6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
8.0 News and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES ) VHF East Anglia: see below
8.40 Today's Papers
An Act of Worship
Introduced by RALPH ROLLS
A series in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life. A Nose for Old Masters
DAVID CARRITT , an art expert who has brought to light several masterpieces, talks to JACK SINGLETON.
Music Workshop 1
Aladdin: a pantomime for schools radio by IAN HUMPHRIS and DAVID GRENVILLE
NEM p 80; Away with our fears (BBC HB 147); Psalm 11; Isaiah 2, vv 5-11, 18, 21 (rsv); 0 for a faith that will not shrink (BBC hi 310)
10.30 Voix de France
10: Une université francaise Written by JOHN EDWARDS (Sixth Form French)
10.50 A Corner for Music by ALBERT CHATTERLEY 10: Following the Star
11.0 Deutsch fur die Oberstufe Drei Romane : an illustrated talk written by AL WOLFF
11.20 Listening and Writing
Here we are: a selection of writing sent in by listeners to the series
Compiled by JOHN KERRY
Some political ideas: Symposium. NORMAN HUNT in a discussion with JOHN TORRANCE and BILL WEINSTEIN
Producer TOM BUTCHER
John Edmunds presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Own Time
Seeing Stars: _tim Matthews investigates hotel grading, And other topical items too.
VHF South West: see column 2
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: Flying Kites on Bluebell Hill by MARGARET LANDIN
2.6 Let's Join In
Thn Story en ihe Nativity
2.20 Art and Design
Stained Glass: windows by medieval and modern artists, including John Piper and pupils at Kingsdale School, Dulwich
Medieval music by the EARLY MUSIC CONSORT
Script by JOAN GRIFFlTHS (Radiovision)
2.40 Guitar School
Edited by DOUGLAS COOMBES (20)
Selected for Friday The Raft by JOHN PEPPER CLARK
We are all adrift and lost ...
J. P. Clark , a Nigerian poet of the Ijaw people, writes in English. His play about four lumbermen taking a raft of logs down the Niger is an adventure story and parable.
Background music recorded in Nigeria by FRANK SPEED Accompaniment by RICHARD BUCKNOR Gogo lent by the Horniman Museum
Producer CHRISTOPHER HOLME
A chance to hear again some of the best one-hour plays broadcast in recent years.
A selection of listeners' letters
A Gull on the Roof by DEREK TANGYE
Read by ALAN GIBSON (5)
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening. Presented by William Hardeastle and PM's reporting team
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
(Repeated: Monday, 1.30 pm)
Chris Underwood presenting world news and views
NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC Radio and TV during the past seven days.
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Research by JEAN STROUD
Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
A spontaneous discussion by LORD ROBENS
Chairman DAVID JACOBS Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from High Wycombe. Bucks
(Repeated: Saturday. 1.15 pm) Listeners' views for use in Any Answerst should be addressed to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
(Radio Times People: page 5)
Government and Opposition
A two-part enquiry into the state of the Parties bv Ian Mclntvre
1: The Conservatives
What shape is the Tory Party in after 18 months in office?
An examination of their strength and weaknesses, their record and their prospects, as seen at Westminster and in the country.
Producer GEORGE FISCHER
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
A foreign journalist based in London looks at a subject of interest in Britain this week.
Yuki by RONALD KIRKBRIDE abridged by HONOR WYATT
Read by GARY WATSON (10) Producer JOHN CARDY
(Monday: part 1 of ' The Ship-builders ' by George Blake , read by Tom Fleming )
DAVID JASON , BILL WALLIS NIGEL REES and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano look back at the week's news and illustrate the funny side. Script by PETER SPENCE Producers SIMON BRETT and DAVID HATCH
(Repeated: Saturday, 5.30 pm)
All the day's news-preceded by Weather