6.22 Farming Today This week:
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
S.40 Prayer for the Day REV JOHN HARRIOTT
Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman including at 9.50 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 RAYMOND CHANDLER
Read by PETER MARINKER (2)
Making the most of your 1 Crowning Glory.'
What con you do about dandrufft How often should you wash greasy hairt Is there any treatment for baldness Does permanent wavinQ harm your hair? How can you give fine hair more bodyt What sort of hair-style would flatter a long facet
Put your questions to a Senior Registrar specialising in dermatology and hairdresser John Jenkins.
In the chair Judith Chalmers Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
NEM, p 84; Might and glory. power and wisdom (BBC HB 265); Canticle 4; Mark 1, vv 29-45 (NEB): All my hope on God is founded (BBC HB 299)
Nightmares by DICK FRANCIS
Read by Roger Snowdon
To be successful he needed a partner, and partners as skilled as his father were hard to find ... One evening in early spring he picked up Johnnie Duke ...
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Victor Lucas tells the fascinating story of how an elderly Victorian actor taught him to play ' Nine Men's Morris'the game mentioned by Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night's Dream - and how this led him to discover the strange link between an African pastime and the medieval game.
Presenter Nancy Wise
Where Now? TED HARRISON looks at the choices available and the factors to be considered in deciding what to do in further education.
With other Items and your let. ters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA
The antidote to panel games from Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden 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
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Scribs , Cross Keys or Skinch?: children's sayings and games are IONA AND PETER OPIE 'S life's work, and every week Iona goes to school to ' collect' them.
Reading your letters.
Excuse Me, but you Probably Have Diseased Gums: BERNARD KIESER , a periodontologist, believes most adults have, and explains what to do about it. If Only More Women Would.... hold their end up in an argument, says JACKY GILLOTT.
A Drop o' the Hard Stuff: FRANCES BERTHELSEN goes on a whisky trail through the Highlands of Scotland.
BARBARA MITCHELL reads Sarah Whitman by DIANE PEARSON (6)
Story: Three Cheers for Harry by MARY CALVERT
More stories by Mary Calvert in Turnip Tom and Big Fat Rosie, 30p from bookshops
1: The Tablet of Jade
Peter John Hannay:
A year of Gardeners' Question Time. KEN FORD recalls some of the places visited, and some of the questions asked during the past year.
With FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Producer KENNETH FORD
James the Second's Queen by BRYAN BEVAN
Read by PRUNELLA SCALES (2)
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 Deryck Guyler and with This week: Gardening wthand
Home to Roost theme by ALEX WELSH , played by ALEX WELSH AND HIS BAND
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK
Mr and Mrs Wheeler:
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
John Ttdmarsh presenting world news and views
recalled by Ian Carmichael The Music Man
The words and music of MEREDITH WILLSON are featured in extracts from this hit show that has won the triple crown of acclaim in New York, London and on screen.
Written by MARJORIE BILBOW Producer BOBBY JAYE
Most people agree that the songs of birds are among the most delightful sounds we hear, but are they actually ' music ' in our human sense of the word?
Joan Hall-Craggs . who makes a professional study of bird-song, and Steve Race , musician and garden bird-watcher, show us how birds employ many musical devices, sing duets and trios, and even curse when they sing a wrong note! Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)
Presented by Dr Basil Booth
Several of the worlds major cities could disappear in a few minutes after sudden and catastrophic volcanic eruptions. In the past, activity at Pompeii and Krakatoa was not anticipated, but geologists today are beginning 10 predict volcanic outbursts. This may save the lives of millions of people.
Vulcanologists taking part:
DR PETER BAKER. DR JOHN GUEST , DR TOM HUNTINGDON , DR GEOFF WADGE and DR GEORGE WALKER ProducerMICHAEL BRIGHT
Presenter Jacky Gillott Producer TOM VERNON
John Tusa reporting
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Three stories of National Service life by BRIAN ARMSTRONG Read by PETER WHEELER
2: The Recruiting Officer
After I'd had my second lieutenant pips no longer than two months, I became a recruiting officer, drank whisky with a king and nearly got half a dozen princes to sign on as regulars.
(Tomorrow: The Passing o] Corporal Radio)