6.27 Farming Today: ROBIN HICKS
6.45 Prayer for the Day REV PAUL BARBER
The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
Travel news. What's on. and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER f.55 Weather, programme news -
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.35* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Travel news
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers
Sleep and Dreams
Why do we need to sleep, and how much sleep do we needf How can we cure insomniat What is dreaming, and does everybody do it.? Are our dreams really necessary ?Can one explain sleep-walking and nightmares! Do animals dreamt
Put your questions about sleep and dreams to psychologist Dr Christopher Evans.
Judith Chalmers in the chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
NEM p 61: 0 day of God, draw nigh (BBC HB 24): Psalm 145, vv 13-21; Acts 17, vv 16-27 (NEB); Hills of the north, rejoice (BBC BB 33)
A Boy to be Proud Of by BARBARA YATES ROTHWELL Read by Sheila Mitchell
Her One-and -Only. Apple-of-her-widowed-eye son, had be. come a Hippy .
recalled by Ian Carmichael 4: The King and I
A series of seven programmes withwords and music from the hit shows that won the triple crown of acclaim in New York. London and on screen during the past 30 years.
Written by MARJORIE BILBOW Producer BOBBY JAYE
with Steve Race
Presenter Nigel Murphy Home and Family
When Your Pet is 111 ... and you can'afford the vet: MOLLY PRICE-OWEN finds out who can help.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
by P.G. Wodehouse
starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster with Jonathan Cecil as Bingo Little; Edwin Apps as Steggles, Denise Bryer as the kid and the girl.
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "The Inimitable Jeeves"
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Sauce and Resource - a test of ingenuity in the kitchen: DAVID GEARY faces PRUNELLA. SCALES and HARRIET CRAWLEY with those family crises that every cook dreads.
As I See It: BEN DUNCAN with a puritan ethic.
Tune with a Tale: recalled by BA MASON
It's Cheaper by Barge: the case for developing Britain's commercial canals.
MONICA GREY reads
In a Summer Season (10)
Story: Jenny and the Singing Animals by KATHLEEN LYRE
by ANTHONY TROLLOPE adapted for radio in 20 parts from six of his novels
Book 4: Framley Parsonage Episode 10: Money Matters dramatised by CONSTANCE COX
'Producer GERRY JONES Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT
Trollope, the narrator:
Mr Harold Smith:
Mrs Harold Smith:
Little Big Man by THOMAS BERGER
Read by BOB SHERMAN
7: George Armstrong Custer
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
Michael Robbins as Dad Pat Coombs as Mum Liz Gebhardt as Beryl Frank Abbott as Len and Ronald Fletcher as Himself
A weekly, fearless, down-to-earth report on Britain today, through the eyes of yer typical average listening family.
4: Town and Country an' that Written by TONY BILBOW and MIKE FENTIMAN
Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)
Adam Raphael presenting world news and views
A series of seven programmes
The plastic surgeon is often thought to be concerned only with 'cosmetics': shortening noses, removing 'spare tyres' of fat, 'lifting' faces...
But there are more important developments: children with hare lips or cleft palates able to talk naturally: lost thumbs or fingers replaced by skin grafts; new jaws and faces for disfigured cancer patients - a whole world of remedial surgery made possible by skilful surgeons who need more than 12 years to train.
Compiled and narrated by Tony Van den Bergh
Compiled and narrated by:
Tony van Den
A series of three programmes 1: How comical my happiness by L. MALYUGIN translated by OLGA FRANKLIN with Derek Godfrey as Anton Chekhov and Prunella Scales as Olga Knipper
Anton Chekhov and Olga Knip per met, fell in love and married. For a while they lived apart, but for four years wrote to each other almost every day. This programme is based on their letters.
Adapted for radio and produced by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
Six verse programmes taking their titles from passages in T. S. Eliot 's Four Quartets.
4: The Coupling of Man and Woman Peter Orr introduces poems by SYDNEY GOODSIR SMITH
ROBERT GRAVES , PETER REDGROVE SIR JOHN BETJEMAN
ROGER MCGOUGH , STEVIE SMITH and C. DAY LEWIS read by the authors themselves and HARVEY HALL
Producer GEORGE MACBETH
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world
Two Lamps in Our Street by ARTHUR BARTON
Read by RONALD HERDMAN (2)
A nightly review of the arts and science
People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. Introduced tonight by Paul Vaughan