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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

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


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Morning Has Broken

A sequence of hymns presented by David Hitchinson LWonlyfrom 6.45


Presented By: David Hitchinson

: Open University

6.45 A Christian Testimony
7.5 Art and Environment
7.25 Skinheads

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers
7.15Z.WApnaHiGhar Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Rupert Davies reviews and selects readings from Unfinished Agenda by BISHOP LESSUE NEWBLGIN


Unknown: Rupert Davies
Unknown: Lessue Newblgin

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Reporter: Trevor Barnes
Producer: David Coomes

: School's Out!

...but where do the children go? Jan Leeming talks about the work of the National Out of School Alliance.
Donations to: Jan Leeming , Out of School, [address removed]


Talks: Jan Leeming
Unknown: Jan Leeming

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Timperley Methodist Church, conducted by THE REV MALCOLM BRADDY
The Preacher is the retiring President of the Methodist Conference,
Readings: Deuteronomy 7, w 6-11; John 15, vv 5-14
Hymns (HYMNS AND PSALMS): Who is on the Lord's side? (722); One more step along the world I go (746); Jesus is Lord (260); Love divine (276)
Organist JOYCE GUEST BBC Manchester


Unknown: Malcolm Braddy

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by DIANE CULVERHOUSE BBC Birmingham


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Producer: William Smethurst
Directed By: Diane Culverhouse

: The Great and Good Mr Handel

The final programme celebrating the life and work of the composer who was born 300 years ago
Narrator John Rowe with Carl Duering as Handel and CAROLE BOYD , GWEN CHERRELL , NIGEL GRAHAM , GARARD GREEN,
CLIFFORD NORGATE and JOHN RYE A very model of what Radio 4 at its best can do (THE GUARDIAN) Producer ALAN HAYDOCK Stereo


Narrator: John Rowe
Unknown: Carl Duering
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Unknown: Gwen Cherrell
Unknown: Nigel Graham
Unknown: Clifford Norgate

: Oh, You Beautiful Doll

Babs and Stan Tomlinson have gone into business making exquisite reproduction china dolls. Jane Marshall visits the converted village post office where tiny children's faces peer down from crowded shelves, and talks to them about their art.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Stan Tomlinson
Unknown: Jane Marshall

: The Food Programme

For the last edition in the current series Derek Cooper brings some of the season's main stories up to date. Have developments been for the consumer's benefit? Producer JOY HATWOOD


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Lincolnshire, where members of the Kesteven Federation of Women's Institutes put their questions to Geoffrey Smith , Daphne Ledward and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Les Cottington BBC Manchester


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Questionmaster Les Cottington

: The Afternoon Play

Hugh Burden (1913-1985) in The Golden Country by SHUSAKU ENDO translated from the Japanese by FRANCIS MATHY with Robert Lang
Based on the facts of the persecution of Japanese
Christians in the 17th century, the play asks the question why the Superior of the Jesuits there apostatised. It also presents the conflict between an eastern and a western culture - a conflict which Japan then, as now, found it hard to resolve.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo


Unknown: Shusaku Endo
Unknown: Francis Mathy
Unknown: Robert Lang
Directed By: John Tydeman
Inoue: Chikugo-No-Kami Robertlang
HirataShuzen: Nigel Graham
Kano Gennosuke: Anthony Daniels
Fr Christopher Ferreira: Hugh Burden
Tomonaga Sakuemon: Timothy Bateson
Yuki, his daughter: Julie Hallam
HatSU: Hilda Kriseman
Farmers: Sam Dastor,
Farmers: Fraser Kerr
Farmers: William Sleigh
Farmers: Stephen Thorne

: Study on 4

4.0 Victorian Values A series of six programmes 2: Cleanliness is next to GodlinessVictorian Britain smelt. During Victoria's reign many steps were taken to try and clean up the newly developing cities and the homes of the people who flocked to them. TERRY JONES talks tO KENNETH HUDSON about the attempts made to cleanse 'the great unwashed'.
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4.30 Inside Information A ten-programme course 7: Computers in Control Computers are now being used to control all sorts of equipment - for business, industry and leisure. PAUL HEINEY takes a ride in the Isle of Man TT, travels on Birmingham Airport's high-tech train and lands a plane - all with the help of computers. There's also a report from DAVE LEE TRAVIS on a computer-controlled camera.
5.0 In All Fairness The last of four programmes. In conversation with GEORGINA ASHWORTH of Change, ANN CLWYD , mp, Labour member for Cynon Valley, JANE FINLAY ofthe Equal Opportunities Commission and EMMA NICHOLSON , Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party, SUSAN MARLING looks forward to what chance the future holds of a fairer deal for women. Series producer CHRISTOPHER STONE
5.30 Euromagazine Edizione italiana (1) ANGELA virdo illustra una giomata nella vita di una piazza romana, la piazza del Panteon. Presentatori denise DE ROME e ENRICO VERDECCHIA Regia di ALAN WHITING


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Dave Lee Travis
Unknown: Ann Clwyd
Unknown: Emma Nicholson
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia
Unknown: Alan Whiting

: A Crying Shame

An investigation into the emotions of the British male.
Why is it so many men feel they become the target for ridicule if they cry? What is it that is peculiar to the British character that makes us expect our menfolk to keep 'a stiff upper lip'? Andrea Adams pursues the historical path with the help of ordinary men and women, public schoolboys, psychologists, social historians and Michael Parkinson , who defends sportsmen who weep and remembers his own personal shame when he simply couldn't cope with another man's crying.


Unknown: Andrea Adams
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Talk of the Town, Talk of the Country

Stanley Ellis reaches the end of his journey along Britain's linguistic B roads.
6: Of Gaels and gales
'I feel that the strong Gaelic roots we have here in North Uist are firmly embedded in the soil round about us. I think if these stone dykes could talk they would talk to me in Gaelic; I'm certain of that.'
Researcher jo MACDONALD Producer SIMON ELMES


Unknown: Stanley Ellis
Unknown: John MacDonald
Unknown: Jo MacDonald
Producer: Simon Elmes

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Dunfermline, which this year celebrates the 150th anniversary of its most famous son and benefactor, Andrew Carnegie.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Andrew Carnegie.
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News


: Feedback

with Susan Marling


Unknown: Susan Marling

: Bookshelf

In the last edition in the present series Hunter Davies talks to David Hughes , author of the award-winning novel The Pork Butcher. Plus 'meet the author': 15-year-old Emma Cochrane interviews her favourite writer, Douglas Adams.


Talks: Hunter Davies
Unknown: David Hughes
Unknown: Emma Cochrane
Unknown: Douglas Adams.
Producer: Nigel Acheson


4: The Hitler Minutes
(Details on Wed at 12.27pm) Stereo

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Dr Anthony Clare 's six subjects in this new series of reflective interviews have all confronted issues of life and death, but each in a particularly personal way and for very different reasons.
The first, a young man who uses the pseudonym of Alan Duquesne , was found guilty of murder eight years ago. Researcher JENNY RIVAROLA Producer MICHAEL EMBER
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Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Alan Duquesne
Unknown: Jenny Rivarola
Producer: Michael Ember

: Law in Action

Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: Whispers to Make You Well

As a child in Pembrokeshire
Towyn Mason was treated for a skin disease by a charmer. That was before the war; yet when he recently returned to his native parts he discovered that the practice not only continues, but thrives.


Producer: Andrew Vivian

: Kidnapped and Catriona

2: The Shipwreck

: The Bonny Fighter

A talk by Catherine Lucy
Czerkawska on Robert Louis Stevenson's relationship to his best-loved fictional hero Alan Breck. BBC Scotland


Talk By: Catherine Lucy
Unknown: Robert Louis
Unknown: Alan Breck.

: News

: Workforce

A quarterly report
Employment issues have now moved decisively to the centre of the political arena. The three months since the Budget have seen White Papers on employment itself and on education and training, as well as the emergence of the all-party Charter for Jobs and a continued rise in the underlying trend of unemployment. Brian Redhead reflects on these developments and on other major themes from the world of work.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Atkinson
Producer: Christopher Stone

: How Blessed

Five meditations on the Beatitudes by Stanley Brinkman
4: Blessed are you - who are the people of peace
Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Stanley Brinkman

: Inside Parliament

Presented by Mike Baker Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Mike Baker
Producer: Peter Robins

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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