Market prices and intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers.
Producers ROBIN HICKS and GARTH COOPER
Outlook: Reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern. VHF Regional news and weather
6.55 Today's listening; weather
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
BBC correspondents through out the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
9.30 The Week in Westminster
Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with ROBERT CARVEL
10.2 Between the Lines
NIGEL REES invites journalists to confront their readers and the people they have written about in the press this week. Narrator JOHN MARSH
Producers PADDY O'KEEFFE
DAVID WALTER and ANNE SLOMAN
A Saturday ' laugh-in ' played by Judith Chalmers and Peter Windows starring Brian Rix , Elspet Gray and June Whitfield , Basil Boothroyd with a humorous tale or two and CORDON SNELL this week uncovering the English sense of humour. and JON ROLLASON reads A Drop too Much by RUTH RENDELL
Abridged by JANET HICKSON Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
(Brian Rix and Elspet Gray are in ' Fringe Benefits ' at the Whitehall Theatre; June Whitfield in ' A Bedful of Foreigners ' at the Duke of York's Theatre, London)
A Little Domestic Disaster by GORDON RlTTAN '
Jo Manning Wilson as Diana and Michael Harbour as Rob
When Mrs Vivian Carter-Browne has to go abroad, she asks her daughter, Diana, to bake a cake on her behalf to be auctioned at the local fete. Things fail to work out as planned. however.
Produced and directed by DAVID H. GODFREY
(Repeated: Wed 11.30 am)
Diana, her daughter:
Diana's husband, Rob:
Diana's friend, Carol:
Unpredictable table-talk bounced off the week's crop of sense and/or nonsense with observers of, and contributors to, the current social, artistic and political scene. Musical intervals by INSTANT SUNSHINE Producer MICHAEL EMBER
Lt-Col John Blashford-Snell , soldier-explorer, chooses the records he would take to a desert island, and discusses them with ROY PLOMLEY who devised the programme. Producer DEREK DRESCHER
(Repeated: Monday 12.27 pm)
Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies and Peter Barkworth in Crown Matrimonial by Royce Ryton with Martin Jarvis, Jane Wenham and Rachel Kempson.
The action of the play takes place in Queen Mary's private drawing-room at Marlborough House, London, in 1936. She is still Britain's only Queen, for her eldest son. King Edward VIII, has as yet no wife.
'It was strongly and skilfully cast. Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies had just the right touch of Imperial Germany in her sympathetic playing of Queen Mary, stiff-backed, compassionate, and with an over-riding sense of duty. Peter Barkworth and Martin Jarvis echoed believably the tones of Edward VIII and his brother who became George VI.' (Val Arnold-Forster, The Guardian)
(Repeated: Monday 3.5 pm)
Mabell, Countess of Airlie:
The Hon Margaret Wyndham:
King Edward VIII, David:
The Princess Royal, Mary:
The Duchess of Gloucester,:
Walter Monckton, KC:
The Duchess of York Elizabeth:
The Duke of York Bertie:
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