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A look at religious news. Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only
JEAN CHALLIS appeals on behalf of the Leukaemia Research Fund which finances research and patient support programmes nationwide. Promising work on leukaemia and related blood diseases is in hand. Please help.
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by Alistair Cooke
The last of five broadcasts during Lent on the theme of The Fruit of the Spirit 5: Love
From Grimsby Baptist Church, South
Humberside, conducted by the Minister,
THE REV KEITH HOBBS
Readings: Song of Songs 2. vv 8-13 (GNB)
I Corinthians 13, vv 4-8 (RSV)
Mark 10, vv 13-16, 32-34 (GNB)
Mark 15, vv 25-32a (GNB) Romans 12, vv 9-12 (GNB) Hymns: For all the love that from our earliest days (Sine Nomine);
Loving shepherd of Thy sheep (Buckland); I know not why God's wondrous grace (I know whom I have believed); Love divine, all loves excelling (Blaenwern)
Organist MARY ROBINSON BBC Manchester
Directed by ANTON GILL Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Mike Phillips meets former athletes Alan and Della Pascoe at their Sunbury home: and presents highlights from Woman's Hour.
by J. R. R. TOLKIEN prepared for radio in 26 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY starring
Ian Holm as Frodo and Robert Stephens as Aragorn
5: The Knife in the Dark ' You may escape from Bree, and be allowed to go forward while the Sun is up; but you won't go far. They will come on you in the wild, in some dark place where there is no help. Do you wish them to find you? They are terrible! The hobbits looked at Strider, and saw with surprise that his face was drawn as if with pain, and his hands clenched the arms of his chair.
The room was very quiet and still, and the light seemed to have grown dim.' with William Nighy as Sam Richard O'Callaghan as Merry
John McAndrew as Pippin James Grout as Butterbur and Gerard Murphy as the Narrator
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)
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J. R. R.
Lord of the Nazgul:
Derek Cooper explores the world of food and drink. Producer joy HATWOOD
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Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
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The Old Jest by JENNIFER JOHNSTON dramatised for radio by DENYS HAWTHORNE with Marcella O'Riordan Pauline Delany and Norman Rodway ' 15 August 1920: a momentous day.
Momentous. It is my 18th birthday.'
Nancy Gulliver 's life in a genteel Dublin suburb is seemingly untouched by the violence of Ireland in 1920. But a chance meeting with a stranger rapidly initiates her into those bloody and truly momentous changes.
Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Northern Ireland
The last high-grade hematite iron ore mine in Europe was closed by the British Steel Corporation last year. So ended 150 years of large-scale iron ore mining in Cumberland and Furness. It had first created phenomenal economic growth and later chronic unemployment which amongst the miners rose as high as 60 per cent. With the help of WINNIE CAMPBELL of Cleator Moor, NORMAN NICHOLSON , the Millom poet, the miners themselves and the songs Of MIKE LYDDYARD , the end of an industrial era is marked. Introduced and produced by Nigel Holmes
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with Tom Vernon
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visits Wetherby in West Yorkshire, remembered by many as a ' bottleneck ' on the Great North Road. Now the Al bypasses this still bustling market-town and Brian Johnston goes to the race-course and meets many of the fascinating people who live and work in the area.
Producer SARAH pitt BBC Bristol
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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.
5: Painting the Town
Glimpses of the ways in which the British have contrived to revel the night away down the centuries. Recalled by OLIVE GREGG , HARRY LANDIS and WILLIAM ROBERTS with SHEILA MATHEWS , CHARLES WEST, CHARLES YOUNG AND HIS SINGERS AND MUSICIANS 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
In 1897, established with her family at
1 Woodlands ' in Cobham,
Mrs C. W. Earle published the first part of her immensely popular trilogy, Potpourri from a Surrey Garden.
Aristocrat by birth, poor man's wife by vocation, she gave her readers an inimitable hotch-potch of advice on every aspect of the Good Life.
Anne Jones presents a portrait of the lady, with extracts from her books and memoirs read by CELIA JOHNSON.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
Mrs C. W.
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. 5: False Witness
Questions for discussion in groups or for consideration by the individual listener: (1) Under what circumstances would you consider an untruth justified?
(2) What is the essential difference between information and propaganda?
(3) What does it mean to you when Jesus says ' I am the truth '? Introduced by Colin Semper
Brahms Sonata in F major, Op 99
PAUL TORTELIER (cello)
MARIA DE LA PAU (piano)
(First broadcast on R3)
Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about books.
Producer JOHN KNIGHT
(Repeated: Thurs 4.15 pm)
The BBC's Home
Correspondents and reporters examine current topics and aspects of national life. Presenter
Producer WILL BAYNES
On the launch pad at
Cape Canaveral, America's first manned spacecraft for six years is pointing towards the heavens.
Nearly three years late and 60 per cent over budget, this first reusable space vehicle - which takes off like a rocket and lands like a plane - has been plagued with problems. Scientists at NASA say these have now been solved and that the launch of Columbia is about to herald a new era of commuting into space, bringing huge benefits to mankind. The BBC's Science
James Wilkinson , reports from America on the Shuttle - talks to its supporters. critics, the engineers and astronauts, as they prepare for launch.
Producer JOHN WILLIAMS
The late evening Office of Compline
Presented by Rodney Foster Producer
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