6.22 Farming Today This week:
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day ROSEMARY WAKELIN
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 7.6 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
by Herbert Jenkins
Read by Edward Kelsey
Another chance to put your consumer complaint, question and comment to John'Methven. Director General of the Office of Fair Trading, and Esther Rantzen , ' champion of the high-street shopper.'
At a time of inflation, consumer awareness is more vital than ever - and on both sides of the counter.
Are you getting the goods and services you should expecti Do you find the enormous amount of available advice effective or confusing? Do you know, for example, how the Consumer Credit Act might help your shopping plans?
In the chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
NEM, p 9; How are thy servants blest, 0 Lord! (BBC HB 305); Psalm 65; Acts 21, v 37 to 22, v 15 (RSV); Hast thou not known (BBC HB 491)
Poor Beast by ROY TURNER
Read by Garard Green
He came to Orchard Close by way of Naylor's Lane, a solitary plodder with nose down and drooping tail .. - for the first time in his life Tom had been soundly beaten and forced to run away .. * Producer TANIA GARNER
Some More American Comedians
borne amusing, entertaining and perhaps more serious moments taken from his many broadcasts kept in the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer PETER DE ROSA
Presenter Lyn Macdonald
I Did it Daddy: but he shouldn' be able to open 'child-proof' medicine containers. Des Fahy reports.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
The antidote to panel games from Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , John Junkin and William Rushton
Under the supervision of Humphrey Lyttelton in the Chair with COLIN SELL at the piano Producer simon BRETT
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Man - or Beast?: five million animals are used in experiments in Britain each year. DAVID ADDIS looks at some of the alternatives.
Reading your letters.
The Person My Childhood Made Me: novelist Rosamond Leh mann talks to ELIZABETH WEBB about some lessons that lasted. Wanted - Girl to Share with Four Others: LINDA HALEY finds out how five girls cope with the problems of flat-sharing in 1975. Vida the Videophone Stripper by PHILIP PURSER abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN Read by John Pullen
(Music: Bluebird Pas de deux by Tchaikovsky)
Story: Naughty Tommy by WARY SADLER
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 Deryck Guyler and Mollie Sugden as Mr and Mrs Wheeler
with Norman Rossington as Jack Bailey
with John Baddeley as Nev, Linda Polan as Mrs Cox, Joyce Latham as Mrs Shipley
"Home to Roost" theme by:
"Home to Roost" theme played by:
Alex Welsh and his
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views
direct from the Royal Albert Hall , London Part 1 as Radio 3
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer CHRIS SWANN
Douglas Stuart reporting
Cabbages and Kings by o. HENRY
Read by RAMSAY WILLIAMS (7)
Four programmes in which George Luce takes soundings on present technology and future politics on and under the high seas.
2: Mineral Waters
Treasures of the deeps-how they may be mined, and why the United Nations is out of Its depth.
(Tomorrow: Wave Power)