6.22 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS
6.40 Prayer for the Day ROSEMARY WAKELIN
Introduced by Robert Robinson and Desmond Lynam
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
by VIRGINIA WOOLF: read by BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT (3)
Walking Round the Woods
There's always something new happening on PHIL DRABBLE 's reserve. Today we see how the tadpoles are hatching, how groups of rabbits and hares affect each other, how the badgers are getting on in their new sett.
More about badgers at 4.5 pm.
The sounds and scenes of a year in the past challenge the memories of 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 look beyond the headline stories and analyse significant developments. Introduced by JOHN MARSH
Producer TOM READ
nem, p 42; The strife is o'er (BBC HB 114); Psalm 122; Luke 24, vv 25-35 (NEB); Come, ye faithful (BBC HB 102)
The Re-run - a children's story for grown-ups by BERNON STEVENI
Read by Geoffrey Banks
Tortoise was talking aloud to himself; he had been dreaming that he was in a field full of bright yellow buttercups, his favourite food. ' Dormouse,' he said deliberately, 'you woke me at a bad moment. I'm not interested in proving the same point twice.' ' Badger is willing to bet 2-1,' said Dormouse encouragingly. Producer HERBERT SMITH (Manchester)
and investigates the humour of the subject with the help of Alfred Marks with the voices of PETER COOK , TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR GRAHAM CHAPMAN , WOODY ALLEN BOB NEWHART and others
Producers SIMON BRETT and BOB OLIVER ROGERS
Frank Muir goes into My Music! again: Thursday, 12.27 pm
The Tie Pin by PAMELA HUNKA with Diana Olsson as Clare
CLARE: I've just walked out on my husband.
JANICE: Have you? Why?
CLARE: He lost his tie pin.
Producer JOHN G. PITMAN
Presenter George Luce Consumer Style
Perc, Filter or Stew: the taste of your coffee may depend on the way you make it. MOLLY PRICE-OWEN looks at a selection of coffee pots and their methods of making coffee.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
12: Something Nasty in the Vault
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Presenter Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Harold Evans , Editor of the Sunday Times
' Abode of the Clouds
CHARLES ALLEN meets the Khasis, a tribe with unusual names and melodic music.
Money Savers - 3: BARBARA VERNON pressure-cooks brisket of beef and boeuf stroganoff.
On Your Allotment: FRANCES PERRY helps JEAN and JOHN TUSON at their vegetable allotment with advice on cropping, planting potatoes and jobs for April.
George Lambert and Miss P by MARGERY SHARP read by JOHN MOFFATT
Story: Little Kid by EMMA MILTON
Everybody's Friend by DAVID CAMPTON
Linda Polan as Mrs Roberts
Margot Boyd as Miss Furley and Kathleen Helme as Miss Loxton ' Mrs Roberts , doctor. The one who phoned. The duty that lies nearest, you know. I've always been one for the duty that lies nearest, even when Mr Roberts was alive.'
Doctor GEORGE WOOLLEY Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (Birmingham)
MONICA EDWARDS, a few years ago, took into her home a sickly badger cub, which she reared and later returned to the wild. This was her introduction to the daily life of a whole group of badgers living in a Surrey valley.
MARTIN MUNCASTER joins MONICA EDWARDS on one of her evening visits, to watch what happens as the badgers emerge from their setts.
Producer DILYS BREESE
Watership Down by RICHARD ADAMS
Read by JOHN ROWE
13: The Assault on Watership Down
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
with Anona Winn , Joy Adamson
Norman Hackforth , Peter Glaze with a mystery guest
Peter Jones in the chair Producer JOHN CASSELS
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
The 76th birthday this month of Paul Robeson , the internationally loved American singer and actor.
His songs, a poem, an extract from Othello and reminiscent anecdotes from
DAME PEGGY ASHCROFT and ELISABETH WELCH
Introduced by PETER LEE Written and produced by TRAFFORD WHITELOCK
Strange Companions by DENIS CONSTANDUROS
When an elderly bachelor advertises for a living-in couple, he finds himself involved in a situation he didn'expect. Producer BRIAN MILLER (Bristol)
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)
London v N Ireland (Round 1) i
Introduced by Peter France Producer JOY HATWOOD
John Tusa reporting
Harris in Wonderland
Read by BRIAN MATTHEW (7)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Dame Sybil Thorndike
Recorded in the Sound Archives