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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey
Unknown: Michael Ford

: Morning Has Broken

A sequence of hymns presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: News

7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye: for Asians
BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves John Barton reviews and selects readings from
How to Be a Christian in Trying Circumstances by HUGH BUCKINGHAM


Unknown: Hugh Buckingham

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer BEVERLEY MCAINSH


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

: Esther Rantzen

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]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

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


Conductor: Stephen Bryne
Organist: Garth Swift

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN


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

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

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
● HEAR THIS! page 13


Director: Alan Parker
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Derek Drescher.

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: 75 Years of Desert Island Discs 29 January 2017

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon dough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Dough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play

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


Unknown: Peter Luke
Directed By: Caroline Raphael
Lytton Strachey: Jack Shepherd
Melinda Walker: Dora Carrington
Dominic Jephcott: Raph Partridge
Virginia Woolf: Tessa Worsley

: Christmas Competition Result

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.

: Talking about Antiques

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


Producer: Mary Price

: Options

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)


Unknown: Nicole Ward Jouve
Reader: Maureen O'Brien
Producer: Michael Lawton
Script By: Bob Winterflood
Unknown: Juliette Mole
Unknown: Jean-Michel Duffrene
Script By: Elspeth Broady
Unknown: Sabine Michael
Unknown: Peter Sahla
Script By: Margaret Wightman

: The Nat Hist Show

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.

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Thornbury in Avon

: News



Unknown: Clive Roslin

: Weekend Woman's Hour

'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


Unknown: Sally Feldman
Producer: Mary Hardiman

: The Mystery of the Blue Train

by AGATHA CHRISTIE 2: The Blue Train
Stereo (Details on Wed at 12.27pm)


Unknown: Agatha Christie

: Profile

A personal portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote: an assessment of a public figure or the story of a private individual.

: Time of Your Life

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)


Producer: Lain MacDonald

: Bookshelf

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)


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Unknown: Conan Doyle
Producer: Simon Elmes

: In Praise of God for Epiphany

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


Unknown: Malcolm Goldsmith
Organist: Peter Wright
Organist: Readers Sandra Clark
Organist: John Westbrook
Producer: Stephen Oliver

: The Screech Owls

2: The Medlars Ripen Stereo
(Details on Friday at 3.0pm)

: News

: The Sunday Feature

Glenn Gould : Concert Drop-out Stereo
(Details on Friday at 11.0am)


Unknown: Glenn Gould

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline sung by a section of the BBC SINGERS

: Real Bastards

'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)


Unknown: Cheryl Armitage
Producer: Liz Jensen

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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