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7.10 Sunday Papers long wave only
7.15 Apna HI Ghar Samajhlye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
THE REV MELVYN MATTHEWS with a meditation for the sevemth Sunday before Easter: John 6, vv 1-14 BBC Bristol
7.55 Weather: travel: programme news
A weekly look at religious news
Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES
DAVID HOCKNEY visits the Royal Academy of Arts and talks about its work enabling the public to enjoy great works of art and of its services to students and artists. Donations, by PO or cheque, to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather; travel; programme news
by Alistair Cooke
The Temple Methodist Church. Taunton led by the REV PAUL HULME Preacher
THE REV WHITFIELD FOY Lessons (rsv):
Deuteronomy 8, vv 1-6; II rhillipians 4. vv 10-13 Hymns (Methodist Hymn Book): Praise to ithe living God (15); In the cross of Christ I glory
(183); Be thou my vision (632)
Anthems: Thou knowest. Lord, the secrets of our hearts (Purccll); Thou wilt keep Him in perfect peace (Lee Williams )
Conductor LINDSAY GRAY
Organist VALERIE COUCH Choirmistress CWENAN JONES BBC Bristol
Omnibus edition Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox Mawer who visits Sawyers Farm. Suffolk, the home of John and Caroline Stevens , wild flower and herb seed growers; and presents some Woman s Hour highlights.
adapted in seven episodes by David Wade from the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (2)
The five winners of the golden ticket competition start their tour of Willy Wonka's Wonderful Chocolate Factory. The sights they see are amazing, but what happens to two of the five is even more amazing.
Music composed by STEPHEN BOXER. Songs performed by children from MYERS GROVE SCHOOL, SHEFFIELD under the direction of GEOFF CASSIDY
Directed by CAROLINE SMITH
(Jason Littler, Liam Flannery, Jenny Luckraft and Mark Turner are members of the Theatre Workshop, Oldham)
Mr Gloop/Radlo commentator:
Mrs Beauregarde/ Mrs Bucket:
Mrs Salt/Grandma Josephine:
Mrs Teavee/Grandma Georgina:
As the Chinese community celebrates the arrival of The Year of the Pig, Derek Cooper explores recent trading links between China and the West. In the land of rice and noodles, why is America promoting bread? And who benefits? Producer JOY IIATWOOD
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Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
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visits Wolverhampton, West Midlands, where members of the Sandy Lane Allotment and Gardeners' Association put their questions to Bill Sowerbutts Geoffrey Smith and Clay Jones
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)
A radio play by Raymond Briggs based on his cartoon book of the same name with Brenda Bruce as Hilda and Peter Sallis as Jim.
In the event of the nuclear holocaust, an innocent, elderly couple take all the advised precautions.
Directed by John Tydeman.
An occasional series Do not believe when lovely lips report
That I lost anchor in rough seas of jest
f.udovlc Kennedy talks to Lady Diana Cooper for whom HILAIRE BELLOC wrote six sonnets.
Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss your questions with Hugh Scully
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
Questions to: Talking About Antiques, BBC Bristol BS8 2LR long wave only
A magazine edition reflecting the changing world of plants and animals.
Presented by Peter France Producer
ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
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Brian Johnston visits Leighton Buzzard and Llnslade in Bedfordshire. He finds out about an annual ceremony which involves a choirboy standing on his head. about the quarrying and processing of sand and he meets a man with a new heart.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.3 am) long wave only
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With PAULINE BUSHNELL
Kipling was a knowing young man and what he did not know at first hand he could invent to a life-like marvel from a nod, a hint or an overheard word.
Marghanita Laski , in the last of four programmes, explores the world of 19th-century
India which is brought to life in the writings of Rudyard Kipling. The Indians
Readers JOHN SAMSON
DENYS HAWTHORNE. NIGEL ANTHONY. JOHN ROWE GARARD GREEN and SURENDRA KOCHAR
Producer HELEN FRY
by Anthony Smith
7.1 Travel: programme news
1: The Theatre
Presenter Benny Green (Detoils: Wed 12.27 pm)
Frank Delaney presents the magazine programme for browsers and bookworms about all that's best between two covers.
Producer ANNE HOWELLS
(Repeated: Thurs 4.10pm)
BBC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA led by ANDREW ORTON conducted by MICHAEL PLASSON
YITKIN seow (piano)
Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
Ravel Piano Concerto in G Gounod Symphony No 1. in D
by JANE AUSTEN dramatised for radio in six parts by JOHN TYDEMAN with Angharad Rees as Emma and Alan Moore as Mr Knlghtley 1: Emma Woodhouse. handsome, clever, and rich. with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence ... Then an event occurred one late September which hr^usht with it an upheaval to the sublime state of domestic stability which reigned at
Hartfield and to the ordered existence of Mr ,and Miss Woodhouse ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
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"I am like a blotting paper or a sponge. I just absorb and then give out what I have absorbed. I do not create consciously - I never start a novel knowing what will happen, and until the last chapter f don't know how it will finish. I am a man of instinct - not at all an intellectual."
Georges Simenon, creator of one of the world's most famous detective characters, Chief
Inspector Maigret, and author of over 400 novels, today celebrates his 80th birthday.
Richard Cobb, who recently visited him at his Swiss home, presents an anniversary portrait of the great Belgian writer, with the help of his family and friends.
A series of six Srogrammes
. Colin Davis talks about some composers of our great Victorian hymns.
1: W. H. Monk
ELISABETH CROCKER (soprano)
MICHAEL BUNDY (baritone) BARRY ROSE (organ)
Producer Shirley penrose
Presenter James Cox Producer peter ROBINS
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