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: Morning Has Broken

7.15 Anna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
THE REV BARRIE ALLCOTT offers some thoughts on the healing of the daughter of the Canaanite Woman: Matthew 15, vv 21-28: long wave only
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye

: News

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: Sunday Papers

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: Sunday

Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: John Newbury

: Week's Good Cause

TOM FLEMING , OBE appeals on behalf of Erskine Hospital which cares for over 350 disabled ex-servicemen in its 290-bedded hospital, 50 cottages and sheltered workshops.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed] long wave only
8.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Tom Fleming
Unknown: Erskine Hospital
Unknown: Tom Fleming

: News

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: Sunday Papers

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: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
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Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Sunday Mass from the Church of St Mary of Pity, in the Parish of Merrow with Burpham, Guildford Celebrant and Preacher FR BRIAN O'SULLIVAN Organist JOHN PIERCE Folk Group leaders JOHN COMERFORD and ELAINE WHITBOURN
Readings: Genesis 12, vv l-4a; Luke 9, vv 28-36
Hymns (Celebration Hymnal): In the earth the small seed (138); The King of love my Shepherd is (311): Forth in the peace of Christ we go (78); Our Father (Patcham)
Mass settings: JOAN MC-CRIMMONN, JOHN PIERCE long wave only


Organist: Fr Brian O'Sullivan
Organist: Elaine Whitbourn
Unknown: Conductors Brian Grattan
Unknown: John Pierce

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Directed by , VANESSA WHITBURN Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTnONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn
Producer: William Smethurst

: Coping with the cuts [number removed]

Who is to Copet The limits of voluntary action
A You and Yours Special All last week, Coping with the Cuts examined the public spending cuts and ways of coping with some of the effects. It is often said that volunteers can fill the gaps, but how easy is it and what are the pressures and problems - political, financial, professional?
Phone Bill Breckon and his studio guests, who inrlude Dolitical and voluntary experts, with your views and prob- lems. Editor
DAVID HARDING Lines open from/
10.0 am


Unknown: Bill Breckon
Unknown: David Harding

: The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Fit the Second

In which our heroes chew the fat with some old enemies.
Peter Jones as the Book, with Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Stephen Moore as Marvin/Gag Halfrunt, David Tate as Eddie, Bill Wallis as the Vogon Captain, Leueen Willoughby as the Nutrimat Machine and Richard Goolden as Zaphod Beeblebrox IV
Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland
Written by Douglas Adams
Producer Geoffrey Perkins
(Stephen Moore is a National Theatre player)
12.55 Weather: programme news


Writer: Douglas Adams
Music: Paddy Kingsland
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
The Book: Peter Jones
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Zaphod Beeblbrox: Mark Wing-Davey
Marvin/Gag Halfrunt: Stephen Moore
Eddie: David Tate
The Vogon Captain: Bill Wallis
The Nutrimat Machine: Leueen Willoughby
Zaphod Beeblebrox IV: Richard Goolden

: The World This Weekend:News

Presenter Gordon dough Editor DEREK LEWtS


Editor: Derek Lewts

: Feedback

Your responses and reactions to programmes Presented by TomVernon Producer JENNY DE YONG
Comments to.'Feedback, BBC. Broadcasttno House, London W1A4WW
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News


: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Wales where members of the Llandrindod Wells Horticultural Society put their questions to Fred Loads, Clay Jones and Professor Alan Gemmell
Questionmaster Ken Ford
BBC Manchester
(Repeated. Wed 10.5 am) (long wave only)
Indoor Gardening; page 13
(A new series of Gardeners' World begins on Friday 7.10 pm BBC2)


Questionmaster: Ken Ford
Panellist: Fred Loads
Panellist: Clay Jones
Panellist: Professor Alan Gemmell

: Afternoon Theatre: The Barley Sugar Lollipop

by J. C. W. BROOK
Jenny turns up to visit Tom and Jill. Tom remembers college days, when he and Jenny were lovers; Jill remembers when she and Jenny were friends ...
Directed by IAN COTTERELL (long wave only)


Writer: J. C. W. Brook
Jill: With Anna Cropper
Clare: Elizabeth Lindsay
Tom: Sean Barrett
Jenny: Frances Jeater
John: David Timson
Andrew: Gordon Reid

: Near Myths

John Ebden refiects on life in the Greek Islands. tong ujaue only


Unknown: John Ebden
Unknown: Greek Islands.

: News

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: The Week's Antiques

A review of the antiques and fine arts market, introduced by Bruce Parker, with a look at price trends in Jeremy Cooper's Saleroom Report.
BBC Bristol
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Presenter: Bruce Parker
Reporter: Jeremy Cooper
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: The Living World

Where the Ocean Meets the Land
A Radio Nature Trail along the coasts of the Scilly Isles through the sea anemones, the shell-fish and the sea squirts of this sparkling shore.
Introduced by Derek Jones BBC Bristol
(Repeated; Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Presenter: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: Everybody's Songs

In 13 programmes. Marghanita Laski presents some of our popular national songs. 9: Joush Gifts
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: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recenHy visited Wetts in Somerset. Producer ANTHONY SM!TH BBC Bristot
(Repeated.' Tues 12.20 pm) long wave only
(Me.ft week: Whiter North Yorkshire)
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
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Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News

: A Tale of Two Trawlers

This is the story of the fate of two trawlers and their crews following their shipwreck on the dreaded Vee Skerries, which lie off Shetland's west coast.
Murdoch McPherson tells these stories, one happy and one sad, through the voices of many of those involved in both incidents, including the crew of the British Airways helicopter Bravo Juliet, whose courage and bravery just a year ago above these Skerries has been recognised throughout the world.
Research ARCHicr.LEt Producer


Unknown: Murdoch McPherson
Unknown: Murdoch M.McPherson

: Bookshelf

withFrankDelaney Producer BRtANCOOK
(Repeated: Tues 4.10 pm)

: Origins

The Holy City
One of the richest archaeological sites In the ancient world. Jerusalem Is still being probed for factual evidence to support the traditional stories of theChristian and Jewish faiths. Malcolm Billings reports on the continuing investigations in the city and discovers new archaeological evidence beneath the Church ot the Holy Sepulchre.
Producer ROY HAYWARD EEC Eristot


Unknown: Malcolm Billings

: Music to Remember

BBCStNGERS conductor JOHN roon
TaUls Forty-part Motet: Speminalium
Brahms Two motets, Op 74: Warum ist das Licht gegebendemMuhseligen?;
0 Heiland. reiss die
(First broadcast on R3)


Conductor: John Roon

: Bringing it Home

Aseries of talks for Lent intended for both the individual listener and discussion in house groups.
2: From Russia, by Michael Beurdeaux , Director of Keston College, which researches into the state of religious communities in the Soviet Union and East European countries ruled by Communist governments.
Questions for discussion after the programme:
1.What spiritual help can Russian Christians bring to British Christians?
2. Is the Holy Spirit of God working through all the Christian denominations intheSovietUnion? 3. The young in Russia are attracted to the Christian message. Why? Are there lessons for the young in Britain? - Introduced by Colin Semper


Unknown: Michael Beurdeaux
Introduced By: Colin Semper

: News

: Women in Love: 1: Sisters

by D. H. Lawrence, who died 50 years ago today.
(Full details: Tues 3.15pm) ('Daughters of the Vicar' begins in Woman's Hour, Tuesday at 2.2pm; 'The Old Adam', Monday at 7.30 pm on Radio 3)
Preview: page 21
Feature p9


Author: D. H. Lawrence

: Weather

: News

: Bestseller: 3: A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

Four programmes
'The Times said it was a novel about the incompatibility of East and West. That was absurd. What it was really concerned with was the difficulty of living in the universe.' (Forster)
Reader Garard Green
Written and presented by Francis Watson.
BBC Manchester


Writer/Presenter: Francis Watson
Reader: Garard Green
Forster: John Franklyn Robbins
Producer: Stanley Williamson

: Before the Endmg of the Day

The evening office of Comptine

: Notina Thousand Years....

'Idon'tbetieveinNack majority rule ever m Rhodesia, not in a thousandyears.'
(tAN SMITH, 1976)
But now the votes have been cast. Howdid Southern Rhodesia become Zimbabwe?
Presenter Angus McDtrmtd Producers
Caroline ,Millington and BOB DORAN
(Ret?tsed repeat)


Presenter: Angus McDtrmtd
Unknown: Caroline Millington
Unknown: Bob Doran

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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