6.22 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS Producer PETER ESTALL
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV NIGEL MCCULLOCH
Introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 Travel news What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50
The Lily by H. E BATES
Read by Bernard Miles
' At the age of 93, Uncle Silas was as lively and restless as a young colt ... '
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER (Bernard Miles broadcasts by courtesy of the Mermaid Theatre Trust)
The Radio Hustings
For the first time in this country during a General Election you can put your questions live by telephone to leading politicians. As the Campaign draws to its close you can raise the issues which you feel have been the most important.
Ring Robin Day to put your questions to the Conservatives on their policies and their views of the other Parties' policies.
Call [number removed]jrom 8.0 am
NEM p 30; What sorrow sore (BBC HB 96): Psalm 31; Luke 11, vv 37-52 (NEB) ; Beneath the cross of Jesus (BBC HB 301)
Not that Kind of a Girl by OWEN HORSFIELD
Read by Sian Davies
' " You're a lovely girl, Shirley," he said, "Don'be surprised, this seat lets down
And before I could speak
I was lying flat out, with him breathing all over me
BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Gerrards Cross, Bucks
Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
continues his attempt to find the solution to the problems of bachelorhood in the BBC Sound Archives.
Presenter Nancy Wise Home and Family
Parents to the Rescue: with many schools understaffed and underfinanced, how can parents help? TOM WISDOM follows up a recent survey.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
from the TV series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN with The Builders written by MARTIN WORTH adapted by PAT DUNLOP
A young man's dreams of travel and an older man's need for an interest are threatened by unsuspected illness.
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
Sir Roderick Elliot:
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Fifth Estate
8:Derek Hart interviewsMichael Charlton
The Simple Style of Normandy: JANE Ross took her family on an exchange holiday.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: ANNE SUTER on the business of being beautiful.
Helping the Home-Helps: JEAN FITCHEW looks at a training scheme.
JILL BALCON reads That Lady (12)
Story: Missus Cluckabiddy Writes a Song by STEPHEN WEAVER
9: A Dissolution of Partnership
Members of the Cardiff and East Glamorgan Federation of Townswomen's Guild put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS , ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD (Leeds)
Tom Jones by HENRY FIELDING Read by FREDERICK TREVES (2)
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
on behalf of the Conservative and Unionist Party
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27 pm) (My Word - It's My Music!: Thursday, 8.45 pm)
Presented by Brian J. Ford
Cancer is the second biggest killer disease. On current evidence one in five people die from it and one in four contract it during their lives. Yet weight of informed medical opinion is more optimistic than these statistics would suggest. The first part of tonight's programme assesses the state of knowledge about cancer and Outlines recent developments in the prevention and cure of the many forms of this disease. The contributors include some leading medical scientists.
Part two presents recorded highlights of the phone-in when listeners were invited to put their questions direct to a panel of cancer specialists. Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT
(Postponed from 19 February)
John Ebdon , fond as he is of children and animals, finds that on occasions they can be more than a little beastly.
Surprisingly, he discovers that OGDEN NASH. JOHN BETJEMAN , HILAIRE BELLOC and other poets appear to agree with him. Producer NATALIE WHEEN
(Postponed from 19 February)
Introduced by Jacky Gillott Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
Douglas Stuart reporting including Campaign Report and Business News
The Well of Loneliness by RADCLYFFE HALL
Read by JUDY PARFITT (4)