6.22 Farming Today This week:
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day C. A. JOYCE
Introduced by 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
by HERBERT JENKINS
Read by EDWARD KELSEY (Final instalment)
Freezing and Storing Food
More and more people are buying and using freezers but they don't always make the best use of them.
Can any kind of food be frozent How long should we keep food in a freezer' Should you blanch vegetables before they go into the freezer?
And with self-sufficiency coming into fashion again, many of the old methods of storing food are coming back into their own.
What equipment is needed to bottle fruitt How do I know when jam is sett Is it worth preserving eggst
Put your questions and comments to Mary Berry , freezer expert, and Margaret Leach , home economist
In the chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
NEM, p 34: Sing we triumphant hymns of praise (BBC HB 130); Psalm 114; Acts 24, v 27 to 25, v 12 (RSV); Rejoice today with one accord (BBC HB 281)
Ashes to Ashes by MAVIS DOBSON Read by Richard Hurndall
As he stood in front of the mirror, brushing what remained of his hair. Wilfred George Albert Fennistone Cooper Potts couldn't help thinking that life had passed him by ... He knew he gave of his best, but was his best what people wanted? Was it enough to either bury or cremate the remains of their dear ones or was there something else he could do, something not yet thought of ...?
Sir Malcolm Sargent
Some amusing, entertaining and perhaps more serious moments taken from his many broadcasts kept in the BBC Sound Archives.
Producer PETER DE ROSA
Presenter Nigel Murphy
11 Isn't All Honey!: the National Foster Care Association was recently formed to help foster parents cope with their problems. STELLA PARK reports.
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 'Everybody's Favourite Actress GORBON gow with a profile of Judi Dench.
My Lounge is 6ft lOin by 30ft: iris BRYCE lives on a narrow boat.
Reading your letters.
Stop Thief! : ANDY PRICE on do-it-yourself security for your own home.
If Only More Women Would ... 4: hear themselves laugh, says BA MASON.
EILEEN ATKINS reads
Norfolk Child (2)
Story: Christopher's Friend by JEAN SUTCLIFFE. Part 1
The Nightcomers 2: Rosalie
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 Derek Guyler and Mollie Sugden with Norman Rossington with John Baddeley and Peter Hawkins
"Home to Roost" theme by:
Alex Welsh and his
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
recalled by Ian Carmichael Kismet
The music of Borodin provided the basis for this hit show that won the triple crown of acclaim in New York, London and on screen.
Written by MARJORIE BtLBOW Producer BOBBY JAYE
The Story of Enid Blyton
Some have dismissed her work as simple, even banal. Her life was a complex confusion of aims and allegiances.
Barbara Stoney , Enid's biographer, presents this portrait of the world-famous children's writer.
The speakers are: HANLEY BLY TON, GILLIAN BAVERSTOCK , IMOGEN SMALLWOOD , ERIC ROGERS , PHYLLIS CHASE , DICK HUGHES , AUDREY WHITE and GEORGE GREENFIELD Compiled and produced by ROGER THOMPSON
Village life in this country has seen vast changes over the last few decades, changes so considerable that a way of life clearly remembered by people alive today already has the flavour of some distant period of history. These programmes look back at some of the highlights of country life through the eyes of those who remember it.
Tonight, the joys and problems of The New Baby
Producer IDILYS BREESE (Bristol)
Presenter Jacky Gillott Producer TOM VERNON
John Tusa reporting
The views of young people on seven contemporary questions-and the solutions they propose. Proceedings chaired by Jill Burridge with Dr Edward de Bono attempting to steer a logical course.
2: Relations Beticeen the Police and the Public, and how they could be Improved
' A policeman dressed in blue - or green - or yellow.'