6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only
with John Tiinpson and LIBBY PURVES
6.45 Prayer for the Day with GAI EATON
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN DORAN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
Being the ponderous ped allings of Tom Vernon from Muswell Hill to the Mediterraneanandwhat befell him in the land of the French.
Part The First (of 6): Fair stood his windfor France....Hero Held a How our Hero Held a sceptical Dialogue with a Medical Practitioner: His
Fitting by a Bicycle
Tailor: His Taking of Ship and His Observations of an Attendant upon Human Cupidity; His Arrival mm counter with the Local
Beverage; and How He was Expected to Bicycle upon the Waters.
Producer joy HATWOOD
NEM, p 110; Helpus to help each other, Lord
(BBC HB 378): Psalm 16:
Isaiah 25, vv 1-9 (AV):
Love divine (BBC HB 328)
by IRENE THOMAS (4)
Richard Stilgoe invites you to attend two dinner parties in the company of Katcha Invereje Richard Myrers
Nesta Tables and Chester Drawerscold
The menu includes mango soup, mink icecroute and marrow ice-cream.
Producer NICK HUGHES
Including JILL TODD and the BBC Shopping Basket,
Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon
A comedy by Christopher and Jane Wood
Starring Gwen Watford and Anton Rodgers as Janet and Richard Baxter who keep a discreet eye on things when their children have a party.
With Nigel Lambert, Sheila Steafel, Richard Gibson, Sylvestra le Touzel, David Parfitt.
(Gwen Watford is in "Bodies" at the Ambassadors Theatre; Anton Rodgers in "Songbook" at the Globe Theatre, London)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
presented by Robin Day
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
with Sue MacGregor
In many ways the Japanese are very similar to the British. Both are Island races, both have hereditary rulers and both depend on manufacturing for export. And we both drive on the left! Made in Japan: a report by LIZ MARDALL and PETER ESTALL.
And also: items made In Britain - WENDY GREEN -cross; and Women and Work (4).
The Ginger Tree (11)
Story: Father Christmas and the Seaside Outing by ANN DAS
A Desperate Hour
A comedy by JOHN GRAHAM Two criminals on the run from the police decide to lie low in an ordinary family house, holding the occupants hostage.... after all Humphrey Bogart did it in The Desperate Hour8.
However, what appears simple on film is seldom so In real life, particularly if the occupants of the house are not as ordinary as it would first appear.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (Norman Rodway is a member of the RSC)
A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions Introduced by David Jacobs. Producer
CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol
Andrew by ALAN TOWERS Read by Douglas Blackwell
'Now life was predictable, in everything except time. They both felt like that; not just Andrew.'
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
with Susannah Simons and Robert Williams
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
including Financial Report and half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world.
A general knowledge contest between schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Semi-Final 13: Scotland Peterhead Academy v West of England Bishop Fox's Girls' School, Taunton
Questionmasters Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny
(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Written by WILLIAM SMETHUST Cast for the week:
with Peter Porter
The day's grown old
The fourth in a series of six programmes which take their theme from a line of poetry.
Readers Peter Wickham and Philip Voss
Producer ALEC REID
leader BRENDAN RIEN conducted by Sir Charles Groves
Joseph Kalichstein (piano) direct from the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth
Part 1 Symphony No 75, Franck Symphonic Variations for piano and orchestra
the art and artifice of making oneself understood.
The second of five programmes.
2: Floundering in to Port Producer SIMON ELMES
Part 2 Elgar
Symphony No 2, in l flat
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presented by Paul Vaughan
Producer JOHN POWELL
Douglas Stuart reporting from the European Parliament in Strasbourg
A Cab at the Door
9: New Premises, New School long wave only
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends lung wave only
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude