6.27 Farming Today
Presented by ROBIN HICKS
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 John Timpson
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
Contributed by the BBC's Foreign News staff
Dame Sybil Thorndike plays some of her favourite records and explains why they give her particular pleasure
(Radio Times People: page 4)
NEM p 61; Thy Kingdom come! (BBC HB 28); Psalm 97; Acts 21, vv 1-15 (NEB): Behold the temple of the Lord! (BBC HB 171)
BBC MIDLAND LIGHT ORCHESTRA conducted by MICHAEL MOORES including music by Schubert and Grieg with ROBIN MILLER (oboe)
WILFRID PARRY (piano) Introduced by MARTIN MUNCASTER
2: Please, Sir, how do you spell codgerr
Read by NOEL ILIFF
Presenter Jeanine McMullen Your Home and Family
A Waste of Time? What do schools do after exams - and what can they do if the pupils play truant? FRANCES BERTHELSEN looks at the fag-end of the school year.
Other topical items too, and What's On Your Mind?
A panel game (?) starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, Jo Kendall with Humphrey Lyttelton in the chair and Dave Lee at the piano.
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: The Little Pond by ELIZABETH DRIVER
BBC N IRELAND ORCHESTRA leader MAURICE CAVANAGH conducted by ALUN FRANCIS including music by Rossini, Leo Norman and Bizet MARY THOMAS sings
English and Czech songs
by MRS GASKELL adapted by ELIZABETH BRADBURY and DENIS CONSTANDUROS with and is dead, Bell inconsolable, and Kinraid has returned to sea. Only faithful cousin Philip waits.
3: Risen from the Dead
Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (from Birmingham)
Wuthering Heights by EMILY BRONTE
2: A Terrible Night
Read by RONALD HARVI and MARAH STOHL
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
A panel game for four hands Leader of the pack and chairman is David Nixon who deals to June
Whitfield Patrick Moore , William Rushton Devised and shuffled by IAN MESSITER
Produced and cut by RICHARD WILLCOX
(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
A Night at the London Palladium
Fred Streeter is 95 this week. As a birthday treat, another chance to hear him telling LESLIE SMITH about a hapny life tending flowers and vegetables - and how he talks to them.
Producer RALPH ROLLS
by CHARLOTTE and DENIS PLIMMER The most lucrative trade the world has ever seen ...
Eleven million Africans were sold and transported to the New World. As many more died awaiting shipment, or at sea. At the height of the traffic - in which ten white nations and scores of African kings were involved - Liverpool alone accounted for 90 per cent of the world's trade.
This programme traces the course of British involvement till the Abolition of the slave trade by Britain in 1807 and of slavery itself in British territories in 1833. Readers RONALD HERBMAN
MARTIN FRIEND, ROBIN BROWNE TOMMY EYTLE , SHEILA GRANT FRASER KERR , ROLF LEFEBVRE
CLIFFORD NORGATE , DAVID VALU MANNING WILSON
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
John Tusa reporting
Kim by RUDYARD KIPLING Read by joss ACKLAND (4)
preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends
11. 36* Closedown