6.22 Farming Today GARTH COOPER
6.40 Prayer for the Day ROBERT RIETTY
Introduced by John Timpson and Barry Norman
Including at 6.59 and 7.50 Travel news, What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit: Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55.
At 7.1 9nd 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25: Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35': and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50.
Read by DAVID MARCH (t)
(Shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)
NEM, p 13; Through all the changing scenes of life (BBC HB 481); Psalm 66, vv 1-11;
. Revelation 20, vv 1.6, 11-15
(NEB); Thine arm, 0 Lord (BBC HB 382)
A Day's Holiday for Franlde by PATTIE HALLAM
Read by Mary Kilduff
He'd never been to the seaside before. He'd seen it in books, of course ... children with buckets and spades, and shrimping nets. He'd fancied a shrimping net, but his Gran had laughed, so he'd settled for a bucket and spade. Producer HERBERT SMITH
A chance to hear again some favourite entertainers of a few years ago.
Flanagan and Allen
Underneath the Arches Series compiled by EDWARD TAYLOR
Presenter Nancy Wise
Keep Moving and Stay Young: MARGARET KORVING has been visiting a class where they teach exercises to the elderly.
Conceived, written and misread by Tim Brooke Taylor
Barry Cryer , John Junkin with THE DENIS KING TRIO Producer DAVID HATCH
Weather, programme news
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
from 2.0 Presenter Sue MacGregor
The Countryside in Print: discussed by publisher SIR WILLIAM LIAM COLLINS and naturalist PHIL DRABBLE.
Answer and Comment.
Reporter for a Day: Woman's Hour listener MRS MADELEINE BATTERSBY takes the microphone to report from Bickershaw Colliery in Lancashire. DOUGLAS BLACKWELL reads Dead Letters (9)
Sir William Liam
Story: The Nonsense Tree by Ann Wellington
Bang. Bang You're Dead by MURIEL SPARK
The life and times of a broadcaster-about-town Producer JENNY DE YONG
The Greatest Enemy
Read by MARTIN MUNCASTER (t)
William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday. 1.30 pm)
Rupert Davies as Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock in a dramatised reconstruction of the Battle of Coronel.
I am going in with torpedoes, Thompson. I cannot leave my admiral.
Sir, there is no admiral to leave.
So ended the first major British naval engagement since Trafalgar with two cruisers and their entire complements lost, together with their admiral. The Germans were virtually untouched.
Controversy has raged around the question of who was to blame - the Admiralty or the Admiral. Even after 60 years the squadron's intelligence officer has written to the producer: ' If I were nearer 50 than 80 I could help you far more, for I would do anything to clear his name.'
Other parts GARETH ARMSTRONG DIANA BISHOP. JOHN BRYNING
VALERIE COLGAN , PERCY EDWARDS JOHN FORREST , GODFREY KENTON
DAVID SINCLAIR , PETER TUDDENHAM Written and produced by ROBERT CRADOCK (1973)
Presenter Nigel Rees
Producer ROSEMARY BART
John Tusa reporting
The Queen of Spain Fritillary Read by BETH BOYD (2)
4: Derek and Jean Tangye gave up their glamorous London life to go and grow flowers in Cornwall. They took with them one cat ...