6.22 Farming Today: ROBIN HICKS
6.40 Prayer for the Day
RT REV JEROME HODKINSON, OSB Abbot of Belmont
6.22 Farming Today: ROBIN HICKS
Introduced by John Timpson and Nancy Wise
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 Travel news, What's on. and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35' and 8.35'; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50.
What's the best way of preserving summer fruits and vege-tables?Can you tell me how to make my own lemonadef How do you keep lettuce freshf Put your questions to Monica Mawson and Marguerite Patten. Sue MacGregor is in the chair. Produced bv the Woman's Hour Unit. Call [number removed]from 8.0.
And two other cookery experts give their advice in BBC publications now available: Fanny Cradock 's Common Market Cookery: Italy (45p) and Delia Smith 's Family Fare: Summer Cooking (35p), both from bookshops. Finally, Robert Carrier says ' Food is ... Love ': Thurs 10.10 pm BBC2 and p 6
NEM, p 9; Praise to the Lord (BBCHB17); Psalm 8; Matthew 11, vv 16-30 (av); 0 greatly blessed (BBC HB 469)
The Homecoming by ISABELLE WORMAN
Read by Katherine Parr
His name was Gires and he was. on the whole, a Jack Russell terrier. He behaved as though he sprang from a race of ancestors unconquered since time began.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER -
BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited the Ewyas Harold district of Herefordshire
Producer Richard BURWOOD
Presenter Nigel Murphy Home and Family
Innumeracy: if you do your sums with the help of match sticks perhaps you are in-numerate. Why are some people bad with numbers and how does it affect their everyday lives?
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards. Ted Ray
Arthur Askey. Cardew Robinson In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Peter West
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday. 6.15 pm) (McDonald Hobley is In ' Move Over Mrs Markham ' at the Pier Theatre, Bournemouth)
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Presenter Sue MacGregor
By the Left, Quick March: DILYS MORGAN looks at the woman's role in the Navy, Army and Air Force.
Reading your letters.
Foot Bellows. Photos and Flint Heads: JOAN ASTELL tells DAVID BELLAN how she started the local museum at Seaford.
Cinderella was lucky: the shoe fitted - but how easy is it to find a shoe that fits and wears well in 1974? COLETTE O'NEIL reads
The Hours Before Dawn by CELIA FREMLIN (10)
Story: How the Animals Got Tails by ANNE ENGLISH
The Regent: part 2
Gardening enthusiasts meet at the Brackenhurst College of Agriculture to put questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
Gardeners' Question Time (third series), 40p, from bookshops
Trilby by GEORGE DU MAURIER Read by MARTIN JARVIS (2)
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
Angus Prune proudly presents the return of the Wonder Show starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall, Bill Oddie
THE DAVE LEE GROUP
Written by GRAEME GARDEN and BILL ODDIE.
Producers BOB OLIVER ROGERS and DAVID HATCH
(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)
John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views
recalled by Ian Carmichael 3: Carousel
A series of nine programmes with words and music from the hit shows that won the triple crown of acclaim in New York. London and on screen during the past 30 years. Written by MARJORIE BILBOW Producer BOBBY JAYE
A series of six true stories Narrated by Rene Cutforth Written and produced by ALAN BURGESS
3: The Pothole Rescue
When Howard Butler fell and seriously injured himself in Llethryd Swallet cave, deep undertheearthinSouth Wales, his chances of survival seemed slight. To reach him meant negotiating a ' choke ' of granite boulders through ' squeezes ' often only nine Inches high. swirling underground streams and steep muddy slopes. Rain meant that the caves and potholes would flood - and in Wales, in mid-February, rain was inevitable.
A series of verse anthologies compiled and introduced by ANTHONY THWAITE and read by HARVEY HALL and GARY WATSON 3: Clio, the Muse of History
Poems by Gray. Shelley. Shirley, Wordsworth. Cowper, Blunden, Yeats and Auden.
Producer GEORGE MACBETH
Presenter Peter France Producer LOUISE PURSLOW
John Tusa reporting
Sammy Going South by W. H. CANAWAY
Read by MICHAEL SPICE (2)
Radio 4s International Business Report; Market Trends
preceded by Weather