6.22 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES
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 at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news at 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today at 7.25 and 8.25
Sportsdesk with reports from Christchurch at 7.35. and 8.35* Papers
7.45-7.50 Thought for the Day
... and the Dutch Holland
For years now the Dutch have been creating new land from the sea for agriculture, for industry and to house the tightly crowded population. But they haven' forgotten the needs of the birds: undrained land has been set aside for wildfowl, and a reserve - the first in the world - for harriers.
Introduced and produced by DILYS breese (Bristol) (Sundays broadcast)
Residents James Burke and Isobel Barnett and guests Irene Thomas and Paul Barnes. 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 58; Holy, holy, holy (BBC HB 169); Canticle 1. vv 1-15; Luke 7, vv 1-10 (NEB); Father of heaven (BBC HB 290)
His Wedded Wife by RUDYARD KIPLING
Read by Michael McClain
A woman came into the little circle of light by the candles on the peg tables, stretching out her hands to the dark where the Senior Subaltern was, and sobbing. Producer
Bill Oddie , when not being a Goodie, is an enthusiastic bird-watcher, and chooses Archive recordings to prove it Producer JOHN BURTON (Bristol)
See the Pretty Lights by ALAN PLATER
Every time the fella says Take your partners " I know nobody's going to take me for a partner.'
David Jarrett as Norman and Pamela Craig as Enid
Producer Alfred BRADLEY (1966)
Presenter Nancy Wise
ConsumerStyle.Whynothire a car? But now much should you pay - and what service should you get? The consumer team investigates.
1: The Man and the Hour
Weather, programme news
medium tcat'e only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
John Methven. Director-General of Fair Trading.
Live-it-yourself - 5: DR KIT PEDLER with some suggestions. Focus on Fashion - the glossy sell: dilys MORGAN investigates the advertising and promotion of the clothes we buy. RICHARD briers reads The Complete Steel by CATHERINE AIRD (3)
Story: Jacko is lost by jean SUTCLIFPE
It is now possible for a machine to encompass a far greater scope of factual knowledge than any man. It is possible, at man's request, for a machine to use that knowledge in a rational way. Both man and machine are rational beings. Who would be surprised if soon a machine were to produce within itself further elements of personality previously restricted to man alone? Man would be the father, but what or who would be ...
The Infant by PAUL ABLEMAN
Producer ROGER PINE
When an actor is not playing in Lear or The Mousetrap, what does he do? Breed rabbits? Run a nappy service? Sell antiques?
Sheridan Morley Investigates these and other ways in which members of the world's most overcrowded profession fill the gaps between parts.
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
The Long Ships
Read by MICHAEL mcclaih 8: Envoys of Evil
William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
Renée Houston, Rachael Heyhoe Betty Marsden , Carol Binsted In the chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and ian messiter. Producer ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
The Art of Marian Anderson
Records of the great American contralto introduced by Gordon Stewart
Producer RONALD COOK
The Night of the Cobra by PETER F. FERGUSON
'Just a minute now - you were out last Friday night, Saturday night, Monday night ... where is it you find to spend your time, eh? '
(For cast see Thursday, 3.5)
The Glow-worm in the Grass
Looking at nature and reading about nature are pleasures celebrated by Nigel Stock , P. J. Kavanagh , and John Barrett as they choose their favourite - down to earth - writers.
Producer PAMELA howe (Bristol)
Douglas Stuart reporting
Introduced by Paul Vaughan Producer JOY HATWOOD
Leopard in the Sun by SIEGFRIED STANDER
Read by JOAN MATHESON (3)
News Headlines followed by Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends