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: Morning Has Broken

(.55 Weather; travel; programme news long wave only

: News

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7.10 Sunday Papers long wave only
7.15 Apna III Char Samalhlye
BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells lung wave only
7.50 The Shape of Cod with JILL MOODY John 6. vv 32-40 long wave only
7.55 Weather; travel: programme news

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presenter Clive Jacob * Producer DAVID COOMES


Presenter: Clive Jacob
Producer: David Coomes

: Week's Good Cause

STEPHANIE TURNER appeals on behalf of The Circle Trust (reg no 222076), a voluntary organisation which provides clubs and supportive housing for single people with problems.
Donations by cheque or PO to: The Circle Trust. [address removed]
8.55 Weather: travel; programme news


Unknown: Stephanie Turner

: News

, 9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Parish Mass from the Church of the Holy
Family. Small Heath, Birmingham Celebrant
Readings (Jerusalem
Bible): Acts 4. vv 32-35; John 5, vv 1-6; John 20, vv 19-31: Psalm 135
Hymns (Celebrational Hymnal): Bring, all ye dear-bought nations, bring (38); Fill my house unto the fullest (74);
Alleluia, sing to Jesus (7): Battle Is o'er (31) The setting of the Mass is from Coventry Music Organist and choirmaster ROBERT YATES
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Fr Mervyn
Unknown: Fr Mathias Corrigan
Choirmaster: Robert Yates

: The Archers

Omnibus edition Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

introduced by Pamela Callaghan , who meets Iris Murdoch , novelist and philosopher: and presents some weekday
Woman's Hour highlights.


Introduced By: Pamela Callaghan
Unknown: Iris Murdoch

: Smash of the Day

I'm Sorry. I'll Read That Again
The Wonder Show, starring Tim Brooke-Taylor
David Hatch , Bill Oddle John Clcese. Jo Kendall Graeme Garden
Music by the dave lee GROUP Producers DAVID UATCH and PETER TITHTRADGE
(First broadcast in 1988)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Bill Oddle
Unknown: John Clcese.
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Script By: Elizabeth Evans
Script By: John Cleese.
Unknown: Graham Chapman.
Unknown: Bill Oddie.
Unknown: Dave Lee
Producers: David Uatch
Producers: Peter Tithtradge

: The Food Programme

with a North country flavour, as Derek Cooper samples Dock Pudding and spends a day with the catering students of Accrington College in the cook-off for the Taste of England competition. Producer JOY HATWOOD
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

Ken Ford invites
Bill Sowerbutts , Professor Alan Gemmell and Clay Jones to answer questions sent in by post.
BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Clay Jones

: Afternoon Theatre

No Saleable Value by ALEXANDER SClIOUVALOFr with Gary Cady
Who can he be? What Is he up to? His generosity must hide an ulterior motive! The villagers prefer to judge George by their own lamentable standards, but if he is truly good and kind he must be got rid of at all costs....
Directed by Margaret ETALL


Unknown: Gary Cady
Directed By: Margaret Etall

: News

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: Origins

Roman Medicine The third of four programmesinwhich basic questions about the past are given some sort of answer as a result of recent research.
How did the Roman army keep itself healthy, not only in battle, but when troops were stationed abroad? How much faith did Roman society place in its gods for protection and cures, and how much faith was there in medicine and the skill ot doctors and surgeons?
Presented by John Irving Producer ROY uayward BBC Bristot tong ware only


Presented By: John Irving
Producer: Roy Uayward

: The Living World

Presented by Peter France Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Presented By: Peter France
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: News

followed by travel; programme news lung wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston is in Warwickshire visiting Bidtord-on-Avon and Welford-on-Avon. two villages which, as their names indicate. tie on the River Avon, about six miles south-west of Stratford.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.3 am) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: You The Jury

(Details. Friday 11.3 am)
7.0 Travel, programme news

: The Other Side of Silence

A serial in eight parts adapted by TED ALLBRURY from his novel of the same name and 3: A Meeting m Red Square
John Powell finds an interesting specimen in the History Museum.
(Repeated. Wed 12.27 pm)


Adapted By: Ted Allbrury
Directed By: Christopher Venning
with John Powell: James Bolam
Kim Philby: Nigel Hawthorne
James McNay: Fulton McKay
Patrick Walker: Geoffrey Matthews
Airport announcer/Mrs Philby: Miranda Forbes
St John Philby: Richard Kay
Young Kim Philby: James Iiossack
Spanish donkey man: Paul Cassar

: Bookshelf

with Frank Delaney
Producer simon klmes
(Repeated: Thurs 4.10 pm)


Unknown: Frank Delaney

: MusictoRemember

Leopold Stokowski (born 18 April 1882)
As a centenary tribute, a Stokowski concert in Boston where the 81-year-old conductor presided over the BOSTON SYMPIIONY ORCHESTRA in Symphony Hall, Boston Mozart Sinfonia
Concertante In E flat. (K 297b)
Stravinsky Petrushka Suite
(WCRB recording from Boston Symphony
Transcription Trust, recorded on 6 March 1964) (First broadcast on R3)


Unknown: Leopold Stokowski
Horn: Ned Rorem Eagles
Horn: Stravinsky Petrushka

: News

: Ann Veronica

by il G. WELLS (3)
(Details: Tuesday 3.2 pm)

: Weather

: News

: Darwin at Westminster

A Remembrance
A hundred years ago today. Charles Darwin lay on his deathbed. One eventful week later, on 26 April 1882. he was buried in Westminster Abbey by ' the will of the intelligence of the nation '. Members of Parliament, clergy and the press called for national recognition of his outstanding contribution to English science. In the light of the religious controversies that had surrounded his work, how appropriate was his final resting place? How suitable is it now? As evolutionary theory comes under attack from creationists on the right and radicals on the left, is Darwin's reputation as the greatest of British naturalists in decline' Will it, too, be buried beneath the sacred slabs?
The President of the Royal Society, the Dean of Westminster, Desmond Morris and other contemporary interpreters of British culture give their views. Also taking part AUDREY RUSSELL , MICHAEL DEACON. MICHAEL OOLDIE , MIRANDA forres and stella FORGE Researched, written and presented by Jim Moore. Historian of Science at the Open University Producer SUE DAVIES


Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Audrey Russell
Unknown: Michael Deacon.
Unknown: Michael Ooldie
Presented By: Jim Moore.

: Gates of Heaven

II. Colin Davis visits his own holy ground and records what the places say to him.
2: St Wilfred's Chapel Church, Norton. Selsey Reader DAVID DAVIS


Unknown: Colin Davis
Reader: David Davis
Producer: Colin Simper

: Crooning Buffoons

Ray Gosling presents a tale of musical and stylistic nastiness in Betty Windsor's woodshed, from the days of the bubble car. up the miniskirt, through
Sgt Pepper , round the kaftan and into Johnny Rotten 's toilette.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON (Repeat)


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Sgt Pepper
Unknown: Johnny Rotten
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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