Producers Sue Broom and Steve Punter
with the Venerable Sangharakshita , leader of the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order.
with Peter Hobday and John Humphrys. Including:
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Dr Pauline Webb.
Gerald Williams from the BBC Sound Archives interviews Russell Davies about his Wimbledon prospects.
Producer Noah Rlchler
with Melvyn Bragg. Stereo
Acts of the Apostles
Michael Williams reads the fifth of ten episodes from the Revised English Bible.
Paul's first missionary journey.
Abridged by Sue Reid
Director Claire Campbell Smith
with Jenni Murray.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial:
The Fireman's Fire by Josephine Humphreys. The fourth of 13 episodes read by William Roberts. Abridged by Delia Paton Editors Clare Selerie and Sally Feldman
with Vincent Duggleby. Producer Frances Macdonald ●LINES OPEN from 10.00am
with John Howard.
A nationwide general knowledge contest. Chairman
First Round - North West.
Patrick Taylor (clergyman); Russell Alexander
(freelance technical author); Geoffrey Thomas (retired lecturer); Robert McCrae (retired bacteriologist).
Producer Richard Edls. Stereo
with James Naughtie. Editor Roger Mosey
by John Buchan, adapted by John Scotney.
The year is 1644. Montrose has embarked on his battles to conquer Scotland, and the newly ordained David Semphill has taken up his first parish, not far from Edinburgh. The lives of the two men become intertwined as Semphill finds that the souls of many of his villagers stand at risk of eternal damnation.
Novelists in conversation with Rosemary Hartill. 4: Robertson Davies Producer David Coomes
Ken Asch reports from the States on the current plight of American orchestras in the recession. Reviews of Merce Cunningham 's new dance for the Rambert
Company, and John Taverner 's premiere Mary of Egypt.
Presented by Paul Vaughan. Producer Adrian Washbourne Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
Higher Standards by Angus Wilson. Mrs Corfe and her daughter Elsie look after Mr Corfe , a stroke victim. But, as Elsie points out, her mother's quiet routines don't give her a monopoly on higher standards. Read by Valerie Sarruf.
Producer Richard Wortley
with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge. eWRITE to: PM Letters, BBC, London W1A 1AA
A glowing return from Prudhoe. Stereo
Six enthusiasts introduce Dylan Winter to the vehicle they love.
6: Cloven-hoof power outdoes horse power. Producer Hamish Mykura Stereo
Taking the Devil's Advice
Not many plays can claim to deal with philosophy and the poisoning of a shameless hussy with a blackcurrant tart.
Dramatised for radio by Mike Walker from the novel by Anne Fine.
Director David Benedictus. Stereo
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A second series of talks by John P Harris about living in a village in the South of France.
Producer Merilyn Harris
(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)
with Simon Cox. Stereo
with Robin Lustig. Stereo
A British Picture
Film director Ken Russell reads the last episode of his own account of his early life.
Abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury Producer Adrian Bean. Stereo
Comedy from 1957, with Dick Bentley ,
Jimmy Edwards , June Whitfield and Wallas Eaton.
Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Producer Charles Maxwell