6.32 Farming Today presented by bryan platT
Reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
VHF: Regional news, weather
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.10 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Producer Anthony PARKIN (from Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 60-minute worldwide look at the weekend.
7.50 Travel news and What's on VHF: Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.30* Sportsdesk; at 8.45 Today's Papers
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
(Revised edition: Tues, 9.5 am)
9.30 The Weekly World
GERARD EVANS reviews what the weeklies have to say, with illustrations read by MARTIN MUNCASTER
9.45 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with TERENCE LANCASTER
Narrator BRIAN EMPRINGHAM Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
MARTIN COX , BERNARD TATE
NEM p 61: Christ, whose glory fills the skies (BBC HB 137); Canticle 7; John 13, vv 21-30 (AV); Lift up your heads (BBC HB 178)
Introduced by PETER JONES
Featuring League football in England and Scotland: Racing; Rugby Union. Rugby League. Producer BOB BURROWS
(Sport on 2: from 2.0 pm)
Presenter John Edmunds You and Your Time
Tea: have you ever realised that tea is jolly good value for money, or wondered why in these days of constantly rising prices it remains a relatively cheap beverage? DEREK COOPER tells you how to make the best of that cuppa.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
Chairman ROBERT ROBINSON 4: South of England
MRS SUSAN GRANT (Brighton) JOHN SYKES (Berkshire) lexicographer
FRANK TERRY (Berkshire) schoolmaster
BILL HAYNES (Sussex) retired radio engineer
Including Beat the Brains
Questions set and programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather
A spontaneous discussion by Lord Greenwood. Lord Robens Anna Coote, Russell Braddon Chairman David Jacobs
The River dale Dam by DEREK BOND with Nigel Lambert , Rosalind Shanks Allan Cuthbertson , John Bentley A river threatens to burst its banks. What actions will the residents of Riverdale take?
Producer MARTIN JENKINS
Introduced by Judith Chalmers Guest Neville Marriner , director of the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Antiques Teach-in: ANNE BOLT went on a weekend course.
Poetry on a Theme: JENNIFER CURRY chooses poems about mothers.
What the European papers say. The Home of the Mounties: TERESA mcgonagle reports on a visit to Regina in the Canadian Prairies.
Draft-board Nights from The Thurber Carnival: abridged and read by BLAIN FAIRMAN
Martin Muncaster introduces the Saturday show for young listeners
Rex Radio by ALEXANDER guyan With NIGEL LAMBERT , PAT KEEN and GARARD GREEN
Producer ELIZABETH ORNBO
4.5 Animals Unlimited
Introduced by PHIL DRABBLE
Not all prehistoric animals were huge: one type of dinosaur was about the size of a chicken. Also today: tortoises, herons and some ' strangers on the shore ' - rare fishy visitors which turn up round our coasts. Producer dilys BREESE
4.25 Things to Do: JOCELYN ryder-smith finds out ways of sending secret messages.
4.30 The Wouldbegoods
The book by E. NESBIT : abridged and read in six parts by DAVID DAVIS
4: The Benevolent Bar Producer GLYN DEARMAN
4.50 Meet.... Michael Bond. author of the Paddington books, who talks to children from a London primary school. Producer ELIZABETH SMITH Editor GRAHAM GAULD
Themes and Variations from the History of the People in Britain, based upon their own words, spoken by their descendants.
23: Hunger March - the 1920s and 1930s.
Composed and produced by DANIEL SNOWMAN under the direction of Donald Nicholl. Reader in History at Keele.
(A series of 26 programmes)
5.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather
by ALISTAIR COOKE
A nationwide look at the stories behind the day's sporting headlines. Producer ROGER MACDONALD
Alexander Gibson , conductor, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records he would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
Richard Baker introduces a weekly sequence of favourite music chosen from records made by some of the world's great artists.
The novel by Peter Lovesey dramatised for radio by Geoffrey M. Matthews
with Frank Windsor as Det-Sgt Cribb and John Hollis as Constable Thackeray
CRIBB: Thackeray... Your spare time... Spend much of it in the music-hall?
THACKERAY: Music-hall Sarge? No! I'm more of a melodrama man meself.
CRIBB: But you have been inside a music-hall?
THACKERAY: I've had to... But it's not my cup of tea.
CRIBB: From now on it's going to be...
Cribb and Thackeray investigate a series of 'accidents' in the Victorian music-halls and discover a palace of entertainment where a murder takes place.
A late-evening conversation in Which LAURENS VAN DER POST, PROFESSOR BRIAN MORRIS and JOHN WAIN exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices With BRIAN REDHEAD
Producer MICHAEL GREEN (from Manchester)
The evening office of Compline
A topical view of the cinema featuring the stars, the new films and the people who make them: including Walter Matthau's new comedy Pete 'n' Tilly; Reg Varney's The Best Pair of Legs in the Business and SHEILA FRAZIER , star of Superfly. Introduced by JOHN BENTLEY Written by MARJORIE BILBOW Producer BOBBY JAYE
preceded by Weather
11.45 Inshore waters forecast