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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: News

7.10 Sunday 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 Bells on Sunday from St Mary's, Eastham Wirral, Merseyside
Turning Over New Leaves
Tim Lenton reviews and selects readings from The Shadowed Bed by JACK CLEMO and Clemo:


Unknown: Tim Lenton
Unknown: Jack Clemo
Story By: Sally Magnusson.

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producer JOHN NEWBURY


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Reporter: Trevor Barnes

: Su Pollard

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about the work which has been done for the last 102 years to prevent the neglect and abuse of children.
Donations to: Su Pollard , National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Children (NSPCC), [address removed]


Unknown: Su Pollard

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from the Parish Church of St Saviour, Guildford Holy Communion, Rite A Celebrant and Preacher
Readings (rsv): Exodus 3, w 1-6; Luke 9, w 28-36
Hymns: Christ triumphant
(Mission Praise 28); 0 thou who earnest from above (AHB 366); Praise to the Lord (AHB 246) Jesus is King; 0 Holy Spirit breathe on me
Director of Music


Unknown: Timothy Venvell

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer Liz RIGBEY BBCBirmingham


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

Sir Fred Hoyle has been described as 'unquestionably one of the most gifted astronomers and mathematicians of our times' and 'the maverick genius of British science'.
In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he recalls his upbringing in Yorkshire and talks about his career as a scientist and as a writer - he has produced some 15 novels, a pantomime and the libretto for an opera. He also chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.


Castaway: Sir Fred Hoyle
Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Programme created by: Roy Plomley
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 British Forces based at Rheindahlen Garrison, Germany.

: The Afternoon Play

The House on Highbury Hill A comedy by PIERS PAUL READ with Richard O'Callaghan Pauline Collins and Maria Aitken
Casimir has just left a seminary without becoming a priest. He goes to a house on Highbury Hill and there meets two sisters. The choice between the spirit and the flesh is not an easy one - for Casimir still has a conscience. Narrator JOHN RYE
Music composed by JULIAN SLADE PHILIP challis (piano)
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)


Comedy By: Piers Paul
Unknown: Richard O'Callaghan
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Unknown: Maria Aitken
Composed By: Julian Slade
Composed By: Philip Challis
Directed By: John Tydeman
Casimir, a young man: Richard O'Callaghan
Mrs Anderson, a friend of his mother .: Betty Huntley-Wright
Ethel, her eldest daughter: Maria Aitken
Marigold, her second daughter: Pauline Collins
Mrs Hendrikson, a philanthropic widow: Gladys Spencer
George, a priest: David Valla
Another priest, an Irishman: Sean Barrett
Woman: Jane Knowles

: Putting It Through the Gate

Compiled by miriam schmir Letter to Brehznev and My
Beautiful Laundrette are two of the most successful British exports to America. But neither film was 'conventionally' produced. Young film-makers who are already established in their field discuss aspects of modern production, from developing a script through to final shooting.
Taking part are Chris Bernard Hanif Kureishi , Brian Gilbert Simon Relph. Simon Perry Conny Templeman and Rupert Walters. Producer ED THOMASON Stereo


Unknown: Chris Bernard
Unknown: Hanif Kureishi
Unknown: Brian Gilbert
Unknown: Simon Relph.
Unknown: Simon Perry
Unknown: Conny Templeman
Unknown: Rupert Walters.

: Options

4.0 The Education Roadshow An action guide for parents. The last of six programmes with PROFESSORTED WRAGG.ERIC ROBSON, a team of education specialists and a panel of leading politicians. The series ends with a chance to put all the issues discussed and debated in earlier editions to the people responsible for national education policy - the politicians. But, before that, the roadshow concentrates on community education, coming from the Sutton Centre in Nottinghamshire. Should school premises be used more than they are? How good an idea is it to have classes withpupils from 13 to 83 years old? Can education ever become a focus for community attention? Technical presentation GERRY GLANCY Researcher MERILYN HARRIS Producer GAYNOR SHUTTE Editor CHRISTOPHER STONE (E) For free fact pack send sae (9 x 6; 28p stamp) to: Fact Pack, [address removed] A specially written book, 'Education - An Action Guidefor Parents by Professor Ted Wragg , availablefrom bookshops, price E5. 95
5.30 Buongiorno Italia! Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian Presented by DENISE DE ROME and ENRICO VERDECCHIA 1: Buongiorno! Script by series producer ALAN WILDING (R) (E) Students' book, £5.50; three cassettes, £3. 74 each; notes for teachers, £4. 00, from retailers


Unknown: Gerry Glancy
Unknown: Merilyn Harris
Producer: Gaynor Shutte
Unknown: Professor Ted Wragg
Presented By: Denise de Rome
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia
Producer: Alan Wilding

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper tackles the food and drink industry.


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The Radio Programme

A new series all about radio, presented by Laurie Taylor


Presented By: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Shaftesbury in Dorset


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: David Symonds

: Weekend Woman's Hour

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


Presenter: Sally Feldman
Producer: Mary Hardiman

: French Leave

A frolic by SHIRLEY COOKLIN Based on a story by GUY DE MAUPASSANT with Patsy Rowlands as Rosalie, the all-seeing, all-telling maid-of-all-work (who does most of the putting-upon) and Rosalie's seen it all before and today's going to be just another day. But she s wrong. There's the question of Monsieur's promotion for one thing. And for another, Granny goes and does something extraordinary. After that all hell's let loose chez Caravan!
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo (R)


Unknown: Shirley Cooklin
Story By: Guy de Maupassant
Unknown: Patsy Rowlands
Directed By: David Johnston
poor, put-upon Albert Caravan: John Warner
Madame Caravan: Monica Grey
Granny: Kathleen Helmf
Marie Louise: Moir Leslie
Regine: Jane Wenham
Fred: Cuve Panto
Chenet: Henry Stamper
Mme Lebaudin: Sheila Grant
Priest: Michael Bilton
Bonassot: William Eedle

: Philomel

The nightingale is a small shy bird, whose glory is its song. Narrated by Andrew Sachs Readings by Barry Paine
Written and compiled by KATE TIFFIN BBC Bristol Stereo (R)


Unknown: Barry Paine

: Bookshelf

Susan Hill presents Radio 4's good books programme.


Unknown: Susan Hill

: Museum Choice

This week, museum expert
Kenneth Hudson is joined by actress Sue Johnston for a tour of the Liverpool Maritime Museum.


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: Sue Johnston

: Father Brown Stories



Unknown: G.K. Chesterton

: Law In Action

Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: News

: You the Jury

This week's motion: The Church Must Adapt Or Die

: The Letter That Kills

Those who have taken marriage vows seriously, and yet have faced divorce, must overcome tension and guilt to find a new life. In this first of three programmes, Sue Talbot explores this experience, and offers Christian reflection upon it.
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Sue Talbot
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Music from the People

A series of ten programmes on the folk-song revival in England 7: Folk Song and Ballad
For over a quarter of a century the Folk Song and Ballad Club in Newcastle upon Tyne has reflected the traditional musical heritage of Northumbria and Tyneside. Johnny Handle, one of the founder members, traces the development of this far from typical folk club.
Written and presented by Jim Lloyd
Producer GEOFFREY HEWITT BBCBirmingham. Stereo (R)


Presented By: Jim Lloyd
Producer: Geoffrey Hewitt

: Short Stories

The last of three stories from different parts of the world The Failure of Hope by AUDREY SEN , from India Read by Meera Syal
An unemployed graduate goes through a very strange job interview.
(First broadcast on BBC World Service)


Unknown: Audrey Sen
Read By: Meera Syal

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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