6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6 50-7.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
6.27 Farming Today
The world this morning: Britain at breakfast-time and the news from anywhere on earth introduced by Jack de Mania and John Timpson
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
8.0 The News and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia. Regional Extra: and Today in the South and West introduced by CLIVE CUNNINGHAM ) VHF East Anglia: see col 5
8.40 Today's Papers
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Rt Hon Richard Crossman , MP Charles Curran , mp Andrew Duncan with ROBIN DAY in the chair on the issue of the Queen's request for more pay
(Shortened version of Tuesday's broadcast)
NEM p 29; Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (BBC HB 116); Psalm 114 Luke 1. vv 5-16; For those we love (BBC HB 243)
Sidney Harrison introduces some easily remembered music BBC N IRELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by KENNETH ALWYN GERALDINE AND MARY PEPPIN (pianos)
by NORMAN SMYTHE
A political prisoner has been isolated in an empty castle for ten years, his only link with the outside world being his lailer with whom he has never exchanged a word. Such silence can destroy a man - but not always in the way intended.
The Prisoner.GEOFFREY MATTHEWS The Guard JOHN HOLLIS Produced by KAY PATRICK
Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you.
Today's main feature: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Making the most of your Member of Parliament: advice from GREV1LLE JANNBR , MP
I never learned to read: JOHN STOCKBRIDGE investigates what is being done to help adults with this hidden handicap.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 5
with Bernard Miles , Betty Marsden Written by HARRY IBBETSON based on the characters in the Larkin family saga by H. E. BATES
12: Pop Pops the Questions
Charley and Mariette's new bungalow is just about completed - without. of course, proper planning consent from the council, who send a bulldozer to knock the new building down. But Pop Larkin can manage a bulldozer anytime.
Produced by ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Repeated: Saturday, 8.0 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: Luke and Lucy, the two Street Lamps by PHYLLIS SMITH
BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor lAIN SUTHERLAND † MARY THOMAS (soprano) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
An adaptation in three parts of the novel by HONORÉ DE BALZAC by JOAN O'CONNOR with Alethea Charlton
Part 1: The Cards are Dealt
' You think that because I'm thin and dark and ugly that no one can love me.' And certainly it's not easy to love
Bette- she is ugly and eccentric and she's also consumed by a fierce jealousy.
Produced by JANE GRAHAM †
A monthly programme reflecting life in the country, with a natural history contribution by ERIC SIMMS
Introduced by C. GORDON GLOVER Produced by ARTHUR PHILLIPS †
by DUNCAN KYLE abridged for radio in five parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
Quite out of the blue Dr John Edwards , an English surgeon working in New York, received a Russian technical pamphlet, postmarked Moscow. Then there were vicious attacks on him, and someone broke in and stole the empty envelope.
2: Mason and Dawson, CIA Reader GEOFFREY WHEELER
Produced by HERBERT SMITH
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening. Presented by William Hardcastle and Steve Race
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
ANONA WINN, JOY
ADAMSON NORMAN HACKFORTH ; PETER GLAZE with a mystery guest and DAVID FRANKLIN in the chair Produced by BOBBY JAYE
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views with MERYL O'KEEFFE
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Torpoint
Produced by STEPHEN WILLIAMS
adapted from his novel by VIAN SMITH with Maureen Beck
Place: Dartmoor. Time: The present. The story of a horse.
'Let her stay, Hetty; both of them need each other. Remember that.'
Produced by BETTY DAVIES
With MAGNUS MAGNUSSON who talks to MICHAEL AYRTON about his new book of ' various essays on various arts The Rudiments of Paradise
MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE and JOHN .JULIUS NORWICH discuss Randolph Churchill - the Young Vnpretender, an anthology compiled by Kay Halle
ROBERT CUSHMAN reviews the new ' official ' biography of Sir John Gielgud by Ronald Hayman
GAVIN MILLAR looks at some of Nicholas Mosley's novels, in particular Natalie Natalia, published this week.
Produced by DAN ZERDIN
A professional broadcaster talks on a topic which has caught his attention,
Tonight: Gerald Priestland
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
Bhowani Junction by JOHN MASTERS
Read by MIRIAM MARGOLYES (13) †
All the day's news preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends