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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Morning Has Broken

A sequence of hymns presented by Charlotte Green LWonlyfrom 6.55


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: Open University

Learning from Television and Radio

: News

7.10 Sunday Papers (LW)

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Jamajhiye
for Asians BBC Birmingham

7.45 Bells

7.50 Turning Over New Leaves
Kenneth Slack reviews and selects readings from Wesley's Journals, compiled by Christopher Idle


Unknown: Kenneth Slack

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: 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

: Leslie Crowther

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about the importance to the well-being of society of marriage, the family and Personal relationships. He looks, too, at the importance of counselling and research.
Donations to: Leslie Crowther , The
National Marriage Guidance Council, [address removed]


Unknown: Leslie Crowther

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from the Seventh Day Adventtst Church, Stanborough Park , Watford.
Hymns (New Advent Hymnal): Praise to the Lord the Almighty; Crown him with many crowns; Lo he comes with clouds descending
Reading: John 14, w 1-13 Soloist VALERIE FIDELIA


Unknown: Stanborough Park
Soloist: Valerie Fidelia
Unknown: Pastor Roy Burgess

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: William Smethurst

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Michael Parkinson's guest this week is
The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , mp Stereo
(Details on Friday at 9.5 am)


Unknown: Roy Hattersley

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play

The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs by DAVID EDGAR abridged for radio by MADELINE SOTHEBY with
Albie Sachs , a young white
South African barrister who had made a name for himself defending people prosecuted under the apartheid laws, was arrested in Cape Town on 1 October 1963. He was held in solitary confinement under the 90 Days Law, which, in effect, allowed police to hold subjects indefinitely....
Directed by GORDON HOUSE. Stereo (First broadcast on BBC World Service)


Unknown: Albie Sachs
Unknown: David Edgar
Unknown: Madeline Sotheby
Unknown: Albie Sachs
Albie Sachs: Simon Callow
Snyman: Geoffrey Matthews
Sergeant: Alfred Hoffman
Swanepoel: Alfred Hoffman
White constable: Paul Herzberg
Samols: Paul Herzberg
Wagenaar: Adrian Egan
Freeman: Charles Dance
ROSSOUW: Hector Ross
Vlok: John Burgess
Danny: Alton Kumalo
Coloured constable: Alton Kumalo
McIntyre: David Sa Vile
Cameraman: David Sa Vile
Kraal: Peter Craze
Girl: Jenny Twlgge

: Origins

Britain - Outpost of Empire Rome never looks where she treads
Always her heavy hooves fall
On our stomachs, our hearts or our heads.
And Rome never heeds when we bawl
Her sentries pass on - that is all, And we gather behind them in hordes,
And plot to reconquer the Wall With only our tongues for our swords.
In a series of six programmes, Malcolm Billings and Mark Hassall tell the story of the Roman colonisation of Britain and describe how archaeologists are piecing together a picture of life during those 400 years when this country was a province of Imperial Rome.
2: Hadrian's Wall
Reader Hugh Dickson
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Malcolm Billings
Unknown: Mark Hassall
Reader: Hugh Dickson
Producer: John Knight.

: Options

4.0 Modem European Authors Ten programmes on some of Europe's most admired 20th-century writers 4: Robert Musil OSMAN DURRANI considers the works of this satirist of Austrian life before the First World War. Musil's mammoth unfinished novel, The Man Without Qualities, is a comprehensive portrait of the life and cultural movements of the time. Reader GEORGE PARSONS Producer MICHAEL LAWTON
0 INFO: page 77
4.30 iDlgame! A 20-part radio course for beginners in Spanish
14: Talking About Others With ISABEL SOTO and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by BOB WINTERFLOOD (R) (Book £4. 95; Tutors notes £2. 75; three cassettes, £3.74 each; Records I and 2, £2.88each; Record 3, £3.39)
5.0 France Extra!
14: Vie culturelle, animation locale Quels sont vos gouts? JULIETTE MOLE and JEAN-MICHEL DUFFRENE discuss how to talk about interests and tastes, and discover the special language of broadcast announcements and weather forecasts. CHANTAL CUER reports on cinema and television in France. Script by ANNE STEVENS (R)
5.30Deutschdirekt! A 20-part radio and television German course for beginners. 14: Wo wohnen Sie? Talking about where you live With SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA Written by MARGARET WIGHTMAN Producer iris SPRANKUNG (Book £5. 95; three cassettes £3. 75 each from bookshops) (Re-broadcast next Saturday) (SeealsoBBCl Sunday 10.55am)


Unknown: Robert Musil
Unknown: Osman Durrani
Reader: George Parsons
Producer: Michael Lawton
Script By: Bob Winterflood
Script By: Jean-Michel Duffrene
Script By: Anne Stevens
Written By: Margaret Wightman

: The Nat Hist Show

Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway with news and views from the natural world, including the environmental consequences of constructing a fixed link across the Channel.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Chippenham in Wiltshire (Details tomorrow at ll.Oam)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News


: Weekend Woman's Hour

Sally Feldman from the Woman's Hour team, brings you the highlights of the past week's programmes.
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Sally Feldman
Producer: Mary Hardiman

: The Mystery of the Blue Train

5: A Dancer's Revenge Stereo
(Details on Wednesday at 12.27 pm)

: Profile

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


Producer: Gudrun Dalibor

: 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. 4: The Final Term
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland)


Unknown: David Gilliland
Producer: Iain MacDonald

: Bookshelf

Jim Thompson , Cornell
Woolrich and David Goodis , writers of pulp fiction in the 1940s, are fast becoming recognised as American classics.
Hunter Davies explores the gloomy and murderous world of the writer noir.


Unknown: Jim Thompson
Unknown: David Goodis
Unknown: Hunter Davies

: Law In Action

Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: Jude the Obscure

by THOMAS HARDY dramatised for radio in six parts by ELIZABETH NORTH with 1: Marriages Remain
Sorrowful at the departure of his mentor and only friend the local schoolmaster, 11-year-old Jude Fawley resolves that one day he will follow his teacher to academia - as symbolised by the gleaming spires of distant
Christminster. Growing up, however, Jude finds more obstacles in his path than merely difficulties of study....
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 3. Opm)
* HEAR THIS! page 10


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Elizabeth North
Unknown: Jude Fawley
Directed By: Brian Miller
Jude Fawley: Michael Pennington
Carter: Mark Straker
Phillotson: John Normington
Young Jude: Jesse Lawrence
Aunt Drusilla: Constance Chapman
Widow Edlin: June Barrie
Farmer Troutham: Esmond Rideout
Tiler: Richard Wasley
Annie: Hazel Ellerby
Arabella: Elva Makins

: News

: The Sunday Feature

The Death of General Gordon A Victorian Martyrdom with and In 1885 General Charles Gordon was killed by the Mahdist forces as they overran Khartoum in the Sudan. He has been variously portrayed as martyr, evangelist, soldier of genius, hero, poseur, fraud, alcoholic and misfit. Did Gordon welcome his martyrdom - or at least make it inevitable?
Narrator Ronald Baddiley Script by DENIS JUDD
Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBC Bristol Stereo (R)


Unknown: General Charles Gordon
Narrator: Ronald Baddiley
Script By: Denis Judd
Producer: John Knight
Charles Gordon: Robert Lang
Queen Victoria: Barbara Leigh Hunt
Mr Gladstone: Cyril Luckham

: Our Conversation In Heaven

3: Prayer as Being
Canon Michael Austin considers ways of discovering and understanding prayer today.
Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC Manchester

: In Committee

What potential is there for expanding tourism in Wales? That's one question BBC
Political Correspondent Noel Lewis examines in the first programme of 1986. Producer PETER ROBINS


Unknown: Noel Lewis
Producer: Peter Robins

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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