6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV RICHARD HARRIES
Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam
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 4's 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 George Scott and with other R4 listeners. Producer JENNY DE YONG The lines arc open from 8.0 am
The programme that minds the consumer's business. Presenter Roger Cook
NEM, p 54; 0 Holy Spirit, Lord of grace (BBC HB 157); Psalm 126; Romans 11. vv 13-18, 25-32 (Jerusalem Bible); Eternal ruler of the ceaseless round (BBC HB 321)
from Northern Ireland
Mrs M'Nulty goes too far by DOROTHY GHARBAUOI Read by Paul Ridley
'Listen!.' said Mrs M'Nulty, just as Joe was starting in to his tea. ' I'm gonna open a massage parlour.'
Producer PAUL MULDOON
Six Suffolk stories by RONALD BLYTHE
Read by Peter Tuddenham
(who narrated the film of Ronald Blythe 's Akenfield) 2: The Marquee
The day before the flower show, my uncle would go to the barn and stare at the muddle of tent in repose. And the marquee would dare my uncle to make any sense of its horrible sloth.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Presenter Nigel Murphy
A Rather Important Gland: JAMES WILKINSON , the BBC'S Science Correspondent, talks about the thyroid gland: how it works, how it can fail and how to repair it.
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Editor ANDREW BOYLE
Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer
Games People Play: MAUREEN STAFFER talks to people who invent and play adult games and finds out why they do it.
Living on the Campus: at Wolfson College, Oxford, not only do members of the college live in, their families do as well, ANNE BROWN visits the college to find out how it's working.
Charity under Review: many local authorities employ a Charities Review Officer to keep an eye on local fund-raising. But what does he really do? JOCELYN RYDER-SMITH finds out from REG HARRIS , Review Officer for Herefordshire. The Phantom Garden by SHEILA BISHOP abridged by MADGE HART Read by JOHN SAMSON (Final instalment)
Story: In a Certain Wood by DENISE SHELDON
Presenters MAUREEN MORRIS and MICHAEL RICHMOND
Written by MICHAEL RICHMOND Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
If You Want to Find the Major by MICHAEL HARDWICK with. ' Here we've been under this same roof all this time and never had a proper conversation. It's been my fault entirely, and it struck me very forcibly last night, before ..
Producer HARRY CATLIN
The Cave under the Water 5: A Cry in the Wind
Nicholas Woolley with PAf's reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Editor DEREK LEWIS
MARGARET HOWARD 'S selection producer SUE COATES
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
A spontaneous discussion by Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe , mp Lord Mancroft Peter Hall
Chairman David Jacobs from Oxfordshire
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN
(Rptd: Sat 1.15; Mon 11.5 am)
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers? (Thursday at 7.30 pm) to Any Answers!, BBC, Bri.stot BS8 2LR
Lord Mancroft Peter
by ALISTAIR COOKE
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
Presenter Edwin Mullins Producer JOHN POWELL
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 (15)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
DAVID JASON. BILL WALLIS NIGEL REES and BILL MCGUFFIE at the piano take a late night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side.
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH , ALASTAIR BEATON and others Producer JOHN LLOYD