Presented from the South West by DAVID BUTLER
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
C.40 Prayer for the Day DOM EDMUND JONES
The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather: at S.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news At 7.0 and 8.1 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 Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column 5
continues his investigation of the BBC Sound Archives but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
as he, Sheridan Morley , Mavis Nicholson , Lance Perclval , Kenneth Robinson. Fritz Spiegl and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable hour. Producer IAN GARDHOUSE
Why does the heron fly with its neck folded up - whereas most birds fly with their necks thrust forward?
We ask the team to stick its neck out and answer another batch of your wildlife questions. Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
NEM, p 17; Love came down at Christmas (BBC HB 53); Psalm 33, vv 13-21; Luke 7, vv 36-50 (rsv); Fairest Lord Jesus
(BBC HB 139)
The Healthy People or Calorie Castle by MAEVE BINCHY
Read by Cecile Chevreau
' Tears of emotion came to Mrs Field 's eyes when her family gave her a present of a week in a Health Farm. But the emotion wasn't gratitude, it was rage ..."
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
(Details as Saturday 1.15 pm)
Presenter Mavis Nicholson The World of Work
With jobs hard to find, MARGARET KORVING studies the market and looks at new opportunities in training and employment.
Your Money: what should you be doing with it now? Editor DENNIS LOWER
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics introduced by Robert Williams Editor DEREK LEWIS
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
' Involved in Mankind ': HELEN PALMER views an exhibition of Third World Art - produced by British children.
Social Workers - 4: Home Sweet Home. This week we look at the social workers whose clients live in Residential Homes.
Consumer Commentary: NORMAN TOZER with a round-up of consumer news at home and abroad.
Lucky Jim by KINGSLEY AMIS abridged in 12 parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read bv Martin Jarvis (1)
The all-time classic comic novel on academic life, Lucky Jim , lists the fortunes or rather misfortunes of Jim Dixon , a man of many faces, most of which don't fit his surroundings.
Editor WYN KNOWLES
Stories: Feeding the Birds by EDNA Williams, and Too Many Bears by MARGARET JOY
Late Into the Night
Framley Parsonage by ANTHONY TROLLOPE Read by PAUL ROGERS
6: Hogglestock Parsonage
Robert Williams with PM's reporting team Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
'twixt Katharine Whitehorn Eleanor Summerficld and Tim Rice. David Nixon
Tune-twisters from Steve Race In the Chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Starting next Monday at this time a new panel game: What's it all About? Lateral thinking)
John Tldmarsh presenting world news and views Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE
On 12 January Dame Agatha Christie , authoress of many famous detective novels, died. Last September, on her 85th birthday, this programme was broadcast as a portrait of a truly remarkable writer. We are repeating the programme as a tribute to her. and as a reminder of her achievements In the field of detective fiction. Narrator Cliff Michelmore
With PETER SAUNDERS , NIGEL STOCK and JULIAN SYMONS
Written and produced by MICHELL RAPER
The True Lance by IAN RODGER
I My Lord. I won't get into trouble for this, will I ... ? It's been bugging me for months and if I don't tell you, as he said I should, I'll just go out of me mind.... I have been told where to find the Holy Lance.... I mean I've seen it in my mind's eye, like. When I've been along with this gentleman that calls hisself Saint Andrew. '
Other parts PAUL WEBSTER
DAVID MALLINSON and DAVID ROSS Producer TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Presenter Peter France Editor ROSEMARY HART
Douglas Stuart reporting with voices and opinions from around the world
Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNC
A Handful of Dust by EVELYN WAUGH abridged in 13 parts by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by HUGH BURDEN (4) Producer GLYN DEARMAN
Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends
preceded by Weather