Producers KEN POLLOCK and LESLIE COTTINGTON
A note from Gerald Priestland. Religious Affairs Correspondent
6.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
Producer Anthony PARKIN BBC Birmingham
7.40 Today's Papers
Norman Tozer with how to get the best value for Your hard-earned cash.
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
Presented by Tony Lewis in Sydney and Ian Archer in London. A specially extended edition goes worldwide again to capture the atmosphere of the Australian scene where England are playing in the Fourth Test. Back home the programme reflects International Tennis at Olympia and the third round of the FA Cup. A Radio Sport and OB Production
A Sovereign Liquor
The Scots have been celebrating Hogmanay with a wee dram' for centuries. Now most of the world does the same. John Allen takes a look at whisky the ' sovereign liquor', made in Scotland and drunk in five continents.
A Radio News production by JOHN ALLEN
What do politicians talk about when they're not talking politics? What are their interests, and how do they relax when they can escape from the pressures of Westminster and Whitehall?
Anthony King continues his occasional series of conversations with leading politicians about their lives outside politics. with the Secretary of State for Transport. The Rt Hon William Rodgers , mp
Producer ANNE SLOMAN
Tom Vernon. adjudged Radio Presenter of the Year by the Society of Authors. reviews the weekly magazines in his own highly idiosyncratic style.
Producer WALTER WALLICH
New Every Morning, page 151 and 103-105; Brightest and best of the sons of the morning (BBC HB 63); Psalm 147, vv 12-20: Matthew 2, vv 1-12 (AV); As wit'i gladness men of old (BBC HB 62)
June Knox-Mawer presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
The tenth of 13 programmes in which Kings-fey Amis introduces poems from The New Oxford Book of Light Verse. The poems in this programme are all by JOHN BETJEMAN : Westminster Abbey. Invasion Exercise on the Poultry Farm, How to Get On in Society and A Subaltern's Love Song. Readers HUGH DICKSON , DAVID BRIERLEY, HEATHER BELL and KINGSLEY AMIS Producer ALEC REID
The magazine edition with topics suggested by you - the listener. We read your letters, play your favourite sounds and puzzle you with the mystery sound competition.
Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
with Fritz Spiegl BBC Manchester
with Joan Bakewell
This weekend many hundreds of people sail off to the sun on the holiday of a lifetime, but will their cruise live up to expectations?
Producer GEOFF DOBSON Editor ROGER MACDONALD
says Cardew Robinson to Tom Mennard
Bernie Clifton and Duggie Brown
KEN FRITH (piano)
Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only
A spontaneous discussion by Robert Kee
Lord Chalfont Helene Hayman , HP Steve Race
Chairman David Jacobs from Ufflngton, Oxon
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Lord Chalfont Helene
Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy. both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer HELEN FRY
Alfie Bass and Patricia Hayes in Pity the Poor Potters by ALLAN PRIOR
If the Potter family are : poor, and they certainly are, it's not for the want of trying to be otherwise ... by every means known to the wrong side of the law! And when simple Simon, a young sociologist, comes a-knocking at their door eager to know about their past, he learns more about life than he bargained for.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON
Propositioner / Detective /:
Presenter Marilyn Alan
With the participation of the disabled themselves, Does He Take Sugart seeks to give practical advice to disabled listeners in all relevant fields: welfare, finance, mobility, and work and leisure. Editor MARLENE PEASE
A Fresh Look at the Musical
Presented by Dents Quilley Part 2. Programme 2 The Song or How to Sit Up All Night Trying to Find a Word that Rhymes with ' Orange'
With BLAIN FAIRMAN and ALAN TILVERN
Written by ALISTAIR BEATON Producer MARTIN FISHER
We all have niggling little questions in the corners of our minds that we mean to follow up some day , . , when we have the time, Now you can unload your query on to Neil Landor and let the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answer for you.
Questions, on postcards, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London [Postcode removed]
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
Best seller? Box office success? Top of the charts? Top of the ratings? Michael Billington introduces a selection from the books, films, plays, music and other arts reviewed during the past week. Editor ROSEMARY HART
An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate. Sheila Steafel
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
Robert Powell. the actor Producer DEREK DRESCHER
and his guests in conversation inspired by amusing or bemusing episodes of the week.
Musical punctuations by INSTANT SUNSHINE
Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Richard Baker offers a recipe of popular classics on records: the mixture leavened occasionally by the unfamiliar, with the added ingredient of listeners' requests.
Producer RAY ABBOTT
The Investigation of a Murder by ERIC SAWARD
The methods of police investigation in a murder case are believed to be well-known. Routine enquiry, occasional inspiration. leading to conviction or frustration. But what is the effect of modern police work on those only casually or coincidentally involved in the case? What is the impact, in particular, on the relatives of the suspect; the man believed, but not yet known, to have committed the crime?
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Mon 3.5 pm)
You may take my happiness to make you happier,
Even though you never know I gave it to you -
Only let me hear sometimes all alone,
The distant laughter of your joy.
(CYRANO DE BERGERAC)
Before an invited audience at the Waldegrave Hall in London, Bryan Forbes and Nanette New man present an anthology of their favourite poetry and prose. Producer JOHN KNIGHT
Bryan Forbes on Films: page 25
An evening meditation on the Feast of the Epiphany, led by COLIN SEMPER
Nigel Douglas presents recordings of singers for whom he has particular affection and regard. 8: Enrico Caruso
A series of plays for late-night listening.
The Crack of Doom by FREDERICK BRADNUM
The problems of a family inheritance can sound ' The Crack of Doom ' for many.
Directed by IAN COTTERELL
Silence, a butler:
Mrs Grant/A girl:
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude