6.22 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN CONGDON
Introduced by John Timpson and Michael Clayton
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 7.45-7.56
Residents James Burke , Isobel Barnett ; guests Joan Bakewell , Mike Yarwood
Robin Ray puts the questions aided by recordings from the BBC Sound Archives. Questions Set by MARGARET HOWARD Producer HELEN FRY
vicdium leave only
BBC Home correspondents: introduced by SHEILA TRACEY Producer TOM READ
NEM, p 106: Jesu, guide our way (BBC HB 144); Psalm 121; Luke 17, vv 20-37 (NEB); How bright these glorious spirits shine! (BBC HB 492)
All I Ask by SYLVIA RAYMAN Read by Denise Bryer
' Just pick up the phone, that's all I'd asked ... Let me know you've been held up ...'
and investigates the humour of the subject with the help of Alfred Marks with the voices of PETER COOK , DAVID HATCH , GRAEME GARDEN, TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR , JO KENDALL , DUDLEY MOORE, KENNETH WILLIAMS. Producers SIMON BRETT and BOB OLIVER ROGERS
The Barber's Story by JOSEPH CONRAD : dramatised for radio by MALCOLM HAZELL
Captain Hagberd's son Harry ran away to sea many years ago and Hagberd-ever confident that he will return-waits for him in his cottage on the coast. But what will happen if Harry really does return?
Producer BRIAN MILLER (Bristol)
Presenter Nancy Wise Consumer Style
Grass growing under your feet? In that case your lawn needs mowing. GEORGE LUCE examines lawnmowers to see what value you get for your money.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
Weather, programme news
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: Dame Irene Ward
Know Your Place: as the youngest of their families, ELISABETH BERESFORD and ELIZABETH WEBB discuss their family position with THORNTON PEARN. Reading your letters.
On Your Allotment: FRANCES PERRY helps JEAN and JOHN TUSON grow vegetables-2: advice on sowing seeds, cultivation and jobs for March. CATHLEEN NESBITT reads
Queen of the Headhunters by SYLVIA BROOKE (2)
Story: The Cuckoo Clock by RUTH AINSWORTH
The Late Mr King-Thomas by PAUL FERRIS
What are you trying to say to me? That you've discovered something about your father? A play about family relationships and a wife's loyalty to the memory of an imperfect marriage.
Producer LORRAINE DAVIES
David, her son:
Claire, her daughter:
Elsie and Doris Waters this week recall: EILEEN FOWLER TURNER LAYTON , SUZETTE TARRI FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
NOEL COWARD, REG DIXON
OLIVE GILBERT , HETTY KING
NAT KING COLE , STANLEY HOLLOWAY BILLY COTTON. Producer
ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
Read by FRANCIS DE WOLFF
3: The Corps des Pages and Military Training
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
S.S5 Weather, programme news
Renée Houston, Nan Winton
Elaine Stritch. Beltine le Beau In the chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER Producer
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
Paul Tortelier was born in 1914 in Paris, but his career as cellist, composer, conductor and teacher takes him all over the world, not least to this side of the Channel, where he was described recently as ' British institution.' On the eve of Tortelier's 60th birthday IAN HORSBRUGH presents a celebratory tribute. Producer GILLIAN HUSH
Tortelier Master Classes on BBC2: beginning next Tuesday
Too Long at the Fair by JOHN HYATT and JEAN: There is one thing. I must ask you to keep as quiet as possible. The gentleman in the room next to this one has been ill.
ZOE: What's wrong with him? JEAN: Nothing's wrong. But it's important he has rest and quiet. His work is arduous....
Producer DAVID H. GODFREY
Charlotte M. Yonge
The books of Miss Yonge epitomise the unfading fascination of Victorian novels: a strong sense of family, unflagging invention. and a most reassuring belief in good and evil.
Marghanita Laski , Lady Violet Powell and Catherine Storr are founder members of the Charlotte M. Yonge Society which meets occasionally for the pleasure of talking about her works: that is what they do tonight.
Producer PAMELA HOWE (Bristol)
Introduced by Peter France Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
David Spanier reporting
The Contract by ALLAN rniOR Read by MICHAEL BRYANT (2)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends