6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day DR CHRISTOPHER WOODARD
The world this morning introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
6.45 Travel news, What's on, and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER ( 6.50-6.55)
6.55 Weather, programme news
7. 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. News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers
from 9.20 Alcoholism
Is it a disease or a personality disorder?
What are the chances oj complete cure?
Is there a difference between heavy drinking and alcoholism/ Put your question on alcoholism to Dr Griffith Edwards and Frances, a recovering alcoholic Sue MacGregor in the chair Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8. am
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
New Every Morning (new edition) p 54; Lord of our life (BBC HB 179); Psalm 48; 1 Corinthians 2, vv 1-11 (rsv): Beneath the Cross of Jesus (BBC HB 301)
Her First Ball by KATHERINE MANSFIELD
Read by Annette Crosbie
' Ah,' said the fat man, ' that's what it is to be old.... you see, I've been doing this kind of thing for the last 30 years.'
BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited the Southwell district of Nottinghamshire
Steve Race chooses interesting items from the Archive shelves
Presenter Jeanine McMullen Home and Family
Marrying Youpg: is it on the increase? Is it a good idea? PATRICIA ROWE hears a variety of views, including those of a schoolgirl wife.
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
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "The Code of the Woosters"
(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 William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Proof against what?: DILYS MORGAN braves showers and downpours in a variety of rain-wear.
Reading your letters.
I'll have my baby at home: JEAN WRIGHTON defies current medical opinion and a doctor comments.
About the House: more points from Parliament.
Holding On by MERVYN JONES abridged by DOREEN ESTALL Read by James McManus (first of 12 instalments)
(Serial music: Trumpet Concerto in c by Lovelock)
Story: Mrs Cluckabiddy and the Dragon by STEPHEN WEAVER
by WILKIE COLLINS dramatised in six parts 2: Nobody's Children
The Wake of the' Gertrud Luth ' Read by GARARDGREEN
2: A Jinx on the Voyage
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Anne Scott-James and Denis Norden
In the chair Jack Longland Questions compiled by PETER MOORE
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27)
(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
Ring Robin Day to put your question on the Labour Party's view of jobs, wages, strikes and other labour problems to
Rt Hon Reginald Prentice , MP, Labour's Shadow Minister of Employment
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6. pm
The ruthless and arrogant Dowager Empress Ti'u-hsi ruled a war-torn China for nearly 50 years until her death in 1908. She lived in the Forbidden City of Peking surrounded by 3,000 eunuchs and 3,000 women.
The story of this extraordinary woman's life is told by Martin Muncaster with Rosalie Crutchley as the Empress
Other parts TIMOTHY BATESON ROBIN BROWNE , SANDRA CLARK DIANA OLSSON. TERRY SCULLY
VERNON JOYNER , PETER WILLIAMS Written by ALISON PLOWDEN Producer VANESSA HARRISON
Rosalie Crutchley 's Choice: p 5
John Tusa reporting with voices and opinions from around the world, including Radio 4's new International Business Report with at 10. 25* Market Trends
Angel Pavement by J. B. PRIESTLEY
Read by WILFRED PICKLES (15)
A nightly review of the arta and science
People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. Introduced tonight by Peter France