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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Chad's, Prees, Shropshire. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

7.10 L W Sunday Papers

: Open University

7.0 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20 Life and Death
7.40 Technology: Dome Sweet Home

: The Local Network

Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations to investigate issues of common concern around the country.
1: The Tourist Invasion - Wish You Weren't Here?
From BBC Radio York


Unknown: David Clayton

: Sunday

with Ted Harrison and Rosemary Hartill Producers DAVID COOMES and EDWARD LUCAS
VHFIFM joins at 8.0 am including at 8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Ted Harrison
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Producers: David Coomes
Unknown: Edward Lucas

: Bob Monkhouse

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about voluntary work being undertaken to find adoptive families for children whom other agencies cannot place - the disabled, disfigured, and children who would have spent their entire childhood in institutional care.
Donations to: Parents for Children, [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from St Chad 's Church, Shrewsbury.
Parish Eucharist (ASB Rite A) President
Preacher THE RT REV JOHN DAVIES , THE BISHOP OF SHREWSBURY Readings (NEB): Isaiah 30, vv 18-21; Matthew 5, vv 1-12
Hymns (EH): Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (536); Blest are the pure in heart (370); Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour (319); Thou whose almighty Word (553) Communion Setting (David Grundy )
Communion Anthem: Teach me thy way (William Fox ) Director of Music WILLIAM SMALLMAN
Organist DAVID GRUNDY BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: St Chad
Unknown: John Davies
Unknown: David Grundy
Unknown: William Fox
Organist: David Grundy

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by CLIVE BRILL
Producer LIZ RIGBEY. BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Clive Brill
Producer: Liz Rigbey.

: Pick of the Week

Presented by June Knox-Mawer Stereo


Presented By: June Knox-Mawer

: Desert Island Discs

Sir Michael Hordern , in conversation with Michael Parkinson , recalls a distinguished acting career spanning 50 years. He also chooses his eight records.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.5am)


Unknown: Sir Michael Hordern
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits the Croydon and District Federation of Allotments and Garden Societies.
(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play

The Maid's Room by SHELAGH FRASER
Lara is just one of thousands of Filipinos who eke out a life of domestic drudgery here in the West. She's a good, simple woman, but far too naive to cope with the sophisticated
London society that threatens to destroy her.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON Stereo (R)


Unknown: Shelagh Fraser
Directed By: David Johnston
Lara: With Carole Boyd
Juana: Mia Soteriou
Dr Grant: Gordon Reid
Miss Harvey: Petra Davies
Mrs Johnson: Gwen Cherrell
Mr Charles: Richard Durden
Mr Randell: Peter Howell
Mrs Greville: Sheila Grant

: Heritage

Kenneth Hudson looks at the way in which history is viewed. 5: The Palace of Modern Magician
William Armstrong 's parents intended that their son should become a lawyer, but the boy's heart was not in the law. For him mechanics were a passion and physical science absorbed his hours of relaxation. When he died in 1900 he was as important as Brunei or the Stephensons and his great Elswick works on Tyneside employed over 20,000 people. With the fortune he made manufacturing the weapons of war he built
Cragside, the first house in Britain to be lit by electricity. Readers SEAN BARRETT , ALAN DUDLEY and MARTIN FRIEND
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: William Armstrong
Readers: Sean Barrett
Readers: Alan Dudley
Producer: John Knight.

: Options

4.0 New series The Future of Work Four talks by PROFESSOR CHARLES HANDY
1: Past, Present and Future 'The job' has dominated our attitudes to work, as well as being the basis of social organisation and individual identity. But these comfortable old patterns are melting away. Series producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (e)
0 INFO: page 93
4.30 Not So Long Ago Eight programmes about world history since 1945 presented, with the help of archive recordings, by GEOFFREY STERN 7: The Nigerian Civil War (First broadcast on BBC World Service) (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express! A 15-part second-stage German course
7: Zukunftsplaneund Zukunftstraume JORG WALESCH and IRMGARD MEYER explain how to talk about your future plans. RENATE HARRINGTON reports on the education system for the young and the not so young! (Re-broadcast next Saturday) (e) Scriptwriter WOLFGANG KEINHORST will be in the studio for programme ten, so if you have any comments or queries to put to him, please write to: 'Deutsch Express!’, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
5.30 Buongiorno Italia! Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian Presented by DENISE DE ROME and ENRICO VERDECCHIA
17: Casa, famiglia e lavoro (R) (e)


Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Geoffrey Stern
Unknown: Zukunftsplaneund Zukunftstraume
Unknown: Jorg Walesch
Unknown: Irmgard Meyer
Unknown: Renate Harrington
Scriptwriter: Wolfgang Keinhorst
Presented By: Denise de Rome

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway
Jane Goodall reports from the Chimpanzee Wars of Tanzania.


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Presented By: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Jane Goodall

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Bradford in West Yorkshire
(Details tomorrow at 11.0am LW)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: Bryan Martin

: Feedback

Christopher Dunkley airs your complaints and queries about the BBC.


Unknown: Christopher Dunkley

: Soundings: The Marian Legacy

In the light of the Pope's announcement that 1987 is to be a year dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Hope Sealy considers the Church's doctrine of Mary.
What is really known about the Mother of Jesus, how has her role changed throughout Church history and what is it about her that continues to inspire the adoration of some and the antagonism of others?


Presenter: Hope Sealy
Researcher: Bindi Rai
Producer: Caroline Donne
Series Editor: Beverley McAinsh

: Martin Chuzzlewit

Stereo (Details on Friday at 3.0pm)

: Bookshelf

Presented by Susan Hill


Presented By: Susan Hill

: Musicke that Goethe with a Whele

Barrel organs, polyphons, orchestrions ... Denys Gueroult explores the amazing variety of mechanical musical instruments.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT. Stereo


Unknown: Denys Gueroult
Producer: Andrew Mussett.

: Proof

by DICK FRANCIS , dramatised in eight parts by ERNEST DUDLEY
1: Sunday morning. A party at a racing stable; champagne and jollity. But then quite unexpectedly comes death.
Stereo (Re-broadcast Wed 12.27pm)
0 HEAR THIS! page 27


Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Ernest Dudley
Directed By: Matthew Walters
as Tony Beach: Nigel Havers
Gerard: George Parsons
Flora: Jennifer Piercey
Jack: Alan Dudley
Jimmy: Andrew Branch
Sgt Ridger: Stephen Hattersley
Chief Supt Wilson: Manning Wilson
Col Fulham: Tim Reynolds
Mrs Fulham: Pauline Letts

: Law in Action

Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: News

: The Sunday Feature

A Sheltered Life
Life in London's Underground during the Second World War (Detailson Wednesday 11.0am LW)
0 FEATURE: page 3

: Seeds of Faith

David Brandon reflects on the meaning of suffering and ways of coming to terms with it. 2: Letting go of the Past Producer HUGH FAUPEL BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: David Brandon

: In Committee

Presented by David Coss Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: David Coss
Producer: Peter Robins

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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