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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 A Buddhist Testimony
7.5 Rutherford and the Atom
7.25 Technology: Learning from Europe?

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers
7.15Z,WApnaHiGhar Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves DR CHARLES ELLIOTT reviews and selects readings from True God -An Exploration in Spiritual Theology by KENNETH LEECH


Unknown: Dr Charles Elliott
Unknown: Kenneth Leech

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer STEPHEN LYNAS BBC Bristol


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Stephen Lynas

: Richard Todd

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the work being undertaken to support ex-service people or their widows or dependants, particularly now, as they become older.
Donations: British Commonwealth Ex-Services League, [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Dunblane Cathedral, Perthshire led by the Minister, The Rev James Miller
Introit: Surrexit Christus
Anthem: Gloria in Excelsis Praise: Psalm 43, w 3-5
Hymns: The eternal gates are lifted up; All my hope on God is founded
Readings: Ezekiel 3, w 1-9;
I John 1, w 1-5; Luke 24, w 36-49 Organist GEORGE WILSON BBC Scotland


Unknown: James Miller
Organist: George Wilson

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor


Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: William Smethurst
Unknown: Anthony Parkin.

: The Food Programme

Most people grew up shaking the brown variety on to fish and chips. Today it's the fruit and herb flavours that are all the rage. Derek Cooper takes the stopper off vinegars. Producer JOY HATWOOD


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Home-ing In

Marjorie Lofthouse assembles her team of DIY consultants.
This week she talks to members of a studio audience in Birmingham and discusses their problems with Tony Wilkins , Consultant Editor of Do-it-Yourself Magazine: David Holloway , DIY author and building consultant; and Jack Widgery , colour consultant, ICI/ Dulux.
Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Tony Wilkins
Unknown: David Holloway
Unknown: Jack Widgery
Producer: David Welsby

: It's Your World: [number removed]

Chaim Herzog ,
President of Israel
Soldier, diplomat, lawyer and writer, Chaim Herzog is widely recognised as Israel's leading military strategist. Born in Belfast, he fought as a major in the British Army in the Second World War. After the war, at the age of 30, he became chief of Israel's military intelligence.
Later he was appointed Israel's permanent representative at the UN and sat as a Labour member of the Knesset. In 1983 he was elected President. In a recent speech to the European Parliament he argued for a new dialogue for peace in the Middle East, without outside interference and without PLO participation.
Today in Jerusalem, linked to
London by satellite, he answers questions from around the world in a phone-in chaired by Sue MacGregor and broadcast simultaneously on BBC World Service.
Producers LIZ MARDALL for the Woman's Hour unit and MARGARET HILL and DAN ZERDIN for the World Service. Linesopenfrom 10.30am


Unknown: Chaim Herzog
Unknown: Chaim Herzog
Producers: Liz Mardall
Producers: Margaret Hill
Producers: Dan Zerdin

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Staffordshire, where members of Codsall Gardening Society put their questions to
Geoffrey Smith , Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Les Cottington BBC Manchester


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Questionmaster Les Cottington

: The Afternoon Play

Rex is 17. He comes from a 'good' home and goes to a 'good' school but he seems ill at ease. Could drut/s have something to do with it, and if so, are they a cause or an effect?
Directed by PENNY GOLD


Unknown: Michael Abbensetts
Directed By: Penny Gold
Rex: Simon Hewitt
Katherine: Jennie Stouer

: The One Great Scorer

David Bean observes some branches of sporting life.
6: The Battle of the Tight 'uns
This week he goes to the World Shove Ha'penny Championships in Durham city.


Unknown: David Bean

: Study on 4

4.0 In Business With PETER HOBDAY
4.30 Four Walks with Mike Harding General Wade's Military Road down the Great Glen from Inverness to Fort William with historian JOHN PREBBLE.
5.0 War and the Modern Writer Six programmes with MICHAEL BARBER
2: From the Rise of Hitler to the 'Phoney War'
5.30 Euromagazine Edicion espanola 2 COnTAUAPAREJA y MIGUEL PEN ARANDA Arequipa es una ciudad peruana, al sur del pais, que fundaron los conquistadores espanoles en el siglo XVI. Es una ciudad turistica pero con muchos problemes sobre todo el de la immigracion. Talia y Miguel ofrecen una impresion de esta cuidad colonial.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: John Prebble.
Unknown: Michael Barber

: The Living World

(Details on Thursday at 9.30 am)

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Wolverhampton.
(Details tomorrow at 11.0am)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News


: More Wrestling than Dancing

Six talks with David Moreau 3: Apples and Au Pairs


Unknown: David Moreau

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer HELEN FRY


Unknown: Hunter Davies

: The Meisterspringer

A thriller in six parts by BERKELY MATHER 1: Spring in the Air

: The Fisher King

The history and natural history of the Somerset levels with Ben Cross , Maureen O'Brien and Barry Paine
'A velvet mantle of green covers it, wild irises shoot, marigolds glow, moorhens cut and fluster, mayflies wobble and cluster, and supreme.... comes the arrogant steel-glinted dragonfly.'


Unknown: John Fletcher
Unknown: Ben Cross
Unknown: Maureen O'Brien
Unknown: Barry Paine
Readers: Adrian Cairns
Readers: Elwyn Johnson
Readers: Douglas Leach
Producer: Michael Bright

: A Word in Edgeways

The first of eight programmes Prabhu Guptara ,
Kenneth McLeish and Marina Vaizey in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Prabhu Guptara
Unknown: Kenneth McLeish
Unknown: Marina Vaizey
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Micah Clarke: 4: The Battle for the Crown

Micah twice narrowly escapes death, but by strange circumstances he find himself freed to rejoin the Duke's army and march on the cathedral city of Wells - with a heart heavy with foreboding.


Writer: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised in five parts by: Constance Cox
Director: David Johnston
Micah Clarke: Martyn Read
Decimus Saxon: Patrick Troughton
Reuben Lockarby: James Bryce
The Duke of Monmouth: Simon Ward
Sir Gervas Jerome: Mark Straker
Lord Grey: David Sinclair
Colonel Buyse: Geoffrey Collins
Master Wade: Steve Hodson
Major Ogilvy: Gregory de Polnay
Major Timewell: William Eedle
Childe Rosemary: Melissa Katsoulis
John Derrick: William Hope
Preacher: Peter Acre
Verger: Brian Smith
Trooper: Trevor Nichols
Man from Dumbarton's regiment: Colin Starkey
Lt Horsford: Christopher Douglas

: News

: Mecca at Marble Arch

'The life in the palace at Aden is finished now. I have a new life: I work as a packer in a factory. It's been written for me to be like that, so, as a Muslim, I accept it. And that's it: finish; forget it; start again.'
When British rule in the Yemen ended 20 years ago, it also brought to an end the protected way of life enjoyed for generations by sheikhs and sultans, politicians and business people. Today, many members of that close-knit community have fetched up far from South Arabia, in the Britain that once administered them.
June Knox-Mawer rediscovers the friends she made as a young journalist in the last days of colonial Aden and finds the hub of Yemeni London in a highrise council flat in the heart of the West End.
Music realised by JONATHAN GIBBS Producer SIMON ELMES
0 HEAR THIS! page 16


Unknown: Jonathan Gibbs
Producer: Simon Elmes

: There's Music in God

In the first of six talks The Rev Keith Clements examines how music has shaped the thinking of great theologians. 1: St Augustine BBCBristoL Stereo


Unknown: Keith Clements

: Inside Parliament

Presented by Mike Baker Producer JULIAN COLES


Presented By: Mike Baker
Producer: Julian Coles

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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