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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford. BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey
Unknown: Michael Ford.

: Open University

How to Make the Best Use of Printed Materials
7.0 LW News
7.10 LW Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves David Craig reviews and selects readings from The Gospel of Barnabas by DAVID sox


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: David Craig

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY


Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: Terry Wogan

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about how disabled and deprived young people - particularly those not cared for by the larger charities - are helped by the BBC's marathon radio and television appeal, Children in Need.
Donations can be made without charge at post offices and banks. and to:[address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire
Celebrant and preacher THE REV JOHNSTON MCKAY
Hymns: 0 sing joyfully, When morning gilds the skies, Jesus these eyes have never seen, Take up thy cross, Glorious things of thee are spoken
Readings: I Kings 19, vv 9-18; Romans 11, w 13-18; Matthew 24, vv 37-44
Anthem: Te Deum Laudamus Organist JOHN LANGDON
Conductor GEORGE MCPHEE BBC Scotland


Unknown: Johnston McKay
Organist: John Langdon
Conductor: George McPhee

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham


Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Helen Atkinson Wood and Jenni Mills take to the high roads for this week's edition.
Produced by VANESSA HARRISON for the Woman's Hour Unit


Unknown: Helen Atkinson Wood
Unknown: Jenni Mills
Produced By: Vanessa Harrison

: Four Romantic Heroes

2: 'Reader, I married him....' Edward Fairfax Rochester engages a governess for his ward in Jane Eyre by CHARLOTTE BRONTE with Nigel Hawthorne and Joanna Dunham
Presented by PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jane Eyre
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Joanna Dunham
Presented By: Pamela Howe

: The Food Programme

A liquid edition. Derek Cooper reports on the new fermented milk products to use in sauces and soups and goes to the Highlands for the old taste of malt whiskies.


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough


Presenter: Gordon Clough

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Shropshire where members of the Wrockwardine and District Gardening Club put their questions to
Geoffrey Smith
Daphne Ledward and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wednesday 10.0 am)


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken

: The Afternoon Play

New Anatomies by TIMBERLAKE WERTENBAKER Algeria 1904. Isabelle Eberhardt, a young woman of Russian origin, has travelled through North Africa in traditional Arab dress, living with the nomadic tribesmen as one of their fraternity.
Known by her adopted Arabic name, Si Mahmoud, she has become a figure of curiosity throughout the region. She, however, looks for peace and tranquillity, but it seems that life is not to be so generous. Directed by PAT TRUEMAN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed By: Pat Trueman

: Study on 4

4.0 In Business Presented by PETER HOBDAY
4.30 Get By In German
2: Getting Your Shopping Done With GABI ENGELT and jtiRGEN ANDERSEN Book (same title) £1.35, two cassettes £6.61 from retailers
5.0 A vous la France! (8) (Details: Wednesday 11.0 pm)
5.30 Por aqul (9) (Details: Friday 11.30 pm)


Presented By: Peter Hobday

: Transatlantic Quiz 1984

The last in the current series of high kicks and pirouettes by the Brains Trust Formation Display Team, in the persons of Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich , who challenge the US team of writer Shana Alexander and Brendan Gill , theatre critic of the New Yorker.
Researcher AUDREY ROBINS Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Audrey Robins
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The Living World

(Details: Tuesday 8.30 pm)

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston is in Camberley in Surrey. He meets a man who collects chimneypots and a Punch and Judy lady and visits the Elmhurst Ballet School and the Royal Military Acadamy, Sandhurst.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Monday 11.0 am)


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News



Unknown: Harriet Cass

: The Case Against God

An inquiry into the existence and character of God in eight parts.
Written and presented by Gerald Priestland
5: Artists in Evidence
The reason of philosophers, the research of scientists, the experience of ordinary people may not be the only ways of exploring the possibility of God. Artists, the pattern-tracers in life, speak of intuition. Researcher PATRICK FORBES
Music arranged by BARRY ROSE Producer CHRIS REES
A BBC digital recording. Stereo (Repeated: Thursday 11.28 am)


Artists: Gerald Priestland
Unknown: Patrick Forbes
Arranged By: Barry Rose
Producer: Chris Rees

: Feedback

with Susan Marling


Unknown: Susan Marling

: No Place to Hide

A serial in eight parts by TED ALLBEURY
8: The Final Encounter
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING (Repeated: Wednesday 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Ted Allbeury
Directed By: Christopher Venning
John Rennie: James Kerry
Kathy Swenson: Margaret Robertson
Joanna de Vries: Colette Hiller
Doctor: Wolf Kahler
Mr Bernstein: Aaron Swartz
Adam Fredericks: Lockwood West
Hugo Paynter: David Garth
Telephone operator/Secretary: Janie Booth

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents the good books programme, featuring this week an interview with Angela Carter , author of Nights at the Circus. Producer KATE FENTON
(Repeated: Thursday 4.10 pm)


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Unknown: Angela Carter
Producer: Kate Fenton

: A Word In Edgeways

Last in the present series.
Dr Una Kroll , Dipak Nandy and Professor Peter Mittler in conversation with Brian Redhead.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Una Kroll
Unknown: Dipak Nandy
Unknown: Professor Peter Mittler
Unknown: Brian Redhead.

: Law in Action

Judges, magistrates, barristers, solicitors, academic lawyers and others contribute to the last in the present series of this topical weekly magazine examining issues thrown up by the courts and by Parliament, and other issues concerning the administration and practice of justice.
Presenter Joshua Rozenberg Producer ANTHONY MONCRIEFF
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.0 am LW)


Presenter: Joshua Rozenberg
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: Masters' India

An 18-part serialisation of JOHN MASTERS' saga of the Savage family spanning the years 1825-1946.
Book Two: Nightrunners of Bengal dramatised in four parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
4: Running Together
Rodney Savage returns to his regiment and has an encounter with the Rani of Kishanpur.
Music by MALCOLM CLARKE Of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Technical presentation
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING (Repeated: Friday 3.0 pm) Stereo


Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Rodney Savage
Unknown: Tanveer Ghani
Unknown: Sumar Khan
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Colin Starkey
Music By: Malcolm Clarke
Unknown: Tim Sturgeon.
Unknown: Vanessa Ellner
Directed By: Christopher Venning
RODNEY SAVAGE: Michael Cochrane
Caroline Langford: Carole Boyd
Mrs Hatch: Dilys Laye
Piroo: Tony Wredden
Silver Guru: Renu Setna
Gen Sir Hector Pierce: Geoffrey Bayldon
Sumitra, the Rani of Kishanpur ...........: Souad Faress

: News

: Telling Tales

Storytelling is as old as the hills but it tends to get a bit overlooked these days. Yet storytelling is all around us - in pubs, in restaurants, in fact, anywhere people gather for relaxed conversation, you can hear a good yarn.
And it takes all kinds of stories to reflect the world we live in. Some are new, others can be traced back to another place and another age.
Frank Delaney has been in search of tales, wherever they are told.
3: The Storytelling Society Producer ANNE BROWN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Producer: Anne Brown

: An Unlikely Journey

Fr William Hewett , sj, takes a personal pilgrimage of rediscovery and renewal through Ireland. 4: The Road
Producer HUGH FAUPEL BBC Manchester Stereo


Unknown: Fr William Hewett

: Inside Parliament

Westminster committees at work - extracts and discussions.
Presented by Peter Hill Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Peter Hill
Producer: Peter Robins

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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