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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

A sequence of hymns presented by David Hitchinson LWonlyfrom 6.45


Presented By: David Hitchinson

: Open University

6.45 Inter-Religious Dialogue
7.5 Nomadic Art
7.25 Music interlude

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers
7.15Z,WApnaHiGhar Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Mary Craig reviews and selects readings from Merton, A
Biography by MONICA FURLONG.


Unknown: Mary Craig

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)

: Sunday

Religious news and views from home and abroad
Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer BEVERLEY MCAINSH


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Reporter: Trevor Barnes
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: Chris Bonington

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the many difficulties surrounding today's young, and about a particular programme of help for youngsters in need or at risk.
Donations to: [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

A service of Holy Communion (ASB Rite A) from
St Martins Parish Church, Liskeard, in Cornwall conducted by the Rector, THE REV DERYCK DAVEY
Readings (NEB): Proverbs 31, w 10-17,30-31; Ephesians 5, vv 25-33; Mark 10, vv 2-9
Hymns: In heavenly love abiding; My hope is built on nothing less; Broken for me, broken for you; Bread of heaven, on you we feed
Organist and choirmaster FREDSAUNDERS BBC Bristol


Unknown: Deryck Davey

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN


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

: The Colour Supplement

Presented by Margo MacDonald Today's edition includes:
The Morning After. Nigel Farrell continues his investigation into the Great British Saturday Night.
High Noon: Studio guests talk over one of the week's topics. A Year of My Own:
Warren Mitchell recalls 1944, the year in which the Allies landed in Europe.
Modem Manners: More advice on how to become de-flummoxed by the jungle of the new social norms as Laurie Taylor and Victor Lewis Smith take their machete to the behavioural undergrowth.
Derek Jameson takes a personal look at the day's offerings from Fleet Street.
Stephen Fry reaches the parts other colour supplements can't reach.


Presented By: Margo MacDonald
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Victor Lewis Smith
Unknown: Derek Jameson
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Simon Shaw
Unknown: Vanessa Harrison

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

This week the hosts are members of the Congresbury Horticultural Society, Avon, who put their questions to Geoffrey Smith , Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Chairman Les Cottington Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast on Wed at 10.0am)


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Les Cottington
Producer: Diana Stenson

: The Afternoon Play

Scouting for Boys by MARTYN WADE
Tiger, once a Marxist, is now an ageing scoutmaster. As he camps with his troop near the scene of a great crisis in his life, the passions of the past - so at odds with the present - return to shame him.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER (R) Stereo


Unknown: Martyn Wade
Directed By: David Spenser
Tiger Timms: Nigel Stock
Cooper: With Alex Jennings
the Colonel: Michael Spice
Georgina: Alison Steadman
Miles: Jeremy Child
Spider: Spencer Banks
YoungMiles: Elizabeth Undsa
Young Georgina: Jill Lidstone
Young: Scouts Lloyd Charlton
Young: Jason Cooper
Young: Adam Rhodes
Young: Timothy Ward

: Options

4.0 Measuring Up Six programmes in which MARGARET KORVING Seeks out expert advice on how to assess and improve your employment prospects.
3: Personal Assets and Liabilities Producers NICOLE CHURCH and GORDON HUTCHINGS (R)
4.30 Get By in Arabic A six-part introduction to everyday spoken Arabic, set in Cairo and designed for holiday-makers and business people. Presented by AHDAF SOUEIF and ALIX REFAIE
1: Meeting People Written by HILARY WISE and SALAHEL-GHOBASHY Producer ALAN WILDING (Book and two cassettes available from bookshops)
5.0 Play for Tomorrow Six programmes exploring sport and leisure
3: New for Old Britain is credited with inventing many of the sports and games that are now played worldwide. But how do new games start up; how are they organised; and how are the rules established? DILLY BARLOW looks at two recent additions to sporting life. Producer FRANK WARWICK
5.30 In AU Fairness The second of four programmes SUSAN MARLING chairs a discussion on women's self-image and education with author and journalist BEATRIX CAMPBELL , JULIA CLEVERDON of the Industrial Society and HAZEL TREADGOLD, Central President of the Mothers' Union. (R)


Unknown: Gordon Hutchings
Presented By: Ahdaf Soueif
Written By: Hilary Wise
Producer: Alan Wilding
Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Frank Warwick
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Beatrix Campbell
Unknown: Julia Cleverdon

: Young Lives

Three programmes marking International Youth Year 1: Parents
A wide range of issues - broken homes, cultural differences, working mothers, child abuse, the need to love and be loved - is touched on in this programme that gives teenagers a chance to speak for themselves. Written and presented by Sarah McNeill
Reporters Andrea Adams Sandra Heavenstone and Sara Parker
Studio production by ANDREW PARFITT (R)


Presented By: Sarah McNeill
Reporters: Andrea Adams
Reporters: Sandra Heavenstone
Reporters: Sara Parker
Production By: Andrew Parfitt

: The Living World

(Details on Thursday at 9.30 am)

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Wareham in Dorset
(Details tomorrow at 11.0am)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News


: Travelling Bass

Rodney Slatford reflects on the delights and difficulties of being a guest professor at the Peking Conservatoire.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Rodney Slatford

: A Good Read

(Detailson Thursday at 4.10pm)

: Lord Jim

(Detailson Wed at 12.27pm) Stereo


Unknown: Joseph Conrad

: A Musical Evening with Josephine Veasey

Teleri Bevan in conversation with the celebrated mezzo-soprano who retired from the operatic stage in 1982 and is now imparting her skills to a new generation of singers.
Producer MARK OWEN. BBC Wales


Unknown: Teleri Bevan
Producer: Mark Owen.

: Literary Walks

A series of four programmes Richard Adams joins
Christopher Somerville on a walk along Watership Down and talks about his book of the same name, his life and his writing.


Unknown: Richard Adams

: Howards End

(Details on Friday at 3.0pm) Stereo
0 HEAR THIS! page 18

: News

: You the Jury

Dick Taveme , qc, chairs the series in which issues of controversy and concern are put on trial before an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House, London. The motion:
Strike-free agreements could spell the end of trades union power
Proposer Alan Sapper
Opposer Roy Sanderson
The two advocates each call supporting witnesses to be questioned and cross-questioned; the jury votes at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached.
Researcher MARY WOLF
Producer JOHN EDWARDS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 11.0am)


Unknown: Dick Taveme
Unknown: Alan Sapper
Unknown: Opposer Roy Sanderson
Unknown: Mary Wolf
Producer: John Edwards.

: Grace in the Devil's Territory

4: Somewhere Over the Rainbow Dewi Z. Phillips continues his reflection on religion and 20th-century literature in the light of the work of playwright Dennis Potter. BBC Wales


Unknown: Dennis Potter.

: The Lighthouse Invites the Storm

The writer Malcolm Lowry acknowledged two tyrannies - the pen and the bottle. His life was full of misfortune, some self-inflicted, yet he managed to produce one outstanding novel, Under the Volcano.
Gordon Bowker considers the man, his life and his masterpiece, with Arthur Calder-Marshall Anthony Burgess Malcolm Bradbury and friends of Lowry. With Hywel Bennett as Malcolm Lowry and Norman Rodway reading from Under the Volcano.


Unknown: Malcolm Lowry
Unknown: Gordon Bowker
Unknown: Arthur Calder-Marshall
Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Hywel Bennett
Unknown: Malcolm Lowry
Unknown: Norman Rodway
Producer: Michel Petheram

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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