6.32 Farming Today
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
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 (Birmingham)
7.40 Today's Papers
Malcolm Billings Introduces R4's 70-minute world-wide look at the weekend: including at
7.50 Travel news and What's On: Weather and programme news at 7.55.
At 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30*; Papers at 8.40*
Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad.
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 Talking Politics
Presenter ANTHONY KING
10.2 The Weekly World
GERARD EVANS reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by EDWARD cols Narrator SHEILA TRACY
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE ANNE SLOMAN , TOU READ
New Every Morning, p 5; The star of morn has risen (BBC HB 410); Psalm 47: Ephesians 6, vv 1-13 (NEB): Christ for the world we sing! (BBC HB 172)
New Every Morning, £1.00 (cloth), 50p (paper), from bookshops
MARGARET HOWARD makes a personal selection of items from BBC Radio and Television.
Presenter Brian J. Ford
A weekly review of new ideas and discoveries in science, medicine and technology.
Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT
Presenter Roger Cook
Food Column: DEREK COOPER with his monthly look at what's new in the world of food.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
A general knowledge contest between schools in England, Scotland, Wales and N Ireland.
Questionmasters TIM GUDGIN and BOB HOLNESS
First Round. 5: Midlands
MAGDALEN COLLEGE SCHOOL, Brackley V FELIXSTOWE COLLEGE
Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Friday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news
A spontaneous discussion by Jacky Gillott
Rt Hon Richard Marsh
Ted Moult. Michael Clayton Chairman David Jacobs from Devon
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at 7.30 pm) to: Any Answerst, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Introduced from Manchester by Judith Chalmers
The week in Woman's Hour.
A Peculiar Privilege: OWEN WYNNE celebrates 21 years as a lay clerk.
Step-relationships: a happy stepmother looks at why they sometimes go wrong.
The Cost of Food: discussed by a housewife, a butcher and a farmer's wife.
What the European papers say. Sitting Duck by BRYCE FRASER read by KERRY FRANCIS (7)
Barricade by LESTER POWELL with Nigel Anthony and Mary Wimbush
' The more one submits to injustice, Mrs Maryon , the more injustice flourishes.'
Producer JOHN SCOTNEY
Mr Jellis/Mr Hooper:
John Dunn introduces the Saturday show for young listeners. Rex Radio by ALEXANDER GUYAN with NIGEL LAMBERT , JO MANNING WILSON and GARARD GREEN Producer MICHAEL ROLFE
4.5* FOCUS: SARAH FORBES looks at MGM's all-star anniversary musical That's Entertainment. calls in at the rehearsals for Ralph Reader's Gang Show, and introduces for the younger ones the Playtime Storytellers. Producer BOBBY JAYE
4.25* Competition Results
MICHAEL RICHMOND gives the names of the winners of his 30p competition.
4.30* Flying Doctor In Africa
A series of six adventure plays by MICHAEL NOONAN about the hazardous work of the Flying Doctor Service in East Africa. 4: The Silent Research Station
Producer PEGGY BACON Editor GRAHAM GAULB
Dr James Lane:
The daily news magazine, now extended to Saturdays.
All the day's current affairs, news and comment: presented by Nicholas Woolley with PM's reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
Weather, programme news
assisted by Dennis Barker Dr Edward de Bono
Benny Green , Anna Raeburn and who knows who else
The Radio Personality of the Year takes a quizzical look at the week and talks to people who have contributed to its yield of the sublime and/or the ridiculous.
Musical comments by the NOTTINGHAM FESTIVAL
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
It's a great pleasure for me to hear your new programme Stop the Week (Norfolk).
This sort of thing won' do at
6.15 pm (North Moreton).
What a good programme your Stop the Week is ....greatly enjoyable (St Leonards on Sea). Stop the Week - my God, I would suggest you stop the programme (Plymouth).
Dr Magnus Pyke. scientist. discusses with ROY PLOMLEY (in a recorded programme devised by his) the gramophone records he would take to a desert island.
Producer RONALD COOK
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am)
Trevuzza's Land by ROY BOLITHO
A strong drama of murder and revenge set in Cornwall in the 1880s.
Producer BRIA MInER (Bristol) (Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)
Long John Trevuzza:
Sir Frederick Dainton Dr Patrick Nuttgens
Professor John Vaizey in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer MICHAEL GREEN (Manchester)
Evening Prayers led by JOHN STUART ROBERTS