4.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day HILDA FLINT
Introduced by Barry Norman and Malcolm Billings including at 6.50 and 7.5* VHF Regional news and Weather; at i.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
Five short stories by A. J. ALAR Read by IAN CARMICHAEL
4: My Adventure on Dartmoor She was quite young - not more than 25- but I must confess that she was nothing to go mad over. I poured a few drops of brandy into the corner of her mouth and hoped for the best,
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(A shortened torsion of Saturday's broadcast)
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in-the politics and the people.
hem, p 67; Come, let us to the Lord our God (BBC HB 487); Psalm 119. vv 17-24; Acts 28, w 1-15 (RSV); God of mercy. God of grace (BBC HB 455)
The Drum at Roquevaire by PAUL ARÈNE translated by PEGGY BOYTON Read by Richard Todd
Strange goings on by night in the depth of Provence provide an intriguing mystery for the Sergeant of the Gendarmerie. Producer DAVID SHUTE (Birmingham)
Dennis McCarthy reports on some of the strange places he's been to and the more unusual people he's met.
This week: a seven-year old driver of a Continental Saloon: two motorcyclists aged ten and eight, and a nine-year old who wanted to manage Mansfield Town Football Club.
Producer PETER DE ROSA
Presenter George Luce
Fish Farming: over- fishing means certain species are in short supply. TED HARRISON finds out about new efforts being put into fish farming.
In Shopping Basket a look at the cost of everyday items and a report on best buys.
A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray Arthur Askey Cyril Fletcher
In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Barry Took
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
New Roofs for Old: ANNA PERRY watches a thatcher at work.
European Crosstalk: between MARY KENNY and ANDREW MAND-ERSTAM
Regulation Navy Knickers: the cost to parents of kitting a child out for school and to children of wearing the wrong clothes.
BARBARA MITCHELL reads Sarah Whitman by DIANE PEARSON (3)
Story: Big Fat Puss-Catby SHEILA HAYLEY
Today's story and many others in Listen with Mother Stories,
12.00 from bookshops
Away from It All by IVOR WILSON
Midnight rides in leaking boats, playing Peeping Tom at all hours of the day and night! It's hard to believe that just four days ago I was enjoying a holiday in an air of total peace and tranquillity.
Producer ALFRED BRADLEY (Leeds)
JACK DE MANIO meets the famous, the not-so-famous and sometimes even the downright obscure.
Producer MICHELL RAPER
The Nightcomers by ERIC AMBLER
Read by GARY WATSON
9: The Siege o] the Air Building
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle with PM's reporting team
5.50 medium leave only Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
Dick Tracey presenting world news and views
The second of six programmes which recall some of the highlights of this popular programme since it began in October 1948.
Presented by Michael Bowen
Nigel Douglas presents a personal choice of love duets from operas. As a tenor himself he's lucky. In opera it's the tenor usually who gets the girl!
His choice includes extracts from Don Giovanni , La Traviata, Tristan and Isolde, Cavalleria Rusticana and Madam Butterfly, sung by some of the world s great singers. Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
The local high street has been pedestrianised, streamlined and spruced up. Small family businesses are disappearing and familiar chain stores bulge into the space which used to have three or four small shops. Who cares about the changes? Why were they made? Will there be more?
Linda Blandford examines recent alterations to the high street and hears from planners. developers and researchers about how and where we can expect to shop in the future.
Sir John Betjeman reflects on shops and shopping: planners Dr Bruno Schlaffenberg and Alfred Wood discuss dilemmas they face and solutions they must find; and shoppers and shopkeepers talk about what they want and how they are trying to make themselves heard.
Producer JENNY DE YONG (Birmingham)
Presenter Nigel Rees Producer JOHN POWELL
Douglas Stuart 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.
7: Living in Another Society, and How Much Each Side should Give.
' The British can't talk; they do G and S in their spare time.'
Producer PAT TAYLOR