Story: "The Grumpy Princess" by Ruth Craft.
Author (The Grumpy Princess):
Brings together some of the highlights of the much-acclaimed series to portray a journey we all make, from childhood through to old age. They are written and performed by Max Boyce, David Campbell, The Ian Campbell Folk Group, Alex Glasgow, Ralph McTell, Jeremy Taylor and Jake Thackray.
The Ian Campbell Folk
Narrator Tom Fleming
When snow falls in Britain, it doesn't stay long. Our animals can cope during a brief white-out. But in the Alps or polar regions, snow means you must migrate or adapt.
Producer SUZANNE GIBBS. BBC Bristol
A feature film starring Judv Holliday, Dean Martin
with Fred Clark
Ella Peterson, mainstay of Susanswerphone, a telephone answering service run by her cousin Sue, gets deeply involved in the private lives of the agency's clients, with hilarious - and romantic - results.
J. Otto Prantz:
The Royal Institution Annual Christmas Lectures to Young People by Heinz Wolff of the Medical Research Council
Seeing is believing and to 'see' the inside story doctors have for many years relied on X-rays - but X-rays are only one method of looking through your skin. We shall see demonstrated newer forms - the Gamma camera and infra-red Radiation. Members of the audience are to operate an ultrasound scanner to get a rare 'picture' of themselves.
with Robin Day, Richard Kershaw
Today's News from Richard Whitmore is followed by an interview with a man or woman behind the headlines.
Introduced by Richard Baker
The traditional concert of music by the Strauss family, which took place this morning in the Main Hall of the Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra led and conducted by Willi Boskovsky with members of the VIENNA STATE OPERA BALLET
Choreography by GERLINDE DILL Director HERMAN LANSKE
In The Picnic.
A film special starring Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker
with Patricia Brake, Julie Crosthwait, Madge Hindle, Barbara New, Toby Page, Dennis Ramsden, Derek Ware
Today The Archers is 25 years old - the world's longest-running radio serial. Ambridge people have spoken 57 million words, drunk 12,500 pints at The Bull, 20,833 cups of tea at Brookfield Farm.
Inside Story traces the making of today's Silver Jubilee episode from its inception to its broadcast earlier this evening on Radio 4.
Bette Davis in conversation with Tony Bilbow
Plus extracts from Of Human Bondage, Jezebel, Dark Victory, The Little Foxes, All About Eve and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane.
From those who are single by choice to those who are left holding the baby, does society do enough for the woman alone?
Ludovic Kennedy introduces the fourth of five nightly discussions.
(A Little Unfinished Business: tomorrow at 10.15 pm)
Tonight: from BBC Scotland Current Account on The Powderhall
All over Britain more than 150 athletes are preparing, many of them in secret, for the Skol 110 metres handicap - successor to the world-famous Powderhall Sprint. They'll meet at Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh today to compete for the blue riband of the professional footrace, a gold medal and a first prize of Â£500. But
there's a lot more money at stake than that. To the betting fraternity, these runners are little more than greyhounds that talk.
Tonight Ken Cargill reports on the agony and the ecstasy of The Powderhall.
John Gielgud reads "A New Year's Gift" by Robert Herrick