6.32 Farming Today: ROBIN HICKS
Outlook: reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.10 On Your Farm
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN
7.40 Today's Papers
Michael Aspel introduces Radio 4's worldwide look at the weekend: including at 7.50 medium wave only 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'
on behalf of the Labour Party
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
9.30 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with ALAN WATKINS
10.2 The Weekly World
BRIAN CONNELL reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by DAVID WILLMOTT Narrator JOHN MARSH
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
DAVID WALTER , BERNARD TATE
New Every Morning, p 25; Thou art the Way (BBC HB 338); Psalm 27. part 1; Matthew 12, v 43. to 13, v 9 (AV); Son of God (BBC HB 377)
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
The flower breeder cometh ... NIGEL MURPHY and JOHN WARREN visit a seed firm in Essex to find out what'll be new for our gardens in 1975; plus what to do in the garden this weekend.
A special challenge match between the Brains of Britain from 1972 to 1974 for the title 'Brain of Brains.'
(Details as Friday, 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
A spontaneous discussion by Russell Braddon
Lady Avebury, Lord Chalfont Wynford Vaughan Thomas Chairman David Jacobs
Presenter Barbara Myers
The week in Woman's Hour.
Writers' Houses - they, lived and wrote hero 3: MICHAEL HARDWICK visits Byron's home at Newstead Abbey, Notts. Guests from Liverpool: The Spinners
What the European papers say. Pitching Your Tent: ALAN ROGERS , DAVID AND LIZ CLAYTON talk to PATSY KUMM about their camping guides. Easter Egg Party by ELIZABETH BOWEN abridged by ANN REES JONES read by ROSALIE CRUTCHLEY
As Long As Ye Both Shall Live by AUBREY WOODS with A tragedy - to have your husband killed in a car crash on your honeymoon. Or is it? Valerie knows virtually nothing about Jean-Louis - it was a whirlwind romance. Only now does she begin to find things out about him. Things she would rather not know.
With HAZEL COPPEN
HECTOR ROSS , STEPHEN THORNE SION PROBERT , DENIS MCCARTHY Producer GLYN DEARMAN
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners
Arthur Poskett-man of destiny 4: .4 Deuced Clever Scheme with JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS and CAROLE HAYMAN written by BRIAN THOMPSON Producer TONY CLIFF
4.5 Behind the Scenes 2: At the Horse Show
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD, at the Midlands International Horse Show. takes a look at the organisation behind an important equestrian event and meets some of the people involved - on horseback and behind the scenes.
Producer RICHARD MADDOCK
4.20 Your Next School 2: A Public School
PETER WHEELER talks to the High Master and pupils of Manchester Grammar School. Producer HERBERT SMITH
4.30 Charlie and the Great
Glass Elevator by ROALD DAHL-6 The Oldest Person in the World told by MARTIN MUNCASTER Producer PETER novis
4.50 A Day in the Life Of ... a Reporter
JOCK GALLAGHER joins PAT MITCHELL in her search for news. Editor GRAHAM GAULD
A second chance to hear the best from the week's editions: books, films, plays, broadcasting. music and exhibitions. Presenter Gordon Snell Producer TONY GOULD
Weather, programme news
by ALISTAIR COOKE
America: Sun 7.25 pm BBC1. Book, £5.00, from bookshops
Sir Keith Falkncr. former Director of the Royal College Of MUSiC, With ROY PLOMI. EY i Repeated: Monday, 12.27 pm)
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am)
The Toll-Gate by GEORGETTE HEYER (Died 5 July 1974)
Dramatised by CYRIL WENTZEL
When John Staple , a young cavalry officer, is riding north to visit friends, he is forced to take refuge from a storm in a country toll-gate. He learns that the gatekeeper has mysteriously disappeared, and his young son Ben is unaccountably frightened-in fact there are a number of goings-on in the district that need accounting for ...
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)
Three programmes in which Professor R. V. Jones, now of Aberdeen University, recalls the years when he was Assistant Director of Scientific Intelligence at the Air Ministry, at the heart of the struggle to foresee the Germans' intentions. discover the secrets of their new technology and blunt the ferocity of their attack on us. 1: The Man Who Could Have Lost the War - an account of the events of 1940, and the Battle of the Beams.
Research by NORMAN LONGMATE Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON Part 2: Thursday, 8.45 pm. How the Prof got the chair: p 5
Professor R. V.
An evening Meditation by REV STEWART CROSS