Alan Bennett reads Radio 4's Shipping Forecast
As guest editor of Radio 4's Today programme, Monty Python's Michael Palin selected Alan Bennett to read the Shipping Forecast.
The playwright read a forecast from 28 October 2013, which was a particularly stormy day.
Presenters Evan Davis and James Naughtie reassured those listening to Mr Bennett's forecast not to batten down the hatches, as that particular storm had since passed.
30 Dec 2013
- From the section Entertainment & Arts