6.32 Farming Today
6.50 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 (Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
Producer (On Your Farm):
Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 60-minute worldwide look at the weekend.
7.50 Travel news and What's on
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including Sportsdesk; at 8.30* Sports Spot; at 8.40' Today's Papers
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
9.30 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with Alan Watkins
10.2 The Weekly World
Gerard Evans reviews what the weeklies have to say with illustrations read by Roy Williamson
Narrator Bryan Martin
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE ANNE SLOMAN , GERRY MONTft
New Every Morning p 34; Blest be the everlasting God (BBC Hymn Book 486); Psalm 57; Isaiah 26, vv 1-12 (RSV); All praise to thee (BBC HB 119)
Nancy Wise makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and TV.
Introduced by John Ellison
Introduced by Desmond Lynam
News and prospects of the day's sport, featuring: Football in England and Scotland; Racing at Ascot; Rugby Union; Rugby League.
Presenter Roger Cook
Saturday's Supermen: more and more men are on the loose with the weekly housekeeping money. Just how well do they cope?
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
(Details as Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news
A spontaneous discussion by Lord Soper, Ludovic Kennedy, Jean Rook , Basil de Ferranti
Chairman David Jacobs
Introduced by Judith Chalmers The week in Woman's Hour. Guest J. B. Priestley
Sauce and Resource: a test of ingenuity in the kitchen. PADDY FEENY faces BARBARA KELLY and JOHN SHERWOOD with crises every cook dreads.
What the European papers say. Nothing to be miserable about: HILARY POLE is physically but not spiritually paralysed.
The Daughters of the Late Colonel by KATHERINE MANSFIELD abridged by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE Read by ANN MORRISH
A series of the most successful plays of this popular story-teller.
'You know, when I got back from the funeral, I got the feeling he was in the house. Oh I know it's quite ridiculous. Perhaps I did imagine the smoke, and probably moved the furniture without thinking. There can'be any other explanation, can there?'
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners. Rex Radio by ALEXANDER GUYAN Super captain and supercat sally forth from Radio Castle once more!
With NIGEL LAMBERT , GARARD GREEN and JO MANNING WILSON
4.5 All Yours
More poetry, music and stones written and performed by you.
4.25 Christmas Films
SARAH FORBES reviews the holiday screen attractions.
4.30 Duke Diamond
The space fiction serial play in six parts by ROBIN SMYTH 5: Revenge!
Under the general amnesty to celebrate the dawn of the 26th century, criminals serving sentences of suspended animation are freed. But Alikon, the Robot, seeks revenge.
Radiophonic special sounds and music by DICK MILLS
Play produced and programme edited by GRAHAM GAULD
4D annual, 80p: see page 78
J D C:
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 Nigel Rees
5.55 Weather, programme news
by Alistair Cooke
Alistair Cooke's Choice: p 5. Book, Alistair Cooke 's America: from booksellers, Â£5.00
A nationwide look at the stories behind the day's sporting headlines.
Alexander Young , tenor, discusses with Roy Plomley (in a recorded programme devised by him) the records he would take to a desert island.
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am)
A new play for radio by A. R. Rawlinson
with Maurice Denham, Clifford Rose, Frances Jeater
Lord Ghisbert is seriously ill. His grand-daughter believes that he might recover if she can find a very old friend of his with whom he had a violent quarrel nearly 30 years ago. When she eventually traces the man. she discovers that the argument stemmed from an incident which took place during the First World War.
Producer MARTIN JENKINS
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)
James Lord Ghisbert:
Lord Ghisbert's secretary Susan:
Mr Makeby senior/Second man in pub:
Rene/Man in pub:
A. W. Allen
Professor Robert Pennington Enid Mumford in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer MICHAEL GREEN
A meditation in preparation for Christmas led by REV MICHAEL MAYNE