with Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by Eugene Fraser
7.25* 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
1: Bill Morris
Transport House on Smith
Square. London SW1 remains a great seat of power and what happens there every day affectshundredsofthousands ofworkers.
BILL MORRIS is the full-time union official in charge of negotiating wages and conditionsforBritain'sDIM crews Ray Gosling joined him for a first hand glimpse of the day of a top union man. Producer JOY HATWOOD
'I was always very lucky, because I could sell all my work. The money wasn't astronomical, but I made enough to survive and then Fd go out doing daft things like a big sculpture or a wall painting. I still play it very much on the razor's edge. I do one large commission and then have several months off to do paintings and my own ideas.'
SueMacGregortalksto Walter Kersbaw , the Lancashire mural painter-Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
The Man Who Loved Trains by PETER FINCH
Read by Ray Handy
Trains, though glorious, were a hard thing to share. While he sought out branch lines she'd be in town gliding on a cloud of perfume, meeting friends. going to clubs.' Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
Advent Calendar: The Magnificat NEM. p 25;
A boy was born (Carols for Choirs 1. 3); Magnificat; Luke 1. w 39-56;
Of the Father's love begotten (BBC HB 57)
We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the back of our minds.
Let Neil Landor. together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library sort out the answers.
Questions, on a postcard please, to Enquire
House.LondonWIA*WW Producer ANGELA HIND
John Howard with more consumer information and Les Cottington with his weekly guide to food prices.
Presenter Sir Robin Day
with Sue MacGregor
'My home is Faraway....'
Refugees in Africa tell CHRES TERRILL about the sadness of exile, which they express through poetry, dance and music.
A Tale of Two Princesses by ANNE SUTER
1: The Princess who Lost her Marbles
Read by Margaret Courtenay (MargaretCourtenayisa
National Theatre player)
by Geoffrey Parkinson
with Michael Gambon as Graham and Eva Stuart as Myra
Graham and Myra, a childless couple in early middle age, live a quiet uninspiring life in a London suburb; then one day a series of curious events commence that make Myra begin to believe that she has been chosen for something specialâby God
Directed by Cherry Cookson
Off the Record....
ROGER WORSLEY with his own early hit list ot music-hall recording pioneers and eccentricities.
The Wind in the Willows by KENNETH GRAHAME.
Abridged for radio in 12 parts by ANGELA THOMAE
Read by Bernard Cribbins The adventures of the Toad. the Rat, the Badger and the Mole. culminating in their famous victory over the Weasels, Ferrets and Stoats. Part I
Producer MARTIN JENKINS
with Robert Williams and Susannah Simons
with CLIVE ROSLIN
Half-an-hour of reports from the BBC newsmen around the world including Financial Report
Written by DEBBIE cook
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer WlLLIAM SMETHURST (Repealed: Fri 1.40pm) Cast for the fortnight:
Ian Galloway shares the pleasure of a favourite walk on the Scottish island of lona. BBC Scotland
direct from the Town Hall, Birmingham, introduced by Johnny Morris , with Simon Halsey conducting the CBSO Chorus, children of Lozells Junior and Infant School and Anglesey Junior School conductor SYLVIA BAILEY and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, leader FELIX KOK
A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition, including interviews, news and reviews of films, books. plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Producer CARROLL. MOORE
with John Morgan with voices and opinions from around the world
14; The Anthony Thom Trap long wave only
Radio 4's international business report; market trends long wave only