6.32 Farming Today: ROBIN HICKS
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
John Anthony introduces Radio 4's 60-minute worldwide look at the weekend: including at
7.50 Travel news and What's on; Weather and programme news at 7.55.
News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30*; Papers at 8.40*
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 The Week in Westminster
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with ALAN WATKINS
10.2 The Weekly World
SIMON JENKINS reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by JOHN MARSH Narrator SHEILA TRACY
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
BERNARD TATE , DAVID WALTER
New Every Morning, p 54; The eternal gifts of Christ the King (BBC HB 234): Psalm 126; John 21, vv 15-22 (AV); Give me the wings of faith (BBC HB 229)
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
Nothing but stones ... : JANE FINNIS learns some elementary gecilogy - enough to make a country walk or hike more interesting.
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 Semi-final (1)
JOHN ADLINGTON (London) retired teacher
DAVID BLACKMAN (Berkshire) scientist
DR ROGER PRITCHARD (Somerset) civil servant
GROUP CAPTAIN DAVID RHODES , RAP (Suffolk)
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
A spontaneous discussion by Baroness Robson Lord Mancroft
Rt Hon Enoch Powell Bryan Magee , mp
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from Oxfordshire
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at 7.30 pm) to: Any Answersf, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Baroness Robson Lord
Presenter Barbara Myers
The week in Woman's Hour. Gardeners' Sunday: JANICE DICKERSON and JENNIFER CURRY visit two private gardens open for the day tomorrow.
What the European papers say. Land of the Cherry Blossom: CLIVE JACOBS talks to Japanese people who live and work in Britain about the life they left behind.
The March of Time: reflected in BA MASON'S magnifying mirror.
Tears, Idle Tears by ELIZABETH BOWEN abridged by ANN REESJONM read by ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY
Richard Hurndall and Derek Seaton in The Jellico by j. c. w. BROOK
My father used to have one, you see, and he couldn'say the name either. So he called it a Jellico after the battle of Jutland.'
Producer DAVID SPENSER
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners
Arthur Poskett : a new cartoon series about the man of destiny. 1: The Biggest Tomato in the Pages of Recorded Time With JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS and CAROLE HAYMAN written by BRIAN THOMPSON Producer TONY CLIFF
4.5 In My Opinion
DEREK HART , JON PERTWEE give their views on questions put by pupils of Morden Farm Middle School. Surrey
Producer ANTHONY SMITH
4.30 Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator: the book by ROALD DAHL abridged in six parts by NAOMI LEWIS
3: The Vermicious Knids told by MARTIN MUNCASTER Producer PETER NOVIS
4.50 Strange Music
2: Instruments: from a live beetle to a fish scale, a growling clarinet to the skirl of rare pipes. Narrated and produced by MADEAU STEWART Editor GRAHAM GAULD
A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions: books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presenter Nigel Rees Producer TONY GOULD
Weather, programme news
by ALISTAIR COOKE
America: Sun 11.15 pm, BBCl
Osian Ellis (harpist) With ROY PLOMLEY
Producer RONALD COOK
(Repeated: Monday, 12.27 pm)
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am)
The Poacher: the novel by H. E BATES adapted and produced by DAVID H. GODFREY with Geoffrey Matthews Charles Simon and Elizabeth Morgan
' You're a fine lot. A bad, poaching, shifty lot. And I'm almost tired of saying it ... And a bad, ungrateful lot on top of that! And I'm done and finished with you.'
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)
' Buck ' Bishop:
Luke Bishop (bOy):
Luke Bishop (man):
Rev Elijah Thompson:
LORD FEATHER, former General Secretary of the tuc, talks to GORDON CLOUGH of his early life in Bradford, his family and schooldays, and his first work for the Trade Union movement. Producer HELEN FRY
Evening Prayers conducted by FR JOHN THOMPSON with the BARLOW SINGERS directed by MtCHAEi CALLAGHAN