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Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN Preceded by the Hymn for Good Friday
There is a green hill far away
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
With CHARLES COLVILLE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters
A second series of six lighthearted talks in which David Moreau recollects his largely unsuccessful attempts to come to grips with life. 1: Looking Black
'Maar, Ik ben een Engelsman,' I shouted above the clamour of a lynching mob, 'and I am not a pnest, but an allergologist....'
from the Temple Church, London
PREBENDARY W D. KENNEDY BELL Reader of the Temple
Celebrant CANON JOSEPH ROBINSON Master of the Temple
Litany: Tallis (five-part) ! Epistle (AV): Hebrews 10, ] w 1-25 ; Gradual: My song is love ; unknown (Patrick Hadley ) Gospel (av): John 19, w 1-37 Creed: Darke in F
Hymn: When I survey the wondrous cross (A&MR 108)
Organist and Director of the Choir JOHN BIRCH
Assistant organist LAN LE GRICE
Now we are going up to Jerusalem.
With these words St Mark s
Gospel records the prophecy of Jesus that in Jerusalem he would die and rise again.
Rosemary Hartill , the BBC Religious Affairs
Correspondent, presents a radio portrait of the sights and sounds of Holy Week in Jerusalem. Returning to the city where Jesus faced the great crisis and climax of his ministry, she describes and reflects upon the ceremonies and celebrations which draw thousands of pilgrims from all over the world.
Producer ROGER HUTCMNGS BBC Manchester. Stereo
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This is the Virgin's keen,
In sorrow may you pray,
Let him who utters it this way
In reverence, day by day
Know that my son will never look away.
(translation of a medieval ballad Caioneadh na MaighdineJ A programme about religious songs from the Irish tradition, most of which centre on the Virgin Mary 's trials at Easter. Nóirin Nt Riain, herself a traditional singer who has rediscovered many of these songs, explores their history and character and describes how she has reinterpreted them for contemporary audiences. Producer KATHRYN PORTER
(First broadcast on Radio Ulster)
Music by STEVE BROWN
Written by ARNOLD BROWN ,
PAUL B. DAVIES , JEREMY HARDY. HUNTER AND DOCHERTY. HELEN
MURRY. GEOFFREY PERKINS. VICKY
PILE. ROGER PLANER. SMITH AND KY AN. NICK WILTON and the producer JAMIE RIX
(Steve Brown is now appearing in outre jeans and a painted shirt)
John Mortimer , qc; The Rt Hon Norman St John-Stevas , mp; John Cousins , General
Secretary of the Clearing Bank Union; and Teresa Gorman , Chairman of the Alliance of Small Firms and Self-Employed People (ASP), tackle the questions raised by an audience from Market Bosworth, Warwickshire
Chairman John Timpson
Producer CAROLE STONE. BBCBristol
The Blue Grass Stage
Each spring for the past eight years, Louisville, the Kentucky city best-known for mint juleps and horse-racing, puts on a season of new plays by aspiring young dramatists. Plays by David Mamet , Marsha Norman and a clutch of subsequent Broadway successes, both critical and commercial, were first seen at the Louisville Festival.
Christopher Bigsby visits the Blue Grass State to talk to playwrights, critics and producers attending this year's festival about the current American theatre.
Producer CARROLL MOORE
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