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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: News

7.10 LWSunday Papers
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's, Roade, Northamptonshire
7.50-7.55 LW
Turning Over New Leaves Kenneth Slack reviews and selects readings from In the Hurricane by ADRIAN HASTINGS


Unknown: Kenneth Slack
Unknown: Adrian Hastings

: Open University

7.0 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20'The Key'
7.40 The Romantic Legacy

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer David COOMES


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

: John Alderton

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about the isolation that can affect those young people who find the process of learning very difficult.
One of the societies which help them is the National Elfrida Rathbone Society.
Donations to: [address removed]


Unknown: John Alderton

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from the Welsh Presbyterian Church, Capel Tegid , Bala Gwynedd conducted by THE REV PRINCIPAL ELFED AP NEFYDD ROBERTS
Hymns: King of glory, King of peace (CH 364); Myfi yw'r
Atgyfodiad mawr (LLMC 655); In heavenly love abiding (CH 681); God of grace and God of glory (CH 88)
Readings (Rsv): Deuteronomy 6, w 1-9; I Corinthians 15, w 1-10 BBC Wales


Unknown: Capel Tegid
Unknown: Bala Gwynedd

: 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

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


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Richard Condon has written
23 novels since becoming a full-time writer at the age of 42. These include The Manchurian Candidate and Prizzi's Honour. In conversation with Michael Parkinson , he talks about his upbringing in Manhattan, his career in the film world, where he ended up as a publicity executive for Walt Disney, and his escape into writing.
He also chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer DEREK DRESCHER. Stereo (Re broadcast on Friday at 9.5 am)


Unknown: Richard Condon
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

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits the Burnham and District Horticultural Society, Somerset (Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: Globe Theatre: 5: The Miser

by Moliere, translated by Miles Malleson
A series of six internationally 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.
With Michael Hordern as Harpagon, Eleanor Bron as Frosine, T. P. McKenna as Seigneur Anselm
A greedy old skinflint tries to dash his children's wedding plans and increase the contents of that moneybox he keeps hidden at the bottom of the garden....
A BBC World Service/Radio 4 production
(Christopher Godwin is in "Noises Off" at the Savoy Theatre, London)
HEAR THIS! page 25


Author: Moliere
Translator: Miles Malleson
Directed by: Peter Kavanagh
Harpagon: Michael Hordern
Frosine: Eleanor Bron
Seigneur Anselm: T. P. McKenna
Elise: Julia Swift
Valere: Nicholas Farrell
Cleante: Jonathan Tafler
La Flèche: Shaun Prendergast
Jacques: Christopher Godwin
Manane: Elaine Claxton
Justice: Peter Woodthorpe
Monsieur Simon: Ronald Herdman

: Options

4.0 The Education Roadshow An action guide for parents. The fourth of six programmes with PROFESSOR TED WRAGG. ERIC ROBSON and a team of education specialists. This week, the roadshow concentrates on education and training for school leavers, including further education and the Youth Training Scheme, and comes from Monkwearmouth College of Further Education in Sunderland. What support should parents offer after their children have left school? How do they find their way round the education maze? What alternatives are there to unemployment? Technical presentation GERRY GLANCY Researcher MERILYN HARRIS ProducerGAYNOR SHUTTE Editor CHRISTOPHER STONE (E) For free fact pack send sae (9 x 6; 28p stamp) to: Fact Pack, [address removed]
5.30 Prefaces to Shakespeare The last of six programmes in which actors and actresses present a personal view. Michael Hordem on 'The Tempest' Producer ALAN WILDING (R) (E)


Unknown: Professor Ted
Unknown: Wragg. Eric Robson
Unknown: Gerry Glancy
Unknown: Merilyn Harris
Producer: Gaynor Shutte
Unknown: Michael Hordem
Producer: Alan Wilding

: Origins

Africa of the Proconsuls
The last of four programmes in which Mark Hassall visits
Tunisia to tell the story of the Roman colonisation of North Africa.
Lions and Christians
'In the morning, men are thrown to the lions and the bears, at noon they are thrown to their spectators. The spectators call for the slayer to be thrown to those who will in turn slay him and they detain the victor for another butchering. The outcome for the combatants is death; the fight is waged with sword and fire.'
Narrator Malcolm Billings Reader HUGH DICKSON Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBCBristol


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

: The Natural History Programme

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, President of the World Wildlife Fund, talks to Fergus Keeling.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling.

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Thame in Oxfordshire.
(Details tomorrow at 11.0am LW)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Weekend Woman's Hour

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


Unknown: Sally Feldman
Producer: Mary Hardiman

: Nostromo

5: The Island of the Great Isabel Stereo (Details on Friday at 3. 0pm)


Unknown: Joseph Conrad

: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites Joseph Hone and Philip Glazebrook to pick some paperbacks.


Unknown: Joseph Hone

: The Maestro

The last of eight programmes
Presented by Jeremy Siepmann Evangelists
Stout in their insistence that ends justify means, Musard fires a pistol, Jullien is abducted by an eagle, and Stokowski shakes hands with a mouse.
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo


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

: A Dose of Dahl's Magic Medicine

'He's always liked to shock. He's always liked to tell funny stories, rather awful ones that you can't possibly repeat.' Alfhild Hansen and Else
Logsdail reminisce about their brother, Roald Dahl , in an appreciation of the writer, who celebrates his 70th birthday this month.
With additional contributions from Dahl himself, KAYE WEBB , DR RUTH GLASS and JOHN CLUTE Reader JOHN CHURCH
0 FEATURE: page 23


Unknown: Alfhild Hansen
Unknown: Roald Dahl
Unknown: Kaye Webb
Reader: John Clute
Reader: John Church
Unknown: Peter Nicholl
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: A Dandelion in Bloom

All my hurts
A garden spade can heal
The spirit of Emerson's poetry guided Katharine Angell. By profession a magazine editor, she was first, and last, a gardener. Crippled by arthritis as she grew older, she still captivated New Yorker readers with tales of ruffled petunias and snapdragons. And then there was the clematis jackmanii which mysteriously turned black....
Written and narrated by Anne Jones with Kate Harper as Katharine and Peter Marinker as AndyProducer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Katharine Angell.
Unknown: Anne Jones
Unknown: Kate Harper
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Jock Gallagher

: News

: You the Jury

Today's motion: Inherited
Wealth Should Be Abolished (Details on Friday at 11.0am LW)

: Seeds of Faith

A Prayer of Thanksgiving Rabbi Anthony Bayfield ,
Director of the Stemberg Centre for Judaism, explores the prayers of the Jewish people. Stereo


Unknown: Anthony Bayfield

: Music from the People

A series often programmes on the folk-song revival in England 5: Beyond the Rock Island LineThe second wave of the revival, dating from the 1950s, was inspired not by classical musicians but by a banjo player in the Chris Barber Trad Jazz Band. His name was Lonnie Donegan.
Producer GEOFFREY HEwrrr BBC Birmingham. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Chris Barber Trad Jazz Band.
Unknown: Lonnie Donegan.
Unknown: Johnny Handle
Unknown: Wally Whyton.
Unknown: Cyril Tawney
Unknown: Tony Davis
Unknown: Shirley Collins
Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Presented By: Jim Lloyd
Producer: Geoffrey Hewrrr

: Short Stories

The first of three stories from different parts of the world Long Hair and the Lord by UMA PRAED, from India Read by Zohra Segal
Senthil will not sacrifice to his grandmother's gods.
Producer JANE DAUNCEY. BBC Wales (First broadcast on BBC World Service)


Read By: Zohra Segal
Producer: Jane Dauncey.

: News

followed by an interlude

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