6.27 Farming Today
9.45 Prayer for the Day
6.58-7.0 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
8.0 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 col 5
8.40 Today's Papers
by L. M. MONTGOMERY
Read by ANN MURRAY (3)
Town Foi, Country Fox
Slinking along a hedgerow or down a suburban street, raiding the fowl-house or the dustbin - the 1970s fox seems equally at home in town or countryside.
ROGER BURROWS and w. G. TEAGLE trace a year in the fox's life in conversation with JEFFERY BOSWALL.
Producer DILYS BREESE (from Bristol: Sunday's broadcast)
Robin Day presents highlights from Radio 4's weekly telephone series It's Your Line. Among past guests in today's edition:
Lord Wigg Robert Carr, MP
Producer WALTER WALLICH †
It's Your Line returns to Radio 4 nexit Tuesday. The producer writes: ' If you're thinking of ringing in, please don'dictate a long statement to our telephone girls. Remember that your chance of getting into the programme will be much greater if your question is short and to the point. We look forward to hearing from you.'
NEM p 7: From all that dwell below the skies (BBC HB 5); Psalm 8; Luke 14, vv 25-35; Fill thou my life (BBC HB 271)
A miscellany for morning listening
Today: Music Sets the Scene BBC N IRELAND ORCHESTRA conducted by ALUN FRANCIS BBC CHORUS conducted by JOHN POOLE
Introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON
This is your last chance If you would like to talk on the telephone to the experts, send your name, age and telephone number to: Dial a Scientist, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA.
As usual Paddy Feeny is in the chair and ARTHUR GARRATT is suggesting experiments.
You can talk to the resident scientists, Patrick Moore and Professor Richard Gregory , and to the guest. Professor Eric Laithwaite. This week he will tackle the best questions on any science subject at all. Producer ALISTAIR BROWN
Derek Cooper presents the Radio 4 series that tackles topics of direct concern to you. Today's main feature: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Footpaths and pavements: RUPERT TOWNSHEND-ROSE explains what the law says about the right to use them.
Other topical items, and a selection from your letters in What's On Your Mind?
VHF South West: see col 5
by R. D. WINGFIELD with Kenneth Williams and Chapter 8: The Black Widow Other parts
JOHN HOLLIS ,ELIZABETH MORGAN Scripts edited by GERRY JONES Producer KEITH WILLIAMS
(Richard Caldicot Is in 'No' Sex, Please -We're British at the Strand Theatre, London)
12.55 Weather, information and news for your area
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Story: Mary Elian Goes on Holiday by CHERRY C. MANN
with the BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA conducted by EOIN HAMILTON THE KING'S SINGERS
by Andy Sims
Simon, a young technical college lecturer, spends his first day of term obsessed by the problem of relating to the sufferings of others - a problem intensified when a loudmouthed, illiterate cripple joins his class.
Producer JAMES DUCKETT (from Birmingham)
(Alan David broadcasts by permission of the Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent)
Moira Lister as Sergeant Flora The story of Flora Sandes. the daughter of an English country parson, who went out to Serbia at the beginning of the First World War.
Working as a nurse, she was trapped when Serbia was overrun by the invading armies of Germany and Austria-Hungary. During the terrible retreat across the Albanian mountains she joined the army as a private soldier, rose to the rank of sergeant and was severely wounded in a hand-to-hand encounter.
Producer ALAN BURGESS
(Moira Lister is in ' Move Over Mrs Markham ' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)
MoonSeet by J. MEADE FALKNER Read by PAUL DOUGLAS 3: The Rescue
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
The game in which it's better to be wrong than right, with John Cleese, Pete Murray, Sheila Hancock, AndrÃ©e Melly, their chairman Clement Freud and this week's special guest Henry Cooper
Devised by Ian Messiter
Producer Christopher Serle
John Simpson presenting world news and views
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Bovcy Tracey district of Devonshire
Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
by Andrew Davies
Wishing to experience 'real life' before he becomes a teacher, Rodney Smart takes a job as a private eye. His subsequent adventures with the Mafia, fans of Roman Polanski, the seductive Nadia, and a play-group; rival those of James Bond.
Producer JAMES DUCKETT (from Birmingham)
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.0 pm)
Presented by JACKY GILLOTT who makes some personal choices and introduces
BERYL REID , NORMAN ST JOHN -STEVAS, MP, and Richard RODNEY BENNETT discussing their favourite books
JOHN FOWLES talking about his novels, The Collector, The Magus and The French Lieutenant's Woman and ROBERT CONQUEST exploring the world of science fiction available between ' soft covers ' Producer ROSEMARY HART
(Repeated: Thursday, 3.45 pm)
Liverpool Independent People is a new group which wants to take local politics away from the party machines and to place it firmly in the neighbourhoods of the city. They hope to field 20 candidates at the next municipal elections.
GILLIAN REYNOLDS asks whether the new movement and others like it stand a chance?
Douglas Stuart reporting, with voices and opinions from around the world
ANTHONY LAWRENCE 'S impressions of the Chinese people after 15 years as the BBC's Far East correspondent.
3: Chinese Women
South Riding by WINIFRED HOLTBY
Read by ANNETTE CROSBIE (13) â
All the day's news preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends