6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN ERB
The world this morning introduced by John Tfmpson and Douglas Cameron
6.50 medium wave onlu
Travel news. What's on. ana Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER
6.55 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
Read bv PETER MARINKER
17: A Visit to the Admiral
A Healthy Environment
The pub next door has started a discothèque: how can we stop the noiser My daughter works in an office where there's no heating: what can she do about it? The assistants at the local delicatessen handle the cooked meats: is this allowed?
Put your questions to
Adeline Kay and Mick Archer , public health inspectors
Sue MacGregor 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 41; Hast thou not known BBC HB 491); Psalm 32; Acts 26, vv 0-20 (NEB); 0 for a heart (BBC HB 334)
The Red Tractor by DOUGLAS RAII.TON
Reader Richard Hurndall
' The ox had died ... The new tractor would be a symbol of prosperity. But then he discovered it was a trick ...'
Guilty or Not Guilty?
What do you feel about the heroine after watching A Pin to See the Peepshow? The BBC2 series was a dramatisation of the novel based on the Thompson-Bywaters murder in Ilford in 1922. Radio 4 today looks at the true story, with the recollections of people concerned at the time, and asks whether the central figure was ' hanged for adultery '? Research SYLVIA MARGOLIS
Presented by FENTON BRESLER Producer ELIZABETH SMITH
Steve Race chooses some interesting items from the Archive shelves.
Presenter Jeanine McMullen Home and Family
ESN: what does ' educationally sub-normal ' really mean? What provision is made? JANICE DICKERSON reports.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
by P.G. Wodehouse
starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster with Vivian Pickles as Aunt Dahlia
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "Right Ho, Jeeves"
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
(Richard Briers is in "Absurd Person Singular" at the Criterion Theatre, London)
12.55 Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Gordon Clough
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Sauce and Resource - test of ingenuity in the kitchen: PADDY FEENY faces BARBARA KELLY and JOHN SHERWOOD with those crises that every cook dreads.
2.0 2.2 News
October 1917: LOUISETTE ANDREWS recalls her experiences in Russia at the time of the Revolution.
Alarm Call-1: Fire! Police! Ambulance!
PETER BARKWORTH reads Lot'e and Afr Liuisham by H. G. WELLS (9)
Story: The Nicest Things by LESLIE PITT
by ANTHONY TROLLOPE adapted for radio in 20 parts from six of his novels Book 5:
The Small House at Allington Episode 14:
The Fate of the Small House dramatised bv PETER RUSSELL
Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT
Trollope, the narrator:
Earl de GUEST:
Griselda, Lady Dumbello:
Sir Raffle Buffle:
Lady Alexandrina de Courcy:
A Year of Gardeners' Question Time
Kenneth Ford recalls some of the places visited and some of the questions asked during the past year
With Fred Loads, Bill Sowerbutts and Alan Gemmell
Producer Kenneth Ford
The Pearl by JOHN STEINEECK Read by RONALD FORFAR <2)
The news magazine: presented by Gordon Clough and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
Conceived, written and misread by Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barry Cryer , John Junkin with THE DENIS KING TRIO Producer DAVID HATCH
(Repeated: Wed. 1.30 pm)
Jacky Gillott presenting world news and views
The Long Long Trail Alan Dobie reviews
The Third Year of the Great War Entry of the USA....
British reaction to Revolution in Russia ...
Emancipation of women ...
Soldiers' songs and the hit shows in the theatre.... Technology advances ...
Battle and Home Fronts.... Triumph of the tanks ... Peace moves ...
The year recalled through the recorded voices of men and women who were there, including songs by: George Robey , Violet Loraine Florrie Forde , Jose Collins with AI.FIE KAHN on the harmonica BETH BOYD. FRANK HENDERSON
LEROY LINGWOOD , VICTOR LUCAS HILDA SCHRODER
(members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company)
Written and produced bv
JOHN BRIDGES in collaboration With LESLIE BAILY
Sir John Betjeman the Poet Laureate introduces and reads with Philip Larkin, Jill Balcon and Gary Watson a programme chosen from Philip Larkin Oxford Book of 20th-century English Verse, including:
Thomas Hardy The Convergence of the Twain
W.B. Yeats The Statesman's Holiday
Robert Graves Welsh Incident
Noel Coward The Boy Actor
Philip Larkin The Whitsun Weddings
Recorded before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, London.
Two poets promenading: p 11
John Tusa reporting
Queen Lucia by E. F. BENSON Read by AUBREY WOODS (12)
A nightly review of the arts and science. Introduced tonight by Peter France
Who are the Basques anyway? A complex question which can provoke passionate, even violent answers. In a down-town bar in Bilbao WILFRED DE'ATH learnt some of the answers for himself - from a Basque.
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