6.40 Prayer for the Daj REV RICHARD HARRIES
Prayers of Hope: talks by Richard Harries , 70p, from bookshops
Introduced by John Timpson and Malcolm Billings
Including at S.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at g.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
Radio 4's open line gives you the opportunity to voice your opinions on political issues.
Ring Birmingham (021)-[number removed]and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott and with other R4 listeners.
Producer JENNY DE YONG
The lines are open from 8.0 am
Checkpoint investigates. Fair? Is it worth it? Are you well protected? Points at issue for consumers.
Presented by Roger Cook Producer WALTER WALLICH
nem, p 93; Might and glory (BBC HB 265); Psalm 90, vv 1-12; Isaiah 38, vv 9-20 (AV); Wake, 0 wake! for night is flying (BBC HB 40)
Pastures New by A. w. LEWIS
Read by Alan Rothwell
He looked around wildly for something to throw, then in ineffectual fury flung the bra which still dangled from his fingers. It sailed erratically across the room and fell askew across the framed photo of Co'nnie's mother.
Producer HERBERT SMITH (BBC Manchester)
(A shortened cersion of Sunday's broadcast)
Presenter Nigel Murphy
A Healthy Interest: items that may affect your well-being in today's edition.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to: You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
The questions and ideas you send are discussed this week by Rente Houston Anthea Askey Doris Hare and Erin Pizzey
In the Chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER
Producer JOHN BRIDGES
(Given before an incited audience. Tickets available from Ticket Unit, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by Gordon Clough
Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer
The Weaker Sex: PETER WINDOWS investigates the basic disadvantages that boys suffer from.
Father Christmas International: he pops up in many guises and not just on the 25th, as LIZ DANIELS discovers.
Photographer International: Birmingham's DENNIS CONSTAN-TINE packs a camera around the world making portraits of the famous.
LAURENCE HARRINGTON reads Shake Hands Forever by RUTH RENDELL (8)
Story: Turnip Soup retold by BIDDY BAXTER
Presenters SEAN BARRETT and AURIOL SMITH
Written by AVERIL COULT Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
Listen with Mother Stories: £2.00 from bookshops
Arrangements by T. D. WEBSTER
' Look, Bob, the police are only interested in eliminating possible suspects, right? We've both got pukka alibis but using them would put us in a spot, so we give the police a perfectly sound alternative that they can check within minutes.'
Producer HARRY CATLIN
A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
Drawn from Memory by E. H. SHEPARD
Read by AUBREY WOODS 5: Christmas Holidays
(Starting on Monday: Three Ghost Stories)
The news magazine presented by Gordon Clough with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
A general knowledge contest between schools in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Questionmasters
TIM GUDGIN and BOB HOLNESS First Round 6: Wales
Pembroke School. Dafyd c
Porthcawl County Comprehensive School, Mid-Glamorgan Questions set by ROY smith Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)
Dick Tracey presenting world news and views
MARGARET HOWARD presents her own selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC Radio and Television during the past seven days.
Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)
A spontaneous discussion by Rt Hon Jeremy Thorpe , mp Rt Hon James Prior , MP Ann Mallalieu David Frost
Producer MICHAEL BOWEN from Suffolk
(Rptd: Sat, 1.15; Mon, 11.5 am)
by ALISTAIR COOKE
Alistair Cooke 's America: £6.00 from bookshops
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Ronald Harwood Producer SARAH DUNANT
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world.
Friday Special: a deeper look at a topic of the moment
The Little Ottleys by ADA LEVERSON
Book 2: Tenterhooks Read by GERALDINE UCEWAN (5)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
Book, How Money Works, 40p from bookshops
David Jason Bill Wallis
Nigel Rees and Bill McGuffie at the piano take a late-night look back over the week's news and illustrate the funny side-
Script by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH DAVID RENWICK and others Producer JOHN LLOYD