6.22 Farming Today This week
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV STANLEY BRINKMAN
Introduced by John Timpson
Including at C.50 and 7.50 Travel news. What's on and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at C.55 and 7.55.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50.
Read by DAVID MARCH (5)
Is the stock market to be avoided by the amateur - or even the professional Is the latest issue of National Savings a good buyT Is it possible to keep up with inflation* Is it better to hang on to investments or to cut your lossesf Are you paying too much taxT Ask accountant Mavis Moullin and financial journalist Paul Wilson. Your calls taken by Sue MacGregor. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
NEM, p 84; Lord of all (BBC hb 294); Canticle 4; 1 John 5, vv 1-6, 8-13, 18-21 (av); Eternal Ruler (BBC HB 321)
Dr Yonson and the English Wife by JOAN POMFRET
Read by Rolf Lefebvre
He was big and clumsy, and very intelligent, and she had found him in Lichfield.
Some entertaining moments taken from his broadcasts in the BBC Sound Archives.
Presenter Nigel Murphy
Parent-eating monsters - or Mummy's little darlings? How do you regard your children?
'twut Isobel Barnett
Eleanor Summerfield and David Nixon , Paul Jennings
Tune twisters from Steve Race In the chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Producer JOHN CASSELS
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
from 2.0 Introduced from Belfast by Michael Baguley
Women Caring: the story behind an organisation formed for Northern Ireland by the wives of peers.
Miss Matchmaker: an interview with the girl from the Army who helps lonely soldiers.
Reading your letters.
How to break your wrist without sawing off the branch of the tree: HARRY BARTON tells all. The Golden Girl: our recently retired gold medallist MARY PETERS talks about her book. Look Back with Love by DODIE SMITil abridged by EVANGELINE BANKS Born in Lancashire at the end of last century, the author's memories of childhood are read by Meg Wynn Owen
(First of nine instalments. Music: Johnny Hawksworth 's With a Delicate Air) Producer in Belfast PAT LINDSAY
Story: Mrs Cluckabiddy and the Lost Squeak by STEPHEN WEAVER Presenters this week
JANE ROGERS and GARY TAYLOR Scripts and production by JENYTH WORSLEY
by Evelyn Waugh; dramatised in 11 parts by Barry Campbell
Band of the Royal Corps of
Director of music (title music):
Members of the Freeland Village Hall Committee, Oxford, put their questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
A Raft of Swords by DUNCAN KYLE
Read by GEOFFREY WHEELER 2: Complex Preparations
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
5.55 Weather, programme news
A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Anne Scott-James and Denis Norden
In the chair Jack Longland Questions compiled by PETER MOORE
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27 pm)
John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views
Ring David Dimbleby to put your question in person to his Guest of the evening. With an eye on topical interest the invitation is being left as near as possible to the date.
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme
or The sad story of Prohibition written by KEITH DARVILL Narrator Al Mancini
Liquor to be used as a beverage must not be manufactured; nor sold, nor given away nor hauled in anything on the surface of the earth or under the earth or in the air
In 1917 the American Constitution was amended and Prohibition written in. Sixteen years later it was written out. ' The noble experiment,' as J. Edgar Hoover termed it, had been seen to have failed miserably. The word ' Prohibition ' itself came to stand for a bloody era of gang warfare, bootlegging, political graft. The Depression and the new mood of moral and social seriousness put paid to one of the most lawless periods in American history. with the voices of JOHN BAY
DON FELLOWS. ROY STEPHENS PHIL BROWN , ANN MURRAY HELEN HORTON , JON CROFT Producer MAURICE LEITCH
When 21 'was a speakeasy: p4
Presenter Nigel Rees Producer SARA DUNANT
Douglas Stuart reporting
The Constant Nymph by MARGARET KENNEDY
Read by JUNE BARRIE (11)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
2: Joe Henson - son of comedian Leslie Henson. he was brought up in London with a yearning for the country. He realised his dreams by eventually buying land in Gloucestershire where today he runs the highly successful Cotswold farm park, specialising in rare breeds of farm animals.