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7.50 The Shape of God THE REV BRUCE DRIVER with a reflection for the fourth Sunday in Lent (John 9, vv 1-41) long wave only
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A look at religious news. Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only
James GALWAY appeals on behalf of St John 's, Smith Square - a very special place to him and many music-lovers; but few know of its charitable status and its urgent need for improvements.
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by Alistair Cooke
The fourth of five broadcasts during Lent on the theme of The Fruit of the Spirit 4: Joy
From the Dominican College, Portstewart, which takes the form ot Community Mass Celebrant
FR ANTHONY FARQUHAR
Readings: I Samuel 16, vv 1. 6-7, 10-13;
Ephesians 5. vv 8-14; John 9, vv 1-41
Setting of the Mass:
Laetare Mass (Burgess) Hvmns: Come, let us ascend (Barrett); Walk humbly with your God;
Song for a young prophet (Lundv)
Instrumental: Ag Criost an Siol (O'Riada); A losa mhilis (Egan) Choirmistress
SISTER LABOUHE, OP
Organist BARRY BURGESS BBC Northern Ireland
Omnibus edition Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer , who meets Helen and Terry Wogan at their home in Buckinghamshire; and presents highlights from the weekday programmes.
(Terry Wogan on Radio 2 Monday-Friday 7.30 am)
by J. R. R- TOLKIEN prepared for radio in 26 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY starring
Ian Holm as Frodo Michael Hordern as Gandalf and Robert Stephens as Aragorn
4: Trouble at the Prancing Pony
' The black fellow sat quite still on his horse. " Have you seen
Baggins?" he asked in a queer voice, and bent down towards me. I could not see any face, for his hood fell down so low; and I felt a sort of shiver down my back. But I could not see why he should come riding over my land so bold. " What do you think of it? I don't know what to think." said Frodo at last.' with William Nighy as Sam With SEAN ARNOLD , JOHN CHURCH .
GRAHAM FAULKNER , ALEXANDER JOHN , GORDON REID , CHRISTOPHER SCOTT and MICHAEL SPICE
Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN OLIVER
Episode adapted by BRIAN SIBLEY
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) (Gerard Murphy is a member of the RSC)
Souvenir Tolkien posters available at Â£l.00 each (p and p incl) from Radio 4 Poster Offer[address removed] (POs and cheques payable to BBC Radio)
From the checkout to the chef de cuisine; from claret to coffee;
Derek Cooper explores the world of food and drink.
Producer JOY hatwodd
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Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK lewis
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visits Hertfordshire where members of the Letchworth Allotment and Horticultural Association put their questions to Chris Brickell
Bill Sowerbutts and Professor Alan Gemmell Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)
Party Going by NEVILLE TELLER based on the novel by HENRY GREEN Victoria Station is fog-bound. A party of rich young socialites waits for the fog to lift so that they can begin their holiday; but while they wait their lives change imperceptibly. Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
It Must be Mothers' Day An anthology of words and music to celebrate Mothering Sunday.
Readers DELIA corrie
Songs by victoria WOOD Producer kay jamieson BBC Manchester long wave only
(Details: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
with Tom Vernon
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Brian Johnston visits
Shifnal in Shropshire, a small market town with plenty of history, an enormous churchyard, the stately home of Weston Park nearby, and an association with the House of Commons.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 12.20 pm) long wave only
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Robert Hardy presents a series of six pictorial journeys through history, bringing together period songs and writings to create a kaleidoscope of British life as once it was lived.
4: The Smugglers and the Revenue Men
An attempt to separate the reality of smuggling and its organisation from the romantic image drawn by most 19th-century writers and balladeers.
Recalled by CHARLES WEST HENRY STAMPER and ELIZABETH PROUD with SHEILA MATHEWS ,
JAMIE PHILLIPS , CHARLES
YOUNG AND HIS SINGERS AND
Compiled by GERALD frow Producer JOHN dyas (Charles West is in ' Annie) at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London)
A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Editor MARLENE PEASE
She was that disturbing element in human society - the practical visionary.
(MARGARET DRUMMOND )
She was a nuisance, who worked miracles, one of those terrible nuisances, who are the salt of the earth. (J. B. PRIESTLEY )
Margaret McMillan , one of the most ardent educational reformers of her time, found her mission in 1904 in the slums and squalor of Deptford. Fifty years after her death her biographer, Dr Elizabeth Bradburn , examines her achievement there and its lasting importance.
Narrator GEOFFREY WHEELER Producer oilman RUSH BBC Manchester
The Archbishop of York, The Most Rev Dr Stuart Blanch , gives a series of six lectures for Lent on what is sometimes called The Second Table of the Ten Commandments. 4: Stealing
Questions for discussion in groups or for consideration by the individual listener:
(1) Can you isolate one cause which. more than any other, has contributed to the increase in theft and dishonesty in Britain? (2) Do you share the view that ' property is theft '? (3) What are the personal and social implications of the saying of Jesus -
' Blessed are the poor '? Introduced by Colin Semper
RAPHAEL SOMMER (cello) MICHAEL ISADOR (piano) Beethoven Sonata in A, Op 69
(First broadcast on R3)
The BBC's Home
Correspondents and reporters examine current topics and aspects of national life. Presenter
Producer WILL BAYNES
A portrait of Arnold Bennett. who was born in Burslem in 1867 and died in London 50 years ago, on 26 March 1931.
1 am a writer, just as I might be a hotel-keeper, a solicitor, a doctor, a grocer or an earthenware manufacturer. with BRIGIT FORSYTH
RANDAL HERLEY and ALAN ROTHWELL Written by NORMAN SWALLOW Producer
(Anna of the Five Towns, parts 11-15, in A Book at Bedtime, Mon-Fri 11.0 pm)
An Epilogue for
Tony Stuart remembers his relationship with his mother.
Producer PAUL COBLEY
Presenter Rodney Foster
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