A selection of music
Producer DAvm BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
A selection of hymns and music for Sunday morning introduced by Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Thomas and St Edmund, Erdington, Birmingham Stereo
7.0 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20 Social Sciences: Grapevine
7.40 Technology: Beyond Electric Money
Presented by Neil Walker and David Clayton Nuclear Overreaction
Chernobyl concentrated the Mind on life in a nuclear age.
But one year later how much is understood about the dangers from radio-active sheep or nuclear power stations? Have the scientists lost our trust? Are they failing to explode the nuclear myths and legends? or are people right to be scared? From BBC Radio Cumbria
Religious news and views from home and abroad with Clive Jacobs and Ted Harrison
Producers STEPHEN LYNAS and EDWARD LUCAS
VHF/FM joins at 8.0 am including at
8.10 Sunday Papers
talks, for the Week's 's Good Cause, about work being undertaken to support parents of children newly diagnosed as having Down's Syndrome, and to give practical help and guidance to people with the condition, and to those who live and work with them.
Donations to: Down 's Syndrome Association. [address removed]
by Alistair Cooke
from Akrill Methodist Church, Smethwick, West Midlands Led by THE REV KEITH WEBSTER Preacher
PROFESSOR THE REV FRANCES YOUNG Questions of Christian Belief: Prayer - Does it work?
Hymns (Hymns & Psalms):
Tell out my soul (86); Seek ye first the kingdom of God (138);
For the beauty of the earth (333); 0 thou who earnest from above (745);
Canticle: Jesus, Saviour of the world (829)
Reading (GNB): Luke 11, w 1-13 Choirmaster IAN GIBBS Organist ANDREW BIGGS BBC Pebble Mill
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by CLIVE BRILL
Producer LIZ RIGBEY. BBC Pebble Mill
Presented by Margaret Howard
The castaway this week is the former Ryder Cup golfer Peter Alliss , who has become one of the game's best-known commentators. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his life and career and also chooses the eight records he would take.
Programme created by:
Presented by Nick Worrall Editor DEREK LEWIS
from the Birmingham and District Allotments Council
by J. R R. TOLKIEN , adapted in 13 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY
4: The Ring Goes South
'This quest may be attempted by the weak with as much hope as the strong. Yet such is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: small hands do them because they must, while the hands of the great are elsewhere.' There was silence. At last with an effort Frodo spoke, 'I will take the Ring though I do not know the way.'
With SEAN ARNOLD ,JOHN CHURCH
GRAHAM FAULKNER ,
ALEXANDER JOHN , CHRISTOPHER SCOTT , MICHAEL SPICE , JOHN WEBB and HAYDN WOOD
Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN OLIVER Episode adapted by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
Directed by PENNY LEICESTER . Stereo (R)
J. R R.
Melvyn Bragg takes
Christopher Somerville around Buttermere in the Lake District where his latest novel The Maid of Buttermere is set.
Producer JUDE HOWELLS (e)
Presented by Derek Cooper
4.0 More Than You Can Manage A five-part series about the stresses of everyday life 3: Stress on the Dole Has life lost its structure and purpose because you're out of a job? JENNI MURRAY takes a look at the stress of unemployment and visits Basildon Unemployed Workers' Centre to see how getting together can help. Plus Relax Now - part three of PENNY YENDELL'S instant relaxation routine. (e)
4.30 Education Matters Every week SUSAN MARLING looks ahead at the fast changing world of education. A chance for everyone to keep up with the major issues, (e) ● INFO: page 92
5.0 Deutsch Express! 13:UberdieMauer JORG WALESCH and IRMGARD MEYER suggest ways of describing your impressions, and hear from people who work and live near the Wall, and find out how they feel about it. (Re-broadcast next Saturday) (e) Book, £7.50; set of three cassettes, £10.95, from retailers
5.30 Get By in Portuguese A five-programme beginners' course for travellers on holiday or business With SUZETTE MACEDO and CARLOS ALVES
3: Getting Around: asking the way; taking a taxi; catching a train; hiring a car (R) (e) Study booklet £2.25: set of two cassettes £7.48, from retailers
0 LEARNING AT HOME: pp 87-90
Every year 200 chimpanzees arrive on the Spanish holiday beaches. Fergus Keeling and Lionel KeUeway investigate.
Brian Johnston visits Newtown in Powys
With BRIAN PERKINS
'Julius Caesar in South China was a unique experience, and playing God in the Wakefield Mystery Cycle in Hong Kong Cathedral lagged not far behind.
But my chief curiosity was for the mainland.... '
Stephen Boxer reports on his travels in China. BBC Manchester (R)
The Right to a Child
'Matrimony.... is an honourable estate, instituted of God ... for the procreation of children....' Advances in medical technology, such as artificial insemination, in vitro fertilisation and surrogate parenthood, can now provide real hope to childless couples. Bernard Jackson investigates the moral implications of the pursuit of parenthood.
Researcher AMANDA HANCOX Producer HUGH FAUPEL
Series editor BEVERLEY MCAINSH
by Charles Dickens
(for details see Friday at 3pm)
Susan Hill presents Radio 4's good books programme.
4: Vanity Fair, Thames Ditton Island
'He was probably the most brilliant mob orator Britain has produced in the last 100 years and could well have become Labour's leader.'
This bungalow provided the last known sighting of a former MP who disappeared without trace in September 1920.
Roger Wilkes visits the present owners and recalls the unsolved mystery of Victor Grayson. Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
The fourth of six talks by The Rev Richard Harries ,
Dean of King's College, London In this programme Richard Harries considers the whole question of miracles, not simply whether it is appropriate for
God to act in a miraculous way. The Bishop of Durham argues that those who believe in the empty tomb believe in a God who is 'a cultic idol' and that it is immoral for God to raise Jesus from the dead but not deliver Jews from Auschwitz.
by DICK FRANCIS , dramatised in eight parts by ERNEST DUDLEY
7: A break-in at Tony's wine shop has led to the shooting of Flora's son.
Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS
Presented by Joshua Rozenberg
Explorers Extraordinary Six programmes written by JOHN KEAY
5: Sands of Perdition with Frances Barber as Isabelle Eberhardt Narrator John Rowe with Garard Green and Narissa Knights
In 1897, at the age of 20, Isabelle Eberhardt had her first sight of the Sahara. She at once fell under its spell. For the next seven years the desert was her life. The enchantment never faded. But death in the desert, when it came, had a tragic irony which even Isabelle might have relished.
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK. Stereo (R) Book, same title, £10.95 from retailers
Stanley Brinkman continues his series
Towards the Cross: a Lenten Journey
Tonight's journey is with Mary. Reader Glenys Miles Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC Manchester
Presented by Mike Baker Producer FRANK SMITH