Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo
6.45 The Mystical Vision
7.5 Everyday Sound Worlds
7.25 Education: Assessing the Assessors
7.10 LWSunday Papers
7.15LWApnaHiGhar Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Ted Harrison reviews Prince of Darkness and Other Stories by J. F. POWERS .
Presented by Trevor Barnes Producer DAVID COOMES
talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about work being done to improve services, opportunities and the environment for people who are blind.
Donations: National Federation of the Blind, [address removed]
by Alistair Cooke
from Quinton Methodist
Church, Birmingham, led by the MinisterTHE REV JOHN HOPE Hymns (Hymns & Psalms): Alleluia, alleluia (250); This joyful Eastertide (213); Father of Jesus Christ (693); Thine be the glory (212); Psalm 145, w 1-12
Readings (NEB): I Peter 1, w 3-9; John 20, w 19-29
Organist PATRICK GORDON BBC Birmingham
Directed by PETER WINDOWS
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
Alsace in eastern France is dotted with small vineyards producing delicious white wines that don't need a lot of fuss. So why aren't these wines better known in Britain?
Derek Cooper reports. Producer JOY HATWOOD
with (hopefully) the worst of the weather and all those winter-time jobs finished,
Marjorie Lofthouse assembles her team of DIY consultants to advise on do-it-yourself matters .This week she talks to members of a studio audience in Birmingham.
With Tony Wilkins (executive editor Do-it- Yourselfmagazine) David Holloway (DIY author and building consultant) and Jack Widgery (colour consultant - ICI/Dulux) Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham
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Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan ,
Co-Chairman of the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues.
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan was
UN High Commissioner for
Refugees from 1965-77. In 1981 he was appointed Special
Rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Commission on the question of mass exodus and human rights. 'So long as the arms race continues,' he said recently, 'the problems of the world's living standards will be left in abeyance and famines in Ethiopia or the Sahel will recur.' In an international phone-in chaired by Sue MacGregor , he answers questions from around the world.
Producers LIZ MARDALL for the Woman's Hour unit and MARGARET HILL and DAN ZERDIN for the World Service
Lines open from 10.30am
Prince Sadruddin Aga
Prince Sadruddin Aga
with Susannah Simons Editor DEREK LEWIS
Les Cottington invites
Geoffrey Smith , Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczacki to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. Questions, on postcards please, to:
BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX BBC Manchester
Battleships by HARRY BARTON
July 1940: following the fall of France the French Admiral in Alexandria is confronted with the most difficult decision of his life; to fight his way past the British fleet or to surrender, scuttle or demobilise his ships. Lt John Sandwich is seconded as interpreter to the British Admiral during the tense negotiations.... a situation complicated by his love for a young Frenchwoman.... Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Manchester
The BBC's former Peking
Correspondent, Stephen Jessel , reports on a visit to two of the most revered places in China - the birthplace of Confucius, and Mount Tai, the holiest of the five sacred mountains of Taoism.
Producer ZAREER MASAMI
David Bean observes some branches of sporting life. 5: One Town and its Dogs
This week he goes to the dogs in West Cumberland. Producer GILLIAN HUSH
BBC Manchester(Revised repeat)
4.0 In Business With PETER HOBDAY This week: Venture Capital Companies; the rise of the envelope in the 'paperless' office; insurance cover.
4.30 Four Walks with Mike Harding This week Mike follows the Leeds and Liverpool canal from Leeds city centre to the village of Rodley, with industrial archaeologist KENNETH HUDSON.
5.0 War and the Modern Writer Six programmes in which MICHAEL BARBER explores the work of writers who have expressed their experience of war in poetry, short stories, novels and memoirs.
1: The Spanish Civil War Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
5.30 Euromagazine Twelve reports in Spanish, French, German and Italian 1: Edicion espanola COn TALIA PAREJA y MIGUEL PENARANDA A unos pocos kilometres de la ciudad turistica de Benidorm hay pueblos que conservan todavia su tranquilidad y su encanto de antano. MARIA JOSE MONTIEL y RAFAEL MIRET recorren algunos de los mas interesantes. Realization CHRISTOPHER STONE
(Details on Thursday at 9.30am)
Brian Johnston visits Cobham in Surrey. It lies on the River Mole, is designated a village, but has a population of about 10,000.
Producer ANTHONY SMTIH BBC Bristol
Six lighthearted talks with David Moreau
2: A Question of Gender
'The bombs are lovely, I think it is all thrilling. Nevertheless, as the opposite of death is life, I think I shall get seduced by Rupert tomorrow....'
This week's programme includes an interview with Joan Wyndham on her long-buried wartime diary Love Lessons. Presented by Hunter Davies Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD
The last of six parts by COLIN SHAW
The Raid and After
Isabella has persuaded James to take part in a raid on the Museum of Gold. She's confident that her plan will work, but the plane out of Dorada seems a very long way off to James and Susie.
With PETER ACRE. JOHN BULL
CARLOS DOUGLAS. WILUAM HOPE
TREVOR NICHOLS. DAVID
SINCLAIR ALAN THOMPSON and TESSA WORSLEY Directed by JANE MORGAN
The beautiful Falmouth working boats are the only sailboats in western Europe still used commercially. The men who sail them dredge for oysters using methods little changed for centuries. They are also now fighting a new threat to a trade that is the last living link with the age of sail.
Presented and produced by Mark Laity
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For over a hundred years the Hibbert Trust has invited distinguished theologians to deliver the annual Hibbert
Lecture. This year the Bishop of Durham, The Rt Rev David Jenkins , has been invited to speak on The God of Freedom and the Freedom of God.
Dr Jenkins explores the vexed topic of liberation theology and examines its application within Great Britain.
The text of this lecture appears in THE
LISTENER and is also available from the Hibbert Trust, 14 Gordon Square. London WClHOAG, at £1.00
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The last of eight programmes Hugh O'Shaughnessy chairs a discussion about United States policy in Central America and the prospects for a successful outcome of the Contadora peace negotiations.
Are the social and political differences too vast to be reconciled? What role, if any, does Britain have to play in the process?
Producer MICK WEBB
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by sm ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE 3: King Monmouth
(Details on Friday at 3. 0pm) Stereo
...inside America's hi-tech jails (Details on Wednesday at 11.0am)
The evening Office of Compline Stereo
Reviled by some as a heretic and revered by others as a prophet, Edward Irving was one of the most controversial clerics of the 19th century. lain Cuthbertson plays Irving in this dramatised investigation into the riddle of his fame and infamy, presented by Bernard Jackson.
Written and researched by ANDREW WALKER
Producer FRANCES GUMLEY