VHF: Regional news, weather
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.10 On Your Farm
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN
7.40 Today's Papers
Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 70-minute worldwide look at the weekend
7.50 Travel news and What's on VHF. Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today: including at 8.20 TROMPETTO on food; at
8.30* Sportsdesk, with CRAWFORD WHITE on the Second Test at Calcutta; at 8.45 Today's Papers
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
(Revised edition: Tues, 9.5 am)
9.30 The Weekly World
ANDREW SINCLAIR reviews what the weeklies have to say, with illustrations read by MARTIN MUNCASTER
9.45 Talking Politics
ANTHONY KING looks at how MPs are equipped to deal with the problems of their constituents. Narrator BRIAN HUDSON
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
MARTIN COX , BERNARD TATE
New Every Morning p 83; From east to west i BBC Hymn Book 47); Psalm 33, vv 1-12; John 1, vv 29-40 (AV); A great and mighty wonder (BBC HB 41)
Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM
League football: Racing; Rugby Union. Rugby League; and a report from Calcutta on the first day of the Second Test between India and England.
Producer BOB BURROWS
(Sport on 2: from 2.0 pm)
Presenter Jeanine McMullen You and Your Time
Reckless or Responsible?: are our driving standards good and improving, or bad and getting worse? FRANCES BERTHELSEN investigates.
JOHN ELLISON and TIM GUDGIN Second Round
11: BEATH HIGH SCHOOL, COWDENBEATH V
MUSSELBURGH GRAMMAR SCHOOL Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather
A spontaneous discussion by Baroness Phillips
Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe , mp
Rt Hon Edward du Cann , MP Arthur Marshall
Chairman David Jacobs
The World of Simenon
The Premier: a radio play by BRUCE BEEBY based on the novel by GEORGES SIMENON with Cyril Shaps as The Premier
In a house on the coast of Normandy sits an 82-year-old ex-Premier of France. The country is without a government, and hidden away among the books on the old man's shelves are incriminating papers which may give him the power to decide which government the country shall have.
Producer CHARLES LEFEAUX
Introduced by Judith Chalmers Small Jobs in the Garden: seasonal tips from GEOFF AMOS
Money - 1: AUBREY WILSON looks at what it is and how its value is calculated.
Our English Sense of Humour: illustrated by BERNARD HOLLO wood. PAUL JENNINGS and ARTHUR MARSHALL at the Cheltenham Festival of Literature.
What the European papers say. A Ride with Olympy from The Thurber Carnival by JAMES THURBER : abridged and read by BLAIN FAIRMAN
Martin Muncaster introduces the Saturday show for young listeners
Rex Radio by ALEXANDER GUYAN with NIGEL LAMBERT
PAT KEEN and GARARD GREEN Producer ELIZABETH ORNBO
4.5 Holiday Things
A nationwide round-up of the Christmas shows and reviews of the latest discs, films and books-all to amuse and interest jou during the holidays.
4.30 Jennings at School by ANTHONY BUCKERIDGE
A new series of six plays about the comical and incorrigible schoolboy
1: Jennings and the Rattling Relic
Producer HERBERT SMITH Editor GRAHAM GAULD
Themes and Variations from the History of the People in Britain, based upon their own words, spoken by their descendants. 14: The Iron Machine
The Industrial Revolution
Composed and produced by DANIEL SNOWMAN under the direction of John F. C. Harrison , Professor of History. Sussex.
(A series of 26 programmes) t
5.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather
John F. C.
by ALISTAIR COOKE
(Repeated: Sunday, 9.15 am)
A nationwide look at the stories behind the day's sporting headlines. Producer GODFREY DIXEY
Noel Rawsthorne , organist of Liverpool Cathedral, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records he would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
(Repeated: Monday, 12.25 pm)
Richard Baker introduces a weekly sequence of favourite music chosen from records made by some of the world's great artists.
Cesar by MARCEL PAGNOL translated from the French and adapted by BARBARA BRAY with Norman Shelley as César and Sean Barrett as Marius
This concludes the affectionate story of the Marseilles café proprietor, his family and friends, which was left uncompleted at the end of Marius
Fanny, Marius and César were a famous film trilogy of the 1930s.
Producer RICHARD WORTLEY
(Repeated: Monday, 3.0 pm)
A late-evening conversation in Which BARBARA HARDY. HAROLD RILEY and GRAHAM ASHWORTH exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices with BRIAN REDHEAD
Producer MICHAEL GREEN
Evening Prayers conducted by THE REV W. D. KENNEDY-BELL
looks back at the British and American movie highlights of 1972. Introduced by JOHN BENTLEY Written by LYN FAIRHURST Producer BOBBY JAYE