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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

A selection of music BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: Open University

7.0 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20 Voltaire and the Calas Affair
7.40 Social Sciences: Grapevine

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers
Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 LW Bells on Sunday from St Veep's, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, and St Mary
Magdalene, South Marston, Wiltshire
7.50-7.55 LW
Turning Over New Leaves Oliver McTernan reviews Basil Hume : A Portrait by TONY CASTLE


Unknown: St Mary
Unknown: Oliver McTernan
Unknown: Basil Hume

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Trevor Barnes and Rosemary Hartill present a special edition of the religious news and views programme, with live coverage of the General Synod of the Church of England meeting in York to discuss the future of women priests and the essentials of Christian belief.


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Producers: David Coomes
Producers: Chris Rees

: Terry Wogan

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about the importance of information, advice and practical aid, together with medical welfare and rehabilitation facilities, for people with arthritic diseases. Donations to: Arthritis Care [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from St Joseph 's Church, Cumbernauld
Mass for the 14th Sunday of the year
Celebrant THE REV NEIL DONNACHIE Preacher THE REV JOHN quinn Hymns: Ascribe to the Lord;
Blest are you Lord God; I have discovered a treasure; Follow me. Readings (jb): Isaiah 66, vv 10-14; Psalm 65 (Peter Magee );
Galatians 6, vv 14-18; Luke 10, vv 1-12,17-20
Musical director LOUISE REID BBC Scotland


Unknown: St Joseph
Unknown: Peter Magee
Director: Louise Reid

: 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


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Brian Redhead has presented the Today programme for the last ten years. In conversation with Michael Parkinson , he talks about his appearance on Children's Hour as a clarinettist, his early days as a journalist on the Manchester Guardian and his editorship of the Manchester Evening News. He also chooses his eight records.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY
Producer derek drescher. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon dough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Bathampton
Gardeners' Association, Avon

: The Afternoon Play

Conversation from the Engine Room by N. J. WARBURTON
Joint First Prize winner
RADIO times Drama Awards 1985 with and the music teacher and children of St Gildas' School, North London
Marriott, the school caretaker, calls his boiler room the engine room of a ship, and the ship is the school and its cargo the pupils. One of these is Robert, a lonely boy, just as Marriott is a lonely man. But they have something else in common.... could it be innocence?
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN. Stereo (Colin Douglas is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
0 FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: N. J. Warburton
Directed By: John Tydeman.
Unknown: Colin Douglas
Marriott: Colin Douglas
Fox: Hugh Dickson
Miss Murdoch: Avril Clark
Robert: Roy Merchant

: Lost Memories

Anne has no memory at all of the past 16 years. She was married once but has no recollection of her husband.
Jane cannot hold a thought in her head for more than a few minutes, but furiously denies that she has a problem.
For them and for other victims of amnesia, life has become a torment of frustration and bitterness. Many find themselves being treated alongside the mentally disabled or mentally ill - more appropriate care being very hard to find. Professor Anthony Clare examines a crippling condition which is afflicting thousands every year. Producer BRIAN KING BBC Birmingham
0 HEAR THIS! page 23


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: Options

4.0 Caribbean Focus A series of fourprogrammes With JULIET ALEXANDER 2: Island Campus A university funded jointly by 12 nation states, with faculties in three of them linked by communication satellite. Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS (R)
4.30 Looking into Europe 4: In the Shadow of the Super-powers DR ANTHONY GLEES investigates the defence policy options facing Western Europe in the late 1980s. Producer GABRIEL PARTOS (R)
5.0 Worldmakers The last of ten programmes in which ANGUS CALDER shows how human beings respond to challenge. Beating the Ogres.... In the light of our past record, Angus and NIGEL CALDER discuss the current threats and choices confronting humankind. Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS (R)
5.30 Get By in Portuguese A five-programme beginners' course for travellers on holiday or business
4: Eating Out With SUZETTE MACEDO and CARLOS ALVES Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R) Study booklet, £2.25; set of two cassettes. £7.48 from retailers


Producer: Joan Griffiths
Unknown: Dr Anthony Glees
Producer: Gabriel Partos
Unknown: Angus Calder
Unknown: Nigel Calder
Producer: Joan Griffiths
Producer: Carlos Alves

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Lionel Kelleway and Fergus Keeling


Presented By: Lionel Kelleway
Presented By: Fergus Keeling

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits County Down.


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.


Unknown: Sally Feldman

: Poet's Pub

by ERIC LINKLATER (2) Stereo


Unknown: Eric Linklater

: Bookshelf

In the last programme of the present series,
Christina Hardyment , honorary Amazon, invites Hunter Davies to pack a knapsack full of pemmican and grog and explore his native
Cumbria through the eyes of Arthur Ransome , creator of Swallows and Amazons.


Unknown: Christina Hardyment
Unknown: Hunter Davies
Unknown: Arthur Ransome

: The Music Makers

Edward Seckerson meets five of the best of British. 1: Sarah Walker
'If your voice is in good condition, you can pop easily from Monteverdi to Gershwin to Berio in the same programme.' Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN Stereo (R)


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Sarah Walker

: A Word in Edgeways

What sort of feminism will we have in the 1990s?
Brian Redhead in conversation with the writer Alice Thomas
Ellis, Dipak Nandy of the Equal Opportunities Commission, and social scientist Jackie Burgoyne Producer EDWARD LUCAS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Alice Thomas
Unknown: Dipak Nandy
Unknown: Jackie Burgoyne
Producer: Edward Lucas

: Law in Action

Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: News

: The Sunday Feature

Jesus Came to Ding Dong
Views in a Cornish Landscape
A Celtic chapel, a wishing well, an empty tomb, a stone circle - some of the mysteries that punctuate the landscape round the ancient tin-mine of Ding Dong near Land's End.
Most mysterious of all is the tale that Our Lord visited the place in his youth.
Gerald Priestland talks to the people who live there and tries to capture the lost echoes of its legends.


Talks: Gerald Priestland
Unknown: Richard Gendall
Unknown: Arranger Barry
Singer: Brenda Wootton
Producer: Chris Rees

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline sung by a section of the BBC SINGERS Stereo (R)

: In Committee

A weekly look at the work of Parliament's Select Committees Presented by Lance Price Producer FRANK SMITH


Presented By: Lance Price
Producer: Frank Smith

: * 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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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