6.32 FarmingToday: DAVID ADDIS
Outlook: reflecting matters of Christian intecest and concern
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.10 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Producer ANTHONY PARKIN (Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4s 60-minute worldwide look at the weekend
Including at 7.50 medium wave only Travel news and What's on: Weather and programme news at 7.55.
News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30*; Papers at 8.40*
Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad, starting with 9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
9.30 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with DAVID WOOD
10.2 The Weekly World
KEITH OVENDEN reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by JOHN MARSH Narrator DAVID WILLMOTT Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
BERNARD TATE , GERRY MONTE
New Every Morning page 122: When morning gilds the skies (BBC Hymn Book 285): Psalm 34, vv 11-22: Luke 10. vv 1-16 (NEB): 0 dear and heavenly city (BBC HB 251)
NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and TV.
Introduced by DAVID DAVIS Producer JOHN KNIGHT
Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM
News and prospects of the day's sport, featuring: Cup Football in England and Scotland; International Rugby, England v Ireland, Wales v France; Rugby League.
(Sport on 2: from 2.2 pm)
Presenter Lyn MacDonald You and Your Time
Large as Life? Back to Nature in Art? With the current interest in natural history in art exhibitions JEANINE MCMULLEN visits a college in Carmarthen. where students specialise in wildlife artistry.
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson 2: Home Counties FIONA RUDD (Essex)
MRS GAY BISPING (Surrey) JOHN EDMOND (Bucks) administration manager ALAN ILIFFE (Herts) psychologist
Including Beat the Brains in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Questions set and programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday. 6.15 pm)
Book, Brain of Britain, 35p: see page 58
Weather, programme news
A spontaneous discussion by Lord Robens
Rt Hon Richard Marsh Robin Day
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from Great Bookham, Surrey
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at 7.30 pm) to: Any AnswersT BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR
Introduced by Judith Chalmers The week in Woman's Hour.
What the European papers say. Widowhood: JILL BALCON and ELEANOR STEFF in discussion
Gardening: seasonal tips from GEOFF AMOS
The Pariah by FRANK O'CONNOR abridged by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE Read by ALAN BARRY
The Three-Cornered Hat by PEDRO ANTONIO DE ALARCdN translated and dramatised by RAGAN BUTLER
1 I think of you all the time, Frasquita. Your shining hair, your blue eyes, your laughter
'Your Excellency! You mustn' talk to me like that! I'm a respectable woman. And you yourself have a wonderful wife.'
' She doesn' understand me, Frasquita.'
Producer MARGARET ETALI
Lucas, the miller:
Frasquita, his wife:
Don Eugenio, the Governor:
Dona Mercedes,his wife:
JuÃ¡n Lopez, the Mayor of Rinconcillo:
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners. Rex Radio by ALEXANDER GUYAN
4.5 Time Well Spent
Things to do. to make, to collect ... haybox cooking, painting pebbles, treen. Introduced by BRIAN TRUEMAN Producer GILLIAN HUSH
4.25 New Films
SARAH FORBES takes a look at the new releases.
4.30 Smoke Over Shap by MARGARET POTTER
The building of a railway line over Shap Fell brings not only technical problems for the contractor and his men, but trouble between the army of navvies who invade the countryside and some of the local farmers Then there are others who. for financial gain. are ready to sabotage the railway. 2: An Explosive Situation
Concertina player.HAROLD BARNES Play produced and programme edited by TREVOR HILL
4D annual, 80p. see page 58
Maggie Henderson. housekeeper at -the parsonage:
Rev Josiah Linwood:
Jake Joynson,an overseer:
Tom Bellamy, a local farmer:
Ralph Rawlings, squire of Meathrop Hall:
Patrick O'Leary a bullying navvy:
Mick Simmons, proprietor of the ' Tommy Shop:
The best from the week's editions: introduced by Nigel Rees Producer TONY GOULD
Weather, programme news
by ALISTAIR COOKE
Roy Fox , bandleader, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the gramophone records he would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
(Repeated: Monday, 12.27 pm)
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am)
The Secretary Bird by WILLIAM DOUGLAS HOME
A comedy of marital manner* and bedroom bluff.
Adapted for radio by JOHN G. PITMAN with Producer ROGER PINE
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)
Professor J. B. Mays
Dr Mia Kellmer Pringle in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer MICHAEL GREEN (Manchester)
Professor J. B.
Dr Mia Kellmer
The Navy Lark with Jon Pertwee. Leslie Phillips and Stephen Murray
A chronicle of events aboard HMS Troutbridge written by LAWRIE WYMAN and involving RICHARD CALDICOT
HEATHER CHASBN. TENNIEL EVANS RONNIE BARKER and MICHAEL BATES Announcer ROBIN BOYLE Producer
ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
Evening Prayers conducted by REV JOHN LANG
preceded by Weather
12.6 am* Inshore forecast