Presented by Michael Pickstock Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Pebble Mill
Hope Sealy in conversation with a special guest about a prayer which has inspired their life and faith.
Presented by John Humphrys and Jenni Murray
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.30, 8.30 News Summary
7.25* Sport with CLIFF MORGAN
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day with ROSEMARY HARTILL
8.25 The Weeklies with MARTIN WAINWRIGHT
8.40* Results of the Radio 4 Christmas competition
Presented by Cliff Morgan A new time for Sport on 4, but the mixture of news, conversation and personalities from the sporting world remains the same.
In Perth there's no let-up for England's cricketers as they face the mighty West Indies in the Benson and Hedges Challenge.
Producer EMILY MCMAHON
Bernard Falk reports on new and exciting holidays and tackles those trips that have not lived up to expectations. With Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs
Including Part 1 of the Breakaway competition
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF (Competition answers after
17 January, on a postcard please, to: Breakaway Competition BBC, London WIA 4WW)
with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Craig Charles
Carol Thatcher , Stephen Fry and Robert Elms.
Plus the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward
Additional material by WOLFGANG PLOCKER
Producers LAN GARDHOUSE and CATHIE MAHONEY
David Self talks to the long-suffering wives and husbands of MPs.
A Question of Money (1)
This week's programme is devoted to questions on personal finance sent in by listeners.
The panel: Louise Botting Christopher Gilchrist and Philip Hardman
In the Chair Vincent Duggleby
Stereo (Details on Monday at 6. 30pm)
The Rt Hon Enoch Powell , mp Mgr Bruce Kent
Sir Alfred Sherman and Susan Thomas
Being the wife of a writer is never boring, but for some
'literary wives' the good times are few and far between.
Judith Elliott talks to three women who opted for life with a writer: Theodora Fitzgibbon , whose husband Constantine wrote the best-selling novel
When the Kissing Had to Stop; Beatrice Behan widow of playwright Brendan Behan ; and Patricia Cockburn , who was married to the distinguished political journalist and novelist Claud Cockburn.
Fly Away Home by WILLIAM HUMBLE with Tim is great to be with - funny, witty, attractive. But his wife sees him as an immature child - a man who has refused to grow up and accept his responsibilities.
Directed by PETER KING. Stereo (R)
4.0 Inside Information A ten-programme course on the world of information technology With PAUL HEINEY
1: What is Information? Paul Heiney finds out what 'information' is, and what powerful systems, like the Police National Computer, can do. Researcher DAVE HARVEY Series producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R) (e) Further details of the 'Inside Information' learning package and the City and Guilds assessment scheme available from: Inside Information, BBC Education Villiers House, London W5 2PA
4.30 New series Franc-parler CORINNE BAUDELOT et GRÉGOIRE CAREL presentent le theme de la semaine et deux etudiants britanniques participent a un jeu radiophonique. 1: Vacances Ecrit par CORINNE BAUDELOT Realise par MICK WEBB (e) * INFO: page 77
5.0 Robert Hooke : London's Leonardo Robert Hooke (1635-1703) was a contemporary of Boyle, Wren and Newton. Although many of the fruits of his 1,000 inventions and discoveries are in use today, his work has effectively been forgotten. DR EDMUND HAMBLY reassesses his achievements. Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (e)
5.30 Por aqui
11: ¿Qué hizo Vd? with ISABEL soto and MIGUEL PEN ARAND (R) (e)
Colin Tudge investigates the exploitation of wildlife by tourism, cropping and ranching, and asks whether in future wild animals will have to pay their way to survive.
Producer MILES BARTON. BBC Bristol
Peter White recalls how he and his brother Colin, both blind, adapted cricket, football and other games to suit their needs. Producer THENA HESHEL
A profile of Montgomery Clift written and presented by Terrence Pettigrew.
Susannah York and David Kossoff discuss their former friend, along with one of his greatest fans David Puttnam. Producer HARRY THOMPSON (R) revised
with SIMON VANCE including Sports Round-up
Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo
by CARYL BRAHMS and S. J. SIMON dramatised by PAT HOOKER
In the 1930s the Ballet Stroganoff opens its London season with Petrushka. But Petrushka is shot before he can take his curtain call.
Anyone in the company could have done the murder - all had motives and all are lying to Det Insp Quill of Scotland Yard.
JOHN OWEN EDWARDS (piano)
Directed by IAN COTTERELL. Stereo
Det Insp Adam Quill:
Presented by Richard Baker Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo
by Len Deighton, abridged in 13 parts by Neville Teller
Read by Paul Daneman
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A reading, a hymn and reflection led by The Rev Dr Kenneth Slack. Stereo
Bluebird, Campbell and Coniston On 4 January 1967
Donald Campbell 's Bluebird crashed as he made his attempt to break the 300 mph barrier.
Twenty years on, those close to him during the last project tell the story which ended on Coniston in tragedy.
Presented and produced by Rod Macrae
The Great British Enthusiast is alive and well and dotty as ever. Allan Smith visits five groups of assorted devotees. 1: Sailing Barges
It's cold and bleak on the Thames estuary, but the stalwarts are there, sprucing up the Centaur.
Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
Stereo (Details on Friday 12.27pm)
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Clive Anderson introduces the very best of London's fringe entertainment, 'almost live' from the Comedy Store, Leicester Square, London. Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo