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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: Open University

7.0 Science: The Geology of the Planets
7.20 Adam Smith and the American Colonies
7.40 Technology in the Past


Unknown: Adam Smith

: News

7.10 L W Sunday Papers
Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye Make Yourself at Home A programme for Asian listeners
BBC Birmingham
Correspondence in English or your own language should be sent to: Make Yourself at Home, BBC,
Broadcasting Centre, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham BS 7SA
7.45 L W Bells on Sunday from St Bartholomew's Smithfield, London
Turning Over New Leaves with Beverley McAinsh 's choice of holiday reading


Unknown: Beverley McAinsh

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers
(Broadcastat 7.10 am LW)

: Sunday

Religious news and views Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Reporter: Trevor Barnes
Producer: David Coomes

: Joanna Lumley

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about research into a rare physical condition which affects children, called Friedreich's Ataxia.
Donations to: Friedreich 's Ataxia
Group [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers
(Broadcastat 7.10am LW)

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

On Bank Holiday Sunday morning, the service comes from Westborough Methodist Church in the seaside town of Scarborough led by THE REV BRIAN FITZPATRICK Director of Music REG MARTIN
Assistant Organist HARRY JOHNSON Introit: Cast thy burden (Mendelssohn)
Readings (GNB): Luke 11, vv 1-13; Psalm 55, w 1-8, 16, 17, 22 Anthem: Turn thee again (Attwood)
Hymns (hp): 0 for a thousand tongues (744); Seek ye first the kingdom of God (138); What a friend we have in Jesus (559);
Through all the changing scenes of life (73). BBC Manchester


Unknown: Brian Fitzpatrick
Organist: Harry Johnson

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Birmingham


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: Liz Rigbey

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Stan Barstow made his name as a novelist in 1960 with A Kind of Loving. In conversation with Michael Parkinson , he talks about his upbringing in Yorkshire where his father was a miner, his first job in a drawing office, and how he became a writer.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer DEREK DRESCHER. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.5 am LW)


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Picnics

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0 am)

: The Afternoon Play

A married man spending an illicit week in Moscow with his girlfriend won't create an international situation.... will it?
DirectedbyGLYNDEARMAN. Stereo(R)


Going East by: John Graham
Clive Pritchard: Dinsdale Landen
Mary Pritchard: Carole Boyd
Verity: Melinda Walker
Alexander Mozhaisky: Alan Downer
Celia: And Ann Beach
Sir Gerald: Gordon Reid
Foreign Secretary: Peter Howell
Miss Wotherspoon: Tessa Worsley
Young Russian: Shaun Prendergast
Newsreader: Elalne Claxton

: A Splendid Discipline

The last in the series 5: Men of Note
Film music: a craft or an art? Written and introduced by Diane Shelley
Producer PETER PILBEAM BBC Manchester. Stereo


Introduced By: Diane Shelley
Producer: Peter Pilbeam

: Origins

Talking with Men of Other Centuries
In a series of four programmes, Barry Cunliffe takes a cruise round the Mediterranean. 3: Jerusalem
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Barry Cunliffe
Reader: Hugh Dickson
Producer: John Knight.

: Options

4.0 Paco Pena in Cordoba The second of two programmes Andalusia and the Flamenco Tradition BERNARD JACKSON reports from the Centro Flamenco Paco Pena in Cordoba and explores the Andalusian roots of Flamenco. Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN
4.30 The Scots Tongue A series of six documentaries about the language of lowland Scotland, written and presented by BILLY KAY
5: Split-tongued Sourocks Readers PETER RAFFAN JOHN SHEDDEN , GERDA STEVENSON Musicians TONY CUFFE. DEREK HOY and BILLY JACKSON Producer BRUCE YOUNG (First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland)
5.0 Learning Asian Languages Some Asians have settled here from a country where the same word is written in 15 different ways on every banknote; others from a country where a word spoken in dozens of different ways is written in only one. What are these languages? Why do people want to learn them? PRABHU GUPTARA investigates with the help of teachers and learners. (R) For an information leaflet, send a large sae to: Learning Asian Languages, [address removed].
5.30 Prefaces to Shakespeare Six programmes in which actors and actresses talk about Shakespeare's plays
1: Edward Woodward on 'Richard III ' 'Until recent times, Richard in was played as a black villain throughout. But what Olivier made us all realise is that it is arguably the greatest black comedy of all time.' Producer ALAN WILDING (R)
0 LEARNING AT HOME: pages 11-14


Unknown: Paco Pena
Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Presented By: Billy Kay
Readers: Peter Raffan
Readers: John Shedden
Readers: Gerda Stevenson
Readers: Musicians Tony Cuffe.
Readers: Derek Hoy
Readers: Billy Jackson
Producer: Bruce Young
Unknown: Prabhu Guptara
Unknown: Edward Woodward
Unknown: Richard Iii
Producer: Alan Wilding

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling examines the problems of killing insects in Greek restaurants.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling

: News

: Down Your Way

Bewdley in Worcestershire was once a thriving inland port.
Today international oarsmen visit the elegant Georgian town. Brian Johnston explores the birthplace of a British Prime Minister and uncovers surprising wartime links with the Free French.
Producer JILL MARSHALL. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11. 0 am)


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Jill Marshall.

: News



Unknown: Pauline Bushnell

: 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 Hardman

: The Tortoise and the Hare

(Details on Friday at 3.0pm)


Unknown: Elizabeth Jenkins

: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites
Jessica Mann and Anthony Smith to pick some paperbacks.


Unknown: Jessica Mann
Unknown: Anthony Smith

: The Maestro

Jeremy Siepmann takes an occasionally jaundiced look at the history of conducting, and finds that all is not as it seems. 3: The Triumph of the Stick
The baton makes a late arrival, Spohr and Mendelssohn show that one head is better than three, and noise-makers get their come-uppance.
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo


Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann
Readers: John Westbrook
Readers: Hugh Dickson
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: Rambles in Ireland

Ireland's culture and music provide a background to this series of six walks up the west coast of Ireland with Mike Harding.
2: This week Mike visits the Dingle Peninsula.


Unknown: Mike Harding.
Unknown: Jeremy Webb

: Communities in Crisis

In a series of four programmes, Margaret Percy looks at how communities have coped with very different types of crisis. 3: Earthquake
In 1980 3,000 people died and nearly 500,000 were made homeless when an earthquake struck Naples and the surrounding villages in southern Italy. Five years later buildings remain in ruins and thousands are still living in squalid container camps waiting for inefficient authorities to rehouse them. Producer BRIAN KING BBC Birmingham (R)


Unknown: Margaret Percy

: News

: The Sunday Feature

Space for Living
Despite this year's series of space disasters, America is planning to put a space station into earth orbit by the mid 1990s. Quite apart from the technical difficulties of launching people into space, many other practical problems remain: present designs for zero-gravity toilets and showers, for example, still leave much to be desired; and astronauts can suffer from bone loss and increased radiation exposure.
Alun Lewis discusses the problems with the designers and scientists who are faced with the task of making space safe and habitable.
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 11.0am) 0 INFO: page 75


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Juuan Brown

: Seeds of Faith

Another Unlikely Journey Fr William Hewett , si, continues his personal pilgrimage of discovery to Palma, Majorca. Reader JUDI DENCH
Producer HUGH FAUPEL BBC Manchester Stereo


Unknown: Fr William Hewett

: Hush.... Money

4: A Fair Day 's Work....
Do you know what your best friend earns - or your mother, father, uncle, aunt? While people are prepared to open up on most other matters, the details of their payslips and cheque books remain behind closed lips.
In the last of the series, Laurie Taylor meets the traders who earn their share, the journalists who share what they earn - and those who unexpectedly get their pennies from heaven.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: Ten Thousand Miles on an Overdraft

The last of four programmes Psst, Want to Sell Your Shirt, Tovarich?
The year is 1961. Fred Basnett , travelling in a vintage Alvis, has finally made it to Russia - and finds himself embroiled in black market transactions. (R)


Unknown: Fred Basnett

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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