Hear the telephone ring!
Today's story is "Id's Idea" by Jean Watson
An investigation of transport today and in the next ten years.
With Richard Whitmore reporting the world tonight with the BBC's reporters and correspondents at home and abroad.
The people, the stories and the action behind the one commodity no one can do without - money.
The Money Minder, our up-to-the-minute news feature on the Stock Market, explores and explains the world of bulls, bears and boomlets.
Excerpts from the diary of a great philosopher.
(Eric Porter is an associate member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(Eric Porter's Choice: page 5)
Introduced by David Jones.
So Carlyle Lost His Temper
- and founded the London Library. If Carlyle hadn't been irascible, hadn't been an avid reader and researcher and hadn't picked a quarrel with the librarian of the British Museum in 1839, London would not have today one of its most valued libraries - The London Library.
This Library has a membership of some of the most distinguished names in literature, history, politics, journalism and the theatre. Review visits the Library, and asks why it is unlike any other.
The Pied Piper of Battersea
One of the most vital personalities in London's musical world is the Battersea-born clarinettist Alan Hacker. Although paralysed for five years, he still plays and composes, and Review presents a portrait of this musician who, like a real 'Pied Piper,' leads music to new places and new audiences.
(David Jones is a member of the RSC)
Adapted in nine parts by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson from the novel by Gabriel Chevallier and starring Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice, Wendy Hiller, Kenneth Griffith, Cyd Hayman, Micheline Presle and Catherine Rouvel.
(Why would we need a pissoir? Cover story: pages 52-55)
Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley, Ray Taylor.