6.27 Farming Today
6.45 Prayer for the Day
6.50-7.0Regional 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 John Timpson and Robert Robinson
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50-8.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
and more of Today
(including, in the Midlands and E Anglia, Regional Extra; and Today in the South and West introduced by DEREK JONES ) VHF East Anglia: see below
8.40 Today's Papers
Contributed by the BBC's Foreign News Staff
presents a personal anthology of some of the poetry and prose he keeps on his bookshelf and reveals, before an invited audience in London, the significance of his choice. Produced by HELEN FRY
NEM p 47: Love of the Father (BBC HB 522); Psalm 143: Luke 2, vv 21-27 and 34-40: My soul, there is a country (BBC HB 526)
Sidney Harrison introduces some easily remembered music played by played by LIGHT ORCHESTRA conducted by MICHAEL MOORES ROBIN MILLER (oboe)
WILFRID PARRY (piano)
Ten portraits by JULIA SMALL 2:Yuuny Man on the Make
(Mr Slope from Barchester Towers by ANTHONY TROLLOPE) Narrated and produced by DAVID DAVIS
'It is well known that the family of the Slopes never starve. They always fall on their feet like cats.'
Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature:
Your Home and Family
Howmucha Day?: MAUREEN O'CONNOR surveys the changing milk scene.
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
(Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA: or phone [number removed], extension 3030, and record your letter)
VHF South West: see col 1
From the television series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN with Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron Barbara Mullen as Janet Bill Simpson as Dr Finlay For Services Rendered written and adapted by HARRY GREEN
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
Produced by PETER TITHERADGE (Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: Freddie the Road Engine by MRS L. GARNER
with the BBC NORTHERN IRELAND ORCHESTRA leader MAURICE CAVANAGH conducted by ALUN FRANCIS and DEREK COLLIER (violin) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
A novel-sequence (1914-1968) arranged for radio in 29 parts 16: Events too big for men
1944. At Barford the atomic bomb has become an imminent probability, but with the technical problems almost solved the scientists begin to concern themselves with the moral implications of their work.
Produced by ROGER PINE Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT
The novel by GAVIN LYALL adapted as an eight-part serial by BETTY DAVIES with Edward Woodward and Toby Robins
7: The Elusive Captain Parker Who is Captain Parker? Bert and Elizabeth find the answer - an answer that threatens their lives.
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN invites FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. Produced by KENNETH FORD
Questions (on postcards) to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX
A series of short stories by ARNOLD BENNETT adapted by BARRY CAMPBELL 7: Phantom
Mr Lionel Woolley , bank manager and ' amazing instance of a creature without a soul ', is brought into contact with 1 those secret forces beyond human ken.'
Reader GEORGE WOOLLEY
Produced by JAMES DUCKETT (from Birmingham)
The news magazine that sums up your day - and starts off your evening. Presented by William Hardcastle and Roger Cook
5.50-6.0 Regional news, weather and programme news
Written by DAVID CUMMING and DEREK COLLYER starring
Bill Fraser as Me and with Produced by TRAFFORD WHITELOCK
(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestiand presenting world news and views With MERYL O'KEEFFE
Ring Robin Day to put your question in person to
Sir Francis Chichester , air navigator, pilot and yachtsman To promote a maximum flow o] questions, [number removed](12 lines) will take them from 6.30 pm onward, as well as while the programme is on the air.
Produced by WALTER WALLICH
(Shortened version: Wednesday, 9.35 am)
Cosima von Biilow Compiled and written by ANTHONY WILKINSON
Three women played a decisive role in the life of Wagner. One he married, one he renounced, and one married him. The third, Cosima von Biilow , came to him in the evening of his life ...
Narrated by Richard Bebb with with KATHERINE PARR , ELIZABETH PROUD RONALD HERDMAN , TREVOR MARTIN CLIFFORD NORGATE , DAVID VALLA Produced by JOHN POWELL
We don't say the President is wrong. We say 'Mr President. would you please reconsider...?'
In Indonesia you only contradict politely; the opposition believe in co-operation; the army leads a civilian government; the people believe they are all descended from heroes: corruption is a barrier to progress, and the only thing that makes it possible.
In a recent visit to this little-known South-East Asian country, John Tusa explores some of the contradictions resulting from Indonesian attempts at that difficult reconciliation of ancient traditions with the pressures of modern economic reality.
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
by John Masters
Read by Tony Britton as Rodney Savage
(Tony Britton is in 'Move Over Mrs Markham' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)
All the day's news preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends