6.32 Farming Today
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
Outlook: reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.16 On Your Farm: a weekly review of the agricultural scene Producer ANTHONY PARKIN
7.40 Today's Papers
Introduced by Barry Norman
Including at 7.50 med wave only Travel news and What's On: Weather and prog news at 7.55.
News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30'; Papers at 8.40*
on behalf of the Conservative Party
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
9.30 The Week in Westminster
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with ROBERT CARVEL
10.2 The Weekly World
MARGHANITA LASKI reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by JOHN MARSH Narrator PETER JEFFERSON Producers TOM READ
ANNE SLOMAN , BERNARD TATE
NEM, p 58: Father, in whom we live (BBC HB 166): Canticle 1, vv 1-15; Isaiah 55, vv 1-11 (RSV); 0 Lord of heaven and earth and sea (BBC HB 14)
Presenter Brian J. Ford
A weekly survey of what Is new and significant in science and technology at home and abroad.
Producers MICHAEL BRIGHT and DAVID PATERSON
Presenter Roger Cook
And We Shall Have Snow-so what will gardeners do then, poor things? Christmas presents hints from SANTA JOHN WARREN and NANCY WISE , plus care for Christmas plants and what to do in the garden today.
12: RIITHIN SCHOOL. CLWYD, V THE KING'S SCHOOL. TYNEMOUTH (Details as Friday 6.15 pm)
Weather, programme news
Marghanita Laski , Harold Evans Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone
Chairman David Jacobs
Presenter Barbara Myers Entertainment Round-up: GORDON GOW reporting.
What the European papers say. The week in Woman's Hour.
Antibiotics: DR ROBERT ANDREW looks at the part they play in today's medical care.
Norfolk Child by JANE WHITE abridged by ANN REES JONES read by EILEEN ATKINS (Final instalment)
The Visitor by PATRICIA HOBBS with Edward Kelsey as the Visitor
Allen Mitchell, a successful playwright. is living quietly in the country with his wife and two sons. There is little to distract him from his work and the gentle routine of family life until one afternoon a mysterious visitor arrives at the front door ...
Producer MICHAEL ROLFE
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* Dial a Scientist
Regulars Patrick Moore and Professor Eric Laithwalte , who have answers to just about anything, are joined as usual by a special guest.
In the chair Paddy Feeny ProducerMICHAEL BRIGHT
Dial a Scientist again: 18 Jan. Prof Laithwaite gives the 1974 Royal Institution Christmas lectures to young people, The Engineer through the Looking Glass. Some tickets still available - or watch the lectures on BBC2 later this month.
4.30* Five Children and It
The book by E. NESBIT : abridged in five parts and read by DAVID DAVIS : 5: The Last Wish Producer PEGGY BACON
4.50* Competition Results
MICHAEL RICHMOND reads out the winning entries in his ' Invent-a-comic-menu ' competition. Editor GRAHAM GAULD
4D Annual, 90p, from bookshops
presented by Nicholas Woolley with PM's reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.55 medium wat'e only
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
Also featuring PETER SKELLERN With NOTTINGHAM FESTIVAL
Producer FRANCES DONNELLY
Betty Kenward. writer of ' Jennifer's Diary ' With ROY PLOMLEY
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs, 9.5 am)
Scarborough Theatre in the Round Company in The Breadwinner by w. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
'For 12 mortal years I've been going down to the city in the same tube. I've spent the day buying and selling shares, and the world was rolling on and on. I'm fed up. I'm not going to be the drudge of respectability any longer. I'm through.'
(For cast see Monday, 3.5 pm)
John Selwyn Gummer
Professor Harold Perkin in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer MICHAEL GREEN
Evening Prayers led by TREGELLES WILLIAMS