With THE REV JOHN GILYEAD
Presented by John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
4: The Cat That Loves Dogs
Read by Timothy Bentinck
'I don't know how far we went down but it felt like we were going to the centre of the earth.
Then the lift stopped, the doors opened, we showed the guard at the door our passes and we were out. Level 5.'
Producer diane CULVERHOUSE BBC Birmingham
Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo
The last in a series of five programmes on the areas of life to which most of us never give much thought.
Margaret Horefield shares the thoughts of the colour-blind. Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Presented by John Howard
For Fact Sheet No 1 write to: You and Yours, BBC. Room 726, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
Presented by Sir Robin Day
1.55 Listening Corner VICTORIA WOOD reads Captain Betty and the Pirates (4) by JOE DUNLOP
2.5 The Song Tree
1: Not the Knot Song Written and produced by BARRY GIBSON. Stereo
2.20 Living Language Booktime with GEORGE LAYTON
2.40 Newscast Presented by LIBBY FAWBERT
Introduced by Sue MacGregor With almost a fifth of Britain's population now aged over 65, it's easy to see why the concept of sheltered housing has been so widely promoted in recent years. A small and manageable unit - with a resident warden - would seem to meet the conflicting demands of frailty and independence. But how desirable is it in practice?
CHERYL ARMITAGE visits Sheffield and Bournemouth to hear the pensioners' points of view.
Serial: Crampton Hodnet (8)
A Man Alone
Three plays by ANDREW RISSIK
Philip 's friends consider him a success. He has written novels, produced television programmes - made a name for himself. But he is dogged by a sense of failure and by the recollection of a friendship that started at prep school in the 1930s, when he first met Anthony - a friendship that was to go tragically wrong.
Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER. Stereo
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Hunter Da vies plays I Spy with Len Deighton and Anthony Hyde.
Producer ANDREW PARFnT
(Postponed from 15 December) (Re-broadcast next Sunday)
(Revised broadcast of yesterday programme at 9. 45pm)
Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons continued on VHFIFM 5.50-5.55
With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report
A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions?
Introduced by John Timpson
Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol Send your letters to: Any Answers?
BBC. Bristol BS82LR
'They'd broken down the door. I just stood there shaking - it was like a nightmare.'
'Once you're burgled, you've lost what you've treasured and it's most unlikely you'll get it back.'
One in every 40 householders a year are now victims of a burglary. Chris Serle investigates some of the causes and effects of this crime wave. He follows the police checking for clues in a ransacked house, talks to victims about their reactions, asks burglars why they commit this crime and seeks advice on just how you can secure your home and your property. This documentary is followed by a phone-in when listeners will be able to put their questions to Superintendent
Philip Veater , Deputy Director of the Home Office Crime Prevention Centre, and Helen Reeves , Director of the National Association of Victims Support Schemes.
Producer ROSEMARY HART
Lines openfrom 7.15pm on [number removed]0 INFO: page 77and WODDIS ON: page 79
Presented by John Mills Producer MARLENE PEASE
are you in love with a pig?
In business with a buffalo or related to a rooster? Find out about Chinese horoscopes. Producer ANDREW PARFITT
with Christopher Bigsby Producer KATHRYN PORTER
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)
Vice Versa (9)
Presented by Charles Wheeler
In a series of tongue-in-cheek 'letters' published throughout the Second World War, Joyce Dennys describes wartime life in a small seaside town not unlike Budleigh Salterton , Devon.
Research and interviews by Deborah Katesby
Producer NIGEL ACHESON (R)
followed by an interlude
Secondary English 14-16 Archive Resources Joseph Conrad and at 12.50 E. M. Forster Written and produced by COLIN SMITH