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
7.40 Today's Papers
Michael Aspel 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
BRIAN CONNELI. 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 50: Come, Holy Ghost (BBC HB 151): Psalm 89; Matthew 13, vv 44-58 (AV): Thou, whose almighty word (BBC HB 185)
New Every Morning, £1.00 (cloth), 50p (paper), from bookshops
A weekly survey of what Is new and significant in science and technology at home and abroad. Presenter Erian J.Ford Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT
Presenter Roger Cook
I Must Go Down ... to the sea again-in a small dinghy? How safe are they? JOHN TURTLE investigates.
A weekly quiz on music and general knowledge with the Services stationed in Cyprus, Malta and Northern Ireland. (Details as Friday, 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
A spontaneous discussion by Lord Mancroft. Anne Mallalieu Michael Barratt. Lord Oaksey Chairman David Jacobs from Berkshire
Lord Mancroft. Anne
Presenter Barbara Myers
The week in Woman's Hour.
The Habit of Village Church Visiting: recommended by PAUL HUMPHREYS (and he has more to say from the countryside tomorrow at 10.15 pm). Guest: Dame Irene Ward.
What the European papers say. A Long Way from Home - 3. Land of the Samba: HILARY OSBORN talks to Brazilian people who live and work in Britain about the life they left behind.
Christmas Goes Well with Donkeys: written and read by ALEXANDER WALKER
medium wove only Cause for Alarm by IVOR WILSON
' He talks all the time and tells you nothing - that's what I don' like about Inspector Bright ... I wonder what he really wants? The funny thing is I keep getting the impression the whole thing's some kind of game to him.'
Producer TONY CLIFF (Leeds)
Sgt Reg Mason:
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners Arthur Poskett-man of destiny 5: England girds her loins With JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS and CAROLE HAYMAN written by BRIAN THOMPSON Producer TONY CLIFF
4.5 In My Opinion
CLIFF MORGAN, MARY PETERS and JOHN CRAVEN give their views on questions put by pupils of Cantunian High School, Cardiff. Producer ANTHONY SMITH
4.30 Disney Time
BILL CROZIER tells the story of Mary Poppins with soundtrack and songs from the film. Producer BOBBY JAYE 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
Alistair Cooke 's America: Sunday, 7.25 pm, BBC1. Book, £5.00, from bookshops
A nationwide look at the stories behind the day's sporting headlines.
Valerie Singleton , TV interviewer and reporter, discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by him) the gramophone records she would take to a desert island. Producer RONALD COOK
(Repeated: Monday. 12.27 pm)
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs. 9.5 am)
Heroes by WILLIAM SMETHURST wiih William Lucas as Capt Philip Bowes de Vere Broke, captain of HMS Shannon Year: 1813
'Twos on the glorious fourth of June
At ten o'clock in the forenoon
That we sailed out of Boston
That we sailed out of Boston Bay tor to fight the Chesapeake boys
Of HMS Shannon:
With LINAL HAFT. JACK HOLLOWAY DAVID MORAN. JOHN NORTH and RICHARD SIMPSON
Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (Birmingham)
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm) .58 Weather
Mr Stevens (Bosun):
Of uss Chesapeake: Capt James Lawrence:
Senator Henry Clay:
Geoffrey Moorhouse in conversation with Jonathan Dimbleby describes his attempt in 1_te 1972 to be the first man to cross the Sahara by camel. To succeed, he needed to travel
3.600 miles. He describes the trials, tribulations and near-disaster of his finally unsuccessful journey.
Producer Peter de Rosa
Evening Prayers conducted by FR PATRICK MCENROE ST GABRIEL 'S SINGERS director of music KENNEDY RYAN