6.27 Farming Today presented by ROBIN HICKS
6.45 Prayer for the Day
The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron
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
7.50 Travel news
VHF: Regional news, weather
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers
Regional VHF: see Variations
contributed bv the BBC's Foreign News staff
9.30 Religious Service for Primary Schools
My Work - 3: David Butler , a farmer. Script by JIM CRACE
(Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 am)
9.50 Interlude t.55 The World of Work Unit III: Choices 7: What's Next? written by MARIANNE coot
NEM p 68: 0 come, let us sing to the Lord (BBC HB 465); Psalm 104. vv 25-36: John 14. vv 4-14 (AV): Jesu, guide our way (BBC HB 144)
10.30 History in Focus
The Worker in the State 1810-1960. 2: The New Unionists written by MAURICE WHITBREAD
10.45 Intermediate German
Wer anderen eine Grube grabt written by CARL DUERING (i)
11.0 Movement and Music I
(Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 am)
11.20 Music Club presented by GARY TAYLOR
11.40 Religion and Life
Portrait of belief: two portraits of Christian impact within the Japanese culture, by MARIANNE cook. Producer RALPH ROLLS (VI Form series)
Presenter Nancy Wise
Home and Family. An extra pair of hands: MARGARET KORVING looks at the work of home helps.
VHF South West: see Variations
starring Richard Murdoch and Deryck Guyler in That's My Pigeon
LENNOX-BROWN: President Grotti may wish to travel in an open coach. And with all these pigeons about.....
LAMB: He'd end up a very spotty Grotti.
With NORMA RONALD
RONALD BADDILEY , JOHN GRAHAM Written by EDWARD TAYLOR and JOHN GRAHAM
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm) (People: page 5)
12.55 Weather, programme news VHF : Regional news, weather
Story: Dorothy by zofi BAILEY
2.0 World History. Madame Tussaud (1761-1850) written by KATHLEEN HOUNSELL-ROBERTS
Italy: Bridging the Strait of Messina, by GARRY LYLE
2.40 Stories and Rhymes
The animal family by RANDALL JARRELL - 2
Julian by GORE VIDAL
Read by Denis HAWTHORNE (2)
An extended edition of Radio 4's early evening news magazine to bring you minute-by-minute information of the Budget of 1973: presented by William Hardcastle
In the studio: MARY GOLDRING of the Economist; PATRICK HUT-BER of the Sunday Telegraph; ALAN FISHER of the National Union of Public Employees; and GILLIAN REYNOLDS.
From the gallery: PATRICK cos-grave of the Spectator.
Direct link-ups from Swansea, Birmingham, Glasgow. The views of the man in the street from PM reporters in radio cars. Telephoned interviews with kev figures in trade and industry. Plus all the rest of the news of the day.
Producers ROGER FRAZER and JENNY ABRAMSKY
Studio editor HARRY BROWN
Executive editor ANDREW BOYLE (Coverage on BBC1 from 3.15)
5.50 VHF: Regional news, weather
5.55 Weather, 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
Gerald Prieslland presenting world news and views
Ring Robin Day to put your question on how the Chancellor of the Exchequer s Budget is likely to affect you personally to tax expert ProfessorA.R.Prcst,London School of Economics, and Professor G. S. A. Wheatcroft, co-author of Value Added Tax in Great Britain.
[number removed](16 lines) will take questions from 6.0 pm onward Producer WALTER WALLICH
by NESTA PAIN
' It's a risk I should never have taken, Marie! An inoculation never given to any human being before! That it should end like this - my life's work - with the killing of a little boy of nine.'
The little boy was not killed and Louis Pasteur's life's work ended very differently — but to him the inoculation had been a great risk. This programme traces his life and work and shows why the inoculation was made
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING
in conversation with ROGER COOK
Hugh Cudlipp. who retires at the end of the year as head of the giant International Publishing Corporation - proprietors of the Daily Mirror, among other journals - looks back over a lifetime of journalism ' from the youngest-ever Fleet Street editor to the oldest-ever Fleet Street whizz-kid.'
The Chancellor of the Exchequer,
Rt Hon Anthony Barber , mp for the Got'ernment
10.20 John Tusa examines the details and implications of today's Budget with leading MPs and financial experts
Mrs Harris. MP
Read by GEOFFREY MATTHEWS (2)
preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends