6.22 Farming Week: presented from Wales by GERRY GADSDEN
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN JACKSON
The world this morning: what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson including at 6.50 and 7.50 med wave only Travel news, What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit with EILEKN FOWLER at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news at 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including at 7.25 and 8.25 Commonwealth Games
Sportsdesk with reports from Christchurch at 7.35* and 8.35* Papers
7.45-7.50 Thought for the Day
STEVE RACE finds today's events reflected in yesterday's recordings in the Archives.
(Repeated: Tuesday, 11.45 am)
aided by Harriet Crawley , Benny Green , Lance Percival , Esther Rantzen , Kenneth Rob inson. Fritz Spiegl and other Monday morning regulars. Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Why do some birds walk along the ground whilst others hopf That's one of the intriguing questions discussed today by the Wildlife team.
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol) Questions (on a postcard) to Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
NEM. p 50; Thou, whose almighty word (BBC HB 185); Psalm 86; Luke 6, 26-38 (NEB); The Lord is King! (BBC HB 26) The new edition of New Every Morning, from booksellers: £1.00 (clotty, 50p (paper)
The Fate Line by ARTHUR CALDER-MARSHALL Read by Rosalie Crutchley
' There's no getting away from what's written in your Fate Line. But what did you make of it? That's the question, dear. That's what tells.'
(Details as Saturday, 1.15)
DEREK PARKER introduces recordings from the Archives.
Presenter Nancy Wise
Work and Money. A Company Pension? How can you decide whether it would meet your needs? GEORGE LUCE finds out.
[number removed]: It's Your Line to Lord Byers tomorrow 7.30 pm
Weather, programme news
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two
Reading your letters
Caravanning: CLIVE JACOBS assesses the advantages and costs of a caravan holiday at home and abroad. The Complete Steel by CATHERINE AIRD abridged by EVANGELINE BANKS read by Richard Briers
Murder in a stately home!
(First of ten instalments. Music: Quest Ballet Suite by Walton)
Deputy editor TERESA MCGONAGLE Editor WYN KNOWLES
(Richard Briers is in ' Absurd Person Singular' at the Criterion Theatre, London)
Story: Mr Poppleton 's dog Simon goes for a walk by himself by VERA COLWELL
The Long Ships by FRANS G. BENGTSSON translated by MICHAEL MEYER adapted for radio in 15 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by MICHAEL MCCLAIN 6: Peace - at a Price
The news magazine: presented by Robert Williams with PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
S.55 Weather, programme news
from the original TV series by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring
Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
The Man - Mr Mainwaring. The Hour -11.30 am 14 May 1940, when the manager of Swallow's Bank, Walmington-on-Sea, answers his country's call and forms a platoon of Local Defence Volunteers to defend our island home.
Featuring JOHN LAURIE , JAMES BECK ARNOLD RIDLEY , IAN LAVENDER and TIMOTHY BATESON With JOHN SNAGGE
(Rptd: Wednesday, 12.27 pm)
Adapted for radio by:
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(Repeated: Tuesday, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
by JOHN FOWLES : abridged in seven parts by MOLLIE HARDWICK Read by Gary Watson
Part 1: Walking on The Cobb at Lyme Regis one blustery morning in March 1867, Charles and his fiancée Ernestina spy a solitary black figure, motionless and staring out to sea. 'They call her the French Lieutenant's - Woman,'. says Ernestina ...
Producer BRIAN MILLER (Bristol)
A winter comedy by Christopher Fry
with Pamela Brown, Ian Holm, Peter Jeffrey, Jane Lapotaire
You know the Countess has the qualities of true divinity.
For instance: how apparently undemandingly
She moves among us: and yet
Lives make and unmake themselves in her neighbourhood As nowhere else ...
(Rptd: next Sunday afternoon)
Countess Rosmarin Ostenburg:
Count Peter Zichy:
Douglas Stuart reporting
A nightly review of the arts and science. Introduced tonight by Peter France
Producer RICHARD GILBERT
Leopard in the Sun by SIEGFRIED STANDER : abridged in ten parts by MADGE HART Read by Joan Matheson
The leopard may be dangerous and at times a killer, but he has a beauty all his own - a beauty which it could be a crime to destroy.
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
News Headlines followed by Radio 4s International Business Report; Market Trends