Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo
Preceded by Easter hymn: Jesus Christ is risen today. Stereo
A celebration for Easter morning in words and music introduced by Ian Tracey with Sandra Clark.
Producer DAVID CRAIG. Stereo
Marked for Life: Prayer in the Easter Christ by maria BOULDING.
Preceded by Jesus Christ is risen today. Stereo
8.10 Sunday Papers
Producer DAVID COOMES
talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the need for residential care, training and education for mentally handicapped young people. Donations: [address removed]
Preceded by Jesus Christ is risen today. Stereo
9.10 Sunday Papers
by Alistair Cooke
Choral Eucharist (asb Rite A) for Easter Day from Bristol Cathedral Celebrant THE VERY REV
HORACE DAMMERS , Dean of Bristol Preacher THE RIGHT REV PETER FIRTH. Bishop of Malmesbury
Readings (ASB): I Corinthians 15, w 12-20; John 20, w 1-10
Hymns (EH): Jesus Christ is risen today (133); The day of Resurrection (137); Jesus lives! (134); Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (139)
The Easter Anthems (ASB Text) (Malcolm Archer )
Setting of the Mass:
Messe Solennelle (Langlais) Organist and Master of the Choristers MALCOLM ARCHER Assistant organist
MARTIN SCHELLENBERG. BBC Bristol
Directed by PETER WINDOWS
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor
ANTHONY PARKIN. BBC Birmingham
Fresh herbs can enliven the simplest dish. To savour the new season's crop,
Derek Cooper visits a herb centre on the island of Jersey. Producer JOY HATWOOD
The first of eight phone-in programmes to world leaders, chaired by Sue MacGregor.
An opportunity to talk directly to a senior Chinese official in Peking:
Huan Xiang , Deputy Director of the Foreign Affairs Council of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
Huan Xiang was Chinese charge d'affaires in Britain from
1954-63. He has been Chinese Ambassador to the European
Community and is the Director of the Chinese Government's Centre for International
Studies. Linked to London via satellite, he answers questions from all over the world. Producers LIZ MARDALL for the Woman's 's Hour unit and MARGARET HILL and DAN ZERDIN for the World Service
Lines open from 10.30am 0 FEATURE: page 3
Editor DEREK LEWIS
from Kenilworth Horticultural Society
The first of two plays based on the Gormenghast novels by MERVYN PEAKE , dramatised for radio by BRIAN SIBLEY
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN Stereo
Clarice and Cora:
with Peter Hobday The first programme questions the export record of British companies and reports on how one company has profited from the time difference between the UK and the USA.
David Bean observes some branches of sporting life. 4: On Yer Bike!
This week he follows racing cyclists round and round Northumberland.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH
BBC Manchester (Revised repeat)
(Details on Thursday at 9.30 am)
Brian Johnston visits Buxton in Derbyshire. Famous for its thermal springs and in the Peak District, it has become known as the 'Spa Town in the Hills'. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
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
Hunter Davies presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD
A six-part serial by COLIN SHAW
5: A Place of Safety
Quintana turns out to be as dangerous as James had feared. He's had Fr John murdered and now he has James, Susie and Hayes trapped and very vulnerable.
Directed by JANE MORGAN
Presented by Ian McKellen With recipes; poems by Longfellow, Cowper, Hopkins, and Soyinka; and extracts from plays by Emlyn Williams and Chekhov.
Directed by IAN COTTERELL
The Story of St Dunstan 's Seventy years ago the first
St Dunstan 's home was opened to look after men who had been blinded at the Front -the idea of the publisher
Sir Arthur Pearson , founder of the Daily Express, and a blind man himself. He wanted to train men to overcome their blindness and return to as normal lives as were possible-as he put it, 'to learn to be blind'.
Presented by John Hosken Producer HELEN GILL
A series of eight programmes Hugh O'Shaughnessy in the internationally sensitive countries of Central America. 7: Panama
The Panamanians live at one of the world's great crossroads.
They've made their living from the passers-by and have neglected their own agriculture and industry. Now, as the Panama Canal becomes less profitable and as more and more people abandon the countryside for the slums of the capital, their earlier economic policy appears very short-sighted. Producer MICK WEBB
2: The Perilous Journey by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Sir Arthur Conan
A reflection on Christ's Passion and its relation to the 20th century.
PHILUPA DAMES-LONGWORTH (SOp) MELINDA MAXWELL (oboe) COLIN WALSH (organ)
THE CHOIR OF SALISBURY CATHEDRAL director RICHARD SEAL Devised by PENELOPE LEE Producer SHIRLEY PENROSE BBC Bristol. Stereo
When, in October 1981, the Japanese Government announced a ten-year plan to create knowledge machines, the other major developed nations were forced into a desperate race to maintain economic credibility. James Burke considers some social and cultural effects of machines made in the image of man. Producer JULIAN HITCHCOCK BBC Birmingham