6.22 Farming Today
ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
C.40 Prayer for the Day MARY MCKAY
Introduced by John Tlmpson and Barry Norman 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 Todav 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
Read by PETER MARINKER (12)
This week about 300,000 small children will start school for the first time in their lives - sometimes to the relief of their mothers, but often with a few tears shed by both parent and five-year-old.
What can we expect them to learn in the first few monthst Is there anything a parent can do to prepare a small child for school? But an 11-year-old may have just as many problems starting at ' big school. Will he know anyone there! Is she wearing the correct uniform? Vi Tomlinson , Headmistress of a London primary school and John Hipkin , Director of the Advisory Centre for Education, take calls about the problems parents and children face at all ages when starting a new school.
In the chair Sue MacGregor 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.
NEM, p 13; Through all the changing scenes of life (BBC HB 481); Psalm 66, vv 1-11; Mark 6, vv 213 (NEB); Love of the Father (BBC HB 522)
The Decoration by GUY DE MAUPASSANT Read by David Davis
Ever since he was a child Monsieur Sacrement had had only one idea in his head - to be decorated ... ' Suppose you had a word with Monsieur Rosselin ,' he said to his wife. 'As a deputy he might be able to advise me what to do ...* Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
In the second of three programmes Gordon Boswell looks back on a life of horse-dealing between the wars and talks about ways of making a living ' On the Road.'
Introduced by SUE COATES
Presenter Jeanlne McMullen
Second Chance Education: many people who do badly at school are condemned to a life of semi-literacy and inability to get a good job. ANDY PRICE has been investigating a scheme which gives people a second chance to get the necessary qualifications to get on.
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
Introduced bv Sue MacGregor First Lady at the Lodge: Margaret Whitlam talks about herself and life as wife of Australia's Prime Minister.
Answer and Comment.
If Only More Women Would ... : realise the value of rest, says JOANNA SCOTT-MONCRIEFF
' Bye-Bye ': when enid, a 27-year-old autistic patient, said those two words, an art-school exercise became a new treatment.
Washington Square by HENRY JAMES abridged by MONICA ghet Read bv John Glen First of 12 parts
Dr Sloper would have liked to be proud of his daughter: but there was nothing to be proud of in poor Catherine. He even went so far at times as to take a certain satisfaction in the thought that his wife had not lived to find her out.
(Music: Gottschalk's Fantasy on the Brazilian National Hymn)
Story: Mrs Cluckabiddy 's Day for Digging by STEPHEN WEAVER
3: The Riddle of the Tablet
Peter John Hannay:
visits Ammanford in Dyfed Members of the Dyfed Caerfyrddin Women's Institute put their questions to FRED loads, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
2: Concealed Threats
William Hardcastle with 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
This week Competition Corner
Home to Roost theme by ALEX WELSH , played by ALEX WELSH AND HIS-BAND
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK
and Mr and Mrs Wheeler:
with Jack Bailey:
(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)
direct from the Royal Albert Hall
Part 1 as Radio 3
Presenter Nigel Rees Producer ANNE WINDER
Douglas Stuart reporting
The second of four programmes by Steve Bradshaw