CANON ROY MCKAY
Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam
Including at 6.58 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
to his Son
Read by DON FELLOWS (2)
Should you put your money in National Savings? Unit Trusts? Gold shares? A piggy bank? Who benefits from an annuity? Are you paying too much income tax? Could you be better off than you are?
Put your questions on saving investment and taxation to accountant Mavis Moullin and financial journalist Paul Wilson. Sue MacGregor is in the chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
BBC Correspondents throughout the world report on the society we live in - the politics and the people.
NEM, p 93; Lo. God is here! (BBC hb 264); Psalm 90. vv 1-12; Hebrews 3, vv 1-14 (NEB); How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (BBC hb 142)
The Failing of St Fred by RICHARD COMPTON-HALL
Read by Martin Muncaster
' We were sitting down at the far end of the Astral Bar, me and a few flighties off duty, when in flew St Fred , starboard wing trailing. He wasn'at all his usual neat and natty little self.'
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Hadleigh, Suffolk
continues his attempt to find the solution to his personal problems in the BBC Sound Archives.
Presenter George Luce Home and Family
Battered babies: it is said that, with the exception of a few rodents, the human animal is the most abusive towards its young. SANDRA NAIDOO draws together recent research to find out why - and how to prevent it.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray
Arthur Askey , Cyril Fletcher In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Mrs Mills
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm) (McDonald Hobley is in ' Move Over Mrs Markham ' at the Pier Theatre, Bournemouth)
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Presenter Sue MacGregor
"The Person My Childhood Made Me": 3: Ruth Pitter talks to Elizabeth Webb about some lessons that lasted.
Reading your letters
Lunch with the Joneses: a farming family invite "Woman's Hour" listeners to share their lunch and discover a little about life in the Towy Valley, the 'heart of South Wales'.
A Classic Meal: 3: Dora Saint describes an 18th-century farm-house tea, from Anne Hughes's Diary of a Farmer's Wife, and gives her own way of making it.
"The Correspondents" bv Margery Allingham, abridged by Evangeline Banks, read by Carleton Hobbs
Author of serial:
Story: Rackettypan the Scare-crow by URSULA HOURIHANE
by HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ 9: The Hour of Trial
A Fortnight with Forester Death to the French
Read by MICHAEL KILCARRIFF 2: Dodd Takes Command
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
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 Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views
Ring Robin Day to put your questions on our legal system and ways of improving it, on law and order, and on the present state of the Conservative Party, to Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, Lord Chan cellor in the last Government. To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme
Thus James Cameron opens his celebration of GKC which includes some of his best known poems, prose, and paradoxes and the recorded memories of his friends:
BEN TRAVERS , MAISIE WARD
RONALD KNOX , DOROTHY COLLINS and the voice of GKC himself Readers DAVID MARCH
JOHN SAMSON , PETER LEE DIANA BISHOP
Producers HELEN FRY
PETER DE ROSA
More about Chesterton: Thursday at 10.10 pm Radio 3. Another Father Brown story: 5 June at 8.15 pm Radio 4
Presenter Peter France Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
Douglas Stuart reporting
My Cousin Rachel by DAPHNE DU MAURIER
Read by JOHN WESTBROOK (2)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Joseph Hone reflects on a winter's journey in which he looked again at the legendary world of "The Prisoner of Zenda" and Graham Greene in the mirror of actual life today in south-eastern Europe. A series of three talks.
1: Absolute Murder on the Orient Express - Yugoslavia