6.32 Farming Today
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 8.40* Today's Papers
Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad, starting with
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
9.30 Talking Politics
A summer series In which leading politicians talk to ANTHONY KING about themselves and their lives in and away from politics.
1: RT HON SIR KEITH JOSEPH , MP, Secretary of State for Social Services
Minister's modesty: page 4
10.2 The Weekly World
COLIN valdar reviews what the weeklies have to say with illustrations read by MARTIN MUNCASTER
Narrator BRYAN MARTIN
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE MARTIN COX , BERNARD TATE ANNE SLOMAN
New Every Morning page 96; Thy kingdom come! (BBC HB 28); Psalm 82; Acts 20, vv 16-27 (NED); Christ for the world we sing! (BBC HB'172).
NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and TV.
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Introduced by ALAN PARRY
Previewing the afternoon'sport, including: Racing from Goodwood; Athletics from Oslo; Swimming; Rowing; Golf; County Cricket.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH
Presenter Roger Cook You and Your Time Left on the Plate: in this month's food column DEREK COOPER looks at the multifarious uses of mustard and the mixed blessings of some of our latest food additives.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman ROBERT ROBINSON Semi-final (iii)
MRS JENNY GRAVES (Gloucester) landscape architect
DR GLYN COURT (Somerset) linguist
FRANK Swansea) civil servant
BARRY OWEN (Flintshire) chemist
Questions set and programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday. 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
A spontaneous discussion by Lord Robens
Lord David Cecil Dame Mary Green David Dimbleby
Chairman David Jacobs from Bramley, Hampshire
Introduced by Anne Gregg The week in Woman's Hour.
What the European papers say. Worth a Detour - 2: COLIN SEMPER visits the Waterways
Museum at Stoke Bruerne. near Northampton.
Small Jobs in the Garden: seasonal tips from GEOFF AMOS. Entertainment Round-up: GORDON GOW
DAVID MARCH reads Auntie Mame by PATRICK DENNIS (5)
by Patricia Griffiths
with Patricia Leventon as Ruth Lane
John: Have it if you want it and if you want it then so do I. But if you don't want it then I'll see the doctor myself.
Ruth: I don't want the baby. But the baby wants me. He's forcing himself on me, trying to make me love him so that I won't get rid of him.
(medium wave only)
medium wore only
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners Adventures of the Incredible Dr McLoon by BRIAN THOMPSON With JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS and FIONA WALKER
Producer TONY CLIFF
4.5 Use Your Wits
The nationwide word-game contest devised by TONY SHRYANE compiled by PETER MOORE
5: Bristol (Marlwood School. Alverton). JILLIAN BENNETT and ALISON BLENKIRON challenge DAVID POWELL and JAMES VOWLES. Chairman TOM COYNE
4.20 Fantastic Facts
The unusual, interesting, fascinating and amazing: presented by JANICE DICKERSON
Producer JOCELYN RYDER-SMITH
4.30 White Rose and Wanderer The book by MOLLY HOLDEN Read by JUNE BARRIE
4: Member of the Household Producer PAMELA HOWE
4.50 Meet ... Jimmy Savile Producer ELIZABETH SMITH Editor GRAHAM GAULD
A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions. People, ideas and events in the world of arts and sciences.
Introduced by Brian J. Ford Producers
ROSEMARY HART. MICHAEL BRIGHT LOUISE PURSLOW , JOY HATWOOD
Weather, programme news
by ALISTAIR COOKE
A nationwide look at the storie.s behind the day's sporting headlines. Producer ROGER MACDONALD
Colin Welland, actor and playwright, discusses with Roy Plomley (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records he would take to desert island.
(Colin Welland is in 'Say Goodnight to Grandma' at the St Martin's Theatre, London)
Desert Island amenities: Letters, page 55
Richard Baker introduces a weekly sequence of favourite music chosen from records made by some of the world's great artists.
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9 5 am)
A play for radio by Brian Evans.
It is Crowning Day at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. The winning poet is robed and escorted to the stage, but as his name is announced he slips from the bardic chair...
(Repeated Monday 3.5pm)
Det-Supt John Wright:
John ap Rhys:
Top Marx for Comedy
The Marx Brothers' story told in clips from their films, and from Groucho's one-man shows and interviews: with BOB HOULTON on Marxian economics and MADAME STILES-ALLEN on Groucho the TV Quizmaster. Presented and arranged by FRANK DIXON
Producer HERBERT SMITH (from Manchester)
The evening office of Compline