKE CHANEY
Pan 2 Mahler
Symphony No 1, in D
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer
RICHARD BANNERMAN Preview: page 17
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
The Price of Love (4)
medium ware only
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude