Presenters Brian Redhead end John Timpson
6.45* Prayer lor the Day With BISHOP DAVID KONSTANT
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35' Yesterday In Parliament
8.57 weather; travel
Springtime in Suburbia Between the golf-courses and the shopping centres of south-east London. amid the box-hedged and crazy-paved gardens of the commuter belt lie little pools of water, overgrown and neglected but potential oases of wildlife. Keith Corbett takes Derek Jones on a torch-light tour of the world of toads and frogs and great crested newts. Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
An occasional series 2: Bill Bryce
Mention the airline business and immediately thoughts of doom and gloom spring to mind. But BILL BRYCE and his company. Brymon
Airways, are flying In the face of the current trend. and expanding. From his base In Plymouth,
Bill Bryce flies to the Channel Islands, the Midlands and the North Sea oil rigs. He has made money out of routes that bigger. more established carriers gave up, and the upward trend is continuing. He tells Larry Harris about his plans.
Producer ANNE BROWN BBC Birmingham
Phoenix by EVE SPENCE
Read by Sheila Mitchell ' As the dog's head turned to watch their approach, Barbara's heart lurched. The cast of the back of the head, the ears, with the eager eyes shining in health, it was so like Caesar she could hardly move her feet.'
Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham
The late Carleton Robbs andNormanShelley appear in their celebrated roles of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in a series of ten plays by MICHAEL HARDWICK based on the short stories of SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE 5: The Three Garridebs It may have been a comedy, or it may have been a tragedy. It cost onemanhisreason,it cost Dr Watson a blood-letting and It cost yet another man the penalties of the law.
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD (First broadcast in 1964)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news
Sir Arthur Conan
Anna Barry as Anne Hathaway in Mistress Mine by JUDITH GICK
Heere lyeth interred the body of Anne, wife of William Shakespeare who departed this life the sixth day of August 1623 being the age of 67 years. What's the rest of it? '
' Can't you make it out? ' ' No. too difficult.'
In this radio version of her stage monologue, written for Anna Barry and first performed at the Edinburgh Festival In 1081, Judith Gick puts together historical fact and the internal evidence from Shakespeare's writing, to reconstruct the life and marriage of Anne Hathaway. with the voices of MICHAEL BILTON. RICHARD BUW. PAULINE SIDDLE
Music specially arranged by IAIN STEWART and played by IAIN STEWART (flUte)
SUZANNE BRAMSON (guitar) Directed by Richard IMISON Woddis On ... page 81
Written by DIANE CULVERHOUSE
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