6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV WILF WILKINSON
6.22 Farming Today
Introduced by Barry Norman and Desmond Lynam
Including at 6.55 and 7.55
Weather and programme news.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27 and 8.27; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50.
Read by HUGH BURDEN (7)
Clouds of Witness by DOROTHY L. SAYERS : adapted in eight episodes by PETER JONES and TANIA LIEVEN starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter and Peter Jones as Bunter in 7: The Barometer Falls
Producer SIMON BRETT
BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories. Introduced by PETER JEFFERSON. Producer TOM READ
NEM. p 93; For thy mercy and thy grace (BBC HB 429); Psalm 90 vv 1-6, 12-17; Romans 4, w 8-16 (NEB): Of the Father's love begotten (BBC HB 57)
By Elvi Rhodes, Read by Wendy Craig
Were I in one of those old Hollywood films... or even a civilised television play. I would have a telephone with a cord so long that I could transport it three times round the room and halfway up the garden... It would never get entangled with the hall chair as the GPO's meagre bit of wire is doing right now...
Susan Hampshire discusses with DEREK JONE 'S her interest in wildlife and its conservation, and chooses some wildlife recordings from the BBC's Sound Archives.
Producer JOHN BURTON (Bristol)
Last Exit from Tooting by JEREMY BISHOP and DEREK CUNNINGHAM
'Squasher' Jarvis Is to be released from prison - to the fear and consternation of his former partners in crime.
Producer MARTIN JENKINS
Presenter Nancy Wise
Roll Up! Roll Up! Interested in setting up a stall to sell your surplus vegetables, the dress you've grown out of. the pot you made at evening class? ANN ROBSON spells out the legal steps.
Weather, programme news
Presenter Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
NadineGordimer. prize-winning South African writer,
Geese. Lambs. Ducks, Pigs, Cattle: ELIZABETH DOWNING rears a selection of animals which make her family almost self-sufficient.
The Discerning Tourist at Home: an eye-opening report from MAEVE BINCHY.
Focal Point: a magazine round-up of news from the world of science.
Mother Knew Best by DOROTHY SCANNELL read by BRENDA BRUCE (3)
Story: Mr Dickins and the Mutmee by BETTY SPENCE
by Bram Stoker adapted for radio by Eric Macdonald
There he lay looking as If youth had been half renewed, the cheeks were fuller and the white Skin seemed ruby-red underneath; the mouth was redder than ever, for on the lips were gouts of fresh blood, which trickled from the corners of the mouth and ran over the chin and neck. He lay like a filthy leech, exhausted with repletion ...
Other parts Pat Keen, Jim McManus, Madeleine Cemm
Producer Glyn Dearman
Announcers hat'e gone to pot ... BBC standards are slipping Idistinctly heard a split infinitive on the air this morning
David Lloyd James investigates some persistent complaints and misconceptions of the broadcast English of today and yesterday.
Producer DENYS GUEROULT
Round the Bend by NEVIL SHUTE Read by EDWARD KELSEY 2: Shak-Lin
The news magazine: presented by Robert Williams and PM's reporting team
5.55 Weather, programme newt
The questions and Ideas you send discussed this week by Renee Houston , Eileen Fowler AndreeMelly. Sheila Van Damm In the chair Anona Winn
Devised by ANONA WINN and IAN MESSITER
Producer JOHN BRIDGES
(Repeated: Friday 12.27 pm)
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views
With songs. sketches and Jokes from
JEANNE DE CASALIS, PAT COOMBS GRACIE FIELDS, FLORRIE FORDE HERMIONE GINGOLD
JOYCE GRENFELL. SHEILA HANCOCK IRENE HANDL , BEATRICE LILLIE MARIE LLOYD , TESSIE OSHEA
BERYL REID , ETHEL REVNELL and GRACIE WEST. SUZETTE TARRI
VESTA VICTORIA, NELLIE WALLACE ELSIE and DORIS WATERS
Introduced by Nan Winton Producer JOHN CASSELS
A Man In the House by HENRY JAMES : dramatised by BUCH BURDEN from the short story The Third Person with Noel Hood , Jeanne Watts and Hugh Burden as Henry James (Details as Thursday 3.S pm)
P. J. Kavanagh invites
Angela Huth. Arthur Marshall and Anthony Quinton to test their literary wits.
Reader TIMOTHY KIGHTLEY
Producer PAMELA HOWE (Bristol)
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ALAN BAYDOCK
John Tusa reporting
Smokescreen by DICK FRANCIS Read by JACK WATSON (7)
Some personal impressions, thoughts and opinions of country life as observed through the eyes and ears of Percy Edwards , the countryman whose unique talents have made his name synonymous with the life and sounds of the countryside. His guest is Erie Morecambe , friend and fellow birdwatcher. Producer JOHN FAWCETTWILSON
preceded by Weather