Market prices and intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers.
Producers ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
Outlook: reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern. VHF Regional news and weather
6.55 Today's listening; weather
A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
with Paul Barnes
News and more of Today with at 8.25* VHF Regional news and weather
on behalf of the Labour Party
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
9.30 The Week In Westminster
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with DAVID WOOD.
10.2 Between the Lines
NIGEL REES invites journalists to confront their readers and the people they have written about in the press this week. Narrator SUSAN DENNY
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE STUART SIMON and CAROLINE MILLINGTON
New Every Morning, page 42; God the Father's only Son (BBC Hymn Book 303); Psalm 98; Isaiah 59. vv 12-21 (av); 0 love, how deep, how broad, how high! (BBC HB 73)
MARGARET HOWARD presents her selection of extracts from BBC Radio and Television programmes during the past seven days. Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
Presented by Geoff Watts
A weekly survey of what Is new and significant in science and technology at home and abroad. Producer THELMA RUMSEY
as Radio 3
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news ajid weather
A spontaneous discussion by Marghanita Laski Ludovic Kennedy Roy Shaw
Dr David Bellamy
Chairman David Jacobs from Tyne and Wear
Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol
(Marghanita Laski introduce* carols: Monday 8.45 am)
Judith Chalmers and Norman Tozer sometimes in control of a lively hour with reporters at large and guests in the studio.
And ROBERT MORLEY reads from his book.
A Musing Morley
3: The Spirits of Christmas Past
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
The Princess and the Plumber by ROYCE RYTON
When Angus, the plumber, arrives he thinks the problem is a few blocked pipes. He couldn't be more wrong.
Produced and directed by GERRY JONES
All the day's current affairs, news and comment: presented by Gordon Clough with PM's reporting team Editor DEREK LEWIS
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Unpredictable table-talk bounced off the week's crop of sense and/or nonsense with observers of, and contributors to, the current social, artistic and political scene.
Musical intervals by THE TEMPERANCE SEVEN
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
The architect Sir Denys Lasdun, who designed the National Theatre, chooses the records he would take to a desert island, and discusses them with Roy Plomley, who devised the programme.
(Repeated: Monday 12.27 pm)
Records introduced by Richard Baker
(Shortened edn: Thurs 9.5 am) Baker s Dozen, Richard Baker 's personal choice from These You Have Loved from BBC Records (LP £2.99, cassette £3.25) through record shops
Colder than of Late by KEN WHITMORE
' My God! The mill band marching through the snow up to their ankles. There's a bonfire up the road. People linking hands and circling round the fire. Talk about pagan rites! '
Even if the villagers have been tortured by a vindictive, spiteful grasping woman, Superintendent Baxter doesn't expect her murder to be a cause for celebration.
Produced and directed by ALFRED BRADLEY
(Repeated: Monday 3.5 pm)
Norman Minshull/George Sarum:
Det Supt Baxter:
Rev Arthur Sinico:
Charlotte Perigorde/Susan Sarum:
Very Rev Alfred Jowett and Neil Kinnock. ur in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM BBC Manchester
A personal meditation on the meaning of Christmas from COLIN SEMPER