6.22 Farming Today This week:
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day STANLEY BRINKMAN
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. English Regions: see column 5
Do it yourself
Whenever I knock in a nail a lump of plaster falls off the wall. Can I do my own French polishing? Can a door be made to fit bettert Can a power sander make every sort of floorboard beautifult How much house insulation could I do myselfr Put your questions to Tony Wilkins , Editor of Do it yourself magazine.
In the chair Teresa McGonagle Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
NEM, p 9; From all that dwell below the skies (BBC HB 5); Canticle 6, vv 1-6; 1 Corinthians 15, vv 12-28 (AV); Immortal, invisible, God only wise (BBC HB 10)
A Poem of Fire by MARTIN ARMSTRONG Read by Hugh Burden
I suggested imagination was the quality that distinguished the poet from the ordinary man. Mr Batson eyed the word as a robin eyes a worm . Let me tell you of something - really a very trifling experience. though it didn't seem so at the time - that happened to me many years ago. It occurred in the balcony of the Queen's Hall.... I had just finished a cigarette.... '
Producer BARBARA crowther
Presenter George Luce
Lawn-mower or Lethal Weapon?: FRANCES BERTHELSEN reports.
Kenneth Williams and Bill Simpson
With JOHN BADDELEY
JOHN GRAHAM and DAVID WOOD in The Lying Scotsman by MILES KINGTON and ALAN MARYON-DAVIS
Producer SIMON BRETT
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sandi Jones
A Day in the Life of Jimmy Savile : ' The big thing for me is I'm as accepted by my destitute friends as I am at Buck House - so said Britain's OBE disc jockey to CLIVE JACOBS.
A Well-tuned Ear: LYN TEN KATE looks into the mysteries of perfect pitch.
If Only Women Would.... 1: FREDDY BLOOM thinks there's more to life than pleasing men.
Restoring Faded Beauty: KAREN FINCH conserves old textiles and tapestries.
PETER COPLEY reads The Last Unicorn by PETER S. BEAGLE (6)
Story:The Dragon in the Strawberry Patchby ANNE ENGLISH
by DAPHNE DU MAURIER dramatised for radio In four parts by BRIAN GEAR Part 1
Producer BRIAN MILLER (Bristol)
Harry the pedlar:
visits The Royal Show at Stoneleigh in Warwickshire, where visitors put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
Book, Gardeners' Question Time 3, 40p, from bookshops
Arthur Askey reads his autobiography Before Your Very Eyes
7: Not Shaw about Agate
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
A domestic comedy about retirement written by anne JONES starring
Bungalow in Bournemouth with PATRICIA GREENE as Kath RONALD HERBMAN as Mr Carmichael
LINDA POLAN as Mrs Chadwick and Agnes Carmichael
Home to Roost theme by ALEX WELSH , played by ALEX WELSH AND HIS BAND
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK (Birmingham)
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer chris swann
Douglas Stuart reporting
Little Boy Lost (2) by UARGHANITA LASKI
Read by RICHARD PASCO (2)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends