Mrs Thatcher and her fellow Community leaders meet again this week to face some of the unresolved questions of Europe...
Libby Purves reports live from Brussels with the BBC's Chief Europe Cor
. respondent, Donald Mil ner and the BBC's European political specialist John Sergeant
In London Brian Redhead
6.45* Prayer for the Day with ThS Dean of Liverpool, THE VERY REV
EDWARD PATEY -
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by john marsh
7.30. 8.0 News headlines
7.45-Thought for the Day
Peter Taylor and David Paterson , two clergymen from very different traditions, went on a pilgrimage from London to Canterbury and back. As they journeyed between tHe busy secular world' of the'capital city and the Quiet' holiness of tire
Cathedral Church of Christ, their conversation was recorded
Each' day. leading up to Easter, tney Hear. an. extract from that pilgrimage and relate it to their understanding of Holy Week.
1: The Wayof Pilgrimage Producer CHRIS REES
The Farewell Reading of Charles Dickens by Raymund Fitzsimons
with Roy Dotrice as Charles Dickens
Driven by his unhappiness, his love of theatrical excitement, and his need of an audience, Charles Dickens barnstormed across Britain and America in a series of one-night stands. His final years were spent hurrying from town to town, dragging himself to the reading desk, when he could barely walk until, worn out by his exertions, he vanished from 'these garish lights for evermore', three months before his death. Narrated by Michael Williams.
Featuring Joss Ackland as George Dolby, Andrew Sachs as Edmund Yates and David Timson as Charley Dickens
(Repeated: Sat 11.15 pm)
ChairmanRobert Robinson 8: Midlands (2)
Peter Evans (Teacher) David Milnes (Solicitor) Eleanor Simmons (Bookseller)
Alan Mole (Civil servant) Including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS
(Repeated; Thurs 6.30pm) li.55Weather; programme news: long wave only'
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Breeders and Cultivators of Pedigree:Ralph Whitlock talks about the Royal Family's farming interests.
Pick of the Paperbacks chosen by June Knox-Mawer and Edward Blishen Desert Island people: who would Sheila Hancock take or leave behind.
A Definition of Ethics: Anthony Quinton, President of Trinity College, Oxford, begins a new series (Anthony Quinton is one of the chairmen in Round Britain Quiz starting next Sunday)
Hands to Dance and Sky-lark, by Charles Causley abridged in nine parts by Janet Hickson
Read by Sean Arnold 1: Mrs Lisboa
Most of these stories are concerned with the experiences ashore of a 'Hostilities Only' sailor in the last war. Their narrator 'Jan Trethewey' undoubtedly has a lot in common with his creator, the renowned Cornish poet Charles Causley. He too was a sailor for the duration of the war.
(Music: Grainger's In a Nutshell Suite)
Editor WYN KNOWLES
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks investigate the humour of the subject.
With MICHAEL FLANDERS, CARL REINER and MEL BROOKS , PETER COOK and BOB NEWHART
Written by FRANK MUIR and SIMON BRETT. Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
John Hallam in The Famous Voyage by FRANCIS DILLON with Elizabeth Bell
Andrew Sachs , Brian Carroll , Philip Fox and Graham Faulkner
Drake's epic voyage round the world lasted three years and confirmed him as the greatest of England's national heroes. Yet after 400 years the enigma of his character remains.
Directed by MARGARET ETALL
(Rptd: Easter Day at 2.30)
Queen Elizabeth I:
Nuno da Silva:
Francis Walsingsam/Thomas Drake:
Don Francisco/Fisher man:
Staper/Don Juan de Anton:
John Thomas / John Dougty:
1: This Polecat of a Country
That description of South Africa by a senior member of the Government set Mary Goldring thinking, after a recent visit there, about what has made white South Africans so different from the rest of us. In the first of two talks on the life-styles of blacks and whites, she comes up with some suggestions. Producer TOM READ
(I Don't Live in Timbuktu: 14 .April)
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