An interview with a prominent figure in the agricultural industry, followed by a five-day weather forecast for farmers
Producers ALLAN WRIGHT. TIM FINNEY
A meditation for the beginning of a new day
With CANON GEORGE AUSTIN Stereo
Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by davit, SYMONDS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
With GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought far the Day Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY
A look ahead with David Symonds
goes into the BBC's Sound Archives in search of oddly seasonal fare.
Producer ANNE HOWELLS
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 9.30pm)
Richard Baker and a few regulars kick around some matters relating to the coming week.
Producer VICTOR LEWIS SMITH Stereo
Presented by Louise Botting Bewildered by banks?
Incensed by insurance? Mystified by mortgages? Struggling with shares?
The Money Box team is here to help.
The Hounds of Fate bysAKi
Read by David March
Stoner is at the end of his tether -jobless, hopeless and futureless. But suddenly his fortunes take an unexpected turn.
Producer MITCH RAPER
Advent Calendar The Slavery of Sin
New Every Morning, page 1; Hark the glad sound (BBC HB 490); Adam lay ybounden
(Oxford Book of Carols); Genesis 3 vv 8-19; Come, thou long expected Jesus (BBC HB 30) Stereo
Regional Variations (2)
11.0 Music Makers Gone with the Wiz (10) Act 2 by R. D. WARD and PETER HUTCHINGS (R)(e)
11.20 Let's Move! 10: Cinderella The whole story Written by KATE HARRISON Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR (10) Stereo (e)
11.50 See for Yourself Man on the Moon by FRED HARRIS (R) (e)
Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers ELIZABETH BELL and GEOFFREY COLUNS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BSS2LR
Presented by Susan Rae including Stars and Gripes, in which celebrities reveal their consumer problems. Colin Baker , the actor who plays Doctor Who, the Time Lord who fights for justice through time and space, describes his own fight for justice through the courts.
Editor KEN v\ss
The nationwide general knowledge contest for schools The Final
The two finalists meet to decide who will be Top of the Form 1986!
Questionmasters Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny
Questions set by NIGEL RICHARDSON and DAVID SELF
Producer GRAHAM FROST
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 6.30pm)
Presented by Brian Widlake with news and topics in and behind the headlines Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Listening Corner This week: Little Brothers, Little Sisters Written and presented by TONYAITKEN Stories by DOROTHY EDWARDS Storyteller PENELOPE KEITH Today's story: My Naughty Little Sister and Bad Harry Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN Stereo
2.5 Playtime Star Light, Star Bright Presented by BEN THOMAS and ELIZABETH WATTS Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast Friday 11.20am VHFIFM)
2.20 Science Scope
10: Furs, Fibres and Fabrics Stereo (e)
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) I Saw a Star Compiled by PADDY bechely
Introduced by Jenni Murray Buy Me a Book!
Julia Eccleshare and Tony Bradman give advice over the next four days on how to choose books as presents for children and recommend a few top titles for each age-group.
Serial: Circles in a Forest by DALENE MATTHEE abridged in 14 episodes by PAT MCLOUGHUN
Read by Sean Barrett (5) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS
Jeppe of the Hill by LUDVIG HOLBERG Stereo
Presented by Christopher Bigsby
Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS continuedon VHF/FM5.50-5.55 pm
With BRYAN MARTIN
Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world including Financial Report
In the last of the present series, a chance for you, the listener, to write in with any complaints about the station, and for the station to read them out in a variety of silly voices.
Plus Nigel Pry presents the Radio Active Highlights of the Year, although, unfortunately, the year he chose was 1746.
Standing up and being counted:
Written and posted in by ANGUS DEAYTON and GEOFFREY PERKINS with additional material by MICHAEL FENTON. STEVENS Rubbishy loud pop music by PHILIP POPE and STEVE BROWN And why. oh why, oh why, was it produced by DAVID TYLER ? Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)
(Revised broadcast of Saturday at 7. 15 am)
Presented by Peter Evans
A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories Producer NICHOLAS MORGAN (Re-broadcast nert Saturday)
City Whitelight by JOHN MCKENZIE with No one ever leaves Centrum; and since the Edict, no one can leave Centrum. So, what's so special about the Leader of the Spikes?
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland. Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)
Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of books, films. plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Producer CARROLL MOORE Editor ANNE WINDER
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)
by s. NAIPAUL abridged in 15 parts by MICHAEL VOYSEY
Read by Garard Green (14) (R)
Presented by Richard Kershaw National and international news, background and analysis Editor BLAIR THOMSON
Radio 4's international business report; market trends
followed by an interlude
12.30 Mysteries and Meanings (RV) Written and compiled by BOB GODFREY Producer DAN GARRETT (R) (e)
12.50 Pageant and Miracle A Background to Medieval Theatre Compiled by DAN GARRETT ProducerWARRILLGRINDROD. Stereo (e)