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 Robert Robinson 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)
8.40 Today's Papers
Presenter (Today in the South and West):
I live in daily, indeed I could say hourly, fear of death. Even typing the word now makes me go cold
How can I ensure that if I am found on my floor unconscious no doctor resuscitates met I have no wish to prolong my life past the point when nature fails me
Problems about death discussed With DR WENDY GREEN-GROSS, DR JAMES HEMMING and david hobman , director of Age Concern
Chairman Jean Metcalfe Producer HUGH PURCELL
An anthology of bird songs and other sound signals selected from the recent Radio 4 series.
Presented by TERRY GOMPERTZ Producer MADEAU STEWART
NEM p 15; Jesus. Lord of life and glory (BBC HB 291); Psalm 111; Hebrews 4. v 14, to 5, v 10 (jb); Through the night of doubt and sorrow (BBC HB 186)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR leavins conducted by TERENCE lovett STUART BURROWS (tenor) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Introduced by COLIN DORAN
A series by MARGARET POTTER 4: An Amateur of Fashion Narrative spoken by GEOFFREY BANKS who also portrays the various characters
Presenter Derek Cooper Your Health and Welfare
Contact Lenses - so little for so much? KIT VAN TULLEKEN investigates.
Other topical items too, and What's On Your Mind?
A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards
Ted Ray. Arthur Askey Cyril Fletcher
In the chair MCDONALD hobi.ey
Special guest Dinah Sheridan From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: How the Animals Got Tails by ANNE ENGLISH
BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA leader IAN TYRE conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND includes music by Auber, Handel and Bryan Kelly
DEREK COLLIER plays violin solos accompanied by WILFRID PARRY
The What on the Landing by ALAN PLATER
But precisely what?
A sort of magazine which combines the odd, the occult, the obscure, the off-beat, and the orotund with the downright outrageous.
Producer MICHELL RAPER
Beau Geste by P. c. WREN Read by DOUGLAS LEACH
9: The Siege of Fort Zinderneuf
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
(Repeated: Friday, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland reporting
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion heard in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
(Repeated: Friday, 4.0 pm)
A ten-part series examining the seamier and less overt aspects of Victorian life. 1: Fortune Hunters by ARCHIE HILL with Alethea Charlton as Harriet Staunton
When Mr Casabianco entered a Post Office shop on Friday 13 April 1877 he unwittingly set into motion the trial that was to do much to change the law of the land.
Producer gerry JONES
(The murder that won wives a new deal: page 12)
A weekly survey of the arts Introduced by Derek Parker This edition includes:
Coriolanus: The first production in this year's Stratfordupon-Avon season which will include all Shakespeare's • Roman ' plays directed by TREVOR NUNN
Chaucer's London: an impression of the 14th-century capital built up of objects and manuscripts which have come down to us, on exhibition at the London Museum
Producers ROSEMARY HART and MIRIAM RAPP
What's happening In science and technology?
PAUL VAUGHAN rounds up the important, the interesting and the off-beat in a weekly look into the world of the future. Producer MICHAEL TOTTON
Douglas Stuart reporting
The Spanish Gardener
Read by Richard LEECH (2)