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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

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


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Morning Has Broken

LW only from 6.45

: Open University

6.45 The Student of Religion
7.5 Science: Look Before You Leap
7.25 Technology: Dome Sweet Dome

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers
7.15 L W Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Grace Jantzen reviews Augustine of Hippo edited by MARY T. CLARK


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Grace Jantzen
Edited By: Mary T. Clark

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Robert Maxwell

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the need to prepare rootless young people for a more independent and responsible life.
Donations to: Intake Hostel,
[address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from the Parish Church of St James, Great Grimsby
A service of Parish Communion from the ASB Rite A
Preacher THE REV MALCOLM ULES Readings: Hosea 14, w 1-7 (jb); Mark 2, vv 13-17 (NEB)
Hymns: I come with joy (A and MNS 473); Lord Jesus once you spoke to men (392); Father hear the prayer we offer (113)
Anthem: Tantum Ergo (Durufle) Organist PATRICK LARLEY
Assistant organist NIGEL WILBY BBC Manchester


Unknown: John Moore
Organist: Patrick Larley
Organist: Nigel Wilby

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Produced and directed by WILLIAM SMETHURST. Agricultural storyeditorANTHONYPARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: William Smethurst.

: Weekend

in which Cliff Morgan invites four of a kind to discuss a subject in common.
Produced by VANESSA HARRISON for the Woman's 's Hour unit


Produced By: Vanessa Harrison

: Smash of the Day

In All Directions
Some diversions on a car journey with Peter Ustinov , Rose Hill , Peter Jones and the Aeolian Players. Written by PETER USTINOV Edited by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN Producer PAT DIXON
(First broadcast in 1952)


Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Rose Hill
Unknown: Peter Jones
Written By: Peter Ustinov
Edited By: Frank Muir
Edited By: Denis Norden
Producer: Pat Dixon

: The Food Programme

Hot and nourishing in winter; cold and refreshing in summer: home-made soup may be best but what went into that packet or cube?
Derek Cooper finds some interesting answers to 'stock' questions. Producer JOHN FORSYTH


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: John Forsyth

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0 am)

: The Afternoon Play

A Dry White Season by ANDRE BRINK dramatised by BARRY CAMPBELL
The hero of Andre Brink 's novel is an Afrikaner and not a natural rebel, but he tries to help a black friend whose son was held in detention after the Soweto riots and finds himself in a frightening and savage world, where no one can be trusted.
Directed by JANE MORGAN Stereo


Dramatised By: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Andre Brink
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Ben du Toit: Nigel Hawthorne
Stanley Makhaya: John Matshikiza
Melanie Brewer: Estelle Kohler
Emily Ngubene: Peggy Phango
Gordon Ngubene: Olu Jacobs
Captain Stolz: Steve Hodson
Col Viljoen: Bruce Purchase
Levinson/Andre: Jack Klaff
Advocate de Villiers: Allan Ivan
Advocate Louw/Government minister: Adrian Egan
Magistrate/father-in-law: Arne Gordon
Susan du Toit: Miranda Forbes
Suzette: Wis Butlin
Linda: Moira Downie
Cloete: Edward Cast
Dr Hertzog/SABC newsreader: Brian Carroll
Dr Jansen/Dr Hassiem: Alfred Hoffman
Fr Masuwane: Louis Mahoney
Tsabalala/Johnson Seroke: Willie Jonah
Grace Nkosi: Elizabeth Adare

: Study on 4

4.0 Prefaces to Shakespeare Six programmes in which actors and actresses talk about Shakespeare's plays 1: KENNETH HAIGH On Much Ado About Nothing Producer MICHEL PETHERAM
4.30 View at the Top The first of six programmes in which NICHOLAS KOCHAN talks to leading figures in British business and industry. This week: LORD MARSH of Mannington Series producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
5.0 From Coping to Confidence MAUREEN GALVIN provides a context for new teaching materials.
2: Setting Up the Course. Stereo
5.30 Por aqul (Details on Friday at 11.30 pm)


Unknown: Kenneth Haigh
Producer: Michel Petheram
Talks: Nicholas Kochan
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Maureen Galvin

: Origins

Wine for the Barbarians
The men that tread the grapes must get into the press, having scrupulously cleaned their feet and none of them must eat and drink while in the press, nor must they climb in and out frequently. It is also proper to have the presses fumigated, either with frankincense or with some other sweet odour.
In a series of four programmes, Malcolm Billings and Barry Cunliffe trace the route of the Roman wine trade from the villa estates of Tuscany to an Iron Age settlement on the Dorset coast. 1: Italy Reader Hugh Dickson
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Malcolm Billings
Unknown: Barry Cunliffe
Reader: Hugh Dickson
Producer: John Knight.

: The Living World

(Details on Thursday at 9.30 am)

: News

: Down Your Way

Totnes in Devon
(Details tomorrow at 11.0 am)

: News



Unknown: Harriet Cass

: Feedback

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer STEPHEN SHIPLEY


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: The Great Impersonation

by E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM dramatised in five parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
Leopold von Ragastein 3: Lady Dominey
Pursued by the passionate
Princess Eiderstrom, the man claiming to be Sir Everard Dominey returned to 'his' ancestral home in Norfolk, where he barely survived an attempt on his life by the deranged Lady Dominey.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER
BBC Bristol Stereo


Unknown: E. Phillips Oppenheim
Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Leopold von Ragastein
Unknown: Sir Everard Dominey
Directed By: Brian Miller
Sir Everard Dominey: David Robb
parkins/stillwell: Howard Hoffmann
Mangan: William Eedle
Mrs Marston: Gwen Cherrell
Lady Dominey: Melinda Walker
Dr Harrison/Duke of Worcester: Garard Green
Seaman: William Hope
The Kaiser/Middleton: Paul Nicholson
Duchess of Worcester: Anne Jameson
Prince Terniloff: Tim Meats
Princess Eiderstrom: Narissa Knights

: Life with the Lindsays

The essence of our interpretation is to bring out what the composer meant, not what we feel.
The Lindsay String Quartet: four people in pursuit of an ideal, with their wives, their families, their friends - from rehearsal room to concert hall. What makes this quartet tick? Introduced by Natalie Wheen Producer JlLLIAN WHITE BBC Birmingham.
Stereo (Revised repeat)


Introduced By: Natalie Wheen

: Law in Action

: Central American Journey

Hugh O'Shaughnessy presents eight programmes on the politically violent and internationally sensitive countries of Central America. 1: Belize
The tiny former British colony is a haven of peace in this troubled region, but its continuing stability is threatened: an influx of Spanish-speaking refugees is changing its cultural balance: a boom in marijuana production is posing political problems; and the menacing shadow of its militaristic neighbour, Guatemala, looms. Producer MICK WEBB
0 WODDIS ON....: page 79


Unknown: Hugh O'Shaughnessy
Producer: Mick Webb

: Cousin Bazilio

3: Abandoned
(Details on Friday at 3.0 pm) Stereo

: News

: Symphonies and Silence

Peter Maxwell Davies at Large....
The composer, Peter Maxwell Davies, spent part of 1984 writing his Third Symphony which is given its world premiere by the BBC
Philharmonic Orchestra on Tuesday. But this was just one part of a hectic schedule of concerts, rehearsals, lectures and appearances at music festivals - including the St Magnus Festival which he started for his neighbours in Orkney where he lives in a remote croft. Tonight's programme accompanies him at some of these events - and follows him home.
Producer EDWINA WOLSTENCROFT BBC Manchester Stereo
t HEAR THIS! page 18


Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Peter Maxwell

: The Savage Pilgrimage

Four talks on Roman
Catholicism by Wilfred De 'Ath 3: Five Years in the Church Producer SHIRLEY PENROSE BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Wilfred De
Producer: Shirley Penrose

: Inside Parliament

Presented by Mike Baker Producer PETER ROBtNS


Presented By: Mike Baker
Producer: Peter Robtns

: News

followed by an interlude

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