6.22 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS
6.40 Prayer for the Day GEORGE W. TARGET
The world this morning introduced by Robert Robinson and James Burke including at 6.50 and 7.50 med wave only Travel news, What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news at 7.0 and 8.0 News at 7.25 and 8.25 Sportsdesk including news from Christchurch on the build-up to the Commonwealth Games at 7.35* and 8.35* Papers
7.45-7.50 Thought for the Day
The sounds and scenes of a year in the past challenge the memories of residents James Burke and Isobel Barnett and guests Miles Kington and Sheridan Morley.
Robin Ray puts the questions, aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives. Questions Set by MARGARET HOWARD Producer HELEN FRY
BBC Home correspondents and reporters. Introduced by MICHAEL DE MORGAN Producer TOM READ
NEM. p 34; Jesus lives! (BBC HB 106); Canticle 8; Revelation 7. vv 9-12 (rsv); Come, let us join (BBC HB 122)
Binu and the Tiger
, by BARBARA M. BOAL
Read by Elizabeth Proud
' Surely they'll look for us at dusk,' said Binu ... Beneath them the tiger flicked its tail menacingly.
Producer JOANNA SCOTT-MONCRIEFF
Derek Nimmo discusses- with DEREK JONES his interest in wildlife and the countryside, and chooses some recordings. Producer JOHN BURTON (Bristol)
The Corner by ALISTAIR WALKER with Gwyneth Guthrie
Peter is playing Macduff's son in his school production of Macbeth. He begins to question not only Macduff's actions in the play but those of his own father at home.
Producer GORDON EMSLIE: (Scotland)
Mr Rutherford e j:
Presenter Jeanine McMullen Consumer Style
Cough! Cough! Cough! Are cough sweets and mixtures value for money? GEORGE LUCE investigates.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: John Hillaby
Live it yourself - 4: DR KIT PEDLER describes the eco-house. Watching the bird watchers: LORNA CARTLEDGE.
Cookery Club: KATHARINE WHITE-HORN and HONOR WYATT with ideas for those in bedsitters. BARBARA MITCHELL reads The Marigold Field by DIANE PEARSON (13)
Story: Pottle Pig Takes a Bath by NANCY NORTHCOTE
by Hugh Steadman Williams
with Wilfred Pickles
George Morris has stayed teaching at a northern grammar school beyond retirement age. His class see him as something of a joke, his wife thinks he's a failure; but both judgments are superficial, for George is a remarkable man.
Maude, his wife:
Sir Stanley Picton:
Cliff, his son:
Madge, Sir Stanley's secretary:
Schoolboy - Martin Brooks:
Schoolboy - Greg Holden:
Schoolboy - Bickerstaff:
The length, colour and style of dressing of human hair has always had immense emotive power.
Derek Parker considers, with illustrations from the fifth century until today, some of the more violent of these prejudices against the prevailing fashion. He talks to VIDAL SASSOON, famous hair stylist, DORIS LANGLEY MOORE , expert on the fashions of history, and JAMES HEMMING , psychologist, about the deeper significance of the way we wear our hair. Producer DENYS GUEROULT
The Long Ships by FRANS G. BENGTSSON
Read by MICHAEL MCCLAIN 3: The Apostle's Bell
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
The questions and ideas you send discussed this week by Renee Houston , Mary Stocks Katie Boyle , Jean Marsh In the chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and ian MESSITER. Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
This week sees the 37th birthday of the world-famous British musician of whom it was once said that ' he was born with a grand piano attached to his tiny fingers.'
His art is celebrated this evening by Dents Matthews , a fellow artist who was also once his teacher.
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON (Manchester)
Affection Unlimited by JULIAN SYMONS with Marjorie Westbury and Francis de Wolff
Evelyn Payton consults a Matrimonial Agency....
Producer NORMAN WRIGHT (1968) (Rptd: Thursday, 3.5 pm)
Spike Milligan and Charles Causley sail away to the land where the Bong-tree grows ... to recite and delight in the nonsense of Edward Lear.
Douglas Stuart reporting
Introduced by Jacky Gillott Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
The Virgin and the Gipsy
Read by Elizabeth SELLARS (8)
News Headlines followed by Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends