6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day
Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Malcolm Billings
Including at 6.50 and 7.51 VHF Regional news and weather; at
6.55 and 7.55 Weather snd 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. English Regions: see column 5
Radio 4s open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham (Kl-[number removed]) and discuss your point of view on the air with Tom Coyne and with other Radio 4 listeners.
Producer JENNY DE YONG
The lines are open from 8.0 am
The programme that minds the consumer's business and investigates matters that concern you.
Presenter Roger Cook
NEM p 71; Praise to the Lord-, the Almighty, the King of Creation (BBC HB 17); Psalm 145, vv 13-21; 1 Peter 2, vv 13-25 (NEB); Let all the world In every corner sing (BBC HB 275)
Edward and his Wife's Infatuation by ARTHUR APPLETON
Read by Ronald Harvl
He had eaten well, and soon with Sheila - his very dear wife -he would go out for a drink to another hotel - nearly as pleasant as this one. He was very miserable. He wished they had never left home. Producer HERBERT SMITH (Manchester)
1924 to VJ Day 1945
A history of our times as reflected in BBC broadcasts of Ceremonial Occasions and speeches of the Royal Family. Written by JOHN LAIRD
Narrated by Robert Hudson Producer STEPHEN Williams
The first of two programmes 1945-1974
A BBC record based on the two parts of this programme is available at record shops. Its number as a double album is REJ 187 and as a cassette HRMC 187
Presenter Jeanlne McMullen
New Noses for Old: BERNARD JACKSON looks into the world of cosmetic surgery.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics Introduced by Gordon Clough
Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer
Pull Yourself Together: almost everyone ' gets depressed ' at some time. DAVID LLOYD finds out how some people solve the problem when they feel a bit low.
Adventure on a Shoestring: LAWRENCE BLAIR is an inveterate traveller. He has lived with Indians in Indonesia and has been a pearl diver, among other things, and all on very little money. Why does he do it? She's Got More Baked Beans than Me: parents often find that one of their children is jealous of another. What can be done about it? PAT BENNETT reports.
Delia by DIANA MORGAN abridged by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE Read by PATRICIA MORT (Final instalment)
Story: Timothy's Bed by CHRIS-TINE CHAUNDLER
Presentersjean ROGERS and ROD BEACHAM
Written by MICHAEL RICHMOND Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
Geoffrey Matthews in Ladybird. Ladybird by JOHN D. VINCENT
' Somehow you don't think of the bad side of it. Someone's home going up in smoke or a shop about to lose its stock. But. these last few weeks it's been different. The fires have been different. They've been deliberate.'
Producer DAVID SPENSER
Det Insp Mike Lawrence:
Dr Norman Youngman:
Hard Times by CHARLES DICKENS
Told by MARTIN JARVIS and DENISE BRYER (3)
The news magazine: presented by Gordon Clough with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
ROBERT HUDSON presents his personal selection of Items from BBC Radio and Television Producer DAvro CORNET
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
Lord Willis, Lord Stokes Raymond Baxter
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from Warwickshire
(Rptd: Sat 1.15; Mon 11.5 am)
Lord Stokes Raymond
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Presenter Edwin Mullins Producer JOHN POWELL
John Tusa reporting
Friday Special: tonight's edititon takes a deeper look at one of the big issues of the moment,
The Truth about ' Pygmalion Written and read bv RICHARD HUGGETT (3)
DAVID JASON , BILL WALLIS NIGEL REES and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano take a late night look back over the weeks news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH DAVID RENWICK and others Producer SIMON BRETT
preceded by Weather
12.1 am Inshore forecast