6.22 Farming Today
This week: ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer fer the Day HILDA FLINT
Introduced by Desmond Lynam ┊ and Malcolm Billings
At 7.0 and News and more of Today with Thought for the Day 7.45-7.58. English Regions: see column 5
Five short stories by A. J. ALAN Read by IAN CARMICHAEL 3: The Dream
I used to think that it was just the same dream each time, but it isn't. The general setting is the same bat there's a gradual moving forward of events....
A Step in the Right Direction
With divorce on the increase each year, more and more children are destined to become stepchildren as one or both of their parents remarry. And many adults will, in their turn, become step-parents to someone else's children.
Does the word step-mother conjure up a wicked pantomime figuret Do step-children enjoy having a ' new ' parent? Brenda Kidman finds out what happens to families when a new step' - either parent or child - is introduced into the household.
Producer MARY REDCLIFFE
BBC home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories.
Introduced by PAULlNE BUSHNELL Producer TOM READ
NEM, p 62; God moves in a mysterious way (BBC BB 8); Psalm 36; Acts 27, v 35 to 28, v 1 (rsv); Father all-seeing (BBC HB 385)
News is Conflict by ERNEST ROTH
Read by Gareth Johnson
I got the minutes of the Planning Committee, and pedalled back to the office to comb them for something that might be developed into news ... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
When the Singing Has to Stop by ANN WILLIAMS
A young teacher in a mining valley in South Wales is torn between his loyalty to his parents and his need to find his true self in a new environment.
Producer Lorraine DAVIES
Presenter George Luce
Dear, Dirty and Dangerous!: did our experiment on giving up smoking work? JAMES WILKIN-SON, the BBC's Science Correspondent, reports.
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
John A. Dickson , Director-General of the Forestry Commission.
The Indonesian Connection: LYNN TEN KATE finds it in Holland.
Reading your letters.
A Man in a Woman's World: why are there so few male secretaries, cleaners or infant teachers, and how much prejudice do they encounter? Sarah Whitman (2)
Daffy's Hat by BEYA LAINE
by Pat Revill
with Irene Sutcliffe
'I'm in a place and time to which I don't belong. And yet the language is mine... -
by WILLIAM COLLINS with Ronald Herdman as Captain Matthew Webb
One hundred years ago this week Matthew Webb struck out from Dover towards the French coast. Almost 22 hours later he clambered onto the beach near Cap Gris Nez to make history as the first man to swim the English Channel. with the voices of: TRADER FAULKNER, DENIS MCCARTHY MICHAEL COCHRANE , SION PROBERT EDWARD KELSEY , DEBORAH PAIGE and BLAIN FAIRMAN
Producer MAURICE LEITCH
The Nightcomers. 8: The Truce
5.50 medium leave only Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
by P.G. Wodehouse
starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "The Mating Season"
(Kenneth Fortescue is in "No Sex, Please - We're British" at the Strand Theatre, London)
Dame Daphne Winkworth:
Rev Sydney Pirbright/PC Dobbs:
GODFREY HODGSON presents selections from the jokes and stories of President Lyndon Jobnson which have been collected by staff at the LBJ Library, Austin, Texas.
Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
A ten-part series on some of the men in the private and public life of Queen Elizabeth 1, based on the book by NEVILLE WILLIAMS
Judy Parfitt as the Queen Narrated by Gabriel Woolf 1: The Just Steward
Written by DENIS CONSTANDUROS Robert Lang as William Cecil , Lord Burghley
Mary Queen of Scots MADI HEDD Chronicler MALCOLM HAYES with the voices of MICHAEL DEACON , GARARD GREEN ANTHONY SMEE , PETER WILLIAMS Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
(Robert Lang broadcasts by arrangement with the Cam-bridge Theatre Company)
Presenter Paul Gambaccini Producer TOM VERNON
Douglas Stuart reporting
6: Professionalism in Sport, and the Losses and Gains Involved. ' I don't watch more than half the game - there's a better match in the stands.'-