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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather: travel; programme news

: News

7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna HI Ghar Samajniye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 The Shape of God
THE REV DAVID WINWOOD I with a meditation for the seventh Sunday before Christmas
John 8, w 51-59
7.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Unknown: Ghar Samajniye
Unknown: David Winwood

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religious news.
Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID coomes


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Week's Good Cause

DAVID FROST talks about the urgent need for the restoration of the beautiful 13th-century
Thrapston Parish Church, whicn has been neglected now for nearly a century. Donations by cheque or PO to:
St James ' Church Appeal [address removed]
8.55 Weather: travel: programme news


Unknown: St James

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Morning Service

firm Sidwell Street
Methodist Church. Ixeter Officiant and Preacher THE REV RONALD DALE
Readings: Genesis 12, vv 1-9 (Mil); I say my prayers when It's calm (Anon)
Hymni (un): With gladness we worship, rejoice as we sing (11);
Captain of Israel host, and guide (808); One there is above all others (100); He will hold me fast (H and s, 16)
Anthem: From the rising of the sun (Gore Ouseley ) Organist and Choirmaster DAVID LANGDON. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Ronald Dale
Organist: Gore Ouseley
Choirmaster: David Langdon.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Written by ┬╗emii cook Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTOONT PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Editor: Antoont Parkin

: Weekend

June Knox-Mawer meets
Gerald Dmrrell. the writer and founder of the Jersey Wildlife Preservation
Trust, and his naturalist wife, Lee.


Unknown: Gerald Dmrrell.

: The Radio Game

All the Answers
Following Radio 4's 60th Anniversary quiz last month,
Barry Took ives the Game away ', by providing the answers and announcing the winners and runners-up. Research DENIS GIFFORD


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Denis Gifford
Producers: Sharon Banoff
Producers: Bally Thompson

: Smash of the Day

All Gas and Gaiters
The Bishop Meets a Bird starring Robertson Hare WilUam Mervyn , Derek Nimmo. John Barron Peter Jones.
Margot Boyd , Jo Manning Wilson Sean Barrett and Ronald Forfar
Written and adapted for radio from the television series by PAULINS divaney and cvwin APPS
(First broadcast In 1971)


Unknown: Robertson Hare
Unknown: Wiluam Mervyn
Unknown: Derek Nimmo.
Unknown: John Barron
Unknown: Peter Jones.
Unknown: Margot Boyd
Unknown: Jo Manning Wilson
Unknown: Sean Barrett
Producer: David Ratch

: The Food Programme

Food for thought, with Derek Cooper taking a consuming interest.
Today, a delicacy that the Pharaohs believed held magical powera and which now could provide a feast for free: mushrooms.
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

"The National Health Service is safe with us..."
(The Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher, MP)
"...About as safe in the Conservative hands as the Mint would be in the hands of the Mafia." (Gwynneth Dunwoody, MP, Labour Spokesman on the Health Service)
Who is right? How is the NHS faring and what kind of a future do those who work in It see for themselves? A special report by Gerald Butt.
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Reporter: Gerald Butt
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Devon where members of the Tiverton Garden Club put their questions to
Geoffrey Smith , Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczackl
Questlonmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczackl
Unknown: Questlonmaster Ken

: Afternoon Theatre

The Hostess by CAROLYN SALLY JONES with Sarah Badel Peter Jeffrey
Robert Eddlson Pauline Letts
Julia Muspratt is a fashionablesociety hostess - the darling of the gossip columnists.
Her latest party has been carefully arranged to impress a visiting film producer. However, with the arrival of her oddly assorted bunch of guests. things start to go wrong.
Directed by MARTIN JEIi "'''S
(Robert Eddison is a member of the RSC)


Unknown: Carolyn Sally Jones
Unknown: Sarah Badel
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey
Unknown: Robert Eddlson
Unknown: Pauline Letts
Unknown: Julia Muspratt
Directed By: Martin Jeii
Unknown: Robert Eddison

: News

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: Home-ing In

(Details: Thurs 10.2 am) long wave only

: The Living World

(Details; Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only

: News

followed by travel; programme news long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Eosi-cb-Wy*.
(Detail*: 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

: News



Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Feedback

: Prophets, Charlatans and Little Gurus

Four profiles by Ray Gosling
2: Richard Buckminster fuller
Inventor, scientist, prophet of a glorious technological future for all mankind, he gurued all over the world advocating peace, love and life In a dome ... almost.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester
7.0 Travel: programme news


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Richard Buckminster
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Transatlantic Quiz 1982

Six contests between teams in London and in New York. Round 6 LONDON
Louis Allen (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich NEW YORK
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Brendan Gill , author and theatre critic of The New Yorker and Shana Alexander , journalist and author Question researcher JULIE URTLE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Julie Urtle
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney presents the magazine programme for browsers and bookworms about all that's best between two covers.
(Repeated: Thurs 4.10 pm)


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Producer: Kate Fenton

: Music to Remember

Beethoven Sonata In G, Op 30 No 3
Franck Sonata In A
DONC-SUK KANG (Violin) GOIlIlOII back (piano)

: News

: Germinal

by EMILE ZOLA , translated by LEONARD TANCOCK dramatised in five parts by DAVID HOPKINS
4: Etienne has persuaded the miners to strike. Now. with their anger aroused. the miners want to go further and march on all the other pits to force them to close. The miners' anger, like an unleashed animal, seems to Etienne to be uncontrollable.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tues 3.2 pm)


Unknown: Emile Zola
Unknown: David Hopkins
Narrator: Pat Connell
Directed By: Kay Patrick
ttienne: Peter Pacey
Maheu: David Calder
Bonnemort: Harry Beety
Catherine: Beverly Poster
Jeanlin: Paul Oldham
Maheude: Ann Rye
Gre'goire: Geofprey Banks
Cecile: Linda Gardner
Negrel: Gordon Dulieu
Souvarine: Christopher Ravenscrott
Chaval: Brian Sootbwood
Ma Brule: Paula Tilbrook
Malgrat: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Mme Hennebeau: Madi Hedd
Hennebeau: Hugh Dickson
Deneulln: Simon Molloy
Sentry: Graham Fellows

: Weather

: News

: You The Jury

A new series in which current and controversial issues are put on trial before Chairman Geoffrey Robertson and an - audience of Jurors in Broadcasting House, London. Motion:
Cable television should be allowed to develop without regulation
Proposer: Chris Dunkley Opposer:
Phillip Whltehead , MP
Two advocates each call supporting witnesses to be questioned and cross-questioned; the jury votes at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached.
Producer MAGGIE RSDFZRN (Repeated: Fri 11.3 am)


Unknown: Geoffrey Robertson
Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Unknown: Phillip Whltehead
Producer: Maggie Rsdfzrn

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline sung by ERIC SARNES SINGERS in St Alban's Church, Holborn


Singers: Eric Sarnes

: Inside Parliament

Presenter Peter Hill


Presenter: Peter Hill
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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