6.22 Farming Today
6.40 Prayer for the Day JEAN RICHARDSON
Introduced by John Tlmpson and Barry Norman including at 6.50 and 7.50 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; Today's Papers at
7.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45 7.50
English Regions: see column 5
(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast)
NEM, p 93; 0 thou In all thy might so far (BBC BB 312); Psalm 34, vv 1-10; 1 Corinthians 4. w 1-5, 15-20 (AV): My God, my King (BBC HB 13)
Jacob's Anvil by RICHARD BYWATER
Read by Jon Pertwee
' There's something bloody queer about that forge,' said Leonard. Then he told me about the figure over the anvil and about another strange episode in the history. Producer ANNE BROWN (Birmingham)
In Search of El Dorado 6: Gilded Men
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
An edited version of this talk is printed in today's edition of The Listener
Presenter Jeanine McMullen
A Soft Look at Summer: our Consumer Team looks at the value for money of soft drinks. And in Shopping Basket MARGARET KORVING takes a look at the cost of everyday items and reports on best buys.
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-
Giblets: PRU LEITH proves that offal isn't awful.
Focal Point: a magazine round-up of news from the world of science.
MADGE RYA.N reads
Miss Elizabeth Arden by A. A. LEWIS and C. WOODWORTH (12)
Story: Good Morning, Rabbit by SHIRLEY SCOTT
Presenters MAUREEN MORRIS and TONY AITKEN
Written by MICHAEL RICHMOND Producer JENYTH WORSLEY
The Humboldt Current by ALAN HOWE
' He'll not go home for the funeral, baked meats and all that ... his mother, Lady Jane Rumbolt no less, has been in touch with the CO. Demands her son's presence. Wouldn't take no for an answer. Threatened to bring down the wrath of the Women's Institute, Townswomen's Guild, Toe H and I don't know what all should he not appears 'Sah?
' So I'm sending you
Producer TONY CLIFF (Leeds)
Lady Jane Rumbolt:
JACK DE MANIO meets the famous, the not-so-famous and sometimes even the downright obscure.
Producer MICHELL RAPER
A Summer Bird-Cage by MARGARET DRABBLE
Read by ELIZABETH MORGAN (4)
The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle with PM's reporting team
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news
(Repeated: Friday 1.30 pm)
A selection of listeners' letters Introduced by DAVID JACOBS Producer ROY HAYWARD
(Repeated: Friday 4.5 pm)
The Lion's Skin by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM adapted for radio by LIONEL HALE
A good many people were shocked when they read that Captain Forestier had met his death in a forest fire when trying to save his wife's dog. Some said they never knew he had it in him; others said it was exactly what they would have expected from him; but of those, some meant one thing and some another. To understand this, you must- understand Captain Forestier ...
Producer GLYN DEARMAN (1971)
Sir Frederick Hardy:
Land for the Community
Not since the days when the socialist government declared I we are the masters now' has any measure more odious than this bill been presented to the Hous?,.
This is the view of Hugh Rossi , the Conservative spokesman on Housing and Land, speaking about the Community Land Bill, a bill described by the Municipal Journal as ' probably the most exciting thing to happen to local government in decades ' - and whose radical principles were regarded as a source of pride by John Silkin. the Minister for Planning and Local Government.
Gerald Priestland examines the bill and asks whether this attempt to give the people as a whole the benefit of the rise in land values is efficient and fair, or merely doctrinaire nationalisation.
Producer GREVILLE HAVENBAND
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ANNE WINDER
Douglas Stuart reporting'
The Mysterious Commission (4)