Producers MARTIN SMALL and LESLIE COTTINGTON
A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent GeraldPriestland
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Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
with Norman Tozer
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with Tonv Lewis
Now is the time when summer joins with winter in providing a pot-pourri ofactionTheFootball League Championship approaches its climax; CARDIFF play BRIDGEND in thefinalofthe
Schweppes Welsh Rugby Cup;andSandownPark stages the last major National Hunt race of the season, The Whitbread Gold Cup. In
Bournemouth meanwhile, the State Express Classic is the first major outdoor tennis event in this country this year. Producer DAVE GORDON Editor DEREK MITCHELL
A bonnie edition from
Glasgow. Bernard Falk is in his element In a whisky distillery. and out and about round Glasgow, the team discovers the secrets of Loch Lomond and catches up with the spirit of romance in Gretna Green.
Producer JENNY Marshall Editor ROGER MACDONALD
with Geoffrey Cannon
Producer michael gilliam
with Robert Carvel
New Every Morning, p 106: Be thou my guardian (BBC 110 135); Psalm 23; John 10, vv 1-15 (rsv); I'll praise my Maker (bp 36)
Editor PADDY OKEEPFE
On the panel Tim Brooke-Taylor, Willie Rushton, Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer
In the Chair Humphrey Lyttelton
At the piano COLIN SELL
Under the table PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER
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The Rt lion Dame Judith Hart , mp, Sir Monty Flnnlston , Professor Laurie Taylor and Marcus Fox , mp
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No Joke by BERNARD MACLAVCRTY with It is Mr Stringer's 83rd birthday. As usual he spends the day at a day centre for old people. They give him a party. Mr Stringer was once a schoolmaster and today he meets an ex-pupil; the master is armed with a hip-flask, the pupil with resentment.
Directed by MARILYN IRELAND BBC Scotland
Mr Scott/John/Taxi driver:
Geoff Watts reports
A history In 26 parts 15: Eng.neroom and Stokehold
In the great steamer the bridge was a gold-braided Olympus: the lengineroom a kind of underworld; and the stokehold Hades itself. Yet engineers could regard their huge machines with almost religious devotion; and the subhuman stoker of legend, in fact plied a skilled trade. Readers anthony NEWLANDS.
LEONARD MACUIRE, TIMOTHY BENTINCK, ROBERT TROTTER ,
DOUGLAS BLACKWELL. BILL MONKS, RONALD BADDILEY.
DAVID CASEY. ANTHONY HALL. DAVID ASHFORD , JOE DUNLOP Consultant and presenter Campbell MacMurray. Assistant Keeper. Dept of MSS and Printed
Books. National Maritime Museum
Special sound by DICK mills, BBC Radiophonlc Workshop
Series composed and directed by michael MASON
After seven-and-a-half years as the BBC's
Correspondent in Peking and Moscow,
Philip Short contrasts life in China and the Soviet Union - and its likely development during the 1980s, after Mao and Brezhnev - in a series of five talks, based on his forthcoming book. 4: Stalin and Mao
The legacy of terror
Producer PADDY o'KicrrE
A magazine of special interest to disabledd listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presenter Kevin Mulhern
Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
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A Ring for the Favela
John Paul 11 has brought an actor's skill in handling crowds to the Vatican.
In A Ring for the Faveta, Brian Redhead looks at the policies which lie behind his populist style of papacy.
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including Sports Round-up
The Scottish novelist, Dorothy Dunnett
Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and arivate preoccupations.
Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
with Richard Baker
Producer ANDREW mussett
Murder in a Nice. Neighbourhood by JACK GERSON with and ' I couldn't tell you what I'd done. You see, people like me don't do things like this. Not here. Not in this neighbourhood. Can you be sure even now, I did it? '
Directed by MARILYN IRELAND BBC Scotland
Edith a child:
The last of seven travellers' tales
A Cradle of Culture
Over a thousand years ago. when Arab merchants set sail in their dhows across the Indian Ocean, they reached land at the Lamu Archipelago off the east'coast of Africa. The Arabs mixed with the Bantus and the culture and language of Swahili was born.
Bernard Jackson visits Lamu
Island to discover what remains of the ancient way of life and to meet some of the unlikely people who have chosen to live there.
Producer BRIAN cook
with The Rev Douglas Aitken
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude