6.22 Farming Today: ROBIN HICKS and garth COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day BILL DRUMMOND
Introduced by John Timpson 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 7.8 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.2S and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50.
Read by MIRIAM margolyes (9)
For the Sake of the Children When a marriage has gone wrong is it always in the children's best interests for the parents to stay together; or is a broken home, in the long run, a better deal than a bickering one?
A group of people, young and old, who have had to face up to these problems share their views and experiences with Paddy Feeny.
Producers PAT taylob SALLY THOMPSON
BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories: introduced by SHEILA TRACY. Producer TOM READ
NEM, p 114; When all thy mercies, 0 my God (BBC BB 22); Psalm 29; Matthew 19. vv 1-15 (AV); Thy hand, 0 God, has guided (BBC m 187)
Cupid's Arrows by RUDYARD KIPLING
Read by Cyril Fletcher
Her Mamma was very anxious about her daughter's future, as all good Mammas should be. Producer
A Sportsman and Gentleman Many a manly heart beats quicker at the name Bulldog Drummond, Sapper's brawny hero who first hurled himself on to the stage of popular fiction in 1920. His character, his adventures, and his love-life are explored affectionately by Lord Annan, Arthur Marshall , William Vivian Butler and Amanda Theunissen.
Jack In the Box bv tom wright 'Last night someone phoned and asked if I knew where Jack was and then hung up. Later, he phoned again and said if I wanted to see my son alive again I'd better get L500 by this morning.'
Producer GORDON emslie
Presenter Lyn Macdonald
New Careers for Old: chris DENHAM visits a pioneering project which aims to get people normally felt to be in need of help involved in helping others.
Weather, programme news
Presenter Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Sir Frank Price , Chairman of the British Waterways Board.
Nun So Fair?: from time to time. convent girls are let loose on our wicked society. ruth CUBBIN investigates some of their problems.
Answer and Comment.
Bringing Stone to Life: a master stonemason explains the appeal of his craft to VICKI WALKER. Gabriel WOOLF reads
The Occupying Power (8)
Story: Wriggly Worm's Unlucky Day by EUGENIE summerfield
by James Follett.
In 1933 a scheduled airline flight carrying Christmas mail from France to England began a routine approach to Croydon aerodrome. It was, however, destined to land at Heathrow, the West European air terminus of the Third Reich...
Post Office official:
Many readers of her popular novels, such as Green Dolphin Country, feel that they do.
An Oxford graduate, JANE THOMAS , explains why, and Elizabeth Goudge then takes Us round her home and garden and describes her life today. Producer MADEAU STEWART
Snow Lion by j.M mares. Read by garard green 3: He is Snow Lion
William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
from RAF Brize Norton
Anona Winn. Joy
Adamson Norman Hackforth , Peter Glaze try to guess objects presented by their hosts
Peter Jones in the chair Producer JOHN CASSELS
(Repeated: Friday, 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views
on behalf of the Conservative Party
A birthday tribute to one of Britain's greatest and most popular artists of the stage and concert platform.
Written and introduced by MICHAEL KENNEDY
Producer STANLEY Williamson
A Test to Destruction by R.D WINGFIELD. with Robert Lang and Dudley Foster
For John Somersham, his work as a Security Supervisor at the Department of Scientific Warfare always comes first: but when the safety of his small son is at stake he faces an agonising crisis.
ROBERT CUSHMAN (1970)
(Repeated: Thursday. 3.5 pm)
Presenter Nigel Rees Producer TONY GOULD
Douglas Stuart reporting
Burmese Days by GEORGE ORWELL Read by GEOFFREY BEEVERS
8: The Wiles o] the Crocodile
Four talks by MIKE RUSSELL - 3: Making the Best of Both Worlds