C.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day TONY ASHTON
Introduced by Barry Norman and Malcolm Billings including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather; at
6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news At 7.9 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 7.45-7.50. English Regions: see column 5
Richard Baker with records
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)
NEM, p 1: Thou, whose almighty word (BBC HE 185); Psalm 99; 2 Timothy 3, v 14 to 4. v 5 (AV): Thy hand. 0 God, has guided (BBC HB 187)
A High Standard by BARBARA BENSON
Read by Elisabeth Sladen
The local amateur drama group - a highly ambitious lot - stage Othello. And for one of the company, the performance of a beautiful young actress playing Desdemorva has a certain poignancy.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER (Birmingham)
recalls six of the unusual occupations at which he has tried his hand.
3: Putting the Words into Blackpool Rock
Presenter George Luee
Fun in the Sun'.: after all the pressure and problems of the past few years, have the travel firms improved their fine print conditions for the holiday-maker? Our Consumer Team investigates.
In Shopping Basket MARGARET KORVING looks at the cost of everyday items and reports on best buys.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
European Crosstalk: between MARY KENNY and ANDREW MAN-
Answer and Comment.
The Voice is Familiar, but....: ANNE MACNAMARA looks at the film and dubbing industry. Mrs Beer 's House
Read by PENELOPE LEE (9)
Story: My Naughty Little Sister and Crusts by DOROTHY EDWARDS More stories by Dorothy Edwards in Listen with Mother Stories, £2.00 jrom bookshops
The life and times of a broadcaster-about-town Producer MICHELL RAPER
Read by Richard CARRINGTON (4)
William Hardeastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
(Gareth Armstrong is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
Introduced by DAVID JACOSS Producer ROY HAYWARD )
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)
A documentary melodrama written and presented by John Tusa with ' You. Duce. have suppressed our liberties, and robbed us of our rights. Your dictatorship has willed this war. Your dictatorship has lost it. The Chief we loved has disappeared and in his place there is today a gold-laced puppet.'
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS
The radical political changes in Portugal and the illness last year of General Franco have focused attention on the political future of Spain. How stable is its regime and its economy? What should be its place in Europe?
Gerald Priestland has been to Madrid and Barcelona finding out the answers to these and other central questions about Spain in the last quarter of the 20th century.
Presenter Jackv Gillott Producer ANNE WINDER
Douglas Stuart reporting
The Mill on the Floss by GEORGE ELIOT
Reed by GABRIEL WOOLF (4)
Radio 4's International Business Report: Market Trends
Book, How Money Works: 40p from bookshops