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 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
Talking Point: reflecting listeners' queries and comments on wildlife and the countryside.
A special edition before an invited audience to mark the opening of the Epping Forest Conservation Centre.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Produced by DILYS BREESE (from Bristol)
Questions to Talking Point, The Living World, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Sir Francis Chichester with ROBIN DAY in the chair
(Shortened version of Tuesday's broadcast)
NEM p 50; Father, in whom we live (BBC HB 166); Psalm 150; Luke 2, vv 41-52; Teach me, 0 Lord (BBC HB 473)
Sidney Harrison introduces some easily remembered music played by BBC N IRELAND ORCHESTRA conductor KENNETH ALWYN KREIN SAXOPHONE QUARTET directed by JACK BRYMER
Ten portraits by JULIA SMALL 3: Just an Ordinary Girl
(Jeanie Deans , from The Heart of Midlothian by SIR WALTER SCOTT)
Narrated by DAVID DAVIS
'There was nothing romantic about Jeanie and her only peculiar charm was an air of inexpressible serenity, which a good conscience, kind feelings, contented temper and the regular discharge of all her duties, spread over her features.'
Produced by GRAHAM GAULD
Joan Yorke presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you.
Today's main feature: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Borrowing Money: RUPERT TOWNSHEND-ROSE looks at what's in it for you, and your liabilities also
These patients really need my help: a Sister in a mental hospital talks about her work to JOAN YORKE
Other topical items too, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see column 2
with Bernard Miles , Betty Marsden Written by HARRY IBBETSON based on-the characters in the Larkin family saga by H. E. BATES
13: Ma's Surprise
It's Ma's birthday, and happy and contented Ma is not an easy person to give a present to. She's got all she wants-except, perhaps, a complete surprise.
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: David and the Window Cleaner by VERA COLWELL
BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA conductor IAIN SUTHERLAND DEREK COLLIER (violin) WILFRID PARRY (piano)
An adaptation in three parts of the novel by HONORÉ DE BALZAC by JOAN O'CONNOR with Alethea Charlton 2: The Hand is Played
' I'll pull them all down: beggar and ruin them, and hound them into the grave.'
After hearing that her cousin is to marry the man she herself had saved from death, Cousin Bette determines on the destruction of the Hulot family.
Produced by JANE GRAHAM
Ellaline Terriss, widow of Sir Seymour Hicks, died last month shortly after her 100th birthday.
Some of her friends and colleagues pay tribute to this star of the Edwardian theatre. Those taking part: SIR MICHAEL BALCON DAME GLADYS COOPER BASIL DEAN, ZENA DARE IVY ST HELIER EVELYN LAYE. GODFREY WINN
Compiled and introduced by LEONARD PEARCEY
Produced by RICHARD WILLCOX
by DUNCAN KYLE abridged for radio in five parts by BERTHA LONSDALE
Dr John Edwards , an English surgeon working in New York, has become involved in the American Central Intelligence Agency's investigation into the death of Professor Ward. 3: We Get the Message
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 Roger Cook
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
(Repeated: Friday, 12.25 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday, 1.30 pm)
Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views With MERYL O'KEEFFE
Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD
by David Greenwood
Perry Girl is running in the Mallingford Novices Chase. Six people watch the race-we follow it and learn how the result affects them. For two of them though, it's more than just a race.
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.0 pm)
With MAGNUS MAGNUSSON
HAMMOND INNES reviews The Four Suns, Jacques Soustelle 's reflections of an ethnologist in Mexico
JONATHAN RABAN, prompted by a new book about Katherine Mansfield , The Memory of LM, looks at some of her stories
1 Wieland Wagner (1917-1966) stands as representative of the Germany of his generation ': JOHN JULIUS NORWICH talks about Geoffrey Skelton 's study of the composer's grandson, creator of the ' new Bayreuth' Produced by PATRICIA BRENT and DAN ZERDIN
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)
ANTONY JAY enlarges on a topic that has caught his attention
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
Bhowani Junction by JOHN MASTERS
Read by TONY BRITTON (18)
All the day's news preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends