6.22 Farming Today
C.40 Prayer for the Day FR JOHN STAPLETON
6.22 Farming Today
Introduced by Barry Norman and Alan Watson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; 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; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50. English Regions: see column 5
and investigates the humour of the subject with the help of Alfred Marks and the voices of TONY HANCOCK , SID JAMES , DICK BENTLEY , JIMMY EDWARDS , JUNE WHITFIELD, ALAN BENNETT , ROY DOTRICE and others
Producers SIMON BRETT and JOHN LLOYD
BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories and analyse signiBcant developments throughout the country.
Introduced by PAULINE BUSHNELL Producer TOM READ
NEM, p 93; Might and glory, power and wisdom (BBC HB 265); Psalm 11; 1 Peter 4, vv 12-19 (NEB); At thy feet. 0 Christ, we lay (BBC HB 402)
Links in a Chain by JOAN O'CONNOR
Read by John Westbrook
The will was changed and Zoe in Moscow learned that she had come into an American fortune and Frank Hast ings in New York that he had not.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Nuts by j. C. W. BROOK CLARE
: I can't have you watching me. It's very undignified, changing into a chimpanzee and then changing back again. Like being caught with your hair in curlers.
Producer DAVID SPENSER
Presenter Nancy Wise
The Fire Alarm's on the Landing: hotels and boarding houses should now have a certificate under the Fire Precautions Act. Will your holiday hotel be one of those that hasn't yet complied with the regulations? And why are fire chiefs being forced to prosecute? CHRIS POWELL investigates.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson 4: West of England
MISS MARY GRENSIDE, secretary of Sidmouth Cricket Club
IAN MILROY , lecturer in urban economics
DR IAN CAMPION-SMITH , chemist ALEC DAKIN , retired teacher including ' Beat the Brains ' In which listeners put their own questions to the contestants. Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN , who, with IAN GILLIES , sets the questions.
Producer CHRISTOPHER SERLE (Repeated: Friday 6.15 pm)
Book (same title), containing questions and answers, from previous series, 35p, from bookshops
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: Claire Bloom
Womoney: MAVIS MOULLIN describes the fifth of the financial ages of women.
Reading your letters.
A New Charter: since last September women who have been divorced can belong to the Mothers' Union. SUSIE HILLMAN reports. Mrs Beer's House
Read by PENELOPE LEE (3)
Story: A-Tishoo by BARBARA WILLIAMS
The novel by CLEMENCE DANE about the theatre and theatre people freely adapted for radio in nine parts by VAL GIELGUD
4: Further Stages with Rachel Gurney , John Pullen Margaret Wolfit , John Rowe and Michael Harbour
Presented by Dr Basil Booth
Several of the world's major cities could disappear in a few minutes after sudden and catastrophic volcanic eruptions. In the past, activity at Pompeii and Krakatoa was not anticipated, but geologists today are beginning to predict volcanic outbursts. This may save the lives of millions of people.
Vulcanologists taking part:
DR PETER BAKER ,DR JOHN GUEST , DR TOM HUNTINGDON , DR GEOFF WADGE and DR GEORGE WALKER ProducerMICHAEL BRIGHT
Hard Times (6)
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
S.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
Antony Hopkins describes the humble origins of the waltz and how one of its main attractions was that it enabled a young man to get near the girl of his fancy without being under the beady eye of a chaperone.
He plays some of his favourite waltzes by Johann Strauss. Tchaikovsky, Chopin and Sir Arthur Sullivan , and gives his own rendering on the piano of some melodies by Schubert and Brahms.
Producer PETER DE ROSA
by T. D. Webster
with Martin Jarvis as Sammy
A mews flat in St John's Wood, full of jade and old silver.... a nice easy job for Mick and Sammy to pull. But easy jobs can turn sour and if things go wrong can Sammy keep his mouth shut?
(Repeated: Thursday 3.5 pm)
Some songs and a poem or two With LAWRENCE BROWN at the piano.
The first of two programmes
Producer BILL WORSLEY (1859)
Presenter Edwin Mullins Producer SARAH DUNANT
Sir Geoffrey Howe , MP for the Opposition
10.20* Douglas Stuart reporting
TheTruth about' Pygmalion '(0)
preceded by Weather