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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: News

Preceded by hymn for Whit Sunday
Come down, 0 love divine
7.10 L WSunday Papers
7.15 LW
Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye Make Yourself at Home A programme for Asian listeners
BBC Birmingham
7.45 LW Bells on Sunday from All Saints, Darfield and St Peter 's, Bentley, South Yorkshire
Turning Over New Leaves Richard Holloway reviews and selects readings from In Search of Christianity edited by TONY MOSS


Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Richard Holloway
Edited By: Tony Moss

: Open University

7.0 Nitrogen and the Haber Process
7.20 Diderot and Pleasure
7.40 The Oil Game: Round 2

: News

Preceded by hymn for Whit Sunday
Come down, 0 love divine

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer STEPHEN LYNAS BBC Bristol


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Stephen Lynas

: Timothy West

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about successful work being undertaken to help homeless young people from all parts of the British Isles by providing accommodation, support and advice. Donations to: Alone in London Service. [address removed]

: News

Preceded by hymn for Whit Sunday
Come down, 0 love divine

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Solemn Mass for the Feast of Pentecost from St Michael 's Abbey, Belmont, Hereford Celebrant and Preacher
Readings (JB): I Corinthians
12, vv 3-7,12-13; John 20, vv 19-23 English Mass (Dom Alan Rees ) Plainsong sequence: Veni Sancte Spiritus
Hymns: Come, Holy Ghost; Come down, 0 love divine; Sing of the Lord's goodness
Directors of Music DOM ALAN REES BRETT MUSSER. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: St Michael
Unknown: Dom Jerome Hodkinson.
Unknown: Dom Alan Rees
Music: Dom Alan Rees
Music: Brett Musser.

: 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 Anne Nightingale Stereo (Revised broadcast of last Friday programme)


Presented By: Anne Nightingale

: It's Your World: [number removed]

Eugenia Charles ,
Prime Minister of Dominica believes in strong leadership and earned the name of 'The Iron Lady of the Caribbean' when she was the driving force behind the invitation to the Americans to invade Grenada. She refutes the criticism that the USA is now too involved in the politics of the Caribbean. A staunch supporter of the Caribbean Economic
Community, she believes there should be more joint trade and shipping of the agricultural produce on which so many of the islands depend. Today, in the last international phone-in of the series, she answers questions from around the world.
Sue MacGregor is in the Chair. Produced for Radio 4 by PAT TAYLOR and ANNE BOLSOVER and for
BBC World Service by JANET DAVEY (A simultaneous broadcast with BBC World Service)
Lines open from 10. 30 am


Unknown: Eugenia Charles
Unknown: Pat Taylor
Unknown: Anne Bolsover
Unknown: Janet Davey

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Detailson Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play The Browning Version

The Browning 'version' is a translation of the Agamemnon given to a classics master by a pupil. This single act could change the life of the teacher, an unpopular pedant and victim of an unhappy marriage.
Directed by IAN COTTERELL. Stereo (R)
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Unknown: Terence Rattigan
Directed By: Ian Cotterell.
Andrew Crocker Harris: Nigel Stock
Millie Crocker Harris: Barbara Jefford
John Taplow: Stephen Garlick
Frank Hunter: David McAlister
Dr Frobisher: Michael Spice
Peter Gilbert: David Timson
Mrs Gilbert: Christine Absalom

: Enterprise

Marjorie Lofthouse meets another of the eight finalists in the RADIO TiMES/Radio 4
Enterprise competition for Britain's most enterprising small business of the year.
3: Star Microterminals Limited
Aiming for the stars in the world of computer technology, David Stubley 's products range from educational learning packs for 7-year-olds, to touch-sensitive computer keyboards. Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Birmingham
The judges of the Enterprise competition are ALASDAIR MILNE , Director-General of the BBC
(Chairman); DAVID TRIPPIER. MP, Minister for Small Businesses; JEAN PARKER , Chairman of the CBI's Smaller Firms Council: susi MADRON, the winner of the 1985 Enterprise award.


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: David Stubley
Producer: Anne Hinds
Unknown: Alasdair Milne
Unknown: David Trippier.
Unknown: Jean Parker

: Options

4.0 Mexican Journey Second of four programmes Mexico City Everything about Mexico City is huge, including the scale of its problems, both man-made and natural. HUGH O'SHAUGHNESSY samples daily life in the Mexican capital. Producer MICK WEBB (R)
4.30 Plato to NATO Seven programmes presented by BRIAN REDHEAD
4: Hobbes and Locke Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) began to write philosophy in the late 1630s. His most famous work, Leviathan (1651), probably has more to offer now than at any other time since it was written. John Locke (1632-1704) wrote Essay Concerning Human Understanding which became the bible of the European Enlightenment. With DR RICHARD TUCK of Jesus College, Cambridge and JOHN DUNN of King's College, Cambridge Programme consultant IAIN HAMPSHER MONK Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R)
5.0 Worldmakers Ten programmes in which ANGUS CALDER shows how human beings respond to challenge. 3: The People Called Smith Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS (R)
5.30 Get By in Spanish Five programmes for travellers 2: Getting Your Shopping Done With MARIA ANTONIA MARCOS and EDUARDO DELGADO Course writer JANE FREELAND Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R)


Unknown: Hugh O'Shaughnessy
Producer: Mick Webb
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Locke Thomas Hobbes
Unknown: John Locke
Unknown: John Dunn
Unknown: Iain Hampsher
Unknown: Angus Calder
Producer: Joan Griffiths
Unknown: Maria Antonia Marcos
Unknown: Eduardo Delgado
Unknown: Jane Freeland
Producer: Christopher Stone

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper hears about the undernourished in the lands of plenty.


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Lionel Kelleway , Brian Bertram and Fergus Keeling


Presented By: Lionel Kelleway
Presented By: Brian Bertram
Presented By: Fergus Keeling

: News

: Indian Tales of the Raj

(Details tomorrow at 11.0 am)

: Joyous Days in the Desert

The second of two selections from the writings of JANET ROSS introduced by Brian Gear
Producer BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Janet Ross
Introduced By: Brian Gear
Producer: Brian Miller
Janet Ross: Cherie Lunghi

: News


: 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

: No Highway

2: The Point of No Return
Stereo (Full details on Friday 3. 0pm)

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents Radio 4's good books programme.


Unknown: Hunter Davies

: The Monarchy in Britain

The concluding programme of the series which has reflected on the various aspects of the lifestyle of the Royal Family. Taking part in a discussion chaired by Brian Hoey on the future of the monarchy, are
Lord Soper, Austin Mitchell, mp and Lord Blake, Provost of Queen's College, Oxford.
Producer DEWI SMITH. BBC Wales


Unknown: Brian Hoey
Producer: Dewi Smith.

: The Oldest Ally

Three programmes on Portugal - past, present and future 2: The Red Revolution
The dictator Antonio Salazar was succeeded in 1968 by Marcelo Caetano , who ruled
Portugal until 25 April 1974. On that day a group of army officers instigated Western Europe's first and only post-war revolution. Its symbol became the red carnation, and flowers rather than bullets initiated change.
Robert Graham assesses the impact of the revolution and the events that succeeded it. Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE


Unknown: Antonio Salazar
Unknown: Marcelo Caetano
Unknown: Robert Graham

: Six Men

(Details on Friday at 9. am)

: News

: NATO: A Time for Change

1: Stalin - NA TO's Architect? The USA and her European
Allies are at loggerheads. Lord Carrington, NATO's Secretary-General, says that in his experience transatlantic relations have rarely been worse. Do we need NATO any more? Did we ever need it?
In the first of three programmes, Christopher Lee examines the events that led to the birth of NATO in 1949. Using rare archive material of Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt, Truman and Bevin he asks. for example, why the wartime alliance between the Soviet Union and the West did not survive the peace. Producer BLAIR THOMSON
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 11.0am)


Unknown: Christopher Lee

: Seeds of Faith

Baptism by Blood
Stories of seven martyrs
2: This week Teresa McLean follows the extraordinary events which led to the killing of the Salvadorean Roman Catholic Archbishop,
Oscar Romero , in March 1980. Reader TIM REYNOLDS
Producer MICHAEL WORKMAN. Stereo


Unknown: Teresa McLean
Unknown: Oscar Romero
Producer: Michael Workman.

: In Committee

Presented by David Davies Producer FRANK SMITH


Presented By: David Davies
Producer: Frank Smith

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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