On the first day of the 164th Smithfield Show. Robin Hicks and Garth Cooper present a review of the event and the exhibits and talk to some of the personalities.
6.40 Prayer for the Day
The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to, pius the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson and Malcolm Billings. Including at C.50 and 7.59 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 7.45-7.51 Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
Thought for the Day, a book of selections, 40p, from bookshops English Regions: see column 5
remembers his 40 years before the mast with the help of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)
and prepare to be highly amused, mildly shocked, but always stimulated as he, Sheridan Morley, Mavis Nicholson, Lance Percival, Esther Rantzen, Kenneth Robinson. Fritz Spiegl and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable hour.
On opening the fridge, I teas amazed to find a spider on its web. What would it find to eat in there?
The team takes a cool look at this and other wildlife questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Scries producer dilys BREESE (BBC Bristol)
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
NEM. p 71; Come. thou long-expected Jesus (BBC HB 30); Psalm 97; Isaiah 2, vv 6-12 and 17-19 (av); Hills of the north, rejoice (BBC HB 33)
medium ware only
The Singing Shepherds by TIMOTHY HOLME
Read by Robert Rietty
' He noticed them immediately, for they were a little apart from the other men, silent where the others were rowdy, grave where the others were Jolly. He nicknamed them immediately: Hear no Evil, See no Evil and Speak no Evil... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
Presenter Lyn Macdonald The World of Work
Where does the unemployment shoe pinch - and how hard? MARGARET KORVING finds OUt and talks about some solutions. Editor DENNIS LOWER
Ron Moody , actor and writer, With ROY PLOMLEY
12.55 medium teare only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics In and behind the headlines introduced by Jonathan Dlmbleby Editor ANDREW BOYLE
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
Fun for a Fiver: DAVID COOMBS on starting a collection.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON GOW reporting.
A Stringer in India - 2: LIZ MCNEILL TAYLOR recalls her days as a young journalist in Bombay.
MARJORIE WESTBURY reads The Joy of the Snow by ELIZABETH GOUDGE (t) Editor WYN KNOWLES
Stories: Little Socks by MIRIAM COHEN and The Story of Lazu Dick by MRS N. GOPAL
Listen with Mother Storiet : £2.00 from bookshops
The Hideous Silence
Victory by JOSEPH CONRAD abridged in ten parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by John Rowe
1: The Swedish Baron
'This startling fact did not tally somehow with the idea Davidson had of Heyst. He never talked of women, seemed to think of them or to remember that they existed; and then all at once - like this! Running off with a casual orchestra girl.' Producer TONY CLIFF (BBC Manchester)
The news magazine: presented by Jonathan Dlmbleby with PM's reporting team Editor ANDREW BOYLE
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme newt
'twixt Eleanor Summeriield Katharine Whitehorn and David Nixon. Tim Rice
Tune-twisters from Steve Race In the Chair Roy Plomtey Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)
Twenty-five Years of The Archers, 80p, from bookshops
John Tidmarsh presenting world news and views Editor DEREK LEWIS
by Winifred Foley abridged in eight parts by Virginia Browne
Read by June Barrie
Home Again by MICHAEL ABBENSETTE starring
Mary Morris , Anton Phillips Mona Hammond Rudolph Walker and Gordon Woolford
Sell this house? This house is what separates us from the barbarians out there!
The place: the once-grand home of the Van den Bergh family in Georgetown. Guyana. The time: the late 1960s.
Pianist MARTIN GOLDSTEIN Producer BETTY DAVIES
(Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm)
Presenter Peter France Producer MIRIAM RAPP Editor ROSEMARY HART
Douglas Stuart reporting Editor DEREK LEWIS
The Little Ottleys by ADA LEVERSON
Book 1: Love's Shadow
Read by GERALDINE MCEWAN (6)
preceded by Weather