6.27 Farming Today presented by ROBIN HICKS
6.45 Prayer for the Day
The world this morning
Introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
6.50 Travel news, What's on, and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER VHF: Regional news, weather
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day CARDINAL HEENAN
7.50 Travel news
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7.55 Weather, programme news
, and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers
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recalls some memories of childhood Christmas-times. 2: Making Your Own Fun
nem p 54; Let all the world (BBC hb 275); Psalm 107, vv 31-42; Isaiah 55, vv 1-11 (RSV); Father, who on man dost shower (BBC HB 389)
LONDON STUDIO ORCHESTRA leader REGINALD LEOPOLD conducted by OWAIN ARWEL HUGHES including Fauré's Pavane and a new Sinfonietta for light orchestra by Joseph Horovitz
CYRIL SMITH and PHYLLIS SELLlCl :play music for two pianos
JOHN DUNN introduces
A Wizard of Earthsea Read by PETER FRANCS 4: Hunted
Presenter John Edmunds Health and Welfare
Alcohol - demon drink or Instant euphoria? DEREK COOPER investigates the effects of alcohol on the three-pints-a-day man.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? VHF South West: see Variations
12.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather
and voices and topics In and behind theheadlinesintroduced by William Hardcastle
Story: The Duckpond in Winter by JOYCE miles
RADIO BIG BAND leader NIGEL CARTER conducted by MALCOLM LOCKYER and STELLA AND BAMBOS
Introduced by Brian empringham
And They All Lived Happily Ever After
A mixture of the skittish, the sceptical and the scurrilous, but never, we hope, the snobbish, the self-righteous or the soporific
Producer BARBARA crowthee
The Worst Journey In the World by APSLEY CHERRY-GARRARD Read by GEOFFREY BEEVERS 9: The Search Journey
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 VHF: Regional news, weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
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)
Write to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Sir Malcolm Sargent 's quote Introduces David Franklin 's celebration of the centenary of The Royal Choral Society.
The choir has a distinguished history which includes many first performances and a number of famous conductors, among them Sir Edward Elgar and Sir Malcolm Sargent.
Since Sir Malcolm died the choir has been seeking its role without him. Now. under Meredith Davies, it looks ahead with confidence.
Taking part are members of the choir, their chorus-master NINA WALKER , their conductor MEREDITH DAVIES , the voice Of SIR MALCOLM SARGENT , and tWO soloists who have often sung in their great concerts. Jennifer vyvyan and RICHARD LEWIS. Producer HELEN FRY
Introduced by Christopher Cook ANTONY Hopkins reviews some jolly music for the jolly season: The Merry Widow at the London Coliseum, produced by John Cox , and The Gondoliers in the D'Oyly Carte season at Sadler's Wells.
MARGARET LANE , biographer of Beatrix Potter, goes to an. exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum which shows how the nature studies of a solitary child led to Peter Rabbit and The Tailor oj
BRIAN GEAR reports on Brunei, a Southampton school play so good it transferred to the Bristol Old Vic.
Producer PATRICIA BRENT
Discoveries, inventions and developments in the world of science and technology are constantly changing our way of life.
PAUL VAUGHAN introduces the people who make these changes and finds out what impact they will have in the future. Producer MICHAEL bright
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world
Travels with my Aunt by GRAHAM GREENE
Read by TIMOTHY WEST (9)