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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 Science: The Ultimate Structure of Matter
7.20 Laugier: French Architectural Theory
7.40 Technology: Values for Money

: News

7.10 LWSunday Papers
7.15 LW
Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye Make Yourself at Home For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
Correspondence in English or your own language should be sent to: Make Yourself at Home, BBC, Birmingham B5 7SA
7.45 L W Bells on Sunday from St Mary the Virgin, Little Baddow, Essex
Turning Over New Leaves
Richard Harries reviews and selects readings from Heaven and Earth: Essex Essays in Theology and Ethics edited by ANDREW UNZEY and PETER WEXLER.


Unknown: Richard Harries
Edited By: Andrew Unzey
Edited By: Peter Wexler.

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer BEVERLEY MCAINSH


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

: Bobby Robson

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the Charles Palmer Trust, which provides lifelong care for severely mentally handicapped men and women.
Donations to: Bobby Robson Appeal, [address removed]


Unknown: Bobby Robson

: News

: Sunday Papers

(Broadcastat 7.10amLW)

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Parish Mass from
St Francis 's Church,
Handsworth, Birmingham Celebrant
Preacher THE REV DAVID GOODWIN Music (Celebration Hymnal and Songs of the Spirit): Give me joy in my heart (CH 84); Psalm 131: My soul is longing for your peace (ss 80); All that I am (ch 11);
Bind us together,Lord (ss 69) Readings (JB): Wisdom 9, w 13-18; Luke 14, w 25-33 Organist JOHN DUCKETT BBC Birmingham


Unknown: St Francis
Unknown: Mgr Thomas Fallon
Unknown: David Goodwin
Organist: John Duckett

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Birmingham


Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Andrew Davis , Musical Director of the Toronto Symphony since 1975, was born in England and studied music at King's College, Cambridge, where he was an organ scholar. In conversation with Michael Parkinson , he recalls how he first made his mark as a conductor and talks about his work, which includes opera at Glyndebourne and Covent Garden and conducting many renowned orchestras. He also chooses his eight records. Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer DEREK DRESCHER. Stereo (Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.5 am)


Unknown: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Nick Worrall Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Nick Worrall
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Picnics

For Grouse and Glory
(Detailson Wednesday at 10.0am)

: Globe Theatre

A series of sixinternationally renowned stage plays which, through simultaneous transmission by Radio 4 and the BBC World
Service, can be shared by the largest English-speaking audience in the world 2: The Seagullby ANTON CHEKHOV in a version by THOMAS KILROY Chekhov's classic play is transposed to the west of Ireland in 1896 Social unrest and a crumbling society form the background to personal turmoil as Isobel Desmond, great actress of the London stage, returns to her Irish estate and to a family trapped in a complex and vicious circle of love and cruel
Directed by DAVID HITCHINSON. Stereo A BBC World Service/Radio 4 production


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Unknown: Thomas Kilroy
Directed By: David Hitchinson.
Isobel Desmond: Anna Massey
Aston: Alan Rickman
Constantine: Dominic Guard
Lily: Fiona Victory
Dr Hickey: T P McKenna
Pauline: Kate Binchy
Peter: Alan MacNaughtan
Mary: Maggie McCarthy
James: Sean Barrett
Gregory: Tony Doyle
Jack: BreffnimcKenna

: Origins

Africa of the Proconsuls
In a series of fourprogrammes Mark Hassall visits Tunisia to tell the story of the Roman colonisation of North Africa.
1: 'Carthage Must Be Destroyed''The Roman general, beholding the city of Carthage which had flourished 700 years and had ruled over so many lands, islands and seas, as rich in arms and fleets, elephants and money as the mightiest empires, now come to its end in total destruction, shed tears and publicly lamented the fortune of the enemy.' (CICERO) Narrator Malcolm Billings Reader HUGH DICKSON
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBCBristol
* INFO: page 75


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

: Options

4.0 New series The Education Roadshow An action guide for parents. The firstof sixprogrammes from around the country with PROFESSOR TED WRAGG. ERIC ROBSON and a team of education specialists. Beginning with the under-8s, this week's roadshow comes from Plymtree Village Primary School in Devon. Should parents teach their children to read? Should they have to pay for school essentials? How much say should parents have in their children's education? With features and interviews, questions and answers, help and advice, the Roadshow is full of ideas for the best ways to help your children. Technical presentation GERRY GLANCY Researcher MERILYN HARRIS Producer GAYNOR SHUTTE Editor CHRISTOPHER STONE For free fact pack send sae (9 x 6; 28p stamp) to: [address removed]
5.30 Prefaces to Shakespeare Six programmes in which actors talk about Shakespeare's plays Bob Peck on 'Othello' Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (R)


Unknown: Ted Wragg.
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Gerry Glancy
Unknown: Researcher Merilyn Harris
Producer: Gaynor Shutte
Unknown: Bob Peck
Producer: Gordon Hutchings

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway talk about sharks.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Bridgwater in Somerset. (Details tomorrow at 11.0am)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Sally Feldman , from the Woman's Hour team, brings you the past week's highlights. Producer MARY HARDIMAN


Unknown: Sally Feldman
Producer: Mary Hardiman

: Nostromo

2: The Paradise of Snakes
Stereo (Details on Friday at 3. 0pm)


Unknown: Joseph Conrad

: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites Ronald Eyre and Amanda Theunissen to pick some paperbacks.


Unknown: Ronald Eyre
Unknown: Amanda Theunissen

: The Maestro

Presented by Jeremy Siepmann 5: Man and Superman In which Spontini and Wagner raise egotism to new heights, and genius triumphs over talent.
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo


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

: Rambles In Ireland

A series of sixwalks up the west coast of Ireland with Mike Harding.
4: This week Mike visits
Connemara and climbs the Twelve Bens or Pins.


Unknown: Mike Harding.
Music By: Dolores Keane
Music By: Mary Bergin.
Music By: John Faulkner.
Music By: Martin O'Connor
Music By: Jeremy Webb

: The Other Thief

The time: night.
The scene: a suburban home. The action: a burglar, accompanied by an apprentice, quietly ransacks the house. There is a special reason for his being there.
With Bill Paterson as the Thief Producer JOHN ARNOTT
BBC Radio Scotland. Stereo/Binaural The full binaural effect can be heard through stereo headphones


Unknown: Robin Bell
Unknown: Bill Paterson
Producer: John Arnott

: News

: The Sunday Feature

Walking Through Fire The story of Christians in Uganda
Missionaries, Martyrs and Museveni
In the first of two programmes,
Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Hartill describes her travels in the new Uganda, where she found a divided church coping with the aftermath of civil war.
She traces the story of the 'European religion' from the first conversions - and martyrs - of the 1880s to the murder of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Idi Amin in 1977. Producer STEPHEN LYNAS BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 11.0am)
0 INFO: page 75


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Janani Luwum
Unknown: Idi Amin

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline. Stereo

: Music from the People

A series of tenprogrammes on the folk-song revival in England 2: The Golden Age of CollectingWith Dr Vic Gammon ,
Imogen Hoist , Douglas Kennedy , Ursula Vaughan Williams and the words of Lucy Broadwood ,
Charles Marson , Cecil Sharp and Ralph Vaughan Williams Readers PADDY GREEN and ARNOLD PETERS
JOY NAYLOR (soprano) HAROLD RICH (piano)
Written and presented by Jim Lloyd
Producer GEOFFREY HEWITT BBC Birmingham. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Dr Vic Gammon
Unknown: Imogen Hoist
Unknown: Douglas Kennedy
Unknown: Ursula Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Lucy Broadwood
Unknown: Charles Marson
Unknown: Cecil Sharp
Unknown: Arnold Peters
Presented By: Jim Lloyd
Producer: Geoffrey Hewitt

: Eye Witness

A correspondent's view of world events
Erik de Mauny on the Fall of Nikita Khrushchev


Unknown: Erik de Mauny
Unknown: Nikita Khrushchev

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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