6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day JEAN RICHARDSON
The world this morning introduced by John Tlmpson and Robert Robinson
6.45 Travel news, What's on. and Keep fit with EILEEN FOWLER ( 6.50-6.55)
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
from 9.20 Reading
Should I teach my little boy to read before he goes to schoolf Are comics a bad thingf
Are today's teaching methods responsible for adult illiteracy? What is dyslexiat
Put your questions on reading to Margaret Spencer. Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, and John Merritt , Professor of Educational Studies at the Open University.
Judith Chalmers in the chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
New Every Morning (new edition) p 79; From all that dwell below the skies (BBC HR 5); Psalm 104, vv 25-36; 1 Corinthians 9. vv 24-27, and 10, vv 1-5, 11-13 (rsv); 0 food of men wayfaring (BBC HB 209)
The Bore by JOAN FLEMING Read by Noel Johnson
If you're off your guard, anything can happen ... Ten successful, busy years, and I had to come out with it. I hadn'even thought of it for years.
Presenter George Luce Home and Family
Go away, Dad! Some people say that the presence of a father at birth can adversely affect the child for life. DAVtD LLOYD asks a few questions.
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 Rex Garner as Gussie Fink-Nottle, James Villiers as Roderick Spode, Miriam Margolyes as Stiffy Byng
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "The Code of the Woosters"
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Leisure and Pleasure: pursuits, entertainments and places to go.
About the House: more points from Parliament
What's New for the Home: a report.
Medicine Today and Tomorrow: DR ERIC JAMESON looks at new Ideas and techniques. JAMES MCMANUS reads
Holding On by MERVYN JONES (6)
Story: The Axle's Broken by HELEN CHRISTISON
by WILKIE COLLINS dramatised in six parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY with Angela Pleasence as Magdalen Vanstone and Frank Thornton as Captain Wragge
3: Magdalen Takes a Risk
Members of the Cholesbury. cum-St Leonards Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
QuestionmasterMiCHAELBARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
The Wake of the ' Gertrud Luth by PATRICK O'HARA
Read by GARARD GREEN
7: Six Thousand Dollars
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)
Nick Ross presenting world news and views
Ring- Robin Day to put your question in person to scientist and science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke , author of 2001: a Space Odyssey.
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme A space Homer: page 24
A portrait in words and music of Ludwig van Beethoven
(From an oration delivered at Beethoven's graveside)
Part 1: The Lyre of Orpheus Joss Ackland as Beethoven Others taking part:
BETTY BASKCOMB , SARA COWARD MARTIN FRIEND , JOHN GABRIEL
BRIAN HEWLETT , NIGEL LAMBERT JOHN RYE , JAMES THOMASON
The programme compiled and introduced by JULIAN BUDDEN Producer HALLAM TENNYSON
(Part 2. 'The Lonely Years,' next Tuesday. Originally broadcast in one part in December 1970 in celebration of the bicentenary of Beethoven's birth)
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world, including Radio 4's new International Business Report with at 10.25* Market Trends
Greengates by R. C. SHERRIFF Read by ANDREW SACHS (2)
Introduced by Peter France
preceded by Weather
11.4C Inshore forecast