6.22 Farming Week: presented from the North by KEN FORD
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 Robert Robinson and John Timpson. Including at 6.50 and 7.50 med wave only Travel news. What's on, and (6.50 only) .Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER ; Weather and prog 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 All this week:
THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
abridged in five episodes by EILEEN CAPEL from
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by ANITA LOOS with Toby Robins as Lorelei, the girl from Little Rock, Arkansas
1: Fate Keeps on Happening
' Kissing a girl's hand may make her feel very very good, but a diamond and safire bracelet lasts forever - Producer john cardy
Aided by ' Harriet Crawley , Benny Green , Lance Percival , Esther Rantzen , Kenneth Rob inson. Fritz Spiegl and other Monday morning regulars.
AIR MARSHAL SIR ERNEST SIDEY , KBE, CB, MD, MFCM, DPH (RAF Ret), Director General, on the work of the Association.
Spring is coming! So - what bird songs and calls can we listen out for now, and what do they mean? Hints, too, about how visitors to the countryside can avoid upsetting farmers, and more of your letters, including some strange stories about rats and false teeth! Introduced by DEREK JONES
NEM p 46: Jesu, our hope, our hearts desire (BBC HB 126); Psalm 119, part 4: Luke 12, vv 47-57 (NEB); Lift up your hearts! We lift them, Lord, to thee (BBC HB 326)
medium ivave only
The Wessex Saddleback by MICHAEL JAY
Read by Kerry Francis
The top brass are agog over this one. It's the window display we've got lined up for Leather Week. We're featuring the biggest pig you ever saw!
(Details as Saturday, 1.15)
Audrey RUSSELL looks at and listens to Gainsborough and his musical friends.
Presenter George Luce
Work and Money
That First Interview.... can hold the key to training for future success. What does the man or woman on the other side of the table look for? MARGARET KORVING finds OUt. Editor DENNIS LOWER
Weather, programme news
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Cooks' Question Time: questions from the Mid and South Cheshire Federation of Towns-women's Guild answered by Monica Mawson and Zena Skinner.
Reading your letters.
My Child Lives with his Father: a personal story.
Remember the covered wagon of the Western movie? TIM MATTHEWS reports on a popular holiday in Sweden. At the Fort Flag by MARGERY SHARP abridged by Fiona MacPherson Read by PAULINE LETTS
(First of two instalments)
Deputy editor TERESA MCGONAGLE
Editor WYN KNOWLES
Margaret Ellen and the French Lady by KATHLEEN RAMSAY
Tom Jones by HENRY FIELDING read by FREDERICK TREVES (6)
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
from the original TV series by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring Arthur Lowe
John Le Mesurier. Clive Dunn 6: The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones featuring JOHN LAURIE
JAMES BECK and BILL PERTWEE
PEARL HACKNEY. RICHARD DAVIES With ELIZABETH MORGAN
DIANA BISHOP and JOHN SNAGGE Producer JOHN DYAS
(Rptd: Wednesday, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Tuesday, 1.30 pm)
by JOHN FOWLES : abridged in seven parts by MOLLIE HARDWICK Read by GARY WATSON. Part 6
by DANIEL KATZ. A comedy translated by KEVIN O'MALLEY from RENAUD rosset's French version of the Finnish original
with Eleanor Bron, Nerys Hughes, Leonard Fenton
Benno, a Finnish Jew, is, because of his Russian origin, conscripted into the Tsar's army in the 1914-18 war. When he is reported injured, his wife Vera and her friend Lena set off to find him. Their adventures are funny but the implications of the story are often serious and moving.
Other parts: JOHN BULL, ANTHONY DANIELS, BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT
Piano ANNA BERENSKA
Cornet Michael Laird
Accordion GERALD CROSSMAN
Galkine's song composed by PETER GREENWELL
Producer BETTY DAVIES
(Rptd: next Sunday afternoon)
Eleanor Bron's Choice: page 5
Major Von Essen:
Introduced by Paul Vaughan Producer ALAN haydock
Douglas Stuart reporting
The Well of Loneliness by RADCLYFFE HALL
Read by judy PARFITT
Seventh of 17 instalments
News Headlines followed by Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Five talks by Peter Nichols , Rome correspondent. The Times 1: Words and Confrontations
Orson Welles once said ' the Italians are a nation of actors of whom the worst end up on stage.' Are the Italians the flamboyant talkers they are so often pictured as being, and if so. why?