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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 L W Sunday Papers
7.15LW Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye: for Asians
BBC Birmingham
7.50 L WTurning Over New Leaves
Richard Harries reviews and selects readings from The Way of the Cross by RICHARD HOLLOWAY


Unknown: Richard Harries
Unknown: Richard Holloway

: Open University

7.0 Preparing Your Home and Your Family
7.20 Introduction to Science
7.40 Technology: Values

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter TREVOR BARNES


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

: Jonathan Dimbleby

talks, for the Week's 's Good Cause, about the need for clear and impartial advice to enable people to help themselves reduce the risks of heart disease.
Donations to: Jonathan Dimbleby , The Coronary Prevention Group,
[address removed]


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from St Michael's Parish Church, Linlithgow Led by the Minister, THE REV IAN PATERSON
Readings: Isaiah 61, w 1.4,8.11; Mark 7, w 31-37;
Hymns (ch3): Immortal, invisible (32); Come, let us to the Lord (69); Lord of the light (510); All my hope on God is founded (405)
Organist ANDREW SUTHERLAND Conductor TOM innes BBC Scotland


Unknown: Ian Paterson
Organist: Andrew Sutherland

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN


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

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Dennis Taylor became the World Snooker Champion in a dramatic match against Steve Davis last April.
In conversation with Michael Parkinson , he describes his childhood in County Tyrone,
Jim-Joe Gervin 's billiard hall, where he first took up snooker, and how he became a professional. He also chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
Programme created by ROY plomley
Producer DEREK DRESCHER Stereo


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Jim-Joe Gervin
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon dough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Dough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits the Hampstead
Horticultural Society, London

: The Afternoon Play

Old-Tyme Disco by BRUCE STEWART with Faraday edits a communist weekly in a small office over a disco, where favourites from the 50s are played on an electric organ. Within the same 24 hours, figures from his past reappear to haunt him: Father Culper with whom he once conducted public debates, and his ex-wife Laura.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin
Tom Faraday: John Franklyn-Robbins
Fr Culper, sj: Maurice Denham
Laura: Barbara Leigh-Hunt

: Options

4.0 Modem European Authors Ten programmes on some of Europe's most admired 20th-century writers. 5: Christa Wolf Christa Wolf is the only writer living in East Germany whose works have found an enthusiastic audience in the English-speaking world. Recently, she has been moving towards a new concern with feminism and the peace movement. KARIN MACPHERSON , a lecturer in German at Edinburgh University, considers her work. Reader HEATHER BELL Producer MICHAEL LAWTON
4.30 iDigame! A 20-part radio course for beginners in Spanish 15: Revision With ISABEL SOTO and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by BOB WINTERFLOOD (R) (Book £4. 95; Tutors' notes 12.75; three cassettes, £3. 74 each; Records I and 2, £2.88 each; Record a £3.39 from retailers)
5.0 France Extra!
15: De taut et de rien Bon courage! JULIETTE MOLE and JEAN-MICHEL DUFFRÈNE present the final programme, including a visit to a soft-toy factory, an interview with a competitor in a veteran car rally, and a message from the ex-President of France, Monsieur Giscard d'Estaing. CHANTAL CUER explains the French electoral system. Script by ANNE STEVENS Producer NICOLE CHURCH (Re-broadcast next Saturday)
5.30Deutschdirekt! A 20-part radio and television German course for beginners. 15: Wie ist es? Describing places With SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA Script by MARGARET WIGHTMAN Producer IRIS SPRANKLING (Book. £5.95; three cassettes, £3. 75 each, from booksellers) (Re-broadcast next Saturday) (SeealsoBBCl Sunday 10.55 am)


Unknown: Christa Wolf
Unknown: Christa Wolf
Unknown: Karin MacPherson
Reader: Heather Bell
Producer: Michael Lawton
Unknown: Isabel Soto
Unknown: Miguel Penaranda
Script By: Bob Winterflood
Unknown: Juliette Mole
Unknown: Jean-Michel Duffrène
Unknown: Monsieur Giscard D'Estaing.
Unknown: Chantal Cuer
Script By: Anne Stevens
Producer: Nicole Church
Unknown: Sabine Michael
Unknown: Peter Sahla
Script By: Margaret Wightman
Producer: Iris Sprankling

: Origins

Britain - Outpost of Empire 'The ruler of the Britons,
Caractacus, was captured and sent to Rome. On wandering about the city and beholding its magnitude and the splendour of the houses, he exclaimed,
"Why do you, who have so many fine possessions, covet our poor huts?'"
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. 3: The Towns


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

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway with news and views from the natural world, including the adventures of cave explorer Rob Palmer in the Blue Holes of the Bahamas.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Rob Palmer

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits East Grinstead in West Sussex.


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: Harriet Cass

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Sally Feldman from the Woman's Hour team brings you the highlights of the past week's programmes.


Unknown: Sally Feldman
Producer: Mary Hardiman

: The Mystery of the Blue Train: 6: The Mask of the Marquis

by Agatha Christie
The last of six parts dramatised by Michael Bakewell
with and
'Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned' is an adage Derek Kettering isn't likely to forget since his snubbed mistress, the tempestuous Mirelle, has denounced him to the police as his wife's murderer! But somehow Hercule Poirot just can't get that mysterious figure 'the Marquis' out of his mind.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON. Stereo
(Re-broadcast Wednesday 12.27pm)
(Starting next Sunday: 'Lord of Misrule by Gareth Jones)


Author: Agatha Christie
Dramatised by: Michael Bakewell
Director: David Johnston
Hercule Poirot: Maurice Denham
Katherine Grey: Janet Maw
Rufus Van Aldin: Robert Beatty
Major Knighton: Michael Deacon
Lenox: Moir Leslie
Zia: Jane Leonard
Papopolous: Ronald Herdman
Monsieur Carrege: Gordon Reid

: Profile

A personal portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote


Producer: Ian McWhhirter

: Time of My Life

In this series of six talks,
David Gilliland recalls, far from fondly, his losing battle with Scotland's public school system. 5:Running Away


Unknown: David Gilliland

: Bookshelf

Hunter Da vies casts a line into the lake of fishing literature, and Czech-bom writer
Edith Templeton talks about three of her novels, written in English and recently republished, which share the underlying theme of self-deception.


Talks: Edith Templeton

: Law in Action

Makers of the law, legal practitioners and those who serve the administration of justice all contribute to this topical weekly magazine.
Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: Jude the Obscure

2: So Near. So Far Stereo
(Details on Friday at 3. 0pm)


Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: News

: The Sunday Feature

'I was only a youngster at the time and it was just a great big holiday really, a great big skylark. I thought it was like any bomb - bang, and you were all right. They didn't tell us about radiation....'
'When people see an atom bomb on television they haven't got a clue. These bombs literally filled everywhere. Everywhere.'
'It's a terrific sight, beautiful: you wonder that something so beautiful could be so destructive. It's as simple as that.'
Between 1952 and 1958 20,000 servicemen witnessed 21 British atmospheric nuclear tests in Australia and the South Pacific.
Derek Robinson presents their testimony - of the bomb and of the deadly legacy it has bequeathed to many of them. Producer SIMON ELMES (R)


Unknown: Derek Robinson
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline. Stereo

: In Committee

A weekly look at the work of Parliament's Select Committees Presented by Mike Baker Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Mike Baker
Presented Bymike: Peter Robins

: * 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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