6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV PHILIP CROWE
6.22 Farming Today
Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman
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 8.350; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50. Today: FR JAMES SKELLY
English Regions: see column 5
with the help of Alfred Marks and the voices of NOËL COWARD STANLEY HOLLOWAY. BOB NEWHART WOODY ALLEN and others Producers SIMON BRETT and JOHN LLOYD
BBC Home correspondents and reporters look beyond the headline stories.
Introduced by PAULINE BUSHNELL Producer TOM READ
NEM, p 50; Father, who on man dost shower (BBC HB 389); Psalm 139; Romans 10, vv 5-15 (Jerusalem Bible): 0 Spirit of the living God (BBC m 159)
Raspberry Pink by ANNE LYONS
Read by Miriam Margolyes
Maggie blinked. She stared after the girl. 'That's my coat,' she thought incredulously. 'That girl is wearing my coat!
Pact by DAVID BUCK with Marian Diamond as Jill and Hugh Dickson as Harry Harry and Jill contemplate a suicide alliance.
JILL: We're better off than most people. We know exactly when the hour cometh.
Producer RICHARD WORTLEY
Presenter Nigel Murphy
They never Taught me That at School!: consumer rights, traffic regulations, planning applications, rows with the neighbours - should we be taught at school to find our own way through the legal jungle? DICK TRACEY investigates.
A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson 7: North of England (i) ALAN WEST, teacher
IAN FORSYTH , civil servant PETER BROWN , journalist
MRS ANN LEWIS , translator 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)
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcaslle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week: Jean Simmons
Through the Maze: a guide to some Social Security claims and benefits 4: 60 and over. Reading your letters.
Doing the thing you like best: HENRY AND NEVILLE CRABB of the world oldest hand-made concertina workshop. JOHN SAMSON reads
The Phantom Garden by SHEILA BISHOP (8)
(Jean Simmons is in ' A Little Night Music ' at the Adelphi Theatre, London)
Story: Mary Elian Needs Help by CHERRY C. MANN
Russian Roulette by PETER F. FERGUSON with Poor Miss Haley! Suddenly left to run an import/export business singlehanded, when she only came to do the office cleaning part-time. Hopeless situation. Until a Russian trade delegation turns up, that is ... And then it's a question of who is teaching whom what.
Other parts: VALERIE COLGAN
MICHAEL DEACON , MALCOLM HAYES UECTOR ROSS , DAVID RYALL and ALAN ROWE
Producer GLYN DEARMAN
(Andrew Sachs is in ' No Sex, Please, We're British ' at the Strand Theatre, London)
BARRY TOOK meets
Arthur Marshall and persuades him to give some examples of his humour in a selection of sketches, book reviews and parodies, including an excerpt from his famous wartime comedy series Nurse Dugdale (above) Producer JOHN CASSELS
The Cave under the Water by HOWARD JONES
Read by JOHN GRAHAM 3: The Tolbooth
William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
In the chair Terry Wogan On the panel
Anona Winn. Brian Johnstoa William Rushton and Bettine le Beau
Voice GRETTA GOURIET Producer
ALASTAIR SCOTT JOHNSTON
(Repeated: Thursday 1.30 pm)
Put your questions in person to our guest of the evening. With an eye on topical interest we are leaving the invitation as near as possible to the date. To promote a maximum flow of questions [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme
The 20-year ordeal of Lieutenant-Commander Christopher Swabey , dismissed from the Royal Navy in 1956, but successful in the Court of Appeal 16 years later, and still fighting for a pension. What did he do wrong? Why did it take so long to clear his name?
Narrated by Edgar Lustgarten Written by ALAN BURGESS , based on Smoke without Fire by ALFRED DRAPER
SWABEY LADY SWABEY
LORD HAILSHAM OF ST MARYLEBONE and PETER KIRK , MP
Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
Justice in the balance: page 3
Presenter Peter France Producer LOUISE PURSLOW
Douglas Stuart reporting
The Mill on the Floss by GEORGE ELIOT
Read by GABRIEL WOOLF (13)
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
preceded by Weather