t.22 Farming Today: ROBIN HICKS direct from the Royal Show-ground at Stoneleigh"
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV WILF WILKINSON
Introduced by John Timpson and Robert Robinson
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, including news of today's second-round matches in the World Cup: Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*: and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50
Travel Broadens the Mind?
Each year thousands of children go abroad in parties organised by their schools. How much educational value is there In these journeys? Ought they to spend more time getting to know their own country?
Parents, teachers and children discuss their views with PADDY FEENY. Producer THENA HESHEL
BBC Home correspondents and reporters. Introduced by SHEILA TRACY. Producer TOM READ
NEM. p 89; God is our refuge (BBC HB 454); Psalm 130: Matthew 7, vv 1-12 uv): Stand up, stand up for Jesus (BBC HB 368)
Nikki by JOAN O CONNOR Read by Noel Johnson
' ... Let me tell you the story of Nick Adams (alias Nicholai Nicholaevitch Adamov) who sits, at this moment, in a room in his apartment in New York City. a brochure open on the table in front of him
Celebrating the pleasures of reading William, Biggles and other heroes
Through the books of childhood and youth, we try on different characters in an effort to find one which fits. P.J. Kavanagh, Amanda Theunissen and Charles Causley revive their fantasies of William Brown, Biggles, any Georgette Heyer heroine and Hemingway man, and measure them against their adult selves.
Producer PAMELA HOWE (Bristol)
Community Swansong by HELEN J. WILSON
Wilfred Pickles as Ted Baxter
'Do you enjoy being a compere? Talking down to us like we were a lot of kids. Singing a few sentimental songs, talking about the old days when we had nowt. We take it because we've nowhere else to go.'
Pianist ARNOLD LOXAM
Producer ALFRED BRADLEY (Leeds)
Presenter George Luce Consumer Style
Switch off something' That's exactly what you may do when NANCY WISE assesses the amount the electricity bill might come to next winter.
Warmth without power: out of the vast range of cotton. nylon, polyester, and flannelette sheets, what's the best value? ISABEL JAMES reports.
12.55 medium ware only
Weather, programme news
Presenter Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Dr Mia Kellmer Pringle. director of the National Children's Bureau.
Reading your letters.
Zoos and Safari Parks: wild-life havens or mere public spectacles? NIGEL murphy investigates the phenomenal rise in the number of British zoos.
The Hours Before Dawn by CELIA FREMLIN : abridged in 12 parts by DOREEN ESTALL Read by Colette O'Neil (1)
(Music: The Devil and Daniel Webster by Herrmann)
Why does Miss Brandon look so familiar when she applies for the Hendersons' room?
Dr Mia Kellmer
Story: Badger u'as a Bully by VERA RUSHBROOKE
Charlie is My Darling
A comedy by JAMES SCOTLAND with Rikki Fulton and Una McLean
'Your mother was Queen Anne II. And your grandfather King
Donald 111. Always presuming they took their own names as their titles. You might be as much as King Charles XI.'
Producer GORDON EMSLIE
What makes a family a happy one?
Jack de Manio puts the question to three members of a famous musical family - Yehudi Menuhin, his sister Hephzibah and his son Jeremy - and asks what they agree about and disagree about, and what they think about family life in general.
Read by AUDREW SACHS (3)
William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 medium ware only Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
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)
The Cheeky Chappie
BENNY GREEN recalls the performances and appeal of Max Miller who. despite being frequently banned by the BBC, became the highest-paid comedian of his age.
Producer BOB OLIVER ROGERS
Dead End by MICHAEL BRETT : another in our occasional series of plays by this popular writer
Jon Rollason as Peter Evans ' He was blackmailing me. them. And they've fixed themselves an alibi. The police are going to say I murdered him.' When Peter appeals for help to old comrades in crime, he gets more than he bargains for.
Producer JOHN CARDY
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.5 pm)
Presenter Peter France
Producer KATHLEEN CHEESMOND
Douglas Stuart reporting
Read by ANTHONY HALL (3)