6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
7.40 Todays 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
Fashioned by Stone
The Isle of Purbeck in Dorset is the scene of this month's Radio Nature Trail.
Fossils in the rocks, dry-stone walls, old tracks made by stone carts, quarries in which bats now live, even the stone-built houses themselves - for man and beast alike life has been fashioned by stone.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer dilys breese
(from Bristol: shortened version of Sunday's broadcast)
9.30 History in Evidence Medieval Britain
5: The Fourth Crusade written by HUGH WOODHOLISE
S.45 Listening and Reading 2
The Poltergoose by R. c. SCRIVEN
9.55 Radio Jeunesse
5: A radio magazine including Le permis de conduire by PAULE-ALINE DENT
10.5 Poetry Corner
From the Land of Mist and Snow
NEM p 72; 0 kind Creator (BBC HB 346); Canticle 4; Matthew 4, vv 1-11 (Rsv); Forty days and forty nights (BBC bb 341)
10.30 Music Workshop 2 Paris under Gaslight by JOHN PARRY
Music by JACQUES OFFENBACH arranged by IAN HUMPHRIS
11.0 Inquiry. Unit III: Violence 5: Peaceable People by HAROLD LOUKES
Series edited by JACK SINGLETON (15-16 age group)
11.20 Discovery. Measurement 2: Have you high standards? by ARTHUR VIALLS
Presented by RICHARD BEBB
11.40 Foreign Correspondent Introduced by GRAHAM TAYAR
Presenter Joan Yorke Your Rights and Responsibilities
Many people never get round to making a will. If you are one of them. your money will be distributed according to the rules of intestacy. A barrister explains what these rules are and how they work.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters In What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 2
An Evening Out
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: Old Boot by JOYCE GILLHAM
2.0 Movement, Mime and Music 1 for the 7to-9-year-olds by JAMES CODDING
2.20 Books, Plays, Poems
Becket by JEAN ANOUILH : part 2
2.45 Nature. The Peregrine by DEBORAH STEINER
A play by Derek Smith
with Nigel Anthony, John Dearth and John Hollis
A boy from the slums loves trees, and his passion for life defeats deathly bureaucracy at a public ceremony.
Themes and Variations from the History of the People in Britain, based upon their own words.
12: The British Gentleman
Country House, Town Mansion, in the 18th and 19th centuries. The Squire and his foxhounds; the great Milords and their Grand Tours: pocket boroughs and mammoth country seats.
Composed and produced by MICHAEL MASON under the direction of F. M. L. Thompson, Professor of Modern History at Bedford College, University of London, who also speaks the commentary.
Special music, sound composition and orchestration by DAVID CAIN assisted by LLOYD SILVERTHORNE and DICK MILLS
EARLY MUSIC CONSORT OF LONDON directed by DAVID MUNROW Readers:
DAVID VALLA, TREVOR MARTIN
WILLIAM FOX and JANE KNOWLES Additional commentary by JACQUETTA HAWKES
The Freedom Trap by DESMOND BAGLEY 3: Whof
Reader TRADER FAULKNER
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
The questions and ideas you send are discussed today by Renée Houston, Teddy Beverley Sheila Van Damm , Molly Parkin In the chair Anona Winn Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER
Producer CHRISTOPHER SERLE
(Repeated: Friday, 12.25 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
Jacky Gillott presenting world news and views
FRANKI.IN ENGELMANN recently visited Spenborough. Yorkshire Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
Water for Veronica by SAMUEL SELVON with Valerie Murray , Nadia Cattouse Frank Singuineau and Gordon Woolford
In the village of Veronica in Trinidad an unusually long drought is causing great hardship. People are ill, livestock are dying and the river is a small trickle of mud....
Producer BETTY DAVIES
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.0 pm) (Valerie Murray is a National Theatre player: Charles Hyatt is in ' Black Macbeth ' at the Wyvern, Swindon)
Rannie his wife:
Popo, his son:
Seeta, his wife:
An affectionate portrait of an Irish country priest
Ash Wednesday has a very special atmosphere in a small village in the heart of rural Ireland, particularly if you spend it with a parish priest as engaging and frank as Father John.
A radio-link documentary Producer PETER ARMSTRONG
from Chaucer to Yeats
An anthology in 26 programmes 20: Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
Introduced by ANTHONY THWAITE Reader HUGH DICKSON
Producer GEORGE MACBETH
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
Officers and Gentlemen by EVELYN WAUGH
Read by HUGH BURDEN (13)
All the day's news preceded by Weather