6.55 Weather: travel; programme news
7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.50 The Shape of God
THE REV MICHAEL FREEMAN with a meditation for the second Sunday after Christmas: Luke 2, vv 21-40
7.55 Weather; travel; programme news
Religious news and views Presenter
Producer DAVID COOMES
DONALD SWANN talks about the North Lambeth Day Centre, which works to give the homeless and rootless a chance to regain self respect and re-learn the social skills for an independent life. Donations by cheque or PO to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather; travel; programme news
bv Alistair Cooke
Book, Alistair Cooke 's
America, hardback £12.00, paperback £7.75 from booksellers
Parish Mass from Clifton Cathedral
Celebrant and Preacher THE VERY REV MGR CRISPIAN HOLLIS
Bible): Sirach 24; John 1 Introit: Sing to the world (Sands) Acclamations (Walker)
Hymns (Praise the Lord): Of the Father's love begotten (140); I wonder as I wander (151); See, amid the winter's snow
(144); Agnus Dei (Inwood) Director of Music
CHRISTOPHER WALKER Organist PAUL INWOOD BBC Bristol
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox -Mawer, who meets the writer Susan Hill and her husband Shakespeare scholar, Stanley Wells : and presents highlights from Woman's Hour.
All Gas and Gaiters When in Rome starring Robertson Hare William Mervyn
John Barron , Jonathan Cecil , Joan Sanderson
Written and adapted for radio from the television series by PAULINE DEVANEY and EDWIN APPS
Producer JOHN DYAS
(First broadcast in 1972)
This weekend, new Government Food
Labelling Regulations come into force. Will they make shopping for fresh products a less confusing exercise, and ensure that consumers get all the information they need? Derek Cooper reports Producer JOY HATWOOD
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
visits Derbyshire where members of the Dethick Lea and Holloway Women's Institute put their questions to Bill Sowerbutts
Geoffrey Smith and Clay Jones
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)
by William Shakespeare
This production was mounted to celebrate the BBC's 60th anniversary last year.
Twelfth Night was the first full-length studio presentation of a play on radio and was broadcast on 28 May 1923.
Scene: A city on the coast of Illyria and the sea coast near it.
(Ronnie Stevens is in "84 Charing Cross Road" at the Ambassadors Theatre, London; Harriet Walter is a member of the RSC)
Orsino Duke of Illyria:
Curio, gentleman attending on the Duke:
Valentine, gentleman attending on the Duke:
Sea captain, friend to Viola:
Sir Toby Belch, Olivia's kinsman:
Maria Olivia's gentlewoman:
Sir Andrew Aguecheek:
Feste Olivia's clown:
Olivia, a Countess:
Malvolio, Olivia's steward:
Fabian, a member of Olivia's household:
Antonio, a sea captain:
Sebastian, twin brother to Viola:
Servant to Olivia:
followed by travel; programme news
Brian Johnston visits
Middleham in the heart of Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, this year celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Coronation of Richard III who once lived at Middleham Castle. Sometimes known as ' the Newmarket of the north ', the training of race horses still plays a major part in village life.
Producer SARAH PITT
Down Your Way 1983
Calendar of Britain, £2.25 from retailers
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news
with BRYAN MARTIN
Six programmes on dialects and accents. 5: Changing with Age Language is always changing as people themselves change the way they speak over the years. But there's more to it than that, as Brian Redhead finds out.
Consultant MALCOLM PETYT Producers ARTHUR wood and CHRISTOPHER STONE
Six programmes Murphy's Law
Murphy's Law comes in many disguises, but basically it postulates that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Why do we believe it? Is it true? Who was Murphy?
David Jones investigates. Producer MARTIN GOLDMAN BBC Scotland
7.0 Weather; programme news
by Grant Eustace
With Peter Egan as Stamford Holmes and Jeremy Nicholas as Dr Watson.
(Details: Wed 12.27 pm)
It's almost as if there is a story being told in one's ear: it comes to you on the wind and if you turn your ear in the right direction, you'll hear the wind bringing up a new story for people to hear.
In a special edition. Sir Laurens van der Post. novelist, traveller and chronicler of the African continent talks to
Frank Delaney about his stories, his roots and his restlessness.
Producer SIMON ELMES
(Repeated: Thurs 4.18 pm)
van Der Post.
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. leader
GEOFFREY TRABICHOFF conducted by CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN
Kodaly Variations on a Hungarian folk-song (The Peacock)
Schumann Symphony No 1, in a flat (Spring) BBC Scotland
by ANTHONY TROLLOPE (7) (Details: Friday 3.2 pm)
The Prime Minister of the post-war Labour Government, Clement Attlee , was born 100 years ago tomorrow.
Edmund Ions, Reader in Politics at the University of York, assesses Britain's most underrated Prime Minister ' with contributions from The Rt Hon James Callaghan , MP Sir John Colville Kenneth Harris The Rt Hon Douglas Jay, MP Lord Mayhew Sir Michael Perrin Lord Strauss and The Rt Hon Sir Harold Wilson, MP Producer
(Repeated: Thurs 11.3 am)
The evening office of Compline for the Feast of the Nativitv from
St Alban's Church.
Holborn with the ERIC
Hugging the foothills of the Jutlaean Heights lies the tiny village of Neve Shalom. Situated on the former no man's land between Israel and the west bank of the Jordan. it is inhabited by a group of Arabs and Jews who have dedicated their lives to the work of co-existence and reconciliation. It is the dream of a Dominican monk. Fr Bruno Hussar. Jeffrey Cohen follows a summer camp at Neve Shalom 's School for
Peace, where 40 Arab and Jewish teenagers meet for the first time.
Compiled by JEFFREY COHEN Producer SUE DAVIES
Weather report: forecast followed by an interlude