6.32 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS
Outlook reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.10 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Producer ANTHONY PARKIN (Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's 70-minute worldwide look at the weekend: including at 7 50 Travel news and What's on: Weather and programme news at 7.55.
and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30'; Papers at 8.40*
Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad.
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in-the politics and the people.
9.30 Talking Politics
ANTHONY KING asks whether politicians should spend more or less time criticising each other, and discusses the results of a specially commissioned Opinion Poll. with JOHN GRANT , MP, GEOFFREY HOWE , MP, and HUMPHREY TAYLOR of Opinion Research Centre.
10.2 The Weekly World
SIMON JENKINS reviews what
-the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by JOHN MARSH Narrator PETER DONALDSON Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE ANNE SLOMAN , TOM READ
New Every Morning, page 1; 0 splendour of God's glory bright (BBC hb 409): Psalm 99; Hebrews 9, v 27 to 10, v 10 (NEB); Fill thou my life, 0 Lord my God (BBC HB 271)
NANCY WISE makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and Television.
Introduced by DAVID DUNHILL Producer PETER DE Rosa
A weekly survey of what is new and significant in science and technology at home and abroad.
Presenter Brian J. Ford Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT
Presenter Roger Cook You and Your Time
Food Column: DEREK COOPER , with his monthly look at what's new in the world of food.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson Second Round
6: Wales and North of England PHILIP HARDINGHAM (Cumberland). factory worker
Richard FATTORINI (Glamorgan), badge-maker
DON MAY (Cardiff), medical journalist
Including Beat the Brains
Questions set and programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday. 6.15 pm)
Brain of Britain, 35p, from bookshops
Weather, programme news
The Bishop of Crediton Dr John Dunwoody Arthur Marshall
Chairman David Jacobs from Devon
Presenter Sue MacGregor
The week in Woman's Hour.
What the European papers say. Guest: Moura Lympany.
Gardening: seasonal tips from GEOFF AMOS
Taking The Plunge: ROSEMARY ELLERBECK , HONOR GILLOTT and FRANCES PINTER have all started their own companies A Child in the Forest by WINIFRED FOLEY : abridged by VIRGINIA BROWNE-WILKINSON Read by june BARRIE (9)
A Child in the Forest, £2.25, from bookshops
The Death Watch by LESTER POWELL
' Does a marksman think about the person he's going to kill? '
' I don'. I think of him only as a target. Not even that. An abstraction. If I thought about him as another human being. it'd be an act of murder, butchery, and I don' think I could go through with it.'
Producer HARRY CATLIN
Introduced by John Dunn
4.0 Admiral Skylark
Tales of a Space-age Twit with GEORGE LAYTON as everyone
4.5 Time Well Spent
Things to do, to make, to collect ... including some do-it-yourself music with ATARAH BEN TOVIM and the results of the magic competition.
Introduced by BRIAN TRUEMAN Producer HUSH GILLIAN
4.25 Ghost Guide
Where to find them! Taken from A Book of Ghosts and Mountings edited by AlDEN CHAMBERS
A comedy serial play in six parts by ANTHONY BUCKERIDGE Part 6
Producer MARGARET ETALL Editor GRAHAM GAULD
A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions; books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibition Presenter Ruth Brandon Producer TONY GOULD
Weather, programme news
by ALISTAIR COOKE
Alistair Cooke 's America: Sunday 7.25 pm. BBC1. Fully illustrated book of the same title, £5.00, from bookshops
A nationwide look at the stories behind the sporting headlines.
Susan Hill, novelist, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the gramophone records she would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK i Repeated: Monday. 12.27 pm) Su.san Hill's play A Window on the World: tomorrow, 6.15 pm, Radio 3
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am
All in Good Time by BILL NAUGHTON
'If this got out - why, I couldn' face my workmates of a morning. That son of yours has shamed me ... all his reading, his fancy music and what-not, yet when it comes to it he can' fulfil his married duties.... I'd say there was something very odd and queer about that lot.'
Music played by TREVOR HOLROYD Producer ALFRED BRADLEY (Leeds) (Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)
The Bishop of Warrington Professor Brian Morris in conversation with Brian Redhead Producer
Evening thoughts and music introduced by STEWART LAMONT