6.55 Weather: travel; programme news
7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna HI Ghar Samajniye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
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
Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID coomes
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
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
Written by »emii cook Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTOONT PARKIN
June Knox-Mawer meets
Gerald Dmrrell. the writer and founder of the Jersey Wildlife Preservation
Trust, and his naturalist wife, Lee.
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
Producers SHARON BANOFF and BALLY THOMPSON
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
Producer DAVID RATCH
(First broadcast In 1971)
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.
Producer JOY HATWOOD
12.55 Weather: programme 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
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)
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)
(Details: Thurs 10.2 am) long wave only
(Details; Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
followed by travel; programme news long wave only
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
With BRIAN PERKINS
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
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)
Frank Delaney presents the magazine programme for browsers and bookworms about all that's best between two covers.
Producer KATE FENTON
(Repeated: Thurs 4.10 pm)
Beethoven Sonata In G, Op 30 No 3
Franck Sonata In A
DONC-SUK KANG (Violin) GOIlIlOII back (piano)
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.
Narrator PAT CONNELL
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tues 3.2 pm)
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)
The late evening Office of Compline sung by ERIC SARNES SINGERS in St Alban's Church, Holborn
Presenter Peter Hill
Producer PETER ROBINS
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude