6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day
Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at
6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27 and 8.27; Today's Papers at 7.35' and 8.35'; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 by CANON RICHARD BUCK.
English Regions: see column 5
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)
NEM. p 5; 0 come, let us sing to the Lord (BBC HB 465): Psalm 47; John 8, vv 46-59 (rsv): King of glory (BBC HB 325)
Two in a Cage by SARAH KEEGAN
Read by Jon Rollason
Three hundred days in Dart-moor and another three hundred to do, but Matty gets by as long as he has Joey - but Joey flies away.
Producer ANNE BROWN (Birmingham)
Devised to help listeners recognise the songs and other signals of the birds about them. Presented by Terry Gompertz Producer MADEAU STEWART
Presenter George Luce
Your Lunchtime Snack: family-run sandwich bars in the centres of our big cities are rapidly disappearing. SYLVIA MARGOLIS finds out why.
In Shopping Basket, MARGARET KORVING looks at the cost of everyday items and reports on ' best buys.'
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue HacGregor Talk till Two.
My Holiday Choice 1975 (2): It's Turkey for ANNE GREGG.
Focal Point: round-up of news from the world of science.
Life was Full of Problems: a listener looks back on the more peaceful years since she spoke on Woman's Hour 20 years ago. MICHAEL KITCHEN reads Billy Liar (9)
Story: The Owl Who Didn'Give a Hoot by IRENE HOLNESS
Pretty Polly Barlow by NOEL COWARD
The life and times of a broadcaster-about-town Producer MICHELL RAPER
Harlequin by morris WEST Read by DENIS LILL (4)
William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
Arthur Lowe , John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
Don'Forget the Diver
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
Adam Raphael presenting world news and views
A selection of listeners' letters Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas plays some of his favourite records and explains why they give him particular pleasure.
The Politics of Persuasion
The Social Contract has been described by some of its opponents as ' fantasy others regard it as just another name for wage restraint. The Government sees it as the cornerstone of its economic strategy, and ' an essay in the politics of persuasion.'
How effective has the Social Contract been so far? What changes are we likely to see in the coming months? John Vaizey examines the strengths and weaknesses in the pact between Government and Unions.
Producer MICHAEL GREEN
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer TONY GOULD
Douglas Stuart reporting
French Leave by SOMERVILLE and ross Read by KATE BINCRY (4)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends