Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford Stereo
A sequence of hymns presented by Charlotte Green
7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye: for Asians
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves John Barton reviews and selects readings from
How to Be a Christian in Trying Circumstances by HUGH BUCKINGHAM
8.10 Sunday Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)
Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer BEVERLEY MCAINSH
talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, of the importance of research into areas of concern for disabled people such as housing and transport, and of disseminating the findings to legislators.
Donations to: GLAD (Greater London Association for Disabled People), [address removed]
by Alistair Cooke
A family Eucharist from the Parish Church of Christ the King, Battyeford, West
Yorkshire, conducted by the vicar, THE REV JOHN D. WILKINSON according to the ASB, Rite A
Readings (GNB): Isaiah 60, vv 1-6; Revelation 21, vv 22-24, and 22, vv 3-5; Matthew 2, vv 1-12 (RSV)
Hymns (A&MR): Jesus shall reign (220); As with gladness (79); Hosanna in the highest (421)
Motet: Nativity Carol (Rutter) Conductor STEPHEN BRYNE OrganistGARTH swift BBC Manchester
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by DIANA CULVERHOUSE Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST BBC Birmingham
with Margaret Howard
Michael Parkinson's first guest is the film director Alan Parker , who, as well as choosing the eight records he would take to the mythical island, talks about his early career in advertising and his successful feature films, including Bugsy Malone,
Midnight Express and Birdy.
Programme devised by ROY PLOMLEY Producer DEREK DRESCHER. Stereo
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Presented by Gordon dough Editor DEREK LEWIS
(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)
Nymphs and Satyrs Come Away by PETER LUKE
'In Bloomsbury all the couples are triangles and everyone lives in Squares.' Virginia Woolf observes a most curious, and tumultuous, relationship. Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo
The answers to. and winner of. the Radio 4 Christmas
Competition which gave you a chance to test your knowledge of Radio 4 programmes broadcast last year. plus a look ahead to some of the highlights coming up in the New Year.
Hugh Scully is in the Chair when Bernard Price and Lady Victoria Leatham answer listeners' questions on the origin, authenticity and value of their antiques. There is advice on objects worth collecting now and a tour around the private collection of a well-known person.
Producer MARY PRICE . BBC Bristol
4.0 Modern European Authors Ten programmes on some of Europe's most admired 20th-century writers 1: Colette Colette started her writing career virtually imprisoned by her husband, turning out sexy pot-boilers for his novel factory. The experience taught her the discipline of writing and gave her the liberty to write sensitively about the sexual and emotional life of women. The critic and novelist NICOLE WARD JOUVE considers Colette's life and work. Reader MAUREEN O'BRIEN Producer MICHAEL LAWTON
4.30 iDigame! A 20-programme course for beginners in Spanish
11: What's Usually Done with ISABEL soto and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by BOB WINTERFLOOD
5.0 France Extra!
11: Tradition et Gastronomie Qu'est-ce que c'est la truffade? Cuisine from the Auvergne is on the menu today. JULIETTE MOLE and JEAN-MICHEL DUFFRENE explain how to describe dishes and ask about them. CHANTAL cuER finds out if it's true that 'the French live to eat, but the British eat to live'. Script by ELSPETH BROADY (Re-broadcast next Saturday)
5.30Deutschdirekt! A 20-part radio and television German course for beginners
11: Was mogen Sie am liebsten? Saying what you like best and what you don't like so much With SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA Script by MARGARET WIGHTMAN Producer iris sprankling (Re-broadcast next Saturday) (Seealso BBC1 Sunday 10.55am)
Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway meet wildlife people and examine wildlife issues; and Jeremy Cherfas takes the lid off a Pandora's box of biological delights.
Brian Johnston visits Thornbury in Avon
with CLIVE ROSLIN
'You'll never guess what I heard on Woman's 's Hour ...' Catch up with the highlights of the past week with Sally Feldman Producer MARY HARDIMAN
by AGATHA CHRISTIE 2: The Blue Train
Stereo (Details on Wed at 12.27pm)
A personal portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote: an assessment of a public figure or the story of a private individual.
Schooldays, the best time of your life, they say ... but not for everyone. David Gilliland didn't think so, after spending his school years fighting a losing battle with Scotland's public school system. In this series of six talks, he recalls - far from fondly - 'the time of his life'.
1: Big Soldiers Don 't Cry ProducerLAIN MACDONALD
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland)
Nine million priceless pages, spread over the seven vast floors of an institution where money is no object ... Deep in the heart of Texas, Hunter Davies discovers a literary treasure-house, the Humanities Research Center, where first lines and final drafts, correspondence and calling cards by the cream of Britain's literary heritage live happily alongside Compton Mackenzie 's sporran and Conan Doyle 's socks.
Producer SIMON ELMES (R)
A meditation for the Eve of the Feast of Epiphany Presented by The Rev Malcolm Goldsmith with the BBC SINGERS Organist PETER WRIGHT Readers SANDRA CLARK and JOHN WESTBROOK
Producer STEPHEN OLIVER Stereo
by HONORE DE BALZAC
2: The Medlars Ripen Stereo
(Details on Friday at 3.0pm)
Glenn Gould : Concert Drop-out Stereo
(Details on Friday at 11.0am)
The late evening Office of Compline sung by a section of the BBC SINGERS
'Bastard' is an insult rooted in centuries of prejudice against those born outside marriage. Today there are an estimated four million illegitimate people in Britain and the numbers are rising faster than ever. Cheryl Armitage investigates how the system still punishes them for something which is not their own doing.
Researcher ANN CHANCELLOR-DAVIES Producer LIZ JENSEN BBC Birmingham (R)