6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD BARRIES
Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Malcolm Billings
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 Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
English Regions: see column 5
Radio 4s open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham ([number removed]) and discuss your point of view on the air with Dick Traeey and with other R4 listeners. Producer JENNY DE YONG The lines are open from 8.0 am
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The programme that minds the consumer's business and investigates matters that concern you. Presenter Roger Cook
NEM, p 5: How lovely are thy dwellings fair IBBG HB 458); Psalm 96: Romans 5, vv 1-11 (Jerusalem Bible); Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore him (BBC HB 16)
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Disposing of Lord Dynnerslaite by MARGARET CONRAD Read by June Barrie
Odd name for a cat, isn'it?
Alice tells the tale of how he would act up if his meal was late. Actually it did quite suit the massive grey Persian, haughty of manner and so obviously an aristocrat . .. Producer PAMELA BOWS (Bristol)
It is a wonderful moment in the life of a lover of art when he finds himself suddenly confronted with a hitherto unknown painting by a great master, untouched, on the original canvas, just as it left the painter's studio.
Han van Meegeren is probably the greatest art forger who ever lived. His fake Vermeers fooled everybody including not only the experts but Herman Goering.
Peter Hunt tells his story. Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
The Lollipop Lady - MRS NELL SHANNON of Birmingham
Presenter (;eorge Luce
Agoraphobia Overcome: a former sufferer tells her story to JOHN HALL.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Editor DENNIS LOWER
Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London-VIA 1AA
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced bv Gordon Clough
Editor ANDREW BOYLE
Introduced from Manchester by June Knox-Mawer
Life with 'Ratz': PHYLLIS SCRIVEN is the wife of the poet R.C. SCRIVEN who is both blind and deaf.
Building a Business: SUSAN PLACE helped start a publishing firm.
And not an (alcoholic) drop to drink: JUDI GOODWIN visits a teetotal night-club,
Mrs Beer's House by PATRICIA BEER abridged by VIRGINIA BROWNE Read by PENELOPE LEE (Final instalment)
Story: "Albert and the Influenza" by Betty Culcheth
Presenters Gladys Whitred and Tony Aitken
Written and produced by Jenyth Worsley
Author (Albert and the Influenza):
Tea at Gunters by PAMELA HAINES adapted for radio by CHERRY COOKSON with Angela Down and Isabel Dean
In the late 1940s, the annual trip from Leeds to London to take tea at Gunters is Winifred's only link with her past.
She clings to it, dreams what might have been but for the First World War, and tries to live her dreams through her daughter Lucy,
Producer KAY PATRICK
Continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questionst
Heavy Weather by P. G. WODEHOUSE
Read by Richard CARRINGTON (5)
The news magazine: presented by Gnrdon Clough with PM's reporting team Editor ANBREW BOYLE
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Ray Goudridge presenting world news and views Editor DEREK LEWIS
on behalf on the Liberal Party
MARGARET HOWARD presents her personal selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC Radio and Television during the past seven days. Producer HELEN FRY
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
A spontaneous discussion by Lord Greenwood
Sally Oppenbeim , MP Graham Dewson
Chairman David Jacobs from Lancashire
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN
(Rptd: Sat 1.15; Mon 11.5 am)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at 7.38 pm) to Any Answers?, BBC, Bristol BSS 2LR
by ALISTAIR COOKE
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Presenter Edwin Mullins Producer SARAH DUNANT
Douglas Stuart reporting
Friday Special: tonight's edition takes a deeper look at one of the big issues of the moment Editor DEREK LEWIS
The Mill on the Floss by GEORGE ELIOT
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF
Radio 4's International Bussiness Report; Market Trends
David Jason, Bill Wallis, Nigel Rees and Bill McGuffie at the plane take a late night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by Colin Bostock Smith, David Renwick and others
preceded by Weather
12.1 am Inshore forecast