Presenters John Timpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day
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7.25' 8:25' Sport
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN Holland
Brian Johnston visits the city of Llchficld in Staffordshire. Its cathedral with three spires known as ' The Ladies of the Vale ' is its most prominent building: the great
Dr Samuel Johnson its most famous son.
Producer anthony Smith BBC Bristol
with Bob Symes
Take handfuls of nettles, clover, dandelions, strawberries and a sprig of Christmas tree... This week, BOB SYMES, ad hoc cook extraordinaire, raids the hedgerows to create a summer soup.
Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves by P. G. WODEIIOUSE adapted in six episodes bv RICHARD USBORNE starring and 2: Upstairs, Downstairs and Bumps in the Night
Producer DAVID HATCH
12.55 Weather: travel: programme news
The Rev Harold Pinker:
' Stiffy ' Byng:
Sir Watkyn Bassett:
with Sue MacGregor including during Uie week some Talking Point discussions. Your Letters and other topics.
Among these today Daytime Disco: the increasing preoccupation with keeping fit has led to a boom in afternoon discos for housewives.
RON ALI. I1RIDCE puts on his dancing shoes.
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (6)
tomark the 60th anniversary of the BBC and the 50th anniversary of its
External Services in the presence of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh direct from St Paul's Cathedral. London Fanfare for Heroes (Bliss) Hymn: All people that on earth (English Hymnal 365)
Introit: In the deserts ot the heart (Auden. Rubbra) Bidding prayer: The Dean, the very rev ALAN WEBSTER Lord's Prayer
Reading (RSV)' John 1. vv 1-4 read by riciiaro baker (BBC Television)
Beading: Jeremiah 1, vv 4-10 read by MIKE READ (BBC Radio 1)
Reading: Hebrews 4. vv 12-16 read by Pamela creighton (BBC World Service)
Hymn: Thanks be (op 82)
Reading: Revelation 3, vv 8-14 read by cf.orgb howaro. Chairman of the BBC
Anthem: Easter (Herbert. Berkeley)
Prayers led by THE REV OR COLIN MORRIS
Montage of sound images reflecting six decades of broadcasttng to and from Britain, introduced by CANON COLIN SEMPER
Hymn: Be thou my vision (eh 75)
Reading: The Rock (T. S. Eliot ) fead by JOHN wing (BBC World Service) Venus from the suite 1 The Planets ' (Hoist)
Address: THE: ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY
The choir sings words based on the BBC's motto Prayers led by PAULINE WEBB
Hymn: As the great
Creator's hand (Causley) Reading: Philippians 4. vv 8-9 read by SIR ian trktiiowan. Director-General of the BBC Peace of the Faiths Hindu peace by MATHMOOR KRISIINAMUBTI Buddhist peace by THE VEN OR II. SADDIIATISSA Sikh peace by JUJHAR SINGH PLAIIA Muslim peace by IMAM G. W. A. SULAIMAN Jewish peace by RABBI HUGO GRYN
Blessing the ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY
National Anthem (arr Willcoclts)
' Enigma Variations (Elgar)
Commentator Frank Gillard BBC SINGERS conductor SIMON jolv
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA with members of the BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. and the BBC s northern, WELSH and Scottish
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS leader john BRADBURY conducted bv
SIR CHARLES GROVES
Cathedral organist and Master of the Music
CHRISTOPHER OEARNLEY Master of St Paul 's Choir BARRY ROSE Sound by PHIL OLDER Producer CHRIS RUES
Get up to vour ears in the English Channel with tan Willox and underwater explosives expert
Artie Shaw as they plunge into the depths of Plymouth Sound in this special digital recording. With tales of sunken treasure. hungry fish. submarine mishap, things with long black tentacles - and a demonstration of Artie Shaw 's explosive techniques ...
Technical supervision CARETH WATSON
Written, presented and produced bv ian WILLOX A BBC Transcription Service production
I am Mary Dunne bv DRIAN MOORE dramatised by DEREK MAHON with Mary is a Canadianliving in New York. She has gone there to marry a young English playwright. leaving old attachments behind her. In one day and one evening, at the hairdresser, in the street and at home, she finds the past and present mingling awkwardly in her mind. She describes her anxiety and confusion - the familiar companions of her life.
Directed by MICHAEL HEPFERNAN
(Repeated. Sun 2.30 pm)
Ivy League man:
Maurice Sendak 's sets for this year's Glyndebournc production of Prokofiev's opera The Love of Three Oranges have been hailed as breathtakingly original. He discusses with Paul Vaughan his approach to stage designing, the Influences at work In his techniques and about his children's books, including the much-praised trilogy
Where the Wild Things
Are. In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There. Producer RICHARD DUNN Editor ROSEMARY HART (Revised repeat)
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