6.32 Farming Today: BRYAN PLATT
Outlook: reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
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 70-minute worldwide look at the weekend.
Travel news and What's on 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
COLIN VALDAR reviews what the weeklies have to say, with illustrations read by MARTIN MUNCASTER
9.45 Talking Politics
Are the present methods of financing political parties satisfactory? Should the maj.or parties rely so heavily on big business and the Unions? ANTHONY KING looks at the alternatives with leading politicians in this country and in Sweden, where a system of state subsidies has been in operation since 1966. Narrator BRIAN HUDSON
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE MARTIN COX , BERNARD TATE ANNE SLOMAN
New Every Morning page 11; Put thou thy trust in God (BBC Hymn Book 313); Psalm 66, vv 1-3, 12-17; Romans 11, v 33, to 12. v 9 (rsv); My heart is filled with longing (BBC HB 525)
Records of the tenor singing English songs and ballads: introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON
on The Official Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen
The Queen's Colour of the 1st Bn Welsh Guards is being trooped
There will be eight Guards with a Sovereign's Escort of the Household Cavalry
Music played by the MASSED BANDS OF THE GUARDS DIVISION and THE MASSED BANDS OF THE LIFE
GUARDS AND THE BLUES AND ROYALS Scene described by ROBERT HUDSON from
Horse Guards Parade, London Bashing the ceremonial square: page 13
Introduced by ALAN PARRY
Latest news and prospects of a big afternoon's sport including Racing, Golf, Lawn Tennis, Swimming and Cricket. Producer GEOFF DOBSON
(Sport on 2: from 2.2 pm)
Second Round. 3: South of England and Midlands
(Details as Friday, 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
A spontaneous discussion by Katharine Whitehorn Michael Parkinson
Robin Ray. Alex Jarratt Chairman David Jacobs from Cookham, Berkshire
Blood Lines by JOHN KIRKMORRIS
ARTHUR: I came here today with a proposal. Joe can tell you about it. Go on, say your piece, Joe.
JOE: We haven't made a brilliant start, have we? Right. The short way of saying it is to tell you that your father-in-law wishes to make Christopher his eventual heir.
Producer RICHARD WORTLEY
Introduced by Anne Gregg
The week in Woman's Hour. A House of Our Own?: ways in which young people may manage to get a mortgage.
Entertainment Round-up: by GORDON GOW
What the European papers say. Poetry on a Theme: IRENE THOMAS with poems about cats. PETER TUDDENHAM reads
Birds, Beasts and Relatives by GERALD DURRELL (5)
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners
Adventures of the Incredible Dr McLoon by BRIAN THOMPSON With JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS and CAROLE HAYMAN Producer TONY CLIFF
4.5 Dial Your Career
Telephone the experts for advice on all kinds of careers. This month a show-jumper and a journalist answer your telephone questions.
Presenter Maureen Staffer Producer DAVID SHUTE
Next edition: 30 June, when the guest is a racing driver.
Questions for him to 4th Dimension, BBC, London W1A 4WW
4.25 Survive the Savage Sea
Twelve-year-old twins NEIL and SANDY ROBERTSON talk about their 37-day ordeal adrift in an open raft in mid-Pacific. Their father's book about it is to be published on Monday, and a dramatised version can be heard on Tuesday at 8.30.
4.30 Tank Commander: the novel by RONALD WELCH : abridged in six episodes by ALUN Richards. Read by EMRYS JAMES 5: Forward the Tanks!
John Carey, now a company commander, finds himself in the first-ever tank action on the Somme.
Producer LORRAINE DAVIES Editor GRAHAM GAULD
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In this year's Commonwealth Day programme, the Australian Broadcasting Commission presents the story of the building of the largest astronomical telescope in the Southern Hemisphere.
A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions. Introduced by Robert Hewlson Producers ALAN HAYDOCK
JOY HATWOOD, LOUISE PURSLOW MIRIAM RAPP
Weather, programme news
by ALISTAIR COOKE
(Repeated: Sunday. 9.15 am)
A nationwide look at the stories behind the day's sporting headlines. Producer ROGER MACDONALD
Baroness Summerskill, CH discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records she would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
(Repeated: Monday. 12.25 pm)
Steve Race introduces a weekly sequence of favourite music chosen from records made by some of the world's great artists.
The Tallyman adapted for radio from his novel by BILL KNOX with Paul Kermack and Phil McCaU Inspectors Thane and Moss investigate an illegal money-lending racket in Glasgow. Identifying ' Tha Tallyman ' is their biggest problem.
Producer CORDON EMSLIE (from Glasgow)
(Repeated: Monday, 3.0 pm)
Chief Insp Thane:
A late-evening conversation in Which RT HON RICHARD CROSSMAN. MP, RT HON WILLIAM DEEDES , MP. and PROFESSOR BERNARD CRICK exchange thoughts, opinions, ideas and prejudices with BRIAN REDHEAD
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON
The evening office of Compline